Hopes contactless payments will become more widespread as transaction fees slashed

Westpac has announced a cut to its flat rates in response.


Fair Go: Kiwi couple relieved to be home after India trip turns into a nightmare

The Davidsons were stuck in India and their travel insurance didn’t cover pandemics.


Hawke's Bay youths get second shot at employment with new scheme

Economists warn young workers will continue to bear the brunt of the economic collapse from Covid-19.

General Motors lashed over Holden dealer treatment in Australia

GM was found to have recklessly allowed dealers to continue with costly upgrades to their facilities.

Kelly Tarlton's iconic shark bus snapped up for more than $31,000

The sale of the tourist bus caused a feeding frenzy on Trade Me last night.

US oil giants lost billions as Covid-19 pandemic crushed demand for fuel

The quarter was one of the worst on record for the oil industry.

Government earmarks $18 million for business park near Te Puke

The Rangiuru Business Park will be developed on 226 hectares of land between two major roads.


Jetstar ‘exceeding expectations’, with domestic schedule up to 90% of pre-pandemic capacity

It comes as Air New Zealand ramps up its domestic schedule too after increased demand for domestic travel.


Meet the penny-farthing rider who may've cracked the secret to a long life

Christchurch's Keith Partridge, 93, shared his wisdom with Seven Sharp.


Owners of Auckland's $1 billion Commercial Bay mall upbeat despite reports some shops doing it tough

The CEO of Precinct Properties says the mall's gotten good foot traffic and was exceeding turnover forecasts.

Govt bypasses legislative change to commercial rent after NZ First disagreement

After months of negotiations, $40m will go towards arbitration and mediation costs.


Four big tech CEOs take heat from US lawmakers in joint appearance before Congress

The heads of Amazon, Facebook and Google were all grilled by US lawmakers.

Auckland fishmonger fined $60k for importing, selling unauthorised fish

The offences involve $70,700 in sales and unaccounted for fish between December 10, 2017, and July 6, 2018.

Businesses struggling at Auckland CBD's new $1b Commercial Bay shopping precinct

Some shops are now receiving a rent holiday in an effort to help soften the blow of Covid-19.

Person who tested positive for Covid-19 in South Korea visited Christchurch McDonald's before trip

The individual is believed to have visited the Memorial Ave store, near Christchurch Airport, on July 20.


Chlöe Swarbrick and David Seymour agree on scrapping RMA, but that's where their agreement ends

They spoke on TVNZ1's Breakfast after a report into the RMA yesterday.


Report suggests NZ small business revenue has rebounded well post-lockdown

Xero's Small Business Insights report, released today, paints a cautious picture of rebounding small business revenue.


Couple fears derailment of home ownership dream amid Covid-19 pandemic

Every day without bank approval takes Chris and Matt further from their dream home.

Flight Centre NZ to make around 230 staff redundant

The redundancies come after the “previously unimaginable” impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.


Ardern says National's proposed KiwiSaver withdrawals for business start-ups would 'undermine retirement savings'

The PM told Judith Collins there are other avenues people wanting to start businesses can take.


Virgin Galactic unveils cabin interior for world-first commercial spaceliner

The initial seats were sold at $250,000 apiece. More than 600 people have already put down deposits.

Vitamin dosing via Bluetooth? Physicist warns don't waste your money on Healy

An Auckland psychic is trying to sell a $780 device that she says can deliver vitamins "vibrationally".

Kiwibank sends wrong bank statements to thousands of customers in privacy breach

The bank says it's asked people to delete the incorrect emails.


Panel suggests repeal and replace of Resource Management Act

"The RMA has doubled in size from its original length. It has become too costly, takes too long, and has not adequately protected the environment.''


Kiwi activewear company Hine Collection smashing stereotypes

Miria Flavell's business features Māori and Pasifika models in all shapes and sizes.


'It’s your money' - National pitches policy allowing Kiwi entrepreneurs to withdraw KiwiSaver funds

Party leader Judith Collins announced the new policy, dubbed BusinessStart, this morning.


Kiwi 12-year-old has bright idea to prevent dreaded cable fray

Antoni Mackenzie has set up a business selling heat shrink cable sleeves.

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