NZ ‘shouldn’t miss Belt and Road bandwagon’
One Chinese bank operating in New Zealand says a major Chinese initiative could ease strain on NZ’s tourism infrastructure.
Rod Oram: Fletcher’s problem with governance
Rod Oram goes under the covers of Fletcher Building’s results and finds the source of its problems with project cost blowouts.
Making Auckland a smart and global city
The woman who helped make Tel Aviv a globally-recognised city talks to Mark Jennings about her advice for Auckland.
Labour hire: a setback for employment
Catriona MacLennan argues the spread of labour hire employment exacerbates poverty in NZ.
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NZ Super: no plans for zero carbon portfolio
The NZ Super Fund is not aiming for a zero carbon portfolio and will keep investing in energy companies, says chief executive Adrian Orr.
English wants home loan limits gone
Prime Minister Bill English has sent a clear message to the Reserve Bank that he expects it to start thinking about scrapping LVR limits.
Winter blessing and curse for Contact
Low lake levels dragged on Contact’s hydroelectric power generation, but a spike in prices helped it win new customers, reports Andre Chumko.