Seeking solutions for a ‘profitless boom’
As construction companies fail, the industry is looking for better ways to mitigate and allocate risk.
How 5G could unleash a productivity quantum leap
Torrents of super fast data with edge computing could unlock a much-needed productivity surge for NZ’s businesses and governments, Bernard Hickey explains.
Bank sees signs of resurgence in Auckland house prices
The Auckland housing market remains soft but there are signs it is stirring, according to the latest Kiwibank regional economic survey.
How tax pooling works for everyone
Chris Cunniffe explains tax pooling at a barbecue to a plumber and his fishing partner who is the CFO of a big chain of clothing stores.
Te reo: Singing from the same song sheet
Corporate recognition of Māori Language Week has progressed markedly since it started in 1975. James Elliott visited Vodafone NZ’s head office to see how the company’s celebrating the language this week and beyond.
Ecostore to be carbon-neutral by year end
Electric forklifts, tracked supply chains and sugar plastic bottles - ecostore is pulling out the stops to become carbon-neutral by the end of the year.
Environmental rankings for older NZ buildings
A year after their introduction to New Zealand, environmental performance rankings for existing buildings have established a strong foothold in this market.
Watch: Rates cut gets big reaction
Kiwibank’s Jarrod Kerr and Peter Hunt discuss the reaction after Governor Adrian Orr decided on the surprisingly large cut to interest rates.
Organic farming: When less is better
Pāmu is exploring how large scale organic dairy farming, using alternative animal health methods and sources of nutrients can make just as much profit as a normal farm, but with fewer cows and a smaller environmental footprint. Bernard Hickey reports.