Testing times for UK democracy
British democracy has been shown to be more fragile than thought, and the next two months will test it to the limits.
Why the future of dairy looks scary
Dairy’s huge role earning export dollars for New Zealand is facing a threat some say could bring it to its knees.
NZ market falls on opening
The New Zealand sharemarket fell on opening in what is likely to be the first taste of the bumpy week ahead for global markets.
International log war hurting NZ
The country’s wood processors say the international log price war and protected overseas economies are crippling the New Zealand trade.
Rod Oram: A darkening outlook for global trade
With a worsening trade war between the US and China and Britain about to crash out of the EU, global trade tensions continue to grow.
NZX opens down 1.3%
The New Zealand share market has opened down 1.3 percent in the wake of Wall Street’s worst day of the year.
Timber hurts as export prices drop
The prices for the country’s main commodity exports have fallen to their lowest level in five months with the slide in timber prices hurting the most.
Export costs expected to rise
The cost of transporting New Zealand’s produce to the rest of the world is forecast to increase due to stricter environmental regulations on the shipping industry.