National Business Review Business http://www.nbr.co.nz/feed/Business en How did engineers become box tickers? http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/how-did-engineers-become-box-tickers-dc-154737 <p><a href="http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/how-did-engineers-become-box-tickers-dc-154737" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/how-did-engineers-become-box-tickers-dc-154737#comments BusinessDesk Holiday Review Wayne Brown Paid content Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:06:27 +0000 154737 at http://www.nbr.co.nz Commerce Commission warns businesses about misleading Easter surcharges http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/commerce-commission-warns-businesses-about-misleading-easter-surcharges-155021 <div class="node-body"><p> PLUS: ACT leader Jamie Whyte ferments rebellion over Easter trading laws</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/commerce-commission-warns-businesses-about-misleading-easter-surcharges-155021" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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href="http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/management-guru-tom-peters-advice-new-zealand-businesses-dw-p-154988" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/management-guru-tom-peters-advice-new-zealand-businesses-dw-p-154988#comments Business Holiday Review management Tom Peters Paid content Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:40:10 +0000 dwilliams@nbr.co.nz 154988 at http://www.nbr.co.nz The truth about working from home http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/truth-about-working-home-dc-155020 <p><a href="http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/truth-about-working-home-dc-155020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/truth-about-working-home-dc-155020#comments BusinessDesk David Reiss Holiday Review working from work Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:48:05 +0000 155020 at http://www.nbr.co.nz Landmark Supreme Court decision protects ‘outstanding landscapes’ http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/landmark-supreme-court-decision-protects-outstanding-landscapes-bd-155012 <div class="node-body"><p> The Supreme Court has upheld resource consents for three salmon farms in the Marlborough Sounds, but in an important win for the protection of &quot;outstanding landscapes&quot;, it has ruled against a fourth site.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/landmark-supreme-court-decision-protects-outstanding-landscapes-bd-155012" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/landmark-supreme-court-decision-protects-outstanding-landscapes-bd-155012#comments aquaculture BusinessDesk environment group environmental politics Marlborough NZ King Salmon regulatory policy and organisation Supreme Court Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:35:12 +0000 businessdesk 155012 at http://www.nbr.co.nz MARKET CLOSE: Shares rise as Genesis debut sparks energy rally; Meridian, MRP, Contact gain http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/market-close-nz-shares-rise-genesis-debut-sparks-energy-rally-meridian-mrp-contact-gain-bd-1 <p><a 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target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/crisis-hits-flagship-christchurch-cbd-development-ch-154994#comments Antony Gough Christchurch development gough Lister Prime Minister John Key rich stalls Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:35:38 +0000 c.hutch@clear.net.nz 154994 at http://www.nbr.co.nz AMP Capital selling Kiwi dollar in expectation of decline http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/amp-capital-selling-kiwi-dollar-expectation-decline-bd-154992 <p><a href="http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/amp-capital-selling-kiwi-dollar-expectation-decline-bd-154992" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/amp-capital-selling-kiwi-dollar-expectation-decline-bd-154992#comments AMP Capital New Zealand Bevan Graham BusinessDesk currency value economic growth financial and business service interest rate investment service market and exchange Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:30:41 +0000 businessdesk 154992 at http://www.nbr.co.nz Dick Smith slows sales decline after shifting some functions to 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Bill English Craigs Investment Partners Genesis Genesis Energy ipo listing listed companies Meridian Energy Mighty river power Nigel Scott NZX Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:08:14 +0000 Duncan Bridgeman 154980 at http://www.nbr.co.nz BNZ’s new CEO Healy expects benefit from expanding economy, targeted investment http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/bnz-names-anthony-healy-new-ceo-replacing-thorburn-bd-154970 <p><a href="http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/bnz-names-anthony-healy-new-ceo-replacing-thorburn-bd-154970" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/bnz-names-anthony-healy-new-ceo-replacing-thorburn-bd-154970#comments Anthony Healy anz banking Banks BusinessDesk management National Australia Bank Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:12:06 +0000 businessdesk 154970 at http://www.nbr.co.nz SUBSCRIBER-ONLY POLL RESULT: At what price will Genesis Energy list? http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/subscriber-only-poll-result-what-price-will-genesis-energy-list-p-154967 <p><a 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