Colin Armer

UPDATED: Fonterra shareholders evenly split on shrinking board

Wed 25 Nov

More than 50% of shareholders vote to cut number of Fonterra directors.

Trilogy International chief executive Angela Buglass

Trilogy profit triples on candle and skincare growth

The stock has soared 240% so far this year, making it the best performer on the NZX - with special audio feature.

Farrow Jamieson’s Andy McLeod

Shortage of rural valuers hitting ‘critical’ level

Wed 25 Nov

A serious shortage of rural valuers is looming at a critical time for the agribusiness industry.

Eroad CEO Steven Newman

Eroad takes a knock in Oregon, but on-track for full-year

North American sales are “certainly not where we wanted them to be,” says CEO - with special audio feature.

Michael Stiassny

Windfarms shareholders defy board on dividend

Departing director Michael Stiassny decries lack of long-term thinking - with special audio feature.

Treasury Secretary Gabriel Makhlouf

Wishful Treasury thinking?

Wed 25 Nov 2

Eric Crampton on Gabriel Makhlouf's case for business diversity.

Fonterra CEO Theo Spierings (Photo: Tinaz Karbhari)

Fonterra targets doubling of China revenue within five years

Wed 25 Nov

Theo Spierings said the new plan meant China could contribute 25-30% of total revenue.

Greenpeace executive director Russel Norman (TVNZ)

Fonterra to pour cold water over Indonesian forest fires claims

Fonterra and Greenpeace to chew the fat over Indonesian forest fires.

Foreign Affairs Scope: Al Qaeda strike in Mali

Nathan Smith discusses the latest foreign affairs news on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith

Financial advisers could still pocket commissions - options paper

Wed 25 Nov

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith has released an options paper on ways to improve the seven-year-old law for consumers.

Insurance Claims Register manager Dave Ashton

More hurdles for insurance cheats

Wed 25 Nov 1

Life is becoming harder for insurance cheats.

United Future leader Peter Dunne (TV3)

Dunne warns of 'consequences' if Maori Party supports RMA reform

Wellington International Airport chief executive Steve Sanderson

Wellington Airport sees $2 billion net benefit in longer runway


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Law & Courts

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Citizen Yan’s lawyer says he’s flying blind

Lawyer questions how affidavits can be challenged if the supporting documents are not disclosed.