Crone's former colleague Simon Moutter: she namechecks his company, Spark, where McKinsey alumnus Matt Crockett headed a front-foot transformation programme

Crone says she'll employ hard-nosed McKinsey-style tactics if council won't open books

Wed 27 Apr 16

"It's basically the mindset of a private equity company owner coming in to strip a business. And that's the horrible, nasty way to do it, but you will find where your savings are really fast," says Auckland mayoral candidate. With special feature audio.

Enable chief executive Steve Fuller

UFB penetration cracks 52% in Rolleston: here's its secret

Tue 26 Apr 9

What's Rolleston's secret? With special feature audio.

Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick

Uber 1, Taxi Federation 0

Fri 22 Apr 15

This time last year, police were hassling Uber drivers off the roads. With special feature audio: New Taxi Federation boss says rules have been "dumbed down", compromising driver safety. With special feature audio.

Netflix chief executive Reed Hastings

Netflix shares dive as subscriber forecast disappoints

Wed 20 Apr 8

12.97% fall comes as NBR readers line up to say they'll cancel their subs because of the company's crackdown on unblockers.

Local government minister Louise Upston

Online voting axed for this year's local body elections

Tue 19 Apr 16

Minister changes tack, over-rules councils. With special feature audio.

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce (TV3)

Joyce leads companies on mission to win US government contracts – but faces flak at home

Tue 19 Apr 1

Joyce jets off to Washington DC today, with execs from Wynyard Group, Endace, Pacific Edge and others in tow. With special feature audio.