New York Times columnist and author Thomas Friedman

THOMAS FRIEDMAN: 'Chasing the butterfly' of global change

Sunday Business presents three-time Pultizer Prize winner and bestselling author Thomas Friedman, who's recently been grappling with the meaning of the Trump presidency in his column for the New York Times.

Peter Beck beside an Electron

10 things about Rocket Lab

The $US1 billion company that's single-handedly creating a local aerospace industry. PLUS how overseas media reported Thursday's launch.

Trump with Canadian leader Justin Trudeau at the G7 Summit in Sicily

Trump will probably win re-election in 2020

Liberals who are counting down the days until Election Day 2020 are missing several points.

On the Money: Pence poised to dump Trump?

The US President is looking more like a one-term wonder.

Michael Wigley

WannaCry ransom: what directors should do


Escalating cybersecurity issues for directors: the legal risks & the policy steps to manage them.

Levante S is the ultimate Maserati SUV… and it’s coming to NZ

You’re absolutely right. There is no price listed against this Maserati Levante. And yes, I can address your other main question too; I did indeed cover the Maserati Levante only a couple of months ago.

Aussie Rich List – where are the Kiwis?

Fri 26 May 3

Packed full of Aussies with very high worth.

Rear View: The best of NBR's week

Fri 26 May

A look through the highlights of the news week. For links to the featured articles click on the headline above.

Andrew Patterson

Sunday Business and Week in Review


Andrew Patterson's feature guest is three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Thomas Friedman.

TOP leader Gareth Morgan
NZME and Fairfax are spending up large and giving their appeal 'a really good shake,' says competition law specialist Andy Glenie

NZME, Fairfax 'go full noise' with StuffMe appeal

'The notice of appeal doesn't put forward an irresistible case as to why the deal should now be signed off,' says competition expert.

Finance Minister Steven Joyce on Q + A

Budget did not stray into Labour territory, Joyce says

Finance Minister Steven Joyce has defended criticism that his maiden budget this week was stepping on territory traditionally held by the Labour party.

Orion chief executive and 50.5% shareholder Ian McCrae
Property Institute chief executive Ashley Church
A still from a video of this afternoon's liftoff (@TheSpaceGal)


‘Dumb’, ‘nuts’, ‘barmy’ – English and Twyford trade blows on housing development bill


Both major parties lobbied hard this week before the bill went to the House last night for its second reading.

Banking & Finance

Fonterra's forecast dairy payout next season adds $594m to GDP


Dairy NZ warns farmers to repay debt accumulated during last three seasons rather than going on a spending spree.


NZME and Fairfax appeal ComCom ruling


Merger proponents argue commission was wrong in fact and law.