Trade Minister Todd McClay has described PACER Plus as a“landmark” trade and development agreement

Hefty amount of NZ two-way trade missing from Pacific trade deal

Two of the Pacific’s biggest economies have not signed up to what the government described as a "landmark" regional trade deal.

Peter Thiel with US president Donald Trump (Getty)

Thiel spent 12 days total in New Zealand before gaining citizenship, DIA says

The Immigration Act (2009) requires a person spend at least 1350 days in New Zealand over a five-year period to be eligible to apply for citizenship.

Bill English with then-prime minister John Key and Clutha-Southland candidate Todd Barclay during the 2014 election campaign

The longer term political consequences of Todd Barclay

The details of the Todd Barclay affair matter less than the general impression of shifty incompetence.

American litigator Bill Marler won't eat anything other than cooked food at restaurants

The food safety lawyer who will make you think twice about eating

Visiting lawyer Bill Marler has tips for food producers and retailers to avoid getting themselves sued or worse.

A Maersk ship in port at Tauranga

Petya attack: Port of Tauranga switches to manual systems to unload Maersk ship

PLUS: Petya revealed as a politically-motivated "wiper" rather than ransomware, with no chance of files being returned.

Callaghan Innovation chief executive Vic Crone says many of the grants are given to further R&D
Labour leader Andrew Little said "the current employment relations system is failing"

Labour wants to lift minimum wage, soften 90-day trial rules

Thu 29 Jun 5

Labour would also introduce so-called Fair Pay Agreements across different industries.

Fuji Xerox managing director Gavin Pollard

Fuji Xerox’s new termination fees stun clients

Thu 29 Jun 2

The increase is being described as a disincentive to businesses wishing to change provider or reduce their number of machines. Plus: NBR View Back Story video on the Fuji Xerox accounting scandal.

One of the few public images of Blair Bryant
SkyCity chairman Chris Moller will be replaced by Rob Campbell
Political commentator Morgan Godfery says "there are certainly no winners" in the Todd Barclay scandal
Chapman Tripp chief executive partner Nick Wells predicts iwi investment will diversify away from the traditional land
Eric Crampton and Michael Reddell
Ian Apperley
Southern Spars general manager Peter Batcheler shows NBR View's Simon Dallow boat details

Technology

NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller: frustrated

Shortage of interest sees only 93 LookSee candidates arrive in capital

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NZTech boss frustrated that the campaign that began with so much fanfare – and 48,000 applications for a free trip to Wellington for a job interview – has drawn so little employer interest.

Law & Courts

University of Auckland vice chancellor Stuart McCutcheon has come down hard on law school staff in a letter to them

Law at war: Vice chancellor unleashes wrath on law school staff

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Staff have been accused of “colluding” with members of the legal profession and blamed for causing low workplace morale.

Media

Celebrating victory in Bermuda (@EmiratesTeamNZ)

Sky, TVNZ bosses spar over America’s Cup 2020 rights

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Kevin Kenrick says it would be good if New Zealand followed ‘OECD best-practice’ – which he mentions in the same breath as an anti-siphoning law mandating major sports events be free to air.