Elizabeth Iorns

DR ELIZABETH IORNS on switching from researcher to entrepreneur


A New Zealand scientist turned entrepreneur and founder of Silicon Valley's Science Exchange talks to Andrew Patterson on Sunday Business.

Metiria Turei has no hint of shame or embarrassment

Why Turei suddenly decided to pay back benefit fraud money

UPDATE: Rodney Hide on why he thinks Turei flip-flopped, and the Green MPs she's alienating.

NZ Super Fund senior adviser Tama Potaka says those embracing collaboration with Maori corporates can enjoy competitive advantages

Mahi tahi can mean better business for all


Opinion: Demographics favour those who embed mahi tahi with Māori.

Machiavelli said "the great majority of mankind are satisfied with appearances"

Is democracy receding?


Foreign Affairs: There are fewer major policy disagreements between left-wing and right-wing parties today than within any pre-1932 party. So something certainly has changed.

Metiria Turei
President Xi Jinping shows no sign of heeding precautions

China growth exceeds hopes


Margin Call: Fears remain about excessive credit and an overheating property market.

Sean Spicer (@presssec)

Trump's press secretary quits amid reported dispute

Sat 22 Jul 3

Spicer exits stage left, but Attorney-General Jeff Sessions hangs on, despite harsh criticism from the president.

Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker at the unveiling of a new mural of Qatar's Emir, Tamim Al-Thani, at Hamad International Airport

Qatar's new Oman hub, Emirates-Flydubai get closer and more


Carry On: Business travel news also includes Capital Express changes and latest route announcements.

Rear View: the best of NBR this week

Fri 21 Jul

The week's top stories, plus some acerbic commentary from Simon Dallow.

Roger Federer: The greatest tennis player of all time?

We should be grateful for Federer.

The Jaguar F-Type 400 Sport looks beautifully svelte but has all the subtlety of a cinderblock – and will sell out

Jaguar F-Type 400 Sport sets the cat among the horses


The 400 Sport edition is only available for one year and will then have its bright yellow badge retired forever.

NBR Rich List goes live to online subscribers Monday morning

Wed 19 Jul 3

The countdown has begun...

Aged Care Association chief executive Simon Wallace wants the government to pay up

Pay equity decision penalises ‘private payers’


Opinion: Aged Care Association says speed of decision to fund only government-supported staff leaves many providers in financial jeopardy.

The interviewer Kim Hill and NZ First leader in a classic clash from yesteryear

Buncombe and barrel bottoms


Private Bin: NBR’s weekly round-up of the absurd, ironic and straight-up stupid.

NBR understands Gareth Morgan is considering throwing his hat into the ring to contest the Auckland seat of Epsom
Finance Minister Steven Joyce commissioned the report (photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)
Duncan Cotterill partner Matt Yates was concerned a presentation from Messrs Gould and Thornhill was "false and misleading"
Sir John Key wasted his eight years as prime minister
Fonterra corporate affairs manager Mike Cronin says the company has a clear strategy with people knowing “exactly what it means and stands for.”
Scales managing director Andy Borland wants the Overseas Investment Act changed
New Zealand Shareholders' Association chief executive Michael Midgley says his association has met both Sir Ralph and Mr Adamson
Chen Palmer managing director Mai Chen says my "profit" is my contribution to New Zealand Inc
Mark Adamson has left the building – Fletcher Building, that is
Institute of Directors chief executive Kirsten Patterson says you could google governance and spend days going down a wormhole


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Fletcher chairman says he acted quickly and decisively

Should the Fletcher Building board have acted more quickly in removing its CEO?


Unisys' John Kendall says developed countries are starting to feel vulnerable

Earthquakes, cyber and fraud, oh my! Kiwis' fear at highest level in a decade


New Zealand is more fearful in 2017. The question is: What are we so concerned about?


Metiria Turei's admission "goes to character'" as lawyers say

Metiria's benefit concert

Those who would already vote Green are going ‘Squee!!’ about Ms Turei's admission, all over Twitter, like 10-year-olds at a One Direction concert.