Christopher Huljich

NBR Rich List family unable to settle dispute over $264k

Mon 29 May 2

Huljich matriarch is pursuing two of her sons and a grandson for $264,000.

Volpara chief executive Ralph Highnam

Volpara loss widens to $9.6m, monthly revenue fattens

Wellington software company’s ASX-listed shares continue to struggle – and investors react badly to today’s full-year report.

Series: Budget 2017 breakfast highlights - infrastructure

Mon 29 May

Susan Wood asks Finance Minister Steven Joyce when announced infrastructure will go ahead. Tomorrow we highlight education.

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Migration stronger for longer?

The Treasury has forecast a more gradual decline in net migration but not everyone agrees.

As well as talking up his finance minister’s budget at this week’s post cabinet press conference, Prime Minister Bill English took the time to criticise the opposition

Budget ‘step along way’ to re-election, PM says

Mon 29 May 2

As well as talking up his finance minister’s budget at this week’s post-cabinet press conference, the prime minister took the time to criticise the opposition.

Privacy Commissioner John Edwards

Privacy Commissioner puts heat on utilities over smart meters

Smart meters can capture richer and richer data about what is happening in a household, Edwards warns.

The Week Ahead — May 29

Mon 29 May

NBR View's Simon Dallow takes a look ahead at this week's essential business stories.

Fullers to pay $130k for pier crash

Mon 29 May

At least 19 passengers were injured when the Kea ferry slammed into the Devonport wharf at a speed of 13km/h in February 2015.

Legal snags mount for Goff's proposed rates increase for hotels and motels

Mon 29 May 2

Adding a surcharge to cover council rates potentially breaches two acts.

Trump with Canadian leader Justin Trudeau at the G7 Summit in Sicily
Michael Wigley
Peter Beck beside an Electron

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Auckland targeted rate dispute hits new depths


"Introducing a new form of rates is a copout for the council, which should be spending more time concentrating on efficiencies and cost savings" – Greg Sayers

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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.