Hayden Cox (Xero)

HAYDEN COX on shaping the future of surfboards

To say Hayden Cox threw himself in at the deep end at a young age is probably an understatement.

Andrew Patterson

Sunday Business & Week in Review


On Sunday Business E34: surfing entrepreneur Hayden Cox.

Jim Geraghty: could be dress rehearsal for election day attack

Massive cyber attack a dress-rehearsal for the US election?

New kind of DDoS attack takes out major sites like Netflix and Twitter for millions of Americans — and confirms worst fears about hackers' ability to hijack security cameras and other "internet of things" devices.

Spark MD Simon Moutter: Will be looking north this morning

The shape of things to come in NZ? AT&T buying Time Warner

The ComCom, just days away from ruling on Sky-TV Vodafone, will be keenly watching. So will Spark.

Digital media and kids: how much is too much?


How should we teach our kids to use digital media? New rules about screen time.

WARNING: Does Christopher Luxon’s language cause strokes?

Christopher Luxon caused my stroke

Possible explanations for this claptrap are either Luxon was taking the mickey or was blind drunk when he wrote it.

Retirement Commissioner Diane Maxwell

Commissioner wants to raise retirement age to 67, Goldsmith disagrees

Raising age of eligibility is a no-brainer, says Retirement Commissioner Diane Maxwell.

Jamie Beaton

Media Watch: Will Harvard see red over Kiwi startup?

Mentoring business reveals too much to our economics-challenged columnist.

SkyCity interim chief executive John Mortensen

SkyCity’s awkward Chinese problem

The gambling company is making lots of money from Chinese high rollers but the arrest of a rival’s staff in China throws a cloud over the business.

Waterstone Insolvency principal Damien Grant

OPINION: Self-regulation just creates a closed shop

Paul Goldsmith's attempt to reform the insolvency industry has been captured by a basket of deplorables. With VIDEO.

HISTORY IN THE MAKING: Labour and National are downplaying their chances but Andrew Little is under pressure (Photo: TV3)

Mt Roskill will decide Andrew Little’s fate

In ordinary times, a Labour defeat in a byelection in a seat like Mt Roskill would be the automatic end of the party’s leader. With VIDEO.

Hidesight: Even lawyers lose when judges get angry

I was once, dear reader, hopelessly naive.

Bank of England governor Mark Carney

On the money: Inflation looms after pound’s crash

Post-Brexit panic has caused the British pound to collapse, providing a short-term boost for the UK’s export sector but exposing the wider economy to rising inflation risks.

MERCEDES-BENZ: Has come up with a stunningly good car

Mercedes Benz E-Class a world-beater


To declare an interest, I once owned a W123-bodied 1978 Mercedes-Benz 280E; in a way the grandfather of this week’s review car. 

Singapore Airlines' latest A350-900

Carry on: Singapore gets 10,000th Airbus, China Southern's B787-9 order and more


Business travel news also includes the new Qantas International lounge at Brisbane Airport and the best and worst airports for sleeping. 

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