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A wet winter has delivered Tauranga-based power company, Trustpower, a bumper rise in its first half profit.
Employment and production fell, but new orders, finished stocks and deliveries made gains, the latest BNZ-BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index found.
House price growth around the country has slowed, with the national average climbing 4.3 percent in the year to September, QV data show.
Economic growth is expected to have been solid but not spectacular in the past quarter.
Commodity prices have nudged lower, because of weaker meat prices and dairy flattening off.
New Zealand video game developers have pitched an ambitious target of $1 billion revenue within the next decade.
Exporters and manufacturers have put free trade deals at the top of their election wishlist.
House values are growing at their slowest in five years and may stay sluggish until after the election, QV says. Audio
A global cruise company is spending tens of millions of dollars to make its mega-liners more environmentally friendly.
The country's biggest port operator has posted a solid rise in profit as it handled a record numbers of containers.
Specialist baby-food firm A2 Milk has tripled its full-year profit because of strong demand for its infant formula and liquid milk.
Listed broadcaster Sky Network Television has made a weaker full-year profit after a fall in subscribers and higher programming costs. Video
Industrial rubber goods manufacturer Skellerup has posted a higher full-year profit because of recovering commodity prices.
Job advertisements have dipped slightly after record levels but employers still want skilled staff.
Listed retailers are welcoming the cooler winter weather because consumers are out splashing the cash.
Property values in Auckland have increased at their slowest rate in five years, latest QV data shows, while growth has shifted to smaller centres. Audio
The Commerce Commission has rejected a bid by Suncorp Australia, through Vero, to buy all of Tower Insurance.
There's a growing appetite in New Zealand to be a franchise business owner, as the sector grows in size and value.
The telecommunications company, Vodafone, has selected 10 new start-ups to be involved in its accelerator programme - called the Xone. Video
House prices are growing at the slowest rate in five years as stricter lending policies and high prices lock people out. Audio
A Wairarapa couple has built a thriving small business around centuries-old skills in making and repairing wooden wheels.
Dairy farmers have received a boost today with cooperative Fonterra raising its forecast payout and giving an upbeat view of the next season. Audio
More people think it's a bad time to buy a house and fewer expect prices to rise in the months ahead, the latest ASB survey shows.
Vodafone is on the look out for 10 new start-up companies to be part of its Christchurch business incubator, called the Xone.
Housing market activity has picked up pace with record high prices throughout the country, according to Real Estate Institute figures.