A round-up from Radio New Zealand's business reporters: Consumer confidence eases, Ryman Healthcare lifts profit, Commission questions airport's margins and Serko reports loss.
The economy is expected to grow at an average of 2.8 percent a year over the next four years, Bill English said in delivering his seventh Budget today.
A round-up from Radio New Zealand's business reporters: key hires for Tourism New Zealand and Giesen Wines, and Pan Pacific Petroleum seeks offers for its assets, including the Tui oil field.
Crystal timing device manufacturer Rakon has returned the company to profitability, following a period of restructuring and asset sales. (AUDIO)
Property developer Goodman Property Trust has lifted its annual profit by a third, to $179.7 million in the year to March.
A round-up from Radio New Zealand's business reporters: Kiwi Property Group on track; TruScreen's eyes on China; BusinessNZ's Phil O'Reilly to resign.
Prices have fallen again the latest fortnightly global dairy trade auction, but the rate at which they are slipping is beginning to ease. (AUDIO, COMMENTS)
Producer prices have continued to fall due to lower fuel and dairy prices.
Demand in the labour market remains steady.
Wellington based, Infratil, has almost doubled its annual profit, boosted by the sale of its Australian energy business.
Rio Tinto has reportedly revived plans to sell some of its aluminium assets, including the Tiwai Point smelter in Southland. (AUDIO)
Kiwi Property Group is issuing new shares as part of a $150 million capital raising.
The services sector continues to show expansion, despite a small dip last month.
A round-up from Radio New Zealand's business reporters; New chief for NZX Funds Management , Closer ties for Air NZ, Tourism New Zealand and Mad Group launches in US and Wynyard expects revenues to rise.
Software accounting firm Xero has been crowned hi-tech company of the year for the second time in three years.
Tourism New Zealand has rebooted its 100% Pure campaign to promote the country to travellers overseas.
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare has had a good week winning top prizes at the Institute of Financial Professionals' awards in Auckland last night.
Activity in the manufacturing sector has eased, but economists believe it is too soon to tell whether it reflects weakness in the economy, or the impact of holidays.
The first three months of the year have been a boom time for retailers according to latest figures.
Wood products company, Carter Holt Harvey, could list on Australasian stock markets as early as July, after formally announcing it is considering a share float.