Business headlines with summaries.
Sky high residential property values in Auckland rise their fastest in 11 years, while national values also soar. (COMMENTS)
Higher dairy prices have helped lift New Zealand's purchasing power with the rest of the world but a reversal is expected.
Fishing company Sanford has sold one of its boats as part of its plans to exit the tuna industry.
Business confidence has continued to tumble, hitting fresh six year lows. (AUDIO)
Consents for new houses and apartments have had their highest monthly rise in more than three years.
The earnings season has been marked by firms paying higher dividends to their investors.
Electricity network company Vector says new lithium-ion batteries can help meet peak demand and avoid costly network upgrades.
State-owned Kordia has returned to profit and is considering paying the Government a special dividend soon.
New Zealand Post will continue with its job-cutting programme as it tries to save $30 million a year, despite posting a significant profit. (COMMENTS)
The state-owned rail operator has posted an annual loss but its performance is well up on the previous year. (AUDIO)
The South Island could get a $100 million boost to its economy, with the announcement of direct, year round flights between Christchurch and China.
Mighty River Power is considering raising its residential power prices after its full-year profit fell 78 percent to $47 million.
TVNZ has lifted its full year profit result by a half and will pay an $8.3 million dividend to the Government
State-owned enterprise Landcorp has recorded $4.9 million profit for the year to the end of June 2015, down from $30 million the year before. (COMMENTS)
Vodafone has quadrupled its full year loss to $120 million from a $27 million loss the year before.
Outdoor gear retailer Kathmandu has revealed it is planning to axe up to a tenth of its head office workforce.
The annual trade deficit has narrowed slightly, as a sharp lift in exports more than offset higher import costs.
After a dramatic drop in foreign dairy sales, tourism looks set to become New Zealand's number one export earner. (COMMENTS)
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New Zealand's latest trade deficit figures show import demand has held up.