Companies should be more transparent when it comes to cultural diversity at the highest level, a prominent employment lawyer says.
China's economy grew last year at its slowest rate in more than a quarter of a century.
Almost 112,000 people applied for emergency grants for food in the last quarter of 2016, up almost 14,000 on 2015.
Officials want to extend a ban on collecting shellfish and seaweed species along the Kaikōura coastline for another nine months.
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There are now fewer than six sheep per person in New Zealand, largely due to a rise in dairy farming.
A company selling baby products has been fined $39,000 for selling cots that didn't comply with packaging and labelling standards.
Another 68 Pumpkin Patch and Charlie & Me stores will close by the end of the month, putting 560 more retail staff out of work in Australia and New Zealand.
Five of the government's 53 major projects face major problems, including the $490 million upgrade of two of the navy's frigates.
New Zealand and Sri Lanka are to progress discussions on trade and investment, which could include a Free Trade Agreement.
The lack of female directors in some of New Zealand's largest companies is 'incredibly disappointing', the Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner says. Audio
Business for 20 January 2016 Audio
The lack of female directors in some of New Zealand's largest companies has been described shocking and unacceptable. Audio
A list of the 45 listed companies without any female directors in 2016 contains some of the biggest names in New Zealand business.
New Zealand businessman Chris Liddell is stepping down as Xero's chair to focus on his new role as an assistant to US President-elect Donald Trump.
The economy has continued to power along, underpinned by housing, with monthly building consents at their highest in more than a decade.
Vegemite is set to return to Australian ownership as part of a wider $480m deal between Bega and Mondelez International.
British engineering giant Rolls-Royce will pay £671 million ($NZ1.15 billion) to settle corruption cases with UK and US authorities.
Activity in the manufacturing sector continues to expand, with the average pace of activity in 2016 ahead of the year before.
Business news for 19 January 2017. Audio
District health boards are to meet today as they decide their next step in a bitter row with junior doctors over rosters. Audio
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