Business

Supermarket sector competition 'not working well for consumers'

The Commerce Commission has shared its recommendations to improve competition.

I opened a new business during a pandemic | Side by Side

“My dream was to have this place full of people.”

80% of future jobs will require maths and sciences, skills NZ is lacking

A projected 80 percent of future jobs will require maths and science skills. And NZ is not ready.

New Zealanders are working longer without a lot to show for it

We work real hard and it doesn’t really pay off, according to the New Zealand Productivity Commission’s report released today.

The report reveals that we work longer…

Young Māori CEOs on how te ao Māori is the grounding for success

“I want to show our rangatahi they can achieve executive levels.”

Connecting Māori businesses to the Pākehā world

Kahurangi Malcolm is part of the team at Amotai who are playing a significant role in the growth of the Māōri economy. Through her role as…

Three women under 25 tell us how they'll shape New Zealand

The YWCA has chosen 25 women under the age of 25 for a new project highlighting the power of young wāhine. Re: chatted with three people…

Covid-19 Live Updates: Sunday 24 May

Check in here for the key, verified facts on how New Zealand is dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic.1:00pm Sunday 24 May - day 11 at alert…

Live music's fight to survive Covid-19

It's estimated the NZ live music industry has lost $68 million due to Covid-19. Musicians, venue owners and all those who love music are rallying us…

Covid-19 Live Updates: Day 13 of level 3

Check in here for the key, verified facts on how New Zealand is dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic.1:00pm Sunday 10 May - day 13 at alert…

Job losses hit Weta game division after layoffs from AR company Magic Leap

Update: Weta Workshop has confirmed all of the layoffs on Monday 4 May were Magic Leap employees - which they say is less than half of…

Covid-19 Live Updates: our last day at alert level 4

Check in here for the key, verified facts on how New Zealand is dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic. 1:00pm Monday 27 April - day 33 of lockdown,…

What life looks like at each of the Covid alert levels

New Zealand will move to alert level 3 at 11.59pm on Monday April 27. We’ve broken down what each alert level means, along with illustrations by…

Podcast: Four wāhine kōrero about how they found their voice

The theme of the night was 'How I found my voice'.

Green MP Golriz Ghahraman, activist and artist Qiane Matata-Sipu, Kāpiti Coast district councillor and Strike 4…

Degree minors have major impact

Even if you're doing the same degree as someone, your experiences could be very different depending on the majors and minors you pick. AUT business students…

A Day in the Life of an Intern: The Warehouse

You need work experience to get a job, but you need a job to get work experience. It's the age-old conundrum that continues to stump uni…

A Day in the Life of an Intern: Burger King

53% of young bachelor grads go straight from study into work. Internships can help make that first career move a lot smoother. We spent the day…

Student Side Hustles: Necta

After creating a brand for a marketing assignment at AUT, Noor and Jesse took their idea out of the classroom and into the real world. Necta…

Student Side Hustles: Phoric

Being highly caffeinated is a common state among university students, but Holly and Bradley took it one step further! Sick of the usual suspects in the…

Designer Wardrobe - starting and growing a business

Six years ago, Donielle Brooke was diagnosed with thyroid cancer – which prompted her to start her own business. She created Designer Wardrobe, a platform for…

Women like us - Refugees thrive rebuilding a life after trauma with Cottonseed fashion

"Every time we see clothing in stores, we say, 'We can make that.' Our leader said, 'Then why don't we?'" That was the genesis of Cottonseed,…

9Wire - Supporting sustainability through start ups

Kiwis have always been known for their ingenuity and innovative abilities, being able to fix anything with a bit of #8 wire. In the current tech-saturated…

Yobithan's story of survival

Yobithan fled 25 years of civil war in Sri Lanka, landing in New Zealand to start a better life, a life with less fear and uncertainty.…

How hard is it to counterfeit New Zealand currency?

Americans can joke about our 'monopoly money' all they want, but Aotearoa's bank notes are some of the hardest to fake in the world. Trust us,…

The Dust Palace

Welcome to The Dust Palace, a place where gravity is but a mere suggestion. Eve and Mike break down the highs and lows of being a…

Phone Insurance

It was all good when you had your Motorola Razr or your old Corolla, but not having phone or car insurance these days seems a little...…

Issy started a start-up

After coming out of the hospital with just $500 and a fair bit of tenacity, Issy started Auckland Labour Hire. So what's the secret?

Start-ups with Shay

If you're thinking about starting up your own business, Shay lets us in on what to expect, with a few tips and tricks on how to…

A spooky sale in Auckland

Giving up brunch is a scary thought, but it might just be worth it to buy up this house of horror... That's right, Spookers Haunted Attraction…