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    People will 'subscribe' to EVs the same way they do for Spotify and Netflix

    People will 'subscribe' to EVs the same way they do for Spotify and Netflix


    An electric vehicle "subscription" service launched by Mercury Energy has proved a hit, with most of the cars on offer snapped up within...

    An electric vehicle "subscription" service launched by Mercury Energy has proved a hit, with most of the cars on offer snapped up within hours. 
    Government to set up infrastructure agency to tackle deficit

    Government to set up infrastructure agency to tackle deficit


    Minister for Regional Economic Development Shane Jones has announced the formation of a new independent infrastructure entity to help drive economic...

    Minister for Regional Economic Development Shane Jones has announced the formation of a new independent infrastructure entity to help drive economic growth.
    Biggest fine yet in steel mesh investigation

    Biggest fine yet in steel mesh investigation


    Auckland company Brilliance International has been fined $540,000 for making "misleading representations" about its steel mesh products, which are used to earthquake-strengthen...

    Auckland company Brilliance International has been fined $540,000 for making "misleading representations" about its steel mesh products, which are used to earthquake-strengthen buildings.
    National, Govt spar over solutions for the construction crisis

    National, Govt spar over solutions for the construction crisis


    National party leader Simon Bridges is wooing the construction industry with a promise to "double down" on infrastructure and planning...

    National party leader Simon Bridges is wooing the construction industry with a promise to "double down" on infrastructure and planning reforms.
    NZ on Air criticised for providing only the edited highlights

    NZ on Air criticised for providing only the edited highlights


    Media funding agency NZ on Air trumpets its successes by publishing details of the "top 10" productions it funds, but does not provide ratings information on shows that aren't a hit with the...

    Media funding agency NZ on Air trumpets its successes by publishing details of the "top 10" productions it funds, but does not provide ratings information on shows that aren't a hit with the public.
    'Big changes' for international student industry yet to sink in

    'Big changes' for international student industry yet to sink in


    Private colleges that cater to foreign students have gone quiet about changes to work visa rules now they have been confirmed by the...

    Private colleges that cater to foreign students have gone quiet about changes to work visa rules now they have been confirmed by the Government.
    Plastic bag makers say their product isn't to blame for damaging the environment

    Plastic bag makers say their product isn't to blame for damaging the environment


    A plastic manufacturer says people are blaming plastic bags for wrecking the environment, instead of taking responsibility for their own wasteful...

    A plastic manufacturer says people are blaming plastic bags for wrecking the environment, instead of taking responsibility for their own wasteful behaviour.
    Stuff Limited revenues fall despite strong digital growth

    Stuff Limited revenues fall despite strong digital growth


    Talk of a possible merger between Stuff Limited and television and radio business MediaWorks is speculation, Greg Hywood, chief executive of Stuff's Australian parent Fairfax...

    Talk of a possible merger between Stuff Limited and television and radio business MediaWorks is speculation, Greg Hywood, chief executive of Stuff's Australian parent Fairfax says.
    Deny market access to farmers who refuse to tackle environmental responsibilities

    Deny market access to farmers who refuse to tackle environmental responsibilities


    OPINION: It's hugely disappointing to hear there are farmers who make no attempt to reduce effluent runoff, allow stock into their waterways and lack generally a respect and understanding of their...

    OPINION: It's hugely disappointing to hear there are farmers who make no attempt to reduce effluent runoff, allow stock into their waterways and lack generally a respect and understanding of their environment. 
    Boot on Spark's foot, as Sky and Spark prepare to front up to investors

    Boot on Spark's foot, as Sky and Spark prepare to front up to investors


    ANALYSIS The job just got much harder for Sky Television's next chief executive, following an ambitious lurch by rival Spark into the sports...

    ANALYSIS The job just got much harder for Sky Television's next chief executive, following an ambitious lurch by rival Spark into the sports business.
    Private cash could help Government keep its promises

    Private cash could help Government keep its promises


    ​Take New Zealand's "infrastructure gap", a government that has promised to cut debt, and trillions of dollars seeking a haven from a possible sharemarket correction, and you have a recipe for a bit of financial...

    ​Take New Zealand's "infrastructure gap", a government that has promised to cut debt, and trillions of dollars seeking a haven from a possible sharemarket correction, and you have a recipe for a bit of financial wizardry.
    Hyundai serious about hydrogen in New Zealand

    Hyundai serious about hydrogen in New Zealand


    Having cemented pole position in the battery-fed electric car sales race, Hyundai would like to now set the pace with the fuel of the future:...

    Having cemented pole position in the battery-fed electric car sales race, Hyundai would like to now set the pace with the fuel of the future: hydrogen.
    'Degrading' adverts that outraged renters are shown the door

    'Degrading' adverts that outraged renters are shown the door


    A series of advertisements that outraged renters has been dumped after property manager Quinovic stepped in to censure the franchisee that was behind the controversial...

    A series of advertisements that outraged renters has been dumped after property manager Quinovic stepped in to censure the franchisee that was behind the controversial campaign.