Mon, 20 May 2013 17:00:34 GMT
MSN NZ News
Higher airfares on the cards
A decision by air traffic control provider Airways NZ to increase its prices has put the state-owned company on a collision course with airlines, who say it is being monopolistic and endangering tourism. Airways has announced it will increase the levies it ...
Airlines warn ticket prices will rise with increased levies
Airlines claim hike in navigation charges is 'unjustified'
Airlines warn a rise in air fares is likely with increased levies
Mon, 20 May 2013 17:01:00 GMT
'Is it normal?' - then train derails
A train screeched through two tunnels and at least three stations before derailing as it approached Wellington railway station. The frightening incident, at 8.14am yesterday, left four passengers injured and caused massive commuter delays. All 26 ageing ...
Race to inspect Wellington trains before rush hour
Children's screams as Wellington train derailed at peak time
Trains taken out of service after derailment
Mon, 20 May 2013 06:25:51 GMT
Survey shows investor confidence is gaining momentum
There are more signs of economic recovery, with a new survey showing investor confidence is gaining momentum. The latest ASB Investor Confidence Survey shows the confidence index has jumped five points during the three months to March. That has ...
Investors attracted to shares
Investor confidence grows - survey
Mighty River debut boosts investor confidence - ASB
Mon, 20 May 2013 04:52:56 GMT
online shopping security
Online shoppers in New Zealand say payment security is their biggest concern when shopping online. The results of MasterCard's annual online shopping survey, released today, showed 440, or 88 per cent, of the 500 New Zealanders surveyed said security ...
New Zealanders enthusiastic online shoppers - survey
Payment security top of mind when Kiwis shop online
Kiwis rank security over bargains online
Mon, 20 May 2013 17:00:38 GMT
Los Angeles Times
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer on Tumblr: We Bought Growth
Wall Street Journal
How does Yahoo Inc. Chief Executive Marissa Mayer justify her company's $1.1 billion purchase of blogging site Tumblr? One word: growth. Ms. Mayer has repeatedly said that growing Yahoo's “impressions,” or the number of Web page views and other ...
Yahoo! Hopes to Profit From Tumblr Without Ruining It
Tumblr Deal Was a Private Party, With Few Bankers Invited
From high school drop-out to billionaire
Mon, 20 May 2013 07:32:28 GMT
PM backed departure tax plan
New Zealand Herald
Prime Minister John Key backed an idea to introduce a departure tax on travellers, which was dumped just weeks ahead of this year's Budget. Mr Key said he initially thought it was a good revenue generating exercise in order to spend on marketing New ...
PM wanted to tax everyone leaving
Govt dumped departure tax plan
Mon, 20 May 2013 08:58:07 GMT
Emergency demolition of Christchurch hillside mansion
New Zealand Herald
A former hillside mansion which once commanded one of the most priceless views in Christchurch has been demolished in an emergency operation today after fears it could topple down a cliff. Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) officials were ...
Emergency demolition for red-zone cliff top house
House perched on cliff deemed too unsafe
CERA busts down dangerous Redcliffs home
Sun, 19 May 2013 22:30:40 GMT
PM defends petrol tax increases
The funds generated from the increase in petrol taxes will pay for public transport and roading projects throughout New Zealand, the Prime Minister says. Parliament passed a Bill on Saturday which means that petrol tax will increase by three cents a litre, each ...
No formula for extra roading money
Petrol tax increase criticised
Mon, 20 May 2013 17:00:35 GMT
Court upholds Hubbard farm ruling
The Court of Appeal has ruled on the dissolution of a $60 million Ealing dairy farm caught in the aftermath of Allan Hubbard's death. In a decision released yesterday, the Court of Appeal upheld a High Court decision that a Western Australian businessman ...
Court rules on Hubbards' share
Mon, 20 May 2013 04:52:54 GMT
Independent Liquor buys the Mill
Nationwide liquor store chain The Mill, launched in New Plymouth in 1993, has been sold to Independent Liquor. Independent Liquor said today it had reached an agreement to purchase The Mill, a chain of 35 liquor stores nationwide, for an undisclosed sum.
Independent Liquor buying out The Mill
Independent Liquor purchasing The Mill
Independent Liquor confirms The Mill purchase