This holiday shopping season, Britain hasn't just imported American goods but also the American deep-discount frenzy known as Black Friday.
Finance Minister Bill English is confident the Government's budget will remain in surplus, meaning tax cuts are still possible despite dairy prices dropping.
The subcontractor was awarded in the Court of Appeal the money he was owed after the lead contractor refused to pay him.
Teams from 15 Canterbury schools have spent the best part of a year designing, developing and building their own electric vehicles to partake in Evolocity.
Dairy New Zealand is warning the agricultural sector is in dire need of workers, and if we don't do something to plug the gap there's no way we'll meet our target of doubling our primary exports by 2025.
An update on the markets for November 28, 2014.
Scotland is set to get sweeping new powers including setting its own income tax rates.
The AA is advising motorists to only renew their vehicle licences for six months ahead of next year's drop in ACC levies.
Judith Collins says that she isn't even thinking of becoming Prime Minister but would love to become a cabinet minister again.
An update on the markets for November 27, 2014.
Siberia air passengers had to get out and push their plane in temperatures of minus 52degC after its chassis froze, Russian prosecutors say.
This week's Tech Bytes looks at a Kiwi-designed health monitor, a belt that charges your phone and the incredibly low-tech EYEteleporter.
Whale Oil blogger Cameron Slater says he had to provide John Key with the text messages so his office could make them public, because the PM "doesn't keep his texts".
An Auckland professor has been awarded a medal for using a cooling cap that induces mild hypothermia to treat and prevent brain injuries in newborn babies.
New Zealand kitchen designer Mal Corboy has just returned home after being announced the winner of a prestigious international design competition.
Julian Lee went to work the early morning shift at a service station and found out some surprising stuff about how petrol is sold in this country.
An ex-employee of a Pak'nSave in Whakatane has called out the owner on taking advantage of his staff.
An update on the markets for November 26, 2014.
One of the country's biggest tech companies has debuted on the share market. Shares in Orion Health leapt 14 percent to $6.50.
Dunedin has been announced as the winner of the Gigatown competition and will be the first to have super-fast broadband.
Prime Minister John Key says he won't be apologising for the actions of his staff or the SIS because it wouldn't mean anything.
The new head of the SIS has apologised to former Labour Party leader Phil Goff and others after it was found that he was embarrassed by the agency's failings.
An update on the markets for November 25, 2014.
Although John Key's staff were caught colluding with Slater to embarrass Labour, the inquiry found it was just the Security Intelligence Service (SIS) who broke the rules.
China's largest dairy company has announced plans to invest almost half-a-billion dollars, expanding its south Canterbury factory which opened today.
On long road trips, it's good to have an extra driver for when you get tired. And if General Motors has its way, that extra driver will soon be the car itself.
An update on the markets for November 24, 2014.
The SIS is being ordered to apologise to Labour MP Phil Goff over the way information meant to embarrass him was made available to Whale Oil blogger Cameron Slater.
The Tesla Model S electric car has landed in New Zealand AAA one of them anyway. An Auckland man has had to jump through hoops to get one here.
Heavy rain on the West Coast has kept workers busy just north of the township of Franz Josef.
An Auckland man has had to jump through hoops to get one here, and he took 3 News reporter Adrien Taylor for a spin this morning.
No one wants to have their pay docked, but in Vancouver, it was an action that cost a young man his life and prompted a law change.
An update on the markets for November 21, 2014.
Police may get the power to ban erratic tourist drivers from the roads as concern grows about the number of fatalities involving overseas drivers.
The Government will be holding a series of job fairs in Australia aimed at encouraging Kiwis to return and convincing Australians to settle here.
The Bank of China is the third state-owned Chinese bank to open branch in the country in the past 12 months, and like the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) and the China Construction Bank (CCB), also has former National Party MPs on its payroll.
ANZ Investments claimed the win at the FundSource Fund Manager of the Year awards last night.
A union representing some service station employees says it's "completely unreasonable" to expect staff to chase and catch petrol thieves who drive off without paying.
Labour's call for a mandatory supermarket code of conduct is gathering support after Countdown was cleared of 'blackmail' claims.
It's been revealed that a Masterton service station has been forcing it's staff to pay for losses when people drive off without paying.
New Zealand crowd funding site PledgeMe has raised $100,000 to grow its business by selling shares to 50 people.
An update on the markets for November 20, 2014.
New Zealand's new banknotes have been unveiled, bringing more colour to your pocket when you flash your cash.
A public outcry over petrol station staff being docked wages to cover losses when people drive off without paying has prompted one company to reimburse a worker.
Labour says a mandatory code of conduct is needed for supermarkets, following Progressive Enterprises being cleared of anti-competitive behaviour despite around 90 complaints.
A man in the US has built an upside-down car AAA and it's street legal.
Dairy prices continue to slide, with the latest global auction showing a 3.1 percent fall in the average price.
An update on the markets for November 19, 2014.
Pike River families will mark the fourth anniversary of the underground mine disaster that killed 29 miners.
Ben Southall and two friends have just completed the nine New Zealand Great Walks - and they did it in just nine days.
Pat English of the New Zealand China Council says it's one of the most important visits from a foreign leader New Zealand will get for a long time.
Yealands Family Wines has taken out the top prize in the NZI Sustainable Business Network awards.
A couple in Chicago are shaken but safe after a small twin-engine plane crashed into their home, killing the pilot.
A small operator could step in and help out the towns that Air New Zealand is abandoning.
Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee is $2000 poorer, but his ministerial career is safe despite breaching airport security.
An update on the markets for November 18, 2014.
The Chinese billionaire behind the Crafar farms deal now owns Queenstown's Hilton Hotel as well.
Auckland Council has voted for rates rises of 40 percent for some households next year, arising partly from new property valuations.
It's becoming popular for British businesses to make their staff learn the haka as a team-building exercise.
Auckland Transport is defending its decision to get rid of Early Bird parking rates in the central city.