Big read: Why you should own a smart speaker

Do you ever cook, clean the house, listen to music, turn on lights, watch TV, order food, check the weather, make phone calls, enjoy audiobooks or create shopping lists? Yes?Good, you’re not a 34-year-old man-child living at home…

Rodney MP Mark Mitchell pitches for Opposition leadership based on his 'National Party' values of 'strong families, personal responsibility, fiscal responsibility, looking after our vulnerable and our environment'

Tweet Rodney MP Mark Mitchell is joining Judith Collins, Simon Bridges and Amy Adams in the National Party leadership race.  His office has just sent out this media release: Mr Mitchell is a former police officer and businessman, building a successful global security and logistics company in the Middle East. He was first elected to Parliament in 2011 and served as Defence …

ANZ NZ to stop charging customers for using other banks' ATMs, hints at other fee reductions to come without providing detail

Tweet New Zealand’s biggest bank is to stop charging customers for using other banks’ ATMs. The announcement from ANZ NZ comes about six months after the Australian parents of NZ’s big four banks made the same move. At that time ANZ NZ maintained the cost and revenue structure of ATMs in Australia was different to NZ. However, on Monday ANZ said it …

Selwyn MP Amy Adams was touted as one of the most competent Ministers in the last National Government – but does she have what it takes to lead her party into the 2020 election? Interest.co.nz questions the former Minister on her plans for National

Tweet If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it… but feel free to tinker with it a bit. That, in a nutshell, seems to be the approach Selwyn MP and former Housing New Zealand Minister Amy Adams is taking to her National leadership campaign. “I think, fundamentally, what we’ve been doing has been good,” she says when talking about her party’s …

How Burberry is trying to win over rich millenials

British fashion designers are launching an online assault to target rich millennials wanting to splash out on expensive clothes and accessories.As London Fashion Week got underway, luxury giant Burberry offered a service that allows…

Nic Watt's True Food and Yoga in liquidation

A yoga studio and bistro founded by award winning chef Nic Watt and his wife Kelly is in liquidation.True Food and Yoga, which opened in 2016, was placed in liquidation last week. Liquidator Tony Maginness from Staples Rodway…

Housing Minister Phil Twyford says he's planning a workshopping event for representatives of the finance community and players in the development and construction sector to help crack NZ’s problems around infrastructure financing

Tweet The Government is planning to bring together players from the finance community with people representing development and construction interests to hammer out a plan to solve New Zealand’s infrastructure financing problems. Minister of Housing Phil Twyford says the event will be going ahead “within the next couple of months”, but details are limited at this stage. Last week, Twyford …