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Visa and Mastercard have both agreed to reduce the interchange fees they charge banks whenever a customer pays using one of their issued cards.
Consumer advocates want the government to bring forward finance legislation delayed because of the Covid-19 pandemic, but others think the proposed changes should be written off altogether.
A bitter struggle has developed over who should be in charge of winding up a company involved in an aborted contract to help build prisons in this country.
Recently-redundant employees are sharing their former companies' data in an effort to find new work with their competitors, a security firm that investigates data breaches says.
Tenants at one of Wellington's largest malls worried they could end up in court or bankrupt say a new government policy on arbitration has arrived just in time.
Sales of employee monitoring software have skyrocketed since the country went into lockdown, with tech companies reporting a 300 percent increase for New Zealand customers.
Large retail banks have come under fire for not doing enough to support those struggling financially during the lockdown.
It's business, but not as usual, with alert level 3 giving businesses more room to trade provided they comply with strict health and safety measures.
Experts predict that when the retail sector emerges from Covid-19, there will be a focus on local, sustainably produced goods with expert staff behind the counter.
Businesses operating under alert level 3 will be able to stretch their legs somewhat - provided social distancing and health and safety measures are in place.
The outdoors clothing retailer has moved to strengthen its finances to counter the impact of the Covid-19 virus.
The government and businesses are being asked to consider an open data policy used in Colombia which has seen it rise far above New Zealand in an OECD transparency index.
New Zealand's steps to shield itself from the Covid-19 coronavirus will not save the economy from feeling its effects.
Wellington Water crews are figuring out the best way to divert waste from a collapsed sewer pipe back into the main line, in an effort to stop it overflowing into the harbour.
The trucking company falsified logbooks and repeatedly failed roadside inspections.
The family of a woman with dementia are furious her care home arranged an assessment for her without them knowing and then said she had two weeks to move out.
A woman who fears she has cancer has been trespassed by the Waikato District Health Board and is now in the United States trying to get a second opinion on her condition.
Three marine scientist roles have been saved from redundancy at Otago University by the department's head falling on his sword, following a protest and petition.
A mysterious masked maverick is brightening up a drab retaining wall at the base of the Wainuiomata hill, with giant spray-painted Lego blockheads. Video
Consumer NZ says a woman who is unhappy with the way her mother was moved from a retirement home to hospital care shows the current complaints system is failing.
A woman whose mother was forced out of her retirement home on Christmas Eve wants a law change to better protect elderly transitioning to hospital-level care.
Wellington's former mayor Justin Lester has had his bid for an election recount declined.
A truck drivers' union is furious a trucking firm has been let off without even a slap on the wrist after it wouldn't let its drivers take breaks.
The deputy Health and Disability Commissioner has found several failures in the care of an elderly woman at a Cambridge rest home, but her son says the report is a whitewash.
Environmental groups are urging the government to crack down on commercial industries whose activities are harming the marine environment.