A Christchurch couple who were told that their dream hillside home was lost in the deadly Port Hills blaze, just hours after finally insuring it, appear to have had a miracle escape.
New Zealand needs a law change to stop people "ruining their lives" by not disclosing relevant information to their insurers, the Insurance and Financial Services Ombudsman says.
Last week Business North Harbour hosted a Breakfast with Google at North Harbour QBE Stadium.
Be audacious and make the world a better place, Google's Australasia spokesman encourages businesses.
Activity in New Zealand's services sector, which accounts for about two-thirds of the economy, rose last month to a near-record, with ongoing strength in wholesale, retail and hospitality.
Company bosses are relying on immigrants to fill a management and technology skills gap, which is becoming a major concern.
PikPok gaming company chief executive Mario Wynands said the games industry was suffering from a scarcity of people with project and product management skills.