Business

King Sam the ‘clear winner’ of castle-building contest

A Dunedin carpentry apprentice has been named the king of a castle-making competition at Otago Polytechnic. Gray Brothers Builders apprentice Sam Paris (22), of Shiel...

Closure end of an era for couple

A Mosgiel service station is rubble but memories of nearly 16 years of business remain for a couple in the town. Allan and Kirsty Fiddes,...

Burgeoning burger business

A burger business born to serve scarfies in Dunedin continues to grow. Re:Burger owner Boris Reiber (41), of Dunedin, said he started his business with...

Awards for Dunedin plumbers

Dunedin tradesmen won a flush of prizes in the New Zealand Plumbing Awards. More than 250 people attended the award ceremony in Hamilton on March...

Thriving cafe not their cup of tea

Trading was so good for a coffee business in Northeast Valley, its owners have decided to shut up shop for good. Grid Coffee Roasters co-owners...

City projects vie for awards

No matter the result of an award ceremony, the nearly 100 "hard-working" Dunedin contractors will always be a winning team for a restaurant owner. Judges...

Network, shed shop popping up at cafe

Green Island's award-winning Agnes Cafe will host a pop-up shop in support of local community organisations from this week. The cafe, owned by Sarah Omelvena,...

Audit ‘forward thinking’

A Dunedin couple's desire to see their staff live long lives is driving them to go beyond minimum legal compliance for health and safety. Integrated Mechanics...

Digital hotel site seeks rooms in Dunedin houses

A Dunedin entrepreneur is launching a campaign to increase the city's accommodation capacity for major concerts and sporting events by giving homeowners a slice...

Franchise award crowns efforts after ‘tough run’

After test-driving a "grunty" floor polisher for the first time and leaving glistening surfaces in his wake, Dunedin man Dan Pariachi knew expanding his...

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