Business

Fivefold rise in pensioners working

The number of Dunedin pensioners in paid employment increased almost fivefold between 2001 and 2018, the latest data shows. Stats NZ data reveals the number...

‘Code Fun’ teaches preschoolers tech

  In a series, business reporter Shawn McAvinue asks people working in Dunedin five questions. Five questions with . . . Code Fun writer and director...

Time to support our communities

A word from Otago Chamber of Commerce chief executive Dougal McGowan Two months ago I wrote a column talking the importance of business continuity plans,...

Busy bagel makers open new shop in central city

A Dunedin bagel business has "taken off" and is opening another shop in the city tomorrow. Beam Me Up Bagels co-owners Chris and Ellen MacGregor,...

Catering co-owners chase the dream

A commercial kitchen in St Kilda has been serving Dunedin for a century. Alimental Foods co-owners Hayley Harris and Sheryl Hellyer began leasing the kitchen...

Dunedin housing market ‘buoyant’

Dunedin housing market Dunedin residential property market remains "buoyant", QV property consultant Tim Gibson says. Mr Gibson said the latest QV House Price Index data...

Word on the street: The future for cheques

Kiwibank is going cheque-free from tomorrow. It will no longer accept cheque deposits or provide bank cheques. Business reporter Shawn McAvinue asked people in...

Technical solution for food wastage

A smartphone app designed to get food eaten rather than dumped was launched in Dunedin on Monday. Foodprint founder Michal Garvey, of Auckland, said the...

Multiple factors shrinking new builds in Dunedin area

Sections selling swiftly and rising construction costs are factors making new homes smaller in Dunedin, tradesmen say. Stats NZ data reveals the average floor area...

Love of auctions continues to grow

From antiques and artworks to tools and toilet seats, buying items at an auction is increasingly popular, Haywards Auction House owners John and Bridgette...
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