Cloud accounting technology company Xero just announced two things: a very positive half-year financial result, and that it is exiting the New Zealand stock exchange. Rebecca Stevenson considers what this means for our investment landscape.
Imagine having money or assets and not having to pay tax on them! Sounds like a dream right? But for the super wealthy, it can be very real. Rebecca Stevenson takes a dive into the muddy waters of offshore trusts.
It’s been estimated to be worth $26 billion, with significant stakes in the fishing and forestry industries. But underneath the story of the Māori economy is also a humming small business story in Frankie Apothecary and Huia Publishers, Rebecca Stevenson finds.
It's only been going since June, so how did startup Sharesies capture thousands of customers and over $1 million of their hard-earned money? Rebecca Stevenson caught up with Sharesies founder Sonya Williams to find out how they did it.
New Zealand’s Super Fund is one of the best performing sovereign wealth funds in the world – and yet isn’t quite what it could have been. Rebecca Stevenson explains what it is and why it matters.
$760 for half an hour of illicit car parking? Seems steep. Rebecca Stevenson investigates how the clamping industry operates.
He's an award winning young Kiwi chef but William Mordido's first pop-up restaurant will be held in Melbourne this month. Rebecca Stevenson finds out why.
A petition signed by more than 16,000 Kiwis prodded parliament to look into single use plastic bags last year. Now our two major supermarket retailers are going toe-to-toe to clamp down on them – and that's good news for all of us, writes Rebecca Stevenson.