Business and economy
Challenging the 'visible' and 'invisible' hands in Ant Group's IPO halt
24 September 2021
Opinion: There are appeals to Jack Ma to take a leading role among China's fintech giants to work with regulatory agencies to reinvent a more socially responsible microcredit industry, write Xin Chen and Xingang Wang.
China and the CPTPP - right move, wrong timing?
20 September 2021
Opinion: China's application to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement comes at an awkward political moment, writes Associate Professor Robert Scollay.
Kua whakanuia te aronga nui o Te Whare Wānanga ki te ako mā te mahi, i runga i te rārangi o Best Maker School
14 September 2021
Kua whakaingoatia a Waipapa Taumata Rau e Newsweek ko tētahi o ngā Best Maker Schools o te ao, i te taha o ngā whare wānanga mananui pēnei i a Harvard, Cambridge, Yale me MIT.
Clothing retailer supports recently-launched Toroa programme
13 September 2021
A new career programme for first year Māori and Pacific business students has received generous support from clothing retailer, H&M.
Battery electric vehicles best choice to decarbonise New Zealand
7 September 2021
Research evaluating EVs on energy consumption and overall emissions found that battery electric vehicles performed best.
Student app wins MYOB IT Challenge
3 September 2021
Helping SMEs gain deeper customer insights while preserving limited time and resources is the focus of an app developed by students, which won the 2021 trans-Tasman MYOB IT Challenge.
Kiwishop: A novel solution to the supermarket duopoly
5 August 2021
Opinion: A grocery version of Kiwibank could help break the power of the supermarket duopoly, says Dr Mike Lee.
Summer Lab recognised for excellence in global entrepreneur education
2 August 2021
An intensive programme run by the Business School during summer break - designed to ignite the entrepreneur within - has won the top educational prize at the International Council for Small Business 65th world congress, held in Paris.
Fixing the unfair and inefficient MIQ booking system
29 July 2021
Opinion: While we wait for the harsh realities of Covid to change, the government could show compassion for those stuck overseas by revisiting the digital queue, says Professor Tava Olsen.
Research reveals experiences of women entrepreneurs
19 July 2021
New research documenting the experiences women entrepreneurs have had when trying to raise capital has revealed the challenges they face.
Climate commission’s findings are way off course
11 July 2021
Opinion: The Climate Change Commission has, in just a few months, seriously outgrown its boots, says Professor Tim Hazledine.
Kānuka from the whenua to food
8 July 2021
Smoky flavours of the native Kānuka tantalise the taste buds in new business venture.