While resource development in New Zealand may be on its bended knees thanks to politics, the resource development scene in Australia is growing and this may see Kiwis again crossing the ditch.
Will planned new rules for business supplying material or services to Government be just more stringent red tape?
A major investment for Infratil is now looking for a new chief executive officer.
Trade Minister David Parker has reportedly headed off to Tokyo to participate in the first meeting of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans Pacific Partnership.
In statistical terms, Meridian Energy had some varying results in December but overall the story was positive.
The new broom in the Reserve Bank has announced the final two senior appointments for the make-up of the management team.
When the Trans Pacific Partnership was cobbled together with strong NZ and Australian support the spoiler was Donald Trump who took America out of the deal, but he now reportedly has had a change of mind.
The annual AusIMM NZ mining event will this year be run as a section of the PACRIM 2019 conference being held in Auckland.
The Reserve Bank has confirmed the appointment of its new chief of information.
Trawling through the past year's stories and economic data, correspondent Simon Hartley reviewed Otago's economy with the chief executives of Port Otago and the Otago Chamber of Commerce, respectively Kevin Winders and Dougal McGowan.