Businesses are using using benefits such as free insurance, staff discounts and retirement savings schemes to attract and retain good staff.
Paul Henry, Jim Kayes and Hilary Barry take us through the stories making headlines, today: butter chicken pies, speed limits and losing a finger.
Grownups - a lifestyle website for Kiwis over 50 has some advice for how you can help out the people who are going to be alone for Christmas.
Labour Leader Andrew Little has taken the party through its biggest reshuffle since he took the top spot.
Money man Tony Field takes us through the days ups and downs of business confidence, housing consents and online shopping.
Music reviewer Charlotte Ryan gives us the rundown of what's hot in the music charts and picks out a song you have to hear.
AMP's Blair Vernon has five practical tips to get your money sorted in 2016.
New Zealand Cricket says it has learned painful lessons but emerges with its reputation intact after Chris Cairns was cleared of perjury.
John Key's led a call at the Paris climate change conference for an end to inefficient fossil fuel subsidies, but Australia has baulked at backing it.
Researchers in Hawaii are attempting to grow coral that can withstand the hotter and more acidic oceans caused by global warming.
Money man Tony Field takes us through the price of gold and how Adele is smashing records in the age of declining music sales.