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NZ's top earner is a woman

IAG New Zealand chief executive Jacki Johnson has good reason to look pleased.

IAG NZ chief Jacki Johnson earns over $4m and might be the country's top earning executive.

Company fined for lost fingers

Man who had four fingers chopped off in a workplace accident awarded $17,500 in reparation.

Market crash top risk to GDP

'Low uptake' for Kathmandu offer


Kids call for money lessons

Kids want to be good with money, but few schools are teaching them.

School children think they are pretty good at managing their money. Their teachers think they are not.

Will you have enough to retire?

Ill-prepared Kiwis are planning to rely on the pension, rental properties and KiwiSaver to get by, a new survey shows.

Reporter Rachel Thomas is averse to credit cards.

A life without credit cards

OPINION: To me, credit cards are tiny plastic reminders you've spent money you don't have.

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Three months to grow

Dogmatek audio owner Tim Prebble, left, and Jack Candlish from Organic Dynamic.

Entrepreneurs behind eight startups have yet to prove they can turn prototypes into saleable products.

Erin Reilly: 365 days later

This year has been the hardest yet most rewarding year of my life.

Selina McIntyre is a dog behavioural consultant.

Meet the dog whisperer video

It started out with a notepad and an 11 year-old girl. Now Selina McIntyre calls herself the dog whisperer.


TripAdvisor: This is your review

TripAdvisor logo.

Try as you might, you cannot avoid the website that changed travel forever.

Wife of former mining boss jailed

Wife of the former Bathurst Resources boss is jailed for fraud after claiming over A$62,000 in welfare payments.

Want more attention? A fake pregnancy should do it. Apparently.

How to fake a pregnancy

"Need a bun in the oven?" says the website Fake a "We can help."

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Ask the Expert: Managing the disloyal employee

There are steps available to handle an employee who is trying to wrestle power from their employer.

There are several ways to deal with a sneaky employee.

University warned of potential fatality

University of Otago apologises to woman left disabled after slipping at a building subject to dozens of complaints.

ExportX founder Paul Grey helps Kiwi businesses deal with all the nuances, including complicated tax issues, of exporting into big markets.

Getting the basics of GST right

Understanding GST is an important part of running any business, especially with changes to tax for goods and services bought overseas and online.


Banks back struggling farmers

Only 6.6 per cent of dairy farmers say they have come under undue pressure from banks over their mortgage.

A new survey shows banks are supporting struggling dairy farmers. But it comes with a warning that it may not last.

Kiwis wary of Aussie claim

Shearer of a very woolly Aussie sheep believes he's smashed Big Ben's world record fleece but Kiwis aren't so sure.

Tututawa sheep and beef farmers John and Philippa McBride, with pet foxy Max, still face a massive clean-up after their farm was flooded in June.

Battling Mother Nature's mess

Taranaki couple have barely started cleaning up their farm damaged in the June floods because the sodden ground is still hindering repairs.

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