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Legal win over lewd library pics

The woman's boss was caught at work at the library with 2784 close up photographs of women's breasts and cleavage.

A legal win for an employee who had a photos secretly taken of cleavage by her boss at a public library.

Foxton Beach boat launched on air bags

The 170 tonne boat at Foxton Beach has been launched by using air bags to roll it in the water.

Finance diary

Crime to watch US TV?


What does money do to kids?

Money boosted two traits in the children of low income parents that can mean a happier life, researchers found.

It turns out money can buy happiness for the children of low income parents.

Chinese buyers desert Auckland

Chinese property investors look to have abandoned the Auckland market - but for how long?

A relationship breakdown is a difficult process for both parties.

Single and financially free

The breakdown of a long-term relationship can be financially devastating. But you can get through.

small business

Eco-bags prove popular

Emma Saunders, left and Rylee Pettersson of the Green Collective and their re-useable bags.

A Nelson business duo are minimising waste one green bag at a time.

Tripping the light fantastic

A bright future beckons for a young Asia-inspired outdoor lighting entrepreneur.

Organic Initiative sanitary products are made in Europe with cotton sourced from certified organic farms.

Tampons go organic

Organic Initiative is on a mission to provide sanitary products that are good for women and the world.


Hells Angels takes legal action against tech start-up

Outlaw bikies Hell Angels take legal action over trademarks.

Motorcycle enthusiasts v an online art community. Hells Angels Australia take legal action.

'It's a racist toy'

Playmobil forced to defend a dark-skinned toy wearing a neck choker after it was called racist.

The termination of  franchises sent sent shockwaves through 7-Eleven.

7-Eleven beings terminating franchises

7-Eleven franchises terminated following revelations of worker exploitation

better business

You want money? How to earn that paper

‘You Want Money? You Gotta Work!’ A financial planner delivers her message about saving.

There's a new rap video about teaching millennials about money.

Tech's toxic work culture

High stakes and high pressure are making the tech sector an awful place to work.

Brothers Karam, left, and John Haddad have owned their clothing store in Otorohanga for the past 50 years.

Cheap suit influx comes at price

Once a coveted item in most men's wardrobe, the high-end wool-blend suit is being pushed off the rack by cheap imports.

opinion & analysis

Broker's View: a2 Milk

Investors are pouring more money into a2 Milk on the back of strong trading.

Company: The a2 Milk Company

Testing time for VW

OPINION: Volkswagen – from legend to myth in less than a month.

Kiwi workers should make more of a fuss, Cecile Meier writes, like the Air France workers who stormed the company's headquarters in protest against nearly 3000 proposed layoffs.

Kiwis don't make enough fuss

OPINION: Are employers taking advantage of Kiwis’ good nature in the workplace?


Alliance Group rewards farmers

Alliance Group's Lorneville plant has invested in a thermoform controlled atmosphere packaging machine as part of its efforts to enhance the shelf life of its products.

Farmers will get loyalty payments from Alliance Group, but they come with a catch.

Farmers: grass needs to grow

Lawnmowing contractors are rushed off their feet but on the farm they need the grass.

Dissident Silver Fern Farms shareholder John Cochrane says he cannot reveal all  he knows about a counter-proposal for the company.

Opposing Chinese deal 'risky'

Opponents of Shanghai Maling deal accused of "playing a very dangerous and irresponsible game" .

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