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Airport opts for longer haul gallery

An aerial simulation of the proposed Wellington Airport runway extension.

Runway extension plan will go before Environment Court, rather than a board of inquiry.

Call for Fonterra board cull

Call to reduce Fonterra board from 13 to nine directors.

Aircraft tested to the extreme

Wellington-Panama shipping route


Ten reasons why cash isn't dying

Prime Minister John Key casts his eye over the new $5 notes, launched on Monday. If the latest NBR Rich List is correct, if Key converted all his wealth into $5 notes, he'd have 1.1million of them.

New Zealand's has invested in "bright" new banknotes because we're still in love with cash.

The KiwiSaver top 10 gallery video

David Boyle uses Kiwi music to teach key lessons about KiwiSaver.

When teenagers throw away the L-plates, insurance premiums for their first car are high.

Beware who you insure

Some parents risk having their insurance policies cancelled because of how they insure their kids' cars.

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.


Dell in monster tech deal

The deal should help privately held Dell, the world's No 3 computer maker, diversify from a stagnant consumer PC market,

Computer-maker to buy data storage company EMC as it tries to beceome a data giant.

Big money for IFL Science

Elise Andrew, credited with making science sexy, was offered $45m to sell her Facebook page and websites.

British-born economist Angus Deaton of Princeton University speaks in a news conference after winning the 2015 economics Nobel Prize on the Princeton University campus in Princeton, New Jersey October 12, 2015. Deaton has won the 2015 economics Nobel Prize for his work on consumption, poverty and welfare that has helped governments to improve policy through tools such as household surveys and tax changes. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said the microeconomist's work had been a major influence on policy making, helping for example to determine how different social groups are affected by specific changes in taxation. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

Angus Deaton wins Nobel prize in economics

Princeton professor wins for research into how people make decisions about what to buy and how much to save.

better business

Nutri-Grain sugar cut

Nutrition experts recommended oats or low-sugar cereals such as Weetbix as an alternative to Nutri-Grain.

Recipe tweaked to cut sugar content but experts say it has not gone far enough.

Building a genuine business network

Business networking was onceĀ a long-term, leisurely affair back in the Paleolithic pre-internet era.

Think you're worth more money? Here's how to ask for what you deserve.

Nailing those performance reviews

Performance review time. That annual hour with senior management discussing how much you're worth.

opinion & analysis

How to be a money coach for your kids

Every child is different, and so is their approach to money.

OPINION: Every child is different, and so is their approach to money.

Noticing the notable

When it comes to speaking up and being seen, women are notably absent.

Downsize the house so you have a few years before retirement without a mortgage to grow savings.

Work-free, debt-free

Don't take financial security for granted in retirement.


Dairy downturn costs $1.8b

Waikato has had a $1.8 billion drop in income from the dairy industry as a result of the fall in payout.

The full scale of the dairy downturn in Waikato has been revealed.

Call for Fonterra board cull

Call to reduce Fonterra board from 13 to nine directors.

A study published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health by researchers from the University of Otago found that New Zealand farmers tended to believe they were less likely to be in an accident while riding a quad bike than their peers.

Farmers too confident on quads

New study says farmers think they're invincible on quad bikes.

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