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"World class engineering facility" to create 50 new jobs in Nelson

Engineers refit the interior lining and overhead lockers to an Air Nelson Q300 at Nelson Airport.

A new “world class” regional aircraft maintenance facility will open at Nelson Airport next week, creating around 50 high-paid engineering jobs.

The thin green line video

Does the New Zealand economy stand with its toes on the biosecurity precipice?

Park International Country Club for sale

Huka Lodge owner loses multimillion dollar lawsuit

money

KiwiSaver's first home boost

Olivia (4) and Emmy (2) are among the youngest members of the KiwiSaver Scheme. Their dad, Ben, opened accounts for the girls almost before they could walk.

A 10 year-old child who joins KiwiSaver now could have a $38,000 house deposit saved by the time they are 30.

Tax may cut Our First Home profit

The $190k profit made by Our First Home's winners may not be quite as sweet as you'd think.

nz money

The perfect salary for happiness

The perfect amount to be paid is about $99,000, apparently.

small business

Pineapple Heads raises $200K 

Pineapple Heads chief executive Megan Sanders washes her son Jimmy D'Audney's hair. She raised $204,900 via crowdfunding for her Pineapple Heads bath range.

Auckland woman has raised more than $200,000 through crowdfunding to grow her small bubblebath business.

What to do about nasty emails

Don't let your business get sucked into an online battle of words.

MARKET ACCESS:  A new Statistics NZ portal aims to give businesses easier access to information about their markets.

Helping SMEs find the market

A new tool will help SMEs find information about competitors and target markets.

world

Eight-year-old makes $166k a month

Five-year-old Ashlee (left) and 8-year-old Charli (right) in one of their baking tutorials.

Australia's mini Martha Stewart and her 5-year-old sister rake in huge income thanks to their online baking tutorials.

CEO cuts his salary for staff

For some workers, the increase will more than double their pay.

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Man in custody over date-rape drug

A Victorian man who allegedly imported more than 3kg of the date-rape drug known as "Fantasy" has been denied bail in Perth.

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Workers' wage data withheld

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Employers cleared after MBIE probe into Chinese rail workers' 'exploitation', despite no records.

Sacrificing holidays to study video

Students embrace week of rigorous business boot camp.

Holidays improve productivity in the long term.. When did your boss last tell you to sit on a beach in Hawaii?

Things your boss won't tell you

These three things are almost never heard by employees - even though they'd help the whole company.

opinion & analysis

Vernon Small: Surplus obsession so last election

Finance Minister Bill English and Prime Minister John Key should acknowledge that a marginal surplus or deficit is just so last election.

OPINION: Stark warning from Reserve Bank needs significant action from Government on May 21.

Vatican to share information

The Vatican is about to play its part in the global crack-down on tax evasion.

The view isn't changing much for house-hunters.

The nine-year itch of property shocks

OPINION: Another day, another report on the over-heated Auckland property market.

farming

Coming season "won't be pretty"

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But milk price fall has an upside because it limits European expansion, economist says.

LIC partners with Lely Group

Livestock breeding co-op pushes ahead with its strategy to become a $1 billion business.

Jason Colebourn of Landcorp and Xiaobao Du, Milk NZ Shanghai Pengxin.

Train wreck gets turned around

Chinese company Shanghai Pengxin has transformed a former Crafar dairy farm.

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