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Ruling threatens jet services

Queenstown Airport has refused to comment on the impact a Court of Appeal decision could have on its safety ...

Transport Minister warned court ruling could end jet services to key airports.

Software fraudster pleads guilty

Matamata man Brian Duffell leaves the Hamilton District Court following an earlier appearance.

Brian Duffell owns up on eve of trial after fleecing investors of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

We love Kiwi-owned banks

TSB Bank stands head and shoulders above foreign-owned rivals for customer satisfaction.

Kiwi-owned banks are tops with customers, but generate more complaints to the Banking Ombudsman.

Whittaker's blast from its past

The new toffee milk chocolate bar from Whittakers.

Another sweet childhood favourite has been reinvented.

How to pull off a sickie

Pulling a sickie? It might be tempting, but don't post selfies on social media from places like the beach.

Skipping work to score another four-day weekend? You need to go into social media lock-down.

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NZ battle revs up over MG sales

The MG ZS on display at the Shanghai auto show.

Battle lines are being drawn over who is going to sell MG vehicles in New Zealand.

Cyber risk just got very real

The internet knows no boundaries and New Zealand businesses need to be prepared for global cyber threats.

NZ businesses need to prepare for the possibility of a cyber attack.

Sleeping (around) on the job

Susan Hornsby-Geluk: Fox must also shoulder some blame for O'Reilly's behaviour.

What we can learn from the sacking of a Fox News host for sexual harrassment.

More hospo casualties in city video

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High rents, road works, more competition and lack of patrons add up to heap of financial trouble for some Christchurch hospitality outlets.

Quail Ridge loan nearly tripled

Senior First finances several retirement villages.

A little-known NZX-listed retirement funder has advance more money to a Kerikeri retirement village development.

Bosses' biggest innovation barriers

Previously Unavailable partner Chris Paykel and founder James Hurman set out to help large businesses make New Zealand a ...

Time, responsibility and human 'antibodies' are killing major improvements in New Zealand's largest businesses.

Any luck with the water, mate?

The days of fly-fishing with nary a thought for the future health of our waterways has caught up with us.

OPINION: We didn't know how lucky we were. Now we can't swim in our rivers, let alone drink from them.

Ex-rest-home now student digs

The land holding of a Kirkwood Ave, Christchurch former retirement care turned student hostel which has sold to an ...

A sure income stream from Canterbury University proved attractive to bidders.

SMEs back stricter immigration

Manufacturing, once written off for dead, is seeing the most significant growth in SMEs.

Concerns about housing and public services likely trump economic benefit of additional workers.

Mount Maunganui retail block for sale

One of the biggest retail and commercial blocks in the highly sought after Tauranga location of Mount Maunganui has been ...

After almost four decades one of the biggest retail and commercial blocks in Mount Maunganui is changing hands.

money

Errors by amateur landlords

Kathryn Seque is the Property Investors' Federation Landlord of the Year for 2016.

Learning landlording skills is tough in a fragmented "industry" dominated by part-timers.

How to make the most of a windfall

Receiving a financial windfall, while great news, can leave most of us in a pickle on what to do with the money. 

Life insurers' tips for long life

Millennial's money tech desires

small business

Marketplace for fab rags seeks expansion

Donielle Brooke founded her business while getting treatment for cancer.

A marketplace for designer clothes has cast its eyes across the Tasman.

A new pool for pups

Every day Ann Barrington-Pace slips into her pool to swim with dogs.

Every day Ann Barrington-Pace slips into her pool to swim with pooches.

Working 20 hours a day

40-year-old Sean Hall pictured with Kylie Minogue said he began to lose confidence after taking on more ...

A high-flying Kiwi businessman turned his life around after burning out twice before 40.

How cheap is too cheap for a coffee? video

Coffix, the new cafe on the Wellington block, is selling all its coffees for $2.50. (File photo)

New Wellington cafe's $2.50 offer may be great for customers, but what about growers?

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Nelson: The new Silicon Valley?

Markus Erdmann and Vivian Escorsin are part of the entrepreneur group Local.Foundation who are organising a business ...

A group of entrepreneurs says Nelson has what it takes to become "the start-up hub of New Zealand".

Buying into a memory

Sue Allen - nostalgia and premium prices seem to go together.

OPINION: What do Kate Moss, Nokia phones and LadyBird books have in common? Time and again, nostalgia sells.

Luxury club offers high-end experiences

You don't need a lot of cash to get a taste of luxury, says Sofia Ambler, of The Luxury Network.

Director of The Luxury Network says the super-wealthy don't splash out on what you might expect.

Attracting more diversity into tech

Rohan Wakefield co-founded the Enspiral DevAcademy to combat the shortage of homegrown talent in the ICT sector, now he ...

A web development boot-camp wants to combat the tech industry's non-diverse foundations.

property

Six house subdivision at Hurunui-o-Rangi Marae

Marae Trust chairman Ra Smith with the subdivision in the background.

Housing project aims to strengthen marae rebuild project.

'Discount' price for Shelly Bay?

An artist's impression of a joint venture development at Shelly Bay by the Port Nicholson Block Development Trust and ...

Wellington developers claim council land at Shelly Bay could be sold for fraction of its $10m value.

The case for building gets stronger

Building new is beginning to stack up

 

Onehunga development selling 9 'affordable housing' units

The new apartments were fast tracked because they offered affordable housing.

Onehunga's development projects foreshadow growth in the suburb.

opinion & analysis

Workforce ageism is thriving

It's time to lay bare that dirty, big and open secret that ageism doesn't just exist.

OPINION: At 62, it appears that I am on the workforce scrap heap.

Immigration suppressing pay rates

Telani Esene, left, Kristine Bartlett and Eneata Apineru celebrate their historic pay equity.

OPINION: New Zealand's immigration settings are keeping Kiwis out of jobs, suppressing pay rates and impacting house prices.

Buying into a memory

Sue Allen - nostalgia and premium prices seem to go together.

OPINION: What do Kate Moss, Nokia phones and LadyBird books have in common? Time and again, nostalgia sells.

Dairy farmers portrayed unfairly

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Phil Cantwell comes from a sheep and beef farming background but made ...

OPINION: I won't be the only one who has noticed the put downs, insults and the unjust tactics we witness on TV screens every day.

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Dairy farmers portrayed unfairly

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Phil Cantwell comes from a sheep and beef farming background but made ...

OPINION: I won't be the only one who has noticed the put downs, insults and the unjust tactics we witness on TV screens every day.

Beef and lamb help iron stores

Beef steak is a recommended source of iron.

World Iron Awareness Week is getting a big push from Beef + Lamb NZ marketing supremo Rod Slater.

Rural recycling on the rise

Rural ground spray contractor Rick Coplestone has joined the AgRecovery programme, helping farmers recycle plastic ...

Farmers are taking advantage of a free agri-chemical recycling scheme.

Farmers 'willing' to improve

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New waste management system was expensive at first, but it has realised many benefits, says farmer.

world

Teen's custom socks empire

Brennan Agranoff taught himself graphic design aged 13 and has more than 500 sock designs on his website.

In between going to school and doing his chores, a 17-year-old from the US has sold more than $1m in custom socks.

Offered lifeline, scammed out of home

"You can just wake up and it happened on a piece of paper." Deed theft is a growing scam in the United States.

In the US struggling homeowners are being tricked into signing over their homes through fake remortgage offers.

Golf hazard in hash browns video

The recall is in 9 states in the US.

Customers in US will be teed off after recall of frozen food which may contain chopped up golf balls.

Apple under pressure to deliver video

For its redesigned phone, Apple has tested multiple prototypes with manufacturing partners in Asia.

The iPhone v Samsung Galaxy debate is about to get up another level as Apple need to deliver something "wow".

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