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Kiwi Regional Airlines' next stop

Kiwi Regional Airlines plans on having a second SAAB 340A by October 2016.

New Kiwi Regional Airlines' route to Tauranga or Napier imminent.

Plan to recycle soft plastics begins

Bread and shopping bags will be recycled in a new pilot scheme.

Adviser rules to increase

Finance firm's 'fantastic' year


Sub-4 per cent mortgage no stunt

20112015 News. Robyn Edie. Southland Times/Fairfax NZ.  **EMBARGOED until Monday 23rd Nov**  Wayne Evans, Chief Executive of SBS Bank Group, in the newly rebranded Invercargill office.

SBS Bank's 3.99 per cent home loan rate is the lowest New Zealand has seen in decades.

Xmas card bills less shocking

Despite Christmas shopping sprees, it seems the annual spike in credit card spending isn't as sharp as it used to be.

Responsible investment is about growing long-term returns, not focusing on the next quarter.

Super Fund investments pay off

It was a sensible decision to make the $30 billion NZ Super Fund a responsible investor, Matt Whineray says.

small business

Business a hit in Europe

Stormline employee Michelle Irvine with one of the company's durable aprons, which was made in the Invercargill workshop.

An Invercargill company is making waves in Europe and worldwide with its new outdoors clothing range.

Brand Jonah still endures

Sponsorships worth hundreds of thousands continued long after Lomu's rugby career came to an end.

Air New Zealand would not say how many staff would be made redundant following the closure of 16 Air New Zealand Holidays stores.

Air NZ Holidays stores closing

Air New Zealand is winding up 16 Air New Zealand Holidays stores.


Job cuts to bite bankers

Antony Jenkins, who was cutting 19,000 staff when he was fired, says technology is "an unstoppable force".

NZ is no exception to the sweeping job cuts and branch closures predicted by the former boss of Barclays.

CBA to pay A$80m in refunds

ASB parent to pay refunds to 216,000 customers for failing to honour discounts on mortgage interest rates and fees.

Britain will take all 138 Lockheed Martin F-35 fighters initially ordered and triple the pace of deliveries to 2023.

Attacks boost weaponmakers

The effort to defeat Islamic State will mean a US$50 million windfall for Europe's defence industry.

better business

How to avoid boozy work dos

It's not just women who are uncomfortable with the interminable late-night work functions.

Women's careers are suffering because they put family before work dos - so what are their alternatives?

Crackdown on register not enough

Misuse of Financial Services Providers Register is still a problem for New Zealand.

Neoliberalism has bred a 'me first' society, says documentary-maker Bryan Bruce, who is on a New Zealand speaking tour.

Doco maker says profit's the problem

Bryan Bruce wants a world "where we realise that in a fair society, everyone benefits, even the rich."

opinion & analysis

Internet users losing patience

We are not called the always-on generation for nothing.

OPINION: Internet providers still need to get better at notifying customers of outages.

Don't let the office party get too taxing

OPINION: Inland Revenue keeps a close eye on office Christmas parties too.

There will be global action on climate change, and the Paris summit is more likely than any global summit since the Copenhagen summit in 2009, to stitch together a deal.

Climate change talks: a brief guide

OPINION: The global climate change summit talks kick off in Paris on Monday, we provide a guide to some of the key questions.


Strong call to cut Fonterra board

Fonterra chairman John Wilson told farmer shareholders at the co-operative's Waitoa annual meeting that the board plans to consult with them from early next year on a review.

Bid to cut Fonterra's large board size gets strong support - despite failing.

Agriculture not in review

Greens say agriculture can't be left out of a review of greenhouse gas emissions target.

Jake's extra front limb has no movement and just hangs from his body.

Jake the Peg - lamb with 5 legs

He was born with an extra leg, floppy ear and misshapen head, but what now for this adorable lamb?

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