Fine line over KFC secret video

Colonel Sander's nephew, Joe Ledington of Kentucky, gave the Chicago Tribune a fried chicken recipe he found in a ...

OPINION: The "leaked" KFC recipe debacle has raised an interesting point.

So how do you make a pie? video

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Dad's Pies produces 13 million pies every year and has 200 recipes in its repertoire. Here is how they do it.

Auckland housing crawling

Auckland is still failing to hit top gear on house building, despite soaring prices and reports of growing homelessness.

New data shows Auckland well off the pace in new house consents.

Asbestos finds ring alarm bells

Workers remove old asbestos from a Wellington building site.

The discovery of asbestos in a string of Australian projects prompts a warning to NZ.

Women gyms split 'amicable'

The national franchise for Configure Express says it was “mutually beneficial to part ways” with four Wellington gyms.

National chain says split will be "mutually beneficial" but neither side say why it's happening.

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Car insurance warning

If you are not happy with the amount that your vehicle is covered for, you can take it up with your insurer.

Here's why your insurer won't pay out what you paid for your car, if you write it off.

Candidates wary of Easter Sunday trading

Palmerston North's next city council could be hard to persuade that Easter Sunday trading should be extended.

Candidates for the Palmerston North City Council divided on Easter Sunday trading.

Transport stalwart dies

Jim Barker and his wife, Bev.

Jim Barker, founder of Freightlines and other companies, was 77.

Hollywood hits coming to century-old cinema

The Majestic Theatre in Taihape is to get a $80,000 to upgrade to a digitised projection system. Left, manager Simone ...

A provincial cinema has had its lifeline to Hollywood reconnected with an $80,000 upgrade.

Youi in more hot water video

Youi operates on both sides of the Tasman.

Insurance company Youi is facing new misconduct allegations in Australia, not long after falling foul of the NZ regulator.

Open for business

Nativity Anglican Church vicar Bob Barnes says Easter Sunday should be a day for families, not spending.

Marlborough mayoral candidates back Easter Sunday trading, but church leaders say it should be a day of rest.

No data for Trade Me

Trade Me has been denied access to property data in the Stratford District Council.

Taranaki's smallest council has refused to play ball with popular online auction site Trade Me.

Manawatu homes in top 100 new builds

The interior of a new $1.5 million Palmerston North home that earned Fowler Homes a place in the national finals of the ...

Five Manawatu homes have been judged to be among the best of the country's new houses.

Cruise ships rerouted

An investigation into an incident involving the cruise liner Azamara Quest has resulted in cruise ships being banned ...

Cruise ships have been banned from taking the same route as ferries in the Marlborough Sounds.

Law suit could end peer-to-peer loans

A ruling has been sought on Harmoney's fees.

Harmoney complains competition watchdog knew what its business was before it got a licence to operate.

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Spark changes broadband plans

More customers are switching to unlimited data plans.

Some Spark customers are set to pay more for their broadband, as the company adjusts to a demand for more data.

SuchCrowd head to Melbourne

Crowdsourcing entertainment platform SuchCrowd is starting up in Melbourne.

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Bank bonanza from $1m homes

Panama Papers

Govt accepts foreign trusts plan video

Tax expert John Shewan has called for a shake up of New Zealand's laws around foreign trusts.

John Key accepts foreign trust rules need a radical overhaul following warnings not enough's being done to counter money laundering.

Judgment day for trusts video

The foreign trust inquiry by John Shewan has helped the Government save face.

NZ's foreign trust regime is a good little earner for some, but time may be running out.

Mossack Fonseca staffer held

Geneva prosecutors led a police raid of Mossack Fonseca's local office in which computer equipment was seized.

Computer specialist at the Panama law firm is taken into custody over huge leak.

Pedro Almodovar's Julieta video

Director Pedro Almodovar leaves the Juliet' premier.

"If the Panama Papers were a film," the acclaimed Spanish director said, "we wouldn't even be credited as extras."

small business

$210K tax bill sinks bar

The company behind The Ugly Duck Restaurant and Bar in Fitzroy has been placed into liquidation over an unpaid tax bill.

A Taranaki bar is in liquidation after the IRD took it to court.

SuchCrowd head to Melbourne

SuchCrowd co-founders, from left,Tin Htoo Aung, Jacob Manning and Abbe Hyde, will start operating their business, which ...

Crowdsourcing entertainment platform SuchCrowd is starting up in Melbourne.

Plan for stricken town

The higher levels of flavonoids in the chardonnay grape seeds could alter the work of genes related to fat metabolism.

A food crawl in post-campylobacter Havelock North hopes to revive some suffering businesses.

Bugs in water, $57 off rates

Traces of E.coli were found in one of several water tankers filled in Hastings, being used to supply residents in ...

Good news for Havelock North ratepayers; they won't be charged for the water that made them sick.

better business

How big is Alibaba?

A vast Tmall warehouse in Jiangsu province, China. Alibaba leads the hugely popular Singles Day online shopping ...

As a test, the Chinese giant sold 10,000 six-packs of NZ apples in just 90 minutes.

Not doing this makes you a bad boss

Sleep deprivation does nobody any good at work.

Failing to be well-rested causes you to be more irritable, stressed and to make bad decisions.

SuchCrowd head to Melbourne

SuchCrowd co-founders, from left,Tin Htoo Aung, Jacob Manning and Abbe Hyde, will start operating their business, which ...

Crowdsourcing entertainment platform SuchCrowd is starting up in Melbourne.

Warehouse mailer praised for wheelchair model

The catalogue in question.

Mum of twins, both of whom need wheelchairs, praises Warehouse for including disabled child in its mailer.

opinion & analysis

Herding sheep milk's potential

Keith Neylon's sheep milking sheds were pioneering for the commercialisation of the milk product.

Sheep milk producers believe they can grow a high value, high sustainability sector over the next 15 years.

Armed police in Thames

Police were executing a search warrant in Thames.

Armed callout not linked to manhunt for Joshua Kite.

What good is growth?

"For a holistic view on economic progress, our measures of progress need to grow up. We have to reject that growth in ...

OPINION: We celebrate economic growth. But why?

When things don't smell right

Mike O'Donnell likens shares in Rakon to a shaky Suzuki he once called Godzilla.

OPINION: Rakon and an once-fabulous motorcycle have a lot in common, according to Mike O'Donnell.

farming

Farmer's pipe dream

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North Canterbury's John McCaskey has a monumental vision to future proof the drought-stricken Hurunui District.

Bidding hot in Aussie

Gina Rinehart was said to be considering bidding for Kidman jointly with Shanghai CRED, which is owned by Chinese ...

Australia's richest woman, Gina Rinehart, is looking to bid for one of the country's largestĀ farm owners.

$50k fine for farmer

Effluent pooling at John Mead's farm in Manaia.

Overflowing effluent pooling on this farm had "massive potential for adverse environmental effects."

Damn, that's a dam

Gill Construction project manager Reuben Gill at the Starborough Farming Company dam construction site.

Water has become the "new gold" and 170,000 cubic metre dam means this company won't be running out.

world

Bidding hot in Aussie

Gina Rinehart was said to be considering bidding for Kidman jointly with Shanghai CRED, which is owned by Chinese ...

Australia's richest woman, Gina Rinehart, is looking to bid jointly for one of the country's largestĀ farm owners.

VW fights US sales slump

VW's compact Tiguan is generally too small for Americans.

VW promises US car dealers wider model range and lower pricing in wake of plunging sales.

WhatsApp to share data

WhatsApp has one billion users worldwide and counting.That's nearly one in seven people on Earth.

Facebook takes first step toward making money from its WhatsApp deal and lots of users aren't happy.

Uber loses US$1.3b in 6 months

Uber investors were told that the biggest source of the company's losses is subsidies its pays for its drivers.

Uber may be gaining riders. It may be on the cutting edge of technology. But it's also a money-loser.

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