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Taranaki will 'bounce back': PM

Prime Minister John Key was in New Plymouth on Sunday to address National Party members at the weekend's Central North Island Regional conference.

John Key is confident Taranaki's economy will quickly bounce back from low dairy payouts and oil prices. 

Coffee breaks in China

Kiwi high flyer Ellen Zhang is spearheading a drinks revolution in her home country.

60 jobs 'being reviewed' at tannery

Bridges urges more electric cars

money

Bidding for homeowning victory

Robyn Forryan from Auckland's North Shore has a business teaching auction skills to house hunters. 

Story; Rob Stock

Milford real estate expert Robyn Forryan teaches first time home buyers how to bid at auctions.

Extreme frugality - it's a thing

Sometimes being frugal leads people to do things that are just plain weird.

Snapper boss Miki Szikszai sees the company's future in mobiles.

Snapper tags off retail market

Snapper will put its focus on selling its mobile payment know-how to the world.

small business

Small business budget benefits

Xero managing director Victoria Crone says overall it's a reasonable budget, one that provides stability for businesses to have confidence to invest.

OPINION: As expected, the Government's support for small business continues.

You can now track your home

A new online tool dispenses with screeds of paperwork and can be passed on if the property is sold.

Quenched advertises with the phrase: Don’t stop the party at your place early, we are here to help.

Last orders at Quenched site

New alcohol delivery service shuts down its site - at least for now.

world

Coffee breaks in China

Kiwi high flyer Ellen Zhang is spearheading a drinks revolution in her home country.

Kiwi high flyer Ellen Zhang is spearheading a drinks revolution in her home country.

Gyrocopter pilot faces prison sentence

The US postal worker who landed a gyrocopter at the US Capitol says he did it to highlight 'rampant corruption' by Congress.

By last year, Pan Sutong had pretty much exhausted the billionaire's bucket list.

Tycoon's rollercoaster wealth

Pan Sutong made $29 billion this year and then lost most of it. He says he doesn't care.

better business

Tender questions for council

Grant Coward.

12:20 AM  District councillors were outraged a local business was snubbed in favour of costlier Fulton Hogan.

Q'town's $250m building boom

Frankton leads the way as Queenstown's construction industry booms.

Businesses must adapt to digital or fade away, says Geri Ellis, general manager of social and digital media at Vodafone NZ.

Businesses warned: adapt or lose

"If you don't cannibalise your own business, someone else will do it for you," business owners told.

opinion & analysis

Drug testing for meetings?

Mary-Jane Thomas.

OPINION: Why would someone who is going to a meeting, need to agree to be drug tested?

Aussie takes on multinationals

OPINION: Australian government hits back at 30 companies it says may avoid paying their share of tax.

Xero managing director Victoria Crone says overall it's a reasonable budget, one that provides stability for businesses to have confidence to invest.

Small business budget benefits

OPINION: As expected in Thursday's Budget, the Government's support for small business continues through the Business Growth Agenda initiatives.

farming

Chinese take battle to Fonterra

Otorohanga dairy factory

Waikato welcomes it's third Chinese dairy factory in as many years.

Sheep death disagreement

Police say dogs killed close to 200 sheep on a North Otago farm - but Ngapara residents are doubtful.

10032015 News. Robyn Edie/Fairfax NZ.  Edendale, Southland, Fonterra Dairy factory. Large sign on the factory wall. Photos for Richard Cosgrove-The Press.

Is Fonterra's grip slipping?

Fonterra's taken the hits, but suppliers should stay, says dairy farmer.

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