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Farmers face $4b pay cut

milk Fonterra's reduced forecast farm-gate milk payout will "come as a shock to farmers".

Auckland storm proves costly

sorm The violent storm that swept across Auckland in June has cost insurers $30 million so far.

Director a 'model prisoner'

Tallentire Jailed director of Capital + Merchant has been paroled after coping well in prison, Parole Board says.

Call for lower tax on savings

piggy bank, savings The new Fair Tax for Savers Campaign argues the current income-tax regime "hugely overtaxes" savings.

Air NZ flies more passengers

air nz Air New Zealand carried 1.24 million passengers last month, 31,000 more than in the same period last year.

  VALUE MOVEMENT
NZX50 5,175.639 arrow -11.503 -0.22%
ASX200 5,588.400 arrow 11.000 0.20%
DOW 16,982.590 arrow 22.000 0.10%
NASDAQ 4,444.910 arrow -4.700 -0.10%
FTSE 6,788.070 arrow -3.500 -0.10%
NIKKEI 15,618.070 arrow 88.700 0.60%
H-SENG 24,428.630 arrow 212.600 0.90%

NZX50 20 min delay, others last close

Indices Top Movers Currencies
  PRICE MOVEMENT
MGL 0.180 arrow 0.025 16.13%
VML 0.010 arrow -0.001 -9.09%
PPP 0.057 arrow -0.003 -5.00%
ABA 6.450 arrow 0.300 4.88%
PEB 0.730 arrow 0.030 4.29%
OGC 3.900 arrow 0.160 4.28%
KMD 3.550 arrow 0.120 3.50%

Price as at 6:50 pm, 29 Jul

Indices Top Movers Currencies
RATE
Australian Dollar 0.906
Euro 0.634
British Pound 0.501
Hong Kong Dollar 6.600
Japanese Yen 86.800
Singapore Dollar 1.058
US Dollar 0.852

Price as at 8:50 pm, 29 Jul

Auckland storm proves costly

sorm The violent storm that swept across Auckland in June has cost insurers $30 million so far.

Air NZ flies more passengers

Air New Zealand carried 1.24 million passengers last month, 31,000 more than in the same period last year.

Collapse feared for tuna fishery

Four-star hotel for Christchurch

Fraudster's beach house sells

david ross Days Bay pad previously owned by fraudster David Ross has sold, with money from the sale going to defrauded investors.

Banks pass on cash rate increase

The Bank of New Zealand has joined ANZ and ASB in passing on last week's official cash rate increase to mortgage customers.

Chasing a fair go

How a banker manages his money

Rents reaching new highs

Christchurch rents set to reach Auckland levels, yet average Auckland household has $220 a week more.

From pinot to pints

Bethel Woods bar Wine is making way for ales, stouts and lagers as craft beer bars continue to spread throughout the capital.

Tying the knot down in the barn

In the wedding business, having one of the world's top 10 venues is clearly an important asset.

Sainsbury's fund lamb R&D

Intrapreneurs have 'best of both worlds'

Insurer grinds couple down

Hair salon owners are exhausted and heartbroken after a three-year battle over their insurance.

Big fine for Russia asset grab

rouble International court orders Russia to pay US$50b for forcibly nationalising assets of oil giant Yukos.

Strippers 'part of doing business'

When it comes to executives using sex to please clients, The Wolf of Wall Street has nothing on reality.

Last-ditch effort to avoid default

Scare trims McDonald's menu

Aussie rate cut on the cards

A strong currency may force the Australian central bank to cut interest rates.

Xero leading way in Australia

Rod Drury_standard The time is right for New Zealand tech companies to expand into Australia.

This is law-making 'at its worst'

Any law, including tax law, should be clear, unambiguous and prospective.

Focus on health and safety sharpens

The best seats in the house

Talk as if you're being recorded

Isn't it better for people to be open at work about what they are doing, and not secretly record meetings?

Redundancy tough on everybody

Redundancy Being made redundant is distressing for workers, but what of the bosses charged with overseeing the cull?

Experience needed

New survey of farmers suggests a shortage of skilled workers affects all sectors of agriculture.

Business confidence wilts

Kiwi takes helm of Walmart

Can habits be positive?

I decided I'd try to change. I set out to do things differently over the course of a week.

Vote: Emerging Leaders

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Boardroom identity

Tania Simpson brings her culture - and te reo - to some of the most hardened boards.

What power the female vote?

Working in a man's world

Unfinished business

The great battles of feminism may be over, but women still have plenty to fight for in the quest for equality.

Extra China flights in summer

Plane China Airlines will add an extra 15,000 seats on its Taipei to Auckland route.

a2 Milk Company approval

NZX-listed The a2 Milk Company has been approved to be a manufacturer of a finished infant-formula product to China.

Chinese interest 'unprecedented'

China to be biggest lamb market?

China slowdown hits NZ

A drop in house prices disconcerts Chinese consumers, and weighs on Kiwi exports to China.

Farmers face $4b pay cut

milk Fonterra's reduced forecast farm-gate milk payout will "come as a shock to farmers".

Judge's order stopped milking

Thames farming company hit with $47,000 fine and ordered to stop milking until it fixed the overflowing effluent system.

Continued contamination 'not tenable'

Farmers urged to have their say

Payout cut expected

Fonterra farmers are bracing themselves for a $1 cut to the new season's forecast.

Conquering the C word

murraybrennanstrap Kiwi oncologist Murray Brennan realised he could really only do his work offshore.

Why your friends are more popular

Analysing social interactions is now a science.

Groundbreaking tool finds Pacific markets

Building a case for eco-friendly pine

How to make it in America

Kiwi firms have a reputation in the US for producing high quality technology, but the American market comes with unique challenges.

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Australian Dollar 0.906
Euro 0.634
British Pound 0.501
Hong Kong Dollar 6.600
Japanese Yen 86.800
Singapore Dollar 1.058
US Dollar 0.852

Prices as at 8:50 pm, 29 Jul