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Kiwisaver warning

Kiwisaver Financial Markets Authority renews KiwiSaver provider sales tactics warning as the amount of money switched between schemes soars.

Firms paying up faster

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BNZ leadership shake-up

BNZ chief executive Anthony Healy New CEO Anthony Healy dilutes the top team gender balance with his new appointments.

Foodstuffs HQ to stay put for now

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Never cross your feet in Japan

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ASX200 5,292.810 arrow 28.600 0.50%
DOW 17,042.900 arrow -28.300 -0.20%
NASDAQ 4,493.390 arrow -12.500 -0.30%
FTSE 6,622.720 arrow -23.900 -0.40%
NIKKEI 16,173.520 arrow -137.100 -0.80%
H-SENG 22,932.980 arrow -296.200 -1.30%

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TRS 0.004 arrow 0.001 33.33%
FIN 1.740 arrow 0.340 24.29%
ALF 0.080 arrow -0.010 -11.11%
NTL 0.014 arrow 0.001 7.69%
CVT 4.000 arrow 0.170 4.44%
BLT 0.024 arrow 0.001 4.35%
SCT 1.540 arrow -0.060 -3.75%

Price as at 6:50 pm, 1 Oct

Indices Top Movers Currencies
RATE
Australian Dollar 0.896
Euro 0.616
British Pound 0.480
Hong Kong Dollar 6.038
Japanese Yen 85.440
Singapore Dollar 0.993
US Dollar 0.778

Price as at 6:50 pm, 1 Oct

NZX dairy forecasting tools

NZX launches two online dairy forecasting tools aimed at helping farmers predict milk production and milk prices.

Wonky course costs repaid

A Bay of Plenty wananga has repaid $5.9m after a Maori tourism course was found to have fallen well short of requirements.

Port boss pay hike 'unjustified'

Troubled fund tipped to sell NZ arm

Kiwis still click-happy

Online shopping cart NZ's love affair with overseas online shopping continues, but the falling dollar may take its toll.

The poverty trap of Gen Y

I have great empathy for people who do not own their own home as I fear they will never be able too.

Get your foot in the door

Dive of the kiwi

Mortgage brakes misplaced

One year in, controversial home loan restrictions are working but at the expense of first-home buyers.

Building a great small business team

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App aims to cut coffee queues

A Kiwi food ordering app is taking a bite out of the highly competitive hospitality business.

Delivering data to the farm

Success comes from work

Connecting Kiwis in the Big Apple

Design firm owner Ronnie Peters is helping Kiwi expats adjust to the demands of New York.

US judge holds Argentina in contempt

Argentina Judge rules the South American country was in contempt of court for defying his orders over repaying US hedge funds.

Adidas plans NY centre

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Sri Lanka seeks to trademark cinnamon success

Antarctica deserves to be valued

Richest American no surprise

The wealthiest person in the US has held the top spot for 21 years straight.

Managing complexity

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Juken NZ fined $57K over injury

A forestry and timber company has been fined after a worker lost part of his finger in an accident.

Meet the CEO: Stewart Sheriff

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Big tip despite 'terrible' service

Woman who tipped a waiter almost double the cost of her meal hopes to inspire other people.

No warm fuzzies if taxpayers lose

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Tapping a world of opportunity

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You've got to be in to (hopefully) win

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'Rock-star economy' ignores regions

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Tough path to top for airport boss

Kaye McNabb The boss of Nelson's airport company used a sledgehammer to smash the glass ceiling that threatened to crush her early hopes of ascending the corporate ladder.

Rising through the ranks

When computer science graduate Corina Bruce joined the Navy in 1983, she was sailing into uncharted waters.

Olympian drives prefab growth

Stories to tell young women

Wild in city's heartland

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Dirty dairying ruled

Phillip Woolley Farmer Phillip Woolley faces up to two years' jail after being found guilty of dirty dairying.

Not satisfied with record

Westland Milk not satisfied with payout to farmers despite a record total group revenue for 2013-2014.

Fonterra in uphill battle

Kiwis seek gas remedies

Land sale approved

The OIO has retrospectively approved the sale of 35 hectares of land near Timaru to US investors.

Mapping out the job market

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Riding the Xero horse

Cloud accounting company Xero’s success has opened the door to global markets for other software developers.

Making awards worth the work

McBride unveils new venture

Scientific innovation and certainty

The confidence of the scientific world stems from a long road of self doubt.

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Australian Dollar 0.896
Euro 0.616
British Pound 0.480
Hong Kong Dollar 6.038
Japanese Yen 85.440
Singapore Dollar 0.993
US Dollar 0.778

Prices as at 6:50 pm, 1 Oct