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Fonterra job losses

Fonterra 11:04am Fonterra confirms over 100 jobs could go in restructuring at Canpac packaging plant in Hamilton.

'Canterbury first' irks Aussies

Joe Hockey in Chch Australian businesses complain they are being shut out of the Christchurch rebuild.

Couple underpaid by $79,000

Wallet, cash An Auckland hotel has been ordered to pay nearly $79,000 in back wages to a husband and wife.

Boardroom identity

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

Sacked worker paid after trial error

gavel 10:06am Dunedin firm must pay nearly $9000 to a "defiant" worker it fired six weeks after he began work.

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NZX50 5,124.521 arrow -9.345 -0.18%
ASX200 5,543.290 arrow 3.400 0.10%
DOW 17,051.730 arrow -48.500 -0.30%
NASDAQ 4,456.020 arrow 31.300 0.70%
FTSE 6,795.340 arrow 66.900 1.00%
NIKKEI 15,343.280 arrow 127.600 0.80%
H-SENG 23,782.110 arrow 395.000 1.70%

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Indices Top Movers Currencies
  PRICE MOVEMENT
PEB 0.630 arrow -0.030 -4.55%
RNS 0.145 arrow 0.005 3.57%
XRO 23.250 arrow -0.660 -2.76%
BFW 2.650 arrow -0.050 -1.85%
ATM 0.660 arrow 0.010 1.54%
FPH 4.620 arrow -0.060 -1.28%
PGW 0.400 arrow 0.005 1.27%

Price as at 11:33 am, 23 Jul

Indices Top Movers Currencies
RATE
Australian Dollar 0.924
Euro 0.644
British Pound 0.509
Hong Kong Dollar 6.724
Japanese Yen 88.060
Singapore Dollar 1.076
US Dollar 0.868

Price as at 11:20 am, 23 Jul

Chippers cheaper made in NZ

chipper As costs rise overseas, some Waikato companies are seeing the benefit of bringing manufacturing operations home.

'Canterbury first' irks Aussies

Australian businesses complain they are being shut out of the Christchurch rebuild.

Orion to take on more debt

Moves to constrain power profits

Migration may stoke housing

Wellington houses, generic, homes Migration boom returns as Kiwis shun Australia and foreigners arrive, and risks reigniting the housing market.

Ethics training for advisers

Institute of Financial Advisers takes a proactive stance on delivering business ethics training.

'Raise retirement age soon'

Sole trader privacy concerns

Banking in the future

The next wave of innovation is underway in mobile banking. Here's a glimpse of what's coming.

Store rides the digital revolution

	 Graham Boswell Snapshot Cameras has seen some big changes in its 86 years of business.

Students' sweet paleo success

Six teens are revelling in the success of their new business catering for health-conscious chocolate lovers.

Sacked after boss paid for visa

High-flying kiwi hurting SMEs

Longer parking limits wanted

Businesses fear a 30-minute parking restriction in Mt Albert is putting customers off.

1 in 25 New Yorkers a millionaire

new York House of Travel Some 389,100 New Yorkers are millionaires, 4.63 per cent of the population, a study finds.

A billionaire's three-day week

Hard work's the key to success, right? Nope, not according to this rich-lister.

Is this the end?

China slowdown hits NZ

High stakes in Time Warner deal

Rupert Murdoch's audacious $86b offer for Time Warner has put the entertainment giant in play. Who will win?

Examining child support

Jason Krupp Child support is working, if the benefit's purpose is to top up child-support payments by non-custodial parents.

Finances under-rated

Attacks on Auckland's debt position are hysterical, irresponsible and misplaced.

Home ownership over-rated

Customer relations really matter

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?

Sacked worker paid after trial error

gavel Dunedin firm must pay nearly $9000 to a "defiant" worker it fired six weeks after he began work.

Couple underpaid by $79,000

An Auckland hotel has been ordered to pay nearly $79,000 in back wages to a husband and wife.

In chocolate Kiwis trust

Were you born to lead?

Shining example

Sustainable energy is his mantra, but Brendan Winitana gets quizzed on his financial smarts.

Boardroom identity

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

What power the female vote?

The upcoming election is one time when all women can make their influence felt over the direction of the nation.

Working in a man's world

Emma Watson crashes UN website

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?

NZ on tourists' wish lists

High-spending Chinese tourists rank NZ third on their wish list of places to travel, according to a new report.

Decision hits dairying plans

Ngai Tahu farm in Canterbury Ngai Tahu's plan to convert a large chunk of land to irrigated dairy farming has been thwarted.

Water woes worry women

Rural women are concerned about water quality, but believe a lot of the degradation comes from cities and towns.

Dairy hub support urged

Council and farmers work together

Fonterra job losses

Fonterra confirms over 100 jobs could go in restructuring at Canpac packaging plant in Hamilton.

Why your friends are more popular

Shaun Hendy Analysing social interactions is now a science.

Building a case for eco-friendly pine

An environmentally friendly way of turning pinus radiata into an exterior cladding material is driving growth for a Kiwi wood company.

Finding balance after cancer

Not so virginal

Groundbreaking tool finds Pacific markets

A multifunctional device is giving construction crews the tools they need to finish the job.

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Australian Dollar 0.924
Euro 0.644
British Pound 0.509
Hong Kong Dollar 6.724
Japanese Yen 88.060
Singapore Dollar 1.076
US Dollar 0.868

Prices as at 11:20 am, 23 Jul