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Guards ration chocolate milk

Chocolate milk queue The shelves are empty and the tempers are frayed as demand for the "must have" drink froths over.

Want your own private skifield?

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Quattro forges ahead with float

ASx 5:23pm Australian investment firm will halve the number of buildings considered and lower the target sum to A$220m.

Up high in Up Town

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Great pocket money debate

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Beware of 'paper wealth'

Love of books save money

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As many as one in four homeowners are simply treading water on their mortgage repayments.

$500k for CloudCannon

Dunedin web software company gets backing from big name investors and a major US partner.

From homeless to millionaire

When Kylie Bartlett was 18 she thought her life was pointless. Three years later, she'd set up a business.

Up high in Up Town

'World's best water' Nelson-made

Zoo may reopen as animal sanctuary

The Franklin zoo where a keeper was crushed to death by an elephant may house animals again.

Bite out of McDonald's profit

McDonald's McDonald's profit plunged 30 per cent as fewer people visited its restaurants in all major markets.

Miner avoids work for 35 years

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$2.8b bid for Reebok picked

Rinehart to depart Ten board

Fears of further China slowdown

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The rise of democratic retail

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Connectivity and your business

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Wintec faces fine for accident

Another online seller starts up

More women set to work longer

The number of women working past the age of 65 is tipped to double in the next 20 years

Hidden dealings and hushed mouths

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Many now dream of being forgotten

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Small wonder we don't get risk

Big debts: bigger water bills

Tomfoolery could cost your job

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Navy women rise through the ranks

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A mind-cleansing journey

No answers but former mayor is finding peace on 800km walk in thinking about son's accidental death.

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More women in NZ boardrooms

A daughter's legacy

Anti-domestic violence campaigner Lesley Elliott wins top prize at 2014 Women of Influence awards.

Guards ration chocolate milk

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Forestry firm branches out

Forestry company IFS Growth has chosen Upper Hutt at its North Island base.

Drought sweat on again

Food provider debate needed

New breed likes it hot

New dairy cattle breed designed to thrive in tropical conditions could create lucrative opportunities in the export market.

Kiwi virtual reality firm's big vision

Linc_thumb Wellington virtual reality firm, 8i is vying to be part of the next big tech breakthrough.

Cosmetics fill eco niche

Christchurch beauty products startup Sorbet finds being environmentally friendly has some drawbacks.

No.8 wire rules ok

Rising stars make Fast list

The new generation wharfies

Overhauling restrictive legacy recruitment systems is changing the notion of what it means to be a stevedore.

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