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Hart's assets on block

Graeme Hart 3:43pm The country's richest man mulls selling three businesses that could bring in almost US$10 billion.

NZ helps protect Pacific fisheries

Pacific Islands Forum 4:00pm NZ is committed to monitoring illegal fishing in the Pacific, Foreign Minister Murray McCully says.

New plans for abandoned hotel

elderly 3:10pm Ryman Healthcare will build a retirement village on the site of the old Kingsgate Hotel in Greenlane, Auckland.

Sexually harassed worker paid $20K

gavel 4:35pm Oamaru businessman sexually harassed and wrongfully dismissed a former staffer.

KiwiSavers warned on fees

Kiwisaver Fees are easier to compare under a new reporting regime, and big differences have been found.

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NZX50 5,163.338 arrow -2.218 -0.04%
ASX200 5,588.440 arrow 11.100 0.20%
DOW 16,912.110 arrow -70.500 -0.40%
NASDAQ 4,442.700 arrow -2.200 -0.10%
FTSE 6,807.750 arrow 19.700 0.30%
NIKKEI 15,618.070 arrow 88.700 0.60%
H-SENG 24,640.530 arrow 211.900 0.90%

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Indices Top Movers Currencies
  PRICE MOVEMENT
BLT 0.016 arrow -0.001 -5.88%
PEB 0.740 arrow 0.040 5.71%
SEA 0.017 arrow -0.001 -5.56%
MGL 0.170 arrow -0.010 -5.56%
CAV 1.200 arrow 0.040 3.45%
AIR 1.985 arrow 0.060 3.12%
RBC 0.390 arrow 0.010 2.63%

Price as at 4:58 pm, 30 Jul

Indices Top Movers Currencies
RATE
Australian Dollar 0.907
Euro 0.635
British Pound 0.502
Hong Kong Dollar 6.598
Japanese Yen 86.930
Singapore Dollar 1.058
US Dollar 0.852

Price as at 4:50 pm, 30 Jul

Hart's assets on block

Graeme Hart The country's richest man mulls selling three businesses that could bring in almost US$10 billion.

New plans for abandoned hotel

Ryman Healthcare will build a retirement village on the site of the old Kingsgate Hotel in Greenlane, Auckland.

Investors take a shine to Metroglass

Methven optimistic despite profit fall

KiwiSavers warned on fees

Kiwisaver Fees are easier to compare under a new reporting regime, and big differences have been found.

Taxes on savings 'fairness' issue

Cutting tax on savings would also boost the Government's tax take, Fair Tax for Savers campaigner says.

Lowdown on your credit

Labour would hike minimum wage

Health insurance revamp

NZ's biggest life insurer will effectively pay customers' health insurance if they don't claim on a new policy.

New head for SODA Inc.

Claire McGowan has been appointed chief executive of the Waikato-based business incubator.

'Society-changing' firm wins big

Christchurch business employing disabled workers nets substantial contract with Gough Group.

Blueberry beer? Tell us more

From pinot to pints

Selling your business to a client

When you're ready to make an exit, can you make the ultimate sale to one of your customers?

NZ helps protect Pacific fisheries

Pacific Islands Forum NZ is committed to monitoring illegal fishing in the Pacific, Foreign Minister Murray McCully says.

Wanna buy a giant gherkin?

One of London's most recognisable office buildings, that last changed hands for £600 million, is for sale.

Big fine for Russia asset grab

Strippers 'part of doing business'

Aussie rate cut on the cards

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

Stop building castles in the air

Chalkie Why Chalkie thinks lines company regulation is a waste of effort.

Xero leading way in Australia

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

This is law-making 'at its worst'

Focus on health and safety sharpens

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?

Sexually harassed worker paid $20K

gavel Oamaru businessman sexually harassed and wrongfully dismissed a former staffer.

Air NZ boss blasts staff

Head of Air NZ tells staff the airline must not repeat the mistakes of the last three days.

Tribunal censures estate agent

Work, wages revamp planned

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.

Westland to better Fonterra?

Rod Quin West Coast dairy co-operative makes a wide payout prediction which at its upper end tops Fonterra's reduced $6kg milk price.

Sheep theft charges

Seven people charged with stealing stock, slaughtering them and selling the meat.

Stock crashes spark warning

Income drop to hurt

Green solutions

Southland farmers employ new methods to improve water quality and profits.

Sainsbury's fund lamb R&D

Techion UK supermarket giant Sainsbury's is funding a small Dunedin agri-tech company.

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.

Conquering the C word

Why your friends are more popular

Steven Blackburn: How I keep well

Xbox New Zealand's manager Steven Blackburn enjoys the physical and mental release of trail running.

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Australian Dollar 0.907
Euro 0.635
British Pound 0.502
Hong Kong Dollar 6.598
Japanese Yen 86.930
Singapore Dollar 1.058
US Dollar 0.852

Prices as at 4:50 pm, 30 Jul