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Boozy truth about spending

Wine glasses New spending figures reveal hidden truths about how we spend our money.

Expansion may post challenge

Studholme chimney Fonterra's proposed new Studholme expansion could provide a challenge to recruit for 250 positions.

Tiling business heading back to US

Cameron Ross An Auckland tiling company is preparing to expand into the United States with the lifting of a three year non-compete period.

Retirees left homeless

Barry and Shirley Tilling Elderly couple living in a borrowed caravan and 80-year-old left without a roof after building firm goes under.

Menus for cows?

Dairy cow A trial under way in South Taranaki is looking at whether it's worth giving measured amounts of feed to individual cows.

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ASX200 5,412.250 arrow 29.100 0.50%
DOW 16,805.410 arrow 127.500 0.80%
NASDAQ 4,483.720 arrow 30.900 0.70%
FTSE 6,388.730 arrow -30.400 -0.50%
NIKKEI 15,291.640 arrow 152.700 1.00%
H-SENG 23,302.200 arrow -31.000 -0.10%

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Indices Top Movers Currencies
  PRICE MOVEMENT
CRP 0.180 arrow 0.050 38.46%
TRS 0.003 arrow -0.001 -25.00%
VML 0.012 arrow 0.001 9.09%
CAV 0.910 arrow -0.090 -9.00%
SLG 0.130 arrow 0.010 8.33%
PIL 0.040 arrow -0.003 -6.98%
SEK 3.300 arrow 0.200 6.45%

Price as at 6:50 pm, 24 Oct

Indices Top Movers Currencies
RATE
Australian Dollar 0.894
Euro 0.621
British Pound 0.489
Hong Kong Dollar 6.100
Japanese Yen 85.060
Singapore Dollar 1.003
US Dollar 0.786

Price as at 8:10 pm, 25 Oct

Enable aims for early finish

Christchurch Council company building $400m broadband network says it can complete project a year ahead of schedule.

Caught short: NZ underinsured

Properties nationwide are underinsured and could leave homeowners facing a hefty bill after a disaster.

Failures were predictable

Sky goes on-demand with Neon

Retirees left homeless

Barry and Shirley Tilling Elderly couple living in a borrowed caravan and 80-year-old left without a roof after building firm goes under.

Help the parents, not just the kids

When my little monsters come along they won't be getting any pocket money from mum and dad.

Boozy truth about spending

Low deposit house hunters rise

Owners caught short

Underinsured properties nationwide could leave homeowners facing a hefty bill after disaster.

Your dinner? It's in the bag

thumbnail A food-delivery business with roots in Sweden has scooped 10,000 customers in its first 18 months.

Cheers to another award

But Cantabrians not drinking Canterbury wine, says local vineyard as they win their latest small business title.

Anger over Cantina comments

New lease of life for iconic hotel

Tiling business heading back to US

An Auckland tiling company is preparing to expand into the United States with the lifting of a three year non-compete period.

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

Carlo Cani did not like being down a mine shaft so invented a range of illnesses to keep him off work.

$2.8b bid for Reebok picked

Fears of further China slowdown

Heartbroken and living in KFC

Dumped woman seeks solace in the form of fried chicken, to avoid memories of her boyfriend at home.

Plunge for SkyJump owners

AJ Hacket's bungy business takes over Sky Tower's SkyJump and hopes for a leap in tourist numbers.

Green coke scheme gets crowdfunded

Marlborough clean-tech company CarbonScape has started a crowdfunding project to start the supply of "green coke" to NZ Steel.

Sacked bus driver gets job back

BNZ boss's 5-point plan

Office workers feel the squeeze

We are all working a little closer together as employers cram in more desks to save on costs, a survey shows.

What will be done with the RMA?

Where National is happy to forge ahead with employment law reform before Christmas, it is not in a particular hurry to force change on RMA.

Hidden dealings and hushed mouths

There's a chain of deceit behind SCF not covered in the court judgment, says Chalkie.

Tomfoolery could cost your job

Many now dream of being forgotten

Time for TV to be freed

What's really made it tough for television broadcasters is social media.

Navy women rise through the ranks

CORINA BRUCE Women now hold a commanding presence in the navy.

A mind-cleansing journey

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

Stories to tell young women

More women in NZ boardrooms

A daughter's legacy

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

Menus for cows?

Dairy cow A trial under way in South Taranaki is looking at whether it's worth giving measured amounts of feed to individual cows.

Expansion may post challenge

Fonterra's proposed new Studholme expansion could provide a challenge to recruit for 250 positions.

Chilean prickly pest threatening farms

Appetite still strong for land

Water storage feasibility study

Greater Wellington Regional Council will spend $4m on the feasibility stage of its Wairarapa water storage proposals.

The new generation wharfies

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

The rise of democratic retail

Customers now expect retailers to work harder to win them over.

Kiwi virtual reality firm's big vision

Cosmetics fill eco niche

Conquering sweet temptation

An account of a marshmallow psychology test reveals that willpower can be nurtured.

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Australian Dollar 0.894
Euro 0.621
British Pound 0.489
Hong Kong Dollar 6.100
Japanese Yen 85.060
Singapore Dollar 1.003
US Dollar 0.786

Prices as at 8:10 pm, 25 Oct