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Taking hoki up a notch

Hoki fishing 5:00am Sealord is seeking to turn the domestically unpopular hoki into an everyday alternative to salmon. Come aboard its trawler.

Haka's tourism strategy pays off

v 5:00am Ryan Sanders is a driven entrepreneur who sought autonomy after a brush with the corporate world.

Businesses back BYOD

Ben Ridler 5:00am Bring your own device policies are increasingly common in SMEs as a way to lift productivity and meet staffs' growing technology expectations.

Port takeover highlights confusion

Lyttelton Port 5:00am Further work is needed on company valuations during takeovers, the New Zealand Shareholders Association says.

Synlait focused on future

Synlait Milk 5:00am John Penno insists Synlait Milk is not just about his efforts.

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Broker's View: Restaurant Brands

carl's jr The fast-food firm operates strong brands in a conservative and efficient manner. Dividends and earnings are forecast to steadily rise.

Haka's tourism strategy pays off

Ryan Sanders is a driven entrepreneur who sought autonomy after a brush with the corporate world.

Port takeover highlights confusion

Taking hoki up a notch

Young voters neglected

youth vote, Kathlene Cook Lower rent, cheaper food and less tax are top of young people's financial wishlist before tomorrow's election.

A million-dollar property plan

Property expert Mal James provides advice on a three-point-plan that will help you find the perfect new home.

Bad news for buyers

Scottish 'Yes' for Kiwi shoppers

Hungry days are ahead

Anti-poverty campaign Live Below the Line challenges people to feed themselves for just $2.25 a day.

Get your brand on the racks

Harvey Nichols Having your product picked up by a department store is a big coup. So how do you get your brand in the door?

Entrepreneurs nervous about vote

Their economic outlook remains positive but the election and chances of a change in government and new policy agendas prompts some caution.

Get up and running lean

Moving your business to the US

Jyoti Morningstar: How I keep well

The founder of yoga fashion brand We’ar stays healthy by doing yoga, swimming and surfing.

Socialite proud of banned ad

Carls's Jr Paris Hilton tweets the world that her latest raunchy Carl's Jr ad has been banned in New Zealand.

No longer Crazy Jack Ma

Alibaba's founder believed in the internet's business potential when few other Chinese did, and is now worth $27 billion.

Alibaba IPO prices at top end

Tax crackdown a step closer

Celtic tiger roars again

Ireland's economy is growing rapidly, leading economists to declare the country's debt crisis dead and buried.

The business of enslaving hearts

mike o'donnell MOD Apple has a freakish ability to deliver irresistible goodness we don't yet know we want.

GCSB clarifies 'Project Speargun'

Government Communications Security Bureau tightens its defence over claims of mass surveillance.

Status quo for employment law

Stick or twist this election

Aussie CEO pay down but still too high

Compared with the money mere mortals take home, CEO pay in Australia is the lowest it has been for 11 years.

Act breach costs $20,000

south pacific meats South Pacific Meats has been ordered to pay $20,000 for breaching the Employment Relations Act.

Firms warned over migrant fees

Many employers are not aware migrant staff are paying off fees up to $13,000 to come to NZ.

Victory over fine print

Social media tips for business

Corporate social responsibility lags

NZ organisations know about Corporate Social Responsibility but why are they so slow to implement it?

Rising through the ranks

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

CEOs Uncovered: Victoria Crone

Xero's multi-sport-loving managing director is ready to steer the company towards a US listing.

Stories to tell young women

Heaphy in Women of Influence finals

Olympian drives prefab growth

Former snowboarder Pamela Bell knows all about trailblazing and is applying the lessons learned to her new cause.

Cementing China connection

Leeann Watson, general manager of Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce The Canterbury Chamber of Commerce signs a co-operation agreement with a Chinese business.

Airways strikes deal in China

State-owned air traffic controller will train 200 Chinese air traffic control staff.

NZ's allure grows for Chinese

Alibaba's unassuming lieutenant

Alibaba IPO prices at top end

The Chinese e-commerce giant prices its initial public offering at US$68 a share, raising US$21.8 billion.

GM on the agenda

Craig Mackenzie Kiwi farming couple attending Global Farmer Roundtable that will focus on the challenge of feeding another two billion people.

Synlait focused on future

John Penno insists Synlait Milk is not just about his efforts.

Beef prices tipped to rise

Sour milk price taste

Money's not everything

Surveys suggest farmers are not money hungry and lean more toward environmental stewardship than making big profits.

ACG expands further offshore

DannyChan Launched in the 1990s with just one local campus, Kiwi private school group ACG has grown into an international education provider.

Sustainable 60 finalists announced

Construction company Mr Box and Eco timber company Adobo Wood and are among the finalists in this year’s Sustainable 60 Awards.

Finding a window of investment

Peeking behind the scenes

Greenlane Biogas sold for $25 million

A publicly listed British company has purchased a Kiwi biogas business rescued out of receivership.

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Australian Dollar 0.910
Euro 0.632
British Pound 0.498
Hong Kong Dollar 6.291
Japanese Yen 88.420
Singapore Dollar 1.029
US Dollar 0.811

Prices as at 4:10 am, 20 Sep