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Warm June saw power fall

Genesis The warmest June on record led to 12pc fall in power demand from Genesis mass market customers.

UK union 'should stop bleating'

Sheep Britain's National Farmers Union should stop bleating about cheap NZ lamb and focus on boosting lamb consumption, Federated Farmers says.

Report queries uranium impact

Chatham Rock Phosphate A Crown report says there could be a long-term build up of uranium in farmlands from using phosphate mined from the Chatham Rise.

Fears Postie Plus creditors to miss out

Postie Plus A creditor of national clothing chain Postie Plus says most creditors have lost hope of getting any of their money paid.

Bees knees

Teenage beekeeping brothers Matthew and Daniel Mason have grown their business to 100 hives in five years. 6:36am Teenage beekeeping brothers Matthew and Daniel Mason have grown their business to 100 hives in five years.

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FTSE 6,795.340 arrow 66.900 1.00%
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SGL 0.100 arrow -0.010 -9.09%
WDT 0.110 arrow -0.010 -8.33%
RBC 0.400 arrow -0.020 -4.76%
VIL 1.050 arrow -0.050 -4.55%
RNS 0.145 arrow 0.005 3.57%
SKT 6.810 arrow 0.150 2.25%
HNZ 0.940 arrow -0.020 -2.08%

Price as at 7:57 am, 24 Jul

Indices Top Movers Currencies
Australian Dollar 0.920
Euro 0.646
British Pound 0.509
Hong Kong Dollar 6.739
Japanese Yen 88.140
Singapore Dollar 1.077
US Dollar 0.869

Price as at 8:50 pm, 23 Jul

SBS Bank in good shape

Ross Smith The outgoing SBS CEO leaves the bank after reporting a near-record profit for 2014.

Aussies joining rebuild 'cold'

Australian firms setting up in post-quake Christchurch need local partners, says business rep.

Fears Postie Plus creditors to miss out

Arena sponsor 'here for the long haul'

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.

A taste of cafe culture at school

Wellington college cafe Wellington College students won't be falling asleep, now the school has a coffee shop.

Store rides the digital revolution

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

Students' sweet paleo success

Sacked after boss paid for visa

Longer parking limits wanted

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

Aussie dollar up on CPI figures

Australian dollars Australian consumer prices rose by 0.5 per cent in the June quarter, as health services and home prices rose.

1 in 25 New Yorkers a millionaire

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

A billionaire's three-day week

Is this the end?

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?

Swapping self-interest for mutual benefit

pattrick smellie Today's deeply interconnected world is, in fact, very much an artefact of the globalising urge that came from the end of WWII.

Examining child support

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

Finances under-rated

Home ownership over-rated

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?

Bank on track to close pay gap

wallet Westpac wins the inaugural Equal Pay Awards, organised to highlight the difference in pay for men and women.

Executive loses fight for bonus

Former Huawei executive fails in his bid to claim a $75K bonus after they weren't given out in a lean year.

Sacked worker paid after trial error

Couple underpaid by $79,000

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?

China slowdown hits NZ

A drop in house prices disconcerts Chinese consumers, and weighs on Kiwi exports to China.

Seeds rendered worthless

Carrots in flower for seed Some Canterbury farmers are facing big losses after bad weather ruined their seed crops.

Sharing produces rewards

A new type of farming sees members pay upfront for a year's worth of produce, accepting whatever the land provides.

Take worries away from clifftops

UK union 'should stop bleating'

Bees knees

Teenage beekeeping brothers Matthew and Daniel Mason have grown their business to 100 hives in five years.

Conquering the C word

murraybrennanstrap Kiwi oncologist Murray Brennan realised he could really only do his work offshore.

Groundbreaking tool finds Pacific markets

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

Building a case for eco-friendly pine

Finding balance after cancer

Why your friends are more popular

Analysing social interactions is now a science.

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0.00 NZD = 0.00 NZD
New Zealand Dollar   New Zealand Dollar
Australian Dollar 0.920
Euro 0.646
British Pound 0.509
Hong Kong Dollar 6.739
Japanese Yen 88.140
Singapore Dollar 1.077
US Dollar 0.869

Prices as at 8:50 pm, 23 Jul