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Summer events to inject millions

The Rolling Stones Auckland’s packed summer events calendar is expected to inject millions of dollars into the economy.

Right to smoko goes

Mug of tea Workplace reform law, including removal of statutory right to meal breaks and smokos, is passed by MPs.

Stats NZ staff ramp up action

statistics NZ workers strike All inflation data would be held as a result of industrial action, along with other data compiled by field interviewers.

Farmer's last chance

Phillip Woolley Marlborough's Phillip Woolley, called NZ's 'most recidivist' offender, faces prison if he doesn't clean up his act.

Auckland rates plan 'cynical'

Auckland generic, harbour, skyline Business groups slam Auckland Mayor Len Brown's plan to shift the rates burden onto business to spare homeowners.

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ASX200 5,476.200 arrow 28.500 0.50%
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NASDAQ 4,549.230 arrow -15.100 -0.30%
FTSE 6,453.870 arrow 51.700 0.80%
NIKKEI 15,553.910 arrow 224.000 1.50%
H-SENG 23,819.870 arrow 299.500 1.30%

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  PRICE MOVEMENT
SGL 0.220 arrow 0.080 57.14%
CRP 0.135 arrow -0.020 -12.90%
VML 0.012 arrow 0.001 9.09%
PBG 0.500 arrow 0.030 6.38%
FIN 2.600 arrow 0.150 6.12%
FRE 5.450 arrow 0.300 5.83%
OGC 2.510 arrow -0.140 -5.28%

Price as at 6:50 pm, 30 Oct

Indices Top Movers Currencies
RATE
Australian Dollar 0.889
Euro 0.620
British Pound 0.488
Hong Kong Dollar 6.047
Japanese Yen 85.130
Singapore Dollar 0.997
US Dollar 0.780

Price as at 8:50 pm, 30 Oct

Stats NZ staff ramp up action

statistics NZ workers strike All inflation data would be held as a result of industrial action, along with other data compiled by field interviewers.

WTO deal gets Labour support

Labour backs Government's decision to join a WTO deal giving NZ firms the right to bid for trillions of dollars of contracts.

New intercity bus gets rolling

Hotchin free to make case against trustees

You've earned it but don't flaunt it all

luxury spend Some spending decisions you make in your 20s and 30s may derail you financially later on.

Kiwisaver's comeback kings

Thousands of "second-chancers" who fell off the property ladder have climbed back on using KiwiSaver.

Hard to get more for less

No-one needs shoe umbrellas

ANZ clips wings of Qantas scheme

ANZ dashes the hopes of customers hoping to score free flights using its Qantas-linked credit cards.

From zero to $500K in 10 months

Sandradee Makejev Social media has redefined small business ownership and made one retailer a fortune.

Seven crazy cost cuts

How many corporate cost-cutting measures cost more than they save over time?

Do people really work at home?

Nine to five consigned to history?

Seven deadly sins of small business

If there was a small business bible, these would surely be the seven deadly sins to avoid.

Foursome a deal-maker: wife

wall st US investment banker's wife says she was pressured into having sex with a client and his partner to help secure a deal.

Facebook's advertising revenue soars

The social media giant made NZ$3.75 billion in advertising revenue in the third quarter, up 64 per cent.

ANZ gaffe sees profit unveiled early

'Sacked over my sex life'

US Federal Reserve ends 'easy money'

The Fed decides to end its quantitative easing stimulus programme, after six years of pumping money into the economy.

Some hope for High Street

Abel Butler Bricks-and-mortar stores struggling with online shopping told they need to "fight fire with fire".

Boss told PA to 'show her nipples'

Staffer abused by her boss after she used Facebook too often is awarded $10K by the ERA.

Fair Go: He's not authorised

Workers' beliefs must be respected

Yealands top sustainability winner

Yealands Estate Wines and DB Breweries are among the companies recognised in this year's Sustainable 60 awards.

Fighting fraud together

Karen Scott-Howman Banks will stand by their customers in the case of genuine fraud, but customers need to keep their passwords and PINs safe.

The creeping social housing crisis

National's social housing policy is ripe for accusations of privatisation by stealth and abandonment of govt's social obligations.

R&D centres key to vibrant economy

Banks eye web protections

PGC shares suspended

Chalkie keeps his feet dry as he digs deeper into PGC's audit woes.

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.

Farmer's last chance

Phillip Woolley Marlborough's Phillip Woolley, called NZ's 'most recidivist' offender, faces prison if he doesn't clean up his act.

Take lepto seriously

The impact of leptospirosis will have far-reaching effects on the family and colleagues of a vet battling the disease.

Think diversification

Perfect on-farm partnership

New life for old girl

Allan Andrews' tractor has retired to the country after its previous life as a road sweeper.

Alan Bollard wrangles APEC

AlanBollard_strap Keeping APEC’s 70-odd working groups singing from the same songsheet is providing more than enough challenge.

Smooth food operators

Olympian George Bridgewater and brother Sam are providing quality blended food to sick people.

Conquering sweet temptation

The new generation wharfies

The startup formula

There is an equation for building a flourishing business.

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Australian Dollar 0.889
Euro 0.620
British Pound 0.488
Hong Kong Dollar 6.047
Japanese Yen 85.130
Singapore Dollar 0.997
US Dollar 0.780

Prices as at 8:50 pm, 30 Oct