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TVNZ slashes newsrooms

Staff have been given details of the restructure but spokespeople for TVNZ are staying mum on the numbers.

Broadcaster cuts staff from its Wellington and Christchurch newsrooms.

Will another big player enter NZ construction?

Auckland is now the hotspot for building, but infrastructure or horizontal construction is strong throughout the country.

Does the construction industry need more competition?

A fossil(ising) fuel industry

Oil and gas are still the dominant player in the world's energy game but global warming is pushing fossil fuels into the ...

Its golden days are over but will oil and gas bounce back?

Invest in baby boomers' dotage

The grey tsunami wave is only beginning.

Millennials can wreak their revenge by investing in the grey tsunami hitting retirement villages.

NZ's ambitious free trade target

The biggest threat to New Zealand's economy would be the disruption of international trade, Prime Minister Bill English says.

New diplomatic posts in Ireland and Sri Lanka part of a $91m investment to expand NZ trade.

New boss at NZ Post

NZ Post's chief financial officer David Walsh will replace Sir Brian Roche as chief executive at the start of May.

The struggling mail carrier promotes its finance director to chief executive.

Cellphone tower sparks controversy

The Federal Store owner Jeremy Burton and Taranaki Hard Core co-owner Nigel Dwyer are unhappy about the tower being ...

Construction of a cellphone tower right on the edge of a footpath is annoying New Plymouth businesses.

Spark, Vodafone tussle

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Vodafone muddies Spark takeover bid for NZX-listed TeamTalk, by making alternative offer.

500 years work jammed into two

Construction progresses on Toyota's new North American headquarters complex in Plano, Texas.

Toyota's monster new headquarters in the US is considered a modern marvel.

Chart: Education in Northland

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How many Northland students are at or above National Standards?

Let us test, says oil industry

A coal field in Ohai, western Southland. Tenders have gone out for oil and gas exploration in the region also.

Oil and gas explorers seek to reassure Te Anau residents and dolphin lovers.

Airport's new runway headache

Wellington Airport operates with the minimum runway safety area allowed.

Wellington Airport admits it may now have to extend its runway, irrespective of a bid to attract long haul flights.

TVNZ: job losses expected

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News editors to go as TV chief questions whether there will be space for multiple free-to-air broadcasters.

Hutt hotel still happening

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No truth to Hutt hotel rumours.

Pumpkin Patch saved

Pumpkin Patch was placed into receivership in October last year after receiver KordaMentha could not find a buyer for ...

The children's clothing brand has been bought by an Australian online retailer.

Scattergun online ads killing brands video

Google has been criticised for publishing ads in the wrong places.

Companies spend millions crafting their brands, then undo it all for a few cheap clicks from the wrong audience.

Fletcher's construction boss to leave

Graham Darlow is leaving Fletcher Building after 29 years.

Fletcher Building construction boss retires.

Apple tax: blame the Aussies?

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A trans-Tasman tug of war between tax authorities, rather than tax avoidance, may be behind Apple's zero-dollar NZ tax bill.

Easter Sunday work on cards

There might be less time for Easter eggs if Auckland's work rules change for Easter Sunday.

Auckland workers could start being rostered to work on Easter Sunday from 2018.

Lifesaving EpiPen recalled

Mylan is urging 1794 New Zealanders to return their potentially fatal adrenaline injecting EpiPens.

There are defects in two batches of the 300 microgram Adrenaline Auto-Injectors.

Te Anau land in oil tender

Lake Te Anau is the gateway to Fiordland National Park.

Just over 3600 square km of land, up to the edge of Lake Te Anau, opens for oil and gas exploration.

Where Northlanders live

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What sorts of dwellings are being built in Northland?

Delegates 'roughed up'

Police held back protesters who tried to block the entrance to the TSB Showplace in New Plymouth.

Chaos as highly-organised protesters cause huge disruption and declare victory at NZ Petroleum Conference.

NZ Post lifts mail charges

Falling letter volumes have caused New Zealand Post to raise prices.

The dwindling number of people sending letters by FastPost will soon have to pay more for the pleasure.

TVNZ calls staff meetings

Footage from Mexico shows the apex predator thrashing around as it first gets into the steel cage, and then tries to escape.

State-owned broadcaster expected to announce newsroom restructure.

Building pressure coming to a head

The construction peak has left no room for error for building companies.

Some building companies are likely to run out of cash in the face of high workloads.

Sky appeals merger ruling

Sky TV and Vodafone faced a technical deadline of tomorrow to challenge the merger ruling.

Sky Television and Vodafone New Zealand have filed High Court papers appealing the Commerce Commission's decision to refuse clearance for their proposed merger.

Wanted: 30K more workers

Pipes being laid in Taranaki. A massive ramp-up in infrastructure work is putting pressure on civil contractors.

Construction is booming and there are jobs aplenty, but it's not proving a big enough drawcard for Kiwis.

Lifeline for Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin Patch may have a buyer after it was placed into receivership in October last year.

Australian online retailers may save the children's retailer because of its strong brand name and customer base.

CricHQ looks to raise its bat

CricHQ founder Simon Baker says it is amazing to be nominated for the award.

The company has plans to become the world's largest cricket broadcaster.

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