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Eighty new jobs as milk factory exports to Asia

Darfield Fonterra

Fonterra's new $120 million facility UHT plant at Waitoa creates 80 new jobs.

Shock forestry findings

logging

Safety failures in the forestry sector extend all the way up the supply chain.

Ebos looks further afield

Ebos chief executive, Patrick Davies.

Ebos Group has bought Australian-based pet food company Black Hawk Premium Pet Care for $57.8 million, and says further acquisitions are on the horizon.

On a wing and a prayer

HELIPRO

It's turbulent times for aviation, with the financial collapse of helicopter firm Helipro and Vincent Aviation, and it fears it is being choked by red tape.

Projects strain Wgtn labour

Construction worker/ Hard hat

Two big infrastructure projects in Wellington will require more labour than the region can offer, listed recruitment firm AWF Group says.

Chinese firm gets hotel approval

Fu Wah's planned hotel in downtown Auckland.

Chinese development company Fu Wah granted official approval for five-star hotel in downtown Auckland.

Red ink still spills at Solid Energy

Solid Energy

State coal miner posts another big loss - $182 million for the year to June.

Air NZ wins long running legal battle

air cargo

Airline wins fight against Aussie competition watchdog which alleged it took part in surcharge price fixing.

Japan bags NZ company

Travel, suitcase

NZ airport baggage handling business BSC Group sells an 80 per cent stake to Daifuku of Japan.

New Auckland spaces planned

Waterfront Auckland

Aucklanders are being asked to help plan a network of high-quality public spaces for the central city.

ANZ $1.7b profit 'not that exciting'

ANZ

ANZ boss hits back at critics of the bank's record profit, saying its returns are "only middle of the range".

Building consents dip 12 per cent

building consent

Election jitters may have contributed to a 12 per cent slump in building consent numbers in September, economists say.

Strongline Buildings owes $3.4m

gavel

Shareholder infighting pushed Tauranga company into liquidation owing money to over 100 creditors.

White collar workers lift AWF profit

small business, businessman

Recruitment firm delivers on a forecast increase to interim profit following the purchase of Madison Recruitment.

Consent bid for new winery

winery

Wine company applies for consent to build a 250-tonne winery on Jacksons Rd, Blenheim.

New city-to-city bus gets rolling

Manabus, Brian Souter

New bus operator launches a fleet of six double decker coaches, featuring wi-fi and reclining leather seats.

$60m Auckland data centre opens

cloud computing

Takanini data centre is the 'flagship project' in Spark's $200m investment in cloud computing services.

Pero calls foul over Buddle Findlay

Mike Pero

Mike Pero is upset that law firm which acted for him for years is now acting for a partner he's in dispute with.

Storm debris to be salvaged

West Coast Cyclone Ita forest damage

Reefton company wins first contract to salvage cyclone-damaged timber on the West Coast.

Tough year for KiwiRail

KiwiRail

Two unexpected and high-profile events headlined a challenging year for KiwiRail.

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