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Abano posts flat result

abano

After emerging from a bitter boardroom battle, dentistry group Abano Healthcare reports flat results from its core business across the Tasman.

Airbus tour stops by NZ

Airbus A350

Airbus' newest aircraft, the A350-900, will visit Auckland next month as part of a round-the-world test flight.

Stockton confirms job losses

stockton  mine

Final job losses at Solid Energy's Stockton mine have been confirmed, with 184 being made redundant.

Foreign charter rule changes

fishing boat

Rule changes demanding fishing-boat skippers and officers speak Korean are being used to keep New Zealanders out of fishing jobs, a union says.

Acurity takeover underway

Doctor

A takeover offer has been launched for Wellington-based listed company Acurity at $6.50 a share.

Firm's ticket to ride pre-tax profits

Bus

Christchurch's Connexionz says its pre-tax profit has improved after good progress on some of its United States contracts.

Round the Bays looks for sponsor

round the bays

Wellington's iconic Round the Bays fun run is looking for a new naming sponsor.

NZ buyers lose out

Genesis

A controversial American couple's $1m stake in Genesis Energy is a blow for mum and dad investors.

NZ insurer raises $31m before IPO

Naomi Ballantyne

Fast-growing life insurer Partners Life has completed a $31.6m capital raising to fund its next phase of growth.

Sainsbury's fund lamb R&D

Techion

UK supermarket giant Sainsbury's is funding a small Dunedin agri-tech company.

Site injuries spike

Construction, contractors, rebuild

Crushed feet and limbs are contributing to a spike in workplace injuries in the post-earthquake rebuild.

From night-fill to millions

Greg Foran

Kiwi businessman Greg Foran is a long way from his beginnings as a night-fill assistant - he's in line for a pay packet worth millions.

Economic activity settles in south

Percent

Economic activity in the South Island is settling into a more manageable 4.2 per cent trend growth three years after the February earthquake.

Scales philosophical about debut

NZX

Apple and logistics firm's shares end their first day on the NZX 2c below their issue price.

Trapped man 'turned blue'

St John's Ambulance

A man who fell from a cherry picker today is in critical condition.

Auckland office space shrinks

Auckland office buildings, Tower Insurance

Prime office space at the heart of NZ's biggest city could be compared to the size of a football field.

Auckland Airport US loan priced

Auckland Airport Air New Zealand

Auckland International Airport completes the refinancing of its $454 million capital return to shareholders.

US just the ticket for Connexionz

Connexionz

Electronic bus-information company says good progress on US contracts helped boost pre-tax profit.

Supermarket battle looms

Countdown Porirua

Residents are gearing up for battle over a giant $17 million supermarket in Porirua.

Banks put money on Chorus promise

Banks cut Chorus extra slack in return for a promise that it won't pay shareholders any dividends until at least next June.

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