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Snag hits $10m BoP build

dollar coin

Weeks from completion, construction of Brother International's $10m HQ may have hit a hiccup.

Goodman Property sells Chch site

John Dakin

Goodman Property Trust has sold a manufacturing site in Christchurch for between $15 million and $20m to help fund a $100m pipeline of new building projects.

More Spark job cuts may come

Simon Moutter

Spark chief refuses to guarantee job cuts are over but says any changes will be small and slow.

Major Auckland development planned

House construction

Apartment blocks and multi-level terrace homes may be built at Three Kings Quarry by Fletcher Building.

Migration boom hits record high

The record is driven by more arrivals, including Kiwis returning from Australia, and few people leaving NZ for Australia.

Visitor arrival numbers rise

Travel, suitcase

More people are coming to New Zealand for a short stay, with visitor arrivals up 5 per cent to 2.8 million for the August year.

Crane collapses at Lyttelton Port

Lyttelton Port

Investigation launched after scrap metal ship crane collapses as ship is loaded at port.

Bogus mag fax scam

Fax

More than 1700 bogus magazine advertising proofs faxed in attempt to obtain more than $740,000.

Consumer confidence could boost retailers

Open purse and money

Briscoe Group is among the NZX companies that could benefit from a solid consumer confidence result today.

Cementing China connection

Leeann Watson, general manager of Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce

The Canterbury Chamber of Commerce signs a co-operation agreement with a Chinese business.

New jobs in 'thousands'

Employer and Manufacturers

The jobs boom of the past year is likely to be repeated in the next 12 months, with tens of thousands more jobs created.

Solid Energy gets $103m lifeline

solid energy

Government will provide cover for restoring mining land and to avoid state-owned miner's technical insolvency.

Christchurch warehouse converted

Foodstuffs Christchurch

Foodstuffs' former South Island distribution hub is being turned into a major Christchurch warehouse complex.

Apartments to be built

apartments

A site currently used as a car park in Mt Eden has been earmarked as an SHA area for apartments.

Christchurch Airport profit drops

Christchurch Airport posts a near-15 per cent fall in annual profit, despite rising passenger numbers.

Waterfront revamp at west's expense?

Auckland lightshow

A plan to defer millions of dollars from West Auckland projects has locals asking whether the focus is fair.

Lack of notice over St Lukes SHA

St Lukes

A block of land on one of Auckland's busiest roads has been fast-tracked by special housing development.

Three-level Bunnings approved

Bunnings

Court grants resource consent for controversial Bunnings store in Auckland's Arch Hill.

Fishing vessel unauthorised

Lafayette

A ship claiming to be the world's largest fishing boat is taking vast amounts of jack mackerel in the South Pacific without permission.

Fletcher boss gets $75k pay rise

Mark Adamson

Mark Adamson will pocket a bigger pay packet taking his annual salary to $1.8 million, alongside a $2.15m bonus.

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