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Henderson wins extension

Bankrupt property developer Dave Henderson.

Businessman David Henderson has won a chance to further argue his case against the Official Assignee.

KiwiRail cost-saving plan 'nuts'

KiwiRail says it hasn't made a decision on whether it will replace its electric locomotives with diesels, but the union warns the latest cost-cutting proposals would cost hundreds of jobs.

Cash-strapped KiwiRail is proposing to replace electric trains with more diesel-powered engines, which could cost hundreds of jobs, union warns.

Cat food linked to slavery ring

Thai and Burmese fishing boat workers sit inside a cell at the compound of a fishing company in Benjina, Indonesia.

Kiwi cat owners who buy their moggies Fancy Feast or Iams branded food may have unwittingly supported a slavery ring in Southeast Asia.

'Work together' over port

The size of the proposed wharf extensions, shown in purple. Bledisloe Wharf is on the left, Fergusson Wharf on the right.

Auckland mayor meets port reps, lobby groups and others over controversial port expansion plan.

Big fishery catch gap possible

GOOD EATING: Tarakihi

Level of fish caught in NZ waters could be three times higher than recorded, leaked report says.

Avoiding Easter's bad eggs

Easter is one of the biggest trading times for chocolate.

We're spending up on chocolate but is anyone paying attention to ethical production?

Mainzeal liquidator plans action

Phil Doyle /Fairfax Media; Mainzeal construction HQ Victoria  St Auckland

Liquidator of one of NZ's biggest construction firms believes it can make a number of claims.

Price of beer to rise

Overseas-owned breweries Lion, DB and Independent Breweries are all hiking beer prices by the end of April.

Lion, DB and Independent Breweries are all hiking their prices.

Media agency owner guilty of fraud

New Zealand dollar, NZ money, cash

Owner of The Media Counsel guilty of charges over $1.8m of payments.

Hallenstein profit beats forecast

TURNAROUND: Hallenstein Glasson's profit jumped nearly 40 per cent after it revived flagging sales.

Retailer's profit jumps nearly 40 per cent after turnaround at a critical time.

Quake city recovers its mojo

BUILDING CONFIDENCE: The glass facade of Tim Glasson and Warren Bell’s ANZ Centre development.

Developers are revamping Christchurch city centre.

New Wynyard Quarter building

Artists impression of the $86m office building for Datacom.

Another office building has been announced for Auckland's burgeoning waterfront area.

Contractor's money woes continue

NZ money, coins, cash

Tokoroa contractor whose company owes millions of dollars has more added to the bill.

IT guy helps Kiwi tech firms

Guy Haddleton says talent and training spell success.

How do you build a billion-dollar business? If any Kiwi knows, it could be Guy Haddleton.

Heartland confidence rebounds

20032015 Farming Photo:Dean Kozanic/FairfaxNZ.  Glenalla Farm near Ashburton owned by Peter and Anne Gilbert.

Rural regions braced themselves for tough times late last year, but are feeling happier now.

Forestry worker named

FOREST DEATH: The Taranaki Community Rescue Helicopter flew to Te Wera where a man died

The man who died in a forestry accident near Stratford on Thursday has been named.

Groynes Park questions

Murray Allott

Top liquidator is director of a company itself subject to liquidation actions, which is working on Harewood subdivision.

Childcare owners give firm to charity

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Kidicorp owners ditch the corporate name and give the operation to family foundation.

Jobs uncertain as trucking firm sold

Hino recently introduced a fully built up tipper based on their 500 Series FC four-wheeler.

Smith and Davies' Northland trucking business is being sold to a rival company.

Form plus fans equals good result

LOWER HUTT, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 07:  Phoenix fans show their support during the round 20 A-League match between the Wellington Phoenix and Adelaide United at Hutt Recreation Ground on March 7, 2015 in Lower Hutt, New Zealand.  (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Wellington sporting teams are looking to cash in on their recent on-field success - and the fans hold the key.

Tourism industry travelling well

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NZ's premier tourism event, Trenz 2015, will see a larger contingent of buyers out of the UK as well as emerging markets.

International arrivals grow 15pc

Almost twice as many Indians applied to migrate to Australia compared to British applicants.

Christchurch Airport international passenger numbers grew 15 per cent in February.

Sales up but investment costs weigh

SeaDragon chief executive Ross Keeley.

Fish oil company SeaDragon says sales for the March year will be about $6.5 million, more than twice the previous year's figure.

Air NZ adds service to Melbourne for cricket fans

030214 News Photo:Dean Kozanic FairfaxNZ. Christchurch International Airport. Air New Zealand and Jet Star taxi for take-off. Air NZ Boeing 737 lands. File

Cricket fans, don't despair, Air NZ has added a service to Melbourne for Sunday's Cricket World Cup final. 

Sony NZ stores to stay open

CUTTING COSTS: Sony is closing all 14 of its stores in Canada, and has closed all but two of its 37 company-operated stores in the US.

Sony has no plans to shut its three NZ outlets, despite closures in the US and Canada.

Lower oil prices good are for us

GOLDILOCKS ZONE: When prices are 'just right' - high enough to reward producers but low enough to entice consumers.

OPINION: The 'Goldilocks' zone for oil prices has been banished, but the story's still good for NZ.

Kiwi anti-wrinkle innovation

BYE BYE BOTOX?: Snowberry's new anti-wrinkle skin care product went on sale on Wednesday.

Auckland skin care company makes big claims for an anti-ageing product.

Hotchin abandons Perpetual claim

PERPETUAL EXCLUDED: Mark Hotchin had sought to make Guardian Trust and Perpetual Trust jointly responsible for damages over the collapse of his finance companies.

Perpetual Trust no longer part of financier's attempt to make trustees liable for damages.

Mayor walks out over port row

EXPANSION PLANS PANNED: Auckland Mayor Len Brown is under fire for the council's stance on expanding the city's wharves.

Len Brown leaves council meeting after blocking debate on controversial port expansion.

Air NZ reveals Argentina pricing

Air New Zealand will begin flying 777-200ER to Buenos Aires from December 1.

Air New Zealand has revealed pricing for its new Auckland to Argentina service.

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