Old style annuities were something of a gamble between the investor and the company providing the annuity:
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Long on slogans, short on excitement. That's the 2016 budget.
Outdoor swimming in Wellington? A businessman insists it's not just a fantasy.
Council hopes to reach deal with NZSO and School of Music to restart strengthening works.
Alert goes out on scam targeting builders' payments.
Manawatu health advocate applauds cigarette price hike from $20 a pack to $30 by 2020.
Government's $100m for water quality is "a drop in the bucket", says clean water advocate.
After weathering a perfect storm of tax dodging charges and liquidation, Jenny Joblin's back at the helm of fashion label Federation.
NZ First leader blasts "fat people sitting in their ivory towers" for tobacco tax hike as he calls for a fat-free nation.
Outward is set to make exporting to China easy as.
Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says ''huge strides'' made in Christchurch's recovery.
Air NZ is using robots fitted with cameras to explore hard to reach spots on its aircraft.
Concern that building guarantee could force builders out of the trade.
One of the founders of Logan Brown is expanding his bagel business into the capital.
Social service investments look good on paper, but finer details are key for South Canterbury.
Sales of blankets, heaters, firewood and snow chains soar as the mercury drops.
Being late to work meant shop owner wasn't hurt after car crashes through his window.
Health got the lion's share of Budget funding, but Labour's updated its calculations and says it's not enough.
Tourism industry leaders are worried that lack of funding will continue to severely handicap the Department of Conservation.
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New site will boost floor space by about 1500sqm and bring workers under the same roof.
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"There are concerns about public safety in these circumstances"
The Northland Regional Council has sold one of its Whangarei properties for $2.6 million.
Michael Reddell expected thanks for revealing a Reserve Bank leak. Instead, he was privately slammed him as "reckless"
"Some people like hunting, some like fishing, some like sports or fishing - I just like Christmas."
A new policy will force the city's council to release more land and bring house prices down, the PM says.
Wanaka developer secures tender to buy a ratepayer-owned land bank.
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