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MPs to cig-makers: 'butt out'

Former Maori Party leader Tariana Turia was a champion of plain packaging for cigarettes.

MP's boilover with Imperial Tobacco's spin doctor isn't the first time big tobacco's been told off.

Sterling dive gets Kiwis buying

The British Pound took a dive on the outcome of the Brexit vote - good news for Kiwis travelling to the UK.

Kiwi travellers have been keen buyers of sterling after the Brexit vote caused the pound to slump.

MP's tobacco rage

MP Marama Fox stormed off the set of The Nation after comparing tobacco industry spokesman Axel Gietz to a Nazi Germany ...

Marama Fox walks off TV set after comparing tobacco boss to Nazi Germany leader.

Business matters

Downer New Zealand upper South Island area manager Mike Reilly accepting the Civil Contractors NZ Nelson Marlborough ...

Civil contractor awards, technology workshops and a business innovation weekend in this weeks business matters.

KiwiSaver Brexit reveal

Traders from BGC, a global brokerage company in London's Canary Wharf financial centre react as European stock markets ...

KiwiSavers have to wait to find out what damage the Brexit's done to their retirement savings.

Forget Brexit, ASOS is back

It was previously thought the website was down because of Brexit, but it turns out it was just a power outage.

Shoppers rejoice, the fashion website is online once more after being down for 24 hours.

American Airlines takes off

American Airlines has started flying to New Zealand again.

The Auckland-Los Angeles flight breaks the monopoly Air New Zealand has enjoyed on the route since 2012.

Whose house is it anyway?

The Boulevard Park on Taylor subdivision in Blenheim has rules in place that all front facing windows must be vertical.

The bizarre subdivision rules designed to keep homeowners in check.

Brexit stuns investors video

The Brexit outcome stunned many investors.

Global markets buckled and US$3 trillion was wiped off stocks as Britain voted to leave the EU.

Brexit could lift mortgage rates

Thanks a lot. Brexit may well result in Kiwis paying more for their mortgages.

The threat of higher mortgage rates follows Brexit vote.

Big Brexit losses for rich

Richard Branson was among people calling for Britain to stay in the European Union.

UK's 15 richest people saw nearly $8b stripped from them by the vote to leave the EU.

Car sharing on NZ's horizon

Toyota NZ managing director Alistair Davis speaking at the media conference.

The head of New Zealand's biggest car company says the future will see a time where nobody will own a motor vehicle - just share them.

ASOS down, Brexit blamed

Asos, a popular clothing and apparel website, is currently down.

Popular British online fashion store ASOS remains offline and people are not taking it well.

Feast for senses returns

Simon Duffy of Uniquely Nelson in the kitchen at The Vic Brew Bar with Howard Williams, one of the venues for the Feast ...

Uniquely Nelson have organised "moveable feasts" to showcase local cuisine to coincide with Light Nelson.

Brexit triggers $A fall

The Australian dollar dropped against the US, but went up against the pound.

Australian dollar plummets against, soars against pound following "leave" vote.

Brexit: NZ politicians weigh in

NZ politicians react to the UK's decision to turn its back on the EU.

PM John Key says he respects the UK's decision, while Andrew Little highlights global negatives.

The future of car advertising video

The Mill Blackbird can simulate almost any car with the help of visual effects.

The Mill Blackbird can simulate almost any car with the help of visual effects.

Asia, US markets take a dive

Stock prices in Japan have plummeted.

US and Asia markets end the day with big losses, amid turmoil over Britain's vote to leave the EU.

Dowie sees aquaculture in Norway

Invercargill MP Sarah Dowie with a picture of Stavanger, in Norway, which is about the size of Dunedin. Dowie was based ...

Invercargill MP says legislative changes would allow more exploration in Southland aquaculture.

Brexit: Sterling, stocks in free fall video

The worldwide financial markets have been jolted by the vote.

Markets jolted worldwide as Britain looks set to exit the European Union.

Brexit: Pound plunges on leave vote video

Some business leaders fear Brexit could be a sign of more fractures to come.

Vote to leave trading block sends financial markets tumbling.

Kapiti airport fears as flights cut

An Air New Zealand flight from Auckland lands at Kapiti Coast Airport.

Three recently added Auckland flights will be axed from August.

Christchurch blueprint 'in tatters'

An artist's impression of McKenzie and Willis development in central Christchurch.

Central city blueprint "in tatters" as a legal dispute between powerful Christchurch property developers heats up.

More ships for NZ

Tauranga will be the New Zealand port of call for Maersk's new service from North Asia to South America.

New Zealand becomes a ''bus stop'' for a shipping service between North Asia and south America.

Auction pulls in big crowd

Phyllis Emslie, a former worker at Campbell Park Estate, planned on buying a number of items.

Campbell Park Estate auction has attracted hundreds of people and raised thousands of dollars

Signs that make you squint video

Wilson Park said it encourages those disputing parking charges to contact the company.

Knee-high signs and small typefaces may make parking penalties legally dubious, says an expert.

Smith's City ups the ante

Smith's City chief executive Roy Campbell has been cutting costs and leading the firm's expansion plan.

Cost cuts at Smith's City as it moves into profitable Auckland.

5-star hotel fights $350k fee

Accor Hotels' Sonya Rossiter says CP Group asked for a review of the development contribution as council's assumptions ...

Wellington's new 5-star hotel has been let off the hook to the tune of more than $50,000.

Brexit: Pound, euro both crash

British Pound has taken a dive on the back of a likely Brexit win.

Pound and euro take huge dive as "leave" camp look likely to win, triggering rush for yen.

Taranaki engineers sought after

Garry Northcott needs some workers to help build boats at his new workshop in New Plymouth.

"It's about not putting all your eggs in one basket."

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