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Controversial port plan on hold

Auckland Council asks the port company to cool its heels on wharf extensions.

Solid Energy issues 'not resolvable'

Chairwoman resigned because she disagreed with Bill English that the company could be saved.

$400m family feud back in court

Children of late business magnate Hugh Green continue fight over his fortune.

Auckland values soar in March

Auckland property values are continuing to rise, but other main centres are starting to plateau.

Weaving a new career

Blanket strap Monique Neeson has a cutting-edge company in the back blocks.

Precision optics light up the world

Jin Zhang shines light for all to see.

A sweet-as business

Farmer Doug Avery has come through all the hard times.

Vicarage could fetch $1m

Another valuable old church property in the Wellington suburb of Seatoun is up for sale.

Wellington immune to price frenzy

Prices for the Greater Wellington area homes about $5000 lower than in February last year.

Housing market takes a breather

Capital mansion sells for $3.7m

A chilling Sleeping Beauty

A fairytale classic has undergone an icy makeover for a stage show hitting Wellington this winter.

Willis St shops sell for $6m

Two Willis St properties have been sold by Clem Griffiths to fellow Wellington developer Maurice Clark for $6 million.

Capital's $80m tower

A new $80 million office block is set to replace the quake-damaged BP House on Wellington's waterfront.

Hutt ANZ on market

Seaview bumps industrial vacancies

Sold! For $1m

The building where the Tuatara Brewing Company recently opened its new tasting room is understood to have been sold to for $1 million.

Why the US loves red Ken

For almost 30 years Ken McDowall worked on Rotokawa Farm at Whanganui, managing the sheep flock and a beef herd for its owner.

Apple growers get the pip

I have a braeburn apple each morning with my breakfast. I love the tangy sharpness of its taste. It could be my Swedish and Anglo-Saxon genes, because I am not alone in this. Apple lovers in Northern Europe buy almost all of our braeburns.

The art of once-a-day milking

Farmers get red pens ready for drought-hit accounts

Farming: full of strategy

A Wairarapa farmer has spent more than 20 years showing Wellington bureaucrats that farmers aren't dimwits.

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