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Site injuries spike

Construction, contractors, rebuild Crushed feet and limbs are contributing to a spike in workplace injuries in the post-earthquake rebuild.

From night-fill to millions

Greg Foran Kiwi businessman Greg Foran is a long way from his beginnings as a night-fill assistant - he's in line for a pay packet worth millions.

Can habits be positive?

change I decided I'd try to change. I set out to do things differently over the course of a week.

Economic activity settles in south

Percent Economic activity in the South Island is settling into a more manageable 4.2 per cent trend growth three years after the February earthquake.

Making her own career

Colston thumb Fifi Colston can make cleverness out of almost anything.

Xero out to woo British recruits

Xero is looking overseas to fill 160 vacancies for software developers and has outlined its relocation offer.

Skills gap worsening

Sign of the times

Pong puts off Petone shoppers

stormwater drain Raw sewage is causing a stink for Petone business owners, the body corporate and the council.

Wages low, housing high

House prices are ballooning out of kilter with low wage increases as house affordability dives.

Another 15,000 residents for city

Farewell Fareham

House values dip

A lack of pressure in the Wellington region's housing market saw average house values dip slightly in the last three months.

Share offer for chunk of Petone site

Petone Countdown The massive Countdown Petone building is being offered to investors as a syndication opportunity.

Te Aro apartments planned

Galatea Holdings has asked WCC for permission to build 32 apartments at 41 Hopper St.

Corrections centre sells

Major rebuild for council flats

MBIE's $60m makeover

A grand old dame of the Wellington public service has had a $60 million makeover.

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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