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Anzac Day items sell fast

Trelise Cooper Trelise Cooper's Anzac-themed range of clothing and accessories has been so popular it may become a permanent fixture

Why Colombo is wrong, but right

pattrick smellie OPINION: Forbes blogger, who says NZ's economy is a bubble set to burst, is the kind of contributor every site wants.

Migration nears record levels

migrate strap Migration is heading back to boom levels of 40,000 a year, but it's not expected to spark house price surge.

Ferocious storm cuts milk flows

Westland Milk Products Westland Milk Products may not meet a few export orders because of last weeks' ferocious storm.

Investors winning

Stock market NZX Small investors who put money into all three government power company floats are up about 8 per cent overall.

NZX50 5,153.963 arrow 11.041 0.21%
ASX200 5,531.000 arrow 13.200 0.20%
DOW 16,501.650 arrow -12.700 -0.10%
NASDAQ 4,126.970 arrow -34.500 -0.80%
FTSE 6,674.740 arrow -7.000 -0.10%
NIKKEI 14,404.990 arrow -141.300 -1.00%
H-SENG 22,509.640 arrow -221.000 -1.00%

NZX50 20 min delay, others last close

Indices Top Movers Currencies
SEK 2.630 arrow -0.360 -12.04%
RNS 0.145 arrow 0.013 9.85%
SPY 0.320 arrow -0.030 -8.57%
CGF 0.170 arrow 0.010 6.25%
RBC 0.370 arrow 0.020 5.71%
PEB 1.060 arrow -0.060 -5.36%
RAK 0.205 arrow 0.010 5.13%

Price as at 6:36 pm, 24 Apr

Indices Top Movers Currencies
Australian Dollar 0.927
Euro 0.621
British Pound 0.512
Hong Kong Dollar 6.664
Japanese Yen 88.040
Singapore Dollar 1.081
US Dollar 0.860

Price as at 8:50 pm, 24 Apr

It's cold, it's cool and it's hot

NATHAN Nathan Meyer has found the recipe for success, but he's not sharing all the ingredients.

Hooked on fishing

Matt Dobson has been hooked on fishing all his life.

Getting the message out there 24/7

Power Up for work

Shock news: Greens favour privatisation

pattrick smellie OK, that's a provocative headline, but how else to interpret the Greens' social housing policy?

Upswing in Wairarapa property

A spike in residential property sales and long-term growth in mortgage uptake indicates a lift in the Wairarapa market.

Loft apartment needs finishing

Wellington house sales surge

Small investors hit

"Mum and Dad" property investors could be hit by the next raft of clampdowns on mortgage lending.

Investors sought for Hutt motel, bar

Hutt City Motel Two Lower Hutt businesses are up for sale through Paul Hastings & Company, offering investment and owner-operator opportunities.

Developers eye Petone pub for new housing

The sale of a pub in Petone's Jackson St is an opportunity to launch into new residential development, agents say.

Bypass heritage shell comes with protection

Wainuiomata petrol station on market

Small firms tipped to fuel property growth

Small firms are expected to fuel growth in the capital - not the big corporates, a survey finds.

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.