Port guilty over crushing death

CentrePort worker Mark Samoa was killed when a forklift driver failed to see him and pushed two huge packs of paper pulp together, crushing him on  January 20, 2013.

Sisters of a man who died after being crushed between two pulp bales cried in court as they told of the impact of his death.

A town with no pub video

Eketahuna Commerical Hotel managers Phil Ryan and Kaye Brotherton.

Locals up in arms as last orders are called at Eketahuna's only pub.

Fifa U-20 raises capital's profile

Argentina's Giovanni Simeone (L) and Uruguay's Mathias Suarez compete for the ball during their match for the final round of the South American Under-20 Championship in February.

Despite tens of millions tuning in to Wellington for under-20 football, Wellington may see little gain from it.

Investors borrow up large ahead of crackdown

Property investors account for one in every three dollars borrowed in the housing market.

Investors borrowing $1.8 billion make up one third of the mortgage market.

Quenched vows to return refuelled

Quenched was advertising with the phrase: "Don’t stop the party at your place early, we are here to help."

Booze delivery service says it will be back in business soon, despite criticism.

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Residential Property

Investors borrow up large ahead of crackdown

Property investors account for one in every three dollars borrowed in the housing market.

Investors borrowing $1.8 billion make up one third of the mortgage market.

Reserve Bank right to clamp down on Auckland

OPINION: The Reserve Bank has pulled the handbrake harder on Auckland housing.

Banks rake in $12m profit a day

The Auckland housing 'bubble'

Commercial Property

Lack of quake help disappoints

Wellington's quake-damaged Old Public Trust Building will be strengthened for the Culture and Heritage Ministry.

Commercial building owners say it's ironic a building has to collapse for it to get tax relief

Target property speculators

Tax specialist Deborah Russell says property speculators' ability to claim tax deduction should be reconsidered.

The old Napier hospital building, which was closed in 1998 and has dominated the city skyline since it went up in 1968, is coming down to be replaced by two eight-storey apartment towers.

Final view before wreckers move in video

Demolition of the old Napier Hospital, a fixture of the city skyline for 47 years, begins this month.

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