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Craft beer demand froths over

Wellington micro breweries struggle to fill orders as Auckland's penchant for craft beer sends demand skyward.

NZ Super Fund posts bumper return

Super fund beats its benchmark with a 13.9 per cent annual return, but more muted earnings are on the horizon.

Air NZ in hot water over pricing

Airline being investigated over alleged "drip pricing" tactics, such as adding insurance on an opt-out basis.

Unpaid caring hits incomes

Households of unpaid caregivers typically earning 10 per cent less than their peers, report finds.

Creating the magic

Stables strap Wayne Stables works with some of the biggest names in modern cinema.

Designing a teaching career

Nick Webster is helping students start off in their creative digital careers.

Big care for little babies

Party business is child's play

Calls for rental WOFs

Fresh calls for a checklist for rental properties have been supported by student leaders.

#HouseForSale tweets Henare

He's the so-called Minister of Twitter - now Tau Henare has taken to social media to sell a house.

Home building dips in September quarter

Mouldy flats to be torn down

'Most affordable' housing too costly

Most affordable housing in NZ - Palmerston North's - remains unaffordable for the average earner.

Golden Mile losing its shine

More than eight per cent of the Wellington region's shop space is vacant.

Second bar in liquidation

3C, another bar operated by the owner of Molly Malone's, has closed.

Blocking of demolition a 'precedent'

Tenders sought for old rail site

Fire station's $7.5 upgrade complete

Revamp of Wellington's heritage-listed Central Fire Station wins the praise of its newly returned firefighters.

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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