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Rare Athfield house on market

The house quickly became a local curiosity, with cars often stopping at the end of the driveway to have a look.

"Sometimes a house gets into your soul,'' says vendor's daughter.

Best guess for OCR

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler has signalled a further cut in interest rates is "likely".

The Reserve Bank is set to give explicit guidance for the future of interest rates.

Taste of Tudor in the city

Once the home of the Red Cross, 200 Willis St is back on the market.

A building once the home of the Red Cross is up for sale a second time.

Climbing Mt Debt

I have no idea what sort of mortgage we should go for.

What happens when you have pre-approval to borrow more money than you had wanted to spend.

Taratahi comes up short

Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre sat below average in three of the report's four performance indicators.

Fewer than two in five students completed their qualifications last year.

Traps lure, 'whack', kill rodents video

The self-resetting rat-traps - called A24 - are mounted to trees.

As the war on pests continues, one Wellington business believes it has the answer.

Boogie Wonderland in liquidation

**** NIGHT CLUB 4 ---? SUNDAY STAR TIMES--- Tripping the light fantastic at Boogie Wonderland. 17/08/04 Picture by David ...

Saturday night's not the night for dancing after demise of popular Wellington hot spot.

'Sad day' for Pumpkin Patch

A lack of capital was putting the company at risk, according to a notice on the NZX.

The NZ children's clothing company has too much debt and is struggling to stay afloat.

$100m city apartment boost

By the end of 2018 the $100m Pinnacle apartments, pictured, and the adjacent Victoria St Precinct apartments will bring ...

New complexes will add an extra 1000 resident to inner-city Wellington.

Former AB's Kiwigarden

Kiwigarden strawberry yoghurt drops, a snack aimed for children, was a finalist in the NZ Food awards.

A former All Black captain and his wife building freeze dried snack business.

Historic building altered without consent

Elliott House in Kent Tce, Wellington, was designed in 1913 by notable New Zealand architect William Gray Young.

Wellington dairy owner admits "mistakes" over changes made to 100-year-old building.

Healthy snack box delivery

Good Grazing snack boxes includes a variety of snacks such as triple nut banana bars, protein balls, kalamata olive ...

Most of us have experienced the 3pm slump, where we reach for the chocolate to stave off hunger, only to regret it later.

How Pokemon Go can help real estate

Augmented reality, used in Pokemon Go, may benefit real estate, a consultancy says.

Visualising a new building make make help investors far away.

Wellington to get new hotel

The T&G or ''Harcourts'' building, on the corner of Lambton Quay and Grey St is a category one heritage site.

Once headed for demolition, the old Harcourts building is getting a happier ending.

Gym members demand refunds

Configure Express in Papakura closed in August but members are still waiting on refunds.

Members of a women's gym in Auckland say they are still waiting for refunds, more than two months after it closed.

Runway safety challenge

An aerial simulation of the proposed Wellington Airport runway extension.

Pilot's union and aviation regulator clash over what is a "practicable" safety zone at Wellington Airport.

January start for Hutt hotel

Nearly a year after the site in southern High St was cleared, there is no sign of  a hotel planned to open in 2017.

 A $12m four-star hotel is still on track to be built, despite further delays to its construction date.

Fast ferry option floated

A new ferry service being floated from Whanganui to Motueka would leave from Castlecliff at the mouth of the Whanganui River.

Faster vessel between Whanganui and Motueka could significantly cut North-South island journey times.

The value of sustainability

John Milford, chief executive of the Wellington Chamber of Commerce

OPINION: There may be costs in auditing your carbon footprint, but the benefits far outweigh them

Votes to halt Shelly Bay sale

An artist's impression of a joint venture development at Shelly Bay by the Port Nicholson Block Development Trust and ...

The future of Wellington's Shelly Bay is uncertain after opponents challenged its sale.

Kiwis cashing in on digital reality

The Green Fairy is New Zealand's first virtual reality film. It is aimed at children aged 5-7 years and was recently ...

A New Zealand virtual and augmented reality association has been set up to develop the booming  sector.

Yeah baby! 60s style for sale video

This 1950s Jaguar XK 140 FHC is expected to fetch between $120,000 and $140,000

Classic car collection that would make a superspy envious go up for auction.

The Warehouse pops up in Greytown

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The Warehouse's arrival in quaint, boutique Greytown has drawn a mixed reaction.

WREDA slims down

Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency chief executive Chris Whelan says every sent saved in the agency's ...

Wellington economic development agency restructure could save $500,000 a year.

Consultation on retail card payments begins

Minister for Commerce and Consumer Affairs Paul Goldsmith has released an issues paper on retail payment systems for ...

The Government is calling for public input into its investigation credit card charges.

Grocery store wars

Karori Mall was sold to Foodstuffs for $22 million.

Wellington Mall's new owner is tight-lipped on whether it will kick out the rival supermarket once the lease is up.

NZ Super in green push

NZ Super is set to announce investment guidelines which would favour clean energy over fossil fuels, but it is expected ...

Sovereign wealth fund set to report new environmental investment rules.

The big wheels in our hotel industry

Wellington's Sofitel, seen here under construction in 2015, was converted from offices once occupied by ENZA. It opened ...

Despite some big name arrivals, Kiwi owners still hold a controlling stake in the hotel sector.

Petrol closing on $2 a litre

Lower petrol prices have boosted how much Kiwis are driving, but the price of filling up has jumped strongly in October.

The cost of filling up the car is nearing a psychological level as global oil prices rise.

Inflation falls to 0.2 per cent

The prices of goods may feel like it is rising, but inflation in 2016 is close to zero.

The cost of living is going up, but only marginally.

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