This week in Business Time...

- Motel voted among top 25 in NZ

A Palmerston North hotel has made it on to the TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards Top 25 Hotels in New Zealand. Econo Lodge The Villas, on Pioneer Highway, came in at No 20 on the list.

- Domino's pizza franchises for sale

The two Domino's pizza outlets in Palmerston North - along with the one in Whanganui - are for sale. Price is available on application, but all stores would be refurbished before changing hands.

- Council to host networking event

The Tararua District Council has invited local businesses to attend a networking event at the Tui Brewery in Mangatainoka on February 27. Those wanting to attend should RSVP by calling 374 4080 or email

- Magazine honours photographer

Breanna Houghton from Palmerston North photography and design business Avondah was recently announced as runner-up for D-Photo magazine's Camera Phone Photographer of the Year: November.

- Bunnings site on the market

The site of Bunnings in Feilding is for sale. Listed through Colliers, the 6000-square-metre site makes $236,202 in net rental per year. Bunnings has a 12-year lease with various rights of renewal.

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