Business

Samalah Gray

Wood suppliers gear up

Marlborough firewood companies are gearing up for the winter rush as the cooler weather rolls in.

Fresh hop gin a world first

A Nelson distillery has combined a love of hops with that of gin, to create what is possibly the world's first fresh hop gin.

Old pub has cafe future

A 163-year-old pub is up for sale and unlikely to ever open its doors again as a tavern.

'Dream wedding'

A deserving Marlborough couple could take a free walk down the aisle

Shops ignore Easter closure law

Shops remained open for business as usual in Kaikoura during Easter weekend

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  VALUE MOVEMENT
NZX50 5,154.192 arrow 11.270 0.22%
ASX200 5,517.770 arrow 38.500 0.70%
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 14,546.270 arrow 157.500 1.10%
H-SENG 22,509.640 arrow -221.000 -1.00%
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Top Movers

  PRICE MOVEMENT
GFF 0.660 arrow 0.090 15.79%
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%
RAK 0.205 arrow 0.010 5.13%
Price as at 3:40 pm, 24 Apr

Currencies

RATE
Australian Dollar 0.929
Euro 0.624
British Pound 0.514
Hong Kong Dollar 6.689
Japanese Yen 88.360
Singapore Dollar 1.083
US Dollar 0.863
Price as at 3:20 pm, 24 Apr

79 mill jobs to go

timaru logs A worker laid off as part of the Southern Cross Forest Product mill closure says more than just low log prices are to blame.

'Stars aligned' for NZ business

Business conditions dubbed best in three decades as report finds NZ business confidence is among world's highest.

Co-operation forced

Mediaweb owes creditors millions

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