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Rain ruins harvest

A Seddon vineyard worker has spoken of the frustration vineyard staff feel as heavy rain ruins harvest.

Nelson harvests beat rain

Nelson wineries are relieved the region's grape harvest has largely finished ahead of prolonged rain.

Rain frustrates wine industry

Rain continues to cause stress for Marlborough's wine industry, but it's not only growers and wineries feeling the pain.

Who can trade at Easter?

Shops, restaurants and cellar doors are busy organising what days they will close to avoid getting hit with an Easter trading fine.

Winemakers work their magic

The pressure is on - there are still tonnes of grapes to be brought in, and winter is closing in

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Strong debut for Genesis

Genesis Shares in Genesis Energy have traded as high as $1.83 on the NZX, well above their $1.55 issue price.

Super Fund posts 19 per cent rise

The NZ Super Fund grew by $3 billion in the year to March 31, despite a flat return last month.

Air NZ escapes class action

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