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Rain ruins harvest

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

Business breakfast

A Blenheim business women's networking breakfast has celebrated its third birthday and is looking to evolve to continue to support its members and attract new ones.

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.

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Large slip shuts mine

Macraes Goldmine New Zealand's largest gold mine has been shut down after heavy rain caused a massive slip.

Minister bursts bubble

The Government is playing down predictions published by powerful US magazine Forbes that New Zealand is on the path to economic disaster.

Serepisos assets to go

Warehouse more than simply red

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