Business

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Bad timing for business awards

Annual Marlborough Chamber of Commerce business awards pushed back due to lack of entries.

Interactive map to benefit wine sector

An interactive map presenting a detailed picture of Marlborough's vineyards has been launched.

Burned out warehouse repaired

A commercial warehouse in Blenheim which was gutted by a large fire last October has been rebuilt.

New owner for River Queen

Local buyer takes over for summer season

English couple Peter and Sandra Makin have sold their beloved boat and business, Marlborough River Queen, after six years of ups and downs on the Opawa River.

Blenheim retirement village mulls merger

Blenheim's Ashwood Park Retirement Village will consider a proposal next month to merge with 18 other retirement villages throughout the country.

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  VALUE MOVEMENT
NZX50 5,259.389 arrow 17.946 0.34%
ASX200 5,415.730 arrow 52.800 1.00%
DOW 17,172.680 arrow -107.100 -0.60%
NASDAQ 4,508.690 arrow -19.000 -0.40%
FTSE 6,676.080 arrow -97.600 -1.40%
NIKKEI 16,205.900 arrow -115.300 -0.70%
H-SENG 23,837.070 arrow -118.400 -0.50%
NZX50 20 min delay, others last close

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  PRICE MOVEMENT
NPX 3.250 arrow 0.230 7.62%
NTL 0.013 arrow -0.001 -7.14%
MHI 1.300 arrow 0.060 4.84%
BLT 0.023 arrow 0.001 4.55%
MCK 1.300 arrow 0.050 4.00%
BFW 2.600 arrow -0.100 -3.70%
ALF 0.087 arrow -0.003 -3.33%
Price as at 11:40 am, 24 Sep

Currencies

RATE
Australian Dollar 0.912
Euro 0.629
British Pound 0.493
Hong Kong Dollar 6.263
Japanese Yen 87.880
Singapore Dollar 1.025
US Dollar 0.808
Price as at 11:20 am, 24 Sep

Fonterra profit plunges

Fonterra Dairy giant takes a hit in the pocket and makes further cuts to its farmer milk payout forecast.

NZ dollar slides to year low

The kiwi takes a hit against the US dollar after Fonterra cut its milk price forecast.

Rebuild worker unfairly sacked

Pregnant JBWere exec harassed

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