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New look NZ Post service

New Plymouth residents will be the first in the country to have their mail delivered by new high-tech vehicles.

Pacific Edge likely breached continuous disclosure

Pacific Edge has agreed to pay some investors half a million dollars in compensation following a Financial Markets Authority investigation into continuous disclosure.

Sanford lifts operating profits in challenging half year

Listed fishing company Sanford lifted operating profits more than 18 per cent for the six months to the end of March in what it called a "satisfactory" result in challenging conditions.

Property capital gains tax justified

The new capital gains tax on houses sold within two years is justified, CoreLogic says.

Holiday drought ahead

Work-life balance key to retaining workers, if not attracting them, survey finds.

Countdown's Sydney siege blunder

Countdown announces price drop of Lindt chocolate on the same day an inquest into Sydney siege resumes.

Health and safety law changes set to be watered down

Health and safety law changes prompted by the Pike River tragedy are set to be watered down.

'Chequebook justice' for ex Pike boss - lawyer

Two women whose relatives were killed in the Pike River Mine disaster are arguing their case in the High Court at Wellington.

Richard Riddiford retires after 25 years

The founding managing director of Palliser Estate Wines is retiring after 25 years at the helm.

Leaky home lawsuit funded

Leaky buildings are 'an absolutely national disaster', lawyer planning a $100m class action says.

Pacific Edge cops warning, pays $500k compo

The markets watchdog says Pacific Edge was likely to have broken the law.

Trilogy profit quadruples

Skincare and candle company Trilogy will pay its first dividend to shareholders.

Watchdog fears Spark spam

Spark says 'vast majority' of protest emails to the Commerce Commission are legit.

Chinese dairy giant's formula sales disappoint

Chinese dairy investor Bright Dairy appears short of its sales targets for its New Zealand-made infant formula brand sold to China's biggest cities.

Chinese dairy giant's formula sales disappoint

Chinese dairy investor Bright Dairy appears short of its sales targets for its New Zealand-made infant formula brand sold to China's biggest cities.

Chathams wharf gives islanders economic payback

Chatham Islanders feel they are getting payback on cash generated for New Zealand with construction of a new $52 million wharf.

Methven's global shower potential

Aurajet and Satinjet shower spray technologies have global potential.

Tobacco giants sue Britain

Big Tobacco is pushing back against Europe's effort to remove the marketing allure from smoking.

Oil at US$60 a barrel

Oil held near US$60 a barrel as US drillers increased activity for the first time in six months.

SCF investors raise cash

Investors who lost millions stump up more cash to pursue the possibility of a class action.

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