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NZ's top earner is a woman

IAG NZ chief Jacki Johnson earns over $4m and might be the country's top earning executive.

'Low uptake' for Kathmandu offer

Few big Kathmandu shareholders appear to be taking up Briscoe's offer.

Market crash top risk to GDP

Stock market crash biggest threat to Auckland and Wellington's economies, new Lloyd's data says.

Second-home buyers priced out

House price boom has made it harder to move on from a first home.

Waterproof roads get funding

Dairy goat infant formula and waterproof roads have qualified for research funding.

Petricevic parole challenged

Rod Petricevic walks free from prison next week, but the Sensible Sentencing Trust wants a judicial review.

Company fined for lost fingers

Man who had four fingers chopped off in a workplace accident awarded $17,500 in reparation.

Banks back struggling farmers

A new survey shows banks are supporting struggling dairy farmers. But it comes with a warning that it may not last.

Fees can make a difference

Fees can make tens of thousands of dollars' difference over a KiwiSaver member's lifetime.

Green plans for Blenheim precinct

Raised lawn 'pods', new tree plantings and shrubbery are planned to shake life into Blenheim's tired entertainment precinct.

Big buses a double-edged sword

Business owners' reactions mixed about Auckland's new double-decker buses.

Pressure on power prices

Vector says batteries it is bringing here later this year will help make solar power a more viable alternative for households.

Ask the Expert: Managing the disloyal employee

There are several ways to deal with a sneaky employee.

KiwiSaver members 'not engaged'

A retirement savings researcher says New Zealanders are at risk of running out of reasons to join.

Getting the basics of GST right

Understanding GST is an important part of running any business, especially with changes to tax for goods and services bought overseas and online.

Enter the 'cow cloud'

New technology is transforming the way New Zealand farms.

Iwi get first dibs on development

An agreement on Auckland's social housing between the government and iwi which had looked to be unravelling in recent months has finally been reached.

Kiwis wary of Aussie claim

Shearer of a very woolly Aussie sheep believes he's smashed Big Ben's world record fleece but Kiwis aren't so sure.

London gets kiwi cocoa

The process of crafting cocoa powder is dusty and "you come out smelling like a chocolate bar."

Progress claim on IRD project

Efforts are underway to take the political heat out of IRD's $1b-plus Business Transformation project.

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