Bomb threat to avoid work

Aaron O'Neill didn't want to go to work, so he hatched an elaborate drunken plan to pull a sickie.

Drury raids 'bottom drawer'

Early investors Sam Morgan and Craig Winkler also downsize holdings.

iPredict a 'money laundering risk'

Prediction website iPredict is to be closed down, with the Government deciding it represents a money laundering risk.

Top paid public servants

Top public servants draw paycheques of over $600,000 a year, with the highest topping $800,000.

No goodbye for Mr Mega

"Big is Good" was Mitre 10's catchphrase, but not when it came to farewelling its former frontman.

Success bubbles at Moet event

Moet celebrates stand out New Zealanders of 2015.

One-way door plan voted down

Hamilton City Council has called time on a proposal to introduce a one-way door plan for city pubs and bars.

Would you live inside a church?

Historic Auckland church divided up into apartments which are selling for some ungodly prices.

Power workers threaten industrial action

Union members from PowerNet and Otago Power threaten industrial action.

Southland building up 30 per cent

Southland building activity is up 30 per cent during the past year, according to regional reports.

Seven days of sevens festival

Wellington is set to host a 'seven days of sevens' festival on the waterfront and civic square to reinvigorate the Wellington Sevens.

Lecturer wants different ERA investigator

The current investigator would be able to cover up earlier mistakes and had a conflict of interest, he claimed.

Jail time for tax evasion

Tax fraud to the tune of $1.184 million lands a New Plymouth couple behind bars.

GE becomes Latitude

Takeover means new name for well-known consumer finance company.

Pining for Christmas

"You just can't get away with not having an authentic smell of pine needles on Christmas morning."

CentrePort chair 'positive' about float idea

CentrePort chairman Warren Larsen says he is "very positive" about the prospect of a partial listing, but insists the idea has seen nothing more than casual discussion.

Protesters confront farmer

Craddock Farms' plan to build a giant caged chicken farm attracts opposition.

Paying at the pumps

Retailer says Blenheim shops should open seven days a week.

Southland trades academy to open

A new trades academy with places for 40 high school students will open in Southland next year.

Harman Grubisa set for world domination

Harman Grubisa has rapidly made its mark in the New Zealand fashion scene and is set for global success.

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