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MediaWorks' Weldon replacement tipped

Is oOh! Media chairman Michael Anderson lining up as Mark Weldon's successor?

The perils of the no-fail business

OPINION: Why Countdown is still a formidable player in New Zealand's cosy supermarket duopoly.

Burnt by solar power price hike

Electricity firm raises prices for solar-panel users, saying they get unfair benefits.

Ray White signs Chinese deal

Real estate firm inks a deal with China's largest agency that will see Kiwi properties exposed to 260 million Chinese buyers.

PM: McClay 'dancing on head of a pin'

John Key has publicly reprimanded Trade Minister Todd McClay after he downplayed China trade retaliation fears.

Should we be paid to recycle?

Councils urge Government to adopt national cash-for-bottles scheme.

Peas off the garden menu

Discovery of pest hits Wairarapa pea farmers, and home gardeners - but shouldn't stop shop supplies.

Dispute over Rich Lister's will

Hugh Green left hundreds of millions, and his children are fighting for control.

Kiwi motor racing boss dies

Super Black Racing founder and owner Tony Lentino dies shortly after his team's best performance.

Why supermarkets close

Countdown store closures open a window on the dynamic world of supermarkets.

Maths tutoring top-up

"I just wanted to be able to help somebody else's children," says sponsor.

Street name stalemate

Historians not pleased by business group's bid to rename Blenheim's Sinclair St.

Where are all the tradies?

"All you can do is poach from someone else and that doesn't fix the problem, it's robbing Peter to pay Paul."

Theatre consultant selected

The boss of an arena complex in Auckland has been chosen to examine the financial situation of Blenheim's ASB Theatre.

Alleged exploitation of backpacker labour under investigation

Backpackers working for a free bed instead of wages are doing everything from cleaning backpacker lodges to picking up horse poo as volunteer labour comes under scrutiny.

Council to stop buying land for parks

"What there is now is all you're going to get," is the claim, as Auckland relies on developers to provide new parks.

What now for Ezibuy?

Aussie supermarket chain tipped to sell its NZ clothing business as it cut jobs and closes stores.

'Bring it to the Boardroom' baby book winners

Lianne de Jong and Lee Scheepers win retailing competition

'They're study pods, not bedrooms'

Property manager defends Wellington loft with makeshift cubicles, which was labelled 'unliveable' by students.

Woolies casualties include Countdown

Six Countdown stores to close as Australian parent company undergoes major restructure.

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