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$100k for 'cake-maker' plan

A Westland council executive was planning to build sewage plant for at least six months before putting it to council.

Linehaul drivers quit highway

B-trains and B-drivers don't mix on the South Island's new "white-knuckle highway".

Weta Workshop turns game maker

Sir Peter Jackson and Sir Richard Taylor launch their first board game.

$177m of shares sold for $1

Rupert Murdoch has dumped US$125m of his shares in troubled US company Theranos for US$1.

Trump, Brexit drive investors south

Uncertainty in the United States and Britain is a bonus for New Zealand.

Auckland plumbers

How many plumbers is the Auckland region going to need?

Mild headwinds ahead for property

Property forecasters generally expects a bouyant year as the sector reaches its peak.

No more water from the Hakataramea

Foveran Deer Park has permits to build a water storage dam but cannot obtain permits for water to fill it.

Nicky Hager a PR guru?

OPINION: Our spooks must be at their wits' end.

Is Facebook evil?

It's a multi-national giant with shareholders to keep happy. Can it avoid being the bad guy?

How Facebook makes money

Facebook: "It's free and always will be." So how does it bring in the dollars?

Trading on Facebook

Facebook's changing the way small Kiwi companies trade - but that helped kill off a local superhero.

Warning over teething products

US company's teething products still on sale in New Zealand, despite a production halt over possible links to seizures and deaths.

'Cannabis over cows': Branson

The entrepreneur and billionaire says cannabis could replace New Zealand's reliance on cows.

Mayor's swipe at landbankers

They're sitting on land that could be used for thousands of homes. Now they could face a financial sting.

Give everyone a benefit

Researcher says universal basic income is worth trying.

'Landbankers' hit back at mayor

Wellington developers criticise Justin Lester's council for not supporting plan to build 147 new homes.

Uncertainty over Farmers Cuba St

One of the city's biggest retailers giving little away over its Cuba St future.

Blue wine, no rules

When you think of wine, you think red, white, or pink. After reading this, you'll think blue.

Pacifica businesses pitch their wares

Turmeric juice, taro cookies and kava powder could hit supermarket shelves if visiting Pacific businesses win over Kiwi suppliers.

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