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Coast town awaits Solid Energy decision

The Government has been warned not to sell the West Coast's Stockton Mine in a "fire sale".

Contact stake sale 'positive'

The sale of Origin Energy's 53 per cent stake in Contact Energy is welcome, an analyst says.

VMob won't list in Australia

Auckland cloud software company shelves plans to list on the Australian stock market this year.

Fired worker wins appeal

A dockworker, fired after an eight-hour booze-up, is taking his case back to the Employment Court.

Commodity prices slump

World dairy prices collapse more than 23 per cent in July to 11-year lows.

Real estate firm 'negligent' in botched $6m sale

High Court orders an Auckland Bayleys franchise to pay its former client more than $2.2m.

Maiden dividend for council's farms

The multi million-dollar Tasmanian farms have paid out a maiden dividend.

House values set new record

House prices across NZ have have increased at the fastest rate since 2007 - a whopping 10 per cent.

Owners and workers in "headless chook" health and safety rush

Business owners are in a "headless chooks" rush to get ready for new health and safety law.

Dollar and interest rates need to fall further, says Berl

The New Zealand dollar should fall another 10 per cent to around the US60c mark and official interest rates eventually come down to just 1.5 per cent, according to BERL.

Insurer's profit jumps 64pc

Fair weather boosts profits at one of NZ's biggest insurance groups, Vero and AA Insurance.

Home repair risk in Canterbury

Warning that Christchurch's housing rebuild could be compromised as cash quake payouts increase.

Farming syndicates penalised under act

Two farming syndicates linked to deceased businessman Allan Hubbard have been penalised.

Wine Bill to clarify origins

Wine industry figures expect a new law clarifying a wine's origin to come into force later this year.

Small business scam warning

Firms are being tricked into signing up to an online business directory - for a $1411 annual fee.

Kiwi confidence trumps Aussie gloom

Kiwi consumers are growing more confident, but New Zealand is still below the Asia-Pacific average.

Famous sausage on the comeback?

The famous Tuatapere Sausages may be gone, but "very similar" snags may be coming to your plates soon.

Aussie rate call in kiwi's sights

A busy Tuesday with the dairy auction and Australian interest rate decision could prompt moves in the NZ dollar.

July New Vehicle Registrations Still in High Gear

New car sales in July are up almost 3 per cent on the same month last year to new record levels, but commercial vehicle sales tapped the brakes in the month, dropping almost 5 per cent.

Tourism Holdings strategic review complete

Tourism operator Tourism Holdings Ltd forecasting growth in net profit to at least $30 million in the 2019 financial year.

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