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Coming in to land ... on SH1

Cars can't use this part of State Highway 1, but Kaikoura aero club wants to use it for planes.

Drugged? Don't apply

Fed up with drug-taking applicants, a Tokoroa logging firm has taken a blunt approach to finding its next employee.

Migrant worker firm broke law

One World Resourcing made Filipino employees sign a "bond" to pay $5000 if they quit.

Put 'NZ Inc' first on tax

US president's plans show tax competition among countries is alive and well, expert says.

When $100,000 isn't enough

Nearly a third of people earning $100k to $150k are living pay cheque to pay cheque, a survey has found.

Chart: What's growing Gisborne?

Agriculture and mining are the biggest parts of the region's economy, but what's the smallest?

Asia is diverse, choose your market wisely

Success in one city won't necessarily equate to success in another city in the same country.

Coffice welcomes all

Coopers & Co has been re-established in new premises at 388 Montreal St near the heart of the Victoria St precinct.

OOB's Asian expansion

OOB's co-founder discusses why Singapore is his gateway into Asia.

Ethical, or cheap

People want clothing made ethically, and cheap - but you can't have both, a designer says.

Tourism spend strong, considering

International, domestic tourism spend holds up in post-quake market.

Ministers hard-nosed on venture fund

NZVIF boss sees gap for a $300m-$500m 'Series A' fund to back Kiwi firms.

Big bet against kiwi

Currency speculators have turned on the New Zealand dollar in near record numbers.

Stormy conflict finally settled

Multimillion-dollar stormwater project gets green light after four-year battle.

City Hotel site snapped up

Empty lot used as public space in central Blenheim purchased by Marlborough investor.

Caught in the act

But why are so few shoplifters getting prosecuted by police?

Missing:130 supermarket trolleys

New World Opotiki would like its missing trolleys back.

Good news, the Government is spending up big

We ignored infrastructure investment for three decades, and the past is catching up with us, says Shamubeel Eaqub.

Good rides take time

OPINION: David Slack highlights the similarities between a high-profile motorway development and the otherworldliness of Antarctica?

Bottled water is for brainless buffoons

Marketers have tricked us into paying a 2000 per cent mark-up for something that literally falls out of the sky.

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