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Warehouse praised for showing child in wheelchair

Mum of twins, both of whom need wheelchairs, praises Warehouse for including disabled child in its mailer.

Fly Buys points are morphing into currency

Instead of saving points for luxury items, more people are using them for things like supermarket vouchers.

Young Marlborough winemaker Jordan Hogg judged best

Jordan Hogg has been named the Tonnellerie de Mercurey​ Young Winemaker of the Year.

Air NZ flight attendant say hacking led to photo, video leak

The Air NZ flight attendant at the centre of the leaked images saga says an ex-friend stole her videos and photos.

Nick Smith is 'Milllion-dollar Minister' as average Auckland house passes $1m mark

Houses in NZ's biggest city have cracked the magic million, much sooner than expected.

Housing campaigner predicts spiralling house prices will be Key's 'Waterloo'

Affordable housing campaigner predicts house prices will be so high on the eve of the next election they will be "Key's Waterloo".

New Zealand has world's second highest rate of workplace bullying

Office bullying is the second worst in the developed world - and that's nothing to be proud of.

Shamubeel Eaqub: What good is economic growth?

OPINION: We celebrate economic growth. But why?

Air New Zealand's record profit great for travellers, but not necessarily fares

Air NZ is "ploughing" profits back into company but what does it mean for customers, will fares fall?

Nelson business matters

Loveday workers step up, lemonade going overseas, Labour MPs coming and more space for Stirling.

Billionaire Richard Branson survives bike crash

Billionaire Richard Branson survives nasty bike crash that saw him smack head first into the road.

One of Wairarapa's 'best ever' buildings put on the market

The "most sophisticated retail property ever built in the Wairarapa" is up for grabs.

Mike O'Donnell: When things don't smell right

OPINION: Rakon and an once-fabulous motorcycle have a lot in common, according to Mike O'Donnell.

Yealand's Crossroads winery and vineyards put on the market

Yealands Estate Wines is selling its Crossroads winery and vineyards in Hawke's Bay.

Hawkins project manager wins top NZIOB and Gib building awards

Rodney Verhoeven, of Hawkins, took out the top award for his work on the Walter Nash Centre.

Survey reveals petrol-conscious Kiwis far outnumber the petrolheads

Fuel requires deep thought for more Kiwis than ever before, according to new research.

Why a lack of sleep makes you a bad boss

OPINION: Turn off that alarm clock. When it comes to business sleep is an enabler.

Mentoring magic for southern tour operators opens doors in China

Kayak guides are encouraging Chinese visitors who cannot swim and have a fear of the sea to have a go.

No laws broken by KiwiSaver schemes, expert says

Laws banning controversial weapons might apply to scheme providers, ministry says.

Rainbow's End, Countdown and New World scams claim to offer freebies

Rainbow's End, New World and Countdown scams claim to offer freebies.

Two men fined over illegal rubbish dump in Hawera

Moral of the story? Know where you have consent to dump rubbish.

Maniototo residents threaten Westpac boycott if Ranfurly bank closes

Stuart Hore, 77, will change banks if Westpac closes its Ranfurly branch.

Tru-Test's subsidiary pauses $4.1m claim after appeal brought forward

Appeal of $4.1m damages payment now set to be heard in October.

Audience gain fails to compensate TVNZ for weaker advertising market

Money now flowing one way from broadcaster to government coffers.

Protesters let Westpac know their feelings about branch closures

Protesters turn out to let the bank know their feelings about planned branch closures.

Wanaka developer buys troubled Christchurch subdivision

The developer associated with Pegasus Town has purchased a Yaldhurst subdivision in a deal which may help Delta Utilities recovery $13m.

New Turkish restaurant to open in Halikarnas' place

Halikarnas maybe shut but a new Turkish restaurant is moving in.

Four new stores for Bridge Street

Bridge St more "vibrant" since new businesses flock to open.

Large crowd turns out to protest potential Fairlie Westpac bank closure

The chant 'save our bank' rang out around Fairlie as residents protested the potential closure of the town's bank.

Martin Jetpack staff and directors overboard

Martin Jetpack has switched senior executives, laid off staff, and farewelled two directors

Easter Sunday trading law 'archaic'

Long-time Easter trading law flouter says the Government is "passing the buck" by making local councils decide.

NZME's maiden result shows stability in 'challenging environment'

Publisher's profit rises on one-off gains but print advertising shows sharp drop.

Kiwi entertainers help run Italian 'fire festival'

A New Zealand company is running a ''fire festival'' on a famous volcanic Italian island.

Sky talks of going it alone on fibre if necessary and taking Fairfax case to trial

These may be Sky's final days as an independent company but there's still plenty to watch.

Call for minimum standards for sunglasses

New Zealand sunglasses do not have to meet any testing standards.

Sir Ngatata Love trial portrays him as criminal fraud, or duped friend

Crown claims Sir Ngatata Love was seeking enrichment. His defence says others took advantage of his trust.

What does having a messy desk say about you?

Research finds an untidy desk may encourage creativity while a tidy desk might promote something else entirely.

Sky TV profit falls 14 per cent as revenue flatlines

Pay TV boss notes Sky TV making almost as much money as US giant Netflix.

Kiwibank plans new branches for main centres, nothing for small towns

NZ-owned bank plans more branches in main centres but ignores small towns facing branch closures.

Businesses on both sides of Easter Sunday trading law coin

Some see it as progressive, while others think it will bring more hassle.

Seamstress took measures to leave New Plymouth, but decides to stay

"It was the initial shock of it all that you just lose it for a moment."

Hamilton City Council's vision for Ferrybank river development realised

A vision to transform an inner-city stretch of river bank into a premier destination has been adopted.

Seeka posts 92 per cent lift in 6-month profit

Bumper kiwifruit and avocado seasons have paid off for Seeka Kiwifruit.

Nelson teenagers hammer home a desire for DIY by building their own business

The chance to learn a trade and make a bit of money has spurred some Nelson teenagers into action .

Police stop investigation against alleged scam website Halo Boutique

Police are no longer investigating online retailer Halo Boutique.

Palmerston North to Wellington flights reduced over summer

Lack of flights catches commuter by surprise.

Nod for Easter Sunday trading law gives councils power to decide

Businesses may now be able to open on Easter Sunday after the Government passes a law allowing local councils to decide.

New Zealand Post reports $141m profit and parcel growth as letters decline

Postal service reports a $141m profit and parcel growth, but posties are delivering fewer letters.

Uber reportedly lost US$1.3 billion in six months

Uber may be gaining riders. It may be on the cutting edge of technology. But it's also a money-loser.

David Rankin criticised for flouting health and safety during hoarding saga

Auckland Council candidate David Rankin caught using a powerful nail gun with no protective gear in sight.
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