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McDonald's by spring?

A new McDonald's restaurant in south city, Invercargill, could be open by September.

Investment in Mataura planned

A fertiliser company wants to establish a plant at the old paper mill in Mataura.

McDonald's approved

A proposed McDonald's restaurant in South City, Invercargill, has been given the seal of approval.

Star attraction in Invercargill

Starbucks Invercargill is proving a tourist attraction - as the southern-most branch in the world.

'Shark' takes off with tourists

Described as a cross between a fighter jet and a torpedo, Robb Innes' creation is proving popular with thrill-seekers.

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RAK 0.360 arrow 0.010 2.86%

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Euro 0.661
British Pound 0.493
Hong Kong Dollar 5.762
Japanese Yen 88.030
Singapore Dollar 1.000
US Dollar 0.743

Price as at 11:50 am, 27 Jan

Kiwi hits fresh three-year low

NZ dollar tumbles against the greenback as markets predict the Reserve Bank will cut the official cash rate this year.

Chris Quin to leave Spark

Senior executive Chris Quin will leave by July as the company embarks on another rejig.

Meet the bootcamp babes

Tait wins $3m contract