Kiwis love driving and, unlike motorists in other parts of the world, they are not averse to buying used cars, a new survey shows.
There is high support for official interest rates to rise to 3 per cent, according to the NZIER Shadow Board, with other economists rejecting suggestions that higher rates will burst a property "bubble".
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Investors have done well out of the Genesis Energy partial float so far, but future performance may depend on the result of this year's general election.
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The Reserve Bank will lift interest rates again this week, to 3 per cent, but may not raise rates as much as earlier expected over the next two years, economists say.
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A Maori businesswoman who made the New Year's honours list plans to appeal against a court decision ordering her to pay almost $14.5 million to a Maori land trust.
Taranaki businesses are jumping on board the "one day sale" website phenomena sweeping the country. Daily News reporter John Anthony looks at how businesses offering deals with minute margins are cashing in.
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