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Avoid sum-insured trap

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house insurance Sum-insured house insurance is a trap for unwary trustees.

Necks on the line for safety

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Pike River mine Top bosses will soon be in the firing line in the wake of health and safety reforms, writes Richard Meadows.

Home loans rules bite

NZ house, real estate, property It's been a few months of ups, and some downs, for Christchurch house prices. | Cracks show in hunt for home

Small cheesemaker looks to Asia

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Mike Carey of Barrys Bay For more than 100 years, cheesemakers have separated curds from whey at Barrys Bay.

Slow rebuild impacts SI growth

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House construction South Island growth may not soar quite as high in the future, because of a slower than expected Canterbury rebuild.

  VALUE MOVEMENT
NZX50 5,092.955 arrow 2.406 0.05%
ASX200 5,454.230 arrow 33.900 0.60%
DOW 16,408.540 arrow -16.300 -0.10%
NASDAQ 4,095.520 arrow 9.300 0.20%
FTSE 6,625.250 arrow 41.100 0.60%
NIKKEI 14,516.270 arrow 98.700 0.70%
H-SENG 22,760.240 arrow 64.200 0.30%

NZX50 20 min delay, others last close

Indices Top Movers Currencies
  PRICE MOVEMENT
NTL 0.013 arrow 0.003 30.00%
TRS 0.003 arrow -0.001 -25.00%
NWF 0.079 arrow 0.008 11.27%
TUA 2.760 arrow 0.160 6.15%
SEA 0.019 arrow 0.001 5.56%
MGL 0.200 arrow 0.010 5.26%
PPL 0.540 arrow -0.030 -5.26%

Price as at 6:50 pm, 17 Apr

Indices Top Movers Currencies
RATE
Australian Dollar 0.921
Euro 0.622
British Pound 0.511
Hong Kong Dollar 6.665
Japanese Yen 88.050
Singapore Dollar 1.077
US Dollar 0.860

Price as at 8:10 pm, 19 Apr

Home loans rules bite

NZ house, real estate, property It's been a few months of ups, and some downs, for Christchurch house prices. | Cracks show in hunt for home

Cracks start to show house hunt

Our aim to buy a house without structural issues is proving harder than we thought.

Council's $50m to boost new builds

Damaged TC3 home sells for $1m

Slow rebuild impacts SI growth

House construction South Island growth may not soar quite as high in the future, because of a slower than expected Canterbury rebuild.

Does EQC go far enough?

Is EQC is living up to its responsibilities? Those with foundation damage are not so sure.

Big project on 'pause'

Public to have say on red zones

No gold-rush economy

Recruitment firm Tradestaff's advertising message says Christchurch is "desperate" for workers.

Hay hits the road

feed strap Trucks full of fresh straw from the paddocks of Canterbury are heading north to feed hungry stock in drought-stricken North Island.

Farm supply giants to merge

Co-op giants Farmlands and CRT have the go ahead to merge into what will be a $200 billion business.

Farmers 'more vulnerable' to suicide

Merino in combat zones

Field Days event kicks off

Hundreds of tractors and other heavy agricultural machines will be put through their paces at the Lincoln University farm until Friday.

New-tech heat plan for centre

Andre Lovatt Cool new technology will heat some of Christchurch's oldest buildings if tests under way now prove the concept is feasible.

Coffee and Jam sessions mark first birthday

A novel effort to bolster entrepreneurship in Canterbury celebrates its first birthday tomorrow.

Matchmaker to the arts

Charity seeks talent to fund

Cupboard never bare with hi-tech kit

A new workplace medical kit could end the days of depleted first aid cupboards.