Business

Loss for Mad Butcher owner

Three Mad Butcher stores closed in six months, and gourmet supermarket Nosh performed particularly poorly.

The key to motivating staff

A little pizza and ego-boosting goes a long way if you want to get more out of workers.

No property data for Trade Me

Taranaki's smallest council has refused to play ball with the online auction site.

Kiwis still flock to movies

Event Cinemas is reeling in NZ moviegoers with blockbusters like Star Wars and homegrown hits like Hunt for the Wilderpeople.

Car insurance warning

Here's why your insurer won't pay out what you paid for your car, if you write it off.

Profit from weapons 'fantastic'

A National Party leader backs the "sweet explosive justice" of Kiwisaver weapons investment, saying profit from killing terrorists is "just fantastic".

Beneficiary overpaid $308,790

Son was expecting $34K from mother's estate. He got far more than that.

Bought it for $10, could sell it for $20m

Victoria University bought a Wellington campus for $10 in 2014. Now they could sell the 3.7 hectare site for $20m.

Auckland's best buys

Where could you have got the best capital gains over the past 18 months?

Gull by Christmas

Summer holiday road trips are about to get a whole lot cheaper with Gull opening in New Plymouth.

Where are the road workers?

A petition demanding Te Atatu roadworks to be completed by early next year has garnered about 500 supporters in less than a month.

Quiz battle: Money, money, money

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Does having money mean you know more about it? Only you can tell.

Candidates wary of Easter Sunday trading

Candidates for the Palmerston North City Council divided on Easter Sunday trading.

Transport stalwart dies

Jim Barker, founder of Freightlines and other companies, was 77.

Hollywood hits coming to century-old cinema

A provincial cinema has had its lifeline to Hollywood reconnected with an $80,000 upgrade.

Youi in more hot water

Insurance company Youi is facing new misconduct allegations in Australia, not long after falling foul of the NZ regulator.

Open for business

Marlborough mayoral candidates back Easter Sunday trading, but church leaders say it should be a day of rest.

Manawatu homes in top 100 new builds

Five Manawatu homes have been judged to be among the best of the country's new houses.

Cruise ships rerouted

Cruise ships have been banned from taking the same route as ferries in the Marlborough Sounds.

Fine line over KFC secret

OPINION: The "leaked" KFC recipe debacle has raised an interesting point.

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