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Auckland housing plan on track

Government and council say they're on track with strategy to ease Auckland's housing shortage.

Size matters for Vodafone, Spark

Vodafone and Spark trade fresh blows over which has the biggest 4G mobile network.

Australian Reserve Bank reveals probe into dollar spike

The Australian central bank confirms an investigation into the Australian dollar price spike one minute ahead of yesterday's decision to hold the cash rate at 2.25 per cent.

Auckland aces quality of life

Auckland's quality of life again rates among world's best, but Wellington lags a little.

Home builder liquidated

Concept Homes Tokoroa hits trouble owing more than $1 million to 70 businesses.

Kiwi startup 1Above signs golf No 1 Lydia Ko

Anti-jetlag pill maker 1Above has ambitious global expansion plans.

Infant formula maker profit dives

China's Beingmate, in which Fonterra is set to take a key stake, sees profit slide 91pc.

RBNZ confirms staff cuts

The central bank will cut 19 roles and establish eight new jobs.

Another fruit fly found

The 11th fruit fly has been found in Auckland, and traps are expected to catch more.

Rebuild is finally here

A record $4 billion was spent on construction in Canterbury last year - up a massive $1b on 2013.

Digger roll kills farm worker

A farm worker has died after being trapped under a digger that rolled on at Port Waikato.

Mataura Valley Milk project stalls

A collapse in milk prices has come at the worst time for project.

Wood chopping a crowd favourite

Competition will be at the cutting edge and records may be broken when axemen gather next week.

New farm 'would not meet standards'

A proposed dairy farm conversion in Southland would fail to meet water quality standards, report says.

Long-term Hubbard investor wins case

South Canterbury businessman Graham Carr wins court battle which held up a $16m payout.

Agri-tech firms to show their wares

Promising companies will go in front of investors during Central Districts Field Days next week.

Cellphone antenna numbers may grow under law change

Thousands more cellphone antennas and roadside cabinets could be installed without consent.

Construction tails off

Home building work rose in the last three months of last year, but commercial work eased.

What's in a name change?

Speculation grows about the meaning behind ASB's name change to ABS.

Engineering dollhouse to make sparks

Toy house with parts you wire yourself aimed at getting girls interested in engineering at a young age.

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