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Orion Health confirms listing

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The health software firm plans a trans-Tasman listing to raise between $120-$150 million for expansion.

Jobs boom in Auckland

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A surge in construction work is behind the 20 per cent lift in Auckland jobs on Seek.

Christchurch rebuild to plateau

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The Canterbury Development Corporation is forecasting that the Christchurch rebuild will peak soon.

Tomfoolery could cost your job

Susan Hornsby-Geluk

OPINION: Much of modern life is now played out on social media, but think before you post about your job.

Fears of further China slowdown

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Business groups says China will have rockier-than-expected shift from fast growth due to exports, factories and real estate, to slower but steadier economy backed by increased consumer spending.

Rate rise, dollar fall predicted

Home vs investment

Interest rates will go up next year, but the New Zealand dollar is expected to fall further, AMP Capital says.

Pressure on Auckland prices

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House buyers and renters may have to dig deeper in the wake of new Council property revaluations.

Low water table worries

Nigel Anderson, right, docks  lambs on his farm in Pukeatua with help from Emma and James Anderson.

A good spell of rain is needed in the Waikato to help refill water tables on drystock farms that dried up during the droughts.

Zoo may reopen as animal sanctuary

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The Hamilton zoo where a keeper was crushed to death by an elephant may house animals again.

Judge me, budget me, take away my booze

Jamie Small

OPINION: Writing about Money Week gives me pangs of guilt, so I decided a visit a budgeting counsellor.

Union supports closures

Roger Middlemass

Meatworkers' union comes out in support of possible plant closures, even if that means some of its members lose jobs.

Meatworks fined $57,949

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Taranaki meatworks fined $57,949 and ordered to pay a worker $15,000 after he was maimed by a hoof-removing machine.

Dairy NZ backs Aoraki

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Dairy NZ has backed Aoraki Polytechnic to be the hub for a South Island dairy programme.

Dive bombers to protect vineyards

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A vineyard manager who will bring home three rare, ferocious predators is excited but a little overwhelmed.

The rise of democratic retail

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OPINION: Customers now expect retailers to work harder to win them over.

Wintec faces fine for accident

Waikato Institute of Technology

Wintec is facing a fine of up to $250,000 after being accused of failing to report an accident in which a student broke his ribs.

Ex-Warehouse boss joins EstarOnline

Stuart Nattrass

Former Warehouse Group executive Andrew Buxton has joined Christchurch-based retail software provider EstarOnline as chief executive.

New service to help KiwiSavers

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Fund researcher Binu Paul plans to fill a gap in the KiwiSaver market with the launch yesterday of a service to help people find the right fund for them.

Cohesion the key, says agency chief

Peter Biggs

Ex-Wellingtonian of the Year Peter Biggs will be inaugural chairman of new Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency.

Told to pay $73,000 over injury

Judge, court, gavel, justice

Meat processing firm fined nearly $60,000 and ordered to pay a worker $15,000 after his hand was injured in a hoof-removing machine.

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