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Fired by text after 17 years

"Sorry and good luck" text dismissal of a worker costs former boss thousands.

Craft brewery Panhead sold

Wellington beer maker Panhead has been snapped up by a global brewing giant.

Fonterra price forecast hits dollar

The kiwi reacted to Fonterra's surprise milk price forecast announcement.

Apple's Hollywood ambitions?

Apple's tried to break into TV for years and may be looking to rival Netflix.

Media marriage plan revealed

A merger would help protect the future of journalism, Fairfax NZ and NZME say.

Council sells Wanaka land

Wanaka developer secures tender to buy a ratepayer-owned land bank.

Airways drops airline prices

Airlines will save on air traffic fees over the next three years, but passengers are unlikely to benefit, an expert says.

Changes at the clubs

The theatre continues to be a mixed blessing for the Clubs of Marlborough.

The Budget explained

What even is the Budget? These five charts show what it all means.

Nightspot loses liquor licence

Dunedin bar loses liquor licence after firefighters find 300 people packed into 160-capacity bar.

Panhead sale great news

OPINION: The sale of another Kiwi craft brewery to a big beer company is not the end of the world.

Joyce challenged on emergency housing

Homeless advocate: ‘We’re dealing with people who are living in cars. We were hoping to see more.’

The $500k tax bill

For eight years Megan O'Sullivan worked at an IT contractor, avoiding income tax and GST. She ended up with a half million dollar unpaid tax bill.

These emojis are ka pai

150 icons from piupiu, to hangi, poi to taiaha are represented in a distinctly Kiwi keyboard.

Door widens on tax cuts

They weren't in the Budget, but Finance Minister Bill English hopes to bring tax reductions in election year.

Investment back at pre-GFC levels

Commercial property investment has surpassed pre-GFC levels, new research shows.

Crowe Horwath launches Safely.nz

Crowe Horwath has launched a health and safety app for farms and agricultural businesses

'Playful' office block wins big

Aglionby House - an industrial building, with dynamic angles - wins gold at national property awards show.

F&P Healthcare profits up

Company says move to direct sales in US hospital market has been paying off.

Dairy farm sales dry up

Only 52 dairy farms have been sold so far this year, compared to 97 during the same period last year.

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