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The milk doesn’t stop

It may be Christmas, but it was business as usual for the shift workers at Fonterra's Te Rapa factory.

Conversion to draw students to city

A refurbished Wintec building will provide 71 people with accommodation in the central business district (CBD).

Dairy growth leads to merger

LIC is not ruling out redundancies when two of the farming co-operative's subsidiaries are merged next year.

Cure your Xmas spending hangover

OPINION: Don't let go of your common sense go when it comes to spending money this Christmas.

Factory's flow-on effect

Waikato saw four major dairy factory builds or upgrades in 2014, and the flow-on effects are still coming,

  VALUE MOVEMENT
NZX50 5,561.227 arrow 3.810 0.07%
ASX200 5,394.530 arrow 13.600 0.30%
DOW 18,053.710 arrow 23.500 0.10%
NASDAQ 4,806.860 arrow 33.400 0.70%
FTSE 6,609.930 arrow 11.800 0.20%
NIKKEI 17,818.960 arrow 10.200 0.10%
H-SENG 23,349.340 arrow 15.700 0.10%

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Indices Top Movers Currencies
  PRICE MOVEMENT
VML 0.011 arrow -0.001 -8.33%
PIL 0.031 arrow 0.002 6.90%
OGC 2.120 arrow 0.120 6.00%
ALF 0.070 arrow -0.003 -4.11%
GFL 0.031 arrow 0.001 3.33%
HED 3.200 arrow -0.100 -3.03%
CRP 0.195 arrow 0.005 2.63%

Price as at 2:14 pm, 29 Dec

Indices Top Movers Currencies
RATE
Australian Dollar 0.956
Euro 0.637
British Pound 0.499
Hong Kong Dollar 6.021
Japanese Yen 93.390
Singapore Dollar 1.026
US Dollar 0.776

Price as at 1:50 pm, 29 Dec

Slice of history up for auction

A 112-year-old building designed by one of Hamilton's first architects to go under the hammer.

Masonic Lodge up for sale

A nearly 100-year-old building is on the market as Waikato Freemasons consolidate their assets.

Former Kathmandu store under the hammer

Art deco office for auction in Te Aroha

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