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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 5,557.417 arrow 5.320 0.10%
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
PIL 0.029 arrow -0.010 -25.64%
VML 0.012 arrow 0.001 9.09%
RBC 0.340 arrow -0.030 -8.11%
SEA 0.021 arrow -0.001 -4.55%
SLG 0.120 arrow -0.005 -4.00%
PEB 0.850 arrow 0.030 3.66%
NPT 0.630 arrow 0.020 3.28%

Price as at 6:36 pm, 24 Dec

Indices Top Movers Currencies
RATE
Australian Dollar 0.958
Euro 0.638
British Pound 0.500
Hong Kong Dollar 6.031
Japanese Yen 93.570
Singapore Dollar 1.029
US Dollar 0.777

Price as at 8:10 pm, 27 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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