Ruptured pipeline repaired video

The pipeline will operate at 80 per cent until cleared for full use in the coming  months.

Auckland's ruptured fuel pipeline finally repaired, but pressure won't be at top capacity until next year, officials say.

Meet the world's richest woman video

Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, right, has shunned the glittering social life that her late mother, Liliane Bettencourt, ...

The death of L'Oreal's founding family matriarch has put the spotlight on a reclusive 64-year-old heiress.

The end is nigh, profits are up

Two earthquakes, three monstrous hurricanes and the North Korean missile crisis have US survivalists convinced that the ...

Sales of freeze-dried food, gas masks and other survival equipment spike as US "preppers" get set for armageddon.

Uber's London licence stripped video

You won't be able to use Uber in London soon, if the company fails to overturn a Transport for London decision not to ...

Uber's new London licence application refused over "lack of responsibility" and "potential public safety issues".

Walmart deliveries go next level video

The programme was likely to appeal to urban dwellers who work long hours and are used to having cleaning crews and other ...

US delivery drivers may soon let themselves into the house and unload groceries.

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'A slap in the face' for renters

Dana Chandler-Brown is preparing to move back in with her dad to save some money.

Dana Chandler-Brown says support for National feels like a slap in the face to those who are struggling.

Bored bars screen election video

Revelry bar manager Julien Maddalon said the tables at  were usually full on a Saturday night.

Auckland's Ponsonby Road was eerily quiet for a Saturday night as city-goers hunker down at home to watch the election results.

New shops and foodcourt planned

A new foodcourt and seating areas for diners will be added at the southern end of Northlands mall.

Christchurch's Northlands Mall is planning to embark on another extension.

Ruptured pipeline repaired video

The pipeline will operate at 80 per cent until cleared for full use in the coming  months.

Auckland's ruptured fuel pipeline finally repaired, but pressure won't be at top capacity until next year, officials say.

Meet the world's richest woman video

Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, right, has shunned the glittering social life that her late mother, Liliane Bettencourt, ...

The death of L'Oreal's founding family matriarch has put the spotlight on a reclusive 64-year-old heiress.

Walmart deliveries go next level video

The programme was likely to appeal to urban dwellers who work long hours and are used to having cleaning crews and other ...

US delivery drivers may soon let themselves into the house and unload groceries.

The end is nigh, profits are up

Two earthquakes, three monstrous hurricanes and the North Korean missile crisis have US survivalists convinced that the ...

Sales of freeze-dried food, gas masks and other survival equipment spike as US "preppers" get set for armageddon.

Uber stripped of London licence video

You won't be able to use Uber in London soon, if the company fails to overturn a Transport for London decision not to ...

Uber's new London licence application refused over "lack of responsibility" and "potential public safety issues".

Grand Arcade gets major refurbishment

An artist's rendering of the refurbished Grand Arcade, forecast to be completed early 2019.

The building is the site of one of the few fatalities in Wellington due to an earthquake.

The retail of two cities

Fashion retailer H&M welcomed hundreds of shoppers on its first day in Christchurch.

OPINION: there are signs of new life in central Christchurch.

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money

Ways to help struggling families

You may help your local foodbank more if you give money rather than food.

For people who aren't living with hardship, it's often difficult to comprehend the scale of poverty in NZ, researcher says.

NZ pays more for iPhones

We used to have some of the world's sharpest prices for the tech giant's products, but we've slipped.

Make your KiwiSaver last

Online shopping is dangerous

small business

Bird on a Wire tests China's taste

Bird on a Wire owner Sophie Gilmour says she is considering setting up a permanent shop in China.

Auckland eatery teams up with a Kiwi culinary incubator in China.

Phone app's sole purpose

Angad Nayyar is the chief executive of Strutagio, an app designed to help shoppers find the perfect-sized shoe.

Auckland friends develop app that lets customers try on shoes without setting foot in a physical store.

Craft brewery 'swansong'

Whistling Sisters co-founders Bede Roe, left, and Russel Scott.

Man behind Ombra and Belgian Beer Cafe Leuven to open new rooftop bar and brewery.

Chocolatire makes Taupō home

Paul Brazier has opened up the Huka Falls Chocolate Company in Taupō.

He loves all things chocolate and coffee. Now he has opened up shop in Taupō.

better business

Six-figure golden handshake

Aurora Energy boss Grady Cameron's exit package means he will make nearly $1 million in a year.

Otago lines company boss's 'excessive' exit package means he'll make nearly $1m this year.

'Let go' for same-sex marriage view

Madeline, who was fired for saying she would vote 'no' in the same-sex marriage survey, hit back on Tuesday.

Australian kids entertainer fired for saying she doesn't support same-sex marriage is fighting back.

Quarry to billion-dollar development

The site could be home to an adventure park where visitors can try wakeboarding or scramble over an inflatable aquatic ...

Waikato plans for a water adventure park – with tourist accommodation and surrounding houses and businesses – have been revealed.

A vacuum deal that sucks

Richard and Olivia Knights, of Dunedin, and a trade-in vacuum cleaner that was returned.

Godfreys told her she was getting a discount, took her old vacuum - then charged her full price.

property

Real estate agent loses appeal

Aaron Drever needs to wait five years before he can reapply for his licence.

A west Aucklander has lost a High Court appeal to get his real estate agent licence back.

Rodd and Gunn moves shop

Rodd & Gunn managing director Mike Beagley says moving the Wellington shop has been a "mad scramble".

The New Zealand menswear company's flagship store is moving around the corner.

Rodd and Gunn moves shop

Rodd & Gunn managing director Mike Beagley says moving the Wellington shop has been a "mad scramble".

The New Zealand menswear company's flagship store is moving around the corner.

First-home buyers: Time's now

The recent lacklustre final of The Block showed the property market's changed, says Tony Alexander.

The Block's auction fizzer is proof the property market's changed, says economist.

opinion & analysis

Online shopping is dangerous

Bye-bye money: Online shopping enables a whole new level of consumption unlimited by time, or location.

OPINION: Online shopping means you live in a 24/7 shopping mall with endless aisles. The weak-willed and credulous need to beware.

Money tsunami coming

Women tend to give more money to charity.

OPINION: Baby boomers are older and richer - what are they going to do with their cash?

You might need a vodka for this

ardern v english

OPINION: When it comes to viral marketing, this election campaign has been a fizzer.

Water quality, not quantity

A kilo of beef takes 15,415 litres of water to produce; A loaf of bread takes 1,608 litres.

OPINION: The volumes of water we use are a bit meaningless compared to our impact on its quality.

farming

Farm lifestyle not for faint-hearted

Farming can be a rewarding business if you are prepared to work hard, Lyn Webster says.

Earning a living is not the only reason people choose to farm, Lyn Webster says.

Women unrepresented at Fonterra

Dairy farmer and Fonterra director Leonie Guiney challenged the 'group think' on the board, making some feel ...

NZ's largest employer is under fire for having so few women on its board, after spurning a sitting female director.

More lambs this spring

There should be between 5-10 per cent more lambs this spring.

Prospects for the red meat sector this season look promising.

Aus push to cash in on mānuka 

The mānuka plant which provides honey is a New Zealand and Australian native, but who has rights to the mānuka honey term?

What's in a name? In the case of mānuka honey, a lot of money.

world

L'Oreal billionaire dies video

Liliane Bettencourt was worth US$42 billion, and saw her company grow from a small hair-dye supplier to a beauty ...

Liliane Bettencourt, the world's richest woman, found wealth was a double-edged sword.

'John Lemon' drink angers Yoko

TV WEEK PIC    IMAGINE - JOHN LENNON 01/12/2005 134883 SUPPLIED Wellington  Copyright to The Dominion Post.  This ...

Beatle John Lennon's widow wasn't happy when she heard about a Polish beverage company's new drink.

Fed to cut huge stockpile video

The Fed plans to gradually allow an increasing amount of proceeds from maturing securities to be run off the central ...

It's another milestone in the US central bank's efforts to return to a normal monetary policy after the Great Recession.

Rolling Stone for sale

Rolling Stone has been an influential magazine covering rock music and became a home for experimental writers.

After half a century the music magazine that shone a spotlight on musicians and counterculture is putting itself up for sale.

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