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Kiwis ripped off, Aussies claim

Jemma Barrett noticed cheaper food prices when she moved to Australia.

9:00 PM  An online shopping comparison shows milk at Coles in Australia for A$1 a litre. In New Zealand it is NZ$2.29.

Lotto ad complaint upheld

Lotto New Zealand's television advertisement is upheld by ASA

The Mother's Day advert encouraged minors to gamble by buying a Lotto ticket, complainant says.

Kiwi app backed by stars video

Actor Ashton Kutcher is one of many investors in Wellington company 8i.

Wellington tech firm launches new app supported by Ashton Kutcher and Madonna's manager Guy Oseary.

50 years since the first ATM

Barclays Bank in the UK unveiled the world's first cash machine.

A chocolate dispenser was the inspiration behind the world's first cashpoint machine.

RBNZ wary of informal talk

28012016 News Photo: Maarten Holl.
Reserve Bank of New Zealand & Museum. 
2 The Terrace, Wellington. Generic.

Central bank says it will continue to 'explore and experiment' with social media.

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EU fines Google a record $3.55 billion

The European Commission, which polices EU competition rules, alleges Google elevates its shopping service even when ...

The European Union's competition watchdog has slapped a record $3.55 billion fine on Google for breaching antitrust rules.

Tower set to sell to Vero

Tower's board is chaired by Michael Stiassny.

New Zealand insurer gives green light for Australian takeover.

Son claims share of dad's fortune

Paul Van Moeseke made a will about six weeks before he died (File photo)

An eminent economist had wanted to leave his millions to animal rights groups.

Uber launches new service

Uber has launched its driver destinations service in Christchurch.

Registered Christchurch drivers will be able to make some money on their commutes to and from work.

Iconic Kiwi pub for sale again

Dunedin's Captain Cook Hotel is famous among the city's past and present student population.

One of the country's most famous pubs could be yours.

Firm and fluffy, but go easy on the swing

Firm and fluffy glass sand used in golf bunkers

Enjoy a cold one after fighting to escape a firm and fluffy glass sand bunker

Minister praises Kiwi innovation and tourism potential

Kings of innovation Team New Zealand and winners of the America's Cup.

Innovation happening because no-one has ever told us we couldn't, Finance Minister says.

'Market cannot sort out this problem'

Bruce Plested – founder of Mainfreight – has fired a salvo about social issues facing New Zealand ahead of national ...

Mainfreight founder fires a salvo about social issues facing New Zealand ahead of national elections.

Toss the carpark vistas Hamilton

Ludo Campbell-Reid says NZ cities are designed for rush hour traffic, not people.

Forget the ugly carparks and Maccas, focus on the river and mountains, designer tells city.

Pumpkin Patch owes ANZ $32m

Pumpkin Patch owed almost $60 million, mostly to ANZ.

ANZ's got back $22m from failed retailer Pumpkin Patch, but is still likely to miss out on millions.

money

Sheldon Slabbert: Brexit, one year on

Brexit has divided opinion on Britain's role in Europe, and will pose many challenges for business in the UK and Europe.

OPINION: What does Brexit mean for the investment environment?

iTicket gets online eftpos

No credit card? No problem, says e-commerce company as it locks in its second online retailer.

Need a mortgage? Here's how

Fixed-price power a 'one-way bet'

small business

From painting faces to painting cars

Alex Banks-Estall will be representing New Zealand in Abu Dhabi as part of the WorldSkills competition. The 21-year-old ...

From makeup to cars, Alex Banks-Estall is prepping to represent New Zealand in an international trade skills competition

Ethnicity and the internet

E-commerce works hand in hand with ethnic groups, giving them access to markets like never before.

Ethnic communities in NZ are embracing the Internet for business success abroad.

'Awesome' growth plans video

Chrometoaster creative director Dave Turnbull.

Firm behind educational design Game of Awesome hopes to grow internationally.

Lomu's widow launches company

Nadene Lomu with her late husband Jonah, in 2011.

Nadene Lomu starts cosmetics company as a way of "expressing the creativity she had shared with Jonah".

better business

Suncorp lifts bid for Tower

Tower has said both the bids it has received have been below what the company is worth.

Australian insurance giant willing to pay more to takeover NZ firm as it fights off Canadian opposition.

Ethnicity and the internet

E-commerce works hand in hand with ethnic groups, giving them access to markets like never before.

Ethnic communities in NZ are embracing the Internet for business success abroad.

Time to ban glitter

Glitter looks fabulous, but it gets into everything.

Harmless fun or fish-killing menace? Experts say it's no better than microbeads.

More play, less work

Connie Munoz of Maroubra works for a PR agency for seven months, saves all her money, and then takes unpaid leave and ...

The secret to having more holidays, tailor your life to work, not the other way round.

property

Son claims share of dad's fortune

Paul Van Moeseke made a will about six weeks before he died (File photo)

An eminent economist had wanted to leave his millions to animal rights groups.

Housing market out of kilter

The number of sales to first-home buyers in Auckland is at its lowest level in 20 years, CoreLogic's head of research says.

Job done, Reserve Bank, you've knocked out investors - but first-home buyers are still shut out.

Sold on property

Nelson Auctioneer John Walker.

Auctioneer, architect, renovator - meet some top of the south businessmen with a passion for property.

1240 submit on campground

The Devonport-Takapuna Local Board will have the final say on the future of a campground lease at Takapuna Beach Reserve.

A commissioner will consider more than a thousand submissions on the future of Takapuna Beach's controversial campground.

opinion & analysis

Sheldon Slabbert: Brexit, one year on

Brexit has divided opinion on Britain's role in Europe, and will pose many challenges for business in the UK and Europe.

OPINION: What does Brexit mean for the investment environment?

All aboard school ball bandwagon

The dresses, the glam - the school ball has become a many splendoured and expensive thing, Cas Carter writes.

OPINION: The gorgeous dresses, corsages and shoes make me think of one word: "Ka-ching".

The money tensions of splitting up

Determining what is relationship property and what is separate can be a source of tension when couples split.

OPINION: Can your ex get their hands on your bank accounts?

Playing it safe with technology stocks

Technology investments can be unpredictable but there is money to be made with the help of specialist knowledge.

OPINION: Don't be scared of investing in the tech sector.

farming

How did the parasite escape?

Flat oysters, also known as Bluff oysters, will be removed from the Marlborough Sounds as a precautionary measure ...

Angry oyster farmers demand to know how deadly Bonamia ostreae got out of quarantine in Marlborough.

Labour's farming water tax

Federated Farmers environment spokesman Chris Allen says he is disappointed Labour wants to levy a tax on irrigation water.

The Labour Party has restated it will charge farmers for water and discharging too many nutrients.

Fonterra CFO temporary

Until Fonterra decides on a permanent chief financial officer, it has appointed Paul Washer in an interim role.

Fonterra is still looking for a replacement for Lukas Paravicini.

Nut orchard 'dead in the water' video

Smoky Fry in the hazelnut orchard that gets flooded from the Tasman District Council stormwater drain overflow.

Hazelnut growers threaten to fill council drain with concrete after floods cost thousands in lost crops.

world

She was hired in 1958 as a 'computer,'

Sue Finley, one of the longest-serving employees at Nasa.

Sue Finley is one of Nasa's longest-serving employees. She started out calculating rocket trajectories by hand.

Aus shopper slips on grape, sues

It was not the fault of Coles that a customer slipped on a grape, a judge found.

Her right foot went backwards and she tripped forward onto her knees and elbows.

Search for travel using emojis

Want to fly to Las Vegas? Just put in the slot machine emoji for a list of deals.

One travel site is letting us look up flight or hotel deals using emojis to represent our destination.

Uber CEO resigns video

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick stepped aside after a tumultuous time for the world's largest ride-services company.

Uber boss and co-founder steps down under pressure from investors after a string of setbacks.

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