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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.

Big America's Cup prize

The 2003 America's Cup was worth $529m and helped open a new door to Auckland.

Auckland knows how to host a world-class event, and you wouldn't have to be a superyacht builder to benefit.

RBNZ seeks to widen its channels

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

King Salmon predicts $20m profit

NZ King Salmon chief executive Grant Rosewarne will be celebrating after guiding the company to a highly profitable ...

Less than a year after listing on the stock exchange, NZ King Salmon has forecast annual earnings of $20 million.

Fuji Xerox issues 'historical'

FXNZ says the issues highlighted are historical and do not reflect current business practices.

Suspicions of fraud at Fuji Xerox NZ relate to the past and don't reflect how it operates now, company says.

How did 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.

EziBuy is sold again

Woolworths found Ezibuy to be an uneasy fit with its business.

It first operated in Palmerston North in 1978 with a black and white mailer, and is now a major Australasian fashion store.

Deep south takes to the wing

The new Invercargill Airport award-winning redesign, and architectural perspective by chief architect Jeremy Dunlop

Southlanders have a reputation for respecting history and upholding tradition, so perhaps it's no surprise that regional capital Invercargill's 50-year-old former airport was beloved of many.

New powers for watchdog

Watch: Commerce Commission announces it has declined the proposed Fairfax and NZME merger

Ministers agree to give competition watchdog two new powers, but hesitate on a third.

Tourists taking 6 crays a day

Marlborough fisherman Larnce Wichman wants to limit the tourist crayfish catch in Kaikoura. (File photo)

Boatloads of visitors pulling up crayfish pots as part of the Kaikoura experience are pressuring the fishery.

NZX to scrap junior exchanges

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Exchange instead floats idea of having different listing rules for different sized companies on its main board

Bag levy may help charities

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A levy on plastic bags, with revenue going to the retailers to distribute and not councils, is on the cards.

'Suspected fraud' at Fuji Xerox

The Serious Fraud Office is obtaining additional information after opting to not investigate Fuji Xerox last year.

An independent investigation 'lifts the scab' on accounting irregularities at the company.

Chart: Work in Southland

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Job seekers at Work and Income in Invercargill.

Mining offers the fewest jobs in the region, so where are the best opportunities?

Seal us off from sick

Study co-author Professor Nick Wilson from the Department of Public Health at the University of Otago, Wellington.

A lethal pandemic would warrant total border closure, Wellington researchers say.

Building product accused vow to fight

Autoclaved aerated concrete panels, a lightweight building product designed by German firm Hebel, has competition from China.

An investigation into whether a cheaper building product was passed off as an expensive version nears court.

Demand for concrete leaves builders waiting

Concrete supply "is getting pretty stretched," especially in Auckland, industry watchers say.

Is cement in short supply? Depends who you talk to.

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.

Sky-Vodafone merger canned

Sky Television and Vodafone say they will work together to strengthen their commercial relationship.

The competition watchdog had declined a merger in February. Now, the companies have given up the idea.

Chart: Southland's wealth

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The region's GDP per person has grown strongly since 2000.

Drone register backed

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There's been a raft of near misses with drones and heliports. Now, an industry pioneer supports plans for a register of drone owners

Death of the suburban mall? video

Johnsonville residents are worried their local mall is dying a slow death, with McDonald's being the latest tenant to ...

They're not dead yet, but it's getting hard not to kill them off.

Mapping farming's future

Craigmore Sustainable dairy farms takes the guess work out of farming with the technology.

Technology is making sometimes difficult farming conversations a lot easier.

$456m ACC project hit hurdles

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It is more likely ACC's Shaping our Future programme will need to tap into contingency funding.

Sailing win's economic prize

Emirates Team New Zealand holds a 3-0 lead over Oracle.

Team NZ win could put a $500m wind in our economic sails, but there's no guarantee it would be held in NZ.

Westpac card issue fixed

Some Westpac credit and eftpos cards were hit by a network issue on Friday.

Scores of customers were unable to use eftpos or credit cards, but bank says problem is now resolved.

TVNZ 1 and 2 go online

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State broadcaster will livestream all its channels through a single online hub from Monday.

Cinema gets $27m after quake video

Reading Cinema and surrounding buildings on Courtenay Place were closed for four months following the November quake.

Multimillion-dollar quake payout allows Wellington cinema to rebuild on demolished car park land.

Chart: Bond, Dunedin bond

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A house for rent.

The bonds lodged for rental properties in city peak at the same time every year.

Houses get pricier to build

In Wellington, the average cost of building a 140 square metre, three bedroom, one bathroom house  rose 2.43 per cent to ...

Kiwis in the main centres wanting a new house need more money in the bank than they did last year.

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