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TVNZ or Radio NZ face change

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Labour and NZ First's broadcasting policies provide different means to a similar end, says lobby group.

SkyCity joins worldwide trend video

SkyCity's convention centre is delayed, but remains a key part of its expansion and diversification plans.

 SkyCity ventures into esports and will build a broadcast studio, as it announces a slump in profit.

NZX bounces back

Investors were mildly negative but not panicking, before sending the NZX50 higher.

NZ's sharemarket takes a small knock from National losing power, falling just under 1 per cent.

ComCom defends media merger block

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Chart: Your share of GDP

New Plymouth MP Jonathan Young says: "We need to be creatively focused on how to develop completely new opportunities ...

Hydro-carbons and milk boost Taranaki's GDP per person ahead of other regions.

Tax change Labour might make

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A tax on overseas internet shopping that could raise $235m in its first year now seen as more likely.

Economic downturn or what?

Winston Peters' downbeat remarks on the economy were unusual.

Winston Peters turned some heads with downbeat remark but analysts say the economy could shine on the new government until 2020.

Carl's Jr profit push

11012017 news photo: JARRED WILLIAMSON/FAIRFAX NZ. Carl's Jr in Otahuhu, south Auckland is set to close.

Carl's Jr puts will sell fewer discounted burgers as the chain tries build profits.

ComCom sought 'critical report'

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Fairfax and NZME say the competition watchdog betrayed desire for report critical of merger.

Smoking ban 'unfair targeting'

Places with outdoor footpath dining such as Ponsonby's SPQR restaurant would have to make sure their outdoor dining area ...

Around 800 Auckland restaurants with public al fresco areas expect to see a drop in business.

Chart: Dwindling students

The Kawerau District falls between Rotorua and Whakatane.

Regional New Zealand has been losing students for decades.

Labourers, machine drivers needed

Israel Whitley, 22, says his business that places labourers in jobs is doing "very good" as the demand for workers on ...

Need a job? Construction sites need you. But you will probably have to move out of the city.

An endless hunt for drivers

Class 5 truck drivers are in high demand in Taranaki, but those in the industry say it's a struggle to fill the positions.

There's little new interest in the trucking industry as those in it say finding qualified, experienced drivers is a struggle.

World Cup ticketing glitch

All Whites captain Winston Reid.
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Fault meant football fans could not buy tickets with cards other than Visa for a 'short time'. 

Te Aro business hub evolving

Developer Alex Cassels says the hub is ideas led, "it's the kind of growth we really want in Wellington.''

"It's ideas led and it's the kind of growth we really want in Wellington.''

Fired for swearing

Pak 'n Save.

Supermarket worker was heard bad-mouthing her manager, but should not have been fired for it, ERA says.

Collapse catches cricket on the hop

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Cricket clubs may have to go back to pen and paper to score games after CricHQ folds.

Chart: NZ's changing population

The entire country is projected to have increasing ethnic diversity over the next two decades.

Maori, Asian, and Pacific populations will increase in nearly all regions by 2038.

Kiwi favourites go offshore

A Dunedin group pulled out of a plan to keep production of Pineapple Lumps, Jaffas, Buzz Bars and Pinky bars local.

Manufacturer accused of "duping" union as Jaffas, Pineapple Lumps and Pinky Bars head off to Aus.

100 BNZ jobs may go: Union

Bank of New Zealand may cut 100 staff and replace them with Smart ATMs.

Staff numbers will be cut and replaced with Smart ATMs, First Union says.

'Game over for Pacific Islands' video

Tire, 10, uses a car tyre inner tube to swim in a flooded area of his home village of Eita. South Tarawa, Kiribati.

NZ needs to consider how it's going to accommodate climate change refugees, climate campaigner says.

Media model 'broken'

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Number of journalists that would be employed by merged media firm 'a distraction', High Court told.

Chart: Hey, big earners

Incomes are rising, but so are household expenses.

Auckland house prices may be the highest in the country, but so are household incomes.

Booze plan needs proof

Bottle stores and supermarkets are at odds about whether alcohol sales should stop at 9pm. Big Barrel's Baldeep Dhillon ...

Proof is needed to support proposed tougher alcohol controls in the city.

High Court gets social media lesson video

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NZME and Fairfax emphasise impact of social media as they fight to overturn ban on their merger.

No chip shortage after all

Foodstuffs says it has plenty of potato chips in storage.

Relax people, there isn't a potato chip crisis - just an ordering error at the supermarket.

Waterview: The human cost

One worker died of natural causes while on a scheduled break during construction of the Waterview tunnel.

From death to broken bones, construction of the $1.4 billion Auckland tunnel also carried a human toll.

Where the younger Kiwis are

The median age of most cities is expected to rise with New Zealand's aging population.

Auckland has the lowest median age, and Marlborough has the highest.

TV shake-up expected

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Vodafone could bundle Sky TV with extra internet-television content.

Chinese language week

A social media campaign will run this week, teaching five Mandarin phrases.

Learning the language is the first step for businesses that want to be China-ready.

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