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Girl-only coding proves popular

Girl Code founders Alice and Matthew Gatland say there is a lack of women in the technology sector.

Auckland coding class aims to remedy under-representation of women in the tech sector.

Fletchers pull-back fear

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Concern voiced over industry training if Fletchers leaves biggest jobs to foreign rivals.

Countdown to league world cup

New Zealand's Shaun Johnson celebrates victory at the 2013 Rugby League World Cup after scoring the winning points in ...

In under 100 days, an estimated 6000 rugby league fans will descend on New Zealand.

Liquidators don't go empty handed

Liquidators were able to recover fees from a failed debt collection business.

Total Debt Solutions customers owed almost $200K won't see a cent after "extremely poor" book keeping.

Chart: Voters vs non-voters

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New Zealand non-voters are on the rise and a whole generation risks being lost to politics.

Hosking: My salary should stay secret video

Mike Hosking says the public doesn't need to know what broadcasters like him are earning.

Mike Hosking says the public doesn't need to know what public broadcasters like him are earning.

Fletcher woes a warning?

Analysts say the exit of former chief executive Mark Adamson gives Fletcher Buildling a chance to rethink its direction.

Are Fletcher Building's problems its own or a warning for the industry?

Warehouse to sell division

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The Warehouse will sell its financial services business to SBS for $18m but warns of write-down.

Kiwi touches two-year high

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The New Zealand dollar reaches a high against the greenback.

Soldiers 'forking out for own kit'

Levin-based clothing company Swazi says none of the wet weather gear it used to supply to the army (pictured) ever had ...

Jilted Kiwi supplier says faulty army raincoats show the danger of cost-cutting by civilians.

Chart: Voter turnout

In 2014, close to 1 million enrolled voters from across the country didn't vote.

There's quite a gap between the younger New Zealanders casting their ballot and our keenest group of voters.

Fuji Xerox president talks

Fuji Xerox president and representative director Hiroshi Kurihara said his company was taking strong action to regain ...

Revenue and profit targets are one thing, but they need to be achieved in a "fair manner".

Maori business a goldmine

ASB executive manager of Maori financial solutions Kirikaiahi Mahutariki said Maori needed to take their passion for ...

A KPMG report said Maori need to adapt to get into enterprise.

Funds for Kiwi kids

Grace Jale was awarded for her dedication to soccer. Funds will help pay for her training, competition costs, travel, ...

A New Zealand trading firm is continuing its 11 year sponsorship to help disadvantaged Kiwi children.

Alloy launches for digital transformation

Alloy digital consultancy team. (L-R) Mark Glenn, Head of Experience; Rod Schofield, CEO; Andrew Joll, Head of ...

Alloy is a new player on the digital consulting scene.

New Haneda-Auckland service touches down

Sunrise at Haneda Airport, where Air NZ now flies three times a week.

New Air NZ flights provide second entry point to Tokyo.

Aussie tax plan 'too draconian'

Revenue Minister Judith Collins has warned Australia's approach to multi-nationals could backfire if New Zealand adopted it.

A 40% penalty on global companies doing business across the ditch might sound great, but will net just $100m, says Judith Collins.

CEO waves away millions video

Fletcher Building's outgoing chief executive Mark Adamson was a straight shooter, according to analysts

Fletcher Building boss forfeits shares worth $8m plus a million share options.

Immigration up again

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Short-term visitor numbers lower-than-expected, but a record number arriving to live here.

Green family dispute settled

Businessman Hugh Green received a Queens Service Medal in 2012 for philanthropy.

Deal sees pay-out to eldest daughter and control over family trusts change hands.

Airport noise must be taken seriously: watchdog

A United Airlines flight touches down at Auckland Airport. The airport wants to add nearly a kilometre to its proposed ...

New Auckland Airport plans which affect 475 more home owners worries watchdog group.

Chart: Work visas

Arrivals here on work visas tail off after the age of 29.

Between 20 and 29 is the peak age for the total number of people in New Zealand on work visas.

SMEs to be recognised

A new award in the Deloitte Fast 50 will celebrate small and medium-sized businesses.

A new award has been added to the Deloitte Fast 50 index.

Fletchers mea culpa shakes market

Fletcher Building's outgoing chief executive Mark Adamson was a straight shooter, according to analysts

ANALYSIS: Where to now for Fletcher Building, where further profit downgrades have claimed its chief executive.

Waterview tunnel a truckie goldmine video

With travel times between the CBD and Mangere halved, operators have a cost saving of about $75 per truck, per hour or ...

An hour's trip now takes 30 minutes and freight operators are saving up to $600 a day thanks to the Waterview tunnel.

We know how lucky we are

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Aucklanders have highest 'life satisfaction' but lowest sense of purpose.

Truckies moved on in Picton

Trucks from Wellington exit the ferry into Picton, but a rule change has left some drivers without a place to park their ...

"The terminal is there to be used, and that's the way it should be."

Chart: NZ's biggest industry

Plenty of Kiwis work in the construction industry, but it's not the biggest employer in this country.

Healthcare, retail, and manufacturing are biggest employment sectors for NZ workers - but there are challenges.

IRD to cut almost 2000 jobs

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Two Inland Revenue offices have been closed ...

4000 staff will be affected by changes outlined by IRD, union says.

Audi ad backfires

The ad eventually encourages viewers to visit a website selling "Audi-approved" secondhand cars.

An Audi commercial that compares women to used cars is shaping up as an own goal for the German car maker.

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