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Big plans for Lewis Rd

Peter Cullinane and Prem Maan have big plans for Lewis Road Creamery.

More products and markets are on the cards thanks to a new investor.

12 weeks' leave - but there's a catch

You can't always take them to work with you during the school holidays...

Firm works to hire engineers with 'school term only' contracts.

VicDeals for sale

VicDeals founder Carl Meyer, pictured here in 2015, sold the group to John Holden and Grant Burley in December 2016.

"Fast and furious" Facebook group used by uni students up for grabs.

Record numbers for chamber

South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce chief executive Wendy Smith said it had the highest number of registrations the ...

More businesses than ever have joined South Canterbury's Chamber of Commerce pushing registrations well over 500.

PlaceMakers hits the market

There are 166 car parks available on site and three separate vehicle entry points.

It was once home to 300 administrative staff, now it's for sale with a multi-million dollar price tag.

New boss for Aurora Energy

Dr Richard Fletcher has been named as the new chief executive of Aurora Energy.

Dr Richard Fletcher has been named as the new chief executive for Aurora Energy.

Merger appeal enters second week

Fairfax NZME merger generic

 Quality of news websites would likely fall within two years with merger, Commerce Commission lawyer says.

Charged with milk powder claim

Maximillian Christian Zucker appeared at the Blenheim District Court on Monday. (File photo)

Police claim the 20-year-old intended to "cause a significant disruption to commercial activity in New Zealand".

Hanging up his helmet video

Justin Leov and his wife Victoria, son Luca and daughter Annabella get to spend more time together now Justin has retired.

Justin Leov has bought the property where he won his first national champs, added a tiny house and plans to develop tracks on the hills around it.

IRD dobs in firm over debt

The IRD doesn't have the power to warn the public, who can also end up out of pocket if firms with big tax debts go belly-up.

Tax department has the right to warn credit agencies of tax debts, but not the general public.

Spark could bid for Vocus

Vocus has seen its market value slashed recently.

Spark interested in 'any opportunity', but purchase by Spark or Vodafone would concern Tuanz.

Fletcher trading halt

Fletcher Building's shares are traded on the NZX and Sydney's ASX.

Troubled construction giant reviewing the performance of one of its business units.

From tobacco to wine

The former National Tobacco Company, also known as the Rothman's Building, is regarded by many as one of Napier's most ...

Winery opens in one of Napier's most beloved art deco buildings.

Pondering the paradoxes

Brian working “Rustle” in the docking yards at Kaihoka in Golden Bay.

Golden Bay farmer Joyce Wyllie tries to make sense of the many contradictions in life.

'Entrepreneur' has jail sentence quashed

Hawke's Bay 'entrepreneur' Craig Nisbet has had his jail sentence quashed and granted leave to apply for home detention.

Appeal Court said jail sentence was 'grossly disproportionate'

What lies beneath video

A closer look reveals kerbside and power pole warning tags revealing the pipeline on your street.

Thousands of Aucklanders may be surprised at the underground fuel pipeline near their doorsteps.

Fletcher workers to picket

Fletcher Building's profit fell 23 per cent earlier in the year, largely due to problems on major building projects.

Fletcher Building workers will protest again, fighting for better pay.

Good news for tenants

National median weekly rent remains unchanged, except for small houses outside Auckland, which have seen a 7 per cent rise.

National rent prices have stayed the same for almost a year, with Auckland still flat.

238 bids to be Amazon HQ video

The company plans to add 50,000 jobs  in another city.

Hundreds of US cities and states put their hand up to house Amazon's second headquarters.

Bigger influence than Barbie

How much do Barbies influence children?

OPINION: Turns out this doll, with its out of proportion body, didn't ruin my daughter's life.

New expertise at Lyttelton Engineering

Up to 30 major surveys and dry dockings are carried out each year. Lyttelton Engineering's premises are located to the ...

Lyttelton Engineering has completed a change in shareholdings and taken on new management

Our city tomorrow

Former Labour MP Moana Mackey, who now works with Wellington City Council's city planning team, is heading up 'Our City ...

'Our City tomorrow' deals with population growth, earthquakes and climate change in Wellington.

Firm going great chops

Pork Chop Hill founders Simon Francis and Catherine Russ are proud of how far their Palmerston North-focused T-shirt ...

Pork Chop Hill has grown from a hobby to a small business gaining national recognition.

I dyed my hair to be taken seriously

Kasey Edwards had to dye her hair brown to be taken seriously at work.

Kasey Edwards told she was "too pretty and feminine" to manage a work project.

H&M offers European style

H&M Queensgate will open Thursday October 26.

The Swedish retailer will offer Wellingtonians the same clothing they will find in London, Paris and New York.

Death of Aus carmaking leaves chasm

Last of the line.

Holden shuts up shop striking a big economic blow to South Australia and beyond.

Deck fall mistaken for army exercise

The railing of The Portage Hotel deck has been replaced, but still had orange caution tape wrapped around it on Sunday.

People at resort thought the blood was fake and the men were part of a military exercise.

Energy, colours and performance of Diwali

Chottey Sikkey dance group perform at the Diwali festival in Trusts Arena, Auckland.

Diwali reflects India's growing significance in New Zealand says Simon Draper

Time to go paperless?

32 per cent of Kiwi businesses said that they are actively working towards becoming paperless but many still prefer ...

Research shows that despite predictions of paperless offices it's here to stay.

Christchurch-based Redesign's global reach

Jo Pennycuick of Christchurch company Redesign.

Jo Pennycuick's company Redesign is based in Christchurch but its work is international.

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