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Created in 2001, Fonterra was heralded as an "icon of economic transformation", a "breakthrough idea", "helping NZ catch the knowledge wave".



Asylum violence 'shameful'

Angela Merkel has promised there will be "no tolerance" for violent anti-migrant protests that have gripped Germany in recent weeks.

Probe begins into claim Isis info skewed

The Pentagon's inspector general is investigating an allegation that the military command overseeing the anti-Isis campaign distorted or altered intelligence assessments…

India's PM calls for calm after riots

India's Prime Minister has appealed for calm after a rally that drew half a million members of a powerful clan resulted in a night of rioting that left three dead and…


A family business with staying power

According to the Family Business Institute, 30 per cent of family businesses worldwide survive into the second generation, 12 per cent make it into the third, and only…

F&P Healthcare boss steps down

The departure of Fisher & Paykel Healthcare chief executive Mike Daniell might unsettle some investors but is unlikely to derail the company, say market players.

The Insider: Serious fun

If the law banned importing cars or making them locally, car prices would soon rise, and - voila - we'd all feel richer.


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Aussie actor gets shipwrecked in NZ

Telefeature dramatises the much-recounted story of how four men aboard spent a tense 119 days adrift before coming ashore on Great Barrier Island, writes Russell Baillie…





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