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Foresters follow Fonterra model with new co-op
Foresters follow Fonterra model with new co-op

A company offering small forest owners benefits similar to the pastoral sector's co-operatives was launched today.

Dotcom's assets frozen until April

Kim Dotcom’s assets will be within reach of the United States before the entrepreneur’s extradition process is completed…

China manufacturing slows again

Growth in China's vast manufacturing industry weakened in August, suggesting that the recovery in the world No. 2 economy…

Is this the iPhone 6?

Leaked photos claiming to show Apple's latest device suggest it will have curved edges, just like the first iPhone.

Wine exports increase to record
Wine exports increase to record

New Zealand wine exports increased by 10 per cent in both volume and value to a record $1.33 billion in the year to June…

What lawyers worry about
What lawyers worry about

Crime barristers are up in arms over an increase in self-represented litigants and a surge in appeals based on the competency…

Migration boom hits 11-year high
Migration boom hits 11-year high

New Zealand's annual migration extended its decade highs in July, with the inflow continuing to surpass expectations.

Port of Tauranga lifts profit as container volumes fall
Port of Tauranga lifts profit as container volumes fall

The Port of Tauranga said its underlying group net profit rose by 1.3 per cent to a record $78.3m thanks to an increase…

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Tax avoidance case in High Court
Tax avoidance case in High Court

Companies with links to John George Russell are accused of entering into "tax avoidance" arrangements…

Bruce: Property investment is not easy

Homeowners are often portrayed as millionaires-in-waiting, but investing in property is not easy, writes Andrew Bruce.

Tamsyn Parker: Peer to peer lending - a worthy alternative?

The first peer to peer lender has been given a license by the Financial Markets Authority.

China's baby boom wagers go bust on child cost burden

After China's loosening of its one-child policy, living costs are deterring couples from having more than one child.

Small Business: Keeping well with Gregg Walden of The Jungle Gym
Small Business: Keeping well with Gregg Walden of The Jungle Gym

Caitlin Sykes talks with Greg Walden, owner of The Jungle Gym, about keeping well.

Visa helps to catch thieves at pumps

Visa is rolling out software to detect whether it's you or someone pretending to be you filling up on fuel.

Wool prices rebound

New Zealand wool prices have firmed over the last few weeks and have performed strongly over the last year, driven by a…

Consumer confidence sinks to 10-month low

New Zealand consumer confidence fell to a 10-month low in August, suggesting rising interest rates, weaker commodity…

Fletcher plans house building surge

New Zealand's biggest listed company is planning a five-fold surge in house building, concentrating mainly on Auckland…

Emirates gets its 50th A380 + video
Emirates gets its 50th A380 + video

Emirates has released footage of Airbus workers building one of their 50 A380 super jumbos, a task that…

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