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GM recalls close to 30 million
GM recalls close to 30 million

General Motors has issued six more recalls, bringing its annual total to 60 recalls covering almost 30 million vehicles.

NZ dollar slides to six-week low

The New Zealand dollar dropped to a six-week low today after Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler called the kiwi's strength…

Dollar dives after rate hike

The Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler has raised the official cash rate as expected - leading the kiwi dollar to instantly…

South Island platinum tender awarded

Tag Oil of Canada has been awarded five mineral exploration permits to hunt for platinum in the South Island.

Facebook earnings soar
Facebook earnings soar

The world's largest online social network posted sharply higher earnings as revenue from mobile advertising continued to…

Buffett faces end of $255m a year dividend cheque
Buffett faces end of $255m a year dividend cheque

Warren Buffett could soon have to bid adieu to another of his high-yielding investments from the financial crisis - Dow…

NZ posts eighth monthly trade surplus
NZ posts eighth monthly trade surplus

New Zealand posted its eighth monthly trade surplus in June, led by overseas demand for the nation's primary products such…

'Desperate shortage' of retail space, says Auckland councillor
'Desperate shortage' of retail space, says Auckland councillor

Auckland is suffering a desperate shortage of land for business expansion and retailing with a "critical short supply" of…

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NZ stocks rise on Xero's US listing plans
NZ stocks rise on Xero's US listing plans

New Zealand shares rose, paced by Xero after the cloud-based accounting software firm said it is mulling…

Trump: Hotel in DC to be among world's best

Donald Trump has big plans for the Old Post Office building in downtown Washington that he's pledging to transform into…

Moa completes $500k placement

Moa Group, the unprofitable boutique beer maker, raised $500,000 from five institutional investors and plans to raise up…

Poverty St no lifetime address

Is poverty for life? A Treasury report suggests not, writes Brian Fallow. Only 24 per cent of those at the bottom decile…

video Robot parking valet creates stress-free travel
Robot parking valet creates stress-free travel

'Ray' the robotic parking valet at Dusseldorf Airport in Germany lets travelers avoid the hassle of…

Small business: Crowdfunding - Sean Gilbert, Activate Nutrition

Sean Gilbert used Kickstarter earlier this year to help raise funds for his business creating healthy ready-made meals.

Staff protest to get boss back

Thousands of supermarket workers have protested the exit of their chief executive, after he was ousted by a board controlled…

Xero shares rise on US listing talk

Software company Xero will get to a position this financial year where it can make a listing on a US stock exchange "when…

Twitter's work diversity issue

Twitter acknowledged that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs, just like…

ikeGPS plunge may show tech IPO party over
ikeGPS plunge may show tech IPO party over

IkeGPS shares plunged after its stock exchange debut yesterday, suggesting investor appetite for growth-focused…

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