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The Lexus Hoverboard launched 2015. Photo / Supplied

Hoverboard takes flight

A new contraption that invokes a fantastic device seen in the Back to the Future movies is wowing crowds abroad.

Some textile jobs are coming back from Asia to the United States after companies are finding it cheaper to produce goods in the American South. Photo / iStock

Made in China - not so cheap

Some textile jobs are coming back from Asia to the US after companies are finding it cheaper to produce goods in the South…

Apple Store in Hong Kong. The company's stock price dropped 4.4 per cent as investors fretted over whether Apple can keep growing at the pace it's maintained. Photo / iStock

Apple slump deepens

Apple is slumping as the usually high-flying tech stock struggles with the burden of raised expectations.

Social enterprises: Eat My Lunch

Q&A with Lisa King, co-founder of Eat My Lunch - a service that donates one lunch to a Kiwi kid for every lunch a consumer…

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House prices rise $511 a day

Auckland house hunters are buying new homes before selling their existing properties out of fear of being cut out of the…

Welcoming family nest

Sweetly inviting bungalow in go-ahead suburb offers irresistible charm and space, writes Louise Richardson

Getting crazy machines captured

Rube Goldberg machines are named for the American cartoonist who thought up contraptions that accomplish the simplest task…

 

Travel talks: Emma Fraser

Emma Fraser.

Group director of marketing at TFE Hotels Emma Fraser grew up wanting to be an international lawyer or an air stewardess…