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Building consents on the rise
Building consents on the rise

New Zealand building consents increased at the fastest pace in three months in June, rising a seasonally adjusted 3.5 percent…

Metroglass gains on NZX debut

NZ's second-biggest stock exchange listing this year is underway, with shares in Metro Performance Glass rising 4.1 per…

Fiji property past doesn't worry Vanubaka men

A New Zealand businessman in a group selling 72 residential sites on a Fiji island says he's well aware of trouble his…

Juha Saarinen: Aussies clamp down on dastardly downloaders

Spare a thought for whanau and friends over in Australia who are getting fresh Game of Thrones episodes via the Internet…

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Rocket Lab - NZ satellite launch pitch video Rocket Lab - NZ satellite launch pitch

NZ company Rocket Lab hopes to launch a locally-based…

Inside Money: Do-good report shows NZ is 40pc ethical Inside Money: Do-good report shows NZ is 40pc ethical

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The 'corporate disobedience' saga continues
The 'corporate disobedience' saga continues

Months after a popular CEO was fired, thousands of his employees and customers are still fighting to get him back.

Million-dollar US home loans surge
Million-dollar US home loans surge

Banks are handing out mortgages of as much as $10 million to the wealthy in record numbers while first-time homebuyers struggle…

Westland Milk slashes payout forecast
Westland Milk slashes payout forecast

Westland Milk Products, the Hokitika-based dairy cooperative, has followed Fonterra in cutting its forecast payout for…

Tamsyn Parker: What would make you take on more risk?
Tamsyn Parker: What would make you take on more risk?

Kiwis seem to be a conservative lot when it comes to money so it's probably no surprise that a lot of people are in conservative…

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Want to choose your hotel room? Soon there will be an app for that
Want to choose your hotel room? Soon there will be an app for that

Hilton Worldwide hotel guests will soon be able to use their smartphones to select specific rooms, make…

Want to buy iconic Gherkin?

London's landmark "Gherkin" office tower, one of the landmarks on the British capital's skyline, has gone…

Les Mills tells members what to wear

Members of a Les Mills gym have been told they can only wear certain brands of clothing if they plan to stand near the front…

Plotting an escape from email

Asana creates software that combines elements to enable teams of employees to share information and do their jobs without…

Brain signals new era for advertising
Brain signals new era for advertising

Companies in the near future will be able to test public reaction to ads, music and films by monitoring…

Max Mosley sues Google over his orgy

Former motorsport boss Max Mosley may serve an injunction on Google over the continued publication of images of him taken…

Dollar tumbles after Fonterra cuts payout to farmers

The New Zealand dollar dropped below 85 US cents for the first time in seven weeks after Fonterra cut its forecast payout…

Fran O'Sullivan: Changes in China offer us a prize

Xi Jinping's version of what the move to the free market means China-style is said to come down to the "invisible hand of…

Brent Sheather: Kiwisaver-Low returns + high fees = keep working mate

Sheather estimates what terminal sum will accrue to a KiwiSaver saving $100 pw and getting the $1K kick start and the annual…

Small business: Governance - Ian Kuperus
Small business: Governance - Ian Kuperus

Ian Kuperus is the founder director of Auckland-based tax pooling firm Tax Management New Zealand.

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