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More subscribers fuel Sky TV profits
More subscribers fuel Sky TV profits

Updated NZ's dominant pay-TV company posted a better than expected 21pc gain in profit as it boosted revenue from more subscribers…

Spark wants 70,000 Lightboxers

Spark's new internet television service is aiming to attract at least 70,000 paying customers by the middle of next…

Teen quits after boss bans 'kia ora'

A Whangarei teenager has quit her first job after being ticked off for welcoming customers into a city centre store with…

John Drinnan: Slater has a friend in Israel

Cameron Slater and his Whale Oil Beef Hooked website have some passionate advocates. But Slater presents some risks as part…

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Bruce: Property investment is not easy Bruce: Property investment is not easy

Homeowners are often portrayed as millionaires-in-waiting…

Inside Airbus' new jet Inside Airbus' new jet

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Dita De Boni: Hey Mr Big, it's not about you
Dita De Boni: Hey Mr Big, it's not about you

Being nice is such an underestimated quality in a person, yet what's so wrong with wanting our various leaders and managers…

Hobbit jobs row buried 4 years on
Hobbit jobs row buried 4 years on

Four years after a bitter industrial row over the filming of The Hobbit the New Zealand screen industry body Spada and actors…

Juha Saarinen: The right to remove and hacking for good
Juha Saarinen: The right to remove and hacking for good

Our tech blogger tests Vodafone's Red roaming mobile deal in Sydney, previews the #hack4good 0.6 event and updates Google's…

Success: High-tech grunt behind growth
Success: High-tech grunt behind growth

A multimillion dollar investment in high-tech automation is the grunt behind growth for a local manufacturing firm.

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Stock takes: Drury Hits Back
Stock takes: Drury Hits Back

Xero boss Rod Drury is disappointed with the sell recommendation Craigs Investment Partners has slapped…

Spark turnaround gathers pace - profit up at telco

Spark, the company formerly known as Telecom, says its strategy to turn its business around “is gathering pace” as it announces…

Vector profit down on mandated price cuts

Vector saw net profit after tax fall 16.9pc in the year to June 30 as regulator-mandated cuts to its monopoly assets bit…

NZ wine pops its export cork

New Zealand wine has established itself as a major commodity after exports increased by 10 per cent in volume and value…

Assignee drops Peters bankruptcy bid
Assignee drops Peters bankruptcy bid

Authorities are giving up the fight to put former property developer Jamie Peters back into bankruptcy…

Bank of America to pay $17b settlement

The US government has reached a $US16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed…

NZ dollar pops above 84 US cents

The New Zealand dollar gained overnight, popping back above the key 84 US cent level, as traders look to an upcoming speech…

Steady hand up against a wider vision

New Zealand's economic recovery is tentatively under way, albeit with a few wobbles.

Small forests get helping hand

A company offering small forest owners less risky options for realising their investment was launched in Wellington today…

Small Business: Keeping well with Grant Difford of Waking Giants
Small Business: Keeping well with Grant Difford of Waking Giants

Caitlin Sykes talks with Grant Difford, creative director and founder of Waking Giants, about keeping…

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World's costliest apartment
World's costliest apartment

Even by the sky-high standards of Monaco, a penthouse at the top of the Odeon Tower is set to fetch a vertiginous price.

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Auckland's property values jump 33pc
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