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Eventful outlook - NZ's booming convention business
Eventful outlook - NZ's booming convention business

On the floor of a conference about conferences, there's excitement mixed with a measure of frustration.

TV wars: Channel battle

Updated New Zealanders now have more television viewing options at lower prices, as internet TV services start and existing platforms…

Honey guidelines out to sting 'cowboys'

Honey manufacturers are praising a new set of guidelines aimed at distinguishing the genuine manuka article from the knock-offs…

Start taxing property gains properly, says economist

In a video interview on nzherald.co.nz, Eaqub said capital gains tax on investment property was often discussed in New Zealand…

Kiwi help in historic space hook-up
Kiwi help in historic space hook-up

Kiwi-developed technology will assist a historic hook-up when a spacecraft makes its long-awaited date with a comet next…

Brisk US growth figures clip kiwi
Brisk US growth figures clip kiwi

The New Zealand dollar dropped below US85c yesterday on news that the United States economy is growing at a pace brisker…

OceanaGold posts profit
OceanaGold posts profit

The mining company achieved a profit of US$58.9 million in the first three months of the year as production from Didipio…

China Connection: Partners needed in giant market
China Connection: Partners needed in giant market

"This will be a long road, and it won't be a straight one." Fonterra's Head of Greater China, Kelvin Wickham…

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Duo tackle social issues mission
Duo tackle social issues mission

Technology entrepreneur Derek Handley has appointed a duo to be his "right hand" in New Zealand.

video Interview: NZIER principal economist Shamubeel Eaqub

Shamubeel Eaqub is the principal economist at the NZ Institute of Economic Research and has just written the book Growing…

NZ stocks rise as Telecom snaps four-day decline

New Zealand shares rose as Chorus gained to a four-week high on speculation it won't need to ask investors for more capital…

Telecom unveils Lightbox line-up

Telecom - soon to become Spark - has revealed more shows that will be available on its new Lightbox subscription video…

Wife's role in crimes revealed
Wife's role in crimes revealed

The wife of a former accountant, convicted of stealing millions from a family to fund a lavish lifestyle…

Caseload: What will happen to Banks?

John Banks is to be sentenced tomorrow after being earlier found guilty of electoral fraud in relation to his last mayoral…

Trade Me backs down on fees

Trade Me will probably lure back real estate listings from its rival realestate.co.nz after backing down on a push to hike…

Judges probe as Chorus appeals Comcom pricing

Telecommunications infrastructure operator Chorus has opened its case in the Court of Appeal, challenging a High Court decision…

Market premium exports to boost China sales - economist

Kiwi exporters should look to market more premium products to an increasingly wealthy Chinese consumer, says Shanghai-based…

Irish dream of 'black gold' fades to sinking shares for finder
Irish dream of 'black gold' fades to sinking shares for finder

Ireland finally struck offshore oil, or so it seemed in 2012. But two years on, the company behind the…

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