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Dairy prices drop to new two-year low
Dairy prices drop to new two-year low

Updated Dairy product prices dropped to the lowest level since July 2012 in the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction, led by a slump…

New Lee Tamahori film to be crowd funded

A new film to be directed by Lee Tamahori is hoping to raise the final 5.3 per cent of its $9.4 million budget via equity…

APN bang on with asset float timing

A fund manager says Australia's APN News & Media may have picked an opportune time to float its Kiwi assets.

Megaships ask top prices

Royal Caribbean boss Richard Fain is blunt about cruise ship economics - the vessels cost too much and the fares are too…

Visitor growth helps drive hotel rates up 7pc
Visitor growth helps drive hotel rates up 7pc

The cost of a night away from home is on the rise.

NZ housing greatly overvalued - research
NZ housing greatly overvalued - research

Housing affordability is again under the spotlight with new international research putting NZ's housing among the most overvalued…

Editorial: Owen Glenn wrong to play blame game over failures
Editorial: Owen Glenn wrong to play blame game over failures

For a time, Sir Owen Glenn's philanthropic activities in this country were carried out without fanfare.

Small Business: Going it alone - Trish Bartleet
Small Business: Going it alone - Trish Bartleet

Your Business editor Caitlin Sykes talks with landscape designer Trish Bartleet about going it alone in business.

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New house for couple before fraud probe
New house for couple before fraud probe

A couple charged with defrauding Mighty River Power of $2 million bought a $1.4 million Auckland property…

Clever ways to make life a little easier

Some of NZ's most innovative products have been commended at the Innovation Excellence Awards. We look at what was on offer…

Rogue eyes Oz after Hancocks deal

A deal with liquor distributor Hancocks is just the tonic Auckland-based Rogue Society Gin needs as it eyes expansion to…

NZ commodity prices fall as dairy prices slide
NZ commodity prices fall as dairy prices slide

New Zealand commodity prices fell for a sixth straight month in August, taking the index to a 17-month…

Alleged $2m fraud at Mighty River

NZX-listed Mighty River Power has been caught up in an alleged $2 million employee husband-and-wife fraud.

Hotchin, Watson win property fight

A finance company directed by Mark Hotchin and Eric Watson has convinced a High Court judge to keep freezing orders over…

Acorn mags sold for $6500

Two magazine titles - whose previous owner is linked to a controversial currency trading platform and a failed Ponsonby…

Chris Barton: Technology makes corruption possible

What a tangled web Dirty Politics has placed before us Yet, if the subsequent polls are to be believed, the majority doesn't…

KiwiSaver: Scheme can't be used in tax return
KiwiSaver: Scheme can't be used in tax return

KiwiSaver investment income is effectively quarantined from other gains or losses and the tax paid is…

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Westland Milk payout slashed
Westland Milk payout slashed

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

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