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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…

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…

Taxpayers spend $240k hosting oil execs

Energy Minister Simon Bridges is defending a $240,000 bill for taxpayers to wine and dine 11 oil executives during the 2011…

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…

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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…

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Milk cut hits rural folk
Milk cut hits rural folk

A sharp reduction in Fonterra's milk price will put the squeeze on the industry and rural communities will feel the brunt…

Want to buy iconic Gherkin?
Want to buy iconic Gherkin?

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

Eroad happy with $3 listing price
Eroad happy with $3 listing price

Eroad chief executive Steven Newman admits market conditions for new technology listings have taken a turn for the worse…

Les Mills tells members what to wear
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…

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Yellen to study broad range of indicators in search of inflation
Yellen to study broad range of indicators in search of inflation

US policy makers are studying various measures of inflation because the traditional measures can cloud…

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…

Bitcoin problems news to bankers

The New Zealand Bankers' Association is not aware of any problems with the local Bitcoin community getting access to banking…

Robyn Pearce: On stand-up desks and better results

As I walked around the offices of one of my long-standing legal clients a few months ago I noticed some of the senior…

Lateral still keen to list
Lateral still keen to list

Mobile technology developer Lateral Corporation isn't letting a downturn in investor appetite for high-growth…

Pat English: Balancing guanxi ledger pays dividends

We read about it or see it in the news every other week. But very few of us can pronounce it, let alone put a name to it…

Wall St caution prevails

Wall Street was flat overnight in cautious trading, with sentiment bolstered by corporate earnings including from Merck…

Visa move baits hook for top acts

Kiwi music lovers could be in for more big name international acts under new visa laws due to come into force in November…

Russia vows to fight $58b penalty

Russian President Vladimir Putin's government must pay US$50 billion ($58.5 billion) for using tax claims to destroy Yukos…

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The US nuclear power industry started building its first new plants using prefabricated Lego-like blocks…

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