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Big cuts to services revealed tomorrow
Big cuts to services revealed tomorrow

Big cuts to transport, parks and community services will be outlined tomorrow when Auckland Mayor Len Brown unveils the…

Landlords complain about bank loan tactics

Landlords are complaining about banks calling in loans from one property when another is sold.

Fonterra's $555m expansion deal

Fonterra said today it plans to take a 20 per cent stake in Chinese infant food manufacturer Beingmate and will spend $555…

Key talks to Air NZ about pricy fares

John Key has spoken to Air NZ about its expensive regional airfares after the government-controlled carrier's profits rose…

Food prices fall in July, OCR hold talk builds
Food prices fall in July, OCR hold talk builds

New Zealand food prices declined in July, adding weight to speculation that softer inflation will prompt the Reserve Bank…

O'Sullivan: Dotcom gaming NZ politics
O'Sullivan: Dotcom gaming NZ politics

It's ridiculous that the New Zealand political system can be gamed by an international businessman with criminal convictions…

747: Is its number up?
747: Is its number up?

In its heyday, the Boeing 747 was hailed for its fuel efficiency but comparatively now is a gas guzzler, consuming fuel…

Brent Sheather: Buy the rumour, sell the fact
Brent Sheather: Buy the rumour, sell the fact

In the past insider trading has been viewed as something of a victimless crime and the perpetrators have been afforded a…

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Burger King acquisition will form fast-food giant
Burger King acquisition will form fast-food giant

Burger King is buying Canada's Tim Hortons coffee-and-doughnuts chain in a deal which would create the…

Apple preps largest-ever iPad

Apple is preparing to manufacture the company's largest-ever iPad, one that will feature a 12.9 inch screen, according to…

Small Business: Business planning - Zac de Silva, Business Changing

Your Business editor Caitlin Sykes talks with business coach Zac de Silva about business planning.

Genesis Energy profits fall 53pc

Genesis Energy, New Zealand's largest energy retailer, posted a 53 per cent drop in full-year profit, beating its…

Juha Saarinen: The spies that searched
Juha Saarinen: The spies that searched

How do intelligence agencies find that needle in the absolutely humongous haystack of surveillance data?…

Social media users shy away from opinions - study

People who use Facebook and Twitter are less likely than others to share their opinions on hot-button issues, according…

Cycle has passed its peak, says NZIER

The Institute of Economic Research considers the economic cycle has passed its peak but that it will moderate to a still…

Instagram launches Hyperlapse video app

The Hyperlapse "app" lets people easily make high-quality time-lapse videos even while moving around with a smartphone.

Labour's 100,000 low-cost home pledge

Labour would be able to offer first home buyers two-bedroom properties in Auckland for as little as $360,000 if elected…

Insurance kickback deal claimed in theft case
Insurance kickback deal claimed in theft case

A now-bankrupt insurance broker allegedly shared a kickback with a senior manager at Bunnings Warehouse…

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