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Kiwi declines after warning
Kiwi declines after warning

The New Zealand dollar has reached its tipping point and looks to be heading lower after the Reserve Bank fired a warning…

Brian Gaynor: Private equity plays back in the spotlight

Brian Gaynor writes: What is private equity? Why does it have a mixed reputation in NZ? Do private equity IPOs underperform…

Liddell bullish on Xero's US growth prospects

Xero has a decade of expansion ahead and the problem won't be finding areas for the accounting software maker to grow but…

Downtown looks to San Fran for cues

Precinct Properties, with consent for a 41-level Auckland waterfront tower on its Downtown Shopping Centre site, took a…

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Meet the CEOs: Connal Townsend, Property Council of NZ video Meet the CEOs: Connal Townsend, Property Council of NZ

Connal Townsend, CEO Property Council of NZ which…

Brian Fallow: Poverty Street not a lifetime address Brian Fallow: Poverty Street not a lifetime address

Is poverty for life? A Treasury report suggests not…

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Scales gets set for growth after debut
Scales gets set for growth after debut

With its sharemarket listing completed Scales Corporation is poised for expansion, particularly in Asian markets, says managing…

Working 9 to 3
Working 9 to 3

The so-called "normal" 40-hour working week appears to be a thing of the past, the 2013 Census indicates.

Auditor's report cites SPI breaches
Auditor's report cites SPI breaches

A property fund that last year did not have the money to fully pay investors owed $1.5 million failed to comply with the…

Mary Holm: Insurance option on KiwiSaver cash
Mary Holm: Insurance option on KiwiSaver cash

Q: I saw the CEO of the Financial Services Council on TV talking about an insurance option to protect the loss of KiwiSaver…

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Diana Clement: Misleading an insurer can lose your cover
Diana Clement: Misleading an insurer can lose your cover

Read the fine print to ensure you stay within the insurance policy rules, writes Diana Clement.

The burdens of planes that fly the flag

Airliners can carry deep symbolism, especially when flying for a national airline. But when things go awry, that once-mighty…

Confidence continues at an historic high

Business confidence continued to slip in ANZ's latest monthly survey though the level remains high by historical standards…

Property magnate sets up $5m charity trust

Auckland property developer and investor Ted Manson has created a new $5m charitable anti-poverty, childhood health and…

Ride-ons cut new figures in auctions
Ride-ons cut new figures in auctions

Forget Mustangs, fishing gear or big-screen TVs - ride-on mowers are becoming the ultimate boys' toy…

What now for Malaysia Airlines?

Malaysia Airlines' website has gone dark. In keeping with airline practice after a crash, its special "dark site" is free…

Tom O'Neil: Take a look at what is important in your life

Sometimes, it's easy to get caught up in your work, letting the genuinely important things slip through the net.

GM issues 6 more safety recalls

General Motors issued six more recalls on Wednesday, bringing its annual total to 60 recalls covering almost 30 million…

Top-notch Kiwi wines sink the Aussies

New Zealand is the second most popular country of origin for premium wine sold in the UK, according to latest figures.

Telecom vs Chorus
Telecom vs Chorus

My doubts as to whether Telecom's separation was for real vanished this week when the retail arm lashed…

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