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Queues of holiday makers near Puhoi. Photo / Greg Bowker

Highway PPP could save $1b

The govt will put the financing and construction of the Puhoi-Warkworth Highway out to tender as a public private partnership…

Discovery Communications company CEO David Zaslav - who has topped AP's latest CEO pay survey. Zaslav's total compensation quadrupled to US$156.1m last year.

Media heads the best-paid CEOs

They're not Hollywood stars, they're not TV personalities and they don't play in a rock band, but their pay packages are…

Kids will miss kickstart

Bill English just couldn't resist killing the $1000 KiwiSaver kickstarter - it was just lying there looking vulnerable.

Savings Rates Provided by Interest.co.nz

Institution Minimum 1 Year
ANZ $1 4.10%
ASB $1 4.15%
BNZ $1 3.90%
Westpac $1 4.15%

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Institution Term Percent
ANZ1 year fixed5.59%
ASB1 year fixed5.99%
Kiwibank1 year fixed5.39%
Westpac1 year fixed5.59%
 

Economic growth tipped at 3pc

NZIER estimates 130,000 jobs will be created over the next two years, with the unemployment rate dropping to 5.2 per cent by early 2017, from 5.8 per cent currently Photo / NZ Herald

The economy is expected to grow at about 3 per cent a year out to 2017, driving jobs growth and reducing unemployment, says…

Crunch time for dairy farmers

It's crunch time for dairy farmers this week when Fonterra releases its farmgate milk price forecast for the coming 2015/16…

World dairy prices dip 2.2pc

There's been another fall in world dairy prices, with the GDT index down to its lowest level since August 2009.

Economic warning for Aussies

Future economic shocks may hit households harder than in past financial tremors, according to a paper by the Reserve Bank…