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New Lee Tamahori film to be crowd funded
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…

NZ housing greatly overvalued - research

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

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…

Inside Money: Talking money with The Cat in the Hat
Inside Money: Talking money with The Cat in the Hat

David Chaplin's take on demystifying the vocabulary of finance.

Acorn mags sold for $6500
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
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 final.

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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…

Juha Saarinen: The smartphone deconstructed

Tech blogger Juha Saarinen explores the notion of modular phones and misleading apps.

Small Business: Going it alone - Graham Southwell, BNI New Zealand

Your Business editor Caitlin Sykes talks with BNI New Zealand national director Graham Southwell about going it alone in…

Fonterra unfazed by credit rating cut

Fonterra chief financial officer Lukas Paravicini said the cooperative continued to enjoy a solid balance sheet position…

Video rental chain moves with the times
Video rental chain moves with the times

Yet another player has announced its entry into the internet film and television arena, allowing users…

SkyCity has plans to expand in Federal St

SkyCity Entertainment Group is planning extensive outdoor dining on Federal St, pushing out from around Depot and The Federal…

Alibaba IPO comes with unusual structure

Foreigners who want to buy Alibaba shares will need to get comfortable with an unusual business structure.

Swiss complete tax dodge payments to Britain

Switzerland said it had completed a programme to pay Britain and Austria hundreds of millions of euros in settlements for…

NZ dollar holds steady as traders await US manufacturing data

The New Zealand dollar was little changed along with other major currencies as weak manufacturing PMI data from China to…

Vote will decide control of power cost
Vote will decide control of power cost

Power bills have been rising relentlessly. The two sides of politics are divided on house best to rein…

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Property

Fletcher vying for Grange land
Fletcher vying for Grange land

Fletcher Building is one of three businesses trying to buy 2.5ha of Papatoetoe's The Grange Golf Club for an intensive housing…

Ponsonby hole build begins
Bernard Hickey: Subsidies fuel heated market
Dream penthouse sells for a bargain
Rise of the 30-year home loans
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Rural Business

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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