Economy

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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

Economic growth tipped at 3pc

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…