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Selfies changed what we wear

The obsession with posting pictures on social media websites means many young women feel under pressure constantly to refresh…

Building consents dip in June

Building consents for Auckland homes rose in June to 704 from 599.

New Zealand residential building consents fell 4.1 per cent in June as construction intentions in Canterbury tapered off…

Wall St up on Fed news

Wall Street's rally accelerated overnight on better-than-expected earnings and after the US Federal Reserve kept alive expectations…

Fed holds steady on rates

The Fed appears on track to raise interest rates later this year but has signaled that it wants to see further economic…

NZ's most trusted brands

Chocolate lovers have rated one of New Zealand's oldest confectionery makers as the most trusted brand in the country.

NZ best place for working mums

A new survey says New Zealand might be one of the world leaders in valuing the skills of mothers returning to the workplace…

How many jobs at stake?

Union chief says he received a tip that hundreds of Westpac staff face losing their jobs.

Tax staff pinged for sick leave

IRD staff are being hauled before their manager if they have even one day off ill, as the tax agency grapples with its high…