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Low inflation set to crimp rate rises
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:23
Annual inflation is down to just 1 per cent, lower than economists had expected, pointing to the Reserve Bank holding interest rates, possibly until late next year.


Fonterra dryers could bring 250 jobs
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:10
The building of two new milk powder dryers at Fonterra's Studholme site, 40km south of Timaru, will generate hundreds of jobs for South Canterbury and boost the local economy.


Auckland Airport sticks to forecast
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:32
Auckland International Airport says it is on track to deliver an underlying net profit of between $160 million and $170m this financial year.


Infinity boss Bob Robertson steps down
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:29
Award-winning Peninsula Bay developer Bob Robertson, of Wanaka, has retired for health reasons.


Rates hike for some Aucklanders
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:03
Auckland's 29 per cent increase in overall property values since last measured in 2011 has cemented a rate hike for many of the region's homeowners.<br /> <br />This morning Auckland Council accepted the region's new, and largely increased, property values and it expects ratepayers to do the same, accepting rates increases along with them.<br /> <br />As reported by Fairfax Media during the weekend, t<a href="" target="_blank">he Valuer General has released revaluations of 525,000 properties in the Auckland region as part of the biggest process of its type in Australasia.</a><br /> <br />The council will use the new values to set its rates for the next three years.


Bidding to be property auction champion
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:17
Auctioneers hoping to be crowned Australasian champion gathered in Auckland today, spinning a few colourful phrases to get the bids rolling in.


BNZ boss Anthony Healy's 5-point plan
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:02
The Bank of New Zealand's boss says knee-jerk responses to foreign investment betray a ''close-mindedness'' at odds with the country's image as a diverse and tolerant nation.


Government seizes Korean trawler
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:41
A rusty, nearly 50-year-old vermin-infested South Korean fishing ship has become government property.


Petrol, diesel prices fall again
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:38
A continued drop in barrel prices has led to another cut in the cost of fuel at the pump.


Kiwi flies lower on inflation data
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:12
The New Zealand dollar has fallen after inflation came in lower than expected, giving the Reserve Bank extra room to keep interest rates on hold.


Plaintiffs delay filing of Psa claim
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:49
A group attempting to sue the government over the 2010 PSA outbreak has delayed filing key papers in the High Court for the second time in less than a week.


Sam Morgan may face fire action
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:52
Apologetic Trade Me founder Sam Morgan could face legal action after a burn-off on his property doused Wanaka in smoke.


PGC confirms Epic stake sale
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:49
Suspended listed company Pyne Gould Corporation (PGC) has confirmed the sale of its 27 per cent stake in the Epic investment fund for $25m.


KFC feeds Restaurant Brands result
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:28
Restaurant Brands shares climbed to a record high today after the fast food business announced a 19 per cent increase in half-year profit.


New lease of life for iconic hotel
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:54
Sixty years of majestic beauty and history is being revived in the Putaruru Hotel - carpet, wallpaper and all.


Heartbroken and living in KFC
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:53
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Lenders warned over credit fees
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:41
A High Court judgment has clarified the rules that lenders must comply with when charging credit fees to borrowers.


Air NZ's 'most epic' safety video
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:52
Safety is fantasy in Air New Zealand's latest Hobbit star-studded in-flight safety video, directed by Taika Waititi.


Anger simmers over Cantina comments
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:01
The self-styled business guru in charge of a failed restaurant has left angry community members and creditors in her wake.


LVR brakes stopped rate hikes: RBNZ
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:37
Rules requiring most home buyers to have at least a 20 per cent deposit may have prevented two interest rate increases, the Reserve Bank says.


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