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Govt plans nudge sharemarket

Rebecca Howard New Zealand shares rose on Thursday as Fletcher Building benefited from government plans to beef up infrastructure spending. A2 Milk continued to climb after...

Air NZ beefs up domestic capacity

Paul McBeth National carrier Air New Zealand beefed up domestic capacity in the face of rising passenger numbers, particularly on Auckland-to-Queenstown routes. This showed up in...

NZ Super Fund writes off investment in US wind turbine company...

Auckland The New Zealand Superannuation Fund has completely written off the value of its investment in United States wind turbine company Ogin which is in...

TAG Oil eyes good year in NZ

Wellington Vancouver-based onshore Taranaki oil and gas explorer and producer TAG Oil is forging ahead with capital expenditure of $C27.4 million ($NZ29m) of exploration, production...

Short week brings many surprises

Jeremy Flood of Craigs Investment Partners The holiday shortened week has been one of surprises, with a snap election announced in the United Kingdom, mixed global...

Kitset sleepout leaves family out of pocket

Francis Cook A Lyttelton family says it is out of pocket after paying a deposit to kitset company Get Design and Sales. Matthew Wood decided to...

Study finds more visitor accommodation needed

Auckland More visitor accommodation has been identified as the main priority to support the growth of New Zealand's booming tourism industry. Research carried out for Tourism...

Video games may be NZ’s next big thing

Wellington Video games could be New Zealand's next big export with no limit on how big the industry could be come, Green Party MP Gareth...

Homeowners want longer loan if rates rise

Wellington Almost three-quarters of New Zealand homeowners are expecting their mortgage rates to rise this year and while many are fairly sanguine about a moderate...

Chorus broadband connections dip

Wellington Chorus lost ground in the battle for broadband connections in the first three months of the year as end-users switched to fibre provided by...
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