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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...

SFO drops Quantum probe — Intueri

Wellington Intueri Education Group says the Serious Fraud Office has ended its investigation into the unprofitable company's defunct Quantum Education Group and would not take...

Fewer farmers pessimistic

Wellington Net confidence edged up in the latest Rabobank confidence survey of New Zealand farmers, with growing optimism in the horticulture, beef and sheep sectors. The...

Man stung over beehive thefts

Whangarei A Northland man has pleaded guilty towards the conclusion of his judge-alone trial to stealing beehive boxes and receiving stolen beehives. Justin Mathew Howes, 25,...

Shoe makers visit their wool source

Dunedin When Nanny Glerup Kristensen felted a pair of boots with wool from her own sheep back in 1993, little did she know that it...

Interests associated with tech billionaire Peter Thiel have sold

Wellington Interests associated with tech billionaire Peter Thiel have sold about 1.1 million shares in Xero, reducing the overall holding to below 5%. Mr Thiel's VV...

Wages lag as job listings take off

Auckland A rise in the number of job vacancies means workers should expect offers of heftier pay packets in coming months, one of the country's...

Central Otago wine flavours to savour

Alexandra One of the windiest and coldest summers on record appears to have a silver lining with Central Otago winemakers saying the weather has caused...

Data deluge swamps investors

Jeremy Crang of Craigs Investment Partners Former Cyclone Debbie did not bring the only deluge this week, as investors had to process a number of large...

Brexit, Trump troubles focus for investors

Jeremy Flood of Craigs Investment Partners It has been a fairly quiet week for the local market, giving investors a chance to catch their breath after...
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