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Processors upset by log export record

Auckland New Zealand log exports hit a new record last year, underscoring the concerns of local manufacturers that the country is sending too many unprocessed...

No deal yet with Property Ventures, says Allied Farmers

Wellington Allied Farmers says a deal has not yet been reached with the directors of property developer Dave Henderson's Property Ventures Ltd (PVL), contrary to...

Property value growth halves in 2017

Auckland House prices around the country in 2017 were a mixed bag, with falling growth and plummeting sales in some regions being pinned on loan-to-value...

Expectations high for investors in 2018

Jeremy Flood of Craigs Investment Partners This year has started with a hiss and roar as markets across the globe have already hit record highs, continuing...

Warehouse Group tips earnings to fall 28% in first half of...

Rebecca Howard Retail giant Warehouse Group expects first-half adjusted earnings from continuing operations to fall 22 to 28% as it keeps investing to transform the...

Synlait teams up with Foodstuffs

Wellington Synlait Milk said it will enter the fresh milk market in early 2019 by partnering with Foodstuffs South Island and will invest about $125 million...

Lamb price surprise in good year

Dunedin Last year was one of surprises, consistency, comebacks and consolidation for New Zealand's agricultural industry, ASB senior rural economist Nathan Penny says. Lamb prices surprised...

‘Super food’ claim boosts blackcurrant growers

Timaru Tony Howey and his wife bought a blackcurrant orchard near Pleasant Point, about two hours south of Christchurch, 12 years ago. In the past few...

Increased coal royalties keep Queensland in black

Brisbane New Queensland Treasurer Jackie Trad has predicted a State budget surplus more than three times what was posted in the June budget, almost entirely...

Apple files long-range wireless charger patent

Los Angeles Apple has filed a patent application for what appears to be a system that could one day charge cellphones from across the room. The...
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