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My Farm sees dairy investments waning

Wellington New Zealand's largest rural investment syndicator My Farm Investments is moving its focus away from its dairy farming origins and expects future growth to...

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...

Bill Osborne: From All Black to business boss

Whanganui Even as a schoolboy, William Michael (Bill) Osborne showed rare talent in just about any sport he tried his hand at, but it was...

Mobile payment app Pushpay performing

Auckland Pushpay Holdings, the mobile payments app company, reached its target of $US100 million ($141 million) in annualised committed monthly revenue by December 31 and...

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