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Reflecting back and looking ahead Business
17 Dec 14, 9:08am
Siah Hwee Ang 3
Professor Ang looks ahead to what is in store for China in 2015 and how 2014 and 2015 will impact New Zealand businesses
Barfoots sells all 3 at mortgagee auction Property
17 Dec 14, 3:14pm
Greg Ninness
A Waiuku house sells for $235,000, a house linked to a drugs case sells for $1.715 million and a leasehold unit at Viaduct goes for $160,000 at mortgagee auction
Stop student loan 'parasites' like me Opinion
17 Dec 14, 9:54am
Benje Patterson 87
Benje Patterson writes an open letter to Bill English calling for him to tighten the student loan repayment criteria to minimise the costs of 'parasitic behaviour' by graduates 
Non-bank bosses wary of 'disrupters' Business
17 Dec 14, 9:30am
Gareth Vaughan 1
Merger & acquisition activity expected in a non-bank sector on the lookout for 'disrupters' as costs, and competition from 'predatory banks', increase
Farm sales steady but dairy units slide Rural News
16 Dec 14, 4:38pm
Greg Ninness 10
Lower milk prices hit dairy farm prices but one Waikato property sells for more than $109,000 per hectare setting a new record





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USD investors pre-positioning for upbeat tone from Fed; market ignored NZ current account deficit growing; decent bounce in oil price improves market sentiment