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Falling prices loom over Fonterra results

Falling prices loom over Fonterra results

Falling global dairy prices will hit Fonterra's bottom line when it announces its financial results next week.

Entrepreneurs' club in embryo

Entrepreneurs' club in embryo

When it came to recruiting students at yesterday's Be Your Own Boss Expo in Dunedin, Geordi Dearns had a corny idea.

South reporting better growth

Otago-Southland has returned to more usual levels of growth, the latest BNZ-BusinessNZ Performance in Services index (PSI) shows.

Specialist not pigeonholed

Specialist not pigeonholed

When it came to getting his job as an environmental sustainability specialist, Blake Holgate says it was a case of ''right time, right place''.

Happy to spend 'millions' on old buildings

Happy to spend 'millions' on old buildings

While changes to earthquake-strengthening rules caused controversy, Oakwood Properties director David Marsh sees them as an opportunity.

Generations of shearing in Brett's family blood

Generations of shearing in Brett's family blood

Brett Roberts was destined to a shearer.

Startup team for e-learning platform

Startup team for e-learning platform

Young Invercargill entrepreneur Josh Harrington was still at school when he came up with the idea of an online learning management system.

New challenge brings Otago graduate back to city

New challenge brings Otago graduate back to city

When it comes to getting to and from work, Julie Curphey is not missing a two-hour commute.

Freezers go as plant demolition continues

Freezers go as plant demolition continues

Demoliton work continues at Alliance Group's Mataura plant following the closure of sheep and lamb operations.

$600m for science sought

$600m for science sought

Federated Farmers wants the Government to spend an extra $600 million on science research and innovation over the next three years.