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Business could take off like Lightning

Business could take off like Lightning

Life is about to get busier for Virginia Fay - and she can't wait.

More time for fishing after Selwyn sells

More time for fishing after Selwyn sells

Fishing and hunting have been lifelong passions for Selwyn Shanks.

St Bathans girl enjoys study with scholarship

St Bathans girl enjoys study with scholarship

Growing up on a sheep and beef farm at St Bathans gave Alex Menzies a strong interest in agriculture.

Course gives firm sense of direction

Course gives firm sense of direction

Sometimes it's about taking those first steps.

Mushrooms succeed while waiting for truffles

Mushrooms succeed while waiting for truffles

They say good things take time.

PGW sees profit, revenue drop

PGW sees profit, revenue drop

Low dairy prices and the perceived risk of drought led to a drop in PGG Wrightson's profit and revenue in the six months to December 31.

Tourism boom gives Otago huge boost

Tourism boom gives Otago huge boost

A stronger-than-ever tourism sector is being cited as a major contributing factor to "refound positivity'' in Otago.

MRP operating costs rise $7m

Intense competition in the electricity sector has resulted in Mighty River Power's operating costs rising $7million in the six months to December 31.

NZ Post seeks ways to offset mail losses

NZ Post seeks ways to offset mail losses

New Zealand Post says it needs to do more to grow revenue to offset the $20 million to $30 million it is losing each year from plummeting mail volumes.

On the rise

On the rise

Work on the expansion of the Victoria Hotel, in St Andrew St, Dunedin, is ahead of schedule.