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23 Jan 2018   
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Chart: Half a million people spend a quarter or more of their income on housing
Renters are more likely than home-owners to spend more than a quarter of their total income on housing, according to Statistics New Zealand. 
© 2018 4:54pm 

IMF warns global recession 'may be closer than we think'
A global recession "may be closer than we think" and the biggest risk to the world economy is complacency, the International Monetary Fund has warned at Davos.Maurice Obstfeld, of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), said developed... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 4:34pm 

Former trustee pleads guilty to fraud
A former trust asset manager and trustee has pleaded guilty to fraud in Auckland's High Court today over receiving secret payments in 2009 and 2012 
© 2018 4:14pm 

Wgtn's Habitual Fix on Featherston liquidated for a second time
A second business operatingWellington's Habitual Fix on Featherston Street has been placed into liquidation in the space of a year, with the Beehive end of town still impacted by the November 2016 earthquakes 
© 2018 4:14pm 

Former trustee pleads guilty to fraud
A former trust asset manager and trustee has pleaded guilty to fraud in Auckland's High Court today over receiving secret payments in 2009 and 2012.Saul Roberts was the asset manager for Te Roopu Taurima O Manukau Trust, a public... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 3:54pm 

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Aussie tourists boost accommodation industry
New Zealand guest nights rose 4.3 per cent in November from a year earlier as the number of international visitors, buoyed by more people from across the Tasman, helped lift the occupancy rate of the nation's accommodation.Total... 
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Motorists to get compo for fuel that damaged cars
Motorists sold bad fuel that may have caused damage to their cars and made petrol gauges give false readings will be offered compensation.Z Energy, BP and Mobil are investigating after it was revealed high levels of sulphur were... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 3:14pm 

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Investore earnings, dividends to get boost from Bunnings acquisition
InvestoreProperty will pay just below book value to buy three Bunnings stores from manager Stride Property Group in a deal which willboost earnings and dividends, says the independent adviser 
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Trans-Tasman Resources to go public in backdoor listing on ASX, via Manhattan Corp
Ironsands miner Trans-Tasman Resources will go public via a backdoor listing on the ASXusing Manhattan Corp, a company associated with executive chairman Alan Eggers 
© 2018 4:24pm 

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Air Force display joins the list of entertainment at 25th Central Districts Field Days
The skies above Feilding will roar during the Central Districts Field Days as a flock of falcons briefly descends. 
© 2018 4:04pm 

NZ services sector activity outshines manufacturing in December slowdown
New Zealand's services sector activity, which accounts for about two-thirds of the economy, eased in December but held up better than its sister manufacturing index, suggesting the sector is less concerned about the new government.... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 3:54pm 

The Latest: Mexican Uber driver in US illegally denies rapes
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) The Latest on an Uber driver accused of rape and other crimes against young women in California (all times local):6:05 p.m.An Uber driver living in the country illegally has pleaded not guilty to... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 3:54pm 

The start-up turning Uber drivers into convenience store clerks
Imagine you're in an Uber on the way to pick up a hot date when you suddenly realise you have bad breath but no mints and you forgot to throw a condom in your wallet.Well, a start-up called Cargo wants to save you from the pain... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 3:14pm 

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