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Worker lost three fingers: Concrete firm fined $230,000
A concrete company has been fined $230,000 after a worker who slipped while using a saw severed three fingers in a horror workplace accident.The employee was working alone in an manhole in ankle-deep water when the saw kicked back.His... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 5:55pm 

Concrete company fined after worker loses fingers in workplace accident
Canterbury company has been ordered to pay more than $250k after a worker lost three fingers in an accident involving a saw. 
© 2020 5:55pm 

Former Equiticorp boss banned from managing companies for 8 years
Former Equiticorp boss branded 'dishonest' and 'significant hazard' to anyone dealing with any company he manages. 
© 2020 5:55pm 

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Auckland Airport runway inquiry finds repair response time lacking, hot weather affected concrete
Auckland Airport says an review has found hot weather contributed to problems which led to urgent closures of its runway which it concedes took longer to repair than it should.An internal review has identified ways of speeding up... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 4:35pm 

'Junk bond king' Michael Milken pardoned by US President Donald Trump
Poster boy of 1980s greed was among 11 convicted felons granted pardons or commutations of their sentences by Trump. 
© 2020 3:25pm 

Profit surge: How Dominos sliced off a bigger piece of the pizza pie
Domino's half-year net profit surged to A$71 million after the pizza chain sliced off a bigger piece of the local and international market.The Australian-based division has rapidly expanded its local and international store network... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 3:15pm 

Ombudsman lays out five things that NZ banks are doing wrong
There's no excuse for banks not to improve, says New Zealand's Banking Ombudsman. 
© 2020 2:35pm 

Pod hotel company Jucy Snooze to fast track expansion with Australian partner
Jucy Snooze is teaming up with Australian entertainment and hotel operator to speed up pod hotel development in Australia and New Zealand. 
© 2020 1:45pm 

Chinese buyers seek 'boltholes' in New Zealand property market
Chinese property website says coronavirus makes NZ look good. 
© 2020 1:45pm 

Australia's Event company takes half stake in ''pod hotel' firm Jucy Snooze
Budget travel company Jucy gets boost from Aussie operator. 
© 2020 1:45pm 

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NZ dollar falls as coronavirus impact on global economy sinks in
The New Zealand dollar fell further as the coronavirus's dramatic impact on China's economy ripples out to the rest of the world.The kiwi was trading at 63.95 US cents at 5pm in Wellington from 64.12 cents at the same time yesterday.... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 5:55pm 

Pizza Hut asks customer for medical certificate to prove food poisoning
Pizza Hut wanted a medical certificate to prove food made customer sick. Were they right to ask? 
© 2020 5:55pm 

'Dishonest, unscrupulous' Allan Hawkins banned as director
Convicted fraudster and 1980s high-flyer Allan Hawkins has been banned from any management role in a company for eight years.The order by district court judge Brooke Gibson was sought by the Commerce Commission, which had wanted... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 5:15pm 

First time buyers say Kiwis need more protection after 'heartbreaking' home cancellations
'Several cancellations' at a Wellington development has prompted calls for more to be done against "sunset clawback" in NZ. 
© 2020 5:05pm 

Auckland Airport chief executive apologies for runway closures
Auckland Airport was too slow to carry out urgent maintenance, chief executive Adrian Littlewood says. 
© 2020 4:15pm 

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Napoleon Perdis seeks damages after cosmetics consultancy terminated
Australian make-up mogul Napoleon Perdis takes his former cosmetics empire to court. 
© 2020 2:35pm 

Government announces $500k to help with flood clean up
The Government has announced a further $500,000 will be given to help residents in Southland and Otago to speed up recovery efforts from the floods. 
© 2020 2:35pm 

Gold breaks through $1,600
Gold prices breached the elusive and psychological level of $1600 today, as genuine concerns continue to grow in regards to the coronavirus (COVID-19) 
© 2020 1:45pm 

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