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Tech world reacts to 'gender fluid' Galaxy Note 20 Ultra smartphone
Korean electronics giant Samsung has been immediately mocked online after a livestreamed event that saw the brand announce a swathe of new products.But not every one was happy.Samsung announced three new smartphones, a new smartwatch,... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 7:15am 

Don't rely on home loan 'holidays' to extend into next year
OPINION: Home loan 'holidays' will be extended, but don't rely on them after Christmas. 
© 2020 5:35am 

Hello Fresh wants to become a global carbon-neutral meal kit company
Meal kit delivery company Hello Fresh plans to offset at least 36,000 tonnes of direct carbon emissions by funding climate protection projects. 
© 2020 5:35am 

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AA Insurance begins $19.5 million car insurance refunds
AA Insurance is refunding $19.5 million in excess car insurance profits due to the Covid-19 lockdown. 
© 2020 5:35am 

NZX eases 0.1 per cent, ignores surprise decline in unemployment rate
A shock decline in the unemployment rate to 4 per cent didn't move the dial on the New Zealand share market on Wednesday. 
© 2020 10:55pm 

Top architect told boss golf club project was on hold - then did the job in secret himself
A top architect who told his boss a lucrative project had been put on hold then secretly did the job himself has been found liable of seven employment breaches.In April 2019 Ignite Architects was asked by Riverside Golf Club to... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 7:15pm 

Covid crunch hits female workers harder than men
Labour data for the June quarter has shown up a worrying gender imbalance, with women accounting for 90 per cent of the drop in total employment.June quarter data was distorted by the Covid-19 lockdown but still surprised economists... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 5:55pm 

Hot housing: Onehunga auction draws record number of bidders
A renovated Auckland home has attracted a record number of bidders, proving the housing market is showing no signs of slowing down, a real estate agency says.The three-bedroom home at 15 Cardwell St in Onehunga eventually sold at... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 1:55pm 

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The surprising confidence among KiwiSavers, even after Covid-19
COMMENT: The Herald's Cooking the Books personal finance podcast is here to get you the tips you need to weather the financial storm. Hosted by Frances Cook, with a new expert on each episode. There's nothing like a trial by... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 5:55am 

Farmers 'may need Govt push' to keep up with changing consumer attitudes to welfare
Attitudes to animal welfare are changing rapidly and critics say agriculture is lagging behind. 
© 2020 5:35am 

Sorry Shane Jones, 'woke' banking is the future
OPINION: To suggest Kiwis want their state lender to support the coal industry misreads the national mood. 
© 2020 5:35am 

Customer fights to have $1200 power bill axed due to sign-up mix-up
Utilities Disputes says lots of complaints could be avoided with better communication. 
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Heat on rural town house hunt
It's as if there was no lockdown, as property buyers agressively return to the market. 
© 2020 10:55pm 

Wellington leather shop Huruhuru mocked for using te reo word for pubic hair
A Wellington business is being mocked online after using the te reo word for pubic hair for its name, with the owners being urged to use their "own language".Huruhuru Authentic Leather on Cuba St say that they orginially chose the... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 7:55pm 

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Turners delays launch of its car subscription service until September
It's not just the late March start date that's changed - the car auction company has also changed the name of its service originally known as Carly. 
© 2020 5:55pm 

Private sector partnerships needed to ease capacity 'choke point', Helen Clark says
Getting the private sector involved in quarantine will ease bottleneck, former prime minister says. 
© 2020 5:55pm 

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