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Working in the #MeToo era

The #MeToo movement has changed behaviour in New Zealand workplaces. It's never going to alter the way some people think, says Rachel Hopkins, chief executive of Diversity Works. It has, however, improved behaviour in the workplace.One... go to Article >

Meet New Zealand's newest Queen's Counsels

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Eight New Zealand lawyers, including a prominent University of Auckland professor, have been appointed Queen's Counsel under a new process that includes a commitment to improving access to justice.Attorney-General David Parker said... read more

Rivals position themselves to seize the riches GPS can bring

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US military in origin, the location system is now a valuable economic weapon, finds Matthew Field The crew of a twin-prop plane soaring through a dark sky above the Norwegian snow fields were in for a fright. The signals used to... read more

The sun and natural gas: Todd Corp's $3b 'clean' electricity play

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Todd Corp is planning to spend $3 billion over the next 10 years in New Zealand on solar electricity, natural gas-fired power stations, and further developing its Taranaki gas fields. Two-thirds of that total will go to extracting... read more

Reddit bans accounts, suspects possible UK vote interference

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The prospect of Russian interference in Britain's election flared anew Saturday after the social media platform Reddit concluded that people from Russia leaked confidential British government documents on Brexit trade talks just days... read more

EuroMillions winner returns to work to 'finish jobs' before Christmas

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When self-employed builder Steve Thomson won a staggering $210 million lottery jackpot last month, most people assumed his life would change forever.But just weeks after hitting the big time, the dedicated tradie has shocked the... read more

Boeing knew of problems with wing parts, but told FAA planes were safe, agency says

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The Federal Aviation Administration proposed a rare US$3.9 million civil penalty against Boeing on Friday, alleging the company "knowingly submitted aircraft" to the agency for safety certification even after learning that crucial... read more

Council reveals scooter curfew areas

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Auckland Council has revealed which areas will be under an e-scooter curfew and confirmed 15km low-speed zones for its new six-month license period, which began on Tuesday.And despite noting unresolved safety issues around riding... read more

Businesswoman reveals how her company was destroyed by negative reviews

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Melbourne woman Gee McCracken was at the top of her game running a string of successful businesses when she "lost everything" at the hands of "a few nasty people".In 2009, Ms McCracken founded a small eyelash extension business,... read more

Editorial: It's time more Kiwis shared some bank profits

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EDITORIAL: The problem with trying to second guess the financial markets is that often you never know until it's too late. Reserve Bank governor Adrian Orr leaned on this as part of his pitch to usher in new bank capital requirements,... read more

Fired Toyota manager denied $395,000 redundancy package seeking A$301,000 in damages

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A NSW father is seeking a A$301,000 ($313,000) payout from car giant Toyota after he was fired and denied a massive redundancy package after giving his son a slice of his own pizza.Greg Sherry worked as a Toyota manager for decades... read more

NZ shares edge higher as US-China trade talks drag on

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New Zealand shares rose as investors count down for China and the US to cut a trade deal before tariffs take effect in 10 days.The S&P/NZX 50 Index increased 18.41 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 11,276.20. Within the index, 21 stocks... read more