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Housing stats show just about everything's getting worse

Just about wherever you look in the latest raft of figures relating to the housing market, there's little relief from the pressures driving rampant house price inflation.

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James Doty, author of Inside the Magic Shop, joins Andrew Patterson on Sunday Business episode 31.

Don Brash on The Nation

Brash, Wall clash over Hobson's Pledge campaign


Brash still won't name the person behind the campaign.

Matthew Hooton: ‘Unbelievable fiction writing’

Sir Bob Jones: Why the newspaper industry is deservedly dying


Short-sighted cost-cutting and fiction writing.

Hunter's Corner: High stakes for both sides of Warminger case

Does market manipulation exist if the market is not misled? Amid a torrent of data, lawyers clash over fundamentals.

Winston’s hour is coming

The NZ First leader's goal may not be government in 2017, but his party supplanting Labour by 2020.

Little leaves centre wide open for Peters and Greens

Little learning wrong lessons from Sanders, Trump and Corbyn.

Hidesight: State agencies fail to uphold citizens’ rights


My critics regularly point out I am not the smartest person in any room. I readily accept that.

JACQUELINE CHOW: Making Fonterra look like a food company

Good work Fonterra, now to leapfrog to the next stage


There are a lot of things to like about Fonterra’s financial result this year.

On the money: Gulf forum changes lack support


The public was not consulted before the decision to abolish local government control of Hauraki Gulf’s resources.

Motoring: Buying cars online could become the new normal


While the internet has changed the shopping process for almost any product you care to name, the process of buying a new vehicle has remained steadfastly face-to-face.

Narcissus Geranium

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Super Fund suspected window dressing at Milford

High Court hears of huge pension fund’s concerns about fund manager Mark Warminger’s trading 

Jordan Williams and Colin Craig

Craig expected to seek judge-only High Court review of jury's $1.27m damages decision

Jordan Williams wins defamation case against ex-Conservative Party leader; record-setting damages awarded.

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