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Backdoor listing specialist ordered to pay almost $1 million in legal costs.

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Another by-election candidate suggests new housing opportunities

The Opportunities Party Mt Albert by-election candidate Geoff Simmons says it’s worth considering the MAGS farm and MOTAT land for more housing.

Tower seeks further clarity on takeover proposal from Suncorp

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Fletcher Building's share price plunges after disappointing result

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While you were sleeping: DuPont, Unilever rally

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DuPont shares rose amid reports the company's $US130 billion merger with Dow Chemical will be cleared by European Union antitrust regulators.

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Trump's Beltway: migrant crackdown evolves and Trump picks new NSA

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Auckland mayor Phil Goff (Photo: Tinaz Karbhari)

Goff unrepentant about 150% plus rates increases being forced on hotels, motels

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E tū union boycotted mayoral meeting with Cadbury owner Mondelez

E tū pulls out of mayoral forum on the Cadbury's closure citing concern over alternative proposals to keep it open.

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