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New New Zealand 10 dollar and 5 dollar notes and coins.

NZ dollar falls to 10-month low

The drop comes as weaker commodity prices pulled back exporting countries' currencies.

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Kiwi dollar drops vs US currency on Trump's trade barriers

Traders will be watching for March migration data for signs the net inflow is slowing from record levels.

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We go in search of New Zealand's worst call centres

Fair Go puts a number of Kiwi companies to the test.

The spotlight went on the industry in 2013 when ten men were killed on the job.

Logging industry hurt by cyclones Debbie and Cook

Rain and wind from the ex-cyclones which lashed the North Island in the past fortnight, slowed production rates.

A mixture of New Zealand Bank notes and coins.

Kiwi slips on euro following French poll

Global events will continue to drive the kiwi dollar this week, with little local economic news scheduled.

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Some are asking if spending that much to take part in the Dubai expo is worth it.

Splashing $53 million on NZ pavilion at World Expo a waste of money, say Greens, ACT

The Government believes its investment in the 2020 Dubai expo will pay for itself.

SAN RAFAEL, CA - OCTOBER 30:  A bucket of KFC Extra Crispy fried chicken is displayed October 30, 2006 in San Rafael, California. KFC is phasing out trans fats and plans to use zero trans fat soybean oil for cooking of their Original Recipe and Extra Crispy fried chicken as well as other menu items. KFC expects to have all of its 5,500 restaurants in the U.S. switched to the new oil by April 2007.  (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KFC, Pizza Hut, Carls Jr and Starbucks workers to go on strike tomorrow

Unite Union says staff are underpaid, overworked and have no job security in the case of their job being cut.

Amazon to shake up Aussie retail sector

The launch is expected to bring shoppers lower prices and open up the market place for entrepreneurs.

If you're in an area where you pay more than in the City of Sails, you may get annoyed by this.

Prices rise at fastest pace in over five years, latest inflation figures reveal

Statistics New Zealand says the Consumers Price Index rose at 2.2 percent in the year to March 2017.

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A report into the ethical production of clothes has given only two New Zealand companies an A rating.

Major New Zealand clothing retailers score poorly in ethical production report

But some Kiwi brands are rated highly in Tearfund's Ethical Fashion Report.

A mixture of New Zealand Bank notes and coins.

NZ dollar dives v pound on UK snap election news

The dollar has fallen to a seven-and-a-half-month low against the British pound after Theresa May called an election.

The dairy giant has confirmed it is working to resolve holiday payroll issues.

Dairy prices rise for third time

The rise at Fonterra's fortnightly GlobalDairyTrade auction follows previous increases of 1.7 and 1.6 per cent.

Netflix.

Netflix standing on the threshold of 100 million subscribers

Over the past decade, "what really did it for Netflix was the explosion of phones and tablets".

Trade Minster Todd McClay has received this welcome news at a Commonwealth gathering in London.

Trade Minister visits Malaysia to talk up tourism investment potential

Malaysia is New Zealand's tenth biggest two-way trading partner.

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New council laws allow each council decide whether shops can open on the public holiday.

Hundreds of shops open for Easter Sunday for the first time ever

New council laws allow each council decide whether shops can open on the public holiday.

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Retailers seizing the opportunity to trade legally this Easter for the first time

Councils can now permit shops within their districts to open on Easter Sunday.

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Tim Wilson debates the issue with Julian Odering of Oderings Garden Centre.

Should shops be able to open at Easter?

Tim Wilson debates the issue with Julian Odering of Oderings Garden Centre.

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Kiwi hits five-month low against yen

Amid world jitters over North Korea and Syria, the New Zealand dollar has slipped against the yen.

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Kiwi dollar hits four-week low

The fall comes after the New York Fed said job figures probably wouldn't delay a US rate hike.

Sir Douglas Myers

Business leader Sir Douglas Myers dies aged 78

He was long-time chief executive of Lion Breweries and Lion Nathan and was chair of the Business Roundtable.

New New Zealand 10 dollar and 5 dollar notes and coins.

Strong corporate profits helping to boost Government coffers

Treasury says the increase in surplus is due to tax revenue being higher than forecast.

Some shops reopened at Queensgate today, but a section of the mall containing a cinema and car parks must come down.

Lower Hutt's earthquake damaged Queensgate mall to fully reopen

The Kaikoura earthquake forced the Event Cinemas complex and part of the carpark to be demolished.

Wellington house prices still rising, Auckland and regional cities slow, latest stats reveal

Lending restrictions continue to dampen parts of market in Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga.

SAN RAFAEL, CA - OCTOBER 30:  A bucket of KFC Extra Crispy fried chicken is displayed October 30, 2006 in San Rafael, California. KFC is phasing out trans fats and plans to use zero trans fat soybean oil for cooking of their Original Recipe and Extra Crispy fried chicken as well as other menu items. KFC expects to have all of its 5,500 restaurants in the U.S. switched to the new oil by April 2007.  (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Home delivery KFC coming to another New Zealand city

Hamilton already has the service, but KFC is teaming up with NZ Post to deliver meals in another city.

Watch: Next-generation Boeing and Airbus planes take to the skies on the same day

You'll soon be able to travel in the new Dreamliner and A319neo.

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1 NEWS reporter Andrew Morrison caught up with the young app entrepreneurs.

Young Wellington twins' new version of noughts and crosses going global

1 NEWS reporter Andrew Morrison caught up with the young app entrepreneurs.

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Local authorities have confirmed an agreement is just weeks from being signed off, but not everyone is happy about it.

China making moves to bankroll key Northland rail and roading infrastructure

A decision will be made in a few weeks, but not everyone is happy about it.

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Craige McKenzie says some farmers need a kick in the butt and reduce their footprint with "precision agriculture".

Innovative Methven farmer proving you can be green without going into the red

Craige McKenzie has brought new watering and fertiliser technology on to his farm which drastically reduces raw material requirements.

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