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NZ dollar falls near 72 US cents

Inflationary pressures have underpinned demand for the greenback.

AA’s Mark Stockdale analyses what exactly motorists are paying for at the pump.

Auckland petrol prices have leapt 6.5% in the past year, now at highest level since 2014

Figures from Stats NZ released today show the average price for 91 was $2 per litre cross New Zealand.

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Kiwi dollar dips on US economy growth

Figures today are expected to show quarterly inflation at 0.4 per cent.

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NZ dollar little changed ahead of inflation figures

"The NZD is again one of the under-performers overnight."

The decision to cull more than 22,000 cattle is a radical step to try to eradicate a deadly cow disease.

Dairy product prices rise at GDT auction

"Solid demand seems to be absorbing anything New Zealand has to offer at the moment."

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NZ Government finances 'comfortable' says IMF, in positive report on our economy

The IMF has today delivered its two-yearly review of the New Zealand economy.

According to Trade Me Property figures, rents are on the up nationwide - except for one exception in the south.

Record high rents hit New Zealand's regions

Hawke's Bay, Northland and Southland are driving the hot rental markets, with further increases likely, says Trade Me.

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Kiwis much more pessimistic about economy under Labour-led Government - 1 NEWS poll

Our latest poll asked voters how the economy will track over the next year.

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NZ dollar falls against the Aussie

The Syria situation will limit any upside moves in the kiwi this week, traders say.

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Manufacturing activity in New Zealand eases in March

The Business NZ-BNZ performance of manufacturing index fell to a seasonally adjusted 52.2 in March.

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NZ dollar gains as Trump backtracks on his plans to attack Syria

Today Kiwi traders will be watching for the March manufacturing PMI report.

The US president's announcement on Twitter has sparked protests and outrage in Washington and beyond.

Both risks and benefits for New Zealand if US rejoins CPTPP trade agreement, says trade expert

Trump is directing advisors to look into the possibility of re-signing.

Reserve Bank can't influence job trends, says top executive

"There are widely-recognised limits to what monetary policy can do."

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The Rail and Maritime Transport Union says it wants pay equality with other workers at the port.

Lyttelton Port workers set to strike for fairer wages

It comes after another week of no progress on settling a collective agreement with Lyttelton Port Company.

NZ dollar rises after Chinese president Xi Jinping soothes fears of China-US trade war

Market sentiment had already improved overnight after US officials played down the threat of a trade war.

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NZ dollar rises to three-week high

Fears of a trade war between the US and China have dissipated.

Kiwi merino clothing maker Icebreaker is being acquired by VF corporation.

Kiwi merino wool clothing brand Icebreaker sold for $288m to US apparel giant

NYSE-listed VF Corp has a market capitalisation of around US$29.5 billion.

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NZ dollar falls as trade threats revive

The US and China have traded threats over tariffs.

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Shane Jones says he forgot warning about 'unrealistic' West Coast project

The minister announced a $350,000 feasibility study into a waste-to-energy plant in February.

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Housing NZ's urgent and general repair fees have risen almost 20 per cent in three years

Maintaining state houses costing almost half a billion dollars a year

Housing New Zealand's urgent and general repair fees have risen almost twenty percent in three years.

The forecast payout for milk solids took a serious tumble earlier in the month.

NZ commodity prices rise in March with dairy, meat and forestry big winners

Commodity prices rose for a third month in March as tight supply bolstered prices.

Dairy product prices fall at auction

The GDT price index slipped 0.6 per cent from the previous auction two weeks ago.

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Superstar musician Ed Sheeran plays the first of his three shows in the southern city tonight.

Ed Sheeran and Warbirds Over Wanaka bring $11m spending surge to Otago

Those who benefited the most from the surge were in the food, liquor and hospitality sectors.

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NZ dollar falls as China reacts to US tariffs

Tonight, the latest Global Dairy Trade auction will be closely watched.

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