Watch: Rocket Lab's first rocket retrieval launch

UPDATE: Return to Sender successfully launched. Rocket Lab says it will be several hours before a retrieval vessel locates the booster stage, however, so video of that process is not being live-streamed - although footage will be... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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NZ may become 'Florida of South Pacific' without young tourists – Youth Hostels Association

The country may attract only the "old rich set" and risks becoming known as "boring and staid" if it targets wealthy visitors, the Youth Hostels Association says.Tourism Minister Stuart Nash has outlined his plans to ban the hiring... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Infrastructure report: NZ playing infrastructure catch-up after decades of under-investment

Van Tang wants us to rethink infrastructure and the role it plays in our society.Tang is the New Zealand and Pacific regional general manager for GHD, an international professional services company in the infrastructure sector.To... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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NZ First Foundation case: Blogger Cameron Slater lends his support to accused's suppression bid

Controversial and well-known blogger Cameron Slater has lent his support to the New Zealand First Foundation accused fighting to keep their identity secret.Slater's support came during a courtroom battle today about whether both... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Harmoney disappoints as shares list at a discount on Australian share market

Online direct personal lender Harmoney wasn't able to emulate other recent fintech floats when it listed on the ASX today - its shares opening trading at a 2.6 per cent discount before falling further.At one point the stock had... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Supermarket inquiry might see rise in cost of fruit and vegetables, Horticulture NZ warns

By Eric Frykberg of RNZ People might end up paying more for their fruit and vegetables, not less, after an inquiry into supermarkets, Horticulture New Zealand says.The industry group says growers who supply produce to supermarkets... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg says 'empowered women' key to global economic recovery

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg says women have been severely disadvantaged during the global Covid-19 pandemic - and that they are also the key to ensure economic recovery.During the first virtual Asia-Pacific... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Talks held with Ikea about new premises: accountant reveals discussions

Discussions have been held with people associated with Swedish furniture giant Ikea about moving into the Nido premises in Henderson, a director of its landlord says.Hāwera accountant Mark Hughson, also a director of a company... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Reserve Bank seeks internal review after accidental disclosure

The Reserve Bank has engaged Deloitte to independently review internal processes, after information was accidentally disclosed to a small group of financial services firms a short time before it was made public in the November Monetary... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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D & H Steel Construction fined $220k after crushed leg leads to amputation

An Auckland-based steel company has been fined $220,000 after failing to guard machinery which resulted in a worker having his left leg amputated.D & H Steel Construction Limited was sentenced in the Waitakere District Court over... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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