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Fonterra chair Peter McBride says "surprise" move to cap the shareholders' fund wasn't taken lightly, but farmer control of the co-op must be protected.

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Brent Melville Wed, 05 May 2021

The use of NZ grown trees for housing is underwriting the government's greenhouse gas commitments, but the concrete and steel sectors say the approach could risk another leaky building crisis.

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Covid's uneven employment impact still being felt
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Fattening bank margins at odds with RBNZ's low rate policy
Jenny Ruth Thu, 06 May 2021

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