Property developer Simplicity Living says it has cancelled all its orders for Fletcher Building Gib board and is instead directly importing plasterboard because it is cheaper, and faster.
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With the passing of Brian Gaynor this week, New Zealand lost a lion of finance.
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The family with the lowest mortgage rate in New Zealand
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Is police pension scheme underperformance the tip of an expensive iceberg?
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If allowed to develop to its full potential, Kiwis could have more than $200b saved...
Is KiwiSaver punishing the poor?
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Sam Stubbs encourages CEO's to self-sacrifice during tough economic times
Simplicity Sam Stubb's comments on the Government's $12 billion bailout...