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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos adds US$3.3 billion to his fortune in one day
New Zealand Herald
Jeff Bezos is now $5 billion away from becoming the richest man in the world. Photo / Bloomberg. Amazon boss Jeff Bezos added US$3.3 billion ($4.8b) to his fortune today in after-hours trading of the e-commerce giants' shares, Bloomberg reports. The ...
Amazon five-minute share surge worth $4.4 billion for Jeff BezosThe Sydney Morning Herald
Jeff Bezos Is Just $5 Billion Away From Being the World's Richest PersonBloomberg
Four of the wildest ideas from Amazon's Jeff BezosUSA TODAY

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 28 Apr 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Dragged passenger reaches settlement with United Airlines
Stuff.co.nz
United Airlines has reached a settlement agreement with the passenger who was bloodied and dragged down the aisle of a plane in the US after refusing to give up his seat. Dr David Dao, 69, of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, suffered a concussion, broken nose ...
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United Airlines reaches settlement with passenger dragged from planeThe Sydney Morning Herald
Passenger who was dragged off United flight settles with airlineNew Haven Register
Los Angeles Times -Washington Post -Channel NewsAsia -Daily Mail
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LanzaTech narrows annual loss in 2016; wary of petrol prices, comercialising tech
New Zealand Herald
Dr Bjorn Heijstra, a scientist at biofuels developer LanzaTech in Auckland, working in their laboratory. Photo / Greg Bowker. LanzaTech New Zealand, the New Zealand-founded carbon recycling company, reported a slightly narrower annual loss and while ...

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 28 Apr 2017 

9news.com.au
Jetstar rated worst airline in the world in latest global survey
New Zealand Herald
Jetstar has been named the worst airline in the world according to the results of a new global survey. Photo/AAP. Jetstar is the worst airline in the world for frequently having long delays and adding "sneaky" fares to online bookings, according to the ...
Jetstar ranked 'worst airline' in the world in recent surveyTVNZ
Is Jetstar really the worst airline in the world?9news.com.au
Aussie Airlines Fail To Crack Top 30 For Customer SatisfactionTripleM Sydney
The New Daily -Crikey (registration) (blog)
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 28 Apr 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Wellington ratepayers to reap $1.5ma year from development of Shelly Bay
Stuff.co.nz
Vision for Shelly Bay: A promotional video produced for Taranaki Whānui and Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust. Wellington ratepayers will be $1.5 million richer every year if a $500m development of Shelly Bay proceeds, the council says. If public ...
350 new homes for “revitalised” Shelly Bay in joint-venture planScoop.co.nz (press release)

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 28 Apr 2017 

The Guardian
Government 'can't guarantee' gas prices will fall with export restrictions
The Guardian
On Thursday gas producers criticised the government's plan to impose restrictions on exports. Photograph: Matthew Abbott for the Guardian. Energy. Government 'can't guarantee' gas prices will fall with export restrictions. Environment minister Josh ...
Malcolm Turnbull says he cannot guarantee gas prices will halveNEWS.com.au
BusinessNow: Live stock market news; Wesfarmers, Coles results plus analysis and opinionThe Australian
Australia warns gas companies they risk export restrictionsNew Zealand Herald
The Sydney Morning Herald
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 28 Apr 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Rural Kiwis swipe right for country love on new farmer dating app
Stuff.co.nz
The creators of the app say it lets users find love any time, "Whether you're in your truck, on a tractor or on a horse". Lonely Kiwi farmers are hooking into a United States based dating app to find love. Are you using this app? Email us your ...

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 28 Apr 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Cancer patient restrained and kicked off British Airways flight
Stuff.co.nz
A 65-year-old cancer and diabetes patient aboard a British Airways flight is stranded on an island in the Atlantic after allegedly being restrained for entering business class to stretch his legs. Kwame Bantu said he was an hour into the flight from ...
British Airways passenger says he was handcuffed after trying to move to first class seatNEWS.com.au
British Airways kick couple off after they demand upgradeDaily Mail
Cancer sufferer kicked off British Airways flight 'after being tied to his seat for asking for an upgrade'Mirror.co.uk

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 28 Apr 2017 

The National Business Review
NZ residential building consents dip in March
New Zealand Herald
Seasonally adjusted dwelling consents fell 1.8 per cent to 2,651 in March after rising a revised 17 per cent in February, Statistics New Zealand said. New housing permits fell a seasonally adjusted 5.2 per cent to 1,758. On an actual basis, annual ...
Nats' housing policy fails to keep pace with growthScoop.co.nz (press release)
New dwelling consents pick up in March, but still not enough to solve Auckland's housing shortageInterest.co.nz

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 28 Apr 2017 

bizEDGE NZ
120 Japanese leaders coming to town to invest in aspiring NZ businesses
bizEDGE NZ
An opportunity for Auckland and its ambitious businesses to forge closer economic ties with a major trading partners is soon coming to town. A 120-strong delegation of Japanese business leaders from the Kansai Economic Federation is visiting Auckland ...
Desley Simpson: Ateed beating drum for AucklandNew Zealand Herald

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 28 Apr 2017 

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