Business

Waitangi Mondayisation Flaunted by Large Employer of Maori

7 Feb 2016 Business News
Meat Workers Union Waitangi Day Mondayisation Flaunted by Large Employer of MaoriOne of the first companies to flaunt the first ever Mondayising of Waitangi day law is a large employer of Maori in the North... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain; A2, Kiwi Property rise

5 Feb 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain; A2, Kiwi Property rise, Hallenstein, retailers fallBy Jonathan UnderhillFeb. 5 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose, led by milk marketer A2 Milk Co and... more

NZ dollar slips from month-high ahead of US payrolls

5 Feb 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar slips from month-high ahead of US payrolls; Fed rate hikes questionedBy Jonathan UnderhillFeb. 5 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell from a month-high ahead of... more

Fonterra offers organic farmers new market returns formula

5 Feb 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Fonterra offers organic farmers new market returns formulaBy Fiona RotherhamFeb. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative Group is for the first time offering its organic dairy farmers a... more

NZX dairy futures point to further decline in WMP

5 Feb 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZX dairy futures point to further decline in whole milk powder from six-month lowBy Tina MorrisonFeb. 5 (BusinessDesk) - The price for New Zealand's key dairy product, whole milk powder,... more

Fresh NZ seafood reaches China via Alibaba's Tmall platform

5 Feb 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Fresh NZ seafood reaches rural China via Alibaba's Tmall platform By Sophie BootFeb. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Fresh New Zealand seafood is being shipped directly to consumers in mainland China... more

Zespri and T&G's collaboration an example for all industry

5 Feb 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Zespri and T&G's collaborative marketing example for all industry, says Hort NZBy Fiona RotherhamFeb. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Horticulture New Zealand says the memorandum of understanding... more

NZ wool prices slip on higher kiwi, reduced China demand

5 Feb 2016 Business News By Tina Morrison
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ wool prices slip on higher kiwi dollar, reduced demand from China By Tina Morrison Feb. 5 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand wool prices declined as an increase in the kiwi dollar made... more

Small cost in removing carbon subsidy for big emitters:NZIER

5 Feb 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk ,h3>Small cost in removing carbon subsidy for big emitters:NZIERBy Pattrick SmellieFeb. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Removing the current subsidy for heavy emitters of greenhouse gases from the... more

UPDATE2: Hallenstein shares fall on profit, dividend drop

5 Feb 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk UPDATE2: Hallenstein shares tumble as retailer confirms profit impact from weak dollar(Adds comment on its balance sheet and inventory levels, updates shares.)By Tina MorrisonFeb. 5... more

UPDATE: Hallenstein shares tumble on lower profit, dividend

5 Feb 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk UPDATE: Hallenstein shares tumble as retailer confirms profit impact from weak dollar(Adds share price reaction, broker comment.)By Tina MorrisonFeb. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Hallenstein... more

NZ directors more aware of risk, focus on cyber security

5 Feb 2016 Business News By Sophie Boot
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ directors more aware of risk, focus on cyber security   Feb. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Directors of New Zealand companies are increasingly aware of risk, with more focus on online... more

Hallenstein 1H profit falls 20% on competition, weak kiwi

5 Feb 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Hallenstein first-half profit falls 20% as competition, lower currency crimp marginsBy Tina MorrisonFeb. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Hallenstein Glasson Holdings, the clothing retailer, said... more

NZ dollar hits fresh monthly high on fed hike doubts

5 Feb 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar hits fresh monthly high as doubts grow about Fed rate hikesBy Tina MorrisonFeb. 5 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar hit a new month-high as doubts grow as to whether the... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise ahead of earnings season

4 Feb 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise ahead of earnings season; Steel & Tube, Westpac gain, Z, Skellerup fall By Sophie BootFeb. 4 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose in an absence of... more

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News

Museum of Waitangi set to become a national and visitor Icon

5 Feb 2016 News
05 February 2016 Museum of Waitangi set to become a national and visitor Icon The new Museum of Waitangi, opened today by the... more

ETS Review modelling documents released

5 Feb 2016 Environment
5 February 2016 ETS Review modelling documents released Three technical documents are being released to help New Zealanders engage... more

Business

NZ wool prices slip on higher kiwi, reduced China demand

5 Feb 2016 Business News By Tina Morrison
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ wool prices slip on higher kiwi dollar, reduced demand from China By Tina Morrison Feb. 5 ... more

NZ directors more aware of risk, focus on cyber security

5 Feb 2016 Business News By Sophie Boot
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ directors more aware of risk, focus on cyber security   Feb. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Directors of... more

Living

Does what it means to be a Kiwi depend on where you live?

5 Feb 2016 Lifestyle
  4 February 2016What it is to be a Kiwi may depend of where you live – Auckland or elsewhere in New Zealand – with... more

2015: The Year of the Blockbuster

21 Jan 2016 Entertainment
Motion Pictures Distributors' Association   January 21, 2016 2015: The Year of the Blockbuster For the second year in a row the ... more

Property

Auckland house sales volumes jump to 8-year high in January

4 Feb 2016 Property By Tina Morrison
  Auckland's house sales volumes jump to 8-year high in January, Barfoot says Feb. 4 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland residential... more

Auckland house prices little changed in December

6 Jan 2016 Property By Sophie Boot
Article - BusinessDesk   Auckland house prices little changed in December as sales volumes, listings drop Jan. 6 (BusinessDesk)... more

Migration

More than 27,000 new Kiwis in 2015

5 Feb 2016 Migration
  This Waitangi Day, New Zealand will roll out the welcome mat to 24 new citizens at Government House, and acknowledge over... more

NZ net migrants reach all-time high 63,700 in boom November

21 Dec 2015 Migration
Article - Businesswire   NZ net migrants reach all-time high 63,700 in boom November year for travel By Jonathan Underhill Dec. ... more

Travel

More than 100,000 SmartGate users in one week

22 Jan 2016 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government Hon Nicky WagnerMinister of Customs 22 January 2016 More than 100,000 SmartGate users in one week Customs ... more

Wellington ratepayers to pay $8mln for Canberra flights

21 Jan 2016 Travel & Tourism By Pattrick Smellie
Wellington ratepayers to pay $8mln over 10 years for Canberra flights Jan. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Wellington City Council is... more

Sport

Global Racing Teams Attracted to Godzone’s Fifth Chapter

5 Feb 2016 Multisport
70 teams from 11 nations will come together in Kaiteriteri, Tasman this April for the fifth chapter of New Zealand’s premier ... more

Rob Nicol joins Mondiale Aces squad

22 Jan 2016 Cricket
Auckland Cricket Friday, 22 January 2016 Rob Nicol joins Mondiale Aces squad for Ford Trophy Qualifying Final The Mondiale Auckland... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Paula Bennett’s fantasy politics and Iran's election

22 Jan 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
We seem to be living in an era of virtual government, where governments promote only an illusion of policy kapow! rather than the... more

Gordon Campbell on the Dotcom extradition decision

24 Dec 2015 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Dotcom extradition decision Inevitably – and with justification –... more

Kiwi Success

Appointment of GCSB Acting Director

5 Feb 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Christopher Finlayson5 February 2016 GCSB Chief Legal Advisor Lisa Fong will become the Acting Director... more

Heading to Europe And the Olympics of Architecture

22 Jan 2016 Flying Kiwi*
Warren and Mahoney Heading to Europe And the Olympics of Architecture Architectural graduate Antonia Lapwood has been awarded the... more

Recruitment

Addressing skills shortages in dairy farming

11 Dec 2015 Recruitment
    11 December 2015 Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Steven Joyce and Minister for Social... more

Alignment of NZ and Australian qualifications frameworks

4 Dec 2015 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment 4 December 2015 Tertiary Education,... more