Business

Open Country posts record annual profit on surge in sales

5 Mar 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Open Country posts record annual profit on surge in sales, sees 'strong' 2015March 5 (BusinessDesk) - Open Country Dairy, the dairy manufacturer controlled by Talley's Group, reported a... more

Bridges pushes NZ as 'most ready' for electric cars

5 Mar 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Bridges pushes NZ as 'most ready in the world' for electric carsBy Pattrick SmellieMarch 5 (BusinessDesk) - Transport and Energy Minister Simon Bridges has officials investigating ways to... more

Briscoe posts 17% gain in FY profit, in line with forecast

5 Mar 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Briscoe posts 17% gain in annual profit, in line with forecastBy Tina MorrisonMarch 5 (BusinessDesk) - Briscoe Group, the homeware and sporting goods retail chain, posted a 17 percent... more

Don't wait for FTA before acting on India: Kaushal

5 Mar 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Don't wait for FTA before acting on India, says India-NZ business council chairBy Pattrick SmellieMarch 5 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand companies looking to do business in India should... more

Seeka post-harvest shed fire unlikely to dent earnings

5 Mar 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Seeka post-harvest shed destroyed in fire, earnings likely to be unaffectedBy Paul McBethMarch 5 (BusinessDesk) - Seeka Kiwifruit Industries, the country's biggest kiwifruit grower,... more

NZ dollar hits new record vs. euro ahead of ECB QE plan

5 Mar 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar hits new record vs. euro ahead of ECB quantitative easingBy Tina MorrisonMarch 5 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar rose to a record against the euro ahead of a European... more

JPMorgan's NZ branch gets formal warning for 2013 lapse

4 Mar 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk JPMorgan's NZ branch gets formal warning from central bank over lack of risk assessment plan in 2013By Paul McBethMarch 4 (BusinessDesk) - JPMorgan Chase Bank's New Zealand branch have... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall; Meridian, MRP, DNZ drop

4 Mar 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall; Meridian, MRP, DNZ drop on weakening yield demand By Suze Metherell March 4 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares fell, led by Meridian Energy and... more

NZ dollar little changed after Australian GDP data

4 Mar 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ dollar little changed as Australian GDP shows healthy household consumption By Paul McBeth March 4 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar was little changed after figures showed... more

Woolworths takes $28.3 mln haircut on Warehouse

4 Mar 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Woolworths takes $28.3 mln haircut on Warehouse as James Pascoe buys stakeBy Suze MetherellMarch 4 (BusinessDesk) - Woolworths has taken a near $28.3 million haircut on its investment in... more

AsureQuality posts 5% drop in 1H profit as costs rise

4 Mar 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   AsureQuality posts 5% drop in 1H profit as costs rise; expects to beat FY target By Tina Morrison March 4 (BusinessDesk) - AsureQuality, the state-owned food-testing company, posted... more

Carter Holt cladding 'inherently defective', court hears

4 Mar 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Carter Holt cladding 'inherently defective', appeal court hearsBy Paul McBethMarch 4 (BusinessDesk) - Carter Holt Harvey cladding sheets and systems used in 880 school buildings were... more

Kordia turns to profit in 1H as Australian business improves

4 Mar 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Kordia turns to profit in 1H as Australian business improvesBy Tina MorrisonMarch 4 (BusinessDesk) - Kordia Group, the broadcasting and telecommunications network operator, turned to a... more

Rex Bionics widens full-year loss as costs rise

4 Mar 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Rex Bionics widens full-year loss as commercialisation costs riseBy Fiona RotherhamMarch 4 (BusinessDesk) - Rex Bionics Plc, the New Zealand firm listed on the London Stock Exchange's AIM... more

NZ government launches Ageing Well, latest science challenge

4 Mar 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ government launches Ageing Well, the latest national science challengeBy Fiona RotherhamMarch 4 (BusinessDesk) - Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has launched the Ageing... more

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News

Scot finds love in New Zealand thanks to poster - UK-Kiwi love story

4 Mar 2015 News
They had a sleepover - but was it because of a hangover? Picton's star-crossed lovers, Kiwi William Scott Chalmers and Scottish... more

Consultation on proposed gambling fee changes

4 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government Consultation on proposed gambling fee changes The gambling sector and the public are being consulted on... more

Business

NZ dollar little changed after Australian GDP data

4 Mar 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ dollar little changed as Australian GDP shows healthy household consumption By Paul McBeth March 4 ... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall; Meridian, MRP, DNZ drop

4 Mar 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall; Meridian, MRP, DNZ drop on weakening yield demand By Suze Metherell March... more

Living

Supports Announced for Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks’

4 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
The Maple Supports Announced for Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks’ New Zealand Tour New Zealand are lucky to play host to ... more

National Release of Award-Winning Film, Pulp

4 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Nga Taonga Sound and Vision   Florian Habicht (left) and Jarvis Cocker promoting Pulp: A Film... more

Property

Auckland houses prices fall in Feb as volume, listings rise

4 Mar 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   Auckland houses prices fall in February as volume, listings pick up By Suze Metherell March 4 ... more

NZ residential building activity rises 4.3% in 4th-qtr

4 Mar 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ residential building activity rises 4.3% in 4th-qtr, driven by Canterbury March 4 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Migration

PM plays down claim war criminals are living in NZ

2 Mar 2015 Migration
Prime Minister John Key says he is not aware of any suspected war criminals from the former Yugoslavia in New Zealand. The claim that... more

NZ migration rose to record in 2014

30 Jan 2015 Migration By Tina Morrison
  NZ migration surged to record in 2014, helped by robust economy Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand migration surged to a... more

Travel

Air New Zealand promises cheaper deals

2 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Air New Zealand is promising more discounted fares as it adds hundreds of thousands of extra seats to its network where travel agents... more

Oz holiday boom as kiwi dollar surges

2 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Travel across the Tasman is forecast to increase this year as the Australian dollar continues its recent trend towards parity with the... more

Sport

Golden Shears set to start in Masterton

4 Mar 2015 Sport
Shearing Sports New Zealand Golden Shears set to start in Masterton Hundreds of competitors are descending on Masterton for the 55th ... more

NZ’s Original Mtn Bike Race Celebrates Three Decades!

4 Mar 2015 Sport
Karapoti Classic NZ’s Original Mtn Bike Race Celebrates Three Decades! Thirty years ago mountain biking was a new fringe... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Privy Council’s Teina Pora decision

4 Mar 2015 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Privy Council’s Teina Pora decision and Iron & Wine The quashing of... more

Gordon Campbell on the recent smackdown over Greece

2 Mar 2015 Opinion
There had been a fortnight of fevered buildup. Yet here we are in the aftermath of the February 28 showdown between the new Syriza... more

Kiwi Success

New Consul-General to Sydney

20 Feb 2015 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has named diplomat Billie Moore as New Zealand’s new Consul-General in Sydney. "Ms Moore will... more

New Ambassador to Ethiopia and the AU

20 Feb 2015 Appointments
New Zealand Government New Ambassador to Ethiopia and the AU Foreign Minister Murray McCully has named diplomat Bruce Shepherd as ... more

Recruitment

Luring talent to job expos a win-win

2 Mar 2015 Recruitment
Bringing employers face-to-face with future workforce creates positive labour market outcomes, writes Mark Gillard, director of the... more

Living wage estimate rises to $19.25/hour

2 Mar 2015 Recruitment
Campaigners for a "living wage" say it now costs $19.25 an hour for a mother, father and two children to "live with dignity" in New... more