Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall; Meridian, Genesis decline

30 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall; Meridian, Genesis decline after quarterly gainsBy Suze MetherellSept. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares fell on the last day of quarter as investors... more

Mega listing deadline given another extension

30 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Mega listing deadline given another extensionBy Paul McBethSept. 30 (BusinessDesk) - The proposed backdoor listing for file storage and encryption firm Mega has been given another... more

Synlait Milk gets Chinese infant formula accreditation

30 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Synlait Milk gets Chinese infant formula accreditationBy Paul McBethSept. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Synlait Milk, which plans to take a quarter-stake in Sichuan New Hope Nutritional Foods Co to... more

NZ dollar heads for 11% slump in Sept quarter

30 Sep 2014 Business News
By Paul McBeth Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar is heading for an 11 percent slump in the September quarter as global demand for the greenback has rallied on the prospect of rising US interest... more

Next Capital's Vitaco the latest to settle MCN tax dispute

30 Sep 2014 Business News
By Paul McBeth Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Vitaco Health Group, the food supplements business majority owned by Australian private equity firm Next Capital, has cut a deal with the Inland Revenue Department which... more

NZ business confidence falls to 2-year low

30 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ business confidence falls to 2-year low as election jitters weighed in SeptemberBy Suze MetherellSept. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand business confidence declined for a seventh month... more

FMA warns New Zealanders to steer clear of General Equity

30 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk FMA warns New Zealanders to steer clear of General EquityBy Suze MetherellSept. 30 (BusinessDesk) - The Financial Markets Authority has warned New Zealanders to exercise "extreme caution"... more

ICM's Duncan Saville seeks spot on NZOG board

30 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk ICM's Duncan Saville seeks spot on NZOG boardBy Paul McBethSept. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Duncan Saville, whose ICM unit manages ASX-listed Zeta Resources, is seeking a seat on the board of... more

Derceto purchased by French company

30 Sep 2014 Business News
A technology startup born out of professional services consultancy Beca has taken the next step in its growth. Beca has concluded an agreement for the sale of Derceto to Ondeo Systems, a subsidiary of Suez ... more

NZ dollar catches breath after yesterday's slump

30 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar catches breath after yesterday's slumpBy Tina MorrisonSept. 30 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar edged up following its dramatic slump yesterday after the Reserve Bank... more

Cancelled strike leaves oil companies holding emergency fuel

29 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Cancelled refinery strike leaves oil companies holding emergency fuel shipmentby Pattrick Smellie and Fiona RotherhamSept. 29 (BusinessDesk) - The cancellation of a two day strike at the... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise on weaker kiwi; Fletcher gains

29 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise on weaker kiwi; Fletcher gains, Meridian dropsBy Suze MetherellSept. 29 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose as a weaker kiwi dollar attracted investors... more

Kiwi sinks on RBNZ intervention, PM's 'Goldilocks' comment

29 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Kiwi sinks on RBNZ intervention, PM's 'Goldilocks' commentBy Paul McBethSept. 29 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar dropped to a 13-month low after figures confirmed the Reserve Bank... more

Threat of refinery strike averted by further talks

29 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Threat of refinery strike averted by further facilitated talksBy Fiona RotherhamSept. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Threatened strike action at New Zealand Refining, the country's only oil... more

Minister welcomes NZX growth market approval

29 Sep 2014 Business News
Commerce Minister Craig Foss today welcomed the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) approval of new rules for NZX’s growth market. Mr Foss granted an exemption in July to allow the new growth market to... more

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News

Body found in London park believed to be missing Kiwi

30 Sep 2014 News
London police believe a body found in a southwest London park is that of missing New Zealand man Malcolm McKinlay. Mr McKinlay, who... more

Uncovering the secrets of NZ's discovery

30 Sep 2014 News
Two scientific papers have shed new light on how Polynesian explorers may have arrived in New Zealand, but the authors have... more

Business

NZ dollar heads for 11% slump in Sept quarter

30 Sep 2014 Business News
By Paul McBeth Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar is heading for an 11 percent slump in the September quarter as... more

Derceto purchased by French company

30 Sep 2014 Business News
A technology startup born out of professional services consultancy Beca has taken the next step in its growth. Beca has concluded an... more

Living

Louis Baker covers Prince's 'Purple Rain'

30 Sep 2014 Entertainment
  The intensity of this up close and mesmerizing intimate performance shows why Baker has become renowned for both tear... more

Hang Out With the Julie Lamb Band

30 Sep 2014 Lifestyle
Julie Lamb Celebrate the launch of Julie Lamb’s much anticipated third album, When We Hang Out, with a free live performance... more

Property

NZ building consents flatline in August

30 Sep 2014 Property
By Suze Metherell Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand building consents held steady in August from a month earlier, underpinned... more

Australia's Quattro in talks to buy NZ properties

30 Sep 2014 Property
By Suze Metherell Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Quattro Asset Management, an Australian fund manager, is in negotiations to buy two... more

Migration

Indefinite Leave to Remain made simple

30 Sep 2014 Migration
There are thousands of expats living in the UK who are aiming for permanent residency status and, eventually, a British passport. But... more

Migration boom rolls on as fewer kiwis depart

30 Sep 2014 Migration
New Zealand's annual net migration rose to a record in August, exceeding Treasury's forecasts, and spurred by more migrant arrivals... more

Travel

Travel tidbits and deals of the week

30 Sep 2014 Travel & Tourism
Some of the best travel deals going - both in New Zealand and abroad. Bookmark this page and check back each week for all the latest ... more

Air NZ's Luxon defends domestic regional air fares

30 Sep 2014 Travel & Tourism
By Paul McBeth Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand chief executive Christopher Luxon has defended its pricing on domestic... more

Sport

New Zealand's Top sporting rich list

30 Sep 2014 Sport
The Herald reveals who they believe are the highest-paid New Zealand sports people and look at how they make a living on and off the ... more

Footballing Giants Real Madrid and AC Milan Kick Off in Dec

30 Sep 2014 Football
Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) and Emirates Airline have announced that the 2014 UEFA Champions... more

Columns

Time to debate proportional representation

30 Sep 2014 Opinion
Article - Sridhar Ekambaram   Time to debate proportional representation By Sridhar Ekambaram30 September 2014 With the... more

Gordon Campbell on the farcical elevation of David Seymour

30 Sep 2014 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the farcical elevation of David Seymour With the election won, it's time to find... more

Kiwi Success

Villa Maria medal haul

30 Sep 2014 People
Out of a particularly difficult vintage, Villa Maria's 2012 Hawke's Bay Reserve Syrah, is a shining star. The winery collected nine... more

Open Arms second at Pacifica Beats

30 Sep 2014 People
Months of practice was all over in just nine minutes but Rotorua Boys' High School's nine piece reggae band Open Arms have had the... more

Recruitment

NZ's top pay packet revealed: $4.1m

30 Sep 2014 Recruitment
With a total pay package worth $4.1 million, ANZ New Zealand's David Hisco is the top-paid boss in the Business Herald's executive pay... more

NZ job market expected to strengthen - survey

30 Sep 2014 Recruitment
The job market is expected to strengthen and potential employees are increasingly looking at staying in New Zealand for work instead... more