Business

Port of Tauranga posts 1.3% gain in FY profit as logs rise

21 Aug 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Port of Tauranga posts 1.3% gain in full-year profit as container volumes fall, logs riseBy Jonathan UnderhillAug. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Port of Tauranga posted a 1.3 percent gain in... more

NZ annual migration at 11-year high in July

21 Aug 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ annual migration at 11-year high in July, eclipsing June recordBy Suze MetherellAug. 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's annual migration extended its decade highs in July, with the... more

CORRECT: Marsden Maritime censured over council vote

21 Aug 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk CORRECT: Marsden Maritime censured over council vote on director fee hike(Fixes Marsden Maritime argument in 4th graph)By Paul McBethAug. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Marsden Maritime Holdings,... more

Tenon returns to profit on US building activity

21 Aug 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Tenon returns to profit on US building activity, will use surplus cash for share buybackBy Suze MetherellAug. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Tenon, the wood mouldings manufacturer, returned to... more

AMP's NZ financial services lift 1H earnings 5% on KiwiSaver

21 Aug 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk AMP's NZ financial services lift 1H earnings 5% on KiwiSaver flowsBy Paul McBethAug. 21 (BusinessDesk) - AMP's New Zealand financial services unit lifted first-half earnings as it... more

Skellerup doubles annual profit on quake payout

21 Aug 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Skellerup doubles annual profit on Christchurch earthquake insurance payoutBy Tina MorrisonAug. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Skellerup Holdings, the industrial rubber goods maker, more than... more

Marsden Maritime censured over council vote on fees

21 Aug 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Marsden Maritime censured over council vote on director fee hikeBy Paul McBethAug. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Marsden Maritime Holdings, formerly known as Northland Port Corp, has been publicly... more

NZ dollar falls as US dollar rises after upbeat FOMC minutes

21 Aug 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar declines on US dollar strength after upbeat FOMC minutesBy Tina MorrisonAug. 21 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar declined as the US dollar strengthened after minutes to... more

Ports of Auckland FY profit almost doubles as volumes rise

21 Aug 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Ports of Auckland FY profit almost doubles as volumes rise, costs kept at bayBy Jonathan UnderhillAug. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Ports of Auckland posted a 90 percent gain in full-year profit,... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise; Fletcher, Trade Me gain

20 Aug 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise, Fletcher, Trade Me gain on earnings reliefBy Suze MetherellAug. 20 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose as Fletcher Building and Trade Me Group beat... more

NZ dollar falls as greenback rises amid weak dairy, rates

20 Aug 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar falls as greenback rises; weak dairy, pause in rate hikes weigh on sentimentBy Jonathan UnderhillAug. 20 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell to a five-month low as the... more

Colonial Motor Co FY profit soars 38% to record

20 Aug 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Colonial Motor Co FY profit soars 38% to record on growing vehicle salesBy Paul McBethAug. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Colonial Motor Co, the car and tractor dealer, said annual profit rose 38... more

South Port posts record annual profit as volumes rise

20 Aug 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk South Port posts record annual profit as stock food, logs drive cargo volumesBy Paul McBethAug. 20 (BusinessDesk) - South Port New Zealand, the Bluff port operator, lifted annual profit... more

Deutsche rates Xero a 'sell' with target price of $18.90

20 Aug 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Deutsche Bank rates Xero a 'sell' with target price of $18.90/shareBy Suze MetherellAug. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Shares of Xero, the cloud-based accounting software firm, are overvalued on US... more

Partial post-Hager poll shows National holding steady

20 Aug 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Partial post-Hager poll shows National holding steadyBy Pattrick SmellieAug. 20 (BusinessDesk) - The first poll to test voter reaction to last week's publication of the "Dirty Politics"... more

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News

Maori King's son back before court

20 Aug 2014 News
The son of the Maori King will be back before the court next week. Last month, Korotangi Paki, 19, was let off charges of burglary,... more

Shark finning to be banned from 1 October

20 Aug 2014 News
A ban on the finning of all shark species within New Zealand waters will take effect from 1 October this year, Conservation ... more

Business

Airways sees 27% gain in 2015 profit, misses 2014 target

20 Aug 2014 Business News
By Tina Morrison Aug. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Airways Corp. of New Zealand expects to boost profit 27 percent this year, after missing... more

Landcorp cuts FY15 earnings guidance on lower dairy payout

20 Aug 2014 Business News
By Paul McBeth Aug. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Landcorp Farming, the state-owned commercial farmer, slashed guidance for 2015 earnings... more

Living

Adventurer wins prestigious University of Waikato award

20 Aug 2014 Entertainment
Adventurer, management consultant and motivational speaker Jamie Fitzgerald will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the... more

Weta Workshop & Roxy Cinema Exclusive WOAP Event

20 Aug 2014 Entertainment
CoCo at The Roxy unwraps the art of food in film Wellington’s iconic The Roxy Cinema is turning into a movie set next week as... more

Property

House sales down as winter cools market - REINZ

14 Aug 2014 Property
New Zealand house sales fell in July as winter cooled the appetite of house hunters while a drop in properties selling for $400,000... more

NZ property values rise at slowest annual pace in 13 months

7 Aug 2014 Property By Paul McBeth
Aug. 7 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand property values rose at the slowest annual pace in 13 months in July as rising interest rates,... more

Migration

Who's living next door to you?

20 Aug 2014 Migration
Statistics NZ puts out detailed data on different ethnic groups, down to the 108 people from the Isle of Man. Did you know there are... more

NZ population growth speeds up

14 Aug 2014 Migration
New Zealand's climb to 4.5 million people has been faster in the past year than it has in any other year in the past decade,... more

Travel

Auckland 10th most liveable city - again

19 Aug 2014 Travel & Tourism
Auckland has again been ranked the tenth most liveable city in the world. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released its... more

Air NZ Dreamliner to be put on show

15 Aug 2014 Travel & Tourism
An Air New Zealand Dreamliner is to be put on show at a famous air show next week. The Boeing 787-9 aircraft will be exhibited to... more

Sport

Four Nations set stage for NZ teams

20 Aug 2014 Rugby League
This year's Rugby League Four Nations will provide the catalyst for five New Zealand representative sides - not just the NZ Kiwis -... more

Commonwealth Games Head of Sport joins World Masters Games

20 Aug 2014 Sport
  From Glasgow to Auckland is the well-travelled route taken by Australian Greg Warnecke, announced today as the General... more

Columns

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Doing Justice to the Election

19 Aug 2014 Opinion
Opinion - Martin Doyle   Martin Doyle Cartoon: Doing Justice to the Election Given the dirty politics that have been exposed in... more

Gordon Campbell on no more Mr Nice Guy

19 Aug 2014 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on no more Mr Nice Guy by Gordon Campbell When future historians seek to identify... more

Kiwi Success

The duo behind NZ's hottest new label

20 Aug 2014 People
We're expecting big things from Harman Grubisa, the new label from Auckland-based friends Madeleine Harman (right) and Jessica... more

Victoria announces new strategic appointments

11 Aug 2014 Appointments
Victoria University of Wellington has announced the appointment of New Zealand’s first Provost, Professor Neil... more

Recruitment

On track to surplus, more jobs, higher incomes

19 Aug 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand is on track to Budget surplus this year, backed by good growth, more jobs and higher incomes under the ... more

The Right To Work: Young New Zealanders

18 Aug 2014 Recruitment
Getting young people into work is about preparing them for work and ensuring they have ongoing support: sustainable youth employment... more