Business

Petricevic parole challenge dismissed

4 Sep 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Petricevic parole challenge dismissedBy Suze MetherellSept. 4 (BusinessDesk) - The Sensible Sentencing Trust has lost its bid for a judicial review of the decision to release former... more

NZ dollar heads for 1.5% weekly decline

4 Sep 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar heads for 1.5% weekly decline as markets shy away from risk; US jobs report loomsBy Paul McBethSept. 4 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 1.5 percent... more

SST wants taxpayer funding for Petricevic crusade

4 Sep 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Sensible Sentencing Trust wants taxpayer funding for Petricevic crusadeBy Suze MetherellSept. 4 (BusinessDesk) - The Sensible Sentencing Trust wants the taxpayer to fund its High Court... more

NZ wool trades at record high amid tight supply

4 Sep 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ wool trades at record high amid tight supplyBy Tina MorrisonSept. 4 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand wool is trading at record high prices, pushed up by strong demand and limited supply,... more

Employment Court win leaves fmr CHH mgr $30k out of pocket

4 Sep 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Employment Court win leaves former CHH manager Rodkiss $30k out of pocket By Paul McBethSept. 4 (BusinessDesk) - David Rodkiss, a former Carter Holt Harvey engineering manager who... more

Update: Parole Board over-relied on Petricevic psych report

4 Sep 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Update: Parole Board over-relied on Petricevic-paid psych report(Updates with comments from Parole Board counsel throughout)By Suze MetherellSept. 4 (BusinessDesk) - The Sensible... more

Chinese firm may take 50% of Silver Fern Farms

4 Sep 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Chinese firm may take 50% of Silver Fern Farms, increasing market dominance, shareholders sayBy Fiona RotherhamSept. 4 (BusinessDesk) - Chinese interests may be close to acquiring 50... more

Pushpay presses into Canada in drive for church custom

4 Sep 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Pushpay presses into Canada in drive for church customBy Paul McBethSept. 4 (BusinessDesk) - Pushpay Holdings, the mobile app payments developer, plans to expand its sales reach into... more

Parole Board over-relied on Petricevic-paid pysch report

4 Sep 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Parole Board over-relied on Petricevic-paid pysch report, court toldBy Suze MetherellSept. 4 (BusinessDesk) - The Sensible Sentencing Trust says the Parole Board shouldn't have relied on... more

Pumpkin Patch appoints Dave Foster as CFO

4 Sep 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Pumpkin Patch appoints Dave Foster as CFOBy Suze MetherellSept. 4 (BusinessDesk) - Pumpkin Patch has appointed Dave Foster as its chief financial officer to replace Steve Mackay, who quit... more

NZ dollar jumps vs. euro after ECB lowers economic outlook

4 Sep 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar jumps vs. euro after ECB lowers economic outlookBy Tina MorrisonSept. 4 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar jumped against the euro after the European Central Bank lowered... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall on global jitters

3 Sep 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall on global jitters; Fletcher, Sky TV declineBy Suze MetherellSept. 3 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares fell as investors remained cautious after last week's... more

NZ dollar slips as Chinese intervention calms markets

3 Sep 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar slips as Chinese intervention calms markets, US payrolls loomBy Paul McBethSept. 3 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell after intervention by China to prop up ailing... more

Sensible Sentencing Trust seeks Petricevic review

3 Sep 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Sensible Sentencing Trust files for judicial review on Petricevic paroleBy Fiona RotherhamSept. 3 (BusinessDesk) - The Sensible Sentencing Trust has filed proceedings in the High Court at... more

CORRECT: Government, Auckland iwi reach agreement

3 Sep 2015 Business News By Fiona Rotherham
  CORRECT: Government, iwi reach agreement for private housing on Crown land in Auckland (Removes reference to selling land in first paragraph, fixes reference to protocol in fourth paragraph) Sept. 3 ... more

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News

$96.5 million for new science research programmes

3 Sep 2015 News
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has today announced funding for 48 new science research programmes, for a total... more

10 year passports will be delivered early

24 Aug 2015 News
10 year passports will be delivered early Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today welcomed the Government Administration Select ... more

Business

CORRECT: Government, Auckland iwi reach agreement

3 Sep 2015 Business News By Fiona Rotherham
  CORRECT: Government, iwi reach agreement for private housing on Crown land in Auckland (Removes reference to selling land in... more

Air NZ to defend US class action over air cargo cartel claim

3 Sep 2015 Business News By Paul McBeth
  Sept. 3 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand, the national carrier, will defend a multi-billion dollar class action in the US... more

Living

It’s Snoopy’s Birthday!

10 Aug 2015 Entertainment
20th Century Fox is celebrating Snoopy’s birthday ahead of the release of the first animated Peanuts movie SNOOPY AND CHARLIE... more

NZ's Sola Rosa Sound System heads to London - interview with Andrew Spraggon

6 Aug 2015 Entertainment By Charlotte Everett
Sola Rosa Sound System comes to London on 20 August – NZNewsUK London Editor Charlotte Everett had a chat with frontman Andrew... more

Property

Auckland house sales climb to 15-yr high for month of August

3 Sep 2015 Property By Paul McBeth
Article - BusinessDesk   Auckland house sales climb to 15-year high for month of August, prices stall Sept. 3 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Auckland house price growth stalls in July: Barfoot

5 Aug 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
  Auckland house price growth stalls in July as properties 'fully priced', Barfoot says Aug. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland house... more

Migration

NZ net migration reaches new annual record in June

21 Jul 2015 Migration By Paul McBeth
  NZ net migration reaches new annual record in June, swelled by Indian, Chinese students July 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

NZ migration rises to new annual record in May

22 Jun 2015 Migration By Suze Metherell
  NZ migration rises to new annual record in May, closing in on Treasury's upside scenario June 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

Travel

Air NZ to continue alliance with Cathay Pacific

25 Aug 2015 Travel & Tourism By Joshua Riddiford
Air NZ to continue alliance with Cathay Pacific, targets Asian tourists Aug. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand's has had its... more

Partnerships push New Zealand’s profile abroad

25 Aug 2015 NZ Tourism
25 August 2015 Campaigns promoting New Zealand as an outstanding visitor destination reached more than 1.2 billion people globally... more

Sport

NZ Rowing: Kiwi crews book A finals

3 Sep 2015 Sport
3 Sept 2015 Emotions ran high on an action packed day four at the 2015 World Rowing Championships with eight New Zealand crews taking... more

Silver Ferns to take on world’s best!

3 Sep 2015 Netball
Netball’s greatest rivalry will take centre stage in October when the Silver Ferns host the world champion Australian Diamonds... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the flag campaign

25 Aug 2015 Opinion
Gordon Campbell on the flag campaign So far, the public has treated the government’s flag campaign with something between... more

Gordon Campbell on Donald Trump, and Dr Dre

19 Aug 2015 Opinion
Gordon Campbell on Donald Trump, and Dr Dre   For the past few months, you, me, and Rupert Murdoch have been waiting for the... more

Kiwi Success

Library and Information Advisory Commission Appointments

3 Sep 2015 Appointments
Library and Information Advisory Commission Appointments Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today announced three new... more

Former cricketer Simon Doull signs with NZME

19 Aug 2015 Appointments
Former cricketer and established broadcaster Simon Doull signs with NZME 19 August 2015 – New Zealand Media and Entertainment... more

Recruitment

Eleven straight quarters of job growth

5 Aug 2015 Recruitment
The latest labour market data shows continued job growth, with 7,000 more people employed over the last quarter and 69,000 more New ... more

NZ unemployment rate rises to 5.9% on weaker jobs growth

5 Aug 2015 Recruitment By Paul McBeth
NZ unemployment rate rises to 5.9% as jobs growth lags behind growing population Aug. 5 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's jobless rate... more