Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise; Spark, Meridian gain

24 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise; Spark, Meridian gain; Xero drops as FY loss widensBy Suze MetherellApril 24 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose, paced by Spark New Zealand and Meridian... more

Kiwi heads for 1.7% weekly fall as RBNZ rules out rate hike

24 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar heads for 1.7% weekly decline after RBNZ rules out rate risesBy Tina MorrisonApril 24 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 1.7 percent decline this week... more

Chinese demand drives lamb wool price rises to 6-week high

24 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Chinese demand drives NZ lamb wool price rises to 6-week high By Tina MorrisonApril 24 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand lamb wool prices rose to a six-week high at auction yesterday on... more

Spark's market cap slips, as investors weigh competition

24 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Spark's market cap slips, as investors weigh increased competitionBy Suze MetherellApril 24 (BusinessDesk) - Spark New Zealand, formerly Telecom Corp, has slipped from being the country’s... more

Horticultural production tops $7B, led by wine and apples

24 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Horticultural production tops $7 billion, driven by wine and applesBy Fiona RotherhamApril 24 (BusinessDesk) - Horticultural production has topped $7 billion for the first time, with good... more

Race-based water rights a step closer

24 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - Muriel Newman Race-based water rights a step closerBy Dr Muriel Newman Water is being targeted by the Maori elite as the next resource to control. The influential Iwi Leaders Group is pushing ahead... more

Pan Pacific independent directors reject Zeta offer

24 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Pan Pacific independent directors reject Zeta offer as under-valuing companyBy Jonathan UnderhillApril 24 (BusinessDesk) - Pan Pacific Petroleum's independent directors have urged... more

Lubricant deal slips away as Commission nixes merger

24 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Lubricant deal slips away as Commerce Commission nixes mergerApril 24 (BusinessDesk) - The Commerce Commission has ruled against a merger that would have seen New Zealand's most popular... more

LanzaTech has other commercial plants in the pipeline

24 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk LanzaTech says other commercial plants in the near pipelineBy Fiona RotherhamApril 24 (BusinessDesk) - LanzaTech, the New Zealand-founded carbon recycling company, says it has other... more

Xero annual loss widens as company ramps up investment

24 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Xero annual loss widens as it ramps up investment for future growthBy Tina MorrisonApril 24 (BusinessDesk) - Xero, the cloud-based accounting software firm, said its annual loss widened... more

Mercer's CEO Shepherd, CFO Blathwayt quit the manufacturer

24 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Mercer's CEO Shepherd, CFO Blathwayt quit the manufacturerBy Suze MetherellApril 24 (BusinessDesk) - Rodger Shepherd, the chief executive of Mercer Group, and Tobin Blathwayt, its chief... more

Abano forecasts FY loss of $1.3M-$1.9M on Aotea sale

24 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Abano forecasts FY loss of $1.3M-$1.9M on sale of Aotea stake, OrthoticsBy Jonathan UnderhillApril 24 (BusinessDesk) - Abano Healthcare expects to report a small full-year loss after the... more

Gold pulled in two directions - strong dollar Vs safehaven

24 Apr 2015 Business News
GoldMoney Gold pulled in two directions - strong dollar Vs safehaven GoldMoney weekly market report and customer metrics Gold prices may have slipped to three week lows this week, but it hasn’t been all gloom... more

Xero CFO Jeffries leaves after 2 months in the role

24 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Xero CFO Jeffries leaves after 2 months in the roleBy Tina MorrisonApril 24 (BusinessDesk) - Xero, the cloud-based accounting software firm, said its US-based chief financial officer... more

NZ dollar holds at lower levels after RBNZ rules out hikes

24 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar holds at lower levels after McDermott takes rate hikes off the tableBy Tina MorrisonApril 24 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar held at lower levels after its sudden... more

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News

ANZAC 2015: Anzac Messages

24 Apr 2015 News
Anzac Day 'We will remember them'   The Anzac Day messages: "One hundred years ago, the newly formed Anzac forces landed at... more

Advancing New Zealand's bilateral and trade relationship with Poland

21 Apr 2015 News
A parliamentary delegation led by the Speaker, Rt Hon David Carter, has been advancing the bilateral and trade relationship with... more

Business

Oracle-owned boatbuilder has had two government grants

23 Apr 2015 Business News By Fiona Rotherham
  Oracle-owned boatbuilder has had two government grants in three years April 23 (BusinessDesk) - Core Builders Composites,... more

Alex Swney pleads guilty to $2.5M fraud charge

21 Apr 2015 Business News
  Alex Swney pleads guilty to fraud charge over $2.5 mln of payments April 21 (BusinessDesk) - Alex Swney, former chief... more

Living

A Kiwi's guide to ANZAC in Europe - our list of events across the UK, Ireland and beyond

24 Apr 2015 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
Tomorrow marks the 100th ANZAC Day, and if you are a Kiwi or Aussie far from home there are plenty of events on to enable you both to... more

London is getting its first NZ wine shop - NZ Cellar crowdfunding closes 121% funded

23 Apr 2015 Food & Wine
The New Zealand Cellar’s crowdfunding campaign has ended and they are delighted to report that the project raised... more

Property

New process for red zone Crown offers

21 Apr 2015 Property
Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced a process to give everyone a say on the Crown offers to... more

NZ house prices rise 8% in March, led by 13% Auckland jump

14 Apr 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
April 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential property prices rose in March, led by Auckland where housing supply isn't meeting... more

Migration

NZ migration hits new annual record in March

23 Apr 2015 Migration By Tina Morrison
April 23 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand migration hit a new annual record in March, as more students arrived from India and China and... more

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

Travel

Air NZ's Houston link paves way for United Airlines tie-up

17 Apr 2015 Travel & Tourism By Fiona Rotherham
  Air NZ's Houston service paves the way for partnership with United Airlines, analysts say April 17 (BusinessDesk) - Air New... more

Wellington Airport revised fees 'just within' OK range

17 Apr 2015 Travel & Tourism By Tina Morrison
  Wellington Airport's revised fees are 'just within' acceptable range of returns, regulator says April 17 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Sport

Mixed And Doubles Fields Stacked with Medalists

24 Apr 2015 Sport
Mixed And Doubles Fields Stacked with Olympic, Commonwealth And World Championship Medalists As with the singles competitions, the... more

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres: Burling and Tuke near perfect on day two

24 Apr 2015 Sailing
Racing continued for the NZL Sailing Team in France today at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres Regatta where our 2012 Olympic medallist... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the hair-pulling finale and Gallipoli

24 Apr 2015 Column
  Gordon Campbell on the hair-pulling finale, and the real hero of Gallipoli Don’t know about you, but when hi-jinks and... more

Gordon Campbell on UE pass rates & university dropout rates

14 Apr 2015 Opinion
Houston, there is clearly a problem with (a) the plunge in pass rates for University Entrance qualifications, which has been ... more

Kiwi Success

Fonterra reshuffles management team

24 Apr 2015 Appointments By Fiona Rotherham
  Fonterra reshuffles management team to speed up value-add strategy April 24 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative Group, the... more

TVNZ and RNZ appointments announced

23 Apr 2015 Appointments
New Zealand Government TVNZ and RNZ appointments announced Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams today announced the appointment of Sussan... more

Recruitment

Apprenticeship scheme launched

18 Apr 2015 Recruitment
The He Toki ki te Mahi Apprenticeship Training Trust was launched by Prime Minister, the Rt Hon John Key at Rehua Marae in ... more

Chinese rail workers must be paid minimum wage

17 Apr 2015 Recruitment
KiwiRail must immediately stop further Chinese engineers from working here until they can guarantee they are being paid the New... more