Business

OceanaGold sees more life in Macraes goldfield

8 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk OceanaGold sees more life in Macraes goldfieldBy Paul McBethJuly 8 (BusinessDesk) - OceanaGold Corp, which is in the process of buying the Waihi Gold Mine, sees more life in the Macraes... more

NZ dollar touches fresh 5-year low as commodity prices fall

8 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar touches fresh five-year low as commodity prices dropBy Tina MorrisonJuly 8 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar touched a fresh five-year low overnight as commodity prices... more

Craig Norgate, former Fonterra CEO, dies in UK

7 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Craig Norgate, former Fonterra CEO, dies in UK, media reports sayJuly 7 (BusinessDesk) - Craig Norgate, who was inaugural chief executive of Fonterra Cooperative Group when it was formed... more

New 2030 greenhouse gas emissions target is weaker: expert

7 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk By Fiona RotherhamJuly 7 (BusinessDesk) - The government’s new target to reduce New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions to 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030 is far weaker than the... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise after selloff; Summerset gains

7 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise after selloff; Summerset gains on guidanceBy Jonathan UnderhillJuly 7 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose, clawing back some of Monday's selloff on... more

Pyne Gould to restate 2014 accounts, lowering profit, assets

7 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Pyne Gould to restate 2014 accounts with lower profit, assets after Torchlight auditBy Suze MetherellJuly 7 (BusinessDesk) - Pyne Gould Corp, the asset management firm controlled by... more

NZ dollar little changed as RBA holds line

7 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar little changed as RBA holds line By Paul McBethJuly 7 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar traded in a 20 basis point range in local trading as the Reserve Bank of Australia... more

RBA keeps cash rate unchanged for second month

7 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk RBA keeps cash rate unchanged for second month in face of below-trend Australian growthBy Jonathan UnderhillJuly 7 (BusinessDesk) - The Reserve Bank of Australia kept its cash rate... more

Accountant defamation stoush 'much ado about nothing': NZICA

7 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Accountant defamation stoush 'much ado about nothing', NZICA saysBy Suze MetherellJuly 7 (BusinessDesk) - A defamation case brought against the New Zealand Institute of Chartered... more

Government sets climate change target to curb CO2 emissions

7 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Government sets climate change target to reduce CO2 emissions to 30% below 2005 levels by 2020By Fiona RotherhamJuly 7 (BusinessDesk) - The government has announced a new climate change... more

NZ's export goal requires $200 B of investment

7 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ's export goal requires $200B of investmentBy Jonathan UnderhillJuly 7 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand needs $160 billion to $200 billion of business investment to meet the government's... more

Rangatira buys controlling stake in Bio-Strategy

7 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Rangatira buys controlling stake in lab equipment firm Bio-StrategyBy Paul McBethJuly 7 (BusinessDesk) - Rangatira Investments, the Wellington-based investment firm, bought 70 percent of... more

Air NZ objects to Qantas and American Airlines expansion

7 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Air NZ only objector to Qantas and American Airlines expanding trans-Pacific allianceBy Fiona RotherhamJuly 7 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand is the sole voice protesting against an... more

ComCom to file court proceedings over price fixing

7 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk ComCom to file court proceedings against Wrightson, Elders, Rural Livestock over price fixingBy Suze MetherellJuly 7 (BusinessDesk) - The Commerce Commission intends to file court... more

ETI Dynamics, Greenhouse Capital team up for exports

7 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk ETI Dynamics, NZ's Greenhouse Capital team up for $100 mln in kiwi clean-tech exportsBy Fiona RotherhamJuly 7 (BusinessDesk) - Two clean-tech investors, London-based ETI Dynamics and... more

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News

Regeneration the focus of Christchurch governance

2 Jul 2015 Canterbury Earthquake
The regeneration of Christchurch will be the city’s focus for the next five years as local leadership progressively takes... more

Government Welcomes Successful WTO Trade Policy Review

2 Jul 2015 News
Government Welcomes Successful WTO Trade Policy Review Trade Minister Tim Groser today welcomed the conclusions of the 5th World... more

Business

TPP too big to fail, says visiting US trade deal specialist

2 Jul 2015 Business News By Fiona Rotherham
  TPP too big to fail, says visiting US trade deal specialist Petri July 2 (BusinessDesk) - Too much political capital has been... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain, led by A2 as bidders named

24 Jun 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain, led by A2 as potential bidder unmasked; dividends appeal By Jonathan ... more

Living

Remarkables ski area to kick off 2015 season this Saturday

24 Jun 2015 Lifestyle
The Remarkables June 24 2015 The Remarkables ski area to kick off 2015 season this Saturday The Remarkables ski area in Queenstown... more

SMCO-SOUNZ Composer Workshop selected works announced

23 Jun 2015 Lifestyle
SOUNZ For immediate release SMCO-SOUNZ Composer Workshop selected works announced SOUNZ and Auckland based St Matthews Chamber... more

Property

Extending Canterbury accommodation support

24 Jun 2015 Property
New Zealand Government Hon Anne Tolley Minister for Social Development 24 June 2015 Extending Canterbury accommodation... more

Arvida to buy three Auckland facilities for $62M

24 Jun 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   Arvida to buy three Auckland facilities for $62M, raising new capital By Paul McBeth June 24 ... more

Migration

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

More visas online through Immigration ONLINE

16 Jun 2015 Migration
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes the roll out of online Work and Visitor visas as fantastic news for Immigration New ... more

Travel

Air NZ sees annual earnings rising by as much as 60%

24 Jun 2015 Travel & Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk   Air NZ sees annual earnings rising by as much as 60% By Paul McBeth June 24 (BusinessDesk) - Air New... more

Analysts divided on Jetstar impact on Air NZ's earnings

19 Jun 2015 Travel & Tourism
  Analysts divided on impact on Air NZ's earnings of Jetstar's regional routes challenge June 19 (BusinessDesk) - Analysts are... more

Sport

Wimbledon 2015: NZ Tennis players progress

2 Jul 2015 Sport
Kiwi Artem Sitak braves soaring temperatures and a lengthy battle to make it into the second round of doubles at Wimbledon.Kiwi Davis... more

Silver Ferns Netball World Cup team named

2 Jul 2015 Netball
Netball New Zealand (NNZ) National Selectors have picked a 12-strong Silver Ferns team featuring a mix of youth and experience to... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Tiwai Point, and saying “No” in Greece

2 Jul 2015 Opinion
Its hard to see how Rio Tinto’s one month delay in announcing its intentions about the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter is a good... more

Gordon Campbell on telling the poor to ask for more

24 Jun 2015 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on telling the poor to ask for more The government’s more

Kiwi Success

New Environment Protection Authority (EPA) board appointments

2 Jul 2015 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick Smith Minister for the Environment New EPA board appointments Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith ... more

New Chair and Commissioners for Maori Language Commission

2 Jul 2015 Appointments
New Chair and Commissioners appointed to the Maori Language Commission The Maori Development Minister is pleased to announce that... more

Recruitment

Carpentry apprentices go head to head

23 Jun 2015 Recruitment
Apprentice of the Year Competition Carpentry apprentices go head to head in national competition Entries for the Registered Master ... more

NZ employees rate work-life balance as top priority

26 May 2015 Press Releases By Anna Lu
  NZ employees rate work-life balance as top priority, while job seekers eye cash, survey shows May 26 (BusinessDesk) - New... more