Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise; Meridian, MRP up on Tiwai

31 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise; Meridian, MRP up ahead of Tiwai Pt decision By Fiona Rotherham July 31 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose. Meridian Energy and MightyRiverPower... more

Meridian, MightyRiverPower shares gain before Tiwai decision

31 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Meridian, MightyRiverPower shares gain ahead of Monday's Tiwai Point smelter decision By Pattrick Smellie July 31 (BusinessDesk) - A decision to keep the Tiwai Point aluminium... more

NZ dollar drops on weaker business sentiment

31 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ dollar drops on weaker business sentiment By Jonathan Underhill July 31 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell after a survey showed deteriorating business confidence, and... more

13 companies gain up to $24.5M in R&D grants

31 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   13 companies gain up to $24.5M in taxpayer-funded R&D grants By Fiona Rotherham July 31 (BusinessDesk) - Thirteen companies were the recipients of the latest batch of... more

Ngai Tahu Property boss Tony Sewell to retire

31 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Ngai Tahu Property boss Sewell retiring to pursue private sector opportunities after building $553 million portfolio By Fiona Rotherham July 31 (BusinessDesk) - Ngai Tahu Property... more

T&G Global strengthens position as asparagus marketer

31 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   T&G Global strengthens position as asparagus marketer By Jonathan Underhill July 31 (BusinessDesk) - T&G Global, the fruit marketer controlled by Germany's BayWa, has... more

Kirk's board brokered its own deal for sale to David Jones

31 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Kirk's board brokered its own deal for sale to David Jones By Suze Metherell July 31 (BusinessDesk) - Kirkcaldie & Stains' sought out an offer from Australian department store... more

NZ businesses become most pessimistic in 6 years

31 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ businesses become most pessimistic in 6 years By Jonathan Underhill July 31 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand business confidence fell for a second month, to the most pessimistic in... more

FMA files against Milford's Warminger on market manipulation

31 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   FMA files against Milford's Warminger for market manipulation By Jonathan Underhill July 31 (BusinessDesk) - The Financial Markets Authority has filed civil proceedings against... more

Kirkcaldie shareholders call time on 152-year-old store

31 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Kirkcaldie shareholders call time on 152-year-old Wellington store, will get $19.4M By Suze Metherell July 31 (BusinessDesk) - Kirkcaldie & Stains' shareholders have voted in... more

Blis Technologies forecasts 75% gain in annual sales

31 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Blis Technologies forecasts 75% gain in annual sales By Jonathan Underhill July 31 (BusinessDesk) - Blis Technologies, the NZX-listed biotech company, said sales will rise as much... more

OceanaGold buys Canada's Romarco, gaining access to US mine

31 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk OceanaGold acquires Canada's Romarco to become 'world's cheapest gold producer'By Suze MetherellJuly 31 (BusinessDesk) - OceanaGold Corp, the Australian gold miner, has acquired Canada's... more

NZ dollar extends slide as easing RBNZ contrasts with more u

31 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk July 31 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar extended its decline, falling below 66 US cents as the prospect of more easing by the Reserve Bank dented the appeal of the kiwi in an... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise; Heartland, Kathmandu climb

30 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise; Heartland, Kathmandu climbBy Suze MetherellJuly 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose. Heartland New Zealand advanced after the bank affirmed its... more

NZ dollar falls on Wheeler's argument for weaker currency

30 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar falls on Wheeler's argument for weaker currency, Fed's viewBy Paul McBethJuly 30 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell as a combination of Reserve Bank governor Graeme... more

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News

Joyce to visit the Philippines and Viet Nam

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Economic Development 31 July 2015   Joyce to visit the Philippines and Viet... more

Carrying Tasers a welcome move

31 Jul 2015 News
Police Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes today’s announcement by Police Commissioner Mike Bush that all frontline first ... more

Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise; Meridian, MRP up on Tiwai

31 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise; Meridian, MRP up ahead of Tiwai Pt decision By Fiona Rotherham July 31 ... more

13 companies gain up to $24.5M in R&D grants

31 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   13 companies gain up to $24.5M in taxpayer-funded R&D grants By Fiona Rotherham July 31... more

Living

Appointments to the New Zealand Film Commission

31 Jul 2015 Entertainment
New Zealand Government Hon Maggie BarryMinister for Arts, Culture and Heritage 31 July 2015 Appointments to the New Zealand Film... more

DOC reminds whitebaiters to follow the rules

31 Jul 2015 Lifestyle
Department of Conservation Friday July 31, 2015 DOC reminds whitebaiters to follow the rules as season begins The Department of ... more

Property

Site purchased for Pt Chevalier Kindergarten

31 Jul 2015 Property
New Zealand Government   Hon Nikki Kaye Associate Minister of Education   31 July 2015   Site purchased for Pt... more

Opportunities for Maori in Manawatu-Whanganui

31 Jul 2015 Property
New Zealand Government Hon Te Ururoa Flavell Minister for Maori Development 31 July 2015   Opportunities for Maori in... 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

SmartGates to more than double

23 Jul 2015 Travel & Tourism
Over $6 million from the Future Investment Fund will go towards expanding and modernising SmartGate at our borders to help manage ... more

Minister welcomes Tourism Industry Association partnership

15 Jul 2015 NZ Tourism
Minister welcomes Tourism Industry Association partnership A new partnership between the Department of Conservation and New ... more

Sport

World Champs Next for Euro Kart Round Winner Armstrong

31 Jul 2015 Motor Sport
KartSport   World Champs Next for Euro Kart Round Winner Armstrong   New Zealand has another World Karting Championship... more

Anchor Milk Reignites 1935 All Blacks Partnership

31 Jul 2015 Rugby
Anchor Milk July 31 2015 Anchor Milk Reignites 1935 All Blacks Partnership   &nb... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Tim Groser missing in action on the TPP

31 Jul 2015 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on Tim Groser missing in action on the TPP While rapid change is always possible in... more

Gordon Campbell on the dogged reluctance to condemn Serco

23 Jul 2015 Opinion
The refusal by Minister Sam Lotu-Liga to hold Serco accountable for the company’s failings in prison management is bad... more

Kiwi Success

Winston Churchill Fellows honoured

31 Jul 2015 People
New Zealand Government Hon Jo Goodhew Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector 31 July 2015 Winston Churchill Fellows ... more

Appointment of Queen’s Counsel

24 Jul 2015 Appointments
New Zealand Government   Hon Christopher Finlayson Attorney-General 24 July 2015 Appointment of Queen’s Counsel Three... more

Recruitment

NZ must do more on exploited migrant labour: US State Dept

31 Jul 2015 Recruitment
By Suze Metherell July 31 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand needs to significantly boost its efforts to protect vulnerable migrant... more

Economic turmoil unlikely to see Greek workers fleeing to NZ

16 Jul 2015 Press Releases
Declan Clancy says economic turmoil unlikely to see Greek workers fleeing to NZ One World Resourcing’s Declan Clancy is not... more