Business

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
Article - BusinessDesk 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... more

Government and iwi reach agreement for private housing

3 Sep 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Government and iwi reach agreement for private housing on Crown land in Auckland By Fiona RotherhamSept. 3 (BusinessDesk) - The government has reached agreement with Ngati Whatua over... more

Seadragon rejected Blackmores in favour rights issue

3 Sep 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Seadragon rejected Blackmores investment in favour of tapping shareholdersBy Suze MetherellSept. 3 (BusinessDesk) - SeaDragon, the fish oil refiner aiming to raise up to $9 million from... more

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

3 Sep 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Air NZ to defend US class action over air cargo cartel claimBy Paul McBethSept. 3 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand, the national carrier, will defend a multi-billion dollar class action... more

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

3 Sep 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Air NZ to defend US class action over air cargo cartel claimBy Paul McBethSept. 3 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand, the national carrier, will defend a multi-billion dollar class action... more

UPDATE: NZ new vehicle sales rise 10% in August

3 Sep 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk UPDATE: NZ new vehicle sales rise 10% in August, on track for record year(Adds MIA comment throughout)By Tina MorrisonSept. 3 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand new vehicle sales rose 10... more

NZ building work climbs in June quarter

3 Sep 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ building work climbs in June quarter, swelled by non-residential activityBy Paul McBethSept. 3 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand construction activity expanded for a second quarter, swelled... more

Kathmandu board urges shareholders to reject Briscoe's offer

3 Sep 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Kathmandu board again urges shareholders to reject Briscoe's hostile takeover bidBy Fiona RotherhamSept. 3 (BusinessDesk) - The increasingly hostile takeover offer for Kathmandu has seen... more

New crowdfunder Liftoff fails to fly on first outing

3 Sep 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk New crowdfunder Liftoff fails to fly on first outing with eco-tour businessBy Fiona RotherhamSept. 3 (BusinessDesk) - Liftoff, a new crowd-funding platform has failed to fly with its... more

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

3 Sep 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Auckland house sales climb to 15-year high for month of August, prices stallBy Paul McBethSept. 3 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland house sales jumped in August as a flood of new listings drove... more

NZ new vehicle sales rise 10% in August, may hit FY record

3 Sep 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ new vehicle sales rise 10% in August, on track for record yearBy Tina MorrisonSept. 3 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand new vehicle sales rose 10 percent in August and are on track for a... more

Snakk boosts 1Q revenue 15%, slows cash burn on cost control

3 Sep 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Snakk boosts 1Q revenue 15%, slows cash burn on cost controlBy Suze MetherellSept. 3 (BusinessDesk) - Snakk Media, the mobile advertisement developer, lifted first-quarter revenue 15... more

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News

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

One month left for councils to get digital enablement plans sorted

19 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister for Communications 19 August 2015 Local authorities have four more weeks to submit a... more

Business

NZ wool prices unchanged at auction amid Chinese uncertainty

28 Aug 2015 Business News By Tina Morrison
  NZ wool prices unchanged at auction amid Chinese uncertainty Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand wool prices held steady at... more

NZ dollar bounces from six-year low

25 Aug 2015 Business News By Paul McBeth
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ dollar bounces from six-year low after market volatility takes a breather By Paul McBeth Aug. 25 ... 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 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

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

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

All Blacks squad for Rugby World Cup 2015 announced

30 Aug 2015 Rugby
30 August 2015 The All Blacks squad for Rugby World Cup 2015 has been announced with the All Blacks selectors selecting a squad... more

Gold medals for Austria and Slovakia after close slalom

30 Aug 2015 Sport
Winter Games NZ Gold medals for Austria and Slovakia after close fought slalom at Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015 A world class... 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

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

New ECan commissioner appointed

6 Aug 2015 Appointments
Elizabeth Cunningham has been appointed as a commissioner at Environment Canterbury (ECan), Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith and... 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