Business

Auckland Airport's duty free told to drop the hard sell

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Auckland Airport's duty free retailers told to drop the hard sellBy Fiona RotherhamOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland International Airport, the country’s main gateway, said it had talked... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 climbs to new record, led by RBD

23 Oct 2014 Business News By Suze Metherell
MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 climbs to new record, Restaurant Brands gains on guidance Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose to a new record close, led by Restaurant Brands New Zealand after the country's... more

RESEND: NZ dollar falls as benign inflation weighs on kiwi

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk RESEND: NZ dollar falls as benign inflation data adds to downward pressure on kiwi(fixes typo in second graph)By Jonathan UnderhillOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell... more

Fonterra starts consultation on two new SI milk driers

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Fonterra starts consultation on two new South Island milk driersBy Fiona RotherhamOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Co-operative Group, the world's biggest dairy exporter, has begun a... more

NZ dollar falls as benign inflation data weighs on kiwi

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar falls as benign inflation data adds to downward pressure on kiwiBy Jonathan UnderhillOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell after figures showed inflation in the... more

CarbonScape seeks $1.5M from crowd with 'green coke' offer

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   CarbonScape seeks $1.5 mln from crowd with 'green coke' offer By Suze Metherell Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - CarbonScape, which makes "green" coking charcoal, wants to raise as much as... more

Port of Tauranga sees annual earnings growth up to 6.1%

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Port of Tauranga sees annual earnings growth up to 6.1%By Paul McBethOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Port of Tauranga, the country's biggest coastal export hub, sees annual earnings growth of up... more

BNZ CEO Healy calls on business leaders to help improve NZ

23 Oct 2014 Business News By Fiona Rotherham
BNZ chief executive Healy calls on business leaders to help fix five key NZ challenges Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Bank of New Zealand chief executive Anthony Healy has challenged other Kiwi business leaders to... more

Auckland Airport confirms earnings guidance of $160-$170 mln

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Auckland Airport confirms earnings guidance of $160-$170 millionBy Fiona RotherhamOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland International Airport, the country’s main gateway, has confirmed it’s... more

Elders Primary Wool, Primary Wool buy Christchurch Yarns NZ

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Elders Primary Wool, Primary Wool buy Christchurch Yarns NZ out of receivershipBy Suze MetherellOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - NZ Yarn, a joint venture between Elders Primary Wool and Primary... more

RBNZ risk management to protect system, not individual firms

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk RBNZ risk management to protect system, not individual entitiesBy Paul McBethOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - The Reserve Bank's risk management processes aim to protect the integrity of the... more

Pyne Gould sells Epic stake after failing to gain control

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Pyne Gould sells Epic stake after failing to gain control of the boardBy Suze MetherellOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Pyne Gould Corp, the asset management firm controlled by managing director... more

NZ dollar drops after tepid inflation opens path lower

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar drops after tepid inflation opens path lowerBy Paul McBethOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell about half a US cent after tepid local inflation pushed out the... more

Fletcher wins govt contract to build 237 homes in Chch

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Fletcher Building wins government contract to build 237 homes in ChristchurchBy Jonathan UnderhillOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Fletcher Building has won a contract to build 237 homes on an... more

Restaurant Brands raises annual profit forecast; shares jump

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Restaurant Brands raises annual profit forecast; shares jump to a recordBy Tina MorrisonOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Restaurant Brands New Zealand, the nation's largest fast food operator,... more

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News

Prime Minister extends condolences to Canada

23 Oct 2014 News
Prime Minister John Key has expressed his deepest sympathies to those affected by this morning’s events in Canada. “The... more

Fighting cyber-crime one app at a time

22 Oct 2014 News
This summer Victoria University of Wellington will be home to four Singaporean students researching cyber threats. The students... more

Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 climbs to new record, led by RBD

23 Oct 2014 Business News By Suze Metherell
MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 climbs to new record, Restaurant Brands gains on guidance Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose to a... more

CarbonScape seeks $1.5M from crowd with 'green coke' offer

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   CarbonScape seeks $1.5 mln from crowd with 'green coke' offer By Suze Metherell Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk)... more

Living

WW100 - why did NZ fight? Was it for democracy or empire?

20 Oct 2014 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
On Thursday 16 October, the NZ-UK Link Foundation held their Inaugural Annual Lecture at the University of London’s Senate... more

A major win for organic New Zealand wine in the European Union

16 Oct 2014 Food & Wine
New Zealand’s organic wine industry has scored a major export victory with the announcement that the European Commission... more

Property

Reform of RMA critical to reforming housing affordability

15 Oct 2014 Property
The Resource Management Act needs to explicitly recognise the importance of New Zealanders’ access to more affordable housing... more

National Property Market Analysis

15 Oct 2014 Property
Auckland and Christchurch have recovered from the winter lull that is traditional in real estate, with written sales up and average... more

Migration

Migrants filliing employment gaps

22 Oct 2014 Migration
A stream of migrants has helped plug some of the gaps in New Zealand's steady employment growth. New data reveals migration numbers... more

UK Government: Indefinite Leave to Remain made simple

30 Sep 2014 Migration
There are thousands of expats living in the UK who are aiming for permanent residency status and, eventually, a British passport. But... more

Travel

NZ guest nights flat in August as foreign stays taper off

10 Oct 2014 Travel & Tourism By Paul McBeth
  By Paul McBeth Oct. 10 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand guest nights were largely flat in August from a month earlier as a gain... more

Business tourism industry applauds Key's vision

6 Oct 2014 NZ Tourism
Conventions & Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) is welcoming news that Prime Minister John Key is to retain his Tourism portfolio... more

Sport

2014 Four Nations: England, Australia, New Zealand and Samoa take centre stage on Saturday

23 Oct 2014 Rugby League
The 2014 Four Nations gets underway on Saturday with England vying with holders Australia, New Zealand and Samoa to take the honours... more

Community Netball Manager appointed to Welsh Netball

23 Oct 2014 Netball
Netball New Zealand Community Netball Manager appointed to Welsh Netball 23 October 2014 Trish Wilcox has been appointed as the... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell: tokenism of NZ‘s role against Islamic State

23 Oct 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Gordon Campbell on the tokenism of New Zealand‘s role against Islamic State Was John Key born lucky or what? Political... more

Gordon Campbell on New Zealand (again) in other peoples wars

16 Oct 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on New Zealand getting involved (again) in other peoples wars Apparently, the Key government is still... more

Kiwi Success

Corban honoured by Institute of Directors

17 Oct 2014 Appointments
Institute Of Directors Local businessman Brian Corban was made a Distinguished Fellow of the Institute of Directors yesterday, in a... more

Kiwi Income Property reshuffles executive positions

13 Oct 2014 Appointments
Article - BusinessDesk   Kiwi Income Property reshuffles executive positions By Suze Metherell Oct. 13 (BusinessDesk) - Kiwi... more

Recruitment

Ngati Awa Cast Net Wide In Search For Commercial Leaders

9 Oct 2014 Recruitment
Te Runanga o Ngati Awa is widening its scope in the hunt for directors for the Whakatane based iwi authority’s commercial arm... more

NZ's top pay packet revealed: $4.1m

30 Sep 2014 Recruitment
With a total pay package worth $4.1 million, ANZ New Zealand's David Hisco is the top-paid boss in the Business Herald's executive pay... more