Business

Positive step forward for pay equity

1 Mar 2017 Business News
28 Feb 2017 State Services Minister Paula Bennett has welcomed an agreement with unions which will see the Government’s new pay equity principles applied for the first time. In November the Government... more

New Zealand companies impress at Dubai tradeshow

1 Mar 2017 Business News
1 March 2017 Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy has attended the world’s largest food tradeshow in Dubai today, as annual two-way trade with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries exceeds... more

Finance Minister requests cost-benefit analysis on DTIs

8 Feb 2017 Business News
8 Feb 2017 A full cost-benefit analysis on Debt-to-Income (DTI) limits and public consultation will be conducted by the Reserve Bank before any decision is made on the potential use of the macro-prudential policy... more

Korean FTA delivers new round of tariff cuts

18 Jan 2017 Business News
8 JANUARY, 2017More local businesses looking to expand into Korea will benefit from the latest round of tariff reductions under the New Zealand-Korea Free Trade Agreement, Trade Minister Todd McClay says.The start... more

Solid growth for NZ despite fragile world economy

26 Dec 2016 Business News
The New Zealand economy continued to grow solidly in the September quarter, posting a higher than expected 1.1 per cent growth rate for the quarter and 3.5 per cent over the last year, Finance Minister Steven Joyce... more

Support package for quake-affected businesses extended

26 Dec 2016 Business News
The Government has extended the employee support subsidy for quake-affected businesses inWellington and Hurunui District, Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley have... more

WTO decision important for NZ beef and horticulture into Indonesia

23 Dec 2016 Business News
23 December 2016 Trade Minister Todd McClay today welcomed the World Trade Organization's (WTO) decision upholding New Zealand's challenge to 18 agricultural non-tariff barriers imposed by... more

Treasury forecasts solid growth, stable finances

8 Dec 2016 Business News
8 December, 2016 Treasury forecasts solid growth, stable finances Treasury’s latest forecasts show the Government’s programme of responsible economic and fiscal management is delivering benefits for... more

NZ export log prices rise, domestic market strong

21 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 21 November 2016 01:01 PMNZ export log prices rise, domestic market strongBy Tina MorrisonNov. 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand export log prices rose for a third straight month in... more

Evolve lifts 1H profit 11%

21 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Evolve lifts 1H profit 11%, wants to add up to 20 centres in 2017By Sophie BootNov. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Evolve Education Group, the childcare centre operator, lifted first-half profit by... more

James Hardie class action begins in Auckland

21 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 21 November 2016 11:50 AMJames Hardie class action begins in Auckland with arguments over where liability liesBy Fiona RotherhamNov. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Building owners taking part... more

NZ retail sales rise 0.9% in third quarter

21 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 21 November 2016 12:02 PMNZ retail sales rise 0.9% in third quarter, led by cars and petrolBy Sophie BootNov. 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand retail sales rose in the third... more

Blis Technologies posts positive first-half earnings

21 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 21 November 2016 11:56 AMBlis Technologies posts positive first-half earnings, putting it on track for first annual profit since listingBy Jonathan UnderhillNov. 21 (BusinessDesk)... more

Vital Healthcare pays A$24M for Melbourne medical centre

21 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 21 November 2016 11:46 AMVital Healthcare pays A$24M for Melbourne medical centreBy Tina MorrisonNov. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Vital Healthcare Property Trust, the hospital and... more

Metro Glass lifts 1H profit 5% on strong local construction

21 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 21 November 2016 10:35 AMMetro Glass lifts 1H profit 5% on strong local constructionBy Sophie BootNov. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Metro Performance Glass, which has more than half the... more

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News

Customs makes record drug seizures

1 Mar 2017 News
28 Feb 2017 Customs Minister Nicky Wagner is today congratulating Customs on a record number of drug seizures in 2016. “Customs... more

Victoria Square restoration underway

1 Mar 2017 Canterbury Earthquake
28 February 2017 The restoration of earthquake-damaged Victoria Square is now underway, Associate Minister supporting Greater... more

Business

Positive step forward for pay equity

1 Mar 2017 Business News
28 Feb 2017 State Services Minister Paula Bennett has welcomed an agreement with unions which will see the Government’s new pay... more

New Zealand companies impress at Dubai tradeshow

1 Mar 2017 Business News
1 March 2017 Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy has attended the world’s largest food tradeshow in Dubai today, as... more

Living

3rd Position, Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series

21 Nov 2016 Lifestyle
Emirates Team New Zealand EMIRATES TEAM NEW ZEALAND CLOSES IN 3rd POSITION THE LOUIS VUITTON AMERICA’S CUP WORLD SERIES more

Arts Foundation Award recipients for 2016

14 Nov 2016 Lifestyle
The Arts Foundation Next generation of internationally acclaimed talent among the Arts Foundation Award recipients for 2016Under ... more

Property

NZ house prices gain 11% in October

14 Nov 2016 Property
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 14 November 2016 10:28 AM NZ house prices gain 11% in October, driven by sales of higher value homes By... more

RBNZ sees pressures building in Auckland construction sector

11 Nov 2016 Property By Paul McBeth
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 10 November 2016 04:04 PM RBNZ sees pressures building in Auckland construction sector By Paul ... more

Migration

Recognised Seasonal Employers employ more Kiwis

8 Feb 2017 Migration
7 Feb 2017 Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes a report showing the vast majority of employers who take on seasonal... more

Good progress on investment attraction strategy

8 Dec 2016 Migration
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed news that New Zealand is attracting a higher level of quality international... more

Travel

Weirdest things visitors Google before coming

6 Feb 2017 NZ Tourism
8 Feb 2017 Does New Zealand celebrate halloween?  Is Auckland a dangerous town- these are some of the subjects visitors Google... more

New campaign to get more Aussies to Northland

30 Jan 2017 Travel & Tourism
30 January 2017 A new marketing campaign starting this week to attract Australians to Northland is an excellent approach to... more

Sport

VALE: Tania Dalton 1971-2017

1 Mar 2017 Netball
VALE: Tania Dalton 1971-2017 March 1, 2017   The Netball community is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Silver Fern... more

Silver Ferns wrap up Quad Series with big win

6 Feb 2017 Netball
6 Feb 2017 The Silver Ferns finished runners-up in the Netball Quad Series after completing a well-crafted 70-39 win over the SPAR... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Gareth Morgan crusade

11 Nov 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Gareth Morgan crusade First published on Werewolf more

Gordon Campbell on the US election outcome

10 Nov 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the US election outcome more

Kiwi Success

Spencer to be Acting Governor of Reserve Bank

8 Feb 2017 Appointments
7 Feb 2017 Finance Minister Steven Joyce will appoint current Deputy Reserve Bank Governor Grant Spencer as the Acting Governor of... more

Temporary Chairs appointed to Canterbury and South Canterbury DHB

1 Feb 2017 Appointments
30 January 2017 Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today appointed temporary Chairs to the boards of Canterbury and South... more

Recruitment

New employment resource for young people

1 Mar 2017 Recruitment
28 Feb 2017 Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith and Associate Education Minister Louise Upston have... more

Record number of people in employment

1 Feb 2017 Recruitment
1 Feb 2017 Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith has welcomed the record number of New Zealanders now in... more

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