Business

Quantum of fees work to follow second MTF judgment

22 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Second judgment in Motor Trade Finance fees case leaves open further workBy Paul McBethOct. 22 (BusinessDesk) - The second judgment in the antitrust regulator's case against auto-lender... more

NZ dollar falls on speculation ECB will inject more stimulus

22 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar falls amid speculation ECB will inject more stimulusBy Paul McBethOct. 22 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell after reports that the European Central Bank may consider... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares extend gains; CEN, TPW rise

21 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares extend gains; Contact, Trustpower rise, F&P at recordBy Suze MetherellOct. 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares gained for a third day, paced by Contact... more

NZ dollar holds gains as Chinese data beats estimates

21 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar holds gains as Chinese data beats estimates, narrow trading range seenBy Jonathan UnderhillOct. 21 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar held its gains against the greenback... more

Power companies face ban on 'saving' departing customers

21 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Power companies face ban on 'saving' departing customersBy Pattrick SmellieOct. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Power companies face a ban on so-called "save" calls, where they ring a customer... more

Cavalier and NZ Wool Services to merge wool scouring units

21 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Cavalier and NZ Wool Services to merge wool scouring businessesBy Suze MetherellOct. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Cavalier Wool Holdings and New Zealand Wool Services International will merge... more

Hellaby expects to complete at least one acquisition in 2015

21 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Hellaby expects to complete at least one acquisition this yearBy Suze MetherellOct. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Hellaby Holdings, the diversified investment company, expects to proceed with at... more

Airwork sees annual profit growth of 48%

21 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Airwork sees annual profit growth of 48%By Paul McBethOct. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Airwork Holdings, the aviation service firm which listed on the stock exchange last December, expects to... more

Fletcher Building ups earnings through trebling house builds

21 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Fletcher Building ups earnings through trebling house builds, trialling social housingBy Fiona RotherhamOct. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Fletcher Building, New Zealand's biggest company, is... more

Fletcher to triple pace of home building in NZ

21 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Fletcher aims to triple pace of home building in NZ as demand grows, Adamson says By Fiona RotherhamOct. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Fletcher Building wants to triple the pace of home building in... more

NZ, South Korea free-trade agreement looks imminent

21 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ, South Korea free-trade agreement looks imminentBy Tina MorrisonOct. 21 (BusinessDesk) - A long-awaited free trade agreement between New Zealand and South Korea appears close to being... more

Fletcher Building sees FY earnings $650M-$690M on 2H rebound

21 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Fletcher Building sees FY earnings $650M-$690M on second-half reboundOct. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Fletcher Building, the biggest company on the NZX 50 Index, is forecasting a gain in... more

ASX-listed Empired buys Intergen for A$17.4 mln

21 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk ASX-listed Empired buys Intergen for A$17.4 mln in cash and sharesBy Paul McBethOct. 21 (BusinessDesk) - ASX-listed IT firm Empired has bought local IT firm Intergen for A$17.4 million in... more

Small increase in visitor arrivals

21 Oct 2014 Business News
Statistics New Zealand >Small increase in visitor arrivals21 October 2014The number of visitor arrivals to New Zealand in September 2014 (193,300) increased 1 percent compared with September 2013, Statistics... more

NZ net migration rises to annual record in September

21 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ net migration rises to annual record in September on increased numbers from India, AustraliaBy Suze MetherellOct. 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's annual net migration rose to a... more

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News

NZ Labour Party Names Review Team

19 Oct 2014 Politics
New Zealand Labour Party Labour Names Review Team Labour’s New Zealand Council has appointed Bryan Gould as Convenor of its ... more

The Nation: RSA President BJ Clark & Ian Taylor, New NZ Flag

18 Oct 2014 News
The Nation Lisa Owen interviews RSA President BJ Clark and tech innovator Ian Taylor about changing the NZ flag Lisa Owen: Welcome... more

Business

Visiting Harvard Prof Bloom urges NZ to raise retirement age

17 Oct 2014 Business News By Suze Metherell
Oct. 17 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand needs to lift its retirement age and take advantage of an adaptable workforce before it gets... more

Danone says court delay would cause injustice

15 Oct 2014 Business News By Tina Morrison
  Danone says court delay would cause injustice if Fonterra arbitration fails Oct. 15 (BusinessDesk) - Danone Asia Pacific... 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

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

Migration boom rolls on as fewer kiwis depart

30 Sep 2014 Migration
New Zealand's annual net migration rose to a record in August, exceeding Treasury's forecasts, and spurred by more migrant arrivals... 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

Henare makes it three-in-a-row at Gisborne

19 Oct 2014 Sport
New Master Woolhandler Joel Henare continued an unbeaten start to the new shearing sports season with a triumphant homecoming in ... more

Te Iwi Kiwi jersey captures Pacific roots

17 Oct 2014 Rugby League
When the NZ Kiwis run onto Whangarei’s Toll Stadium for their Four Nations clash with Toa Samoa on November 1, they will pay ... more

Columns

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

Gordon Campbell: child poverty and Shearer’s latest outburst

15 Oct 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
The politicisation of (a) the public service and (b) the operations of the Official Information Act have been highlighted by the ... 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