Business

KiwiRail posts $85.5M 'above-rail' FY earnings

26 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Friday 26 August 2016 04:07 PMKiwiRail posts $85.5M 'above-rail' FY earnings, despite falling freightBy Pattrick SmellieAug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - KiwiRail, the state-owned rail and freight... more

Air NZ shares edge up as earnings outlook hangs over profit

26 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Friday 26 August 2016 12:44 PMAir NZ shares edge up as earnings outlook hangs over record 2016 resultBy Fiona RotherhamAug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand’s shares have bounced... more

SkyTV earnings per viewer fall as programme costs rise 11.6%

26 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Friday 26 August 2016 12:35 PMSkyTV earnings per viewer fall as programme costs rise 11.6%By Pattrick SmellieAug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - The cost of maintaining the most compelling sports,... more

Seeka hikes interim dividend

26 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Seeka hikes interim dividend as first-half profit almost doublesBy Paul McBethAug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - Seeka Kiwifruit Industries hiked its interim dividend to shareholders as the first... more

Tough second-half hurts NZ Post and Kiwibank

26 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Tough second-half hurts NZ Post and Kiwibank full-year earningsBy Pattrick SmellieAug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - State-owned New Zealand Post and its banking subsidiary Kiwibank both reported... more

Delegat to pay bigger dividend

26 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Delegat to pay bigger dividend after posting record annual operating profitBy Paul McBethAug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - Delegat Group will pay a bigger dividend to shareholders after reporting... more

NZME posts 0.5% gain in debut first-half earnings

26 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZME posts 0.5% gain in debut first-half earnings as costs fell faster than revenueBy Jonathan UnderhillAug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - NZME, the New Zealand media group awaiting Commerce... more

CBL first-half profit falls 19%

26 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk CBL first-half profit falls 19% currency losses offset growth in premiumsBy Paul McBethAug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - CBL Corp posted an 18 percent fall in first-half profit as losses on... more

Air NZ rides the tourism boom with record full-year earnings

26 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Air NZ rides the tourism boom with record full-year earningsBy Fiona RotherhamAug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand has ridden the tourism boom and staved off increased competition to... more

Vista first-half profit more than doubles

26 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Vista first-half profit more than doubles as acquisitions lift revenue 49%By Paul McBethAug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - Vista Group International more than doubled first-half profit as the... more

FIRST CUT: Air NZ delivers bumper pre-tax profit for 2016

26 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk FIRST CUT: Air NZ delivers bumper pre-tax profit for 2016 FY of $663 mlnBy Fiona RotherhamAug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand, the country’s largest airline, has reported a 40... more

FIRST CUT: Sky TV FY earnings down 15%

26 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk FIRST CUT: Sky TV FY earnings down 15%, citing merger costs and content 'arms race'By Pattrick SmellieAug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - Sky Network Television, the pay-TV broadcaster seeking a... more

Living Cell Technologies considers 'medical tourism'

26 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Living Cell Technologies considers 'medical tourism' if Parkinson's therapy trial succeedsBy Fiona RotherhamAug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - Australasian biotech company Living Cell Technologies... more

NZ dollar slips as markets await Yellen

26 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar slips as markets await Yellen, although doubts remain for any major surprisesBy Jonathan UnderhillAug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell as financial markets await... more

NZ dollar gains as Fonterra hikes forecast farmgate payout

25 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 25 August 2016 05:17 PMNZ dollar gains as Fonterra hikes forecast farmgate payoutBy Paul McBethAug. 25 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar gained after Fonterra Cooperative... more

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News

Minister welcomes Baghdad appointment

25 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Gerry BrownleeMinister of Defence 25 August 2016 Minister welcomes Baghdad appointment Defence Minister... more

NZ exporters to UK asked about Brexit impact

16 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Todd McClayMinister of Trade 16 August 2016 Media Statement NZ exporters to UK asked about Brexit... more

Business

NZ trade deficit narrows in July from year earlier

24 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ trade deficit narrows in July from year earlier as imports fall faster than exports By Jonathan ... more

ANZ, Westpac limit mortgage rate cuts

11 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk ANZ, Westpac limit mortgage rate cuts, but Kiwibank goes all in By Edwin Mitson Aug. 11 (BusinessDesk) - Two... more

Living

Young New Zealanders Making Films For Good

18 Jul 2016 Lifestyle
The Outlook for Someday Young New Zealanders Making Films For Good What does sustainability mean to you? Since 2007 The Outlook for... more

Review: NZ's Pitch Black - live in London

8 Jul 2016 Entertainment By Charlotte Everett
20 years after their debut at The Gathering, Pitch Black have satiated a packed venue of fans at London’s Oslo, in... more

Property

Auckland house prices are stabilising Barfoot says

3 Aug 2016 Property By Sophie Boot
Wednesday 03 August 2016 10:30 AM Auckland house prices are stabilising, may have plateaued, Barfoot says Aug. 3 (BusinessDesk) -... more

NZ home values rise at fastest quarterly pace in 12 years

2 Aug 2016 Property By Tina Morrison
Article - BusinessDesk NZ home values rise at fastest quarterly pace in 12 years By Tina Morrison Aug. 2 (BusinessDesk) - New... more

Migration

Kiwis could be affected by tighter UK rules

30 Mar 2016 Migration By Audrey Young
British High Commissioner Jonathan Sinclair is defending changes to skilled migrant rules for Britain but suggests they won't affect... more

Immigrants' attitudes to corruption worries SFO

17 Feb 2016 Migration By Sophie Boot
Feb. 17 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's record inbound migration has undermined the country's squeaky-clean reputation because of an... more

Travel

Newer, faster and simpler eGates for Wellington

25 Aug 2016 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government   Hon Wagner using the new eGates at Wellington Airport.... more

NZ guest nights jump to a record in June amid tourism boom

10 Aug 2016 Travel & Tourism By Tina Morrison
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 10 August 2016 12:19 PM Aug. 10 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand accommodation providers had their... more

Sport

World Rugby appoints RWC 2019 General Manager

25 Aug 2016 Rugby
With just over three years to go before Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan, World Rugby has appointed Rob Abernethy as RWC 2019 General... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the end game in Spain

25 Aug 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the end game in Spain First published on Werewolf more

Gordon Campbell on the Impotence of the Reserve Bank

11 Aug 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Impotence of the Reserve Bank First published on Werewolf more

Kiwi Success

Appointments to New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO

12 Aug 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education 12 August 2016 Appointments to New Zealand National Commission for... more

Andrew Hill Appointed CEO Rugby League World Cup 2017

10 Aug 2016 Appointments
Rugby League World Cup Wednesday 10 August 2016 Respected and experienced Rugby League administrator, Andrew Hill, has been appointed... more

Recruitment

Jobs growth continues to be strong

3 Aug 2016 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment 3 August 2016 Jobs growth continues... more

NZ private sector wage inflation misses expectations in June

3 Aug 2016 State of the Market Report By Paul McBeth
Wednesday 03 August 2016 11:57 AM NZ private sector wage inflation misses expectations in June quarter Aug. 3 (BusinessDesk) - New... more

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