Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise on Xero's NYSE listing plans

24 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise on Xero's NYSE listing plans, Telecom climbs to 2008 highsBy Suze MetherellJuly 24 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose, paced by Xero after the... more

NZ dollar slides to 6-week low on intervention talk

24 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar slides to 6-week low as RBNZ's Wheeler invokes intervention criteriaBy Paul McBethJuly 24 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar dropped to a six-week low after Reserve Bank... more

Moa makes $500k placement, offers $5.25 mln in rights

24 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Moa completes $500k placement, seeks up to $5.25 mln in discounted rights issueBy Paul McBethJul. 24 (BusinessDesk) - Moa Group, the unprofitable boutique beer maker, raised $500,000 from... more

Canadian Lynx Platinum wins South Island platinum explorati

24 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Canadian Lynx Platinum wins South Island plantinum exploration tender By Suze MetherellJul. 24 (BusinessDesk) - Taranaki oil and gas explorer Tag Oil, of Canada, is expanding into the New... more

NZ Post give network services contract to Vodafone

24 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ Post give network services contract to Vodafone, aiming to cut $19.2M annual spend By Jonathan UnderhillJul. 24 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand Post, the state-owned postal service, has... more

National signals short election campaign with Aug 23 launch

24 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk National signals short election campaign with Aug 23 launchJuly 24 (BusinessDesk) - The governing National Party will campaign for re-election for just four weeks before polling day, Sept... more

FMA satisfied with 'pre-offer' talks before prospectuses

24 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk FMA satisfied with 'pre-offer' talks before prospectuses, sees no need for further regulationBy Jonathan UnderhillJuly 24 (BusinessDesk) - The Financial Markets Authority sees no need to... more

NZ posts eighth monthly trade surplus in June

24 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ posts eighth monthly trade surplus in JuneBy Tina MorrisonJuly 24 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand posted its eighth monthly trade surplus in June, led by overseas demand for the nation’s... more

Sealord appoints ex-McCain Food's exec Yung as new CEO

24 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Sealord appoints ex-McCain Food's exec Yung as new CEOBy Suze MetherellJuly 24 (BusinessDesk) - Sealord Group has appointed former McCain Foods boss Steve Yung as its new chief... more

NZ dollar falls after RBNZ says kiwi strength 'unjustified'

24 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar falls after RBNZ says kiwi's strength 'unjustified', stoking intervention talkBy Tina MorrisonJuly 24 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar shed almost one cent against the US... more

RBNZ hikes OCR to 3.5%, ‘period of assessment’ now needed

24 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk RBNZ hikes OCR to 3.5%, says ‘period of assessment’ now needed; dollar tumblesBy Jonathan UnderhillJuly 24 (BusinessDesk) - Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler raised the official cash... more

NZ dollar little changed as investors await Reserve Bank

24 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar little changed as investors await Reserve Bank interest rate decisionBy Tina MorrisonJuly 24 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar is little changed as investors are reluctant... more

Xero sees 80% revenue growth this year, Intuit 'spooked'

23 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Xero sees 80% revenue growth this year, Intuit 'spooked', says DruryBy Pattrick SmellieJul. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Cloud accounting software firm Xero updated shareholders at the annual... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain, led by blue-chip stocks

23 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MARKET CLOSE:NZ shares gain on blue-chip appeal as ikeGPS debut fizzlesBy Suze MetherellJuly 23 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares gained, led by blue-chip stocks such as Sky Network... more

NZ dollar extends drop vs. A$ after Australian CPI

23 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar extends drop vs. A$ after Australian inflation accelerates; RBNZ loomsBy Paul McBethJuly 23 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar extended its decline against its trans-Tasman... more

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News

Support for kiwi, not moas, in Rimutaka

18 Jul 2014 News
The Government today announced a $70,000 Community Conservation Partnership Fund grant for the Rimutaka Forest Park Trust to ensure... more

Coleman to meet China’s top military officer

18 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Coleman to meet China’s top military officer Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman will hold talks on Monday... more

Business

Moa boosts first quarter sales, expects higher margins

22 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Moa boosts first quarter sales, expects higher margins to drive profits By Tina Morrison July 22 ... more

Hon. Steven Joyce: Better public services for businesses

21 Jul 2014 Business News
A single unique number for every business and a range of new services that reduce the need for businesses to provide the same ... more

Living

NZ Film 'The Dead Lands' to Have Toronto World Premiere

23 Jul 2014 Entertainment
New Zealand Film Commission New Zealand Film 'The Dead Lands' to Have Toronto World Premiere Maori action epic The Dead Lands will... more

Anti-mining campaign doco debuts at NZ Film Festival

22 Jul 2014 Entertainment
Playing at this year’s New Zealand International Film Festival, Cap Bocage is a close-up exploration of the forces that came... more

Property

NZ house sales fall in June, led by cheaper properties

14 Jul 2014 Property By Suze Metherell
July 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand house sales fell in June from a year earlier, led by properties of $400,000 or less, indicating... more

Average Auckland house prices reach record level

10 Jul 2014 Property
The average asking price for a home in Auckland has reached the record level of 732 thousand, 240 dollars. The figure is provided by... more

Migration

UK Tier 1 visa extension deadline looming

11 Jul 2014 Migration
If you’re in the UK on a Tier 1 (General) visa, you’ll need to apply for an extension as soon as possible. The deadline... more

NZ more appealing to ex-pats - survey

10 Jul 2014 Migration
Auckland and Wellington have become more appealing to ex-pats in the past 12 months, a new survey has found. Both cities both dropped... more

Travel

100% Middle-Earth campaign wins prestigious travel award

17 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
Associate Tourism Minister Todd McClay has congratulated Tourism New Zealand on winning the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s... more

NZ guest nights at three-year high

10 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism By Suze Metherell
July 10 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand guest nights climbed to a three-year high in May as short term stays climbed across all... more

Sport

INSPIRATIONAL ADAMS NAMED FLAGBEARER

23 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
Reigning Olympic, Commonwealth and World Champion Valerie Adams has been named flag bearer for the New Zealand Commonwealth Games Team... more

NEW ZEALAND FLAG FLIES IN GLASGOW VILLAGE

23 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
The New Zealand team was officially welcomed to the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow earlier this week. The team enjoyed the official... more

Columns

7 highly effective habits to stay healthy at work

23 Jul 2014 Column By Tricia Alach
The holistic helper's guide to wellbeing and work: part eight Like all good reports, my Wellbeing and Work series comes with an... more

Gordon Campbell on the non-apology to Tania Billingsley, PM John Key

22 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  The refusal by Prime Minister John Key to issue a personal apology to Tania Billingsley has been accompanied by an array of... more

Kiwi Success

Hon.Judith Collins announces appointments to Public Trust Board

23 Jul 2014 Appointments
New Zealand Government Appointments to Public Trust Board   Justice Minister Judith Collins today announced the appointment of ... more

NZ Government Minister Foss announces commerce reappointments

23 Jul 2014 Appointments
Commerce Minister Craig Foss today announced four reappointments to various independent Crown entities and statutory... more

Recruitment

750 additional Trades Academy places for 2015

14 Jul 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand Government   Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Hon Hekia Parata Minister of... more

Take a dip into global talent pool

9 Jul 2014 Recruitment
International candidates can bring added value, says recruitment specialist New Zealand's thriving economy has created a "unique... more