Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares soar on election result, led by MRP

22 Sep 2014 Business News By Suze Metherell
  MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares soar on election result, led by energy companies Sept. 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares jumped, led by MightyRiverPower, after the National Party's convincing election... more

NZ dollar gains on National Party election win

22 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar gains on National Party election winBy Paul McBethSept. 22 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar gained after the incumbent National Party won a convincing election victory on... more

Crowd-funded film, The Patriarch, extends investor deadline

22 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Crowd-funded film, The Patriarch, extends investment deadlineBy Suze MetherellSept. 22 (BusinessDesk) - The backers of 'The Patriarch', a film to be directed by Lee Tamahori, have... more

Europe and UK Travel Set to Rise for Christchurch Residents

22 Sep 2014 Business News
House of Travel Media Release 22 September 2014Europe and UK Travel Set to Rise for Christchurch Residents in 2015A year of major events in Europe and the United... more

RMA Reforms Should Be Priority

22 Sep 2014 Business News
Property Council Of New Zealand Media Release 22 September 2014 RMA Reforms Should Be Priority Property Council is urging the newly elected Government to prioritise the Resource Management Act reforms... more

NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi set to take a breather in quiet week

22 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi set to take a breather on light data weekBy Tina MorrisonSept. 22 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar is lacking strong drivers this week after volatile... more

Statutory managers end Hubbard's Aorangi with 99% recovery

22 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Statutory manager wraps up Hubbard's Aorangi with 99% recoveryBy Paul McBethSept. 22 (BusinessDesk) - The statutory managers of Aorangi Securities, one of the failed vehicles in the... more

NZ power companies soar after National victory

22 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Meridian, power companies soar, lifting NZX 50 higher after National victoryBy Paul McBethSept. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Shares of electricity generators and retailers soared, lifting the... more

NZ consumer confidence falls in third quarter

22 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ consumer confidence falls in third quarter as rising rates dim outlookBy Jonathan UnderhillSept. 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand consumer confidence fell in the third quarter amid... more

Synlait Milk Fy profit rises 70%, to take stake in New Hope

22 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Synlait Milk full-year profit rises 70%, to take 25% stake in New Hope NutritionalBy Jonathan UnderhillSept. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Synlait Milk, which twice cut its earnings forecast,... more

NZ dollar rises as investors see stability after election

22 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar rises as investors see financial stability after National election winBy Tina MorrisonSept. 22 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar advanced after the incumbent centre-right... more

NZ dollar gains, stocks may follow, after National victory

22 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar gains, stocks likely to cheer National's outright victorySept. 22 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar rose and local stocks may follow after the National Party won an... more

George Kerr to dilute stake in Pyne Gould share issue

19 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk George Kerr to dilute stake in Pyne Gould share issueBy Paul McBethSept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Pyne Gould Corp's managing director George Kerr will dilute his stake in the financial... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares follow Wall Street higher

19 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares follow Wall Street higher, Kathmandu, Fletcher gain By Suze MetherellSept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose in a global rally as Wall Street climbed to... more

NZ dollar little changed on the week after Fed

19 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar little changed on the week after Fed sparks big movesBy Paul McBethSept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 0.2 percent weekly decline against the... more

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News

NZ welcomes Afghanistan election result

22 Sep 2014 News
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has welcomed the announcement of Afghanistan’s new President and Government of National... more

McCully congratulates Fiji PM

22 Sep 2014 News
New Zealand Government McCully congratulates Fiji PM Foreign Minister Murray McCully today congratulated Rear Admiral (Ret’d)... more

Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares soar on election result, led by MRP

22 Sep 2014 Business News By Suze Metherell
  MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares soar on election result, led by energy companies Sept. 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares jumped,... more

NZ consumer confidence edges up in September from 10-month low

19 Sep 2014 Business News By Suze Metherell
Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand consumer confidence rose in September from a 10-month low, as households adjust to a more... more

Living

Pop superstar Lady Gaga using Shuttlerock's kiwi software

15 Sep 2014 Environment By Fiona Rotherham
Sept. 15 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand visual marketing software company Shuttlerock has added Lady Gaga to its client list. While... more

German, Kiwi films big winners at Uni Shorts 2014

15 Sep 2014 Entertainment
AUCKLAND: German filmmakers dominated the awards at the third annual Uni Shorts International Student Film Festival held over the... more

Property

Auckland house sales drop in August as winter, election weigh

3 Sep 2014 Property By Paul McBeth
Sept. 3 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland house sales fell for a third month in August and the number of listings remained muted in the... more

House sales down as winter cools market - REINZ

14 Aug 2014 Property
New Zealand house sales fell in July as winter cooled the appetite of house hunters while a drop in properties selling for $400,000... more

Migration

NZ net migration at annual record in August on big inflow

19 Sep 2014 Migration By Suze Metherell
  NZ net migration at annual record in August on big inflow, fewer departures Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand’s... more

Reserve Bank says migration impact on housing 'muted' so far

11 Sep 2014 Migration By Suze Metherell
Sept. 11 (BusinessDesk) - The Reserve Bank is keenly watching the impact New Zealand's decade-high net migration inflow is having on... more

Travel

Longer Wellington runway worth 2-5 flights daily by 2060

11 Sep 2014 Travel & Tourism By Pattrick Smellie
Sept. 11 (BusinessDesk) - Plans for a $350 million runway extension for Wellington International Airport would provide the capital... more

NZ guest nights rise in July

10 Sep 2014 Travel & Tourism By Suze Metherell
NZ guest nights rise in July on school holidays, record short term visitors   Sept. 10 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand guest... more

Sport

NZL Sailing Team at ISAF Worlds: Silver for Aleh and Powrie

22 Sep 2014 Sailing
    NZL Sailing Team at ISAF Worlds: Silver for Aleh and Powrie Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie have won silver at the 2014... more

Armstrong makes Junior World Final, finishes 22nd

22 Sep 2014 Sport
KartSport New Zealand * 2014 CIK-FIA World Karting ChampionshipKF Senior & JuniorEssayFranceT... more

Columns

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Slaughterhouse Blues

22 Sep 2014 Opinion
Opinion - Martin Doyle   Martin Doyle Cartoon: Slaughterhouse Blues   more

Gordon Campbell on Labour’s very bad year

22 Sep 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on Labour’s very bad year While Labour leader David Cunliffe still appears to be in denial about the ... more

Kiwi Success

Pumpkin Patch overhauls board, chair Freeman retires

22 Sep 2014 Appointments By Suze Metherell
Sept. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Pumpkin Patch has continued to refresh its board, with chair Jane Freeman the latest to announce her... more

Prestigious Awards in Psychology

10 Sep 2014 People
The New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) -the largest membership association for psychologists in New Zealand, offers awards... more

Recruitment

Paramedics in NZ jump at opportunity of London career

11 Sep 2014 Recruitment
Paramedics in New Zealand jump at opportunity of a clinical career in London Paramedics hoping for a chance to work for the... more

High dollar, hands-off Govt sends workers to dole queue

22 Aug 2014 Recruitment
The loss of up to 100 jobs at Croxley stationery in Auckland is devastating news for their families and the local Avondale... more