Business

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

Queenstown Airport heading for record 2014

19 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Queenstown Airport has busiest ever winter, heading for record 2014By Tina MorrisonSept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Queenstown Airport Corp, the nation's fourth busiest airport, handled a record... 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 moderate pace of economic growth. The ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence Index... more

Vocus declares FX Networks acquisition unconditional

19 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk ASX-listed Vocus declares FX Networks acquisition unconditionalBy Paul McBethSept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Vocus Communications, the ASX-listed telecommunications company, has declared its... more

Goodman to spend $33.4M on developments, sells Carter Holt Harvey plant in Christchurch

19 Sep 2014 Business News By Suze Metherell
Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Goodman Property Trust, which is selling assets to fund development, will spend $33.4 million on four developments and has sold the Carter Holt Harvey Packaging Facility in... more

Council's Lyttelton Port takeover goes unconditional

19 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Council's Lyttelton Port takeover goes unconditionalBy Paul McBethSept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Christchurch City Holdings, the city council's investment and infrastructure unit, has declared... more

Chorus takes aim at 'Boost' criticisms

19 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Chorus takes aim at 'Boost' criticismsBy Paul McBethSept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Chorus, the telecommunications network operator, has hit back at claims its proposed Boost variant services... more

Greenlane Biogas sold to UK investor for $25mlllion

19 Sep 2014 Business News By Fiona Rotherham
Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand exporter of biogas technology Greenlane Biogas has been sold to a listed UK company for $25 million. Pressure Technologies said it had bought the business and certain... more

NZ dollar advances ahead of election; greenback sags on data

19 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar advances ahead of election as weaker data weighs on greenbackBy Tina MorrisonSept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar advanced as investors bet on stability ahead of the... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares bounce from month-low; Spark gains

18 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares bounce from month-low; Spark gains on FedBy Suze MetherellSept. 18 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose from a month-low as the prospect of low US interest... more

NZ dollar falls after Fed signals rates hikes are coming

18 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar falls after Fed signals rates hikes are coming; Scottish, NZ votes loomBy Paul McBethSept. 18 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell after the Federal Reserve signalled... more

Crown extends clean-up promise to Solid Energy

18 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Crown extends clean-up promise to Solid EnergyBy Pattrick SmellieSept. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Commercially troubled state coal miner Solid Energy requires an extension of a government... more

UPDATE: OPI receiver lashes Crowe Horwath over OPI release

18 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk UPDATE: OPI Finance receiver lashes Crowe Horwath over OPI settlement details(Recasts with PwC comment)By Paul McBethSept. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Accounting firm PwC has taken the rare step... more

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News

Gareth Morgan: Election Day is Time to Refocus on Policies

19 Sep 2014 Opinion
Gareth Morgan: Election Day is Time to Refocus on Policies Over the course of this election campaign there has been a lot of focus... more

Daily Election Update #12: NZ First to hold balance of power

19 Sep 2014 News
iPredict IPREDICT LTD 2014 NEW ZEALAND ELECTION DAILY UPDATE #12 www.ipredict.co.nz more

Business

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

Goodman to spend $33.4M on developments, sells Carter Holt Harvey plant in Christchurch

19 Sep 2014 Business News By Suze Metherell
Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Goodman Property Trust, which is selling assets to fund development, will spend $33.4 million on four ... 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

Prince Harry to be Honorary President of England Rugby 2015

19 Sep 2014 Rugby
Prince Harry Announced as Honorary President of England Rugby 2015 on One Year to Go to Rugby World Cup 2015 With One Year to Go to... more

Silver Ferns Squad & Constellation Cup Team Announced

19 Sep 2014 Netball
Netball New Zealand National Selectors have chosen 19 players in the Silver Ferns Squad for the 2014/2015 international Netball... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on a campaign that is ending as it began

19 Sep 2014 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on a campaign that is ending as it began This election campaign is getting no less... more

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Election on a fork 'n' knife-edge

19 Sep 2014 Opinion
Opinion - Martin Doyle   Martin Doyle Cartoon: Election on a fork 'n' knife-edge   more

Kiwi Success

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

The duo behind NZ's hottest new label

20 Aug 2014 People
We're expecting big things from Harman Grubisa, the new label from Auckland-based friends Madeleine Harman (right) and Jessica... 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