Business

Auckland Airport's duty free told to drop the hard sell

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Auckland Airport's duty free retailers told to drop the hard sellBy Fiona RotherhamOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland International Airport, the country’s main gateway, said it had talked... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 climbs to new record, led by RBD

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 climbs to new record, Restaurant Brands gains on guidanceBy Suze MetherellOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose to a new record close, led by Restaurant... more

RESEND: NZ dollar falls as benign inflation weighs on kiwi

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk RESEND: NZ dollar falls as benign inflation data adds to downward pressure on kiwi(fixes typo in second graph)By Jonathan UnderhillOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell... more

Fonterra starts consultation on two new SI milk driers

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Fonterra starts consultation on two new South Island milk driersBy Fiona RotherhamOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Co-operative Group, the world's biggest dairy exporter, has begun a... more

NZ dollar falls as benign inflation data weighs on kiwi

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar falls as benign inflation data adds to downward pressure on kiwiBy Jonathan UnderhillOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell after figures showed inflation in the... more

CarbonScape seeks $1.5M from crowd with 'green coke' offer

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk CarbonScape seeks $1.5 mln from crowd with 'green coke' offerBy Suze MetherellOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - CarbonScape, which makes "green" coking charcoal, wants to raise as much as $1.5... more

Port of Tauranga sees annual earnings growth up to 6.1%

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Port of Tauranga sees annual earnings growth up to 6.1%By Paul McBethOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Port of Tauranga, the country's biggest coastal export hub, sees annual earnings growth of up... more

BNZ CEO Healy calls on business leaders to help improve NZ

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk BNZ chief executive Healy calls on business leaders to help fix five key NZ challengesBy Fiona RotherhamOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Bank of New Zealand chief executive Anthony Healy has... more

Auckland Airport confirms earnings guidance of $160-$170 mln

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Auckland Airport confirms earnings guidance of $160-$170 millionBy Fiona RotherhamOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland International Airport, the country’s main gateway, has confirmed it’s... more

Elders Primary Wool, Primary Wool buy Christchurch Yarns NZ

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Elders Primary Wool, Primary Wool buy Christchurch Yarns NZ out of receivershipBy Suze MetherellOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - NZ Yarn, a joint venture between Elders Primary Wool and Primary... more

RBNZ risk management to protect system, not individual firms

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk RBNZ risk management to protect system, not individual entitiesBy Paul McBethOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - The Reserve Bank's risk management processes aim to protect the integrity of the... more

Pyne Gould sells Epic stake after failing to gain control

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Pyne Gould sells Epic stake after failing to gain control of the boardBy Suze MetherellOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Pyne Gould Corp, the asset management firm controlled by managing director... more

NZ dollar drops after tepid inflation opens path lower

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar drops after tepid inflation opens path lowerBy Paul McBethOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell about half a US cent after tepid local inflation pushed out the... more

Fletcher wins govt contract to build 237 homes in Chch

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Fletcher Building wins government contract to build 237 homes in ChristchurchBy Jonathan UnderhillOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Fletcher Building has won a contract to build 237 homes on an... more

Restaurant Brands raises annual profit forecast; shares jump

23 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Restaurant Brands raises annual profit forecast; shares jump to a recordBy Tina MorrisonOct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Restaurant Brands New Zealand, the nation's largest fast food operator,... 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

Migrants filliing employment gaps

22 Oct 2014 Migration
A stream of migrants has helped plug some of the gaps in New Zealand's steady employment growth. New data reveals migration numbers... more

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

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