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

Pacific Edge appoints McKinsey almumni Sitch to board

19 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Pacific Edge appoints McKinsey almumni Sitch to boardBy Paul McBethSept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Pacific Edge, the non-invasive bladder cancer test maker, has appointed former McKinsey &... more

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

19 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ consumer confidence edges up in September from a 10-month lowBy Suze MetherellSept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand consumer confidence rose in September from a 10-month low, as... 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

19 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Goodman to spend $33.4M on developments, nets $16.37M on Chch propertyBy Suze MetherellSept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Goodman Property Trust, which is selling assets to fund development, will... 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

NZ net migration at annual record in August on big inflow

19 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ net migration at annual record in August on big inflow, fewer departuresBy Suze MetherellSept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand’s annual net migration rose to a record in August,... 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 $25mln

19 Sep 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Greenlane Biogas sold to UK investor for $25mlnBy Fiona RotherhamSept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand exporter of biogas technology Greenlane Biogas has been sold to a listed UK company... 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

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News

Celebrating women’s right to vote

16 Sep 2014 News
Women’s Affairs Minister Jo Goodhew has celebrated the 121st anniversary of women’s suffrage with an event recognising... more

Eminem publishers sue New Zealand National Party

16 Sep 2014 Politics
Eight Mile Style Eminem Publishers Sue New Zealand National Party for Alleged Infringement of “Lose Yourself” ... more

Business

Greenwald posts article on NZ spying allegations

15 Sep 2014 Business News By Fiona Rotherham
Article - BusinessDesk   Greenwald posts article on spying allegations ahead of 'Moment of Truth' event By Fiona Rotherham Sept.... more

NZX questions Vista's 24% gain in past two weeks

15 Sep 2014 Business News By Suze Metherell
Sept. 15 (BusinessDesk) - Vista Group International, the cinema software and data analytics company, has been issued a please... 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

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

Who's living next door to you?

20 Aug 2014 Migration
Statistics NZ puts out detailed data on different ethnic groups, down to the 108 people from the Isle of Man. Did you know there are... 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

Last race puts ETNZ on top

15 Sep 2014 Sport
Emirates Team New Zealand Today’s pictures are here Emirates Team New Zealand has won Act 6 of the Extreme Sailing series today... more

All Blacks hold off great foes South Africa

14 Sep 2014 Rugby
In the end it was down to some belligerent and tireless defence from the All Blacks, and a couple of moments of sublime from Kieran... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell: the Greenwald/Snowden revelations aftermath

16 Sep 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on the aftermath of the Greenwald/Snowden revelations [See correction below. link] The credibility issues... more

Gordon Campbell on the Glenn Greenwald revelations

15 Sep 2014 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Glenn Greenwald revelations All that hanging out with the All Blacks clearly... 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