Business

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

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

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News

Body found in London park believed to be missing Kiwi

30 Sep 2014 News
London police believe a body found in a southwest London park is that of missing New Zealand man Malcolm McKinlay. Mr McKinlay, who... more

Uncovering the secrets of NZ's discovery

30 Sep 2014 News
Two scientific papers have shed new light on how Polynesian explorers may have arrived in New Zealand, but the authors have... more

Business

NZ dollar drops after weak Australian retail sales

1 Oct 2014 Business News By Suze Metherell
  NZ dollar drops as weak Australian retail sales sap demand for trans-Tasman currencies Oct. 1 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand... more

NZ dollar heads for 11% slump in Sept quarter

30 Sep 2014 Business News
By Paul McBeth Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar is heading for an 11 percent slump in the September quarter as... more

Living

Hip Hop-eration chosen for world's leading documentary fest

2 Oct 2014 Entertainment
New Zealand Documentary Feature Hip Hop-eration In Competition at the World's Leading International Documentary Festival Director... more

Three first places at the national Young Designer Awards

1 Oct 2014 Arts
ACG Strathallan   By Kennedy Anderson from ACG Strathallan, winner of Photography section, Young... more

Property

UPDATE: Asking prices for NZ properties plateau nationwide

2 Oct 2014 Property By Fiona Rotherham
UPDATE: Asking prices for NZ properties plateau nationwide, Trade Me survey says (Recasts with added Jeffries comment from 3rd... more

NZ building consents flatline in August

30 Sep 2014 Property
By Suze Metherell Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand building consents held steady in August from a month earlier, underpinned... more

Migration

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

Migration boom rolls on as fewer kiwis depart

30 Sep 2014 Migration
New Zealand's annual net migration rose to a record in August, exceeding Treasury's forecasts, and spurred by more migrant arrivals... more

Travel

Travel tidbits and deals of the week

30 Sep 2014 Travel & Tourism
Some of the best travel deals going - both in New Zealand and abroad. Bookmark this page and check back each week for all the latest ... more

Air NZ's Luxon defends domestic regional air fares

30 Sep 2014 Travel & Tourism
By Paul McBeth Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand chief executive Christopher Luxon has defended its pricing on domestic... more

Sport

New opportunities for elite athletes

2 Oct 2014 Sport
With the Waikato region fast becoming a major centre for high performance sport, the University of Waikato has signed Memorandums... more

Emirates Team New Zealand Update - Practice Day at Nice

2 Oct 2014 Sailing
It’s back to work for Peter Burling and Blair Tuke. The holiday’s over. They took a week off after their win at the 49er... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the last rites for the TPP

1 Oct 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
The Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal is one of those litmus issues that has always had more to do with one’s place on the... more

Time to debate proportional representation

30 Sep 2014 Opinion
Article - Sridhar Ekambaram   Time to debate proportional representation By Sridhar Ekambaram30 September 2014 With the... more

Kiwi Success

Auckland Uni Press Book Wins Prestigious History Award

2 Oct 2014 People
Congratulations to Professor Peter Holland who has won the 2014 Archives and Records Association of New Zealand (ARANZ) Ian Wards... more

UCOL Chief Executive Appointment

1 Oct 2014 Appointments
UCOL Chief Executive Appointment Leeza Boyce has been appointed as UCOL’s new Chief Executive to succeed Paul McElroy upon ... more

Recruitment

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

NZ job market expected to strengthen - survey

30 Sep 2014 Recruitment
The job market is expected to strengthen and potential employees are increasingly looking at staying in New Zealand for work instead... more