Business

Chch’s Science Alive to help sci-tech centres in Gansu

2 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Chch’s Science Alive to help sci-tech centres in China’s GansuBy Paul McBeth in ShanghaiApril 2 (BusinessDesk) – Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel has signed a memorandum of understanding... more

NZ Super Fund suspends Milford's mandate amid FMA probe

2 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ Super Fund suspends Milford's mandate as FMA probe continuesBy Suze MetherellApril 2 (BusinessDesk) - The Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation, tasked with managing the New Zealand... more

Fonterra likely to increase farmer payout for 2015/16

2 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Fonterra likely to increase farmer payout for the 2015/16 season, economists sayBy Tina MorrisonApril 2 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative Group is likely to increase its forecast... more

F&P Appliances records surge in global sales, loss narrows

2 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk F&P Appliances records surge in global sales, narrows full-year lossBy Jonathan UnderhillApril 2 (BusinessDesk) - Fisher & Paykel Appliances, the Auckland-based manufacturer and... more

Aussie firm to buy Spark's international voice business

2 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk ASX-listed My Net Phone to buy Spark's international voice business for $22.4MBy Jonathan UnderhillApril 2 (BusinessDesk) - My Net Fone, an ASX-listed provider of hosted voice and data... more

Mowbray sells stamp businesses to outgoing chief executive

2 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Mowbray sells stamp businesses to outgoing chief executive John MowbrayBy Suze MetherellApril 2 (BusinessDesk) - Mowbray Collectables, the unprofitable listed auction house business, has... more

NZ dollar recovers on weaker greenback, despite dairy fall

2 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar recovers on weaker greenback, despite dairy price fallBy Tina MorrisonApril 2 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar rebounded from overnight weakness as prices fell in the... more

Dairy product prices slide on supply concerns

2 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Dairy product prices slide on supply concernsApril 2 (BusinessDesk) - Dairy product prices declined in the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction, led by a slump in prices for butter milk powder... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, led by A2, Spark rebounds

1 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, led by A2, Spark rebounds By Suze MetherellApril 1 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose, led by A2 Milk Co on its plans for US expansion. Spark New... more

Scion follows Flirtey in trialling new drone technologies

1 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Scion follows Flirtey in trialling new drone technologies in NZBy Fiona RotherhamApril 1 (BusinessDesk) - Forestry crown research institute Scion will next month trial the use of drones... more

MYOB IPO and ASX listing unlikely to weigh on Xero: ForBarr

1 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MYOB IPO and ASX listing unlikely to weigh on Xero: ForBarrBy Suze MetherellApril 1 (BusinessDesk) - The arrival of MYOB Group, the Australian accounting software firm, on the Australian... more

RESEND: Datacom wins A$242M Australian health contract

1 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk RESEND: Datacom wins A$242M Australian federal health IT contract(Resends to show currency is Australian dollars)April 1 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland-based IT services firm Datacom has won a... more

Datacom wins $242M Australian federal health IT contract

1 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Datacom wins $242M Australian federal health IT contractApril 1 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland-based IT services firm Datacom has won a $242 million contract to provide infrastructure and... more

F&P Finance mulls future of Equipment Finance unit

1 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk F&P Finance mulls future of Equipment Finance unit after year of restructuringBy Jonathan UnderhillApril 1 (BusinessDesk) - Fisher & Paykel Finance, the finance company owned by... more

Regulator to review UBA standard

1 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Regulator to review UBA standard that sets price for Chorus retail customersApril 1 (BusinessDesk) - The Commerce Commission is to review the terms under which Chorus offers unbundled... more

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News

Budget to invest $244 million in schools

14 Apr 2015 Education
Education Minister Hekia Parata and Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye say next month’s Budget will provide $244 million... more

Prince Harry to visit centres across New Zealand

13 Apr 2015 News
Prime Minister Rt Hon John Key released today further details on Prince Harry’s visit to New Zealand in May. “Prince... more

Business

World Bank says sharp slowdown in China would hurt NZ, Australia

14 Apr 2015 Business News By Tina Morrison
April 14 (BusinessDesk) - A sharp slowdown in China would hurt commodity exporting countries like New Zealand and Australia and... more

Cubic Defence NZ targets corporate, military sales

13 Apr 2015 Business News By Fiona Rotherham
  Cubic Defence NZ targets corporate along with military and security customers April 10 (BusinessDesk) - High-tech exporter... more

Living

ANZAC to be commemorated in UK - with massive waiata

13 Apr 2015 ANZAC
Thousands of Australians, New Zealanders and Britons will gather in London on 25 April 2015 to mark the Centenary of the ANZAC... more

Gordon Campbell on the demise of Campbell Live

10 Apr 2015 Entertainment
  The imminent axeing of Campbell Live has been the inevitable outcome of a mindset which considers only (a) declining ratings... more

Property

NZ house prices rise 8% in March, led by 13% Auckland jump

14 Apr 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
April 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential property prices rose in March, led by Auckland where housing supply isn't meeting... more

NZ property values rise at fastest pace in 9 months in March: QV

1 Apr 2015 Property By Suze Metherell
  NZ property values rise at fastest pace in 9 months in March: QV April 1 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential property... more

Migration

PM plays down claim war criminals are living in NZ

2 Mar 2015 Migration
Prime Minister John Key says he is not aware of any suspected war criminals from the former Yugoslavia in New Zealand. The claim that... more

NZ migration rose to record in 2014

30 Jan 2015 Migration By Tina Morrison
  NZ migration surged to record in 2014, helped by robust economy Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand migration surged to a... more

Travel

Foss welcomes agreement for rental vehicle code

17 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss is welcoming a move by the rental vehicle industry to establish a Code of Best Practice to... more

Productive discussions on Queenstown’s tourism workforce

6 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Sustainable workforce solutions were at the centre of discussions between Government Ministers and tourism industry representatives... more

Sport

Black Sticks win Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

13 Apr 2015 Sport
The Black Sticks Men have won the 2015 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in thrilling style with a 3-1 shoot-out victory over Australia. The... more

Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race 2015: Kiwi bros part of Oxford victory

13 Apr 2015 Sport
Two New Zealand brothers helped the Oxford University rowers win over their Cambridge counterparts in the annual boat race on London's... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on UE pass rates & university dropout rates

14 Apr 2015 Opinion
Houston, there is clearly a problem with (a) the plunge in pass rates for University Entrance qualifications, which has been ... more

Gordon Campbell on a union victory in the fast food industry

9 Apr 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on a union victory in the fast food industry Good to have a reminder of why trade unions are still essential... more

Kiwi Success

Smiths City names 'turnaround specialist' Roy Campbell CEO

14 Apr 2015 Appointments
April 14 (BusinessDesk) - Smiths City Group, the Christchurch-based retail chain, named Roy Campbell as chief executive, replacing... more

Appointments to Lotteries Commission

8 Apr 2015 Appointments
  Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today announced the reappointment of Judy Kirk as the Presiding Member (Chair) of the... more

Recruitment

NZ Government moves to strengthen employment standards

26 Mar 2015 Recruitment
Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse today announced a package of measures to strengthen enforcement of minimum... more

RESEND: 63% of Warehouse permanent staff now on career wage

20 Mar 2015 Recruitment By Fiona Rotherham
  RESEND: Warehouse says 63% of permanent staff now on 'career retailer wage' (Fixes fourth paragraph to show Warehouse is... more