Business

Metlifecare appoints SkyCity's Callander to executive team

14 Nov 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Metlifecare appoints SkyCity's Richard Callander to executive teamBy Suze MetherellNov. 14 (BusinessDesk) - Metlifecare, the listed retirement village operator, has appointed former... more

Pushpay widens 1H loss as it spends on product development

14 Nov 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Pushpay widens 1H loss as it spends on product development, chases new salesBy Suze MetherellNov. 14 (BusinessDesk) - Pushpay Holdings, the NZAX-listed mobile payment app developer,... more

Bathurst cuts board size

14 Nov 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Bathurst cuts board size while it waits for coal market turnaroundBy Paul McBethNov. 14 (BusinessDesk) - Bathurst Resources, which was last year granted consent for an open-cast mine on... more

NZ dollar gains vs. sterling as investors cut UK outlook

14 Nov 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar pops above 50 British pence as investors downgrade UK outlookBy Tina MorrisonNov. 14 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar popped above 50 British pence, touching its highest... more

REINZ boss O'Sullivan says first-home buyers could give up

13 Nov 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk REINZ boss O'Sullivan says first-home buyers could give up on property ownershipBy Fiona RotherhamNov. 13 (BusinessDesk) - Departing Real Estate Institute chief executive Helen O’Sullivan... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall; MRP, Meridian, Contact drop

13 Nov 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall; MRP, Meridian, Contact drop as investors cash upBy Suze MetherellNov. 13 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares fell led by MightyRiverPower, Meridian Energy... more

NZ dollar holds gains as yen falls on election speculation

13 Nov 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar holds gains as yen falls on election speculationBy Paul McBethNov. 13 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar held its gains in local trading as the yen fell amid speculation... more

NZ payments systems ripe for regulation, Orwell CEO says

13 Nov 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ payments systems ripe for regulation, Orwell CEO Sanchez saysBy Paul McBethNov. 13 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's payments and settlements system is lagging behind the rest of the... more

NZ house sales decline for 12th month in October, REINZ says

13 Nov 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ house sales decline for 12th month in October, REINZ saysBy Tina MorrisonNov. 13 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand house sales declined for a 12th month in October, one year on from the... more

Pacific Edge appoints Spark's Kate Rankin as CFO

13 Nov 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Pacific Edge appoints Spark's Kate Rankin as CFOBy Suze MetherellNov. 13 (BusinessDesk) - Pacific Edge, the non-invasive bladder cancer test developer, has appointed Kate Rankin as its... more

Consumer confidence slips to 14-month low

13 Nov 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Consumer confidence slips to 14-month lowBy Suze MetherellNov. 13 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand consumer confidence fell to a 14-month low in November as households felt less optimistic... more

UPDATE: Rakon shares climb to 21-month high

13 Nov 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk UPDATE: Rakon shares climb to 21-month high as return to profitability looms(Recasts with added share price, conference comment)By Paul McBethNov. 13 (BusinessDesk) - Shares of Rakon rose... more

Food prices flat in October

13 Nov 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Food prices flat in October as rising meat and milk prices offset decline in veggiesBy Suze MetherellNov. 13 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand food prices were little changed in October,... more

NZ manufacturing activity rises to 15-month high in October

13 Nov 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ manufacturing activity rises to 15-month high in OctoberBy Tina MorrisonNov. 13 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand manufacturing activity accelerated for a fifth month to a 15-month high in... more

CORRECT: Telstra spends $20 million for 2% of Orion Health

13 Nov 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk CORRECT: Telstra spends $20 million for 2% of Orion Health in IPO bookbuild(Corrects number of shares in second par)By Suze MetherellNov. 13 (BusinessDesk) - Telstra Health, a unit of... more

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News

Broadband uptake exceeds ten per cent

18 Nov 2014 News
Connections to broadband have accelerated by nearly forty per cent over the past quarter as more households, businesses and schools... more

NZ steps up support for fight against Ebola

17 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Health Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman and Foreign Minister Murray McCully have outlined further support from... more

Business

Extreme commute: From New Zealand to rural Iceland

18 Nov 2014 Business News
Every year, several dozen butchers make an epic commute - from provincial New Zealand to rural Iceland - for just two months' work.... more

A2 Milk to seek ASX listing, push into US market

18 Nov 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   A2 Milk to seek ASX listing, push into US market, renew sales into China By Fiona Rotherham Nov. 18 ... more

Living

Hawaiian Voyagers Return to Reaffirm their Link with Maori

17 Nov 2014 Lifestyle
WAITANGI, New Zealand – When intrepid Hokulea crewmembers first sailed to Aotearoa (New Zealand) 29 years ago using the ... more

Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship team in Round the Bridges

14 Nov 2014 Lifestyle
A University of Waikato Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship team is set to compete in this Sunday’s Round the Bridges. The team of... more

Property

More homes coming on board for Christchurch tenants

18 Nov 2014 Property
Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett is impressed with Housing New Zealand’s progress in building, redeveloping and repairing... more

New initiatives to improve tenancy services

17 Nov 2014 Property
Changes to the delivery of key tenancy services are set to streamline and speed up processes for landlords and tenants, Building and... more

Migration

Australians & New Zealanders should be free to live & work in UK

3 Nov 2014 Migration
Australians and New Zealanders should be granted special status to live and work in the United Kingdom without restriction, a new... more

New Zealand Named The Best Place For Raising Children

24 Oct 2014 Migration
New Zealand has been named the best place to raise a child in the Raising Children Abroad annual league table. According to the HSBC... more

Travel

NZ guest nights jump to a record in September on rise in international travelers

12 Nov 2014 Travel & Tourism By Tina Morrison
Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand guest nights rose 1.1 percent to a record for a September month, driven by a rebound in ... more

Travel to NZ made easier for Indian business visitors

7 Nov 2014 Travel & Tourism
Associate Tourism Minister Paula Bennett and Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse say Indian nationals travelling to New Zealand... more

Sport

NZ News UK pictorial: All Black's win over Scotland

18 Nov 2014 Rugby
NZ News UK's Tony Morrison was at Murrayfield Saturday 15 November with his camera.  Below are some of his photos of the action -... more

Less than two weeks left to register for TRYathlon

18 Nov 2014 Sport
Weetbix Tryathlon Less than two weeks left to register for the Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Valerie Adams and Anna Harrison ... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Australia scoring trade points with China

18 Nov 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  It hasn’t been a great year for Trade Minister Tim Groser. The Trans Pacific Partnership deal has been deadlocked all... more

Gordon Campbell on training efforts against fundamentalism

14 Nov 2014 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on our training efforts against fundamentalism by Gordon Campbell As New Zealand... more

Kiwi Success

New Ambassador to the Philippines announced

18 Nov 2014 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced diplomat David Strachan as New Zealand’s new Ambassador to the... more

New High Commissioner to Malaysia

18 Nov 2014 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has today named diplomat John Subritzky as New Zealand’s new High Commissioner to Malaysia, to... more

Recruitment

Smiths City starts CEO search after Hellings signals exit

12 Nov 2014 Recruitment
Article - BusinessDesk   Smiths City starts search for new CEO after Hellings signals exit By Paul McBeth Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk)... more

More than 600 take up 3K to Christchurch jobs

28 Oct 2014 Recruitment
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says the Government’s 3K to Christchurch scheme is a winner with 633 unemployed people... more