Business

NZ dollar drops after magnitude 7.5 earthquake

14 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 14 November 2016 08:40 AMNZ dollar drops after magnitude 7.5 earthquake in upper South IslandBy Jonathan UnderhillNov. 14 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell to its lowest... more

World Week Ahead: Yellen testifies on outlook

14 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 14 November 2016 06:52 AMWorld Week Ahead: Yellen testifies on outlookBy Margreet DietzNov. 14 (BusinessDesk) - As investors watch and digest the implications of Donald Trump’s... more

Era of trade liberalisation “over” in the West

14 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 14 November 2016 06:55 AMEra of trade liberalisation “over” in the West, says visiting Indian expertBy Pattrick SmellieNov. 13 (BusinessDesk) - A generation of trade liberalisation... more

NZ dollar below 72 US cents as US bonds spike

12 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar below 72 US cents as US bond spike erodes carry trade appealBy Jonathan UnderhillNov. 11 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell as a selloff in US bonds, on what's... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares down

12 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares down, Orion Health, Kathmandu fall while TradeMe gainsBy Sophie BootNov. 11 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares declined at the end of a volatile week that saw... more

Ngai Tahu key investor in $105 mln Movac technology fund

12 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Ngai Tahu key investor in $105 mln Movac technology fundBy Fiona RotherhamNov. 11 (BusinessDesk) - Technology investment fund manager Movac has raised $105 million for its latest fund,... more

English: Prison population as big a risk as interest rates

12 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Finance Minister English says soaring prison population as big a risk as world interest ratesBy Fiona RotherhamNov. 11 (BusinessDesk) - Finance Minister Bill English says the government’s... more

NZ, Israel close to signing bilateral innovation agreement

11 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Friday 11 November 2016 02:09 PM New Zealand, Israel close to signing bilateral innovation agreement, summit told By Fiona Rotherham Nov. 11 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand and Israel are... more

NZ food prices little changed steady in October

11 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Friday 11 November 2016 11:27 AMNZ food prices little changed steady in OctoberBy Tina MorrisonNov. 11 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand food prices were little changed in October after... more

Hallenstein Glasson boss Popplewell to step down

11 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Friday 11 November 2016 10:43 AMHallenstein Glasson boss Popplewell to step down at end of 2016By Paul McBethNov. 11 (BusinessDesk) - Hallenstein Glasson chief executive Graeme Popplewell... more

NZ manufacturing activity slips back in October

11 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Friday 11 November 2016 10:59 AMNZ manufacturing activity slips back in October, still above long-run averageBy Sophie BootNov. 11 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand manufacturing activity fell... more

Warehouse 1Q sales lift 3.9% with gains across all brands

11 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Friday 11 November 2016 10:09 AMWarehouse 1Q sales lift 3.9% with gains across all brandsBy Tina MorrisonNov. 11 (BusinessDesk) - Warehouse Group, New Zealand's largest publicly listed... more

Alliance lifts annual earnings 28%

11 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Friday 11 November 2016 10:08 AMAlliance lifts annual earnings 28% as sharper operations offset strong kiwi, weak pricesBy Paul McBethNov. 11 (BusinessDesk) - Alliance Group, New... more

Seeka lifts 2016 guidance following insurance settlement

11 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Friday 11 November 2016 10:04 AMSeeka lifts 2016 guidance following $3.6M insurance settlementBy Sophie BootNov. 11 (BusinessDesk) - Seeka, the largest kiwifruit grower in New Zealand and... more

Regulator pushes back decision on Sky TV-Vodafone merger

11 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Friday 11 November 2016 09:56 AMRegulator pushes back decision on Sky TV-Vodafone merger to Dec. 21By Jonathan UnderhillNov. 11 (BusinessDesk) - Sky Network Television said the date for a... more

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News

Historic move of New Zealand’s iconic documents

25 Apr 2017 News
24 AprilThree of New Zealand’s most precious constitutional documents were moved to a new location in a unique ceremonial... more

PM announces changes to ministerial portfolios

25 Apr 2017 Arts
24 April 2017Prime Minister Bill English today announced the appointment of Gerry Brownlee as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nathan Guy... more

Business

McCully to Viet Nam to further Vietnamese partnership

25 Apr 2017 Business News
23 April 2017 Foreign Minister Murray McCully will travel to Ha Noi today to meet Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign... more

Positive step forward for pay equity

1 Mar 2017 Business News
28 Feb 2017 State Services Minister Paula Bennett has welcomed an agreement with unions which will see the Government’s new pay... more

Living

Spirit of “Mateship” prominent at London ANZAC commemorations

25 Apr 2017 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
All photos copyright Peter Livingstone Photography. Lead image: HRH The Duke of York (far right), with the Hon Alexander Downer (far... more

3rd Position, Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series

21 Nov 2016 Lifestyle
Emirates Team New Zealand EMIRATES TEAM NEW ZEALAND CLOSES IN 3rd POSITION THE LOUIS VUITTON AMERICA’S CUP WORLD SERIES more

Property

NZ house prices gain 11% in October

14 Nov 2016 Property
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 14 November 2016 10:28 AM NZ house prices gain 11% in October, driven by sales of higher value homes By... more

RBNZ sees pressures building in Auckland construction sector

11 Nov 2016 Property By Paul McBeth
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 10 November 2016 04:04 PM RBNZ sees pressures building in Auckland construction sector By Paul ... more

Migration

Suspension of decision making authority

25 Apr 2017 Migration
24 April 2017Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse is taking steps to improve Immigration New Zealand’s decision making... more

Recognised Seasonal Employers employ more Kiwis

8 Feb 2017 Migration
7 Feb 2017 Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes a report showing the vast majority of employers who take on seasonal... more

Travel

eGate expansion project nears completion

25 Apr 2017 Travel & Tourism
21 April 2017Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today announced 15 new eGates are now fully operational at Auckland Airport arrivals,... more

New Zealand commits to Fiji border security

28 Mar 2017 Travel & Tourism
27 March 2017 Customs Minister Nicky Wagner is welcoming a commitment to help strengthen Fiji’s border security. New Zealand... more

Sport

World Masters Games 2017 commemorates Anzac Day

25 Apr 2017 Sport
25 April 2017An Anzac Day service at Queens Wharf and a star-studded New Zealand versus Australia exhibition basketball match will be... more

NZ Goverment welcomes World Masters Games

25 Apr 2017 Sport
21 April 2017Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman have today welcomed the... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Gareth Morgan crusade

11 Nov 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Gareth Morgan crusade First published on Werewolf more

Gordon Campbell on the US election outcome

10 Nov 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the US election outcome more

Kiwi Success

Spencer to be Acting Governor of Reserve Bank

8 Feb 2017 Appointments
7 Feb 2017 Finance Minister Steven Joyce will appoint current Deputy Reserve Bank Governor Grant Spencer as the Acting Governor of... more

Temporary Chairs appointed to Canterbury and South Canterbury DHB

1 Feb 2017 Appointments
30 January 2017 Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today appointed temporary Chairs to the boards of Canterbury and South... more

Recruitment

New employment resource for young people

1 Mar 2017 Recruitment
28 Feb 2017 Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith and Associate Education Minister Louise Upston have... more

Record number of people in employment

1 Feb 2017 Recruitment
1 Feb 2017 Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith has welcomed the record number of New Zealanders now in... more

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