Business

NZ dollar falls as Fed minutes point to June rate hike

19 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar falls as Fed minutes point to June rate hike, driving up greenbackBy Jonathan UnderhillMay 19 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell as the US dollar surged in response to... more

NZX vs Ralec

19 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZX vs Ralec: Weldon denies intimidating Clear Grain Exchange's former ownersBy Sophie BootMay 19 (BusinessDesk) - Former NZX chief Mark Weldon has denied intimidating the former owners... more

Fulton Hogan boss Nick Miller resigns

19 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Fulton Hogan boss Nick Miller resignsBy Paul McBethMay 19 (BusinessDesk) - Fulton Hogan managing director Nick Miller will leave the privately owned construction company after seven years... more

US entrepreneur in NZ to teach business how to fail

19 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk US entrepreneur in NZ to teach business how to failBy Edwin MitsonMay 19 (BusinessDesk) - The United States entrepreneur Gary Bolles is clear on why we as individuals and business owners... more

Peer-to-peer travel app maker CityInsidr hits up crowd

19 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Peer-to-peer travel app maker CityInsidr hits up crowd for $300k in AlphaCrowd's first offerBy Paul McBethMay 19 (BusinessDesk) - CityInsidr wants to raise up to $300,000 to market its... more

Review of OIO 'good character' assessment

19 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 19 May 2016 01:43 PMReview of OIO 'good character' assessment will be conducted by Peter McKenzie QCBy Tina MorrisonMay 19 (BusinessDesk) - An independent inquiry to review the... more

NZ consumer confidence falls in May

19 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 19 May 2016 01:21 PMNZ consumer confidence falls in May as low interest rates dull savings, petrol prices riseBy Tina MorrisonMay 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand consumer... more

Rakon turns to annual loss as telcos pull back spending

19 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 19 May 2016 10:01 AMRakon turns to annual loss as telcos pull back infrastructure spendingBy Tina MorrisonMay 19 (BusinessDesk) - Rakon, the high-tech components manufacturer,... more

Goodman Property annual earnings rise 4.2%

19 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 19 May 2016 09:50 AMGoodman Property annual earnings rise 4.2% on cheaper funding costs, new developmentsBy Paul McBethMay 19 (BusinessDesk) - Goodman Property Trust lifted... more

NZVIF appoints Richard Dellabarca as new CEO

19 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 19 May 2016 09:22 AMNZVIF appoints Richard Dellabarca as new CEOBy Sophie BootMay 19 (BusinessDesk) - Former investment banker and technology company executive Richard Dellabarca... more

Coats affirms guidance for modest annual profit growth

19 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 19 May 2016 09:13 AMCoats affirms guidance for modest annual profit growth, delisting from NZX, ASXBy Jonathan UnderhillMay 19 (BusinessDesk) - Coats Group, the UK-based... more

Infratil to acquire 48% of Canberra Data Centres

19 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 19 May 2016 09:09 AMInfratil to acquire 48% of Canberra Data Centres for A$392 mlnBy Paul McBethMay 19 (BusinessDesk) - Infratil will spend A$392 million for a 48 percent stake... more

NZ shares rise; Infratil, Heartland gain on earnings growth

19 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 18 May 2016 05:55 PMMARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise; Infratil, Heartland gain on earnings growthBy Jonathan UnderhillMay 18 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose, pushing the... more

NZ dollar falls as greenback surges

19 May 2016 Business News
BusinessDesk Thursday 19 May 2016 08:36 AMNZ dollar falls as greenback surges on Fed minutes pointing to June rate hikeBy Tina MorrisonMay 19 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell as the US dollar surged... more

NZ dollar falls as risk sentiment falters

18 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar falls as risk sentiment falters as geopolitical concerns in focusBy Jonathan UnderhillMay 18 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell as global geopolitical uncertainties... more

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News

Shanghai trip to inspire New Zealand teachers

16 May 2016 News
Asia New Zealand Foundation Shanghai trip to inspire New Zealand teachers A group of teachers hailing from Invercargill to Whangarei... more

Highest ever percentage of women on state sector boards

16 May 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Louise Upston Minister for Women 15 May 2016 Highest ever percentage of women on state sector boards New... more

Business

NZ dollar tumbles vs Aussie after RBA minutes

17 May 2016 Business News By Johnathan Underhill
Tuesday 17 May 2016 05:10 PM NZ dollar tumbles vs Aussie after RBA minutes, extends slide on inflation outlook May 17 ... more

Emirates Team New Zealand partners with HP NZ

17 May 2016 Business News
HP New Zealand Media Alert Emirates Team New Zealand partners with HP NZ to drive performance in 35th America’s Cup Auckland, ... more

Living

NZ-themed Salisbury Festival now open

29 May 2016 Arts
The Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival, recently awarded silver for Best Tourism Event in South West Tourism Awards, is now... more

Exhibition to Showcase Ashburton’s Migrant Community

16 May 2016 Lifestyle
Crossing The Bridge Exhibition to Showcase Ashburton’s Migrant Community 16 May 2016 A photography and film exhibition... more

Property

Record annual profit for Kiwi Property

16 May 2016 Property
By Jonathan Underhill May 16 (BusinessDesk) - Kiwi Property Group, the country's biggest listed property investor by market value,... more

Record annual profit for Kiwi Property

16 May 2016 Property
Portfolio gain, rental income growth delivers record annual profit for Kiwi Property By Jonathan Underhill May 16 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Migration

Kiwis could be affected by tighter UK rules

30 Mar 2016 Migration By Audrey Young
British High Commissioner Jonathan Sinclair is defending changes to skilled migrant rules for Britain but suggests they won't affect... more

Immigrants' attitudes to corruption worries SFO

17 Feb 2016 Migration By Sophie Boot
Feb. 17 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's record inbound migration has undermined the country's squeaky-clean reputation because of an... more

Travel

Jucy plans to expand pod-style hotel chain to Australia

16 May 2016 NZ Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 16 May 2016 12:20 PM Jucy plans to expand pod-style hotel chain to Australia in 2017 By Fiona... more

Budget 2016: Cycle trail funding boosts regions

16 May 2016 NZ Tourism
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John Key Prime MinisterMinister of Tourism 15 May 2016 Media Statement Budget 2016: Cycle trail... more

Sport

New Zealand’s ‘other’ national sport has its time to shine

16 May 2016 Sport
Kids' Lit Quiz New Zealand’s ‘other’ national sport has its time to shine Monday, May 16 2016: There’s no... more

Panthers match huge success for Christchurch

16 May 2016 Rugby League
Chambers PR Penrith Panthers v NZ Warriors May 15, 2016 Panthers match huge success for Christchurch The sold-out Penrith Panthers... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on NZ’s support for the Kazakh dictatorship

16 May 2016 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on New Zealand’s support for the Kazakh dictatorship Thanks to Sacha Baron... more

Gordon Campbell on the future of conservatism

12 May 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
    For years, observers have noted the contrast between Prime Minister John Key’s ordinary Kiwi bloke persona, and... more

Kiwi Success

New appointments to Vulnerable Children’s Board

12 May 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Anne Tolley Minister for Social Development 12 May 2016 New appointments to Vulnerable Children’s... more

University of Otago appoints next Dean of Pharmacy

28 Apr 2016 Appointments
University of Otago University of Otago appoints next Dean of Pharmacy A leading researcher from Canada has been appointed as the... more

Recruitment

Zero-hour contracts gone, PPL extended

10 Mar 2016 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Hon Michael Woodhouse Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety 10 March 2016 Zero-hour contracts gone, PPL... more

Scheme helping to staff hard to fill positions

28 Feb 2016 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Scheme helping to staff hard to fill positions Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says an incentive scheme... more