Business

Campaign for class action against Wynyard launched

20 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Campaign for class action against Wynyard launchedBy Fiona RotherhamJune 20 (BusinessDesk) - Two fund managers are seeking support for a class action by shareholders of software company... more

Rejection of R&D grant from CEO's brother on merit

20 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 20 June 2016 02:04 PMCallaghan says rejection of R&D grant from CEO's brother on merit, not conflictBy Fiona RotherhamJune 20 (BusinessDesk) - Callaghan Innovation says its... more

UPDATE: APN gets OIO approval for demerger plan

20 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 20 June 2016 12:36 PMUPDATE: APN gets OIO approval for demerger plan, remains in trading haltBy Sophie BootJune 20 (BusinessDesk) - APN News & Media has received Overseas... more

Australia's Skydive the Beach expands NZ assets

20 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 20 June 2016 12:17 PMAustralia's Skydive the Beach expands NZ assets with $10.4M Wanaka acquisitionBy Paul McBethJune 20 (BusinessDesk) - ASX-listed Skydive the Beach Group, which... more

Asahi's Better Drinks Co writes off $42M of goodwill

20 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 20 June 2016 12:05 PMAsahi's Better Drinks Co writes off $42M of goodwill, posts full-year lossBy Jonathan UnderhillJune 20 (BusinessDesk) - The Better Drinks Co, which includes... more

Pace of growth in service industries slows in May

20 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 20 June 2016 11:50 AMPace of growth in service industries slows in MayBy Sophie BootJune 20 (BusinessDesk) - The pace of growth in New Zealand's services sector slowed in May,... more

James Pascoe lifts Warehouse stake to 17.5%

20 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 20 June 2016 10:39 AMJames Pascoe lifts Warehouse stake to 17.5%By Jonathan UnderhillJune 20 (BusinessDesk) - James Pascoe, the retail group owned by David and Anne Norman, has... more

NZ consumer confidence dips in June quarter

20 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ consumer confidence dips in June quarter as households feel economic pinchBy Paul McBethJune 20 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand consumer confidence fell below its long-run average in the... more

APN in trading halt ahead of announcement

20 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 20 June 2016 10:52 AMAPN in trading halt ahead of announcementBy Sophie BootJune 20 (BusinessDesk) - APN News & Media is in a trading halt on the NZX pending an announcement by... more

GFNZ to revert to Geneva Finance

20 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 20 June 2016 09:49 AMGFNZ to revert to Geneva Finance, plans seven-for-one consolidation to lift share priceBy Jonathan UnderhillJune 20 (BusinessDesk) - GFNZ Group plans to revert... more

Silver Fern on collision course with dissident shareholders

20 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 20 June 2016 09:30 AMSilver Fern on collision course with dissident shareholders as OIO process stallsBy Pattrick Smellie and Tina MorrisonJune 20 (BusinessDesk) - Time is running... more

Ralec's Pym says Clear hoped rebates would lure major buyers

20 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 20 June 2016 08:45 AMRalec's Pym says Clear hoped rebates would lure major grain buyersBy Sophie BootJune 20 (BusinessDesk) - The former owners of the Clear Grain Exchange believed... more

NZ dollar falls to 12-day low vs. Pound

20 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 20 June 2016 08:40 AMNZ dollar falls to 12-day low vs. Pound as support for Brexit fallsBy Paul McBethJune 20 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell to a 12-day low against... more

World Week Ahead: Will UK stay or go?

20 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 20 June 2016 06:12 AMWorld Week Ahead: Will UK stay or go?By Margreet DietzJune 20 (BusinessDesk) - British voters will determine this week whether the country will remain in the... more

Erceg vs. Erceg goes another round

17 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Friday 17 June 2016 05:16 PMErceg vs. Erceg goes another round, following Supreme Court decisionBy Fiona RotherhamJune 17 (BusinessDesk) - The Supreme Court has granted former superyacht... more

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News

Maoris Honour Kiwi PM & Campaigner at 180th Anniversary Memorial

1 Jul 2016 News
30th June 2016 - On Monday evening a memorial service with a difference took place at The United Synagogue’s Willesden Cemetery.... more

Construction contract awarded for $72 million facility

1 Jul 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of Health 1 July 2016 Construction contract awarded for $72 million... more

Business

NZ bonds rally in June quarter

1 Jul 2016 Business News By Paul McBeth
Article - BusinessDesk Friday 01 July 2016 04:46 PM NZ bonds rally in June quarter as interest rates seen lower for longer July 1... more

Insurance policy churn rates 'a disgrace'

1 Jul 2016 Business News By Johnathan Underhill
Article - BusinessDesk Friday 01 July 2016 12:36 PM Insurance policy churn rates 'a disgrace', says NZ Shareholders' Association July... more

Living

The Infinite Air: new book about Jean Batten celebrates NZ aviator's life

27 Jun 2016 Arts
** WIN one of two copies of the novel - visit our Competitions page for more details ** JEAN BATTEN was born in New Zealand in 1909,... more

INTERVIEW: NZ electronica pioneers Pitch Black in London

27 Jun 2016 Entertainment By Charlotte Everett
Pioneers of New Zealand's electronica scene, Pitch Black are celebrating the impending anniversary of their inaugural... more

Property

Bayleys fined $2.2M in price-fixing case

1 Jul 2016 Property By Johnathan Underhill
Article - BusinessDesk Friday 01 July 2016 04:48 PM Bayleys fined $2.2M, Success Realty fined $900,000 in first of 13 price-fixing... more

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

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

More funding for the New Zealand Cycle Trail

3 Jun 2016 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government   Rt Hon John Key Prime MinisterMinister of Tourism 3 June 2016 More funding for the New Zealand... more

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

Sport

Kiwi Teams make historic First Ascents

1 Jul 2016 Sport
NZ Alpine Team Over the past two weeks, Kiwi teams climbed four new routes on Taulliraju (5830m), one of the hardest mountains in the... more

Misfortune strikes All Blacks centre Moala

26 Jun 2016 Rugby By Daniel Gilhoolyd
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Columns

Gordon Campbell on our refugee response, and a TPP rewrite

14 Jun 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on our paltry refugee response and a brazen US rewrite of the TPP First published at... more

Gordon Campbell on Muhammad Ali

7 Jun 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
As with Bob Dylan, Muhammad Ali changed the times in which he lived so thoroughly that anyone coming along afterwards will probably... more

Kiwi Success

Former Health Minister Tony Ryall appointed nib NZ chair

1 Jul 2016 Appointments By Sophie Boot
Article - BusinessDesk Friday 01 July 2016 11:42 AM Former Health Minister Tony Ryall appointed nib NZ chair; Clarke to focus on... more

New Arts Council appointments

1 Jul 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Maggie Barry Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage 1 July 2016 New Arts Council appointments Four new... 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

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