Business

UPDATE: Paymark boosts dividend to $9.4 million

17 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Tuesday 16 August 2016 05:58 PMUPDATE: Paymark boosts dividend to $9.4 million(Clarifies timing of dividend payments in headline, lead and 4th paragraph, adds comment from Retail NZ in... more

Dairy product prices jump as worldwide surplus falls

17 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Dairy product prices jump as worldwide surplus falls Aug. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Dairy product prices soared, rallying more than anticipated, at the Global Dairy Trade auction amid signs... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall from record high

16 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Tuesday 16 August 2016 05:41 PMMARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall from record high ahead of Fletcher, Spark earningsBy Paul McBethAug. 16 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares fell from a record... more

Opus International sinks into the red

16 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Tuesday 16 August 2016 04:40 PMOpus International sinks into the red, writing down value of Australian, Canadian unitsBy Paul McBethAug. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Opus International... more

Auckland transport network at "crunch point"

16 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Tuesday 16 August 2016 04:38 PMAuckland transport network at "crunch point", says KiwiRail's ReidyBy Fiona RotherhamAug. 16 (BusinessDesk) - KiwiRail chief executive Peter Reidy says... more

Paymark almost trebles dividend to bank owners

16 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Tuesday 16 August 2016 04:11 PMPaymark almost trebles dividend to bank ownersBy Edwin MitsonAug. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Paymark, the EFTPOS terminal provider owned by the four major banks,... more

Martin Aircraft to enter technology-sharing agreement

16 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Tuesday 16 August 2016 12:33 PMMartin Aircraft to enter technology-sharing agreement with KuangChi, CEO to step downBy Jonathan UnderhillAug. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Martin Aircraft, the... more

Low interest rates spur 12% lift in Heartland annual profit

16 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Low interest rates spur 12% lift in Heartland annual profit, dividend upBy Paul McBethAug. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Heartland Bank boosted annual profit 12 percent and will pay a bigger... more

Athletes vie for Central Otago’s liquid gold

16 Aug 2016 Business News
Mt Difficulty Wines Athletes vie for Central Otago’s liquid goldAs if gold is not incentive enough, New Zealand’s Olympians have a second rare motivation for achieving greatness at the games.Every Kiwi... more

F&P Healthcare files US patent infringement against rival

16 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Tuesday 16 August 2016 10:21 AMF&P Healthcare files US patent infringement against rival ResMedBy Jonathan UnderhillAug. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, the... more

Sky TV merger to give Vodafone strangehold on internet TV

16 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Sky TV merger to give Vodafone strangehold on internet TV, objectors sayBy Pattrick SmellieAug. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Allowing Sky Network Television to merge with the New Zealand... more

NZ dollar gains on strength in commodity markets

16 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar gains on strength in commodity markets as dairy auction loomsBy Jonathan UnderhillAug. 16 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar gained along with other commodity-linked... more

NZ shares gain, Steel & Tube and Summerset lead index

15 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 15 August 2016 05:31 PMMARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain, Steel & Tube and Summerset lead index on positive earningsBy Sophie BootAug. 15 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares gained... more

NZD little changed as traders look forward to dairy auction

15 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 15 August 2016 05:30 PMNZ dollar little changed as traders look forward to dairy auction, FOMC minutesBy Jonathan UnderhillAug. 15 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar was... more

Zespri to resume China shipments

15 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 15 August 2016 03:41 PMZespri to resume China shipmentsBy Edwin MitsonAug. 15 (BusinessDesk) - Zespri International, the kiwifruit marketer, is due to resume shipments to China... more

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News

Minister welcomes Baghdad appointment

25 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Gerry BrownleeMinister of Defence 25 August 2016 Minister welcomes Baghdad appointment Defence Minister... more

NZ exporters to UK asked about Brexit impact

16 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Todd McClayMinister of Trade 16 August 2016 Media Statement NZ exporters to UK asked about Brexit... more

Business

NZ trade deficit narrows in July from year earlier

24 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ trade deficit narrows in July from year earlier as imports fall faster than exports By Jonathan ... more

ANZ, Westpac limit mortgage rate cuts

11 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk ANZ, Westpac limit mortgage rate cuts, but Kiwibank goes all in By Edwin Mitson Aug. 11 (BusinessDesk) - Two... more

Living

Young New Zealanders Making Films For Good

18 Jul 2016 Lifestyle
The Outlook for Someday Young New Zealanders Making Films For Good What does sustainability mean to you? Since 2007 The Outlook for... more

Review: NZ's Pitch Black - live in London

8 Jul 2016 Entertainment By Charlotte Everett
20 years after their debut at The Gathering, Pitch Black have satiated a packed venue of fans at London’s Oslo, in... more

Property

Auckland house prices are stabilising Barfoot says

3 Aug 2016 Property By Sophie Boot
Wednesday 03 August 2016 10:30 AM Auckland house prices are stabilising, may have plateaued, Barfoot says Aug. 3 (BusinessDesk) -... more

NZ home values rise at fastest quarterly pace in 12 years

2 Aug 2016 Property By Tina Morrison
Article - BusinessDesk NZ home values rise at fastest quarterly pace in 12 years By Tina Morrison Aug. 2 (BusinessDesk) - New... 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

Newer, faster and simpler eGates for Wellington

25 Aug 2016 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government   Hon Wagner using the new eGates at Wellington Airport.... more

NZ guest nights jump to a record in June amid tourism boom

10 Aug 2016 Travel & Tourism By Tina Morrison
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 10 August 2016 12:19 PM Aug. 10 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand accommodation providers had their... more

Sport

World Rugby appoints RWC 2019 General Manager

25 Aug 2016 Rugby
With just over three years to go before Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan, World Rugby has appointed Rob Abernethy as RWC 2019 General... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the end game in Spain

25 Aug 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the end game in Spain First published on Werewolf more

Gordon Campbell on the Impotence of the Reserve Bank

11 Aug 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Impotence of the Reserve Bank First published on Werewolf more

Kiwi Success

Appointments to New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO

12 Aug 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education 12 August 2016 Appointments to New Zealand National Commission for... more

Andrew Hill Appointed CEO Rugby League World Cup 2017

10 Aug 2016 Appointments
Rugby League World Cup Wednesday 10 August 2016 Respected and experienced Rugby League administrator, Andrew Hill, has been appointed... more

Recruitment

Jobs growth continues to be strong

3 Aug 2016 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment 3 August 2016 Jobs growth continues... more

NZ private sector wage inflation misses expectations in June

3 Aug 2016 State of the Market Report By Paul McBeth
Wednesday 03 August 2016 11:57 AM NZ private sector wage inflation misses expectations in June quarter Aug. 3 (BusinessDesk) - New... more

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