Business

NZ dollar muted as investors await Fed's Yellen testimony

24 Feb 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar muted as investors await Fed chair Yellen's testimonyBy Tina MorrisonFeb. 24 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar was little changed as investors await US Federal Reserve... more

Sky TV shares dip as investors react to loss of subscribers

23 Feb 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Sky TV shares dip as investors react to loss of subscribers; 1H profit gainsBy Fiona RotherhamFeb. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Shares of Sky Network Television dropped 0.9 percent today after the... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise; Chorus gains after earnings

23 Feb 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise; Chorus gains as earnings meet marketBy Suze MetherellFeb. 23 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose, paced by Chorus as its first-half earnings met with... more

NZ dollar may extend decline as Fonterra payout, Yellen loom

23 Feb 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ dollar may extend decline as Fonterra payout, Yellen loom Feb. 23 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell against the greenback and may extend its slide on speculation... more

Sky TV first-half profit rises 13%

23 Feb 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Sky TV bumps up profit and revenue but net subscriber numbers are downBy Fiona RotherhamFeb. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Sky Network Television, the country’s dominant pay-TV operator, has... more

Xero shares climb 24% in one week as seller exits market

23 Feb 2015 Business News By Suze Metherell
  Xero shares climb 24% in one week as seller leaves the market Feb. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Shares of Xero, the cloud-based accounting software firm, have jumped 24 percent over the past week, amid market ... more

Nib's NZ first-half earnings hurt by premium payback product

23 Feb 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Nib's NZ first-half earnings eroded by premium payback product, premiums riseBy Paul McBethFeb. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Nib Holdings' New Zealand unit posted a 76 percent drop in first-half... more

NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may decline as Yellen, Fonterra loom

23 Feb 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may decline in volatile trading as Yellen testimony, Fonterra payout loomBy Tina MorrisonFeb. 23 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar may decline in volatile... more

Mediaworks returns to profit as radio boosts income

23 Feb 2015 Business News By Suze Metherell
  Mediaworks returns to profit as radio boosts income Feb. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Mediaworks Investments, the free-to-air broadcaster, has returned to profitability in its first 10 months under a new capital... more

NZ at risk from growing fruit fly problem in Australia: Key

23 Feb 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ at greater risk from growing fruit fly problem in Australia By Paul McBeth Feb. 23 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand is facing greater risks from an expanding Queensland fruit fly... more

UDPATE: Chorus to look at dividends once copper price set

23 Feb 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk UDPATE: Chorus to look at dividends once copper price set; narrows UFB build cost(Recasts, adds briefing, investor comment)By Paul McBethFeb. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Chorus will move... more

Kiwibank will start paying dividends to NZ Post this year

23 Feb 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Kiwibank will start paying dividends to NZ Post this year, CEO saysBy Tina MorrisonFeb. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Kiwibank, the banking unit of state-owned New Zealand Post, expects this year... more

Freightways 1H profit jumps 21% as sales, margins grow

23 Feb 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Freightways first-half profit jumps 21% as sales, margins grow from couriers, data managementFeb. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Freightways posted a 21 percent gain in first-half profit after... more

Heartland lifts 1H profit 41%, reverse mortgages add income

23 Feb 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Heartland lifts 1H profit 41% as reverse mortgage unit adds incomeBy Suze MetherellFeb. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Heartland New Zealand, the bank formed from the merger of Marac Finance with... more

NZ Post increased 1H profit 41%, helped by Kiwibank

23 Feb 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ Post increased 1H profit 41%, helped by Kiwibank, sale of courier unitBy Tina MorrisonFeb. 23 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand Post, the state-owned mail delivery service, increased... more

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News

Scot finds love in New Zealand thanks to poster - UK-Kiwi love story

4 Mar 2015 News
They had a sleepover - but was it because of a hangover? Picton's star-crossed lovers, Kiwi William Scott Chalmers and Scottish... more

Consultation on proposed gambling fee changes

4 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government Consultation on proposed gambling fee changes The gambling sector and the public are being consulted on... more

Business

NZ dollar little changed after Australian GDP data

4 Mar 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ dollar little changed as Australian GDP shows healthy household consumption By Paul McBeth March 4 ... more

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

4 Mar 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall; Meridian, MRP, DNZ drop on weakening yield demand By Suze Metherell March... more

Living

Supports Announced for Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks’

4 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
The Maple Supports Announced for Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks’ New Zealand Tour New Zealand are lucky to play host to ... more

National Release of Award-Winning Film, Pulp

4 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Nga Taonga Sound and Vision   Florian Habicht (left) and Jarvis Cocker promoting Pulp: A Film... more

Property

Auckland houses prices fall in Feb as volume, listings rise

4 Mar 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   Auckland houses prices fall in February as volume, listings pick up By Suze Metherell March 4 ... more

NZ residential building activity rises 4.3% in 4th-qtr

4 Mar 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ residential building activity rises 4.3% in 4th-qtr, driven by Canterbury March 4 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Migration

PM plays down claim war criminals are living in NZ

2 Mar 2015 Migration
Prime Minister John Key says he is not aware of any suspected war criminals from the former Yugoslavia in New Zealand. The claim that... more

NZ migration rose to record in 2014

30 Jan 2015 Migration By Tina Morrison
  NZ migration surged to record in 2014, helped by robust economy Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand migration surged to a... more

Travel

Air New Zealand promises cheaper deals

2 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Air New Zealand is promising more discounted fares as it adds hundreds of thousands of extra seats to its network where travel agents... more

Oz holiday boom as kiwi dollar surges

2 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Travel across the Tasman is forecast to increase this year as the Australian dollar continues its recent trend towards parity with the... more

Sport

Golden Shears set to start in Masterton

4 Mar 2015 Sport
Shearing Sports New Zealand Golden Shears set to start in Masterton Hundreds of competitors are descending on Masterton for the 55th ... more

NZ’s Original Mtn Bike Race Celebrates Three Decades!

4 Mar 2015 Sport
Karapoti Classic NZ’s Original Mtn Bike Race Celebrates Three Decades! Thirty years ago mountain biking was a new fringe... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Privy Council’s Teina Pora decision

4 Mar 2015 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Privy Council’s Teina Pora decision and Iron & Wine The quashing of... more

Gordon Campbell on the recent smackdown over Greece

2 Mar 2015 Opinion
There had been a fortnight of fevered buildup. Yet here we are in the aftermath of the February 28 showdown between the new Syriza... more

Kiwi Success

New Consul-General to Sydney

20 Feb 2015 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has named diplomat Billie Moore as New Zealand’s new Consul-General in Sydney. "Ms Moore will... more

New Ambassador to Ethiopia and the AU

20 Feb 2015 Appointments
New Zealand Government New Ambassador to Ethiopia and the AU Foreign Minister Murray McCully has named diplomat Bruce Shepherd as ... more

Recruitment

Luring talent to job expos a win-win

2 Mar 2015 Recruitment
Bringing employers face-to-face with future workforce creates positive labour market outcomes, writes Mark Gillard, director of the... more

Living wage estimate rises to $19.25/hour

2 Mar 2015 Recruitment
Campaigners for a "living wage" say it now costs $19.25 an hour for a mother, father and two children to "live with dignity" in New... more