Business

UPDATE: RBNZ's Wheeler cuts OCR

10 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 10 November 2016 10:02 AMUPDATE: RBNZ's Wheeler cuts OCR, signals end to easing cycle(Adds detail and economist comment from 9th paragraph)By Paul McBethNov. 10 (BusinessDesk) -... more

RBNZ's Wheeler cuts OCR, signals end to easing cycle

10 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 10 November 2016 09:21 AMRBNZ's Wheeler cuts OCR, signals end to easing cycleBy Paul McBethNov. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler cut the official cash... more

NZ dollar falls as greenback recovers

10 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar falls as greenback recovers, markets see positives for US growth in Trump winBy Jonathan UnderhillNov. 10 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell as the greenback recovered... more

Fonterra startups part of internal innovation pilot

10 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 09 November 2016 03:02 PMFonterra sets up startups as part of internal innovation pilotBy Fiona RotherhamNov. 9 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative Group chief executive Theo... more

NZ dollar tumbles vs yen on potential for Trump victory

10 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 09 November 2016 05:30 PMNZ dollar tumbles vs yen on potential for Trump victory, Republican 'clean sweep'By Jonathan UnderhillNov. 9 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar... more

Prospects of Trump presidency unsettle markets

10 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk BusinessDesk via sendgrid.me 4:06 PM (16 hours ago)to editor Wednesday 09 November 2016 04:06 PMYen, gold gain, stocks drop as prospects of Trump presidency unsettle marketsBy Sophie... more

IRD delayed multinational tax crackdown

10 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 09 November 2016 03:40 PMIRD delayed multinational tax crackdown due to private sector, investment concernsBy Sophie BootNov. 9 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand has delayed cracking... more

NZ shares plunge as Trump leads presidential race

10 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 09 November 2016 05:31 PMMARKET CLOSE: NZ shares plunge as Trump leads presidential race; Xero, SkyCity fallBy Sophie BootNov. 9 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares tumbled as... more

Mercer to buy automation firm Haden & Custance for $2.25M

10 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 09 November 2016 03:15 PMMercer to buy automation firm Haden & Custance for $2.25MBy Paul McBethNov. 9 (BusinessDesk) - Mercer Group plans to buy Hastings-based Haden &... more

Update: Proposed changes to Chorus service standards

9 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 09 November 2016 02:16 PMUPDATE: Regulator proposes changes to service standard for Chorus retail customers(Updates with Chorus comment, share price in 1st and 5th paragraphs)By... more

Government boosts apprenticeship funding

9 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 09 November 2016 01:25 PMGovernment boosts apprenticeship funding, eyes immigration changes for better workforceBy Paul McBethNov. 9 (BusinessDesk) - The government has lifted... more

IRD plans to replicate Australian student loan success in UK

9 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 09 November 2016 01:08 PMIRD plans to replicate Australian student loan success in UK, officials tell MPsBy Sophie BootNov. 9 (BusinessDesk) - Inland Revenue says it's in talks... more

Government mulling options to fund tourism infrastructure

9 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 09 November 2016 11:51 AMKey says government mulling options to fund tourism infrastructure spendingBy Tina MorrisonNov. 9 (BusinessDesk) - Prime Minister John Key said the... more

NZ credit, debit card spending rises 0.6% in October

9 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 09 November 2016 11:22 AMNZ credit, debit card spending rises 0.6% in October, driven by tourism, supermarketsBy Jonathan UnderhillNov. 9 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand retail... more

Auckland Airport fraudster jailed for 3 years

9 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 09 November 2016 11:14 AMAuckland Airport fraudster jailed for 3 years, two months after stealing $1.8MBy Jonathan UnderhillNov. 9 (BusinessDesk) - Former Auckland International... more

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News

Customs makes record drug seizures

1 Mar 2017 News
28 Feb 2017 Customs Minister Nicky Wagner is today congratulating Customs on a record number of drug seizures in 2016. “Customs... more

Victoria Square restoration underway

1 Mar 2017 Canterbury Earthquake
28 February 2017 The restoration of earthquake-damaged Victoria Square is now underway, Associate Minister supporting Greater... more

Business

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

New Zealand companies impress at Dubai tradeshow

1 Mar 2017 Business News
1 March 2017 Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy has attended the world’s largest food tradeshow in Dubai today, as... more

Living

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

Arts Foundation Award recipients for 2016

14 Nov 2016 Lifestyle
The Arts Foundation Next generation of internationally acclaimed talent among the Arts Foundation Award recipients for 2016Under ... 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

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

Good progress on investment attraction strategy

8 Dec 2016 Migration
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed news that New Zealand is attracting a higher level of quality international... more

Travel

Weirdest things visitors Google before coming

6 Feb 2017 NZ Tourism
8 Feb 2017 Does New Zealand celebrate halloween?  Is Auckland a dangerous town- these are some of the subjects visitors Google... more

New campaign to get more Aussies to Northland

30 Jan 2017 Travel & Tourism
30 January 2017 A new marketing campaign starting this week to attract Australians to Northland is an excellent approach to... more

Sport

VALE: Tania Dalton 1971-2017

1 Mar 2017 Netball
VALE: Tania Dalton 1971-2017 March 1, 2017   The Netball community is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Silver Fern... more

Silver Ferns wrap up Quad Series with big win

6 Feb 2017 Netball
6 Feb 2017 The Silver Ferns finished runners-up in the Netball Quad Series after completing a well-crafted 70-39 win over the SPAR... 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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