Business

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

Virgin folds NZ accounts into Aussie parent as revenues fall

9 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 09 November 2016 10:23 AMVirgin folds NZ accounts into Aussie parent as revenues fallBy Fiona RotherhamNov. 9 (BusinessDesk) - Financial results from the New Zealand end of... more

Changes to service standard for Chorus retail customers

9 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 09 November 2016 09:40 AMRegulator proposes changes to service standard for Chorus retail customersBy Paul McBethNov. 9 (BusinessDesk) - The Commerce Commission is proposing... more

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News

2017 Budget to be presented on 25 May

8 Feb 2017 Financial
7 Feb 2017 The Government's 2017 Budget will be delivered on Thursday 25 May, and will be centred on providing opportunities for all... more

Conservation efforts underway on Scott Statue

6 Feb 2017 Environment
9 Feb 2017 A hundred years on from its unveiling, conservation efforts are underway to repair and reinstate the white marble statue of... more

Business

Finance Minister requests cost-benefit analysis on DTIs

8 Feb 2017 Business News
8 Feb 2017 A full cost-benefit analysis on Debt-to-Income (DTI) limits and public consultation will be conducted by the Reserve Bank... more

Korean FTA delivers new round of tariff cuts

18 Jan 2017 Business News
8 JANUARY, 2017More local businesses looking to expand into Korea will benefit from the latest round of tariff reductions under the... 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

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

Silver Ferns bounce back against England February 3, 2017

3 Feb 2017 Netball
The Silver Ferns completed a dominant outing to post a 61-37 win against the England Roses in their second match of the 2017 Netball... 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

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

NZ Government accepts recommendations on pay equity

8 Dec 2016 Recruitment
Hon. Paula Bennett,  Hon. Michael Woodhouse, Hon. Louise Upston 24 November, 2016 The Government will update the Equa... more

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