Business

UPDATE: Fonterra's 2017 opening forecast below expectations

26 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk UPDATE: Fonterra's 2017 opening forecast below expectations; kiwi falls(Adds New Zealand dollar reaction, economist comment.)By Paul McBeth and Tina MorrisonMay 26 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Trilogy buys 25% of rosehip producer

26 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Trilogy buys 25% of rosehip producer in Chile for US$6 mln in cash, sharesBy Jonathan UnderhillMay 26 (BusinessDesk) - Trilogy International, the skincare and home fragrance company that... more

Gentrack lifts first-half profit 23% as UK sales jump

26 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Gentrack lifts first-half profit 23% as UK sales jumpBy Paul McBethMay 26 (BusinessDesk) - Gentrack Group lifted first-half profit 23 percent as sales from its UK division jumped with the... more

NZX toughens enquiry process

26 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZX toughens enquiry process for sudden share price movementsBy Pattrick SmellieMay 26 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's stock exchange operator, NZX, is to start making confidential... more

AWF Madison full-year earnings fall 3.7%

26 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk AWF Madison full-year earnings fall 3.7% on one-off restructuring costsBy Pattrick SmellieMay 26 (BusinessDesk) - Costs associated with unwinding a joint venture in the Christchurch... more

Mainfreight FY profit rises 6.3%

26 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Mainfreight FY profit rises 6.3%; NZ offsets weaker US, Australian tradingBy Jonathan UnderhillMay 26 (BusinessDesk) - Mainfreight, the transport and logistics group, reported a 6.3... more

Metro Glass posts $20.5M maiden profit

26 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Metro Glass posts $20.5M maiden profit, meeting guidance, on construction pickupBy Sophie BootMay 26 (BusinessDesk) - Metro Performance Glass posted a maiden full-year profit as a listed... more

Argosy lifts annual earnings 5%

26 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Argosy lifts annual earnings 5% as portfolio shift drives up rental incomeBy Paul McBethMay 26 (BusinessDesk) - Argosy Property, the country's fourth-biggest listed property investor by... more

Fonterra's 2017 opening forecast below expectations

26 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Fonterra's 2017 opening forecast below expectations at $4.25/kgMSBy Paul McBethMay 26 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative Group's first forecast for the 2016/17 farmgate milk price has... more

NZ dollar hits 3-month low vs sterling

26 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar hits 3-month low vs sterling as 'Brexit' fears recedeBy Tina MorrisonMay 26 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar hit a three-month low against the British pound as confidence... more

NZ dollar gains on trade surplus

25 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 25 May 2016 05:31 PMNZ dollar gains as trade surplus delivers short-term fillip, Fed rate hike timing mulledBy Jonathan UnderhillMay 25 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar... more

Transpower contemplates rise of storage capacity

25 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 25 May 2016 04:59 PMTranspower contemplates rise of storage capacity in long-term view of NZ power usageBy Jonathan UnderhillMay 25 (BusinessDesk) - Transpower, the national... more

ComCom files against Vodafone on 'Red Essentials'

25 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 25 May 2016 05:04 PMCommerce Commission files against Vodafone, alleges misleading 'Red Essentials' mobile planBy Paul McBethMay 25 (BusinessDesk) - The Commerce Commission has... more

Woosh Wireless goes into voluntary administration

25 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 25 May 2016 04:40 PM$100 million later, Woosh Wireless goes into voluntary adminstrationBy Edwin MitsonMay 25 (BusinessDesk) - Woosh Wireless, the Auckland-based wireless... more

Jade Software loss widens in 2015

25 May 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Jade Software loss widens in 2015 as global slowdown weighs on logistics unitBy Paul McBethMay 25 (BusinessDesk) - Jade Software, the privately-owned software developer, posted a wider... more

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News

Shanghai trip to inspire New Zealand teachers

16 May 2016 News
Asia New Zealand Foundation Shanghai trip to inspire New Zealand teachers A group of teachers hailing from Invercargill to Whangarei... more

Highest ever percentage of women on state sector boards

16 May 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Louise Upston Minister for Women 15 May 2016 Highest ever percentage of women on state sector boards New... more

Business

NZ dollar tumbles vs Aussie after RBA minutes

17 May 2016 Business News By Johnathan Underhill
Tuesday 17 May 2016 05:10 PM NZ dollar tumbles vs Aussie after RBA minutes, extends slide on inflation outlook May 17 ... more

Emirates Team New Zealand partners with HP NZ

17 May 2016 Business News
HP New Zealand Media Alert Emirates Team New Zealand partners with HP NZ to drive performance in 35th America’s Cup Auckland, ... more

Living

Exhibition to Showcase Ashburton’s Migrant Community

16 May 2016 Lifestyle
Crossing The Bridge Exhibition to Showcase Ashburton’s Migrant Community 16 May 2016 A photography and film exhibition... more

Hunt for the Wilderpeople Takes Top Spot at the Box Office

16 May 2016 Entertainment
Taika Waititi’s Hunt for the Wilderpeople has cemented its place in the record books overtaking the 2010 Kiwi classic BOY... more

Property

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

Record annual profit for Kiwi Property

16 May 2016 Property
Portfolio gain, rental income growth delivers record annual profit for Kiwi Property By Jonathan Underhill May 16 (BusinessDesk) -... 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

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

Budget 2016: Cycle trail funding boosts regions

16 May 2016 NZ Tourism
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John Key Prime MinisterMinister of Tourism 15 May 2016 Media Statement Budget 2016: Cycle trail... more

Sport

New Zealand’s ‘other’ national sport has its time to shine

16 May 2016 Sport
Kids' Lit Quiz New Zealand’s ‘other’ national sport has its time to shine Monday, May 16 2016: There’s no... more

Panthers match huge success for Christchurch

16 May 2016 Rugby League
Chambers PR Penrith Panthers v NZ Warriors May 15, 2016 Panthers match huge success for Christchurch The sold-out Penrith Panthers... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on NZ’s support for the Kazakh dictatorship

16 May 2016 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on New Zealand’s support for the Kazakh dictatorship Thanks to Sacha Baron... more

Gordon Campbell on the future of conservatism

12 May 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
    For years, observers have noted the contrast between Prime Minister John Key’s ordinary Kiwi bloke persona, and... more

Kiwi Success

New appointments to Vulnerable Children’s Board

12 May 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Anne Tolley Minister for Social Development 12 May 2016 New appointments to Vulnerable Children’s... more

University of Otago appoints next Dean of Pharmacy

28 Apr 2016 Appointments
University of Otago University of Otago appoints next Dean of Pharmacy A leading researcher from Canada has been appointed as the... 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