Business

Sam Morgan to step down from Xero board

27 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 27 June 2016 04:31 PMSam Morgan to step down from Xero boardBy Paul McBethJune 27 (BusinessDesk) - Trade Me founder and serial tech investor Sam Morgan will step down from the... more

NZ foreign trust review says disclosure rules 'inadequate'

27 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 27 June 2016 04:26 PMNZ foreign trust review says disclosure rules 'inadequate', allow illegal activity and should be tightenedBy Jonathan UnderhillJune 27 (BusinessDesk) - New... more

Purchase of stake in health trust not linked to rights offer

27 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 27 June 2016 03:59 PMVital Healthcare says shareholder's purchase of stake in Australian health trust not linked to rights offerBy Sophie BootJune 27 (BusinessDesk) - Vital... more

Private equity circles Hirepool, Australian media reports

27 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 27 June 2016 03:50 PMPrivate equity circles Hirepool, Australian media reportsBy Paul McBethJune 27 (BusinessDesk) - Hirepool Group, the country's biggest equipment rental firm,... more

NZME buyers, sellers slow to meet

27 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZME buyers, sellers slow to meet as investors ponder value of print mediaBy Jonathan UnderhillJune 27 (BusinessDesk) - NZME shares didn't trade in the first hour after listing at midday... more

NZ farmer confidence rebounds in second quarter

27 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ farmer confidence rebounds in second quarter as dairy price improvesBy Sophie BootJune 27 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand farmer confidence bounced in the second quarter to the first net... more

Dairy farmers need to reconsider 'smart level' of debt

27 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Dairy farmers need to reconsider 'smart level' of debt, Feds dairy chairman Hoggard saysBy Fiona RotherhamJune 27 (BusinessDesk) - Dairy farmers need to ask themselves what a smart level... more

NZ sheepmeat, tourism may be hardest hit by Brexit

27 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 27 June 2016 12:32 PMNZ sheepmeat, tourism may be hardest hit by Brexit as pound weakens, market volatility jumpsBy Jonathan UnderhillJune 27 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's... more

NZ posts trade surplus in May as exports of logs, fruit jump

27 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 27 June 2016 11:49 AMNZ posts trade surplus in May as exports of logs, fruit jumpBy Paul McBethJune 27 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand posted a bigger than expected trade surplus in... more

NZ shares drop 1.2% as Brexit impact reverberates

27 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 27 June 2016 10:56 AMNZ shares drop 1.2% as Brexit impact reverberates across marketsBy Sophie BootJune 27 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares extended their decline as the UK's... more

NZ employment confidence dims in June quarter

27 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 27 June 2016 10:38 AMNZ employment confidence dims in June quarter as workers fear for job securityBy Paul McBethJune 27 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealanders grew more pessimistic in... more

Airways and NATS confirm co-operation agreement

27 Jun 2016 Business News
Airways New Zealand Airways and NATS confirm co-operation agreementJune 25thAirways New Zealand and UK-based NATS have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) setting the foundation for collaboration between... more

Shanghai Maling sale deal still on says SilverFern Farms

27 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Sunday 26 June 2016 09:42 PMSilver Fern to miss deadline for Shanghai Maling sale, insists deal still onBy Jonathan UnderhillJune 26 (BusinessDesk) - Silver Fern Farms will miss the June... more

NZ dollar drops to 10-day low as Brexit stokes uncertainty

27 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 27 June 2016 08:44 AMNZ dollar drops to 10-day low as Brexit stokes uncertainty in financial marketsBy Paul McBethJune 27 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell to a 10-day... more

Brexit poses implications for NZ's sheep and beef industry

25 Jun 2016 Business News
NZ Beef and Lamb Brexit has major implications for the New Zealand sheep and beef industry “We are concerned about the future of New Zealand’s sheep and beef exports to the UK and the EU following the UK’s vote... more

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News

A democratic path forward to mandate a plan for #Brexit

26 Jun 2016 Opinion
Opinion - Alastair Thompson   A democratic path forward to mandate a proper plan for #Brexit - a proposal. By Alastair ... more

Minister to attend WW1 commemorations in Europe

24 Jun 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Anne Tolley Minister for Social Development 24 June 2016 Media Statement Minister to attend WW1... more

Business

NZ stocks turn as referendum result keeps investors guessing

24 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ stocks turn as UK referendum result keeps investors guessing By Paul McBeth June 24 (BusinessDesk) - New... more

NZ dollar drops vs. Australian dollar

7 Jun 2016 Business News By Johnathan Underhill
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar drops vs. Australian dollar on lack of RBA rate cut By Jonathan Underhill June 7 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Living

The Infinite Air: new book about Jean Batten celebrates NZ aviator's life

27 Jun 2016 Arts
** WIN one of two copies of the novel - visit our Competitions page for more details ** JEAN BATTEN was born in New Zealand in 1909,... more

INTERVIEW: NZ electronica pioneers Pitch Black in London

27 Jun 2016 Entertainment By Charlotte Everett
Pioneers of New Zealand's electronica scene, Pitch Black are celebrating the impending anniversary of their inaugural... 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

More funding for the New Zealand Cycle Trail

3 Jun 2016 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government   Rt Hon John Key Prime MinisterMinister of Tourism 3 June 2016 More funding for the New Zealand... more

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

Sport

Misfortune strikes All Blacks centre Moala

26 Jun 2016 Rugby By Daniel Gilhoolyd
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Richie McCaw: 148

22 Jun 2016 Sport
Upstart Press   Richie McCaw: 148 148 tests 131 wins 110 times captain of the All Blacks 2 Rugby World Cup triumphs 12... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on our refugee response, and a TPP rewrite

14 Jun 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on our paltry refugee response and a brazen US rewrite of the TPP First published at... more

Gordon Campbell on Muhammad Ali

7 Jun 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
As with Bob Dylan, Muhammad Ali changed the times in which he lived so thoroughly that anyone coming along afterwards will probably... more

Kiwi Success

New Ambassador to Belgium named

23 Jun 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Murray McCully Minister of Foreign Affairs   23 June 2016 Media Statement New Ambassador to Belgium... more

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

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

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