Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rebound as yield hunt returns

20 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rebound as yield hunt returns, SkyCity, Meridian gainBy Suze MetherellOct. 20 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rebounded from last week's drop, led by SkyCity... more

NZ dollar gains as rally in stocks show sell-off overdone

20 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar gains as rally in stocks show sell-off overdoneBy Jonathan UnderhillOct. 20 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar gained with equity markets across Asia on speculation... more

Fonterra nominates Shadbolt for shareholders' fund manager

20 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Fonterra nominates Nicola Shadbolt for shareholders' fund manager By Paul McBethOct. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative Group, the world's biggest dairy exporter, will appoint... more

BurgerFuel flags US entry, five more Australian outlets

20 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk BurgerFuel flags US entry, five more Australian outlets By Suze MetherellOct. 20 (BusinessDesk) - BurgerFuel Worldwide, the NZAX-listed fast food chain franchisor, is opening five new... more

Joyce to focus on R&D spending, skilled workers, exports

20 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Joyce says lifting R&D spend, skilled workers, exports are key focus this termBy Fiona RotherhamOct. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce says his top... more

Dotcom loses bid to keep assets from Hollywood studios

20 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Dotcom loses bid to keep assets from Hollywood studiosBy Paul McBethOct. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has lost his bid to keep the value and nature of his unfrozen... more

NZ consumer confidence slips to 12-month low in October

20 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ consumer confidence slips to 12-month low in OctoberBy Paul McBethOct. 20 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand consumer confidence fell to a 12-month low in October as households felt less... more

UPDATE: NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may decline on weak CPI

20 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk UPDATE: NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may decline as weak inflation damps forecasts for rate hikes(Adds additional forecasts in second paragraph)By Tina MorrisonOct. 20 (BusinessDesk) - The New... more

UPDATED: Aquila Capital, MyFarm JV sees 6%-plus returns

20 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk UPDATED: Aquila Capital, MyFarm mortgage JV sees 6%-plus interest for investors(Adds comment on returns, product structure from executive director Andrew Watters)Oct. 20 (BusinessDesk) -... more

NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may decline on weak inflation

20 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may decline as weak inflation damps forecasts for rate hikesBy Tina MorrisonOct. 20 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar may decline this week on the... more

Quattro RE puts NZ property portfolio float on hold

20 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Quattro RE puts A$431 million NZ property portfolio float plans on holdBy Suze MetherellOct. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Quattro RE, an Australian asset management company, has paused its plans... more

NZ services sector still buoyant in September

20 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ services sector still buoyant in September, pointing to above-average growthBy Paul McBethOct. 20 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand service sector activity expanded at a slightly quicker... more

Downer buys Tenix utilities business for A$300 mln

20 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Downer buys Tenix utilities business for A$300 mlnBy Paul McBethOct. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Downer EDI, the infrastructure, mining and rail building firm, has bought trans-Tasman utilities... more

Aquila Capital, MyFarm JV seeks $100M to fund farmers

20 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Aquila Capital, MyFarm JV seeks $100M for trust offering second mortgages to farmersOct. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Germany's Aquila Capital and New Zealand farm investment company MyFarm are... more

Steel & Tube to defend $1.75 mln lease contract claim

20 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Steel & Tube to defend $1.75 mln lease contract claimBy Paul McBethOct. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Steel & Tube Holdings, the steel products manufacturer, says it is defending a $1.75... more

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News

NZ Labour Party Names Review Team

19 Oct 2014 Politics
New Zealand Labour Party Labour Names Review Team Labour’s New Zealand Council has appointed Bryan Gould as Convenor of its ... more

The Nation: RSA President BJ Clark & Ian Taylor, New NZ Flag

18 Oct 2014 News
The Nation Lisa Owen interviews RSA President BJ Clark and tech innovator Ian Taylor about changing the NZ flag Lisa Owen: Welcome... more

Business

Visiting Harvard Prof Bloom urges NZ to raise retirement age

17 Oct 2014 Business News By Suze Metherell
Oct. 17 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand needs to lift its retirement age and take advantage of an adaptable workforce before it gets... more

Danone says court delay would cause injustice

15 Oct 2014 Business News By Tina Morrison
  Danone says court delay would cause injustice if Fonterra arbitration fails Oct. 15 (BusinessDesk) - Danone Asia Pacific... more

Living

WW100 - why did NZ fight? Was it for democracy or empire?

20 Oct 2014 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
On Thursday 16 October, the NZ-UK Link Foundation held their Inaugural Annual Lecture at the University of London’s Senate... more

A major win for organic New Zealand wine in the European Union

16 Oct 2014 Food & Wine
New Zealand’s organic wine industry has scored a major export victory with the announcement that the European Commission... more

Property

Reform of RMA critical to reforming housing affordability

15 Oct 2014 Property
The Resource Management Act needs to explicitly recognise the importance of New Zealanders’ access to more affordable housing... more

National Property Market Analysis

15 Oct 2014 Property
Auckland and Christchurch have recovered from the winter lull that is traditional in real estate, with written sales up and average... more

Migration

UK Government: Indefinite Leave to Remain made simple

30 Sep 2014 Migration
There are thousands of expats living in the UK who are aiming for permanent residency status and, eventually, a British passport. But... more

Migration boom rolls on as fewer kiwis depart

30 Sep 2014 Migration
New Zealand's annual net migration rose to a record in August, exceeding Treasury's forecasts, and spurred by more migrant arrivals... more

Travel

NZ guest nights flat in August as foreign stays taper off

10 Oct 2014 Travel & Tourism By Paul McBeth
  By Paul McBeth Oct. 10 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand guest nights were largely flat in August from a month earlier as a gain... more

Business tourism industry applauds Key's vision

6 Oct 2014 NZ Tourism
Conventions & Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) is welcoming news that Prime Minister John Key is to retain his Tourism portfolio... more

Sport

Henare makes it three-in-a-row at Gisborne

19 Oct 2014 Sport
New Master Woolhandler Joel Henare continued an unbeaten start to the new shearing sports season with a triumphant homecoming in ... more

Te Iwi Kiwi jersey captures Pacific roots

17 Oct 2014 Rugby League
When the NZ Kiwis run onto Whangarei’s Toll Stadium for their Four Nations clash with Toa Samoa on November 1, they will pay ... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on New Zealand (again) in other peoples wars

16 Oct 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on New Zealand getting involved (again) in other peoples wars Apparently, the Key government is still... more

Gordon Campbell: child poverty and Shearer’s latest outburst

15 Oct 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
The politicisation of (a) the public service and (b) the operations of the Official Information Act have been highlighted by the ... more

Kiwi Success

Corban honoured by Institute of Directors

17 Oct 2014 Appointments
Institute Of Directors Local businessman Brian Corban was made a Distinguished Fellow of the Institute of Directors yesterday, in a... more

Kiwi Income Property reshuffles executive positions

13 Oct 2014 Appointments
Article - BusinessDesk   Kiwi Income Property reshuffles executive positions By Suze Metherell Oct. 13 (BusinessDesk) - Kiwi... more

Recruitment

Ngati Awa Cast Net Wide In Search For Commercial Leaders

9 Oct 2014 Recruitment
Te Runanga o Ngati Awa is widening its scope in the hunt for directors for the Whakatane based iwi authority’s commercial arm... more

NZ's top pay packet revealed: $4.1m

30 Sep 2014 Recruitment
With a total pay package worth $4.1 million, ANZ New Zealand's David Hisco is the top-paid boss in the Business Herald's executive pay... more