Business

NZ dollar edges up as RBNZ rate review eyed

22 Apr 2014 Business News By Paul McBeth
  NZ dollar edges up as local trading resumes, RBNZ rate review eyed April 22 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar edged up as local trading resumed after the Easter holiday, with investors eyeing... more

Warehouse shares jump to 6-wk high after Craigs' buy rating

22 Apr 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Warehouse shares jump to six-week high after Craigs upgrades recommendation to buyApril 22 (BusinessDesk) – Shares in Warehouse Group, New Zealand’s largest publicly listed retailer, rose... more

Air NZ, Singapore Airlines codeshare gets Singapore regulator tick

22 Apr 2014 Business News By Suze Metherell
May 22 (BusinessDesk) – The proposed codeshare between Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines has been given the all clear from Competition Commission Singapore, meaning the accord is now subject only to... more

NZ dollar falls on growing confidence in US recovery

22 Apr 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar falls after positive US data boosts confidence about revival in world’s largest economyBy Tina MorrisonApril 22 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar weakened after positive... more

RBNZ set to raise benchmark interest rate

22 Apr 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Falling dairy prices, high kiwi and milder inflation may temper RBNZ’s OCR trackApril 22 (BusinessDesk) – The Reserve Bank of New Zealand is set to raise its benchmark interest rate for... more

NZ dollar drops to 5-wk low vs. pound after upbeat UK employment report

17 Apr 2014 Business News By Tina Morrison
April 17 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar dropped to a five-week low against the British pound after UK unemployment fell more than expected and wage growth accelerated, turning investor attention... more

MARKET CLOSE NZ shares up, Genesis debut sparks energy rally

17 Apr 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MARKET CLOSE NZ shares rise as Genesis debut sparks energy rally; Meridian, MRP, Contact gainBy Suze MetherellApril 17 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand stock rose after shares in the... more

Supreme Court decision protects ‘outstanding landscapes'

17 Apr 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Landmark Supreme Court decision protects ‘outstanding landscapes’By Pattrick SmellieApril 17 (BusinessDesk) – The Supreme Court has upheld resource consents for three salmon farms to be... more

NZ dollar heads for 0.8% weekly fall before RBNZ rate review

17 Apr 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar heads for 0.8% weekly fall as RBNZ rate review loomsBy Paul McBethApril 17 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 0.8 percent fall in a shortened week ahead of... more

Air NZ says claims withdrawn as other airlines settle in Oz

17 Apr 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Air New Zealand says claims withdrawn as other airlines settle over cargo cartel, seeks costs April 17 (BusinessDesk) – Air New Zealand says claims against it as part of a... more

AMP Capital selling kiwi dollar in expectation of decline

17 Apr 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk AMP Capital selling kiwi dollar in expectation of declineBy Paul McBethApril 17 (BusinessDesk) - AMP Capital New Zealand, which manages more than $18 billion of assets, anticipates the... more

BNZ’s new CEO Healy expects benefit from expanding economy

17 Apr 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk BNZ’s new CEO Healy expects benefit from expanding economy, targeted investmentBy Tina MorrisonApril 17 (BusinessDesk) - Bank of New Zealand’s incoming chief executive Anthony Healy... more

Genesis Energy soars on debut, other gen-taliers rise

17 Apr 2014 Business News By Suze Metherell
  Genesis Energy soars on debut, leading fellow energy companies higher April 17 (BusinessDesk) – Shares in the partially privatised Genesis Energy soared 18 percent at their debut listing on the NZX... more

‘Chipper’ kiwis push up consumer confidence in April

17 Apr 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   ‘Chipper’ kiwis push up consumer confidence in April April 17 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand consumer confidence rose in April as kiwis became more confidence about their... more

Tax conference to address simplification

17 Apr 2014 Business News
New Zealand Government Hon Todd McClayMinister of Revenue 17 April 2014 Tax conference to address simplification Revenue Minister Todd McClay has announced that simplification and modernisation will be the ... more

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News

Gallipoli ballot special passes allocated

24 Apr 2014 News
  One hundred special passes from the Gallipoli ballot will be allocated to children of Gallipoli veterans and youth... more

Update on new Chinese infant formula rules

24 Apr 2014 News
  Chinese officials have provided further advice on the introduction of new regulations affecting New Zealand infant formula ... more

Business

Brownlee takes hard-hitting rebuild report on the chin

24 Apr 2014 Business News
April 24 (BusinessDesk) – An in-depth survey of senior leaders in the Christchurch rebuild indicates growing impatience and... more

Southern Cross Forest receiver to close mill, exit Australia

24 Apr 2014 Business News
  Southern Cross Forest receiver to close sawmill, wind up Australian business April 24 (BusinessDesk) - The receiver for... more

Living

99th ANZAC Day to be commemorated in London

24 Apr 2014 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett via NZ High Commission
Each year on 25 April, Australians and New Zealanders gather to remember the servicemen and women who have served their nation in... more

Kiwi director Joel Kefali's new video for tUnE-yArDs

24 Apr 2014 Entertainment
Watch New Video for tUnE-yArDs’ ‘Water Fountain’ Nikki Nack - the new... more

Property

NZ house values rise at slowest annual pace in 6 months in March, QV says

7 Apr 2014 Property
April 7 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand property values increased at the slowest annual pace in six months in March as lower... more

Auckland landlords lead in capital gains

28 Mar 2014 Property
Three-bedroom houses in Glen Innes giving an annual capital gain of 18.9%, followed by New Windsor. Auckland landlords are making... more

Migration

NZ migration rises to 11-year high in March as fewer kiwis leave for Australia

23 Apr 2014 Migration By Suze Metherell
April 23 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand migration rose to an 11-year high in March, the second-highest gain on record, as fewer... more

New working holiday agreement between New Zealand and Croatia launched

28 Mar 2014 Migration
Citizens of Croatia aged between 18 and 30 will soon be eligible to apply for a New Zealand Working Holiday Visa, giving them the... more

Travel

Germany jumps to NZ’s fifth largest tourism market

23 Apr 2014 NZ Tourism
With 9,424 extra arrivals for the 12 months to the end of March, Germany has overtaken Japan to become New Zealand’s fifth... more

Warbirds over Wanaka

22 Apr 2014 Travel & Tourism
Wanaka: The success of the inaugural #GigatownWanaka Jet racing at the Warbirds Over Wanaka Airshow will likely see the event return... more

Sport

NZ Canoe Sprint Team Heads to Milan for World Cup

22 Apr 2014 Sport
The New Zealand Open team departs today to commence their World Cup campaign in Europe. Their first assault will be on the ICF Canoe... more

Top Results for Kiwi youth sailors in Britain

22 Apr 2014 Sport
New Zealand has won a mass of medals at the RYA Youth National Championships Regatta which wrapped up on Friday 18th April in... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Shane Jones departure

23 Apr 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Shane Jones has left Parliament in the manner to which we have become accustomed, with self interest coming in first and second, and... more

Mind-set, meaning & moderation in optimal health

20 Apr 2014 Column By Tricia Alach
The holistic helper's guide to Wellness: Part Two   To misquote Aristotle ‘We are what we repeatedly do, wellness then is... more

Kiwi Success

New Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security appointed

23 Apr 2014 Appointments
Prime Minister John Key today announced the appointment of Cheryl Gwyn as Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security. The... more

BNZ names Anthony Healy as new CEO, replacing Thorburn

17 Apr 2014 Appointments
April 17 (BusinessDesk) – Bank of New Zealand, the local unit of Australia’s third-biggest mortgage lender, named the... more

Recruitment

Growth seen further lifting average wage by $7,500

15 Apr 2014 Recruitment
  The average annual wage is expected to increase by $7,500 to around $62,200 a year by 2018 if New Zealand achieves its ... more

NZ employment confidence lifts in 1st-qtr

31 Mar 2014 Recruitment
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ employment confidence lifts in 1st-qtr, current job opportunities seen less negative March 31 ... more