Business

NZ, Aust working on differences in depositor protection

30 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ, Aust working to resolve differences on depositor protection, English saysBy Paul McBethOct. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand and Australia are continuing work to iron out differences... more

High Court bars Buddle Findlay from acting against Kerr

30 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk High Court bars Buddle Findlay from acting against former client George KerrBy Jonathan UnderhillOct. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Buddle Findlay, one of New Zealand's leading commercial and... more

RBNZ refrains from FX intervention in September

30 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk RBNZ keeps out of FX markets in September, may have another go pushing kiwi lowerBy Paul McBethOct. 30 (BusinessDesk) - The Reserve Bank wasn't actively trying to influence foreign... more

Chatham Rock to delay exercise of options

30 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Chatham Rock to delay exercise of optionsBy Paul McBethOct. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Chatham Rock Phosphate, which is seeking to mine phosphate nodules from the seabed on the Chatham Rise,... more

Souter says low-price seats, quality will demand bus demand

30 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Backer of new long-distance bus services says price and consistency will fuel demandBy Fiona RotherhamOct. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Brian Souter, the Scottish transport entrepreneur who today... more

CORRECT: NZ dollar drops 2% in 2 hours on Fed, RBNZ

30 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk CORRECT: NZ dollar drops 2% in 2 hours on more upbeat Fed, cautious RBNZ(Corrects to show low in kiwi in second graph.)By Paul McBeth and Tina MorrisonOct. 30 (BusinessDesk) - The New... more

FMA sets sales, conduct and governance as priority targets

30 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk FMA sets sales, conduct and governance as priority targetsBy Suze MetherellOct. 30 (BusinessDesk) - The Financial Markets Authority is stepping up efforts to police the finance sector,... more

BNZ chief Healy sees growth in rural, business lending

30 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk BNZ chief Healy sees growth in rural, business lendingBy Paul McBethOct. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Bank of New Zealand chief executive Anthony Healy expects the broader rural sector to continue... more

Fletcher dumps two executives in overhaul of business units

30 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Fletcher dumps two executives in overhaul of business units, replaces CFOBy Jonathan UnderhillOct. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Fletcher Building chief executive Mark Adamson has continued with... more

Freightways fattens margins, lifts earnings; shares jump

30 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Freightways fattens margins, lifts earnings in 'strongest first quarter' in a decade; shares jumpBy Jonathan UnderhillOct. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Freightways, the listed courier and data... more

BNZ annual earnings rise 2.4% on lending growth

30 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk BNZ annual earnings rise 2.4% on lending growth, smaller bad debt chargesBy Paul McBethOct. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Bank of New Zealand, the local unit of National Australia Bank, lifted... more

NZ dollar drops 2% on more upbeat Fed, cautious RBNZ

30 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar drops 2% in 2 hours on more upbeat Fed, cautious RBNZBy Paul McBeth and Tina MorrisonOct. 30 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar dropped about 2 percent in just two hours... more

ComCom confirms lower rates of return for network monopolies

30 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk ComCom confirms reduced rates of return for network monopoliesBy Pattrick SmellieOct. 30 (BusinessDesk) - The Commerce Commission has confirmed it is reducing the allowable rate of return... more

RBNZ drops bias on higher rates; kiwi falls

30 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk RBNZ keeps OCR at 3.5%, drops bias on higher rates; kiwi fallsBy Paul McBethOct. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler kept the official cash rate at 3.5 percent, and... more

NZ dollar drops 1% as Fed more upbeat about US economy

30 Oct 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar drops 1% as Fed more upbeat about US economy; RBNZ awaitedBy Tina MorrisonOct. 30 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar dropped 1 percent after the Federal Reserve was more... more

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News

First steps taken towards flag referendum

29 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister Hon Bill EnglishDeputy Prime Minister 29 October 2014 Cabinet has agreed on the... more

NZ to join global crackdown on tax evasion

29 Oct 2014 News
Revenue Minister Todd McClay today announced New Zealand’s timetable for participation in a global automatic exchange of... more

Business

NZ dollar holds gains as traders await central bank meetings

28 Oct 2014 Business News
By Paul McBeth Oct. 28 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar held gains in the local trading session as traders remain cautious... more

Orion Health seeks up to $150mln, eschews forecasts

28 Oct 2014 Business News
By Fiona Rotherham Oct. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Orion Health Group, which develops software systems for patient health management, wants... more

Living

Duo wins MKR NZ by just one point

29 Oct 2014 Food & Wine
Neena and Belinda have won the first season of My Kitchen Rules New Zealand. The "Modern Day Hippies" beat Aaron and Heather in... more

MKRNZ - The WeedEaters are cleaning up

28 Oct 2014 Food & Wine
Modern Day Hippies Neena and Belinda breezed through the semi finals last night on My Kitchen Rules New Zealand and no one could be... more

Property

Goodman Property sells three Christchurch sites for $18.9M

28 Oct 2014 Property
By Suze Metherell Oct. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Goodman Property Trust, the biggest listed property investor by market value, sold two... more

Double-digit rate increases loom

24 Oct 2014 Property
Aucklanders living in the ‘hottest suburbs’ could be the big losers, while businesses will come out winners Rate rises... more

Migration

New Zealand Named The Best Place For Raising Children

24 Oct 2014 Migration
New Zealand has been named the best place to raise a child in the Raising Children Abroad annual league table. According to the HSBC... more

Desperate employers keeping overstayers

24 Oct 2014 Migration
Desperate employers seeking to fill job shortages are keeping migrant workers who previously held a work visa in New Zealand... more

Travel

Air New Zealand's GENIUS Hobbit themed safety video

24 Oct 2014 Travel & Tourism
Giving flyers an Unexpected Journey! Elijah Wood and Sir Peter Jackson star in 'epic' Hobbit themed Air New Zealand safety video Air... more

Travel 'interns wanted' to tour 2000km of NZ

24 Oct 2014 Travel & Tourism
Forget a summer internship of fetching coffee and photocopying - a travel company is offering a $30,000, 10-day, 2000km tour of New... more

Sport

NZ Rugby League: Matagi to debut against Samoa

29 Oct 2014 Rugby League
Vodafone Warriors prop Suaia Matagi is poised to play his first test for the NZ Kiwis against his old team-mates, Toa Samoa, at... more

Cancer Society named official charity for Cricket World Cup

28 Oct 2014 Cricket
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Cancer Society named official charity in New Zealand for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 The Cancer Society has... more

Columns

The return of Occupy London: this time it’s truly political

28 Oct 2014 Opinion
Article - Adam Parsons The return of Occupy London: this time it’s truly political by Adam Parsons22 October 2014more

Gordon Campbell on the TPP finishing line, and Amazon’s woes

28 Oct 2014 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on the TPP finishing line, and Amazon’s woes by Gordon Campbell If the Trans Pa... more

Kiwi Success

New Ambassador to France appointed

28 Oct 2014 Appointments
Minister of Foreign Affairs Foreign Minister Murray McCully has appointed diplomat James Kember as New Zealand’s next... more

Jim Hickey hangs up his umbrella

24 Oct 2014 People
Veteran weathercaster Jim Hickey has announced his retirement today, saying is was a tough decision. "I feel like I'm subbing off at... more

Recruitment

More than 600 take up 3K to Christchurch jobs

28 Oct 2014 Recruitment
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says the Government’s 3K to Christchurch scheme is a winner with 633 unemployed people... more

UK ambulance service poaches Kiwi paramedics

24 Oct 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand paramedics are being poached by Britain's busiest ambulance service. Interviews were held in Auckland on Friday and... more