Business

NZ dollar falls below 70 US cents

21 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 21 November 2016 08:55 AMNZ dollar falls below 70 US cents as greenback extends Trump-fuelled rallyBy Jonathan UnderhillNov. 21 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell below... more

World Week Ahead: Fed minutes, OPEC

21 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 21 November 2016 08:17 AMWorld Week Ahead: Fed minutes, OPECBy Margreet DietzNov. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Investors will dissect minutes from the latest Federal Reserve policy meeting... more

Key crowns APEC summit with China free-trade upgrade

21 Nov 2016 Business News By Pattrick Smellie
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 21 November 2016 08:50 AM Key crowns APEC summit with China free-trade upgrade By Pattrick Smellie in Lima Nov. 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand and China have agreed to renegotiate... more

Key gives Facebook's Zuckerberg a serve on tax fairness

21 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 21 November 2016 05:47 AMKey gives Facebook's Zuckerberg a serve on tax fairnessBy Pattrick Smellie in LimaNov. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Prime Minister John Key used a face-to-face... more

TPP countries gang up on US, talk 'TPP-minus-1'

19 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk TPP countries gang up on US, talk 'TPP-minus-1'By Pattrick SmellieNov. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Leaders of Asia-Pacific countries gathering in the Peruvian capital, Lima, for an annual summit... more

MTF lifts full-year sales, underlying profit falls

18 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MTF lifts full-year sales, underlying profit falls as market share slipsBy Jonathan UnderhillNov. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Motor Trade Finance says it will attempt to woo auto dealerships with... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, led by Auckland Airport

18 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, led by Auckland Airport, Ryman Health while Kathmandu dropsBy Sophie BootNov. 18 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose as buyers came back into the... more

Ports of Auckland does deal with KiwiRail

18 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Ports of Auckland does deal with KiwiRail as Centreport slapped with exclusion zone By Jonathan Underhill Nov. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Ports of Auckland said it had an agreement with KiwiRail... more

NZ dollar dips below 70 US cents, as market adjusts to Trump

18 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar dips below 70 US cents, as market adjusts to Trump, seen falling to 66 ctsBy Jonathan UnderhillNov. 18 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell, dipping below 70 US cents to... more

Tenon shareholders approve sale of US business

18 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Tenon shareholders approve sale of US business, allowing $100M capital returnBy Jonathan UnderhillNov. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Tenon shareholders have approved the sale of the wood... more

NZ consumer confidence rises to 19-month high

18 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Friday 18 November 2016 01:30 PMNZ consumer confidence rises to 19-month high, indicating robust economyBy Paul McBethNov. 18 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand consumer confidence rose to its... more

Wgtn's waterfront PwC Centre project unscathed in earthquake

18 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Friday 18 November 2016 12:59 PMWgtn's waterfront PwC Centre project unscathed in earthquakeBy Paul McBethNov. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Willis Bond & Co's PwC Centre project on... more

Guy announces $5 mln primary sector support package

18 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Friday 18 November 2016 12:43 PMGuy announces $5 mln primary sector support package for quake-affected upper South IslandBy Jonathan UnderhillNov. 18 (BusinessDesk) - The government will... more

Kathmandu forecasts first-half profit will match last year

18 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Friday 18 November 2016 12:26 PMKathmandu forecasts first-half profit will match last year; shares fallBy Tina MorrisonNov. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Kathmandu Holdings expects first-half... more

Cooks Global to raise up to $10M selling convertible notes

18 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Friday 18 November 2016 11:54 AMCooks Global to raise up to $10M selling convertible notes to wholesale investorsBy Jonathan UnderhillNov. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Cooks Global Foods, which... more

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News

New Zealand Budget 2017

25 May 2017 Politics
25 May 2017 Speech:  Hon Steven Joyce - Minister of FinanceMr Speaker I move that the Appropriation (2017/18 Estimates) Bill be... more

Christchurch Cathedral Working Group report released

29 May 2017 Canterbury Earthquake
26 May 2017 Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner is today releasing the Cathedral Working Group... more

Business

Rocket launch a huge step for New Zealand’s space industry

25 May 2017 Business News
25 May 2017 Minister for Economic Development Simon Bridges has congratulated the team at Rocket Lab on the successful launch of... more

Increased investor confidence welcomed

29 May 2017 Business News
29 May 2017 Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Jacqui Dean today welcomed the Financial Markets Authority annual survey results... more

Living

Spirit of “Mateship” prominent at London ANZAC commemorations

25 Apr 2017 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
All photos copyright Peter Livingstone Photography. Lead image: HRH The Duke of York (far right), with the Hon Alexander Downer (far... more

3rd Position, Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series

21 Nov 2016 Lifestyle
Emirates Team New Zealand EMIRATES TEAM NEW ZEALAND CLOSES IN 3rd POSITION THE LOUIS VUITTON AMERICA’S CUP WORLD SERIES more

Property

New Zealand Housing Affordability Measure released

10 May 2017 Property
10 May 2017 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s (MBIE) new Housing Affordability Measure will allow the market... more

NZ house prices gain 11% in October

14 Nov 2016 Property
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 14 November 2016 10:28 AM NZ house prices gain 11% in October, driven by sales of higher value homes By... more

Migration

Suspension of decision making authority

25 Apr 2017 Migration
24 April 2017Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse is taking steps to improve Immigration New Zealand’s decision making... more

Recognised Seasonal Employers employ more Kiwis

8 Feb 2017 Migration
7 Feb 2017 Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes a report showing the vast majority of employers who take on seasonal... more

Travel

International visitors projected to spend $15 billion

12 May 2017 Travel & Tourism
12 May 2017 New Zealand’s tourism sector is forecast to grow significantly over the next seven years, with international... more

Tourism spending continues rise in 2017

10 May 2017 Travel & Tourism
27 April 2017 Tourism spending by both international and domestic visitors continues to grow strongly in 2017, Acting Tourism Minister... more

Sport

Canada win has Black Ferns Sevens on track

29 May 2017 Rugby
LYNN MCCONNELL     29 MAY 2017     WORLD RUGBY New Zealand's Black Ferns beat home team Canada... more

Pressure on Lions from the outset

29 May 2017 Rugby
29 MAY 2017 Former British & Irish Lions and Ireland lock Paul O'Connell believes the 2017 tour kicking off in Whangarei on... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Gareth Morgan crusade

11 Nov 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Gareth Morgan crusade First published on Werewolf more

Gordon Campbell on the US election outcome

10 Nov 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the US election outcome more

Kiwi Success

Law Commissioner appointed

29 May 2017 Appointments
29 May 2017 Former Secretary for Justice Belinda Clark has been appointed as Law Commissioner, Justice Minister Amy Adams announced... more

Spencer to be Acting Governor of Reserve Bank

8 Feb 2017 Appointments
7 Feb 2017 Finance Minister Steven Joyce will appoint current Deputy Reserve Bank Governor Grant Spencer as the Acting Governor of... more

Recruitment

New employment resource for young people

1 Mar 2017 Recruitment
28 Feb 2017 Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith and Associate Education Minister Louise Upston have... more

Record number of people in employment

1 Feb 2017 Recruitment
1 Feb 2017 Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith has welcomed the record number of New Zealanders now in... more

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