Business

NZ dollar slips as Key says kiwi over-valued

28 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar slips as Key says kiwi over-valued, Fonterra forecast loomsBy Jonathan UnderhillJuly 28 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell to a month-low after Prime Minister John Key... more

Abano achieves second year of 75% profit growth

28 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Abano achieves second year of 75% profit growthJuly 28 (BusinessDesk) - Abano Healthcare, the medical investor fending off a hostile takeover from its biggest shareholder, posted a 75... more

The ITM Fishing Show goes to full hours

28 Jul 2014 Business News
ITM Fishing Show The ITM Fishing Show goes to full hours. 28/07/14 2:09 PMPress ReleaseIssued 28th July 2014TV ONE’s THE ITM FISHING SHOW MARKS ITS 250TH EPISODE WITH A MOVE TO FULL HOUR EPISODES!It’s been a... more

Too early to predict returns from NZVIF's seed fund: Banga

28 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Too early to predict returns from NZVIF's seed fund, CEO Banga saysBy Paul McBethJuly 28 (BusinessDesk) - The government-backed New Zealand Venture Investment Fund says it's still too... more

Celebrations at Pompallier Mission

28 Jul 2014 Business News
Christian Heritage New Zealand Celebrations at Pompallier MissionIt was time to celebrate for the team at Pompallier Mission – the Heritage New Zealand property in Russell – recently voted among the top 10... more

Burger King widens annual losses on rising costs

28 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Burger King widens annual losses on rising costs, increased competition By Suze MetherellJuly 28 (BusinessDesk) - Blackstone Group's Burger King chain in New Zealand widened its loss in... more

CORRECT: NZX 1H activity shows boosted volume, lower value

28 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk CORRECT: NZX first-half activity shows boosted volume, falling value(Fixes number of listings in first graph, removes incorrect listing date of CRP and rights issues in third graph)By... more

CORRECT: SLI Systems says sales miss forecast on ARR basis

28 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk CORRECT: SLI Systems says FY sales miss forecast on ARR basis, to report smaller loss(Corrects to show revenue on ARR basis rose 29 percent in the second paragraph, updates shares)July 28... more

NZX first-half activity shows boosted volume, falling value

28 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZX first-half activity shows boosted volume, falling valueBy Suze MetherellJuly 28 (BusinessDesk) - The volume of cash trading on the NZX rose 22 percent in the first six months of the... more

Dorchester Pacific to bid $3/share for Turners Auctions

28 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Dorchester Pacific to bid $3/share for Turners Auctions, wins support from chairmanBy Jonathan UnderhillJuly 28 (BusinessDesk) - Dorchester Pacific plans to offer $3 a share in cash,... more

Major Acurity shareholders launch all-cash takeover bid

28 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Major Acurity shareholders launch all-cash takeover bidBy Paul McBethJuly 28 (BusinessDesk) - The three biggest shareholders of Acurity Health Group have launched a cash takeover bid for... more

SLI Systems says FY sales miss forecast on ARR basis

28 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk SLI Systems says FY sales miss forecast on ARR basis, to report smaller lossBy Jonathan UnderhillJuly 28 (BusinessDesk) - SLI Systems, the search engine software developer, said full-year... more

NZ dollar little changed ahead of Fed meeting

28 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar little changed ahead of Fed meeting, heavy US data flowBy Paul McBethJuly 28 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar was little changed from the New York close as investors... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain, led by Xero

25 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain, led by XeroBy Tina MorrisonJuly 25 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose, led by Xero after investors gained confidence about the cloud-based accounting... more

NZ dollar heads for 1.4% weekly drop post-Wheeler comments

25 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar heads for 1.4% weekly drop after RBNZ's Wheeler jawbones kiwiBy Paul McBethJul. 25 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 1.4 percent weekly fall against the... more

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News

Better government digital services on way as plan approved

31 Jul 2014 News
All government agencies now have a shared plan to deliver more and better digital public services. Eight agencies have been working... more

Labour announces unemployment policy

30 Jul 2014 Politics
Labour’s intention to increase the minimum wage to two-thirds of the average wage would hurt business, cost jobs and reduce ... more

Business

NZ exporters should think premium in targeting China

31 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ exporters should market more premium products to boost China sales, Boyd says By Tina Morrison July ... more

PledgeMe, Snowball Effect gain equity crowd-funding licences

31 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   FMA approves equity crowdfunding licence to PledgeMe and Snowball Effect By Suze Metherell July 31 ... more

Living

Kiwi Beer and Cider to Star at Edinburgh Festival

31 Jul 2014 Food & Wine
Iconic Kiwi beer and cider brands, Monteith’s and Old Mout, will take centre stage at the 2014 Edinburgh International... more

Cliff Curtis’ Startling Confession in Mana Magazine

28 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
The new-look Mana magazine includes a story on Hollywood star and Rotorua local, Cliff Curtis. The famously versatile actor talks... more

Property

NZ house sales fall in June, led by cheaper properties

14 Jul 2014 Property By Suze Metherell
July 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand house sales fell in June from a year earlier, led by properties of $400,000 or less, indicating... more

Average Auckland house prices reach record level

10 Jul 2014 Property
The average asking price for a home in Auckland has reached the record level of 732 thousand, 240 dollars. The figure is provided by... more

Migration

UK Tier 1 visa extension deadline looming

11 Jul 2014 Migration
If you’re in the UK on a Tier 1 (General) visa, you’ll need to apply for an extension as soon as possible. The deadline... more

NZ more appealing to ex-pats - survey

10 Jul 2014 Migration
Auckland and Wellington have become more appealing to ex-pats in the past 12 months, a new survey has found. Both cities both dropped... more

Travel

NZ leaves lasting impression on English Premier League teams

29 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
27 Jul 2014 West Ham United may have endured a torrid time on the pitch during their time in New Zealand for the Football United... more

Cycleways bring economic benefit to communities

24 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
An increasing number of cycleways are attracting tourists to regions and scenic parts of New Zealand and a special session at the... more

Sport

ADAMS LEADS THE WAY

31 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
With four days of competition remaining, New Zealand has already equalled its medal haul from four years ago in Delhi, after another... more

2014 Commonwealth Games: ADAMS FIRST TO 600 - OF COURSE!

31 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
In the end it came down to a race between two of the more physically imposing members of the New Zealand team – shot putter... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Gaza and burning the Israeli flag

24 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
One of the selling points in New Zealand’s campaign for a temporary seat on the Security Council is that we have a pluckily... more

7 highly effective habits to stay healthy at work

23 Jul 2014 Column By Tricia Alach
The holistic helper's guide to wellbeing and work: part eight Like all good reports, my Wellbeing and Work series comes with an... more

Kiwi Success

Hon.Judith Collins announces appointments to Public Trust Board

23 Jul 2014 Appointments
New Zealand Government Appointments to Public Trust Board   Justice Minister Judith Collins today announced the appointment of ... more

NZ Government Minister Foss announces commerce reappointments

23 Jul 2014 Appointments
Commerce Minister Craig Foss today announced four reappointments to various independent Crown entities and statutory... more

Recruitment

3K to Christchurch working for Jobseekers

31 Jul 2014 Recruitment
Social Development Minister Paula Bennett says 157 people across the country have so far taken up the Government’s 3K to ... more

200 more training places for graduate nurses

30 Jul 2014 Recruitment
Health Minister Tony Ryall has announced the government will fund up to 200 additional training places for nurse graduates next... more