Business

Retiring FPH CEO Daniell says narrower focus key to success

28 Aug 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Retiring Healthcare CEO Daniell says narrower focus, 'commonality of technology' key to successBy Fiona RotherhamAug. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Retiring Fisher & Paykel Healthcare boss Mike... more

MRP latest power company to declare special dividend

28 Aug 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MRP latest power company to declare special dividendBy Pattrick SmellieAug. 28 (BusinessDesk) - MightyRiverPower has become the latest electricity generator-retailer to announce a special... more

NZ dollar advances as commodity-linked currencies buoyed

28 Aug 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar advances as commodity-linked currencies buoyed by improved sentimentBy Tina MorrisonAug. 28 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar edged up along with other commodity linked... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ joins global rebound

27 Aug 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk MARKET CLOSE: NZ joins global rebound; Auckland Airport, A2, MetroGlass gainBy Suze MetherellAug. 27 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose in a global rebound after Wall Street... more

Government, Auckland agree on transport funding approach

27 Aug 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Government, Auckland agree at last on transport funding approachBy Pattrick SmellieAug. 27 (BusinessDesk) - The government and Auckland Council have reached a detente over transport... more

NZ dollar falls as traders reduce bets on Fed hike in Sept

27 Aug 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar falls as traders wind back bets on Fed hike in September, helping lift greenbackBy Jonathan UnderhillAug. 27 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell as traders continued to... more

UPDATE: Hellaby returns to profit in 2015

27 Aug 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk UPDATE: Hellaby returns to profit in 2015; eyes Australian auto sector(Adds CEO comment)By Paul McBethAug. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Hellaby Holdings returned to profit in 2015 as it benefited... more

h3 UPDATE: F&P Healthcare earnings targets $1 bln

27 Aug 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk UPDATE: F&P Healthcare on target to reach $1 bln operating earnings in next 3 years (Recasts to focus on earnings target, adds comments from AGM)By Fiona RotherhamAug. 27... more

UPDATE: NZ regulations need to be technology agnostic: Adams

27 Aug 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk UPDATE: NZ regulations need to be technology agnostic, Adams saysBy Paul McBethAug. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Communications and Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams wants to drag New Zealand's... more

Govt to introduce consumer test on anti-dumping law

27 Aug 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Government to add consumer welfare test on anti-dumping law By Joshua RiddifordAug. 27 (BusinessDesk) - The government will introduce a new consumer welfare test to anti-dumping laws... more

Mobil says Z purchase of Caltex concentrates loyalty schemes

27 Aug 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Mobil says Z purchase of Caltex chain concentrates loyalty schemes By Joshua RiddifordAug. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Mobil Oil New Zealand says Z Energy’s acquisition of the rival Caltex and... more

Investigation launched into Aupori Maori Trust Board

27 Aug 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Flavell launches ministerial investigation into Aupouri Maori Trust BoardBy Suze MetherellAug. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Maori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell has launched a ministerial... more

Hellaby returns to profit in 2015

27 Aug 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Hellaby returns to profit in 2015 as acquisitions add earnings; plans to sell footwear units By Paul McBethAug. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Hellaby Holdings, the NZX-listed diversified... more

F&P Healthcare lifts earnings guidance; CEO Daniell retires

27 Aug 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk F&P Healthcare lifts earnings guidance; CEO Mike Daniell to retireBy Fiona RotherhamAug. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, the medical devices manufacturer, lifted... more

Truck shops come under Comcom scrutiny

27 Aug 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Truck shops target poor with sharp prices, lower-quality goods, non-compliant contracts, regulator says By Jonathan UnderhillAug. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Mobile traders, or truck shops,... more

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News

10 year passports will be delivered early

24 Aug 2015 News
10 year passports will be delivered early Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today welcomed the Government Administration Select ... more

One month left for councils to get digital enablement plans sorted

19 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister for Communications 19 August 2015 Local authorities have four more weeks to submit a... more

Business

NZ wool prices unchanged at auction amid Chinese uncertainty

28 Aug 2015 Business News By Tina Morrison
  NZ wool prices unchanged at auction amid Chinese uncertainty Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand wool prices held steady at... more

NZ dollar bounces from six-year low

25 Aug 2015 Business News By Paul McBeth
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ dollar bounces from six-year low after market volatility takes a breather By Paul McBeth Aug. 25 ... more

Living

It’s Snoopy’s Birthday!

10 Aug 2015 Entertainment
20th Century Fox is celebrating Snoopy’s birthday ahead of the release of the first animated Peanuts movie SNOOPY AND CHARLIE... more

NZ's Sola Rosa Sound System heads to London - interview with Andrew Spraggon

6 Aug 2015 Entertainment By Charlotte Everett
Sola Rosa Sound System comes to London on 20 August – NZNewsUK London Editor Charlotte Everett had a chat with frontman Andrew... more

Property

Auckland house price growth stalls in July: Barfoot

5 Aug 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
  Auckland house price growth stalls in July as properties 'fully priced', Barfoot says Aug. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland house... more

Site purchased for Pt Chevalier Kindergarten

31 Jul 2015 Property
New Zealand Government   Hon Nikki Kaye Associate Minister of Education   31 July 2015   Site purchased for Pt... more

Migration

NZ net migration reaches new annual record in June

21 Jul 2015 Migration By Paul McBeth
  NZ net migration reaches new annual record in June, swelled by Indian, Chinese students July 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

NZ migration rises to new annual record in May

22 Jun 2015 Migration By Suze Metherell
  NZ migration rises to new annual record in May, closing in on Treasury's upside scenario June 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

Travel

Air NZ to continue alliance with Cathay Pacific

25 Aug 2015 Travel & Tourism By Joshua Riddiford
Air NZ to continue alliance with Cathay Pacific, targets Asian tourists Aug. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand's has had its... more

Partnerships push New Zealand’s profile abroad

25 Aug 2015 NZ Tourism
25 August 2015 Campaigns promoting New Zealand as an outstanding visitor destination reached more than 1.2 billion people globally... more

Sport

All Blacks squad for Rugby World Cup 2015 announced

30 Aug 2015 Rugby
30 August 2015 The All Blacks squad for Rugby World Cup 2015 has been announced with the All Blacks selectors selecting a squad... more

Gold medals for Austria and Slovakia after close slalom

30 Aug 2015 Sport
Winter Games NZ Gold medals for Austria and Slovakia after close fought slalom at Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015 A world class... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the flag campaign

25 Aug 2015 Opinion
Gordon Campbell on the flag campaign So far, the public has treated the government’s flag campaign with something between... more

Gordon Campbell on Donald Trump, and Dr Dre

19 Aug 2015 Opinion
Gordon Campbell on Donald Trump, and Dr Dre   For the past few months, you, me, and Rupert Murdoch have been waiting for the... more

Kiwi Success

Former cricketer Simon Doull signs with NZME

19 Aug 2015 Appointments
Former cricketer and established broadcaster Simon Doull signs with NZME 19 August 2015 – New Zealand Media and Entertainment... more

New ECan commissioner appointed

6 Aug 2015 Appointments
Elizabeth Cunningham has been appointed as a commissioner at Environment Canterbury (ECan), Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith and... more

Recruitment

Eleven straight quarters of job growth

5 Aug 2015 Recruitment
The latest labour market data shows continued job growth, with 7,000 more people employed over the last quarter and 69,000 more New ... more

NZ unemployment rate rises to 5.9% on weaker jobs growth

5 Aug 2015 Recruitment By Paul McBeth
NZ unemployment rate rises to 5.9% as jobs growth lags behind growing population Aug. 5 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's jobless rate... more