Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise before Brexit vote

24 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 23 June 2016 05:37 PMMARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise before Brexit vote, led by Vital, Summerset; Nuplex dropsBy Sophie BootJune 23 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose as... more

Error prevention and VR learning win HealthTech awards

23 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 23 June 2016 05:24 PMInnovation for medication error prevention and virtual reality learning win HealthTech awardsBy Fiona RotherhamJune 23 (BusinessDesk) - A medical device... more

NZ dollar little changed near 12-month high

23 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 23 June 2016 05:07 PMNZ dollar little changed near 12-month high, may push higher if UK stays in the EUBy Jonathan UnderhillJune 23 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar was... more

Not just the UK to worry about with Brexit

23 Jun 2016 Business News
Beef And Lamb NZ Not just the UK to worry about with Brexit – Beef + Lamb New Zealand say 23 June 2016 Beef + Lamb New Zealand says those who think Brexit won’t have an impact on trade because the... more

SBS Bank lifts annual profit

23 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk SBS Bank lifts annual profit as residential and consumer lending increasesBy Sophie BootJune 23 (BusinessDesk) - SBS Bank, New Zealand's biggest building society, lifted annual profit 2.8... more

Govt grants should fund Kiwi tech pilots, founder says

23 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Govt grants should fund Kiwi tech pilots rather than hand out cash, start-up founder saysBy Fiona RotherhamJune 23 (BusinessDesk) - An alternative to government funding agencies handing... more

O:Tu winemaker Marlborough Wine Estates to join NXT

23 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk O:Tu winemaker Marlborough Wine Estates to join NXTBy Paul McBethJune 23 (BusinessDesk) - Marlborough Wine Estates Group, the Chinese-owned maker of O:Tu and Music Bay wine brands, will... more

Hellaby to buy TBS Group for $45M plus earnouts

23 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Hellaby to buy TBS Group for $45M plus earnouts after gaining related party waiverBy Edwin MitsonJune 23 (BusinessDesk) - Hellaby Holdings is to buy maintenance and engineering contractor... more

UPDATE: Michael Hill shareholders support restructuring

23 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 23 June 2016 01:15 PMUPDATE: Michael Hill shareholders overwhelmingly support shift into new ASX-listed vehicle(Recasts to add results of special meeting)By Jonathan... more

Motor Trade Finance rejects takeover offers as too low

23 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 23 June 2016 12:22 PMMotor Trade Finance rejects takeover offers as too lowBy Sophie BootJune 23 (BusinessDesk) - Motor Trade Finance has rejected all offers from parties looking... more

Tighter relationship gives FMA confidence in NZX's oversight

23 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 23 June 2016 11:20 AMTighter relationship gives FMA confidence in NZX's market oversightBy Paul McBethJune 23 (BusinessDesk) - A closer relationship between NZX and the Financial... more

TEC seeks $1.47M refund from Intueri

23 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 23 June 2016 11:03 AMTEC seeks $1.47M refund from Intueri after dive school probe finds courses under-deliveredBy Jonathan UnderhillJune 23 (BusinessDesk) - Intueri Education... more

Pumpkin Patch affirms earnings guidance as director quits

23 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 23 June 2016 10:37 AMPumpkin Patch affirms earnings guidance as director Josette Prince quitsBy Sophie BootJune 23 (BusinessDesk) - Pumpkin Patch director Josette Prince is the... more

CBL Corp to buy French insurance creator for 94 mln euro

23 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 23 June 2016 09:22 AMCBL Corp to buy French insurance creator for 94 mln euroBy Paul McBethJune 23 (BusinessDesk) - CBL Corp plans to buy France's Securities and Financial... more

Godfrey Hirst to challenge High Court ruling

23 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 23 June 2016 09:18 AMGodfrey Hirst to challenge High Court ruling that rejected its appeal against scouring mergerBy Jonathan UnderhillJune 23 (BusinessDesk) - Godfrey Hirst, the... more

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News

A democratic path forward to mandate a plan for #Brexit

26 Jun 2016 Opinion
Opinion - Alastair Thompson   A democratic path forward to mandate a proper plan for #Brexit - a proposal. By Alastair ... more

Minister to attend WW1 commemorations in Europe

24 Jun 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Anne Tolley Minister for Social Development 24 June 2016 Media Statement Minister to attend WW1... more

Business

NZ stocks turn as referendum result keeps investors guessing

24 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ stocks turn as UK referendum result keeps investors guessing By Paul McBeth June 24 (BusinessDesk) - New... more

NZ dollar drops vs. Australian dollar

7 Jun 2016 Business News By Johnathan Underhill
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar drops vs. Australian dollar on lack of RBA rate cut By Jonathan Underhill June 7 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Living

The Infinite Air: new book about Jean Batten celebrates NZ aviator's life

27 Jun 2016 Arts
** WIN one of two copies of the novel - visit our Competitions page for more details ** JEAN BATTEN was born in New Zealand in 1909,... more

INTERVIEW: NZ electronica pioneers Pitch Black in London

27 Jun 2016 Entertainment By Charlotte Everett
Pioneers of New Zealand's electronica scene, Pitch Black are celebrating the impending anniversary of their inaugural... more

Property

Record annual profit for Kiwi Property

16 May 2016 Property
By Jonathan Underhill May 16 (BusinessDesk) - Kiwi Property Group, the country's biggest listed property investor by market value,... more

Record annual profit for Kiwi Property

16 May 2016 Property
Portfolio gain, rental income growth delivers record annual profit for Kiwi Property By Jonathan Underhill May 16 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Migration

Kiwis could be affected by tighter UK rules

30 Mar 2016 Migration By Audrey Young
British High Commissioner Jonathan Sinclair is defending changes to skilled migrant rules for Britain but suggests they won't affect... more

Immigrants' attitudes to corruption worries SFO

17 Feb 2016 Migration By Sophie Boot
Feb. 17 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's record inbound migration has undermined the country's squeaky-clean reputation because of an... more

Travel

More funding for the New Zealand Cycle Trail

3 Jun 2016 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government   Rt Hon John Key Prime MinisterMinister of Tourism 3 June 2016 More funding for the New Zealand... more

Jucy plans to expand pod-style hotel chain to Australia

16 May 2016 NZ Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 16 May 2016 12:20 PM Jucy plans to expand pod-style hotel chain to Australia in 2017 By Fiona... more

Sport

Misfortune strikes All Blacks centre Moala

26 Jun 2016 Rugby By Daniel Gilhoolyd
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Richie McCaw: 148

22 Jun 2016 Sport
Upstart Press   Richie McCaw: 148 148 tests 131 wins 110 times captain of the All Blacks 2 Rugby World Cup triumphs 12... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on our refugee response, and a TPP rewrite

14 Jun 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on our paltry refugee response and a brazen US rewrite of the TPP First published at... more

Gordon Campbell on Muhammad Ali

7 Jun 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
As with Bob Dylan, Muhammad Ali changed the times in which he lived so thoroughly that anyone coming along afterwards will probably... more

Kiwi Success

New Ambassador to Belgium named

23 Jun 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Murray McCully Minister of Foreign Affairs   23 June 2016 Media Statement New Ambassador to Belgium... more

New appointments to Vulnerable Children’s Board

12 May 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Anne Tolley Minister for Social Development 12 May 2016 New appointments to Vulnerable Children’s... more

Recruitment

Zero-hour contracts gone, PPL extended

10 Mar 2016 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Hon Michael Woodhouse Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety 10 March 2016 Zero-hour contracts gone, PPL... more

Scheme helping to staff hard to fill positions

28 Feb 2016 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Scheme helping to staff hard to fill positions Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says an incentive scheme... more

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