Business

F&P Appliances subsidiary fined A$200k over warranty claims

27 Jan 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk F&P Appliances subsidiary fined A$200k over misleading warranty claimsBy Paul McBethJan. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Fisher & Paykel Appliances, the New Zealand whiteware manufacturer... more

Anzco's Harrison to fund new Lincoln University chair

27 Jan 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Anzco's Harrison to fund new Lincoln University chair in trade, global value chainsBy Jonathan UnderhillJan. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Graeme Harrison, chairman of meat company Anzco Foods, is... more

NZ lamb wool price rises to 3-year high on increased demand

27 Jan 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ lamb wool price rises to 3-year high on increased demandBy Tina MorrisonJan. 27 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand lamb wool prices rose to a three-year high last week on increased demand... more

Dentsu Aegis Network Appoints General Manager of Activations

27 Jan 2015 Business News
Dentsu Aegis Network Dentsu Aegis Network Appoints Bríd Drohan-Stewart as General Manager of Activations, New ZealandDentsu Aegis Network New Zealand today announces the appointment of Bríd Drohan-Stewart as... more

NZ export log prices rise to 9-month high in January

27 Jan 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ export log prices rise to 9-month high in January as Chinese inventories fallBy Tina MorrisonJan. 27 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand export log prices rose to an nine-month high in... more

Spark's long-term executive Chris Quin to leave in June

27 Jan 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Spark's long-term executive Chris Quin to leave in JuneBy Paul McBethJan. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Spark New Zealand head of home, mobile and business Chris Quin, a 20-year veteran of the... more

NZ dollar touches fresh 3-year low, dips below 74 US cts

27 Jan 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar touches fresh 3-year low, dips below 74 US cts, ahead of RBNZ meetingBy Tina MorrisonJan. 27 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar touched a fresh three-year low as traders... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 charts new record high, led by Spark

26 Jan 2015 Business News
By Paul McBeth Jan. 26 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose to a new record close as holidays in Auckland and Australia kept trading volumes light. The gains were led by companies offering relatively high... more

NZ dollar trades near 3-year low, fails to break below US74c

26 Jan 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ dollar trades near 3-year low after failing to break below 74 US cents By Jonathan Underhill Jan. 26 (BusinessDesk) - Jan. 26 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar traded near... more

VMob raises $2.17 mln, signs McDonald's deal, shares soar

26 Jan 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   VMob raises $2.17 mln, signs global deal with McDonald's, shares soar By Paul McBeth Jan. 26 (BusinessDesk) - VMob, the NZAX-listed mobile voucher developer formerly known as... more

New NXT market unlikely to launch until at least March

26 Jan 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   New NXT market unlikely to launch until at least March By Fiona Rotherham Jan. 26 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand stock exchange's NXT growth market probably won't have listings in... more

Unlikely prospect of RBNZ rate cut rears head

26 Jan 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Unlikely prospect of RBNZ rate cut rears head as tightening cycle dissipates By Jonathan Underhill Jan. 26 (BusinessDesk) - Traders have started pricing in a small prospect of... more

NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may decline in volatile trading

26 Jan 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may decline in volatile trading as RBNZ, Fed meet By Tina Morrison Jan. 26 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar is headed for a volatile week marked by... more

NZ services sector activity ends 2014 on up note

26 Jan 2015 Business News
By Paul McBeth Jan. 26 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's services sector activity picked up in December, led by wholesale trade and hospitality. The BNZ-BusinessNZ performance of services index rose 1.8 points to... more

NZ dollar falls to 3-year low as investors favour greenback

26 Jan 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ dollar falls to 3-year low as investors favour greenback, shed euro By Tina Morrison Jan. 26 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell to its lowest in more than three years... more

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News

Presbyterian Church to lead Waitangi Day dawn ceremony

29 Jan 2015 News
  Presbyterian Church to lead Waitangi Day dawn ceremony for first time For the first time in the history of the Presbyterian... more

Upwards NCEA trend continues

29 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Upwards NCEA trend continues Education Minister Hekia Parata has welcomed the release of provisional results ... more

Business

NZ dollar drops after RBNZ abandons bias to raise rates

29 Jan 2015 Business News By Jonathan Underhill
Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar dropped, touching a four-year low, after the Reserve Bank abandoned its bias for ... more

NZ venison, lamb ventures win $41 mln of funding under PGP

29 Jan 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ venison, lamb ventures targeting wealthy consumers win $41 mln of funding By Fiona Rotherham Jan. 29... more

Living

Signing - Next amazing Exhibition at Academy Galleries

28 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Academy Galleries Signing The New Zealand Academy of Fine Art’ latest exhibition is commemorating 175 years since the signing... more

‘Sunday’ Selected for Byron Bay International Film Festival

28 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Sunday The Film Kiwi Romance ‘Sunday’ Selected for Byron Bay International Film Festival 2015 New Zealand film... more

Property

Americans the biggest buyers of NZ land since 2010: Linz

29 Jan 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   Americans the biggest buyers of New Zealand land since 2010, Linz data shows By Fiona Rotherham Jan. 29... more

Housing affordability drops 14%, driven by Auckland prices

29 Jan 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   Housing affordability drops 14%, driven by Auckland house price rises By Fiona Rotherham Jan. 29 ... more

Migration

Free new Kiwi workshops return for fresh season

23 Jan 2015 Migration
Newcomer settlement support agency Auckland Regional Migrant Services (ARMS) is kick-starting the New Year with the return of its ... more

Overstayer numbers at record low

22 Dec 2014 Migration
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes new figures showing New Zealand overstayer numbers are at the lowest since 2000. A... more

Travel

Fifteen New Zealand spots to visit in 2015

23 Jan 2015 NZ Tourism
Need some inspiration for the year ahead? Here are some brilliant things to do around the country. 1. Crankworx The world's... more

Holiday parks making most of sunshine

22 Jan 2015 NZ Tourism
Holiday parks are reaping the benefits of the great holiday weather, starting the new year with record-equalling confidence... more

Sport

Mannering caps landmark year at NZRL Awards

29 Jan 2015 Rugby League
NZRL Mannering caps landmark year at NZRL Awards NZ skipper Simon Mannering has captured NZ rugby league’s top honour for... more

Mojo Pulse 2015 Pre-season Games Announced

29 Jan 2015 Netball
Netball Central Zone Mojo Pulse 2015 Pre-season Games Announced 29 January 2015 With only 30 days till the start of the 2015 ANZ... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Eleanor Catton rumpus

29 Jan 2015 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Eleanor Catton rumpus by Gordon Campbell If anyone was in doubt about the... more

Gordon Campbell on the Sabin case, and pressures on Greece and coyotes

28 Jan 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Brain fades are one thing, but the brain freeze that seems to have beset the Prime Minister over the Mike Sabin affair is... more

Kiwi Success

Xero names US-based Douglas Jeffries as CFO

29 Jan 2015 Appointments By Tina Morrison
Xero names US-based Douglas Jeffries as CFO as it targets North American market By Tina Morrison Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Xero, the... more

New Zealand scientist receives top award in China

16 Jan 2015 People
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed the news that Kiwi scientist Dr Phil Rolston has been awarded the Chinese ... more

Recruitment

Tainui's Mike Pohio resigns

23 Jan 2015 Recruitment
By Fiona Rotherham Jan. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Mike Pohio, chief executive of Tainui Group Holdings, has resigned after eight years at... more

Manufacturing activity rises to decade high in December

22 Jan 2015 Recruitment
By Suze Metherell Jan. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Activity in New Zealand's manufacturing sector rose last month to its highest level in a... more