Business

NZ guest nights hit new record in September

10 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 10 November 2016 11:51 AMNZ guest nights hit new record in September as Key says sector 'squeezed' by tourist demandBy Tina MorrisonNov. 10 (BusinessDesk) - In a week when Prime... more

Mainfreight's Braid feels let down by lack of capacity

10 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 10 November 2016 10:49 AMMainfreight's Braid feels let down by lack of KiwiRail capacity after investing alongside railBy Jonathan UnderhillNov. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Mainfreight... more

NZ shares bounce back from initial US election selloff

10 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 10 November 2016 10:48 AMNZ shares bounce back from initial US election selloff; NZX 50 jumps 3.3%, bond yields surgeBy Sophie BootNov. 10 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares... more

Z Energy lifts dividend as Caltex contributes

10 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 10 November 2016 10:07 AMZ Energy lifts dividend as Caltex contributes to 22% gain in first-half profit, increased volumesBy Jonathan UnderhillNov. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Z Energy... more

UPDATE: RBNZ's Wheeler cuts OCR

10 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 10 November 2016 10:02 AMUPDATE: RBNZ's Wheeler cuts OCR, signals end to easing cycle(Adds detail and economist comment from 9th paragraph)By Paul McBethNov. 10 (BusinessDesk) -... more

RBNZ's Wheeler cuts OCR, signals end to easing cycle

10 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 10 November 2016 09:21 AMRBNZ's Wheeler cuts OCR, signals end to easing cycleBy Paul McBethNov. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler cut the official cash... more

NZ dollar falls as greenback recovers

10 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar falls as greenback recovers, markets see positives for US growth in Trump winBy Jonathan UnderhillNov. 10 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell as the greenback recovered... more

Fonterra startups part of internal innovation pilot

10 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 09 November 2016 03:02 PMFonterra sets up startups as part of internal innovation pilotBy Fiona RotherhamNov. 9 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative Group chief executive Theo... more

NZ dollar tumbles vs yen on potential for Trump victory

10 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 09 November 2016 05:30 PMNZ dollar tumbles vs yen on potential for Trump victory, Republican 'clean sweep'By Jonathan UnderhillNov. 9 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar... more

Prospects of Trump presidency unsettle markets

10 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk BusinessDesk via sendgrid.me 4:06 PM (16 hours ago)to editor Wednesday 09 November 2016 04:06 PMYen, gold gain, stocks drop as prospects of Trump presidency unsettle marketsBy Sophie... more

IRD delayed multinational tax crackdown

10 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 09 November 2016 03:40 PMIRD delayed multinational tax crackdown due to private sector, investment concernsBy Sophie BootNov. 9 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand has delayed cracking... more

NZ shares plunge as Trump leads presidential race

10 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 09 November 2016 05:31 PMMARKET CLOSE: NZ shares plunge as Trump leads presidential race; Xero, SkyCity fallBy Sophie BootNov. 9 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares tumbled as... more

Mercer to buy automation firm Haden & Custance for $2.25M

10 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 09 November 2016 03:15 PMMercer to buy automation firm Haden & Custance for $2.25MBy Paul McBethNov. 9 (BusinessDesk) - Mercer Group plans to buy Hastings-based Haden &... more

Update: Proposed changes to Chorus service standards

9 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 09 November 2016 02:16 PMUPDATE: Regulator proposes changes to service standard for Chorus retail customers(Updates with Chorus comment, share price in 1st and 5th paragraphs)By... more

Government boosts apprenticeship funding

9 Nov 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 09 November 2016 01:25 PMGovernment boosts apprenticeship funding, eyes immigration changes for better workforceBy Paul McBethNov. 9 (BusinessDesk) - The government has lifted... more

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News

NZ Election 2017: Labour’s plan to unlock Canterbury’s potential

28 Aug 2017 News
Jacinda Ardern on August 28, 2017 Christchurch’s rebuild will be fast-... more

Updated plan to address Auckland’s growth

11 Aug 2017 News
11 August 2017 Transport Minister Simon Bridges has released a joint report by the Government and Auckland Council, which updates work... 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

Austen vs Ashton - NZ's Penny Ashton is back with "Promise and Promiscuity"

17 Sep 2017 Arts By Penny Ashton
In 2016 all my Jane Austen dreams came true when I married my own personal Mr Darcy. I say that not because he had a universally... more

Straight out of Edinburgh - NZ's Modern Maori Quartet heading back to London - interview

28 Aug 2017 Entertainment By Charlotte Everett
Fresh from their critically acclaimed debut season at the Edinburgh Festival, Auckland’s Modern Maori Quartet are heading back... 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

NZ Election 2017: Tourism fund for infrastructure and conservation

28 Aug 2017 Travel & Tourism
Tourism fund for infrastructure and conservation Posted by Kris Faafoi on August 28, 2017 more

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

Sport

OPINION | Wallabies came out firing and didn’t wilt

27 Aug 2017 Opinion By Jim Kayes
27 August 2017 @JIMKAYES   Jim Kayes has been covering rugby since the late 1990... more

Praise flows for world champion Black Ferns

26 Aug 2017 Rugby
New Zealand's winning of the Women's Rugby World Cup has been hailed as one of the great women's games as the Black Ferns' powerful... 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

Online job ads continue growing strongly

26 Jun 2017 Recruitment
23 June 2017 Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith says the latest Jobs Online report shows strong growth... more

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

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