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Government agency Education NZ fears polytechnic reform may scare off international students

Fears that radical polytechnic reforms will scare off international students have surfaced in a leaked email from a Government agency.The agency in charge of marketing NZ education overseas, Education New Zealand, has emailed private... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Nz, NZ education overseas Education New Zealand

Air New Zealand invites John Oliver to fly to NZ, record a show 'from the future'

John Oliver seems to be a big fan of New Zealand and keep a close eye on what's going on in the country - so now Air New Zealand has officially invited him to visit.The airline has launched a social media campaign asking John Oliver... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, John Oliver, New Zealand, Nz, Air New Zealand

NZ shares rise amid flurry of company earnings

New Zealand shares rose amid a flurry of company earnings. A2 Milk hit a 12-month high after beating analysts' expectations, while Spark New Zealand, Fletcher Building and Meridian Energy fell.The S&P/NZX 50 index increased 25.18... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz, Meridian Energy, Spark New Zealand Fletcher Building

NZ dollar drifts lower following early boost from rising dairy prices

The New Zealand dollar eased a little, giving up some of the boost it received early today from the sixth successive increase in Global Dairy Trade auction prices.The kiwi was trading at 68.72 US cents at 5pm in Wellington from... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, New Zealand, Wellington, Nz, Global Dairy Trade

Jade Gray: NZ on edge of historic fallout with China

COMMENT: Let us be clear. New Zealand is on the edge of a historic fallout with The Peoples Republic of China. Not since NZ's snub of the US through its Nuclear Free policy has this country directly antagonised a world super power... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, US, New Zealand, Nz, Peoples Republic of China, Jade Gray

Another big year in store for NZ mergers and acquisitions

Last year was a big one for New Zealand mergers and acquisitions and law firm Russell McVeagh expects to see more of the same in 2019, despite increased global uncertainty.The firm said 176 deals, worth a combined $7.126 billion... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz, Russell McVeagh

NZ shares fall; A2 Milk, Synlait down

New Zealand shares fell, with A2 Milk weaker after an analyst dubbed it overvalued and as weak Chinese sales by Australian supplements maker Blackmores weighed on the dairy company. Heartland Group declined on weaker-than-expected... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz, Blackmores, Heartland Group

NZ dollar falls after second fruit fly discovered

An already weak New Zealand dollar fell further on the news that a second fruit fly has been found in Auckland. It is of a different species to the adult male Queensland fly caught last week.The kiwi had already been dragged down... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Queensland, New Zealand, Auckland, Nz

Real George v fake George: Feathers fly in Hawke's Bay over 'misleading' chicken branding

A Hawke's Bay family-owned organic chicken business says it is taking legal action over the fictitious characters used by an NZ chicken giant in its branding.Bostock Brothers Organic Free Range Chicken says Brinks is imitating its... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Nz, Bay, Hawke, Real George, Bostock Brothers Organic Free Range Chicken

Investors waiting to see what capital gains tax means for NZ

New Zealand is probably going to get a capital gains tax and the likely outline of how that could play out will probably be the economic highlight this week.But competing for public attention will be the gearing up of the company... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz

Liam Dann: Where to next for NZ-China relations?

With Chinese New Year celebrations underway around the country, its unfortunate that the suggestion New Zealand's diplomatic relationship with Beijing has soured is dominating headlines.But we just can't afford to ignore the risk... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Beijing, New Zealand, Nz, Liam Dann

Liam Dann: Focus on NZ diplomatic independence crucial

With Chinese New Year celebrations underway around the country, its unfortunate that the suggestion New Zealand's diplomatic relationship with Beijing has soured is dominating headlines.But we just can't afford to ignore the risk... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Beijing, New Zealand, Nz, Liam Dann

NZ shares dip as global trade jitters weigh on A2 Milk, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare

New Zealand shares fell as pessimism over trade negotiations between the US and China cast a pall across Asia. Exporters including A2 Milk and Fisher & Paykel Healthcare led the market lower.The S&P/NZX 50 index decreased 39.27... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Asia, Business, China, US, New Zealand, Nz, Fisher Paykel Healthcare, Paykel Healthcare

NZ dollar set for weekly gain after Reserve Bank surprise

The New Zealand dollar fell slightly on the day but is headed for a 1.2 per cent weekly gain after the Reserve Bank surprised the market last Wednesday with a less dovish than expected monetary policy statement.The New Zealand dollar... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz, Reserve Bank

NZ's net migration falls in 2018

The second month of the new net migration statistics suggests the data will be highly volatile and that at the very least, a longer build-up of history will be needed before anybody can rely on each new month's figures.The latest... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Nz

NZ shares snap six-day run of gains; Sky TV falls

New Zealand shares fell, snapping a six-day run of gains, as a stronger kiwi dollar weighed on exporters such as Fisher & Paykel Healthcare and A2 Milk. Skellerup bucked the trend, gaining after it reported increased earnings.The... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz, Fisher Paykel Healthcare, Skellerup

NZ dollar rises on stronger China trade data

The New Zealand dollar rose on stronger than expected trade data from China and positive news on its trade dispute with the United States.The kiwi was trading at 68.30 US cents at 5pm from 68.09 at 8am. The trade-weighted index... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, US, United States, New Zealand, Nz

NZ banks slash branch numbers

New Zealand banks collectively cut 44 branches from their networks last year with all the major banks making cut-backs.Figures from KPMG's FIPS Banking report show the total number of bank branches in New Zealand fell from 1024... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Kpmg, Nz

AMP puts NZ float plans on hold while parent's profit slumps

Financial services company AMP has put its New Zealand initial public offer (IPO) on hold.The company, part of Australia's AMP, said it would focus this year on the separation of AMP Life and New Zealand wealth management, which... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Australia, New Zealand, AMP, Nz

Air NZ's new Bay of Islands video clocks up 600,000 views in a week

A new Air New Zealand video promoting the Bay of Islands has racked up more than 600,000 views in its first week. Called Joe and Jayden's Bay of Islands Challenge, the two-minute clip sees the stars of the airline's acclaimed 2016... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Nz, Air New Zealand, Bay Of Islands, Jayden

Tourism Holdings leads NZ shares higher

New Zealand shares joined a global rally on optimism that the latest US delegation to Beijing will make meaningful gains in soothing the strained trade relations. Tourism Holdings led widespread gains; SkyCity Entertainment Group... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, Beijing, New Zealand, Nz, SkyCity Entertainment Group, Tourism Holdings

NZ dollar rises against greenback

The New Zealand dollar jumped just over one US cent after the Reserve Bank's bias towards eventually hiking interest rates - rather than cutting them - wrong-footed traders who were more wary about global risks.The kiwi rose to... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, New Zealand, Nz, Reserve Bank

Low NZ interest rates cemented in place as RBNZ keeps OCR on hold

Low interest rates were further cemented in place today when the Reserve Bank kept its official cash rate (OCR) at 1.75 per cent.The central bank said it would keep the OCR at an expansionary level for a considerable period to contribute... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, OCR, Nz, RBNZ, Reserve Bank

Reserve Bank keeps OCR at 1.75 pct, NZ dollar rallies

The New Zelaand dollar rallied sharply after the Reserve Bank left its official cash rate (OCR) unchanged at 1.75 per cent and kept its neutral stance.The central bank said it would keep the OCR at an expansionary level for a considerable... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, OCR, Nz, Reserve Bank

Meridian, Genesis, Mercury lead NZ shares higher

New Zealand shares gained as growing bets for an interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank stoked demand for utility companies such as Mercury NZ, Meridian Energy and Genesis Energy with steady dividends.The S&P/NZX 50 index rose 70.77... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz, Reserve Bank, Genesis Energy, Meridian Genesis Mercury, Mercury NZ Meridian Energy

NZ dollar treads water ahead of Reserve Bank's monetary policy statement

The New Zealand dollar is little changed ahead of the Reserve Bank's monetary policy statement tomorrow afternoon.The kiwi was trading at 67.29 US cents at 5pm, from 67.29 at 8am. The trade weighted index was at 73.21 points from... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, New Zealand, Nz, Reserve Bank

NZ's lack of Capital Gains Tax unusual - global expert

New Zealand is unusual in not having Capital Gains Tax, says EY global chairwoman of tax, Kate Barton.But that doesn't mean putting a CGT in place will be easy, New York-based Barton says. Barton, who has been in New Zealand... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New York, New Zealand, CGT, Nz, Barton, Kate Barton

As Trump signs AI order, a warning about the rise of bots in NZ

US President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order directing federal agencies to prioritise research and development in artificial intelligence. MORE: Are Kiwi jobs safe in a robotic age? The plan, called the American... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, Donald Trump, Nz, Trump

Business debate: Should NZ introduce a capital gains tax?

Ahead of next Wednesday's Tax Working Group report release, the chief economist of one of our biggest banks and New Zealand's landlord chief go head to head over capital gains tax.The gulf is wide in this business debate, with... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz, Tax Working Group

Facebook 'doubling down' on privacy abuse: NZ watchdog

Facebook recently celebrated its 15th anniversary, lauding a decade and a half in which it has gained around 2 billion users for its services, which now include Instagram, WhatsApp and a budding virtual reality platform, Oculus.But... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Facebook, Business, Nz, Instagram WhatsApp

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