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The sale of eight Auckland mansions last year could alone have netted $24m in capital gains tax

The sales of eight of New Zealand's most expensive homes could have last year netted the Government $24.6 million under a capital gains tax.The Herald on Sunday calculations come as the Government considers introducing a capital... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Herald, Auckland

Best places to drink wine in 2019

There’s never a better time to drink wine than right now. Smaller wine regions like Moldova and the country Georgia are sending more wine out into the world. In the US, there are now wineries in every state, as well as wine-specific tasting rooms to show off the region’s capabilities. Traditional winemaking regions like the Languedoc in France are receiving renewed attention. Unfamiliar grapes are being brought to the forefront in new ways. All this is to say that if you appreciate a good gla...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Colorado, California, France, Virginia, US, America, Georgia, Spain, Catalonia, Unesco, Italy, New Zealand, Vancouver, North

Where investment scammers send New Zealand victims' money

High achieving New Zealanders are being targeted by investment scammers who set up companies and bank accounts in Hong Kong, says a fraud expert.Bronwyn Groot, the fraud education manager at the Commission for Financial Capability... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Hong Kong, Business, New Zealand, Commission For Financial Capability, Bronwyn Groot

Brian Gaynor: Tax plan likely to go the way of the Titanic

COMMENT: The recommendations from the Tax Working Group (TWG) clearly show that the New Zealand stock exchange can't win a trick.Just four weeks after the NZX and Financial Markets Authority announced a joint study to "focus... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Financial Markets Authority, NZX, Brian Gaynor, Tax Working Group TWG

NZ Refining in bid to fast track upgrade

New Zealand Refining is investigating whether it can bring forward a project to improve the shipping channel into Whangārei harbour by a year.The widening and straightening of the channel will allow users of the Marsden Point... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz

Jonassen trumps Satterthwaite as Australia go 1-0 up

The New Zealand captain had put her team on course for victory but they couldn't hold their nerve in the final ten overs
Tags: Australia, Sport, Cricket, New Zealand, Satterthwaite, Jonassen

Jonassen trumps Satterthwaite as Australia cling on

The New Zealand captain had put her team on course for victory but they couldn't hold their nerve in the final 10 overs
Tags: Australia, Sport, Cricket, New Zealand, Satterthwaite, Jonassen

Synlait Milk leads NZ shares higher

New Zealand shares rose, with heavy trading in Auckland International Airport and Air New Zealand after the airport operator lifted earnings and said it will cut airline landing fees.The S&P/NZX 50 index increased 8.4 points, or... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz, Air New Zealand, Auckland International Airport, Synlait Milk

NZ dollar dragged down by Aussie counterpart

The New Zealand dollar fell, dragged down by the Australian dollar, amid concerns about what a ban on Australian coal imports through China's northern ports in Dalian might mean.Both currencies steadied after Australian Prime Minister... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, New Zealand, Nz, Dalian

Jacinda Ardern tells Scott Morrison Australia's deportation policy 'corrosive'

New Zealand takes a dim view of deporting people who moved to Australia as children, Ardern saysAustralia’s policy of deporting New Zealand citizens with criminal records has become “corrosive” to the relationship between the two traditional allies, Jacinda Ardern has said, in her strongest warning yet to Scott Morrison.The Australian prime minister arrived in Auckland on Friday morning for a brief official meeting with Ardern and New Zealand officials, foregoing the traditional weekend stay pri...
Tags: Australia, Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Scott Morrison, Auckland, Jacinda Ardern, Ardern, Scott Morrison Australia

China coal ban: Scott Morrison is not ‘jumping to conclusions’

Prime minister says he will continue to engage with Chinese ports and authorities as he has in the pastScott Morrison is not “jumping to conclusions” over a Chinese port’s reported ban on Australian coal imports amid fears it’s linked to a diplomatic rift.The Australian prime minister, in New Zealand on Friday for bilateral talks with his counterpart, Jacinda Ardern, said local ports made their own decisions about such matters. Continue reading...
Tags: Energy, China, Australia news, Commodities, Coal, Australian politics, New Zealand, Scott Morrison, Australian economy, Morrison, Josh Frydenberg, Business (Australia, Jacinda Ardern

Capital Gains Tax would see house prices fall as investors flee market ahead of tax's implementation - REINZ

A capital gains tax would lead to lower house prices as property investors flee the market to avoid getting stung with the new tax, according to New Zealand's biggest Real Estate lobby group.But other property experts are not so... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, REINZ

CGT would see house prices fall as investors flee market ahead of tax's implementation - REINZ

A capital gains tax would lead to lower house prices as property investors flee the market to avoid getting stung with the new tax, according to New Zealand's biggest Real Estate lobby group.But other property experts are not so... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, CGT, REINZ

A long trip, a long day in Mexico for New Zealand’s Ryan Fox

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Playing golf on foreign soil is nothing new to Ryan Fox. He just didn’t know what planet he was on Thursday in the Mexico Championship. Fox was home in New Zealand earlier this week, fresh off a European Tour victory in the Super 6 Perth that moved him to No. 66 […]
Tags: News, Mexico, Sports, Ap, Fox, Mexico City, New Zealand, Ryan Fox

nib Half Year Results

Click here to view nib New Zealand operations and their performance for the half year ending 31 December 2018. Download Media Release_nib New Zealand delivers more value to more members_180219
Tags: New Zealand

Todd Astle recalled for Bangladesh Test series as Ajaz Patel misses out

Will Young is again the spare batsman in what is a very settled New Zealand Test squad
Tags: Sport, Cricket, New Zealand, Bangladesh, Todd Astle, Ajaz Patel

Refining NZ earnings slashed by shutdown

New Zealand Refining reported a 62 per cent slide in full-year profit after a major shutdown reduced throughput and regional processing margins fell.Net profit fell to $29.6 million in the 2018 calendar year, from $78.5 million... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz

Best places for solo female travel

As much as we love travel, there’s no denying it can be tough. That goes double for solo travelers. And double that for solo female travelers. Going it alone can make a trip that much more enriching and empowering, encourage you to take risks and make new friends along the way, but choosing the right first adventure is crucial to ensure solo travel doesn’t leave a bitter taste in your mouth. For women, no matter how fearless, that probably means picking someplace safer than most, at least mod...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Singapore, Israel, Tel Aviv, Ireland, Santiago, Chile, New Zealand, Denmark, South America, Michelin, Dublin, Copenhagen, Kerry, Costa Rica

Supernatural Thriller 'The Changeover' Doesn't Change Up Its Genre Cliches

An evocative setting and a chewily fun performance from Timothy Spall as a mysterious and malevolent figure can't keep this New Zealand film from trafficking in tired tropes.(Image credit: Vertical Entertainment)
Tags: News, Timothy Spall, New Zealand

MYOB adds 57% more subscribers in 2018 but still lags behind Xero

Accounting software firm MYOB has been adding online customers at more than twice the rate of arch-rival Xero but its total subscriber numbers are still two-thirds of Xero's numbers for Australia and New Zealand.MYOB added 229,000... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Australia, New Zealand, Xero, MYOB

Firearms Mufflers – Politics Trumps Safety

SilencerCo Releases Quietest .22 Suppressor to Hit the Market U.S.A. –-( This will be our epitaph if the US fails as a country; “We wanted to stop doing stupid things…but we were addicted to money and power.” The list of our stupid government actions is endless, but the regulation of firearms mufflers has to be near the top of the list. I didn’t believe it until I heard it with my own ears. We should be shouting for muffler deregulation. I’ve worked around equipment that was s...
Tags: Usa, Hollywood, Guns, Washington, US, America, Fbi, New Zealand, Nra, Ammoland, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, Gun Rights News, Suppressors, Rob Morse, Polite Society Podcast Rob

Could wool fibers replace glass fibers in FRP?

In New Zealand, surfboard maker Paul Barron has developed a new wild and wooly composite.
Tags: Design, News, New Zealand, Paul Barron

Pop Culture Imports: An Offbeat New Zealand Comedy, a Bombastic Chinese Blockbuster, the Mexican Take on a Baking Competition, and More

(Welcome to Pop Culture Imports, a column that compiles the best foreign movies and TV streaming right now.) Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but you still have time to impress your significant other with foreign-language shows and movies. But don’t worry, not all movies with subtitles are stuffy prestige dramas. We have quite an eclectic collection of foreign movies and TV shows in this week’s Pop Culture Imports, which include a zany New Zealand comedy, a bombastic Chinese blockbuster, a cl...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Movies, Mexico, China, America, Taiwan, Features, New Zealand, Hulu, Viki, Britannia, Lee, Jane, Taika Waititi, Jason Bourne

Government productivity report slammed for underplaying NZ ICT sector

A report published by Government has come under fire for not giving enough credit to the importance of New Zealand's ICT sector and heavily referencing Google's own report.Joint research project 'Growing the digital economy in... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Google, Business, New Zealand, ICT, NZ ICT

Editorial: Capital gains tax taking good shape

COMMENT: At long last New Zealand can stop discussing capital gains tax in the abstract and consider a concrete proposal. Sir Michael Cullen's tax working group has proposed a relatively simple, clean and comprehensive tax on the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Michael Cullen

Origins of giant extinct New Zealand bird traced to Africa

Scientists have revealed the African origins of New Zealand's most mysterious giant flightless bird -- the now extinct adzebill -- showing that some of its closest living relatives are the pint-sized flufftails from Madagascar and Africa.
Tags: Africa, New Zealand, Madagascar

Twelve South made this discreet looking picture frame that also charges your phone

Turning a pleasant, memorable piece of home-decor into a useful product seems to be this year’s general consensus. Twelve South’s PowerPic is, outwardly, a photo frame, but it also happens to hide a wireless charger within it. The PowerPic sits on side tables, mantelpieces, workdesks, or coffee tables, and can hold any 5×7 photo of your choice within it. When not in use, the PowerPic is just another photo frame with a picture of your dog, parents, kids, siblings, or favorite artpiece. However,...
Tags: Deals, Home, Gadgets, Design, New Zealand, Popular, Product Design, Twelve South, Wireless Charger, PowerPic, Photo Frame, Picture Frame

New Zealand South Island

New Zealand arriving in Queenstown was interesting as we swung through the mountains and bounced off the short runway before coming to a halt. First impressions were of a rugged more varied and cooler country than where we had recently been.Plus it
Tags: Travel, New Zealand, Queenstown, New Zealand South Island

United States: New Zealand Privacy Bill Would Add Authorization And Data Breach Notification Requirements - Littler Mendelson

As a proposed Privacy Bill works its way through the New Zealand Parliament, key changes aim to strengthen the protection of confidential and personal information.
Tags: News, United States, New Zealand, Bill, Littler Mendelson

Review: Women’s Patagonia Capilene Air Hoody

Sometimes you find a piece of gear that just works. The comfort, function, style, fit… all the important elements blend together so well that you aren’t entirely sure how you managed to get along before it entered your life. These items must be categorized as great gear, not just good gear. I’ve worked with plenty of good gear in my life, but the Capilene Air Hoody by Patagonia is in a class of its own. It keeps me warm, it breathes effortlessly, it is stylish and comfortable and beautifully tho...
Tags: Outdoors, Washington, Sport, Cycling, Arizona, New Zealand, Patagonia, Base Layers, Don, North Cascades, Gear Reviews, Mount Lemmon, Patagonia Capilene Air Hoody, Capilene Air Hoody, Capilene Air, The Capilene Air