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5th - While you were sleeping: Stocks tumble, gold rises
5th - NZ dollar starts 2016 weaker amid concerns about China, Middle East
5th - Wynyard signs $27 mln, three-year deal with national security bureau
5th - IkeGPS drops GE brand, improving profit margin
5th - Dick Smith put into receivership 2 years after being taken public by Anchorage Capital
5th - UPDATE: Dick Smith couldn't find alternative funding in time to buy inventory, banks pulled support
5th - NZ shares join global stock rout as weak manufacturing points to slowing Chinese economy
5th - A2 Milk's Babidge, other shareholders cash in on high share price
5th - Turangi Maori land trust brings in Chinese partners for sheep milk expansion
5th - David Jones gets OIO approval to buy Kirkcaldies' store lease
5th - NZ dollar slips as Chinese stocks settle down, dairy auction looms
5th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares join global rout as Chinese manufacturing contracts; Xero, Z Energy drop
6th - Dairy product prices post a surprise decline
6th - While you were sleeping: Wall Street drops second day
6th - NZ dollar declines vs. yen as investors seek lower risk assets
6th - Auckland house prices little changed in December as sales volumes, listings drop
6th - NZ honey exports double in November on manuka demand
6th - El Nino seen abating but NZ primary sector not out of the woods given size of event
6th - Mega cashed up as minority investors diluted in pre-Christmas rights issue
6th - Richfield directors reject takeover offer from Brierley's Mercantile
6th - NZ dollar extends decline as PBOC devalues yuan, spooking investors
6th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares extend slide; A2 Milk, Sky TV, Fletcher decline
7th - While you were sleeping: China, Korea, oil worries
7th - NZ dollar gains vs. Aussie amid concerns about Chinese slowdown
7th - Summerset lifts annual sales 26% in 2015 on new developments
7th - NZ new vehicle sales soar to record in 2015
7th - SBS Bank CEO Wayne Evans dies suddenly of natural causes
7th - Key tipped to announce $1.25B spend on Auckland rail two years early as part of funding package
7th - Alliance moves to deepen cooperative culture as Silver Fern sells stake
7th - Anchorage Capital, chided for Dick Smith profit, repackages businesses from footwear to burgers
7th - Chile reveals NZ to host TPP signing ceremony in Feb, Govt tight-lipped
7th - NZ dollar falls as Chinese share trading suspended again
8th - While you were sleeping: China, oil sink stocks
8th - NZ dollar falls to three-month low vs. yen as investors spooked by China
8th - IkeGPS shares halted pending placement of shares
8th - Michael Hill boosts 1H sales 8.7% on 'steady' margins; mulls ASX listing
8th - Ferrier Hodgson tells Dick Smith workers it may take 6-8 weeks to establish if sale is possible
8th - Mobile tech company VMob migrating to NZX main board after rapid share price rise
8th - Debt listings, Australian bank share sales eclipsed IPOs on NZX in 2015
8th - MEA Mobile wants to spread success of photo print app to Australia
8th - NZ shares drop as fears over China envelop global markets
8th - Greenheart NZ to buy Northland Forest Managers for $1.5 million
8th - NZ wool prices rise in first auction of 2016, underpinned by lower kiwi dollar
8th - NZ dollar regains ground as China halts cuts to yuan fixing
8th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall on global uncertainty; Nuplex, Xero, Chorus drop
11th - World Week Ahead: US earnings, China’s trade balance
11th - NZ dollar falls after strong US jobs data; continuing concerns about China
11th - IkeGPS raises $900,000 in institutional placement, still looking at US listing
11th - NZ residential building consents rise 1.8% in November on retirement village growth
11th - NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may decline this week on China concerns, Fed rate hike bets
11th - NZ regional confidence rises in December quarter as dairy farmers upbeat, cities optimistic
11th - Labour's Robertson heads to Paris for new policy ideas
11th - Asia-Pacific shares continue to fall, Australian energy stocks hit hard
11th - Warehouse Group forecasts 15% to 21% lift in first-half profit after strong Christmas trading
11th - NZ dollar edges lower as Chinese stock market settles down
12th - While you were sleeping: Oil sinks to new lows
12th - NZ, Aussie dollars stabilise after China bolsters yuan
12th - Buller Electricity initiates mop-up provisions for holdout shares in Pulse Energy
12th - New Zealand stocks rise as bargain hunters emerge, local news remains scant
12th - Improvement in NZ home affordability may not last
12th - Dick Smith receivers install Don Grover as acting CEO as Abboud quits; retailer put up for sale
12th - Harmoney board reshuffle sees chairman Campbell go, founder Roberts return
12th - Slowdown in Chinese investor interest in Auckland property market temporary glitch, Juwai says
12th - First direct air service between NZ and Aussie capitals tipped
12th - NZ commodity prices fall 1.8% in December; down 13% in 2015
12th - NZ commodity producers had 'a year to forget' in 2015, ANZ says
12th - Shanghai Pengxin rejection has flow-on impact on failed Lochinver neighbour
12th - NZ dollar bounces as global pressures continue to weigh
12th - More for NZ than US in TPP, says World Bank study, as MFAT confirms NZ signing ceremony
13th - While you were sleeping: Wall Street pares gains
13th - NZ dollar falls as commodity prices sink on concerns about China
13th - Pushpay attracts more revenue through its merchants, plans share split
13th - NZ property values rise 14% in 2015; regulatory curbs slow Auckland growth
13th - Dramatic climate change benefits for NZ from electric vehicles, study shows
13th - NZ Mitre 10 chairman Dippie's Mega stores ordered back to negotiations after misleading union
13th - NZ dollar rises as oil prices advance from lows, Chinese stocks gain
13th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise on bargain-hunting; Sky TV, Westpac, Air NZ gain
14th - While you were sleeping: Wall St falls, Treasuries rise
14th - NZ dollar drops as higher oil inventories stoke global growth concerns
14th - Lewis Road Creamery eyes China as potential export market
14th - Trans-Tasman rivalry increases for Air NZ; fares seen falling
14th - Crime prevention company Auror strikes national deal with NZ Police, pushes offshore
14th - Vital Healthcare Property Trust
14th - NZ credit, debit card retail spending falls in December as durable goods purchases slide
14th - Direct FX may cancel derivatives licence itself after temporary compliance rule breach
14th - BlackRock brings Fletcher Building stake back above substantial shareholder mark
14th - SBS Bank names Mark McLean as interim replacement for Wayne Evans
14th - Nubiotics' milk & honey businessman Trevor Lock charged with $1 mln fraud by SFO
14th - NZ dollar falls as oil prices drop to 12-year low, Chinese stocks decline
15th - While you were sleeping: Oil rebound lifts Wall St
15th - NZ dollar drops to three-month low as investors remain wary
15th - Auckland house price growth may moderate in 2016, Fitch says
15th - NZ food prices fall for fifth month in December, led by cheaper chicken
15th - Z Energy pushes for broader company reporting in NZX governance review
15th - Virgin Australia unlikely to make significant profits for shareholders, analyst says
15th - Bethunes shareholders agree to sell Webb's auction house, seek new direction
15th - NZ wool prices mixed amid larger volumes, weaker currency
15th - NZ dollar heads for 1.6% weekly fall as commodity prices sag, investors stay gloomy
18th - World Week Ahead: Global outlook doubts
18th - NZ dollar dips then rebounds as traders favour kiwi over Aussie
18th - NZ employment confidence improves in 4th quarter
18th - NZX 50 sinks to month-low as Wall St rout spooks local investors
18th - Gary Romano resigns local directorships with Pengxin
18th - NZX seen having sluggish IPO pipeline in 2016
18th - NZ Dollar Outlook: weak growth, dairy prices, inflation to weigh on kiwi
19th - While you were sleeping: European stocks, oil slide
19th - Open Country Dairy cuts milk payout below Fonterra's forecast
19th - NZ dollar to remain volatile vs Aussie on weak commodities
19th - SkyCity expects first-half profit to rise as much as 30%
19th - NZ business confidence recovers from four-year low in December, profits still weak
19th - Mighty River Power buys solar power installer What Power Crisis
19th - NZ Refining earns record fees as throughput jumps to all-time high; shares gain
19th - NZ guest nights rise for 20th month as Queenstown, Wanaka remain tourist drawcards
19th - Australian online recruiter CareerOne takes on Seek, Trade Me Jobs in NZ
19th - Smith City agrees to buy Furniture City for $5.85M for Auckland foothold
19th - New Zealand's online recruiters shrug off the entry of new Australian player, CareerOne
19th - New docs show why agencies abandoned Hubbard investors' interest claims
19th - NZ dollar falls as Chinese growth misses forecast
20th - Dairy product prices decline for second auction in 2016
20th - While you were sleeping: China concerns ease
20th - NZ dollar gains as Chinese data, GDT auction, allay fears about commodities
20th - Kiwi companies using extract from totara trees see sales boom
20th - NZ consumer prices rise at slowest annual pace since 1999 on cheap petrol; kiwi drops
20th - NZVIF invests $11 million in new Silicon Valley-style venture capital micro fund
20th - NZ online job vacancies rise in December as all skill levels in hot demand
20th - Soft NZ inflation puts acid on RBNZ to cut rates this year
20th - NZ housing market strengthens in December, led by regions
20th - Tiwai Point smelter looks safe, despite global glut: First NZ Capital
20th - Singapore Airlines announces capital connection service between Wellington, Canberra and Singapore
20th - Fonterra likely to reduce 2015/16 milk payout after weak start to 2016
20th - Morrison & Co's Lib Petagna still selling Infratil shares
20th - All Blacks end 21-year sponsorship with Coca-Cola, sign deal with Pepsi
20th - New KiwiSaver products are likely this year as providers move beyond plain vanilla offerings, Morningstar says
20th - NZ dollar falls as weak inflation fuels rate cut expectations
20th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall with Asia; MRP, Spark, Steel & Tube drop
20th - UPDATE: All Blacks end 21-year sponsorship with Coca-Cola, sign deal with Pepsi
21st - While you were sleeping: Oil spurs global stock rout
21st - NZ dollar hits 3-month low, rebounds amid global weakness
21st - NZ manufacturing activity jumps to 14-month high in December, led by new orders
21st - NZ stocks fall along with global markets as oil prices continue to plummet
21st - NZ consumer confidence rises in January, belying global turmoil
21st - OIO approves sale of Fastway couriers to Dubai-based Aramex
21st - NZ dollar gains as oil prices recover, Asian stock rally
21st - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall, led by offshore markets; Nuplex, Sky TV, Orion Health down, Air NZ up
21st - Wellington ratepayers to pay $8 mln over 10 years for Canberra flights
22nd - While you were sleeping: ECB, China signal support
22nd - NZ dollar rises to week high as commodity currencies return to favour
22nd - Auckland's Queen Elizabeth Square re-zoned, paving way for Precinct purchase
22nd - First NZ downgrades Summerset to 'neutral' as Auckland's housing market cools
22nd - NZ wool prices rise; lamb wool returns to record levels
22nd - Comvita's share price soars as more honey equals more money
22nd - Cheap oil may spur RBNZ to rethink flat OCR
22nd - Air New Zealand suspends Vanuatu flights over runway safety concerns
22nd - NZ dollar heads for 1% weekly gain as sentiment picks up
22nd - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise as Asia picks up alongside oil prices; Sky TV, Fisher & Paykel, Trade Me gain
22nd - Duncan Saville's Utilico ends 12-year run as substantial Infratil investor
25th - World Week Ahead: Central banks take centre stage
25th - NZ dollar declines as traders eye looming RBNZ meeting
25th - NZ export log prices jump higher on low shipping rates, currency decline
25th - NZ export log prices jump higher on low shipping rates, currency decline
25th - Affco and Meatworkers Union square off in court again over Wairoa lockout
25th - NZ Dollar Outlook: Analysts split on Kiwi outlook amid market turmoil
25th - Tau fly monitoring continues as insect poses risk to $7bn horticulture industry
25th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise with global markets; Xero, A2, Nuplex gain while Spark falls
26th - While you were sleeping: Oil weighs on equities, again
26th - NZ dollar drops as oil price slide weighs on commodity currencies
26th - Gary Romano resigns from China's Shanghai Pengxin group
26th - NZ Govt 5-month deficit wider than expected as tax-take misses forecast
26th - BNZ lifts New Zealand 2016 growth forecast after robust data
26th - No buyers emerge for Wild Pair as receivers sell down inventory
26th - TPP: Canada in, NZ releases National Impact Analysis
26th - Greens push for separate Treasury unit to cost political promises
26th - SeaDragon directors sell shares after accidentally breaching Takeovers Code
26th - Sealord profit falls 62% in 2015 as low global fish prices weigh on earnings
26th - NZ dollar follows oil prices, equity markets lower as risk appetite wanes
26th - Westland follows Open Country in cutting dairy payout prediction
26th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall as investors wait for leads; Xero, Kathmandu down, Tower rises
26th - NZ govt flags 10-year, $100M research project to boost agriculture while improving environment
27th - While you were sleeping: Hopes for oil deal
27th - NZ dollar rises as oil price gains bolster commodity currencies
27th - Fitch downgrades NZ economic forecast, lowers rating outlook
27th - Smiths City to battle for market share after dropping low margin products
27th - OceanaGold's 2015 production beats expectation, raises forecast for 2016
27th - Veritas downgrades earnings forecast; won't pay 1H dividend
27th - Most NZ SMES don't intend hiring in next 6 months, Westpac monitor shows
27th - G3 maintains margins in third quarter as volume lags expectations
27th - UPDATE: Veritas shares slump after downgrade to earnings forecast
27th - Prime Minister confirms big infrastructure spend on Auckland transport
27th - NZ Super Fund boss Orr sees buying opportunities in volatility
27th - New ANZ boss promotes two New Zealand executives in management reshuffle
27th - Congestion charges for infrastructure will need council justification: Key
27th - PM says National will work with any party to pass RMA reform, including NZ First
27th - NZ falls in international corruption rankings, OIA and environment blamed
27th - NZ dollar falls vs. Aussie as Australian inflation beats expectations; Fed, RBNZ loom
27th - Why the rush on TPP? asks US critic
27th - Rubicon director Hugh Fletcher uses share slump as buying opportunity
27th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares flat as Chinese, Australian markets down; Vector, Warehouse rise while Air NZ falls
28th - While you were sleeping: Fed leaves rates steady
28th - NZ dollar hovers around 65 US cents after Fed, awaiting RBNZ
28th - Fonterra cuts forecast milk payout to $4.15/kgMS for current season
28th - RBNZ's Wheeler opens door for more rate cuts with inflation set to rise more slowly; kiwi drops
28th - No appeal from Chorus or Spark on final pricing for copper network
28th - NZ imports rise to record high in 2015 as kiwi dollar declines
28th - Airline pilot concerns over night flying into Queenstown Airport have been allayed
28th - NZ dollar, swaps fall as RBNZ opens door to lower rates, Fonterra cuts forecast
28th - NZ Refining seen stepping up dividends on record earnings, lower debt
28th - DairyNZ estimates 85% of dairy farmers will lose money this season as Fonterra cuts forecast payout
28th - CORRECT: NZ Refining seen stepping up dividends on record earnings, lower debt
28th - Chorus gets reprieve on copper, though fibre questions linger, First NZ says
28th - Shareholders Association to reconsider Wynyard rights issue
28th - NZ dollar drops after RBNZ adopts easing bias, Fonterra cuts forecast payout
28th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares mixed as market prepares for earnings; Z, MetroGlass rise while Nuplex falls
29th - While you were sleeping: Oil, US earnings lift Wall Street
29th - NZ dollar gains as greenback falls on weak US economic data
29th - Infratil's NZ Bus to lose South Auckland contract
29th - Fliway says first half earnings beat prospectus forecast on cost management
29th - ERoad trims sales forecast while holding revenue outlook on US opportunity
29th - IkeGPS cuts revenue forecast as orders for new product delayed to 2017
29th - Xero slows cash burn in December quarter as knuckle-down kicks in
29th - NZ residential building consents rise 2.3% in December, driven by Auckland and neighbouring regions
29th - Bankers warn more forced NZ dairy farm sales likely following payout drop
29th - OIO approves Dairy Farms NZ's $47 mln purchase of 5 Southland farms
29th - Hundreds set to visit Sweden as Volvo Million Dollar Campaign Launches
29th - Fliway shares gain 10% after announcing 1H earnings beat forecast
29th - Fletcher Building books $85 mln profit from sale of Rocla Quarry Products
29th - NZ govt keeping in touch with digital transformation of workforce
29th - NZ in talks with China on allowing chilled meat exports
29th - Hot Stock: Ardent Leisure
29th - Intueri shares plunge 35% on Serious Fraud Office investigation
29th - Rakon shares drop as major network operators delay spending, prompting profit warning
29th - UPDATE: SFO confirms Intueri under investigation; shares drop 35%
29th - NZ wool prices edge up at auction as volumes rise to a seasonal peak
29th - NZOG prowling for cheap assets as slide in oil price shakes out bargains
29th - NZ dollar TWI heads for 1.4% weekly drop as RBNZ adopts easing bias, Fonterra cuts forecast
31st - Labour launches new policy offering three years' free tertiary education
February 2016
1st - World Week Ahead: Alphabet earnings, US jobs
1st - NZ dollar rises to 3-week high vs. yen after BoJ introduces negative interest rate
1st - Snakk maintains above-target gross margin in third quarter
1st - Synlait cuts forecast milk payout for this season as prices remain low
1st - Pyne Gould blames auditor disagreement for another delay to 2015 annual report
1st - Fonterra governance review raises questions of foreign farmer shareholders, director skills
1st - NZ migration at record high in 2015 as fewer depart for Australia, foreign students flood in
1st - NZ honey exports soar 41% in 2015 to new record
1st - Ryman to spend more than $200 mln on third Melbourne village
1st - Kathmandu lifts first-half sales 9.1% with wider margins, affirms annual guidance
1st - Banks hire Cameron Partners to look at Paymark after potential buyer emerges
1st - NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi's fate this week in hands of RBNZ
1st - Fletcher Building says no issues with payments for PNG operations
1st - Government to oppose appeal blocking $1.2 bln Auckland housing scheme
1st - NZ dollar gains vs. Aussie as Chinese manufacturing keeps shrinking
1st - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, led by Kathmandu on sales growth; A2, Genesis fall
2nd - While you were sleeping: Stocks fall on growth concern
2nd - Full break-up may be best option for 'under-valued' Fletcher Building, given non NZ operations
2nd - NZ dollar gains on concerns about pace of US Fed rate hikes
2nd - Fletcher Building buys roading contractor Higgins for $315 mln, restructures into 5 divisions
2nd - OIO probe into Motukawaiti Island sale fails to uncover enough evidence to prosecute
2nd - Augusta to buy A$23 mln industrial property in Brisbane for syndication
2nd - NZ wool auction volumes likely to drop 4.4% this season
2nd - Retirement Commissioner to look at annuities, low interest rates in policy review
2nd - NZ commodity prices slide 2.3% in January, for a 15% annual drop
2nd - Trade Me cut to 'sell' from 'buy' at broker Craigs
2nd - EPA poised to chase Chatham Rock for unpaid fees
2nd - UPDATE: CRP determined to reapply for seabed mining licence as fee stoush looms
2nd - RBA retains easing bias, watches labour market pickup, financial turbulence
2nd - NZ dollar falls vs. Australian dollar after RBA less pessimistic on global outlook
2nd - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, led by Fletcher on Higgins buy; Summerset gains, MRP, Nuplex drop
3rd - Dairy product prices drop amid bearish outlook
3rd - While you were sleeping: Wall St follows oil lower
3rd - NZ dollar declines on weak commodity markets as oil, dairy prices drop
3rd - Wynyard shareholders to vote on lifting share issue cap in two weeks
3rd - NZ new car sales hit record in January on demand for commercial vehicles
3rd - Labour writes to Talley's urging resolution of five-month Affco meatworkers dispute
3rd - Unemployment drops sharply to 5.3%, near six-year low; kiwi dollar gains
3rd - Briscoe forecasts 18% profit lift in full-year profit as 4th-qtr sales rise
3rd - Internet service firms hard to contact and difficult to swap, Consumer NZ says
3rd - Wheeler cites flexible policy targets, argues against knee-jerk rate cuts
3rd - Harmoney raises $8.8 mln in preference share issue, halves threshold to go public
3rd - Weak global dairy prices raise risk of further cuts to Fonterra milk payouts
3rd - Economists question sharp drop in NZ unemployment rate
3rd - NZ dollar gains vs. Australian dollar after strong jobs data, Wheeler talks down cut
3rd - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall with commodities; A2, Kathmandu drop, Precinct Properties gains
4th - While you were sleeping: US economic red flags
4th - NZ dollar rises to month high after Wheeler speech, greenback weakness
4th - Fonterra's Darnum JV with Beingmate to ship Chinese product in second half of 2016
4th - NZX metrics: cash market trades rise 45% in January, value of equity trades slips 1.1%
4th - Goodman Property Trust Units
4th - Auckland's house sales volumes jump to 8-year high in January, Barfoot says
4th - RBNZ's McDermott says central bank forecasts are 'conditional', open to change
4th - Twelve nations formally sign Trade Pacific Partnership Agreement in Auckland, ratification will take longer
4th - Celebrity and 'your own crowd' crucial to crowdfunding success, promoters say
4th - Dick Smith employees in Australia underpaid by A$2 mln, Kiwi staff unaffected
4th - Court of Appeal hears NZ Honey's fight with MPI over claimed manuka health benefits
4th - Government plan for Northland targets transport, web, Maori assets
4th - NZ dollar holds near month-high on stronger jobs market, Wheeler guidance
4th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise ahead of earnings season; Steel & Tube, Westpac gain, Z, Skellerup fall
5th - While you were sleeping: US dollar loses lustre
5th - NZ dollar hits fresh monthly high as doubts grow about Fed rate hikes
5th - Hallenstein first-half profit falls 20% as competition, lower currency crimp margins
5th - NZ directors more aware of risk, focus on cyber security and reputation
5th - UPDATE: Hallenstein shares tumble as retailer confirms profit impact from weak dollar
5th - 'Small cost' in removing carbon subsidy from big emitters: NZIER
5th - NZ wool prices slip on higher kiwi dollar, reduced demand from China
5th - Zespri and T&G's collaborative marketing example for all industry, says Hort NZ
5th - NZX dairy futures point to further decline in whole milk powder from six-month low
5th - Fresh NZ seafood reaches rural China via Alibaba's Tmall platform
5th - Fonterra offers payout to organic farmers based on market returns, a first for the cooperative
5th - NZ dollar slips from month-high ahead of US payrolls; Fed rate hikes questioned
5th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain; A2, Kiwi Property rise, Hallenstein, retailers fall
9th - Benefits of Chow property deal in reverse takeover of RIS outweigh negatives, independent adviser says
10th - NZ dollar advances as greenback drops on outlook for weak oil prices
10th - Wynyard signs $2.8 mln three-year deal with state policing agency
10th - NZ credit, debit card retail spending rises in January on hospitality, durables
10th - NZ beef exports to Taiwan rise to a record, propelling it to third largest market
10th - Govt inks $22.1 million deal with NZ Merino to boost strong wool returns
10th - Housing NZ directors get 63% pay hike after boardroom shuffle
10th - Alliance plans to start docking farmer payments for shares to bolster balance sheet
10th - 'Health freedom' groups win extension for feedback on natural health product regulations
10th - FMA appeals breach of natural justice ruling over Vivier deregistration
10th - More PPP schools being considered by Ministry of Education
10th - Livestock Improvement first-half profit drops 46% as farmers spend less
10th - NZ dollar holds gains as positive yields attract increasingly nervous investors
10th - Dividends in focus for NZ earnings season as low interest rates underpin equity demand
11th - While you were sleeping: Yellen signals confidence
11th - NZ dollar holds gains after Yellen sticks to rate hike plan
11th - Ports of Auckland buys Waikato land for new freight hub
11th - Telco investment has hit $1.7 bln a year, upbeat industry report says
11th - Intueri suspends dividends pending TEC review; 2015 earnings meet reduced guidance
11th - FIRST CUT: SkyCity first-half profit rises 30%, helped by 'high rollers'
11th - Tower to cut product lines in bid to cut costs
11th - NZ manufacturing activity continues to rise in January, signalling economic expansion
11th - NZ accommodation extends run of gains in December
11th - Upsurge in demand for ultrafast broadband exacerbates technician shortage
11th - UPDATE: SkyCity first-half profit rises 30%, helped by 'high rollers'
11th - Suncorp's general NZ business posts 21% drop in first-half profit as claims rise
11th - Auckland house sales fall in January, annual price rise below 10%
11th - Telcos earning too little on big infrastructure spend, warns Spark's Moutter
11th - Booming NZ services sector offsetting lower commodity prices, says Moody's
11th - Labour challenges regulator on credit card surcharges
11th - Shareholders Association to oppose Wynyard 'black hole'
11th - Solid Energy in better position than sold-for-a-dollar Aussie coal mine, CEO Clifford says
11th - NZ dollar gains on greenback weakness driven by US rates, economy outlook
11th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall on underwhelming SkyCity outlook; Xero, MRP decline
11th - South Port NZ first-half profit jumps, unexpected lift in tonnage
12th - While you were sleeping: Stocks, Boeing sink
12th - NZ dollar advances as higher yields lure investors
12th - Godfreys hoovers up The Service Company for $2.7 mln
12th - Michael Hill posts 5.1% gain in first-half profit as Australia picks up
12th - NZ food prices edge up in January
12th - Affco must allow workers to return to day shifts, Employment Court rules
12th - Bluescope halves net value of NZ steel assets in A$350 mln writedown
12th - NZ wool prices hold firm even with largest buyer China absent
12th - Spark's Revera wins IRD's data centre contract for business transformation
12th - Vero faces bigger bill for Canterbury quakes because of new over-cap EQC claims
12th - Innate Therapeutics co-founder sues for royalties from sales of patented products
12th - Harmoney, with $30M on hand, wants to be cash-flow neutral before raising new funds
12th - NZ dollar heads for 0.9% weekly gain as global fears see investors dump greenback
12th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall as global mood sours further, Air NZ, Sky TV and Xero drop
12th - Port Nicholson Trust votes down Shelly Bay sale, citing SFO probe
15th - World Week Ahead: Battle for sentiment
15th - NZIER savages Wellington runway extension in report for airlines
15th - NZ dollar declines as greenback strengthens on US retail sales, oil gain
15th - Contact sells Otahuhu power station site to property developer
15th - Contact Energy reports $116M half year loss on asset writedowns
15th - Summerset acquires land for second Hamilton village
15th - Allnex Belgium makes 'attractive' proposal to buy Nuplex at 44% premium
15th - Diligent to be acquired by US venture capital firm with offer at 31% premium
15th - Property For Industry boosts full-year profit 21% on property value uplift
15th - Contact maintains dividend despite first-half loss; retail struggles
15th - Queenstown Airport boosts 1H profit 31% as passenger numbers grow
15th - BNZ gives $50,000 direct support to Kiwi startups targeting US customers, investment
15th - UPDATE: Allnex Belgium makes 'attractive' proposal to buy Nuplex
15th - NZ services sector activity falls for a second month in January
15th - UPDATE: Diligent shares soar 26% after takeover offer valuing company at $941 mln
15th - Wellington airport hits back at NZIER runway extension critique
15th - Corrections' 'fight club' report ignored earlier probes, relied on anonymous evidence, court hears
15th - NZ Dollar Outlook: Analysts split on kiwi direction as they mull local data
15th - Peter Neilson leaves as head of Financial Services Council
15th - Allnex wanted certainty of scheme of arrangement for proposed Nuplex offer, Springford says
15th - Further senior management promotions in ANZ Bank's NZ division
15th - Broker warns average NZ dairy farmer to lose $140k this season, faces third year of weak prices
15th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise as Nuplex, Diligent soar on takeover offers
15th - Serco foreshadows more claims to come over Mt Eden fight club fall-out
16th - While you were sleeping: Central banks lift mood, stocks
16th - NZ dollar gains vs. euro after ECB's Draghi hints at potential for more stimulus
16th - NZOG chairman Peter Griffiths steps down unexpectedly
16th - Westpac to pay $4M to customers it overcharged for Aussie dollars
16th - Landcorp won't renew sharemilking contract with Shanghai Pengxin in 2017
16th - Broadspectrum says NZ OIO 'unlikely' to rule on Ferrovial bid before expiry next month
16th - OMV transfers 30% of deep-sea Pegasus oil licence to Statoil
16th - NZ retail sales rise 1.2% in final quarter of 2015, led by tourism, housing activity
16th - Pacific Brands returns to profit, reinstates dividend
16th - English sets May 26 for NZ's annual budget
16th - Wood processor Tenon triples profit on US housing recovery, says strategic review on-going
16th - Open Country Dairy posts record annual profit in 2015
16th - Govt has room to shift spending around over next two years, English says
16th - Cinema management software company Vista says no explanation for sudden share price drop
16th - Opus annual profit drops 36% on Canadian unit write-down, fattens dividend
16th - NZ inflation expectations slump to lowest in more than 20 years
16th - Zespri makes Psa resistant Gold3 kiwifruit central to its future
16th - All Black underwear sponsorship deal with Jockey boosts first-half sales 5%
16th - NZ dollar drops as inflation expectations fall stirs rate cut speculation
16th - Foley Family Wines profits up on export jump to US
16th - Fairfax plans to axe 70 jobs, mainly in Wellington, to outsource subbing to Pagemasters
16th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise with global rally on China, ECB; A2, Xero, Summerset gain
17th - Dairy product prices slip, declining for fourth straight auction in 2016
17th - While you were sleeping: Oil outlook still clouded
17th - NZ dollar hits 2-week low after weak inflation outlook, decline in GDT auction
17th - Blackstone buys Lendlease's NZ retirement village portfolio for undisclosed sum
17th - Air New Zealand appeals in spat with pilots' union over cherry-picking terms
17th - Trade Me first-half profit little changed, signals greater growth ahead
17th - Fletcher Building first-half profit rises 51% on impact of one-time items, revenue gains 2%
17th - Wynyard shares halted on NZ stock exchange pending company announcement
17th - Precinct Properties lifts 1H profit as it reorients to Auckland
17th - ANZ's local division posts 6% drop in first quarter profit on skinnier margins
17th - A2 Milk shares soar to new record after jump in first-half profit
17th - UPDATE: Fletcher Building first-half profit underpinned by building products, distribution
17th - Wynyard Group cancels planned share placement, considers other options including rights offer
17th - Ombudsman to investigate EPA's charging in Chatham Rock application
17th - IAG's NZ profit slumps big-time as Berkshire deal more than doubles reinsurance costs
17th - Living Cell raises A$2.8M in NZ for next Parkinson's treatment trial
17th - Open Country Dairy pulls back on capital investment to bolster balance sheet
17th - TeamTalk shares jump 22% as first-half earnings rebound
17th - Immigrants' attitudes to corruption worries SFO
17th - Weak dairy prices raise doubts about Fonterra's forecast payout
17th - Fonterra to benefit from decades-low interest rates in sale of $150M of 7-year bonds
17th - Auckland Airport sacks worker over missing $1.8 mln
17th - NZ dollar falls as weak dairy prices add to case for rate cut
17th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise as reporting season runs, TradeMe, A2, ANZ gain
18th - While you were sleeping: Stocks, oil rally
18th - NZ dollar rises as commodity currencies buoyed by oil price gain
18th - Fletcher to maintain credit lines 'for rainy day', keeps eye out for distribution assets
18th - Spark lifts first-half profit 9%, special dividends possible in 2017
18th - Steel & Tube profit lifts big on property sales, low steel prices drag on earnings
18th - Skellerup first-half profit slips on weaker agri unit, lowers full-year forecast
18th - Port of Tauranga first-half profit falls 9% on drop in log volumes, year-earlier gain
18th - UPDATE: Spark's tilt to mobile, data drives up first-half profit 9%
18th - Nuplex Industries lifts first-half earnings, full-year guidance
18th - NZ producer output prices fall 0.8% in fourth quarter, led by dairy, dairy cattle, petroleum
18th - AMP's NZ unit lifts annual profit by 7.5% on Kiwisaver inflows, increased insurance returns
18th - Spark dangles special dividend sweetener for another year, shares rise
18th - Landcorp forecasts a bigger loss this year, no dividend, as dairy downturn bites
18th - NZ consumer confidence dips in February, largely stable in global headwinds
18th - UPDATE: Nuplex takeover process could take until June/July to finalise, CEO Severin says
18th - Fletcher Building makes Higgins case to Commerce Commission
18th - NZ dollar gains vs. Australian dollar as unemployment rises across the Tasman
18th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise; Steel & Tube, Nuplex gain on positive reports
19th - While you were sleeping: Wal-Mart, oil data disappoint
19th - NZ dollar declines as investors pull back on kiwi/Aussie gains
19th - Chorus resumes dividends after ComCom ruling, 1H profit drops off cliff to 48%
19th - Port of Tauranga capital review looms closer as capex 'bubble' draws to close
19th - Auckland Airport lifts first-half profit as booming tourism drives passenger numbers
19th - UPDATE: Chorus resumes dividends after ComCom ruling, 1H profit plunges 48%
19th - Hellaby profit plummets as revenue weakens, expects better second half
19th - NZ govt's 6-month deficit wider than expected, income tax-take shows signs of improving
19th - Wynyard trading halt extended to Tuesday
19th - OceanaGold annual profit tanks on low commodity prices, expansion costs
19th - Fairfax's NZ unit posts 12% fall in earnings as print ad sales decline
19th - Auditor-General finds NZDF broke its own conflict of interest rules in lifejacket contract
19th - Pyne Gould warns of value loss if Torchlight unit wound up too early
19th - Cavalier boosts first-half profit, signals upside to full-year earnings
19th - UPDATE: Auckland Airport 1H profit boosted by strong uplift in retail spend on increasing passengers
19th - Forest & Bird loses bid to overturn land swap for Ruataniwha
19th - Chorus shares rise 4.5% as investors pleasantly surprised with dividend size
19th - NZ wool prices decline as Chinese buyers absent
19th - Millennium & Copthorne raises dividend on improved underlying earnings
19th - Australasian Food Corporation Ltd to purchase Longview Estate Vineyard
19th - NZ dollar largely flat on the week as sentiment waxes and wanes, Brexit vote looms
19th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, led by Auckland Airport, Chorus on strong earnings
19th - Colonial Motor lifts first-half profit on strong vehicle market, property sale
19th - Rubicon confident it can cover ArborGen financing plan amid litigation uncertainty
22nd - World Week Ahead: US rates move back in focus
22nd - NZ dollar hits 8-month high vs. pound amid uncertainty about UK vote on EU membership
22nd - Hellaby anticipates strong recovery when delayed oil contracts come on stream
22nd - NZ Post lifts first-half profit 10% on asset sales
22nd - Auckland Airport boss Littlewood confident NZ can sustain tourism growth
22nd - Nib NZ's first half profit nearly triples
22nd - Freightways posts 5.5% gain in first-half profit, sees challenges in second half
22nd - NZ Steel puts Taharoa ironsands mining operation on the market
22nd - Kiwibank ekes out 1.4% gain in first-half profit, on track to beat 2015 annual earnings
22nd - Shipping rates at record low, bolster log exports
22nd - NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may trade in tight range in light data week
22nd - Ports of Auckland lifts first-half profit 9.5% as maintenance costs drop
22nd - Chorus credit rating upgraded on copper decision, capital management, Moody's says
22nd - NZ dollar gains as Asian stocks rally on improving investor sentiment
22nd - APN seeks adjournment in case challenging IRD finding of tax avoidance
22nd - Tiwai Point smelter faces multi-million dollar back pay bill after losing appeal
22nd - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares edge lower, led by Freightways on outlook; Steel & Tube gains
23rd - While you were sleeping: Oil lifts equities
23rd - NZ dollar rises as commodity currencies return to favour after oil gains
23rd - Mighty River Power first-half profit rebounds as impairments fall
23rd - Tourism Holdings 1H profit soars 45% as visitor numbers swell demand
23rd - CentrePort lifts first-half profit 48%; develops Wairarapa rail hub for logs
23rd - Kirkcaldie estimates residual value of $3.18-$3.67/share after distribution, share cancellation
23rd - Fliway first-half profit rockets 60%, beating forecast; shares jump to a record
23rd - Wynyard extends trading halt to Feb. 24; plans rights offer to shareholders
23rd - Heartland shares rise after lender hikes dividend, lifts first-half profit 8.9%
23rd - Tiwai Point and old Huntly station look set to run past 2018, says MRP
23rd - SFO charges former financial adviser Jonathan West with theft for misuse of client money
23rd - Qantas has best performance in 95-year history, stellar first-half underlying profit soars
23rd - Healthscope's NZ pathology outperforms on Wellington lab deal
23rd - Tower puts maximum bill for cyclone Winston in Fiji at $7.2 mln
23rd - New Zealand to join Australian medical research fund
23rd - Australian government approves New Plymouth's Van Diemen's Land sale
23rd - NZ dollar may extend gain as US manufacturing gauge weighs on greenback; buoyed by oil prices
23rd - Westland dairy boss Rod Quin to step down
23rd - Wynyard doubles loss to $44M, rights offer details due
23rd - Zespri raises 2016 forecast tray prices, sees earnings growth next year
23rd - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares follows Wall St higher as earnings mixed; Xero, Trade Me, Meridian gain
24th - While you were sleeping: Oil sinks equities
24th - NZ bank margins at nine-year high in 2015 as property, agri boost lending income
24th - Swiss sportswear company launches global equity crowdfunding offer including NZ platform
24th - NZ dollar falls as oil declines on bets oversupply could continue
24th - Genesis Energy posts flat 1H earnings; no decision on Huntly
24th - Meridian Energy first-half profit falls, special dividend declared
24th - Ebos first-half profit gains 19% as acquisitions drive growth
24th - Weaker dollar, high margins and plant availability deliver stellar results for NZ Refining
24th - Macquarie Securities (NZ) fined $40k, censured over client error in Westpac trading
24th - Summerset earnings rocket 55% in 2015; plans to double size in six years
24th - Wynyard to raise $30M in deeply discounted rights offer; shares get smashed down 39%
24th - PGG Wrightson posts steep 19% drop in first-half profit as farmers tighten spending
24th - Property boom near triples Metlifecare's half-year net profit, more construction underway
24th - NZX boosts FY profit 82% on one-off Link Market sale, revenue buoyed by funds management
24th - NZ Refining, Metlifecare, Ebos lead rally in companies posting earnings growth
24th - Bunnings star performer in 1.2% boost in Wesfarmers 1H profit
24th - Intueri crashes to $48.5M annual loss after writing down value of schools
24th - Ebos's cash flow, balance sheet strong enough for dividends and acquisitions, Davies says
24th - Howler Veritas result has writedowns, first-half loss & looming debt maturities
24th - APN wins adjournment in IRD tax avoidance challenge in High Court
24th - Government tells airlines to rebid for travel contract, hoping for sharper deal
24th - NZX's Bennett sees strong debt pipeline in 2016 after 2015 revenue buoyed by funds management
24th - Vitaco downplays loss of Trilogy agency contract, affirms annual guidance
24th - Diversification delivers for Airwork as 1H profit soars 47%
24th - Ruataniwha irrigation scheme promoter confirms preferred private investor close to selection
24th - Summerset CEO Cook says aged care funding needs 'pretty serious look'
24th - Falling methanol and oil prices create challenges for Genesis Energy
24th - Meridian offers $150M in bonds as key Tiwai Point decision looms
24th - NZ dollar extends slide, 10-year swap rate hits record low, on weak oil, falling equities
24th - MARKET CLOSE: Metlifecare, Ebos, Meridian lead NZ shares higher, Wynyard suffers
24th - High Court rules no representative action against Southern Response
25th - While you were sleeping: Equities seeking direction
25th - NZ dollar hits fresh 9-month high vs. British pound on Brexit concerns
25th - Air NZ first-half pretax profit rockets 132% on lower fuel prices, tourism
25th - Snakk puts greater emphasis on South East Asia as 3Q revenue grows 8%
25th - Methven lifts 1H profit 27% as Australasia offsets decline in China
25th - APN shelves NZME float on weak ad market, puts Australian regional papers on block
25th - Scales doubles profit as more premium apples sold to Middle East, Asia
25th - Vital first-half profit boosted by property gain, buys aged-care properties for A$41M
25th - Turners full-year earnings might exceed $20M, to consolidate shares, issue new bonds
25th - Turners full-year earnings likely to exceed $20M, to consolidate shares, issue new bonds
25th - Bill English unfortunately remains confident Auckland plan will deliver housing growth
25th - Transpower trims interim dividend as reduced regulated revenue eats into earnings
25th - Wynyard announces binding commitments for full $30M rights offer
25th - NZ dollar gains vs. Australian dollar on gloomy capex outlook across the Tasman
25th - RESEND: Bunnings plans to open five more stores in NZ, to tap building, renovation demand
25th - Receivers to close Dick Smith stores after failing to find a buyer
25th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall as Air NZ drops on cloudy outlook; Ebos rises to record
26th - While you were sleeping: Durable goods orders rebound
26th - NZ dollar gains as higher yields lure investors
26th - Sky TV first-half profit falls 5.8% as competition drives up content costs
26th - SLI Systems narrows first-half loss as revenue grows, costs kept in check
26th - Vector first-half profit up 15%, gas trading challenging
26th - Delegat lifts first-half profit 5% as wine sales rise to a record
26th - Ron Brierley makes takeover offer for cashed-up Kirkcaldie at $2.75 a share
26th - Vista annual earnings beat expectations, implements dividend policy for 2016
26th - Coats promises to retain cash of 342 mln sterling to resolve pension standoff
26th - NZ turns to trade surplus in January, on higher shipments of wood, dairy and fruit
26th - Licensing fund managers would have prevented Milford woes, FMA's Everett says
26th - Woolworths posts first-half loss on horror A$1.9B write-down on Masters, NZ earnings steady
26th - T&G Global lifts annual profit 83% on acquisitions
26th - Veda's new US owner to deepen 'adolescent' Aussie/NZ credit analytics
26th - Orion Health inks deal with Nasdaq's Cognizant to triple patient reach
26th - NZF raises $125k to finance reverse listing possibilty
26th - NZ wool prices rise at auction as lower volumes bolster prices
26th - Mt Eden prison contract loss adds to Serco's Asia Pacific earnings nose-dive
26th - NZ diagnostic company Pictor scores major licensing deal for low-cost blood test
26th - UPDATE: Cashed-up Kirkcaldie mulls Brierley offer at discount for residual assets
26th - Futures point to stronger dairy prices in next week's GlobalDairyTrade auction
26th - Motor maker Wellington Drive narrows full-year loss, improves sales and cost control
26th - NZ dollar heading for 2% weekly gain as prospect of static US rates scales back greenback bets
26th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares mixed as Orion Health, Coats rise, Sky TV falls after earnings
29th - World Week Ahead: Economic reality check
29th - NZ dollar falls after better US data stokes bets on Fed interest rate hikes
29th - Diligent posts 14% annual profit decline as marketing, R&D spend rises
29th - NZOG 1H loss nosedives on Tui, Maari writedowns; cost-cutting now at boardroom level
29th - NZX to settle trades faster from March 7
29th - Allied Farmers 1H profit slides as it focuses on livestock services growth
29th - Seeka Kiwifruit lifts annual profit 35% on increased volumes, insurance payout
29th - Marsden Maritime lifts first-half earnings 2.9% as Northport volumes remain flat
29th - Pacific Edge shares jump to two-month high after signing supply agreement for US vets
29th - AFT Pharma strikes licensing deal with Swiss company to sell Maxigesic in 69 countries
29th - NZ business optimism slips in February on global turmoil, local conditions
29th - NZ building consents sink 8.2% in January as Canterbury drops off
29th - Blis Technologies forecasts annual loss even as revenue doubles
29th - Regulator to check aggregates market in Fletcher bid for Higgins
29th - Genesis Energy
29th - NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi decline expected as conditions turn sour
29th - Living Cell expects crucial Parkinson's clinical trial results in early 2017
29th - Air NZ brings international expert to warn on Wellington runway extension
29th - CBL pumps annual net profit 83%, outperforms IPO profit forecast
29th - Minimum wage rises 50c to $15.25, politicians spit tacks
29th - Mercer first-half loss widens; plans to split remaining businesses
29th - NZ dollar falls as building consents, business confidence disappoint
29th - Coal and dairy revenues hit KiwiRail first-half
29th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise as Orion extends gain, Sky TV keeps falling
March 2016
1st - While you were sleeping: China boosts sentiment
1st - NZ dollar holds steady versus Aussie ahead of RBA meeting
1st - NZ Post's art collection for sale as head office shrinks
1st - Kordia boosts first-half profit, cuts debt, resumes interim dividends
1st - Commerce Commission declines Tennex Capital application to buy San-i-pak
1st - ComCom questions new dairy conversions' automatic right to supply Fonterra in final industry report
1st - NZX dairy derivatives gain wider reach with addition of US-based ADMIS
1st - NZ Super Fund signs Ramius LLC for US$200mn merger arbitrage foray
1st - NZ terms of trade falls 2% in fourth quarter as dairy, meat lead weaker export prices
1st - Meridian Energy details plans to raise as much as $150M of bonds
1st - Brierley's Mercantile first-half profit falls 34% on loan impairment, stock payments, tax
1st - Flexi Buy fined $50,000 in first conviction of truck shops after ComCom crackdown
1st - Kiwibank predicts Reserve Bank will cut interest rates next week to bolster inflation
1st - NZ's Brand Developers ordered to pay US$3M for breaching NutriBullet contract
1st - TVNZ first half profit drops 36% as ad revenue, govt funding dip
1st - Fonterra plans to close Kaikoura cheese factory
1st - RBA keeps cash rate at 2%, reiterates scope for easier policy
1st - Pumpkin Patch says profit will be just $2mn, blames international woes
1st - NZ dollar falls vs. Aust dollar as RBA shrugs off low inflation, global jitters
1st - SFO says no changes made after South Canterbury criticism, but oversight strengthened
2nd - Dairy product prices rise for the first time in 2016
2nd - While you were sleeping: US outlook brightens
2nd - NZ dollar trades in tight range ahead of key US jobs data
2nd - Intueri ordered to pay $200,000 over diving school fatality
2nd - Comvita, Capilano form Australian honey venture to boost supply
2nd - Rakon increases stake in Australian start-up Thinxtra
2nd - Wynyard's $30M capital raising has freebee for major shareholders
2nd - Sacked Auckland Airport worker's assets frozen, alleged fraud may be bigger than $1.84M
2nd - Sovereign appoints ASB executive Nick Stanhope as new boss
2nd - Landcorp posts first-half operating loss on lower milk prices
2nd - NZ property value growth continues to slow in February, Auckland softens
2nd - Majority of investors, lenders, regulators want more from financial reports: survey
2nd - ASX-listed Carbon Conscious sells NZ assets to expand into dairying in WA
2nd - Mercer to refinance bank debt with newly structured shareholder loan
2nd - Rayonier's NZ unit posts 28% cut in 2015 earnings as soft Chinese demand erodes export prices
2nd - Solar power is part of the mix for consumers but less so than in Australia, utility CEOs say
2nd - Genesis Energy joins list of corporates lining up to sell bonds while rates are low
2nd - NZ dollar falls vs. Aussie as Australian data prompts rate cut rethink
2nd - Power companies 'furiously agree' on more customer-friendly charging
2nd - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, ANZ, Westpac gain while Spark drops
3rd - While you were sleeping: Brightening US jobs market
3rd - NZ dollar slides to 3-month low vs. Aussie after upbeat Australian GDP report
3rd - NZX equity market trades climb 44% in February, debt market shows flickers of revival
3rd - NZ new vehicle sales hit record in February on demand for commercial models
3rd - Wynyard signs $3.3 mln contract as it works to finalise rights offer
3rd - Energy Minister Bridges attempts creating new energy targets beyond renewable electricity
3rd - NZ value of building work put in place rises 2.8% in fourth quarter
3rd - Air NZ, Air India last carriers facing multi-billion dollar US civil suit
3rd - NZ commodity prices gain 0.4% in February as meat, aluminium offset weak dairy
3rd - Health Minister Coleman says Maybe Melanoma Money
3rd - NZ dollar follows Aussie higher as upbeat Australian data stokes antipodean demand
3rd - Tower estimate for Cyclone Winston potential loss in Fiji $4M to $7M
3rd - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise to record high
4th - While you were sleeping: Stocks slip before US payrolls
4th - NZ dollar jumps to week high on concern weak US jobs data may delay Fed hikes
4th - NZ govt's 7-mth operating surplus beats forecast as jobs, spending increase tax take
4th - Chinese investor to boost cinema software provider Vista in China
4th - Restaurant Brands shares jump to record on Australian foray
4th - Steel mesh companies ordered to stop selling products pending investigation
4th - Bill English throws cow muck at NZ dairy trade
4th - Low borrowing costs, weaker kiwi to underpin NZ M&A activity in 2016
4th - Graham Hart's auto parts firm UCI has soaring junk bond yield that underlines default fears
4th - English content to sit on hands until 2017 for review of PTA with Reserve Bank
4th - UPDATE: Steel mesh makers re-test products after ComCom concerns
4th - NZ dollar heads for 1.9% weekly gain as US jobs report looms
4th - NZ wool prices slip on higher auction volumes
4th - MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 charts new record as Restaurant Brands, SkyCity gain, Metro Glass falls
7th - World Week Ahead: Will Draghi deliver dosh?
7th - NZ dollar hits 2-month high as greenback slides after mixed US jobs report
7th - Insight bid for Diligent above adviser's US$4.80 fair value midpoint
7th - Pacific Edge contract with US vets positive, though value remains to be seen
7th - Landcorp confirms it will scale back dairy conversion at Wairakei Estate
7th - Go Bus wins South Auckland contracts formerly held by Infratil
7th - NZ wholesale trade dips in fourth quarter on decline in basic material products
7th - No clowning around in government's first TPP roadshow
7th - Liquidation of Serepisos' Century City winds up with $2 mln owing to unsecured creditors
7th - NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may gain as RBNZ seen keeping OCR attractive at 2.5%
7th - No evidence of collusion in foreign exchange markets, ComCom finds
7th - Five other countries interested in joining TPP deal, have to wait two years
7th - Serious Fraud Office cancelled Wynyard software contract one year early
7th - Dick Smith NZ creditors face big shortfall in first receivers' report
7th - NZ dollar dips from 2-month high as weak US wages weigh on greenback
7th - Kiwi Regional Airlines considers crowdfunding $2 mln for new plane
7th - Wheeler risks failure in trying to weaken kiwi dollar with rate cuts this year
7th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise slightly to record high, Z Energy up while SkyCity falls
8th - While you were sleeping: Wall Street advances with oil
8th - NZ dollar falls to 3-month vs. Aussie as Australian prospects look up
8th - Fonterra cuts forecast payout 25 cents as European milk supply floods global market
8th - Japan's Maruha Nichiro buys minority stake in Sanford at 7.6% discount
8th - NZ manufacturing sales volumes gain 1.3% in 2015 fourth quarter
8th - Trustpower test case on tax deductions for project costs reaches Supreme Court
8th - Genesis Energy to raise up to $100 mln in six-year bonds
8th - NZ businesses urged to check holiday pay as Labour claims win over zero hours
8th - Hedge fund-backed Kiwi education consultancy Crimson acquires another e-learning outfit
8th - NZ dollar falls as Fonterra cuts forecast payout, risk sentiment dims
8th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise to new record; Auckland Airport, Xero gain while Orion falls
9th - While you were sleeping: China sinks stocks, metals
9th - NZ dollar gains vs. British pound after BoE's Carney says Brexit could hit economy
9th - Lion full-year earnings fall 21% as industry undergoes craft beer revolution
9th - NPT boss Kerry Hitchcock quits 'to pursue his own interests'
9th - NZME boss Jane Hastings quits, as Australian owner considers options
9th - Imperial Tobacco NZ full-year profit jumps 50% on Australian, domestic sales
9th - NZ credit, debit card retail spending rises 0.7% in February, 10th straight gain
9th - Govt in no hurry to reform Holidays Act, despite employer call
9th - Health Ministry's 'strained, difficult' relationship with DHB slows $300M Chch hospital
9th - Tourists flexed their credit cards more in NZ last month, led by Australians, Brits
9th - CHOW BROTHERS BUY STONEWOOD HOMES
9th - Chow Bros-backed Inno Capital says Stonewood Homes will be back building asap
9th - Air NZ wins lost luggage case that threatened to disrupt Montreal Convention
9th - NZ dollar falls ahead of RBNZ review that may include lower bank bill track, kiwi comments
9th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares extend gains to new record; Kathmandu, F&P Healthcare rise
10th - While you were sleeping: Stocks rise ahead of ECB
10th - NZ dollar gains ahead of RBNZ statement as commodity prices increase
10th - RBNZ cuts OCR to 2.25% as cheap oil saps inflation expectations; kiwi plummets
10th - RBNZ retains view of robust economy in face of rate cuts
10th - Kiwi dollar, swap rates tumble as Wheeler wrong-foots market with OCR cut
10th - Briscoe beats annual profit forecast, remains 'cautiously optimistic' about this year
10th - Restaurant Brands annual sales rise 8% on KFC, Carl's Jr., Starbucks; Pizza Hut falls
10th - Guest nights reach 20-year high as international tourists flood into South Island
10th - NZ banks to come under pressure from second season of low dairy prices, Moody's says
10th - Government invests $14.7M over 7 years in 'precision-driven' healthcare research
10th - RBNZ's Wheeler hints at more than one rate cut ahead
10th - Coleman signs $300M contract with Cimic for Christchurch hospital building
10th - NZ dollar sinks after RBNZ's Wheeler cuts OCR in effort to head off subdued inflation view
10th - Trilogy lifts guidance for full-year sales, earnings
10th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ share rise on Reserve Bank cut, Tower, SkyCity, Westpac gain
11th - Tech company Endace back in Kiwi hands, repays $1.9 mln govt funding
11th - While you were sleeping: Draghi delivers, stocks drop
11th - NZ dollar hits 3-week low vs. euro as ECB's Draghi signals end to rate cuts
11th - RBNZ to keep and upgrade NZClear, turns down NZX bid
11th - Warehouse first-half profit rises 22%, beating forecast
11th - Air New Zealand to revenue share with United in NZ-US routes
11th - GeoOp narrows 1H loss, buys Australia app developer InterfaceIT for $9M
11th - Trustpower to proceed with demerger, shareholders to vote in July
11th - NZ manufacturing activity slows in February as employment drops
11th - NZ food prices fall in February, led by cheap summer fruit and veges
11th - NZ house sale price, turnover rises in February as cooling Auckland stokes interest elsewhere: REINZ
11th - UPDATE: Warehouse first-half profit rises 22%, beating forecast
11th - NZ wool prices mixed at weekly auction
11th - Callaghan says Endace has clean slate on R&D grants after repaying $1.9 mln
11th - Sunland Group (SDG.ASX)
11th - Synlait may need new capital investment to underpin rising infant formula production, analysts say
11th - NZ dollar heads for 1.7% fall on prospect of further rate cuts
11th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares hit record high for 7th day with Tower, Contact, Genesis gaining
14th - World Week Ahead: Fed meeting on tap
14th - NZ dollar gains as investors favour growth-linked commodity currencies
14th - NZ services sector activity picks up in February as jobs growth makes up for manufacturing
14th - NZ central bank may give economy more room to run as inflation remains weak
14th - SFO investigates Auckland property developer Leonard Ross
14th - Irrigation NZ rejects tourism and environmentalist call for five-year ban on new water schemes
14th - Queenstown Airport in High Court fight to keep $2.7 million tax deductions
14th - NZ calf prices hit record high as demand soars amid supply shortage
14th - Affco seeks leave to appeal Employment Court ruling on unlawful lockouts
14th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, led by Sky TV; SkyCity drops
14th - NZ dollar little changed in slow start to event-filled week
15th - While you were sleeping: Wall St mixed ahead of Fed
15th - NZ dollar falls as US dollar strengthens ahead of Federal Reserve meeting
15th - Synlait adds 28 milk suppliers to help meet soaring demand for infant formula
15th - Aussie online retailer Kogan.com will take over Dick Smith brand online from June 1
15th - Quality of NZ wool clip leaves exporters scrambling to fill lower-grade fibre orders
15th - China Resources acquires 15.4% of Scales from Direct Capital for $55.9 mln
15th - Energy Mad CEO/CFO Ravlich to depart
15th - Hotchin allowed to drag Guardian Trust into Hanover settlement: Supreme Court
15th - NZ dollar rises vs. Australian dollar as futures point to gain at dairy auction
15th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise on continued hunger for yield; SkyCity, Freightways up, Skellerup down
15th - Hotchin prepared to flip-flop in dogged pursuit of Guardian Trust
16th - Dairy product prices resume slide on global glut
16th - While you were sleeping: Equities fall with commodities
16th - Squirrel warns of Auckland house price correction risks in fundraising
16th - NZ dollar slides to 2-week low on weaker commodity, dairy prices
16th - Chorus to cover brokerage for small shareholders wanting to sell
16th - Tourists help narrow NZ’s annual current account deficit, offsetting drop in dairy exports
16th - Career public servant Andrew Hampton appointed director of GCSB
16th - Fonterra confirms plan to close Kaikoura cheese plant to boost efficiency
16th - Big carbon emitters to lose ETS subsidy: Bennett
16th - NZ banks strong enough to withstand prolonged weakness in dairy prices: RBNZ
16th - Rabobank NZ posts 26% drop in annual profit, increases provisions for potential losses
16th - Trustees now under the gun over environment, social and governance issues, says RIAA chair
16th - NZ Rugby turns to a full-year loss as it increases provincial funding
16th - RAM investor McIntosh allowed to keep principal, not fictitious profits: Appeal Court
16th - NZ dollar holds near two-week low ahead of FOMC meeting, GDP data
16th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall, breaking 12-session streak; Xero, Genesis drop, SkyCity and Sky TV gain
16th - Zespri drops $13.9 mln provision for China invoicing scandal, ups profit forecast
17th - While you were sleeping: Positioning for the Fed
17th - NZ dollar jumps a US cent after Fed pulls back forecast interest rate hikes
17th - Jetstar caves in on 'opt-out' services for fare bookings after NZ regulator threatens court action
17th - Regulator probes Steel & Tube's misuse of logo on steel mesh certificates
17th - Surprisingly strong economic growth may persist into March quarter, economist says
17th - UK, Canadian and Australian interests bid for transfer of social housing in Tauranga and Invercargill
17th - NZ dollar jumped to week high as economy beats expectations, Fed gloomy
17th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise with intl markets; ANZ, Genesis, SkyCity gain, Steel & Tube drops
18th - While you were sleeping: Wall St, commodities climb
18th - NZ dollar hits highest level this year after better local growth, pullback in Fed rate hike view
18th - Vista shareholders to sell 25.5% of company to institutions, brokers
18th - NZ Aluminium Smelters to take $20 mln holiday pay dispute to Supreme Court
18th - Forest & Bird appeals High Court decision over DOC land swap deal for Ruataniwha water scheme
18th - NZ consumer confidence falls in March, consumers cautious
18th - Saville's Utilico whittles down Infratil stake further
18th - NZ wool prices mixed with volumes seen declining near season end
18th - Praemium
18th - NZ dollar heads for 1.3% weekly gain as greenback falls on Fed outlook
18th - MARKET CLOSE: Half billion dollar day for NZX as 7.5% of Sky TV changes hands
21st - World Week Ahead: Reading the Fed’s tea leaves
21st - NZ dollar weakens as traders deem US dollar decline was overdone
21st - Movac fund gets $20 mln from NZVIF as govt mulls its future backing
21st - NZ export log prices slip on higher shipping rates, weak overseas demand
21st - Vista shares sold at $5.30 apiece, bringing new investors to register
21st - NZ again seeks to attract interest in Reinga-Northland, Pegasus in 2016 'block offer'
21st - NZ consumer optimism slips on gloomier view of economy
21st - NZ forest harvest volumes fall in 2015 for first time in 7 years
21st - NZ continues to post record net migration, with 67,400 gain in February year
21st - Air NZ among Virgin shareholders providing A$425 mln loan
21st - Government's block offer likely to be overshadowed by those in other countries, analyst says
21st - NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may range trade in shortened Easter week
21st - Graeme Hart's UCI gets reprieve from bondholders after missing payment
21st - Australian regulator wins appeal against Air NZ, Garuda over cargo cartel
21st - Snakk Media hit by $215,000 online scam
21st - NZ dollar falls as investors take stock in shortened week after Fed scare
21st - Website woes add to retailer Pumpkin Patch's problems
21st - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares continue record ascent; F&P Healthcare, Goodman Property, Steel & Tube
22nd - While you were sleeping: Fed hike in April?
22nd - Electric cars make more sense that solar power in NZ: new study
22nd - NZ dollar little changed as US dollar recovers ground after Fed meeting
22nd - Kathmandu turns to first-half profit, in line with guidance, as margins widen
22nd - NZ PM Key says low dairy prices will rebound as Asian demand recovers
22nd - Meridian, NZAS extend 400MW notice period by a year
22nd - Farmers need to step up investment on science, innovation to combat climate change, Key says
22nd - Snowball Effect may be first equity crowd-funder to turn a profit after snaring 40% of market
22nd - New Zealand's AA credit rating, stable outlook affirmed by S&P on monetary, fiscal flexibility
22nd - NZX asks Pushpay to 'please explain' 39% share price rally
22nd - NZ dollar little changed as Fed's path comes back into view, weakening greenback
22nd - Yield on Hart's UCI junk bonds spikes, Moody's cuts rating after missing payment
22nd - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise on Meridian's smelter deadline, Kathmandu earnings
23rd - While you were sleeping: Markets steady after Brussels attacks
23rd - Tax info sharing agreements set to extend to spies
23rd - NZ dollar declines after Belgium terrorist attacks prompt flight to safety
23rd - Fonterra doubles interim dividend, lifts first-half profit by 123% as sales fall
23rd - Manuka honey products maker Oceania Natural next NXT listing
23rd - Intueri extends banking facility to finalise acquisitions of OCA, NZ Institute of Sport
23rd - NZOG, Tag, Beach partnership to surrender offshore Kaheru permit
23rd - Fonterra 'walks fine line' supporting farmers via dividend while protecting balance sheet
23rd - UPDATE2: Fonterra says it reaped $50M-$70M benefit from extending supplier payments
23rd - Landcorp sheep milk JV pre-sold first season's production, looks to expand
23rd - Labour looks to 'limited trial' of universal basic income
23rd - Auckland developer Wilshire Group buys Springpark out of receivership
23rd - Auckland Council raises $250 mln selling four-year bonds at record-low coupon of 3.04%
23rd - NZ dollar little changed in short Easter week after dipping in wake of Brussels attacks
23rd - Hallenstein Glasson 1H profit drops 21%; warns on mild autumn and weaker kiwi
23rd - Labour forced to clarify universal basic income 'not party policy'
23rd - Chorus confident free non-standard UFB installation will continue
23rd - TPP 'atrocious', Reich tells Labour future of work conference
23rd - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares hit fresh high; Orion, Spark gain while Fonterra Fund drops
24th - While you were sleeping: Nike outlook misses
24th - NZ dollar falls as Fed officials talk up prospects for future US rate hikes
24th - Spark cleared to buy Craig Wireless spectrum, beefing up wireless capacity
24th - Scott Technology 1H profit jumps 70%; eyes German acquisition
24th - Robots will make your coffee, Labour conference hears
24th - NZ posts bigger-than-forecast trade surplus in February, helped by drilling equipment
24th - Augusta Capital confirms loss of PIE status as market value of funds management exceeds 10% of assets
24th - AFT gets first step of US approval for Maxigesic IV
24th - Rubicon's ArborGen settles with ex-employees, avoids US$53 mln payout
24th - NZ wool prices decline at auction as demand wanes
24th - VMob builds fuel app for 7-Eleven in Australia, sees global scale
24th - NZ Defence Force deployment to Iraq, likely to be below budget on cheaper living costs
24th - Broker still 'neutral' on Fonterra Shareholders' Fund
24th - Update: Scott Technology expects to accelerate expansion once JBS gets OIO sign-off
24th - NZ Refining suffers $8 million hydrocracker problem
24th - NZ dollar heads for 1.4% decline in short week as traders rethink Fed rates
24th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares dip; banks suffer as ANZ expands bad debt provisions
25th - While you were sleeping: Wells Fargo share drop
29th - World Week Ahead: Yellen speaks, US jobs data
29th - NZ dollar gains as soft US inflation clouds Fed's rate hike outlook
29th - IkeGPS executive reshuffle sees CFO, sales VP leave
29th - Trilogy's Buglass takes advantage of near-record price to sell shares
29th - NZ-founded LanzaTech signs first North American deal to convert waste gas to ethanol
29th - Veritas and Burger King owner agree to sell assets of disputed meat patty business
29th - Oceania CEO Earl Gasparich says company not headed for IPO
29th - NZ-based 9 Spokes launches roadshow for A$25 million IPO on the ASX
29th - Union blindsided by latest NZ Post job cuts, expects more to come
29th - NZ dollar gains as traders await US Fed chair Yellen's speech
29th - Z Energy to get $9.5M repayment from Customs over co-mingled fuels dispute
29th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares mixed as Meridian, Z gain, A2, ANZ, Westpac drop
30th - While you were sleeping: Yellen signals caution
30th - NZ dollar jumps 1 US cent overnight after Yellen signals caution about future US rate hikes
30th - Wynyard says 75% of shareholders take up rights offer
30th - Intueri's accounts tagged by auditor over going concern uncertainty
30th - NZ regional confidence drops on dairy woes
30th - NZ building consents climb 11% in February, led by Auckland
30th - Medical technology firm Volpara seeks A$10M in ASX listing, can't predict future profitability
30th - Takeovers Code gives Chows room to waive mop-up provisions
30th - Chorus to raise up to $400 mln in bond issue to repay bank debt
30th - Air NZ reviews its 26% stake in Virgin Australia
30th - Outgoing Westland Milk boss warns of two more seasons of dairy pain
30th - Treasury's Makhlouf sees no need for 'radically different' inflation target
30th - UPDATE: Air NZ faces loss on Virgin exit
30th - Orion Health shares jump 6.4% on US health insurer deal
30th - NZ dollar holds gain after Yellen's caution dials back rate hike expectations
30th - UPDATE: Orion Health shares gain on US deal, CEO eyes return to profit
30th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, health stocks Metlifecare, Ebos, Orion gain
30th - JBS gets OIO approval to take majority stake in Scott Technology
31st - While you were sleeping: Rate relief rally
31st - NZ dollar jumps above 69 US cents as US dollar weakness prevails
31st - Synlait first-half profit jumps on boom in A2 Milk infant formula sales
31st - Energy Mad shares rise after Mardon leaves board, profit target delayed
31st - UPDATE: Synlait plans to double premium payments to suppliers this financial year
31st - New NXT-listing Oceania Natural leans on China with a projection of trebling sales
31st - CBL announces first dividend payment since October listing
31st - Augusta collects $2.7 million from syndication, fund offers
31st - UPDATE: Oceania Natural shares jump 16% in NXT debut
31st - Mainzeal liquidators reject claims totalling $16.7 million
31st - NZ business confidence falls in March as South Islanders feel gloomier
31st - UPDATE: Synlait boss says exchange rate should boost next season's payout
31st - NZ farmer confidence falls in first quarter on downbeat dairy, sheep farmers
31st - Guilty plea for financial adviser in $1.4 million fraud
31st - NZ dollar may extend rally as Yellen's caution keeps investors wary on greenback
31st - Finzsoft in profit warning, strikes deal with First Credit Union
31st - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, posts 6.2% quarterly gain
April 2016
1st - While you were sleeping: Eyes on US payrolls
1st - NZ dollar hits fresh nine-month high as US dollar weakens on interest rate outlook
1st - Tegel looks to raise up to $344.4M in New Zealand's first IPO for the year
1st - Construction begins on Hawaiki trans-Pacific internet cable
1st - Shanghai Pengxin withdraws judicial review of Lochinver rejection
1st - Kirkcaldie directors recommend shareholders reject Brierley takeover offer
1st - NZ wool prices slip at auction as higher kiwi dollar dents demand
1st - Auckland wi-fi company Tomizone restructures debt but is yet to complete crucial capital raise
1st - Fitch Ratings warns rise in European milk production will delay price recovery beyond 2016
1st - OIO rejects poor quality applications, beefs up team to speed up process
1st - NZ dollar heads for 3.2% weekly gain as Yellen takes sheen off greenback
1st - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares drop, led by ANZ, Westpac
4th - World Week Ahead: Fed minutes, oil in focus
4th - NZ dollar holds near 69 US cents as US jobs data fails to budge rate views
4th - NZOG plans to delist from ASX, citing low liquidity, cost savings
4th - IkeGPS says 2016 sales near bottom of guidance on late orders
4th - Serco to pay $8 million to Corrections after step-in clause invoked in Mt Eden contract
4th - NZ employment confidence improves as increased wages lift optimism
4th - Vista buys 50% stake in UK film marketing firm Powster for undisclosed sum
4th - NZ Dollar Outlook: US interest rate views to drive kiwi this week
4th - Rakon takes cornerstone stake in start-up rolling out 'internet of things' technology
4th - UPDATE: Rakon's 'internet of things' investment to be earnings positive by 2018
4th - Conditions now right for recovery in global dairy prices, ASB economist Penny says
4th - PharmaZen annual profit jumps on lower dollar
4th - No class exemption for international custodians, OIO says
4th - Meat Workers union says Affco complaint relates to statements from global union body
4th - NZ dollar slips as Australian retail sales miss expectations
4th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares resume rally on appeal of yields; Xero, Kathmandu, Rakon gain
4th - Key faces sustained questioning on NZ presence in 'Panama Papers'
4th - TPP ratification in US heading for 'lame duck' session in late 2016: Key
5th - While you were sleeping: Futures too pessimistic?
5th - NZ dollar declines as commodities fall amid doubts over oil supply agreement
5th - Summerset first-quarter sales fall; company says it's on track to build 400 units this year
5th - NZX cash market activity rises in March as debt market turnover doubles
5th - NZ new vehicle sales rise to highest level in 32 years in March
5th - NZ businesses turn pessimistic in March quarter as margin squeeze bites
5th - Regulator takes issue with penalty charge for solar power
5th - Auckland median house sale price rises 12% in March, as volumes fall: Barfoot
5th - Briscoe seeks $100,000 bump to directors' fee pool to allow for bigger board
5th - Meridian Energy Limited
5th - NZ commodity prices fall 1.3% in March on weaker dairy, forestry, seafood
5th - Fonterra could allow cash-strapped farmers to sell 'wet' shares to reduce debt, analysts say
5th - Indebted Mercer Group settles insurance claim for $2.67 million, shares jump
5th - Spark secures wireless broadband sign-off in $9 million deal
5th - Update: Fonterra Shareholders' Council rejects proposal
5th - NZ Middle East Business Council gets Saudi breakthrough with MOU to establish joint council
5th - Decima Health's Weir to pitch eczema treatment at Chicago dermatology conference
5th - RBA keeps cash rate at 2% in more upbeat statement; Australian dollar gains
5th - F&P Appliances to close East Tamaki factory with loss of 186 jobs
5th - NZ dollar drops vs. Australian dollar on more upbeat RBA statement
5th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall as some investors take profits, ASX 200 drops; Fletcher, banks decline
6th - Dairy product prices rise for second time in 2016
6th - While you were sleeping: Allergan shares sink
6th - NZX plans to offer milk price futures, options to reduce volatility
6th - NZ dollar lifts after prices rise at GlobalDairyTrade auction
6th - NZ Post proposes to sell down 45% of Kiwibank to NZ Super Fund and ACC
6th - Veritas to franchise Nosh stores, copying Mad Butcher strategy
6th - NZ property value growth slowed in March, but Auckland may be picking up, QV says
6th - Orion Health shares rise as deal announced with Queensland's Metro North
6th - NZ Post part-sale of Kiwibank keeps its credit rating safe, but bank's could be cut
6th - Air NZ launches first non-stop flight between NZ and the Philippines
6th - NZ business R&D spending increased last year, but costs, lack of resources seen as impediments
6th - Steel & Tube imposes new testing regime on seismic mesh, warns of supply shortages
6th - Comvita to enter S&P/NZX 50 if Diligent takeover proceeds; shares jump 4%
6th - A2 Milk sets out changes imposed by Chinese regulators
6th - Nikko's Williams warns NZ shares are "expensive":
6th - NZ dollar little changed after rebound on dairy auction as Yellen awaited
6th - OIO signs off Vector transmission network sale to First State Funds
6th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise; Orion, Comvita gain on news
6th - Commerce Commission says Steel & Tube mesh failed its tests
7th - While you were sleeping: Pfizer, Allergan terminate deal
7th - NZ dollar advances as oil price rise bolsters commodity currencies
7th - Abano expects gain in annual earnings on lift from NZ dental unit
7th - Auckland Airport refinances $300 million of bank facilities
7th - NZ businesses spend more on R&D but the number of companies doing so shows little change
7th - SkyCity CEO Morrison steps down, saying he needs a break from 'demanding' job
7th - NZ labour market 'balance' caps wage inflation, justifies accommodative policy, RBNZ's Bascand says
7th - SkyCity denies reports Darwin casino for sale as chief executive resigns to 'take a break'
7th - Rebuild of central Christchurch in Treasury's red zone
7th - Peters and Brash team up to attack Maori preferences in RMA reforms
7th - JBS bid for majority control of Scott Technology goes unconditional
7th - Steel & Tube 'maintains confidence' in seismic mesh, says regulator only tested 3 sheets
7th - NZ dollar gains on tentative Fed, stronger crude oil as China's big data week awaited
7th - Local councils underspent in 2015, need to improve forecasting accuracy, Auditor-General says
7th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares chart new record; Orion extends gains, SkyCity drops as CEO quits
7th - Court of Appeal rules against Charlie's founder Lepionka over Hawke's Bay plot
8th - While you were sleeping: Growth worries ratchet higher
8th - NZ dollar slides to 7-mth low vs. yen amid speculation BOJ won't intervene
8th - Kiwi Property to buy 50% of Tainui's The Base mall for $192.5M, offers $197.5M for the rest
8th - Michael Hill 9-month revenue rises 9.1% on gains across all markets
8th - Zespri puts hold on 1.7 mln kiwifruit trays affected by oil leak in packaging
8th - NZ government unexpectedly posts 8-month surplus on increased tax take
8th - UPDATE: Zespri may need to ditch or repackage 1.7M kiwifruit potentially contaminated by oil
8th - NZ wool prices advance on lower kiwi, increased demand
8th - NZ Post pays $12 mln to amend lease agreement with Argosy
8th - Investors selling Diligent shares to avoid being taxed, analysts say
8th - Vista buys NZ movie website Flicks for undisclosed sum
8th - Icehouse, ICE Angels launch $10 mln fund for start-ups
8th - More migration only way to bridge ICT skills gap, says Joyce
8th - NZ dollar heads for 1.6% weekly decline as investors remain uncertain of timing
8th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall from record on SkyCity CEO departure; Kathmandu, Orion gain
8th - Kirkcaldie faces $1.3M bill for future lease payment of Petone warehouse after deal falls over
11th - World Week Ahead: IMF outlook, US reporting season in focus
11th - Angel investment hits record $61.2 mn in 2015, latest index shows
11th - NZ dollar advances as commodity currencies boosted by oil price gains
11th - Independent expert likely to probe NZ's foreign trust rules: PM
11th - Nuplex directors unanimously back $1.05 billion Allnex bid
11th - NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may remain flat this week as it seeks new impetus
11th - Wynyard CFO Murray Page exits; 1Q revenue meets budget
11th - NZ spending on plastic cards edges up in March, led by hospitality
11th - NZ manufacturers at most confident for five years, survey says
11th - NZ Pharmaceuticals gets $49.6 mln cash injection as Archer Capital takes over
11th - Feltex appeal reprises 'squeeze the lemon' email, attacks lack of adverse trends in prospectus
11th - Former PwC chair John Shewan to review foreign trust rules
11th - NZ music industry sees first revenue growth in 15 years due to streaming services
11th - Auckland Uni sells Tamaki campus to developer Tim Edney
11th - Key heads to China for free trade agreement 'upgrade' negotiations
11th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall; A2 Milk, Genesis drop, Nuplex gains as takeover backed
11th - Key cautious on China FTA upgrade timetable
12th - While you were sleeping: Stocks rise as dollar weakens
12th - NZ dollar hits one-week high on commodity price gains, weaker greenback
12th - Long-awaited grid cost-sharing paper due May 17
12th - Orion Health shares climb to highest level in more than 9 months on new UK contracts
12th - Opus International to overhaul business structure along sector lines, Prentice says
12th - NZ guest night rise for 23rd straight month as tourism breaks new records
12th - NZ house sales and turnover hit records in March, REINZ says
12th - Divisions over expanded company reporting, executive pay in NZX governance review
12th - NZ record tourism pushes hotel, motel occupancy to highest ever levels
12th - Cavalier asked to explain 27% share price jump
12th - NZ a soft target for growing cyber-crime threat, report says
12th - PGG Wrightson chairman withdraws Agria takeover offer
12th - Fonterra board size in focus in first governance overhaul since inception
12th - RBNZ says insurance sector has improved under its watch, plans to look at the law
12th - PM Key's interests shows deposit with foreign trust specialist
12th - NZ dollar extends gains to highest level in more than a week on commodity rally, weak greenback
13th - While you were sleeping: Oil report lifts mood
13th - NZ dollar jumps higher as oil price gains buoy demand for commodity currencies
13th - Martin Aircraft replaces jetpack engine with more powerful engine
13th - Diligent shareholders vote in favour of takeover by Insight Venture Partners
13th - Infratil sees bigger earnings for 2017, has up to $1 billion to spend
13th - Pushpay expects to reach $100M annual revenue target early; shares jump to record high
13th - NZ food prices rise 0.5% in March, driven by cauliflowers, other vegetables
13th - NZ screen industry revenue grows 2% in 2015 as Auckland increases dominance while Wellington falters
13th - FIRST CUT: Key announces major provisional tax reforms
13th - Carter Holt mounts last-ditch bid to toss out leaky schools claim
13th - UPDATE: Diligent's Kiwi retail shareholders ask 'why sell now' as US takeover offer approved
13th - UPDATE: Key announces major provisional tax changes for business
13th - VMob plans to raise up to $4 mln in placement, needs shareholder backing
13th - Cavalier consolidates wool manufacturing plants to boost profits
13th - Chinese e-commerce concerns ease, stocks rebound
13th - NZ dollar gains as housing, food price data hints at stronger inflation
13th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares hit record, Fletcher, SkyTV and A2 lead index
14th - While you were sleeping: JPMorgan Chase, China lift mood
14th - Fonterra's first governance review suggests cutting board members by two, single election process for directors
14th - NZ dollar falls amid broad US dollar strength ahead of inflation data
14th - Di Humphries returns to head Glassons chain at Hallenstein
14th - Restaurant Brands 2016 profit rises 1%, sees 2017 profit gain of up to 25%
14th - NZ manufacturing activity slowed for a second month in March
14th - Affco granted leave to appeal ruling that seasonal workers are continuously employed
14th - Augusta properties gain $3.7 million in value over six months
14th - Reserve Bank tracks down leak from lockup to Mediaworks, sees no evidence of market impact
14th - Fonterra, Zespri supportive of TPP, see long-term gains from trade pact
14th - New Zealand well placed to deliver to Asia's growing protein demand
14th - Flavell forges ahead with Te Ture Whenua Act reform
14th - NZ dollar falls as greenback strengthens, Singapore eases policy
14th - Buyer looks to Bethunes as a listed shell
14th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares chart new record as equity markets revive; Westpac, ANZ, A2 gain
15th - While you were sleeping: Bank stocks gain
15th - NZ dollar touches two-week low vs. Aussie as Australian economic outlook improves
15th - 'Pros' significantly outweight 'cons' of GeoOp merger with InterfaceIT, adviser's report says
15th - Chorus broadband, fibre connections rise in first quarter
15th - NZ wool prices slip at auction as buyers shun plant contamination
15th - TeamTalk boss and founder David Ware resigns, acknowledging staff complaints
15th - Airports struggle with Uber drivers ignoring rules barring them from picking up passengers
15th - Govt open to betting on reality TV, royal babies, MMA under Racing Act reform
15th - NZ dollar heads for 1.4% weekly gain as Chinese data points to improving global economy
16th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise to record, led by Spark, Skellerup, Steel & Tube
18th - World Week Ahead: US earnings, ECB rate decision
18th - NZ dollar falls after oil producers fail to agree on production freeze
18th - Augusta Capital buys NZME House in Auckland for $115.8M for syndication offer
18th - NZ Refining wants minimum board size cut from eight to three
18th - NZ first-quarter inflation meets Reserve Bank forecast at 0.2% on tobacco excise, food, housing
18th - NZ export log prices hold steady in March amid improved demand, higher shipping costs
18th - AsureQuality partners with France's Bureau Veritas to buy Dairy Technical Services
18th - NZ Dollar Outlook: Traders split on outlook for kiwi as commodity, inflation eyed
18th - NZ beef, lamb and mutton prices fall in first half of exporting season
18th - NZ central bank chooses SIA's Perago to replace exchange settlement account system
18th - APN considers demerging NZME following cancelled IPO
18th - NZ dollar rebounds as inflation data beats market forecasts
18th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares tread water, Air NZ falls as Qantas signals weak demand
18th - Telstra Health director Kelsey says wi-fi must be free
19th - While you were sleeping: Dow touches nine-month high
19th - NZ dollar touches 2-week high as oil prices recover ground, boosting optimism
19th - Little promotes Faafoi to shadow Labour Cabinet, Cosgrove keeps business role
19th - NZ services growth slows in March, echoing slowdown in manufacturing
19th - Stride Property to reap $31.8M from Penrose property, provided it can ensure leases
19th - Potential buyers line up for ANZ Bank's UDC finance business
19th - NZ Super Fund sells assets from three private equity investments for undisclosed price
19th - Energy sector veteran to lead Chch anchor projects company
19th - Transport Ministry looks to streamline truck licensing, make online renewals easier
19th - A2 Milk's push into China bolstered by results of human clinical trial in that country
19th - Regulator says Baby City sold cots with 'structural defects'
19th - NZ dollar trades above 70 US cents for first time in 10 months
19th - MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 rises to record; Z Energy, Sky TV rise, SkyCity drops
20th - Dairy product prices advance on whole milk powder, outlook
20th - While you were sleeping: IBM, Netflix drop
20th - NZ dollar rises to 10-month high as commodities rally, dairy prices gain
20th - Tegel priced at $1.55 a share, near bottom of the range
20th - Investors ponder whether Tegel can 'do a Scales' after pricing IPO near bottom of range
20th - Mobil's challenge to $10 mln Auckland contamination clean-up reaches Supreme Court
20th - Manuka Doctor branding not a health claim, Appeal Court finds
20th - NZX's 2016 regulatory programme includes more risk assessment of market participants
20th - Steel & Tube appeals ruling to avoid defunct subsidiary's unpaid rental debt
20th - PGG Wrightson seed site hit by Uruguay flooding
20th - NZ dollar slips from 10-month high as oil falls, traders take profit
20th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares chart record high as TradeMe, Contact, Vector rise, Spark drops
21st - NZ dollar slips below 70 US cents after failing to break above key resistance level
21st - NZOG finds more oil and gas in Kupe field
21st - Infratil inks US$30M deal for electric bus technology
21st - Metlifecare sells Wairarapa retirement village, focuses on upper North Island for growth
21st - UDC Finance's AA- credit rating at risk of being slashed on sale prospects, S&P says
21st - Nuplex sells Australasian pulp and paper chemicals business for A$21 mln
21st - New Zealand wine production having a Goldilocks year, says Rabobank report
21st - NZ posts new annual migration record in March year
21st - NZ consumer confidence creeps up in April as Kiwis embrace upbeat economic outlook
21st - China, India show their hands on investor access in RCEP trade talks
21st - Media lockup to go ahead for Budget despite Reserve Bank shutdown
21st - China's latest fake milk powder scandal blamed on chaotic sales channels
21st - Zespri indicates early profit range for 2017 season with upside from looming tender
21st - NZ dollar falls vs Australian dollar, greenback on speculation RBNZ could cut next week
21st - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares extend gains with global equity markets; Fletcher, A2, ANZ rise
21st - Uber and taxis to be covered by same regulations under Transport overhaul
22nd - While you were sleeping: Travelers, Mattel disappoint
22nd - Finance company FEI faces ratings downgrade after loan restructure to Tomizone
22nd - NZ dollar falls as traders bet on Reserve Bank interest rate cuts
22nd - NZ wool prices decline at auction amid limited competition, plant contamination
22nd - Traders split on RBNZ's April rate cut decision as kiwi flies high
22nd - Water needs a price, reforms require urgency, submitters say
22nd - Kiwi startup Dotterel wins innovation award for noise reduction drone technology
22nd - Half billion dollars pledged to upgrade Tauranga to Waihi route
22nd - Euro Corp allowed to resume selling ductile steel mesh under new testing regime
22nd - NZ dollar heads for modest weekly decline as global outlook trumps RBNZ's looming review
22nd - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall on global selloff, Air NZ, Auckland Airport and Tower decline
26th - While you were sleeping: Xerox shares drop
26th - NZ dollar drifts as central bank meetings loom large
26th - Spark overhauls executive team; Miles, Snodgrass to leave
26th - Brierley lifts takeover bid for Kirkcaldie to within board's worst case scenario
26th - Jury still out on impact of foreign property investors as Key floats land tax idea
26th - Bennett 'taking advice' on cancelling 'dodgy' carbon credits
26th - SeaDragon misses annual earnings guidance, refinery costs rise to $10.6 mln
26th - No reason big pharma would stop supplying medicines, despite TPP threat: McClay
26th - Treasury examines asset 'buy-back' scheme and taxing powers for Auckland Council
26th - Oaktree puts $2 mln collar on Weldon's MediaWorks management
26th - Measuring public science by dollar value alone 'stupid', says top science adviser
26th - NZ dollar gains as traders split on central banks' direction
26th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall, investor appetite drops ahead of Reserve Bank announcement
27th - KiwiRail seeks four years' funding under 'value of rail' accord
27th - While you were sleeping: DuPont lifts outlook
27th - 'Wildcard' Wheeler limits kiwi's gains as Fed tipped to give 'hawkish' statement
27th - Veritas shares jump as it affirms annual earnings guidance, says business is improving
27th - Abano offered three times book value for Bay International stake
27th - NZ posts biggest annual trade deficit in 7 years on drop in value of dairy, meat
27th - TPP's biologics data protection will push up health-care costs, Medical Association says
27th - ICBC (NZ)'s loan book soars as Chinese-owned bank taps trade ties, mortgage demand
27th - IMF to review financial system oversight, securities law
27th - Murray Goulburn boss exits after profit downgrade, unit trust units slump by more than one-third
27th - Kirkcaldie's board ups ante in fight with Brierley over department store's remains
27th - NZ dollar gains vs. Aussie on weakest inflation in 7 years, as Fed, RBNZ loom
27th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares down ahead of RBNZ rate call
28th - Fletcher spreads NZ 'learnings' to Australia, spending A$10M on Tradelink expansion
28th - NZ dollar falls before RBNZ statement as Fed keeps rates unchanged, drops reference to global risks
28th - While you were sleeping: Fed signals patience
28th - Moa narrows full-year loss by lifting volumes while cutting costs
28th - RBNZ keeps OCR at 2.25%, says inflationl likely to pick up; kiwi jumps
28th - Genesis extends life of coal-fuelled power station to 2022
28th - Rival mail operator G3's profit margins above target, despite volume fall
28th - KiwiRail invited to run new Wairoa-Napier log train
28th - NZ dollar, swap rates jump as RBNZ keeps OCR at 2.25%
28th - US underwear giant Hanes seeks Pacific Brands in A$1.1 bln offer
28th - Fonterra says season-to-date milk collection down 3% in NZ, down 1% in Australia
28th - Landmark EQC settlement agrees it must repair homes to 'when new' state
28th - FMA approves PledgeMe's peer-to-peer lending licence, final checks remain
28th - Wellington Airport applies to extend runway
28th - Income cap for second-chance KiwiSaver access lifted
28th - Labour claims new Home-Start scheme
28th - Volatile day for kiwi dollar as central banks drive the action
28th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise; Sky TV, Fletcher Building gain, Air NZ drops on oil recovery
29th - While you were sleeping: Icahn divests Apple
29th - NZ dollar gains as BOJ inaction weighs on greenback, RBNZ rate cut case weakens
29th - Z cleared to buy Caltex assets, must sell 20 petrol stations
29th - NZX says 1st-qtr sales rise 9.6% as debt listings climb, sees Ralec Court victory
29th - Skellerup cuts earnings guidance again, blaming weak oil and milk prices
29th - Tourism Holdings likely to exceed 2016 guidance as margins improve
29th - OceanaGold reports record first-quarter gold output from Didipio, group sales rise 25%
29th - Zespri to re-pack and release contaminated fruit after getting all-clear
29th - NZ building consents see-saw with 9.8% March fall
29th - NZ business confidence lifts in April as construction sector underpins growth
29th - Hot Stock: Genesis Energy
29th - Z shares at record as Caltex deal seen reducing competition
29th - Steel & Tube agrees to sell only independently tested mesh; ComCom probe continues
29th - Trustpower earnings dip on weak electricity demand, marketing costs
29th - Shanghai Pengxin knocked back on massive Australian farm purchase
29th - NZ dollar extends gains as Fed rate hike bets fade, traders debate timing of RBNZ cut
29th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, buoyed by Z while Skellerup drops
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