Dene Mackenzie

Orion Health Group share price rise on debut surprises

Shares of Orion Health Group rose 14% on listing yesterday, surprising brokers as investors topped up their accounts, after being scaled back when shares were issued.

Million dollar salary

Million dollar salary

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade chief executive John Allen is set to become a million-dollar man when he leaves his post next year to become chief executive of the New Zealand Racing Board.

Travel statistics boost for AIA

Auckland International Airport shares rebounded yesterday after the release of the company's monthly traffic statistics which showed an impressive increase in international travel.

Shares drop, rebound reacting to upbeat Chorus

Shares drop, rebound reacting to upbeat Chorus

Regulated telecommunications network operator Chorus yesterday finally got to release some good news to the market although its initial information took time to understand.

Three weighty tomes equally heavy on detail may yet haunt Key

Former justice minister Judith Collins is exonerated, the Department of Corrections has some faults and there is nothing for Prime Minister John Key to apologise for, or so the narrative goes.

Strong interest in Orion on both sides of Tasman

Orion Health Group lists today following strong demand on both sides of the Tasman which allowed the listing price for shares to be placed at the top of the band at $5.70 each.

Surprises and bridge-building

Surprises and bridge-building

Labour leader Andrew Little (49) set about setting the tone for his new caucus yesterday by rewarding loyalty but also identifying MPs who reflect the face of New Zealand.

Migrants put pressure on

Migrants put pressure on

Immigration into New Zealand reached a new high in October, with warnings coming the record levels could place considerable pressure on New Zealand's housing market.

Scales could beat forecast profit

Scales could beat forecast profit

Scales Corp will provide updated guidance on its prospectus forecasts before December 31 after indicating it may beat earlier profit estimates.

Curran ready to get 'stuck in'

Curran ready to get 'stuck in'

Dunedin South MP Clare Curran is happy with her responsibilities allocated yesterday by new Labour leader Andrew Little.