Dene Mackenzie

Hide made his own decision: Calvert

Hide made his own decision: Calvert

Dunedin-based list Act New Zealand MP Hilary Calvert says she received no personal concessions from incoming party leader Don Brash to support his challenge to former leader Rodney Hide.

Brash returns to the game

Brash returns to the game

The Don-Key team will be officially back in action from tomorrow when the Act caucus and board endorse former National leader Don Brash as the party's new leader.

Bollard not worried by OCR news

New Zealand Reserve Bank governor Alan Bollard took a relaxed tone yesterday when announcing that the official cash rate would stay unchanged at 2.5%.

OECD report spurs English

The Budget next month will map a credible path back to a fiscal surplus, Finance Minister Bill English said yesterday.

NZ export-led rally at risk as dollar firms

NZ export-led rally at risk as dollar firms

New Zealand's export-led recovery is in danger of stalling as the New Zealand dollar continues to appreciate against currencies of its major trading partners.

Credit union going back to roots

Credit union going back to roots

Recent board approval has given Credit Union South the green light to return to its roots of helping its members become financially stronger.

'Huge support' for a new party, Harawira says

'Huge support' for a new party, Harawira says

Independent MP Hone Harawira met supporters in Dunedin last night before the expected launch of his new political party later this week.

OCR likely to hold but market looks for signs

The official cash rate is widely expected to stay at 2.5% when the Reserve Bank makes its decision tomorrow but markets will be looking for any signs for a future rate rise.

UK tax change could hit Kiwis

UK tax change could hit Kiwis

Thousands of New Zealand residents could have potential tax problems if they have worked in the United Kingdom, WHK Dunedin tax principal Jarod Chisholm says.

Commodity index hits record

Commodity index hits record

The ASB commodity index reached another high in US dollar terms at the weekend.