Wednesday, March 31, 2010
New Zealand's home-building approvals rose for the first time in three months in February, adding to signs residential construction will help buoy economic growth this year.
Friday, March 26, 2010
A Hong Kong-based investment group says it wants to invest up to US$1.1 billion in New Zealand's dairy industry to make high-quality infant formula and long-life milk products for the Chinese market.
Thursday, March 25, 2010
New Zealand's annual current account deficit fell to its lowest level for eight years in 2009 due to declining imports during a long economic slowdown, official figures showed Wednesday.
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
New Zealand on Monday hit back at a group of 30 U.S. senators who accused the country's dairy industry of anticompetitive practices, as a first round of talks ended for a free trade agreement.
Monday, March 22, 2010
New Zealand views a free-trade agreement with India as “vital,” Trade Minister Tim Groser said in a television interview Sunday.
Thursday, March 11, 2010
New Zealand will next month close a wholesale funding guarantee introduced at the height of the global financial crisis, Finance Minister Bill English said Wednesday.
Monday, March 8, 2010
New Zealand house prices climbed for a fifth month in February, fueled by increased demand for property in the nation's largest cities as the economy emerges from a recession.
Friday, March 5, 2010
It's economical, ecological and good exercise: a new human-powered monorail is attracting the crowds in New Zealand, and may become a new mode of transport within cities.
Tuesday, March 2, 2010
The New Zealand economy, which is pulling out of recession, is on track for a “bumpy and subdued recovery,” a leading think tank forecast on Monday.
Friday, February 5, 2010
New Zealand issued a “don't panic” plea yesterday after data showed unemployment jumped to a 10-year high as the country struggles to recover from effects of the global meltdown.