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NZ expert relegated to deputy of accounting body

Wellington, Oct 13 NZPA - A New Zealand accountant who missed out on replacing the ground-breaking British chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has been appointed deputy to a former Dutch politician, Hans Hoogervorst, who took the job.

NZ dollar drifts lower in quiet trade, cost of earthquake up

NZ dollar drifts lower in quiet trade, cost of earthquake up
Wellington, Sept 8 NZPA - The New Zealand dollar eased slightly today as equity markets weakened on renewed fears about the strength of European banks.

I can't wait to get back to my side of the world: Bollard

I can't wait to get back to my side of the world: Bollard
Wellington, Aug 30 NZPA - Current and former central bankers from around the world meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, say an uneven global economic recovery is likely to stay on track despite worries about the US economy.

NZ should follow Norway and ban drilling until Gulf spill sorted

NZ should follow Norway and ban drilling until Gulf spill sorted
By Kate Chapman of NZPA Wellington, June 9 NZPA - The Greens want the Government to follow the example of Norway, which has said it will not allow deepwater drilling until the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has been fully investigated.

Briton named in Dubai killing, as well as spy with NZ link

Wellington, May 24 NZPA - United Arab Emirates officials have issued an arrest warrant for a British man they are seeking in a probe of the January killing of a top Hamas official -- a new suspect in addition to Zev Barkan, the suspected Israeli agent wanted by New Zealand police on identity-the

German bribery probe eyes shell companies in NZ

Wellington, April 16 NZPA - German prosecutors are investigating whether Hewlett-Packard Company executives paid 8 million euros ($NZ15.24m) in bribes -- via a complex network which included plans to use shell companies in New Zealand -- to win a 35 million euro Russian contract.

NZer's Zimbabwe investment eyed in US

Wellington, April 13 NZPA - New Zealand financier Stephen Jennings' move to invest in Zimbabwe has caused problems for his Russian business partner, and may cripple his dreams of buying into a United States basketball team.

NZ sharemarket rises, Contact and Mainfreight lead

NZ sharemarket rises, Contact and Mainfreight lead
Wellington, March 31 NZPA - The New Zealand sharemarket rose today with Contact Energy and Mainfreight the standout performers. Shares in healthcare investor and operator Abano fell 10c to 530 after the company said it was expecting second half earnings to be softer than planned.

NZ sharemarket slips, Abano down after update

NZ sharemarket slips, Abano down after update
Wellington, March 31 NZPA - Shares in healthcare investor and operator Abano fell nearly 2 percent in early trading after the company said it was expecting second half earnings to be softer than planned.

US Farmers Worry In Run-Up To NZ Trade Deal

US Farmers Worry In Run-Up To NZ Trade Deal
Wellington, March 11 NZPA - New Zealand will open trade talks on Monday for a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) with the United States, Brunei, Chile, and Singapore. The TPP would build on the previously negotiated P4 trade agreement between New Zealand, Brunei, Chile, and Singapore.

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