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25 September 2017 3:20 AM Scoop Business » NZ stocks, dollar tread water after election

Sept. 25 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand markets are treading water as coalition talks get underway after Saturday’s general election although sentiment is also being weighed on by offshore events. Preliminary results show New Zealand First party leader Winston Peters firmly in a kingmaker position as all parties fell short of the necessary 61 seats to secure

25 September 2017 1:47 AM MARKET REACTION: NZ stocks, dollar tread water after election amidst uncertainty

New Zealand markets are treading water as coalition talks get underway after Saturday's general election although sentiment is also being weighed on by offshore events. Preliminary results show New Zealand First party leader Winston Peters firmly in a kingmaker position as all parties fell short of the necessary 61 seats to secure a parliamentary majority

24 September 2017 8:01 PM Naughty By Nature, C&C Music Factory + more

The I Love The 90s Tour returns to Auckland with a completely off the chain lineup featuring such classic artists as Naughty by Nature, Blackstreet, Sisqo, Montell Jordan, All 4 One, Rob Base, C&C Music Factory with Freedom Williams, and Snap. Expect a nostalgic night crammed full of banging party hits and soulful R'n'B slow jams by the creme de la creme

24 September 2017 5:19 PM Wild weather, lightning strikes hit West Coast

The West Coast is also being battered with heavy rainfall, with up to 160mm over a 36-hour period in Westland and 120mm in the Canterbury and Otago headwaters, according to MetService. MetService has issued a severe wind warning for Otago and Canterbury as well as Wellington and the Wairarapa. It said storms would continue to barrage the entire West Coast

24 September 2017 5:24 AM Jackie Chan reveals his dad was a spy in startling confession

JACKIE Chan has disclosed shocking new details about his life growing including that his dad was a spy hiding in Australia. “I am Australian,” Chan, the legendary 63-year-old Hong Kong-born martial arts star, told AAP last weekend while promoting his new animated family-comedy film, The Lego Ninjago Movie. It’s the first of numerous startling insights

23 September 2017 4:47 AM Thousands flee their homes as Bali volcano threatens to erupt

Thousands of villagers on the Indonesian resort island of Bali huddled on Saturday in temporary shelters, sports centres and with relatives, fearing Mount Agung will erupt for the first time in more than half a century. Authorities raised the volcano’s alert status to the highest level on Friday following a “tremendous increase” in seismic activity

23 September 2017 4:47 AM Bali volcano: Thousands evacuated, travel advisory issued as Mt Agung threatens to erupt

Australia has issued a new travel advisory for Bali as experts warn the island's enormous volcano, Mt Agung, could erupt soon. Hundreds of tremors each day are shaking the volcano, and the region's leading vulcanologist has said the probability of an eruption is increasing by the day. Indonesian authorities raised the alert level for the volcano to the highest 1

22 September 2017 11:25 PM PAL reschedules several flights to New Zealand, Australia

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) announced the rescheduling of several flights to New Zealand and Australia because of the ongoing repair of an aviation fuel pipeline at the Auckland airport in New Zealand. However, PAL said in a statement, its operations “remain unhampered” in Auckland and in Cairns, Australia, which is the airline’s hub in Australia 1

22 September 2017 1:30 PM UPDATE 1-Australia's Fairfax Media gets approval to vote on Domain separation

Sept 22 (Reuters) - Fairfax Media on Friday said it received approval by an Australian court to hold a shareholders meeting to vote on the separation and listing of its classified ads business for properties, Domain Holdings Australia Ltd. If the separation is approved in the Nov. 2 meeting, shareholders would receive one Domain share for every 10 Fairfax 1

22 September 2017 7:39 AM Dagg ruled out for rest of season with knee injury

Israel Dagg missed the first two Rugby Championship matches against Australia due to the injury but started against Argentina before it flared up again. WELLINGTON - All Blacks utility back Israel Dagg has been ruled out for the rest of the season but does not require surgery on a troubling knee injury, the team said on Friday. Dagg sustained the problem 1