Foreign Ownership

28 Oct 17, 8:42am
Allan Barber sees severe UK meat and dairy issues looming due to Brexit that will hurt New Zealand. He says they should give our new political leaders reasons to be cautious about placing restriction on our ability to trade
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19 Jul 17, 5:02am
NZ First's Winston Peters blames 'subservient puppetized NZ politicians' for the lack of a probe into the NZ banking system. Says Aussie banks are 'like a hole in the hull of the NZ economy'
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29 Apr 17, 7:42am
Foreign direct investment in New Zealand now exceeds $100 bln, but as a share of all business investment is now only 5.9%, its lowest in at least six years
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7 Apr 17, 10:47am
Overseas Investment Office investigating Trinity Hill vineyard buyer on good character grounds after he pleaded guilty to fraud charges in the US
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3 Apr 17, 5:02am
RBNZ considers whether to: take a more 'graduated approach' in monitoring insurers' solvency, make insurers disclose as much information as banks, and require all insurers that operate in NZ to be locally incorporated 
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19 Mar 17, 7:35pm
We look at the data of how much of New Zealand is owned by foreigners. It turns out current levels have been stable for more than 15 years. It is not growing. But our investment offshore is
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1 Feb 17, 12:15pm
Winston Peters pledges that he would block ANZ's sale of UDC to the HNA Group
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24 Jul 16, 3:44pm
Keith Woodford says that with Silver Fern Farms drowning in financial underperformance, it is time to "get on with it". If OIO approval comes, there will be a wide variety of ownership models as options for farmers
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2 Jul 16, 5:59pm
Silver Fern Farms announces contract extension and new special meeting date. Allan Barber reviews where this torturous process is at
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9 Jun 16, 5:02am
Allan Barber sees 80 shareholders risking 'catastrophe' at Silver Fern Farms to retain control, and restrain the industry heavyweight from its development plans
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25 May 16, 8:50am
Allan Barber investigates the issues being raised by disgruntled shareholders of Silver Fern Farms over the Shanghai Maling deal
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11 Apr 16, 9:37am
The NZ Initiative's Khyaati Acharya asks: How much more dismal will private investment be if New Zealand begins to subject its own residents to the onerous requirements of the overseas investment legislation?
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14 Oct 15, 12:59pm
Claims the New Plymouth District Council's sold one of Australia's largest dairy farm operations to Chinese investors are quashed; an Australian company says it's still doing due diligence on the offer
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9 Oct 15, 8:17am
Silver Fern Farms tells shareholders to "ignore mystery underwrite" as some seek to overturn board's push to partner with Shanghai Maling
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15 Sep 15, 11:18am
Shanghai Maling to invest $261 million for 50% stake in Silver Fern Farms
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2 Sep 15, 10:14am
A further $17.2 billion of Chinese money is expected to start pouring into the New Zealand property market as the Chinese government changes its rules on overseas investment
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27 Jul 15, 8:50am
The NZ Initiative's Khyaati Acharya says Labour's 'circus act' will only add unsubstantiated fuel to the fire of those vehemently opposed towards all and any foreign ownership
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11 Jun 15, 5:28pm
Should the big 4 Australasian banks have to list 25% of their NZ units on the NZX? Devon's Paul Glass thinks so, ANZ's David Hisco doesn't
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26 Jan 15, 12:01pm
NZ Initiative's Jenesa Jeram says restricting foreign ownership means telling people what they can and can’t do with their own property
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11 Aug 14, 1:49pm
David Atkinson explores how to look at foreign direct investment opportunities & sees in 'pragmatic nationalism' a model that avoids extremes and protects benefits
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