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  • New Zealand FinMin: Our door is open to China     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 7:15 PM ET

    Bill English, Deputy Prime Minister & Finance Minister of New Zealand speaks about the potential impact of TPP on the Asian region and highlights the role of Chinese investments into New Zealand.

  • What impact could the Fed have on New Zealand?     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 7:07 PM ET

    Bill English, Deputy Prime Minister & Finance Minister of New Zealand discusses the nation's current account deficit and explains why he's not worried about the Fonterra dairy scare.

  • Expect more upside ahead for Kiwi     Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 7:31 PM ET

    Khoon Goh, Senior FX Strategist at ANZ and Kathy Lien of BK Asset Management discuss why the Kiwi looks set for further gains after the RBNZ's hawkish statement.

  • The rationale behind Fonterra's product recall     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 8:04 PM ET

    Theo Spierings, CEO of Fonterra explains the rationale behind the company's product recall, after New Zealand officials cleared its whey protein concentrate of health risks.

  • Health-care cost fix? Deport fat migrants Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 11:07 AM ET

    Nearly a third of New Zealand's adult population is overweight, in an effort to solve the obesity epidemic and combat rising health costs, the country is deporting its fat people.

  • Fonterra: N.Z. will launch an investigation     Sunday, 11 Aug 2013 | 10:50 PM ET

    Tim Groser, trade minister of New Zealand. speaks exclusively to CNBC's Cash Flow about the Fonterra botulism scare.

  • Fonterra's milk scandal has hit the credibility and brand image of the world's biggest dairy exporter. CNBC's Eunice Yoon spoke to CEO Theo Spierings about the damage to it's reputation.

  • Food safety scare prompts recall in China     Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 6:18 AM ET

    New Zealand's Fonterra, a leading exporter of dairy products found bacteria that could cause food poisoning in some products that had been sold to China, reports CNBC's Eunice Yoon.

  • New Zealand's dairy giant, Fonterra says sorry for the contamination of its milk products. With more, Eunice Yoon is in Beijing.

  • Milk scandal 'huge' issue for New Zealand     Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 1:22 AM ET

    Jeremy Stretch, head of strategy at CIBC, talks to CNBC about the effect of the milk scandal on New Zealand's currency.

  • Jane Turner, Senior Economist, ABS says the RBNZ could start raising interest rates as early as March 2014 as it weighs up increasing house prices and the higher NZ Dollar.

  • NZ's Finance Minister on Divestment Plans     Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 7:20 PM ET

    Bill English, Finance Minister of New Zealand, talks about Wellington's plans to raise cash to bring its economy back into surplus. He also discusses why he is unconvinced on Abenomics and denies recent claims that New Zealand is getting involved in global currency wars.

  • Yum? China Probes Mutton Supplier in New Food Scare Monday, 6 May 2013 | 5:53 AM ET
    Chinese lamb stew hot pot

    Shanghai authorities are testing mislabeled mutton from a wholesaler that supplies a chain of hot pot restaurants run by U.S. fast food firm Yum Brands.

  • Housing Bubble in New Zealand Unnerves Central Bank Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 12:42 AM ET
    Christchurch, New Zealand

    A surging New Zealand housing market that has sent prices to record levels is jangling nerves at the central bank, prompting warnings of asset bubbles.

  • Zorro the Pig Can Surf!     Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 1:48 PM ET

    A 2-month old pig in New Zealand named Zorro can surf, with the "Power Lunch" Crew.

  • Air New Zealand Unveils Giant Flying Hobbit Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Call it something of a Hobbit fixation, but Air New Zealand has turned its newest aircraft into a flying billboard for the movie "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey." The GlobalPost reports.

  • Opinion polls showed incumbent Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney in a dead heat, although the president has a slight advantage in several swing states. If Congress cannot agree new arrangements, about $600 billion in government spending cuts and higher taxes will kick in early next year, all of which could hurt U.S. economic growth.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 2- The contentious U.S.- China trade relationship has been a major issue in the U.S. race for the White House, with President Barack Obama defending his record and Republican challenger Mitt Romney promising tougher tactics if elected.

  • Fishing thwarts Antarctic marine sanctuary idea Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 9:43 AM ET

    At a meeting in Australia, the United States and New Zealand were rebuffed after submitting a joint proposal to protect the Ross Sea, which is considered one of the most pristine oceans in the world. But at the Australian meeting, some nations, including Russia, the Ukraine and China, balked at the proposal.

  • New Zealand carbon scheme on hold as prices plunge Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 5:41 AM ET

    *New Zealand carbon prices plummet. WELLINGTON, Nov 2- Just two years after expanding a scheme that was feted as the world's only emissions trading scheme outside of Europe, New Zealand has effectively put the scheme on hold, just as other nations step into the carbon trading arena.