Squawk on the Road: New Zealand

  • Digital Creature Creations Friday, 19 Oct 2007 | 6:19 AM ET

    Do you remember the bug scene in King Kong (the 2005 version) where the heroes get dumped by Kong into the bottom of a ravine filled giant insects?  Well, one of those creepy crawlies might just have been a weta.

  • The Business of Kiwi Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 8:04 PM ET
    AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian

    Ask any New Zealander, better known as Kiwis, -- what is ugly as sin and tasty as hell? -- and the response you will get is a kiwi!

  • Reinventing New Zealand Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 7:59 PM ET

    New Zealand has set its sights on reinventing itself into a "weightless economy" by increasing its competitive edge in the global economy. But what exactly is a "weightless economy"?

  • NZ's Finance Minister Says Currency Is Overvalued Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 3:31 AM ET

    New Zealand's finance minister Michael Cullen said on Thursday the country's currency, which has fallen more than 7 percent against the U.S. dollar during the global credit squeeze, was overvalued and he expected it to fall further.

  • NZ's Sky City Says Second Potential Bidder Emerges Tuesday, 16 Oct 2007 | 10:28 PM ET

    New Zealand casino operator Sky City Entertainment Group said on Wednesday it expected another company to examine its books, which could result in a takeover bid.

  • NZ Manufacturers Oppose China FTA Sunday, 14 Oct 2007 | 11:22 PM ET

    Trade between New Zealand and China is expected to receive a boost next year as both countries are likely to seal the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) by April 2008 at the latest.

  • New Zealand at a Glance Sunday, 14 Oct 2007 | 7:11 PM ET

    A quick overview of NZ, its current state of finance and a forecast of the next few years for this rapidly developing market.

  • On The Road With "Asia Squawk Box" Sunday, 14 Oct 2007 | 5:25 PM ET

    All this week, CNBC's "Asia Squawk Box" is on the road in New Zealand. "Asia Squawk Box" will take a look at all things Kiwi -- its economy, the booming tourism industry, New Zealand's growth as a film locale and post production facility, its wining and dining exports and much more.

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