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  • A New Zealand judge on Monday upheld an earlier court ruling that Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues can be extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges.

  • November 2010: Dotcom, who was born in Germany and who also lived for several years in Hong Kong, is granted permanent residency in New Zealand. Dotcom is arrested in a dramatic police raid on his mansion in New Zealand and is incarcerated. May 2014: The Internet Party, funded by Dotcom, is registered with election authorities.

  • WELLINGTON, New Zealand— A New Zealand judge on Monday upheld an earlier court ruling that flamboyant internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues can be extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges. Dotcom, who lives in New Zealand, has been fighting extradition in a case which has moved with glacial slowness at times. The New Zealand district...

  • Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull during House of Representatives question time at Parliament House on February 11, 2016 in Canberra, Australia.

    Speaking to reporters, Turnbull insisted that a company tax cut has to be applied without exemption.

  • New Zealand

    Have you heard of the new continent named Zealandia?! Verge writer Elizabeth Lopatto has and her take? Stop it. Just STOP. IT.

  • CNBC’s Matt Taylor talks to Steven Joyce, finance minister of New Zealand, about protectionism and Australia and New Zealand’s relationship with the new U.S. administration.

  • New Zealand Finance Minister Steven Joyce talks to CNBC’s Matt Taylor about the state of the country’s economy, as leaders from New Zealand and Australia meet.

  • NZ finmin on protectionism and being Bill English's 'wingman'

    Steven Joyce, finance minister of New Zealand, talks about what's on his agenda in terms of growth and debt reduction in New Zealand.

  • Hong Kong tops economic freedom index

    Ed Feulner, founder of The Heritage Foundation, talks about the results from the Index of Economic Freedom.

  • WELLINGTON, Feb 14- House prices in New Zealand's largest city of Auckland recovered in January, data released on Monday showed, a move the central bank will be watching closely for signs the red-hot market's moderation was only temporary. Prices in Auckland rose 2.4 percent on the month after a 1.4 percent dip in December, the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand...

  • WELLINGTON, Feb 14- New Zealand house prices rose in January as the red-hot market of Auckland picked up, the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand said on Tuesday. Seasonally adjusted median house prices rose 0.2 percent in January compared to the previous month and were up 9.9 percent on a year ago. Prices in Auckland, the country's largest city, rose 2.4 percent on...

  • WELLINGTON, Fla. _ B/E Aerospace Inc. on Friday reported fourth-quarter profit of $60.4 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 80 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $701.3 million.

  • WELLINGTON, Feb 10- New Zealand and China will soon hold a series of high-level meetings and work to promote free trade, the countries' governments said on Friday, amidst growing concerns about U.S. trade protectionism. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his New Zealand counterpart Murray McCully met in New Zealand's largest city, Auckland, on Friday, a day after...

  • SHANGHAI/ WELLINGTON, Feb 10- New Zealand and China will soon hold a series of high-level meetings and work to promote free trade, the countries' governments said on Friday, amidst growing concerns about U.S. trade protectionism. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his New Zealand counterpart Murray McCully met in New Zealand's largest city, Auckland, on Friday, a...

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 10- New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi agreed to work together to support free trade and globalization when they met in New Zealand's largest city, Auckland, China's foreign ministry has said in a statement. New Zealand was the first Western country to sign a free trade agreement with China in 2008. China is...

  • This is the Super Bowl of sheep shearing

    The World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships kicked off in New Zealand with hundreds of competitors from around the world.

  • WELLINGTON, Feb 9- New Zealand's central bank governor warned on Thursday the "protectionist risk" posed by the Trump administration is a major hazard, as it held the official cash rate steady at 1.75 percent, and flagged it could remain there for two years or more. Trump has threatened to impose punitive tariffs on imports from China and Mexico as well as "border...

  • Changing of the guard at the RBNZ?

    Nick Tuffley, chief economist at ASB Bank, weighs in on the RBNZ Governor Graeme Wheeler's decision to step down.

  • WELLINGTON, Feb 9- New Zealand's central bank governor warned on Thursday the "protectionist risk" posed by the Trump administration is a major hazard, as it held the official cash rate steady at 1.75 percent, and flagged it could remain there for two years or more. Trump has threatened to impose punitive tariffs on imports from China and Mexico as well as "border...

  • Graeme Wheeler, governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ), speaks during a news conference in Wellington, New Zealand, on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016.

    The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has adopted a neutral monetary policy bias, Governor Graeme Wheeler said.