Syndication and content licensing

BusinessDesk publishes some of New Zealand's best business journalism and we welcome you to licence articles for your use.

All of our content is subject to copyright and cannot be copy and pasted, or forwarded widely, though we are happy for our subscribers to forward occasional emails. 

Our corporate subscribers can send stories to all staff and post them on intranets, etc, for internal use.

For anything else, you need our permission. We have several content licensing options:

Licence an individual article

If you'd like to use one of our stories for your website or email, we charge between $150 and $450, depending on your traffic numbers.

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Let us create a regular newsletter for you

Low open rates on your external or internal comms? Our open rates average 60% for newsletters we create for clients. Newsletters can be weekly, fortnightly or monthly. 

  • We work with you to select articles appropriate for your audience.
  • You use your email system and branding to send the email. (Or we can do that, too.)
  • The email can include the entire article, or links back to your site or ours.

Leverage BusinessDesk's editorial capabilities and brand to reach your clients with real editorial content.

News on your site

We can provide a constant stream of news for your site — for free. We'll give you email or code to include a headline, first two paragraphs and link back to the full story. 

See Sharechat for an example of how this works.

More information?

BRIAN GAYNOR: Aluminium smelter reaches use by date
Brian Gaynor | Sat, 11 Jul 2020

The negative market reaction to Rio Tinto’s announcement that it was winding down the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter was overdone, particularly for investors with long-term perspectives. The smelter...

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall as energy sector sell-off continues
Dan Brunskill | Fri, 10 Jul 2020

New Zealand shares fell as energy stocks declined for a second day following the announcement Rio Tinto’s New Zealand aluminium smelter will close. Chorus led the market lower on the risk of more r...

Metlifecare and EQT enter new $6 per share takeover agreement
Jenny Ruth | Fri, 10 Jul 2020

Metlifecare said it has entered into a new scheme of arrangement with Swedish company EQT to buy all its shares for $6 each, a dollar less than the earlier deal EQT had repudiated, but only four of th...

Profit or Loss: The Dangers of Fake ROI

It's hard to know what is going to happen in the future. This virus and its effects are changing everything, so businesses need to take a careful look at their marketing.

The 10 mega trends affecting financial services

Fundamental shifts in financial services have propelled changes and reshaped the way in which so many companies in the sector operate.