Columns

Gordon Campbell on Gaza and burning the Israeli flag

24 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
One of the selling points in New Zealand’s campaign for a temporary seat on the Security Council is that we have a pluckily independent voice to offer on international conflicts. This image is not ... more

Gordon Campbell on the non-apology to Tania Billingsley, PM John Key

22 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  The refusal by Prime Minister John Key to issue a personal apology to Tania Billingsley has been accompanied by an array of excuses. Yes, there are judicial proceedings to be considered, as well an... more

Gordon Campbell on the failure to prosecute the GCSB

18 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
So one hand of the state – the Independent Police Conduct Authority - has now washed the hands of its brother agencies, and declared that all hands are clean. Case closed. Does anyone feel re-assured by... more

Gordon Campbell on the Dotcom emails

16 Jul 2014 Column By Gordon Campbell
Back in 2010 at least, the email trail recently released to David Fisher of the NZ Herald shows that the Immigration Service had found an interesting niche in business migrants: people who (a) have $10 million... more

Putting the ‘holy’ back into holiday - the holistic helper's guide to wellbeing and work: part 7

15 Jul 2014 Column By Tricia Alach
Holidays should be sacrosanct, used to recharge and reconnect with yourself and whoever you've gone on holiday with. But for so many professionals going on holiday just means taking the Blackberry to the... more

Gordon Campbell on TPP talks and the election in Afghanistan

11 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on this week’s TPP talks and the election meltdown in Afghanistan As negotiators gather in Ottawa this week for the latest round of talks on the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal,... more

Gordon Campbell: today’s presidential elections in Indonesia

9 Jul 2014 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on today’s presidential elections in Indonesia by Gordon Campbell Indonesia is holding presidential elections later today. As usual, New Zealand seems... more

Gordon Campbell on the BNP Paribas case, and Dotcom

8 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on the BNP Paribas case, and the selective pursuit of Dotcom So the extradition hearing for Kim Dotcom has been delayed until next February. In another long running drama, a final deal on... more

Wellbeing and Work: Travel Special

7 Jul 2014 Column By Tricia Alach
The Holisitic Helper's Guide to Wellbeing and Work: Part Six I used to travel a lot for my job and my husband still does so I know a lot about what frequent flying can do to your physical and mental health. In... more

Gordon Campbell on the diplomatic immunity fallout at MFAT

3 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on the diplomatic immunity fallout at MFAT, and Iraq/Vietnam comparisons Terrific. I’m glad that Murray McCully is well and truly determined to get to the bottom of who screwed up... more

Public Address 2 July 2014 - Decidedly Undecided

2 Jul 2014 Opinion
Decidedly Undecided10:55 Jul 2, 2014 in Hard News by Russell BrownIn last night’s debut Media Take, I talked Colmar Brunton’s AndrewRobertson and UMR’s Gavin White about an issue that has been... more

Treat food as fuel - the Holistic Helper's guide to wellbeing and work: part 5

2 Jul 2014 Column By Tricia Alach
In theory eating well at work should be no more difficult than eating well in the other areas of your life but for a lot of people, it just is.  From what I've observed this is down to a common set of... more

Gordon Campbell on Murray McCully’s avoidance strategy

2 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on Murray McCully’s avoidance strategy for his latest disaster Blame the officials. Go to ground. Looks like standard operational procedure for Foreign Affairs Minister Murray ... more

Gordon Campbell on Helen Clark’s UN Secretary-General bid

1 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Helen Clark’s informal campaign to succeed Ban Ki-Moon as UN Secretary-General is moving into a higher gear. Her June 11 interview on BBC’s Hard Talk programme has been widely seen... more

Gordon Campbell on Labour’s polling and Rio Tinto

27 Jun 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on Labour’s polling, Rio Tinto, and why the Swiss are worse than Luis Suarez The latest 3 News poll results has the combined Labour/Green bloc struggling at exactly 40%, still... more

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News

Internet Party vs National and John Key

29 Jul 2014 Politics
Internet Party Harré: It’s Game on in Helensville Internet Party Leader Laila Harré will stand in John... more

Ten scholarships on offer worth $40,000 each

29 Jul 2014 Education
Students wanting to apply for a scholarship worth up to $40,000 at the University of Waikato have only a month left to do so. As... more

Business

Border system reaches further milestone

28 Jul 2014 Business News
Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today welcomed the Joint Border Management System reaching another milestone. More than 50 per cent ... more

Auckland Airport cuts fine deal in US$250M bond issue

25 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Auckland Airport cuts fine deal in US$250M bond issue By Paul McBeth Jul. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland... more

Living

Cliff Curtis’ Startling Confession in Mana Magazine

28 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
The new-look Mana magazine includes a story on Hollywood star and Rotorua local, Cliff Curtis. The famously versatile actor talks... more

NZ Film 'The Dead Lands' to Have Toronto World Premiere

23 Jul 2014 Entertainment
New Zealand Film Commission New Zealand Film 'The Dead Lands' to Have Toronto World Premiere Maori action epic The Dead Lands will... more

Property

NZ house sales fall in June, led by cheaper properties

14 Jul 2014 Property By Suze Metherell
July 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand house sales fell in June from a year earlier, led by properties of $400,000 or less, indicating... more

Average Auckland house prices reach record level

10 Jul 2014 Property
The average asking price for a home in Auckland has reached the record level of 732 thousand, 240 dollars. The figure is provided by... more

Migration

UK Tier 1 visa extension deadline looming

11 Jul 2014 Migration
If you’re in the UK on a Tier 1 (General) visa, you’ll need to apply for an extension as soon as possible. The deadline... more

NZ more appealing to ex-pats - survey

10 Jul 2014 Migration
Auckland and Wellington have become more appealing to ex-pats in the past 12 months, a new survey has found. Both cities both dropped... more

Travel

NZ leaves lasting impression on English Premier League teams

29 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
27 Jul 2014 West Ham United may have endured a torrid time on the pitch during their time in New Zealand for the Football United... more

Cycleways bring economic benefit to communities

24 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
An increasing number of cycleways are attracting tourists to regions and scenic parts of New Zealand and a special session at the... more

Sport

2014 Commonweath Games: Two gold medals highlight big day

29 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
TUESDAY 29 JULY 2014 New Zealand had another memorable day at the Commonwealth Games, with gold medals to weightlifter Richie... more

2014 Glasgow Day 4: A deluge of medals

28 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
New Zealand really got among the medals at the Commonwealth Games toda... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Gaza and burning the Israeli flag

24 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
One of the selling points in New Zealand’s campaign for a temporary seat on the Security Council is that we have a pluckily... more

7 highly effective habits to stay healthy at work

23 Jul 2014 Column By Tricia Alach
The holistic helper's guide to wellbeing and work: part eight Like all good reports, my Wellbeing and Work series comes with an... more

Kiwi Success

Hon.Judith Collins announces appointments to Public Trust Board

23 Jul 2014 Appointments
New Zealand Government Appointments to Public Trust Board   Justice Minister Judith Collins today announced the appointment of ... more

NZ Government Minister Foss announces commerce reappointments

23 Jul 2014 Appointments
Commerce Minister Craig Foss today announced four reappointments to various independent Crown entities and statutory... more

Recruitment

750 additional Trades Academy places for 2015

14 Jul 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand Government   Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Hon Hekia Parata Minister of... more

Take a dip into global talent pool

9 Jul 2014 Recruitment
International candidates can bring added value, says recruitment specialist New Zealand's thriving economy has created a "unique... more