Kiwi Success

Spencer to be Acting Governor of Reserve Bank

8 Feb 2017 Appointments
7 Feb 2017 Finance Minister Steven Joyce will appoint current Deputy Reserve Bank Governor Grant Spencer as the Acting Governor of the Bank for six months, following the expiry of current Governor Graeme... more

Temporary Chairs appointed to Canterbury and South Canterbury DHB

1 Feb 2017 Appointments
30 January 2017 Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today appointed temporary Chairs to the boards of Canterbury and South Canterbury DHB. The temporary appointments come after the Chair of both boards, Murray... more

High Commissioner to India announced

8 Dec 2016 Appointments
Hon. Murray McCully 7 December, 2016 High Commissioner to India announced Foreign Minister Murray McCully today named diplomat Joanna Kempkers as New Zealand’s next High Commissioner to India. Ms ... more

Ambassador to Spain announced

8 Dec 2016 Appointments
Murray McCully 7 December, 2016 Foreign Minister Murray McCully today named diplomat Andrew Jenks as New Zealand’s next Ambassador to Spain. “Spain is an important partner for New Zealand... more

Acting District Court Judge appointed

11 Nov 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Christopher FinlaysonAttorney-General 11 November 2016 Acting District Court Judge appointed Wellington barrister Noel Sainsbury has been appointed an Acting District Court Judge with... more

Abby Foote appointed to TVNZ Board

1 Nov 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Amy Adams Minister of Broadcasting 1 November 2016 Abby Foote appointed to TVNZ Board Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams has today announced the appointment of Abby Foote to the Board ... more

Appointments to Education New Zealand board

21 Oct 2016 Appointments
New Zealand GovernmentHon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment 21 October 2016 Appointments to Education New Zealand board Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven... more

Key Electoral Commission appointments made

20 Oct 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Amy Adams Minister of Justice 20 October 2016 Key Electoral Commission appointments made Justice Minister Amy Adams has today announced two key appointments to the Electoral... more

Environment Canterbury members appointed

18 Oct 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for the EnvironmentHon Louise UpstonAssociate Minister of Local Government 18 October 2016 Environment Canterbury members appointed Environment Minister Dr Nick... more

Appointments to transport sector roles

12 Oct 2016 Appointments
  New Zealand GovernmentHon Simon BridgesMinister of Transport12 October 2016 Transport Minister Simon Bridges has made a series of appointments and reappointments to transport sector statutory... more

New appointment to FSANZ Board

29 Aug 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Jo Goodhew Minister for Food Safety   29 August 2016 Jane Lancaster has been appointed to the Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) Board, Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew... more

Appointments to New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO

12 Aug 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education 12 August 2016 Appointments to New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO Education Minister Hekia Parata today announced five appointments to the... more

Andrew Hill Appointed CEO Rugby League World Cup 2017

10 Aug 2016 Appointments
Rugby League World Cup Wednesday 10 August 2016 Respected and experienced Rugby League administrator, Andrew Hill, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Rugby League World Cup 2017 (RLWC2017)... more

Appointment of Judges of the High Court

10 Aug 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Christopher Finlayson Attorney-General 10 August 2016Auckland lawyers Mathew Downs and Sally Fitzgerald have been appointed Judges of the High Court, Attorney-General Christopher... more

New Zealand Ambassador to Japan named

4 Aug 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government   Hon Murray McCullyMinister of Foreign Affairs4 August 2016 New ambassador to Japan named Foreign Minister Murray McCully has named diplomat Stephen Payton as New Zealand’s next... more

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News

DOC & Botanic Gardens unite to fight diseases

10 May 2017 Environment
10 May 2017 The Department of Conservation and Botanic Gardens in New Zealand are joining forces to protect endangered native plant... more

Kapa haka and Te Reo may help prevent dementia

10 May 2017 Health
Nicky Wagner 10 MAY, 2017 Kapa haka and Te Reo may help prevent dementia Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner... more

Business

Budget 2017: $74.6m to further grow business R&D

10 May 2017 Business News
10 May 2017 Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith has today announced an additional $74.6 million in funding through the... more

McCully to Viet Nam to further Vietnamese partnership

25 Apr 2017 Business News
23 April 2017 Foreign Minister Murray McCully will travel to Ha Noi today to meet Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign... more

Living

Spirit of “Mateship” prominent at London ANZAC commemorations

25 Apr 2017 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
All photos copyright Peter Livingstone Photography. Lead image: HRH The Duke of York (far right), with the Hon Alexander Downer (far... more

3rd Position, Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series

21 Nov 2016 Lifestyle
Emirates Team New Zealand EMIRATES TEAM NEW ZEALAND CLOSES IN 3rd POSITION THE LOUIS VUITTON AMERICA’S CUP WORLD SERIES more

Property

New Zealand Housing Affordability Measure released

10 May 2017 Property
10 May 2017 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s (MBIE) new Housing Affordability Measure will allow the market... more

NZ house prices gain 11% in October

14 Nov 2016 Property
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 14 November 2016 10:28 AM NZ house prices gain 11% in October, driven by sales of higher value homes By... more

Migration

Suspension of decision making authority

25 Apr 2017 Migration
24 April 2017Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse is taking steps to improve Immigration New Zealand’s decision making... more

Recognised Seasonal Employers employ more Kiwis

8 Feb 2017 Migration
7 Feb 2017 Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes a report showing the vast majority of employers who take on seasonal... more

Travel

Tourism spending continues rise in 2017

10 May 2017 Travel & Tourism
27 April 2017 Tourism spending by both international and domestic visitors continues to grow strongly in 2017, Acting Tourism Minister... more

New berth gives Christchurch cruise choices

10 May 2017 Travel & Tourism
1 May 2017 Plans for a new multi-million dollar cruise ship berth released today by the Lyttelton Port Company will open up new... more

Sport

All Blacks drawn with South Africa - RWC2019

10 May 2017 Rugby
The All Blacks have been drawn in Pool B at Rugby World Cup 2019 alongside South Africa, Italy and two yet to be determined qualifiers... more

World Masters Games 2017 commemorates Anzac Day

25 Apr 2017 Sport
25 April 2017An Anzac Day service at Queens Wharf and a star-studded New Zealand versus Australia exhibition basketball match will be... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Gareth Morgan crusade

11 Nov 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Gareth Morgan crusade First published on Werewolf more

Gordon Campbell on the US election outcome

10 Nov 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the US election outcome more

Kiwi Success

Spencer to be Acting Governor of Reserve Bank

8 Feb 2017 Appointments
7 Feb 2017 Finance Minister Steven Joyce will appoint current Deputy Reserve Bank Governor Grant Spencer as the Acting Governor of... more

Temporary Chairs appointed to Canterbury and South Canterbury DHB

1 Feb 2017 Appointments
30 January 2017 Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today appointed temporary Chairs to the boards of Canterbury and South... more

Recruitment

New employment resource for young people

1 Mar 2017 Recruitment
28 Feb 2017 Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith and Associate Education Minister Louise Upston have... more

Record number of people in employment

1 Feb 2017 Recruitment
1 Feb 2017 Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith has welcomed the record number of New Zealanders now in... more

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