Otago appointment brings health and recreation expertise

1 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
New Zealand Recreation Association MEDIA RELEASEWEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2015 Otago appointment brings health and recreation expertise to NZRA BoardOne of New Zealand’s most experienced recreation and health... more

ICC Cricket World Cup campaign inspires new generations

1 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
New Zealand Post ICC Cricket World Cup campaign inspires new generations of BLACKCAPSThe cricket fever that has swept New Zealand has fuelled a surge in the number of young Kiwis wanting to pad up for our main... more

Estère releases 'I Spy' remix and April Tour Dates

1 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Aston Road MEDIA RELEASE 01.04.15ESTERE RELEASES 'I SPY' REMIX AND APRIL TOUR DATES Estère releases a remix of ‘I Spy’.One year ago, out of her bedroom in Wellington, Estère released her... more

Drug Free Sport NZ responds to Essendon ruling

1 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Drug Free Sport NZ Media Release1 April 2015Drug Free Sport NZ responds to Essendon rulingDrug Free Sport NZ says yesterday's ruling on Essendon players by the Australian Football League’s Anti-Doping Tribunal... more

Princess Chelsea announces new album

31 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
The Label Princess Chelsea announces new album: The Great Cybernetic DepressionPRINCESS CHELSEATHE GREAT CYBERNETIC DEPRESSION Released 1st May 2015 Flying Nun/Lil' ChiefRising New Zealand musician PRINCESS... more

National record falls at Freediving NZ Depth national champs

31 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Freediving New Zealand Ali Al Kalifa after surfacing from his record breaking dive (credit Freediving New Zealand)National record falls at Freediving NZ Depth national champsFor immediat... more

Beau-James Wells Defends Junior World Title

31 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Snow Sports New Zealand / Media ReleaseBeau-James Wells Defends Junior World TitleValmalenco, Italy (30 March 2015) – Cardrona NZ freeskier Beau-James Wells (Wanaka) has defended his Junior World title, taking... more

Anthonie Tonnon to Support Paul Kelly in Auckland

31 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
The Maple ANTHONIE TONNON ANNOUNCED AS SUPPORT FOR PAUL KELLY IN AUCKLANDLegendary Australian musician Paul Kelly is hitting Auckland’s Powerstation for one show only on Sunday 12 April, showcasing his sell-out... more

Hockey Festival newcomer receives rankings boost

31 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Hawke's Bay Festival of Hockey Hawke’s Bay Hockey Festival newcomer receives boost in FIH rankingsThe USA Women’s Hockey team was the big mover in the latest world rankings released by the Federation of... more

New Zealand can hold its head high, sports professor says

31 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
University of Canterbury New Zealand can hold its head high, sports professor says March 31, 2015 New Zealand can hold its head high in the cricketing world, University of Canterbury sports coaching professor... more

Ed Sheeran: Final Production Release Tickets for Auckland

30 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Frontier Touring Company ED SHEERANSHOWS START NEXT WEEK+ FINAL PRODUCTION RELEASE TICKETS FOR VECTOR ARENA ON SALE NOWEd Sheeran returns to New Zealand next week for his fourth visit in as many years! Tickets... more

Sprint Finish to the Line

30 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Kapiti Sportsperson of the Year MEDIA RELEASE30 March 2015FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESprint Finish to the LineAs always there was a last minute rush and a nail biting wait but the President of the Lions Club of... more

SIX60 Arena Shows Sell Out - New Regional Shows

30 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Six60 SIX60 Arena Shows Sell Out! New Regional Shows Added!SIX60 have answered the call. With their eagerly anticipated arena shows selling out super quick, the band everyone’s talking about are excited to... more

Husqvarna's Whitaker Too Strong

30 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Bikesport NZ Husqvarna's Whitaker Too StrongMARCH 30, 2015: Jake Whitaker will be the first name to be inscribed on the Taranaki Hard Enduro trophy.The 23-year-old Husqvarna rider from Wellington won the... more

Series Champs Decided in Masterton

28 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Black Balloon Series Champs Decided in MastertonIt was quality over quantity on the opening day of competition at the Equestrian Sports New Zealand Jumping Series Grand Final Show in Masterton today.Jump-offs... more

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Crime falls for fifth year in a row

1 Apr 2015 News
Police Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes crime data released today showing recorded crime has dropped by more than 100,000... more

Tax collection on employee share schemes examined

1 Apr 2015 News
Revenue Minister Todd McClay has welcomed the release this week of an Inland Revenue officials’ issues paper that seeks... more


PAYE for NZ firms proposed in biggest tax shake-up since '57

31 Mar 2015 Business News By Pattick Smellie
March 31 (BusinessDesk) - The government is floating the idea of businesses paying their tax on a pay-as-you-go (PAYE) basis, like... more

Mark Powell to depart Warehouse by Feb 2016 after 4 years

30 Mar 2015 Business News By Jonathan Underhill
March 30 (BusinessDesk) - Mark Powell will step down as chief executive of Warehouse Group by February 2016 after 14 years, the last... more


2degrees lights up Auckland Harbour Bridge in World First

13 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Fusing light, music, mobile and one of Auckland’s most recognisable landmarks together – 2degrees launched another Kiwi... more

Third Thursday Set to Groove

9 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
The sounds of legendary jazz musician Charles Mingus is set to raise the beat of Wellington’s waterfront on 19 March, when the... more


NZ property values rise at fastest pace in 9 months in March: QV

1 Apr 2015 Property By Suze Metherell
  NZ property values rise at fastest pace in 9 months in March: QV April 1 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential property... more

NZ house prices rise 3.6% in February

12 Mar 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
  NZ house prices rise 3.6% in February, led by a 14% jump in Auckland prices March 12 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential... more


PM plays down claim war criminals are living in NZ

2 Mar 2015 Migration
Prime Minister John Key says he is not aware of any suspected war criminals from the former Yugoslavia in New Zealand. The claim that... more

NZ migration rose to record in 2014

30 Jan 2015 Migration By Tina Morrison
  NZ migration surged to record in 2014, helped by robust economy Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand migration surged to a... more


Foss welcomes agreement for rental vehicle code

17 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss is welcoming a move by the rental vehicle industry to establish a Code of Best Practice to... more

Productive discussions on Queenstown’s tourism workforce

6 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Sustainable workforce solutions were at the centre of discussions between Government Ministers and tourism industry representatives... more


NZ Kiwi Ferns regroup under new coach

1 Apr 2015 Rugby
  Incoming NZ Kiwi Ferns coach Alan Jackson will be missing several veteran performers, when he leads the national... more

ICC announces Team of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

31 Mar 2015 Cricket
The team was chosen by a select group of experts who were given the task of picking a balanced side on the basis of performances in... more


Gordon Campbell: The inadequate response to sexual violence

1 Apr 2015 Column By Gordon Campbell
On combatting sexual violence, the government has finally begun to undo some of the problems that were of its own making. Early in... more

Gordon Campbell on the Northland by-election

30 Mar 2015 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Northland by-election Supposedly, Winston Peters’ victory in Northland... more

Kiwi Success

Diligent names Brian Stafford as CEO, replacing Sodi

1 Apr 2015 Appointments By Tina Morrison
Diligent names Brian Stafford as new CEO; Sodi to focus on product design and development April 1 (BusinessDesk) - Diligent Board... more

Tower names Seniors Money's Brett Wilson as CFO

18 Mar 2015 Appointments
  Tower names Seniors Money's Brett Wilson as CFO, replacing Boggs March 18 (BusinessDesk) - Tower, the listed general insurer,... more


NZ Government moves to strengthen employment standards

26 Mar 2015 Recruitment
Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse today announced a package of measures to strengthen enforcement of minimum... more

RESEND: 63% of Warehouse permanent staff now on career wage

20 Mar 2015 Recruitment By Fiona Rotherham
  RESEND: Warehouse says 63% of permanent staff now on 'career retailer wage' (Fixes fourth paragraph to show Warehouse is... more