First Safer Boating Week launched

29 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Maritime New Zealand First Safer Boating Week launchedOctober 17–24 has been declared Safer Boating Week this year, in what will become an annual focus on keeping boaties safe in the lead up to Labour Weekend –... more

Two NZ composers in Danish international live concert

29 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Aarhus Festival Death Lines - a Memento Mori CollectionPerformances from five cities around the world – New York, London, Montreal, Melbourne and Aarhus – are united in one live concert. The concert mixes art... more

Little Bark Release New Album - USB

28 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Flying Out Music LITTLE BARK RELEASES NEW ALBUM - USB “If David Lynch had directed Miami Vice, this would be the soundtrack” Drawing on influences from Vangelis to modern day electro such as Fever Ray, Little... more

Springbored Snow Carnival celebrates sun and snow

28 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
NZSki Media Release from The Remarkables and Coronet Peak 28 August 2014Springbored Snow Carnival celebrates sun and snowSun, snow, beats and parties are the name of the game next month as Queenstown ski areas... more

‘The Surgeon’ off to World Champs

28 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Boccia New Zealand Media release28 August 2014‘The Surgeon’ off to World ChampsIt’s personally costing him $13,000 to compete but Greig ‘The Surgeon’ Jackson reckons he’s in fine shape to cut through the... more

Bunnies On Ponies Announce New Album & Share Single

28 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Flying Out Music Bunnies On Ponies Announce New Album "Heat Death Of The Universe" & Share SingleBunnies On Ponies would like you to hear more

New extreme footage from Experience Series

27 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Experience Series FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAustralian company Experience Series and B.A.S.E. jumping athlete Jarno Cordia successfully take the world of wingsuiting to a new extreme.Netherlands, August 25 – Today... more

Sweat it out for Heart Kids

27 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Heart Kids Sweat it out for Heart KidsJetts Fitness 12-hour TreadathonAbout 1,200 people are expected to take part in a 12-hour Treadathon Challenge in their bid to raise funds for the 12 families every week... more

King in the Ring on Saturday

27 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
King in the Ring King in the Ring on Saturday Fighters from across the country are gearing up for one of New Zealand’s most high profile eight-man tournament series, King in the Ring.The eight cruiserweights... more

Rugby fans encouraged to take the bus

27 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Hastings District Council MEDIA RELEASE Date: August 27, 2014 Rugby fans encouraged to take the bus Rugby fans are being encouraged to take the easy travel option from Hastings to McLean Park in Napier for the... more

Whibley Storms to Yet Another Oma Win

27 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Bikesport NZ Whibley Storms to Yet Another Oma WinAUGUST 27, 2014: Pahiatua’s Paul Whibley has done it again.The 35-year-old former Manawatu forestry worker, affectionately dubbed “The Axeman” on the... more

Six Months to Go!

26 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Volvo Ocean Race Six Months to Go! On Friday 27 February, exactly six months from tomorrow, the Race Village for the Auckland Stopover will open for business ready to welcome the fleet contesting the Volvo... more

Get Up Stand Up

26 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
LOOP Recordings Aotearoa GET UP STAND UPby Tutahi (Stand as One)Release Date: Tuesday 26 August 2014#GetUpStandUp & be the change! Visit GUSU.CO.NZ<... more

Edmonton the Toughest Test Yet on Triathlon Calendar

26 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Triathlon New Zealand Edmonton the Toughest Test Yet on Triathlon Calendar Triathlon New Zealand is looking forward to this week’s ITU Elite World Championships in Edmonton with a sense of determination, having... more

The Bold, the Brutal and the Brilliant

26 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Bikesport NZ THE BOLD, THE BRUTAL AND THE BRILLIANTAUGUST 26, 2014The racing was brilliant, the track was brutal and the riders were bold at the inaugural Secondary Schools Motocross Championships at Mercer on... more

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NZ provides further aid to Iraq

28 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government NZ provides further aid to Iraq Foreign Minister Murray McCully today announced that New Zealand will provide ... more

Excellence and impact for top quality research

28 Aug 2014 News
University of Auckland Excellence and impact for top quality research *Interviews:This was a University of Auckland seminar, but the... more


Christchurch property investor wins policy appeal in Supreme Court

27 Aug 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Christchurch property investor Ridgecrest wins IAG policy appeal in Supreme Court By Jonathan ... more

Time to rethink India's IT reputation, delegation says

26 Aug 2014 Business News By Pattrick Smellie
Article - BusinessDesk   Time to rethink India's IT reputation, says visiting delegation Aug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - India's... more


Entries open The Hobbit Fan Fellowship Contest

26 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Air New Zealand Air New Zealand invites Hobbit fans to enter The Hobbit Fan Fellowship Contest for a chance to win a ... more

MTV VMAs 2014: Lorde wins Best Rock Video over actual rock bands

25 Aug 2014 Environment
Singer Lorde shows off her Moonman trophy for Best Rock Video for ‘Royals.’ Lorde, have mercy. The New Zealand pop star... more


House sales down as winter cools market - REINZ

14 Aug 2014 Property
New Zealand house sales fell in July as winter cooled the appetite of house hunters while a drop in properties selling for $400,000... more

NZ property values rise at slowest annual pace in 13 months

7 Aug 2014 Property By Paul McBeth
Aug. 7 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand property values rose at the slowest annual pace in 13 months in July as rising interest rates,... more


Who's living next door to you?

20 Aug 2014 Migration
Statistics NZ puts out detailed data on different ethnic groups, down to the 108 people from the Isle of Man. Did you know there are... more

NZ population growth speeds up

14 Aug 2014 Migration
New Zealand's climb to 4.5 million people has been faster in the past year than it has in any other year in the past decade,... more


Jetstar loses ground in NZ as Qantas plunges to A$2.84B loss

28 Aug 2014 Travel & Tourism By Paul McBeth
Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Jetstar, the discount unit of Australian airline Qantas Airways, lost ground in New Zealand, while claiming... more

Auckland 10th most liveable city - again

19 Aug 2014 Travel & Tourism
Auckland has again been ranked the tenth most liveable city in the world. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released its... more


NZ Triathlon: Three Kiwi Aquathlon Golds in Edmonton

28 Aug 2014 Multisport
New Zealand has their Edmonton World Championship campaign underway with the perfect three from three gold medals in the elite... more

Dion Snell takes top prize at Auckland Rugby League Awards

28 Aug 2014 Sport
Howick Hornets second-rower Dion Snell has capped off a breakthrough year by being named 2014 Appliance Shed Fox Memorial Lion Red... more


Gordon Campbell on Peters’ latest bout of immigrant bashing

28 Aug 2014 Column By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on Winston Peters’ latest bout of immigrant bashing, and Bob Dylan in the basement (again) So in the... more

NZ’s UN Security Council bid hangs by a nuclear thread

27 Aug 2014 Opinion By Bob Rigg
On 16 June the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna circulated a request backed by 18 members of the Arab League... more

Kiwi Success

The duo behind NZ's hottest new label

20 Aug 2014 People
We're expecting big things from Harman Grubisa, the new label from Auckland-based friends Madeleine Harman (right) and Jessica... more

Victoria announces new strategic appointments

11 Aug 2014 Appointments
Victoria University of Wellington has announced the appointment of New Zealand’s first Provost, Professor Neil... more


High dollar, hands-off Govt sends workers to dole queue

22 Aug 2014 Recruitment
The loss of up to 100 jobs at Croxley stationery in Auckland is devastating news for their families and the local Avondale... more

On track to surplus, more jobs, higher incomes

19 Aug 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand is on track to Budget surplus this year, backed by good growth, more jobs and higher incomes under the ... more