Living

EasiYo Tactix Granted Permission for Second Import Player

12 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
ANZ Championship Netball Friday 11 July 2014 EasiYo Tactix Granted Permission for Second Import Player for 2015TTNL, operators of Netball’s ANZ Championship, have granted Christchurch-based EasiYo Tactix... more

NZL Sailing Team Update: A wave of wins for NZL in Helsinki

12 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Yachting New Nealand NZL Sailing Team Update: A wave of wins for NZL in HelsinkiToday belonged to the NZL Sailing Team’s top Olympic skiff sailors both on fire in their quest for their respective 2014 European... more

Journey across the Tasman was to be a world for asthma

11 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Solo kayaker’s journey across the Tasman was to be a world first for asthma On the 19th of April, Scott Donaldson left Coffs Harbour, on a mission to be the first person to kayak across the Tasman Sea... more

Die! Die! Die! announce NZ S W I M Tour

10 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
The Label Undertheradar PresentsDie! Die! Die!announce NZ S W I M TourCrystalising the pent up anticipation for upcoming album S W I M, Dunedin post-punkers Die! Die! Die! divulge details of their NZ tour that... more

5 Seconds of Summer to Make Their VMA Debut at MTV Awards

10 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
MTV NZ 5 SECONDS OF SUMMER TO MAKE THEIR VMA PERFORMANCE DEBUT AT THE “2014 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS”GLOBAL SUPERSTAR USHER TO MAKE TRIUMPHANT RETURNTO MTV AND VMA STAGETHE “2014 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS” AIRS... more

Hamburg a Chance for Young and Old

10 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Triathlon New Zealand 10 July 2014Hamburg a Chance for Young and OldHamburg plays host to the latest round in the ITU World Triathlon Series this weekend with a sprint distance race backed up by the ITU World... more

New play brings transgender Pacific closer to home

9 Jul 2014 Arts
There are some places in the world, where being transgender wouldn’t raise a plucked eyebrow. In "Kava Girls", a play with songs - written and directed by Sani Muliaumaseali’i - you’ll find such a... more

Another bite of the biscuit - Gorilla Biscuit Reunion Gig

9 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Silverburst Music If you were a fan of nights out in Christchurch in the 90’s you’ll remember Gorilla Biscuit, the legendary covers band-of-brothers who played their epic sets of classic rock and pop... more

Estère - Patchwork Soldier (live) Aston Rd Sessions

9 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Bringing her bedroom studio in to the Blue Barn recording studio, Estère and her musical companion Lola (mpc) dressed appropriately for the session and turned her live set in to what was a pop up Pyjama... more

A Classic Exploration into Visual Art And Culture

9 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Elephant Publicity   Beloved by both classical and contemporary audiences across both New Zealand and around the world, NZTrio return after touring Cambodia and China, with a series of concerts in New ... more

NZ's biggest Bob Dylan fan throws down a challenge

8 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Powertool Records New Zealand's biggest Bob Dylan fan throws down a challenge   “I’ve eaten, breathed, melted, swallowed, washed and sucked in Dylan’s records”, says Chris Baigent... more

A Short History of Jazz

8 Jul 2014 Entertainment
The Museum of Wellington City & Sea turns the spotlight on the history of jazz this August, with a focus on the music of the ‘20s, ‘30s ‘40s & ‘50s. A Short History of Jazz takes... more

Marlon Williams Single Release Tour Starts This Week!

7 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Mushroom Group MARLON WILLIAMS SINGLE RELEASE TOUR STARTS THIS WEEK!WITH SPECIAL GUESTS MELODY POOL (AUS) & ALDOUS HARDINGPresented by 95bFM and Heartstop Music Marlon Williams returns to New Zealand this... more

Singing trend sees new choir start in Hope

7 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Nelson Media Agency Singing trend sees new choir start in HopeA new choir in Hope will offer all the benefits that are making singing one of the hottest trends in recreational activities.Voice practitioner... more

The Dire Straits Experience -- 3 NZ Dates Announced

7 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
The phenomenon continues   THREE NZ DATESannounced— this September + October•Wellington, September 30 Michael Fowler CentreChristchurch, October 1 CBS ArenaAuckland, October 2 ASB Theatre,... more

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News

Positive news in latest whale numbers

11 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Positive news in latest whale numbers   Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith welcomed the results from the... more

Wind, more rain, flooding expected in North today

11 Jul 2014 News
Northland Emergency Management Wind, more rain, flooding expected in North today A sting in the tale of the storm that has plagued... more

Business

Fonterra to build third Chinese farm hub with NYSE-listed Abbott

11 Jul 2014 Business News By Paul McBeth
July 11 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative Group, the world's biggest dairy exporter, plans to build a third farm hub in China... more

NZ manufacturing activity rises in June from 18-month low

10 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ manufacturing activity rises in June from 18-month low By Tina Morrison July 10 (BusinessDesk) - New... more

Living

Journey across the Tasman was to be a world for asthma

11 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Solo kayaker’s journey across the Tasman was to be a world first for asthma On the 19th of April, Scott Donaldson left Coffs... more

NZ soulstress Hollie Smith at intimate London gig

10 Jul 2014 Entertainment By Charlotte Everett
Kiwi soulstress Hollie Smith has performed an intimate gig for the NZ Society UK at London’s iconic Black Lion in... more

Property

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

Precinct Properties portfolio value increases on Auckland

9 Jul 2014 Property
By Suze Metherell July. 9 (BusinessDesk) - Precinct Properties New Zealand, the country's third-biggest listed property investor 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 guest nights at three-year high

10 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism By Suze Metherell
July 10 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand guest nights climbed to a three-year high in May as short term stays climbed across all... more

The lowdown on passport validity

9 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
Your passport expiry date could ruin that holiday, says Megan Singleton. Last year, our friends were booked to take a family holiday... more

Sport

Lydia Ko in the mix at British Open

11 Jul 2014 Golf
New Zealand golfer Lydia Ko has got off to a solid start to the Women's British Open at the Royal Birkdale Golf Club today.The world... more

London Welsh confirm signing of Piri Weepu

11 Jul 2014 Rugby
London Welsh can today confirm the signing of Ne... more

Columns

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... 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... more

Kiwi Success

Minister announces ACC Board appointments

8 Jul 2014 Appointments
New Zealand Government Minister announces ACC Board appointments ACC Minister Judith Collins today announced the appointment of ... more

Air NZ boss Luxon to sit on Virgin board

4 Jul 2014 Appointments By Suze Metherell
July 4 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand boss Christopher Luxon has been appointed to Virgin Australia's board alongside its fellow... more

Recruitment

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

Employers keener to hire

4 Jul 2014 Recruitment
People may find it easier to secure jobs in the coming months with the hiring intentions of employers on the rise, according to a... more