Living

Olympic Show Jumping Magic In Matakana

25 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
JC Equestrian MEDIA RELEASE by JC Equestrian 24/01/2015OLYMPIC SHOW JUMPING MAGIC IN MATAKANAThis 31st January two local riders will be bringing show jumping magic to Matakana. Olympic riders Katie Laurie... more

Mutch bounces back from health scare to win Taihape title

25 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Shearing Sports New Zealand MEDIA RELEASEFrom Doug Laing, media officer, Shearing Sports New ZealandJanuary 24, 2015Mutch bounces back from health scare to win big Taihape titleA few days in hospital before... more

Taupo Rocked Saturday To Heart, Foreigner & Three Dog Night

25 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Greenstone Entertainment and Taupo Summer Concert Three Dog NightClick for big versionTaupo rock... more

X Games Freeski Halfpipe Wrap - Wells Bros 9th and 15th

25 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Snowsports Snowsports NZMedia ReleaseAspen, USA (23 January 2015) – The men’s freeski superpipe elimination rounds took place at X Games in Aspen, USA today with Cardrona NZ Park & Pipe Team members Byron... more

Carl Murphy Wins X Games Silver Medal

24 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
NZ Snow Sports Carl Murphy Wins X Games Silver MedalAspen, USA (23 January 2015) – New Zealand has claimed its first medal at X Games 2015 with Carl Murphy fighting hard for silver in the men’s adaptive... more

Sir Ian Botham to take part in Legends of Cricket

24 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Hawke's Bay Tourism Sir Ian Botham to take part in Legends of Cricket Art Deco Match in Hawke’s Bay One of the true legends of cricket, Sir Ian “Beefy” Botham, will be part of an all-star cricket match with a... more

Cheating Allegation Charge against Americas Cup Winner

24 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Yachting New Nealand Cheating Allegation Charge against Americas Cup WinnerLuna Rossa’s Simeon Tienpont (ex Oracle Team USA race crew) has had an allegation of cheating laid against him via the International... more

Yeti Announced as Trans NZ 5-Day Enduro Race’s Title Sponsor

24 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Trans NZ Yeti Announced as Trans NZ 5-Day Enduro Race’s Title SponsorWe are proud to announce that Yeti Cycles has come on board as the title sponsor for the first ever Trans NZ 5-Day Enduro Race. Yeti Cycles... more

Ross and WIlliams Fastest at Teretonga in Friday Testing

24 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
NZV8 Touring Cars Ross and WIlliams Fastest at Teretonga in Friday TestingDefending champion Nick Ross has put in the fastest lap at Teretonga Park in today's two testing sessions going under the on minute mark... more

Japanese film season opens with Bread of Happiness

23 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
As summer holidays give way to normal daily work and school routines, the monthly Japanese film screenings return to Massey University’s Auckland campus. The free films are brought to New Zealand with the ... more

Registrations Open for Disability Surf Day at Sumner Beach

23 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Registrations are now open for a surf day at Sumner Beach, Christchurch onSunday 22 February for physically disabled people hosted by the Halberg Disability Sport Foundation as part of the more

New Zealand Guest of Honour at Taipei Book Fair

22 Jan 2015 Arts
New Zealand is set to take centre-stage in Taipei as the designated Guest of Honour at the Taipei Book Fair, one of the biggest fairs of its kind in Asia. The honour will see 22 New Zealand authors, including... more

Frode Gjerstad Trio 2015 Aotearoa Tour

22 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
FRODE GJERSTAD TRIO 2015 Aotearoa Tour Extraordinary Music from Norway Norway’s most energetic and mind shattering acoustic trio returns to Aotearoa....atom splitting, seismic shifting, brain melting... more

Academic’s film receiving praise at Sundance Film Festival

22 Jan 2015 Entertainment
A short film by a University of Auckland academic has already being picked as a must-see film at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Dr Jake Mahaffy’s film, A.D. 1363, The End of Chivalry was... more

Madcap Announces Lunice (Live) Support Acts For Wellington

22 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Madcap Touring Media Release: Madcap Announces Lunice (Live) Support Acts For Wellington Show As the anticipation for Canadian producer / DJ Lunice's live performance inWellington on Wednesday the 25th of ... more

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News

Dramatic photos: Fox Glacier's retreat causes valley to rise by a metre

23 Jan 2015 Environment
A series of photographs taken over 10 years has revealed the dramatic changes to one of New Zealand's most famous glaciers. The Massey... more

Airport Extension Threatens Wellington Waves

23 Jan 2015 Environment
This press release clarifies statements in our press release of January 8th regarding swell focusing The Wellington Boardriders ... more

Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 rises to a record; MRP, Meridian gain

23 Jan 2015 Business News
By Suze Metherell Jan. 23 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose in a global rally, paced by Genesis Energy, Meridian Energy and ... more

NZ govt operating deficit smaller than expected

23 Jan 2015 Business News
By Paul McBeth Jan. 23 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand's government's operating deficit was smaller than expected in the first five... more

Living

Japanese film season opens with Bread of Happiness

23 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
As summer holidays give way to normal daily work and school routines, the monthly Japanese film screenings return to Massey... more

Registrations Open for Disability Surf Day at Sumner Beach

23 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Registrations are now open for a surf day at Sumner Beach, Christchurch onSunday 22 February for physically disabled people hosted... more

Property

Housing warning: It's an Ireland repeat

23 Jan 2015 Property
NZ expert sees factors behind Irish house crash happening here. Precisely the same factors that plunged Ireland into its housing... more

A building block for your future

21 Jan 2015 Property
A rare big block of Bay of Plenty development land in Ohauti, about 10 minutes' drive south of the Tauranga CBD, is to be auctioned... more

Migration

Free new Kiwi workshops return for fresh season

23 Jan 2015 Migration
Newcomer settlement support agency Auckland Regional Migrant Services (ARMS) is kick-starting the New Year with the return of its ... more

Overstayer numbers at record low

22 Dec 2014 Migration
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes new figures showing New Zealand overstayer numbers are at the lowest since 2000. A... more

Travel

Fifteen New Zealand spots to visit in 2015

23 Jan 2015 NZ Tourism
Need some inspiration for the year ahead? Here are some brilliant things to do around the country. 1. Crankworx The world's... more

Holiday parks making most of sunshine

22 Jan 2015 NZ Tourism
Holiday parks are reaping the benefits of the great holiday weather, starting the new year with record-equalling confidence... more

Sport

Sean Maitland set to join London Irish

23 Jan 2015 Rugby
A COMBINATION of financial and positional considerations are understood to have been behind Sean Maitland’s decision to opt for... more

Veteran Racer Kenny Smith Rolls Back Years, Odd On For Title

23 Jan 2015 Motor Sport
When it comes to fast single seater racing cars, you might think of Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel or Scott Dixon in the USA. You... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Saudi Arabia and Islamic State

23 Jan 2015 Column
So the US has been holding talks in London this week with its 21 coalition allies, on how best to co-ordinate the military response... more

Gordon Campbell on the Greek election, and EU turmoil

22 Jan 2015 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the election in Greece, and EU turmoil The election in Greece on Sunday –... more

Kiwi Success

New Zealand scientist receives top award in China

16 Jan 2015 People
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed the news that Kiwi scientist Dr Phil Rolston has been awarded the Chinese ... more

Graham Shaw, Peter Huljich join Pushpay board

13 Jan 2015 Appointments
By Suze Metherell Jan. 13 (BusinessDesk) - Graham Shaw and Peter Huljich have joined Pushpay Holdings' board as part of the... more

Recruitment

Tainui's Mike Pohio resigns

23 Jan 2015 Recruitment
By Fiona Rotherham Jan. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Mike Pohio, chief executive of Tainui Group Holdings, has resigned after eight years at... more

Manufacturing activity rises to decade high in December

22 Jan 2015 Recruitment
By Suze Metherell Jan. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Activity in New Zealand's manufacturing sector rose last month to its highest level in a... more