Living

Ngatiwai teen dreams of playing Major League Baseball

31 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Ngatiwai Trust Board Ngatiwai teen dreams of playing Major League Baseball Aotea Parata, the sole Northlander in the New Zealand-U15 baseball team to play in the International Baseball Federation world... more

Exciting lineup of Kiwi filmmakers as guest speakers

31 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Uni Shorts Uni Shorts 2014 confirms exciting lineup of Kiwi filmmakers as guest speakersAUCKLAND, 31 July 2014: The Uni Shorts 2014 committee is pleased to announce an exciting lineup of Kiwi filmmakers as... more

Darren Watson Courts Controversy with New Song

31 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Darren Watson 31 July 2014Darren Watson Courts Controversy with New SongOn Monday 4th August Wellington songwriter and guitarist Darren Watson will release his most politicised work to date.'Planet Key' is a... more

Games medals boost for Rotorua Bike Fest

31 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
The Mud Games medals boost for Rotorua Bike Fest(Originally published at: http://www.themud.co.nz/#!medals-boost-bike-fest/c11ug)30 July 2014The win by two New Zealanders in the mountain biking at the... more

Londoners score tasty result off the field in Wellington

31 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Morris PR 28 July 2014Londoners score tasty result off the field in WellingtonWhile visiting West Ham fans from London were left grasping for a result on the field during the recent Football United Tour to New... more

Thomas Russell fund

31 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Michael Guerin Thomas Russell fundby Michael GuerinRacing industry participants are being given a unique opportunity to help severely injured jockey Thomas Russell.Russell remains in intensive care in... more

Tickets in demand for Silver Ferns v England netball test

31 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Rotorua District Council Tickets in demand for Silver Ferns v England netball test in Rotorua Tickets for Rotorua’s October netball international between New Zealand and England are proving hot items, with... more

Video: Making of Louis Baker’s Music Academy 7-Inch

30 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
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New youth golf programme hopes to find the next golfing star

30 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Sport Waikato New youth golf programme hopes to find the next golfing superstar Albatross, birdie, eagle, par and fore are words that may seem a bit strange, but these will be part of everyday lingo for the... more

A selection of songs from Children's Music Awards

30 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Maiden New Zealand MUSIC BOX – A selection of songs from the Children's Music Awards 2014*** FREE TO DOWNLOAD FOR A LIMITED TIME ***APRA AMCOS New Zealand this week releases ‘Music Box 2014’ – a selection of... more

iHeartRadio Launch Exclusive Music Station for Children

30 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
The Radio Network iHeartRadio Launch Exclusive Music Station for Children30 July 2014 - The Radio Network (TRN) has launched a brand new iHeartRadio station called Kiwi Kids. The station features songs from the... more

Benny Tipene added to the American Authors show!

30 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Mushroom Group AMERICAN AUTHORSWITH VERY SPECIAL GUEST ANDY GRAMMER,AND NOW BENNY TIPENE!In what is certainly shaping up to be the hottest bill of 2014, Frontier Touring is thrilled to announce the addition... more

Hamilton Eyes More Wins in America This Weekend

30 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Fast Company Hamilton Eyes More Wins in America This WeekendKiwi karter Matthew Hamilton is eyeing more class wins this weekend at the second big SuperKarts USA (SKUSA) Pro Tour meeting of the year at Modesto... more

Another record crowd for CRC Speedshow

30 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
CRC Speedshow Another record crowd for CRC SpeedshowThe biggest and most diverse automotive and motorsport event in New Zealand broke its own attendance records with the 2014 edition of CRC Speedshow attracting... more

Vermeer Impressive with Solo Effort

30 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Bikesport NZ Vermeer Impressive with Solo Effort Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.comJULY 30, 2014: Though on his own against the might of two-man teams of elite riders from all around New Zealand, Masterton’s Reuben... more

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News

Labour announces unemployment policy

30 Jul 2014 Politics
Labour’s intention to increase the minimum wage to two-thirds of the average wage would hurt business, cost jobs and reduce ... more

MOU signed to improve agency cooperation

30 Jul 2014 News
Police Minister Anne Tolley and Commerce Minister Craig Foss today welcomed an updated memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the... more

Business

Border system reaches further milestone

28 Jul 2014 Business News
Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today welcomed the Joint Border Management System reaching another milestone. More than 50 per cent ... more

Auckland Airport cuts fine deal in US$250M bond issue

25 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Auckland Airport cuts fine deal in US$250M bond issue By Paul McBeth Jul. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland... more

Living

Cliff Curtis’ Startling Confession in Mana Magazine

28 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
The new-look Mana magazine includes a story on Hollywood star and Rotorua local, Cliff Curtis. The famously versatile actor talks... more

NZ Film 'The Dead Lands' to Have Toronto World Premiere

23 Jul 2014 Entertainment
New Zealand Film Commission New Zealand Film 'The Dead Lands' to Have Toronto World Premiere Maori action epic The Dead Lands will... more

Property

NZ house sales fall in June, led by cheaper properties

14 Jul 2014 Property By Suze Metherell
July 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand house sales fell in June from a year earlier, led by properties of $400,000 or less, indicating... more

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

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 leaves lasting impression on English Premier League teams

29 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
27 Jul 2014 West Ham United may have endured a torrid time on the pitch during their time in New Zealand for the Football United... more

Cycleways bring economic benefit to communities

24 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
An increasing number of cycleways are attracting tourists to regions and scenic parts of New Zealand and a special session at the... more

Sport

2014 GLASGOW: GOLD FOR BOYLE AND PASCOE

30 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
Auckland swimmer Lauren Boyle bounced back from last night’s disappointment to win the women’s 400m freestyle gold medal... more

2014 GLASGOW: GREAT DAY FOR MOUNTAIN BIKERS

30 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
Anton Cooper and Sam Gaze brought cheers from their New Zealand supporters when they won gold and silver in the men’s mountain... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Gaza and burning the Israeli flag

24 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
One of the selling points in New Zealand’s campaign for a temporary seat on the Security Council is that we have a pluckily... more

7 highly effective habits to stay healthy at work

23 Jul 2014 Column By Tricia Alach
The holistic helper's guide to wellbeing and work: part eight Like all good reports, my Wellbeing and Work series comes with an... more

Kiwi Success

Hon.Judith Collins announces appointments to Public Trust Board

23 Jul 2014 Appointments
New Zealand Government Appointments to Public Trust Board   Justice Minister Judith Collins today announced the appointment of ... more

NZ Government Minister Foss announces commerce reappointments

23 Jul 2014 Appointments
Commerce Minister Craig Foss today announced four reappointments to various independent Crown entities and statutory... more

Recruitment

200 more training places for graduate nurses

30 Jul 2014 Recruitment
Health Minister Tony Ryall has announced the government will fund up to 200 additional training places for nurse graduates next... more

750 additional Trades Academy places for 2015

14 Jul 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand Government   Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Hon Hekia Parata Minister of... more