Living

Production Commences on Alison Maclean's The Rehearsal

30 Aug 2015 Lifestyle
New Zealand Film Commission Production Commences on Alison Maclean's The RehearsalProduction starts today on The Rehearsal, the feature film adaptation of Booker Award winner Eleanor Catton’s debut novel.The... more

Poised in Third After Day One in Gothenburg

30 Aug 2015 Lifestyle
Emirates Team New Zealand Poised in Third After Day One in GothenburgEmirates Team New Zealand ended the highly anticipated first day of racing in Gothenburg in a solid 3rd place overall.Proving again, that... more

Gold medals for Austria and Slovakia after close slalom

30 Aug 2015 Lifestyle
Winter Games NZ Gold medals for Austria and Slovakia after close fought slalom at Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015 A world class field with many athletes ranked in the top 100 provided spectacular skiing... more

Korean clean sweep on day two of cross-country ski racing

30 Aug 2015 Lifestyle
Winter Games NZ Korean clean sweep on day two of cross-country ski racing at Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015Andrew Pohl of New Zealand leads Eun-Ho Kim of Korea in tod... more

Audi quattro Winter Games NZ Finale

30 Aug 2015 Lifestyle
Winter Games NZ Audi quattro Winter Games NZ FinaleFIS Snowboard World Cup Halfpipe Finals, Winter Games Snowboard Big Air, AFP Freeski Big Air, Closing CeremonyWrapping up 11 stunning days of competition, on... more

Maori bound for I World Indigenous Games in Brazil

29 Aug 2015 Lifestyle
Embassy of Brazil Maori bound for I World Indigenous Games in BrazilFollowing the success of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the next challenge for Brazil, before the Olympics 2016, is the achieving of the first... more

Olympic medallists secure top spots in snowboard halfpipe

28 Aug 2015 Lifestyle
Winter Games NZ MEDIA ADVISORY:Due to potential adverse weather on Sunday, the FIS Snowboard World Cup Halfpipe finals have been brought forward by one day. They will now begin at midday tomorrow, Saturday 29th... more

2015 SOUNZ Contemporary Award Finalists Announced

28 Aug 2015 Lifestyle
SOUNZ Thursday 27.9.20152015 SOUNZ Contemporary Award Finalists AnnouncedSOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music and APRA AMCOS have announced the finalists for the 2015 SOUNZ Contemporary Award, celebrating... more

Spawning trout hint at 'solid catches’ ahead

28 Aug 2015 Lifestyle
Fish and Game New Zealand Spawning trout hint at 'solid catches’ ahead With well over 1000 trout passing through the Te Wairoa trap on Lake Tarawera so far this spawning season, Fish & Game staff are... more

Tough run in Coromandel for Cunningham

28 Aug 2015 Lifestyle
Cunningham Motorsport Tough run in Coromandel for CunninghamWest Auckland rally driver Clint Cunningham has endured a tough run at the latest round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally... more

Coromandel challenge ends early for van Klink

28 Aug 2015 Lifestyle
Klink Rallysport Coromandel challenge ends early for van KlinkKaiapoi’s Marcus van Klink is rueing what might have been when a differential failure ended his charge on stage six of the Mahindra Goldrush Rally... more

Lydia Ko and Toni Street top Daffodil Day Art Auction

27 Aug 2015 Lifestyle
ANZ Bank Media Release For release: Thursday 27 August Lydia Ko and Toni Street take out top bids in ANZ Daffodil Day Art Auction, raises $19,000 Lydia Ko has taken out her second top spot of the week, raising... more

Whittaker’s stars in All Blacks pack

27 Aug 2015 Lifestyle
SweeneyVesty Whittaker’s stars in All Blacks pack Whittaker’s top-selling 5 Roll Refined Creamy Milk Blocks and Mini Slab share packs together with its iconic Peanut Slabs will shed their traditional gold... more

TVNZ bringing live golf to Freeview this Friday

27 Aug 2015 Lifestyle
TVNZ TVNZ bringing live PGA, LPGA and European Tour golf to Freeview this Friday.27 AUGUST 2015 TVNZ is bringing live coverage of the first two rounds of the PGA, LPGA and European Tours to Freeview from this... more

Gold Medal for Adam Hall at IPC Snow Sports NZ

27 Aug 2015 Lifestyle
NZ Snow Sports Gold Medal for Adam Hall at IPC Snow Sports NZ National Slalom ChampsQueenstown, New Zealand (27 August2015) – New Zealand Paralympian Adam Hall today claimed his second gold medal for the NZ... more

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News

10 year passports will be delivered early

24 Aug 2015 News
10 year passports will be delivered early Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today welcomed the Government Administration Select ... more

One month left for councils to get digital enablement plans sorted

19 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister for Communications 19 August 2015 Local authorities have four more weeks to submit a... more

Business

NZ dollar bounces from six-year low

25 Aug 2015 Business News By Paul McBeth
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ dollar bounces from six-year low after market volatility takes a breather By Paul McBeth Aug. 25 ... more

Economists gloomy about how far dairy prices will recover

24 Aug 2015 Business News By Fiona Rotherham
  Economists gloomy about how far dairy prices will recover Aug. 24 (BusinessDesk) - The outlook for dairy prices remains dire... more

Living

It’s Snoopy’s Birthday!

10 Aug 2015 Entertainment
20th Century Fox is celebrating Snoopy’s birthday ahead of the release of the first animated Peanuts movie SNOOPY AND CHARLIE... more

NZ's Sola Rosa Sound System heads to London - interview with Andrew Spraggon

6 Aug 2015 Entertainment By Charlotte Everett
Sola Rosa Sound System comes to London on 20 August – NZNewsUK London Editor Charlotte Everett had a chat with frontman Andrew... more

Property

Auckland house price growth stalls in July: Barfoot

5 Aug 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
  Auckland house price growth stalls in July as properties 'fully priced', Barfoot says Aug. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland house... more

Site purchased for Pt Chevalier Kindergarten

31 Jul 2015 Property
New Zealand Government   Hon Nikki Kaye Associate Minister of Education   31 July 2015   Site purchased for Pt... more

Migration

NZ net migration reaches new annual record in June

21 Jul 2015 Migration By Paul McBeth
  NZ net migration reaches new annual record in June, swelled by Indian, Chinese students July 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

NZ migration rises to new annual record in May

22 Jun 2015 Migration By Suze Metherell
  NZ migration rises to new annual record in May, closing in on Treasury's upside scenario June 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

Travel

Air NZ to continue alliance with Cathay Pacific

25 Aug 2015 Travel & Tourism By Joshua Riddiford
Air NZ to continue alliance with Cathay Pacific, targets Asian tourists Aug. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand's has had its... more

Partnerships push New Zealand’s profile abroad

25 Aug 2015 NZ Tourism
25 August 2015 Campaigns promoting New Zealand as an outstanding visitor destination reached more than 1.2 billion people globally... more

Sport

Ahio's Bout to Be Broadcast to 40 Million People

19 Aug 2015 Sport
Kiwi heavyweight sensation, Hemi Ahio, is calm and focused ahead of his Australian television debut on Danny Green's undercard in... more

NWC2015: Silver Ferns fall just short in World Cup final

16 Aug 2015 Netball
 Australia claimed a third successive World Cup title when holding out a fast-finishing Silver Ferns 58-55 in the Netball World... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the flag campaign

25 Aug 2015 Opinion
Gordon Campbell on the flag campaign So far, the public has treated the government’s flag campaign with something between... more

Gordon Campbell on Donald Trump, and Dr Dre

19 Aug 2015 Opinion
Gordon Campbell on Donald Trump, and Dr Dre   For the past few months, you, me, and Rupert Murdoch have been waiting for the... more

Kiwi Success

Former cricketer Simon Doull signs with NZME

19 Aug 2015 Appointments
Former cricketer and established broadcaster Simon Doull signs with NZME 19 August 2015 – New Zealand Media and Entertainment... more

New ECan commissioner appointed

6 Aug 2015 Appointments
Elizabeth Cunningham has been appointed as a commissioner at Environment Canterbury (ECan), Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith and... more

Recruitment

Eleven straight quarters of job growth

5 Aug 2015 Recruitment
The latest labour market data shows continued job growth, with 7,000 more people employed over the last quarter and 69,000 more New ... more

NZ unemployment rate rises to 5.9% on weaker jobs growth

5 Aug 2015 Recruitment By Paul McBeth
NZ unemployment rate rises to 5.9% as jobs growth lags behind growing population Aug. 5 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's jobless rate... more