Living

Blair pushes test claims with Tigers

24 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
New Zealand Rugby League April 24, 2014Blair pushes test claims with TigersVeteran forward Adam Blair continued to stake his claim for a return to the NZ Kiwis with another strong performance in the NRL over... more

ESNZ Statement on FEI Tribunal decision

24 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Equestrian Sports New Zealand ESNZ Media StatementWellington, April 24, 2014 - Andrew Nicholson’s pathway to eventing’s biggest prize, the Rolex Grand Slam, has been cleared today following an important... more

Opera brought to life outside concentration camp

24 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Victoria University of Wellington Opera brought to life outside concentration campChildren and adults are coming together in a production exploring music actively suppressed and banned under the Nazi regime in... more

Duck Hunters Urged to Check Their Firing Zones

24 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
NZ Mountain Safety Council Duck Hunters Urged to Check Their Firing ZonesThe Mountain Safety Council is urging all duck hunters to check their firing zones. With more than 30,000 licences expected to be issued,... more

Kiwi director Joel Kefali's new video for tUnE-yArDs

24 Apr 2014 Entertainment
Watch New Video for tUnE-yArDs’ ‘Water Fountain’ Nikki Nack - the new album from tUnE-yArDs - is out next week they have just premiered the album's first video. more

V8 history in the making at Pukekohe

23 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
MotorSport NZ Wednesday 23 April 2014 V8 history in the making at PukekoheJason Bargwanna is out to make history when the New Zealand V8 Touring Car Championship concludes at Pukekohe’s ITM 500 meeting this... more

Time for the Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival

23 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Rialto Cinemas Time for the Annual Resene Architecture & Design Film FestivalRialto Cinemas and Design Onscreen are pleased to announce that the annual Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival is back... more

Game bird hunters warned to expect ‘friendly’ inspections

23 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Fish and Game New Zealand Fish & Game: game bird hunters warned to expect ‘friendly’ inspections as season gets underway Fish & Game officers are encouraging hunters to brush up on regulations and... more

Outer Space Publicity introduces Jackal

22 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Powertool Records Outer Space Publicity introduces JackalSingle: Below - Bandcamp linkFrom the album ‘Castle in the Air’For a young band, Jackal already has a remarkable recorded le... more

Nicholson Eyes Back to Back Kentucky Titles

22 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
ESNZ High Performance Nicholson Eyes Back to Back Kentucky TitlesKiwi Andrew Nicholson, the world’s number one eventer, is primed and ready to deliver at the first of the season’s four star events, the Rolex... more

Waka Ama Championships make a splash in Christchurch

22 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Waka Ama NZ 22nd April 2014Waka Ama Championships make a splash in ChristchurchSuccess of New Zealand Post-backed Waka Ama Championships a sign that Waka Ama continues to grow in popularity.Waka Ama paddlers... more

NZ film wins mention at Sunset film festival

22 Apr 2014 Entertainment
Film and Stage Producer/Director Craig Hutchison, is pleased to be representing New Zealand at the Sunset Film Festival in Los Angeles, on 11 May, to pick up an HONOURABLE MENTION Award for the 18 minute short... more

NZ World Champs hopes on top as season ends downunder

22 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Shearing Sports New Zealand April 20, 2014NZ World Champs hopes on top as season ends downunderNew Zealand’s hopes for the shearing titles at the Golden Shears World Championships in Ireland next month wrapped... more

Engineering student and world champion keeping busy

22 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
University of Canterbury University of Canterbury engineering student and world champion juggling a busy schedule April 22, 2014 University of Canterbury’s engineering student and world barefoot waterski... more

Director begins search for Kiwi kids to play the Von Trapps

21 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Lunchbox Theatrical Productions MEDIA RELEASELunchbox Theatrical Productions and David Atkins Enterprises present the Andrew Lloyd Webber, David Ian and the Really Useful Group production ofTHE SOUND OF MUSIC... more

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News

Gallipoli ballot special passes allocated

24 Apr 2014 News
  One hundred special passes from the Gallipoli ballot will be allocated to children of Gallipoli veterans and youth... more

Update on new Chinese infant formula rules

24 Apr 2014 News
  Chinese officials have provided further advice on the introduction of new regulations affecting New Zealand infant formula ... more

Business

Brownlee takes hard-hitting rebuild report on the chin

24 Apr 2014 Business News
April 24 (BusinessDesk) – An in-depth survey of senior leaders in the Christchurch rebuild indicates growing impatience and... more

Southern Cross Forest receiver to close mill, exit Australia

24 Apr 2014 Business News
  Southern Cross Forest receiver to close sawmill, wind up Australian business April 24 (BusinessDesk) - The receiver for... more

Living

Kiwi director Joel Kefali's new video for tUnE-yArDs

24 Apr 2014 Entertainment
Watch New Video for tUnE-yArDs’ ‘Water Fountain’ Nikki Nack - the new... more

NZ film wins mention at Sunset film festival

22 Apr 2014 Entertainment
Film and Stage Producer/Director Craig Hutchison, is pleased to be representing New Zealand at the Sunset Film Festival in Los ... more

Property

NZ house values rise at slowest annual pace in 6 months in March, QV says

7 Apr 2014 Property
April 7 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand property values increased at the slowest annual pace in six months in March as lower... more

Auckland landlords lead in capital gains

28 Mar 2014 Property
Three-bedroom houses in Glen Innes giving an annual capital gain of 18.9%, followed by New Windsor. Auckland landlords are making... more

Migration

NZ migration rises to 11-year high in March as fewer kiwis leave for Australia

23 Apr 2014 Migration By Suze Metherell
April 23 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand migration rose to an 11-year high in March, the second-highest gain on record, as fewer... more

New working holiday agreement between New Zealand and Croatia launched

28 Mar 2014 Migration
Citizens of Croatia aged between 18 and 30 will soon be eligible to apply for a New Zealand Working Holiday Visa, giving them the... more

Travel

Germany jumps to NZ’s fifth largest tourism market

23 Apr 2014 NZ Tourism
With 9,424 extra arrivals for the 12 months to the end of March, Germany has overtaken Japan to become New Zealand’s fifth... more

Warbirds over Wanaka

22 Apr 2014 Travel & Tourism
Wanaka: The success of the inaugural #GigatownWanaka Jet racing at the Warbirds Over Wanaka Airshow will likely see the event return... more

Sport

NZ Canoe Sprint Team Heads to Milan for World Cup

22 Apr 2014 Sport
The New Zealand Open team departs today to commence their World Cup campaign in Europe. Their first assault will be on the ICF Canoe... more

Top Results for Kiwi youth sailors in Britain

22 Apr 2014 Sport
New Zealand has won a mass of medals at the RYA Youth National Championships Regatta which wrapped up on Friday 18th April in... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Shane Jones departure

23 Apr 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Shane Jones has left Parliament in the manner to which we have become accustomed, with self interest coming in first and second, and... more

Mind-set, meaning & moderation in optimal health

20 Apr 2014 Column By Tricia Alach
The holistic helper's guide to Wellness: Part Two   To misquote Aristotle ‘We are what we repeatedly do, wellness then is... more

Kiwi Success

New Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security appointed

23 Apr 2014 Appointments
Prime Minister John Key today announced the appointment of Cheryl Gwyn as Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security. The... more

BNZ names Anthony Healy as new CEO, replacing Thorburn

17 Apr 2014 Appointments
April 17 (BusinessDesk) – Bank of New Zealand, the local unit of Australia’s third-biggest mortgage lender, named the... more

Recruitment

Growth seen further lifting average wage by $7,500

15 Apr 2014 Recruitment
  The average annual wage is expected to increase by $7,500 to around $62,200 a year by 2018 if New Zealand achieves its ... more

NZ employment confidence lifts in 1st-qtr

31 Mar 2014 Recruitment
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ employment confidence lifts in 1st-qtr, current job opportunities seen less negative March 31 ... more