Living

Sport Wellington wins National Award for AMI Round the Bays

16 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Sport Wellington Sport Wellington wins National Award for AMI Round the Bays www.sportwellington.org.nzCommunication ExcellenceSport Wellington has been recognised at the annual New Zealand Sport and Recreation... more

MKTO Announce New Zealand Concert at Pepsi Party House

16 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Pepsi MKTO Announce New Zealand Concert at Pepsi Party HouseInternational pop stars MKTO have announced a free one-off New Zealand concert, at the first party at the Pepsi Party House on the 4th of May in... more

AFL Saints march in with student-designed guernsey

16 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Massey University Wednesday, April 16, 2014Saints march in with student-designed guernseyTwo student designers will be excited more than most when St Kilda AFL players take the field at Westpac Stadium,... more

Smokefreerockquest & Smokefree Pacifica Beats 2014

15 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Smokefreerockquest Smokefreerockquest & Smokefree Pacifica Beats 2014 – call for entrants is onMedia Release:Out of the classroom and onto the stage – it’s the big motivational promise that... more

Rotorua hosts trans-Tasman netball clash over Anzac weekend

15 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Rotorua District Council Rotorua hosts trans-Tasman netball clash over Anzac weekendJust two days after commemorating Anzac Day to acknowledge New Zealand and Australia’s close alliance on the battlefields, all... more

Highlands Festival of Speed

15 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Highlands Motorsport Park Highlands Festival of Speed to feature brute force versus sophisticationTwo extremes in motorsport will be in action at Highlands Motorsport Park near Cromwell this Easter in the... more

3 Mile Limit Movie Continues to Win Awards in the U.S

15 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
New Zealand movie ‘3 Mile Limit’ has won Best Feature Film at both the North Hollywood and Charleston International Film Festivals. The film is produced and directed by Craig Newland in association... more

Lorde hits Coachella

14 Apr 2014 Entertainment By Evan Minsker
Coachella is one of the biggest international music festivals in the world, attracting massive stars, huge crowds and celebrity visitors - and a teenage dream all the way from New Zealand.Lorde has been one of the... more

SkyCity NZ Badminton Open Underway Tomorrow

14 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
New Zealand Badminton Open 15-19 April 2014, North Shore Events Centre14 April 2014For immediate release from the SKYCITY Badminton NZ Open, for further information visit www.nzbadmintonopen.comSkyCity NZ... more

Sublime Clarinet and String Quartet Concert in Wellington

14 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Chamber Music New Zealand “The Mozart Quintet has been a living presence with me for more than 50 years, and after Campbell’s collaboration with the New Zealand String Quartet, I have no hope of hearing it... more

Second G1 Doncaster Falls to Sacred

14 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
NZ Bloodstock Second G1 Doncaster Falls to SacredKiwi miler Sacred Falls (NZ) (O’Reilly) successfully defended the Group 1 A$3,000,000 The Star Doncaster Mile (1600m) on the first day of The Championships at... more

Abundance at the Akaroa Harvest Festival!

14 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Akaroa District Promotions Abundance at the Akaroa Harvest Festival!The rain was no match for Akaroa’s great community spirit, with hundreds turning out to celebrate the Akaroa Harvest Festival last weekend.... more

Disney On Ice Presents Treasure Trove

14 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Noise PR Disney On Ice Presents Treasure TroveA Live Celebration of Disney’s Animated GemsNew Zealand Tour 25 July – 17 August 2014Get Your Tickets Now!Auckland, 14th April 2014 – This magical Disney On Ice... more

Gutbuster all about fun

14 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Ruapehu District Council Gutbuster all about funCyclists with a taste for history have made the Easter Sunday Raetihi ‘Gutbuster’ one of the most popular community events of its type.Created to celebrate the... more

Award-Winning Amisfield Winery Delivers Menu Fit for Royalty

14 Apr 2014 Food & Wine
Some of Amisfield’s signature dishes and newly-created canapés were showcased today (Sunday April 13) when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited Queenstown’s Amisfield Winery and Bistro as... more

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News

Govt to establish Food Safety Science & Research Centre

16 Apr 2014 News
  Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce and Food Safety Minister Nikki Kaye today announced that expressions of interest... more

Australia readies for royal visit

15 Apr 2014 News
Prince William and Kate can expect big crowds and even bigger interest in their son, eight-month-old George, during a jam-packed... more

Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain on global rally; Diligent rises

16 Apr 2014 Business News By Suze Metherell
  MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain on global rally; Diligent, Pacific Edge lead gain April 16 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand stocks... more

NZ government scales back larger applications for Genesis Energy float

16 Apr 2014 Business News
April 16 (BusinessDesk) - The government will progressively scale down applications for large shareholdings in Genesis Energy ahead... more

Living

3 Mile Limit Movie Continues to Win Awards in the U.S

15 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
New Zealand movie ‘3 Mile Limit’ has won Best Feature Film at both the North Hollywood and Charleston International Film... more

NZ's Shapeshifter - still giants of drum and bass, with sell-out London show

14 Apr 2014 Entertainment By Charlotte Everett
New Zealand band Shapeshifter have demonstrated that they are truly giants of the drum and bass scene, with a stellar performance in... 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

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

New Zealand immigration hits ten year high

28 Mar 2014 Migration
New statistics have shown net migration to New Zealand to be at a 10 year high, with China becoming the largest source of new... more

Travel

Chinese company to build $200M hotel on Auckland waterfront

16 Apr 2014 Travel & Tourism By Suze Metherell
  Company linked to one of China’s richest women to spend $200 mln on Auckland hotel April 16 (BusinessDesk) – Fu... more

SmartGate opens to arriving UK & US travellers

3 Apr 2014 Travel & Tourism
Customs Minister Maurice Williamson today announced SmartGate is now open to United Kingdom and American travellers on arrival. The... more

Sport

HBHS First XV to Japan for international rugby tournament

16 Apr 2014 Rugby
The 2014 Hamilton Boys High School (HBHS) First XV rugby team will this week come face to face with 16 of the world’s best... more

Test candidates catch Kearney's eye

16 Apr 2014 Rugby League
With only three weeks until the Anzac Test in Sydney, NZ Kiwis coach Stephen Kearney is encouraged by the performances of players in... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the life & ACC work of Sir Owen Woodhouse

16 Apr 2014 Opinion
With the death of Sir Owen Woodhouse, the founding father of the Accident Compensation Scheme, New Zealand has lost one of the... more

Gordon Campbell on royalty and its tourism spin-offs

15 Apr 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Ultimately the Queen’s longevity has been one of her most significant accomplishments. A transition to Prince Charles while... more

Kiwi Success

Kiwi alpinist is finalist for prestigious award

26 Mar 2014 People
NZ Alpine Club Kiwi alpinist is finalist for prestigious mountaineering award New Zealand Alpine Club President John Cocks has today... more

Kiwi dog gear firm takes on the world

25 Mar 2014 People
Maniototo in Central Otago seems an unlikely place to set up an online business, but for dog lover Rose Voice, the isolation has... 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