Living

Top Jump Riders Enroute to Otago Champs

29 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Annie Studholme Top Jump Riders Enroute to Otago ChampsTop jumpers from around the South Island will descend on Mosgiel this weekend for the Otago Area Showjumping and Showhunter Championships at the Otago... more

Challenge Wanaka takes out international triathlon award

29 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Challenge Wanaka Challenge Wanaka takes out international triathlon awardChallenge Wanaka long distance triathlon in New Zealand’s South Island has taken out the Triathletes’ Choice Award for the World’s Most... more

Bevan James Eyles author of the Fitness Attitude

29 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
ElderNet Liam Butler interviews Bevan James Eyles author of the Fitness AttitudeBevan has been a world-leading fitness professional and high-level athlete since 1999, and has won the New Zealand Fitness... more

ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami: Kiwi women lead the way

29 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Yachting New Zealand ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami: Kiwi women lead the wayNew Zealand still leads in the Women’s 470 and 49erFX after day three of 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami where gold fleet racing got... more

Sticky Fingers New Zealand Tour 2015

29 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Rhythm Group EMBARGOED UNTIL 10:30am THURSDAY 29.01.2015Who Shot Rock and Rhythm Group present:"Sticky Fingers New Zealand Tour 2015"18th - 21st Feburary 2015Joined by special guests Summer Thieves (AKL/CHCH... more

Cigna Round the Bays 2015 update

29 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Sport Wellington Cigna Round the Bays 2015 updateRegistrations for Wellingtons iconic Cigna Round the Bays are well under way and are selling faster than ever. According to event organisers, registrations have... more

Mojo Pulse 2015 Pre-season Games Announced

29 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Netball Central Zone Mojo Pulse 2015 Pre-season Games Announced29 January 2015With only 30 days till the start of the 2015 ANZ Championship, excitement continues to build in the Mojo Pulse camp with the... more

Mannering caps landmark year at NZRL Awards

29 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
NZRL Mannering caps landmark year at NZRL AwardsNZ skipper Simon Mannering has captured NZ rugby league’s top honour for 2014, taking out the Kiwis Player of the Year category at tonight’s national awards.The... more

Signing - Next amazing Exhibition at Academy Galleries

28 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Academy Galleries SigningThe New Zealand Academy of Fine Art’ latest exhibition is commemorating 175 years since the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi featuring selected works from the membership and friends... more

Hunter fined for illegal dog-tracking devices

28 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment Media release28 January 2015Hunter fined for illegal dog-tracking devicesA Nelson man was fined $2,250 in the Nelson District Court yesterday for using illegal... more

Funding available for projects enhancing outdoor access

28 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Walking Access Commission Funding available for projects enhancing outdoor access Groups working on projects to improve access to the New Zealand outdoors still have a month left to apply for funding through... more

‘Sunday’ Selected for Byron Bay International Film Festival

28 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Sunday The Film Kiwi Romance ‘Sunday’ Selected for Byron Bay International Film Festival 2015 New Zealand film ‘Sunday’ has been selected to screen in competition at The Byron Bay International Film Festival... more

Coast to Coast competitor 30 kilos lighter and rearing to go

28 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Speight's Coast to Coast Coast to Coast competitor 30 kilos lighter and rearing to go 28 January 2015 Steve Garrett is 30 kilograms lighter and rearing to take on next month’s Speight’s Coast to Coast after... more

Wake Up To Maori Televeision On Waitangi Day

28 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Maori Television Wake Up To Maori Televeision On Waitangi DayMaori Television is celebrating ATA MARIE – WAITANGI 2015 with a two-hour live-to-air broadcast to get your day started on February 6.Presenters Te... more

Te Papa marks 175th anniversary of signing of Treaty

28 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Te Papa Te Papa marks 175th anniversary of signing of Treaty of Waitangi   Te Papa’s programme to mark the 175th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi starts tomorrow evening with our... more

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News

Presbyterian Church to lead Waitangi Day dawn ceremony

29 Jan 2015 News
  Presbyterian Church to lead Waitangi Day dawn ceremony for first time For the first time in the history of the Presbyterian... more

Upwards NCEA trend continues

29 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Upwards NCEA trend continues Education Minister Hekia Parata has welcomed the release of provisional results ... more

Business

NZ dollar drops after RBNZ abandons bias to raise rates

29 Jan 2015 Business News By Jonathan Underhill
Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar dropped, touching a four-year low, after the Reserve Bank abandoned its bias for ... more

NZ govt to spend $650M on school upgrades, repairs in 2015

28 Jan 2015 Business News By Paul McBeth
Jan. 28 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand government expects to spend $650 million this year upgrading and maintaining its $8.32 ... more

Living

Te Papa marks 175th anniversary of signing of Treaty

28 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Te Papa Te Papa marks 175th anniversary of signing of Treaty of Waitangi   Te Papa’s programme to mark the 175th ... more

Could That Wetland Photo Win You An Overseas Trip?

26 Jan 2015 Arts
Local entries into an international photo competition for young people to mark World Wetland Day are encouraged by Hawke’s Bay... more

Property

Housing affordability drops 14%, driven by Auckland prices

29 Jan 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   Housing affordability drops 14%, driven by Auckland house price rises By Fiona Rotherham Jan. 29 ... more

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

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

Equine industry joins GIA biosecurity agreement

26 Jan 2015 Equestrian
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed a fourth primary industry to the GIA partnership today. The New Zealand Equine... more

Christy Prior Claims X Games Bronze Medal

26 Jan 2015 Sport
Aspen, USA, 25 January 2015 – Cardrona NZ snowboarder Christy Prior has this morning claimed New Zealand’s second medal... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Sabin case, and pressures on Greece and coyotes

28 Jan 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Brain fades are one thing, but the brain freeze that seems to have beset the Prime Minister over the Mike Sabin affair is... more

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

Kiwi Success

Xero names US-based Douglas Jeffries as CFO

29 Jan 2015 Appointments By Tina Morrison
Xero names US-based Douglas Jeffries as CFO as it targets North American market By Tina Morrison Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Xero, the... more

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

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