Living

Adventurer wins prestigious University of Waikato award

20 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
University of Waikato 20 August, 2014Adventurer wins prestigious University of Waikato awardAdventurer, management consultant and motivational speaker Jamie Fitzgerald will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award... more

Weta Workshop & Roxy Cinema Exclusive WOAP Event

20 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
The Roxy Cinema Media releaseCoCo at The Roxy unwraps the art of food in film Wednesday 20 August 2014Wellington’s iconic The Roxy Cinema is turning into a movie set next week as part of the 2014 VISA... more

Flava Old School is here!

20 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Flava Old School Flava Old School is here!If your idea of a pumping Saturday night is sippin’ on gin and juice with Snoop Doggy Dogg, and putting your hands up in the air and waving them around like you just... more

Four Nations set stage for NZ teams

20 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
New Zealand Rugby League MEDIA RELEASEAugust 20, 2014 Four Nations set stage for NZ teamsThis year's Rugby League Four Nations will provide the catalyst for five New Zealand representative sides - not just the... more

Isner confirmed, back to NZ to defend Heineken Open title

20 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
NZ Festival of Tennis Isner confirmed to head back to NZ to defend Heineken Open title The NZ Festival of Tennis is excited to announce that 2014 Heineken Open champion, John Isner (USA), will be heading back... more

Bach Cantata to be played at St Matthew-in-the-City

20 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
St Matthew in the City Bach Cantata to be played at St Matthew-in-the-City St Matthew-in-the-City has a reputation for fine music. People attending the regular 10am service are privileged to hear the St... more

Commonwealth Games Head of Sport joins World Masters Games

20 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
World Masters Games Commonwealth Games Head of Sport joins World Masters Games 2017 From Glasgow to Auckland is the well-travelled route taken by Australian Greg Warnecke, announced today as the General... more

Medals for Hospitality Students at Top Culinary Competition

19 Aug 2014 Food & Wine
Wellington Institute of Technology 19 August 2014 Medals for Wellington Institute of Technology Hospitality Students at Top Culinary Competition Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) students Ryan... more

Maori Television to Screen the Untold Story of Pauly Fuemana

19 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Maori/Niuean singer-songwriter Paul Fuemana shot to fame in 1995 with the song that became New Zealand’s biggest selling record. His story will be told in HOW BIZARRE, screening Monday, August 25 at... more

EIT Team Scores Medals in Top Culinary Competition

19 Aug 2014 Food & Wine
A team of EIT hospitality students has won a cache of medals in the Nestlé Toque d’Or competition in Auckland. Front of house student Ashleigh Butler scored a silver medal and culinary students... more

Andras Fox (Melb) Live + Eyeliner 5/9/14

19 Aug 2014 Entertainment
Havana Bar For immediate release Havana Bar & Mawsa present Andras Fox (Melb) live showWith Eyeliner (Crystal Magic Records), Friday 5th September at Havana Bar, Wellington Support from Flava DJs (Radio... more

The Eggner Trio Returns

19 Aug 2014 Entertainment
SWPR The Eggner Trio Returns with Berlin Philharmonic Principal Viola Amihai Grosz Wellington concert: Sunday 14 September       Vie... more

Announcing Good Vibes 2014

18 Aug 2014 Entertainment
New Zealand's longest running annual skydiving event, now in its 13th year, GV14 is not to be missed. Held at Skydive Abel Tasman, Motueka Airport on August 28-31st from sunrise to sunset. This year we are... more

Didymo Dave’s crusade helped by film festival

18 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Fly fishermen and women can look forward to the return of the internationally renowned RISE Fly Fishing Film Festival to Taupo this month. A trio of avid local fly fishermen is promoting the festival for the... more

Western Sydney kids with a once-in-a-lifetime experience

17 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Spark Activate Western Sydney kids with a once-in-a-lifetime experienceLink: http://youtu.be/xbdx2_1KpPM All Blacks stars Owen Franks, Dane Coles, Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith have given a group of young Sydney... more

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News

Govt funding for Hawke’s Bay freshwater project

19 Aug 2014 News
Environment Minister Amy Adams today announced funding of $80,000 for a Hawke’s Bay Regional Council project to develop clear... more

iPredict 2014 Election Update #31: Nats take hit

19 Aug 2014 News
www.ipredict.co.nz   Key Points: • Election race narrows significantly • N... more

Business

IAG's New Zealand unit boosts annual profit 56%

19 Aug 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   IAG's New Zealand unit boosts annual profit 56% By Tina Morrison Aug. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Insurance... more

PPI falls in the second quarter as dairy prices decline

19 Aug 2014 Business News
By Tina Morrison Aug. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand producers' input and output prices fell in the second quarter of this year as... more

Living

EIT Team Scores Medals in Top Culinary Competition

19 Aug 2014 Food & Wine
A team of EIT hospitality students has won a cache of medals in the Nestlé Toque d’Or competition in Auckland. Front of... more

Maori Television to Screen the Untold Story of Pauly Fuemana

19 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Maori/Niuean singer-songwriter Paul Fuemana shot to fame in 1995 with the song that became New Zealand’s biggest selling... more

Property

House sales down as winter cools market - REINZ

14 Aug 2014 Property
New Zealand house sales fell in July as winter cooled the appetite of house hunters while a drop in properties selling for $400,000... more

NZ property values rise at slowest annual pace in 13 months

7 Aug 2014 Property By Paul McBeth
Aug. 7 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand property values rose at the slowest annual pace in 13 months in July as rising interest rates,... more

Migration

NZ population growth speeds up

14 Aug 2014 Migration
New Zealand's climb to 4.5 million people has been faster in the past year than it has in any other year in the past decade,... more

Mai Chen: Leaders best take notice of changing NZ

6 Aug 2014 Migration
Race-based policies appeal to a shrinking demographic and binding referendums could easily backfire Why is race always an election... more

Travel

Auckland 10th most liveable city - again

19 Aug 2014 Travel & Tourism
Auckland has again been ranked the tenth most liveable city in the world. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released its... more

Air NZ Dreamliner to be put on show

15 Aug 2014 Travel & Tourism
An Air New Zealand Dreamliner is to be put on show at a famous air show next week. The Boeing 787-9 aircraft will be exhibited to... more

Sport

Nonu and Kaino 'highly unlikely' for All Blacks

19 Aug 2014 Rugby
All Blacks Ma'a Nonu and Jerome Kaino have been all but ruled out of Saturday's Bledisloe Cup test at Eden Park. Nonu (shoulder) and... more

Legend holds keys to league museum

19 Aug 2014 Rugby League
  Few can claim to have had as much of an impact on New Zealand rugby league as Don Hammond. These days, Hammond is best known... more

Columns

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Doing Justice to the Election

19 Aug 2014 Opinion
Opinion - Martin Doyle   Martin Doyle Cartoon: Doing Justice to the Election Given the dirty politics that have been exposed in... more

Gordon Campbell on no more Mr Nice Guy

19 Aug 2014 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on no more Mr Nice Guy by Gordon Campbell When future historians seek to identify... more

Kiwi Success

Victoria announces new strategic appointments

11 Aug 2014 Appointments
Victoria University of Wellington has announced the appointment of New Zealand’s first Provost, Professor Neil... more

New Ambassador to Rome appointed

7 Aug 2014 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has appointed diplomat Patrick Rata as New Zealand’s next Ambassador to Italy. “Italy is... more

Recruitment

On track to surplus, more jobs, higher incomes

19 Aug 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand is on track to Budget surplus this year, backed by good growth, more jobs and higher incomes under the ... more

The Right To Work: Young New Zealanders

18 Aug 2014 Recruitment
Getting young people into work is about preparing them for work and ensuring they have ongoing support: sustainable youth employment... more