Living

Opera Otago presents The Magic Flute

26 May 2015 Lifestyle
Opera Otago Opera Otago presents Mozart’s most popular opera The Magic Flute Opera Otago’s production of Mozart’s most popular comic opera has been renovated by John Drummond for today’s world and is performed... more

Grant referred to TTNL Disciplinary Officer

26 May 2015 Lifestyle
ANZ Championship Netball Media ReleaseTuesday 26 May 2015 Grant referred to TTNL Disciplinary OfficerThe Trans Tasman Netball League (TTNL), operators of the ANZ Championship, wishes to advise Mojo Pulse... more

Kia Motors Kicks Off FIFA U-20 World Cup with Car Handover

26 May 2015 Lifestyle
Kia Motors Kia Motors NZ Kicks Off FIFA U-20 World Cup with Vehicle Handover CeremonyKia Motors, Official Partner to FIFA, has officially handed over 112 vehicles to support the transportation requirements of... more

Official Result: Kia Magic (52) def Mojo Pulse (47)

26 May 2015 Lifestyle
ANZ Championship Netball Official Result: Kia Magic (52) def Mojo Pulse (47)The Kia Magic scored three essential victories in Hamilton tonight – a crucial 52-47 win over the Mojo Pulse, a berth in the New... more

D1NZ Drifting Championship Crowns New Drift King

25 May 2015 Lifestyle
F2 Communications Demon Energy D1NZ Drifting Championship Crowns New Drift KingThe Demon Energy D1NZ Drifting Championship crowned a new drift King at Pukekohe yesterday, with Darren Kelly coming out on top... more

Clubs to Battle for Kiwi Pride

25 May 2015 Lifestyle
Bikesport NZ Clubs to Battle for Kiwi PrideMAY 25, 2015: The Kiwi motorcycling community will have to band together like never before this season if they hope to see New Zealand once again rank among the... more

Juniors to enjoy Super Session with Highlanders

25 May 2015 Lifestyle
Southern PR Juniors to enjoy Super Session with Highlanders Simultaneous super sessions with the Highlanders for rugby union juniors will get underway on June 5 around three regions; Central Otago, South Otago... more

Waikids adopts Qatar U-20 FIFA World Cup team

25 May 2015 Lifestyle
Intelligent Ink Waikids adopts Qatar U-20 FIFA World Cup teamThe Qatar U20 FIFA team has been adopted by Waikato Hospital’s Waikids in a symbolic act of friendship between the two organisations.Taking time out... more

SKY Confirms Netball World Cup Coverage

25 May 2015 Lifestyle
Netball NZ SKY Confirms Netball World Cup CoverageNetball fans will be able to view all Silver Ferns matches live on SKY Sport for the duration of the Netball World Cup Sydney 2015 in August. SKY today... more

Victory Eludes TFM Despite Another Pole Position

25 May 2015 Lifestyle
Trass Family Motorsport Victory Eludes TFM Despite Another Pole Position at Phillip IslandAuckland, New Zealand, 25th May 2015 – Trass Family Motorsport, New Zealand’s Ferrari racing team, scored their second... more

Mission Queensland Firebirds (68) def Mainland Tactix (43)

25 May 2015 Lifestyle
ANZ Championship Netball Official Result: Mission Queensland Firebirds (68) def Mainland Tactix (43)Extending their unbeaten streak to nine, the Mission Queensland Firebirds showed all their class to outplay... more

Kiwi KTM Star Continues to Impress in Europe

25 May 2015 Lifestyle
Bikesport NZ Kiwi KTM Star Continues to Impress in Europe Good luck and bad luck ... Waikato's Josiah Natzke experienced a little bit of both at the weekend's British Motocross Grand Prix.The 16-year-old... more

Video footage: Hemi “the Heat” Ahio [vs] Junior Iakopo

25 May 2015 Lifestyle
VS Live Video footage:  Hemi “the Heat” Ahio [vs] Junior IakopoHemi Ahio won by unimounous points decision against dangerous veteran, Junior Iakopo at West Auckland’s Trust’s Arena last night. This is despite... more

New Oyster Festival Venue Debuts with Flying Colours

25 May 2015 Lifestyle
Bluff Oyster Festival New Oyster Festival Venue Debuts with Flying Colours "Great!" It was a succinct comment from Bluff Oyster & Food Festival Chairman John Edminstin, but it more than adequately summed up... more

NZ Surfer Daniel Kereopa in New Documentary

23 May 2015 Lifestyle
The pride and glory of winning The Ultimate Waterman is relived for Kiwi Daniel Kereopa in a documentary that went live online this morning to an international audience of 4.2 million. The Ultimate Waterman... more

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News

NZ welcomes interception of IUU fishing vessels

23 May 2015 News
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has welcomed the news that two well-known illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing vessels,... more

Archives New Zealand to rebuild Christchurch facility

22 May 2015 News
22 May 2015 The Budget confirms $6.1 million in operating funding over the next four years and $13 million of capital funding from... more

Business

NZ consumer confidence slips in May

22 May 2015 Business News By Tina Morrison
May 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand consumer confidence slipped in May as sentiment about current and future conditions eased. The... more

Consumer NZ vs Qantas

20 May 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Consumer NZ ramps up campaign to get Qantas's Jetstar to drop pre-ticked booking forms May 20... more

Living

NZ Surfer Daniel Kereopa in New Documentary

23 May 2015 Lifestyle
The pride and glory of winning The Ultimate Waterman is relived for Kiwi Daniel Kereopa in a documentary that went live online this... more

Britain remembers the ANZACs - 100 years on

25 Apr 2015 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
100 years after allied forces landed in Gallipoli, 25 April – ANZAC Day – has been commemorated in the UK officially for... more

Property

New guidance on home construction

22 May 2015 Property
Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith today released at the Certified Builders’ Association conference in Christchurch... more

Goodman Property lifts FY earnings 5.4% on revenue growth

20 May 2015 Property By Paul McBeth
  Goodman Property lifts FY earnings 5.4% on revenue growth, cost clamp down May 20 (BusinessDesk) - Goodman Property Trust,... more

Migration

Migrant exploitation Bill passed

30 Apr 2015 Migration
The Immigration Amendment Bill (No 2) which cracks down on employers who exploit migrant workers passed its final reading in... more

NZ migration hits new annual record in March

23 Apr 2015 Migration By Tina Morrison
April 23 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand migration hit a new annual record in March, as more students arrived from India and China and... more

Travel

Border clearance levy to be introduced

21 May 2015 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government Hon Nathan GuyMinister for Primary IndustriesHon Nicky WagnerMinister of Customs 21 May 2015 Border clearance... more

Two new tourism projects to receive funding

20 May 2015 NZ Tourism
  Prime Minister and Tourism Minister John Key has today announced the Government is investing in two new tourism projects in... more

Sport

Lord's century for Kane Williamson

23 May 2015 Cricket
DAY THREE First Innings: England 389 (Root 98, Stokes 92, Buttler 67, Ali 58; Henry 4-93, Boult 4-79) v BLACKCAPS 523 (Guptill 70,... more

BLACKCAPS tour of England: First Test at Lord's Cricket Ground

22 May 2015 Cricket
First innings at stumps on Day One: England 354-7 in 90 overs (Root 98, Stokes 92, Buttler 67, Ali 49*; Henry 3-93 on Test debut) DAY... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Budget 2015

22 May 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
From the outset, the slogan for yesterday’s Budget - “The Plan Is Working” – begged to be mocked.... more

Gordon Campbell Key’s abuse of secrecy over Iraq & The TPP

30 Apr 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  For the past week or so we’ve been hearing a lot about the child-like side of our Prime Minister. So I guess we... more

Kiwi Success

Top biology student off to Denmark Olympiad

21 May 2015 People
Sixteen-year-old Waikato Dio student Nikita Lyons is one of four students representing New Zealand at the International Biology... more

New High Commissioner to Tonga

15 May 2015 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has today announced diplomat Sarah Walsh as New Zealand’s new High Commissioner to... more

Recruitment

NZ's growing ICT sector drives more diverse economy: Joyce

15 May 2015 State of the Market Report By Paul McBeth
  NZ's growing ICT sector drives rapid economic diversification, Joyce says May 15 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's information... more

5,500 more doctors and nurses in our hospitals

15 May 2015 Recruitment
  Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a record number of doctors and nurses are working in District Health Boards across the... more