Living

Taumarere Awa Art Exhibition Opens Over Waitangi

7 Feb 2016 Lifestyle
Te Ringahuia Hata Taumarere Awa Art Exhibition Opens Over WaitangiA month long art exhibition opened over Waitangi weekend at the Kawakawa art gallery showcasing a number of emerging weavers and artists from... more

100k World Champ Smashes Field to Win Tarawera Ultramarathon

7 Feb 2016 Lifestyle
Tarawera Ultramarathon 100km World Champ Smashes Field to Win Tarawera UltramarathonWidely tipped to take out the internationally esteemed Tarawera Ultramarathon 100km event, Sweden’s Jonas Buud didn’t have it... more

Maoriland Film Festival Announces 2016 Programme

7 Feb 2016 Lifestyle
Maoriland Film Festival Maoriland Film Festival Announces 2016 ProgrammeToday at Te Ra o Waitangi, Maoriland Film Festival revealed their official programme for 2016. Maoriland Film Festival is New Zealand’s... more

Kiwi Pair Win First Shearing Test Against Wale

7 Feb 2016 Lifestyle
Shearing Sports New Zealand Kiwi Pair Win First Shearing Test Against WaleThe New Zealand shearing team of Dion King and Rowland Smith has kept their country’s unbeaten record in annual home test matches... more

Riders Reach Queenstown After Conquering the Southern Alps

7 Feb 2016 Lifestyle
The Pioneer Pioneer Riders Reach Queenstown After Conquering the Southern AlpsThe Pioneer Mountain Bike Stage Race came to an emotional conclusion in Queenstown today, with riders having completed 569km,... more

No Record This Time, But Beau’s Still on the Go

7 Feb 2016 Lifestyle
Shearing Sports New Zealand No Record This Time, But Beau’s Still on the GoRecord breaking Gisborne-based Australian sheep shearer Beau Guelfi knew his latest bid for black-type was over almost before it began... more

Cricket Series Tied But Waitangi Day Win for Wellington

7 Feb 2016 Lifestyle
Wellington City Council Cricket Series Tied But Waitangi Day Win for WellingtonCricket series tied but Waitangi Day win for WellingtonYesterday’s cricket one day international, where Australia won, creating... more

Penny Black Movie Will Rescue Food!

6 Feb 2016 Lifestyle
Penny Black Film Penny Black Movie Will Rescue Food!Kiwi feature film Penny Black opens in theatres this month, touring 25 cinemas to raise funds for food rescue charities across the country. Penny Black Movie... more

Pioneer on High at Snow Farm Stage Finish

5 Feb 2016 Lifestyle
Queenstown Lakes District Council Pioneer on High at Snow Farm Stage FinishFebruary 5, 2016The sun continues to follow the inaugural Pioneer Mountain Bike race and the Kiwi/Aussie combination of Anton Cooper... more

From 24hr Race To Taupo BMW Weekend

5 Feb 2016 Lifestyle
Castrol BMW Race Driver Series From 24hr Race To Taupo BMW Weekend- Allport the force behind pace-setters carPress release: Castrol BMW Race Driver Series - 6-7 February 2016.For immediate release: Friday 5... more

New Zealand Society of Authors Waitangi Day Honours announce

5 Feb 2016 Lifestyle
New Zealand Society of Authors New Zealand Society of Authors Waitangi Day Honours announcedTwo kiwi novelists making big waves on the international scene have been made Honorary Literary Fellows in the New... more

Putting the spotlight on young golfing talent

5 Feb 2016 Lifestyle
Holden Little Drivers 5 February 2016Holden Little Drivers launches to put the spotlight on young golfing talentHolden is on a drive to find New Zealand’s next Ryan Fox or Lydia Ko, and is launching a national... more

Ministry supporting Waitangi Day 2016 across Aotearoa

5 Feb 2016 Lifestyle
Ministry For Culture And Heritage 5 February 2016 Ministry supporting Waitangi Day 2016 across Aotearoa A range of events are taking place across Aotearoa/New Zealand giving New Zealanders an opportunity to... more

Castrol BMW Race Driver Series - 6-7 February 2016.

5 Feb 2016 Lifestyle
Castrol BMW Race Driver Series Press release: Castrol BMW Race Driver Series - 6-7 February 2016.For immediate release: Friday 5 February 2016.California’s Dane Cameron, fresh from a top-six finish at last... more

High temperatures forecast for Guelfi record bid

5 Feb 2016 Lifestyle
Shearing Sports New Zealand High temperatures forecast for Guelfi record bidNew Zealand-based Australian shearer Beau Guelfi is likely to have to brave temperatures close to 40deg as he tackles a World merino... more

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News

Museum of Waitangi set to become a national and visitor Icon

5 Feb 2016 News
05 February 2016 Museum of Waitangi set to become a national and visitor Icon The new Museum of Waitangi, opened today by the... more

ETS Review modelling documents released

5 Feb 2016 Environment
5 February 2016 ETS Review modelling documents released Three technical documents are being released to help New Zealanders engage... more

Business

NZ wool prices slip on higher kiwi, reduced China demand

5 Feb 2016 Business News By Tina Morrison
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ wool prices slip on higher kiwi dollar, reduced demand from China By Tina Morrison Feb. 5 ... more

NZ directors more aware of risk, focus on cyber security

5 Feb 2016 Business News By Sophie Boot
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ directors more aware of risk, focus on cyber security   Feb. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Directors of... more

Living

Does what it means to be a Kiwi depend on where you live?

5 Feb 2016 Lifestyle
  4 February 2016What it is to be a Kiwi may depend of where you live – Auckland or elsewhere in New Zealand – with... more

2015: The Year of the Blockbuster

21 Jan 2016 Entertainment
Motion Pictures Distributors' Association   January 21, 2016 2015: The Year of the Blockbuster For the second year in a row the ... more

Property

Auckland house sales volumes jump to 8-year high in January

4 Feb 2016 Property By Tina Morrison
  Auckland's house sales volumes jump to 8-year high in January, Barfoot says Feb. 4 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland residential... more

Auckland house prices little changed in December

6 Jan 2016 Property By Sophie Boot
Article - BusinessDesk   Auckland house prices little changed in December as sales volumes, listings drop Jan. 6 (BusinessDesk)... more

Migration

More than 27,000 new Kiwis in 2015

5 Feb 2016 Migration
  This Waitangi Day, New Zealand will roll out the welcome mat to 24 new citizens at Government House, and acknowledge over... more

NZ net migrants reach all-time high 63,700 in boom November

21 Dec 2015 Migration
Article - Businesswire   NZ net migrants reach all-time high 63,700 in boom November year for travel By Jonathan Underhill Dec. ... more

Travel

More than 100,000 SmartGate users in one week

22 Jan 2016 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government Hon Nicky WagnerMinister of Customs 22 January 2016 More than 100,000 SmartGate users in one week Customs ... more

Wellington ratepayers to pay $8mln for Canberra flights

21 Jan 2016 Travel & Tourism By Pattrick Smellie
Wellington ratepayers to pay $8mln over 10 years for Canberra flights Jan. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Wellington City Council is... more

Sport

Global Racing Teams Attracted to Godzone’s Fifth Chapter

5 Feb 2016 Multisport
70 teams from 11 nations will come together in Kaiteriteri, Tasman this April for the fifth chapter of New Zealand’s premier ... more

Rob Nicol joins Mondiale Aces squad

22 Jan 2016 Cricket
Auckland Cricket Friday, 22 January 2016 Rob Nicol joins Mondiale Aces squad for Ford Trophy Qualifying Final The Mondiale Auckland... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Paula Bennett’s fantasy politics and Iran's election

22 Jan 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
We seem to be living in an era of virtual government, where governments promote only an illusion of policy kapow! rather than the... more

Gordon Campbell on the Dotcom extradition decision

24 Dec 2015 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Dotcom extradition decision Inevitably – and with justification –... more

Kiwi Success

Appointment of GCSB Acting Director

5 Feb 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Christopher Finlayson5 February 2016 GCSB Chief Legal Advisor Lisa Fong will become the Acting Director... more

Heading to Europe And the Olympics of Architecture

22 Jan 2016 Flying Kiwi*
Warren and Mahoney Heading to Europe And the Olympics of Architecture Architectural graduate Antonia Lapwood has been awarded the... more

Recruitment

Addressing skills shortages in dairy farming

11 Dec 2015 Recruitment
    11 December 2015 Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Steven Joyce and Minister for Social... more

Alignment of NZ and Australian qualifications frameworks

4 Dec 2015 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment 4 December 2015 Tertiary Education,... more