Living

Hart is in the Right Place

22 Dec 2014 Lifestyle
Bikesport NZ Hart is in the Right Place DECEMBER 23, 2014: The motorcycle road-race season is coming together nicely for Bay of Plenty ace Duncan Hart.The 38-year-old workshop manager from Tauranga leads the... more

New Zealand Cricket bolsters website capability

22 Dec 2014 Lifestyle
New Zealand Cricket Inc. New Zealand Cricket bolsters website capability with Microsoft cloud for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015BLACKCAPS website migrates to Microsoft Azure to manage high fan trafficAUCKLAND,... more

Wanted: Volunteers for Record Summer of High Profile New Zea

22 Dec 2014 Lifestyle
NZ Association of Event Professionals Wanted: Volunteers for Record Summer of High Profile New Zealand EventsWith one of the biggest summer line-ups of major events that New Zealand has ever seen, event... more

Ellerslie Christmas Carnival

21 Dec 2014 Lifestyle
NZ Racing Desk Marsh planning concerted attack on Ellerslie Christmas CarnivalCambridge trainer Stephen Marsh is a happy man just days out from a large scale attack on the riches of the three... more

Fast Learner ready for an examination in top company

21 Dec 2014 Lifestyle
NZ Racing Desk Fast Learner ready for an examination in top company.A convincing last to first performance by promising galloper Fast Learner at Te Rapa on Saturday has confirmed... more

Tie Me Down back to winning form at Awapuni

21 Dec 2014 Lifestyle
NZ Racing Desk Tie Me Down back to winning form at AwapuniImposing mare Tie Me Down showed a last start defeat at Trentham that ended the winning start to her racing career was... more

Cool Cameron gets Maygrove home with heady ride

21 Dec 2014 Lifestyle
NZ Racing Desk Cool Cameron gets Maygrove home with heady rideLast year’s champion jockey Matt Cameron showed all his class at Awapuni on Saturday to land enigmatic Cambridge gal... more

Bringing Ciclovía back to the people of Wellington

20 Dec 2014 Lifestyle
Ciclovia Bringing Ciclovía back to the people of Wellington"Let's do this every Sunday!" was the cry from the thousands of participants in this year's inaugural Ciclovía event on the Miramar Peninsula in... more

New access system for Te Urewera

19 Dec 2014 Lifestyle
‘Hunters from throughout NZ and especially the North Island, will welcome the start of the new access system for Te Urewera’ says Don Hammond, Chairman of the NZ Game Animal Council. This follows a... more

Fanzones for Auckland’s non-stop summer

19 Dec 2014 Lifestyle
Auckland will turn on a range of free activities this non-stop summer, with the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines Festival and Fanzone, ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Fanzone and Fan Trail and the Volvo Ocean Race ... more

Pharrell Williams and Ed Sheeran top NZ charts

18 Dec 2014 Entertainment
The Official New Zealand End of Year Charts have been released by Recorded Music NZ today (18 Dec.) with the international superstars taking the honours. “Happy” by Pharrell Williams broke a... more

Descendant of Samuel Marsden speaks at Selwyn Village event

18 Dec 2014 Lifestyle
To coincide with the bicentennial celebrations of the introduction of Christianity to New Zealand by the Reverend Samuel Marsden, his great, great, great grandson – also Reverend Samuel Marsden –... more

Auckland Pride Festival 2015 First Programme Announcement

18 Dec 2014 Lifestyle
Auckland Pride Festival Auckland Pride Festival 2015 First Programme Announcement: Bigger is Better!Auckland Pride, New Zealand’s largest festival celebrating the colourful and diverse LGBTIQ community, returns... more

Freddie Gibbs To Perform Two Shows In New Zealand

18 Dec 2014 Lifestyle
The Maple Freddie Gibbs To Perform Two Shows In New Zealand Astral People in association with Robin Fernando presents the uncompromising and fearless Freddie Gibbs. As an uncut distillation of his surrounds,... more

Beachfest action at Tahunanui

17 Dec 2014 Lifestyle
YMCA Nelson Beachfest action at TahunanuiLive youth music gigs at Tahunanui will add to the action for young people this summer, thanks to Raise Up and Nelson YMCA. ‘Beachfest’ will feature a collection of... more

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News

A summer ‘gift’ for your boatie

19 Dec 2014 News
Helping your friends and family stay safe on the water this holiday season is the gift that lasts a lifetime, Associate Transport... more

Consultation starts on ACC rates for free doctors’ visits

19 Dec 2014 News
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and ACC Minister Nikki Kaye say consultation starts today on ACC support towards free kids’... more

Business

NZ business confidence eases in December, still buoyant

19 Dec 2014 Business News
By Paul McBeth Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand business confidence slipped in December, while staying largely upbeat, as... more

Xero's former chief revenue officer moves to Trade Me

19 Dec 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Stuart McLean moves to Trade Me as Xero ditches chief revenue role By Suze Metherell Dec. 19 ... more

Living

New access system for Te Urewera

19 Dec 2014 Lifestyle
‘Hunters from throughout NZ and especially the North Island, will welcome the start of the new access system for Te... more

Fanzones for Auckland’s non-stop summer

19 Dec 2014 Lifestyle
Auckland will turn on a range of free activities this non-stop summer, with the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines Festival and Fanzone,... more

Property

Affordable housing development agreement signed

18 Dec 2014 Property
The Government has signed a development agreement for the construction of 237 homes as part of its affordable housing project on an... more

NZ weekly rents rise 5.3% in November, upward trend slowing

15 Dec 2014 Property
By Paul McBeth Dec. 15 (BusinessDesk) - Median national housing rents rose at an annual pace of 5.3 percent in November, slowing... more

Migration

Immigration rises to a fresh annual record

19 Dec 2014 Migration
Immigration rises to a fresh record, fuelled by returning kiwis, Indian students By Suze Metherell Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New... more

UK pension service Britannia 'pauses' TV ads on FMA warning

19 Dec 2014 Migration
By Suze Metherell Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Britannia Financial Services, a UK pension transfer agency whose advertisements feature... more

Travel

Air New Zealand takes out win on World's Top Ten Airlines

18 Dec 2014 Travel & Tourism
AirlineRatings.com has announced along with its Airline Excellence Awards its Top Ten airlines for 2015. Heading the list is... more

Tourism Holdings lifts annual profit forecast to $17 million

18 Dec 2014 Travel & Tourism
By Suze Metherell Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Tourism Holdings, the biggest campervan rental company in Australia and New Zealand, has... more

Sport

Top local athletes to compete at Colgate Games in Wellington

19 Dec 2014 Sport
The Colgate Games, New Zealand’s biggest annual children’s track and field athletics event, will be held in... more

Badminton Names Bulk of Junior Team for Oceania Champs

19 Dec 2014 Sport
For a number of New Zealand’s brightest young Badminton prospects Christmas and the New Year holiday period just got a little... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Pakistan schoolchildren killings

18 Dec 2014 Column
by Gordon Campbell The slaughter of the children in Pakistan is incomprehensibly awful. On the side, it has thrown a spotlight onto... more

Gordon Campbell on income inequality, and Christmas songs

12 Dec 2014 Column
Article - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on income inequality, and yo ho ho Christmas songs by Gordon Campbell As 2014... more

Kiwi Success

DreamCatchers launched in UK

18 Dec 2014 People
In association with Kea, The New Zealand High Commission and The New Zealand Society, Dream Catchers was launched at New Zealand House... more

Inspiring Stories :Young Kiwis Making a Difference

8 Dec 2014 People
Wellington, December 8th – At only 15 years old, Auckland student Hunter Williams is the youngest winner of the Inspiring... more

Recruitment

Job ads trending down, says ANZ survey

19 Dec 2014 Recruitment
By Fiona Rotherham Total job advertising has taken an end-of-year dip, falling 0.1 per cent in November after seasonal adjustments,... more

Scheme to fill hard-to-staff health jobs working

18 Dec 2014 Recruitment
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a scheme to fill hard-to-staff health roles is making a real difference to the career choices... more