Living

Para-Swimming stars heading to World Championships

18 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Paralympics NZ Para-Swimming stars heading to World ChampionshipsParalympics New Zealand (PNZ) is thrilled to announce their team for the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow in July. This follows... more

Laurie And Mark Fly Kiwi Flag High in Vegas

17 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Black Balloon Laurie And Mark Fly Kiwi Flag High in VegasKatie Laurie and Dunstan Kiwi Iron Mark sit on 15 points heading into the next round of the 2015 Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Final in Las Vegas after... more

Tidemand breaks sub-minute barrier

17 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
International Rally of Whangarei Tidemand breaks sub-minute barrier at International Rally of Whangarei shakedown Driving a Skoda Fabia S2000 specification car, former Swedish Rally Champion Pontus Tidemand has... more

Thursday Sports Night Kicks Off Soon on Maori Television

17 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Maori Television Thursday Sports Night Kicks Off Soon on Maori TelevisionWhether you’re into fishing, rugby, netball or hunting, Maori Television has something for every armchair sports fan in its new season of... more

TrebleCone Book Wins Skiing History Association's Award

17 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
TrebleCone Treble Cone Book Wins International Skiing History Association’s AwardThe Treble Cone (Wanaka, New Zealand) history book written by Matt Conway and released by Treble Cone Ski Area in Wanaka in... more

Contiki “RoadTrip”

16 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Contiki Tours Contiki “RoadTrip”Contiki continues to thrive on YouTube with fourth annual RoadTrip - this year with New Zealand’s own Jamie CurryThe youth travel leader reaps the rewards of its flexible... more

CRC Speedshow Top Half Series is Proven Stepping Stone

16 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
CRC Speedshow CRC Speedshow Top Half Series is Proven Stepping StoneIt’s that time again for keen karters in the upper North Island, time for the annual CRC Speedshow-sponsored Top Half Series.For over 16 years... more

Leading NZ Entrepreneur Speaking in Rotorua

16 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Rotorua X Leading NZ Entrepreneur Speaking in RotoruaOne of the brightest young business minds in the country is coming to Rotorua to speak at a Rotorua X event on Thursday 21 May. Sam Hazledine - successful... more

Ross Wins NZV8 Touring Cars Final

16 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Concept Motorsport Ross Wins NZV8 Touring Cars FinalThe round win was testament to the amount of skill and hard work Ross and the Concept Motorsport team have put in over the season to make the Nissan... more

Mojo Pulse Keen to Repay Coach in Milestone Match

16 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Mojo Pulse Mojo Pulse Keen to Repay Coach in Milestone MatchThe Mojo Pulse players would like nothing better than to deliver coach Robyn Broughton a much-needed win against more

NZ Mountain Film Festival 2015 – A Focus on Youth

16 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Mountain Film Festival NZ Mountain Film Festival 2015 – A Focus on YouthThe thirteenth NZ Mountain Film Festival is certainly proving to be lucky with the phenomenal line up of speakers presenting over the 9... more

Southern Fillies Line Up to Battle the Series Finale

16 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
NZ Bloodstock Southern Fillies Line Up to Battle the Series FinaleThe final leg of New Zealand Bloodstock’s Southern Filly of the Year Seriesmore

Chris 'ATKO' Atkinson to test Extreme Rallycross machinery

16 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Styledia Rally ace Chris 'ATKO' Atkinson to test Extreme Rallycross machineryAustralia’s most successful rally driver Chris ‘ATKO’ Atkinson will sample his first taste of Rallycross racing when he takes part... more

Holder puts it all on the line for 2015 season

16 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Holder Brothers Racing Holder puts it all on the line for 2015 seasonMount Maunganui rally driver David Holder has placed down all his cards for the 2015 rally season and beyond by going professional in his... more

2015 ANZ Championship Round 8 Preview

16 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
ANZ Championship Netball 2015 ANZ Championship Round 8 PreviewRound 8 Fixtures:Mission Queensland Firebirds v Kia MagicSaturday 18 April, 2.18pmBCEC, BrisbaneNSW Swifts v SKYCITY MysticsSunday 19 April,... more

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News

Budget to invest $244 million in schools

14 Apr 2015 Education
Education Minister Hekia Parata and Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye say next month’s Budget will provide $244 million... more

Prince Harry to visit centres across New Zealand

13 Apr 2015 News
Prime Minister Rt Hon John Key released today further details on Prince Harry’s visit to New Zealand in May. “Prince... more

Business

World Bank says sharp slowdown in China would hurt NZ, Australia

14 Apr 2015 Business News By Tina Morrison
April 14 (BusinessDesk) - A sharp slowdown in China would hurt commodity exporting countries like New Zealand and Australia and... more

Cubic Defence NZ targets corporate, military sales

13 Apr 2015 Business News By Fiona Rotherham
  Cubic Defence NZ targets corporate along with military and security customers April 10 (BusinessDesk) - High-tech exporter... more

Living

ANZAC to be commemorated in UK - with massive waiata

13 Apr 2015 ANZAC
Thousands of Australians, New Zealanders and Britons will gather in London on 25 April 2015 to mark the Centenary of the ANZAC... more

Gordon Campbell on the demise of Campbell Live

10 Apr 2015 Entertainment
  The imminent axeing of Campbell Live has been the inevitable outcome of a mindset which considers only (a) declining ratings... more

Property

NZ house prices rise 8% in March, led by 13% Auckland jump

14 Apr 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
April 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential property prices rose in March, led by Auckland where housing supply isn't meeting... more

NZ property values rise at fastest pace in 9 months in March: QV

1 Apr 2015 Property By Suze Metherell
  NZ property values rise at fastest pace in 9 months in March: QV April 1 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential property... more

Migration

PM plays down claim war criminals are living in NZ

2 Mar 2015 Migration
Prime Minister John Key says he is not aware of any suspected war criminals from the former Yugoslavia in New Zealand. The claim that... more

NZ migration rose to record in 2014

30 Jan 2015 Migration By Tina Morrison
  NZ migration surged to record in 2014, helped by robust economy Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand migration surged to a... more

Travel

Foss welcomes agreement for rental vehicle code

17 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss is welcoming a move by the rental vehicle industry to establish a Code of Best Practice to... more

Productive discussions on Queenstown’s tourism workforce

6 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Sustainable workforce solutions were at the centre of discussions between Government Ministers and tourism industry representatives... more

Sport

Black Sticks win Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

13 Apr 2015 Sport
The Black Sticks Men have won the 2015 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in thrilling style with a 3-1 shoot-out victory over Australia. The... more

Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race 2015: Kiwi bros part of Oxford victory

13 Apr 2015 Sport
Two New Zealand brothers helped the Oxford University rowers win over their Cambridge counterparts in the annual boat race on London's... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on UE pass rates & university dropout rates

14 Apr 2015 Opinion
Houston, there is clearly a problem with (a) the plunge in pass rates for University Entrance qualifications, which has been ... more

Gordon Campbell on a union victory in the fast food industry

9 Apr 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on a union victory in the fast food industry Good to have a reminder of why trade unions are still essential... more

Kiwi Success

Smiths City names 'turnaround specialist' Roy Campbell CEO

14 Apr 2015 Appointments
April 14 (BusinessDesk) - Smiths City Group, the Christchurch-based retail chain, named Roy Campbell as chief executive, replacing... more

Appointments to Lotteries Commission

8 Apr 2015 Appointments
  Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today announced the reappointment of Judy Kirk as the Presiding Member (Chair) of the... more

Recruitment

NZ Government moves to strengthen employment standards

26 Mar 2015 Recruitment
Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse today announced a package of measures to strengthen enforcement of minimum... more

RESEND: 63% of Warehouse permanent staff now on career wage

20 Mar 2015 Recruitment By Fiona Rotherham
  RESEND: Warehouse says 63% of permanent staff now on 'career retailer wage' (Fixes fourth paragraph to show Warehouse is... more