Living

Snowmaking begins at Queenstown’s Coronet Peak

22 May 2015 Lifestyle
NZSki Winter’s almost here: snowmaking begins at Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski areaSnowmaking guns have been fired up and are pumping out the white stuff at Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area.As the first cold... more

Book award is an acknowledgement of Maori history

22 May 2015 Lifestyle
University of Auckland Book award is an acknowledgement of Maori historyA book co-authored by the University of Auckland’s Dr Aroha Harris has won the Royal Society of New Zealand 2015 Science Book... more

‘Wasn’t Expecting That’ Star Returns to Australia & NZ

22 May 2015 Lifestyle
The Mushroom Group Jamie Lawson‘Wasn’t Expecting That’ Star Returns to Australia & New Zealand for Intimate Headline Shows This August He recently toured our shores as the special guest of Ed Sheeran and... more

Growing diversity increases need for languages policy

21 May 2015 Lifestyle
The Royal Society of New Zealand Growing diversity increases need for national languages policy—Royal Society of New ZealandGrowing levels of diversity forecast for New Zealand make a national approach to... more

Cardrona Alpine Resort

21 May 2015 Lifestyle
Cardrona Cardrona Alpine Resort The recent snow fall has seen around 30cm accumulate in the base area at Cardrona. The team started snowmaking on Monday 18th May with over 800,000 litres of water to kick things... more

Exciting Changes at TFM Boost Chances for Phillip Island

21 May 2015 Lifestyle
Trass Family Motorsport Exciting Changes at TFM Boost Chances for Phillip Island 101 GloryAuckland, New Zealand, 21st May 2015 – Trass Family Motorsport, New Zealand’s Ferrari racing team, are excited to... more

Auckland rep side named to face NZ Maori Residents

21 May 2015 Lifestyle
Auckland Rugby League Auckland representative side named to face NZ Maori ResidentsAuckland head coach Richie Blackmore has today named his side to face the New Zealand Maori Residents on May 30.The Queen's... more

Celtic Pipe Band’s Annual Cèilidh

21 May 2015 Lifestyle
Radio News Nelson Celtic Pipe Band’s Annual CèilidhDust off your kilt; shine your dancing shoes, and do whatever you do with your sporran - it’s time to party the Scottish way!The Celtic Pipe Band’s 7th annual... more

OMEGA Continues its Long-Term Sponsorship with Team NZ

21 May 2015 Lifestyle
Emirates Team New Zealand OMEGA Continues its Long-Term Sponsorship with Emirates Team New ZealandLong-term Emirates Team New Zealand sponsor OMEGA today announced its continued sponsorship of the team in its... more

The Maori New Wave

21 May 2015 Lifestyle
Wairoa Maori Film Festival The Maori New WaveMaori Working With Irish on New Film Making ModelMaori are working with Irish film makers on a new model of film making, embracing the "Maori New Wave" via tool... more

O'Meara-Hunt On of the Drivers to Watch

20 May 2015 Lifestyle
KartSport O'Meara-Hunt On of the Drivers to Watch Rianna O'Meara-Hunt will be one of the drivers to watch as the annual CRC Speedshow-sponsored Top Half kart series heads to Whangarei for the first time on... more

East coast rivers ‘fire up’ as trout launch spawning runs

20 May 2015 Lifestyle
Fish and Game New Zealand 20/5/2015East coast rivers ‘fire up’ as trout launch into spawning runs Anglers on the east coast of the North Island are reporting some great fishing as trout settle into their... more

Hawkins issued with reprimand for comments

20 May 2015 Lifestyle
ANZ Championship Netball Hawkins issued with reprimand for comments The Trans Tasman Netball League (TTNL), operators of the ANZ Championship, wishes to advise that Mainland Tactix head coach Sue Hawkins has... more

Yacht Racing Forum 2015 to take place in Geneva, Switzerland

20 May 2015 Lifestyle
MaxComm Communications Yacht Racing Forum 2015 to take place in Geneva, SwitzerlandMembers of the yacht racing community from all over the world will spend two days networking, debating and doing business over... more

Football is Changing And Adidas is Leading the Way

20 May 2015 Lifestyle
Spark PR and Activate Football is Changing And Adidas is Leading the WayOut with the old, in with the new. adidas retires entire boot range.20th May – The game of football has changed over the years. Positions,... more

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News

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

Budget 2015: At a Glance

21 May 2015 News
21 May 2015 Budget 2015 delivers careful management of public spending, hand in hand with investment in public services. (All... 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

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

A Kiwi's guide to ANZAC in Europe - our list of events across the UK, Ireland and beyond

24 Apr 2015 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
Tomorrow marks the 100th ANZAC Day, and if you are a Kiwi or Aussie far from home there are plenty of events on to enable you both to... 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

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

Chinese tourists to NZ turning off package tours

19 May 2015 NZ Tourism By Anna Lu
May 19 (BusinessDesk) - China’s tourism market, which is officially expected to be worth over $2.6 billion to New Zealand by... more

Sport

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

Critical Moments Will Count For Mojo Pulse

22 May 2015 Netball
Assistant Coach Frances Solia is hoping for a repeat result when the Mojo Pulse come up against the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic in... 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

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

IkeGPS's CEO Milnes and CTO Toorenburg move to US

15 May 2015 People By Suze Metherell
  IkeGPS's CEO Milnes and CTO Toorenburg move to US to chase growth May 15 (BusinessDesk) - IkeGPS, the remote measurement... 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