Living

Gold Medal Famous update an election year favourite

23 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Powertool Records Gold Medal Famous update an election year favourite; and GMF side project plays Birmingham's Network FestivalOur most hard-working subversives Gold Medal Famous have reworked their election... more

'Calm Me Down’ by BlackSandDiva

23 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
BlackSandDiva 'Calm Me Down’ by BlackSandDiva‘Calm Me Down’ is the infectious first single release from the BlackandDiva’s second album Rawahi. This track has a classic funk/soul feel withCat Tunks sweet,... more

NZSO performs The Creation

23 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
NZSO NZSO performs The Creation 216 years after it brought fame to its composerOne of history’s most famous composers, Joseph Haydn, once confessed, “I want to write... more

Angela Tiatia and Shahriar Asdollah-Zadeh – The Screen

23 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Enjoy Art Gallery Angela Tiatia and Shahriar Asdollah-ZadehThe ScreenAugust 6 – August 30, 2014Opening : Wednesday, August 6, 5:30pmNews stories overwhelm other news stories, events oust each other from the... more

Climate change - from corridors of power to powerful film

23 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
CPIT Climate change - from corridors of power to powerful film 2 Degrees screens at CPITDirector of the climate change film 2 Degrees, Jeff Canin, says the days of the heavy-handed environmental lecture are... more

World Champs Vaulting Team Head to Europe

23 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Black Balloon World Champs Vaulting Team Head to EuropeNew Zealand’s vaulting team will tomorrow head to Germany in the final countdown to the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.The eight-strong team –... more

3 more sleeps till race day

23 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Motorsport New Zealand You can still enter You are still able to enter the last Mahindra endurance round at Hampton Downs, entries close on Thursday evening, but we can take late entries, just may find it... more

Former top Kiwi cyclist swaps the bike saddle for the couch

23 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Bayleys Former top Kiwi cyclist swaps the bike saddle for the couch as Commonwealth Games loomA former top New Zealand cyclist who knows the taste of victory on the sport’s international stage is gearing up as... more

Ultimate selfies to hit South Island slopes

23 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Tourism New Zealand 23 July 2014Ultimate selfies to hit South Island slopesHoliday makers will be able to share a unique video of themselves in some of the South Island’s most picturesque locations, thanks to... more

Names of towns and cities should revert to Maori language

23 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
University of Canterbury Names of towns and cities should revert to Maori language, says former All BlackJuly 23, 2014New Zealand should change the names of its towns and cities to Maori language, former All... more

NZ Film 'The Dead Lands' to Have Toronto World Premiere

23 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
New Zealand Film Commission New Zealand Film 'The Dead Lands' to Have Toronto World PremiereMaori action epic The Dead Lands will have its world premiere with a Special Presentation at the 2014 Toronto... more

Tim Robertson wins Junior World Orienteering Champs

23 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
infonews.co.nz Tim Robertson wins Junior World Orienteering ChampsTim Robertson (New Zealand) has won the Junior World Orienteering Sprint Championships in Samokov, Bulgaria today.Robertson completed the 3.7km... more

Why have swag when you can have Coconut Lime - Team Dynamite

22 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Muchmoremusic "Why have swag when you can have Coconut Lime." - Team DynamiteAuckland hip-hop collective TEAM DYNAMITE shot their NZ On Air funded video for "Coconut Lime feat. Che Fu" over the... more

Anti-mining campaign doco debuts at NZ Film Festival

22 Jul 2014 Entertainment
Playing at this year’s New Zealand International Film Festival, Cap Bocage is a close-up exploration of the forces that came into play when environmental issues and indigenous rights became intertwined in... more

iHeartradio And Radio Hauraki Present Head like a Hole

22 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Mushroom Group iHeartradio And Radio Hauraki Present Head like a HoleLive And Rawkus for One Free Gig!iHeartRadio is excited to bring yet another free concert to kiwis. This time it is going to be one for all... more

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News

Support for kiwi, not moas, in Rimutaka

18 Jul 2014 News
The Government today announced a $70,000 Community Conservation Partnership Fund grant for the Rimutaka Forest Park Trust to ensure... more

Coleman to meet China’s top military officer

18 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Coleman to meet China’s top military officer Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman will hold talks on Monday... more

Business

Moa boosts first quarter sales, expects higher margins

22 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Moa boosts first quarter sales, expects higher margins to drive profits By Tina Morrison July 22 ... more

Hon. Steven Joyce: Better public services for businesses

21 Jul 2014 Business News
A single unique number for every business and a range of new services that reduce the need for businesses to provide the same ... more

Living

Anti-mining campaign doco debuts at NZ Film Festival

22 Jul 2014 Entertainment
Playing at this year’s New Zealand International Film Festival, Cap Bocage is a close-up exploration of the forces that came... more

Inbetweeners 2 Cast Heads Down under for NZ Premiere

22 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
The stars of this year’s most anticipated comedy, The Inbetweeners 2 will head to New Zealand next month as part of the... more

Property

NZ house sales fall in June, led by cheaper properties

14 Jul 2014 Property By Suze Metherell
July 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand house sales fell in June from a year earlier, led by properties of $400,000 or less, indicating... more

Average Auckland house prices reach record level

10 Jul 2014 Property
The average asking price for a home in Auckland has reached the record level of 732 thousand, 240 dollars. The figure is provided by... more

Migration

UK Tier 1 visa extension deadline looming

11 Jul 2014 Migration
If you’re in the UK on a Tier 1 (General) visa, you’ll need to apply for an extension as soon as possible. The deadline... more

NZ more appealing to ex-pats - survey

10 Jul 2014 Migration
Auckland and Wellington have become more appealing to ex-pats in the past 12 months, a new survey has found. Both cities both dropped... more

Travel

100% Middle-Earth campaign wins prestigious travel award

17 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
Associate Tourism Minister Todd McClay has congratulated Tourism New Zealand on winning the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s... more

NZ guest nights at three-year high

10 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism By Suze Metherell
July 10 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand guest nights climbed to a three-year high in May as short term stays climbed across all... more

Sport

Fellowes and Hazeldine Sign for EasiYo Tactix

22 Jul 2014 Netball
EasiYo Tactix are delighted to announce the signing of experienced defender Demelza Fellowes (formerly McCloud) and versatile... more

Heat’s on for open water masters swimmers

22 Jul 2014 Sport
With local temperatures dipping to winter lows, more than 80 Kiwi swimmers are taking off to Samoa this week, to take on warmer open... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the non-apology to Tania Billingsley, PM John Key

22 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  The refusal by Prime Minister John Key to issue a personal apology to Tania Billingsley has been accompanied by an array of... more

Gordon Campbell on the failure to prosecute the GCSB

18 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
So one hand of the state – the Independent Police Conduct Authority - has now washed the hands of its brother agencies, and... more

Kiwi Success

Minister announces ACC Board appointments

8 Jul 2014 Appointments
New Zealand Government Minister announces ACC Board appointments ACC Minister Judith Collins today announced the appointment of ... more

Air NZ boss Luxon to sit on Virgin board

4 Jul 2014 Appointments By Suze Metherell
July 4 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand boss Christopher Luxon has been appointed to Virgin Australia's board alongside its fellow... more

Recruitment

750 additional Trades Academy places for 2015

14 Jul 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand Government   Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Hon Hekia Parata Minister of... more

Take a dip into global talent pool

9 Jul 2014 Recruitment
International candidates can bring added value, says recruitment specialist New Zealand's thriving economy has created a "unique... more