Living

Former World Number One Marches into Finals at Skycity Open

3 May 2015 Lifestyle
Badminton NZ Former World Number One Marches into Finals at Skycity NZ OpenFormer world number one Lee Hyun Il in his semi-final win. Credit: James Hirata /SKYCITY NZ OpenBadminton ‘royalty’ will headline the... more

NZB’s National Weanling Sale

1 May 2015 Lifestyle
NZ Bloodstock Proven and Up-and-Coming Sire Feature at NZB’s National Weanling SaleThe upcoming New Zealand Bloodstock National Weanling, Broodmare & Mixed Bloodstock Sale gives purchasers the opportunity... more

Treble Cone Ski Area Triples on-Mountain Dining Options

1 May 2015 Lifestyle
TrebleCone Treble Cone Ski Area Triples on-Mountain Dining OptionsThe on-mountain dining options and experiences at Treble Cone (Wanaka, New Zealand) are about to get a whole lot more flexible, friendly and... more

Niue to sponsor Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge

1 May 2015 Lifestyle
Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge Niue to sponsor Lake Taupo Cycle ChallengeThe Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge is getting a Pacific flavour with the small island country of Niue joining the event as a sponsor.Niue... more

Maori Television to Screen Auckland First XV Rugby

1 May 2015 Lifestyle
Maori TV FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2015 Maori Television to Screen Auckland First XV RugbyMaori Television has entered into a partnership with the Auckland Rugby Union to broadcast Auckland’s 1st XV rugby competition on... more

Maori Television to Screen Auckland First Xv Rugby

1 May 2015 Lifestyle
Maori TV Maori Television to Screen Auckland First Xv RugbyMaori Television has entered into a partnership with the Auckland Rugby Union to broadcast Auckland’s 1st XV rugby competition on free-to-air... more

Hermitude Announce New Album, NZ Tour Dates

1 May 2015 Lifestyle
Isaac Promotions Hermitude Announce New Album, NZ Tour DatesElectronic duo Hermitude are set for their biggest year yet with the announcement new album Dark Night Sweet Light will drop on Friday 15 May, before... more

Glory League: Turning basketball players into All Stars

1 May 2015 Lifestyle
Glory League Glory League: Turning basketball players into All StarsGlory League, an innovative kiwi start-up, is hosting a launch event for their interactive basketball app that allows everyday players the... more

NZ Rallys to Support Aboriginal Day of Action

30 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
NZ Rallys NZ Rallys to Support Aboriginal Day of ActionStop the Forced Closures of Aboriginal CommunitiesMaori, New Zealanders, Pacific and International communities will gather in Wellington, New Zealand this... more

Crazyman Clocks Up A Quarter Century

30 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Crazyman Event Crazyman Clocks Up A Quarter CenturyAlmost 400 endurance junkies from all ends of New Zealand are headed for Wellington this weekend for the 25th anniversary of the region’s premier multisport... more

Sumo comedy a classic Japanese film

29 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Massey University Sumo comedy a classic Japanese filmThe May 4 screening of Japanese films at Massey University’s Auckland campus should prove a welcome respite from the cooling autumn nights.The free films are... more

Responsibilities during duck shooting season

29 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Crowe Horwath Farmers need to be aware of their responsibilities during duck shooting seasonDuck shooting season starts this Saturday 2nd May, so now is a good time to review the basic health and safety... more

2015 game bird season tipped to be a quacker

29 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Fish and Game New Zealand 2015 game bird season tipped to be a quackerWednesday, April 29,2015 – GAME bird hunting kicks off this Saturday (May 3) and Wellington Fish & Game is picking a much improved... more

Bayley's Goldstar Series Going Down to the Wire

29 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
KartSport Bayley's Goldstar Series Going Down to the Wire This WeekendThe 2014/15 Bayleys WPKA Goldstar Series is going down to the wire at the final round in the Hawke's Bay this weekend with just one point... more

Complex flavours for family get-togethers

28 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Sacred Hill Complex flavours for family get-togethersIf you are looking for an honest red with the depth and complexity to complement hearty autumn and winter fare, Sacred Hill’s Orange Label Merlot Cabernet... more

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News

New Zealand Prime Minister welcomes Royal baby

3 May 2015 News
Prime Minister John Key has congratulated Their Royal Highnesses, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, on the birth of their second... more

Waikato-Tainui Commemorates 20 Years of Raupatu Settlement

30 Apr 2015 News
  2015 marks the 20th anniversary of Waikato-Tainui settling its Treaty of Waitangi Raupatu claim and the iwi is encouraging... more

Business

Dotcom et al get three-month reprieve on extradition hearing

1 May 2015 Business News By Paul McBeth
May 1 (BusinessDesk) - Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and his fellow Megaupload co-accused have won a three-month reprieve on... more

Migration curbs, tweaked inflation target not warranted

1 May 2015 Business News By Pattrick Smellie
  Migration curbs, tweaked inflation target not warranted, says English May 1 (BusinessDesk) - The government is not... 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

NZ building consents rise in March, snapping declines

30 Apr 2015 Property By Paul McBeth
April 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand building consents rose in March, snapping three months of declines, with increased intentions... more

More foundation options for Canterbury homeowners

29 Apr 2015 Property
Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith has welcomed the update to the technical guidance,Repairing and rebuilding houses... 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

Air NZ's Houston link paves way for United Airlines tie-up

17 Apr 2015 Travel & Tourism By Fiona Rotherham
  Air NZ's Houston service paves the way for partnership with United Airlines, analysts say April 17 (BusinessDesk) - Air New... more

Wellington Airport revised fees 'just within' OK range

17 Apr 2015 Travel & Tourism By Tina Morrison
  Wellington Airport's revised fees are 'just within' acceptable range of returns, regulator says April 17 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Sport

Netball: Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel defeat Mojo Pulse

3 May 2015 Netball
ANZ Championship Netball Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel (50) defeated Mojo Pulse (49) A youthful Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel... more

ANZ Championship: Official Result & Statistics

2 May 2015 Netball
Official Result: Mission Queensland Firebirds (56) defeated West Coast Fever (48) The Mission Queensland Firebirds have inflicted... more

Columns

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

Gordon Campbell on Indonesia’s latest round of executions

29 Apr 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
To no-one’s real surprise, Indonesia has carried out its second wave of executions this year. Given the varied nationalities... more

Kiwi Success

Simon Allen appointed chair of New Zealand Refining

30 Apr 2015 Appointments By Paul McBeth
April 30 (BusinessDesk) - Simon Allen has been elected chairman of New Zealand Refining Co, which operates the Marsden Point... more

Former Transpower head Patrick Strange joins NZX board

30 Apr 2015 Appointments By Suze Metherell
April 30 (BusinessDesk) - Former Transpower chief executive Patrick Strange has joined the board of the stock market operator,... more

Recruitment

Apprenticeship scheme launched

18 Apr 2015 Recruitment
The He Toki ki te Mahi Apprenticeship Training Trust was launched by Prime Minister, the Rt Hon John Key at Rehua Marae in ... more

Chinese rail workers must be paid minimum wage

17 Apr 2015 Recruitment
KiwiRail must immediately stop further Chinese engineers from working here until they can guarantee they are being paid the New... more