Living

Estère releases 'I Spy' remix and April Tour Dates

1 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Aston Road MEDIA RELEASE 01.04.15ESTERE RELEASES 'I SPY' REMIX AND APRIL TOUR DATES Estère releases a remix of ‘I Spy’.One year ago, out of her bedroom in Wellington, Estère released her... more

Drug Free Sport NZ responds to Essendon ruling

1 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Drug Free Sport NZ Media Release1 April 2015Drug Free Sport NZ responds to Essendon rulingDrug Free Sport NZ says yesterday's ruling on Essendon players by the Australian Football League’s Anti-Doping Tribunal... more

Guptill-Bunce and Phillips join Mondiale Aces for last round

31 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Auckland Cricket Guptill-Bunce and Phillips join Mondiale Aces for last roundTuesday, 31 March 2015The Mondiale Auckland Aces have called in batsmen Michael Guptill-Bunce and Glenn Phillips for their crucial... more

Princess Chelsea announces new album

31 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
The Label Princess Chelsea announces new album: The Great Cybernetic DepressionPRINCESS CHELSEATHE GREAT CYBERNETIC DEPRESSION Released 1st May 2015 Flying Nun/Lil' ChiefRising New Zealand musician PRINCESS... more

National record falls at Freediving NZ Depth national champs

31 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Freediving New Zealand Ali Al Kalifa after surfacing from his record breaking dive (credit Freediving New Zealand)National record falls at Freediving NZ Depth national champsFor immediat... more

Beau-James Wells Defends Junior World Title

31 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Snow Sports New Zealand / Media ReleaseBeau-James Wells Defends Junior World TitleValmalenco, Italy (30 March 2015) – Cardrona NZ freeskier Beau-James Wells (Wanaka) has defended his Junior World title, taking... more

Anthonie Tonnon to Support Paul Kelly in Auckland

31 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
The Maple ANTHONIE TONNON ANNOUNCED AS SUPPORT FOR PAUL KELLY IN AUCKLANDLegendary Australian musician Paul Kelly is hitting Auckland’s Powerstation for one show only on Sunday 12 April, showcasing his sell-out... more

Hockey Festival newcomer receives rankings boost

31 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Hawke's Bay Festival of Hockey Hawke’s Bay Hockey Festival newcomer receives boost in FIH rankingsThe USA Women’s Hockey team was the big mover in the latest world rankings released by the Federation of... more

New Zealand can hold its head high, sports professor says

31 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
University of Canterbury New Zealand can hold its head high, sports professor says March 31, 2015 New Zealand can hold its head high in the cricketing world, University of Canterbury sports coaching professor... more

Ed Sheeran: Final Production Release Tickets for Auckland

30 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Frontier Touring Company ED SHEERANSHOWS START NEXT WEEK+ FINAL PRODUCTION RELEASE TICKETS FOR VECTOR ARENA ON SALE NOWEd Sheeran returns to New Zealand next week for his fourth visit in as many years! Tickets... more

Sprint Finish to the Line

30 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Kapiti Sportsperson of the Year MEDIA RELEASE30 March 2015FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESprint Finish to the LineAs always there was a last minute rush and a nail biting wait but the President of the Lions Club of... more

SIX60 Arena Shows Sell Out - New Regional Shows

30 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Six60 SIX60 Arena Shows Sell Out! New Regional Shows Added!SIX60 have answered the call. With their eagerly anticipated arena shows selling out super quick, the band everyone’s talking about are excited to... more

Husqvarna's Whitaker Too Strong

30 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Bikesport NZ Husqvarna's Whitaker Too StrongMARCH 30, 2015: Jake Whitaker will be the first name to be inscribed on the Taranaki Hard Enduro trophy.The 23-year-old Husqvarna rider from Wellington won the... more

Series Champs Decided in Masterton

28 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Black Balloon Series Champs Decided in MastertonIt was quality over quantity on the opening day of competition at the Equestrian Sports New Zealand Jumping Series Grand Final Show in Masterton today.Jump-offs... more

The Return of The Empire

28 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Empire Cinema The Return of The Empire The Godfather of Wellington cinema set to re-open its doors this Autumn! A highly anticipated date has been set for the reopening of one of Wellington’s most iconic... more

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News

Royal succession laws come into force

26 Mar 2015 News
Legislation modernising rules applying to Royal succession to the throne came into force today in New Zealand and in the 16 Realms... more

McCully visits Iraq ahead of NZ deployment

24 Mar 2015 News
  Foreign Minister Murray McCully travelled to Baghdad yesterday for talks with Iraq’s Prime Minister Mr Haider al-Abadi... more

Business

PAYE for NZ firms proposed in biggest tax shake-up since '57

31 Mar 2015 Business News By Pattick Smellie
March 31 (BusinessDesk) - The government is floating the idea of businesses paying their tax on a pay-as-you-go (PAYE) basis, like... more

Mark Powell to depart Warehouse by Feb 2016 after 4 years

30 Mar 2015 Business News By Jonathan Underhill
March 30 (BusinessDesk) - Mark Powell will step down as chief executive of Warehouse Group by February 2016 after 14 years, the last... more

Living

2degrees lights up Auckland Harbour Bridge in World First

13 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Fusing light, music, mobile and one of Auckland’s most recognisable landmarks together – 2degrees launched another Kiwi... more

Third Thursday Set to Groove

9 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
The sounds of legendary jazz musician Charles Mingus is set to raise the beat of Wellington’s waterfront on 19 March, when the... more

Property

NZ house prices rise 3.6% in February

12 Mar 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
  NZ house prices rise 3.6% in February, led by a 14% jump in Auckland prices March 12 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential... more

Revealed: Auckland's cheapest suburbs

9 Mar 2015 Property
Many home buyers face long commute to Auckland jobs as they move to Wellsford, Pokeno and Hamilton. Only six areas of Auckland still... 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

ICC announces Team of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

31 Mar 2015 Cricket
The team was chosen by a select group of experts who were given the task of picking a balanced side on the basis of performances in... more

Black Caps have done us proud

31 Mar 2015 Cricket
Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman says the Black Caps have done New Zealand proud in the ICC Cricket World Cup. Dr... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Northland by-election

30 Mar 2015 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Northland by-election Supposedly, Winston Peters’ victory in Northland... more

ICC World Cup 2015: STEPHEN FLEMING: YES, NEW ZEALAND CAN!

28 Mar 2015 Opinion
Former New Zealand captain says the team will be focusing on enjoying themselves, knowing they are part of something that will be the... more

Kiwi Success

Tower names Seniors Money's Brett Wilson as CFO

18 Mar 2015 Appointments
  Tower names Seniors Money's Brett Wilson as CFO, replacing Boggs March 18 (BusinessDesk) - Tower, the listed general insurer,... more

Kiwi start-up Glassjar launches payments app in the US

6 Mar 2015 People
Glassjar, the kiwi software start-up whose app provides people an easy way of sharing bills, has launched in the United States. 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