Living

Adventurer wins prestigious University of Waikato award

20 Aug 2014 Entertainment
Adventurer, management consultant and motivational speaker Jamie Fitzgerald will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Waikato next month. Hitting headlinesJamie Fitzgerald will be... more

Weta Workshop & Roxy Cinema Exclusive WOAP Event

20 Aug 2014 Entertainment
CoCo at The Roxy unwraps the art of food in film Wellington’s iconic The Roxy Cinema is turning into a movie set next week as part of the 2014 VISA Wellington on a Plate festival. The event... more

Flava Old School is here!

20 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
If your idea of a pumping Saturday night is sippin’ on gin and juice with Snoop Doggy Dogg, and putting your hands up in the air and waving them around like you just don’t care.... then we have the... more

Bach Cantata to be played at St Matthew-in-the-City

20 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
St Matthew-in-the-City has a reputation for fine music. People attending the regular 10am service are privileged to hear the St Matthew’s Voices led by Dmitry Rusakov and the organ played by Music Director... more

Medals for Hospitality Students at Top Culinary Competition

19 Aug 2014 Food & Wine
Wellington Institute of Technology 19 August 2014 Medals for Wellington Institute of Technology Hospitality Students at Top Culinary Competition Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) students Ryan... more

Maori Television to Screen the Untold Story of Pauly Fuemana

19 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Maori/Niuean singer-songwriter Paul Fuemana shot to fame in 1995 with the song that became New Zealand’s biggest selling record. His story will be told in HOW BIZARRE, screening Monday, August 25 at... more

EIT Team Scores Medals in Top Culinary Competition

19 Aug 2014 Food & Wine
A team of EIT hospitality students has won a cache of medals in the Nestlé Toque d’Or competition in Auckland. Front of house student Ashleigh Butler scored a silver medal and culinary students... more

Andras Fox (Melb) Live + Eyeliner 5/9/14

19 Aug 2014 Entertainment
Havana Bar For immediate release Havana Bar & Mawsa present Andras Fox (Melb) live showWith Eyeliner (Crystal Magic Records), Friday 5th September at Havana Bar, Wellington Support from Flava DJs (Radio... more

The Eggner Trio Returns

19 Aug 2014 Entertainment
SWPR The Eggner Trio Returns with Berlin Philharmonic Principal Viola Amihai Grosz Wellington concert: Sunday 14 September       Vie... more

Announcing Good Vibes 2014

18 Aug 2014 Entertainment
New Zealand's longest running annual skydiving event, now in its 13th year, GV14 is not to be missed. Held at Skydive Abel Tasman, Motueka Airport on August 28-31st from sunrise to sunset. This year we are... more

Didymo Dave’s crusade helped by film festival

18 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Fly fishermen and women can look forward to the return of the internationally renowned RISE Fly Fishing Film Festival to Taupo this month. A trio of avid local fly fishermen is promoting the festival for the... more

Western Sydney kids with a once-in-a-lifetime experience

17 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Spark Activate Western Sydney kids with a once-in-a-lifetime experienceLink: http://youtu.be/xbdx2_1KpPM All Blacks stars Owen Franks, Dane Coles, Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith have given a group of young Sydney... more

Waitakere Go Back to Back at Wisden Cup

17 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Badminton NZ Waitakere Go Back to Back at Wisden CupWaitakere confirmed back to back Wisden Cup titles with a comfortable final round win at North Harbour Badminton Centre today, ending the perfect week with a... more

First World War commemorative museum exhibition announced

15 Aug 2014 Arts
Wellington’s landmark Dominion Museum Building will be home to a temporary First World War commemorative museum exhibition, developed by Sir Peter Jackson, from April 2015 and through the duration of the ... more

Open for business: we talk wine, with the founder of The New Zealand Cellar

15 Aug 2014 Food & Wine By Charlotte Everett
Online wine shop The New Zealand Cellar is now live, bringing quality New Zealand wines to UK consumers. London Editor Charlotte Everett grabbed a chat with its founder, Melanie Brown, to find out more.   Tell... more

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News

Maori King's son back before court

20 Aug 2014 News
The son of the Maori King will be back before the court next week. Last month, Korotangi Paki, 19, was let off charges of burglary,... more

Shark finning to be banned from 1 October

20 Aug 2014 News
A ban on the finning of all shark species within New Zealand waters will take effect from 1 October this year, Conservation ... more

Business

Airways sees 27% gain in 2015 profit, misses 2014 target

20 Aug 2014 Business News
By Tina Morrison Aug. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Airways Corp. of New Zealand expects to boost profit 27 percent this year, after missing... more

Landcorp cuts FY15 earnings guidance on lower dairy payout

20 Aug 2014 Business News
By Paul McBeth Aug. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Landcorp Farming, the state-owned commercial farmer, slashed guidance for 2015 earnings... more

Living

Adventurer wins prestigious University of Waikato award

20 Aug 2014 Entertainment
Adventurer, management consultant and motivational speaker Jamie Fitzgerald will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the... more

Weta Workshop & Roxy Cinema Exclusive WOAP Event

20 Aug 2014 Entertainment
CoCo at The Roxy unwraps the art of food in film Wellington’s iconic The Roxy Cinema is turning into a movie set next week as... more

Property

House sales down as winter cools market - REINZ

14 Aug 2014 Property
New Zealand house sales fell in July as winter cooled the appetite of house hunters while a drop in properties selling for $400,000... more

NZ property values rise at slowest annual pace in 13 months

7 Aug 2014 Property By Paul McBeth
Aug. 7 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand property values rose at the slowest annual pace in 13 months in July as rising interest rates,... more

Migration

Who's living next door to you?

20 Aug 2014 Migration
Statistics NZ puts out detailed data on different ethnic groups, down to the 108 people from the Isle of Man. Did you know there are... more

NZ population growth speeds up

14 Aug 2014 Migration
New Zealand's climb to 4.5 million people has been faster in the past year than it has in any other year in the past decade,... more

Travel

Auckland 10th most liveable city - again

19 Aug 2014 Travel & Tourism
Auckland has again been ranked the tenth most liveable city in the world. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released its... more

Air NZ Dreamliner to be put on show

15 Aug 2014 Travel & Tourism
An Air New Zealand Dreamliner is to be put on show at a famous air show next week. The Boeing 787-9 aircraft will be exhibited to... more

Sport

Four Nations set stage for NZ teams

20 Aug 2014 Rugby League
This year's Rugby League Four Nations will provide the catalyst for five New Zealand representative sides - not just the NZ Kiwis -... more

Commonwealth Games Head of Sport joins World Masters Games

20 Aug 2014 Sport
  From Glasgow to Auckland is the well-travelled route taken by Australian Greg Warnecke, announced today as the General... more

Columns

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Doing Justice to the Election

19 Aug 2014 Opinion
Opinion - Martin Doyle   Martin Doyle Cartoon: Doing Justice to the Election Given the dirty politics that have been exposed in... more

Gordon Campbell on no more Mr Nice Guy

19 Aug 2014 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on no more Mr Nice Guy by Gordon Campbell When future historians seek to identify... more

Kiwi Success

The duo behind NZ's hottest new label

20 Aug 2014 People
We're expecting big things from Harman Grubisa, the new label from Auckland-based friends Madeleine Harman (right) and Jessica... more

Victoria announces new strategic appointments

11 Aug 2014 Appointments
Victoria University of Wellington has announced the appointment of New Zealand’s first Provost, Professor Neil... more

Recruitment

On track to surplus, more jobs, higher incomes

19 Aug 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand is on track to Budget surplus this year, backed by good growth, more jobs and higher incomes under the ... more

The Right To Work: Young New Zealanders

18 Aug 2014 Recruitment
Getting young people into work is about preparing them for work and ensuring they have ongoing support: sustainable youth employment... more