Living

Students conquer Tongariro Crossing

20 Apr 2016 Lifestyle
Ignite Sport Students conquer Tongariro CrossingStudents from five colleges in the Wellington Region hiked the Tongariro Alpine Crossing this term as an introduction to a leadership youth development programme... more

History made at Olympic Test Event

20 Apr 2016 Lifestyle
Gymsports NZ History made at Olympic Test EventDylan Schmidt from Auckland’s Extreme Trampoline has this morning qualified New Zealand’s first ever trampoline Olympic spot, at the Test Event in Rio.As with the... more

Hornby Panthers to host Penrith Panthers

20 Apr 2016 Lifestyle
Chambers PR Penrith Panthers vs NZ WarriorsAMI Stadium, Christchurch, May 14Media releaseApril 20, 2016Hornby Panthers to host Penrith PanthersThe Penrith Panthers will meet their Christchurch namesakes when... more

Gymnasts qualify two spots to Rio

19 Apr 2016 Lifestyle
Gymsports NZ Tuesday 19th AprilGymnasts qualify two spots to Rio.Photo credit: Getty ImagesGymnasts Mikhail (Misha) Koudinov from North Harbour Gymnastics and Courtney Mc... more

Best of British Musical Fanfare for the Queen’s 90th!

19 Apr 2016 Lifestyle
Elephant Publicity Hear Hear!a Best of British Musical Fanfare to Celebrate the Queen’s 90th!Auckland Live and Auckland Symphony Orchestra presentLast Night of the Promsmore

Broods announce new album and tour

19 Apr 2016 Lifestyle
NicNak Media BROODS’ NEW ALBUM, CONSCIOUS, SET FOR RELEASE ON JUNE 24- Album Features Lead Single “Free”- Broods Announce New Zealand tourBroods will release their sophomore album, Conscious, on June 24. Fans... more

$2 Million Crowdfunded for Kiwi Artists

19 Apr 2016 Lifestyle
Boosted $2 Million Crowdfunded for Kiwi ArtistsBOOSTED celebrates another milestone: $2 million crowdfunded for NZ arts and creative projectsThe Arts Foundation’s crowdfunding website Boosted announced today... more

Estère to venture on a debut tour of Africa this May

19 Apr 2016 Lifestyle
Aston Road Estère to venture on a debut tour of Africa this MayPhoto/ Design credit - Sheba WilliamsIn a series of festival appearances and headline shows, Wellington-... more

Official Result: Central Pulse draw with SKYCITY Mystics

19 Apr 2016 Lifestyle
ANZ Championship Netball Media ReleaseMonday 18 April, 2016 Official Result & StatisticsOfficial Result: Central Pulse (52) drew with SKYCITY Mystics (52)• Mystics continue to be cursed by second half... more

Huawei and Phoenix Sign Largest Ever NZ Football Sponsorship

19 Apr 2016 Lifestyle
Huawei Huawei and Phoenix Sign NZ’s Largest Ever Football SponsorshipMr Li Jin’ge, Prime Minister John Key, Wellington Phoenix Chariman Rob MorrisonBeijing, 18 April – Huawei and the W... more

AON NZ Junior Open Draws Top Players

18 Apr 2016 Lifestyle
Squash New Zealand AON NZ Junior Open Draws Top Players The AON NZ Junior Open will see over 180 junior players grace the Whangarei and Kamo Squash Clubs this weekend the 22nd-24th April. With this being the... more

Olympians Take Time Out to Mentor Young Swim Stars

18 Apr 2016 Lifestyle
Purple Sherbert 18 April 2016Olympians Take Time Out to Mentor Young Swim StarsThirty six young swim stars will be heading to Auckland later this... more

Michael Houstoun in Concert

18 Apr 2016 Lifestyle
Nelson School of Music Michael Houstoun in ConcertNelson School of Music patron and leading New Zealand pianist Michael Houstoun is to perform a fundraising concert to support the School’s redevelopment... more

Young makes Western Australia driving debut

18 Apr 2016 Lifestyle
Mike Young Motorsport 18 April 2016Young makes Western Australia driving debutNew Zealand rally driver Michael Young is set to tackle his first rally event of the year, at the Quit Forest Rally in Western... more

Lawyer outsmarts opponents to take King in the Ring crown

18 Apr 2016 Lifestyle
King in the Ring 18 April 2016Lawyer outsmarts opponents to take the King in the Ring crownAuckland based lawyer Victor ‘Slick’ Mechkov has been crowned New Zealand’s first 75kg King in the Ring.The 27-year-old... more

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News

Business leaders join international cyber security line-up

28 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister for Communications 28 April 2016 More than 200 top business people will join... more

ANZAC 2016: 100th Commemoration

25 Apr 2016 News
The Ode of Rememberance  They went with songs to the battle, they were young.Straight of limb, true of eye, steady and aglow.They... more

Business

Landmark EQC settlement

28 Apr 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Landmark EQC settlement agrees it must repair homes to 'when new' state By Sophie Boot April 28 ... more

US underwear giant Hanes seeks Pacific Brands

28 Apr 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 28 April 2016 11:39 AM US underwear giant Hanes seeks Pacific Brands in A$1.1 bln offer By Jonathan ... more

Living

100 Years On – ANZAC Day commemorated where it first started, in London

25 Apr 2016 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
You could be forgiven for assuming that the first ever ANZAC Day was commemorated in Australia or New Zealand. In fact, it was on this... more

Short Film Festival to Celebrate Canterbury

24 Mar 2016 Lifestyle
Canterbury Shorts   24 March 2016 Short Film Festival to Celebrate Canterbury Christchurch – A one-night only Canterbury... more

Property

KiwiSaver home buyer support tweaked

28 Apr 2016 Property
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick Smith Minister for Building and Housing 28 April 2016  Changes to KiwiSaver withdrawal rules... more

House-sharing aims to get Aucklanders on property ladder

27 Apr 2016 Property
Article - BusinessDesk House-sharing offer aims to get Aucklanders on property ladder By Fiona Rotherham April 27 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Migration

Kiwis could be affected by tighter UK rules

30 Mar 2016 Migration By Audrey Young
British High Commissioner Jonathan Sinclair is defending changes to skilled migrant rules for Britain but suggests they won't affect... more

Immigrants' attitudes to corruption worries SFO

17 Feb 2016 Migration By Sophie Boot
Feb. 17 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's record inbound migration has undermined the country's squeaky-clean reputation because of an... more

Travel

Air New Zealand to revenue share with United in NZ-US routes

11 Mar 2016 Travel & Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk   Air New Zealand to revenue share with United in NZ-US routes By Paul McBeth March 11 (BusinessDesk) -... more

First Dubai - Auckland flights take off

2 Mar 2016 NZ Tourism
New Zealand Government   Hon Simon Bridges Minister of Transport 2 March 2016 First Dubai - Auckland flights take off The start... more

Sport

Sleepless Nights for Ferns Selectors

28 Apr 2016 Rugby League
New Zealand Rugby League Thursday, April 28, 2016Sleepless Nights for Ferns Selectors   Akarana second row Annetta Nuuausala is ... more

NZL takes early lead in three events at Sailing World Cup

28 Apr 2016 Sailing
Yachting New Nealand NZL takes early lead in three events at Sailing World Cup Hyeres The NZL Sailing Team has made a strong start... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Trump and the Madman Theory

28 Apr 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Gordon Campbell on Trump and the Madman Theory Years ago, Richard Nixon explained to his chief adviser Bob Haldeman what has since... more

Gordon Campbell on Kiwirail’s latest stint in the dogbox

27 Apr 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Gordon Campbell on Kiwirail’s latest stint in the dogbox The denigration of Kiwirail continues. The latest review (based on a ... more

Kiwi Success

University of Otago appoints next Dean of Pharmacy

28 Apr 2016 Appointments
University of Otago University of Otago appoints next Dean of Pharmacy A leading researcher from Canada has been appointed as the... more

Network for Learning board reappointment

27 Apr 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Nikki KayeAssociate Minister of Education 27 April 2016 Media Statement Network for Learning board... more

Recruitment

Zero-hour contracts gone, PPL extended

10 Mar 2016 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Hon Michael Woodhouse Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety 10 March 2016 Zero-hour contracts gone, PPL... more

Scheme helping to staff hard to fill positions

28 Feb 2016 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Scheme helping to staff hard to fill positions Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says an incentive scheme... more