Living

Colourful businesses celebrate FIFA U-20!

20 May 2015 Lifestyle
Whangarei’s businesses are competing colouring up to welcome celebrating the FIFA U-20 teams and visitors to the city. “Businesses will be filling their shop fronts and windows with FIFA colours to... more

Rugby has changed – now the parents need to

20 May 2015 Lifestyle
The Parenting Place Rugby has changed – now the parents need to The Parenting Place applauds the Rugby Union and clubs for tackling sideline behaviour at children’s games. Protocols, handbooks and referee... more

Native Now! Media Art Showcase at Wairoa

20 May 2015 Lifestyle
Wairoa Maori Film Festival Native Now! Media Art Showcase at WairoaInternational Media Artists to Be Profiled at Wairoa Maori Film FestivalNew Zealand Maori, Australian, Samoan, Canadian and Egyptian media... more

Hemi Ahio [vs] Junior Iakopo

20 May 2015 Lifestyle
VS Live Hemi Ahio [vs] Junior IakopoRed hot heavyweight prospect, Hemi “the Heat” Ahio faces a live under dog in Saturday night’s Fight Against Obesity, despite most NZ heavyweight’s running for cover to avoid... more

Hawkins referred to TTNL Disciplinary Officer

20 May 2015 Lifestyle
ANZ Championship Netball Hawkins referred to TTNL Disciplinary OfficerThe Trans Tasman Netball League (TTNL), operators of the ANZ Championship, wishes to advise comments made by Mainland Tactix head coach Sue... more

Pulse players meet local netballers this weekend

19 May 2015 Lifestyle
NZ Community Trust Pulse players meet local netballers this weekend This Saturday [23 May 2015] Wellington netballers will have a chance to mix and mingle with three of the Central Pulse’s players. Irene van... more

Whibley Leads Yamaha 1-2 at Nationals

19 May 2015 Lifestyle
Bikesport NZ Whibley Leads Yamaha 1-2 at Nationals Thirteen years is a long time to wait, but it was worth it.Pahiatua's Paul Whibley has nothing left to prove on the cross-country racing scene, having twice... more

Aerovelocity (NZ) Continues International Rise

18 May 2015 Lifestyle
New Zealand Bloodstock News Aerovelocity (NZ) Continues International RiseStar kiwi sprinter Aerovelocity (NZ) (Pins) flew the New Zealand flag last night with a commanding victory in the S$1,000,000 Group 1... more

The New Zealand Young Riders team have triumphed

18 May 2015 Lifestyle
Jane Thompson The New Zealand Young Riders team have triumphedThe New Zealand Young Riders team have triumphed over their Australian competitors in the Oceania Teams Challenge at the NRM National 3 Day Event in... more

Day licence ‘great way to have a crack at game bird hunting’

15 May 2015 Lifestyle
NZ Fish and Game Council Day licence ‘great way to have a crack at game bird hunting’Day licences for game bird hunting which are now on are a great opportunity for anyone thinking of “giving it a go.”The new... more

Jeremy Thrush takes Supreme Award at Hutt City Sports Awards

15 May 2015 Lifestyle
Hutt City Sports Awards Jeremy Thrush takes Supreme Award at Hutt City Sports AwardsAll Black Jeremy Thrush was a popular winner with the 450 attendees at the Hutt City Sports Awards in Avalon Studios last... more

Massive Battle Between Two Yamaha Stars

15 May 2015 Lifestyle
Bikesport NZ Massive Battle Between Two Yamaha StarsMAY 15, 2015: It will be a Yamaha 1-2 finish to this season's New Zealand Cross-country Championships – nothing on earth can alter that now – but which of... more

Kiwi Stuntman Wins Big on World Stage

14 May 2015 Lifestyle
LOS ANGELES, CA. 9th May 2015 – Sean Button, NZ Stuntman, wins Taurus World Stunt Award for Best Specialty Stunt, performed in the feature film ‘Fury’. In the tradition of Hollywood's finest... more

Little Bark Releases New Single + Music Video

14 May 2015 Lifestyle
Flying Out Music Little Bark Releases New Single + Music VideoNew Zealand electro pop artist, Little Bark returns with her latest single and video for 'Poly'.Taken from her recent album, USB, the track is a... more

Will You Win the Guaranteed 5K This Weekend?

14 May 2015 Lifestyle
Senate SHJ Will You Win the Guaranteed 5K This Weekend?PlaceMakers 25K Game Day14 May, Wellington – One lucky Super Rugby fan will walk away at least $5,000 richer at the Hurricanes vs. Chiefs game this... more

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News

Waitangi signing commemorated 175 years on

26 May 2015 News
Horizons Regional Council Waitangi signing commemorated 175 years on A Rangitikei River stone monument commemorating a significant... more

NZ welcomes interception of IUU fishing vessels

23 May 2015 News
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has welcomed the news that two well-known illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing vessels,... more

Business

NZ trade surplus narrows in April as dairy exports fall

26 May 2015 Business News By Tina Morrison
  NZ trade surplus narrows as expected in April as whole milk powder exports decline May 26 (BusinessDesk) - New... more

NZ consumer confidence slips in May

22 May 2015 Business News By Tina Morrison
May 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand consumer confidence slipped in May as sentiment about current and future conditions eased. The... more

Living

NZ Surfer Daniel Kereopa in New Documentary

23 May 2015 Lifestyle
The pride and glory of winning The Ultimate Waterman is relived for Kiwi Daniel Kereopa in a documentary that went live online this... more

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

Property

New guidance on home construction

22 May 2015 Property
Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith today released at the Certified Builders’ Association conference in Christchurch... more

Goodman Property lifts FY earnings 5.4% on revenue growth

20 May 2015 Property By Paul McBeth
  Goodman Property lifts FY earnings 5.4% on revenue growth, cost clamp down May 20 (BusinessDesk) - Goodman Property Trust,... 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

Border clearance levy to be introduced

21 May 2015 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government Hon Nathan GuyMinister for Primary IndustriesHon Nicky WagnerMinister of Customs 21 May 2015 Border clearance... more

Two new tourism projects to receive funding

20 May 2015 NZ Tourism
  Prime Minister and Tourism Minister John Key has today announced the Government is investing in two new tourism projects in... more

Sport

England wins by 124 runs at Lord's

26 May 2015 Cricket
DAY FIVE: First Innings: England 389 (Root 98, Stokes 92; Henry 4-93, Boult 4-79) v BLACKCAPS 523 (Williamson 132, Guptill 70) in the... more

Sir Owen Glenn creates Warriors trust

26 May 2015 Rugby League
  Sir Owen Glenn is to transfer his 50% stake in the NZ Warriors rugby league franchise to a trust named the "Sir Owen Glenn... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Budget 2015

22 May 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
From the outset, the slogan for yesterday’s Budget - “The Plan Is Working” – begged to be mocked.... more

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

Kiwi Success

2015 Youth Awards winners announced

26 May 2015 People
Youth Minister Nikki Kaye today announced the recipients of the 2015 Youth Awards. Winners will be presented with awards at a... more

Top biology student off to Denmark Olympiad

21 May 2015 People
Sixteen-year-old Waikato Dio student Nikita Lyons is one of four students representing New Zealand at the International Biology... more

Recruitment

NZ employees rate work-life balance as top priority

26 May 2015 Press Releases By Anna Lu
  NZ employees rate work-life balance as top priority, while job seekers eye cash, survey shows May 26 (BusinessDesk) - New... more

NZ's growing ICT sector drives more diverse economy: Joyce

15 May 2015 State of the Market Report By Paul McBeth
  NZ's growing ICT sector drives rapid economic diversification, Joyce says May 15 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's information... more