Living

Record Store Day 2015

19 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Real Groovy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASERecord Store Day 2015 falls on Saturday April 18th. More info see www.realgroovy.co.nzHaving celebrated in style turning 33-and-a-third in November of last year, Real Groovy... more

Jamie McDell Ask Me Anything Tour

19 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Noise PR Jamie McDell Ask Me Anything TourTo celebrate the release of her incredible new album Ask Me Anything, Jamie McDell is pleased to announce her first ever-nationwide tour. This will be the first chance... more

Stroke and Stride Race Report

19 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Stroke And Stride Series Stroke and Stride Race ReportThe eighth race in the Series and final Stroke & Stride of the summer has a lot riding on it. Not only is this the last chance an athlete has to accrue... more

International badminton event a first for New Zealand

19 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Zest Communications International badminton event a first for New ZealandPlayers at both ends of the age spectrum are encouraging Kiwis to embrace the largest international badminton event ever to be held in... more

Laurie In Top Form at HOY

18 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
NRM Horse of the Year Show Laurie In Top Form at HOYKatie Laurie has had the perfect start to her Farmlands Horse of the Year Show.Today the mum from Mystery Creek won the first major class of the show, the... more

Youth paddle plastic bottle kayaks in Abel Tasman

18 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Department of Conservation Youth paddle plastic bottle kayaks in Abel TasmanA passionate group of young people will be paddling kayaks made from plastic bottles along the Abel Tasman coastline this weekend to... more

New Zealander Daniel Kereopa Wins Sup Division

18 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Ultimate Waterman FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE18 March, 2015New Zealander Daniel Kereopa Wins Sup Division at the Ultimate WatermanNew Zealander Daniel Kereopa has completed an upset of sorts at The Ultimate Waterman... more

Award winning Canadian musician Joel Fafard touring NZ

18 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Touring Musicians Award winning Canadian musician touring New Zealand in April starting Easter weekend at the Canterbury Folk Festival outside of Christchurch and commencing at the famed Devonport Folk Music... more

97 Secondary schools eye up Waka Ama national title

18 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Waka Ama NZ 97 Secondary schools eye up Waka Ama national titleMore than 1450 paddlers from 97 schools are set to battle it out at the 2015 ActivePost National Secondary School Waka Ama Championships. Now in its... more

Kiwi kids invited to create their own inflight safety video

18 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Air New Zealand Air New Zealand and Te Papa invite Kiwi kids to create their own inflight safety videoAir New Zealand, the airline world renowned for its unique take on the inflight safety video, is partnering... more

Literary Giant Haruki Murakami Headlines Writers Festival

18 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Auckland Writers Festival Literary Giant Haruki Murakami Headlines 2015 Auckland Writers FestivalOne of the world’s most lauded and elusive literary greats, Haruki Murakami, will appear at this year’s Auckland... more

Judges Update, Speculation About X-Factor "Planning" Quashed

17 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Mediaworks MEDIA STATEMENT Tuesday, 17 March, 2015 Judges Update, Speculation QuashedMediaWorks today announced plans to appoint new judges to join Mel Blatt and Stan Walker on The X Factor NZ within 48... more

Mental toughness not an inherited X Factor

17 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Foresight.co.nz Mental toughness not an inherited X FactorAuckland, March 17 2015: Wannabe stars, like “X Factor” contestant Joe Irvine, could be toughened up before being exposed to the rigours of reality... more

MINI New Zealand to partner world speed record attempts

17 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
BMW MINI New Zealand to partner world speed record attemptsMINI New Zealand is helping to make history in August this year, partnering with a group of Nelson motoring enthusiasts in an attempt to set a new land... more

Jody Direen - Breaks Out

17 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Noise PR Jody Direen - Breaks OutCMC Award nominee Jody Direen is excited to announce the release of her new album Jody Direen BREAKS OUT, which will be available from April 24. The Wanaka-based... more

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News

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

Trade Minister welcomes signing of NZ-Korea FTA

23 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government Trade Minister welcomes signing of NZ-Korea FTA Trade Minister Tim Groser today signed the New Zealand Korea... more

Business

NZ-Korea FTA signed amid spying, lost sovereignty claims

23 Mar 2015 Business News By Pattick Smellie
  NZ-Korea FTA signed amid spying, lost sovereignty claims March 23 (BusinessDesk) - A long-awaited free trade agreement... more

2degrees acquires Snap ISP for complete business offering

23 Mar 2015 Business News By Pattick Smellie
2degrees acquires Snap ISP for complete business offering March 23 (BusinessDesk) - 2Degrees, New Zealand's third-largest mobile... 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 World Cup 2015: Semi Final New Zealand beats South Africa by four wickets

24 Mar 2015 Cricket
New Zealand beats South Africa by four wickets. In... more

ICC Cricket World Cup Fever takes hold in New Zealand

24 Mar 2015 Cricket
Ahead of the first semi-final in the land of rugby, all talk is about cover drives and yorkers more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Pacific spying

24 Mar 2015 Column By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on Pacific spying, Obama as Spock and Kendrick Lamar So New Zealand has using the GCSB to spy on its friends ... more

STEPHEN FLEMING: SPIN AND THE FIFTH BOWLER JUST GIVE NEW ZEALAND THE EDGE

23 Mar 2015 Column
Both teams are playing with confidence and one look at the talent on show on either side means it has the potential to be a classic,... 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

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

Woodhouse welcomes skilled migrants

12 Mar 2015 Recruitment
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes new figures out today showing an increasing number of skilled migrants coming to ... more