Living

Tourism: Japan bounces back to overtake Germany

21 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Tourism New Zealand For immediate releaseThursday 21 August, 2014Japan bounces back to overtake Germany Visitor arrivals for the year-end July have seen Japan bounce back to reclaim the position of New... more

ARL introduce the Ron Ackland Medal

21 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Auckland Rugby League ARL introduce the Ron Ackland MedalThe Auckland Rugby League have announced the introduction of the Ron Ackland Medal, which will be awarded to the best and fairest player in the ARL... more

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

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News

NZ PM John Key Holds Emergency Press Conference In Wellington

30 Aug 2014 News By Jeremy Wilkinson
August 30 National’s senior Minister Judith Collins has resigned from Cabinet because of serious allegations she tried to... more

New Zealand’s biggest problems are Economic Issues

29 Aug 2014 News
Roy Morgan Research New Zealand’s biggest problems are Economic Issues (41%) while the World’s most important problems... more

Business

Fonterra credit rating cut by S&P, Fitch affirms rating

29 Aug 2014 Business News By Paul McBeth
  Fonterra credit rating cut by S&P over Beingmate deal, Fitch affirms rating Aug. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative... more

Christchurch property investor wins policy appeal in Supreme Court

27 Aug 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Christchurch property investor Ridgecrest wins IAG policy appeal in Supreme Court By Jonathan ... more

Living

Two NZ composers in Danish international live concert

29 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Aarhus Festival Death Lines - a Memento Mori Collection Performances from five cities around the world –... more

Entries open The Hobbit Fan Fellowship Contest

26 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Air New Zealand Air New Zealand invites Hobbit fans to enter The Hobbit Fan Fellowship Contest for a chance to win a ... 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

Jetstar loses ground in NZ as Qantas plunges to A$2.84B loss

28 Aug 2014 Travel & Tourism By Paul McBeth
Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Jetstar, the discount unit of Australian airline Qantas Airways, lost ground in New Zealand, while claiming... more

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

Sport

Rugby: Ranfurly Shield returns to Napier

30 Aug 2014 Rugby By Campbell Burnes
Rugby: Ranfurly Shield returns to Napier By Campbell Burnes at ECOLight Stadium more

A Mixed Day for the Kiwis at World Champs

29 Aug 2014 Equestrian
Equestrian Sports New Zealand A Mixed Day for the Kiwis at World Champs New Zealand eventer Tim Price sits in fourth place at the end... more

Columns

Relax, nothing is under control... the Holistic Helper's guide to dealing with the unexpected

29 Aug 2014 Column By Tricia Alach
As regular readers of this column already know, I am a bit of a fan when it comes to change. Evaluating your life, deciding how you... more

Gordon Campbell on leaders debate and Judith Collins

29 Aug 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on last night’s debate, and the Collins accusation Debating is a peculiar discipline in that what you... 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

High dollar, hands-off Govt sends workers to dole queue

22 Aug 2014 Recruitment
The loss of up to 100 jobs at Croxley stationery in Auckland is devastating news for their families and the local Avondale... more

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