Living

Crowd out to enjoy the cricket at Wellington match

21 Feb 2015 Lifestyle
New Zealand Police Crowd out to enjoy the cricket at Wellington matchWellington Police are praising crowd behaviour as a good natured crowd turned out to enjoy the sunshine and some great cricket from New... more

Herbert retains Southern Shears woolhandling title

21 Feb 2015 Lifestyle
Shearing Sports New Zealand Herbert retains Southern Shears woolhandling titleTe Awamutu woolhandler Keryn Herbert retained her Southern Shears Open title as the first-day of the shear’s 50th anniversary... more

King Country shearers smashes World merino record

21 Feb 2015 Lifestyle
Shearing Sports New Zealand King Country shearers smashes World merino record in AustraliaKing Country shearer Stacey Te Huia has tonight smashed a World shearing record – in Australia.The 36-year-old... more

Te Huia zeroes in on shearing record in Australia

21 Feb 2015 Lifestyle
Shearing Sports New Zealand Kiwi gun Te Huia zeroes in on shearing record in Australia.Te Kuiti shearer Stacey Te Huia is all-but assured of a new World merino shearing record in Australia, needing just 89 hour... more

Auckland Welsh Choir performs for St David's Day

20 Feb 2015 Lifestyle
Auckland Welsh Choir Media Release February 2015AUCKLAND WELSH CHOIR PERFORMANCE TO SUPPORT NZ BREAST CANCER FOUNDATIONAuckland Welsh Choir will return to St Joseph’s Church in Takapuna for its annual... more

NZ shearer surges ahead in merino record bid

20 Feb 2015 Lifestyle
Shearing Sports New Zealand MEDIA RELEASEFrom Doug Laing, media officer, Shearing Sports New ZealandFebruary 20, 2015NZ shearer surges ahead in merino record bidNew Zealand shearer Stacey Te Huia has surged... more

Te Huia stays on pace in merino record bid

20 Feb 2015 Lifestyle
Shearing Sports New Zealand Te Huia stays on pace in merino record bidNew Zealand shearer Stacey Te Huia is keeping just on morning-pace in his World merino shearing record bid in Australia. Going to morning... more

Downhill event to attract young off-road cyclists

20 Feb 2015 Lifestyle
Sport Wellington Downhill event to attract young off-road cyclists 20 February 2015for immediate release February is National Bike Wise Month, and while many children are learning to be safe, and signal on the... more

Crankworx Set to Shake up Mountain Biking

20 Feb 2015 Lifestyle
Crankworx Rotorua Crankworx Set to Shake up Mountain Biking with‘the Crankworx World Tour’New year, new challenges, new game-changer for gravity-fed mountain bikingROTORUA, NZ, Feb. 20, 2015 – The winners of... more

Trinity Roots announce brand new album 'Citizen'

20 Feb 2015 Lifestyle
Trinity Roots Media Release: 10am, Friday 20th February 2015TRINITY ROOTS ~ Citizen Release Date: Friday 13th March 2015iTunes Preorder:more

Fly My Pretties Wellington, Melbourne & Sydney shows

20 Feb 2015 Lifestyle
LOOP Recordings Aotearoa FMP – WELLINGTONFly My Pretties are preparing to hit the prestigious Byron Bay Bluesfest and it's time for a hometown warm up! This one off Wellington show will feature a 15 strong cast... more

Te Huia on the pace in merino record bid

20 Feb 2015 Lifestyle
Shearing Sports New Zealand Te Huia on the pace in merino record bidNew Zealand shearer Stacey Te Huia has started his World merino shearing record bid in Australia just ahead of the pace set by when the... more

Tinie Tempah Announced as Special Guest

20 Feb 2015 Lifestyle
Mushroom Group Tinie Tempah Announced as Special Guest for New Zealand & Australian Arena DatesThe Script’s return to Australia is fast approaching, and now Frontier Touring is excited to announce a new... more

Greyhound Racing NZ enforces suspensions

20 Feb 2015 Lifestyle
Greyhound Racing New Zealand Greyhound Racing New Zealand enforces suspensions on Australian owners Greyhound Racing New Zealand will forbid any Australian greyhound owner, trainer or breeder implicated in... more

French Film Festival celebrates The Stars of Tomorrow

19 Feb 2015 Lifestyle
Alliance Francaise The Alliance Française French Film Festival celebrates The Stars of Tomorrow… and announces another special guest!The Stars of Tomorrow is also a way to enrich the local New Zealand... more

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News

Q + A: Winston Peters Interviewed by Corin Dann

1 Mar 2015 News
TVNZ Q + A 2015 Episode 1 WINSTON PETERS Interviewed by CORIN DANN CORIN Mr Peters joins me now. Good morning to you.<... more

PM saddened at passing of Dame Thea Muldoon

25 Feb 2015 News
PM saddened at passing of Dame Thea Muldoon Prime Minister John Key today expressed his sadness at the passing of Dame Thea ... more

Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 rises to record, led by Xero

25 Feb 2015 Business News
By Suze Metherell Feb. 25 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose to a record, led by Xero after it raised $147 million from two... more

Tourism Holdings beats 1H guidance on reduced fleet

25 Feb 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Tourism Holdings beats 1H guidance on reduced fleet, wider margins By Suze Metherell Feb. 25 ... more

Living

Lady Penelope, Parker And Brains Pictures Are Revealed

27 Feb 2015 Entertainment
Creator Sylvia Anderson to Feature in Special Thunderbirds Are Go Episode And Lady Penelope, Parker And Brains Pictures Are... more

A little drive goes a long way

25 Feb 2015 Lifestyle
Dunedin businesses have given their full support to the Otago Polytechnic Education Open 2015. The event will be taking place at... more

Property

NZ building consents fall for a second month in January

27 Feb 2015 Property By Paul McBeth
  NZ building consents fall for a second month in January, housing permits drop Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

Auckland inner-city height restrictions weighing on supply

25 Feb 2015 Property By Paul McBeth
Auckland inner-city height restrictions weighing on supply, RBNZ's Wheeler says Feb. 25 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's government... more

Migration

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

Free new Kiwi workshops return for fresh season

23 Jan 2015 Migration
Newcomer settlement support agency Auckland Regional Migrant Services (ARMS) is kick-starting the New Year with the return of its ... more

Travel

Air NZ sees fare discounts; yield pressure looms

25 Feb 2015 Travel & Tourism
By Fiona Rotherham Feb. 25 (BusinessDesk) - The only cloud on Air New Zealand’s horizon in coming months will be yield ... more

Air NZ posts higher normalised earnings

25 Feb 2015 Travel & Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk   Air NZ posts higher normalised earnings By Fiona Rotherham Feb. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand... more

Sport

STEPHEN FLEMING: Nervy in the end but New Zealand will take the positives

1 Mar 2015 Cricket
STEPHEN FLEMING: Nervy in the end but New Zealand will take the positives Win shows why Brendon McCullum’s men can be considered... more

New Zealand Cricket salutes Martin Crowe

1 Mar 2015 Cricket
New Zealand Cricket has saluted Martin Crowe ahead of his induction into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the wage hike for MPs, and Paul Robeson

27 Feb 2015 Opinion
  Gordon Campbell on the wage hike for MPs, and Paul Robeson Hard to tell what is more infuriating. Is it the 5.3% increase on... more

Gordon Campbell: Are NZ troops the least of IS’s problems?

25 Feb 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Gordon Campbell on whether New Zealand troops are the least of Islamic State’s problems   Given that it has been ... more

Kiwi Success

New Consul-General to Sydney

20 Feb 2015 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has named diplomat Billie Moore as New Zealand’s new Consul-General in Sydney. "Ms Moore will... more

New Ambassador to Ethiopia and the AU

20 Feb 2015 Appointments
New Zealand Government New Ambassador to Ethiopia and the AU Foreign Minister Murray McCully has named diplomat Bruce Shepherd as ... more

Recruitment

Workforce skills target lifted

19 Feb 2015 Recruitment
Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce says better-than-expected Better Public Services results mean the ... more

Strong job growth and record labour market participation

4 Feb 2015 Recruitment
The latest labour market data shows continuing strong employment growth with 80,000 more jobs added to the New Zealand economy in ... more