Living

Fagan gets past early hurdles in national shearing champs

10 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Shearing Sports New Zealand Fagan gets past early hurdles in national shearing champs swansonShearing legend David Fagan has made it safely past the first hurdle in his search for a 17th New Zealand... more

TFM Poised for Phillip Island Return with Rebuilt Ferrari

10 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Trass Family Motorsport TFM Poised for Phillip Island Return with Rebuilt Ferrari 458 GT3 Auckland, New Zealand, 10th April 2015 – Trass Family Motorsport, New Zealand’s Ferrari racing team, are poised to... more

Whibley Cherry-Picks to Create the Best

10 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Bikesport NZ Whibley Cherry-Picks to Create the BestAPRIL 10, 2015: He is one of the best off-road bike racers in the world and now Paul Whibley is hoping to create one of the best off-road racing competitions... more

Yumi Zouma and Doprah announce NZ tour

10 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Flying Out Music YUMI ZOUMA + DOPRAH ANNOUNCE NZ TOURYumi Zouma and Doprah are touring New Zealand this May! Yumi Zouma, the mysterious dream dis... more

Emma Gilmour eager to begin 2015 NZRC season

10 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Emma Gilmour Emma Gilmour eager to begin 2015 NZRC season10.4.15 A strong build-up over summer, backed up by two years refining her Suzuki Swift Maxi, has Emma Gilmour eagerly anticipating the International... more

Gordon Campbell on the demise of Campbell Live

10 Apr 2015 Entertainment
  The imminent axeing of Campbell Live has been the inevitable outcome of a mindset which considers only (a) declining ratings which impact on (b) advertising revenue, which are then offset against (c) the... more

New Zealand Triathletes Line up at Gold Coast World Series

9 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Triathlon New Zealand New Zealand Triathletes Line up at Gold Coast World SeriesNew Zealand triathletes don’t have to travel far for the next round of the ITU World Triathlon Series with race three being hosted... more

Lightfoot returns to Pukekohe

9 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Lightfoot Motorsport Lightfoot returns to PukekoheMike ‘Buzz’ Lightfoot heads to the third round of the UDC V8 Ute Series at Pukekohe this weekend looking to continue his march up the series ladder.Currently... more

The Axe Attack now on iHeartRadio

9 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
iHeartRadio NZ The Axe Attack is back and ready to rock with its own iHeartRadio NZ radio station!NZME is thrilled metal DJ and high profile musician, Paul ‘The Axeman’ Martin, is joining the internet radio... more

Armstrong Positive Ahead of Latest WSK Kart Series Round

9 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
KartSport Armstrong Positive Ahead of Latest Wsk Kart Series Round in ItalyKiwi kart ace Marcus Armstrong is positive ahead of his next big kart race meeting in Italy, the third round of the 2015 WSK Super... more

Guptill named Auckland Cricketer of the Year

9 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Auckland Cricket Guptill named Auckland Cricketer of the YearThursday, 9 April 2015Martin Guptill capped a stellar season last night by being named the Auckland Cricketer of the Year.Guptill was at the... more

NNZ beds in partnership with Sealy

9 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Netball New Zealand NNZ beds in partnership with Sealy9 April 2015Netball New Zealand (NNZ) today announces a new partnership agreement with Sealy NZ as the ‘Official Bed Supplier’ of NNZ and the Silver... more

Shears champs start as Te Kuiti prepares for local swansong

9 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
Shearing Sports New Zealand Shears champs start as Te Kuiti prepares for local swansongMore than 200 shearers and woolhandlers are descending on the King Country town of Te Kuiti for the New Zealand Shearing... more

2015 ANZ Championship Round 7 Preview

8 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
ANZ Championship Netball 2015 ANZ Championship Round 7 PreviewRound 7 Fixtures:Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel v Kia MagicSaturday 11 April, 4.10pmILT Stadium Southland, InvercargillMelbourne Vixens v Mission... more

2015 Sir Julius Vogel award winners

8 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
NZ Science Fiction And Fantasy Association Press ReleaseRenowned fantasy author Hugh Cook has been posthumously honoured with a Sir Julius Vogel Award for his services to Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror.The... more

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News

Extension of NZDF commitment in Afghanistan

20 Apr 2015 News
New Zealand Government Extension of NZDF commitment in Afghanistan   The New Zealand Defence Force’s commitment of mentors... more

Bennett to honour New Zealand’s sacrifice in France

20 Apr 2015 News
State Services Minister Paula Bennett leaves today to represent the Government at World War One commemorations being held at sites... more

Business

Petrol price falls main cause of second quarter of deflation

20 Apr 2015 Business News By Pattrick Smellie
April 20 (BusinessDesk) - Falling petrol and diesel prices were the major factor leading to a 0.3 percent fall in inflation during... more

NZ dollar gains after Chinese central bank adds stimulus

20 Apr 2015 Business News By Tina Morrison
April 20 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar gained after the Chinese central bank added more liquidity to Asia's largest... more

Living

ANZAC to be commemorated in UK - with massive waiata

13 Apr 2015 ANZAC
Thousands of Australians, New Zealanders and Britons will gather in London on 25 April 2015 to mark the Centenary of the ANZAC... more

Gordon Campbell on the demise of Campbell Live

10 Apr 2015 Entertainment
  The imminent axeing of Campbell Live has been the inevitable outcome of a mindset which considers only (a) declining ratings... more

Property

NZ house prices rise 8% in March, led by 13% Auckland jump

14 Apr 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
April 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential property prices rose in March, led by Auckland where housing supply isn't meeting... more

NZ property values rise at fastest pace in 9 months in March: QV

1 Apr 2015 Property By Suze Metherell
  NZ property values rise at fastest pace in 9 months in March: QV April 1 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential property... 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

Air NZ's Houston link paves way for United Airlines tie-up

17 Apr 2015 Travel & Tourism By Fiona Rotherham
  Air NZ's Houston service paves the way for partnership with United Airlines, analysts say April 17 (BusinessDesk) - Air New... more

Wellington Airport revised fees 'just within' OK range

17 Apr 2015 Travel & Tourism By Tina Morrison
  Wellington Airport's revised fees are 'just within' acceptable range of returns, regulator says April 17 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Sport

Para-Swimming stars heading to World Championships

18 Apr 2015 Swimming
Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) is thrilled to announce their team for the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow in July. ... more

Black Sticks win Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

13 Apr 2015 Sport
The Black Sticks Men have won the 2015 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in thrilling style with a 3-1 shoot-out victory over Australia. The... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on UE pass rates & university dropout rates

14 Apr 2015 Opinion
Houston, there is clearly a problem with (a) the plunge in pass rates for University Entrance qualifications, which has been ... more

Gordon Campbell on a union victory in the fast food industry

9 Apr 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on a union victory in the fast food industry Good to have a reminder of why trade unions are still essential... more

Kiwi Success

Smiths City names 'turnaround specialist' Roy Campbell CEO

14 Apr 2015 Appointments
April 14 (BusinessDesk) - Smiths City Group, the Christchurch-based retail chain, named Roy Campbell as chief executive, replacing... more

Appointments to Lotteries Commission

8 Apr 2015 Appointments
  Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today announced the reappointment of Judy Kirk as the Presiding Member (Chair) of the... more

Recruitment

Apprenticeship scheme launched

18 Apr 2015 Recruitment
The He Toki ki te Mahi Apprenticeship Training Trust was launched by Prime Minister, the Rt Hon John Key at Rehua Marae in ... more

Chinese rail workers must be paid minimum wage

17 Apr 2015 Recruitment
KiwiRail must immediately stop further Chinese engineers from working here until they can guarantee they are being paid the New... more