Living

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

First World War commemorative museum exhibition announced

15 Aug 2014 Arts
Wellington’s landmark Dominion Museum Building will be home to a temporary First World War commemorative museum exhibition, developed by Sir Peter Jackson, from April 2015 and through the duration of the ... more

My Kitchen Rules NZ debuts this week

15 Aug 2014 Entertainment
The pinnacle of food television is set to make its debut on New Zealand television screens next weekend and Scotland based NZNewsUK Editor Ally Fabish couldnt be more excited to find it via TVNZ On Demand as her... more

Open for business: we talk wine, with the founder of The New Zealand Cellar

15 Aug 2014 Food & Wine By Charlotte Everett
Online wine shop The New Zealand Cellar is now live, bringing quality New Zealand wines to UK consumers. London Editor Charlotte Everett grabbed a chat with its founder, Melanie Brown, to find out more.   Tell... more

Be Mine Tonight Album Release Tour

14 Aug 2014 Entertainment
Music-comedy powerhouse The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra are thrilled to announce their long-anticipated debut album Be Mine Tonight, due for release Friday 7th November. And to celebrate,... more

Keller Kinder: House of Glass music video

13 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Keller Kinder Keller Kinder: House of Glass music video   On the back of the successful release of their sophmore album "Dying City", and the accompanying tour across Australia and New Zealand, Keller... more

Launch of new experimental music label: End of the Alphabet

13 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
End of the Alphabet Records PRESS RELEASE (for immediate release)Launch of new experimental music label: End of the Alphabet RecordsSaturday September 13th 2014First release: NoFi Rainbow Vol. 1 Featuring: Our... more

Three New Zealand Films Selected for Toronto Film Festival

13 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
  THREE NEW ZEALAND FILMS SELECTED FOR TORONTO 13 August 2014 The Dark Horse and What We Do In The Shadows will screen in the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival – joining previously announced... more

NZ film maker pays tribute to Robin Williams

12 Aug 2014 Entertainment
  August 12, 2014 A New Zealand Academy Award winner and film maker Vincent Ward has paid tribute to actor Robin Williams who died earlier today. Ward became friends with Williams during the shooting of... more

Rally of the North to support flood damaged areas

11 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Rally of the North Rally of the North to support flood damaged areasThis year’s edition of the Tanoa Hotel Paihia Rally of the North will be an important one for the recently flood damaged Far North area as the... more

ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships Kiwis Off to Good Start

7 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Canoe Racing NZ 7 August 2014ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships Kiwis Off to a Good StartToday marks the start of the ICF Canoe Sprint World Champs in Moscow, Russia. The temperature has been around 30... more

Crossfit Games Athletes to Take the Stage in Wellington

7 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Wellington Cup Media ReleaseThursday 7 August Crossfit Games Athletes to Take the Stage in WellingtonToday tickets go on sale for The Wellington Cup 2014.“We are delighted to bring this event to Wellington... more

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News

NZ provides further aid to Iraq

28 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government NZ provides further aid to Iraq Foreign Minister Murray McCully today announced that New Zealand will provide ... more

Excellence and impact for top quality research

28 Aug 2014 News
University of Auckland Excellence and impact for top quality research *Interviews:This was a University of Auckland seminar, but the... more

Business

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

Time to rethink India's IT reputation, delegation says

26 Aug 2014 Business News By Pattrick Smellie
Article - BusinessDesk   Time to rethink India's IT reputation, says visiting delegation Aug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - India's... more

Living

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

MTV VMAs 2014: Lorde wins Best Rock Video over actual rock bands

25 Aug 2014 Environment
Singer Lorde shows off her Moonman trophy for Best Rock Video for ‘Royals.’ Lorde, have mercy. The New Zealand pop star... 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

NZ Triathlon: Three Kiwi Aquathlon Golds in Edmonton

28 Aug 2014 Multisport
New Zealand has their Edmonton World Championship campaign underway with the perfect three from three gold medals in the elite... more

Dion Snell takes top prize at Auckland Rugby League Awards

28 Aug 2014 Sport
Howick Hornets second-rower Dion Snell has capped off a breakthrough year by being named 2014 Appliance Shed Fox Memorial Lion Red... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Peters’ latest bout of immigrant bashing

28 Aug 2014 Column By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on Winston Peters’ latest bout of immigrant bashing, and Bob Dylan in the basement (again) So in the... more

NZ’s UN Security Council bid hangs by a nuclear thread

27 Aug 2014 Opinion By Bob Rigg
On 16 June the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna circulated a request backed by 18 members of the Arab League... 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