New venue for Richter City Roller Derby

2 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Richter City Roller Derby New venue for Richter City Roller DerbyWellington's Richter City Roller Derby is rolling into its first game of the season - with a new venue to boot. The Richter City Convicts will... more

NZL Sailing: Gains for on day ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma

2 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Yachting New Zealand NZL Sailing Team Update: Massive gains for on day ISAF Sailing World Cup PalmaNZL Sailing Team crews made massive gains on day two of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma in now Mallorca,... more

Not-So-Flawless: Lorde Protests Photoshopping

2 Apr 2014 Entertainment
Self-proclaimed feminist Lorde joins the re-touching celebrity photos debate by tweeting a real picture of herself, acne and all. Lorde joined the celebrity debate over retouching photos on Sunday. The 17-year-old... more

Nike Football Launches "Risk Everything" Campaign

2 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Nike Nike Football Launches "Risk Everything" CampaignStarring Ronaldo, Neymar, Rooney Today Nike launches the first part of its 2014 football campaign – #riskeverything.Starring Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar and... more

Nominations open for Wellington Sportsperson of the Year

1 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Sport Wellington Nominations are now open for The Dominion Post Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards 2014Nominations are now open for the annual The Dominion Post Wellington Sportsperson of the Year... more

International Rally of Whangarei: Night stage on Pohe Island

1 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Whangarei District Council Media Release1 April 2014International Rally of Whangarei - Night stage on Pohe IslandThe International Rally of Whangarei returns later this month with a number of new competitive... more

Te Papa Misleads the People

1 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
One New Zealand Foundation Press Release by the One New Zealand Foundation Inc, 21 March 2014TE PAPA MISLEADS THE PEOPLEBy Ross Baker, Spokesperson for the One New Zealand Foundation Inc.On a recent visit to... more

Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge - New Mountain Bike Event

1 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge Announces Exciting New Mountain Bike Event Category and Naming CompetitionOrganisers of NZ’s largest cycling event, the Contact Lake Taupo... more

Sellout show for ScHoolboy Q - bigger venue for Auckland

1 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Olivia Young Media Alert: For Immediate ReleaseTuesday, 1st April 2014Sellout show for ScHoolboy Q announces bigger venue for AucklandFresh, charismatic rapper ScHoolboy Q of Top Dawg Entertainment sold out... more

US Pop-Rock Trio Hanson Announce First Ever NZ Show

1 Apr 2014 Lifestyle

10 reasons to attend The Food Show Christchurch

1 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
The Food Show Christchurch 10 reasons to attend The Food Show ChristchurchWhether you’re a Food Show veteran or virgin, you need to know what you’re getting into when you attend The Food Show Christchurch from... more

Andrea Bocelli Announces 2014 Australian and NZ Tour

1 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Aly Cook Andrea Bocelli Announces 2014 Australian and New Zealand TourI.L.S & Big Deal Touring has today announced that international vocal superstar Andrea Bocelli will be visiting Australia and New... more

Great North Announce New Album, National Tour

1 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Touring Musicians FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday 31st March, 2014Great North Announce New Album, Up In Smoke, and National Tour Over the last six years, Tui award-winning band Great North have cemented... more

2014 Lidgard Sails Evans Bay Regatta – The Preview

1 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Lidgard Sails Evans Bay Regatta 2014 Lidgard Sails Evans Bay Regatta – The PreviewThis weekend sees the 2014 Lidgard Sails Regatta taking place at the Evans Bay Yacht and Motor Boat Club in Wellington.With the... more

Wheeling in more world events for Rotorua

31 Mar 2014 Lifestyle
Rotorua District Council 31 March 2014Wheeling in more world events for RotoruaRotorua is bidding to host three World Cup mountain bike events across the next three years.Deputy Mayor Dave Donaldson said an... more

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Govt to establish Food Safety Science & Research Centre

16 Apr 2014 News
  Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce and Food Safety Minister Nikki Kaye today announced that expressions of interest... more

Australia readies for royal visit

15 Apr 2014 News
Prince William and Kate can expect big crowds and even bigger interest in their son, eight-month-old George, during a jam-packed... more


MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain on global rally; Diligent rises

16 Apr 2014 Business News By Suze Metherell
  MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain on global rally; Diligent, Pacific Edge lead gain April 16 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand stocks... more

NZ government scales back larger applications for Genesis Energy float

16 Apr 2014 Business News
April 16 (BusinessDesk) - The government will progressively scale down applications for large shareholdings in Genesis Energy ahead... more


3 Mile Limit Movie Continues to Win Awards in the U.S

15 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
New Zealand movie ‘3 Mile Limit’ has won Best Feature Film at both the North Hollywood and Charleston International Film... more

NZ's Shapeshifter - still giants of drum and bass, with sell-out London show

14 Apr 2014 Entertainment By Charlotte Everett
New Zealand band Shapeshifter have demonstrated that they are truly giants of the drum and bass scene, with a stellar performance in... more


NZ house values rise at slowest annual pace in 6 months in March, QV says

7 Apr 2014 Property
April 7 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand property values increased at the slowest annual pace in six months in March as lower... more

Auckland landlords lead in capital gains

28 Mar 2014 Property
Three-bedroom houses in Glen Innes giving an annual capital gain of 18.9%, followed by New Windsor. Auckland landlords are making... more


New working holiday agreement between New Zealand and Croatia launched

28 Mar 2014 Migration
Citizens of Croatia aged between 18 and 30 will soon be eligible to apply for a New Zealand Working Holiday Visa, giving them the... more

New Zealand immigration hits ten year high

28 Mar 2014 Migration
New statistics have shown net migration to New Zealand to be at a 10 year high, with China becoming the largest source of new... more


Chinese company to build $200M hotel on Auckland waterfront

16 Apr 2014 Travel & Tourism By Suze Metherell
  Company linked to one of China’s richest women to spend $200 mln on Auckland hotel April 16 (BusinessDesk) – Fu... more

SmartGate opens to arriving UK & US travellers

3 Apr 2014 Travel & Tourism
Customs Minister Maurice Williamson today announced SmartGate is now open to United Kingdom and American travellers on arrival. The... more


HBHS First XV to Japan for international rugby tournament

16 Apr 2014 Rugby
The 2014 Hamilton Boys High School (HBHS) First XV rugby team will this week come face to face with 16 of the world’s best... more

Test candidates catch Kearney's eye

16 Apr 2014 Rugby League
With only three weeks until the Anzac Test in Sydney, NZ Kiwis coach Stephen Kearney is encouraged by the performances of players in... more


Gordon Campbell on the life & ACC work of Sir Owen Woodhouse

16 Apr 2014 Opinion
With the death of Sir Owen Woodhouse, the founding father of the Accident Compensation Scheme, New Zealand has lost one of the... more

Gordon Campbell on royalty and its tourism spin-offs

15 Apr 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Ultimately the Queen’s longevity has been one of her most significant accomplishments. A transition to Prince Charles while... more

Kiwi Success

Kiwi alpinist is finalist for prestigious award

26 Mar 2014 People
NZ Alpine Club Kiwi alpinist is finalist for prestigious mountaineering award New Zealand Alpine Club President John Cocks has today... more

Kiwi dog gear firm takes on the world

25 Mar 2014 People
Maniototo in Central Otago seems an unlikely place to set up an online business, but for dog lover Rose Voice, the isolation has... more


Growth seen further lifting average wage by $7,500

15 Apr 2014 Recruitment
  The average annual wage is expected to increase by $7,500 to around $62,200 a year by 2018 if New Zealand achieves its ... more

NZ employment confidence lifts in 1st-qtr

31 Mar 2014 Recruitment
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ employment confidence lifts in 1st-qtr, current job opportunities seen less negative March 31 ... more