Living

Record Running Likely for Wellington Marathon

10 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Armstrong Motor Group Wellington Marathon Record Running Likely for Wellington MarathonLooking for a mid-winter running goal? Then join 5000 others for Wellington’s Armstrong Motor Group Wellington Marathon,... more

Visiting Contemporary Maori Art Exhibition Shows the Way

9 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
A visiting exhibition with a special link to NorthTec is in the final days of its showing at the Geoff Wilson Gallery. ‘Matatau 2014’ showcases the work of the under graduate and post graduate... more

No. 1 on the i-Tunes NZ Vocal Chart: SOMETHING ABOUT YOU

9 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Make A Splash PRESS RELEASE - For Immediate Release - 9th April 2014There's something about emerging Kiwi ArtistEmma Stenbeck …Emma's debut single SOMETHING ABOUT YOU has hit the No. 1 spot onNZ i-Tunes... more

Real people talk about real impacts of drink driving: video

9 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Waikato Regional Council MEDIA RELEASE 9 April 2014Real people talk about real impacts of drink driving: new videoPeople telling real stories about how drink driving has impacted their lives feature in an... more

New independent kiwi feature film

9 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Multitude 9 April 2014New independent kiwi feature filmA new independent feature film set in Oamaru is using local talent to showcase the region. Lexi is the debut film from writer/director Wayne Turner about a... more

YNZ Statement on the National Sailing Centre

9 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Yachting New Nealand YNZ Statement on the National Sailing CentreYachting New Zealand believes that the establishment of a centralised world class National Sailing Centre will be an asset to Auckland and New... more

Taking The Search Out Of Search And Rescue

8 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Hutchwilco Taking The Search Out Of Search And Rescue7 April 2014Immediate ReleaseSetting up a remote orienteering course with a friend, Jill Clendon stepped forward to place a marker on a small bush.... more

Over 6,000 youth take part in fundraiser for Solomon Islands

8 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Caritas Aotearoa 7 April 2014Over 6,000 youth take part in timely fundraiser for Solomon IslandsA nationwide awareness and fundraising event for Solomon Islands, which was over a year in planning, became all... more

Independent NZ short film The Last Night going to Cannes

6 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
New Zealand independent short film The Last Night has been selected for the Short Film Corner at the iconic Cannes Film Festival 2014. Filmed in Wellington, The Last Night is a self-funded, independent film... more

Auckland City Mission Calling Runners to Join Its Team

4 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Auckland City Mission 4 April 2014Auckland City Mission Calling Runners to Join Its Team in Auckland Marathon to Help Raise Funds for People in Desperate Need• Registration now open for Mission’s team in... more

Random Films prepares to boost creative industries

4 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Random Films Random Films prepares to boost creative industries Random Films announces plans today for a new film investment initiative dedicated to boosting local Industry by extending much-needed financial... more

Late addition to Autumn Events Weekend

4 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
NZIFF Late addition to Autumn Events WeekendA special screening of independent film, Teatro Amazonas (1999), has been added to the New Zealand International Film Festival's Autumn Events, a weekend of classic... more

NZ tops social progress study

3 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
New Zealanders live in the most socially advanced country in the world, a United States survey says. Despite having just the 25th highest gross domestic product per capita in the world, New Zealand is a world... more

Highlands Festival Speed Has Wide Appeal

3 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Highlands Motorsport Park Highlands Festival Speed Has Wide AppealThe Festival of Speed at Highlands Motorsport Park in Cromwell is anything but your average motor race meeting.Inspired by the world famous... more

International Triathlon: Auckland Reaffirms Event Reputation

3 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
Triathlon New Zealand 3 April 2014For immediate release from Barfoot & Thompson ITU World Triathlon, Auckland. For further information visit www.triauckland.co.nzAuckland Reaffirms Its Event Reputation... more

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News

Gallipoli ballot special passes allocated

24 Apr 2014 News
  One hundred special passes from the Gallipoli ballot will be allocated to children of Gallipoli veterans and youth... more

Update on new Chinese infant formula rules

24 Apr 2014 News
  Chinese officials have provided further advice on the introduction of new regulations affecting New Zealand infant formula ... more

Business

Brownlee takes hard-hitting rebuild report on the chin

24 Apr 2014 Business News
April 24 (BusinessDesk) – An in-depth survey of senior leaders in the Christchurch rebuild indicates growing impatience and... more

Southern Cross Forest receiver to close mill, exit Australia

24 Apr 2014 Business News
  Southern Cross Forest receiver to close sawmill, wind up Australian business April 24 (BusinessDesk) - The receiver for... more

Living

Kiwi director Joel Kefali's new video for tUnE-yArDs

24 Apr 2014 Entertainment
Watch New Video for tUnE-yArDs’ ‘Water Fountain’ Nikki Nack - the new... more

NZ film wins mention at Sunset film festival

22 Apr 2014 Entertainment
Film and Stage Producer/Director Craig Hutchison, is pleased to be representing New Zealand at the Sunset Film Festival in Los ... more

Property

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

Migration

NZ migration rises to 11-year high in March as fewer kiwis leave for Australia

23 Apr 2014 Migration By Suze Metherell
April 23 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand migration rose to an 11-year high in March, the second-highest gain on record, as fewer... 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

Travel

Germany jumps to NZ’s fifth largest tourism market

23 Apr 2014 NZ Tourism
With 9,424 extra arrivals for the 12 months to the end of March, Germany has overtaken Japan to become New Zealand’s fifth... more

Warbirds over Wanaka

22 Apr 2014 Travel & Tourism
Wanaka: The success of the inaugural #GigatownWanaka Jet racing at the Warbirds Over Wanaka Airshow will likely see the event return... more

Sport

NZ Canoe Sprint Team Heads to Milan for World Cup

22 Apr 2014 Sport
The New Zealand Open team departs today to commence their World Cup campaign in Europe. Their first assault will be on the ICF Canoe... more

Top Results for Kiwi youth sailors in Britain

22 Apr 2014 Sport
New Zealand has won a mass of medals at the RYA Youth National Championships Regatta which wrapped up on Friday 18th April in... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Shane Jones departure

23 Apr 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Shane Jones has left Parliament in the manner to which we have become accustomed, with self interest coming in first and second, and... more

Mind-set, meaning & moderation in optimal health

20 Apr 2014 Column By Tricia Alach
The holistic helper's guide to Wellness: Part Two   To misquote Aristotle ‘We are what we repeatedly do, wellness then is... more

Kiwi Success

New Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security appointed

23 Apr 2014 Appointments
Prime Minister John Key today announced the appointment of Cheryl Gwyn as Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security. The... more

BNZ names Anthony Healy as new CEO, replacing Thorburn

17 Apr 2014 Appointments
April 17 (BusinessDesk) – Bank of New Zealand, the local unit of Australia’s third-biggest mortgage lender, named the... more

Recruitment

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