Proton Beast - Digitizer: debut album Feb 2015

20 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Muzai Records Media ReleaseFor Immediate ReleasePROTON BEAST – DIGITIZERThe debut album from Auckland “disco doom” trio out February 2015.Like Mecha-King Ghidora before them, Proton Beast are a (now) three... more

'Illegal Migrant' - World Premiere

20 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
charlatan clinic charlatan clinic & Lot 23 present 'Illegal Migrant' - World PremiereMonday, 19 February 2015Press Release: charlatan cliniccharlatan clinic are pleased to announce the world premiere of the... more

Welcome to High Summer at Silo Park

20 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Silo Park SILO PARK FEBRUARY PROGRAMMEWELCOME TO HIGH SUMMER AT SILO PARKWe’ve had a brilliant couple of months of events, activities, films and markets at Silo Park so far this summer. The programme is... more

Lorde wants to be an actress?

19 Jan 2015 Entertainment
Lorde doesn't think she'd be a good actress. The 'Royals' hitmaker admits she hasn't completely ruled out the idea of carving out a career in Hollywood, but has no plans to audition for any roles in the near... more

'The Bachelor New Zealand' host announced

19 Jan 2015 Entertainment
Radio personality Mike Puru will host The Bachelor New Zealand when it goes to air this year, Mediaworks has announced. The much-anticipated show will be the first New Zealand screening of the internationally... more

Serena Williams is mastering bounce on and off the court

19 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Last Sunday (11th January) Serena Williams flaunted her curves in her very first TVC for lingerie brand, Berlei. The 33-year-old has been an ambassador for Berlei’s range of Sports Bras since 2013, but... more

NZ won over Australia in voting flavour Zumba instructor

19 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Amelia Tan-Makhmalchi voted Australia and New Zealand flavour instructor 2014. Amelia, a Malaysia born Chinese who has been living in New Zealand since 1995. With a folk dance background. She teaches Zumba four... more

'Meet the Mormons' Movie to Screen Across South Pacific

17 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Pacific Mormon Newsroom 'Meet the Mormons' Movie to Screen Across South Pacific AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND — A new feature length movie titled "Meet the Mormons" will screen in theatres and other venues across... more

The Official Top 40 countdown is back on radio

16 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Recorded Music NZ The Official Top 40 countdown is back on radioKiwis haven’t heard an Official Top 40 countdown on their radios since the ‘80s. Back then, we were dancing to David Bowie and relaxing to Stevie... more

American YouTube Sensation to Visit New Zealand

16 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
QUEENSTOWN, NEW ZEALAND — Devin “Supertramp” Graham has over 2.7 million subscribers to his YouTube channel and his videos have attracted almost half a billion views. He shoots videos and... more

New-look Tracy brothers are F.A.B.

16 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Pukeko Pictures ITV, PUKEKO PICTURES AND CITV PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENew-look Tracy brothers are F.A.B.ITV and New Zealand’s Pukeko Pi... more

Honour Waitangi in London with respect, not a drunken haka

16 Jan 2015 Opinion By Kerrin Leoni
I am a mixed race New Zealander who has been working and living on-and-off in London for the past 8 years. In terms of my own genealogy, I affiliate with two New Zealand Maori tribes from the North: Ngaitakoto and... more

Festival of Hockey Expands in 2015

15 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Hawke's Bay Festival of Hockey MEDIA RELEASE15 January 2015 – EMBARGOED until noonFestival of Hockey Expands in 2015The 2015 Hawke’s Bay Festival of Hockey will see 80 games of hockey played over 13 days with... more

Waitangi Day 100 Celebrates NZ’s Favourite Tracks of 2014

15 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
MTV NZ MTV Hits: Waitangi Day 100 Celebrates New Zealand’s Favourite Tracks of 2014 Voted by You!VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE TRACKS AND CELEBRATE THIS WAITANGI DAY AS MTV VJ KRIT PRESENTS AN AD FREE MUSIC... more

Silver Ferns Team Named for Oceania Netball Series

15 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Netball New Zealand Silver Ferns Team Named for Oceania Netball Series15 January 2015Following a full squad camp in Auckland this week, the National Selectors are pleased to confirm the Silver Ferns team of 12... more

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Presbyterian Church to lead Waitangi Day dawn ceremony

29 Jan 2015 News
  Presbyterian Church to lead Waitangi Day dawn ceremony for first time For the first time in the history of the Presbyterian... more

Upwards NCEA trend continues

29 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Upwards NCEA trend continues Education Minister Hekia Parata has welcomed the release of provisional results ... more


NZ dollar drops after RBNZ abandons bias to raise rates

29 Jan 2015 Business News By Jonathan Underhill
Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar dropped, touching a four-year low, after the Reserve Bank abandoned its bias for ... more

NZ venison, lamb ventures win $41 mln of funding under PGP

29 Jan 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ venison, lamb ventures targeting wealthy consumers win $41 mln of funding By Fiona Rotherham Jan. 29... more


Signing - Next amazing Exhibition at Academy Galleries

28 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Academy Galleries Signing The New Zealand Academy of Fine Art’ latest exhibition is commemorating 175 years since the signing... more

‘Sunday’ Selected for Byron Bay International Film Festival

28 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Sunday The Film Kiwi Romance ‘Sunday’ Selected for Byron Bay International Film Festival 2015 New Zealand film... more


Americans the biggest buyers of NZ land since 2010: Linz

29 Jan 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   Americans the biggest buyers of New Zealand land since 2010, Linz data shows By Fiona Rotherham Jan. 29... more

Housing affordability drops 14%, driven by Auckland prices

29 Jan 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   Housing affordability drops 14%, driven by Auckland house price rises By Fiona Rotherham Jan. 29 ... 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

Overstayer numbers at record low

22 Dec 2014 Migration
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes new figures showing New Zealand overstayer numbers are at the lowest since 2000. A... more


Fifteen New Zealand spots to visit in 2015

23 Jan 2015 NZ Tourism
Need some inspiration for the year ahead? Here are some brilliant things to do around the country. 1. Crankworx The world's... more

Holiday parks making most of sunshine

22 Jan 2015 NZ Tourism
Holiday parks are reaping the benefits of the great holiday weather, starting the new year with record-equalling confidence... more


Mannering caps landmark year at NZRL Awards

29 Jan 2015 Rugby League
NZRL Mannering caps landmark year at NZRL Awards NZ skipper Simon Mannering has captured NZ rugby league’s top honour for... more

Mojo Pulse 2015 Pre-season Games Announced

29 Jan 2015 Netball
Netball Central Zone Mojo Pulse 2015 Pre-season Games Announced 29 January 2015 With only 30 days till the start of the 2015 ANZ... more


Gordon Campbell on the Eleanor Catton rumpus

29 Jan 2015 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Eleanor Catton rumpus by Gordon Campbell If anyone was in doubt about the... more

Gordon Campbell on the Sabin case, and pressures on Greece and coyotes

28 Jan 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Brain fades are one thing, but the brain freeze that seems to have beset the Prime Minister over the Mike Sabin affair is... more

Kiwi Success

Xero names US-based Douglas Jeffries as CFO

29 Jan 2015 Appointments By Tina Morrison
Xero names US-based Douglas Jeffries as CFO as it targets North American market By Tina Morrison Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Xero, the... more

New Zealand scientist receives top award in China

16 Jan 2015 People
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed the news that Kiwi scientist Dr Phil Rolston has been awarded the Chinese ... more


Tainui's Mike Pohio resigns

23 Jan 2015 Recruitment
By Fiona Rotherham Jan. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Mike Pohio, chief executive of Tainui Group Holdings, has resigned after eight years at... more

Manufacturing activity rises to decade high in December

22 Jan 2015 Recruitment
By Suze Metherell Jan. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Activity in New Zealand's manufacturing sector rose last month to its highest level in a... more