News

Strong response to financial advice laws consultation paper

4 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Paul GoldsmithMinister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs 4 August 2015 Strong response to financial advice laws consultation paperCommerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith... more

Bennett to visit Melbourne for ANZSOG Conference

4 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Paula BennettMinister of State Services 3 August 2015Bennett to visit Melbourne for ANZSOG ConferencePutting citizens at the centre of policy and using information to deliver results... more

Appointments to Transport Accident Investigation Commission

3 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Simon BridgesMinister of Transport 3 August 2015 Media Statement Appointments to the Transport Accident Investigation CommissionTransport Minister Simon Bridges has made three... more

PM to attend Singapore’s 50th Anniversary of Independence

3 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister3 August 2015 PM to attend Singapore’s 50th Anniversary of Independence Prime Minister John Key will attend Singapore’s National Day celebrations on 9... more

PM announces honorary military appointments

3 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister 3 August 2015PM announces honorary military appointments Prime Minister John Key has announced that Her Majesty The Queen has approved the appointment of HRH... more

Six NZ finalists in global tech awards

3 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister for Communications 3 August 2015 Six NZ finalists in global tech awardsCommunications Minister Amy Adams has acknowledged six New Zealand companies which have been... more

Positive response to Draft Restoration Plan

3 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nicky WagnerAssociate Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery 3 August 2015 Positive response to Draft Restoration PlanAssociate Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister... more

Gordon Campbell on opposing investor-state dispute measures

3 Aug 2015 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on why we should still oppose investor-state dispute measuresEven in this dark hour for the TPP, the secrecy farce continues. On RNZ this morning, Trade Minister Tim... more

More housing support for vulnerable youth

3 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Paula Bennett2 AUGUST, 2015More housing support for vulnerable youthVulnerable young people needing a supportive and stable living environment will benefit from a new accommodation... more

Cook Islands Language Week celebrated

3 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-IigaMinister for Pacific Peoples3 August 2015 Cook Islands Language Week celebratedPacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has welcomed Cook Islands... more

Groser disappointed TPP deal not reached

1 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Tim GroserMinister of Trade 1 August 2015 Media Statement Groser disappointed TPP deal not reachedTrade Minister Tim Groser is disappointed that the TPP negotiations... more

TPPA ministerial fails – time for NZ Govt. to cut losses

1 Aug 2015 News
Professor Jane Kelsey 1 August 2015TPPA ministerial fails – time for Key and Groser to cut their losses‘The “final” ministerial meeting on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) in Maui has failed. Not... more

Social Security Amendment Bill

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Social Security (Extension of Young Persons Services and Remedial Matters) Amendment Bill On 23 July 2015, the House of Representatives referred the Social Security (Extension of Young... more

Joyce to visit the Philippines and Viet Nam

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Economic Development 31 July 2015   Joyce to visit the Philippines and Viet Nam Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce departs for the Philippines and... more

More than 1.2m flu vaccine doses distributed

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman Minister of Health 31 July 2015 More than 1.2m flu vaccine doses distributed Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the Government has reached its target of... more

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News

Joyce to visit the Philippines and Viet Nam

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Economic Development 31 July 2015   Joyce to visit the Philippines and Viet... more

Carrying Tasers a welcome move

31 Jul 2015 News
Police Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes today’s announcement by Police Commissioner Mike Bush that all frontline first ... more

Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise; Meridian, MRP up on Tiwai

31 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise; Meridian, MRP up ahead of Tiwai Pt decision By Fiona Rotherham July 31 ... more

13 companies gain up to $24.5M in R&D grants

31 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   13 companies gain up to $24.5M in taxpayer-funded R&D grants By Fiona Rotherham July 31... more

Living

A Kapa Haka Tale – the man bringing NZ culture to the Rugby World Cup

3 Aug 2015 Arts By Charlotte Everett
New Zealander Corey Baker is bringing Kiwi culture and kapa haka to Britain’s shores and people –all wrapped up in the... more

Appointments to the New Zealand Film Commission

31 Jul 2015 Entertainment
New Zealand Government Hon Maggie BarryMinister for Arts, Culture and Heritage 31 July 2015 Appointments to the New Zealand Film... more

Property

Site purchased for Pt Chevalier Kindergarten

31 Jul 2015 Property
New Zealand Government   Hon Nikki Kaye Associate Minister of Education   31 July 2015   Site purchased for Pt... more

Opportunities for Maori in Manawatu-Whanganui

31 Jul 2015 Property
New Zealand Government Hon Te Ururoa Flavell Minister for Maori Development 31 July 2015   Opportunities for Maori in... more

Migration

NZ net migration reaches new annual record in June

21 Jul 2015 Migration By Paul McBeth
  NZ net migration reaches new annual record in June, swelled by Indian, Chinese students July 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

NZ migration rises to new annual record in May

22 Jun 2015 Migration By Suze Metherell
  NZ migration rises to new annual record in May, closing in on Treasury's upside scenario June 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

Travel

SmartGates to more than double

23 Jul 2015 Travel & Tourism
Over $6 million from the Future Investment Fund will go towards expanding and modernising SmartGate at our borders to help manage ... more

Minister welcomes Tourism Industry Association partnership

15 Jul 2015 NZ Tourism
Minister welcomes Tourism Industry Association partnership A new partnership between the Department of Conservation and New ... more

Sport

World Champs Next for Euro Kart Round Winner Armstrong

31 Jul 2015 Motor Sport
KartSport   World Champs Next for Euro Kart Round Winner Armstrong   New Zealand has another World Karting Championship... more

Anchor Milk Reignites 1935 All Blacks Partnership

31 Jul 2015 Rugby
Anchor Milk July 31 2015 Anchor Milk Reignites 1935 All Blacks Partnership   &nb... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Tim Groser missing in action on the TPP

31 Jul 2015 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on Tim Groser missing in action on the TPP While rapid change is always possible in... more

Gordon Campbell on the dogged reluctance to condemn Serco

23 Jul 2015 Opinion
The refusal by Minister Sam Lotu-Liga to hold Serco accountable for the company’s failings in prison management is bad... more

Kiwi Success

Winston Churchill Fellows honoured

31 Jul 2015 People
New Zealand Government Hon Jo Goodhew Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector 31 July 2015 Winston Churchill Fellows ... more

Appointment of Queen’s Counsel

24 Jul 2015 Appointments
New Zealand Government   Hon Christopher Finlayson Attorney-General 24 July 2015 Appointment of Queen’s Counsel Three... more

Recruitment

NZ must do more on exploited migrant labour: US State Dept

31 Jul 2015 Recruitment
By Suze Metherell July 31 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand needs to significantly boost its efforts to protect vulnerable migrant... more

Economic turmoil unlikely to see Greek workers fleeing to NZ

16 Jul 2015 Press Releases
Declan Clancy says economic turmoil unlikely to see Greek workers fleeing to NZ One World Resourcing’s Declan Clancy is not... more