News

Large majorities of NZ First voters would prefer Labour deal

2 Sep 2014 News
Horizon Research Limited 2 September 2014Horizon ResearchMedia releaseLarge majorities of NZ First voters would prefer coalition deal with Labour67% of those who voted for New Zealand First at the 2011 general... more

Taruna tutor’s passion for sharing biodynamics recognised

2 Sep 2014 News
Taruna Essential Education 2 September 2014Taruna tutor’s passion for sharing biodynamics knowledge recognised nationallyCovering a holistic landscape of agriculture and horticulture, Havelock North-based... more

Peters: Political Side Show Sidelining Economic Debate

2 Sep 2014 News
Speech - New Zealand First Party Rt Hon Winston PetersNew Zealand First Leader2 September 2014 Blenheim Public MeetingTuesday 2 September, 7.30pmClubs of Marlborough, 42 Alfred St, BlenheimPolitical Side Show... more

Govt supports Gisborne study of fish spawning sites

2 Sep 2014 News
New Zealand Government Amy Adams2 SEPTEMBER, 2014Govt supports Gisborne study of fish spawning sitesEnvironment Minister Amy Adams today announced government funding of $65,000 towards a Gisborne District... more

Govt boost for Otago freshwater project

2 Sep 2014 News
New Zealand Government Amy Adams2 SEPTEMBER, 2014Govt boost for Otago freshwater projectEnvironment Minister Amy Adams has announced funding of $125,000 to support an Otago Regional Council study to measure... more

Govt backing for Waikato freshwater project

2 Sep 2014 News
New Zealand Government Amy Adams2 SEPTEMBER, 2014Govt backing for Waikato freshwater projectEnvironment Minister Amy Adams today announced funding of $135,000 towards a project run by Waikato Regional Council... more

$150,000 for Marlborough freshwater project

2 Sep 2014 News
New Zealand Government Amy Adams2 SEPTEMBER, 2014Govt provides $150,000 for Marlborough freshwater projectThe Government will provide $150,000 to support the set-up of an e-planning system to enable efficient... more

Govt funding for West Coast freshwater project

2 Sep 2014 News
New Zealand Government Amy Adams2 SEPTEMBER, 2014Govt funding for West Coast freshwater projectEnvironment Minister Amy Adams today announced government funding of $190,000 for the West Coast Regional Council... more

Funding for Northland, Auckland, Waikato freshwater project

2 Sep 2014 News
New Zealand Government Amy Adams2 SEPTEMBER, 2014Govt funding for Northland, Auckland, Waikato freshwater projectEnvironment Minister Amy Adams today announced Government funding of $115,000 towards a project... more

Maori Battalion’s legacy to be preserved

2 Sep 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hekia Parata2 SEPTEMBER, 2014Maori Battalion’s legacy to be preservedThe history of the legendary 28th Maori Battalion will be further preserved as part of a project to record the... more

Labour once again late on passport issue

2 Sep 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Peter DunneMinister of Internal Affairs 2 September 2014 Media StatementLabour once again late on passport issueInternal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne said the... more

Collins inquiry at best a Band-Aid, a permanent fix needed

2 Sep 2014 News
Public Service Association Collins inquiry at best a Band-Aid, a permanent fix is neededThe Public Service Association (PSA) says the inquiry into Judith Collins’ behaviour must be accompanied by a process to... more

Public Lecture by Nicky Hager

2 Sep 2014 News
University of Waikato Public Lecture by Nicky Hager Author of the book ‘Dirty Politics’ Introducing Nicky Hager Nicky Hager is a Wellington-based investigative journalist. His previous books include The Hollow... more

Martin Doyle cartoon: Wrong arm of the law

2 Sep 2014 News
Opinion - Martin Doyle Martin Doyle cartoon: Wrong arm of the lawClick for... more

Young Voters Want Politicians to Grow Up

2 Sep 2014 News
Radio New Zealand Young Voters Want Politicians to Grow Up Young voters want answers to the questions that directly affect them – but it seems as much as anything, they want politicians to grow up. In the weeks... more

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News

The Worm turns down for John Key

1 Sep 2014 Politics
Roy Morgan Research The Worm turns down for John Key The Roy Morgan Reactor is back! John Key struggled to coax The Worm above the... more

Minister launches Tongan Language Week

1 Sep 2014 News
Pacific Island Affairs Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga today launched Tongan Language Week at the Tongan Methodist Church in Otahuhu,... more

Business

NZ terms of trade sets new 40-year high in 2nd quarter

1 Sep 2014 Business News By Suze Metherell
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ terms of trade sets new 40-year high as cheaper imports offset falling exports Sept. 1... more

Fonterra credit rating cut by S&P, Fitch affirms rating

29 Aug 2014 Business News By Paul McBeth
  Fonterra credit rating cut by S&P over Beingmate deal, Fitch affirms rating Aug. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative... more

Living

‘Best trumpet player in the galaxy’ returns

1 Sep 2014 Lifestyle
NZ Symphony Orchestra 1 September 2014 - NZSO Media Release for immediate release The ‘best trumpet player in the ... more

Two NZ composers in Danish international live concert

29 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Aarhus Festival Death Lines - a Memento Mori Collection Performances from five cities around the world –... 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

Golden campaign for New Zealand rowers

1 Sep 2014 World Rowing Championships
The New Zealand Rowing Team has wrapped up a successful campaign in Amsterdam at the 2014 edition of the World Rowing... more

Disappointing Day in Edmonton for New Zealanders

1 Sep 2014 Multisport
Following on from the disappointment of the elite men’s race for the New Zealanders at the ITU World Triathlon Championship in... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on John Key’s ‘blame it on Judith’ strategy

1 Sep 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on John Key’s ‘blame it on Judith’ strategy Right now, Prime Minister John Key seems intent... more

Relax, nothing is under control... the Holistic Helper's guide to dealing with the unexpected

29 Aug 2014 Column By Tricia Alach
As regular readers of this column already know, I am a bit of a fan when it comes to change. Evaluating your life, deciding how you... 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