News

Making It Easier for Disabled Voters to Have Their Say

31 Jul 2014 News
Electoral Commission Electoral Commission Making It Easier for Disabled Voters to Have Their SayThe Electoral Commission is making it easier for disabled New Zealanders to enrol and vote, with the confirmation... more

3K to Christchurch working for Jobseekers

31 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government 3K to Christchurch working for Jobseekers Social Development Minister Paula Bennett says 157 people across the country have so far taken up the Government’s 3K to Christchurch scheme.“It... more

Veterans’ Support Bill passes third reading

31 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Veterans’ Support Bill passes third readingA Bill to improve support provided to veterans has unanimously passed its third reading in Parliament, Veterans’ Affairs Minister Michael... more

Bill lowering drink-drive limits passes

31 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Bill lowering drink-drive limits passes Legislation that will lower the adult drink-driving limits from 1 December 2014 has passed its third and final reading in Parliament says Transport... more

Political debate Thursday July 31st at Whanau Centre

30 Jul 2014 News
Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust PNUI PAPAHO / MEDIA ADVISORYPolitical debate Thursday July 31st at Whanau CentreWaipareira will host a political debate on Thursday at Whanau Centre, Henderson, starting at... more

They Can’t All Win Off the Race-Card

30 Jul 2014 News
Mana Party They Can’t All Win Off the Race-CardHone Harawira, MANA Leader and MP for Te Tai TokerauWednesday 30 July 2014“They can’t all play the race card and expect to win off it”, said MANA Leader and MP... more

New Zealanders Being Gouged by Electricity and Liquid Fuels

30 Jul 2014 News
Climate change Iwi Leaders Group New Zealanders Being Gouged by Electricity and Liquid Fuels IndustryNew Zealand consumers of electricity are being price gouged to the tune of about $1.388 million while the... more

NZ support for the Pacific’s ‘Blue Economy’

30 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Murray McCullyMinister of Foreign Affairs 30 July 2014 Media Statement NZ support for the Pacific’s ‘Blue Economy’Foreign Minister Murray McCully has welcomed the Oceans... more

The Battle For Lysychansk; Ukr on the Move

30 Jul 2014 News
Article - Michael Hammerschlag The Battle For Lysychansk; Ukr on the Moveby Michael HammerschlagJuly 29, 2014Kiev: I reached my friend Andre Samobarona (self-defense militia from Maidan) at the front Sunday-... more

Minister welcomes new Tuhoronuku trustees

30 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Minister welcomes new Tuhoronuku trustees Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Minister Christopher Finlayson has welcomed the announcement today of the 22 trustees of the Tuhoronuku... more

Govt releases review of waste disposal levy

30 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Govt releases review of waste disposal levyEnvironment Minister Amy Adams has released a review into the effectiveness of the waste disposal levy, which makes recommendations to improve... more

CLG Update - Israeli military resumes Gaza fighting

30 Jul 2014 News
Column - Citizens for Legitimate Government News Updates from CLG - 27 July 2014www.legitgov.orgPrevious edition: Australian deployment to Ukraine imminent. Google subscribers: more

What more horrors are in store for Gaza?

30 Jul 2014 News
Article - Stuart Littlewood What more horrors are in store for Gaza?A wish-list for the brave Palestiniansby Stuart LittlewoodJuly 28, 2014more

Labour announces unemployment policy

30 Jul 2014 Politics
Labour’s intention to increase the minimum wage to two-thirds of the average wage would hurt business, cost jobs and reduce growth, Labour Minister Simon Bridges says. “Labour’s policy to... more

High house build rate welcomed

30 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister of Housing 30 July 2014 Media Statement High house build rate welcomed The 23,370 new houses consented in the last year is a further sign the... more

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News

Labour announces unemployment policy

30 Jul 2014 Politics
Labour’s intention to increase the minimum wage to two-thirds of the average wage would hurt business, cost jobs and reduce ... more

MOU signed to improve agency cooperation

30 Jul 2014 News
Police Minister Anne Tolley and Commerce Minister Craig Foss today welcomed an updated memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the... more

Business

Border system reaches further milestone

28 Jul 2014 Business News
Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today welcomed the Joint Border Management System reaching another milestone. More than 50 per cent ... more

Auckland Airport cuts fine deal in US$250M bond issue

25 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Auckland Airport cuts fine deal in US$250M bond issue By Paul McBeth Jul. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland... more

Living

Cliff Curtis’ Startling Confession in Mana Magazine

28 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
The new-look Mana magazine includes a story on Hollywood star and Rotorua local, Cliff Curtis. The famously versatile actor talks... more

NZ Film 'The Dead Lands' to Have Toronto World Premiere

23 Jul 2014 Entertainment
New Zealand Film Commission New Zealand Film 'The Dead Lands' to Have Toronto World Premiere Maori action epic The Dead Lands will... more

Property

NZ house sales fall in June, led by cheaper properties

14 Jul 2014 Property By Suze Metherell
July 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand house sales fell in June from a year earlier, led by properties of $400,000 or less, indicating... more

Average Auckland house prices reach record level

10 Jul 2014 Property
The average asking price for a home in Auckland has reached the record level of 732 thousand, 240 dollars. The figure is provided by... more

Migration

UK Tier 1 visa extension deadline looming

11 Jul 2014 Migration
If you’re in the UK on a Tier 1 (General) visa, you’ll need to apply for an extension as soon as possible. The deadline... more

NZ more appealing to ex-pats - survey

10 Jul 2014 Migration
Auckland and Wellington have become more appealing to ex-pats in the past 12 months, a new survey has found. Both cities both dropped... more

Travel

NZ leaves lasting impression on English Premier League teams

29 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
27 Jul 2014 West Ham United may have endured a torrid time on the pitch during their time in New Zealand for the Football United... more

Cycleways bring economic benefit to communities

24 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
An increasing number of cycleways are attracting tourists to regions and scenic parts of New Zealand and a special session at the... more

Sport

2014 GLASGOW: GOLD FOR BOYLE AND PASCOE

30 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
Auckland swimmer Lauren Boyle bounced back from last night’s disappointment to win the women’s 400m freestyle gold medal... more

2014 GLASGOW: GREAT DAY FOR MOUNTAIN BIKERS

30 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
Anton Cooper and Sam Gaze brought cheers from their New Zealand supporters when they won gold and silver in the men’s mountain... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Gaza and burning the Israeli flag

24 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
One of the selling points in New Zealand’s campaign for a temporary seat on the Security Council is that we have a pluckily... more

7 highly effective habits to stay healthy at work

23 Jul 2014 Column By Tricia Alach
The holistic helper's guide to wellbeing and work: part eight Like all good reports, my Wellbeing and Work series comes with an... more

Kiwi Success

Hon.Judith Collins announces appointments to Public Trust Board

23 Jul 2014 Appointments
New Zealand Government Appointments to Public Trust Board   Justice Minister Judith Collins today announced the appointment of ... more

NZ Government Minister Foss announces commerce reappointments

23 Jul 2014 Appointments
Commerce Minister Craig Foss today announced four reappointments to various independent Crown entities and statutory... more

Recruitment

200 more training places for graduate nurses

30 Jul 2014 Recruitment
Health Minister Tony Ryall has announced the government will fund up to 200 additional training places for nurse graduates next... more

750 additional Trades Academy places for 2015

14 Jul 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand Government   Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Hon Hekia Parata Minister of... more