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International study praises professionalism of NZ's Teachers

13 Feb 2016 News
NZEI Te Riu Roa International study praises professionalism of New Zealand’s teachers13 February 2016A new OECD study has shown that New Zealand teachers are among the most professional in the world. Unlike ... more

Community garden gets the green light

13 Feb 2016 News
New Zealand Government Community garden gets the green lightAssociate Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Nicky Wagner has welcomed an agreement reached for a community garden and food hub on... more

Acting District Court Judges appointed

12 Feb 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Christopher FinlaysonAttorney-General12 February 2016 Media Statement Acting District Court Judges appointedTwo Acting District Court Judges have been appointed,... more

Ngati Manu celebrates Pomare Day

12 Feb 2016 News
Ngati Manu Ngati Manu celebrates Pomare DayKaretu Marae on the banks of a tributary to the Taumarere River, will be filled with people in a celebratory day honouring their tupuna Pomare. The descendants of... more

New start for rebuilt $10.2m Marshland School

12 Feb 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education 12 February 2016 Media Statement New start for rebuilt $10.2m Marshland SchoolThe new $10.2 million Marshland School was officially... more

Another grant to help returning offenders

12 Feb 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Judith CollinsMinister of Corrections 12 February 2016 Media StatementAnother grant to help returning offendersCorrections Minister Judith Collins announced today that a... more

$13.6m Rawhiti School officially open

12 Feb 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education12 February 2016$13.6m Rawhiti School officially openEducation Minister Hekia Parata has today officially opened the new $13.6 million Rawhiti School... more

Hamilton Psychiatrist and Professional Swimmer to Raise Fund

12 Feb 2016 News
Sashbear Foundation Hamilton Psychiatrist and Professional Swimmer to Raise Funds for BPDHamilton psychiatrist Marilyn Korzekwa, 58, is training to become the first Canadian to swim the Cook Strait, the body of... more

Works to start on new Manukau Bus Station

12 Feb 2016 News
New Zealand Government Works to start on new Manukau Bus StationTransport Minister Simon Bridges has turned the first sod for construction on the new Manukau Bus Station in Auckland.The $26 million project will... more

One week left to have your say on ETS Review

12 Feb 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Paula BennettMinister for Climate Change Issues11 February 2016One week left to have your say on ETS ReviewNew Zealanders wanting to have their say on the future of the Emissions... more

Appointment of Queen’s Counsel in 2016

12 Feb 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Christopher FinlaysonAttorney-General 12 February 2016 Media Statement Appointment of Queen’s Counsel in 2016The Attorney-General announced today that an appointment round for... more

Ratings Changes to Encourage Maori Land Development

11 Feb 2016 News
New Zealand Government Ratings Changes to Encourage Maori Land DevelopmentHon Te Ururoa FlavellMinita Whanaketanga MaoriMinister for Maori DevelopmentMinita Tuarua Whanaketanga OhaohaAssociate Minister for... more

21 months of consecutive guest night growth

11 Feb 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Paula BennettAssociate Minister of Tourism 11 February 2016 21 months of consecutive guest night growthKey figures released today show tourism is continuing to boom in almost... more

First wahine Maori MPs honoured in Parliament today

11 Feb 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Te Ururoa FlavellMinister for Maori DevelopmentMinita Whanaketanga Maori11 February 2015First wahine Maori MPs honoured in Parliament todayMaori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell... more

CAGE leaks PREVENT UK counter-terrorism training material

11 Feb 2016 News
CAGE EXCLUSIVE: CAGE leaks comprehensive PREVENT counter-terrorism training material in the interest of transparencyWednesday 10 February 2016London – The PREVEN... more

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News

Museum of Waitangi set to become a national and visitor Icon

5 Feb 2016 News
05 February 2016 Museum of Waitangi set to become a national and visitor Icon The new Museum of Waitangi, opened today by the... more

ETS Review modelling documents released

5 Feb 2016 Environment
5 February 2016 ETS Review modelling documents released Three technical documents are being released to help New Zealanders engage... more

Business

NZ wool prices slip on higher kiwi, reduced China demand

5 Feb 2016 Business News By Tina Morrison
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ wool prices slip on higher kiwi dollar, reduced demand from China By Tina Morrison Feb. 5 ... more

NZ directors more aware of risk, focus on cyber security

5 Feb 2016 Business News By Sophie Boot
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ directors more aware of risk, focus on cyber security   Feb. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Directors of... more

Living

Does what it means to be a Kiwi depend on where you live?

5 Feb 2016 Lifestyle
  4 February 2016What it is to be a Kiwi may depend of where you live – Auckland or elsewhere in New Zealand – with... more

2015: The Year of the Blockbuster

21 Jan 2016 Entertainment
Motion Pictures Distributors' Association   January 21, 2016 2015: The Year of the Blockbuster For the second year in a row the ... more

Property

Auckland house sales volumes jump to 8-year high in January

4 Feb 2016 Property By Tina Morrison
  Auckland's house sales volumes jump to 8-year high in January, Barfoot says Feb. 4 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland residential... more

Auckland house prices little changed in December

6 Jan 2016 Property By Sophie Boot
Article - BusinessDesk   Auckland house prices little changed in December as sales volumes, listings drop Jan. 6 (BusinessDesk)... more

Migration

More than 27,000 new Kiwis in 2015

5 Feb 2016 Migration
  This Waitangi Day, New Zealand will roll out the welcome mat to 24 new citizens at Government House, and acknowledge over... more

NZ net migrants reach all-time high 63,700 in boom November

21 Dec 2015 Migration
Article - Businesswire   NZ net migrants reach all-time high 63,700 in boom November year for travel By Jonathan Underhill Dec. ... more

Travel

More than 100,000 SmartGate users in one week

22 Jan 2016 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government Hon Nicky WagnerMinister of Customs 22 January 2016 More than 100,000 SmartGate users in one week Customs ... more

Wellington ratepayers to pay $8mln for Canberra flights

21 Jan 2016 Travel & Tourism By Pattrick Smellie
Wellington ratepayers to pay $8mln over 10 years for Canberra flights Jan. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Wellington City Council is... more

Sport

Global Racing Teams Attracted to Godzone’s Fifth Chapter

5 Feb 2016 Multisport
70 teams from 11 nations will come together in Kaiteriteri, Tasman this April for the fifth chapter of New Zealand’s premier ... more

Rob Nicol joins Mondiale Aces squad

22 Jan 2016 Cricket
Auckland Cricket Friday, 22 January 2016 Rob Nicol joins Mondiale Aces squad for Ford Trophy Qualifying Final The Mondiale Auckland... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Paula Bennett’s fantasy politics and Iran's election

22 Jan 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
We seem to be living in an era of virtual government, where governments promote only an illusion of policy kapow! rather than the... more

Gordon Campbell on the Dotcom extradition decision

24 Dec 2015 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Dotcom extradition decision Inevitably – and with justification –... more

Kiwi Success

Appointment of GCSB Acting Director

5 Feb 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Christopher Finlayson5 February 2016 GCSB Chief Legal Advisor Lisa Fong will become the Acting Director... more

Heading to Europe And the Olympics of Architecture

22 Jan 2016 Flying Kiwi*
Warren and Mahoney Heading to Europe And the Olympics of Architecture Architectural graduate Antonia Lapwood has been awarded the... more

Recruitment

Addressing skills shortages in dairy farming

11 Dec 2015 Recruitment
    11 December 2015 Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Steven Joyce and Minister for Social... more

Alignment of NZ and Australian qualifications frameworks

4 Dec 2015 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment 4 December 2015 Tertiary Education,... more