News

New research on financial capability in schools

3 Sep 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of EducationHon Paul GoldsmithMinister of Commerce and Consumer AffairsEmbargoed till 5.00am, 3 September 20153 September 2015 New research on financial... more

Minister welcomes Africa’s first Commonwealth Games

2 Sep 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister for Sport and Recreation 2 September 2015 Media Statement Minister welcomes Africa’s first Commonwealth GamesSport and Recreation Minister... more

New rules bring double-deckers to our cities

2 Sep 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Simon Bridges Minister of Transport Hon Craig FossAssociate Minister of Transport 2 September 2015 New rules bring double-deckers to our citiesNew rules that allow buses,... more

Parapets and facades prioritised in revised law

2 Sep 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for Building and Housing2 September 2015Parapets and facades prioritised in revised earthquake building lawA new category of priority buildings, covering parts... more

University of Canterbury launches Earthquake Scholarships

2 Sep 2015 News
University of Canterbury University of Canterbury launches Earthquake ScholarshipsThe University of Canterbury is to offer scholarships for postgraduate research into the effects of the 2010-2011 Canterbury... more

Turakina Maori Girls’ College Consultation: Panui Two

2 Sep 2015 News
Turakina Maori Girls College Board of Trustees Turakina Maori Girls’ College Consultation: Panui TwoKia ora koutou katoa.We have completed the second week of the consultation process and there is a lot of... more

Awesome Aucklanders at the helm of Diversity Forum

2 Sep 2015 News
Human Rights Commission Young, gifted and diverse: Awesome Aucklanders at the helm of Diversity Forum 2015Young Aucklanders from migrant, refugee and other backgrounds will be participating, presenting and... more

New Hospice Waikato extension opened

2 Sep 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of Health2 September 2015New Hospice Waikato extension openedHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman has today opened the new Hospice Waikato extension in... more

Government committed to cycle safety

2 Sep 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Craig FossAssociate Minister of Transport 2 September 2015 Government committed to cycle safetyAssociate Transport Minister Craig Foss says the Government is delivering many of the... more

Whanganui Community Corrections opened

2 Sep 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-IigaMinister of Corrections 2 September 2015 Whanganui Community Corrections openedCorrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga today officially opened the refurbished... more

Scholars start breakfast club at low-decile school

2 Sep 2015 News
Lincoln University Scholars start breakfast club at low-decile schoolA group of Lincoln University students have been visiting a low-decile Halswell school every Tuesday over the past few months to cook... more

Scholars start breakfast club at low-decile school

2 Sep 2015 News
Lincoln University Scholars start breakfast club at low-decile schoolA group of Lincoln University students have been visiting a low-decile Halswell school every Tuesday over the past few months to cook... more

Fraud initiatives keep people out of debt traps

2 Sep 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Jo GoodhewAssociate Minister for Social Development 2 September 2015 Fraud initiatives keep people out of debt trapsA continued focus by staff to identify overpayments to... more

Gordon Campbell on refugees, the flag and Bo Diddley

2 Sep 2015 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on refugees, the flag and Bo DiddleyThere’s a simple statistical reason why New Zealand should increase its refugee intake. Our UN quota has remained static – or... more

Engineering Challenge Sparks Interest in Stem

2 Sep 2015 News
Weltec Engineering Challenge Sparks Interest in StemTeam Bronze CREST Challenge at WelTecStudents from the Hutt Valley joined together on Friday to compete against each other in the inaugural CREST Challenge... more

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News

10 year passports will be delivered early

24 Aug 2015 News
10 year passports will be delivered early Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today welcomed the Government Administration Select ... more

One month left for councils to get digital enablement plans sorted

19 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister for Communications 19 August 2015 Local authorities have four more weeks to submit a... more

Business

NZ wool prices unchanged at auction amid Chinese uncertainty

28 Aug 2015 Business News By Tina Morrison
  NZ wool prices unchanged at auction amid Chinese uncertainty Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand wool prices held steady at... more

NZ dollar bounces from six-year low

25 Aug 2015 Business News By Paul McBeth
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ dollar bounces from six-year low after market volatility takes a breather By Paul McBeth Aug. 25 ... more

Living

It’s Snoopy’s Birthday!

10 Aug 2015 Entertainment
20th Century Fox is celebrating Snoopy’s birthday ahead of the release of the first animated Peanuts movie SNOOPY AND CHARLIE... more

NZ's Sola Rosa Sound System heads to London - interview with Andrew Spraggon

6 Aug 2015 Entertainment By Charlotte Everett
Sola Rosa Sound System comes to London on 20 August – NZNewsUK London Editor Charlotte Everett had a chat with frontman Andrew... more

Property

Auckland house price growth stalls in July: Barfoot

5 Aug 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
  Auckland house price growth stalls in July as properties 'fully priced', Barfoot says Aug. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland house... more

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

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

Air NZ to continue alliance with Cathay Pacific

25 Aug 2015 Travel & Tourism By Joshua Riddiford
Air NZ to continue alliance with Cathay Pacific, targets Asian tourists Aug. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand's has had its... more

Partnerships push New Zealand’s profile abroad

25 Aug 2015 NZ Tourism
25 August 2015 Campaigns promoting New Zealand as an outstanding visitor destination reached more than 1.2 billion people globally... more

Sport

All Blacks squad for Rugby World Cup 2015 announced

30 Aug 2015 Rugby
30 August 2015 The All Blacks squad for Rugby World Cup 2015 has been announced with the All Blacks selectors selecting a squad... more

Gold medals for Austria and Slovakia after close slalom

30 Aug 2015 Sport
Winter Games NZ Gold medals for Austria and Slovakia after close fought slalom at Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015 A world class... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the flag campaign

25 Aug 2015 Opinion
Gordon Campbell on the flag campaign So far, the public has treated the government’s flag campaign with something between... more

Gordon Campbell on Donald Trump, and Dr Dre

19 Aug 2015 Opinion
Gordon Campbell on Donald Trump, and Dr Dre   For the past few months, you, me, and Rupert Murdoch have been waiting for the... more

Kiwi Success

Former cricketer Simon Doull signs with NZME

19 Aug 2015 Appointments
Former cricketer and established broadcaster Simon Doull signs with NZME 19 August 2015 – New Zealand Media and Entertainment... more

New ECan commissioner appointed

6 Aug 2015 Appointments
Elizabeth Cunningham has been appointed as a commissioner at Environment Canterbury (ECan), Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith and... more

Recruitment

Eleven straight quarters of job growth

5 Aug 2015 Recruitment
The latest labour market data shows continued job growth, with 7,000 more people employed over the last quarter and 69,000 more New ... more

NZ unemployment rate rises to 5.9% on weaker jobs growth

5 Aug 2015 Recruitment By Paul McBeth
NZ unemployment rate rises to 5.9% as jobs growth lags behind growing population Aug. 5 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's jobless rate... more