News

iPredict Ltd2014 Election Update #28

28 Jul 2014 News
iPredict IPREDICT LTD2014 ELECTION UPDATE #28Monday 28 July 2014www.ipredict.co.nz Key Points:• Surplus forecast continues dramatic fall• Inflationary expectations creep up as interest-rate... more

Major events funding confirmed for Auckland Pride Parade

28 Jul 2014 News
Auckland Pride Festival Auckland Pride Festival IncorporatedMedia ReleaseWednesday 23 JulyMajor events funding confirmed for Auckland Pride Parade for 2015/2016 The A... more

Data Futures Forum delivers final report

28 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Bill EnglishMinister of FinanceHon Nicky WagnerMinister of Statistics 28 July 2014 Media Statement Data Futures Forum delivers final report more

Smith refutes Fish & Game meeting claims

28 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Smith refutes Fish & Game meeting claimsConservation Minister Dr Nick Smith has refuted claims made on Radio New Zealand this morning about a meeting he had with the New Zealand Fish... more

Youth Crime Action Plan on track as youth crime falls

28 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Youth Crime Action Plan on track as youth crime falls Efforts to tackle youth offending are building momentum as communities and government agencies embrace the Youth Crime Action Plan... more

Left in disarray over economy

27 Jul 2014 Politics
  There is more evidence today that the Labour-Greens coalition are in complete disarray over economic policy, Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce says. “The Greens strident policy against oil... more

Georgina Beyer to stand for MANA in Te Tai Tonga

27 Jul 2014 Politics
Hone Harawira, MANA Movement Leader and Te Tai Tokerau MPSunday 27 July 2014 "It's great to have Georgie on board" said Hone Harawira, MANA Leader and Te Tai Tokerau MP. "She's strong-minded, stands up to be... more

Q + A: Sir Bob Harvey

27 Jul 2014 News
TVNZ Q + AEpisode 21Sir Bob HarveyInterviewed by CORIN DANN SUSAN Sir Bob Harvey was behind the transformation of Norm Kirk, and one of New Zealand's most popular Prime Ministers. He also advised Bill... more

Q + A: Gerry Brownlee

27 Jul 2014 News
TVNZ Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee Rules Out Fastracking Auckland’s City Rail Loop Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee told TV1’s Q+A programme this morning that he won’t be bringing forward... more

Team Key: A 1st XV of Shame

27 Jul 2014 Opinion
New Zealand Labour Party Team Key: A 1st XV of Shame Today's news of another National MP in trouble for the use of expenses adds another depressing name to Team Key's roll call of shame, Labour MP Grant... more

Green Party launches plan to protect our beaches

27 Jul 2014 News
Green Party Green Party launches plan to protect our beaches from oil spillsThe Green Party today launched its plan to protect New Zealand beaches from oil spills.The plan is the second component of the... more

McCully to attend Pacific Islands Forum

27 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government McCully to attend Pacific Islands ForumForeign Minister Murray McCully will lead the New Zealand delegation to the 45rd Pacific Islands Forum in Palau on behalf of Prime Minister John Key... more

Flavell and Harawira on The Nation

27 Jul 2014 News
TV3 Lisa Owen interviews Maori Party leader Te Ururoa Flavell and Mana leader Hone Harawira Headlines:Hone Harawira says realistically his Mana Party can take three Maori seats, Te Ururoa Flavell sticks to... more

National mixes experience and new talent in 2014 list

27 Jul 2014 Politics
New Zealand National Party National mixes experience and new talent in 2014 list The National Party list for the 2014 election brings together a strong mix of both experienced political leaders and fresh new... more

Puhoi - Warkworth "holiday highway" gets the big tick

25 Jul 2014 News By Suze Metherell
July 25 (BusinessDesk) - A board of inquiry has given the go-ahead on the $760 million Puhoi-to-Warkworth highway. Dubbed the "holiday highway" by its political opponents, the $760 million project will extend... more

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News

Q + A: Gerry Brownlee

27 Jul 2014 News
TVNZ Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee Rules Out Fastracking Auckland’s City Rail Loop Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee told... more

National mixes experience and new talent in 2014 list

27 Jul 2014 Politics
New Zealand National Party National mixes experience and new talent in 2014 list The National Party list for the 2014 election... more

Business

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

NZ dollar slides to 6-week low on intervention talk

24 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ dollar slides to 6-week low as RBNZ's Wheeler invokes intervention criteria By Paul McBeth July 24 ... more

Living

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

Anti-mining campaign doco debuts at NZ Film Festival

22 Jul 2014 Entertainment
Playing at this year’s New Zealand International Film Festival, Cap Bocage is a close-up exploration of the forces that came... 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

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

100% Middle-Earth campaign wins prestigious travel award

17 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
Associate Tourism Minister Todd McClay has congratulated Tourism New Zealand on winning the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s... more

Sport

Football: Thanks for the win memories

27 Jul 2014 Football
But another EPL visit looks unlikely, writes Michael BurgessSam Allardyce is open to another trip Down Under but don't expect another... more

2014 Commonwealth Games: Silver Ferns win, Aus sneak past England

27 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
New Zealand were about a minute away today from the prospect of facing fierce rivals Australia one game earlier than they're... 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

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

Take a dip into global talent pool

9 Jul 2014 Recruitment
International candidates can bring added value, says recruitment specialist New Zealand's thriving economy has created a "unique... more