News

Creative Technology Students Add Flair to Hutt Arcade

28 Mar 2015 News
Weltec Creative Technology Students Add Artistic Flair to Hutt ArcadeMedia are invited to view the creative art work being installed over the weekend.Students in WelTec’s Bachelor of Creative Technologies are... more

Korero Mai Ki Ahau: Sturday 28 & Sunday 29 March 2015

27 Mar 2015 News
Radio Waatea 603 AM Korero Mai Ki Ahau: Sturday 28 & Sunday 29 March 2015 Saturday 12.00 - 12.30pmSunday 12.00 - 12.30pmBoth shows repeated 5.00pm – 6.00pmOn SundaySaturday 28th March: Waioho Papamoana... more

ACC report confirms volatility in accounts

27 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government ACC report confirms volatility in accountsACC’s latest quarterly report highlights the impact of short-term volatilities on the ACC scheme’s financial position, says ACC Minister Nikki... more

Increase in business R&D spend welcomed

27 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government Increase in business R&D spend welcomedScience and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed Statistics New Zealand data released today that shows businesses in New Zealand... more

Labour Leader goes to the big game

27 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government Labour Leader goes to the big game Labour Leader Andrew Little will attend the World Cup Cricket final in Melbourne on Sunday.“It’s a privilege to be invited to this historic match. Like... more

Finlayson delivers Crown apology to Ngaruahine

27 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Christopher FinlaysonMinister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations 27 March 2015 Media StatementFinlayson delivers Crown apology to NgaruahineMinister for Treaty of Waitangi... more

Oil Free Wellington Delivers Message to Norwegian Consulate

27 Mar 2015 News
Oil Free Wellington Media release Friday 27th MarchFor immediate releaseOil Free Wellington Delivers Message to Norwegian Consulate as Government Prepares to Announce 2015 Oil and Gas Block Offer. Stop Statoil... more

‘Cricket’ technology helps Northland school girls learn code

27 Mar 2015 News
High Tech Youth MEDIA RELEASE‘Cricket’ technology helps Northland school girls learn computer coding for future jobsAUCKLAND, 27 March 2015 - While the whole of New Zealand has been rightly obsessing over the... more

PM to attend the Cricket World Cup Final

27 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister 27 March 2015 Media StatementPM to attend the Cricket World Cup FinalPrime Minister John Key will attend the final of the Cricket World Cup in... more

Project15 final programme announced

27 Mar 2015 News
AUT Media Project15 final programme announcedAn exciting final programme and speaker line-up has been announced for Project15 which takes place on April 16 and 17, 2015 at AUT University. The theme of this... more

Father and daughter graduation for Seiuli family

27 Mar 2015 News
Waikato University Father and daughter graduation for Seiuli familySamoan father and daughter and University of Waikato students Dr Byron Malaela Sotiata Seiuli and Alisha M... more

Neighbours Day spurs community spirit

27 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government Neighbours Day spurs community spiritCommunity and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew is encouraging people living in cities to make a special effort to get to know their neighbours on... more

Gordon Campbell on a funeral in Asia and Northland

27 Mar 2015 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on a funeral in Asia, the Northland by-election, and news priorities Supposedly, New Zealand’s destiny lies in Asia, and that was one of Foreign Minister Murray... more

eReferral system rolled out across South Island

27 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government eReferral system rolled out across South IslandHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman says Southern DHB has now completed the South Island’s rollout of eReferrals, enabling faster more accurate... more

Minister to attend fifth annual ISTP

27 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education 27 March 2015 Media Statement Minister to attend fifth annual ISTPEducation Minister Hekia Parata will be departing for Canada today to... more

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News

McCully visits Iraq ahead of NZ deployment

24 Mar 2015 News
  Foreign Minister Murray McCully travelled to Baghdad yesterday for talks with Iraq’s Prime Minister Mr Haider al-Abadi... more

Trade Minister welcomes signing of NZ-Korea FTA

23 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government Trade Minister welcomes signing of NZ-Korea FTA Trade Minister Tim Groser today signed the New Zealand Korea... more

Business

NZ-Korea FTA signed amid spying, lost sovereignty claims

23 Mar 2015 Business News By Pattick Smellie
  NZ-Korea FTA signed amid spying, lost sovereignty claims March 23 (BusinessDesk) - A long-awaited free trade agreement... more

2degrees acquires Snap ISP for complete business offering

23 Mar 2015 Business News By Pattick Smellie
2degrees acquires Snap ISP for complete business offering March 23 (BusinessDesk) - 2Degrees, New Zealand's third-largest mobile... more

Living

2degrees lights up Auckland Harbour Bridge in World First

13 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Fusing light, music, mobile and one of Auckland’s most recognisable landmarks together – 2degrees launched another Kiwi... more

Third Thursday Set to Groove

9 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
The sounds of legendary jazz musician Charles Mingus is set to raise the beat of Wellington’s waterfront on 19 March, when the... more

Property

NZ house prices rise 3.6% in February

12 Mar 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
  NZ house prices rise 3.6% in February, led by a 14% jump in Auckland prices March 12 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential... more

Revealed: Auckland's cheapest suburbs

9 Mar 2015 Property
Many home buyers face long commute to Auckland jobs as they move to Wellsford, Pokeno and Hamilton. Only six areas of Auckland still... more

Migration

PM plays down claim war criminals are living in NZ

2 Mar 2015 Migration
Prime Minister John Key says he is not aware of any suspected war criminals from the former Yugoslavia in New Zealand. The claim that... more

NZ migration rose to record in 2014

30 Jan 2015 Migration By Tina Morrison
  NZ migration surged to record in 2014, helped by robust economy Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand migration surged to a... more

Travel

Foss welcomes agreement for rental vehicle code

17 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss is welcoming a move by the rental vehicle industry to establish a Code of Best Practice to... more

Productive discussions on Queenstown’s tourism workforce

6 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Sustainable workforce solutions were at the centre of discussions between Government Ministers and tourism industry representatives... more

Sport

ICC World Cup 2015: Semi Final New Zealand beats South Africa by four wickets

24 Mar 2015 Cricket
New Zealand beats South Africa by four wickets. In... more

ICC Cricket World Cup Fever takes hold in New Zealand

24 Mar 2015 Cricket
Ahead of the first semi-final in the land of rugby, all talk is about cover drives and yorkers more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Pacific spying

24 Mar 2015 Column By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on Pacific spying, Obama as Spock and Kendrick Lamar So New Zealand has using the GCSB to spy on its friends ... more

STEPHEN FLEMING: SPIN AND THE FIFTH BOWLER JUST GIVE NEW ZEALAND THE EDGE

23 Mar 2015 Column
Both teams are playing with confidence and one look at the talent on show on either side means it has the potential to be a classic,... more

Kiwi Success

Tower names Seniors Money's Brett Wilson as CFO

18 Mar 2015 Appointments
  Tower names Seniors Money's Brett Wilson as CFO, replacing Boggs March 18 (BusinessDesk) - Tower, the listed general insurer,... more

Kiwi start-up Glassjar launches payments app in the US

6 Mar 2015 People
Glassjar, the kiwi software start-up whose app provides people an easy way of sharing bills, has launched in the United States. The... more

Recruitment

RESEND: 63% of Warehouse permanent staff now on career wage

20 Mar 2015 Recruitment By Fiona Rotherham
  RESEND: Warehouse says 63% of permanent staff now on 'career retailer wage' (Fixes fourth paragraph to show Warehouse is... more

Woodhouse welcomes skilled migrants

12 Mar 2015 Recruitment
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes new figures out today showing an increasing number of skilled migrants coming to ... more