News

Privacy Week to promote information security

3 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government Privacy Week to promote information securityJustice Minister Amy Adams says Privacy Week 2015 is a reminder to people about the importance of keeping personal information secure.Privacy... more

Sign Language Week a chance to celebrate

3 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government Sign Language Week a chance to celebrateDisability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner encourages people from all walks of life to celebrate, communicate and connect with New Zealand’s Deaf... more

Road Safety Week to focus on kids

3 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Craig FossAssociate Minister of Transport 3 May 2015 Media StatementRoad Safety Week to focus on kidsAssociate Transport Minister Craig Foss says Road Safety Week 2015 will... more

Budget 2015: PM announces funding for Northland cycle trail

3 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government Budget 2015: PM announces funding for Northland cycle trailPrime Minister and Minister of Tourism John Key has announced a further $3 million will be invested in 2015/16 to help fund the... more

Wellington company Stansborough commissioned for Royal Gift

3 May 2015 News
Stansborough Wellington company Stansborough commissioned for Royal GiftStansborough joins New Zealand in congratulating the Royal Family including Prince William, and Catherine on the wonderful news of the... more

UC students start their 21-day International Challenge

3 May 2015 News
University of Canterbury Canterbury students start their 21-day International Challenge tomorrowMay 3, 2015Thirty students tomorrow start their 21-day International Challenge tomorrow, working with New Zealand... more

Most schools signed up to Managed Network

2 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government Most schools signed up to Managed NetworkEducation Minister Hekia Parata and Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye are delighted that most schools in New Zealand have now signed up to... more

Corrections officers to get new body armour

1 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government 1 May 2015Corrections officers to get new body armourAll frontline Corrections officers are to get new lightweight stab-resistant body armour, Corrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga... more

Minister impressed by Southland’s efficiency initiatives

1 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government Minister impressed by Southland’s efficiency initiativesEnergy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges says Southland is fast becoming a hub for the nation’s energy efficiency activities and... more

Precautions necessary for Nepal donations

1 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government 1 May 2015 Precautions necessary for Nepal donationsCommunity and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew is warning New Zealanders to be alert for unscrupulous people who exploit the... more

Search begins for 2015 winners of PM’s Science Prizes

1 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government Search begins for 2015 winners of PM’s Science Prizes Entries have opened for the 2015 Prime Minister’s Science Prizes, which will award a total of $1 million to New Zealand’s top... more

Green light for $298m public private partnership schools

1 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government 1 May 2015 Green light for $298m public private partnership schoolsEducation Minister Hekia Parata and Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye say the signing of a $298 million... more

Minister opens Rolleston Christian School

1 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government Minister opens Rolleston Christian SchoolEducation Minister Hekia Parata today officially opened Rolleston Christian School, located in the fastest growing Territorial Authority in New... more

Minister welcomes Victoria Square feedback

1 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government 1 May 2015 Minister welcomes Victoria Square feedbackAssociate Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Nicky Wagner welcomes the public feedback received on Victoria Square and says... more

Illusions in the British Election Campaign

1 May 2015 News
Article - Binoy Kampmark Illusions in the British Election CampaignElection watching in Britain usually takes various forms. This time, the challenging nutters have been said to be getting the runs on the... more

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News

New Zealand Prime Minister welcomes Royal baby

3 May 2015 News
Prime Minister John Key has congratulated Their Royal Highnesses, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, on the birth of their second... more

Waikato-Tainui Commemorates 20 Years of Raupatu Settlement

30 Apr 2015 News
  2015 marks the 20th anniversary of Waikato-Tainui settling its Treaty of Waitangi Raupatu claim and the iwi is encouraging... more

Business

Dotcom et al get three-month reprieve on extradition hearing

1 May 2015 Business News By Paul McBeth
May 1 (BusinessDesk) - Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and his fellow Megaupload co-accused have won a three-month reprieve on... more

Migration curbs, tweaked inflation target not warranted

1 May 2015 Business News By Pattrick Smellie
  Migration curbs, tweaked inflation target not warranted, says English May 1 (BusinessDesk) - The government is not... more

Living

Britain remembers the ANZACs - 100 years on

25 Apr 2015 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
100 years after allied forces landed in Gallipoli, 25 April – ANZAC Day – has been commemorated in the UK officially for... more

A Kiwi's guide to ANZAC in Europe - our list of events across the UK, Ireland and beyond

24 Apr 2015 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
Tomorrow marks the 100th ANZAC Day, and if you are a Kiwi or Aussie far from home there are plenty of events on to enable you both to... more

Property

NZ building consents rise in March, snapping declines

30 Apr 2015 Property By Paul McBeth
April 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand building consents rose in March, snapping three months of declines, with increased intentions... more

More foundation options for Canterbury homeowners

29 Apr 2015 Property
Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith has welcomed the update to the technical guidance,Repairing and rebuilding houses... more

Migration

Migrant exploitation Bill passed

30 Apr 2015 Migration
The Immigration Amendment Bill (No 2) which cracks down on employers who exploit migrant workers passed its final reading in... more

NZ migration hits new annual record in March

23 Apr 2015 Migration By Tina Morrison
April 23 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand migration hit a new annual record in March, as more students arrived from India and China and... more

Travel

Air NZ's Houston link paves way for United Airlines tie-up

17 Apr 2015 Travel & Tourism By Fiona Rotherham
  Air NZ's Houston service paves the way for partnership with United Airlines, analysts say April 17 (BusinessDesk) - Air New... more

Wellington Airport revised fees 'just within' OK range

17 Apr 2015 Travel & Tourism By Tina Morrison
  Wellington Airport's revised fees are 'just within' acceptable range of returns, regulator says April 17 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Sport

Netball: Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel defeat Mojo Pulse

3 May 2015 Netball
ANZ Championship Netball Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel (50) defeated Mojo Pulse (49) A youthful Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel... more

ANZ Championship: Official Result & Statistics

2 May 2015 Netball
Official Result: Mission Queensland Firebirds (56) defeated West Coast Fever (48) The Mission Queensland Firebirds have inflicted... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell Key’s abuse of secrecy over Iraq & The TPP

30 Apr 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  For the past week or so we’ve been hearing a lot about the child-like side of our Prime Minister. So I guess we... more

Gordon Campbell on Indonesia’s latest round of executions

29 Apr 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
To no-one’s real surprise, Indonesia has carried out its second wave of executions this year. Given the varied nationalities... more

Kiwi Success

Simon Allen appointed chair of New Zealand Refining

30 Apr 2015 Appointments By Paul McBeth
April 30 (BusinessDesk) - Simon Allen has been elected chairman of New Zealand Refining Co, which operates the Marsden Point... more

Former Transpower head Patrick Strange joins NZX board

30 Apr 2015 Appointments By Suze Metherell
April 30 (BusinessDesk) - Former Transpower chief executive Patrick Strange has joined the board of the stock market operator,... more

Recruitment

Apprenticeship scheme launched

18 Apr 2015 Recruitment
The He Toki ki te Mahi Apprenticeship Training Trust was launched by Prime Minister, the Rt Hon John Key at Rehua Marae in ... more

Chinese rail workers must be paid minimum wage

17 Apr 2015 Recruitment
KiwiRail must immediately stop further Chinese engineers from working here until they can guarantee they are being paid the New... more