News

Major parties to front up for Climate Voter election debate

28 Aug 2014 News
Climate Voter Initiative Major parties to front up for Climate Voter election debateAuckland, 25 August 2014New Zealand’s main political parties will take part in ‘The Great Climate Voter Debate’ on September... more

Reducing pain, increasing prevention

28 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand National Party Hon Tony RyallNational Party Health Spokesman 28 August 2014 Media Statement Reducing pain, increasing preventionA re-elected National government will invest $50 million... more

Cancer treatment to be sped up even further

28 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Tony RyallMinister of Health 28 August 2014 Media Statement Cancer treatment to be sped up even furtherIf your doctor suspects you have cancer, the Government will... more

Candidate’s SOS to northern Maori voters: Save our seats!

28 Aug 2014 News
The Maori Party MEDIA RELEASEEmbargoed to 8 p.m., Wednesday, 27 August 2014Maori Party candidate’s SOS to northern Maori voters: “Save our seats!”(Extract from address by Rev Te Hira Paenga to Kura Hourua... more

Mary O’Neill to Stand for the Alliance in Napier

28 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Alliance Party Mary O’Neill to Stand for the Alliance in NapierThe Alliance Party has confirmed Mary O’Neill as the Alliance candidate in the Napier Electorate for the 2014 election.Party co leader... more

TONIGHT [28/8/14]: The Great Political Comedy Debate

28 Aug 2014 News
Bats Theatre TONIGHT: The Great Political Comedy DebateIt's a night for debating. You could stay home frowning at tonight's Leaders debate, or laugh it up with us at BATS!Check out our awesome line-up... more

Excellence and impact for top quality research

28 Aug 2014 News
University of Auckland Excellence and impact for top quality research*Interviews:This was a University of Auckland seminar, but the two invited speakers, Dr Philip Campbell (who is the Editor-in-Chief of the... more

Minister congratulates Diversity Award winners

28 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Jo GoodhewMinister for Women’s Affairs 28 August 2014 Media Statement Minister congratulates Diversity Award winnersWomen’s Affairs Minister Jo Goodhew has congratulated... more

Cunliffe against personal responsibility over billboards

28 Aug 2014 News
Conservative Party “Cuddle a Crim” Cunliffe advocates against personal responsibility over billboard signsThe accusation by David Cunliffe that the Conservative Party is subscribing to a surveillance society by... more

Forest managers branch out for safety training

28 Aug 2014 News
North Tec Media Release 26 August 2014Forest Managers Branch Out For Safety TrainingA Kerikeri-based forest management company is helping its staff grow their health and safety knowledge. A total of 12... more

Significant fallout from Dirty Politics allegations

28 Aug 2014 News
Horizon Research Limited Research ResultsSignificant fallout from Dirty Politics allegations28 Aug 14Dirty politics ... costing National up to 3.8% of its pre-publication supportLarge numbers of New Zealanders... more

Colin Craig is "deluded and dangerous" - Act

28 Aug 2014 News
ACT New Zealand Colin Craig is deluded and dangerous “Colin Craig is proposing a radical transformation of our constitution. The Conservatives are proposing to overthrow of one hundred and fifty odd years of... more

Free influenza vaccine programme ends soon

28 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Free influenza vaccine programme ends soonAssociate Health Minister Jo Goodhew is encouraging those eligible for a free flu vaccine to get in quick, with the programme due to wrap-up on... more

Gordon Campbell on Peters’ latest bout of immigrant bashing

28 Aug 2014 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on Winston Peters’ latest bout of immigrant bashing, and Bob Dylan in the basement (again)So in the latest 3News-Reid Research poll, New Zealand First and the... more

Polls confirm dirty politics out and the Conservatives in

28 Aug 2014 News
Conservative Party Polls confirm dirty politics are out and the Conservatives are in The latest 3News-Reid Research poll has the Conservative Party on 4.6 per cent which means they are virtually on their way to... more

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News

NZ urges all parties to make Gaza ceasefire work

27 Aug 2014 News
Foreign Minister Murray McCully says New Zealand welcomes news that an indefinite ceasefire has been agreed by Israel and the ... more

The Dirty Politics Fallout

27 Aug 2014 Politics
3News-Reid Research poll shows that the Conservative Party is on the verge of making it into the next Parliament, even without an ... more

Business

Christchurch property investor wins policy appeal in Supreme Court

27 Aug 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Christchurch property investor Ridgecrest wins IAG policy appeal in Supreme Court By Jonathan ... more

Time to rethink India's IT reputation, delegation says

26 Aug 2014 Business News By Pattrick Smellie
Article - BusinessDesk   Time to rethink India's IT reputation, says visiting delegation Aug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - India's... more

Living

Entries open The Hobbit Fan Fellowship Contest

26 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Air New Zealand Air New Zealand invites Hobbit fans to enter The Hobbit Fan Fellowship Contest for a chance to win a ... more

MTV VMAs 2014: Lorde wins Best Rock Video over actual rock bands

25 Aug 2014 Environment
Singer Lorde shows off her Moonman trophy for Best Rock Video for ‘Royals.’ Lorde, have mercy. The New Zealand pop star... more

Property

House sales down as winter cools market - REINZ

14 Aug 2014 Property
New Zealand house sales fell in July as winter cooled the appetite of house hunters while a drop in properties selling for $400,000... more

NZ property values rise at slowest annual pace in 13 months

7 Aug 2014 Property By Paul McBeth
Aug. 7 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand property values rose at the slowest annual pace in 13 months in July as rising interest rates,... more

Migration

Who's living next door to you?

20 Aug 2014 Migration
Statistics NZ puts out detailed data on different ethnic groups, down to the 108 people from the Isle of Man. Did you know there are... more

NZ population growth speeds up

14 Aug 2014 Migration
New Zealand's climb to 4.5 million people has been faster in the past year than it has in any other year in the past decade,... more

Travel

Auckland 10th most liveable city - again

19 Aug 2014 Travel & Tourism
Auckland has again been ranked the tenth most liveable city in the world. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released its... more

Air NZ Dreamliner to be put on show

15 Aug 2014 Travel & Tourism
An Air New Zealand Dreamliner is to be put on show at a famous air show next week. The Boeing 787-9 aircraft will be exhibited to... more

Sport

Rugby World Cup 2015 Official Team Bases Announced

27 Aug 2014 Rugby
41 team bases selected for use at Rugby World Cup 2015 20 competing teams will be based across England and Wales Team bases selected... more

Emirates Team New Zealand update - 18 points from the last race not enough

26 Aug 2014 Sailing
  Today’s pictures are here, the video here   August 25 2014 There was good and not-so-go... more

Columns

NZ’s UN Security Council bid hangs by a nuclear thread

27 Aug 2014 Opinion By Bob Rigg
On 16 June the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna circulated a request backed by 18 members of the Arab League... more

Gordon Campbell on the US somersaults over Syria and Iran

26 Aug 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on the US foreign policy somersaults over Syria and Iran Amidst the day-to-day reports about the military... more

Kiwi Success

The duo behind NZ's hottest new label

20 Aug 2014 People
We're expecting big things from Harman Grubisa, the new label from Auckland-based friends Madeleine Harman (right) and Jessica... more

Victoria announces new strategic appointments

11 Aug 2014 Appointments
Victoria University of Wellington has announced the appointment of New Zealand’s first Provost, Professor Neil... more

Recruitment

High dollar, hands-off Govt sends workers to dole queue

22 Aug 2014 Recruitment
The loss of up to 100 jobs at Croxley stationery in Auckland is devastating news for their families and the local Avondale... more

On track to surplus, more jobs, higher incomes

19 Aug 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand is on track to Budget surplus this year, backed by good growth, more jobs and higher incomes under the ... more