News

Academic not surprised owners docking worker wages

21 Nov 2014 News
University of Canterbury Canterbury academic not surprised petrol business owners docking workers wagesNovember 21, 2014A University of Canterbury business and economics associate professor says she is not... more

Conference to put lens on Asia-Pacific political journalism

21 Nov 2014 News
Pacific Media Centre Pacific Media Centre: www.pmc.aut.ac.nzConference to put lens on political journalism in Asia-Pacific21 November 2014Renowned investigative journalists, film makers, academics and media... more

Christmas comes early for arts and culture in Wellington

21 Nov 2014 News
Wellington City Council News Release21 November, 2014Christmas comes early for arts and culture in WellingtonThis week the Wellington City Council granted $109,000 to 26 organisations from the arts and culture... more

Aus/NZ Govt Procurement Agreement reaffirmed

21 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Economic Development21 November 2014Aus/NZ Govt Procurement Agreement reaffirmedThe New Zealand and Australian governments have today re-confirmed their... more

High performance squad selection for Nicole

21 Nov 2014 News
University of Waikato 21 November 2014High performance squad selection for NicoleUniversity of Waikato Hillary scholar Nicole van der Kaay is one of nine athletes selected for Triathlon New Zealand’s 2015 High... more

$550,000 for international Golden Oldies event

21 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Economic Development21 November 2014$550,000 for international Golden Oldies eventEconomic Development Minister Steven Joyce today announced a Major Events... more

British Parliament on Iran Nuclear Talks

21 Nov 2014 News
British Parliamentary Committee for Iran Freedom Parliamentary Motion Supported by 100 British MPs Calls on the UK Government to Take a Robust Position in Iran Nuclear TalksOn the eve of November 24 deadline... more

Design Students Get a Push in the Right Direction

21 Nov 2014 News
DesignGel Design Students Get a Push in the Right DirectionSince 2011 DesignGel (designgel.org.nz) has been helping young creatives develop the skills for a successful career in design. DesignGel are now... more

Minister welcomes vote for new teaching roles

21 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Minister welcomes vote for new teaching roles Education Minister Hekia Parata has welcomed the vote of secondary teachers in favour of new roles being added to their collective... more

Minister congratulates sports media winners

21 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Minister congratulates sports media winnersSport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman paid tribute last night to the country’s top sports journalists, broadcasters and photographers... more

Investment help for mid-range companies

21 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Investment help for mid-range companiesA Government service to help businesses raise capital and accelerate their international growth is turning its focus to the investment needs and... more

Two education initiatives with China

20 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment 20 November 2014 Media Statement Two education initiatives with ChinaTertiary Education, Skills and... more

New Zealand China television co-production agreement signed

20 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Tim GroserMinister of TradeHon Maggie BarryMinister for Arts, Culture and Heritage 20 November 2014 Media Statement New Zealand China television co-production agreement... more

PM meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping

20 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister20 November 2014 Media Statement PM meets with Chinese President Xi JinpingPrime Minister John Key held successful talks with Chinese President Xi... more

Women in trades: it’s a good fit

20 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Women in trades: it’s a good fitMinister for Women Louise Upston is encouraging employers to attract more women to trades work to assist with the Canterbury rebuild.The Minister has today... more

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News

Broadband uptake exceeds ten per cent

18 Nov 2014 News
Connections to broadband have accelerated by nearly forty per cent over the past quarter as more households, businesses and schools... more

NZ steps up support for fight against Ebola

17 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Health Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman and Foreign Minister Murray McCully have outlined further support from... more

Business

Extreme commute: From New Zealand to rural Iceland

18 Nov 2014 Business News
Every year, several dozen butchers make an epic commute - from provincial New Zealand to rural Iceland - for just two months' work.... more

A2 Milk to seek ASX listing, push into US market

18 Nov 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   A2 Milk to seek ASX listing, push into US market, renew sales into China By Fiona Rotherham Nov. 18 ... more

Living

Hawaiian Voyagers Return to Reaffirm their Link with Maori

17 Nov 2014 Lifestyle
WAITANGI, New Zealand – When intrepid Hokulea crewmembers first sailed to Aotearoa (New Zealand) 29 years ago using the ... more

Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship team in Round the Bridges

14 Nov 2014 Lifestyle
A University of Waikato Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship team is set to compete in this Sunday’s Round the Bridges. The team of... more

Property

More homes coming on board for Christchurch tenants

18 Nov 2014 Property
Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett is impressed with Housing New Zealand’s progress in building, redeveloping and repairing... more

New initiatives to improve tenancy services

17 Nov 2014 Property
Changes to the delivery of key tenancy services are set to streamline and speed up processes for landlords and tenants, Building and... more

Migration

Australians & New Zealanders should be free to live & work in UK

3 Nov 2014 Migration
Australians and New Zealanders should be granted special status to live and work in the United Kingdom without restriction, a new... more

New Zealand Named The Best Place For Raising Children

24 Oct 2014 Migration
New Zealand has been named the best place to raise a child in the Raising Children Abroad annual league table. According to the HSBC... more

Travel

NZ guest nights jump to a record in September on rise in international travelers

12 Nov 2014 Travel & Tourism By Tina Morrison
Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand guest nights rose 1.1 percent to a record for a September month, driven by a rebound in ... more

Travel to NZ made easier for Indian business visitors

7 Nov 2014 Travel & Tourism
Associate Tourism Minister Paula Bennett and Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse say Indian nationals travelling to New Zealand... more

Sport

NZ News UK pictorial: All Black's win over Scotland

18 Nov 2014 Rugby
NZ News UK's Tony Morrison was at Murrayfield Saturday 15 November with his camera.  Below are some of his photos of the action -... more

Less than two weeks left to register for TRYathlon

18 Nov 2014 Sport
Weetbix Tryathlon Less than two weeks left to register for the Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Valerie Adams and Anna Harrison ... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Australia scoring trade points with China

18 Nov 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  It hasn’t been a great year for Trade Minister Tim Groser. The Trans Pacific Partnership deal has been deadlocked all... more

Gordon Campbell on training efforts against fundamentalism

14 Nov 2014 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on our training efforts against fundamentalism by Gordon Campbell As New Zealand... more

Kiwi Success

New Ambassador to the Philippines announced

18 Nov 2014 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced diplomat David Strachan as New Zealand’s new Ambassador to the... more

New High Commissioner to Malaysia

18 Nov 2014 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has today named diplomat John Subritzky as New Zealand’s new High Commissioner to Malaysia, to... more

Recruitment

Smiths City starts CEO search after Hellings signals exit

12 Nov 2014 Recruitment
Article - BusinessDesk   Smiths City starts search for new CEO after Hellings signals exit By Paul McBeth Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk)... more

More than 600 take up 3K to Christchurch jobs

28 Oct 2014 Recruitment
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says the Government’s 3K to Christchurch scheme is a winner with 633 unemployed people... more