News

Social Security Amendment Bill

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Social Security (Extension of Young Persons Services and Remedial Matters) Amendment Bill On 23 July 2015, the House of Representatives referred the Social Security (Extension of Young... more

Appointments to the New Zealand Film Commission

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Maggie BarryMinister for Arts, Culture and Heritage31 July 2015 Appointments to the New Zealand Film CommissionDame Patsy Reddy has been reappointed as Chair of the New Zealand... more

Joyce to visit the Philippines and Viet Nam

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Economic Development 31 July 2015 Joyce to visit the Philippines and Viet Nam Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce departs for the Philippines... more

Winston Churchill Fellows honoured

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Jo GoodhewMinister for the Community and Voluntary Sector 31 July 2015 Winston Churchill Fellows honouredCommunity and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew is congratulating the... more

More than 1.2m flu vaccine doses distributed

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of Health 31 July 2015 More than 1.2m flu vaccine doses distributedHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman says the Government has reached its target of... more

New Metroport Christchurch brings healthy competition

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Simon BridgesMinister of Transport31 July 2015 New Metroport Christchurch brings healthy competitionThe opening of the new Metroport Christchurch will drive competition and innovation... more

NZ deeply concerned at Israeli settlements announcement

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Murray McCullyMinister of Foreign Affairs31 July 2015 Media Statement NZ deeply concerned at Israeli settlements announcementForeign Minister Murray McCully says New... more

New premises for Auckland addiction service

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of Health 31 July 2015 New premises for Auckland addiction serviceHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman has today opened the new premises for Auckland’s... more

Opportunities for Maori in Manawatu-Whanganui

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Te Ururoa FlavellMinister for Maori Development 31 July 2015 Opportunities for Maori in Manawatu-WhanganuiThe Manawatu-Whanganui region has significant potential for growth,... more

Site purchased for Pt Chevalier Kindergarten

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nikki KayeAssociate Minister of Education31 July 2015 Site purchased for Pt Chevalier Kindergarten and Community Education HubAssociate Education Minister Nikki Kaye today... more

World Cup audiences shouldn’t be stuck at home

31 Jul 2015 News
ACT New Zealand World Cup audiences shouldn’t be stuck at homeJuly 31, 2015. 11:00amACT Leader David Seymour intends to introduce a Bill to let people watch the 2015 Rugby World Cup in bars and function... more

Gordon Campbell on Tim Groser missing in action on the TPP

31 Jul 2015 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on Tim Groser missing in action on the TPPWhile rapid change is always possible in trade talks as they approach the deadline, lets assume that the offers on the table... more

Carrying Tasers a welcome move

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Michael WoodhouseMinister of Police31 July 2015Carrying Tasers a welcome move Police Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes today’s announcement by Police Commissioner Mike Bush that all... more

Aranui education vision takes shape

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education31 July 2015Aranui education vision takes shapeEducation Minister Hekia Parata today planted a manuka tree at the Aranui Community School site to mark... more

Report reveals Manawatu-Whanganui opportunities

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Economic DevelopmentHon Nathan GuyMinister for Primary IndustriesReport reveals Manawatu-Whanganui opportunitiesThe Manawatu-Whanganui region has strong... more

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News

Small businesses urged to value and protect IP

24 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government   Hon Craig Foss Minister for Small Business 24 July 2015 Small businesses urged to value and protect... more

Labour will not support TPP if it undermines NZ sovereignty

23 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Labour Party 23 July 2015MEDIA STATEMENT Labour will not support TPP if it undermines NZ sovereignty The Labour Party... more

Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares extend fall on OCR disappointment

24 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares extend fall on OCR disappointment; Meridian, Genesis drop By Suze ... more

New health and safety rules relaxed for small businesses

24 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   New health and safety rules relaxed for small businesses By Pattrick Smellie July 24 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Living

Film NZ scrapped after screen production grant review

23 Jul 2015 Entertainment
Article - BusinessDesk <3>Film NZ scrapped after review of govt's screen production grant By Suze Metherell July 23... more

Awards to recognise the stars of NZ recreation

21 Jul 2015 Lifestyle
Nominations are open for the annual New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) Awards, recognising innovative and inspiring... more

Property

'Whipsaw' risk for Auckland house prices as China slows

16 Jul 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   'Whipsaw' risk for Auckland house prices as Chinese economy slows By Pattrick Smellie July 16 ... more

Auckland house prices up a record 26% in June year: REINZ

13 Jul 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
Article - BusinessDesk Auckland house prices up 26% in June year, buyers looking further afield: REINZ By Tina Morrison July 13 ... more

Migration

NZ net migration reaches new annual record in June

21 Jul 2015 Migration By Paul McBeth
  NZ net migration reaches new annual record in June, swelled by Indian, Chinese students July 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

NZ migration rises to new annual record in May

22 Jun 2015 Migration By Suze Metherell
  NZ migration rises to new annual record in May, closing in on Treasury's upside scenario June 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

Travel

SmartGates to more than double

23 Jul 2015 Travel & Tourism
Over $6 million from the Future Investment Fund will go towards expanding and modernising SmartGate at our borders to help manage ... more

Minister welcomes Tourism Industry Association partnership

15 Jul 2015 NZ Tourism
Minister welcomes Tourism Industry Association partnership A new partnership between the Department of Conservation and New ... more

Sport

All Blacks team named for Test against South Africa

24 Jul 2015 Rugby
James Broadhurst and Lima Sopoaga to make Test debuts                  ... more

Impressive opening for new-look Silver Ferns

24 Jul 2015 Netball
The versatility of the Silver Ferns line-up shone through when they completed an impressive 91-31 win over the Fiji Pearls in the... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the dogged reluctance to condemn Serco

23 Jul 2015 Opinion
The refusal by Minister Sam Lotu-Liga to hold Serco accountable for the company’s failings in prison management is bad... more

Gordon Campbell on Key talking up our - and China's - economy

21 Jul 2015 Opinion
  Gordon Campbell on John Key trying to talk up our - and China’s – ailing economy It wasn’t exactly... more

Kiwi Success

Appointment of Queen’s Counsel

24 Jul 2015 Appointments
New Zealand Government   Hon Christopher Finlayson Attorney-General 24 July 2015 Appointment of Queen’s Counsel Three... more

Al Monro replaces Sir Peter Maire at Callaghan Innovation

22 Jul 2015 Appointments By Fiona Rotherham
  Al Monro replaces Sir Peter Maire on Callaghan Innovation board July 22 (BusinessDesk) - Al Monro has been appointed to the... more

Recruitment

Economic turmoil unlikely to see Greek workers fleeing to NZ

16 Jul 2015 Press Releases
Declan Clancy says economic turmoil unlikely to see Greek workers fleeing to NZ One World Resourcing’s Declan Clancy is not... more

2/3s of workers would quit for more flexible work: survey

10 Jul 2015 Recruitment By Fiona Rotherham
July 10 (BusinessDesk) - Around two-thirds of workers would consider leaving their current job if offered a comparable one with... more