News

Massey welcomes new funding for Asian languages

29 Aug 2014 News
Massey University Friday, August 29, 2014Massey welcomes new funding for Asian languages An announcement that the Government will invest $10 million over five years to increase the provision of Asian language... more

Credit unions in the political spotlight

29 Aug 2014 News
NZ Association of Credit Unions 29 August 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Credit unions in the political spotlight Dirty politics was put aside last night as senior politicians outlined their universal support for... more

Labour to foster Kiwi love of sport and the great outdoors

29 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Labour Party Labour to foster Kiwi love of sport and the great outdoorsA Labour Government will promote physical activity, back our top athletes and help foster Kiwis’ love of the great outdoors by... more

Williams to Seek Judicial Review of Candidacy Decisions

29 Aug 2014 News
Andrew Williams MP Andrew Williams to Seek Judicial Review of New Zealand First Candidacy DecisionsNew Zealand First Member of Parliament Andrew Williams has instructed his lawyers to file papers today in the... more

Last Nights Leaders Debate Drives The #nzpol Wordcloud

29 Aug 2014 News
Qrious 29 August 2014Last Nights Leaders Debate Drives The #nzpol WordcloudFollowing last nights leaders debate on TV One between John Key and David Cunliffe, the data insight organisation more

Adult Learning Key to Rebuilding Communities

29 Aug 2014 News
Adult Learners' Week Media Release July 17 2014Adult Learning Key to Rebuilding CommunitiesAdult learners Alysha West and Rozarna Partridge are barely out of their teens but have already experienced... more

Cannabis Laws Breach Treaty - ALCP

29 Aug 2014 News
Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party Cannabis Laws Breach Treaty - ALCPCannabis prohibition is neo-colonial oppression resulting in the disproportionate imprisonment of Maori, the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party... more

2014 Variation Broadcasting Allocation Decision Released

29 Aug 2014 News
Electoral Commission 29 August 2014 Variation Broadcasting Allocation Decision Released29 August 2014 News items The Electoral Commission has released a variation decision on the amount of time and money... more

UnitedFuture releases Campaign Song

29 Aug 2014 News
United Future NZ Party UnitedFuture releases Campaign SongHere's UnitedFuture's newly released campaign song http://youtu.be/uQSGNuXDAcMThe United Future Election Song. featuring stunning photography of Tony... more

Prime Minister to Attend Launch of Te Toka Trade Training

29 Aug 2014 News
Te Toka Media release: Thursday 28 August 2014 Te Toka Trades Training Programme To Build Region’s Workforce Building a solid foundation for the future of the Tairawhiti is the driving force behind a... more

Cash injection for Waikato conservation groups

29 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Cash injection for Waikato conservation groupsAssociate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner today announced more than $500,000 in funding for Waikato area conservation groups.Tui 2000,... more

Record consents show Government housing reforms working

29 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Record consents show Government housing reforms workingHousing Minister Dr Nick Smith today welcomed the July building consent figures from Statistics New Zealand that show the number of... more

Reducing pain, increasing prevention

29 Aug 2014 News
Arthritis New Zealand Media ReleaseFor immediate release29 August 2014Reducing pain, increasing preventionArthritis New Zealand’s Chief Executive, Sandra Kirby, welcomed Hon. Tony Ryall’s ‘promise’ yesterday... more

Disability Focused Politicians’ Forum

29 Aug 2014 News
CCS Disability Action MEDIA ADVISORYDisability Focused Politicians’ Forum10am – 12pm, Saturday 30 AugustWA Building, AUT UniversityA group of Disabled People’s Organisations, providers and disabled people have... more

Wellington National Is Not Our Future Rally 30/8/14

29 Aug 2014 News
TPPA Action - Wellington Media Release: Wellington National Is Not Our Future Rally - Saturday 30th AugustThousands of people will march and rally at National is not our Future events on Saturday. Auckland is... more

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News

NZ provides further aid to Iraq

28 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government NZ provides further aid to Iraq Foreign Minister Murray McCully today announced that New Zealand will provide ... 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... 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

Jetstar loses ground in NZ as Qantas plunges to A$2.84B loss

28 Aug 2014 Travel & Tourism By Paul McBeth
Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Jetstar, the discount unit of Australian airline Qantas Airways, lost ground in New Zealand, while claiming... more

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

Sport

NZ Triathlon: Three Kiwi Aquathlon Golds in Edmonton

28 Aug 2014 Multisport
New Zealand has their Edmonton World Championship campaign underway with the perfect three from three gold medals in the elite... more

Dion Snell takes top prize at Auckland Rugby League Awards

28 Aug 2014 Sport
Howick Hornets second-rower Dion Snell has capped off a breakthrough year by being named 2014 Appliance Shed Fox Memorial Lion Red... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Peters’ latest bout of immigrant bashing

28 Aug 2014 Column By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on Winston Peters’ latest bout of immigrant bashing, and Bob Dylan in the basement (again) So in the... more

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

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