News

Commission Opening Of Parliament For October 20

30 Sep 2014 Politics
The Commission Opening of Parliament has been confirmed for October 20 with the State Opening to take place the next day. The 51st Parliament will be proclaimed by the Governor General with Commissioners... more

Rutherford Discovery Fellowships awarded

30 Sep 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister of Science & Innovation 30 September 2014 Media Statement Rutherford Discovery Fellowships awardedTen of New Zealand’s most talented early to... more

DOC appoints Lincoln Professor as Chief Science Advisor

30 Sep 2014 News
Lincoln University Media Release30 September 2014- for immediate releaseDOC appoints Lincoln Professor as Chief Science AdvisorLincoln University Professor of Environmental Management Ken Hughey has been... more

Otago Polytechnic Australasian sustainability award finalist

30 Sep 2014 Environment
Otago Polytechnic The ongoing success of Otago Polytechnic’s comprehensive sustainability strategy has been recognised with a nomination in the prestigious 2014 Green Gown Awards Australasia. The Awards,... more

Royal baby girl will be named after Diana - biographer

30 Sep 2014 News
Almost a month after it was revealed the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting a second child, some punters are placing massive sums on its name. With speculation rife as to what Prince William and Kate... more

Successful social enterprise teams announced

29 Sep 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Jo GoodhewMinister for the Community and Voluntary Sector 29 September 2014 Media Statement Successful social enterprise teams announcedCommunity and Voluntary Sector... more

Seymour appointment green light for failing charter schools

29 Sep 2014 News
Green Party 29 September 2014Seymour appointment green light for failing charter schoolsAppointing ACT’s David Seymour as Parliamentary Under Secretary to the Education Minister will mean taxpayers picking up... more

Committed to Primary Industries

29 Sep 2014 News
Aoraki Polytechnic Press ReleaseAoraki Polytechnic and Grow Mid Canterbury Agricultural education is being given a huge boost in Mid-Canterbury with new programmes being rolled out by Aoraki Polytechnic. This... more

S.I.T Hairdressing Competition

29 Sep 2014 News
Southern Institute Of Technology S.I.T Hairdressing CompetitionBells and whistles were all go last Friday at the Southern Institute of Technology when the Certificate in Elementa... more

An open letter to the Prime Minister

29 Sep 2014 News
Transparency International NZ 29 September, 2014 Transparency International New Zealand Wellington New ZealandAn open letter to the Prime Minister...in which Transparency International New Zealand asks the... more

Bachelor of Nursing Maori students ready

29 Sep 2014 News
Whitireia / For immediate releaseBachelor of Nursing Maori students ready to tackle their health careersThe third cohort of graduands from the Bachelor of Nursing Maori programme at Whitireia will be... more

Paula Bennett ‘great work’ acknowledged – McVicar

29 Sep 2014 News
Conservative Party PRESS RELEASE29/9/2014Paula Bennett ‘great work’ acknowledged – McVicar“Paula Bennett, as Minister of Social Development, has contributed significantly in lowering our crime rate and... more

Costly Lackey’s Job for a Lackey

29 Sep 2014 News
New Zealand First Party Rt Hon Winston PetersNew Zealand First Leader29 SEPTEMBER 2014 Costly Lackey’s Job for a LackeyPrime Minister John Key is thumbing his nose at the status and importance of public... more

Key's Restraint in Propping up ACT Welcomed

29 Sep 2014 News
New Zealand Taxpayers' Union MEDIA RELEASETAXPAYERS' UNION WELCOMES KEY'S RESTRAINT IN PROPPING UP ACT29 SEPTEMBER 2014FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe Taxpayers’ Union is welcoming the announcement that ACT MP David... more

Only Concession is from the Taxpayer

29 Sep 2014 News
New Zealand Taxpayers' Union MEDIA RELEASEONLY CONCESSION IS FROM THE TAXPAYER29 SEPTEMBER 2014FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEResponding to the confidence and supply agreement reached between John Key and Peter Dunne’s... more

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News

Uncovering the secrets of NZ's discovery

30 Sep 2014 News
Two scientific papers have shed new light on how Polynesian explorers may have arrived in New Zealand, but the authors have... more

Commission Opening Of Parliament For October 20

30 Sep 2014 Politics
The Commission Opening of Parliament has been confirmed for October 20 with the State Opening to take place the next day. The 51st... more

Business

NZ dollar heads for 11% slump in Sept quarter

30 Sep 2014 Business News
By Paul McBeth Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar is heading for an 11 percent slump in the September quarter as... more

Derceto purchased by French company

30 Sep 2014 Business News
A technology startup born out of professional services consultancy Beca has taken the next step in its growth. Beca has concluded an... more

Living

Louis Baker covers Prince's 'Purple Rain'

30 Sep 2014 Entertainment
  The intensity of this up close and mesmerizing intimate performance shows why Baker has become renowned for both tear... more

Hang Out With the Julie Lamb Band

30 Sep 2014 Lifestyle
Julie Lamb Celebrate the launch of Julie Lamb’s much anticipated third album, When We Hang Out, with a free live performance... more

Property

NZ building consents flatline in August

30 Sep 2014 Property
By Suze Metherell Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand building consents held steady in August from a month earlier, underpinned... more

Australia's Quattro in talks to buy NZ properties

30 Sep 2014 Property
By Suze Metherell Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Quattro Asset Management, an Australian fund manager, is in negotiations to buy two... more

Migration

Migration boom rolls on as fewer kiwis depart

30 Sep 2014 Migration
New Zealand's annual net migration rose to a record in August, exceeding Treasury's forecasts, and spurred by more migrant arrivals... more

NZ net migration at annual record in August on big inflow

19 Sep 2014 Migration By Suze Metherell
  NZ net migration at annual record in August on big inflow, fewer departures Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand’s... more

Travel

Air NZ's Luxon defends domestic regional air fares

30 Sep 2014 Travel & Tourism
By Paul McBeth Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand chief executive Christopher Luxon has defended its pricing on domestic... more

Longer Wellington runway worth 2-5 flights daily by 2060

11 Sep 2014 Travel & Tourism By Pattrick Smellie
Sept. 11 (BusinessDesk) - Plans for a $350 million runway extension for Wellington International Airport would provide the capital... more

Sport

New Zealand's Top sporting rich list

30 Sep 2014 Sport
The Herald reveals who they believe are the highest-paid New Zealand sports people and look at how they make a living on and off the ... more

Footballing Giants Real Madrid and AC Milan Kick Off in Dec

30 Sep 2014 Football
Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) and Emirates Airline have announced that the 2014 UEFA Champions... more

Columns

Time to debate proportional representation

30 Sep 2014 Opinion
Article - Sridhar Ekambaram   Time to debate proportional representation By Sridhar Ekambaram30 September 2014 With the... more

Gordon Campbell on the farcical elevation of David Seymour

30 Sep 2014 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the farcical elevation of David Seymour With the election won, it's time to find... more

Kiwi Success

Pumpkin Patch overhauls board, chair Freeman retires

22 Sep 2014 Appointments By Suze Metherell
Sept. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Pumpkin Patch has continued to refresh its board, with chair Jane Freeman the latest to announce her... more

Prestigious Awards in Psychology

10 Sep 2014 People
The New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) -the largest membership association for psychologists in New Zealand, offers awards... more

Recruitment

NZ's top pay packet revealed: $4.1m

30 Sep 2014 Recruitment
With a total pay package worth $4.1 million, ANZ New Zealand's David Hisco is the top-paid boss in the Business Herald's executive pay... more

NZ job market expected to strengthen - survey

30 Sep 2014 Recruitment
The job market is expected to strengthen and potential employees are increasingly looking at staying in New Zealand for work instead... more