News

Gordon Campbell on the crisis in Greece

30 Jun 2015 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on the crisis in GreeceGreece, as the cradle of democracy, is getting no brownie points for actually practicing it. The decision by the Greek government to go back to... more

Fewer students being suspended

30 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education30 June 2015 Fewer students being suspendedA drop in the number of school students being suspended, stood-down, excluded and expelled has been... more

Paula Rose appointed to BSA

30 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister of BroadcastingPaula Rose appointed to BSABroadcasting Minister Amy Adams has announced the appointment of Paula Rose QSO, as a board member of the Broadcasting... more

Delivering benefits to families - July 1 changes

30 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister30 June 2015Delivering benefits to families - July 1 changesA number of government policies that come into effect tomorrow will deliver real benefits to... more

NZ signs up to Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

29 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Bill EnglishMinister of Finance29 June 2015NZ signs up to Asian Infrastructure Investment BankNew Zealand has formally become a founding member of the Asian Infrastructure Investment... more

Appointments to REANNZ and Science Board

29 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government Steven Joyce29 JUNE, 2015Appointments to REANNZ and Science BoardScience and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today announced a number of board appointments and reappointments.Research... more

Free Press 29/6/15: The Harmful Digital Communications Bill

29 Jun 2015 News
ACT New Zealand Free Press ACT’s new regular bulletin The Harmful Digital Communications BillDavid Seymour fears this will be another case study in bad law-making and outlines why he opposes this Bill... more

Tax response to flooding announced

29 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Todd McClayMinister of Revenue 29 June 2015 Media Statement Tax response to flooding announcedRevenue Minister Todd McClay says taxpayers affected by the flooding... more

Establishment of Legislation Design and Advisory Committee

29 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government 9 June 2015 Establishment of Legislation Design and Advisory CommitteeAttorney-General Christopher Finlayson today announced the establishment of the Legislation Design and Advisory... more

Appointments to Tertiary Education Commission board

29 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Tertiary Education Skills and Employment 29 June 2015 Appointments to Tertiary Education Commission boardTertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister... more

New Chairs for three Crown Research Institutes

29 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister of Science and Innovation 29 June 2015New Chairs for three Crown Research Institutes Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today announced a number of... more

New Special Housing Areas for Tauranga

29 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for Building and HousingNew Special Housing Areas for TaurangaTwo Special Housing Areas (SHAs) with the potential for 210 new homes in Tauranga were approved... more

International Youth Exchange Students Lead The way

29 Jun 2015 News
Rotary International Youth Exchange Students Lead The wayRotary’s Emergency Response Kit programme got an unexpected gift of generosity during New Zealand’s National Volunteer Week. Seven International Youth... more

US/NZ Partnership Forum opens

29 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Murray McCullyMinister of Foreign Affairs29 June 2015 Media Statement US/NZ Partnership Forum opensForeign Minister Murray McCully today welcomed the start of the US/NZ... more

Consultation begins on property bright-line test

29 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Todd McClayMinister of Revenue 29 June 2015 Consultation begins on property bright-line testRevenue Minister Todd McClay today welcomed the release of detailed design proposals for... more

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News

New on-body cameras for Corrections officers

24 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government New on-body cameras for Corrections officers On-body cameras for frontline Corrections staff are being rolled... more

Lower tobacco duty free limit yields results

24 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nicky WagnerMinister of CustomsHon Peseta Sam Lotu-IigaAssociate Minister of Health Lower tobacco... more

Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain, led by A2 as bidders named

24 Jun 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain, led by A2 as potential bidder unmasked; dividends appeal By Jonathan ... more

Wearable tech start-up launches US$200,000 crowdfund bid

24 Jun 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Wearable tech start-up launches US$200,000 crowdfunding campaign By Fiona Rotherham June 23... more

Living

Remarkables ski area to kick off 2015 season this Saturday

24 Jun 2015 Lifestyle
The Remarkables June 24 2015 The Remarkables ski area to kick off 2015 season this Saturday The Remarkables ski area in Queenstown... more

SMCO-SOUNZ Composer Workshop selected works announced

23 Jun 2015 Lifestyle
SOUNZ For immediate release SMCO-SOUNZ Composer Workshop selected works announced SOUNZ and Auckland based St Matthews Chamber... more

Property

Extending Canterbury accommodation support

24 Jun 2015 Property
New Zealand Government Hon Anne Tolley Minister for Social Development 24 June 2015 Extending Canterbury accommodation... more

Arvida to buy three Auckland facilities for $62M

24 Jun 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   Arvida to buy three Auckland facilities for $62M, raising new capital By Paul McBeth June 24 ... more

Migration

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

More visas online through Immigration ONLINE

16 Jun 2015 Migration
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes the roll out of online Work and Visitor visas as fantastic news for Immigration New ... more

Travel

Air NZ sees annual earnings rising by as much as 60%

24 Jun 2015 Travel & Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk   Air NZ sees annual earnings rising by as much as 60% By Paul McBeth June 24 (BusinessDesk) - Air New... more

Analysts divided on Jetstar impact on Air NZ's earnings

19 Jun 2015 Travel & Tourism
  Analysts divided on impact on Air NZ's earnings of Jetstar's regional routes challenge June 19 (BusinessDesk) - Analysts are... more

Sport

Extra sizzle added to New Zealand’s Biggest Cycling Occasion

24 Jun 2015 Cycling
Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge Extra sizzle added to New Zealand’s Biggest Cycling Occasion With entries opening in just under a... more

Gilmour targeting another strong finish at Rally Gisborne

24 Jun 2015 Motor Sport
Emma Gilmour Gilmour targeting another strong finish at Rally Gisborne 23.6.15 Emma Gilmour intends to start the second half of the... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on telling the poor to ask for more

24 Jun 2015 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on telling the poor to ask for more The government’s more

Gordon Campbell on the Pope’s encyclical on climate change

19 Jun 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on the Pope’s encyclical on climate change   The spread of market mechanisms into every facet of... more

Kiwi Success

Appointment of Judges of the High Court

19 Jun 2015 Appointments
Christchurch Queen’s Counsel Nicholas Davidson and Auckland Barrister and Solicitor Rebecca Anne Edwards have been appointed... more

Appointments to the independent Charities Registration Board

16 Jun 2015 Appointments
  Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew has announced the appointment of a new member to the independent Charities... more

Recruitment

Carpentry apprentices go head to head

23 Jun 2015 Recruitment
Apprentice of the Year Competition Carpentry apprentices go head to head in national competition Entries for the Registered Master ... more

NZ employees rate work-life balance as top priority

26 May 2015 Press Releases By Anna Lu
  NZ employees rate work-life balance as top priority, while job seekers eye cash, survey shows May 26 (BusinessDesk) - New... more