News

Singapore-NZ Defence relationship celebrated

18 Jan 2017 News
16 JANUARY, 2017New Zealand and Singapore’s Defence Ministers Gerry Brownlee and Dr Ng Eng Hen today observed Exercise Thunder Warrior, an artillery live-firing exercise at the Waiouru Training Area.This year... more

Earthquake hit farmers to be offered movable homes

18 Jan 2017 News
18 JANUARY, 2017Twenty temporary housing units at the Rawhiti Domain used to support families through the Christchurch earthquakes are to be offered to farmers with significantly damaged homes from the Kaikoura... more

Andrew Little's pledge on Pike Mine dangerous and contradictory

18 Jan 2017 Pike River Tragedy
18 JANUARY, 2017Labour Leader Andrew Little's idea for a law change to give Solid Energy a legal exemption to any liabilities that might arise out of a re-entry to the mine is hypocritical and unsafe, Environment... more

Resolution 2334 - Preserving the two state solution

13 Jan 2017 News
Opinion - New Zealand Government Murray McCully12 January, 2017Opinion: Resolution 2334 - Preserving the two state solution The spirit of unanimity in which the United Nations Security Council passed resolution... more

Inspiring women recognised in 2017 Honours

31 Dec 2016 News
31 December 2016Some of New Zealand’s most inspiring women have been recognised in the 2017 New Year’s Honours list released today.Olympian Valerie Adams, Maori educator Georgina Kingi and former... more

New Zealand educators congratulated on NY Honours

31 Dec 2016 Education
31.12.16Education Minister Hekia Parata and Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith have congratulated the 17 New Zealanders who have received New Year Honours for services to... more

More NZ support for Syria relief efforts

26 Dec 2016 News
23 December 2016 Foreign Minister Murray McCully today announced that New Zealand will provide an additional $1 million to help Syrian people affected by the civil war, including those in Aleppo. The money... more

NZ welcomes UN resolution on Middle East Peace Process

26 Dec 2016 News
Foreign Minister Murray McCully today welcomed the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 2334 regarding the Middle East Peace Process. The resolution passed with 14 votes in favour and an abstention from the... more

Lotto NZ and their players thanked for support and generosity

12 Dec 2016 Environment
11 Nov 2016 Internal Affairs Minister, Peter Dunne, has warmly thanked Lotto players for their generosity in helping to raise over $2.7 million for the special Lotto draw that the Minister initiated with Lotto NZ... more

McCully to New York for UNSC meetings

12 Dec 2016 News
Foreign Minister Murray McCully travels to New York tomorrow for UN Security Council meetings. “This will be my final visit to New York during our two years on the United Nations Security Council,” Mr... more

Who is NZ's likely new prime minister?

8 Dec 2016 Politics By Brent Edwards
Analysis - It has been a long, hard road for Bill English to the prime ministership expected for him on Monday. First elected to Parliament in 1990, Mr English was quickly identified as one of the National Party's... more

Syria’s War Spurred by Contest for Gas Delivery to Europe

6 Dec 2016 News
Opinion - Project Censored 8. Syria’s War Spurred by Contest for Gas Delivery to Europe, Not Muslim SectarianismOctober 4, 2016 At least four years into the crisis in Syria, “most people have no idea how this... more

PM to resign: 'It feels like the right time to go'

5 Dec 2016 Politics By Benedict Collins
 8:47 pm 5 Dec 2016 Prime Minister John Key has suddenly resigne... more

Pharmac increases access to new treatments

5 Dec 2016 Health
Jonathan Coleman 5 December, 2016 Pharmac increases access to new treatments Health Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomes Pharmac’s major funding package with Roche for nine medicines which will benefit ... more

Prime Minister John Key announces resignation

5 Dec 2016 Ministerial Speeches
Rt Hon. John Key 5 December, 2016 Just a few days ago I marked the anniversary of my eighth year as Prime Minister and my tenth as leader of the National Party. Such an occasion seems a fitting time to not only... more

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News

Singapore-NZ Defence relationship celebrated

18 Jan 2017 News
16 JANUARY, 2017New Zealand and Singapore’s Defence Ministers Gerry Brownlee and Dr Ng Eng Hen today observed Exercise Thunder... more

Earthquake hit farmers to be offered movable homes

18 Jan 2017 News
18 JANUARY, 2017Twenty temporary housing units at the Rawhiti Domain used to support families through the Christchurch earthquakes are... more

Business

Korean FTA delivers new round of tariff cuts

18 Jan 2017 Business News
8 JANUARY, 2017More local businesses looking to expand into Korea will benefit from the latest round of tariff reductions under the... more

Solid growth for NZ despite fragile world economy

26 Dec 2016 Business News
The New Zealand economy continued to grow solidly in the September quarter, posting a higher than expected 1.1 per cent growth rate... more

Living

3rd Position, Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series

21 Nov 2016 Lifestyle
Emirates Team New Zealand EMIRATES TEAM NEW ZEALAND CLOSES IN 3rd POSITION THE LOUIS VUITTON AMERICA’S CUP WORLD SERIES more

Arts Foundation Award recipients for 2016

14 Nov 2016 Lifestyle
The Arts Foundation Next generation of internationally acclaimed talent among the Arts Foundation Award recipients for 2016Under ... more

Property

NZ house prices gain 11% in October

14 Nov 2016 Property
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 14 November 2016 10:28 AM NZ house prices gain 11% in October, driven by sales of higher value homes By... more

RBNZ sees pressures building in Auckland construction sector

11 Nov 2016 Property By Paul McBeth
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 10 November 2016 04:04 PM RBNZ sees pressures building in Auckland construction sector By Paul ... more

Migration

Good progress on investment attraction strategy

8 Dec 2016 Migration
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed news that New Zealand is attracting a higher level of quality international... more

Changes to Financial Markets Conduct Act impact UK pension transfers

1 Nov 2016 Migration
New Zealand Government Hon Paul GoldsmithMinister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs 1 November 2016 Changes to Financial Markets... more

Travel

Tourism spending strong ahead of summer season

18 Jan 2017 Travel & Tourism
12 JANUARY, 2017Tourism spending continued to grow throughout most regions in the year to November 2016, providing a solid base ahead... more

Work on $700m Puhoi road underway

8 Dec 2016 Travel & Tourism
Hon. Simon Bridges 8 December, 2016 Prime Minister John Key and Transport Minister Simon Bridges have turned the sod on th... more

Sport

Counties Manukau claim double victories at 2017 Bayleys National Sevens

18 Jan 2017 Rugby
15 January 2017 Counties Manukau are national sevens rugby champions.  In a stunning double effort, Counties Manukau have been... more

WHITE FERNS in form as competitions heat up

18 Jan 2017 Cricket
Posted Tuesday, 17 January, 2017 in International NewsNew Zealand’s WHITE FERNS are already showing Australia how it’s... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Gareth Morgan crusade

11 Nov 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Gareth Morgan crusade First published on Werewolf more

Gordon Campbell on the US election outcome

10 Nov 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the US election outcome more

Kiwi Success

High Commissioner to India announced

8 Dec 2016 Appointments
Hon. Murray McCully 7 December, 2016 High Commissioner to India announced Foreign Minister Murray McCully today... more

Acting District Court Judge appointed

11 Nov 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Christopher FinlaysonAttorney-General 11 November 2016 Acting District Court Judge appointed Wellington... more

Recruitment

NZ Government accepts recommendations on pay equity

8 Dec 2016 Recruitment
Hon. Paula Bennett,  Hon. Michael Woodhouse, Hon. Louise Upston 24 November, 2016 The Government will update the Equa... more

Fisher Funds hunts for new head to replace founder

2 Nov 2016 Recruitment
Article - BusinessDesk Tuesday 01 November 2016 04:42 PM Fisher Funds hunts for new head to replace founder Carmel Fisher By Paul ... more

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