News

$158,000 to protect Taranaki biodiversity

7 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for the Environment 7 July 2015 Media Statement $158,000 to protect Taranaki biodiversityEnvironment Minister Dr Nick Smith today announced a $158,000... more

Acting District Court Judges appointed

7 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Christopher FinlaysonAttorney-General Acting District Court Judges appointedTen acting District Court Judges have been appointed, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson announced... more

Minister to attend RSE conference

7 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Michael WoodhouseMinister of Immigration7 July 2015Minister to attend RSE conferenceImmigration Minister Michael Woodhouse will travel to Samoa to attend Horticulture New Zealand’s... more

Climate change target announced

7 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Tim GroserMinister for Climate Change Issues 7 July 2015Climate change target announcedNew Zealand will commit to a new, more ambitious climate change target,Climate Change Issues... more

Youth Advisory Panel to aid CYF design

7 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government 7 July 2015Youth Advisory Panel to aid CYF design Social Development Minister Anne Tolley has announced the appointment of a Youth Advisory Panel to ensure the voices of children are... more

Cancer Control NZ thanked for their work

7 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government 7 July 2015Cancer Control NZ thanked for their workHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman has thanked Cancer Control New Zealand for their work over the last ten years.The independent... more

Small businesses encouraged to use GETS

7 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Craig FossMinister for Small Business Small businesses encouraged to use GETS Small Business Minister Craig Foss is encouraging small businesses to utilise the Electronic Tender... more

ACC board reappointments

7 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nikki KayeMinister for ACC ACC board reappointmentsACC Minister Nikki Kaye today announced the reappointment of six members of the board of the Accident Compensation... more

McCully to Forum Foreign Ministers meeting in Sydney

7 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Murray McCullyMinister of Foreign Affairscid:image001.jpg@01CF7BEB.DD2564607 July 2015 Media Statement McCully to Forum Foreign Ministers meeting in SydneyForeign... more

Strategy targets international investors

7 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government 7 July 2015 Strategy targets international investors Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce today announced Cabinet approval of a new national strategy to attract more... more

Healthy Families NZ launched in Invercargill

7 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government 7 July 2015 Healthy Families NZ launched in InvercargillHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman has welcomed the launch of Healthy Families Invercargill.“Healthy Families NZ will improve... more

Online assessment tools to lift numeracy and literacy

7 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment 7 July 2015 Media Statement Two new online assessment tools to lift numeracy and literacyTertiary Education,... more

Community Corrections opens on North Shore

7 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-IigaMinister of Correctionscid:image001.jpg@01D0B895.7ADC9A207 July 2015Community Corrections opens on North Shore Corrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga today... more

Rural Assistance Payments for struggling farmers

7 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Anne TolleyMinister for Social Development Hon Nathan GuyMinister for Primary Industries7 July 2015 Rural Assistance Payments for struggling farmers Social Development Minister Anne... more

Gordon Campbell on where Greece goes from here

7 Jul 2015 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on where Greece goes from hereWhen you ain’t got nothin’ you got nothin’ to lose – Bob Dylan As one candid British commentator tried to come to grips with why his... more

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News

Regeneration the focus of Christchurch governance

2 Jul 2015 Canterbury Earthquake
The regeneration of Christchurch will be the city’s focus for the next five years as local leadership progressively takes... more

Government Welcomes Successful WTO Trade Policy Review

2 Jul 2015 News
Government Welcomes Successful WTO Trade Policy Review Trade Minister Tim Groser today welcomed the conclusions of the 5th World... more

Business

TPP too big to fail, says visiting US trade deal specialist

2 Jul 2015 Business News By Fiona Rotherham
  TPP too big to fail, says visiting US trade deal specialist Petri July 2 (BusinessDesk) - Too much political capital has been... more

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

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

Wimbledon 2015: NZ Tennis players progress

2 Jul 2015 Sport
Kiwi Artem Sitak braves soaring temperatures and a lengthy battle to make it into the second round of doubles at Wimbledon.Kiwi Davis... more

Silver Ferns Netball World Cup team named

2 Jul 2015 Netball
Netball New Zealand (NNZ) National Selectors have picked a 12-strong Silver Ferns team featuring a mix of youth and experience to... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Tiwai Point, and saying “No” in Greece

2 Jul 2015 Opinion
Its hard to see how Rio Tinto’s one month delay in announcing its intentions about the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter is a good... more

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

Kiwi Success

New Environment Protection Authority (EPA) board appointments

2 Jul 2015 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick Smith Minister for the Environment New EPA board appointments Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith ... more

New Chair and Commissioners for Maori Language Commission

2 Jul 2015 Appointments
New Chair and Commissioners appointed to the Maori Language Commission The Maori Development Minister is pleased to announce that... 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