News

Groser disappointed TPP deal not reached

1 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Tim GroserMinister of Trade 1 August 2015 Media Statement Groser disappointed TPP deal not reachedTrade Minister Tim Groser is disappointed that the TPP negotiations... more

TPPA ministerial fails – time for NZ Govt. to cut losses

1 Aug 2015 News
Professor Jane Kelsey 1 August 2015TPPA ministerial fails – time for Key and Groser to cut their losses‘The “final” ministerial meeting on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) in Maui has failed. Not... more

Social Security Amendment Bill

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Social Security (Extension of Young Persons Services and Remedial Matters) Amendment Bill On 23 July 2015, the House of Representatives referred the Social Security (Extension of Young... more

Joyce to visit the Philippines and Viet Nam

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Economic Development 31 July 2015   Joyce to visit the Philippines and Viet Nam Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce departs for the Philippines and... more

More than 1.2m flu vaccine doses distributed

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman Minister of Health 31 July 2015 More than 1.2m flu vaccine doses distributed Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the Government has reached its target of... more

New Metroport Christchurch brings healthy competition

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Simon Bridges Minister of Transport31 July 2015   New Metroport Christchurch brings healthy competition   The opening of the new Metroport Christchurch will drive competition... more

NZ deeply concerned at Israeli settlements announcement

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Murray McCully Minister of Foreign Affairs 31 July 2015 Media Statement NZ deeply concerned at Israeli settlements announcement Foreign Minister Murray McCully says New Zealand is... more

Carrying Tasers a welcome move

31 Jul 2015 News
Police Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes today’s announcement by Police Commissioner Mike Bush that all frontline first response staff will soon routinely carry Tasers. “The Taser rollout is an... more

Aranui education vision takes shape

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia Parata Minister of Education   31 July 2015 Aranui education vision takes shape   Education Minister Hekia Parata today planted a manuka tree at the Aranui Community... more

Report reveals Manawatu-Whanganui opportunities

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Economic DevelopmentHon Nathan GuyMinister for Primary Industries Report reveals Manawatu-Whanganui opportunities The Manawatu-Whanganui region has strong... more

Students encouraged to remember Passchendaele

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Craig FossMinister of Veterans’ Affairs Students encouraged to remember Passchendaele Veterans’ Affairs Minister Craig Foss says a multi-media competition for year 13... more

Hone Harawira's Open Letter to Barack Obama

31 Jul 2015 News
Hone Harawira Open Letter to Barack Obama President of the United States of America 30 July 2015 Hey hey, mah bruddah!! Heard you were able to get back to your dad’s turangawaewae last week. Mean …... more

NZ statement to SIDS Open Debate

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government NZ statement to SIDS Open DebateOpen Debate: Peace and security challenges facing Small Island Developing States, delivered by Murray McCully, Minister of Foreign Affairs, July 30, 2015... more

Evaluating Auckland’s amalgamation

31 Jul 2015 News
Massey University Evaluating Auckland’s amalgamation Massey University recently hosted a seminar for researchers of the unitary local government model implemented in Auckland in 2010. The aim was to review the... more

Building industry occupational board appointments announced

30 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for Building and Housing 30 July 2015 Media Statement Building industry occupational board appointments announcedAppointments to the Building... more

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News

Joyce to visit the Philippines and Viet Nam

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Economic Development 31 July 2015   Joyce to visit the Philippines and Viet... more

Carrying Tasers a welcome move

31 Jul 2015 News
Police Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes today’s announcement by Police Commissioner Mike Bush that all frontline first ... more

Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise; Meridian, MRP up on Tiwai

31 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise; Meridian, MRP up ahead of Tiwai Pt decision By Fiona Rotherham July 31 ... more

13 companies gain up to $24.5M in R&D grants

31 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   13 companies gain up to $24.5M in taxpayer-funded R&D grants By Fiona Rotherham July 31... more

Living

Appointments to the New Zealand Film Commission

31 Jul 2015 Entertainment
New Zealand Government Hon Maggie BarryMinister for Arts, Culture and Heritage 31 July 2015 Appointments to the New Zealand Film... more

DOC reminds whitebaiters to follow the rules

31 Jul 2015 Lifestyle
Department of Conservation Friday July 31, 2015 DOC reminds whitebaiters to follow the rules as season begins The Department of ... more

Property

Site purchased for Pt Chevalier Kindergarten

31 Jul 2015 Property
New Zealand Government   Hon Nikki Kaye Associate Minister of Education   31 July 2015   Site purchased for Pt... more

Opportunities for Maori in Manawatu-Whanganui

31 Jul 2015 Property
New Zealand Government Hon Te Ururoa Flavell Minister for Maori Development 31 July 2015   Opportunities for Maori in... more

Migration

NZ net migration reaches new annual record in June

21 Jul 2015 Migration By Paul McBeth
  NZ net migration reaches new annual record in June, swelled by Indian, Chinese students July 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

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

Travel

SmartGates to more than double

23 Jul 2015 Travel & Tourism
Over $6 million from the Future Investment Fund will go towards expanding and modernising SmartGate at our borders to help manage ... more

Minister welcomes Tourism Industry Association partnership

15 Jul 2015 NZ Tourism
Minister welcomes Tourism Industry Association partnership A new partnership between the Department of Conservation and New ... more

Sport

World Champs Next for Euro Kart Round Winner Armstrong

31 Jul 2015 Motor Sport
KartSport   World Champs Next for Euro Kart Round Winner Armstrong   New Zealand has another World Karting Championship... more

Anchor Milk Reignites 1935 All Blacks Partnership

31 Jul 2015 Rugby
Anchor Milk July 31 2015 Anchor Milk Reignites 1935 All Blacks Partnership   &nb... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Tim Groser missing in action on the TPP

31 Jul 2015 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on Tim Groser missing in action on the TPP While rapid change is always possible in... more

Gordon Campbell on the dogged reluctance to condemn Serco

23 Jul 2015 Opinion
The refusal by Minister Sam Lotu-Liga to hold Serco accountable for the company’s failings in prison management is bad... more

Kiwi Success

Winston Churchill Fellows honoured

31 Jul 2015 People
New Zealand Government Hon Jo Goodhew Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector 31 July 2015 Winston Churchill Fellows ... more

Appointment of Queen’s Counsel

24 Jul 2015 Appointments
New Zealand Government   Hon Christopher Finlayson Attorney-General 24 July 2015 Appointment of Queen’s Counsel Three... more

Recruitment

NZ must do more on exploited migrant labour: US State Dept

31 Jul 2015 Recruitment
By Suze Metherell July 31 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand needs to significantly boost its efforts to protect vulnerable migrant... more

Economic turmoil unlikely to see Greek workers fleeing to NZ

16 Jul 2015 Press Releases
Declan Clancy says economic turmoil unlikely to see Greek workers fleeing to NZ One World Resourcing’s Declan Clancy is not... more