News

Puhoi - Warkworth "holiday highway" gets the big tick

25 Jul 2014 News By Suze Metherell
July 25 (BusinessDesk) - A board of inquiry has given the go-ahead on the $760 million Puhoi-to-Warkworth highway. Dubbed the "holiday highway" by its political opponents, the $760 million project will extend... more

Announcement of New Zealand First Candidate for Rangitikei

25 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand First Party MEDIA RELEASERelease date: Friday 25th July 2014Announcement of New Zealand First Candidate for RangitikeiNew Zealand First has endorsed Dr Romuald (‘Rom’) Rudzki as the candidate for... more

Videoconferencing improving patient care

25 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Videoconferencing improving patient care Health Minister Tony Ryall has been given a first-hand demonstration of a video link that gives patients in the small central North Island... more

Applications for Waitangi Day Fund opened

25 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Applications for Waitangi Day Fund opened   Applications for the 2015 Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund are now open, Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Christopher Finlayson... more

Green light for Bay campus

25 Jul 2014 News
Bay of Plenty Tertiary Education Partnership 25 July 2014Green light for Bay campusThe Tauranga Energy Consumer Trust’s (TECT) decision to provide valuable funding to a planned tertiary campus in downtown... more

Maori Roll Electors Urged to Vote Strategically

25 Jul 2014 News
Voters enrolled in the seven Maori electorates must learn to maximize their influence by voting strategically, according to the Maori Party candidate for Te Tai Tokerau, Rev Te Hira Paenga. “The latest... more

Pay Period performance steady

25 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister Responsible for Novopay25 July 2014 Media Statement Pay Period performance steadyLatest figures show the school payroll system maintained a steady... more

NZSAS training facility fit out contract signed

25 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government NZSAS training facility fit out contract signed Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman says the new battle training facility for the NZSAS has reached another significant milestone with the... more

Green Party to focus on issues not sideshows

25 Jul 2014 News
Green Party Green Party to focus on issues not sideshowsThe Green Party has launched its creative for the 2014 election; Love New Zealand.The Green Party campaign focuses on the issues where there is concern... more

Immigration And Kim Dotcom

25 Jul 2014 News
Mana Party Immigration And Kim DotcomMANA Leader and Tai Tokerau MP Hone Harawira“I just got a call from National Business Review reporter, asking whether there was any contradiction between my thoughts on... more

Adams: Agcarm Annual Conference

24 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Amy Adams24 JULY, 2014Agcarm Annual ConferenceThank you Mark [Christie, President of Agcarm] for your introduction.I firstly want to acknowledge the significant contribution members of... more

Mike Hosking for PM?

24 Jul 2014 Opinion
The Coalition for Better Broadcasting is adding its voice to the many appalled at TVNZ’s choice of Mike Hosking as moderator for the upcoming political debates. "This is not good broadcasting "says Chief... more

Maori Language Bill Passes First Reading

24 Jul 2014 News
Maori Affairs Minister, Hon Dr Pita Sharples, says he is pleased that the Maori Language Bill passed its first reading this afternoon with the support of the majority of the House. Dr Sharples said “As... more

PQ 9. Maori Language (Te Reo Maori) Bill

24 Jul 2014 News
Hansard 9. Maori Language (Te Reo Maori) Bill—Compliance with Treaty of Waitangi[Sitting date: 24 July 2014. Volume:700;Page:9. Text is subject to correction.]9. Hon NANAIA MAHUTA (Labour—Hauraki-Waikato) to... more

Further restrictions to dangerous laser pointers welcomed

24 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Further restrictions to dangerous laser pointers welcomedAssociate Health Minister Jo Goodhew has welcomed a bill which will make possession of a high-power laser pointer in public,... more

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News

Puhoi - Warkworth "holiday highway" gets the big tick

25 Jul 2014 News By Suze Metherell
July 25 (BusinessDesk) - A board of inquiry has given the go-ahead on the $760 million Puhoi-to-Warkworth highway. Dubbed the... more

Applications for Waitangi Day Fund opened

25 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Applications for Waitangi Day Fund opened   Applications for the 2015 Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund are... more

Business

Auckland Airport cuts fine deal in US$250M bond issue

25 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Auckland Airport cuts fine deal in US$250M bond issue By Paul McBeth Jul. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland... more

NZ dollar slides to 6-week low on intervention talk

24 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ dollar slides to 6-week low as RBNZ's Wheeler invokes intervention criteria By Paul McBeth July 24 ... more

Living

NZ Film 'The Dead Lands' to Have Toronto World Premiere

23 Jul 2014 Entertainment
New Zealand Film Commission New Zealand Film 'The Dead Lands' to Have Toronto World Premiere Maori action epic The Dead Lands will... more

Anti-mining campaign doco debuts at NZ Film Festival

22 Jul 2014 Entertainment
Playing at this year’s New Zealand International Film Festival, Cap Bocage is a close-up exploration of the forces that came... more

Property

NZ house sales fall in June, led by cheaper properties

14 Jul 2014 Property By Suze Metherell
July 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand house sales fell in June from a year earlier, led by properties of $400,000 or less, indicating... more

Average Auckland house prices reach record level

10 Jul 2014 Property
The average asking price for a home in Auckland has reached the record level of 732 thousand, 240 dollars. The figure is provided by... more

Migration

UK Tier 1 visa extension deadline looming

11 Jul 2014 Migration
If you’re in the UK on a Tier 1 (General) visa, you’ll need to apply for an extension as soon as possible. The deadline... more

NZ more appealing to ex-pats - survey

10 Jul 2014 Migration
Auckland and Wellington have become more appealing to ex-pats in the past 12 months, a new survey has found. Both cities both dropped... more

Travel

Cycleways bring economic benefit to communities

24 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
An increasing number of cycleways are attracting tourists to regions and scenic parts of New Zealand and a special session at the... more

100% Middle-Earth campaign wins prestigious travel award

17 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
Associate Tourism Minister Todd McClay has congratulated Tourism New Zealand on winning the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s... more

Sport

2014 Commonwealth Games: Judo medal for Manuel

25 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
Darcina Manuel, formerly of Gisborne and now living in Perth, provided... more

NZ Bronze medal for team pursuiters

25 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
Bronze for team pursuiters Published Friday 25 July 2014

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Columns

Gordon Campbell on Gaza and burning the Israeli flag

24 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
One of the selling points in New Zealand’s campaign for a temporary seat on the Security Council is that we have a pluckily... more

7 highly effective habits to stay healthy at work

23 Jul 2014 Column By Tricia Alach
The holistic helper's guide to wellbeing and work: part eight Like all good reports, my Wellbeing and Work series comes with an... more

Kiwi Success

Hon.Judith Collins announces appointments to Public Trust Board

23 Jul 2014 Appointments
New Zealand Government Appointments to Public Trust Board   Justice Minister Judith Collins today announced the appointment of ... more

NZ Government Minister Foss announces commerce reappointments

23 Jul 2014 Appointments
Commerce Minister Craig Foss today announced four reappointments to various independent Crown entities and statutory... more

Recruitment

750 additional Trades Academy places for 2015

14 Jul 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand Government   Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Hon Hekia Parata Minister of... more

Take a dip into global talent pool

9 Jul 2014 Recruitment
International candidates can bring added value, says recruitment specialist New Zealand's thriving economy has created a "unique... more