News

Defying Political Gravity

29 Aug 2014 News
Article - NZ Election Data Consortium Defying Political GravityThe latest wave of polls show slightly different stories but with a similar theme – National’s support seems to be defying political gravity.The... more

Green Support Divided By Age And Gender

29 Aug 2014 News
Article - NZ Election Data Consortium Green Support Divided By Age And GenderLast week’s Roy Morgan Reactor indicated those taking part were heavily divided over their reaction to the Green’s messages depending... more

New Zealand’s biggest problems are Economic Issues

29 Aug 2014 News
Roy Morgan Research New Zealand’s biggest problems are Economic Issues (41%) while the World’s most important problems are War & Terrorism (35%) just three weeks before NZ Election In New Zealand, a... more

NZ 2014 Leaders Index - week ending 29 August

29 Aug 2014 News
iSentia NZ 2014 Leaders Index - week ending 29 AugustBelow is iSentia’s first weekly Leaders’ Index, showing the relative amount of coverage of nine Party Leaders in the lead up to the National Election across... more

Minister announces draft white space licencing rules

29 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Amy Adams29 AUGUST, 2014Minister announces draft white space licencing rulesCommunications and Information Technology Minister Amy Adams has today announced draft licencing rules for the... more

Judgment in Paki v Attorney General

29 Aug 2014 News
Tamati Cairns Tamaiti Cairns said that today’s Supreme Court decision is complicated, but, in essence opens the door for Maori people to go forward with their essential claims to water. Further work is... more

Supreme Court Decision on Maori Water Rights

29 Aug 2014 News
Woodward Hall MEDIA RELEASE 29 AUGUST 2014 Supreme Court Decision on Maori Water Rights Donna Hall, solicitor for the New Zealand Maori Council, and the Waikato River and Dams Trust said: “ … the Supreme Court... more

Confucius Institute event

29 Aug 2014 News
Southern Institute Of Technology Professor Adam Lam from the Confucius Institute at Canterbury University delivers a presentation on the Chinese cultural cuisine to seminar attendees at the Southern I... more

Leaders Dinner with Campbell Live, Dessert with RadioLIVE

29 Aug 2014 News
Mediaworks MEDIA RELEASEIMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday 29 August, 2014MMP Leaders Dinner with Campbell Live, Dessert with RadioLIVEReady for some political coverage with bite?New Zealand is invited to a dinner with... more

Massey welcomes new funding for Asian languages

29 Aug 2014 News
Massey University Friday, August 29, 2014Massey welcomes new funding for Asian languages An announcement that the Government will invest $10 million over five years to increase the provision of Asian language... more

Credit unions in the political spotlight

29 Aug 2014 News
NZ Association of Credit Unions 29 August 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Credit unions in the political spotlight Dirty politics was put aside last night as senior politicians outlined their universal support for... more

Labour to foster Kiwi love of sport and the great outdoors

29 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Labour Party Labour to foster Kiwi love of sport and the great outdoorsA Labour Government will promote physical activity, back our top athletes and help foster Kiwis’ love of the great outdoors by... more

Williams to Seek Judicial Review of Candidacy Decisions

29 Aug 2014 News
Andrew Williams MP Andrew Williams to Seek Judicial Review of New Zealand First Candidacy DecisionsNew Zealand First Member of Parliament Andrew Williams has instructed his lawyers to file papers today in the... more

Last Nights Leaders Debate Drives The #nzpol Wordcloud

29 Aug 2014 News
Qrious 29 August 2014Last Nights Leaders Debate Drives The #nzpol WordcloudFollowing last nights leaders debate on TV One between John Key and David Cunliffe, the data insight organisation more

Adult Learning Key to Rebuilding Communities

29 Aug 2014 News
Adult Learners' Week Media Release July 17 2014Adult Learning Key to Rebuilding CommunitiesAdult learners Alysha West and Rozarna Partridge are barely out of their teens but have already experienced... more

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News

NZ provides further aid to Iraq

28 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government NZ provides further aid to Iraq Foreign Minister Murray McCully today announced that New Zealand will provide ... more

Excellence and impact for top quality research

28 Aug 2014 News
University of Auckland Excellence and impact for top quality research *Interviews:This was a University of Auckland seminar, but the... more

Business

Christchurch property investor wins policy appeal in Supreme Court

27 Aug 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Christchurch property investor Ridgecrest wins IAG policy appeal in Supreme Court By Jonathan ... more

Time to rethink India's IT reputation, delegation says

26 Aug 2014 Business News By Pattrick Smellie
Article - BusinessDesk   Time to rethink India's IT reputation, says visiting delegation Aug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - India's... more

Living

Entries open The Hobbit Fan Fellowship Contest

26 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Air New Zealand Air New Zealand invites Hobbit fans to enter The Hobbit Fan Fellowship Contest for a chance to win a ... more

MTV VMAs 2014: Lorde wins Best Rock Video over actual rock bands

25 Aug 2014 Environment
Singer Lorde shows off her Moonman trophy for Best Rock Video for ‘Royals.’ Lorde, have mercy. The New Zealand pop star... more

Property

House sales down as winter cools market - REINZ

14 Aug 2014 Property
New Zealand house sales fell in July as winter cooled the appetite of house hunters while a drop in properties selling for $400,000... more

NZ property values rise at slowest annual pace in 13 months

7 Aug 2014 Property By Paul McBeth
Aug. 7 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand property values rose at the slowest annual pace in 13 months in July as rising interest rates,... more

Migration

Who's living next door to you?

20 Aug 2014 Migration
Statistics NZ puts out detailed data on different ethnic groups, down to the 108 people from the Isle of Man. Did you know there are... more

NZ population growth speeds up

14 Aug 2014 Migration
New Zealand's climb to 4.5 million people has been faster in the past year than it has in any other year in the past decade,... more

Travel

Jetstar loses ground in NZ as Qantas plunges to A$2.84B loss

28 Aug 2014 Travel & Tourism By Paul McBeth
Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Jetstar, the discount unit of Australian airline Qantas Airways, lost ground in New Zealand, while claiming... more

Auckland 10th most liveable city - again

19 Aug 2014 Travel & Tourism
Auckland has again been ranked the tenth most liveable city in the world. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released its... more

Sport

NZ Triathlon: Three Kiwi Aquathlon Golds in Edmonton

28 Aug 2014 Multisport
New Zealand has their Edmonton World Championship campaign underway with the perfect three from three gold medals in the elite... more

Dion Snell takes top prize at Auckland Rugby League Awards

28 Aug 2014 Sport
Howick Hornets second-rower Dion Snell has capped off a breakthrough year by being named 2014 Appliance Shed Fox Memorial Lion Red... more

Columns

Relax, nothing is under control... the Holistic Helper's guide to dealing with the unexpected

29 Aug 2014 Column By Tricia Alach
As regular readers of this column already know, I am a bit of a fan when it comes to change. Evaluating your life, deciding how you... more

Gordon Campbell on Peters’ latest bout of immigrant bashing

28 Aug 2014 Column By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on Winston Peters’ latest bout of immigrant bashing, and Bob Dylan in the basement (again) So in the... more

Kiwi Success

The duo behind NZ's hottest new label

20 Aug 2014 People
We're expecting big things from Harman Grubisa, the new label from Auckland-based friends Madeleine Harman (right) and Jessica... more

Victoria announces new strategic appointments

11 Aug 2014 Appointments
Victoria University of Wellington has announced the appointment of New Zealand’s first Provost, Professor Neil... more

Recruitment

High dollar, hands-off Govt sends workers to dole queue

22 Aug 2014 Recruitment
The loss of up to 100 jobs at Croxley stationery in Auckland is devastating news for their families and the local Avondale... more

On track to surplus, more jobs, higher incomes

19 Aug 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand is on track to Budget surplus this year, backed by good growth, more jobs and higher incomes under the ... more