News

More heavy rain, winds on way today, North warned

31 Aug 2014 News
Northland Emergency Management More heavy rain, winds on way today, North warnedCivil Defence and other officials are keeping a wary eye on the heavens – and an approaching 11am east coast high tide – but say... more

NZ disturbed by reports of Russian Troop Movements

31 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government NZ disturbed by reports of Russian Troop MovementsForeign Minister Murray McCully says New Zealand is deeply disturbed at reports indicating the involvement of Russian troops in the... more

NZ PM John Key Holds Emergency Press Conference In Wellington

30 Aug 2014 News By Jeremy Wilkinson
August 30 National’s senior Minister Judith Collins has resigned from Cabinet because of serious allegations she tried to undermine a senior civil servant through a blog. Prime Minister John Key told... more

National Party campaign thrown into chaos

30 Aug 2014 News
Green Party National Party campaign thrown into chaosThe National Party’s election campaign has been thrown into chaos with the sacking of John Key’s minister Judith Collins over dirty politics allegations,... more

Judith Collins resigns as a Minister

30 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Judith Collins resigns as a MinisterPrime Minister John Key today announced that Hon Judith Collins has resigned from Cabinet.Mr Key says the resignation of Ms Collins followed the receipt... more

Resignation Statement from Honourable Judith Collins MP

30 Aug 2014 Politics
Statement from Honourable Judith Collins MP This morning I informed the Prime Minister that I am resigning as a Minister from Cabinet. A new allegation has come to light from an email conversation from 2011... more

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... 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

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News

NZ PM John Key Holds Emergency Press Conference In Wellington

30 Aug 2014 News By Jeremy Wilkinson
August 30 National’s senior Minister Judith Collins has resigned from Cabinet because of serious allegations she tried to... 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... more

Business

Fonterra credit rating cut by S&P, Fitch affirms rating

29 Aug 2014 Business News By Paul McBeth
  Fonterra credit rating cut by S&P over Beingmate deal, Fitch affirms rating Aug. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative... more

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

Living

Two NZ composers in Danish international live concert

29 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Aarhus Festival Death Lines - a Memento Mori Collection Performances from five cities around the world –... more

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

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

Rugby: Ranfurly Shield returns to Napier

30 Aug 2014 Rugby By Campbell Burnes
Counties Manukau 21Hawke's Bay 27 The Ranfurly Shield returns to Napier for the second time in as many seasons. Counties Manukau... more

A Mixed Day for the Kiwis at World Champs

29 Aug 2014 Equestrian
Equestrian Sports New Zealand A Mixed Day for the Kiwis at World Champs New Zealand eventer Tim Price sits in fourth place at the end... 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 leaders debate and Judith Collins

29 Aug 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on last night’s debate, and the Collins accusation Debating is a peculiar discipline in that what you... 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