News

New initiative to help at-risk kids succeed

11 Feb 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education11 February 2016New initiative to help at-risk kids succeedEducation Minister Hekia Parata today launched a new initiative aimed at supporting... more

Force Fit and Occupation Outlook win international awards

11 Feb 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Gerry BrownleeMinister of DefenceHon Steven JoyceMinister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment 11 February 2016 Media Statement Force Fit and Occupation Outlook... more

2016 Arthritis New Zealand Awards, celebrating 50 years

11 Feb 2016 News
Arthritis New Zealand 2016 Arthritis New Zealand Awards, celebrating 50 yearsThis year's Arthritis New Zealand Awards marks a very special occasion. Not only will we be acknowledging the outstanding... more

Gordon Campbell on the Bernie Sanders aftermath

11 Feb 2016 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on the Bernie Sanders aftermathEven as Bernie Sanders was celebrating his win yesterday in New Hampshire, the road ahead for the Sanderistas seemed as dark as ever. The... more

More children benefiting from free GP visits

11 Feb 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of Health 11 February 2016More children benefiting from free GP visitsHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman says new data shows free GP visits for under 13s is... more

International crime cooperation laws report welcomed

10 Feb 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister of Justice 10 February 2016 International crime cooperation laws report welcomedJustice Minister Amy Adams has today tabled the Law Commission’s report on... more

P.A.C.I.F.I.C.A Northern Scholarships Awards 2015 Recipients

10 Feb 2016 News
PACIFICA P.A.C.I.F.I.C.A Northern Scholarships Awards 2015 RecipientsSince 2002 PACIFICA branches have been fundraising to build an education fund to provide educational grants to assist Pacific students with... more

Registrations open for TPP roadshows

10 Feb 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Todd McClayMinister of Trade 10 February 2016 Registrations open for TPP roadshowsTrade Minister Todd McClay announced today the Government will be running nation-wide roadshows on... more

Landmark Climate Change Conference to Unite Pacific

10 Feb 2016 News
Victoria University of Wellington Landmark Climate Change Conference to Unite PacificOver 200 people will gather at Victoria University of Wellington next week to take part in the University’s landmark Pacific... more

Digital medical certificates make system simpler

10 Feb 2016 News
New Zealand Government Digital medical certificates make system simplerHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley say 72 per cent of all medical certificates for Work and... more

Aviation and maritime safety strengthened

10 Feb 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Craig FossAssociate Minister of Transport 10 February 2016Aviation and maritime safety strengthenedAssociate Transport Minister Craig Foss today announced the introduction of random... more

New PGP programme to boost wool industry

10 Feb 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nathan GuyMinister for Primary Industries10 February 2016 Media Statement New PGP programme to boost wool industryPrimary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed a... more

Corrections go by bike

10 Feb 2016 News
Department Of Corrections Corrections go by bikeCorrections sites across the country are getting involved and supporting Bikewise national Go By Bike day.Wednesday 10 February marks the annual Go by Bike day -... more

Gordon Campbell on US pressure to expand our role in Iraq

10 Feb 2016 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on the US pressure to expand our role in IraqTomorrow, Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee and Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant General Tim Keating will be in Brussels for... more

Chinese New Year celebration at Parliament

10 Feb 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-IigaMinister for Ethnic Communities10 February 2016 Chinese New Year celebration at Parliament Ethnic Communities Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga will this evening host... more

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News

Museum of Waitangi set to become a national and visitor Icon

5 Feb 2016 News
05 February 2016 Museum of Waitangi set to become a national and visitor Icon The new Museum of Waitangi, opened today by the... more

ETS Review modelling documents released

5 Feb 2016 Environment
5 February 2016 ETS Review modelling documents released Three technical documents are being released to help New Zealanders engage... more

Business

NZ wool prices slip on higher kiwi, reduced China demand

5 Feb 2016 Business News By Tina Morrison
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ wool prices slip on higher kiwi dollar, reduced demand from China By Tina Morrison Feb. 5 ... more

NZ directors more aware of risk, focus on cyber security

5 Feb 2016 Business News By Sophie Boot
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ directors more aware of risk, focus on cyber security   Feb. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Directors of... more

Living

Does what it means to be a Kiwi depend on where you live?

5 Feb 2016 Lifestyle
  4 February 2016What it is to be a Kiwi may depend of where you live – Auckland or elsewhere in New Zealand – with... more

2015: The Year of the Blockbuster

21 Jan 2016 Entertainment
Motion Pictures Distributors' Association   January 21, 2016 2015: The Year of the Blockbuster For the second year in a row the ... more

Property

Auckland house sales volumes jump to 8-year high in January

4 Feb 2016 Property By Tina Morrison
  Auckland's house sales volumes jump to 8-year high in January, Barfoot says Feb. 4 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland residential... more

Auckland house prices little changed in December

6 Jan 2016 Property By Sophie Boot
Article - BusinessDesk   Auckland house prices little changed in December as sales volumes, listings drop Jan. 6 (BusinessDesk)... more

Migration

More than 27,000 new Kiwis in 2015

5 Feb 2016 Migration
  This Waitangi Day, New Zealand will roll out the welcome mat to 24 new citizens at Government House, and acknowledge over... more

NZ net migrants reach all-time high 63,700 in boom November

21 Dec 2015 Migration
Article - Businesswire   NZ net migrants reach all-time high 63,700 in boom November year for travel By Jonathan Underhill Dec. ... more

Travel

More than 100,000 SmartGate users in one week

22 Jan 2016 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government Hon Nicky WagnerMinister of Customs 22 January 2016 More than 100,000 SmartGate users in one week Customs ... more

Wellington ratepayers to pay $8mln for Canberra flights

21 Jan 2016 Travel & Tourism By Pattrick Smellie
Wellington ratepayers to pay $8mln over 10 years for Canberra flights Jan. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Wellington City Council is... more

Sport

Global Racing Teams Attracted to Godzone’s Fifth Chapter

5 Feb 2016 Multisport
70 teams from 11 nations will come together in Kaiteriteri, Tasman this April for the fifth chapter of New Zealand’s premier ... more

Rob Nicol joins Mondiale Aces squad

22 Jan 2016 Cricket
Auckland Cricket Friday, 22 January 2016 Rob Nicol joins Mondiale Aces squad for Ford Trophy Qualifying Final The Mondiale Auckland... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Paula Bennett’s fantasy politics and Iran's election

22 Jan 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
We seem to be living in an era of virtual government, where governments promote only an illusion of policy kapow! rather than the... more

Gordon Campbell on the Dotcom extradition decision

24 Dec 2015 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Dotcom extradition decision Inevitably – and with justification –... more

Kiwi Success

Appointment of GCSB Acting Director

5 Feb 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Christopher Finlayson5 February 2016 GCSB Chief Legal Advisor Lisa Fong will become the Acting Director... more

Heading to Europe And the Olympics of Architecture

22 Jan 2016 Flying Kiwi*
Warren and Mahoney Heading to Europe And the Olympics of Architecture Architectural graduate Antonia Lapwood has been awarded the... more

Recruitment

Addressing skills shortages in dairy farming

11 Dec 2015 Recruitment
    11 December 2015 Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Steven Joyce and Minister for Social... more

Alignment of NZ and Australian qualifications frameworks

4 Dec 2015 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment 4 December 2015 Tertiary Education,... more