News

A ‘modest’ start to Hawke’s Bay whitebait season

29 Aug 2014 News
Hawke's Bay Regional Council Media Release29 September 2014A ‘modest’ start to Hawke’s Bay whitebait seasonhttp://www.hbrc.govt.nz/News-Events/Media-Releases/Pages/default.aspxHawke’s Bay rivers are in... more

Challenge boosts protection of biological heritage

29 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister of Science & Innovation 29 August 2014 Media Statement Challenge boosts protection of biological heritageThe National Science Challenge – New... more

Gordon Campbell on last night’s debate, and Collins

29 Aug 2014 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on last night’s debate, and the Collins accusationDebating is a peculiar discipline in that what you say is less important than how you’re saying it. Looking poised,... more

Govt investment may halt decline in language learning

29 Aug 2014 News
Auckland University of Technology Press Release Government investment may halt decline in language learningA $10 million Government investment in the provision of Asian languages in schools may help halt New... more

Cervical Screening Awareness Campaign begins

29 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Jo GoodhewAssociate Minister of Health 29 August 2014 Media Statement Cervical Screening Awareness Campaign beginsAssociate Health Minister Jo Goodhew welcomes... more

Spot the difference - the leaders debate

29 Aug 2014 News
ACT New Zealand Media Release 29 August 2014ACT Leader Dr Jamie Whyte Spot the difference - the leaders debate- Dr Jamie Whyte I watched the Leaders' debate last night and was... more

Colin Craig’s tax figures do not add up and are dishonest

29 Aug 2014 News
ACT New Zealand Media ReleaseFriday 29 August 2014ACT Leader Dr Jamie WhyteColin Craig’s tax figures do not add up and are dishonest “Colin Craig’s tax plan is to have two rates of income tax: 0% up to $20,000... more

Ethnic communities thriving under National

29 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand National Party Hon Judith CollinsNational Party Ethnic AffairsSpokeswoman 29 August 2014 Media Statement Ethnic communities thriving under NationalEthnic communities are... more

Dunne Calls on Doc to Consult over Deer Repellent

29 Aug 2014 News
United Future NZ Party 29 Aug 2014DUNNE CALLS ON DOC TO CONSULT OVER DEER REPELLENTUnitedFuture Leader Hon Peter Dunne is supporting the Game Animal Council’s call that deer repellent is used with the latest... more

New patient IT system for South Island hospitals

29 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand National Party Hon Tony RyallMinister of Health29 August 2014 Media Statement New patient IT system for South Island hospitalsHealth Minister Tony Ryall has given the go-ahead for the... more

Warning Signs in Fonterra Deal

29 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand First Party Rt Hon Winston PetersNew Zealand First Leader29 AUGUST 2014 FONTERRA DEAL SIGNALS WARNING FOR FUTURE OF NZ DAIRYINGFonterra’s new deal with a Chinese infant food maker signals New... more

Foolish Policies Hobbling New Zealand's Future

29 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand First Party Rt Hon Winston PetersNew Zealand First Leader 29 August 2014North Harbour Rotary BreakfastFriday 29 August, 7.30amNorth Shore Squash Club, Shea Terrace, Takapuna, AucklandFOOLISH... more

Pacific health partnership celebrated

29 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand National Party Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-IigaMinister of Pacific Island Affairs 28 August 2014 Media Statement Pacific health partnership celebratedMinister of Pacific Island Affairs Peseta Sam... more

New poll puts more pressure on John Key

29 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Labour Party Grant ROBERTSONMP for Wellington Central29 August 2014 MEDIA STATEMENTNew poll puts more pressure on John KeyJohn Key is under even more pressure to get rid of Judith Collins as a... more

Dirty Politics Impacts National Party Support

29 Aug 2014 News
Fairfax Media Friday 29 August 2014Media Release – For Immediate ReleaseDirty Politics Impacts National Party SupportSupport for National has dropped by 4.3% to 50.8%, the latest stuff.co.nz / Ipsos political... 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

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

NZ’s UN Security Council bid hangs by a nuclear thread

27 Aug 2014 Opinion By Bob Rigg
On 16 June the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna circulated a request backed by 18 members of the Arab League... 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