News

Finlayson to attend Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation

27 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Finlayson to attend 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz Attorney-General, Christopher Finlayson, will represent New Zealand at the 70th Anniversary of the liberation of... more

Finlayson to attend 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation

27 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Christopher FinlaysonAttorney-General 27 January 2015 Media Statement Finlayson to attend 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of AuschwitzAttorney-General, Christopher... more

New year good time to prepare for emergencies

27 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nikki KayeMinister of Civil Defence27 January 2015New year good time to prepare for emergenciesWith many of us finishing our summer break and gearing up for the new work and school... more

Minister to visit the UK and Norway

27 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Anne TolleyMinister for Social Development27 January 2015Minister to visit the UK and NorwaySocial Development Minister Anne Tolley today departs for Europe to talk about child... more

Home grown talent headlines 175th festivities

27 Jan 2015 News
Auckland City Council Media release27 January 2015Home grown talent headlines 175th festivitiesA free, family friendly concert at Barry Curtis Park on Waitangi Day, produced by Auckland Council in partnership... more

Gordon Campbell on tomorrow’s speeches by Key and Little

27 Jan 2015 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on tomorrow’s speeches by John Key and Andrew LittleThe Key government has already kicked off the political year on a stridently ideological note, with Environment... more

Dramatic photos: Fox Glacier's retreat causes valley to rise by a metre

26 Jan 2015 Environment
A series of photographs taken over 10 years has revealed the dramatic changes to one of New Zealand's most famous glaciers. The Massey University scientists who took the pictures - at the same time each year during... more

Children head back to school

26 Jan 2015 News
Ministry of Education 26 January 2015 Children head back to school More than 10,000 five-year-olds head off to class for the first time as New Zealand schools open for the New Year from today. Schools will be... more

NZ Condemns latest violence in Ukraine

26 Jan 2015 News
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has condemned the killing of up to 30 civilians in Eastern Ukraine over the weekend. “These latest civilian casualties are completely unacceptable. In particular, reports... more

Appointment of New Director of Rangi Ruru Boarding

25 Jan 2015 News
Treena Ruwhiu is already well known to many Rangi girls and families as she has been a senior and much respected member of the school’s English Faculty since arriving at Rangi in 2009. As the newly... more

Minister welcomes beginning of school year

25 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education 25 January 2015 Media Statement Minister welcomes beginning of school yearEducation Minister Hekia Parata has wished Kiwi kids well as... more

McCully to AU Summit and Jordan

25 Jan 2015 News
  Foreign Minister Murray McCully is travelling to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to attend the 24th African Union Summit which runs from 26 to 27 January. “This Summit is attended by ministers from nearly... more

Tertiary Institute Success Set Students up for Success

24 Jan 2015 News
Weltec School Qualifications Achieved at Tertiary Institute Set Students up for SuccessDenno Veratau at WelTec18 year old Denno Veratau is pursuing his life goal to be... more

PM extends condolences following death of Saudi King

24 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister 23 January 2015 Media Statement PM extends condolences following death of Saudi KingPrime Minister John Key has extended his condolences to the... more

Airport Extension Threatens Wellington Waves

23 Jan 2015 Environment
This press release clarifies statements in our press release of January 8th regarding swell focusing The Wellington Boardriders Club (WBC ) and the Surfbreak Protection Society (SPS) are both concerned about... more

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News

Appointment of New Director of Rangi Ruru Boarding

25 Jan 2015 News
Treena Ruwhiu is already well known to many Rangi girls and families as she has been a senior and much respected member of the... more

Dramatic photos: Fox Glacier's retreat causes valley to rise by a metre

26 Jan 2015 Environment
A series of photographs taken over 10 years has revealed the dramatic changes to one of New Zealand's most famous glaciers. The Massey... more

Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 charts new record high, led by Spark

26 Jan 2015 Business News
By Paul McBeth Jan. 26 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose to a new record close as holidays in Auckland and Australia kept... more

NZ services sector activity ends 2014 on up note

26 Jan 2015 Business News
By Paul McBeth Jan. 26 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's services sector activity picked up in December, led by wholesale trade and... more

Living

Could That Wetland Photo Win You An Overseas Trip?

26 Jan 2015 Arts
Local entries into an international photo competition for young people to mark World Wetland Day are encouraged by Hawke’s Bay... more

Wellington SPCA Open Day

26 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Wellington SPCA will be holding its second annual Open Day on Waitangi Day, February 6th, at its Newtown Animal Care, Education and... more

Property

Housing warning: It's an Ireland repeat

23 Jan 2015 Property
NZ expert sees factors behind Irish house crash happening here. Precisely the same factors that plunged Ireland into its housing... more

A building block for your future

21 Jan 2015 Property
A rare big block of Bay of Plenty development land in Ohauti, about 10 minutes' drive south of the Tauranga CBD, is to be auctioned... more

Migration

Free new Kiwi workshops return for fresh season

23 Jan 2015 Migration
Newcomer settlement support agency Auckland Regional Migrant Services (ARMS) is kick-starting the New Year with the return of its ... more

Overstayer numbers at record low

22 Dec 2014 Migration
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes new figures showing New Zealand overstayer numbers are at the lowest since 2000. A... more

Travel

Fifteen New Zealand spots to visit in 2015

23 Jan 2015 NZ Tourism
Need some inspiration for the year ahead? Here are some brilliant things to do around the country. 1. Crankworx The world's... more

Holiday parks making most of sunshine

22 Jan 2015 NZ Tourism
Holiday parks are reaping the benefits of the great holiday weather, starting the new year with record-equalling confidence... more

Sport

Equine industry joins GIA biosecurity agreement

26 Jan 2015 Equestrian
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed a fourth primary industry to the GIA partnership today. The New Zealand Equine... more

Christy Prior Claims X Games Bronze Medal

26 Jan 2015 Sport
Aspen, USA, 25 January 2015 – Cardrona NZ snowboarder Christy Prior has this morning claimed New Zealand’s second medal... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Saudi Arabia and Islamic State

23 Jan 2015 Column
So the US has been holding talks in London this week with its 21 coalition allies, on how best to co-ordinate the military response... more

Gordon Campbell on the Greek election, and EU turmoil

22 Jan 2015 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the election in Greece, and EU turmoil The election in Greece on Sunday –... more

Kiwi Success

New Zealand scientist receives top award in China

16 Jan 2015 People
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed the news that Kiwi scientist Dr Phil Rolston has been awarded the Chinese ... more

Graham Shaw, Peter Huljich join Pushpay board

13 Jan 2015 Appointments
By Suze Metherell Jan. 13 (BusinessDesk) - Graham Shaw and Peter Huljich have joined Pushpay Holdings' board as part of the... more

Recruitment

Tainui's Mike Pohio resigns

23 Jan 2015 Recruitment
By Fiona Rotherham Jan. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Mike Pohio, chief executive of Tainui Group Holdings, has resigned after eight years at... more

Manufacturing activity rises to decade high in December

22 Jan 2015 Recruitment
By Suze Metherell Jan. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Activity in New Zealand's manufacturing sector rose last month to its highest level in a... more