News

Indonesia immersion for engineering graduates

23 Dec 2014 News
Asia New Zealand Foundation Indonesia immersion for engineering graduatesTwo New Zealand engineering graduates will gain first-hand experience of Jakarta’s construction boom during Asia New Zealand Foundation... more

Customs ruins drug syndicate’s Christmas

23 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nicky WagnerMinister of Customs23 December 2014Customs ruins drug syndicate’s ChristmasThe second largest methamphetamine border seizure in New Zealand’s history means a very large... more

New appointment to the Maori Land Court

23 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Te Ururoa FlavellTe Minita Whanaketanga MaoriMinister for Maori Development23 December 2014New appointment to the Maori Land CourtMaori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell is... more

Keep EDs free for emergencies this Christmas

23 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of Health23 December 2014Keep EDs free for emergencies this ChristmasHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman is encouraging people where possible to keep EDs free... more

A water policy that’s fair for all New Zealander

23 Dec 2014 News
Maori Council Media Release – 22 December 2014A water policy that’s fair for all New ZealandersA national water policy framework must provide for the interests of the natural environment, the general public... more

Everybody owns water: A framework for water policy

23 Dec 2014 News
Maori Council Media StatementEverybody owns water: A framework for water policy that’s fair to all New ZealandersCouncil believes a fair and just water policy will provide for the interests of the natural... more

DISCUSSION PAPER ON A WATER POLICY FRAMEWORK

23 Dec 2014 News
Maori Council DISCUSSION PAPER ON A WATER POLICY FRAMEWORK22 December 2014Practice1. The New Zealand Maori Council says national water policy should provide for the interests of the natural environment, the... more

Background to the NZMC Water Policy Framework

23 Dec 2014 News
Maori Council Background to the NZMC Water Policy Framework22 December 2014SECTION 1. ETHICS, RESPONSIBILITY AND LAWThis section examines the ethical content of the policy. Other sections will be added as... more

Removing barriers for disabled people in 2014

22 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Removing barriers for disabled people in 2014The release of the Annual Report on implementation of the New Zealand Disability Strategy highlights several significant achievements and... more

Huge experience on transition advisory board

22 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Huge experience on transition advisory board   Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has today announced an Advisory Board on Transition with a wealth of experience... more

New Zealand-Korea FTA initialled

22 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government New Zealand-Korea FTA initialledTrade Minister Tim Groser welcomed today’s initialling by Chief Negotiators of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between New Zealand and the Republic of... more

Top BBC executive publicly endorses key Zionist mantra

22 Dec 2014 News
Article - Redress Information Top BBC executive publicly endorses key Zionist mantra   A senior BBC executive has publicly come out as an advocate of Zionism. Danny Cohen, who is the director of BBC... more

The top five gifts for drivers

22 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government The top five gifts for drivers Help your friends and family stay safe on the roads this festive season with the top five gifts for drivers, Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss... more

Four schools, kindergarten reach Enviroschools milestones

22 Dec 2014 News
Northland Regional Council Date: 22 December, 2014 Four schools, kindergarten reach Enviroschools milestones Four Northland schools and a kindergarten have reached important milestones through the national... more

Rescue of ill prepared trampers at Cape Brett

22 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Police Rescue of ill prepared trampers at Cape BrettTwo Auckland men aged between 25 and 33 years were the subject of a search and rescue on the Cape Brett track over Saturday night and early Sunday... more

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News

Huge experience on transition advisory board

22 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Huge experience on transition advisory board   Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has... more

Top BBC executive publicly endorses key Zionist mantra

22 Dec 2014 News
Article - Redress Information Top BBC executive publicly endorses key Zionist mantra   A senior BBC executive has publicly come... more

Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise led by NZOG; Kathmandu slides

22 Dec 2014 Business News
By Suze Metherell Dec. 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose, led by New Zealand Oil and Gas after it bought a cornerstone... more

PGG Wrightson reaffirms 2015 earnings growth

22 Dec 2014 Business News
By Suze Metherell Dec. 22 (BusinessDesk) - PGG Wrightson, the rural services firm controlled by China's Agria Corp, has affirmed... more

Living

Hobbit defies box office predictions

22 Dec 2014 Entertainment
The Hobbit; The Battle of the Five Armies has topped US$355 million at the international box office after a week on release and a... more

Bringing Ciclovía back to the people of Wellington

20 Dec 2014 Lifestyle
"Let's do this every Sunday!" was the cry from the thousands of participants in this year's inaugural Ciclovía event on the... more

Property

Kiwi Property buys Apex Mega Centre for $64 mln

22 Dec 2014 Property
By Suze Metherell Dec. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Kiwi Property Group, formerly Kiwi Income Property Trust, has agreed to buy Apex Mega... more

Affordable housing development agreement signed

18 Dec 2014 Property
The Government has signed a development agreement for the construction of 237 homes as part of its affordable housing project on an... more

Migration

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

Immigration rises to a fresh annual record

19 Dec 2014 Migration
Immigration rises to a fresh record, fuelled by returning kiwis, Indian students By Suze Metherell Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New... more

Travel

Air New Zealand takes out win on World's Top Ten Airlines

18 Dec 2014 Travel & Tourism
AirlineRatings.com has announced along with its Airline Excellence Awards its Top Ten airlines for 2015. Heading the list is... more

Tourism Holdings lifts annual profit forecast to $17 million

18 Dec 2014 Travel & Tourism
By Suze Metherell Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Tourism Holdings, the biggest campervan rental company in Australia and New Zealand, has... more

Sport

Hart is in the Right Place

22 Dec 2014 Motor Sport
DECEMBER 23, 2014: The motorcycle road-race season is coming together nicely for Bay of Plenty ace Duncan Hart. The 38-year-old ... more

New Zealand Cricket bolsters website capability

22 Dec 2014 Cricket
BLACKCAPS website migrates to Microsoft Azure to manage high fan traffic AUCKLAND, 22 December 2014, New Zealand – Ahead of... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the dumping of bad news at Christmas

22 Dec 2014 Opinion
By Gordon Campbell If the government really did have good tidings of great joy you can bet it wouldn’t be strewing them about... more

Gordon Campbell on the Pakistan schoolchildren killings

18 Dec 2014 Column
by Gordon Campbell The slaughter of the children in Pakistan is incomprehensibly awful. On the side, it has thrown a spotlight onto... more

Kiwi Success

DreamCatchers launched in UK

18 Dec 2014 People
In association with Kea, The New Zealand High Commission and The New Zealand Society, Dream Catchers was launched at New Zealand House... more

Inspiring Stories :Young Kiwis Making a Difference

8 Dec 2014 People
Wellington, December 8th – At only 15 years old, Auckland student Hunter Williams is the youngest winner of the Inspiring... more

Recruitment

Better work opportunities for disabled people

22 Dec 2014 Recruitment
Minister for Disability Issues Nicky Wagner welcomed the release of the ‘Disability and the labour market’ report from ... more

Job ads trending down, says ANZ survey

19 Dec 2014 Recruitment
By Fiona Rotherham Total job advertising has taken an end-of-year dip, falling 0.1 per cent in November after seasonal adjustments,... more