News

Parents confident in ECE services

3 Sep 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education3 September 2015 Parents confident in ECE servicesA survey showing that 85 per cent of parents are satisfied with their children’s early... more

Solicitor-General to Step Down

3 Sep 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Christopher FinlaysonAttorney-General 3 September 2015 Media Statement Solicitor-General to Step DownAttorney-General Christopher Finlayson QC has thanked Solicitor-General... more

Lighting up New Zealand – Te Koanga

3 Sep 2015 News
University of Auckland Lighting up New Zealand – Te KoangaThe Spring equinox on the 23rd of this month will be marked with a nation-wide celebration for the 2015 UNESCO International Year of Light, with a gala... more

Safer ePharmacy system for Midland’s patients

3 Sep 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of Health 3 September 2015 Media Statement Safer ePharmacy system for Midland’s patientsHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman says a new hospital... more

Debt remission changes get green light

3 Sep 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Todd McClayMinister of Revenue 3 September 2015 Media Statement Debt remission changes get green lightRevenue Minister Todd McClay announced today that Cabinet has given... more

Certified training for home performance advice

3 Sep 2015 News
Home Performance Advisor Media Release: Certified training for home performance advice Anyone advising homeowners on making their homes warmer, drier, healthier and more efficient can now become certified... more

Crown land agreement to boost social housing

3 Sep 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Paula BennettMinister for Social Housing3 September 2015Crown land agreement to boost social housingEnsuring housing developed on Crown land in Auckland includes provision for social... more

Oil and gas Block Offer 2016 consultation begins

3 Sep 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Simon BridgesMinister of Energy and Resources 3 September 2015 Oil and gas Block Offer 2016 consultation beginsBlock Offer 2016, the Government process for awarding oil and gas... more

Crown-iwi agreement on Auckland housing programme

3 Sep 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for Building and Housing3 September 2015 Media StatementCrown-iwi agreement on Auckland housing programmeAgreement has been reached with Auckland iwi... more

Feedback sought on Disability Action Plan

3 Sep 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nicky WagnerMinister for Disability Issues 3 September 2015 Feedback sought on Disability Action PlanDisability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner says the first annual update... more

$96.5 million for new science research programmes

3 Sep 2015 News
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has today announced funding for 48 new science research programmes, for a total investment of $96.5 million over the next four years. The funding has been allocated... more

First certificate issued under new UAV rules

3 Sep 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Simon BridgesMinister of TransportHon Craig FossAssociate Minister of Transport 3 September 2015 First certificate issued under new UAV rulesTransport Minister Simon Bridges and... more

Guardians Kaitiaki of the Alexander Turnbull Library

3 Sep 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Peter DunneMinister of Internal Affairs3 September 2015 Guardians Kaitiaki of the Alexander Turnbull Library AppointmentsInternal... more

$13.5m redevelopment for Ohope Beach School

3 Sep 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nikki KayeAssociate Minister of Education3 September 2015 $13.5m redevelopment for Ohope Beach SchoolAssociate Education Minister Nikki Kaye visited Ohope Beach School in the... more

New plan for Waimakariri residential red zones

3 Sep 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Gerry BrownleeMinister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery David AyersMayor of Waimakariri District3 September 2015 New plan for Waimakariri residential red zones Canterbury... more

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News

10 year passports will be delivered early

24 Aug 2015 News
10 year passports will be delivered early Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today welcomed the Government Administration Select ... more

One month left for councils to get digital enablement plans sorted

19 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister for Communications 19 August 2015 Local authorities have four more weeks to submit a... more

Business

CORRECT: Government, Auckland iwi reach agreement

3 Sep 2015 Business News By Fiona Rotherham
  CORRECT: Government, iwi reach agreement for private housing on Crown land in Auckland (Removes reference to selling land in... more

Air NZ to defend US class action over air cargo cartel claim

3 Sep 2015 Business News By Paul McBeth
  Sept. 3 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand, the national carrier, will defend a multi-billion dollar class action in the US... more

Living

It’s Snoopy’s Birthday!

10 Aug 2015 Entertainment
20th Century Fox is celebrating Snoopy’s birthday ahead of the release of the first animated Peanuts movie SNOOPY AND CHARLIE... more

NZ's Sola Rosa Sound System heads to London - interview with Andrew Spraggon

6 Aug 2015 Entertainment By Charlotte Everett
Sola Rosa Sound System comes to London on 20 August – NZNewsUK London Editor Charlotte Everett had a chat with frontman Andrew... more

Property

Auckland house price growth stalls in July: Barfoot

5 Aug 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
  Auckland house price growth stalls in July as properties 'fully priced', Barfoot says Aug. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland house... more

Site purchased for Pt Chevalier Kindergarten

31 Jul 2015 Property
New Zealand Government   Hon Nikki Kaye Associate Minister of Education   31 July 2015   Site purchased for Pt... more

Migration

NZ net migration reaches new annual record in June

21 Jul 2015 Migration By Paul McBeth
  NZ net migration reaches new annual record in June, swelled by Indian, Chinese students July 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

NZ migration rises to new annual record in May

22 Jun 2015 Migration By Suze Metherell
  NZ migration rises to new annual record in May, closing in on Treasury's upside scenario June 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

Travel

Air NZ to continue alliance with Cathay Pacific

25 Aug 2015 Travel & Tourism By Joshua Riddiford
Air NZ to continue alliance with Cathay Pacific, targets Asian tourists Aug. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand's has had its... more

Partnerships push New Zealand’s profile abroad

25 Aug 2015 NZ Tourism
25 August 2015 Campaigns promoting New Zealand as an outstanding visitor destination reached more than 1.2 billion people globally... more

Sport

All Blacks squad for Rugby World Cup 2015 announced

30 Aug 2015 Rugby
30 August 2015 The All Blacks squad for Rugby World Cup 2015 has been announced with the All Blacks selectors selecting a squad... more

Gold medals for Austria and Slovakia after close slalom

30 Aug 2015 Sport
Winter Games NZ Gold medals for Austria and Slovakia after close fought slalom at Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015 A world class... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the flag campaign

25 Aug 2015 Opinion
Gordon Campbell on the flag campaign So far, the public has treated the government’s flag campaign with something between... more

Gordon Campbell on Donald Trump, and Dr Dre

19 Aug 2015 Opinion
Gordon Campbell on Donald Trump, and Dr Dre   For the past few months, you, me, and Rupert Murdoch have been waiting for the... more

Kiwi Success

Former cricketer Simon Doull signs with NZME

19 Aug 2015 Appointments
Former cricketer and established broadcaster Simon Doull signs with NZME 19 August 2015 – New Zealand Media and Entertainment... more

New ECan commissioner appointed

6 Aug 2015 Appointments
Elizabeth Cunningham has been appointed as a commissioner at Environment Canterbury (ECan), Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith and... more

Recruitment

Eleven straight quarters of job growth

5 Aug 2015 Recruitment
The latest labour market data shows continued job growth, with 7,000 more people employed over the last quarter and 69,000 more New ... more

NZ unemployment rate rises to 5.9% on weaker jobs growth

5 Aug 2015 Recruitment By Paul McBeth
NZ unemployment rate rises to 5.9% as jobs growth lags behind growing population Aug. 5 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's jobless rate... more