News

The Maori Party stands firmly opposed to the TPPA

30 Jul 2015 News
The Maori Party The Maori Party stands firmly opposed to the TPPAMounting concerns about the impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement on tangata whenua are shared by the Maori Party Co-leaders Marama... more

Mobile surgical services contract extended

30 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of Health 30 July 2015 Media Statement Mobile surgical services contract extendedHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman says the renewal of the... more

NZVIF board appointment announced

30 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Economic Development 30 July 2015 NZVIF board appointment announcedEconomic Development Minister Steven Joyce today announced the appointment of... more

Applications open for Great Rides funding

30 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister and Minister of Tourism 30 July 2015 Applications open for Great Rides fundingPrime Minister and Minister of Tourism John Key has announced further funding... more

Customs changes bringing yachts to our shores

30 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nicky WagnerMinister of CustomsCustoms changes bringing yachts to our shoresCustoms Minister Nicky Wagner says mid-winter marks the end of another successful yacht season, with many... more

Trades Academies “overwhelmingly positive”

30 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education30 July 2015 Trades Academies “overwhelmingly positive”Education Minister Hekia Parata has welcomed a report showing that Trades Academies are... more

$200 million repaid through overseas student loan borrowers

30 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and EmploymentHon Todd McClayMinister of Revenue 30 July 2015 $200 million repaid through overseas student loan borrowers... more

Gordon Campbell on D-Day for dairy at the TPP

30 Jul 2015 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on D-Day for dairy at the TPPWhile New Zealand may feel flattered at being called “the Saudi Arabia of milk” it would be more accurate to regard us as the suicide... more

New "Mindfulness" Classes At Rangi Ruru Girls' School

30 Jul 2015 News
Rangi Ruru Girls' School Media Release 30 July 2015New "Mindfulness" Classes At Christchurch's Rangi Ruru Girls' School "Impressive" and "positive". Two words... more

NZ welcomes progress towards peace in Cyprus

30 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Murray McCullyMinister of Foreign Affairs30 July 2015NZ welcomes progress towards peace in Cyprus Foreign Minister Murray McCully says the Security Council’s renewal today of the UN... more

Deep disappointment at veto of resolution on MH17

30 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Murray McCullyMinister of Foreign Affairscid:image001.jpg@01CF7BEB.DD25646030 July 2015 NZ expresses deep disappointment at veto of resolution on MH17Foreign Minister Murray... more

Report forecasts ‘unprecedented’ construction activity

29 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Nick Smith29 JULY, 2015Report forecasts ‘unprecedented’ construction activityThe total value of building and construction activity in New Zealand is forecast to top $200 billion over the... more

Focus on individual housing need drives results

29 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Paula BennettMinister for Social Housing 29 July 2015 Focus on individual housing need drives resultsImproving the focus on supporting vulnerable New Zealanders’ individual needs... more

Launch of new family violence work programme

29 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister of JusticeHon Anne TolleyMinister for Social Development 29 July 2015Launch of new family violence work programmeJustice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development... more

Clinicians asked to showcase IT ideas

29 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government 29 July 2015Clinicians asked to showcase IT ideas Health Minister Jonathan Coleman is encouraging clinicians to submit their innovative ideas to improve health services. “Each year the... more

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News

Small businesses urged to value and protect IP

24 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government   Hon Craig Foss Minister for Small Business 24 July 2015 Small businesses urged to value and protect... more

Labour will not support TPP if it undermines NZ sovereignty

23 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Labour Party 23 July 2015MEDIA STATEMENT Labour will not support TPP if it undermines NZ sovereignty The Labour Party... more

Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares extend fall on OCR disappointment

24 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares extend fall on OCR disappointment; Meridian, Genesis drop By Suze ... more

New health and safety rules relaxed for small businesses

24 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   New health and safety rules relaxed for small businesses By Pattrick Smellie July 24 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Living

Film NZ scrapped after screen production grant review

23 Jul 2015 Entertainment
Article - BusinessDesk <3>Film NZ scrapped after review of govt's screen production grant By Suze Metherell July 23... more

Awards to recognise the stars of NZ recreation

21 Jul 2015 Lifestyle
Nominations are open for the annual New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) Awards, recognising innovative and inspiring... more

Property

'Whipsaw' risk for Auckland house prices as China slows

16 Jul 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   'Whipsaw' risk for Auckland house prices as Chinese economy slows By Pattrick Smellie July 16 ... more

Auckland house prices up a record 26% in June year: REINZ

13 Jul 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
Article - BusinessDesk Auckland house prices up 26% in June year, buyers looking further afield: REINZ By Tina Morrison July 13 ... 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

SmartGates to more than double

23 Jul 2015 Travel & Tourism
Over $6 million from the Future Investment Fund will go towards expanding and modernising SmartGate at our borders to help manage ... more

Minister welcomes Tourism Industry Association partnership

15 Jul 2015 NZ Tourism
Minister welcomes Tourism Industry Association partnership A new partnership between the Department of Conservation and New ... more

Sport

All Blacks team named for Test against South Africa

24 Jul 2015 Rugby
James Broadhurst and Lima Sopoaga to make Test debuts                  ... more

Impressive opening for new-look Silver Ferns

24 Jul 2015 Netball
The versatility of the Silver Ferns line-up shone through when they completed an impressive 91-31 win over the Fiji Pearls in the... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the dogged reluctance to condemn Serco

23 Jul 2015 Opinion
The refusal by Minister Sam Lotu-Liga to hold Serco accountable for the company’s failings in prison management is bad... more

Gordon Campbell on Key talking up our - and China's - economy

21 Jul 2015 Opinion
  Gordon Campbell on John Key trying to talk up our - and China’s – ailing economy It wasn’t exactly... more

Kiwi Success

Appointment of Queen’s Counsel

24 Jul 2015 Appointments
New Zealand Government   Hon Christopher Finlayson Attorney-General 24 July 2015 Appointment of Queen’s Counsel Three... more

Al Monro replaces Sir Peter Maire at Callaghan Innovation

22 Jul 2015 Appointments By Fiona Rotherham
  Al Monro replaces Sir Peter Maire on Callaghan Innovation board July 22 (BusinessDesk) - Al Monro has been appointed to the... more

Recruitment

Economic turmoil unlikely to see Greek workers fleeing to NZ

16 Jul 2015 Press Releases
Declan Clancy says economic turmoil unlikely to see Greek workers fleeing to NZ One World Resourcing’s Declan Clancy is not... more

2/3s of workers would quit for more flexible work: survey

10 Jul 2015 Recruitment By Fiona Rotherham
July 10 (BusinessDesk) - Around two-thirds of workers would consider leaving their current job if offered a comparable one with... more