News

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

Gordon Campbell on the dumping of bad news at Christmas

22 Dec 2014 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on the dumping of bad news at Christmas By Gordon CampbellIf the government really did have good tidings of great joy you can bet it wouldn’t be strewing them about at... more

Better work opportunities for disabled people

22 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Better work opportunities for disabled peopleMinister for Disability Issues Nicky Wagner welcomed the release of the ‘Disability and the labour market’ report from Statistics New Zealand,... more

Busy year for NZ Defence Force

21 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Busy year for NZ Defence ForceThe NZ Defence Force has had a busy year participating in exercises, operations, national and international commemorations, and personnel can be proud of all... more

Major report on how organisations coped with the earthquakes

21 Dec 2014 News
University of Canterbury Major report on how organisations coped with the earthquakesDecember 21, 2014A major University of Canterbury report has found a high level of innovation and adaptability shown by... more

Surf the net for new beach water quality data

21 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Surf the net for new beach water quality dataInformation on the water quality of 350 beaches around New Zealand is now accessible on-line as part of an initiative between regional... more

Minister welcomes opening of Heritage Park

21 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Minister welcomes opening of Heritage ParkConservation Minister Maggie Barry today welcomed the opening of Rangihoua Heritage Park in Northland as a special cultural and historical asset... more

Proprietors of Wakatu v Attorney-General

19 Dec 2014 News
NZ Court of Appeal COURT OF APPEAL OF NEW ZEALAND TE KOTI PIRA O AOTEAROA MEDIA RELEASE PROPRIETORS OF WAKATU v ATTORNEY-GENERAL (CA436/2012) [2014] NZCA 628 PRESS SUMMARY This summary is provided to assist... more

Ngapuhi Parties Urged to Get Back to the Table

19 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand First Party Ngapuhi Parties Urged to Get Back to the TableNew Zealand First backs the call by the Waitangi Tribunal for the dissenting parties within Ngapuhi to sit down and sort their differences... more

Korero Mai Kia Ahau: Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 December 2014

19 Dec 2014 News
Radio Waatea 603 AM Korero Mai Kia Ahau: Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 December 2014Broadcast onWaatea 603 AMSaturday 12.00 - 12.30pmSunday 12.00 - 12.30pmBoth shows repeated 5.00pm – 6.00pmOn SundaySaturday... more

Convention Centre resource consent application to be lodged

19 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Economic Development 19 December 2014 Media Statement Convention Centre resource consent application to be lodgedEconomic Development Minister... more

A summer ‘gift’ for your boatie

19 Dec 2014 News
Helping your friends and family stay safe on the water this holiday season is the gift that lasts a lifetime, Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss says. “Taking the boat out for a spot of fishing or a... more

Five Navy helicopters sold to Peru

19 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Gerry BrownleeMinister of Defence19 December 2014 Media StatementFive Navy helicopters sold to PeruFive Royal New Zealand Navy Seasprite helicopters have been sold to Peru,... more

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News

A summer ‘gift’ for your boatie

19 Dec 2014 News
Helping your friends and family stay safe on the water this holiday season is the gift that lasts a lifetime, Associate Transport... more

Consultation starts on ACC rates for free doctors’ visits

19 Dec 2014 News
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and ACC Minister Nikki Kaye say consultation starts today on ACC support towards free kids’... more

Business

NZ business confidence eases in December, still buoyant

19 Dec 2014 Business News
By Paul McBeth Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand business confidence slipped in December, while staying largely upbeat, as... more

Xero's former chief revenue officer moves to Trade Me

19 Dec 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Stuart McLean moves to Trade Me as Xero ditches chief revenue role By Suze Metherell Dec. 19 ... more

Living

New access system for Te Urewera

19 Dec 2014 Lifestyle
‘Hunters from throughout NZ and especially the North Island, will welcome the start of the new access system for Te... more

Fanzones for Auckland’s non-stop summer

19 Dec 2014 Lifestyle
Auckland will turn on a range of free activities this non-stop summer, with the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines Festival and Fanzone,... more

Property

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

NZ weekly rents rise 5.3% in November, upward trend slowing

15 Dec 2014 Property
By Paul McBeth Dec. 15 (BusinessDesk) - Median national housing rents rose at an annual pace of 5.3 percent in November, slowing... more

Migration

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

UK pension service Britannia 'pauses' TV ads on FMA warning

19 Dec 2014 Migration
By Suze Metherell Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Britannia Financial Services, a UK pension transfer agency whose advertisements feature... 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

Top local athletes to compete at Colgate Games in Wellington

19 Dec 2014 Sport
The Colgate Games, New Zealand’s biggest annual children’s track and field athletics event, will be held in... more

Badminton Names Bulk of Junior Team for Oceania Champs

19 Dec 2014 Sport
For a number of New Zealand’s brightest young Badminton prospects Christmas and the New Year holiday period just got a little... more

Columns

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

Gordon Campbell on income inequality, and Christmas songs

12 Dec 2014 Column
Article - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on income inequality, and yo ho ho Christmas songs by Gordon Campbell As 2014... 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

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

Scheme to fill hard-to-staff health jobs working

18 Dec 2014 Recruitment
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a scheme to fill hard-to-staff health roles is making a real difference to the career choices... more