News

Conservatives Need a Lesson in Cultural Competency

23 Jul 2014 News
The Maori Party MEDIA STATEMENT23 JULY 2014Conservatives Need a Lesson in Cultural CompetencyMaori Party Co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell says the Conservative Party’s policies to get rid of the Maori seats, shut... more

News Updates from CLG: Israel using flechette shells in Gaza

23 Jul 2014 News
Column - Citizens for Legitimate Government News Updates from CLG22 Jul 2014www.legitgov.orgPrevious edition: Operation Wisconsin Dawn: Bomb Camp Randall to handle bird flu virus escape from lab - Part 1,... more

Prime Minister’s Business Scholarships awarded

23 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Economic Development23 July 2014Prime Minister’s Business Scholarships awardedThirteen senior executives and business owners have been given the opportunity... more

Appointments to Public Trust Board

23 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Appointments to Public Trust BoardJustice Minister Judith Collins today announced the appointment of two new members to the Board of Public Trust. Lyn Lim will replace retiring Board... more

Foss announces commerce reappointments

23 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Foss announces commerce reappointmentsCommerce Minister Craig Foss today announced four reappointments to various independent Crown entities and statutory bodies. “I am pleased to... more

Trainee teachers to benefit from education portal

23 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government 23 July 2014Trainee teachers to benefit from education portalTeacher-training institutions can now access a digital resource that enables schools to share learning resources and best... more

New drug analyser to save time and money

23 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government New drug analyser to save time and moneyCloseup of the FirstDefenderCustoms Minister Nicky Wagner says the introduction of a new state of t... more

NZ Pacific encouraged for new Seasonal Worker Scheme

23 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government NZ Pacific encouraged for new Seasonal Worker SchemeDomestic Pacific workers can be as successful as overseas Pacific workers in the horticulture and viticulture industries says Pacific... more

Pork industry joins GIA biosecurity agreement

23 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Pork industry joins GIA biosecurity agreement The Government and the commercial pork industry have committed to a partnership to strengthen biosecurity, Primary Industries Minister Nathan... more

Egg-citement in the Bay as world record broken!

22 Jul 2014 News
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic MEDIA RELEASE:Egg-citement in the Bay as world record broken!It was all hands on deck today when 207 Bay of Plenty Polytechnic staff and students joined forces to break a Guinness... more

Warren Maxwell to guest perform at CPIT

22 Jul 2014 News
CPIT Warren Maxwell will guest perform at CPIT’s One Monday concert on 28 July.Making it in the music industryBe unique, be sincere and be proficient, says prominent New Zealand musician Warren Maxwell. That’s... more

David Cunliffe and John Key press stand-ups: July 22 2014

22 Jul 2014 News
Article - The Scoop Team David Cunliffe and John Key press stand-ups: July 22 2014Scoop Audio+Video+Photosby The Scoop Teammore

Meeting between Jonathan Coleman and General Fan Changlong

22 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Joint statement on the meeting between Minister of Defence, Jonathan Coleman and Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission of the People’s Republic of China, General Fan ... more

Standards and Accreditation Bill introduced

22 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Craig FossMinister of Commerce 22 July 2014 Media Statement Standards and Accreditation Bill introducedCommerce Minister Craig Foss today welcomed the introduction of a... more

Youngsters benefit from Sail training

22 Jul 2014 News
R.Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust For immediate release 21st July Youngsters benefit from Sail training A recent survey carried out by the R. Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust has confirmed the Trust’s... more

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News

Support for kiwi, not moas, in Rimutaka

18 Jul 2014 News
The Government today announced a $70,000 Community Conservation Partnership Fund grant for the Rimutaka Forest Park Trust to ensure... more

Coleman to meet China’s top military officer

18 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Coleman to meet China’s top military officer Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman will hold talks on Monday... more

Business

Moa boosts first quarter sales, expects higher margins

22 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Moa boosts first quarter sales, expects higher margins to drive profits By Tina Morrison July 22 ... more

Hon. Steven Joyce: Better public services for businesses

21 Jul 2014 Business News
A single unique number for every business and a range of new services that reduce the need for businesses to provide the same ... more

Living

Anti-mining campaign doco debuts at NZ Film Festival

22 Jul 2014 Entertainment
Playing at this year’s New Zealand International Film Festival, Cap Bocage is a close-up exploration of the forces that came... more

Inbetweeners 2 Cast Heads Down under for NZ Premiere

22 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
The stars of this year’s most anticipated comedy, The Inbetweeners 2 will head to New Zealand next month as part of the... more

Property

NZ house sales fall in June, led by cheaper properties

14 Jul 2014 Property By Suze Metherell
July 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand house sales fell in June from a year earlier, led by properties of $400,000 or less, indicating... more

Average Auckland house prices reach record level

10 Jul 2014 Property
The average asking price for a home in Auckland has reached the record level of 732 thousand, 240 dollars. The figure is provided by... more

Migration

UK Tier 1 visa extension deadline looming

11 Jul 2014 Migration
If you’re in the UK on a Tier 1 (General) visa, you’ll need to apply for an extension as soon as possible. The deadline... more

NZ more appealing to ex-pats - survey

10 Jul 2014 Migration
Auckland and Wellington have become more appealing to ex-pats in the past 12 months, a new survey has found. Both cities both dropped... more

Travel

100% Middle-Earth campaign wins prestigious travel award

17 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
Associate Tourism Minister Todd McClay has congratulated Tourism New Zealand on winning the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s... more

NZ guest nights at three-year high

10 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism By Suze Metherell
July 10 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand guest nights climbed to a three-year high in May as short term stays climbed across all... more

Sport

Fellowes and Hazeldine Sign for EasiYo Tactix

22 Jul 2014 Netball
EasiYo Tactix are delighted to announce the signing of experienced defender Demelza Fellowes (formerly McCloud) and versatile... more

Heat’s on for open water masters swimmers

22 Jul 2014 Sport
With local temperatures dipping to winter lows, more than 80 Kiwi swimmers are taking off to Samoa this week, to take on warmer open... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the non-apology to Tania Billingsley, PM John Key

22 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  The refusal by Prime Minister John Key to issue a personal apology to Tania Billingsley has been accompanied by an array of... more

Gordon Campbell on the failure to prosecute the GCSB

18 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
So one hand of the state – the Independent Police Conduct Authority - has now washed the hands of its brother agencies, and... more

Kiwi Success

Minister announces ACC Board appointments

8 Jul 2014 Appointments
New Zealand Government Minister announces ACC Board appointments ACC Minister Judith Collins today announced the appointment of ... more

Air NZ boss Luxon to sit on Virgin board

4 Jul 2014 Appointments By Suze Metherell
July 4 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand boss Christopher Luxon has been appointed to Virgin Australia's board alongside its fellow... more

Recruitment

750 additional Trades Academy places for 2015

14 Jul 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand Government   Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Hon Hekia Parata Minister of... more

Take a dip into global talent pool

9 Jul 2014 Recruitment
International candidates can bring added value, says recruitment specialist New Zealand's thriving economy has created a "unique... more