News

Countdown begins to Rio Games

5 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister for Sport and Recreation5 August 2015 Countdown begins to Rio Games Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman says a year out from the Rio Olympic... more

Legal challenge to TPPA secrecy lodged today

5 Aug 2015 News
Joint Press Release 5 August 2015Legal challenge to TPPA secrecy lodged todayPapers were filed in the High Court in Wellington today seeking an urgent judicial review of Trade Minister Tim Groser’s blanket... more

Legal challenge to TPPA secrecy lodged today

5 Aug 2015 News
Professor Jane Kelsey 5 August 2015 Legal challenge to TPPA secrecy lodged today Papers were filed in the High Court in Wellington today seeking an urgent judicial review of Trade Minister Tim Groser’s blanket... more

National service to mark centenary of Chunuk Bair

5 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Maggie BarryMinister for Arts, Culture and Heritage5 August 2015 National service to mark centenary of Chunuk BairThe centenary of the Battle of Chunuk Bair will be marked in... more

Eleven straight quarters of job growth

5 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister of Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment5 August 2015 Eleven straight quarters of job growth The latest labour market data shows continued job growth,... more

Foss to attend Chunuk Bair commemorations

5 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Craig FossMinister of Veterans’ Affairs5 August 2015Foss to attend Chunuk Bair commemorations Veterans’ Affairs Minister Craig Foss will attend the Battle for Chunuk Bair centenary... more

Tougher biosecurity measures at airports welcomed

5 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nathan GuyMinister for Primary IndustriesTougher biosecurity measures at airports welcomedPrimary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed a new package of biosecurity measures to... more

MidCentral general practices more productive

5 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of HealthMidCentral general practices more productiveHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman says the newly expanded Productive Series is already benefiting... more

Launch of family violence discussion document

5 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Amy AdamsMinister of JusticeLaunch of family violence discussion documentIt’s a pleasure being here this morning and thank you Allan Cooke for the warm welcome.First, may I acknowledge... more

No Urgency, But No Text Either

5 Aug 2015 News
Hone Harawira No Urgency, But No Text Either5 August 2015“Unfortunately we’re not going to get an urgency hearing” said Hone Harawira, MANA leader and former Tai Tokerau MP, of the claim that government... more

Gordon Campbell on the economic bad news

5 Aug 2015 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on the economic bad news, and Turkey’s fears about the Kurds Traditionally, voters regard National as a more competent manager of the economy. It is the sole upside of... more

Fresh look at family violence laws

5 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister of Justice 5 August 2015 Media statement Fresh look at family violence lawsA discussion document launched today takes a hard look at the way the law... more

Family violence initiatives making an impact one year on

5 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister of Justice 5 August 2015 Family violence initiatives making an impact one year onA suite of Government initiatives has built momentum for efforts to reduce New... more

Stuff article strips debate of facts - student presidents

5 Aug 2015 News
NZUSA Stuff article strips debate of facts - student presidents04 August 2015Media Release: New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations and New Zealand's student presidentsNZUSA President Rory McCourt says... more

Tree Mount design stands tall at Dyson Awards

5 Aug 2015 News
Massey University Tree Mount design stands tall at Dyson AwardsIndustrial design graduate Jason Khoo with his full-sized Tree Mount design, which won the 2015 New Zealand James Dyson Awar... more

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News

Joyce to visit the Philippines and Viet Nam

31 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Economic Development 31 July 2015   Joyce to visit the Philippines and Viet... more

Carrying Tasers a welcome move

31 Jul 2015 News
Police Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes today’s announcement by Police Commissioner Mike Bush that all frontline first ... more

Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise; Meridian, MRP up on Tiwai

31 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise; Meridian, MRP up ahead of Tiwai Pt decision By Fiona Rotherham July 31 ... more

13 companies gain up to $24.5M in R&D grants

31 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   13 companies gain up to $24.5M in taxpayer-funded R&D grants By Fiona Rotherham July 31... more

Living

A Kapa Haka Tale – the man bringing NZ culture to the Rugby World Cup

3 Aug 2015 Arts By Charlotte Everett
New Zealander Corey Baker is bringing Kiwi culture and kapa haka to Britain’s shores and people –all wrapped up in the... more

Appointments to the New Zealand Film Commission

31 Jul 2015 Entertainment
New Zealand Government Hon Maggie BarryMinister for Arts, Culture and Heritage 31 July 2015 Appointments to the New Zealand Film... more

Property

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

Opportunities for Maori in Manawatu-Whanganui

31 Jul 2015 Property
New Zealand Government Hon Te Ururoa Flavell Minister for Maori Development 31 July 2015   Opportunities for Maori in... 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

World Champs Next for Euro Kart Round Winner Armstrong

31 Jul 2015 Motor Sport
KartSport   World Champs Next for Euro Kart Round Winner Armstrong   New Zealand has another World Karting Championship... more

Anchor Milk Reignites 1935 All Blacks Partnership

31 Jul 2015 Rugby
Anchor Milk July 31 2015 Anchor Milk Reignites 1935 All Blacks Partnership   &nb... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Tim Groser missing in action on the TPP

31 Jul 2015 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on Tim Groser missing in action on the TPP While rapid change is always possible in... more

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

Kiwi Success

Winston Churchill Fellows honoured

31 Jul 2015 People
New Zealand Government Hon Jo Goodhew Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector 31 July 2015 Winston Churchill Fellows ... more

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

Recruitment

NZ must do more on exploited migrant labour: US State Dept

31 Jul 2015 Recruitment
By Suze Metherell July 31 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand needs to significantly boost its efforts to protect vulnerable migrant... more

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