News

Minister welcomes new venison PGP programme

26 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nathan GuyMinister for Primary Industries 26 May 2015 Media Statement Minister welcomes new venison PGP programmePrimary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed... more

Budget 2015: Funding boost for Irrigation Acceleration Fund

26 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government Budget 2015: Funding boost for Irrigation Acceleration FundIrrigation projects will receive a kick-start of $25 million in operating funding for five years from 2016/17 through the... more

2015 Youth Awards winners announced

26 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government 2015 Youth Awards winners announcedYouth Minister Nikki Kaye today announced the recipients of the 2015 Youth Awards.Winners will be presented with awards at a ceremony being held at... more

Settlement and iwi unity overwhelmingly important to Ngapuhi

26 May 2015 News
Te Ropu o Tuhoronuku Settlement and iwi unity overwhelmingly important to Ngapuhi – Horizon Research Survey May 2015The settlement of historical Te Tiriti Waitangi grievances and iwi unity are growing in... more

New indicators for educational success

26 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government 26 May 2015 New indicators for educational successEducation Minister Hekia Parata has welcomed the development of new measures of educational success to be used for both internal and... more

Feedback sought on financial advice laws

26 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government 26 May 2015 Media Statement Feedback sought on financial advice lawsCommerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith released an Issues Paper for public consultation... more

Wellington wins New Zealand Schools Debating Champs

26 May 2015 News
New Zealand Schools Debating Championships Wellington wins New Zealand Schools Debating ChampsWellington has defeated Auckland to win the Russell McVeagh New Zealand Schools’ Debating Champs, in the Grand Final... more

Gordon Campbell on the Cullen Review of our security service

26 May 2015 News
Article - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on the Cullen Review of our security services Whatever the conflicts and point scoring between them on other issues, National and Labour have always spoken virtually as... more

Waitangi signing commemorated 175 years on

26 May 2015 News
Horizons Regional Council Waitangi signing commemorated 175 years onA Rangitikei River stone monument commemorating a significant Treaty of Waitangi signing site has been unveiled at Tangimoana.Exactly 175... more

Health target results – ED wait times achieved

26 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government 26 May 2015 Health target results – ED wait times achievedHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest quarterly health target results show the shorter stays in emergency... more

Revised NZICC design gets green light

26 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government 26 May 2015 Revised NZICC design gets green lightEconomic Development Minister Steven Joyce today announced that the Government and SkyCity have agreed a revised preliminary design for... more

Fantastic turnout for inaugural Coromandel Youth awards

25 May 2015 News
Thames Coromandel District Council Fantastic turnout for inaugural Coromandel Youth awardsThe weather on Saturday didn't deter the finalists and their friends and families from turning up to find out who the... more

Judd and Fox presenting at Maori Governance Hui

25 May 2015 News
Maori Council Judd and Fox presenting at Maori Governance Hui on 31 May 2015New Plymouth Mayor Andrew Judd and Maori Party Co-leader Marama Fox are the latest to join an exciting line up of speakers and... more

10-year passports enable reduction in annual cost

25 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government 25 May 201510-year passports enable reduction in annual cost Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne says the Government has listened to New Zealanders and adult passports will again be... more

Manukau students go wild over Zoofari education

25 May 2015 News
Auckland Council Manukau students go wild over Zoofari education Auckland Zoo continues to welcome schools to its dynamic Warehouse Zoofari programme, giving more young Kiwi kids the chance to engage in a... more

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News

NZ welcomes interception of IUU fishing vessels

23 May 2015 News
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has welcomed the news that two well-known illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing vessels,... more

Archives New Zealand to rebuild Christchurch facility

22 May 2015 News
22 May 2015 The Budget confirms $6.1 million in operating funding over the next four years and $13 million of capital funding from... more

Business

NZ consumer confidence slips in May

22 May 2015 Business News By Tina Morrison
May 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand consumer confidence slipped in May as sentiment about current and future conditions eased. The... more

Consumer NZ vs Qantas

20 May 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Consumer NZ ramps up campaign to get Qantas's Jetstar to drop pre-ticked booking forms May 20... more

Living

NZ Surfer Daniel Kereopa in New Documentary

23 May 2015 Lifestyle
The pride and glory of winning The Ultimate Waterman is relived for Kiwi Daniel Kereopa in a documentary that went live online this... more

Britain remembers the ANZACs - 100 years on

25 Apr 2015 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
100 years after allied forces landed in Gallipoli, 25 April – ANZAC Day – has been commemorated in the UK officially for... more

Property

New guidance on home construction

22 May 2015 Property
Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith today released at the Certified Builders’ Association conference in Christchurch... more

Goodman Property lifts FY earnings 5.4% on revenue growth

20 May 2015 Property By Paul McBeth
  Goodman Property lifts FY earnings 5.4% on revenue growth, cost clamp down May 20 (BusinessDesk) - Goodman Property Trust,... more

Migration

Migrant exploitation Bill passed

30 Apr 2015 Migration
The Immigration Amendment Bill (No 2) which cracks down on employers who exploit migrant workers passed its final reading in... more

NZ migration hits new annual record in March

23 Apr 2015 Migration By Tina Morrison
April 23 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand migration hit a new annual record in March, as more students arrived from India and China and... more

Travel

Border clearance levy to be introduced

21 May 2015 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government Hon Nathan GuyMinister for Primary IndustriesHon Nicky WagnerMinister of Customs 21 May 2015 Border clearance... more

Two new tourism projects to receive funding

20 May 2015 NZ Tourism
  Prime Minister and Tourism Minister John Key has today announced the Government is investing in two new tourism projects in... more

Sport

Lord's century for Kane Williamson

23 May 2015 Cricket
DAY THREE First Innings: England 389 (Root 98, Stokes 92, Buttler 67, Ali 58; Henry 4-93, Boult 4-79) v BLACKCAPS 523 (Guptill 70,... more

BLACKCAPS tour of England: First Test at Lord's Cricket Ground

22 May 2015 Cricket
First innings at stumps on Day One: England 354-7 in 90 overs (Root 98, Stokes 92, Buttler 67, Ali 49*; Henry 3-93 on Test debut) DAY... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Budget 2015

22 May 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
From the outset, the slogan for yesterday’s Budget - “The Plan Is Working” – begged to be mocked.... more

Gordon Campbell Key’s abuse of secrecy over Iraq & The TPP

30 Apr 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  For the past week or so we’ve been hearing a lot about the child-like side of our Prime Minister. So I guess we... more

Kiwi Success

Top biology student off to Denmark Olympiad

21 May 2015 People
Sixteen-year-old Waikato Dio student Nikita Lyons is one of four students representing New Zealand at the International Biology... more

New High Commissioner to Tonga

15 May 2015 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has today announced diplomat Sarah Walsh as New Zealand’s new High Commissioner to... more

Recruitment

NZ's growing ICT sector drives more diverse economy: Joyce

15 May 2015 State of the Market Report By Paul McBeth
  NZ's growing ICT sector drives rapid economic diversification, Joyce says May 15 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's information... more

5,500 more doctors and nurses in our hospitals

15 May 2015 Recruitment
  Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a record number of doctors and nurses are working in District Health Boards across the... more