News

Christchurch merger school off to flying start

29 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education 29 August 2016 Media Statement Christchurch merger school off to flying startChristchurch’s Waitakiri Primary School, one of the first... more

Over 150 pharmacies provide warfarin service

29 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of Health 29 August 2016 Media Statement Over 150 pharmacies provide warfarin serviceHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman says over 6000 patients... more

National tsunami exercise starts this week

29 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nikki KayeMinister of Civil Defence29 August 2016 National tsunami exercise starts this weekOver 100 organisations and several hundred staff nationwide are getting ready to take... more

Police take further steps to counter burglary

29 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Judith CollinsMinister of Police29 August 2016Police take further steps to counter burglaryPolice Minister Judith Collins welcomes Police’s decision to attend all house break-ins,... more

New appointment to FSANZ Board

29 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Jo GoodhewMinister for Food Safety29 August 2016 Media StatementNew appointment to FSANZ BoardJane Lancaster has been appointed to the Food Standards Australia New Zealand... more

Record July for visitor expenditure

29 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Paula Bennett26 AUGUST, 2016Record July for visitor expenditureWinter 2016 continues to break records with visitors spending the most they ever have in every region for the month of... more

Pacific trade and development talks near completion

27 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Todd McClayMinister of Trade26 August 2016 Pacific trade and development talks near completion – funding announced Trade Minister Todd McClay has welcomed the progress made towards... more

A COOL change for learners and communities

26 Aug 2016 News
University of Canterbury A COOL change for learners and communities Although many teachers and families are concerned about Education Minister Hekia Parata’s announcement of a law change to enable more school... more

Minister thanks community for disability strategy feedback

26 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nicky WagnerMinister for Disability Issues 26 August 2016 Media Statement Minister thanks community for disability strategy feedbackDisability Issues Minister Nicky... more

Regulatory changes proposed to support space rocket launches

26 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for the Environment 26 August 2016 Media StatementRegulatory changes proposed to support space rocket launchesNew regulations are being proposed to better... more

Taranaki angiography suite officially opened

26 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of Health 26 August 2016 Taranaki angiography suite officially openedHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman has today opened a new $3.6 million angiography... more

Report highlights benefits of rest home audits

26 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-IigaAssociate Minister of Health 26 August 2016 Media Statement Report highlights benefits of rest home auditsAssociate Health Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has... more

$5.82m Hamilton cycleway underway

26 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Simon BridgesMinister of Transport 26 August 2016 Media Statement $5.82m Hamilton cycleway underwayTransport Minister Simon Bridges today turned the sod on the multi-million... more

NZ Welcomes Colombia Peace Agreement

26 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Murray McCullyMinister of Foreign Affairs26 August 2016 Media StatementNZ Welcomes Colombia Peace AgreementForeign Minister Murray McCully has welcomed the announcement by... more

$100k to boost Havelock North’s economic recovery

26 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Craig FossMinister for Small Business 26 August 2016 Media Statement$100k to boost Havelock North’s economic recoveryThe government is committing $100,000 to help Havelock North... more

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News

Minister welcomes Baghdad appointment

25 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Gerry BrownleeMinister of Defence 25 August 2016 Minister welcomes Baghdad appointment Defence Minister... more

NZ exporters to UK asked about Brexit impact

16 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Todd McClayMinister of Trade 16 August 2016 Media Statement NZ exporters to UK asked about Brexit... more

Business

NZ trade deficit narrows in July from year earlier

24 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ trade deficit narrows in July from year earlier as imports fall faster than exports By Jonathan ... more

ANZ, Westpac limit mortgage rate cuts

11 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk ANZ, Westpac limit mortgage rate cuts, but Kiwibank goes all in By Edwin Mitson Aug. 11 (BusinessDesk) - Two... more

Living

Young New Zealanders Making Films For Good

18 Jul 2016 Lifestyle
The Outlook for Someday Young New Zealanders Making Films For Good What does sustainability mean to you? Since 2007 The Outlook for... more

Review: NZ's Pitch Black - live in London

8 Jul 2016 Entertainment By Charlotte Everett
20 years after their debut at The Gathering, Pitch Black have satiated a packed venue of fans at London’s Oslo, in... more

Property

Auckland house prices are stabilising Barfoot says

3 Aug 2016 Property By Sophie Boot
Wednesday 03 August 2016 10:30 AM Auckland house prices are stabilising, may have plateaued, Barfoot says Aug. 3 (BusinessDesk) -... more

NZ home values rise at fastest quarterly pace in 12 years

2 Aug 2016 Property By Tina Morrison
Article - BusinessDesk NZ home values rise at fastest quarterly pace in 12 years By Tina Morrison Aug. 2 (BusinessDesk) - New... more

Migration

Kiwis could be affected by tighter UK rules

30 Mar 2016 Migration By Audrey Young
British High Commissioner Jonathan Sinclair is defending changes to skilled migrant rules for Britain but suggests they won't affect... more

Immigrants' attitudes to corruption worries SFO

17 Feb 2016 Migration By Sophie Boot
Feb. 17 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's record inbound migration has undermined the country's squeaky-clean reputation because of an... more

Travel

Newer, faster and simpler eGates for Wellington

25 Aug 2016 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government   Hon Wagner using the new eGates at Wellington Airport.... more

NZ guest nights jump to a record in June amid tourism boom

10 Aug 2016 Travel & Tourism By Tina Morrison
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 10 August 2016 12:19 PM Aug. 10 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand accommodation providers had their... more

Sport

World Rugby appoints RWC 2019 General Manager

25 Aug 2016 Rugby
With just over three years to go before Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan, World Rugby has appointed Rob Abernethy as RWC 2019 General... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the end game in Spain

25 Aug 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the end game in Spain First published on Werewolf more

Gordon Campbell on the Impotence of the Reserve Bank

11 Aug 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Impotence of the Reserve Bank First published on Werewolf more

Kiwi Success

Appointments to New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO

12 Aug 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education 12 August 2016 Appointments to New Zealand National Commission for... more

Andrew Hill Appointed CEO Rugby League World Cup 2017

10 Aug 2016 Appointments
Rugby League World Cup Wednesday 10 August 2016 Respected and experienced Rugby League administrator, Andrew Hill, has been appointed... more

Recruitment

Jobs growth continues to be strong

3 Aug 2016 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment 3 August 2016 Jobs growth continues... more

NZ private sector wage inflation misses expectations in June

3 Aug 2016 State of the Market Report By Paul McBeth
Wednesday 03 August 2016 11:57 AM NZ private sector wage inflation misses expectations in June quarter Aug. 3 (BusinessDesk) - New... more

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