News

Bill to better support sexual violence victims underway

2 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister of Justice 2 July 2015 Media statement Bill to better support sexual violence victims underwayThe first stage of the Government’s sexual violence... more

New Chair and Commissioners for Maori Language Commission

2 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Te Ururoa FlavellMinita Whanaketanga MaoriMinister for Maori Development 2 July 2015 Media Statement New Chair and Commissioners appointed to the Maori Language... more

FairWay Resolution Ltd board reappointments

2 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nikki KayeMinister for ACC 2 July 2015 Media Statement FairWay Resolution Ltd board reappointmentsACC Minister Nikki Kaye today announced the reappointment of three... more

New EPA board appointments

2 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for the Environment New EPA board appointmentsEnvironment Minister Dr Nick Smith today announced the reappointment of Dr Kevin Thompson as deputy chair of the... more

Enviroschools Hawke’s Bay is Celebrating

2 Jul 2015 News
Enviroschools Foundation Enviroschools Hawke’s Bay is CelebratingEnviroschools in Hawke’s Bay are celebrating twice this week.Firstly, Greenmeadows Kindergarten has attained the highest ‘GreenGold’ status for... more

Arts Access Awards winners an inspiration

2 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Maggie BarryMinister for Arts, Culture and HeritageHon Nicky WagnerMinister for Disability Issues 2 July 2015 Arts Access Awards winners an inspirationArts, Culture and... more

Developer chosen for inner city neighbourhoods

2 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Gerry BrownleeMinister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery 2 July 2015 Media Statement Developer chosen for inner city neighbourhoodsCanterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister... more

Regeneration the focus of Chch governance

2 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Gerry BrownleeMinister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery 2 July 2015 Media Statement Regeneration the focus of Chch governanceThe regeneration of Christchurch will be the... more

Including dads in positive parenting programme

2 Jul 2015 News
Auckland University Including dads in positive parenting programme improves children’s behaviourUniversity of Auckland research has found that including dads in a positive parenting programme adapted to enhance... more

Government Welcomes Successful WTO Trade Policy Review

2 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Tim GroserMinister of TradeGovernment Welcomes Successful WTO Trade Policy ReviewTrade Minister Tim Groser today welcomed the conclusions of the 5th World Trade Organisation Trade... more

Minister marks end of successful development

2 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Simon BridgesMinister of Energy and ResourcesMinister marks end of successful developmentEnergy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges today congratulates OMV on their successful... more

Extra support for social service providers

2 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Anne TolleyMinister for Social Development Extra support for social service providersSocial Development Minister Anne Tolley has announced that a further $4.3 million in funding for... more

Newborn hearing screening strengthened

2 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of HealthNewborn hearing screening strengthenedHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman says newborn babies across New Zealand are now benefitting from an... more

University of Waikato launches new partnerships

2 Jul 2015 News
Waikato University University of Waikato launches new partnership with Tokoroa and PutaruruThe University of Waikato has launched a new initiative in partnership with the secondary schools and communities of... more

Algebra advocate wins prestigious maths award

2 Jul 2015 News
Massey University Algebra advocate wins prestigious maths awardResearching ways to introduce primary school learners to the “big ideas” of mathematics through algebra has earned a Massey University maths... more

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News

New on-body cameras for Corrections officers

24 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government New on-body cameras for Corrections officers On-body cameras for frontline Corrections staff are being rolled... more

Lower tobacco duty free limit yields results

24 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nicky WagnerMinister of CustomsHon Peseta Sam Lotu-IigaAssociate Minister of Health Lower tobacco... more

Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain, led by A2 as bidders named

24 Jun 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain, led by A2 as potential bidder unmasked; dividends appeal By Jonathan ... more

Wearable tech start-up launches US$200,000 crowdfund bid

24 Jun 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Wearable tech start-up launches US$200,000 crowdfunding campaign By Fiona Rotherham June 23... more

Living

Remarkables ski area to kick off 2015 season this Saturday

24 Jun 2015 Lifestyle
The Remarkables June 24 2015 The Remarkables ski area to kick off 2015 season this Saturday The Remarkables ski area in Queenstown... more

SMCO-SOUNZ Composer Workshop selected works announced

23 Jun 2015 Lifestyle
SOUNZ For immediate release SMCO-SOUNZ Composer Workshop selected works announced SOUNZ and Auckland based St Matthews Chamber... more

Property

Extending Canterbury accommodation support

24 Jun 2015 Property
New Zealand Government Hon Anne Tolley Minister for Social Development 24 June 2015 Extending Canterbury accommodation... more

Arvida to buy three Auckland facilities for $62M

24 Jun 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   Arvida to buy three Auckland facilities for $62M, raising new capital By Paul McBeth June 24 ... more

Migration

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

More visas online through Immigration ONLINE

16 Jun 2015 Migration
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes the roll out of online Work and Visitor visas as fantastic news for Immigration New ... more

Travel

Air NZ sees annual earnings rising by as much as 60%

24 Jun 2015 Travel & Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk   Air NZ sees annual earnings rising by as much as 60% By Paul McBeth June 24 (BusinessDesk) - Air New... more

Analysts divided on Jetstar impact on Air NZ's earnings

19 Jun 2015 Travel & Tourism
  Analysts divided on impact on Air NZ's earnings of Jetstar's regional routes challenge June 19 (BusinessDesk) - Analysts are... more

Sport

Extra sizzle added to New Zealand’s Biggest Cycling Occasion

24 Jun 2015 Cycling
Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge Extra sizzle added to New Zealand’s Biggest Cycling Occasion With entries opening in just under a... more

Gilmour targeting another strong finish at Rally Gisborne

24 Jun 2015 Motor Sport
Emma Gilmour Gilmour targeting another strong finish at Rally Gisborne 23.6.15 Emma Gilmour intends to start the second half of the... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on telling the poor to ask for more

24 Jun 2015 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on telling the poor to ask for more The government’s more

Gordon Campbell on the Pope’s encyclical on climate change

19 Jun 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on the Pope’s encyclical on climate change   The spread of market mechanisms into every facet of... more

Kiwi Success

Appointment of Judges of the High Court

19 Jun 2015 Appointments
Christchurch Queen’s Counsel Nicholas Davidson and Auckland Barrister and Solicitor Rebecca Anne Edwards have been appointed... more

Appointments to the independent Charities Registration Board

16 Jun 2015 Appointments
  Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew has announced the appointment of a new member to the independent Charities... more

Recruitment

Carpentry apprentices go head to head

23 Jun 2015 Recruitment
Apprentice of the Year Competition Carpentry apprentices go head to head in national competition Entries for the Registered Master ... more

NZ employees rate work-life balance as top priority

26 May 2015 Press Releases By Anna Lu
  NZ employees rate work-life balance as top priority, while job seekers eye cash, survey shows May 26 (BusinessDesk) - New... more