News

Minister challenges NZ First on its record

28 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Minister challenges NZ First on its recordMinister of Corrections Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga today challenged NZ First on accountability and said the primary focus for him as Minister of... more

Final report of WPC inquiry received

28 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nathan GuyMinister for Primary IndustriesHon Jo GoodhewMinister for Food Safety 28 November 2014 Media Statement Final report of WPC inquiry receivedPrimary Industries... more

Challenging low Maori representation in local government

28 Nov 2014 News
The Maori Party MEDIA RELEASE28 November 2014Challenging low Maori representation in local governmentMaori Party Co-leader Marama Fox has questioned the Minister of Local Government about what initiatives are... more

Awards put spotlight on location innovation

28 Nov 2014 News
The limitless potential of location information, and the innovative people working at its forefront, took centre stage last night at the inaugural New Zealand Spatial Excellence Awards (NZSEA), Land Information ... more

Nurses urge action on climate change

28 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Nurses Organisation Nurses urge action on climate change Nurses commenting on a Special Article published today in the New Zealand Medical Journal, Health and equity impacts of climate change i... more

Rangi Ruru Wins Nga Kete Debating Tournament

28 Nov 2014 News
Rangi Ruru Girls' School 27 November 2014Rangi Ruru Wins Nga Kete Debating TournamentRangi Ruru Girls’ School has taken home the top prize in the Nga Kete Debating Tournament.The competition celebrates women’s... more

Grant for Museum of Wellington City and Sea announced

28 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Grant for Museum of Wellington City and Sea announcedThe Museum of Wellington City and Sea will receive a government grant of $1.3 million for its redevelopment project and earthquake... more

Ministers respond to Glenn Inquiry Report

28 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Ministers respond to Glenn Inquiry ReportJustice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley have acknowledged the Glenn Inquiry Report into family violence released... more

New rules for financial markets to take effect

28 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government New rules for financial markets to take effectCommerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith welcomes new rules taking effect from 1 December which will promote the growth of New... more

Minister acknowledges work of sector groups

27 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education 27 November 2014 Media Statement Minister acknowledges work of sector groupsEducation Minister Hekia Parata has acknowledged the... more

MSD procurement a winner

27 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Anne TolleyMinister for Social Development 27 November 2014 Media Statement MSD procurement a winnerSocial Development Minister Anne Tolley says preferred supplier... more

Proud Pasifika Community Celebrate Student Success

27 Nov 2014 News
Weltec Proud Pasifika Community Celebrate Student Success The pride, hopes and aspirations for the future generation of skilled builders and carpenters was keenly felt at a Pasifika community event held at... more

State-of-the-art Justice precinct reaches key milestone

27 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister of JusticeMinister for Courts27 November 2014State-of-the-art Justice precinct reaches key milestoneThe $300 million Christchurch Justice precinct has reached a key... more

Community grants profile launch shows successful initiatives

27 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Jo GoodhewMinister for the Community and Voluntary Sector27 November 2014Community grants profile launch highlights successful initiativesCommunity and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo... more

Ministers launch summer road safety campaign

27 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Ministers launch summer road safety campaignPolice Minister Michael Woodhouse and Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss today launched the ‘Reach the beach safely this summer’ campaign,... more

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News

Nurses urge action on climate change

28 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Nurses Organisation Nurses urge action on climate change Nurses commenting on a Special Article published today in the... more

Awards put spotlight on location innovation

28 Nov 2014 News
The limitless potential of location information, and the innovative people working at its forefront, took centre stage last night at... more

Business

Lambskin prices slump

28 Nov 2014 Business News
By Tina Morrison Nov. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Global lambskin prices have collapsed from the first quarter's record highs, as a Chinese... more

China's tannery crackdown, Russian sanctions dent lambskin

28 Nov 2010 Business News
By Tina Morrison Nov. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Global lambskin prices have collapsed from the first quarter's record highs, as a Chinese... more

Living

Chase & Status to Join Netsky at Lake Hawea Hotel

28 Nov 2014 Entertainment
Rhythm Group Rhythm Group Entertainment is excited to announce that Chase an... more

Charles Bradley And His Extraordinaires Announce NZ Sideshow

28 Nov 2014 Lifestyle
Bluesfest Bluesfest Touring are thrilled to confirm yet another series of fantastic New Zealand sideshows, adding to the array of... more

Property

Encouraging growth in latest building consent data

28 Nov 2014 Property
Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith today welcomed the latest release of figures from Statistics New Zealand which shows the... more

NZ house building consents bounce back in October

28 Nov 2014 Property
By Paul McBeth Nov. 28 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand house building consents rose at their fastest monthly pace in more than two... more

Migration

Minister to attend the OECD Forum on migration

28 Nov 2014 Migration
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse will travel to Paris tomorrow to represent the New Zealand Government at the Organisation for... more

High Commissioner to Fiji reinstated

28 Nov 2014 Migration
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced the reinstatement of New Zealand’s High Commissioner to Fiji. “New ... more

Travel

More Customs officers in time for Christmas

28 Nov 2014 Travel & Tourism
Customs Minister Nicky Wagner congratulates the twenty seven new Customs officers who are graduating in Auckland today, in time to ... more

Doubling of flights between NZ and China

26 Nov 2014 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government Flights between New Zealand and China are set to double under amended air services arrangements, says ... more

Sport

ARL launches NCEA match official initiative

28 Nov 2014 Rugby League
Auckland Rugby League The Auckland Rugby League has today announced a new initiative which will see students able to gain NCEA... more

Black Sox named for Oceania qualifier

27 Nov 2014 Sport
Hard work has been rewarded in the naming of the Golden Homes Black Sox softball team for next month’s ISF Oceania Qualifying ... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Andrew Little, Mockingjay & drunk texting

28 Nov 2014 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on Andrew Little’s debut, Mockingjay, and drunk texting by Gordon ... more

Gordon Campbell: govt arrogance, Ferguson & Police pursuits

27 Nov 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
As anyone who’s ever encountered him around Parliament will verify, Chris Finlayson’s arrogance is matched only by his... more

Kiwi Success

UK Police return soldier's lost medals to family in New Zealand

28 Nov 2014 People
Police in Southport have reunited war medals belonging to a local soldier with his surviving family 12,000 miles away in New Zealand.... more

Scientist wins major American geological award

28 Nov 2014 People
University of Canterbury’s Associate Professor Mark Quigley is the first scientist outside North America to win the Geological... more

Recruitment

Lincoln IT day installs interest in pupils

28 Nov 2014 Recruitment
The robots might not match the Terminator but it was hoped the students controlling them might one day use the catchphrase... more

Joyce to attend Sydney job fair

28 Nov 2014 Recruitment
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce will travel to Sydney on Sunday morning to attend the New Zealand job fair. The Sydney... more