News

Egg-citement in the Bay as world record broken!

22 Jul 2014 News
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic MEDIA RELEASE:Egg-citement in the Bay as world record broken!It was all hands on deck today when 207 Bay of Plenty Polytechnic staff and students joined forces to break a Guinness... more

Warren Maxwell to guest perform at CPIT

22 Jul 2014 News
CPIT Warren Maxwell will guest perform at CPIT’s One Monday concert on 28 July.Making it in the music industryBe unique, be sincere and be proficient, says prominent New Zealand musician Warren Maxwell. That’s... more

David Cunliffe and John Key press stand-ups: July 22 2014

22 Jul 2014 News
Article - The Scoop Team David Cunliffe and John Key press stand-ups: July 22 2014Scoop Audio+Video+Photosby The Scoop Teammore

Meeting between Jonathan Coleman and General Fan Changlong

22 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Joint statement on the meeting between Minister of Defence, Jonathan Coleman and Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission of the People’s Republic of China, General Fan... more

Standards and Accreditation Bill introduced

22 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Craig FossMinister of Commerce 22 July 2014 Media Statement Standards and Accreditation Bill introducedCommerce Minister Craig Foss today welcomed the introduction of a... more

Youngsters benefit from Sail training

22 Jul 2014 News
R.Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust For immediate release 21st July Youngsters benefit from Sail training A recent survey carried out by the R. Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust has confirmed the Trust’s... more

Boosting skills for the Hutt’s high-tech firms

22 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand National Party Chris BishopNational Candidate for Hutt SouthMedia Release22 July 2014 Boosting skills for the Hutt’s high-tech firmsNational Party Hutt South candidate Chris Bishop today... more

Tai Poutini Polytechnic Personal Presentation Course

22 Jul 2014 News
Tai Poutini Polytechnic Tai Poutini Polytechnic Personal Presentation Course21 July 2014A community-focused course at Tai Poutini Polytechnic (TPP) is helping local students gain confidence in their future.TPP... more

Claudette Hauiti to step aside at election

22 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand National Party Peter GoodfellowNational Party PresidentMedia Statement22 July 2014 Claudette Hauiti to step aside at electionNational Party President Peter Goodfellow confirms that he has... more

Campaign to boost engineering study at polytechs

22 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment22 July 2014Campaign to boost engineering study at polytechsThe Government is sponsoring a big push for more... more

Boost for horticulture and viticulture industry

22 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government 22 July 2014 Boost for horticulture and viticulture industrySocial Development Minister Paula Bennett and Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse have announced plans for a new... more

Labour makes desperate sop to the regions

22 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Economic Development22 July 2014Labour makes desperate sop to the regionsThe Labour Party's regional announcement today is a desperate bid to distract people... more

Gordon Campbell on the non-apology to Tania Billingsley

22 Jul 2014 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on the non-apology to Tania Billingsleyby Gordon CampbellThe refusal by Prime Minister John Key to issue a personal apology to Tania Billingsley has been accompanied by... more

Taskforce to tackle loopy rules and regulations

22 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Taskforce to tackle loopy rules and regulations Local Government Minister Paula Bennett today announced the establishment of a new Taskforce to rid New Zealand of loopy rules and... more

Local regulations go under microscope

22 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Local regulations go under microscopeThe Government says it is accepting nearly all of the recommendations the Productivity Commission has made on ways to improve local regulations.“The... more

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News

Support for kiwi, not moas, in Rimutaka

18 Jul 2014 News
The Government today announced a $70,000 Community Conservation Partnership Fund grant for the Rimutaka Forest Park Trust to ensure... more

Coleman to meet China’s top military officer

18 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Coleman to meet China’s top military officer Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman will hold talks on Monday... more

Business

ERoad to raise $49.5 million in pursuit of US growth

18 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   ERoad to raise $49.5 million in pursuit of US growth By Suze Metherell July 18 (BusinessDesk) - ERoad,... more

RBNZ caught in signalling dilemma as kiwi shines

18 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   RBNZ caught in signalling dilemma as kiwi shines in world hungry for positive carry By Jonathan ... more

Living

Dave Dobbyn Releases Tribute to Pike River 29

18 Jul 2014 Entertainment
  Dave Dobbyn Releases Tribute to Pike River 29 A live recording of ‘This Love’, Dave Dobbyn’s moving ... more

Journey across the Tasman was to be a world for asthma

11 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Solo kayaker’s journey across the Tasman was to be a world first for asthma On the 19th of April, Scott Donaldson left Coffs... more

Property

NZ house sales fall in June, led by cheaper properties

14 Jul 2014 Property By Suze Metherell
July 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand house sales fell in June from a year earlier, led by properties of $400,000 or less, indicating... more

Average Auckland house prices reach record level

10 Jul 2014 Property
The average asking price for a home in Auckland has reached the record level of 732 thousand, 240 dollars. The figure is provided by... more

Migration

UK Tier 1 visa extension deadline looming

11 Jul 2014 Migration
If you’re in the UK on a Tier 1 (General) visa, you’ll need to apply for an extension as soon as possible. The deadline... more

NZ more appealing to ex-pats - survey

10 Jul 2014 Migration
Auckland and Wellington have become more appealing to ex-pats in the past 12 months, a new survey has found. Both cities both dropped... more

Travel

100% Middle-Earth campaign wins prestigious travel award

17 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
Associate Tourism Minister Todd McClay has congratulated Tourism New Zealand on winning the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s... more

NZ guest nights at three-year high

10 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism By Suze Metherell
July 10 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand guest nights climbed to a three-year high in May as short term stays climbed across all... more

Sport

Mondiale sign up with the Aces

18 Jul 2014 Sport
Auckland Cricket Mondiale have been announced as the naming rights sponsor of the Auckland Aces – making them the Mondiale ... more

Black Stick women claim Four Nations title

17 Jul 2014 Sport
New Zealand Black Sticks Women have won the Four Nations Tournament in Dublin this morning, beating Ireland 3-0 in the final to... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the failure to prosecute the GCSB

18 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
So one hand of the state – the Independent Police Conduct Authority - has now washed the hands of its brother agencies, and... more

Gordon Campbell on the Dotcom emails

16 Jul 2014 Column By Gordon Campbell
Back in 2010 at least, the email trail recently released to David Fisher of the NZ Herald shows that the Immigration Service had... more

Kiwi Success

Minister announces ACC Board appointments

8 Jul 2014 Appointments
New Zealand Government Minister announces ACC Board appointments ACC Minister Judith Collins today announced the appointment of ... more

Air NZ boss Luxon to sit on Virgin board

4 Jul 2014 Appointments By Suze Metherell
July 4 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand boss Christopher Luxon has been appointed to Virgin Australia's board alongside its fellow... more

Recruitment

750 additional Trades Academy places for 2015

14 Jul 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand Government   Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Hon Hekia Parata Minister of... more

Take a dip into global talent pool

9 Jul 2014 Recruitment
International candidates can bring added value, says recruitment specialist New Zealand's thriving economy has created a "unique... more