News

Indigenous Experts arrive in Auckland

24 Nov 2014 News
Nga Pae o te Maramatanga Press Release24th November, 2014Indigenous Experts arrive in AucklandNga Pae o te Maramatanga (NPM), New Zealand's Maori Centre of Research Excellence, is this week (25th – 28th... more

Government Inquiry into Smith / Traynor escape established

24 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Paula BennettMinister of State Services 24 November 2014 Media Statement Government Inquiry into Smith / Traynor escape established State Services Minister Paula Bennett... more

PHARMAC to change how it makes funding decisions

24 Nov 2014 News
PHARMAC Media releasePHARMAC to change how it makes funding decisions24 November 2014PHARMAC will change the way it makes funding decisions from late next year.Its nine Decision Criteria will be replaced... more

DHBs roll out new national maternity IT system

24 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government 4 November 2014 DHBs roll out new national maternity IT system Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has welcomed the rollout of a new national IT system aimed at improving the quality of... more

New faces, wise heads in bold Labour line up

24 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Labour Party New faces, wise heads in bold Labour line upLabour Leader Andrew Little today announced a bold new caucus line up which brings forward new talent and draws on the party’s depth of... more

Gordon Campbell on Rick Ellis as Te Papa’s new CEO

24 Nov 2014 News
Opinion - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on Rick Ellis as Te Papa’s new CEO The recent appointment of former TVNZ boss Rick Ellis to head Te Papa has copped a fair bit of... more

Highway closure - Dairy Flat Highway, Dairy Flat - Waitemata

24 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Highway closure - Dairy Flat Highway, Dairy Flat - WaitemataEmergency services are in attendance at the intersection of Dairy Flat Highway and Green Rd in Dairy Flat where a truck has... more

Draft foreign fighters legislation released

23 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Draft foreign fighters legislation releasedPrime Minister John Key today released the final draft of legislation which addresses the rising threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters.The... more

State Services Commissioner ‘unfit for the job’ says Little

23 Nov 2014 News
TVNZ State Services Commissioner ‘unfit for the job’ says LittleThe new Labour leader Andrew Little has called for the State Services Commissioner Iain Rennie to be stood down after his handling of the Roger... more

Health professionals keen to join Ebola fight

23 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of Health23 November 2014 Media Statement Health professionals keen to join Ebola fight Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says there has been... more

Minister to undertake Perth engagements

22 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Minister to undertake Perth engagements Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce travels to Perth today for a short series of engagements.This weekend sees Perth hosting the first of... more

Patrick Gower interviews Laila Harre

22 Nov 2014 News
The Nation Patrick Gower interviews Laila Harre Headlines: Laila Harre to quit as Internet Party leader by Christmas when the party has completed its review, but would love to return to parliament Says party... more

Lisa Owen interviews Labour leader Andrew Little

22 Nov 2014 News
The Nation Lisa Owen interviews Labour leader Andrew LittleHeadlines:Andrew Little says the shape of his front-bench for the 2017 election may not be clear until the end of next yearIndicates next week’s... more

Establishment of NZ-China Strategic Partnership

21 Nov 2014 News By John Key
New Zealand Government 20 NOVEMBER, 2014 Joint Statement between New Zealand and the People’s Republic of China on the Establishment of a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership At the invitation of... more

Orion to remain in Gulf to support ongoing operations

21 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Orion to remain in Gulf to support ongoing operations Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee says a Royal New Zealand Air Force P3 Orion aircraft will remain in the Gulf region for another 12... more

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News

Patrick Gower interviews Laila Harre

22 Nov 2014 News
The Nation Patrick Gower interviews Laila Harre Headlines: Laila Harre to quit as Internet Party leader by Christmas when the party ... more

Establishment of NZ-China Strategic Partnership

21 Nov 2014 News By John Key
New Zealand Government 20 NOVEMBER, 2014 Joint Statement between New Zealand and the People’s Republic of China on the... more

Business

Extreme commute: From New Zealand to rural Iceland

18 Nov 2014 Business News
Every year, several dozen butchers make an epic commute - from provincial New Zealand to rural Iceland - for just two months' work.... more

A2 Milk to seek ASX listing, push into US market

18 Nov 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   A2 Milk to seek ASX listing, push into US market, renew sales into China By Fiona Rotherham Nov. 18 ... more

Living

Hawaiian Voyagers Return to Reaffirm their Link with Maori

17 Nov 2014 Lifestyle
WAITANGI, New Zealand – When intrepid Hokulea crewmembers first sailed to Aotearoa (New Zealand) 29 years ago using the ... more

Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship team in Round the Bridges

14 Nov 2014 Lifestyle
A University of Waikato Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship team is set to compete in this Sunday’s Round the Bridges. The team of... more

Property

More homes coming on board for Christchurch tenants

18 Nov 2014 Property
Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett is impressed with Housing New Zealand’s progress in building, redeveloping and repairing... more

New initiatives to improve tenancy services

17 Nov 2014 Property
Changes to the delivery of key tenancy services are set to streamline and speed up processes for landlords and tenants, Building and... more

Migration

Australians & New Zealanders should be free to live & work in UK

3 Nov 2014 Migration
Australians and New Zealanders should be granted special status to live and work in the United Kingdom without restriction, a new... more

New Zealand Named The Best Place For Raising Children

24 Oct 2014 Migration
New Zealand has been named the best place to raise a child in the Raising Children Abroad annual league table. According to the HSBC... more

Travel

NZ guest nights jump to a record in September on rise in international travelers

12 Nov 2014 Travel & Tourism By Tina Morrison
Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand guest nights rose 1.1 percent to a record for a September month, driven by a rebound in ... more

Travel to NZ made easier for Indian business visitors

7 Nov 2014 Travel & Tourism
Associate Tourism Minister Paula Bennett and Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse say Indian nationals travelling to New Zealand... more

Sport

Valerie Adams named World Athlete of the Year

23 Nov 2014 Sport
New Zealand shot put star Valerie Adams has been named the World Athlete of the Year in Monaco this morning. Adams is the first Kiwi... more

All Blacks vs Wales: Hansen credits All Black desire

23 Nov 2014 Rugby
Steve Hansen highlighted New Zealand's desire to fight to the end after a stunning late show saw the world champions down Wales on... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the SAS role against Islamic State, and Podemos

20 Nov 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Could this news report serve to explain – in a nutshell – why Prime Minister John Key has not ruled out the SAS... more

Gordon Campbell on Australia scoring trade points with China

18 Nov 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  It hasn’t been a great year for Trade Minister Tim Groser. The Trans Pacific Partnership deal has been deadlocked all... more

Kiwi Success

New Ambassador to the Philippines announced

18 Nov 2014 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced diplomat David Strachan as New Zealand’s new Ambassador to the... more

New High Commissioner to Malaysia

18 Nov 2014 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has today named diplomat John Subritzky as New Zealand’s new High Commissioner to Malaysia, to... more

Recruitment

Smiths City starts CEO search after Hellings signals exit

12 Nov 2014 Recruitment
Article - BusinessDesk   Smiths City starts search for new CEO after Hellings signals exit By Paul McBeth Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk)... more

More than 600 take up 3K to Christchurch jobs

28 Oct 2014 Recruitment
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says the Government’s 3K to Christchurch scheme is a winner with 633 unemployed people... more