News

UK Foreign Secretary's speech on the UK in Asia Pacific

2 Feb 2015 News
Speech - UK Government SpeechUK Foreign Secretary's speech on the UK in Asia PacificThe Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond gave a speech on the UK in Asia Pacific at the S.Rajaratnam School of International... more

Waitangi Day garden fair on Friday

2 Feb 2015 News
Taranaki Regional Council Tupare will again be the focus of family fun as it hosts a Waitangi Day garden fair on Friday (6 February).The premier New Plymouth heritage property has hosted free Waitangi Day fairs... more

New appointment to Arts Council

30 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Maggie BarryMinister for Arts, Culture and Heritage 30 January 2015 Media Statement New appointment to Arts CouncilMichael Moynahan has been appointed a member of the... more

Iwi Plans Major Waitangi Day to Celebrate 175 Years

30 Jan 2015 News
Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Inc Iwi Plans Major Waitangi Day to Celebrate 175 Years Celebrate the 175th anniversary of Waitangi Day with Ngati Kahungunu at the Hawke’s Bay Sports Park.This free family friendly, smoke... more

Sponsors invest in leadership development

30 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Sponsors invest in leadership development Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew is calling for more sponsors to develop New Zealand’s future leaders by partnering with the... more

Construction starts at new $40m Hamilton school

30 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Construction starts at new $40m Hamilton schoolAssociate Education Minister Nikki Kaye will turn the soil at a ceremony tomorrow morning to mark the start of construction of Hamilton’s... more

New Christchurch child cancer facility opens

30 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government New Christchurch child cancer facility opens Health Minister Jonathan Coleman today officially opened a new facility for children undergoing cancer treatment in Christchurch.“The new... more

Building activity reaches record high

30 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Building activity reaches record highBuilding and Housing Minister, Dr Nick Smith, has welcomed today’s release of the latest figures from Statistics New Zealand which showed $14.6... more

Korero Mai Ki Ahau: The Burqua Issue

30 Jan 2015 News
Waatea News Korero Mai Ki Ahau: Saturday 31st January, Sunday 1st February 2015Broadcast on Saturday 12.00 - 12.30pmSunday 12.00 - 12.30pmBoth shows repeated 5.00pm – 6.00pmOn Sundaymore

Appointment of Chief Coroner

30 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Appointment of Chief CoronerAuckland Coroner Deborah Marshall has been appointed the new Chief Coroner, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson announced today. She replaces Judge Neil... more

Pacific jobseeker numbers fall

30 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-IigaMinister for Pacific Peoples 30 January 2015 Media StatementPacific jobseeker numbers fallWorking-age Pacific people recorded the largest fall in work-ready... more

Canterbury students helping NZ athletes for the Olympics

30 Jan 2015 News
University of Canterbury University of Canterbury students helping NZ athletes for the OlympicsJanuary 30, 2015New Zealand athletes’ Olympic participation is benefitting from a world first power meter... more

Hikoi Opposing Deep Sea Oil Endorsed by Hapu Leaders

30 Jan 2015 News
Statoil Out Hikoi to Waitangi Opposing Deep Sea Oil Endorced by Northern Hapu LeadersToday northern Maori environmental activists released details of a hikoi that will converge in Kawakawa before heading to... more

First set of Urban Cycleways projects announced

30 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government First set of Urban Cycleways projects announcedTransport Minister Simon Bridges today announced the first $37 million worth of cycleway projects to be rolled out across the country as... more

PM acknowledges Northland MP’s resignation

30 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government PM acknowledges Northland MP’s resignation Prime Minister John Key today acknowledged the resignation of Northland MP Mike Sabin for personal reasons.Mr Key also acknowledged Mr Sabin’s... more

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News

Presbyterian Church to lead Waitangi Day dawn ceremony

29 Jan 2015 News
  Presbyterian Church to lead Waitangi Day dawn ceremony for first time For the first time in the history of the Presbyterian... more

Upwards NCEA trend continues

29 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Upwards NCEA trend continues Education Minister Hekia Parata has welcomed the release of provisional results ... more

Business

NZ dollar drops after RBNZ abandons bias to raise rates

29 Jan 2015 Business News By Jonathan Underhill
Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar dropped, touching a four-year low, after the Reserve Bank abandoned its bias for ... more

NZ venison, lamb ventures win $41 mln of funding under PGP

29 Jan 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ venison, lamb ventures targeting wealthy consumers win $41 mln of funding By Fiona Rotherham Jan. 29... more

Living

Signing - Next amazing Exhibition at Academy Galleries

28 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Academy Galleries Signing The New Zealand Academy of Fine Art’ latest exhibition is commemorating 175 years since the signing... more

‘Sunday’ Selected for Byron Bay International Film Festival

28 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Sunday The Film Kiwi Romance ‘Sunday’ Selected for Byron Bay International Film Festival 2015 New Zealand film... more

Property

Americans the biggest buyers of NZ land since 2010: Linz

29 Jan 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   Americans the biggest buyers of New Zealand land since 2010, Linz data shows By Fiona Rotherham Jan. 29... more

Housing affordability drops 14%, driven by Auckland prices

29 Jan 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   Housing affordability drops 14%, driven by Auckland house price rises By Fiona Rotherham Jan. 29 ... more

Migration

Free new Kiwi workshops return for fresh season

23 Jan 2015 Migration
Newcomer settlement support agency Auckland Regional Migrant Services (ARMS) is kick-starting the New Year with the return of its ... more

Overstayer numbers at record low

22 Dec 2014 Migration
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes new figures showing New Zealand overstayer numbers are at the lowest since 2000. A... more

Travel

Fifteen New Zealand spots to visit in 2015

23 Jan 2015 NZ Tourism
Need some inspiration for the year ahead? Here are some brilliant things to do around the country. 1. Crankworx The world's... more

Holiday parks making most of sunshine

22 Jan 2015 NZ Tourism
Holiday parks are reaping the benefits of the great holiday weather, starting the new year with record-equalling confidence... more

Sport

Mannering caps landmark year at NZRL Awards

29 Jan 2015 Rugby League
NZRL Mannering caps landmark year at NZRL Awards NZ skipper Simon Mannering has captured NZ rugby league’s top honour for... more

Mojo Pulse 2015 Pre-season Games Announced

29 Jan 2015 Netball
Netball Central Zone Mojo Pulse 2015 Pre-season Games Announced 29 January 2015 With only 30 days till the start of the 2015 ANZ... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Eleanor Catton rumpus

29 Jan 2015 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Eleanor Catton rumpus by Gordon Campbell If anyone was in doubt about the... more

Gordon Campbell on the Sabin case, and pressures on Greece and coyotes

28 Jan 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Brain fades are one thing, but the brain freeze that seems to have beset the Prime Minister over the Mike Sabin affair is... more

Kiwi Success

Xero names US-based Douglas Jeffries as CFO

29 Jan 2015 Appointments By Tina Morrison
Xero names US-based Douglas Jeffries as CFO as it targets North American market By Tina Morrison Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Xero, the... more

New Zealand scientist receives top award in China

16 Jan 2015 People
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed the news that Kiwi scientist Dr Phil Rolston has been awarded the Chinese ... more

Recruitment

Tainui's Mike Pohio resigns

23 Jan 2015 Recruitment
By Fiona Rotherham Jan. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Mike Pohio, chief executive of Tainui Group Holdings, has resigned after eight years at... more

Manufacturing activity rises to decade high in December

22 Jan 2015 Recruitment
By Suze Metherell Jan. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Activity in New Zealand's manufacturing sector rose last month to its highest level in a... more