News

New military pilot training aircraft arrive in NZ

22 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of Defence 22 August 2014 Media Statement New military pilot training aircraft arrive in NZDefence Minister Jonathan Coleman says the... more

Labour’s focus on inequality, kids and better job prospects

22 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Labour Party Sue MoroneySocial Development Spokesperson 22 August 2014 MEDIA STATEMENTLabour’s focus on inequality, kids and better job... more

Peters: With Real Representation, Real Progress

22 Aug 2014 News
Speech - New Zealand First Party Rt Hon Winston PetersNew Zealand First Leader22 August 2014 Tauranga SpeechFriday 22 August, 10.30amBob Owens Retirement Village, 112 Carmichael Rd, Bethlehem, TaurangaWITH... more

Another Union row

22 Aug 2014 News
ACT New Zealand Media Release 22 August 2014ACT Leader Dr Jamie WhyteAnother Union row“ The teachers union the NZEA is getting ready for another industrial dispute. These disputes now only occur in the... more

Whyte: Speech to Grey Power

22 Aug 2014 News
Speech - ACT New Zealand Media Release22 August 2014Immediate Media ReleaseDr Jamie Whyte ACT LeaderDr. Jamie Whyte – ACT Party LeaderRotoruaMedia Release 21 August 2014Speech to Grey PowerNational’s failure... more

Ngapuhi Chair Says Enough of the Political Sideshow

22 Aug 2014 News
Ngapuhi 21 August 2014 MEDIA STATEMENT Time for side-shows to end so we can focus on future of our nation – Raniera (Sonny) Tau, Chairman, Te Runanga A Iwi O Ngapuhi The Dirty Politics saga has done our... more

TPP course sets up scholarship winner for success

22 Aug 2014 News
Tai Poutini Polytechnic Tai Poutini Polytechnic Media Release 22 August 2014 TPP course sets up scholarship winner for success This year’s winner of the New Zealand Drillers Federation Scholarship credits Tai... more

High dollar, hands-off Govt sends workers to dole queue

22 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Grant ROBERTSONEmployment, Skills and Training Spokesperson 22 August 2014 MEDIA STATEMENTHigh dollar, hands-off Govt sends workers to dole queueThe loss of up... more

Political staff should give answers under oath

22 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Labour Party PhilGOFFMP for Mt Roskill 22 August 2014 MEDIA STATEMENTPolitical staff should give answers under oathThe Inspector... more

Strong start to 2014 for international education

22 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment 22 August 2014 Media Statement Strong start to 2014 for international educationNew Zealand’s... more

Fund opens to enhance our Great Rides

22 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Todd McClayAssociate Minister of Tourism 22 August 2014 Media Statement Fund opens to enhance our Great RidesAssociate Minister of Tourism Todd McClay today announced... more

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Little Tommy Tucker

21 Aug 2014 News
Opinion - Martin Doyle Martin Doyle Cartoon: Little Tommy TuckerPeople who work in intelligence services should not launch themselves into the hugger-mugger of highly politicised public debates. Warren Tucker... more

Students win NZ’s supreme cooking award

21 Aug 2014 News
Otago Polytechnic Press Release from CentralOtago Polytechnic21 August 2014Otago Polytechnic Central students win NZ’s supreme cooking awardBeating 11 other top culinary institutes, the team from Cromwell... more

David Cunliffe admits Otago would do worse under Labour

21 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceNational Party Economic Development spokesmanMedia Release21 August 2014 David Cunliffe admits Otago would do worse under LabourDavid Cunliffe has committed to... more

Kathmandu to join Chch Innovation Precinct

21 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Kathmandu to join Chch Innovation PrecinctScience and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed the announcement that Kathmandu will become the second large private sector company to... more

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News

Maori King's son back before court

20 Aug 2014 News
The son of the Maori King will be back before the court next week. Last month, Korotangi Paki, 19, was let off charges of burglary,... more

Shark finning to be banned from 1 October

20 Aug 2014 News
A ban on the finning of all shark species within New Zealand waters will take effect from 1 October this year, Conservation ... more

Business

Airways sees 27% gain in 2015 profit, misses 2014 target

20 Aug 2014 Business News
By Tina Morrison Aug. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Airways Corp. of New Zealand expects to boost profit 27 percent this year, after missing... more

Landcorp cuts FY15 earnings guidance on lower dairy payout

20 Aug 2014 Business News
By Paul McBeth Aug. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Landcorp Farming, the state-owned commercial farmer, slashed guidance for 2015 earnings... more

Living

Adventurer wins prestigious University of Waikato award

20 Aug 2014 Entertainment
Adventurer, management consultant and motivational speaker Jamie Fitzgerald will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the... more

Weta Workshop & Roxy Cinema Exclusive WOAP Event

20 Aug 2014 Entertainment
CoCo at The Roxy unwraps the art of food in film Wellington’s iconic The Roxy Cinema is turning into a movie set next week as... more

Property

House sales down as winter cools market - REINZ

14 Aug 2014 Property
New Zealand house sales fell in July as winter cooled the appetite of house hunters while a drop in properties selling for $400,000... more

NZ property values rise at slowest annual pace in 13 months

7 Aug 2014 Property By Paul McBeth
Aug. 7 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand property values rose at the slowest annual pace in 13 months in July as rising interest rates,... more

Migration

Who's living next door to you?

20 Aug 2014 Migration
Statistics NZ puts out detailed data on different ethnic groups, down to the 108 people from the Isle of Man. Did you know there are... more

NZ population growth speeds up

14 Aug 2014 Migration
New Zealand's climb to 4.5 million people has been faster in the past year than it has in any other year in the past decade,... more

Travel

Auckland 10th most liveable city - again

19 Aug 2014 Travel & Tourism
Auckland has again been ranked the tenth most liveable city in the world. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released its... more

Air NZ Dreamliner to be put on show

15 Aug 2014 Travel & Tourism
An Air New Zealand Dreamliner is to be put on show at a famous air show next week. The Boeing 787-9 aircraft will be exhibited to... more

Sport

Four Nations set stage for NZ teams

20 Aug 2014 Rugby League
This year's Rugby League Four Nations will provide the catalyst for five New Zealand representative sides - not just the NZ Kiwis -... more

Commonwealth Games Head of Sport joins World Masters Games

20 Aug 2014 Sport
  From Glasgow to Auckland is the well-travelled route taken by Australian Greg Warnecke, announced today as the General... more

Columns

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Doing Justice to the Election

19 Aug 2014 Opinion
Opinion - Martin Doyle   Martin Doyle Cartoon: Doing Justice to the Election Given the dirty politics that have been exposed in... more

Gordon Campbell on no more Mr Nice Guy

19 Aug 2014 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on no more Mr Nice Guy by Gordon Campbell When future historians seek to identify... more

Kiwi Success

The duo behind NZ's hottest new label

20 Aug 2014 People
We're expecting big things from Harman Grubisa, the new label from Auckland-based friends Madeleine Harman (right) and Jessica... more

Victoria announces new strategic appointments

11 Aug 2014 Appointments
Victoria University of Wellington has announced the appointment of New Zealand’s first Provost, Professor Neil... more

Recruitment

On track to surplus, more jobs, higher incomes

19 Aug 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand is on track to Budget surplus this year, backed by good growth, more jobs and higher incomes under the ... more

The Right To Work: Young New Zealanders

18 Aug 2014 Recruitment
Getting young people into work is about preparing them for work and ensuring they have ongoing support: sustainable youth employment... more