News

NZ welcomes UN SIDS visitors

21 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government NZ welcomes UN SIDS visitors Foreign Minister Murray McCully today welcomed the dignitaries and leaders that will visit New Zealand on-route to the Small Island Developing States... more

Dunne Speaks - Manifesto Reactions

21 Aug 2014 News
Column - Peter Dunne Dunne Speaks - Manifesto Reactions 21 August 2014I have been amazed by the reaction to UnitedFuture’s release of an on-line election Manifesto, and our ongoing Policy of the Day... more

McCully to Fiji for talks with Foreign Minister

21 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government McCully to Fiji for talks with Foreign MinisterForeign Minister Murray McCully travels to Nadi tomorrow to meet with Fiji’s Foreign Minister Ratu Inoke Kabuabola.“My meeting with Minister... more

Gordon Campbell on mud slinging and name-calling

21 Aug 2014 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on the usual round of mud slinging and name-callingThe media, as its critics regularly point out, is far too easily diverted by political sideshows and slanging ... more

Extra funding for budgeting services available

21 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Extra funding for budgeting services available Budgeting services now have the opportunity to apply for extra funding to support their work with low income New Zealanders, with a $2... more

Criminals pay for new drug screening lab

21 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Criminals pay for new drug screening labCustoms Minister Nicky Wagner says the opening of the first drug screening laboratory at the border will dramatically speed up analysis of unknown... more

ACT announces Ohariu candidate Sean Fitzpatrick

21 Aug 2014 News
ACT New Zealand ACT announces Ohariu candidate Sean FitzpatrickACT Leader Jamie Whyte is pleased to confirm ACT’s candidate for Ohariu.“Our Ohariu candidate will be Sean Fitzpatrick. Sean has strong ties to the... more

ACT announces Tauranga candidate Stuart Pederson

21 Aug 2014 News
ACT New Zealand ACT announces Tauranga candidate Stuart PedersonACT Leader Jamie Whyte is pleased to confirm ACT’s candidate for Tauranga.“Our Tauranga candidate will be Stuart Pedersen. Stuart has strong ties... more

Green Party scores massive own goal

21 Aug 2014 News
ACT New Zealand Green Party scores massive own goal as their own policy auditor criticises their fiscal planAugust 21, 2014. 8:00am“The Alternative Budget released by the Greens does not even stack up in the... more

Promoting Labour’s Positive Policies

20 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Labour Party TimBARNETTGeneral Secretary Media Release – No embargo20 August 2014Promoting Labour’s Positive PoliciesGeneral Secretary of the New Zealand Labour Party, Tim... more

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Best Song Ever Written

20 Aug 2014 News
Opinion - Martin Doyle Martin Doyle Cartoon: Best Song Ever WrittenNow that Nicky Hager's "Dirty Politics" book has exposed an administration that no longer deserves to hold office, Hope is beginning to pump... more

ACC funding boost for ambulance services

20 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Craig FossAssociate Minister for ACC 20 August 2014 Media Statement ACC funding boost for ambulance servicesAssociate ACC Minister Craig Foss today announced a $9.2 million... more

Political parties pledge to increase overseas aid

20 Aug 2014 News
Council for International Development For Immediate Release Political parties pledge to increase overseas aid A survey of political parties looking at how much New Zealand should spend on Official Development... more

Awahou students support Check, Clean, Dry

20 Aug 2014 News
Horizons Regional Council MEDIA RELEASEWednesday, August 20, 2014Awahou students support Check, Clean, DryAwahou School students are using artistic flair to communicate an important message in a new Check,... more

"Bromance" Marriage Stunt Insulting Says LegaliseLove

20 Aug 2014 News
Legalise Love "Bromance" Marriage Stunt Insulting Says LegaliseLoveA promotional competition asking two best mates to get married in order to win an all-expenses-paid trip to the 2015 Rugby World Cup is... 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