News

PM to attend 46th Pacific Islands Forum

31 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister31 August 2015 PM to attend 46th Pacific Islands ForumPrime Minister John Key will lead a delegation to Papua New Guinea to attend the annual Pacific... more

Bookings now open for H2O Xtream school holiday programme

31 Aug 2015 News
H20 Xtream Bookings now open for H2O Xtream school holiday programmeThe next school holidays are just around the corner. The exciting holiday programme at H2O Xtream Aquatic Centre has lots of awesome... more

Progress being made in Pacific health

31 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-IigaAssociate Minister of Health31 August 2015 Progress being made in Pacific healthA new report on the health of Pacific people shows good progress is being made... more

Residential property withholding tax proposed

31 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Todd McClayMinister of Revenue 31 August 2015 Media Statement Residential property withholding tax proposed for offshore sellersPublic consultation begins today on the... more

John McBeth: Our World Cup All Blacks

31 Aug 2015 News
John McBeth Our World Cup All BlacksBy John McBeth31/8/15There has always been enormous interest in the naming of an All Black touring team and last night's announcement was eagerly awaited, even though most... more

Auckland housing consents top 1000 in July

31 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for Building and Housing 31 August 2015 Media Statement Auckland housing consents top 1000 in JulyBuilding consent data released by Statistics New Zealand... more

Firm chosen for Tauranga CBD campus development

31 Aug 2015 News
Waikato University Project management firm chosen for Tauranga CBD campus developmentGreenstone Group, a project management company with offices in Hamilton and Tauranga, has been chosen to project-manage the... more

Helping Rotorua Students Get Back On Track

31 Aug 2015 News
Bay Trust Helping Rotorua Students Get Back On TrackEveryone needs a second chance in life – and Te Arawa Lakes Trust in Rotorua are providing that opportunity for dozens of students every year who have... more

Regional airline competition welcomed

31 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Economic DevelopmentHon Simon BridgesMinister of Transport 31 August 2015 Regional airline competition welcomed Economic Development Minister Steven... more

Tribunal Claim: Too Many Maori in Prison And Reoffending

31 Aug 2015 News
Phoebe Monk 31 August 2015Waitangi Tribunal Claim Filed Against Corrections Alleges Too Many Maori in Prison And ReoffendingTom Hemopo, a retired probation officer, has today filed an urgent claim to the... more

Minister welcomes Money Week 2015

31 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Paul GoldsmithMinister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs 31 August 2015 Minister welcomes Money Week 2015Empowering people to be better with money is the key focus for Money... more

Tonga Language Week celebrated

31 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-IigaMinister for Pacific Peoples 31 August 2015 Tonga Language Week celebratedPacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has welcomed Tonga Language Week 2015.... more

Insurers develop risk knowledge in Pasifika schools

30 Aug 2015 News
Insurance Council of New Zealand Insurers develop risk knowledge in Pasifika schoolsPasifika students in South Auckland this week will be the first in the country to feel first hand the effects of a volcanic... more

Reopening of Wellington Central Fire Station

29 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government 150th Anniversary and Reopening of Wellington Central Fire Station – 2 Oriental Parade, Te Aro, WellingtonGood afternoon everyone, and thank you for the invitation to speak today.I have... more

National Drug Policy Fails to Address Harm From Drinking

29 Aug 2015 News
Alcohol Action NZ National Drug Policy Fails to Address Harm From DrinkingThe National drug policy released several days ago purports to address harms secondary to drugs that are “both proportionate to the... more

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News

10 year passports will be delivered early

24 Aug 2015 News
10 year passports will be delivered early Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today welcomed the Government Administration Select ... more

One month left for councils to get digital enablement plans sorted

19 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister for Communications 19 August 2015 Local authorities have four more weeks to submit a... more

Business

NZ wool prices unchanged at auction amid Chinese uncertainty

28 Aug 2015 Business News By Tina Morrison
  NZ wool prices unchanged at auction amid Chinese uncertainty Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand wool prices held steady at... more

NZ dollar bounces from six-year low

25 Aug 2015 Business News By Paul McBeth
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ dollar bounces from six-year low after market volatility takes a breather By Paul McBeth Aug. 25 ... more

Living

It’s Snoopy’s Birthday!

10 Aug 2015 Entertainment
20th Century Fox is celebrating Snoopy’s birthday ahead of the release of the first animated Peanuts movie SNOOPY AND CHARLIE... more

NZ's Sola Rosa Sound System heads to London - interview with Andrew Spraggon

6 Aug 2015 Entertainment By Charlotte Everett
Sola Rosa Sound System comes to London on 20 August – NZNewsUK London Editor Charlotte Everett had a chat with frontman Andrew... more

Property

Auckland house price growth stalls in July: Barfoot

5 Aug 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
  Auckland house price growth stalls in July as properties 'fully priced', Barfoot says Aug. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland house... more

Site purchased for Pt Chevalier Kindergarten

31 Jul 2015 Property
New Zealand Government   Hon Nikki Kaye Associate Minister of Education   31 July 2015   Site purchased for Pt... more

Migration

NZ net migration reaches new annual record in June

21 Jul 2015 Migration By Paul McBeth
  NZ net migration reaches new annual record in June, swelled by Indian, Chinese students July 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

NZ migration rises to new annual record in May

22 Jun 2015 Migration By Suze Metherell
  NZ migration rises to new annual record in May, closing in on Treasury's upside scenario June 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

Travel

Air NZ to continue alliance with Cathay Pacific

25 Aug 2015 Travel & Tourism By Joshua Riddiford
Air NZ to continue alliance with Cathay Pacific, targets Asian tourists Aug. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand's has had its... more

Partnerships push New Zealand’s profile abroad

25 Aug 2015 NZ Tourism
25 August 2015 Campaigns promoting New Zealand as an outstanding visitor destination reached more than 1.2 billion people globally... more

Sport

All Blacks squad for Rugby World Cup 2015 announced

30 Aug 2015 Rugby
30 August 2015 The All Blacks squad for Rugby World Cup 2015 has been announced with the All Blacks selectors selecting a squad... more

Gold medals for Austria and Slovakia after close slalom

30 Aug 2015 Sport
Winter Games NZ Gold medals for Austria and Slovakia after close fought slalom at Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015 A world class... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the flag campaign

25 Aug 2015 Opinion
Gordon Campbell on the flag campaign So far, the public has treated the government’s flag campaign with something between... more

Gordon Campbell on Donald Trump, and Dr Dre

19 Aug 2015 Opinion
Gordon Campbell on Donald Trump, and Dr Dre   For the past few months, you, me, and Rupert Murdoch have been waiting for the... more

Kiwi Success

Former cricketer Simon Doull signs with NZME

19 Aug 2015 Appointments
Former cricketer and established broadcaster Simon Doull signs with NZME 19 August 2015 – New Zealand Media and Entertainment... more

New ECan commissioner appointed

6 Aug 2015 Appointments
Elizabeth Cunningham has been appointed as a commissioner at Environment Canterbury (ECan), Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith and... more

Recruitment

Eleven straight quarters of job growth

5 Aug 2015 Recruitment
The latest labour market data shows continued job growth, with 7,000 more people employed over the last quarter and 69,000 more New ... more

NZ unemployment rate rises to 5.9% on weaker jobs growth

5 Aug 2015 Recruitment By Paul McBeth
NZ unemployment rate rises to 5.9% as jobs growth lags behind growing population Aug. 5 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's jobless rate... more