News

Property speculators targeted by IRD

27 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Property speculators targeted by IRD Revenue Minister Todd McClay says Inland Revenue’s proactive strategy to track down those attempting to avoid paying tax is showing big... more

Minister acknowledges work of sector groups

27 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education 27 November 2014 Media Statement Minister acknowledges work of sector groupsEducation Minister Hekia Parata has acknowledged the... more

MSD procurement a winner

27 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Anne TolleyMinister for Social Development 27 November 2014 Media Statement MSD procurement a winnerSocial Development Minister Anne Tolley says preferred supplier... more

Proud Pasifika Community Celebrate Student Success

27 Nov 2014 News
Weltec Proud Pasifika Community Celebrate Student Success The pride, hopes and aspirations for the future generation of skilled builders and carpenters was keenly felt at a Pasifika community event held at... more

State-of-the-art Justice precinct reaches key milestone

27 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister of JusticeMinister for Courts27 November 2014State-of-the-art Justice precinct reaches key milestoneThe $300 million Christchurch Justice precinct has reached a key... more

Community grants profile launch shows successful initiatives

27 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Jo GoodhewMinister for the Community and Voluntary Sector27 November 2014Community grants profile launch highlights successful initiativesCommunity and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo... more

Ministers launch summer road safety campaign

27 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Ministers launch summer road safety campaignPolice Minister Michael Woodhouse and Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss today launched the ‘Reach the beach safely this summer’ campaign,... more

Gordon Campbell: govt arrogance, Ferguson & Police pursuits

27 Nov 2014 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on government arrogance, Ferguson, and Police pursuitsGordon CampbellAs anyone who’s ever encountered him around Parliament will verify, Chris Finlayson’s arrogance is... more

McCully attends NATO Foreign Ministers summit

27 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government McCully attends NATO Foreign Ministers summit Foreign Minister Murray McCully travels to Brussels this weekend to attend the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Foreign Ministers... more

Record Maori health student scholarships

27 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Record Maori health student scholarshipsHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman says a record 728 students received a Hauora Maori scholarship award this year, the highest number since the... more

First year Auckland Housing Accord target exceeded

26 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government First year Auckland Housing Accord target exceededHousing Minister Dr Nick Smith and Auckland Mayor Len Brown have today welcomed the release of the first year report of the Auckland... more

Patient survey participants ‘performing a valuable service’

26 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Patient survey participants ‘performing a valuable service’Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne says patients who take part in a new survey about their stay in hospital are performing an... more

Record number of bachelors degrees in 2013

26 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment 26 November 2014 Media Statement Record number of bachelors degrees in 2013An annual report on the... more

New cancer fund boosts local services

26 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of Health26 November 2014 Media Statement New cancer fund boosts local servicesHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman says new initiatives under the... more

Australian Guild Competition opens to NZ pharmacy students

26 Nov 2014 News
Pharmacy Guild MEDIA RELEASE 26 November 2014 Australian Guild’s National Student Business Plan Competition opens to New Zealand pharmacy students For the first time the Australian Guild’s National Student... more

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News

Household savings rate positive for five years

26 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand households have together saved more than they spent over the past five consecutive years – the first time this has... more

Government Inquiry report released

25 Nov 2014 Politics
Prime Minister John Key has today released the findings of the Government Inquiry into allegations regarding Judith Collins and a ... more

Business

Foreign Minister thanks outgoing Chief Executive

26 Nov 2014 Business News
New Zealand Government Foreign Minister thanks outgoing Chief Executive Foreign Minister Murray McCully today thanked outgoing MFAT... more

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

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

NZ net migration rises to record in Oct as more kiwis return

24 Nov 2014 Migration By Suze Metherell
NZ net migration rises to fresh record in Oct as more kiwis return, Indian students arrive Nov. 24 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's... more

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

Travel

Doubling of flights between NZ and China

26 Nov 2014 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government Flights between New Zealand and China are set to double under amended air services arrangements, says ... more

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

Sport

ASB Classic Full Field welcomes five Top 30 players, and world number one doubles pair

26 Nov 2014 ASB Tennis
NZ Festival of TennisFeaturing some of the biggest names in world tennis, organisers of the ASB Classic are pleased to announce one... more

Lydia Ko gets record LPGA haul - and a US$1.5m payday!

24 Nov 2014 Golf
NAPLES, Fla. -- New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko was an instant millionaire even before she went into a three-way playoff Sunday in the... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the inquiry on one case of dirty politics

26 Nov 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Suddenly, we’re awash in inquiries and reviews. (It feels almost as if the Greens won the last election.) Caught out by the... more

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

24 Nov 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
The recent appointment of former TVNZ boss Rick Ellis to head Te Papa has copped a fair bit of criticism... more

Kiwi Success

New Chair of Financial Markets Authority

26 Nov 2014 Appointments
New Zealand Government Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith today announced the appointment of Murray Jack as the... more

Dame Anne Salmond appointed Patron of Sail Training Trust

25 Nov 2014 Appointments
R.Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust Dame Anne Salmond appointed Patron of Northland-based Sail Training Trust   Former New... 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