News

NZ students top honours at FedEx International Challenge

22 Aug 2014 News
PR Ink FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE22 AUGUST 2014Young entrepreneurs from New Zealand take out top honoursat the FedEx Express/Junior Achievement International Trade Challenge Asia Pacific Finals First and second... more

Teachers support $359m initiative

22 Aug 2014 News
Education Minister Hekia Parata has today welcomed an agreement with the union representing around 18,000 secondary school teachers to support the $359 million initiative to lift student achievement. The Post ... more

National Caught Out Playing Underhanded Politics - Simple Simon

22 Aug 2014 Politics
The National Party has been caught playing underhanded politics in Tauranga, says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters. “Earlier in August Mr Peters and the New Zealand First candidate Clayton... more

Is Warrant-less Spying on New Zealanders Lawful?

22 Aug 2014 News
Article - Denis Tegg Is Warrant-less Spying on New Zealanders Lawful?15 August, 2014We have been repeatedly assured by the Prime Minister that the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) cannot spy on... more

Capital & Coast DHB Crown monitor appointed

22 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Capital & Coast DHB Crown monitor appointed Health Minister Tony Ryall has today announced the appointment of Dr Margaret Wilsher as the replacement crown monitor for Capital and... more

Tuhoe Treaty settlement celebrated

22 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Tuhoe Treaty settlement celebrated Tuhoe hosted the Crown at a ‘Settlement Day’ ceremony in Taneatua to celebrate the recent passage of Tuhoe Treaty settlement legislation today, with... more

Three reasons we’re heading in the right direction

22 Aug 2014 News
John Key Three reasons we’re heading in the right direction This Sunday I’ll join National supporters to launch our 2014 election campaign in Manukau.I know our supporters are energised and ready for an... more

Political parties back calls for a rare diseases policy

22 Aug 2014 News
NZ Organisation for Rare Disorders Political parties back calls for a rare diseases policy It is time for some optimism. There is now strong political support for our call for a government policy and action... more

Key must come clean over SIS

22 Aug 2014 Politics
John Key must release all the information regarding the declassification of Security Intelligence Service documents that embarrassed Phil Goff prior to the 2011 election, the Green Party said today. Nicky... more

UC Phd Student Develops Computer Game to Help Children

22 Aug 2014 News
University of Canterbury August 24, 2014University of Canterbury Phd Student Develops Computer Game to Help Children A University of Canterbury PhD student has developed a computer game that enables children to... more

Digital Currency on the Drawing Board

22 Aug 2014 News
Internet Party MEDIA RELEASEAugust 22, 2014Digital Currency on the Drawing BoardGovernment policies and digital currency ideas and issues will come together at three public workshops next week.The workshops in... more

Massey poets triple-packed in kete series

22 Aug 2014 News
Massey University Friay, August 22, 2014Massey poets triple-packed in kete series “Epic and cool” – that’s how the publishers describe their Kete Series, a unique concept to launch three Massey poets in one... more

New military pilot training aircraft arrive in NZ

22 Aug 2014 News
Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman says the arrival of the first two new Air Force T-6C pilot training aircraft is an important milestone. “It is great to see the first T-6C aircraft arrive in New Zealand ... 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

NZ First - Winston Peters: With Real Representation, Real Progress

22 Aug 2014 Politics
Early this month, the New Zealand First candidate for Tauranga, Clayton Mitchell, organised a meeting between local city councillors and myself. You will recall that back then he and New Zealand First gave a... more

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News

Teachers support $359m initiative

22 Aug 2014 News
Education Minister Hekia Parata has today welcomed an agreement with the union representing around 18,000 secondary school teachers... more

New military pilot training aircraft arrive in NZ

22 Aug 2014 News
Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman says the arrival of the first two new Air Force T-6C pilot training aircraft is an important... more

Business

UPDATE: Tower's minimum solvency reduced as claims progress

22 Aug 2014 Business News By Suze Metherell
Tower's minimum solvency reduced as Canterbury claims progress Aug. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Tower's minimum solvency margin has been ... more

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

Living

INXS Kicks in the TV Ratings, Tops the NZ Album Charts

22 Aug 2014 Entertainment
Mediaworks MEDIA RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday 22 August, 2014 INXS Kicks in the TV Ratings, Tops the NZ Album ... more

The Rock’s Bryce Casey to Bowl 55-Hours Non-Stop

22 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
The Rock’s Bryce Casey to Bowl 55-Hours Non-Stop for Cure Kids Red Nose Day Appeal It’s been 10 years since The... 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

Draw has put All Blacks on edge - McCaw

22 Aug 2014 Rugby
Richie McCaw has compared the build-up to tomorrow's Bledisloe Cup test to the one which came following the All Blacks' thrashing at... more

Haier Pulse Secures Silver Fern Jodi Brown

22 Aug 2014 Netball
The Haier Pulse has added Silver Fern Jodi Brown to the roster for the 2015 ANZ Championship, following her return from an extended ... 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

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

22 Aug 2014 Recruitment
The loss of up to 100 jobs at Croxley stationery in Auckland is devastating news for their families and the local Avondale... more

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