News

Akaroa celebrates 175 years

8 Jul 2015 News
Akaroa District Promotions 1840-2015Akaroa celebrates 175 yearsAkaroa will roll out the blue, white and red carpet in August as it celebrates 175 years of organised settlement. The Banks Peninsula Township is... more

Motorists urged to prepare for icy conditions

8 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Motorists urged to prepare for icy conditionsWith today's damp weather clearing and overnight temperatures expected to plummet, Bay of Plenty Police is preparing for some icy road... more

Ashburton deaths referred to the Coroner

8 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Ashburton deaths referred to the CoronerCanterbury Police can confirm that the deaths of the mother and her three children discovered in Ashburton on 2 July 2015 have been referred to the... more

New WTO Permanent Representative announced

8 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Murray McCullyMinister of Foreign Affairscid:image001.jpg@01CF7BEB.DD2564608 July 2015 New WTO Permanent Representative announced Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced... more

Funding to complete Old Ghost Road cycle trail

8 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Economic Development Hon Maggie BarryMinister of Conservation 8 July 2015 Funding to complete Old Ghost Road cycle trailThe Government will grant up to... more

Environment Canterbury transition plan announced

8 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for the Environment Hon Louise UpstonAssociate Minister of Local Government 8 July 2015 Environment Canterbury transition plan announcedEnvironment Canterbury... more

Work underway to improve cervical screening

8 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of HealthWork underway to improve cervical screeningHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman says a review of the National Cervical Screening Programme shows it... more

New Tuhoronuku leadership duo takes on a team approach

8 Jul 2015 News
Tuhoronuku.com New Tuhoronuku leadership duo takes on a team approach to the Ngapuhi settlement Sam Napia and Moana Tuwhare have cast out a new net and strategy in an attempt to unite the iwi behind a concerted... more

Calling for a Fair Go for Kiwi Sports Fans

8 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand First Party 8 JULY 2015 Calling for a Fair Go for Kiwi Sports FansSports fans are being shut out of live coverage of the All Blacks-Manu Samoa game today for no sound reason, says New Zealand First... more

New Zealand and Samoa sign double tax agreement

8 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister 8 July 2015 New Zealand and Samoa sign double tax agreement Prime Minister John Key today joined Samoa Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi in... more

Corrections Minister to visit Samoan prison

8 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-IigaMinister of Corrections8 July 2015 Corrections Minister to visit Samoan prisonCorrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga will visit a Samoan prison today to... more

Careful stewardship of spending pays dividends

8 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Bill EnglishMinister of Finance 8 July 2015 Media Statement Careful stewardship of spending pays dividendsThe latest more

$160,000 to investigate potentially contaminated site

8 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for the Environment 8 July 2015 $160,000 to investigate potentially contaminated site in New Plymouth The Government will invest $160,000 to support the... more

Welcoming a new era for Taranaki Iwi

8 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Te Ururoa FlavellMinita Whanaketanga MaoriMinister for Maori Development8 July 2015Welcoming a new era for Taranaki IwiThe initialling of the deed of settlement for Taranaki Iwi... more

$158,000 to protect Taranaki biodiversity

7 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for the Environment 7 July 2015 Media Statement $158,000 to protect Taranaki biodiversityEnvironment Minister Dr Nick Smith today announced a $158,000... more

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News

Regeneration the focus of Christchurch governance

2 Jul 2015 Canterbury Earthquake
The regeneration of Christchurch will be the city’s focus for the next five years as local leadership progressively takes... more

Government Welcomes Successful WTO Trade Policy Review

2 Jul 2015 News
Government Welcomes Successful WTO Trade Policy Review Trade Minister Tim Groser today welcomed the conclusions of the 5th World... more

Business

TPP too big to fail, says visiting US trade deal specialist

2 Jul 2015 Business News By Fiona Rotherham
  TPP too big to fail, says visiting US trade deal specialist Petri July 2 (BusinessDesk) - Too much political capital has been... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain, led by A2 as bidders named

24 Jun 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain, led by A2 as potential bidder unmasked; dividends appeal By Jonathan ... more

Living

Remarkables ski area to kick off 2015 season this Saturday

24 Jun 2015 Lifestyle
The Remarkables June 24 2015 The Remarkables ski area to kick off 2015 season this Saturday The Remarkables ski area in Queenstown... more

SMCO-SOUNZ Composer Workshop selected works announced

23 Jun 2015 Lifestyle
SOUNZ For immediate release SMCO-SOUNZ Composer Workshop selected works announced SOUNZ and Auckland based St Matthews Chamber... more

Property

Extending Canterbury accommodation support

24 Jun 2015 Property
New Zealand Government Hon Anne Tolley Minister for Social Development 24 June 2015 Extending Canterbury accommodation... more

Arvida to buy three Auckland facilities for $62M

24 Jun 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   Arvida to buy three Auckland facilities for $62M, raising new capital By Paul McBeth June 24 ... more

Migration

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

More visas online through Immigration ONLINE

16 Jun 2015 Migration
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes the roll out of online Work and Visitor visas as fantastic news for Immigration New ... more

Travel

Air NZ sees annual earnings rising by as much as 60%

24 Jun 2015 Travel & Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk   Air NZ sees annual earnings rising by as much as 60% By Paul McBeth June 24 (BusinessDesk) - Air New... more

Analysts divided on Jetstar impact on Air NZ's earnings

19 Jun 2015 Travel & Tourism
  Analysts divided on impact on Air NZ's earnings of Jetstar's regional routes challenge June 19 (BusinessDesk) - Analysts are... more

Sport

Wimbledon 2015: NZ Tennis players progress

2 Jul 2015 Sport
Kiwi Artem Sitak braves soaring temperatures and a lengthy battle to make it into the second round of doubles at Wimbledon.Kiwi Davis... more

Silver Ferns Netball World Cup team named

2 Jul 2015 Netball
Netball New Zealand (NNZ) National Selectors have picked a 12-strong Silver Ferns team featuring a mix of youth and experience to... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Tiwai Point, and saying “No” in Greece

2 Jul 2015 Opinion
Its hard to see how Rio Tinto’s one month delay in announcing its intentions about the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter is a good... more

Gordon Campbell on telling the poor to ask for more

24 Jun 2015 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on telling the poor to ask for more The government’s more

Kiwi Success

New Environment Protection Authority (EPA) board appointments

2 Jul 2015 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick Smith Minister for the Environment New EPA board appointments Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith ... more

New Chair and Commissioners for Maori Language Commission

2 Jul 2015 Appointments
New Chair and Commissioners appointed to the Maori Language Commission The Maori Development Minister is pleased to announce that... more

Recruitment

Carpentry apprentices go head to head

23 Jun 2015 Recruitment
Apprentice of the Year Competition Carpentry apprentices go head to head in national competition Entries for the Registered Master ... more

NZ employees rate work-life balance as top priority

26 May 2015 Press Releases By Anna Lu
  NZ employees rate work-life balance as top priority, while job seekers eye cash, survey shows May 26 (BusinessDesk) - New... more