News

Foreign Minister thanks outgoing Chief Executive

26 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Foreign Minister thanks outgoing Chief ExecutiveForeign Minister Murray McCully today thanked outgoing MFAT Chief Executive John Allen for his service.“Mr Allen was the first non-diplomat... 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

New Chair of Financial Markets Authority

26 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government New Chair of Financial Markets Authority Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith today announced the appointment of Murray Jack as the new chair of the Financial Markets... 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

Household savings rate positive for five years

26 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Bill EnglishMinister of Finance 26 November 2014 Media Statement Household savings rate positive for five yearsNew Zealand households have together saved more than they... more

Hurdles for NHS workers wishing to transfer UK pension to NZ

26 Nov 2014 News
GBP Pensions Another hurdle for ex-NHS workers wishing to transfer their UK pension to NZ?With the UK Treasury’s proposed 31st March 2015 deadline looming, many former public sector employees are already... more

Gordon Campbell on the inquiry on one case of dirty politics

26 Nov 2014 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on the inquiry into one case of dirty politicsby Gordon CampbellSuddenly, we’re awash in inquiries and reviews. (It feels almost as if the Greens won the last... more

Iwi members appointed to Whanau Ora group

26 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Iwi members appointed to Whanau Ora groupSix iwi representatives have been appointed to the Whanau Ora Partnership Group Finance Minister Bill English and Minister for Whanau Ora Te... more

New online tool for small business

26 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government New online tool for small businessSmall Business Minister Craig Foss today welcomed the release of a new online tool to help small and medium-sized businesses understand the cost of... more

Progress reports released on tax avoidance

26 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Progress reports released on tax avoidanceRevenue Minister Todd McClay today released two reports from officials relating to tax avoidance by large multinational companies.The reports... more

Coding Kids Making the World a Better Place

25 Nov 2014 News
Orion Health Coding Kids Making the World a Better Place From reducing driveway accidents to helping the blind and making your supermarket shopping easier – coding secondary school students across New Zealand... more

Whanau Ora Diploma creates whanau history

25 Nov 2014 News
Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust Whanau Ora Diploma creates whanau history Five Waipareira kaimahi are the first students in the country to graduate with a Diploma in Whanau Ora.At Whanau Centre in Henderson,... more

$8.6 million extra for school funding transition

25 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education 25 November 2014 Media Statement $8.6 million extra for school funding transitionEducation Minister Hekia Parata says $8.6 million has... more

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News

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

PM welcomes Inspector-General’s report

25 Nov 2014 News
Prime Minister John Key today welcomed the report of Cheryl Gwyn, Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security, into issues ... more

Business

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

A2 Milk to seek ASX listing, push into US market

18 Nov 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   A2 Milk to seek ASX listing, push into US market, renew sales into China By Fiona Rotherham Nov. 18 ... 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

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

Travel to NZ made easier for Indian business visitors

7 Nov 2014 Travel & Tourism
Associate Tourism Minister Paula Bennett and Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse say Indian nationals travelling to New Zealand... more

Sport

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

Young Netball Central Zone Shooters to Learn from the Best

24 Nov 2014 Netball
The most promising young shooters from across the Netball Central Zone are being given the opportunity to learn from the very best... more

Columns

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

Gordon Campbell on the SAS role against Islamic State, and Podemos

20 Nov 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Could this news report serve to explain – in a nutshell – why Prime Minister John Key has not ruled out the SAS... more

Kiwi Success

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

Industry expert takes the helm at VMob UK/Europe

25 Nov 2014 Appointments
VMob Group Limited Global expansion continues for internationally-awarded New Zealand mobile marketing company VMob (NZAX: VML) as... 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