News

Return to less holidays on the cards?

31 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Labour Party Annette KingActing Deputy Labour Leader31 October 2014Return to less holidays on the cards?John Key needs to lay his cards on the table regarding the Government’s intentions around... more

School of Maori and Pacific Development celebrates five PhDs

31 Oct 2014 News
University of Waikato 30 October 2014School of Maori and Pacific Development celebrates five PhD graduatesIn an historic day for the University of Waikato’s School of Maori and Pacific Development, five of its... more

New Zealand reaffirms commitment to open government

31 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Paula BennettMinister of State Services31 October 2014New Zealand reaffirms commitment to open governmentState Services Minister Paula Bennett is pleased to announce that today New... more

Inquiry into the 2014 general election

31 Oct 2014 News
Justice and Electoral Committee 31 October 2014Media release – Justice and Electoral Committee Inquiry into the 2014 general electionThe Justice and Electoral Committee has initiated an inquiry into the 2014... more

Employment Relations Amendment Bill passes third reading

30 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Employment Relations Amendment Bill passes third readingMinister of Workplace Relations and Safety Michael Woodhouse has welcomed the passage of the Employment Relations Amendment Bill... more

Flying Start Business Plan winners announced

30 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Flying Start Business Plan winners announced Small Business Minister Craig Foss today announced STQRY is the supreme winner of the 2014 Business.govt.nz ANZ Flying Start Business Plan... more

Minister welcomes Law Commission report

30 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Minister welcomes Law Commission report Justice Minister Amy Adams has welcomed the Law Commission’s latest reportPecuniary Penalties – Guidance for Legislative Design tabled in... more

Parliamentary Private Secretaries reappointed

30 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister30 October 2014Parliamentary Private Secretaries reappointedPrime Minister John Key today announced that Jacqui Dean and Melissa Lee will be continuing in... more

Gordon Campbell on bad labour laws and poor safety practices

30 Oct 2014 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on the links between bad labour laws and poor safety practicesby Gordon CampbellBy co-incidence, one of the prime dangers of the government’s new employment relations... more

Game Animal Council Takes Lead to Ensure Hunter Access

30 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Game Animal Council Takes Lead to Ensure Hunter Access Associate Conservation Minister Peter Dunne welcomes today’s joint announcement by the Game animal Council and the Te Urewera Trust... more

Multi-million dollar upgrade for The Gardens School

30 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of EducationHon Nikki KayeAssociate Minister of Education30 October 2014Multi-million dollar upgrade for The Gardens SchoolA multi-million dollar upgrade has been... more

Foss to attend Albany WWI commemorations

30 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Craig FossMinister of Veterans’ Affairs30 October 2014Foss to attend Albany WWI commemorationsVeterans’ Affairs Minister Craig Foss will travel to Western Australia today to attend... more

Defence Minister heading to Australia

30 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Gerry BrownleeMinister of Defence30 October 2014Defence Minister heading to AustraliaThe Minister of Defence Gerry Brownlee leaves for Australia today for the annual Australia-New... more

PM to attend WW1 commemorations in Australia

30 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister30 October 2014PM to attend WW1 commemorations in AustraliaPrime Minister John Key will join Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott in Albany, Western... more

National youth mental health unit underway

30 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government National youth mental health unit underwayHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman today turned the first sod at the site of the new $15.3 million national youth forensic mental health unit in... more

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News

First steps taken towards flag referendum

29 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister Hon Bill EnglishDeputy Prime Minister 29 October 2014 Cabinet has agreed on the... more

NZ to join global crackdown on tax evasion

29 Oct 2014 News
Revenue Minister Todd McClay today announced New Zealand’s timetable for participation in a global automatic exchange of... more

Business

NZ dollar holds gains as traders await central bank meetings

28 Oct 2014 Business News
By Paul McBeth Oct. 28 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar held gains in the local trading session as traders remain cautious... more

Orion Health seeks up to $150mln, eschews forecasts

28 Oct 2014 Business News
By Fiona Rotherham Oct. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Orion Health Group, which develops software systems for patient health management, wants... more

Living

Duo wins MKR NZ by just one point

29 Oct 2014 Food & Wine
Neena and Belinda have won the first season of My Kitchen Rules New Zealand. The "Modern Day Hippies" beat Aaron and Heather in... more

MKRNZ - The WeedEaters are cleaning up

28 Oct 2014 Food & Wine
Modern Day Hippies Neena and Belinda breezed through the semi finals last night on My Kitchen Rules New Zealand and no one could be... more

Property

Goodman Property sells three Christchurch sites for $18.9M

28 Oct 2014 Property
By Suze Metherell Oct. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Goodman Property Trust, the biggest listed property investor by market value, sold two... more

Double-digit rate increases loom

24 Oct 2014 Property
Aucklanders living in the ‘hottest suburbs’ could be the big losers, while businesses will come out winners Rate rises... more

Migration

New Zealand Named The Best Place For Raising Children

24 Oct 2014 Migration
New Zealand has been named the best place to raise a child in the Raising Children Abroad annual league table. According to the HSBC... more

Desperate employers keeping overstayers

24 Oct 2014 Migration
Desperate employers seeking to fill job shortages are keeping migrant workers who previously held a work visa in New Zealand... more

Travel

Air New Zealand's GENIUS Hobbit themed safety video

24 Oct 2014 Travel & Tourism
Giving flyers an Unexpected Journey! Elijah Wood and Sir Peter Jackson star in 'epic' Hobbit themed Air New Zealand safety video Air... more

Travel 'interns wanted' to tour 2000km of NZ

24 Oct 2014 Travel & Tourism
Forget a summer internship of fetching coffee and photocopying - a travel company is offering a $30,000, 10-day, 2000km tour of New... more

Sport

NZ Rugby League: Matagi to debut against Samoa

29 Oct 2014 Rugby League
Vodafone Warriors prop Suaia Matagi is poised to play his first test for the NZ Kiwis against his old team-mates, Toa Samoa, at... more

Cancer Society named official charity for Cricket World Cup

28 Oct 2014 Cricket
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Cancer Society named official charity in New Zealand for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 The Cancer Society has... more

Columns

The return of Occupy London: this time it’s truly political

28 Oct 2014 Opinion
Article - Adam Parsons The return of Occupy London: this time it’s truly political by Adam Parsons22 October 2014more

Gordon Campbell on the TPP finishing line, and Amazon’s woes

28 Oct 2014 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on the TPP finishing line, and Amazon’s woes by Gordon Campbell If the Trans Pa... more

Kiwi Success

New Ambassador to France appointed

28 Oct 2014 Appointments
Minister of Foreign Affairs Foreign Minister Murray McCully has appointed diplomat James Kember as New Zealand’s next... more

Jim Hickey hangs up his umbrella

24 Oct 2014 People
Veteran weathercaster Jim Hickey has announced his retirement today, saying is was a tough decision. "I feel like I'm subbing off at... more

Recruitment

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

UK ambulance service poaches Kiwi paramedics

24 Oct 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand paramedics are being poached by Britain's busiest ambulance service. Interviews were held in Auckland on Friday and... more