News

Promoting Labour’s Positive Policies

20 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Labour Party TimBARNETTGeneral Secretary Media Release – No embargo20 August 2014Promoting Labour’s Positive PoliciesGeneral Secretary of the New Zealand Labour Party, Tim... more

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Best Song Ever Written

20 Aug 2014 News
Opinion - Martin Doyle Martin Doyle Cartoon: Best Song Ever WrittenNow that Nicky Hager's "Dirty Politics" book has exposed an administration that no longer deserves to hold office, Hope is beginning to pump... more

ACC funding boost for ambulance services

20 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Craig FossAssociate Minister for ACC 20 August 2014 Media Statement ACC funding boost for ambulance servicesAssociate ACC Minister Craig Foss today announced a $9.2 million... more

Political parties pledge to increase overseas aid

20 Aug 2014 News
Council for International Development For Immediate Release Political parties pledge to increase overseas aid A survey of political parties looking at how much New Zealand should spend on Official Development... more

Awahou students support Check, Clean, Dry

20 Aug 2014 News
Horizons Regional Council MEDIA RELEASEWednesday, August 20, 2014Awahou students support Check, Clean, DryAwahou School students are using artistic flair to communicate an important message in a new Check,... more

"Bromance" Marriage Stunt Insulting Says LegaliseLove

20 Aug 2014 News
Legalise Love "Bromance" Marriage Stunt Insulting Says LegaliseLoveA promotional competition asking two best mates to get married in order to win an all-expenses-paid trip to the 2015 Rugby World Cup is... more

Earlybird Special for Organics and Biodynamics students

20 Aug 2014 News
Taruna Essential Education 18 August 2014Earlybird Special for Organics and Biodynamics students at Taruna CollegeWith more people looking at alternative ways to care for the land, Taruna College’s Certificate... more

Cannabis Party first to register for 2014 General Election

20 Aug 2014 News
Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party Cannabis Party first to register for 2014 General ElectionALCP's Official Party List:1. Julian Crawford (Dunedin South)2. Abe Gray (Dunedin North)3. Emma-Jane Mihaere Kingi (Te... more

Kiwi care project receives funding boost

20 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Kiwi care project receives funding boostA trust dedicated to protecting kiwi in eastern Coromandel has been awarded $25,000 for predator control, Associate Conservation Minister Nicky... more

See our first TV Commercial here

20 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand National Party See our first TV Commercial hereToday there is just one month to go until Election Day.National’s plan to keep working for New Zealand’s future is on track to deliver stronger... more

Auckland Regional Migrant Services (ARMS)

20 Aug 2014 News
Auckland Regional Migrant Services PRESS RELEASE Auckland Regional Migrant Services (ARMS)20 August 2014Auckland Regional Migrant Services Trust (ARMS) is ensuring that local ethnic communities are... more

National and NZ First Rise in Roy Morgan Poll

20 Aug 2014 News
Article - NZ Election Data Consortium National has bounced back in the latest Roy Morgan Poll but the big winner has been New Zealand First who rise to their highest level of support since September 2013.The... more

Roy Morgan Poll August 20

20 Aug 2014 News
Roy Morgan Research Wednesday, 20 August 2014National (48%) holds its lead over Labour/ Greens (39%) as ‘Dirty Politics’ revelations provide a new challenge for PM John Key’s leadership.NZ First surge to 6.5% -... more

Labour and Greens confused on finance plans

20 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Labour and Greens confused on finance plans Four and a half weeks out from Election Day it is clear that Labour and the Greens are talking past each other on their fiscal plans, and New... more

Youth ambassador selection process announced

20 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Youth ambassador selection process announcedVeterans’ Affairs Minister Michael Woodhouse has announced plans to select 25 Youth Ambassadors to attend 2015 Anzac Day commemorations at... more

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News

Govt funding for Hawke’s Bay freshwater project

19 Aug 2014 News
Environment Minister Amy Adams today announced funding of $80,000 for a Hawke’s Bay Regional Council project to develop clear... more

iPredict 2014 Election Update #31: Nats take hit

19 Aug 2014 News
www.ipredict.co.nz   Key Points: • Election race narrows significantly • N... more

Business

IAG's New Zealand unit boosts annual profit 56%

19 Aug 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   IAG's New Zealand unit boosts annual profit 56% By Tina Morrison Aug. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Insurance... more

PPI falls in the second quarter as dairy prices decline

19 Aug 2014 Business News
By Tina Morrison Aug. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand producers' input and output prices fell in the second quarter of this year as... more

Living

EIT Team Scores Medals in Top Culinary Competition

19 Aug 2014 Food & Wine
A team of EIT hospitality students has won a cache of medals in the Nestlé Toque d’Or competition in Auckland. Front of... more

Maori Television to Screen the Untold Story of Pauly Fuemana

19 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Maori/Niuean singer-songwriter Paul Fuemana shot to fame in 1995 with the song that became New Zealand’s biggest selling... 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

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

Mai Chen: Leaders best take notice of changing NZ

6 Aug 2014 Migration
Race-based policies appeal to a shrinking demographic and binding referendums could easily backfire Why is race always an election... 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

Nonu and Kaino 'highly unlikely' for All Blacks

19 Aug 2014 Rugby
All Blacks Ma'a Nonu and Jerome Kaino have been all but ruled out of Saturday's Bledisloe Cup test at Eden Park. Nonu (shoulder) and... more

Legend holds keys to league museum

19 Aug 2014 Rugby League
  Few can claim to have had as much of an impact on New Zealand rugby league as Don Hammond. These days, Hammond is best known... 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

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

New Ambassador to Rome appointed

7 Aug 2014 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has appointed diplomat Patrick Rata as New Zealand’s next Ambassador to Italy. “Italy is... more

Recruitment

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

The Right To Work: Young New Zealanders

18 Aug 2014 Recruitment
Getting young people into work is about preparing them for work and ensuring they have ongoing support: sustainable youth employment... more