News

$2.77m to support newly qualified midwives

28 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government $2.77m to support newly qualified midwivesHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman says more support is being provided for newly qualified midwives.“It is important that new mothers and babies... more

Staying at school progresses outdoor passion and future

28 Jan 2015 News
Silvereye Communications Staying at school progresses outdoor passion and futureGreymouth student Ryan O’Connor has a passion for the thrill of white water and sees a future tutoring kayaking on rivers around... more

Ministers confirm commitment to social housing

28 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Ministers confirm commitment to social housingThe Government’s commitment to helping New Zealanders in need by providing more social housing is at the heart of its social housing reform... more

Ministers confirm commitment to social housing

28 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Bill EnglishMinister Responsible for Housing New ZealandHon Paula BennettMinister for Social Housing28 January 2015Ministers confirm commitment to social housingThe Government’s... more

EQC Anniversary a milestone for New Zealand

28 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government EQC Anniversary a milestone for New Zealand   The 70th anniversary since the Earthquake and War Damage Commission was set up in January 1945, is a proud milestone for all New... more

Labour's Little promises to back NZ small business

28 Jan 2015 Politics By Paul McBeth
  Labour's Little promises to back NZ small business in drive to lower unemployment Jan. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Labour Party leader Andrew Little is targeting small business owners as a key plank in dragging ... more

Key to outline social housing strategy in first 2015 speech

27 Jan 2015 Politics By Paul McBeth
Jan. 27 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand Prime Minister John Key will tomorrow outline his government's plans to overhaul social housing, including the sale of government-owned stock and bringing in community and... more

Customs marks 175 years at border

27 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Nicky Wagner27 JANUARY, 2015Customs marks 175 years at borderCustoms Minister Nicky Wagner today congratulated the New Zealand Customs Service on the eve of its 175th anniversary of... more

Finlayson to attend Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation

27 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Finlayson to attend 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz Attorney-General, Christopher Finlayson, will represent New Zealand at the 70th Anniversary of the liberation of... more

Finlayson to attend 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation

27 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Christopher FinlaysonAttorney-General 27 January 2015 Media Statement Finlayson to attend 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of AuschwitzAttorney-General, Christopher... more

New year good time to prepare for emergencies

27 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nikki KayeMinister of Civil Defence27 January 2015New year good time to prepare for emergenciesWith many of us finishing our summer break and gearing up for the new work and school... more

Minister to visit the UK and Norway

27 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Anne TolleyMinister for Social Development27 January 2015Minister to visit the UK and NorwaySocial Development Minister Anne Tolley today departs for Europe to talk about child... more

Home grown talent headlines 175th festivities

27 Jan 2015 News
Auckland City Council Media release27 January 2015Home grown talent headlines 175th festivitiesA free, family friendly concert at Barry Curtis Park on Waitangi Day, produced by Auckland Council in partnership... more

Gordon Campbell on tomorrow’s speeches by Key and Little

27 Jan 2015 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on tomorrow’s speeches by John Key and Andrew LittleThe Key government has already kicked off the political year on a stridently ideological note, with Environment... more

Dramatic photos: Fox Glacier's retreat causes valley to rise by a metre

26 Jan 2015 Environment
A series of photographs taken over 10 years has revealed the dramatic changes to one of New Zealand's most famous glaciers. The Massey University scientists who took the pictures - at the same time each year during... more

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News

EQC Anniversary a milestone for New Zealand

28 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government EQC Anniversary a milestone for New Zealand   The 70th anniversary since the Earthquake and War Damage ... more

Labour's Little promises to back NZ small business

28 Jan 2015 Politics By Paul McBeth
  Labour's Little promises to back NZ small business in drive to lower unemployment Jan. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Labour Party... more

Business

NZ govt to spend $650M on school upgrades, repairs in 2015

28 Jan 2015 Business News By Paul McBeth
Jan. 28 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand government expects to spend $650 million this year upgrading and maintaining its $8.32 ... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 charts new record high, led by Spark

26 Jan 2015 Business News
By Paul McBeth Jan. 26 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose to a new record close as holidays in Auckland and Australia kept... more

Living

Te Papa marks 175th anniversary of signing of Treaty

28 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Te Papa Te Papa marks 175th anniversary of signing of Treaty of Waitangi   Te Papa’s programme to mark the 175th ... more

Could That Wetland Photo Win You An Overseas Trip?

26 Jan 2015 Arts
Local entries into an international photo competition for young people to mark World Wetland Day are encouraged by Hawke’s Bay... more

Property

Housing warning: It's an Ireland repeat

23 Jan 2015 Property
NZ expert sees factors behind Irish house crash happening here. Precisely the same factors that plunged Ireland into its housing... more

A building block for your future

21 Jan 2015 Property
A rare big block of Bay of Plenty development land in Ohauti, about 10 minutes' drive south of the Tauranga CBD, is to be auctioned... more

Migration

Free new Kiwi workshops return for fresh season

23 Jan 2015 Migration
Newcomer settlement support agency Auckland Regional Migrant Services (ARMS) is kick-starting the New Year with the return of its ... more

Overstayer numbers at record low

22 Dec 2014 Migration
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes new figures showing New Zealand overstayer numbers are at the lowest since 2000. A... more

Travel

Fifteen New Zealand spots to visit in 2015

23 Jan 2015 NZ Tourism
Need some inspiration for the year ahead? Here are some brilliant things to do around the country. 1. Crankworx The world's... more

Holiday parks making most of sunshine

22 Jan 2015 NZ Tourism
Holiday parks are reaping the benefits of the great holiday weather, starting the new year with record-equalling confidence... more

Sport

Equine industry joins GIA biosecurity agreement

26 Jan 2015 Equestrian
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed a fourth primary industry to the GIA partnership today. The New Zealand Equine... more

Christy Prior Claims X Games Bronze Medal

26 Jan 2015 Sport
Aspen, USA, 25 January 2015 – Cardrona NZ snowboarder Christy Prior has this morning claimed New Zealand’s second medal... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Sabin case, and pressures on Greece and coyotes

28 Jan 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Brain fades are one thing, but the brain freeze that seems to have beset the Prime Minister over the Mike Sabin affair is... more

Gordon Campbell on Saudi Arabia and Islamic State

23 Jan 2015 Column
So the US has been holding talks in London this week with its 21 coalition allies, on how best to co-ordinate the military response... more

Kiwi Success

New Zealand scientist receives top award in China

16 Jan 2015 People
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed the news that Kiwi scientist Dr Phil Rolston has been awarded the Chinese ... more

Graham Shaw, Peter Huljich join Pushpay board

13 Jan 2015 Appointments
By Suze Metherell Jan. 13 (BusinessDesk) - Graham Shaw and Peter Huljich have joined Pushpay Holdings' board as part of the... more

Recruitment

Tainui's Mike Pohio resigns

23 Jan 2015 Recruitment
By Fiona Rotherham Jan. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Mike Pohio, chief executive of Tainui Group Holdings, has resigned after eight years at... more

Manufacturing activity rises to decade high in December

22 Jan 2015 Recruitment
By Suze Metherell Jan. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Activity in New Zealand's manufacturing sector rose last month to its highest level in a... more