News

Personal Statement by Matthew Hooton

1 Sep 2014 News
Matthew Hooton Personal Statement by Matthew Hooton1 September 2014For Immediate Release“This morning I made comments on Radio New Zealand’s Nine to Noon programme about an attempt by staff in the Prime... more

The Worm turns down for John Key

1 Sep 2014 Politics
Roy Morgan Research The Worm turns down for John Key The Roy Morgan Reactor is back! John Key struggled to coax The Worm above the line in Thursday’s Leaders Debate, according to Roy Morgan’s... more

Minister launches Tongan Language Week

1 Sep 2014 News
Pacific Island Affairs Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga today launched Tongan Language Week at the Tongan Methodist Church in Otahuhu, Auckland. Tongan Language Week runs from 1-7 September and the theme this year... more

Update on IGIS inquiry into release of NZSIS information

1 Sep 2014 News
Inspector General of Intelligence and Security OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR-GENERAL OF INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITYMEDIA RELEASE1 September 2014Update on Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security inquiry into... more

$34,000 for restored wetland and new track of Paekakariki

1 Sep 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister of Conservation 1 September 2014 Media Statement $34,000 for restored wetland and new track of Paekakariki The Government is to provide a $34,000... more

New rules for limited partnerships begin

1 Sep 2014 News
New Zealand Government New rules for limited partnerships beginCommerce Minister Craig Foss says new rules coming into force today will protect New Zealand’s international reputation as a trusted place to do... more

Press Conference with John Key: 1st September

1 Sep 2014 News
Article - Jeremy Wilkinson Press Conference with John Key: 1st September   Monday 1st September Prime Minister John Key has delayed the release of Nationals’... more

The Letter 1 September 2014

1 Sep 2014 News
ACT New Zealand The Letter 1 September 2014 1 September, 201428 thousand reasons to tactically vote ACTLast night’s TVNZ Colmar Brunton poll puts the left and right 60 MPs each. United and the Maori Party... more

EDS welcomes Labour’s Conservation Policy

1 Sep 2014 News
Environmental Defence Society Media Release: EDS welcomes Labour’s Conservation PolicyThe Environmental Defence Society has welcomed Labour’s Conservation Policy including the key objective of halting the... more

Rebuilding the New Zealand Defence Force

1 Sep 2014 News
A Labour Government will make it a priority to rebuild the capacity of the Defence Force to carry out the tasks expected of it, says Labour’s Defence Spokesperson Phil Goff. Releasing Labour’s... more

Unique Ukulele Building Workshop on Offer in Auckland

1 Sep 2014 News
Goldbeard Guitars MEDIA RELEASE 2 September 2014 Unique Ukulele Building Workshop on Offer in Auckland Local guitar and ukulele making business GOLDBEARD GUITARS has teamed up with Rutherford College’s CEC... more

Largest solar array in the Pacific completed

1 Sep 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Murray McCullyMinister of Foreign Affairs 1 September 2014 Media Statement Largest solar array in the Pacific completedForeign Minister Murray McCully has welcomed the... more

PhD candidate Jack Pronger awarded Top Achiever Scholarship

1 Sep 2014 Education
Waikato University Media Release 1 September 2014 Top achievement award for PhD student Jack Pronger Jack Pronger is one of two first-year PhD candidates to be awarded a 2014 Top Achiever Doctoral Scholarship... more

New series of videos aimed at disengaged youth

1 Sep 2014 News
Poor Sailors Arts Collective New series of videos aimed at disengaged youthPress Release: Poor Sailors Arts CollectiveFrom the people who brought you 'NZ Idle' (NZ's favourite web series about an artist on the... more

Picket Of Leaders Christchurch Debate

1 Sep 2014 News
CAFCA KEEP OUR ASSETS PICKET OF LEADERS CHRISTCHURCH DEBATETUESDAY SEPTEMBER 2nd, 6 p.m.ST MARGARETS COLLEGE, SHREWSBURY STREET, MERIVALEJohn Key and David Cunliffe are taking part in a Leaders Debate in... more

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News

The Worm turns down for John Key

1 Sep 2014 Politics
Roy Morgan Research The Worm turns down for John Key The Roy Morgan Reactor is back! John Key struggled to coax The Worm above the... more

Minister launches Tongan Language Week

1 Sep 2014 News
Pacific Island Affairs Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga today launched Tongan Language Week at the Tongan Methodist Church in Otahuhu,... more

Business

NZ terms of trade sets new 40-year high in 2nd quarter

1 Sep 2014 Business News By Suze Metherell
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ terms of trade sets new 40-year high as cheaper imports offset falling exports Sept. 1... more

Fonterra credit rating cut by S&P, Fitch affirms rating

29 Aug 2014 Business News By Paul McBeth
  Fonterra credit rating cut by S&P over Beingmate deal, Fitch affirms rating Aug. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative... more

Living

‘Best trumpet player in the galaxy’ returns

1 Sep 2014 Lifestyle
NZ Symphony Orchestra 1 September 2014 - NZSO Media Release for immediate release The ‘best trumpet player in the ... more

Two NZ composers in Danish international live concert

29 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Aarhus Festival Death Lines - a Memento Mori Collection Performances from five cities around the world –... 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

Who's living next door to you?

20 Aug 2014 Migration
Statistics NZ puts out detailed data on different ethnic groups, down to the 108 people from the Isle of Man. Did you know there are... more

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

Travel

Jetstar loses ground in NZ as Qantas plunges to A$2.84B loss

28 Aug 2014 Travel & Tourism By Paul McBeth
Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Jetstar, the discount unit of Australian airline Qantas Airways, lost ground in New Zealand, while claiming... more

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

Sport

Golden campaign for New Zealand rowers

1 Sep 2014 World Rowing Championships
The New Zealand Rowing Team has wrapped up a successful campaign in Amsterdam at the 2014 edition of the World Rowing... more

Disappointing Day in Edmonton for New Zealanders

1 Sep 2014 Multisport
Following on from the disappointment of the elite men’s race for the New Zealanders at the ITU World Triathlon Championship in... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on John Key’s ‘blame it on Judith’ strategy

1 Sep 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on John Key’s ‘blame it on Judith’ strategy Right now, Prime Minister John Key seems intent... more

Relax, nothing is under control... the Holistic Helper's guide to dealing with the unexpected

29 Aug 2014 Column By Tricia Alach
As regular readers of this column already know, I am a bit of a fan when it comes to change. Evaluating your life, deciding how you... more

Kiwi Success

The duo behind NZ's hottest new label

20 Aug 2014 People
We're expecting big things from Harman Grubisa, the new label from Auckland-based friends Madeleine Harman (right) and Jessica... more

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

Recruitment

High dollar, hands-off Govt sends workers to dole queue

22 Aug 2014 Recruitment
The loss of up to 100 jobs at Croxley stationery in Auckland is devastating news for their families and the local Avondale... more

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