News

Maori Muslim congratulates Police on arrest of Xenophobe

30 Mar 2015 News
TeRata Rangi Hikairo Maori Muslim congratulates New Zealand Police on arrest of XenophobeSalaam to all who read this.I express my thanks to the New Zealand Police who have successfully arrested the 66 year old... more

Oil and Gas Block Offer 2015 announced

30 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government Oil and Gas Block Offer 2015 announcedEnergy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges has launched Block Offer 2015, the annual tender for oil and gas exploration permits.“In 2012 the... more

Ngapuhi settlement negotiators appointed

29 Mar 2015 News
Tuhoronuku Independent Mandated Authority 29 March 2015Media StatementNgapuhi settlement negotiators appointedThree prominent Ngapuhi have been appointed as negotiators for the historic Te Tiriti o Waitangi... more

Startup Teaches Children Strategies for Resisting Ads

28 Mar 2015 News
AdzJab Startup Teaches Children Strategies for Resisting Ads and In-App PurchasesMARCH 27, 2015 - Since digital marketing took off like a wildfire, online ads and in-app purchases have caused parents... more

Fish, eels, punts return to cleaner Avon River

28 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government Fish, eels, punts return to cleaner Avon RiverAssociate Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Nicky Wagner today welcomed the completion of more than a year’s worth of cleaning and... more

Creative Technology Students Add Flair to Hutt Arcade

28 Mar 2015 News
Weltec Creative Technology Students Add Artistic Flair to Hutt ArcadeMedia are invited to view the creative art work being installed over the weekend.Students in WelTec’s Bachelor of Creative Technologies are... more

Korero Mai Ki Ahau: Sturday 28 & Sunday 29 March 2015

27 Mar 2015 News
Radio Waatea 603 AM Korero Mai Ki Ahau: Sturday 28 & Sunday 29 March 2015 Saturday 12.00 - 12.30pmSunday 12.00 - 12.30pmBoth shows repeated 5.00pm – 6.00pmOn SundaySaturday 28th March: Waioho Papamoana... more

ACC report confirms volatility in accounts

27 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government ACC report confirms volatility in accountsACC’s latest quarterly report highlights the impact of short-term volatilities on the ACC scheme’s financial position, says ACC Minister Nikki... more

Increase in business R&D spend welcomed

27 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government Increase in business R&D spend welcomedScience and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed Statistics New Zealand data released today that shows businesses in New Zealand... more

Labour Leader goes to the big game

27 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government Labour Leader goes to the big game Labour Leader Andrew Little will attend the World Cup Cricket final in Melbourne on Sunday.“It’s a privilege to be invited to this historic match. Like... more

Finlayson delivers Crown apology to Ngaruahine

27 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Christopher FinlaysonMinister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations 27 March 2015 Media StatementFinlayson delivers Crown apology to NgaruahineMinister for Treaty of Waitangi... more

Oil Free Wellington Delivers Message to Norwegian Consulate

27 Mar 2015 News
Oil Free Wellington Media release Friday 27th MarchFor immediate releaseOil Free Wellington Delivers Message to Norwegian Consulate as Government Prepares to Announce 2015 Oil and Gas Block Offer. Stop Statoil... more

‘Cricket’ technology helps Northland school girls learn code

27 Mar 2015 News
High Tech Youth MEDIA RELEASE‘Cricket’ technology helps Northland school girls learn computer coding for future jobsAUCKLAND, 27 March 2015 - While the whole of New Zealand has been rightly obsessing over the... more

PM to attend the Cricket World Cup Final

27 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister 27 March 2015 Media StatementPM to attend the Cricket World Cup FinalPrime Minister John Key will attend the final of the Cricket World Cup in... more

Project15 final programme announced

27 Mar 2015 News
AUT Media Project15 final programme announcedAn exciting final programme and speaker line-up has been announced for Project15 which takes place on April 16 and 17, 2015 at AUT University. The theme of this... more

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News

Royal succession laws come into force

26 Mar 2015 News
Legislation modernising rules applying to Royal succession to the throne came into force today in New Zealand and in the 16 Realms... more

McCully visits Iraq ahead of NZ deployment

24 Mar 2015 News
  Foreign Minister Murray McCully travelled to Baghdad yesterday for talks with Iraq’s Prime Minister Mr Haider al-Abadi... more

Business

NZ milk powder futures drop as Fonterra lifts GDT volumes

27 Mar 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ milk powder futures drop as Fonterra lifts GDT volumes, signalling prices will fall By Tina ... more

NZ commercial property lending less risky now: RBNZ

26 Mar 2015 Business News By Fiona Rotherham
  NZ commercial property lending less risky now due to lower debt funding March 26 (BusinessDesk) - The Reserve Bank said New... more

Living

2degrees lights up Auckland Harbour Bridge in World First

13 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Fusing light, music, mobile and one of Auckland’s most recognisable landmarks together – 2degrees launched another Kiwi... more

Third Thursday Set to Groove

9 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
The sounds of legendary jazz musician Charles Mingus is set to raise the beat of Wellington’s waterfront on 19 March, when the... more

Property

NZ house prices rise 3.6% in February

12 Mar 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
  NZ house prices rise 3.6% in February, led by a 14% jump in Auckland prices March 12 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential... more

Revealed: Auckland's cheapest suburbs

9 Mar 2015 Property
Many home buyers face long commute to Auckland jobs as they move to Wellsford, Pokeno and Hamilton. Only six areas of Auckland still... more

Migration

PM plays down claim war criminals are living in NZ

2 Mar 2015 Migration
Prime Minister John Key says he is not aware of any suspected war criminals from the former Yugoslavia in New Zealand. The claim that... more

NZ migration rose to record in 2014

30 Jan 2015 Migration By Tina Morrison
  NZ migration surged to record in 2014, helped by robust economy Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand migration surged to a... more

Travel

Foss welcomes agreement for rental vehicle code

17 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss is welcoming a move by the rental vehicle industry to establish a Code of Best Practice to... more

Productive discussions on Queenstown’s tourism workforce

6 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Sustainable workforce solutions were at the centre of discussions between Government Ministers and tourism industry representatives... more

Sport

ICC World Cup 2015: Sunday doesn’t guarantee success but it gives the greatest chance, says McCullum

28 Mar 2015 Cricket
Q. Who won the real battle of big brother against little brother?BRENDON McCULLUM: I think he won, but I definitely had some mad... more

ICC World Cup 2015 Match official appointments for final announced

28 Mar 2015 Cricket
The International Cricket Council today announced the match official appointments for the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015,... more

Columns

ICC World Cup 2015: STEPHEN FLEMING: YES, NEW ZEALAND CAN!

28 Mar 2015 Opinion
Former New Zealand captain says the team will be focusing on enjoying themselves, knowing they are part of something that will be the... more

Gordon Campbell on a funeral in Asia and Northland

27 Mar 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on a funeral in Asia, the Northland by-election, and news priorities Supposedly, New Zealand’s destiny... more

Kiwi Success

Tower names Seniors Money's Brett Wilson as CFO

18 Mar 2015 Appointments
  Tower names Seniors Money's Brett Wilson as CFO, replacing Boggs March 18 (BusinessDesk) - Tower, the listed general insurer,... more

Kiwi start-up Glassjar launches payments app in the US

6 Mar 2015 People
Glassjar, the kiwi software start-up whose app provides people an easy way of sharing bills, has launched in the United States. The... more

Recruitment

NZ Government moves to strengthen employment standards

26 Mar 2015 Recruitment
Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse today announced a package of measures to strengthen enforcement of minimum... more

RESEND: 63% of Warehouse permanent staff now on career wage

20 Mar 2015 Recruitment By Fiona Rotherham
  RESEND: Warehouse says 63% of permanent staff now on 'career retailer wage' (Fixes fourth paragraph to show Warehouse is... more