News

Political parties back calls for a rare diseases policy

22 Aug 2014 News
NZ Organisation for Rare Disorders Political parties back calls for a rare diseases policy It is time for some optimism. There is now strong political support for our call for a government policy and action... more

Key must come clean over SIS

22 Aug 2014 News
Green Party 22 August 2014Key must come clean over SISJohn Key must release all the information regarding the declassification of Security Intelligence Service documents that embarrassed Phil Goff prior to the... more

UC Phd Student Develops Computer Game to Help Children

22 Aug 2014 News
University of Canterbury August 24, 2014University of Canterbury Phd Student Develops Computer Game to Help Children A University of Canterbury PhD student has developed a computer game that enables children to... more

Digital Currency on the Drawing Board

22 Aug 2014 News
Internet Party MEDIA RELEASEAugust 22, 2014Digital Currency on the Drawing BoardGovernment policies and digital currency ideas and issues will come together at three public workshops next week.The workshops in... more

Massey poets triple-packed in kete series

22 Aug 2014 News
Massey University Friay, August 22, 2014Massey poets triple-packed in kete series “Epic and cool” – that’s how the publishers describe their Kete Series, a unique concept to launch three Massey poets in one... more

New military pilot training aircraft arrive in NZ

22 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of Defence 22 August 2014 Media Statement New military pilot training aircraft arrive in NZDefence Minister Jonathan Coleman says the... more

Labour’s focus on inequality, kids and better job prospects

22 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Labour Party Sue MoroneySocial Development Spokesperson 22 August 2014 MEDIA STATEMENTLabour’s focus on inequality, kids and better job... more

Peters: With Real Representation, Real Progress

22 Aug 2014 News
Speech - New Zealand First Party Rt Hon Winston PetersNew Zealand First Leader22 August 2014 Tauranga SpeechFriday 22 August, 10.30amBob Owens Retirement Village, 112 Carmichael Rd, Bethlehem, TaurangaWITH... more

Another Union row

22 Aug 2014 News
ACT New Zealand Media Release 22 August 2014ACT Leader Dr Jamie WhyteAnother Union row“ The teachers union the NZEA is getting ready for another industrial dispute. These disputes now only occur in the... more

Whyte: Speech to Grey Power

22 Aug 2014 News
Speech - ACT New Zealand Media Release22 August 2014Immediate Media ReleaseDr Jamie Whyte ACT LeaderDr. Jamie Whyte – ACT Party LeaderRotoruaMedia Release 21 August 2014Speech to Grey PowerNational’s failure... more

Ngapuhi Chair Says Enough of the Political Sideshow

22 Aug 2014 News
Ngapuhi 21 August 2014 MEDIA STATEMENT Time for side-shows to end so we can focus on future of our nation – Raniera (Sonny) Tau, Chairman, Te Runanga A Iwi O Ngapuhi The Dirty Politics saga has done our... more

TPP course sets up scholarship winner for success

22 Aug 2014 News
Tai Poutini Polytechnic Tai Poutini Polytechnic Media Release 22 August 2014 TPP course sets up scholarship winner for success This year’s winner of the New Zealand Drillers Federation Scholarship credits Tai... more

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

22 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Grant ROBERTSONEmployment, Skills and Training Spokesperson 22 August 2014 MEDIA STATEMENTHigh dollar, hands-off Govt sends workers to dole queueThe loss of up... more

Political staff should give answers under oath

22 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Labour Party PhilGOFFMP for Mt Roskill 22 August 2014 MEDIA STATEMENTPolitical staff should give answers under oathThe Inspector... more

Strong start to 2014 for international education

22 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment 22 August 2014 Media Statement Strong start to 2014 for international educationNew Zealand’s... more

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News

Maori King's son back before court

20 Aug 2014 News
The son of the Maori King will be back before the court next week. Last month, Korotangi Paki, 19, was let off charges of burglary,... more

Shark finning to be banned from 1 October

20 Aug 2014 News
A ban on the finning of all shark species within New Zealand waters will take effect from 1 October this year, Conservation ... more

Business

Airways sees 27% gain in 2015 profit, misses 2014 target

20 Aug 2014 Business News
By Tina Morrison Aug. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Airways Corp. of New Zealand expects to boost profit 27 percent this year, after missing... more

Landcorp cuts FY15 earnings guidance on lower dairy payout

20 Aug 2014 Business News
By Paul McBeth Aug. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Landcorp Farming, the state-owned commercial farmer, slashed guidance for 2015 earnings... more

Living

Adventurer wins prestigious University of Waikato award

20 Aug 2014 Entertainment
Adventurer, management consultant and motivational speaker Jamie Fitzgerald will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the... more

Weta Workshop & Roxy Cinema Exclusive WOAP Event

20 Aug 2014 Entertainment
CoCo at The Roxy unwraps the art of food in film Wellington’s iconic The Roxy Cinema is turning into a movie set next week as... 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

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

Four Nations set stage for NZ teams

20 Aug 2014 Rugby League
This year's Rugby League Four Nations will provide the catalyst for five New Zealand representative sides - not just the NZ Kiwis -... more

Commonwealth Games Head of Sport joins World Masters Games

20 Aug 2014 Sport
  From Glasgow to Auckland is the well-travelled route taken by Australian Greg Warnecke, announced today as the General... 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

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

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