News

Funding body gives strong support to Otago’s health research

15 Jun 2016 News
University of Otago Funding body gives strong support to Otago’s health researchUniversity of Otago researchers have been awarded around $43.8M in new health research funding to support their world-class... more

Christchurch study awarded $4 million

15 Jun 2016 News
University of Otago Christchurch study awarded $4 million to continue policy-shaping work.A Christchurch longitudinal study that has informed New Zealand social policy for more than 30 years has received $4... more

Interactive tool to help get Kiwis more active

15 Jun 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of HealthMinister for Sport and Recreation15 June 2016 Interactive tool to help get Kiwis more active Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan... more

Best-ever NCEA results

15 Jun 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education15 June 2016 Media Statement Best-ever NCEA resultsEducation Minister Hekia Parata has congratulated students and schools on achieving the... more

NZ disabilities rights pioneer elected to UN Committee

15 Jun 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nicky WagnerMinister for Disability Issues15 June 2016 Media Statement NZ disabilities rights pioneer elected to UN CommitteeRobert Martin with Nicky Wagn... more

Elgregoe to visit West Coast schools next week

14 Jun 2016 News
TrustPower KIWI MAGICIAN TO STOP TRAFFIC AS HE PULLS A RED LIGHT ON SCHOOL YARD BULLYINGElgregoe to visit West Coast schools next weekKiwi magician Elgregoe is once again hitting the dusty trail throughout the... more

Elgregoe to visit Five Forks school next week

14 Jun 2016 News
TrustPower Media release, for immediate use, Tuesday 17 June, 2016KIWI MAGICIAN TO STOP TRAFFIC AS HE PULLS A RED LIGHT ON SCHOOL YARD BULLYINGElgregoe to visit Five Forks school next weekKiwi magician... more

Primary Industries Champions unveiled

14 Jun 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nathan GuyMinister for Primary Industries 14 June 2016 Media Statement Primary Industries Champions unveiledA new programme celebrating and promoting careers in the... more

Leadership continuity for Defence Force

14 Jun 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Gerry BrownleeMinister of Defence 14 June 2016 Media Statement Leadership continuity for Defence ForceMinister of Defence Gerry Brownlee today announced the reappointment of the... more

Police and Customs congratulated on record haul

14 Jun 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Judith CollinsMinister of PoliceHon Nicky WagnerMinister of Customs 14 June 2016 Media StatementPolice and Customs congratulated on record haulPolice Minister Judith Collins and... more

Take a stand against elder abuse

14 Jun 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Maggie BarryMinister for Seniors 14 June 2016 Media Statement Take a stand against elder abuseSeniors Minister Maggie Barry says tomorrow’s World Elder Abuse Awareness... more

Slow planning processes concern Minister

14 Jun 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for the Environment14 June 2016 Media Statement Slow planning processes concern MinisterThe need for reform of the Resource Management Act (RMA) is... more

Properties for Treaty settlements to be managed by LINZ

14 Jun 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Louise UpstonMinister for Land Information 14 June 2016 Properties for Treaty settlements to be managed by Land Information New ZealandTaxpayers will reap the... more

UC grows China business connections

14 Jun 2016 News
University of Canterbury Chinese business and culture is increasingly accessible to University of Canterbury (UC) students through an annual study tour to China, reciprocal exchange visits, and other on-campus... more

New headquarters enhances search and rescue

14 Jun 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Simon BridgesMinister of Transport 14 June 2016 Media Statement New headquarters enhances search and rescueNew headquarters for the Rescue Coordination Centre New... more

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News

A democratic path forward to mandate a plan for #Brexit

26 Jun 2016 Opinion
Opinion - Alastair Thompson   A democratic path forward to mandate a proper plan for #Brexit - a proposal. By Alastair ... more

Minister to attend WW1 commemorations in Europe

24 Jun 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Anne Tolley Minister for Social Development 24 June 2016 Media Statement Minister to attend WW1... more

Business

NZ stocks turn as referendum result keeps investors guessing

24 Jun 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ stocks turn as UK referendum result keeps investors guessing By Paul McBeth June 24 (BusinessDesk) - New... more

NZ dollar drops vs. Australian dollar

7 Jun 2016 Business News By Johnathan Underhill
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar drops vs. Australian dollar on lack of RBA rate cut By Jonathan Underhill June 7 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Living

REVIEW: Modern Maori Quartet steals the hearts of Londoners

8 Jun 2016 Entertainment By Charlotte Everett
The Modern Maori Quartet won over the hearts of homesick Kiwis and new friends with their debut London show on June 3rd. Fresh from... more

NZ-themed Salisbury Festival now open

29 May 2016 Arts
The Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival, recently awarded silver for Best Tourism Event in South West Tourism Awards, is now... more

Property

Record annual profit for Kiwi Property

16 May 2016 Property
By Jonathan Underhill May 16 (BusinessDesk) - Kiwi Property Group, the country's biggest listed property investor by market value,... more

Record annual profit for Kiwi Property

16 May 2016 Property
Portfolio gain, rental income growth delivers record annual profit for Kiwi Property By Jonathan Underhill May 16 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Migration

Kiwis could be affected by tighter UK rules

30 Mar 2016 Migration By Audrey Young
British High Commissioner Jonathan Sinclair is defending changes to skilled migrant rules for Britain but suggests they won't affect... more

Immigrants' attitudes to corruption worries SFO

17 Feb 2016 Migration By Sophie Boot
Feb. 17 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's record inbound migration has undermined the country's squeaky-clean reputation because of an... more

Travel

More funding for the New Zealand Cycle Trail

3 Jun 2016 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government   Rt Hon John Key Prime MinisterMinister of Tourism 3 June 2016 More funding for the New Zealand... more

Jucy plans to expand pod-style hotel chain to Australia

16 May 2016 NZ Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 16 May 2016 12:20 PM Jucy plans to expand pod-style hotel chain to Australia in 2017 By Fiona... more

Sport

Richie McCaw: 148

22 Jun 2016 Sport
Upstart Press   Richie McCaw: 148 148 tests 131 wins 110 times captain of the All Blacks 2 Rugby World Cup triumphs 12... more

Depleted Pulse bolster stocks for challenging road trip

23 Jun 2016 Netball
Netball Central June 23, 2016Depleted Pulse bolster stocks for challenging road trip Not for the first time this season, Central... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on our refugee response, and a TPP rewrite

14 Jun 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on our paltry refugee response and a brazen US rewrite of the TPP First published at... more

Gordon Campbell on Muhammad Ali

7 Jun 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
As with Bob Dylan, Muhammad Ali changed the times in which he lived so thoroughly that anyone coming along afterwards will probably... more

Kiwi Success

New Ambassador to Belgium named

23 Jun 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Murray McCully Minister of Foreign Affairs   23 June 2016 Media Statement New Ambassador to Belgium... more

New appointments to Vulnerable Children’s Board

12 May 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Anne Tolley Minister for Social Development 12 May 2016 New appointments to Vulnerable Children’s... more

Recruitment

Zero-hour contracts gone, PPL extended

10 Mar 2016 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Hon Michael Woodhouse Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety 10 March 2016 Zero-hour contracts gone, PPL... more

Scheme helping to staff hard to fill positions

28 Feb 2016 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Scheme helping to staff hard to fill positions Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says an incentive scheme... more

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