News

New Academic Director for Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

8 Oct 2014 News
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic New Academic Director for Bay of Plenty PolytechnicNewly appointed Academic Director Dr Amanda Torr was welcomed by more than 30 guests to Bay of Plenty Polytechnic last week at a... more

Work gets underway to improve Warkworth’s SH1/Hill Street

7 Oct 2014 News
NZ Transport Agency 7 October 2014 | NZ Transport Agency - Auckland Work gets underway to improve Warkworth’s SH1/Hill StreetWork is planned to start tomorrow on the first stage of interim improvements to the... more

Number of women in Parliament disappointing

7 Oct 2014 News
UN Women NZ 6 October 2014: Media Release: Number of women in Parliament disappointingUN Women National Committee of Aotearoa New ZealandFor immediate releaseThe UN Women National Committee of Aotearoa New... more

Major Events Fund invests in BMW NZ Golf Open

7 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Economic Development7 October 2014 Media Statement Major Events Fund invests in BMW NZ Golf Open Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce has... more

Recount Just One Step to Restoring Credibility

7 Oct 2014 News
MANA Movement Recount Just One Step to Restoring CredibilityMANA leader Hone HarawiraTue 7 October 2014“I have applied for a judicial recount of the votes in the Tai Tokerau election because it is one step in... more

Crown accounts show steady improvement

7 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Crown accounts show steady improvementThe Government’s operating deficit before gains and losses narrowed for the third consecutive year to $2.9 billion in the 12 months to 30 June – down... more

Mana Seeks Tai Tokerau Recount

7 Oct 2014 News
MANA Movement Mana Seeks Tai Tokerau RecountMANA President, Lisa McNab7 October 2014The MANA Movement is supporting Leader Hone Harawira’s application for a judicial re-count in the Te Tai Tokerau electorate... more

John Key’s Suppressed ‘Missing Million’ Voters Letter

7 Oct 2014 News
Article - Snoopman News NZ PM John Key’s Suppressed ‘Missing Million’ Voters Letter By SnoopmanOctober 5, 2014more

Police Want to Hear from Witnesses to Fatal Crash

7 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Police Want to Hear from Witnesses to Fatal Crash, Mangere EastCounties Manukau Police Serious Crash Unit is investigating a crash which occurred at 6:30am on Sunday 28 September. The... more

National’s new whips announced

7 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government National’s new whips announcedPrime Minister John Key has announced the election of National’s new whips following the National Party Caucus this morning.Mr Key says the new senior whip... more

English attends IMF, World Bank meetings in US

7 Oct 2014 News
Finance Minister Bill English leaves tomorrow for the United States, where he will attend the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank governors in Washington DC. He will also meet G20... more

Minister announces power outage inquiry

7 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government   Hon Simon Bridges Minister of Energy and Resources 7 October 2014 Media Statement Minister announces power outage inquiry Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges has today... more

New National-led Administration announced

6 Oct 2014 Politics
Rt Hon John Key Prime Minister 6 October 2014 Prime Minister John Key today announced the National-led Government’s new Ministry as it prepares to begin its third term in office. “There is a lot... more

New Zealand Law Society congratulates new Justice Minister

6 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Law Society MEDIA RELEASE – For immediate use, 6 October 2014New Zealand Law Society congratulates new Justice MinisterThe New Zealand Law Society has congratulated Amy Adams on her appointment as... more

Auckland's fifth major outage since 1998

6 Oct 2014 Energy By Fiona Rotherham
Oct. 6 (BusinessDesk) - The latest major power cut in Auckland is the fifth to hit the region since 1998. The biggest was the six-week Mercury power outage in 1998 that involved the failure of four power cables... more

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News

Terror in Canada: There were gunmen on roof says Kiwi

24 Oct 2014 News
Ottawa resident says shock turning to anger and hard questions being asked about how gunman got so far. A New Zealander in Ottawa was... more

NZ Government Urged to Do More to Fight Ebola

24 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Save the Children Urges the NZ Government to Do More to Fight Ebola As Ebola continues to tear through West... more

Business

Sky TV to launch $20/month subscription ondemand service

24 Oct 2014 Business News
By Fiona Rotherham Oct. 24 (BusinessDesk) - Sky Network Television, the country's dominant pay-TV operator, will launch a new $20 a... more

Jade chases growth of 30-50% for Master Terminal

24 Oct 2014 Business News
By Paul McBeth Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Jade Software, which took its intelligence software developer Wynyard Group public last... more

Living

My Kitchen Rules contestants: Hear us raw

24 Oct 2014 Food & Wine
Fresh from two consecutive MKR People's Choice Challenge wins, Neena and Belinda favour wholesome and earthy flavours and aim to... more

Kiwi comics destroy world record for chart-topping podcast

24 Oct 2014 Lifestyle
  New Zealand comedians Guy Montgomery (Billy T winner, 7 Days) and Tim Batt (Radio Hauraki, 7 Days) have broken the world record... more

Property

Double-digit rate increases loom

24 Oct 2014 Property
Aucklanders living in the ‘hottest suburbs’ could be the big losers, while businesses will come out winners Rate rises... more

Reform of RMA critical to reforming housing affordability

15 Oct 2014 Property
The Resource Management Act needs to explicitly recognise the importance of New Zealanders’ access to more affordable housing... more

Migration

New Zealand Named The Best Place For Raising Children

24 Oct 2014 Migration
New Zealand has been named the best place to raise a child in the Raising Children Abroad annual league table. According to the HSBC... more

Desperate employers keeping overstayers

24 Oct 2014 Migration
Desperate employers seeking to fill job shortages are keeping migrant workers who previously held a work visa in New Zealand... more

Travel

Air New Zealand's GENIUS Hobbit themed safety video

24 Oct 2014 Travel & Tourism
Giving flyers an Unexpected Journey! Elijah Wood and Sir Peter Jackson star in 'epic' Hobbit themed Air New Zealand safety video Air... more

Travel 'interns wanted' to tour 2000km of NZ

24 Oct 2014 Travel & Tourism
Forget a summer internship of fetching coffee and photocopying - a travel company is offering a $30,000, 10-day, 2000km tour of New... more

Sport

Kiwi to play against All Blacks in November Test Series

24 Oct 2014 Rugby
Scotland coach Vern Cotter clears out old guard and makes Grant Gilchrist captain for November Test series No place for Barclay,... more

ActivePost junior cricketers have a go with BLACKCAPS heroes

24 Oct 2014 Cricket
  Hamilton’s youngest cricketers will take their talent to the pitch this long weekend for the ANZ One Day International... more

Columns

At last! Hope for St James Theatre

24 Oct 2014 Opinion By Brian Rudman
After all the delays and stonewalling, the St James finally looks to have a future, even if it’s not clear what it will be Let's... more

Gordon Campbell: tokenism of NZ‘s role against Islamic State

23 Oct 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Gordon Campbell on the tokenism of New Zealand‘s role against Islamic State Was John Key born lucky or what? Political... more

Kiwi Success

Jim Hickey hangs up his umbrella

24 Oct 2014 People
Veteran weathercaster Jim Hickey has announced his retirement today, saying is was a tough decision. "I feel like I'm subbing off at... more

Corban honoured by Institute of Directors

17 Oct 2014 Appointments
Institute Of Directors Local businessman Brian Corban was made a Distinguished Fellow of the Institute of Directors yesterday, in a... more

Recruitment

UK ambulance service poaches Kiwi paramedics

24 Oct 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand paramedics are being poached by Britain's busiest ambulance service. Interviews were held in Auckland on Friday and... more

NZ job market expected to strengthen - survey

24 Oct 2014 Recruitment
The job market is expected to strengthen and potential employees are increasingly looking at staying in New Zealand for work instead... more