News

French Memorial for Pukeahu chosen

14 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government       Hon Maggie BarryMinister for Arts, Culture and HeritageHon Craig FossMinister of Veteran’s Affairs 11 November 2016 French Memorial for Pukeahu chosen Arts,... more

All Blacks' thoughts turn to home after 'quake

14 Nov 2016 Environment By Lynn McConnell
All Blacks' thoughts turn to home more

Cheviot earthquake: Tracing the source of the 7.5 magnitude quake

14 Nov 2016 Environment By Paul Gorman
The massive 7.5-magnitude earthquake which struck the South Island, triggering further quakes and tsunamis, may have been complex, and scientists are looking into whether it may have ruptured two fault planes. It... more

Mine work deferred for week

13 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Work on decommissioning the Pike River Mine will be deferred this week in the run up to the sixth anniversary of the disaster, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith said today.“We recognise... more

Enterprising Rural Women celebrated at Annual Awards

13 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Enterprising Rural Women celebrated at Annual AwardsThe 2016 Enterprising Rural Women Awards have been announced overnight, with the winners displaying dynamic, resourceful and successful... more

New detector dogs ready for the frontline

13 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government New detector dog teams have completed their three-month training programme and begin working at the border from tomorrow, says Customs Minister Nicky Wagner.“The four Labrador’s, Casey,... more

It’s Fraud Awareness Week: don’t get scammed

13 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government As Fraud Awareness Week kicks off today, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith encourages all New Zealanders to remain vigilant with their personal information.“Each year,... more

Maniapoto mandate voting results confirmed

11 Nov 2016 News
Maniapoto Maori Trust Board Maniapoto mandate voting results confirmedMedia Statement 11 November 2016For immediate useThe Maniapoto Maori Trust Board (MMTB) is pleased to announce the result for the Maniapoto... more

$750,000 modern learning block for Tairua School

11 Nov 2016 News
Tairua School Tairua SchoolMEDIA RELEASE: 11th November 2016JUMPING FOR JOY: Tairua School students Zea Bonkovich, Aurelia Pallas, James Gibson, Mali Millen and Miller Iggulden celebra... more

Emergency housing build moves apace

11 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Paula Bennett Minister for Social Housing 11 November 2016 Emergency housing build moves apace Building is moving ahead rapidly at a site in Auckland where more than 40 families... more

Chief Victims Advisor marks first 12 months on the job

11 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy Adams Minister of Justice11 November 2016Chief Victims Advisor marks first 12 months on the jobJustice Minister Amy Adams has congratulated Dr Kim McGregor on her first year as... more

Rutherford Discovery Fellowships announced

11 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister of Science and Innovation 11 November 2016 Rutherford Discovery Fellowships announcedScience and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today announced the... more

Future of our Fisheries discussion document released

11 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nathan GuyMinister for Primary Industries 11 November 2016 Future of our Fisheries discussion document released Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy is encouraging... more

Alumni Champion from Otago wins National "Project U" Award

11 Nov 2016 News
Untouched World 2016 ALUMNI CHAMPION FROM OTAGO WINS NATIONAL “PROJECT U” AWARD“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela“I’ll admit that quoting a man as... more

Recovery legislation bill passes third reading

10 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Gerry BrownleeActing Minister of Civil Defence 10 November 2016 Media Statement Recovery legislation bill passes third readingActing Civil Defence Minister Gerry... more

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News

Dynamic New Zealand writers to feature at this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival

20 Jul 2017 Arts
Dynamic New Zealand writers making waves at home and abroad will present their work and participate in this year’s Edinburgh... more

$9.4m to support students with English as a second language

26 Jun 2017 Education
22 June 2017 Students learning English as a second language will benefit from a further $9.4 million being made available under... more

Business

Rocket launch a huge step for New Zealand’s space industry

25 May 2017 Business News
25 May 2017 Minister for Economic Development Simon Bridges has congratulated the team at Rocket Lab on the successful launch of... more

Increased investor confidence welcomed

29 May 2017 Business News
29 May 2017 Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Jacqui Dean today welcomed the Financial Markets Authority annual survey results... more

Living

NZ's Sola Rosa heading "Back to You" in London - interview with Andrew Spraggon

6 Jul 2017 Entertainment By Charlotte Everett
Sola Rosa Soundsystem heads back to London with a show on 27 July – NZNewsUK London Editor Charlotte Everett caught up with... more

Spirit of “Mateship” prominent at London ANZAC commemorations

25 Apr 2017 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
All photos copyright Peter Livingstone Photography. Lead image: HRH The Duke of York (far right), with the Hon Alexander Downer (far... more

Property

New Zealand Housing Affordability Measure released

10 May 2017 Property
10 May 2017 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s (MBIE) new Housing Affordability Measure will allow the market... more

NZ house prices gain 11% in October

14 Nov 2016 Property
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 14 November 2016 10:28 AM NZ house prices gain 11% in October, driven by sales of higher value homes By... more

Migration

Suspension of decision making authority

25 Apr 2017 Migration
24 April 2017Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse is taking steps to improve Immigration New Zealand’s decision making... more

Recognised Seasonal Employers employ more Kiwis

8 Feb 2017 Migration
7 Feb 2017 Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes a report showing the vast majority of employers who take on seasonal... more

Travel

International visitors projected to spend $15 billion

12 May 2017 Travel & Tourism
12 May 2017 New Zealand’s tourism sector is forecast to grow significantly over the next seven years, with international... more

Tourism spending continues rise in 2017

10 May 2017 Travel & Tourism
27 April 2017 Tourism spending by both international and domestic visitors continues to grow strongly in 2017, Acting Tourism Minister... more

Sport

SPECIAL LIMITED OFFER: Barbarians v NZ, Twickenham 4 Nov - £55 tickets, All Blacks Supporters Bay

20 Jul 2017 Rugby
In 2009 the Barbarian team had a phenomenal line up of world class players; Matt Giteau, Victor Matfield, George Smith, Jamie Roberts,... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Gareth Morgan crusade

11 Nov 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Gareth Morgan crusade First published on Werewolf more

Gordon Campbell on the US election outcome

10 Nov 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the US election outcome more

Kiwi Success

Law Commissioner appointed

29 May 2017 Appointments
29 May 2017 Former Secretary for Justice Belinda Clark has been appointed as Law Commissioner, Justice Minister Amy Adams announced... more

Spencer to be Acting Governor of Reserve Bank

8 Feb 2017 Appointments
7 Feb 2017 Finance Minister Steven Joyce will appoint current Deputy Reserve Bank Governor Grant Spencer as the Acting Governor of... more

Recruitment

Online job ads continue growing strongly

26 Jun 2017 Recruitment
23 June 2017 Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith says the latest Jobs Online report shows strong growth... more

New employment resource for young people

1 Mar 2017 Recruitment
28 Feb 2017 Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith and Associate Education Minister Louise Upston have... more

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