News

More success for Primary Growth Partnership

17 Feb 2015 News
New Zealand Government More success for Primary Growth Partnership Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy is welcoming more success stories from the Primary Growth Partnership (PGP), with several programmes... more

Prison AVL network improves public safety

17 Feb 2015 News
New Zealand Government Prison AVL network improves public safetyCorrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has welcomed news that the project to install audio visual links (AVL) in prisons is complete.This means... more

Feedback sought on short-listed Earthquake Memorial designs

17 Feb 2015 News
New Zealand Government Feedback sought on short-listed Earthquake Memorial designsSix short-listed designs for the Canterbury Earthquake Memorial have been released for public input today.The Memorial will... more

Use of Green Prescriptions rocket ahead

17 Feb 2015 News
New Zealand Government Use of Green Prescriptions rocket aheadHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman says the health benefits of Green Prescriptions continue to be demonstrated, as more and more people take medical... more

Study finds need for education about online privacy

17 Feb 2015 News
Victoria University of Wellington MEDIA RELEASE17 February 2015Study finds need for education about online privacyProviding better access to knowledge about online behaviour, including an 0800 helpline, are... more

Entries open on secondary schools mooting competition

17 Feb 2015 News
University of Waikato 17 February, 2015Entries open on secondary schools mooting competitionRegistrations of interest for the annual University of Waikato Te Piringa – Faculty of Law Secondary Schools’ Mooting... more

More families to get Computers in Homes

17 Feb 2015 News
New Zealand Government More families to get Computers in HomesEducation Minister Hekia Parata and Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye say another 1500 low income families will be provided with computers in... more

Four Acting District Court Judges Appointed

17 Feb 2015 News
New Zealand Government Four Acting District Court Judges AppointedFour acting District Court Judges have been appointed, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson announced today.Bernadette Farnan, barrister and... more

Canterbury comes to Auckland

17 Feb 2015 News
University of Canterbury Canterbury comes to AucklandFebruary 17, 2015The University of Canterbury with support from Lincoln University, Navitas and the Christchurch College of English Language (CCEL) is... more

Character-building important in Japan than in NZ rugby

17 Feb 2015 News
University of Canterbury Character-building more important in Japan than in New Zealand rugby circlesFebruary 17, 2015A University of Canterbury research project has found that character-building is more... more

Gordon Campbell on Labour’s latest stance on Iraq

17 Feb 2015 News
Article - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on Labour’s latest stance on IraqOn RNZ this morning, Labour leader Andrew Little expressed his support for air strikes in Iraq against Islamic State – and by doing... more

Stricter laws for repossession agents

17 Feb 2015 News
New Zealand Government Stricter laws for repossession agentsAssociate Minister of Justice Simon Bridges and Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith have today announced strict new laws that will... more

Driver Licence Stop Orders rake in $20 million

17 Feb 2015 News
New Zealand Government Driver Licence Stop Orders rake in $20 millionA Government initiative which threatens loss of licence over unpaid fines has brought in an extra $20.4 million since its introduction one... more

Former PPTA president a strong advocate

16 Feb 2015 News
New Zealand Government Former PPTA president a strong advocateEducation Minister Hekia Parata today paid tribute to Post Primary Teachers Association senior vice president Robin Duff who died this morning in... more

NZ urges all parties to make Ukraine Ceasefire work

16 Feb 2015 News
New Zealand Government NZ urges all parties to make Ukraine Ceasefire work Foreign Minister Murray McCully today called on all parties involved in the conflict in eastern Ukraine to abide by the conditions of... more

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News

Q + A: Winston Peters Interviewed by Corin Dann

1 Mar 2015 News
TVNZ Q + A 2015 Episode 1 WINSTON PETERS Interviewed by CORIN DANN CORIN Mr Peters joins me now. Good morning to you.<... more

PM saddened at passing of Dame Thea Muldoon

25 Feb 2015 News
PM saddened at passing of Dame Thea Muldoon Prime Minister John Key today expressed his sadness at the passing of Dame Thea ... more

Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 rises to record, led by Xero

25 Feb 2015 Business News
By Suze Metherell Feb. 25 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose to a record, led by Xero after it raised $147 million from two... more

Tourism Holdings beats 1H guidance on reduced fleet

25 Feb 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Tourism Holdings beats 1H guidance on reduced fleet, wider margins By Suze Metherell Feb. 25 ... more

Living

Lady Penelope, Parker And Brains Pictures Are Revealed

27 Feb 2015 Entertainment
Creator Sylvia Anderson to Feature in Special Thunderbirds Are Go Episode And Lady Penelope, Parker And Brains Pictures Are... more

A little drive goes a long way

25 Feb 2015 Lifestyle
Dunedin businesses have given their full support to the Otago Polytechnic Education Open 2015. The event will be taking place at... more

Property

NZ building consents fall for a second month in January

27 Feb 2015 Property By Paul McBeth
  NZ building consents fall for a second month in January, housing permits drop Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

Auckland inner-city height restrictions weighing on supply

25 Feb 2015 Property By Paul McBeth
Auckland inner-city height restrictions weighing on supply, RBNZ's Wheeler says Feb. 25 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's government... more

Migration

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

Free new Kiwi workshops return for fresh season

23 Jan 2015 Migration
Newcomer settlement support agency Auckland Regional Migrant Services (ARMS) is kick-starting the New Year with the return of its ... more

Travel

Air NZ sees fare discounts; yield pressure looms

25 Feb 2015 Travel & Tourism
By Fiona Rotherham Feb. 25 (BusinessDesk) - The only cloud on Air New Zealand’s horizon in coming months will be yield ... more

Air NZ posts higher normalised earnings

25 Feb 2015 Travel & Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk   Air NZ posts higher normalised earnings By Fiona Rotherham Feb. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand... more

Sport

STEPHEN FLEMING: Nervy in the end but New Zealand will take the positives

1 Mar 2015 Cricket
STEPHEN FLEMING: Nervy in the end but New Zealand will take the positives Win shows why Brendon McCullum’s men can be considered... more

New Zealand Cricket salutes Martin Crowe

1 Mar 2015 Cricket
New Zealand Cricket has saluted Martin Crowe ahead of his induction into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the wage hike for MPs, and Paul Robeson

27 Feb 2015 Opinion
  Gordon Campbell on the wage hike for MPs, and Paul Robeson Hard to tell what is more infuriating. Is it the 5.3% increase on... more

Gordon Campbell: Are NZ troops the least of IS’s problems?

25 Feb 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Gordon Campbell on whether New Zealand troops are the least of Islamic State’s problems   Given that it has been ... more

Kiwi Success

New Consul-General to Sydney

20 Feb 2015 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has named diplomat Billie Moore as New Zealand’s new Consul-General in Sydney. "Ms Moore will... more

New Ambassador to Ethiopia and the AU

20 Feb 2015 Appointments
New Zealand Government New Ambassador to Ethiopia and the AU Foreign Minister Murray McCully has named diplomat Bruce Shepherd as ... more

Recruitment

Workforce skills target lifted

19 Feb 2015 Recruitment
Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce says better-than-expected Better Public Services results mean the ... more

Strong job growth and record labour market participation

4 Feb 2015 Recruitment
The latest labour market data shows continuing strong employment growth with 80,000 more jobs added to the New Zealand economy in ... more