News

Minister commemorates Armistice Day in Europe

7 Nov 2014 News
In her first official overseas visit new Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister, and lead Minister for New Zealand’s WW100 programme, Maggie Barry will attend the 96th anniversary commemorations of Armistice... more

Passing Te Reo Maori bill is a key priority

7 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Passing Te Reo Maori bill is a key priorityThe Minister for Maori Development is committed to progressing the Maori Language (Te Reo Maori) Bill and the establishment of a new entity Te... more

Project Energize delivers results for kids

7 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister for Sport and RecreationMinister of Health7 November 2014Project Energize delivers results for kidsSport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman today... more

Crime rate continues to fall against BPS targets

7 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister of Justice7 November 2014Crime rate continues to fall against BPS targetsThe Justice Sector has continued to make progress against its Better Public Service targets... more

Strong Support for Education in the Nelson Tasman region

7 Nov 2014 News
Canterbury Community Trust Strong Support for Education in the Nelson Tasman regionThe Canterbury Community Trust has approved grants totalling $311,562 for the Nelson Tasman education sector, highlighting... more

World Oral Health Day - progress in children’s oral health

7 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Peter DunneAssociate Minister of Health7 November 2014World Oral Health Day sees progress in children’s oral healthAssociate Health Minister Peter Dunne, in marking World Oral Health... more

Canterbury student to explain wider benefits of Project Loon

7 Nov 2014 News
A University of Canterbury postgraduate student will present his project findings to industry in Christchurch later this month following his research into potential benefits of Project Loon, a Google X... more

Recognising excellence in foster care

7 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Anne TolleyMinister for Social Development7 November 2014Recognising excellence in foster careSocial Development Minister Anne Tolley today presented awards honouring ten foster care... more

Two new projects to attract tourists to NZ

7 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister7 November 2014Two new projects to attract tourists to NZPrime Minister and Tourism Minister John Key today announced the Government is co-investing in two... more

$500,000 Youth Financial Literacy Fund

7 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nikki KayeMinister for Youth7 November 2014$500,000 Youth Financial Literacy FundYouth Minister Nikki Kaye today announced the opening of a Financial Literacy Fund to support... more

Delivering better cancer care for Northlanders

7 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of Health7 November 2014Delivering better cancer care for NorthlandersHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman has today opened the Jim Carney Cancer Treatment... more

Scholarship Recipients Named

7 Nov 2014 News
Waiariki Institute Of Technology MEDIA ADVISORY7 November, 2014SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS NAMEDWaiariki Institute of TechnologyThe following secondary school leavers have been awarded Waiariki scholarships for... more

Economy growing but fiscal position challenging

7 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Bill EnglishMinister of Finance7 November 2014Economy growing but fiscal position challengingThe Crown accounts for the first three months of the current financial year are broadly... more

Massey link to nation building in Timor-Leste

7 Nov 2014 News
Massey University Friday, November 7, 2014Massey link to nation building in Timor-LesteFrom Development Studies student at Massey to being at the forefront of building his home nation — Professor Aurelio... more

EXIT designs anything but ordinary

7 Nov 2014 News
CPIT Embargoed to 6pm, 6/11/14EXIT designs anything but ordinaryChallenged to understand the concepts and push the boundaries of structural form, CPIT’s third year Architectural Studies students have created... more

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News

Patrick Gower interviews Laila Harre

22 Nov 2014 News
The Nation Patrick Gower interviews Laila Harre Headlines: Laila Harre to quit as Internet Party leader by Christmas when the party ... more

Establishment of NZ-China Strategic Partnership

21 Nov 2014 News By John Key
New Zealand Government 20 NOVEMBER, 2014 Joint Statement between New Zealand and the People’s Republic of China on the... more

Business

Extreme commute: From New Zealand to rural Iceland

18 Nov 2014 Business News
Every year, several dozen butchers make an epic commute - from provincial New Zealand to rural Iceland - for just two months' work.... more

A2 Milk to seek ASX listing, push into US market

18 Nov 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   A2 Milk to seek ASX listing, push into US market, renew sales into China By Fiona Rotherham Nov. 18 ... more

Living

Hawaiian Voyagers Return to Reaffirm their Link with Maori

17 Nov 2014 Lifestyle
WAITANGI, New Zealand – When intrepid Hokulea crewmembers first sailed to Aotearoa (New Zealand) 29 years ago using the ... more

Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship team in Round the Bridges

14 Nov 2014 Lifestyle
A University of Waikato Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship team is set to compete in this Sunday’s Round the Bridges. The team of... more

Property

More homes coming on board for Christchurch tenants

18 Nov 2014 Property
Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett is impressed with Housing New Zealand’s progress in building, redeveloping and repairing... more

New initiatives to improve tenancy services

17 Nov 2014 Property
Changes to the delivery of key tenancy services are set to streamline and speed up processes for landlords and tenants, Building and... more

Migration

Australians & New Zealanders should be free to live & work in UK

3 Nov 2014 Migration
Australians and New Zealanders should be granted special status to live and work in the United Kingdom without restriction, a new... more

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

Travel

NZ guest nights jump to a record in September on rise in international travelers

12 Nov 2014 Travel & Tourism By Tina Morrison
Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand guest nights rose 1.1 percent to a record for a September month, driven by a rebound in ... more

Travel to NZ made easier for Indian business visitors

7 Nov 2014 Travel & Tourism
Associate Tourism Minister Paula Bennett and Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse say Indian nationals travelling to New Zealand... more

Sport

Valerie Adams named World Athlete of the Year

23 Nov 2014 Sport
New Zealand shot put star Valerie Adams has been named the World Athlete of the Year in Monaco this morning. Adams is the first Kiwi... more

All Blacks vs Wales: Hansen credits All Black desire

23 Nov 2014 Rugby
Steve Hansen highlighted New Zealand's desire to fight to the end after a stunning late show saw the world champions down Wales on... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the SAS role against Islamic State, and Podemos

20 Nov 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Could this news report serve to explain – in a nutshell – why Prime Minister John Key has not ruled out the SAS... more

Gordon Campbell on Australia scoring trade points with China

18 Nov 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  It hasn’t been a great year for Trade Minister Tim Groser. The Trans Pacific Partnership deal has been deadlocked all... more

Kiwi Success

New Ambassador to the Philippines announced

18 Nov 2014 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced diplomat David Strachan as New Zealand’s new Ambassador to the... more

New High Commissioner to Malaysia

18 Nov 2014 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has today named diplomat John Subritzky as New Zealand’s new High Commissioner to Malaysia, to... more

Recruitment

Smiths City starts CEO search after Hellings signals exit

12 Nov 2014 Recruitment
Article - BusinessDesk   Smiths City starts search for new CEO after Hellings signals exit By Paul McBeth Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk)... more

More than 600 take up 3K to Christchurch jobs

28 Oct 2014 Recruitment
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says the Government’s 3K to Christchurch scheme is a winner with 633 unemployed people... more