News

Mt Albert Primary School set for lift in learning

26 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education26 June 2015 Mt Albert Primary School set for lift in learning Students at Auckland’s Mt Albert Primary School are set for a lift in learning thanks... more

Community Corrections opens in Te Awamutu

26 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-IigaMinister of Corrections26 June 2015 Community Corrections opens in Te Awamutu Corrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga today officially opened the refurbished... more

Auckland to showcase educational excellence

26 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of EducationAuckland to showcase educational excellenceAuckland is to host a major international education event in November, says Education Minister Hekia... more

High level visitors for World Humanitarian Summit

26 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Murray McCullyMinister of Foreign Affairs26 June 2015 High level visitors for World Humanitarian Summit Foreign Minister Murray McCully today welcomed the leaders and dignitaries... more

Gordon Campbell on climate change protest, and Iraq training

26 Jun 2015 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on the climate change protest, and Iraq trainingFor sheer style, humour and content fit for purpose, it would be hard to beat yesterday’s Greenpeace protest at... more

UFB clocks up 100,000 connected customers

26 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister for Communications26 June 2015 UFB clocks up 100,000 connected customersCommunications Minister Amy Adams today unveiled the 100,000th user to benefit from the... more

LGBT Pride march - Call to end gay bans in Northern Ireland

26 Jun 2015 News
The Peter Tatchell Foundation LGBT Pride march - Call to end gay bans in Northern Ireland Peter Tatchell Foundation will highlight DUP discrimination at Pride DUP echoes the policies of the BNP & European... more

Bill to strengthen property tax rules passes first reading

25 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Todd McClayMinister of RevenueHon Louise UpstonMinister for Land Information 25 June 2015 Media Statement Bill to strengthen property tax rules passes first readingA... more

Govt delivers $333 million urban cycleways

25 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government 25 June 2015 Govt delivers $333 million urban cyclewaysTransport Minister Simon Bridges has today announced a $333 million cycleways investment that he says will change the face of... more

New Financial Reporting Standards success

25 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Jo GoodhewMinister for the Community and Voluntary Sector 25 June 2015 New Financial Reporting Standards successThe roadshows held across New Zealand to promote the New Reporting... more

Pigeon crime “culturally acceptable” says Ngapuhi leader

25 Jun 2015 News
David Rankin Pigeon crime “culturally acceptable” says Ngapuhi leaderThe Ngapuhi leader David Rankin has come out in support of embattled Ngapuhi Runanga chairman Sonny Tau, who is being investigated by the... more

Significant drop in pneumococcal disease rates

25 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of Health25 June 2015Significant drop in pneumococcal disease rates Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says since the pneumococcal vaccine was introduced in... more

Reappointment of Chief Parliamentary Counsel

25 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Christopher FinlaysonAttorney-General25 June 2015 Reappointment of Chief Parliamentary CounselAttorney-General Christopher Finlayson today announced the reappointment of David... more

New fund inspires new approaches to learning

25 Jun 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education25 June 2015 New fund inspires new approaches to learning“Forty one projects have won funding worth a total of about $2.6 million in the first... more

UKIP group banned from London Gay Pride parade this Saturday

25 Jun 2015 News
The Peter Tatchell Foundation UKIP group banned from London Gay Pride parade this SaturdayThe party opposes LGBT equality & therefore has no right to marchLondon - 24 June 2015The UKIP LGBT group has been... more

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News

Regeneration the focus of Christchurch governance

2 Jul 2015 Canterbury Earthquake
The regeneration of Christchurch will be the city’s focus for the next five years as local leadership progressively takes... more

Government Welcomes Successful WTO Trade Policy Review

2 Jul 2015 News
Government Welcomes Successful WTO Trade Policy Review Trade Minister Tim Groser today welcomed the conclusions of the 5th World... more

Business

TPP too big to fail, says visiting US trade deal specialist

2 Jul 2015 Business News By Fiona Rotherham
  TPP too big to fail, says visiting US trade deal specialist Petri July 2 (BusinessDesk) - Too much political capital has been... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain, led by A2 as bidders named

24 Jun 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain, led by A2 as potential bidder unmasked; dividends appeal By Jonathan ... more

Living

Remarkables ski area to kick off 2015 season this Saturday

24 Jun 2015 Lifestyle
The Remarkables June 24 2015 The Remarkables ski area to kick off 2015 season this Saturday The Remarkables ski area in Queenstown... more

SMCO-SOUNZ Composer Workshop selected works announced

23 Jun 2015 Lifestyle
SOUNZ For immediate release SMCO-SOUNZ Composer Workshop selected works announced SOUNZ and Auckland based St Matthews Chamber... more

Property

Extending Canterbury accommodation support

24 Jun 2015 Property
New Zealand Government Hon Anne Tolley Minister for Social Development 24 June 2015 Extending Canterbury accommodation... more

Arvida to buy three Auckland facilities for $62M

24 Jun 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   Arvida to buy three Auckland facilities for $62M, raising new capital By Paul McBeth June 24 ... more

Migration

NZ migration rises to new annual record in May

22 Jun 2015 Migration By Suze Metherell
  NZ migration rises to new annual record in May, closing in on Treasury's upside scenario June 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

More visas online through Immigration ONLINE

16 Jun 2015 Migration
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes the roll out of online Work and Visitor visas as fantastic news for Immigration New ... more

Travel

Air NZ sees annual earnings rising by as much as 60%

24 Jun 2015 Travel & Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk   Air NZ sees annual earnings rising by as much as 60% By Paul McBeth June 24 (BusinessDesk) - Air New... more

Analysts divided on Jetstar impact on Air NZ's earnings

19 Jun 2015 Travel & Tourism
  Analysts divided on impact on Air NZ's earnings of Jetstar's regional routes challenge June 19 (BusinessDesk) - Analysts are... more

Sport

Wimbledon 2015: NZ Tennis players progress

2 Jul 2015 Sport
Kiwi Artem Sitak braves soaring temperatures and a lengthy battle to make it into the second round of doubles at Wimbledon.Kiwi Davis... more

Silver Ferns Netball World Cup team named

2 Jul 2015 Netball
Netball New Zealand (NNZ) National Selectors have picked a 12-strong Silver Ferns team featuring a mix of youth and experience to... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Tiwai Point, and saying “No” in Greece

2 Jul 2015 Opinion
Its hard to see how Rio Tinto’s one month delay in announcing its intentions about the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter is a good... more

Gordon Campbell on telling the poor to ask for more

24 Jun 2015 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on telling the poor to ask for more The government’s more

Kiwi Success

New Environment Protection Authority (EPA) board appointments

2 Jul 2015 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick Smith Minister for the Environment New EPA board appointments Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith ... more

New Chair and Commissioners for Maori Language Commission

2 Jul 2015 Appointments
New Chair and Commissioners appointed to the Maori Language Commission The Maori Development Minister is pleased to announce that... more

Recruitment

Carpentry apprentices go head to head

23 Jun 2015 Recruitment
Apprentice of the Year Competition Carpentry apprentices go head to head in national competition Entries for the Registered Master ... more

NZ employees rate work-life balance as top priority

26 May 2015 Press Releases By Anna Lu
  NZ employees rate work-life balance as top priority, while job seekers eye cash, survey shows May 26 (BusinessDesk) - New... more