News

Catherine Delahunty to speak at bottled water rally

15 Apr 2016 News
Green Party Catherine Delahunty to speak at Ashburton bottled water rally Green MP Catherine Delahunty is to join locals in Ashburton tomorrow in calling on the Ashburton District Council to stop the sale of a... more

Minister welcomes Waikato mental health report

15 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government o Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of Health 15 April 2016Minister welcomes Waikato mental health reportHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomes today’s report by the Ministry of Health’s... more

Dunne to attend UN Special Session on Drug Policy

15 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Peter DunneAssociate Minister of Health 15 April 2016 Dunne to attend UN Special Session on Drug PolicyAssociate Health Minister Peter Dunne is... more

New UHT milk plant for Canterbury

15 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Jo GoodhewMinister for Food Safety15 April 2016New UHT milk plant for CanterburyThe official opening of Westland Milk Products’ new UHT plant in Rolleston is a significant boost for... more

Canterbury University QuakeCoRE welcomed

15 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment 15 April 2016 Canterbury University QuakeCoRE welcomedTertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven... more

$9m upgrade for Halswell Residential College, Christchurch

15 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nikki KayeAssociate Minister of Education15 April 2016$9m upgrade for Halswell Residential College, ChristchurchAssociate Education Minister Nikki Kaye has marked the start of... more

Waitangi Site Should Be Free to All

14 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand First Party Rt Hon Winston PetersNew Zealand First LeaderMember of Parliament for Northland14 APRIL 2016 Waitangi Site Should Be Free to AllThe government must provide funding in next month’s... more

Marking 100 years since the first Anzac Day

14 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Maggie BarryMinister for Arts, Culture and Heritage 14 April 2016 Media Statement Marking 100 years since the first Anzac DayAnzac Day 2016 is an opportunity for... more

Ture Whenua Maori Bill progresses to the House

14 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Te Ururoa FlavellTe Minita Whanaketanga MaoriMinister for Maori Development 14 April 2016 Media Statement Ture Whenua Maori Bill progresses to the HouseMaori... more

Resort College opens for young Northlanders

14 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Economic Development 14 April 2016 Media StatementResort College opens for young Northlanders Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce today opened... more

North Rodney highlights need for reforms

14 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-IigaMinister of Local Government14 April 2016 North Rodney highlights need for reformsLocal Government Minister Sam Lotu-Iiga says today’s decision on North... more

Restorative justice lowering reoffending rate

14 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister of Justice14 April 2016 Media Statement Restorative justice lowering reoffending rateAn increasingly popular justice initiative that gives victims the... more

Central City development plans going strong

14 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Gerry BrownleeMinister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration 14 April 2016 Central City development plans going strongMinister supporting Greater Christchurch... more

Minister must prove he has addressed Tribunal concerns

14 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Labour Party MP for Ikaroa-Rawhiti MEDIA STATEMENT April 14 2016Minister must prove he has addressed Tribunal concernsMaori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell must show he has adopted the... more

Three Treaty settlement bills pass first reading

14 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Christopher FinlaysonMinister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations 14 April 2016 Media Statement Three Treaty settlement bills pass first readingThe House of Representatives... more

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News

Business leaders join international cyber security line-up

28 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister for Communications 28 April 2016 More than 200 top business people will join... more

ANZAC 2016: 100th Commemoration

25 Apr 2016 News
The Ode of Rememberance  They went with songs to the battle, they were young.Straight of limb, true of eye, steady and aglow.They... more

Business

Landmark EQC settlement

28 Apr 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Landmark EQC settlement agrees it must repair homes to 'when new' state By Sophie Boot April 28 ... more

US underwear giant Hanes seeks Pacific Brands

28 Apr 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 28 April 2016 11:39 AM US underwear giant Hanes seeks Pacific Brands in A$1.1 bln offer By Jonathan ... more

Living

100 Years On – ANZAC Day commemorated where it first started, in London

25 Apr 2016 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
You could be forgiven for assuming that the first ever ANZAC Day was commemorated in Australia or New Zealand. In fact, it was on this... more

Short Film Festival to Celebrate Canterbury

24 Mar 2016 Lifestyle
Canterbury Shorts   24 March 2016 Short Film Festival to Celebrate Canterbury Christchurch – A one-night only Canterbury... more

Property

KiwiSaver home buyer support tweaked

28 Apr 2016 Property
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick Smith Minister for Building and Housing 28 April 2016  Changes to KiwiSaver withdrawal rules... more

House-sharing aims to get Aucklanders on property ladder

27 Apr 2016 Property
Article - BusinessDesk House-sharing offer aims to get Aucklanders on property ladder By Fiona Rotherham April 27 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Migration

Kiwis could be affected by tighter UK rules

30 Mar 2016 Migration By Audrey Young
British High Commissioner Jonathan Sinclair is defending changes to skilled migrant rules for Britain but suggests they won't affect... more

Immigrants' attitudes to corruption worries SFO

17 Feb 2016 Migration By Sophie Boot
Feb. 17 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's record inbound migration has undermined the country's squeaky-clean reputation because of an... more

Travel

Air New Zealand to revenue share with United in NZ-US routes

11 Mar 2016 Travel & Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk   Air New Zealand to revenue share with United in NZ-US routes By Paul McBeth March 11 (BusinessDesk) -... more

First Dubai - Auckland flights take off

2 Mar 2016 NZ Tourism
New Zealand Government   Hon Simon Bridges Minister of Transport 2 March 2016 First Dubai - Auckland flights take off The start... more

Sport

Sleepless Nights for Ferns Selectors

28 Apr 2016 Rugby League
New Zealand Rugby League Thursday, April 28, 2016Sleepless Nights for Ferns Selectors   Akarana second row Annetta Nuuausala is ... more

NZL takes early lead in three events at Sailing World Cup

28 Apr 2016 Sailing
Yachting New Nealand NZL takes early lead in three events at Sailing World Cup Hyeres The NZL Sailing Team has made a strong start... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Trump and the Madman Theory

28 Apr 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Gordon Campbell on Trump and the Madman Theory Years ago, Richard Nixon explained to his chief adviser Bob Haldeman what has since... more

Gordon Campbell on Kiwirail’s latest stint in the dogbox

27 Apr 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Gordon Campbell on Kiwirail’s latest stint in the dogbox The denigration of Kiwirail continues. The latest review (based on a ... more

Kiwi Success

University of Otago appoints next Dean of Pharmacy

28 Apr 2016 Appointments
University of Otago University of Otago appoints next Dean of Pharmacy A leading researcher from Canada has been appointed as the... more

Network for Learning board reappointment

27 Apr 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Nikki KayeAssociate Minister of Education 27 April 2016 Media Statement Network for Learning board... more

Recruitment

Zero-hour contracts gone, PPL extended

10 Mar 2016 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Hon Michael Woodhouse Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety 10 March 2016 Zero-hour contracts gone, PPL... more

Scheme helping to staff hard to fill positions

28 Feb 2016 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Scheme helping to staff hard to fill positions Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says an incentive scheme... more