News

Wahakura policy good for all families

16 Sep 2014 News
Whakawhetu National SUDI Prevention for Maori Wahakura policy good for all familiesWhakawhetu, a SUDI prevention programme for Maori was delighted with the Green Party’s policy announcement of a ‘Wahakura... more

Conservatives Break through 5% Threshold

16 Sep 2014 News
Reports in today’s Dominion Post that the Conservative Party is polling at 6% in Nationals internal polling are not surprising says the Conservative Napier candidate Garth McVicar. “At the last... more

Celebrating women’s right to vote

16 Sep 2014 News
Women’s Affairs Minister Jo Goodhew has celebrated the 121st anniversary of women’s suffrage with an event recognising women leaders in innovation. This evening’s event is part of the Leading... more

Hundreds of Students Turn Out for Political Debate

16 Sep 2014 News
Victoria University of Wellington Hundreds of Students Turn Out for Political DebatePress release: Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA)With only a few days left before the general... more

School Kids Build Kiwi Shelter Boxes

16 Sep 2014 News
Rainbow Springs News ReleaseSchool Kids Build Kiwi Shelter BoxesRotorua 16 September 2014: Howick Intermediate students nailed and hammered for a worthy cause recently building sturdy wooden kiwi shelter boxes... more

Young Chefs Step Up To The Plate

16 Sep 2014 News
NorthTec Media Release 16 September 2014Young Chefs Step Up To The PlateTwo young chefs from the NorthTec Hospitality Trades Academy scooped up silver medals at the national finals of the City and Guilds... more

Party Rankings against Inequality

16 Sep 2014 News
Closing The Gap Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand Inc. Closing the GapRevealed: which party will do the most to reduce New Zealand’s growing inequality crisisThe Equality Network, a group of New Zealand... more

Appointments on Election Eve Raise Red Flag

16 Sep 2014 News
New Zealand First Party Appointments on Election Eve Raise Red FlagSerious questions must be asked over Maori Affairs Minister Pita Sharples appointments to the Waitangi Tribunal on the eve of the General... more

ALCP Release Election Manifesto

16 Sep 2014 News
Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party ALCP Release Election ManifestoThe Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party has released its manifesto in the lead up to the election on Saturday.ALCP leader Julian Crawford said the... more

Election Daily Update #9

16 Sep 2014 News
iPredict iPredict Ltd 2014 New Zealand Election Daily Update #9Tuesday 16 September 2014FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEwww.ipredict.co.nzwww.electionresults.co.nzJohn Key’s National Party appears to have received a... more

Eminem publishers sue New Zealand National Party

16 Sep 2014 Politics
Eight Mile Style Eminem Publishers Sue New Zealand National Party for Alleged Infringement of “Lose Yourself” Copyright Detroit-based music publishing companies sue National Party for damages for... more

Mana makes more wild statements – this time about Whanau Ora

16 Sep 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Tariana TuriaMinister for Whanau Ora and Associate Minister Social Development 16 September 2014 Release Mana makes more wild statements –... more

Chris Cole Catley Writing Awards

16 Sep 2014 News
Michael King Writers' Centre Media Release Tuesday 16 September 2014Chris Cole Catley Writing AwardsNew awards for young writers in the Auckland region are being launched by the Michael King Writers’ Centre... more

Maori Party opposes expansion of State’s surveillance powers

16 Sep 2014 News
The Maori Party Media Statement16 September 2014Maori Party opposes expansion of the State’s surveillance powersWhile debate continues about the veracity of claims made by Dotcom’s “Moment of Truth”, the... more

Children build “decent homes” to raise awareness

16 Sep 2014 News
Habitat for Humanity NEWS RELEASE Children build “decent homes” to raise awareness of NZ housing issues 16 September 2014 For immediate release Habitat for Humanity kicks off its third annual national... more

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News

Gareth Morgan: Election Day is Time to Refocus on Policies

19 Sep 2014 Opinion
Gareth Morgan: Election Day is Time to Refocus on Policies Over the course of this election campaign there has been a lot of focus... more

Daily Election Update #12: NZ First to hold balance of power

19 Sep 2014 News
iPredict IPREDICT LTD 2014 NEW ZEALAND ELECTION DAILY UPDATE #12 www.ipredict.co.nz more

Business

NZ consumer confidence edges up in September from 10-month low

19 Sep 2014 Business News By Suze Metherell
Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand consumer confidence rose in September from a 10-month low, as households adjust to a more... more

Goodman to spend $33.4M on developments, sells Carter Holt Harvey plant in Christchurch

19 Sep 2014 Business News By Suze Metherell
Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Goodman Property Trust, which is selling assets to fund development, will spend $33.4 million on four ... more

Living

Pop superstar Lady Gaga using Shuttlerock's kiwi software

15 Sep 2014 Environment By Fiona Rotherham
Sept. 15 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand visual marketing software company Shuttlerock has added Lady Gaga to its client list. While... more

German, Kiwi films big winners at Uni Shorts 2014

15 Sep 2014 Entertainment
AUCKLAND: German filmmakers dominated the awards at the third annual Uni Shorts International Student Film Festival held over the... more

Property

Auckland house sales drop in August as winter, election weigh

3 Sep 2014 Property By Paul McBeth
Sept. 3 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland house sales fell for a third month in August and the number of listings remained muted in the... more

House sales down as winter cools market - REINZ

14 Aug 2014 Property
New Zealand house sales fell in July as winter cooled the appetite of house hunters while a drop in properties selling for $400,000... more

Migration

NZ net migration at annual record in August on big inflow

19 Sep 2014 Migration By Suze Metherell
  NZ net migration at annual record in August on big inflow, fewer departures Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand’s... more

Reserve Bank says migration impact on housing 'muted' so far

11 Sep 2014 Migration By Suze Metherell
Sept. 11 (BusinessDesk) - The Reserve Bank is keenly watching the impact New Zealand's decade-high net migration inflow is having on... more

Travel

Longer Wellington runway worth 2-5 flights daily by 2060

11 Sep 2014 Travel & Tourism By Pattrick Smellie
Sept. 11 (BusinessDesk) - Plans for a $350 million runway extension for Wellington International Airport would provide the capital... more

NZ guest nights rise in July

10 Sep 2014 Travel & Tourism By Suze Metherell
NZ guest nights rise in July on school holidays, record short term visitors   Sept. 10 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand guest... more

Sport

Prince Harry to be Honorary President of England Rugby 2015

19 Sep 2014 Rugby
Prince Harry Announced as Honorary President of England Rugby 2015 on One Year to Go to Rugby World Cup 2015 With One Year to Go to... more

Silver Ferns Squad & Constellation Cup Team Announced

19 Sep 2014 Netball
Netball New Zealand National Selectors have chosen 19 players in the Silver Ferns Squad for the 2014/2015 international Netball... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on a campaign that is ending as it began

19 Sep 2014 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on a campaign that is ending as it began This election campaign is getting no less... more

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Election on a fork 'n' knife-edge

19 Sep 2014 Opinion
Opinion - Martin Doyle   Martin Doyle Cartoon: Election on a fork 'n' knife-edge   more

Kiwi Success

Prestigious Awards in Psychology

10 Sep 2014 People
The New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) -the largest membership association for psychologists in New Zealand, offers awards... more

The duo behind NZ's hottest new label

20 Aug 2014 People
We're expecting big things from Harman Grubisa, the new label from Auckland-based friends Madeleine Harman (right) and Jessica... more

Recruitment

Paramedics in NZ jump at opportunity of London career

11 Sep 2014 Recruitment
Paramedics in New Zealand jump at opportunity of a clinical career in London Paramedics hoping for a chance to work for the... more

High dollar, hands-off Govt sends workers to dole queue

22 Aug 2014 Recruitment
The loss of up to 100 jobs at Croxley stationery in Auckland is devastating news for their families and the local Avondale... more