News

$9 million package to build teacher workforce

19 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education19 August 2016$9 million package to build teacher workforceEducation Minister Hekia Parata has today announced several initiatives to boost the number... more

Review shows planning rules are unresponsive

19 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Bill EnglishMinister of Finance 19 August 2016 Review shows planning rules are unresponsiveThe draft Productivity Commission review of urban planning rules demonstrates that... more

Govt responds to land supply inquiry

18 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Bill EnglishMinister of Finance 18 August 2016 Govt responds to land supply inquiryThe Government has released its response to the Productivity Commission’s inquiry, Using Land for... more

Government slippery about caption funding

18 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Labour Party Poto WilliamsMP for Christchurch EastDisability Issues SpokespersonMEDIA STATEMENT 18 August 2016Government slippery about caption fundingThe Government has refused to apologise for... more

New MBIE regulatory strategy released

18 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Regulatory Reform 18 August 2016 Media StatementNew MBIE regulatory strategy releasedRegulatory Reform Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed... more

Govt initiated inquiry into Havelock North water

18 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of Health18 August 2016 Govt initiated inquiry into Havelock North waterHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman has today confirmed there will be a... more

New Music Programme To Be Launched Tonight

18 Aug 2016 News
Rangi Ruru Girls' School New Music Programme To Be Launched Tonight At The PianoA new music programme that will foster musical talent in a way that’s never been done before at a Christchurch school, will be... more

Work underway on $4m upgrade for Bayswater School

18 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nikki KayeAssociate Minister of Education18 August 2016 Media Statement Work underway on $4m upgrade for Bayswater School, AucklandConstruction work has begun on a $4 million... more

Leading law professor blazes the trail

18 Aug 2016 News
Ako Aotearoa Leading law professor blazes the trail for New Zealand’s future Maori lawyersProfessor Jacinta Ruru (Raukawa, Ngati Ranginui, Pakeha) from the University of Otago’s Faculty of Law, received New... more

Otago Polytechnic teachers win three Tertiary Teaching Award

18 Aug 2016 News
Otago Polytechnic Otago Polytechnic teachers win three Tertiary Teaching AwardsThree Otago Polytechnic teachers have been awarded prestigious national Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards for “absolutely... more

New resources to boost numeracy and literacy

18 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education18 August 2016New resources to boost numeracy and literacyEducation Minister Hekia Parata today officially launched a new resource, including an app,... more

Govt can’t take credit for Olympics captioning

18 Aug 2016 News
Green Party 18 August 2016Govt can’t take credit for Olympics captioningThe Ministers of Broadcasting and Disability Issues need to publically acknowledge who is really funding captioning for the Rio Olympic... more

Government backs regional tourism growth

18 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Paula BennettAssociate Minister of Tourism 18 August 2016 Government backs regional tourism growthThe Government is continuing to ensure regional New Zealand benefits from... more

PM announces new ministerial portfolio

18 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime MinisterPM announces new ministerial portfolioPrime Minister John Key has today announced the establishment of a new ministerial portfolio, Minister for Vulnerable... more

University of Auckland academics win top teaching accolades

18 Aug 2016 News
University of Auckland University of Auckland academics win top teaching accoladesDedication to student-centred and innovative teaching distinguish the two University of Auckland academics who have won Tertiary... more

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News

Minister welcomes Baghdad appointment

25 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Gerry BrownleeMinister of Defence 25 August 2016 Minister welcomes Baghdad appointment Defence Minister... more

NZ exporters to UK asked about Brexit impact

16 Aug 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Todd McClayMinister of Trade 16 August 2016 Media Statement NZ exporters to UK asked about Brexit... more

Business

NZ trade deficit narrows in July from year earlier

24 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ trade deficit narrows in July from year earlier as imports fall faster than exports By Jonathan ... more

ANZ, Westpac limit mortgage rate cuts

11 Aug 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk ANZ, Westpac limit mortgage rate cuts, but Kiwibank goes all in By Edwin Mitson Aug. 11 (BusinessDesk) - Two... more

Living

Young New Zealanders Making Films For Good

18 Jul 2016 Lifestyle
The Outlook for Someday Young New Zealanders Making Films For Good What does sustainability mean to you? Since 2007 The Outlook for... more

Review: NZ's Pitch Black - live in London

8 Jul 2016 Entertainment By Charlotte Everett
20 years after their debut at The Gathering, Pitch Black have satiated a packed venue of fans at London’s Oslo, in... more

Property

Auckland house prices are stabilising Barfoot says

3 Aug 2016 Property By Sophie Boot
Wednesday 03 August 2016 10:30 AM Auckland house prices are stabilising, may have plateaued, Barfoot says Aug. 3 (BusinessDesk) -... more

NZ home values rise at fastest quarterly pace in 12 years

2 Aug 2016 Property By Tina Morrison
Article - BusinessDesk NZ home values rise at fastest quarterly pace in 12 years By Tina Morrison Aug. 2 (BusinessDesk) - New... 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

Newer, faster and simpler eGates for Wellington

25 Aug 2016 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government   Hon Wagner using the new eGates at Wellington Airport.... more

NZ guest nights jump to a record in June amid tourism boom

10 Aug 2016 Travel & Tourism By Tina Morrison
Article - BusinessDesk Wednesday 10 August 2016 12:19 PM Aug. 10 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand accommodation providers had their... more

Sport

World Rugby appoints RWC 2019 General Manager

25 Aug 2016 Rugby
With just over three years to go before Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan, World Rugby has appointed Rob Abernethy as RWC 2019 General... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the end game in Spain

25 Aug 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the end game in Spain First published on Werewolf more

Gordon Campbell on the Impotence of the Reserve Bank

11 Aug 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Impotence of the Reserve Bank First published on Werewolf more

Kiwi Success

Appointments to New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO

12 Aug 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education 12 August 2016 Appointments to New Zealand National Commission for... more

Andrew Hill Appointed CEO Rugby League World Cup 2017

10 Aug 2016 Appointments
Rugby League World Cup Wednesday 10 August 2016 Respected and experienced Rugby League administrator, Andrew Hill, has been appointed... more

Recruitment

Jobs growth continues to be strong

3 Aug 2016 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment 3 August 2016 Jobs growth continues... more

NZ private sector wage inflation misses expectations in June

3 Aug 2016 State of the Market Report By Paul McBeth
Wednesday 03 August 2016 11:57 AM NZ private sector wage inflation misses expectations in June quarter Aug. 3 (BusinessDesk) - New... more

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