News

Coleman recognises Sport Scholarships recipients

22 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Coleman recognises Prime Minister’s Sport Scholarships recipients Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman extends his congratulations to the athletes and sports officials who have... more

Fighting cyber-crime one app at a time

22 Oct 2014 News
This summer Victoria University of Wellington will be home to four Singaporean students researching cyber threats. The students have been working with Dr Ian Welch, a lecturer in Victoria’s School of... more

Top UK award for Waikato writer

22 Oct 2014 News
University of Waikato 22 October, 2014Top UK award for Waikato writer - releaseUniversity of Waikato English lecturer Dr Tracey Slaughter has won one of the UK’s top writing prizes.Dr Slaughter’s short story... more

First NZ job fairs in November

22 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Tertiary Education, Skills & EmploymentHon Michael WoodhouseMinister of Immigration22 October 2014First NZ job fairs in NovemberThe Government has... more

Annual Report shows ACC on right track

22 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Annual Report shows ACC on right trackMinister for ACC Nikki Kaye today welcomed the release of the Accident Compensation Corporation’s Annual Report, which shows its financial... more

Gordon Campbell on Pharmac, Gough Whitlam and Sleater-Kinney

22 Oct 2014 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on Pharmac, Gough Whitlam and Sleater-Kinneyby Gordon CampbellRidiculous reported comments on RNZ this morning by Trade Minister Tim Groser, as he sought to dampen down... more

Gallipoli 2015 deadline approaches

22 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Gallipoli 2015 deadline approachesSuccessful applicants of the Gallipoli 2015 ballot have just four days left to accept their place at next year’s Anzac Day commemorations, Veterans’... more

Prisons safety to be boosted with on-body cameras

21 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Prisons safety to be boosted as on-body cameras go nationwideCorrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga says staff and prisoner safety in prisons will be boosted by the wider use of on... more

Shane Jones Nauru, Mauritius, Seychelles High Commissioner

21 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Murray McCullyMinister of Foreign Affairs 21 October 2014 Media Statement Shane Jones appointed High Commissioner to Nauru, Mauritius and the SeychellesForeign Minister... more

Turei: Address in reply speech, 21 October 2014

21 Oct 2014 News
Speech - Green Party Embargoed until delivery Metiria Turei, Green Party Co-leaderAddress in reply speech, 21 October 2014IntroductionThe other day I had a moment of genuine inspiration while watching The... more

Community Welcome At NorthTec

21 Oct 2014 News
North Tec Community Welcome At NorthTecFree food, face painting, family fun and games will all be on the agenda on Sunday, 9 November, when NorthTec throws open its doors to the... more

Rangi Ruru Students Achieve National Success at Music Awards

21 Oct 2014 News
Rangi Ruru Girls' School 21 October 2014Rangi Ruru Students Achieve National Success at Prestigious Music Awards Competing Against Tertiary Music ScholarsOver the weekend Year 13 music scholars Amy Lee and Siyu... more

Gordon Campbell on the latest TPP leaks

21 Oct 2014 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on the latest TPP leaksby Gordon CampbellThe release by Julian Assange on Wikileaks of the draft Trands Pacific Partnership chapter on intellectual property – including... more

David Cameron still hasn’t got the message on Palestine

20 Oct 2014 News
Article - Stuart Littlewood Cameron still hasn’t got the message on Palestine“Recognising a Palestinian state would inhibit the peace process? What peace process?”By Stuart LittlewoodOctober 16, 2014more

Workplace learning the focus of new report

20 Oct 2014 News
Ako Aotearoa Workplace learning the focus of new reportSupporting high quality learning in the workplace is the focus of a report launched today by Ako Aotearoa, the National Centre for Tertiary Teaching... more

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News

Terror in Canada: There were gunmen on roof says Kiwi

24 Oct 2014 News
Ottawa resident says shock turning to anger and hard questions being asked about how gunman got so far. A New Zealander in Ottawa was... more

NZ Government Urged to Do More to Fight Ebola

24 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Save the Children Urges the NZ Government to Do More to Fight Ebola As Ebola continues to tear through West... more

Business

Sky TV to launch $20/month subscription ondemand service

24 Oct 2014 Business News
By Fiona Rotherham Oct. 24 (BusinessDesk) - Sky Network Television, the country's dominant pay-TV operator, will launch a new $20 a... more

Jade chases growth of 30-50% for Master Terminal

24 Oct 2014 Business News
By Paul McBeth Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Jade Software, which took its intelligence software developer Wynyard Group public last... more

Living

My Kitchen Rules contestants: Hear us raw

24 Oct 2014 Food & Wine
Fresh from two consecutive MKR People's Choice Challenge wins, Neena and Belinda favour wholesome and earthy flavours and aim to... more

Kiwi comics destroy world record for chart-topping podcast

24 Oct 2014 Lifestyle
  New Zealand comedians Guy Montgomery (Billy T winner, 7 Days) and Tim Batt (Radio Hauraki, 7 Days) have broken the world record... more

Property

Double-digit rate increases loom

24 Oct 2014 Property
Aucklanders living in the ‘hottest suburbs’ could be the big losers, while businesses will come out winners Rate rises... more

Reform of RMA critical to reforming housing affordability

15 Oct 2014 Property
The Resource Management Act needs to explicitly recognise the importance of New Zealanders’ access to more affordable housing... more

Migration

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

Desperate employers keeping overstayers

24 Oct 2014 Migration
Desperate employers seeking to fill job shortages are keeping migrant workers who previously held a work visa in New Zealand... more

Travel

Air New Zealand's GENIUS Hobbit themed safety video

24 Oct 2014 Travel & Tourism
Giving flyers an Unexpected Journey! Elijah Wood and Sir Peter Jackson star in 'epic' Hobbit themed Air New Zealand safety video Air... more

Travel 'interns wanted' to tour 2000km of NZ

24 Oct 2014 Travel & Tourism
Forget a summer internship of fetching coffee and photocopying - a travel company is offering a $30,000, 10-day, 2000km tour of New... more

Sport

Black Sticks Women in position to win the series

25 Oct 2014 Sport
The Black Sticks Women have won 1-0 against the USA, setting up a series decider in the final test tomorrow at the Trust House... more

Kiwi to play against All Blacks in November Test Series

24 Oct 2014 Rugby
Scotland coach Vern Cotter clears out old guard and makes Grant Gilchrist captain for November Test series No place for Barclay,... more

Columns

At last! Hope for St James Theatre

24 Oct 2014 Opinion By Brian Rudman
After all the delays and stonewalling, the St James finally looks to have a future, even if it’s not clear what it will be Let's... more

Gordon Campbell: tokenism of NZ‘s role against Islamic State

23 Oct 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Gordon Campbell on the tokenism of New Zealand‘s role against Islamic State Was John Key born lucky or what? Political... more

Kiwi Success

Jim Hickey hangs up his umbrella

24 Oct 2014 People
Veteran weathercaster Jim Hickey has announced his retirement today, saying is was a tough decision. "I feel like I'm subbing off at... more

Corban honoured by Institute of Directors

17 Oct 2014 Appointments
Institute Of Directors Local businessman Brian Corban was made a Distinguished Fellow of the Institute of Directors yesterday, in a... more

Recruitment

UK ambulance service poaches Kiwi paramedics

24 Oct 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand paramedics are being poached by Britain's busiest ambulance service. Interviews were held in Auckland on Friday and... more

NZ job market expected to strengthen - survey

24 Oct 2014 Recruitment
The job market is expected to strengthen and potential employees are increasingly looking at staying in New Zealand for work instead... more