News

Staying at school progresses outdoor passion and future

28 Jan 2015 News
Silvereye Communications Staying at school progresses outdoor passion and futureGreymouth student Ryan O’Connor has a passion for the thrill of white water and sees a future tutoring kayaking on rivers around... more

Ministers confirm commitment to social housing

28 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Ministers confirm commitment to social housingThe Government’s commitment to helping New Zealanders in need by providing more social housing is at the heart of its social housing reform... more

Ministers confirm commitment to social housing

28 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Bill EnglishMinister Responsible for Housing New ZealandHon Paula BennettMinister for Social Housing28 January 2015Ministers confirm commitment to social housingThe Government’s... more

EQC Anniversary a milestone for New Zealand

28 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government EQC Anniversary a milestone for New Zealand   The 70th anniversary since the Earthquake and War Damage Commission was set up in January 1945, is a proud milestone for all New... more

Labour's Little promises to back NZ small business

28 Jan 2015 Politics By Paul McBeth
  Labour's Little promises to back NZ small business in drive to lower unemployment Jan. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Labour Party leader Andrew Little is targeting small business owners as a key plank in dragging ... more

Key to outline social housing strategy in first 2015 speech

27 Jan 2015 Politics By Paul McBeth
Jan. 27 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand Prime Minister John Key will tomorrow outline his government's plans to overhaul social housing, including the sale of government-owned stock and bringing in community and... more

Customs marks 175 years at border

27 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Nicky Wagner27 JANUARY, 2015Customs marks 175 years at borderCustoms Minister Nicky Wagner today congratulated the New Zealand Customs Service on the eve of its 175th anniversary of... more

Finlayson to attend Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation

27 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Finlayson to attend 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz Attorney-General, Christopher Finlayson, will represent New Zealand at the 70th Anniversary of the liberation of... more

Finlayson to attend 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation

27 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Christopher FinlaysonAttorney-General 27 January 2015 Media Statement Finlayson to attend 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of AuschwitzAttorney-General, Christopher... more

New year good time to prepare for emergencies

27 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nikki KayeMinister of Civil Defence27 January 2015New year good time to prepare for emergenciesWith many of us finishing our summer break and gearing up for the new work and school... more

Minister to visit the UK and Norway

27 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Anne TolleyMinister for Social Development27 January 2015Minister to visit the UK and NorwaySocial Development Minister Anne Tolley today departs for Europe to talk about child... more

Home grown talent headlines 175th festivities

27 Jan 2015 News
Auckland City Council Media release27 January 2015Home grown talent headlines 175th festivitiesA free, family friendly concert at Barry Curtis Park on Waitangi Day, produced by Auckland Council in partnership... more

Gordon Campbell on tomorrow’s speeches by Key and Little

27 Jan 2015 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on tomorrow’s speeches by John Key and Andrew LittleThe Key government has already kicked off the political year on a stridently ideological note, with Environment... more

Dramatic photos: Fox Glacier's retreat causes valley to rise by a metre

26 Jan 2015 Environment
A series of photographs taken over 10 years has revealed the dramatic changes to one of New Zealand's most famous glaciers. The Massey University scientists who took the pictures - at the same time each year during... more

Children head back to school

26 Jan 2015 News
Ministry of Education 26 January 2015 Children head back to school More than 10,000 five-year-olds head off to class for the first time as New Zealand schools open for the New Year from today. Schools will be... more

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News

Presbyterian Church to lead Waitangi Day dawn ceremony

29 Jan 2015 News
  Presbyterian Church to lead Waitangi Day dawn ceremony for first time For the first time in the history of the Presbyterian... more

Upwards NCEA trend continues

29 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Upwards NCEA trend continues Education Minister Hekia Parata has welcomed the release of provisional results ... more

Business

NZ dollar drops after RBNZ abandons bias to raise rates

29 Jan 2015 Business News By Jonathan Underhill
Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar dropped, touching a four-year low, after the Reserve Bank abandoned its bias for ... more

NZ venison, lamb ventures win $41 mln of funding under PGP

29 Jan 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ venison, lamb ventures targeting wealthy consumers win $41 mln of funding By Fiona Rotherham Jan. 29... more

Living

Signing - Next amazing Exhibition at Academy Galleries

28 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Academy Galleries Signing The New Zealand Academy of Fine Art’ latest exhibition is commemorating 175 years since the signing... more

‘Sunday’ Selected for Byron Bay International Film Festival

28 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Sunday The Film Kiwi Romance ‘Sunday’ Selected for Byron Bay International Film Festival 2015 New Zealand film... more

Property

Americans the biggest buyers of NZ land since 2010: Linz

29 Jan 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   Americans the biggest buyers of New Zealand land since 2010, Linz data shows By Fiona Rotherham Jan. 29... more

Housing affordability drops 14%, driven by Auckland prices

29 Jan 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   Housing affordability drops 14%, driven by Auckland house price rises By Fiona Rotherham Jan. 29 ... more

Migration

Free new Kiwi workshops return for fresh season

23 Jan 2015 Migration
Newcomer settlement support agency Auckland Regional Migrant Services (ARMS) is kick-starting the New Year with the return of its ... more

Overstayer numbers at record low

22 Dec 2014 Migration
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes new figures showing New Zealand overstayer numbers are at the lowest since 2000. A... more

Travel

Fifteen New Zealand spots to visit in 2015

23 Jan 2015 NZ Tourism
Need some inspiration for the year ahead? Here are some brilliant things to do around the country. 1. Crankworx The world's... more

Holiday parks making most of sunshine

22 Jan 2015 NZ Tourism
Holiday parks are reaping the benefits of the great holiday weather, starting the new year with record-equalling confidence... more

Sport

Mannering caps landmark year at NZRL Awards

29 Jan 2015 Rugby League
NZRL Mannering caps landmark year at NZRL Awards NZ skipper Simon Mannering has captured NZ rugby league’s top honour for... more

Mojo Pulse 2015 Pre-season Games Announced

29 Jan 2015 Netball
Netball Central Zone Mojo Pulse 2015 Pre-season Games Announced 29 January 2015 With only 30 days till the start of the 2015 ANZ... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Eleanor Catton rumpus

29 Jan 2015 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Eleanor Catton rumpus by Gordon Campbell If anyone was in doubt about the... more

Gordon Campbell on the Sabin case, and pressures on Greece and coyotes

28 Jan 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Brain fades are one thing, but the brain freeze that seems to have beset the Prime Minister over the Mike Sabin affair is... more

Kiwi Success

Xero names US-based Douglas Jeffries as CFO

29 Jan 2015 Appointments By Tina Morrison
Xero names US-based Douglas Jeffries as CFO as it targets North American market By Tina Morrison Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Xero, the... more

New Zealand scientist receives top award in China

16 Jan 2015 People
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed the news that Kiwi scientist Dr Phil Rolston has been awarded the Chinese ... more

Recruitment

Tainui's Mike Pohio resigns

23 Jan 2015 Recruitment
By Fiona Rotherham Jan. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Mike Pohio, chief executive of Tainui Group Holdings, has resigned after eight years at... more

Manufacturing activity rises to decade high in December

22 Jan 2015 Recruitment
By Suze Metherell Jan. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Activity in New Zealand's manufacturing sector rose last month to its highest level in a... more