News

Minister supports Corrections’ decision

24 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-IigaMinister of Corrections24 July 2015 Media StatementMinister supports Corrections’ decisionCorrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga says he supports... more

Iwi to hold another economic summit

24 Jul 2015 News
Te Atakura summit Iwi to hold another economic summitThe iwi of Te Tau Ihu o Te Waka a Maui - the top of the South Island, are again working with other powerhouses in the region to hold an economic summit. This... more

Hawke’s Bay ‘Land Girl’ honoured

24 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Craig FossMinister of Veterans’ Affairs 24 July 2015 Hawke’s Bay ‘Land Girl’ honoured Veterans’ Affairs Minister Craig Foss will today present a pin and certificate of appreciation... more

Minister welcomes Health and Safety Reform Bill report

24 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Michael WoodhouseMinister for Workplace Relations and Safety 24 July 2015 Media StatementMinister welcomes Health and Safety Reform Bill reportWorkplace Relations and Safety... more

Another chance for kids - Whangaruru school decision

24 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education 24 July 2015Embargoed, including attachments, until 1pm, 24 July 2015 Media Statement Another chance for kidsEducation Minister Hekia... more

New NZ On Air appointments announced

24 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister of Broadcasting24 July 2015New NZ On Air appointments announcedDunedin businessman Ian Taylor and media specialist Helen Grattan have been appointed to the board of... more

New recycling facility for building waste

24 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for the EnvironmentMinister for Building and Housing 24 July 2015 New recycling facility for building wasteAuckland’s first comprehensive recycling facility... more

Small businesses urged to value and protect IP

24 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government   Hon Craig Foss Minister for Small Business 24 July 2015 Small businesses urged to value and protect IP Small Business Minister Craig Foss is welcoming an online initiative to help... more

Modern buildings open at two Auckland schools

24 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nikki KayeAssociate Minister of Education24 July 2015 Modern buildings open at two Auckland schoolsAssociate Education Minister Nikki Kaye will today open innovative new... more

Judge Armstrong appointed to Maori Land Court

24 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Te Ururoa Flavell Te Minita Whanaketanga MaoriMinister for Maori Development23 July 2015 Judge Armstrong appointed to Maori Land Court The Maori Development Minister, Hon Te Ururoa... more

Court of Appeal upholdsproduct liability claim

24 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of EducationHon Nikki KayeAssociate Minister of Education 23 July 2015 Court of Appeal upholds the Ministry’s product liability claimEducation Minister... more

Better spinal injury outcomes goal of new policy

24 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Jonathan ColemanMinister of Health Hon Nikki KayeMinister for ACC24 July 2015Better spinal injury outcomes goal of new policyHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman and ACC Minister Nikki... more

Labour will not support TPP if it undermines NZ sovereignty

23 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Labour Party 23 July 2015MEDIA STATEMENT Labour will not support TPP if it undermines NZ sovereignty The Labour Party will not support the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement unless key protections... more

Statement on Mt Eden Prison allegations

23 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-IigaMinister of Corrections 23 July 2015 Media StatementStatement on Mt Eden Prison allegationsCorrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga was this afternoon advised... more

TPPA More Important than Public Concern

23 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Fletcher Tabuteau MPSpokesperson for TradeTPPA More Important than Public ConcernThe government has robbed New Zealanders of a chance to address concerns about the TPPA, says New Zealand... more

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News

Small businesses urged to value and protect IP

24 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government   Hon Craig Foss Minister for Small Business 24 July 2015 Small businesses urged to value and protect... more

Labour will not support TPP if it undermines NZ sovereignty

23 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Labour Party 23 July 2015MEDIA STATEMENT Labour will not support TPP if it undermines NZ sovereignty The Labour Party... more

Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares extend fall on OCR disappointment

24 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares extend fall on OCR disappointment; Meridian, Genesis drop By Suze ... more

New health and safety rules relaxed for small businesses

24 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   New health and safety rules relaxed for small businesses By Pattrick Smellie July 24 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Living

Film NZ scrapped after screen production grant review

23 Jul 2015 Entertainment
Article - BusinessDesk <3>Film NZ scrapped after review of govt's screen production grant By Suze Metherell July 23... more

Awards to recognise the stars of NZ recreation

21 Jul 2015 Lifestyle
Nominations are open for the annual New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) Awards, recognising innovative and inspiring... more

Property

'Whipsaw' risk for Auckland house prices as China slows

16 Jul 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   'Whipsaw' risk for Auckland house prices as Chinese economy slows By Pattrick Smellie July 16 ... more

Auckland house prices up a record 26% in June year: REINZ

13 Jul 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
Article - BusinessDesk Auckland house prices up 26% in June year, buyers looking further afield: REINZ By Tina Morrison July 13 ... more

Migration

NZ net migration reaches new annual record in June

21 Jul 2015 Migration By Paul McBeth
  NZ net migration reaches new annual record in June, swelled by Indian, Chinese students July 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

NZ migration rises to new annual record in May

22 Jun 2015 Migration By Suze Metherell
  NZ migration rises to new annual record in May, closing in on Treasury's upside scenario June 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

Travel

SmartGates to more than double

23 Jul 2015 Travel & Tourism
Over $6 million from the Future Investment Fund will go towards expanding and modernising SmartGate at our borders to help manage ... more

Minister welcomes Tourism Industry Association partnership

15 Jul 2015 NZ Tourism
Minister welcomes Tourism Industry Association partnership A new partnership between the Department of Conservation and New ... more

Sport

All Blacks team named for Test against South Africa

24 Jul 2015 Rugby
James Broadhurst and Lima Sopoaga to make Test debuts                  ... more

Impressive opening for new-look Silver Ferns

24 Jul 2015 Netball
The versatility of the Silver Ferns line-up shone through when they completed an impressive 91-31 win over the Fiji Pearls in the... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the dogged reluctance to condemn Serco

23 Jul 2015 Opinion
The refusal by Minister Sam Lotu-Liga to hold Serco accountable for the company’s failings in prison management is bad... more

Gordon Campbell on Key talking up our - and China's - economy

21 Jul 2015 Opinion
  Gordon Campbell on John Key trying to talk up our - and China’s – ailing economy It wasn’t exactly... more

Kiwi Success

Appointment of Queen’s Counsel

24 Jul 2015 Appointments
New Zealand Government   Hon Christopher Finlayson Attorney-General 24 July 2015 Appointment of Queen’s Counsel Three... more

Al Monro replaces Sir Peter Maire at Callaghan Innovation

22 Jul 2015 Appointments By Fiona Rotherham
  Al Monro replaces Sir Peter Maire on Callaghan Innovation board July 22 (BusinessDesk) - Al Monro has been appointed to the... more

Recruitment

Economic turmoil unlikely to see Greek workers fleeing to NZ

16 Jul 2015 Press Releases
Declan Clancy says economic turmoil unlikely to see Greek workers fleeing to NZ One World Resourcing’s Declan Clancy is not... more

2/3s of workers would quit for more flexible work: survey

10 Jul 2015 Recruitment By Fiona Rotherham
July 10 (BusinessDesk) - Around two-thirds of workers would consider leaving their current job if offered a comparable one with... more