News

Consultation hui on Maori land law announced

27 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government 27 May 2015 Consultation hui on Maori land law announcedChanges that make it easier for Maori land owners to use and develop their whenua will be the focus of discussions at 23 regional... more

Puhoi – Warkworth highway moves closer

27 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government 27 May 2015 Puhoi – Warkworth highway moves closerThe construction of the Puhoi - Warkworth Highway that will connect Northland and Auckland has moved a step closer, Transport... more

Human Rights Commission welcomes Rotorua partnership model

27 May 2015 News
Race Relations Commissioner Human Rights Commission welcomes Rotorua partnership model decisionRace Relations Commissioner Susan Devoy has welcomed news that Rotorua District Council has agreed to a modified... more

Comments sought on Takapuneke Reserve

26 May 2015 News
Christchurch City Council Comments sought on Takapuneke ReserveChristchurch City Council wants public input into a plan that could help make Banks Peninsula's Takapuneke Reserve a National Reserve.The Council is... more

Number of women leaders continues to grow

26 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government Number of women leaders continues to growNew Zealand women are continuing to strive for leadership success but there’s still more to be done, Minister for Women Louise Upston says.Ms... more

Minister Concerned at Reports of Adverse Reactions

26 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government 26 May 2015Minister Concerned at Reports of Adverse Reactions Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne is concerned at the use of untested and unapproved black-market psychoactive substances... more

Timor-Leste Foreign Minister in NZ

26 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government 26 May 2015 Timor-Leste Foreign Minister in NZ Foreign Minister McCully has welcomed tomorrow’s visit to New Zealand by Timor-Leste’s Foreign Minister, Hernani Coelho.“New Zealand and... more

Minister welcomes new venison PGP programme

26 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nathan GuyMinister for Primary Industries 26 May 2015 Media Statement Minister welcomes new venison PGP programmePrimary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed... more

Budget 2015: Funding boost for Irrigation Acceleration Fund

26 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government Budget 2015: Funding boost for Irrigation Acceleration FundIrrigation projects will receive a kick-start of $25 million in operating funding for five years from 2016/17 through the... more

Settlement and iwi unity overwhelmingly important to Ngapuhi

26 May 2015 News
Te Ropu o Tuhoronuku Settlement and iwi unity overwhelmingly important to Ngapuhi – Horizon Research Survey May 2015The settlement of historical Te Tiriti Waitangi grievances and iwi unity are growing in... more

New indicators for educational success

26 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government 26 May 2015 New indicators for educational successEducation Minister Hekia Parata has welcomed the development of new measures of educational success to be used for both internal and... more

Feedback sought on financial advice laws

26 May 2015 News
New Zealand Government 26 May 2015 Media Statement Feedback sought on financial advice lawsCommerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith released an Issues Paper for public consultation... more

Wellington wins New Zealand Schools Debating Champs

26 May 2015 News
New Zealand Schools Debating Championships Wellington wins New Zealand Schools Debating ChampsWellington has defeated Auckland to win the Russell McVeagh New Zealand Schools’ Debating Champs, in the Grand Final... more

Gordon Campbell on the Cullen Review of our security service

26 May 2015 News
Article - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on the Cullen Review of our security services Whatever the conflicts and point scoring between them on other issues, National and Labour have always spoken virtually as... more

Waitangi signing commemorated 175 years on

26 May 2015 News
Horizons Regional Council Waitangi signing commemorated 175 years on A Rangitikei River stone monument commemorating a significant Treaty of Waitangi signing site has been unveiled at Tangimoana. Exactly 175... more

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News

Waitangi signing commemorated 175 years on

26 May 2015 News
Horizons Regional Council Waitangi signing commemorated 175 years on A Rangitikei River stone monument commemorating a significant... more

NZ welcomes interception of IUU fishing vessels

23 May 2015 News
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has welcomed the news that two well-known illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing vessels,... more

Business

NZ trade surplus narrows in April as dairy exports fall

26 May 2015 Business News By Tina Morrison
  NZ trade surplus narrows as expected in April as whole milk powder exports decline May 26 (BusinessDesk) - New... more

NZ consumer confidence slips in May

22 May 2015 Business News By Tina Morrison
May 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand consumer confidence slipped in May as sentiment about current and future conditions eased. The... more

Living

NZ Surfer Daniel Kereopa in New Documentary

23 May 2015 Lifestyle
The pride and glory of winning The Ultimate Waterman is relived for Kiwi Daniel Kereopa in a documentary that went live online this... more

Britain remembers the ANZACs - 100 years on

25 Apr 2015 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
100 years after allied forces landed in Gallipoli, 25 April – ANZAC Day – has been commemorated in the UK officially for... more

Property

New guidance on home construction

22 May 2015 Property
Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith today released at the Certified Builders’ Association conference in Christchurch... more

Goodman Property lifts FY earnings 5.4% on revenue growth

20 May 2015 Property By Paul McBeth
  Goodman Property lifts FY earnings 5.4% on revenue growth, cost clamp down May 20 (BusinessDesk) - Goodman Property Trust,... more

Migration

Migrant exploitation Bill passed

30 Apr 2015 Migration
The Immigration Amendment Bill (No 2) which cracks down on employers who exploit migrant workers passed its final reading in... more

NZ migration hits new annual record in March

23 Apr 2015 Migration By Tina Morrison
April 23 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand migration hit a new annual record in March, as more students arrived from India and China and... more

Travel

Border clearance levy to be introduced

21 May 2015 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government Hon Nathan GuyMinister for Primary IndustriesHon Nicky WagnerMinister of Customs 21 May 2015 Border clearance... more

Two new tourism projects to receive funding

20 May 2015 NZ Tourism
  Prime Minister and Tourism Minister John Key has today announced the Government is investing in two new tourism projects in... more

Sport

England wins by 124 runs at Lord's

26 May 2015 Cricket
DAY FIVE: First Innings: England 389 (Root 98, Stokes 92; Henry 4-93, Boult 4-79) v BLACKCAPS 523 (Williamson 132, Guptill 70) in the... more

Sir Owen Glenn creates Warriors trust

26 May 2015 Rugby League
  Sir Owen Glenn is to transfer his 50% stake in the NZ Warriors rugby league franchise to a trust named the "Sir Owen Glenn... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Budget 2015

22 May 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
From the outset, the slogan for yesterday’s Budget - “The Plan Is Working” – begged to be mocked.... more

Gordon Campbell Key’s abuse of secrecy over Iraq & The TPP

30 Apr 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  For the past week or so we’ve been hearing a lot about the child-like side of our Prime Minister. So I guess we... more

Kiwi Success

2015 Youth Awards winners announced

26 May 2015 People
Youth Minister Nikki Kaye today announced the recipients of the 2015 Youth Awards. Winners will be presented with awards at a... more

Top biology student off to Denmark Olympiad

21 May 2015 People
Sixteen-year-old Waikato Dio student Nikita Lyons is one of four students representing New Zealand at the International Biology... more

Recruitment

NZ employees rate work-life balance as top priority

26 May 2015 Press Releases By Anna Lu
  NZ employees rate work-life balance as top priority, while job seekers eye cash, survey shows May 26 (BusinessDesk) - New... more

NZ's growing ICT sector drives more diverse economy: Joyce

15 May 2015 State of the Market Report By Paul McBeth
  NZ's growing ICT sector drives rapid economic diversification, Joyce says May 15 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's information... more