News

Pharmac increases access to new treatments

5 Dec 2016 Health
Jonathan Coleman 5 December, 2016 Pharmac increases access to new treatments Health Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomes Pharmac’s major funding package with Roche for nine medicines which will benefit ... more

Prime Minister John Key announces resignation

5 Dec 2016 Ministerial Speeches
Rt Hon. John Key 5 December, 2016 Just a few days ago I marked the anniversary of my eighth year as Prime Minister and my tenth as leader of the National Party. Such an occasion seems a fitting time to not only... more

NZ Music Icon Ray Columbus Passes Away

3 Dec 2016 Arts
60s New Zealand music Icon Ray Columbus has passed away peacefully at his home north of Auckland today after a four year battle with ill health. Ray Columbus enjoyed more than three decades at the top of NZ... more

Adams wishes Netsafe well for new Harmful Digital Communications role

21 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy Adams Minister of Justice 21 November 2016 Justice Minister Amy Adams has wished Netsafe well as it begins its role as the Approved Agency under the Harmful Digital Communications... more

Payments begin for current clients

21 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Anne TolleyMinister for Social Development 21 November 2016 Payments begin for current clientsSocial Development Minister Anne Tolley says that current Work and Income clients who... more

It's secondary school but not as you know it!

21 Nov 2016 News
Rangitikei College MEDIA RELEASE | 21 November 2016It’s secondary school, but not as you know it!Equipping students for the ‘tests of life’ not a life of testsThe... more

Temporary fishery closures around Kaikoura

21 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nathan GuyMinister for Primary Industries21 November 2016 Temporary fishery closures around KaikouraPrimary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has announced a temporary closure of... more

Whakatu Arterial Link underway

21 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Simon BridgesMinister of Transport21 November 2016Whakatu Arterial Link underwayTransport Minister Simon Bridges has welcomed the start of construction on the Whakatu Arterial Link, a... more

Trend continues for higher-level qualifications in STEM

21 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment 21 November 2016 Media Statement Trend continues for higher-level qualifications in STEM... more

Incredible effort restores communications

21 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister for Communications 21 November 2016 Media Statement Incredible effort restores communicationsCommunications Minister Amy Adams has today thanked... more

Te Reo Maori boost for indigenous language in Brazil

21 Nov 2016 News
Massey University Monday, November 21, 2016Mari Ropata-Te Hei and Te Rina Warren at the community centre in NonoaiTe Reo Maori boost for indigenous language in Brazil Indigenous chil... more

24% of NZ children feel unsafe at school

21 Nov 2016 News
Childfund NZ Media release 21 November 2016Keep us safe so we can learnNew Zealand children reveal their concerns about education and safety in global survey“Being safe at school for me means a lot because if... more

Research shows ED target has saved lives

21 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of Health 21 November 2016 Research shows ED target has saved lives Health Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomes new research which shows that the... more

Launch of negotiations to upgrade China FTA announced

21 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister 21 November 2016 Media StatementLaunch of negotiations to upgrade China FTA announcedPrime Minister John Key today announced the launch of negotiations to... more

NZ calls for end to whaling in Southern Ocean

19 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government NZ calls for end to whaling in Southern OceanForeign Minister Murray McCully says that the Japanese whaling fleet’s departure for the Southern Ocean defies international opinion and... more

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News

Historic move of New Zealand’s iconic documents

25 Apr 2017 News
24 AprilThree of New Zealand’s most precious constitutional documents were moved to a new location in a unique ceremonial... more

PM announces changes to ministerial portfolios

25 Apr 2017 Arts
24 April 2017Prime Minister Bill English today announced the appointment of Gerry Brownlee as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nathan Guy... more

Business

McCully to Viet Nam to further Vietnamese partnership

25 Apr 2017 Business News
23 April 2017 Foreign Minister Murray McCully will travel to Ha Noi today to meet Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign... more

Positive step forward for pay equity

1 Mar 2017 Business News
28 Feb 2017 State Services Minister Paula Bennett has welcomed an agreement with unions which will see the Government’s new pay... more

Living

Spirit of “Mateship” prominent at London ANZAC commemorations

25 Apr 2017 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
All photos copyright Peter Livingstone Photography. Lead image: HRH The Duke of York (far right), with the Hon Alexander Downer (far... more

3rd Position, Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series

21 Nov 2016 Lifestyle
Emirates Team New Zealand EMIRATES TEAM NEW ZEALAND CLOSES IN 3rd POSITION THE LOUIS VUITTON AMERICA’S CUP WORLD SERIES more

Property

NZ house prices gain 11% in October

14 Nov 2016 Property
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 14 November 2016 10:28 AM NZ house prices gain 11% in October, driven by sales of higher value homes By... more

RBNZ sees pressures building in Auckland construction sector

11 Nov 2016 Property By Paul McBeth
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 10 November 2016 04:04 PM RBNZ sees pressures building in Auckland construction sector By Paul ... more

Migration

Suspension of decision making authority

25 Apr 2017 Migration
24 April 2017Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse is taking steps to improve Immigration New Zealand’s decision making... more

Recognised Seasonal Employers employ more Kiwis

8 Feb 2017 Migration
7 Feb 2017 Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes a report showing the vast majority of employers who take on seasonal... more

Travel

eGate expansion project nears completion

25 Apr 2017 Travel & Tourism
21 April 2017Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today announced 15 new eGates are now fully operational at Auckland Airport arrivals,... more

New Zealand commits to Fiji border security

28 Mar 2017 Travel & Tourism
27 March 2017 Customs Minister Nicky Wagner is welcoming a commitment to help strengthen Fiji’s border security. New Zealand... more

Sport

World Masters Games 2017 commemorates Anzac Day

25 Apr 2017 Sport
25 April 2017An Anzac Day service at Queens Wharf and a star-studded New Zealand versus Australia exhibition basketball match will be... more

NZ Goverment welcomes World Masters Games

25 Apr 2017 Sport
21 April 2017Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman have today welcomed the... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Gareth Morgan crusade

11 Nov 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Gareth Morgan crusade First published on Werewolf more

Gordon Campbell on the US election outcome

10 Nov 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the US election outcome more

Kiwi Success

Spencer to be Acting Governor of Reserve Bank

8 Feb 2017 Appointments
7 Feb 2017 Finance Minister Steven Joyce will appoint current Deputy Reserve Bank Governor Grant Spencer as the Acting Governor of... more

Temporary Chairs appointed to Canterbury and South Canterbury DHB

1 Feb 2017 Appointments
30 January 2017 Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today appointed temporary Chairs to the boards of Canterbury and South... more

Recruitment

New employment resource for young people

1 Mar 2017 Recruitment
28 Feb 2017 Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith and Associate Education Minister Louise Upston have... more

Record number of people in employment

1 Feb 2017 Recruitment
1 Feb 2017 Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith has welcomed the record number of New Zealanders now in... more

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