News

Report shows importance of whanau and community

26 Feb 2015 News
New Zealand Government Report shows importance of whanau and communityA research report released today has highlighted the importance of whanau and the community in preventing violence against Maori women and... more

Pragmatic answer to GST for bodies corporate

26 Feb 2015 News
New Zealand Government Pragmatic answer to GST for bodies corporate Bodies corporate will no longer be required to register for GST following the introduction today of the Taxation (Annual Rates for 2015–16,... more

Reforms helping our most vulnerable succeed

26 Feb 2015 News
New Zealand Government 26 February 2015Reforms helping our most vulnerable succeed Social Development Minister Anne Tolley has welcomed the latest valuation of the benefit system showing welfare reforms are... more

Te Ata Tino Toa position on new flag panel

26 Feb 2015 News
Te Ata Tino Toa Te Ata Tino Toa position on new flag panelThe group that helped to make the Maori flag official has presented its position on the new panel to lead discussions on a NZ flag:The Te Ata Tino Toa... more

Appointments to the Archives Council

26 Feb 2015 News
New Zealand Government Appointments to the Archives Council Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today announced three appointments to the Archives Council Te Rua Wananga. The Council has a statutory role to... more

Thousands of new houses for Auckland’s Tamaki

26 Feb 2015 News
New Zealand Government Thousands of new houses for Auckland’s Tamaki Around 7,500 new houses are expected to be built in the Auckland suburb of Tamaki over the next decade as part of the Government’s programme... more

New collaborative initiative to restore Waikato River

26 Feb 2015 News
New Zealand Government New collaborative initiative to restore Waikato River Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith today welcomed the launch of the Waikato River Restoration Strategy, saying the new collaborative... more

Martin Doyle Cartoon : Three-Person Babies

26 Feb 2015 News
Opinion - Martin Doyle Martin Doyle Cartoon: Three-Person BabiesClick for big version... more

Kapa Haka Festival Boosts Academic Research

26 Feb 2015 News
Eastern Institute of Technology Media ReleaseKapa Haka Festival Boosts Academic ResearchEIT staff have been drawing on their leadership and research skills as they gear up for next month’s Te Matatini National... more

Nominations open for new education profession body

26 Feb 2015 News
New Zealand Government Nominations open for new education profession bodyEducation Minister Hekia Parata today announced that nominations are now open for the Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand... more

A step into the future for prices

26 Feb 2015 News
New Zealand Government A step into the future for pricesStatistics Minister Craig Foss says the use of tablet computers is making data collection faster and more efficient.This month, Statistics NZ began using... more

Flag Consideration Panel members announced

26 Feb 2015 News
New Zealand Government Flag Consideration Panel members announcedThe Government has appointed 12 New Zealanders as members of the Flag Consideration Panel which will engage with the public about a possible new... more

Kickstart Breakfast’s Unsung Hero

26 Feb 2015 News
New Zealand Government Kickstart Breakfast’s Unsung HeroSocial Development Minister Anne Tolley today congratulated the winners of the Kickstart Breakfast Awards.“In November last year I visited Holy Family... more

Old Reefton mines to be cleaned up

25 Feb 2015 News
New Zealand Government Old Reefton mines to be cleaned upNew Zealand’s most toxic contaminated site located near Reefton in two old mines are to be cleaned up in a joint funding agreement between the Ministry... more

Kohanga consultation plan pleasing

25 Feb 2015 News
New Zealand Government 25 February 2015 Kohanga consultation plan pleasingEducation Minister Hekia Parata says she is pleased that Te Kohanga Reo National Trust Board will begin consulting with kohanga... more

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News

Q + A: Winston Peters Interviewed by Corin Dann

1 Mar 2015 News
TVNZ Q + A 2015 Episode 1 WINSTON PETERS Interviewed by CORIN DANN CORIN Mr Peters joins me now. Good morning to you.<... more

PM saddened at passing of Dame Thea Muldoon

25 Feb 2015 News
PM saddened at passing of Dame Thea Muldoon Prime Minister John Key today expressed his sadness at the passing of Dame Thea ... more

Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 rises to record, led by Xero

25 Feb 2015 Business News
By Suze Metherell Feb. 25 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose to a record, led by Xero after it raised $147 million from two... more

Tourism Holdings beats 1H guidance on reduced fleet

25 Feb 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Tourism Holdings beats 1H guidance on reduced fleet, wider margins By Suze Metherell Feb. 25 ... more

Living

Lady Penelope, Parker And Brains Pictures Are Revealed

27 Feb 2015 Entertainment
Creator Sylvia Anderson to Feature in Special Thunderbirds Are Go Episode And Lady Penelope, Parker And Brains Pictures Are... more

A little drive goes a long way

25 Feb 2015 Lifestyle
Dunedin businesses have given their full support to the Otago Polytechnic Education Open 2015. The event will be taking place at... more

Property

NZ building consents fall for a second month in January

27 Feb 2015 Property By Paul McBeth
  NZ building consents fall for a second month in January, housing permits drop Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

Auckland inner-city height restrictions weighing on supply

25 Feb 2015 Property By Paul McBeth
Auckland inner-city height restrictions weighing on supply, RBNZ's Wheeler says Feb. 25 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's government... more

Migration

NZ migration rose to record in 2014

30 Jan 2015 Migration By Tina Morrison
  NZ migration surged to record in 2014, helped by robust economy Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand migration surged to a... more

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

Travel

Air NZ sees fare discounts; yield pressure looms

25 Feb 2015 Travel & Tourism
By Fiona Rotherham Feb. 25 (BusinessDesk) - The only cloud on Air New Zealand’s horizon in coming months will be yield ... more

Air NZ posts higher normalised earnings

25 Feb 2015 Travel & Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk   Air NZ posts higher normalised earnings By Fiona Rotherham Feb. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand... more

Sport

STEPHEN FLEMING: Nervy in the end but New Zealand will take the positives

1 Mar 2015 Cricket
STEPHEN FLEMING: Nervy in the end but New Zealand will take the positives Win shows why Brendon McCullum’s men can be considered... more

New Zealand Cricket salutes Martin Crowe

1 Mar 2015 Cricket
New Zealand Cricket has saluted Martin Crowe ahead of his induction into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the wage hike for MPs, and Paul Robeson

27 Feb 2015 Opinion
  Gordon Campbell on the wage hike for MPs, and Paul Robeson Hard to tell what is more infuriating. Is it the 5.3% increase on... more

Gordon Campbell: Are NZ troops the least of IS’s problems?

25 Feb 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Gordon Campbell on whether New Zealand troops are the least of Islamic State’s problems   Given that it has been ... more

Kiwi Success

New Consul-General to Sydney

20 Feb 2015 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has named diplomat Billie Moore as New Zealand’s new Consul-General in Sydney. "Ms Moore will... more

New Ambassador to Ethiopia and the AU

20 Feb 2015 Appointments
New Zealand Government New Ambassador to Ethiopia and the AU Foreign Minister Murray McCully has named diplomat Bruce Shepherd as ... more

Recruitment

Workforce skills target lifted

19 Feb 2015 Recruitment
Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce says better-than-expected Better Public Services results mean the ... more

Strong job growth and record labour market participation

4 Feb 2015 Recruitment
The latest labour market data shows continuing strong employment growth with 80,000 more jobs added to the New Zealand economy in ... more