News

Reopening of Wellington Central Fire Station

29 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government 150th Anniversary and Reopening of Wellington Central Fire Station – 2 Oriental Parade, Te Aro, WellingtonGood afternoon everyone, and thank you for the invitation to speak today.I have... more

National Drug Policy Fails to Address Harm From Drinking

29 Aug 2015 News
Alcohol Action NZ National Drug Policy Fails to Address Harm From DrinkingThe National drug policy released several days ago purports to address harms secondary to drugs that are “both proportionate to the... more

Primary School Children Named Best Handwriters in NZ

29 Aug 2015 News
Impact PR Primary School Children Named Best Handwriters in New ZealandThree Kiwi school children have been named best in class for their handwriting in a national letter-writing competition.The first ever ‘Get... more

Minister opens papakainga near Tauranga

29 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Minister opens papakainga near TaurangaMaori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell will open six new flats at Tahuwhakatiki marae, in Mount Maunganui today.Mr Flavell is full of praise... more

College students turn up the heat in the kitchen

29 Aug 2015 News
NSSCC College students turn up the heat in the kitchenAuckland, 28 August 2015: Gas hobs flaring, knives chopping, saucepans simmering and teamwork at its best, finalists in the National Secondary Schools... more

SOUL heartened by huge support for movement

28 Aug 2015 News
SOUL SOUL heartened by huge support for movementCampaigners from the Save Our Unique Landscape (SOUL) movement want to express their deep gratitude for the huge support their campaign has gathered in the last... more

Speech to the 2015 Green Cross Health Conference

28 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Peter DunneAssociate Minister of Health Speech to the 2015 Green Cross Health Conference, MelbourneGood afternoon, it is a pleasure for me to join you this afternoon for this year’s... more

Healthy Families NZ launched in Waitakere

28 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of Health Healthy Families NZ launched in WaitakereHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman has today launched Healthy Families Waitakere in West... more

Minister opens South Island’s first Urban Cycleways

28 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Simon BridgesMinister of Transport Minister opens South Island’s first Urban CyclewaysTransport Minister Simon Bridges has opened the first South Island cycleways to be funded by the... more

Coding for kids and teachers these school holidays

28 Aug 2015 News
Hutt City Council Coding for kids and teachers these school holidaysHutt City Libraries, Grow Wellington and Gather Workshops are set to welcome young people and their teachers to the War Memorial Library to... more

Manukau Court’s $51m court upgrade complete

28 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister of JusticeMinister for CourtsManukau Court’s $51m court upgrade completeJustice Minister Amy Adams today opened the upgraded Manukau District Courthouse after a $51... more

N4L raises volume of teacher excellence with new podcast

28 Aug 2015 News
N4L Network For Learning N4L raises volume of teacher excellence with new podcast seriesRaising the voice of New Zealand teachers championing innovative learning is the aim of the new “Point of Learning”... more

Cook Islands to benefit from Tropic Twilight

28 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Gerry BrownleeMinister of DefenceHon Murray McCullyMinister of Foreign Affairs 28 August 2015Cook Islands to benefit from Tropic Twilight Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee and Foreign... more

Minister welcomes Canterbury Economic Development Strategy

28 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Economic Development 28 August 2015 Minister welcomes Canterbury Regional Economic Development StrategyMinister for Economic Development Steven Joyce has... more

PM announces further funding for Alps 2 Ocean cycle trail

28 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister28 August 2015PM announces further funding for Alps 2 Ocean cycle trailPrime Minister and Minister of Tourism John Key today announced a further $935,000 will... more

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News

10 year passports will be delivered early

24 Aug 2015 News
10 year passports will be delivered early Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today welcomed the Government Administration Select ... more

One month left for councils to get digital enablement plans sorted

19 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister for Communications 19 August 2015 Local authorities have four more weeks to submit a... more

Business

NZ wool prices unchanged at auction amid Chinese uncertainty

28 Aug 2015 Business News By Tina Morrison
  NZ wool prices unchanged at auction amid Chinese uncertainty Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand wool prices held steady at... more

NZ dollar bounces from six-year low

25 Aug 2015 Business News By Paul McBeth
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ dollar bounces from six-year low after market volatility takes a breather By Paul McBeth Aug. 25 ... more

Living

It’s Snoopy’s Birthday!

10 Aug 2015 Entertainment
20th Century Fox is celebrating Snoopy’s birthday ahead of the release of the first animated Peanuts movie SNOOPY AND CHARLIE... more

NZ's Sola Rosa Sound System heads to London - interview with Andrew Spraggon

6 Aug 2015 Entertainment By Charlotte Everett
Sola Rosa Sound System comes to London on 20 August – NZNewsUK London Editor Charlotte Everett had a chat with frontman Andrew... more

Property

Auckland house price growth stalls in July: Barfoot

5 Aug 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
  Auckland house price growth stalls in July as properties 'fully priced', Barfoot says Aug. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland house... more

Site purchased for Pt Chevalier Kindergarten

31 Jul 2015 Property
New Zealand Government   Hon Nikki Kaye Associate Minister of Education   31 July 2015   Site purchased for Pt... 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

Air NZ to continue alliance with Cathay Pacific

25 Aug 2015 Travel & Tourism By Joshua Riddiford
Air NZ to continue alliance with Cathay Pacific, targets Asian tourists Aug. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand's has had its... more

Partnerships push New Zealand’s profile abroad

25 Aug 2015 NZ Tourism
25 August 2015 Campaigns promoting New Zealand as an outstanding visitor destination reached more than 1.2 billion people globally... more

Sport

All Blacks squad for Rugby World Cup 2015 announced

30 Aug 2015 Rugby
30 August 2015 The All Blacks squad for Rugby World Cup 2015 has been announced with the All Blacks selectors selecting a squad... more

Gold medals for Austria and Slovakia after close slalom

30 Aug 2015 Sport
Winter Games NZ Gold medals for Austria and Slovakia after close fought slalom at Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015 A world class... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the flag campaign

25 Aug 2015 Opinion
Gordon Campbell on the flag campaign So far, the public has treated the government’s flag campaign with something between... more

Gordon Campbell on Donald Trump, and Dr Dre

19 Aug 2015 Opinion
Gordon Campbell on Donald Trump, and Dr Dre   For the past few months, you, me, and Rupert Murdoch have been waiting for the... more

Kiwi Success

Former cricketer Simon Doull signs with NZME

19 Aug 2015 Appointments
Former cricketer and established broadcaster Simon Doull signs with NZME 19 August 2015 – New Zealand Media and Entertainment... more

New ECan commissioner appointed

6 Aug 2015 Appointments
Elizabeth Cunningham has been appointed as a commissioner at Environment Canterbury (ECan), Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith and... more

Recruitment

Eleven straight quarters of job growth

5 Aug 2015 Recruitment
The latest labour market data shows continued job growth, with 7,000 more people employed over the last quarter and 69,000 more New ... more

NZ unemployment rate rises to 5.9% on weaker jobs growth

5 Aug 2015 Recruitment By Paul McBeth
NZ unemployment rate rises to 5.9% as jobs growth lags behind growing population Aug. 5 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's jobless rate... more