News

UnitedFuture releases Campaign Song

29 Aug 2014 News
United Future NZ Party UnitedFuture releases Campaign SongHere's UnitedFuture's newly released campaign song http://youtu.be/uQSGNuXDAcMThe United Future Election Song. featuring stunning photography of Tony... more

Prime Minister to Attend Launch of Te Toka Trade Training

29 Aug 2014 News
Te Toka Media release: Thursday 28 August 2014 Te Toka Trades Training Programme To Build Region’s Workforce Building a solid foundation for the future of the Tairawhiti is the driving force behind a... more

Cash injection for Waikato conservation groups

29 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Cash injection for Waikato conservation groupsAssociate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner today announced more than $500,000 in funding for Waikato area conservation groups.Tui 2000,... more

Record consents show Government housing reforms working

29 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Record consents show Government housing reforms workingHousing Minister Dr Nick Smith today welcomed the July building consent figures from Statistics New Zealand that show the number of... more

Reducing pain, increasing prevention

29 Aug 2014 News
Arthritis New Zealand Media ReleaseFor immediate release29 August 2014Reducing pain, increasing preventionArthritis New Zealand’s Chief Executive, Sandra Kirby, welcomed Hon. Tony Ryall’s ‘promise’ yesterday... more

Disability Focused Politicians’ Forum

29 Aug 2014 News
CCS Disability Action MEDIA ADVISORYDisability Focused Politicians’ Forum10am – 12pm, Saturday 30 AugustWA Building, AUT UniversityA group of Disabled People’s Organisations, providers and disabled people have... more

Wellington National Is Not Our Future Rally 30/8/14

29 Aug 2014 News
TPPA Action - Wellington Media Release: Wellington National Is Not Our Future Rally - Saturday 30th AugustThousands of people will march and rally at National is not our Future events on Saturday. Auckland is... more

A ‘modest’ start to Hawke’s Bay whitebait season

29 Aug 2014 News
Hawke's Bay Regional Council Media Release29 September 2014A ‘modest’ start to Hawke’s Bay whitebait seasonhttp://www.hbrc.govt.nz/News-Events/Media-Releases/Pages/default.aspxHawke’s Bay rivers are in... more

Challenge boosts protection of biological heritage

29 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister of Science & Innovation 29 August 2014 Media Statement Challenge boosts protection of biological heritageThe National Science Challenge – New... more

Govt investment may halt decline in language learning

29 Aug 2014 News
Auckland University of Technology Press Release Government investment may halt decline in language learningA $10 million Government investment in the provision of Asian languages in schools may help halt New... more

Cervical Screening Awareness Campaign begins

29 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Jo GoodhewAssociate Minister of Health 29 August 2014 Media Statement Cervical Screening Awareness Campaign beginsAssociate Health Minister Jo Goodhew welcomes... more

Spot the difference - the leaders debate

29 Aug 2014 News
ACT New Zealand Media Release 29 August 2014ACT Leader Dr Jamie Whyte Spot the difference - the leaders debate- Dr Jamie Whyte I watched the Leaders' debate last night and was... more

Colin Craig’s tax figures do not add up and are dishonest

29 Aug 2014 News
ACT New Zealand Media ReleaseFriday 29 August 2014ACT Leader Dr Jamie WhyteColin Craig’s tax figures do not add up and are dishonest “Colin Craig’s tax plan is to have two rates of income tax: 0% up to $20,000... more

Ethnic communities thriving under National

29 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand National Party Hon Judith CollinsNational Party Ethnic AffairsSpokeswoman 29 August 2014 Media Statement Ethnic communities thriving under NationalEthnic communities are... more

Dunne Calls on Doc to Consult over Deer Repellent

29 Aug 2014 News
United Future NZ Party 29 Aug 2014DUNNE CALLS ON DOC TO CONSULT OVER DEER REPELLENTUnitedFuture Leader Hon Peter Dunne is supporting the Game Animal Council’s call that deer repellent is used with the latest... more

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News

The Worm turns down for John Key

1 Sep 2014 Politics
Roy Morgan Research The Worm turns down for John Key The Roy Morgan Reactor is back! John Key struggled to coax The Worm above the... more

Minister launches Tongan Language Week

1 Sep 2014 News
Pacific Island Affairs Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga today launched Tongan Language Week at the Tongan Methodist Church in Otahuhu,... more

Business

NZ terms of trade sets new 40-year high in 2nd quarter

1 Sep 2014 Business News By Suze Metherell
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ terms of trade sets new 40-year high as cheaper imports offset falling exports Sept. 1... more

Fonterra credit rating cut by S&P, Fitch affirms rating

29 Aug 2014 Business News By Paul McBeth
  Fonterra credit rating cut by S&P over Beingmate deal, Fitch affirms rating Aug. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative... more

Living

‘Best trumpet player in the galaxy’ returns

1 Sep 2014 Lifestyle
NZ Symphony Orchestra 1 September 2014 - NZSO Media Release for immediate release The ‘best trumpet player in the ... more

Two NZ composers in Danish international live concert

29 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Aarhus Festival Death Lines - a Memento Mori Collection Performances from five cities around the world –... more

Property

House sales down as winter cools market - REINZ

14 Aug 2014 Property
New Zealand house sales fell in July as winter cooled the appetite of house hunters while a drop in properties selling for $400,000... more

NZ property values rise at slowest annual pace in 13 months

7 Aug 2014 Property By Paul McBeth
Aug. 7 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand property values rose at the slowest annual pace in 13 months in July as rising interest rates,... more

Migration

Who's living next door to you?

20 Aug 2014 Migration
Statistics NZ puts out detailed data on different ethnic groups, down to the 108 people from the Isle of Man. Did you know there are... more

NZ population growth speeds up

14 Aug 2014 Migration
New Zealand's climb to 4.5 million people has been faster in the past year than it has in any other year in the past decade,... more

Travel

Jetstar loses ground in NZ as Qantas plunges to A$2.84B loss

28 Aug 2014 Travel & Tourism By Paul McBeth
Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Jetstar, the discount unit of Australian airline Qantas Airways, lost ground in New Zealand, while claiming... more

Auckland 10th most liveable city - again

19 Aug 2014 Travel & Tourism
Auckland has again been ranked the tenth most liveable city in the world. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released its... more

Sport

Golden campaign for New Zealand rowers

1 Sep 2014 World Rowing Championships
The New Zealand Rowing Team has wrapped up a successful campaign in Amsterdam at the 2014 edition of the World Rowing... more

Disappointing Day in Edmonton for New Zealanders

1 Sep 2014 Multisport
Following on from the disappointment of the elite men’s race for the New Zealanders at the ITU World Triathlon Championship in... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on John Key’s ‘blame it on Judith’ strategy

1 Sep 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on John Key’s ‘blame it on Judith’ strategy Right now, Prime Minister John Key seems intent... more

Relax, nothing is under control... the Holistic Helper's guide to dealing with the unexpected

29 Aug 2014 Column By Tricia Alach
As regular readers of this column already know, I am a bit of a fan when it comes to change. Evaluating your life, deciding how you... more

Kiwi Success

The duo behind NZ's hottest new label

20 Aug 2014 People
We're expecting big things from Harman Grubisa, the new label from Auckland-based friends Madeleine Harman (right) and Jessica... more

Victoria announces new strategic appointments

11 Aug 2014 Appointments
Victoria University of Wellington has announced the appointment of New Zealand’s first Provost, Professor Neil... more

Recruitment

High dollar, hands-off Govt sends workers to dole queue

22 Aug 2014 Recruitment
The loss of up to 100 jobs at Croxley stationery in Auckland is devastating news for their families and the local Avondale... more

On track to surplus, more jobs, higher incomes

19 Aug 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand is on track to Budget surplus this year, backed by good growth, more jobs and higher incomes under the ... more