News

International sporting stars to study at SIT in 2015

19 Nov 2014 News
Southern Institute Of Technology After conquering 6 of the 7 peaks of the world Indian twins Tashi and Nungshi Malik are set to take on their next adventure. The Malik twins have each been awarded a New... more

PM’s Scholarships for Asia announced

19 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment19 November 2014 Media Statement PM’s Scholarships for Asia announcedScholarships have been awarded to... more

Ruapehu District Council Pools Ready for Summer

19 Nov 2014 News
Ruapehu District Council Council Pools Ready for SummerRuapehu District Council’s (RDC) public swimming pools in Taumarunui, Ohakune and Raetihi are getting ready to open next month for the summer season which... more

Gordon Campbell on Andrew Little’s victory

19 Nov 2014 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on Andrew Little’s victoryby Gordon CampbellSo Andrew Little has won the leadership – by the narrowest possible margin – from Grant Robertson, and has already been... more

Unitec's Costume & PDM showcase

18 Nov 2014 News
Unitec You're invited to Unitec's Costume & PDM showcaseA reminder that Unitec's Costume and Production, Design & Management exhibition showcase opens tonight from 6pm - 8pm at the Unitec Dance Studios,... more

Waikato IT girls leading the way

18 Nov 2014 News
A group of students from Waikato Diocesan School for Girls have taken their interest in computer science to the next level, by creating an IT Girls Club as part of an ongoing partnership with the University of... more

Alan Turing’s persecution & on-going UK homophobia

18 Nov 2014 News
The Peter Tatchell Foundation Alan Turing’s persecution & on-going UK homophobiaDaily Telegraph online - London, UK - 14 November 2014Peter Tatchell, Director of the Peter Tatchell Foundation, writes:... more

Dunne to attend high needs health care symposium in US

18 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Dunne to attend high needs health care symposium in Washington DCAssociate Health Minister Peter Dunne heads for Washington DC today to attend the Commonwealth Fund’s 17th International... more

Gerry Brownlee: Statement on CAA findings

18 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Gerry BrownleeMP for Ilam 18 November 2014 Gerry Brownlee: Statement on CAA findings “I remain disappointed with myself for the events which occurred at Christchurch Airport on July 24.... more

Broadband uptake exceeds ten per cent

18 Nov 2014 News
Connections to broadband have accelerated by nearly forty per cent over the past quarter as more households, businesses and schools are able to join the fibre network. The latest quarterly figures on the... more

Draft Responsible Lending Code released for consultation

18 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Draft Responsible Lending Code released for consultationCommerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith is inviting feedback on a draft Responsible Lending Code released for... more

Co-operation collaboration and creativity lecture

17 Nov 2014 News
University of Auckland University of AucklandMedia Advisory18th November 20146pm to 7pmCo-operation collaboration and creativity lectureCO-OPERATION, COLLABORATION AND CREATIVITY – a Public LectureHear the... more

Minimum family tax credit to rise next year

17 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Todd McClayMinister of Revenue 17 November 2014 Media Statement Minimum family tax credit to rise next yearRevenue Minister Todd McClay says working families who are... more

Private schools attract more male teachers

17 Nov 2014 News
The PR Company Private schools attract more male teachersThe headmaster of a private boys’ primary school says male teachers are more common in that environment because the curriculum is specifically designed... more

NZ steps up support for fight against Ebola

17 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Health Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman and Foreign Minister Murray McCully have outlined further support from New Zealand to help combat the spread of Ebola. “Ebola is having a ... more

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News

Indigenous Experts arrive in Auckland

24 Nov 2014 News
Nga Pae o te Maramatanga (NPM), New Zealand's Maori Centre of Research Excellence, is this week (25th – 28th November) holding... more

New faces, wise heads in bold Labour line up

24 Nov 2014 Politics
New Zealand Labour PartyLabour Leader Andrew Little today announced a bold new caucus line up which brings forward new talent and... more

Business

Extreme commute: From New Zealand to rural Iceland

18 Nov 2014 Business News
Every year, several dozen butchers make an epic commute - from provincial New Zealand to rural Iceland - for just two months' work.... more

A2 Milk to seek ASX listing, push into US market

18 Nov 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   A2 Milk to seek ASX listing, push into US market, renew sales into China By Fiona Rotherham Nov. 18 ... more

Living

Hawaiian Voyagers Return to Reaffirm their Link with Maori

17 Nov 2014 Lifestyle
WAITANGI, New Zealand – When intrepid Hokulea crewmembers first sailed to Aotearoa (New Zealand) 29 years ago using the ... more

Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship team in Round the Bridges

14 Nov 2014 Lifestyle
A University of Waikato Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship team is set to compete in this Sunday’s Round the Bridges. The team of... more

Property

More homes coming on board for Christchurch tenants

18 Nov 2014 Property
Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett is impressed with Housing New Zealand’s progress in building, redeveloping and repairing... more

New initiatives to improve tenancy services

17 Nov 2014 Property
Changes to the delivery of key tenancy services are set to streamline and speed up processes for landlords and tenants, Building and... more

Migration

NZ net migration rises to record in Oct as more kiwis return

24 Nov 2014 Migration By Suze Metherell
  NZ net migration rises to fresh record in Oct as more kiwis return, Indian students arrive Nov. 24 (BusinessDesk) - New... more

Australians & New Zealanders should be free to live & work in UK

3 Nov 2014 Migration
Australians and New Zealanders should be granted special status to live and work in the United Kingdom without restriction, a new... more

Travel

NZ guest nights jump to a record in September on rise in international travelers

12 Nov 2014 Travel & Tourism By Tina Morrison
Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand guest nights rose 1.1 percent to a record for a September month, driven by a rebound in ... more

Travel to NZ made easier for Indian business visitors

7 Nov 2014 Travel & Tourism
Associate Tourism Minister Paula Bennett and Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse say Indian nationals travelling to New Zealand... more

Sport

Lydia Ko gets record LPGA haul - and a US$1.5m payday!

24 Nov 2014 Golf
NAPLES, Fla. -- New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko was an instant millionaire even before she went into a three-way playoff Sunday in the... more

Valerie Adams named World Athlete of the Year

23 Nov 2014 Sport
New Zealand shot put star Valerie Adams has been named the World Athlete of the Year in Monaco this morning. Adams is the first Kiwi... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Rick Ellis as Te Papa’s new CEO

24 Nov 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
The recent appointment of former TVNZ boss Rick Ellis to head Te Papa has copped a fair bit of criticism... more

Gordon Campbell on the SAS role against Islamic State, and Podemos

20 Nov 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Could this news report serve to explain – in a nutshell – why Prime Minister John Key has not ruled out the SAS... more

Kiwi Success

New Ambassador to the Philippines announced

18 Nov 2014 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced diplomat David Strachan as New Zealand’s new Ambassador to the... more

New High Commissioner to Malaysia

18 Nov 2014 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has today named diplomat John Subritzky as New Zealand’s new High Commissioner to Malaysia, to... more

Recruitment

Smiths City starts CEO search after Hellings signals exit

12 Nov 2014 Recruitment
Article - BusinessDesk   Smiths City starts search for new CEO after Hellings signals exit By Paul McBeth Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk)... more

More than 600 take up 3K to Christchurch jobs

28 Oct 2014 Recruitment
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says the Government’s 3K to Christchurch scheme is a winner with 633 unemployed people... more