News

Minister Praises School Academic Turnaround

29 Jun 2016 News
Wesley College Minister Praises School Academic TurnaroundSouth Auckland’s Wesley College, whose previously poor academic performance attracted critical scrutiny from the Ministry of Education, is being... more

First Antipodes Island bait drop completed

29 Jun 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Maggie BarryMinister of Conservation 29 June 2016 Media Statement First Antipodes Island bait drop completedThe Million Dollar Mouse rodent eradication expedition to... more

Convention centre failure means years of uncertainty for CBD

29 Jun 2016 News
New Zealand Labour Party Megan WoodsMP for WigramCanterbury Spokesperson MEDIA STATEMENT29 June 2016Convention centre failure means years of uncertainty for CBDThe failure of Gerry Brownlee’s planned... more

30,000th licensed building practitioner welcomed

29 Jun 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for Building and Housing 29 June 2016 Media Statement 30,000th licensed building practitioner welcomedThe licensing of a record 30,000th building... more

How plain English can help when education hasn’t

29 Jun 2016 News
Write Limited How plain English can help when education hasn’tWords, so the cynic Tallyrand suggested, are given us to conceal our thoughts. That certainly seems to be the case with the official response to the... more

Students To Taste EIT Programmes

29 Jun 2016 News
Eastern Institute of Technology Students To Taste EIT ProgrammesArty high school students will be invited to create their own vampires, werewolves and other creatures of the night at a holiday workshop offered... more

Identity and change themes in Latin American forum

29 Jun 2016 News
Massey University Wednesday, June 29, 2016Identity and change themes in Latin American forumLatin America’s colonial legacies and the impact of neoliberalism as well as food, football, film and feminism are... more

Government moves ahead with Convention Centre

29 Jun 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon GerryBrownlee29 June 2016Government moves ahead with Convention CentreMinister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Gerry Brownlee says months of design and planning work has... more

Quake prompts strengthening of engineers’ code

29 Jun 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for Building and Housing 29 June 2016 Media Statement Quake prompts strengthening of engineers’ codeA strengthened code of conduct for engineers requiring... more

Law changes introduced to streamline UFB rollout

29 Jun 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister for Communications29 June 2016 Media Statement Law changes introduced to streamline UFB rolloutCommunications Minister Amy Adams says new legislation... more

Minister welcomes insurance report

29 Jun 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Paul GoldsmithMinister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs29 June 2016 Media Statement Minister welcomes insurance reportCommerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith has... more

Hineuru settlement legislation passed

29 Jun 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Christopher FinlaysonMinister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations 29 June 2016 Media Statement Hineuru settlement legislation passedThe House of Representatives sat through... more

MOSS entries pass half-way point

29 Jun 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Craig Foss Associate Minister of Transport 29 June 2016 Media Statement MOSS entries pass half-way pointThe transition to New Zealand’s new Maritime Operator Safety... more

Pacific literacy and numeracy skills improve

29 Jun 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-IigaMinister for Pacific Peoples 29 June 2016 Media Statement Pacific literacy and numeracy skills improvePacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga says new... more

Roof shout a screaming success for Tauranga Boys’ students

29 Jun 2016 News
Classic Builders Roof shout a screaming success for Tauranga Boys’ building studentsStudents of Tauranga Boys’ College Wood-Related Trade programme recently hosted their first non-alcoholic roof shout to... more

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News

Maoris Honour Kiwi PM & Campaigner at 180th Anniversary Memorial

1 Jul 2016 News
30th June 2016 - On Monday evening a memorial service with a difference took place at The United Synagogue’s Willesden Cemetery.... more

Construction contract awarded for $72 million facility

1 Jul 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of Health 1 July 2016 Construction contract awarded for $72 million... more

Business

NZ bonds rally in June quarter

1 Jul 2016 Business News By Paul McBeth
Article - BusinessDesk Friday 01 July 2016 04:46 PM NZ bonds rally in June quarter as interest rates seen lower for longer July 1... more

Insurance policy churn rates 'a disgrace'

1 Jul 2016 Business News By Johnathan Underhill
Article - BusinessDesk Friday 01 July 2016 12:36 PM Insurance policy churn rates 'a disgrace', says NZ Shareholders' Association July... more

Living

The Infinite Air: new book about Jean Batten celebrates NZ aviator's life

27 Jun 2016 Arts
** WIN one of two copies of the novel - visit our Competitions page for more details ** JEAN BATTEN was born in New Zealand in 1909,... more

INTERVIEW: NZ electronica pioneers Pitch Black in London

27 Jun 2016 Entertainment By Charlotte Everett
Pioneers of New Zealand's electronica scene, Pitch Black are celebrating the impending anniversary of their inaugural... more

Property

Bayleys fined $2.2M in price-fixing case

1 Jul 2016 Property By Johnathan Underhill
Article - BusinessDesk Friday 01 July 2016 04:48 PM Bayleys fined $2.2M, Success Realty fined $900,000 in first of 13 price-fixing... more

Record annual profit for Kiwi Property

16 May 2016 Property
By Jonathan Underhill May 16 (BusinessDesk) - Kiwi Property Group, the country's biggest listed property investor by market value,... more

Migration

Kiwis could be affected by tighter UK rules

30 Mar 2016 Migration By Audrey Young
British High Commissioner Jonathan Sinclair is defending changes to skilled migrant rules for Britain but suggests they won't affect... more

Immigrants' attitudes to corruption worries SFO

17 Feb 2016 Migration By Sophie Boot
Feb. 17 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's record inbound migration has undermined the country's squeaky-clean reputation because of an... more

Travel

More funding for the New Zealand Cycle Trail

3 Jun 2016 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government   Rt Hon John Key Prime MinisterMinister of Tourism 3 June 2016 More funding for the New Zealand... more

Jucy plans to expand pod-style hotel chain to Australia

16 May 2016 NZ Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 16 May 2016 12:20 PM Jucy plans to expand pod-style hotel chain to Australia in 2017 By Fiona... more

Sport

Kiwi Teams make historic First Ascents

1 Jul 2016 Sport
NZ Alpine Team Over the past two weeks, Kiwi teams climbed four new routes on Taulliraju (5830m), one of the hardest mountains in the... more

Misfortune strikes All Blacks centre Moala

26 Jun 2016 Rugby By Daniel Gilhoolyd
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Columns

Gordon Campbell on our refugee response, and a TPP rewrite

14 Jun 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on our paltry refugee response and a brazen US rewrite of the TPP First published at... more

Gordon Campbell on Muhammad Ali

7 Jun 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
As with Bob Dylan, Muhammad Ali changed the times in which he lived so thoroughly that anyone coming along afterwards will probably... more

Kiwi Success

Former Health Minister Tony Ryall appointed nib NZ chair

1 Jul 2016 Appointments By Sophie Boot
Article - BusinessDesk Friday 01 July 2016 11:42 AM Former Health Minister Tony Ryall appointed nib NZ chair; Clarke to focus on... more

New Arts Council appointments

1 Jul 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Maggie Barry Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage 1 July 2016 New Arts Council appointments Four new... more

Recruitment

Zero-hour contracts gone, PPL extended

10 Mar 2016 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Hon Michael Woodhouse Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety 10 March 2016 Zero-hour contracts gone, PPL... more

Scheme helping to staff hard to fill positions

28 Feb 2016 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Scheme helping to staff hard to fill positions Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says an incentive scheme... more

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