News

Indian President to visit New Zealand

22 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister22 April 2016Indian President to visit New ZealandPrime Minister John Key today welcomed the upcoming visit to New Zealand of the President of the Republic... more

English releases RB Board letter of expectations

22 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Bill EnglishMinister of Finance22 April 2016English releases RB Board letter of expectationsFinance Minister Bill English today released publicly his letter of expectations for the... more

Number on Social Housing Register declines

22 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Paula BennettMinister for Social Housing 22 April 2016 Number on Social Housing Register declinesThe number of people on the Social Housing Register has again declined, the result... more

Transport rules modernised for new technologies

22 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Simon BridgesMinister of TransportHon Craig FossAssociate Minister of Transport 21 April 2016 Transport rules modernised for new technologiesThe Government will overhaul small... more

PM welcomes visit by French PM

22 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister22 April 2016 PM welcomes visit by French PMPrime Minister John Key has today announced French Prime Minister Manuel Valls will visit New Zealand in the first... more

Successful bid gives economy $50 million boost

21 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister21 April 2016 Successful bid gives economy $50 million boostNew Zealand’s economy will get a boost of more than $50 million when an additional 10,000 Chinese... more

NZ contributes to global report

21 Apr 2016 News
University of Otago NZ contributes to global report on Indigenous and tribal peoplesA world-first study into the health and wellbeing of more than 154 million Indigenous and tribal peoples globally was launched... more

Mosgiel Preschool is getting behind World Smokefree Day

21 Apr 2016 News
WellSouth Media Release Thursday 21 April 2016Mosgiel’s Arthur Burns Preschool is getting behind World Smokefree DayArthur Burns Preschool has recently participated in the Little Lungs –... more

Acting District Court Judges appointed

21 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Christopher FinlaysonAttorney-General 21 April 2016 Media StatementActing District Court Judges appointedThree Acting District Court Judges have been appointed,... more

Bottled water concerns misplaced

21 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for the Environment 21 April 2016 Media Statement Bottled water concerns misplacedThe call from opposition parties for a moratorium or a new tax on... more

Maori Party Present Submission on TPPA to Select Committee

21 Apr 2016 News
The Maori Party 21 April 2016 Maori Party Present Submission on TPPA to Select CommitteeThroughout the lead up to the first reading of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement legislation the Maori Party have... more

Protecting the 28th (Maori) Battalion’s legacy

21 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education21 April 2016Protecting the 28th (Maori) Battalion’s legacyEducation Minister Hekia Parata today announced that the Ngarimu VC and 28th (Maori)... more

Whitireia hosts Australasian student paramedic conference

21 Apr 2016 News
Whitireia For immediate releaseWhitireia hosts Australasian student paramedic conferenceWhitireia is currently hosting the inaugural Student Paramedics Australasia (SPA) conference at its Porirua... more

Change to Taupo fishing regulations process

21 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Maggie BarryMinister of Conservation 21 April 2016 Change to Taupo fishing regulations processAmendments to how regulations are made for the Lake Taupo trout fishery will make... more

High School Students Experience Vintage

21 Apr 2016 News
Eastern Institute of Technology Media ReleaseHigh School Students Experience Vintage Students from Hawke’s Bay high schools recently had a hands-on experience of vintage, picking grapes, analysing the fruit and... more

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News

Business leaders join international cyber security line-up

28 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister for Communications 28 April 2016 More than 200 top business people will join... more

ANZAC 2016: 100th Commemoration

25 Apr 2016 News
The Ode of Rememberance  They went with songs to the battle, they were young.Straight of limb, true of eye, steady and aglow.They... more

Business

Landmark EQC settlement

28 Apr 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Landmark EQC settlement agrees it must repair homes to 'when new' state By Sophie Boot April 28 ... more

US underwear giant Hanes seeks Pacific Brands

28 Apr 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 28 April 2016 11:39 AM US underwear giant Hanes seeks Pacific Brands in A$1.1 bln offer By Jonathan ... more

Living

100 Years On – ANZAC Day commemorated where it first started, in London

25 Apr 2016 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
You could be forgiven for assuming that the first ever ANZAC Day was commemorated in Australia or New Zealand. In fact, it was on this... more

Short Film Festival to Celebrate Canterbury

24 Mar 2016 Lifestyle
Canterbury Shorts   24 March 2016 Short Film Festival to Celebrate Canterbury Christchurch – A one-night only Canterbury... more

Property

KiwiSaver home buyer support tweaked

28 Apr 2016 Property
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick Smith Minister for Building and Housing 28 April 2016  Changes to KiwiSaver withdrawal rules... more

House-sharing aims to get Aucklanders on property ladder

27 Apr 2016 Property
Article - BusinessDesk House-sharing offer aims to get Aucklanders on property ladder By Fiona Rotherham April 27 (BusinessDesk) -... 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

Air New Zealand to revenue share with United in NZ-US routes

11 Mar 2016 Travel & Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk   Air New Zealand to revenue share with United in NZ-US routes By Paul McBeth March 11 (BusinessDesk) -... more

First Dubai - Auckland flights take off

2 Mar 2016 NZ Tourism
New Zealand Government   Hon Simon Bridges Minister of Transport 2 March 2016 First Dubai - Auckland flights take off The start... more

Sport

Sleepless Nights for Ferns Selectors

28 Apr 2016 Rugby League
New Zealand Rugby League Thursday, April 28, 2016Sleepless Nights for Ferns Selectors   Akarana second row Annetta Nuuausala is ... more

NZL takes early lead in three events at Sailing World Cup

28 Apr 2016 Sailing
Yachting New Nealand NZL takes early lead in three events at Sailing World Cup Hyeres The NZL Sailing Team has made a strong start... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Trump and the Madman Theory

28 Apr 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Gordon Campbell on Trump and the Madman Theory Years ago, Richard Nixon explained to his chief adviser Bob Haldeman what has since... more

Gordon Campbell on Kiwirail’s latest stint in the dogbox

27 Apr 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Gordon Campbell on Kiwirail’s latest stint in the dogbox The denigration of Kiwirail continues. The latest review (based on a ... more

Kiwi Success

University of Otago appoints next Dean of Pharmacy

28 Apr 2016 Appointments
University of Otago University of Otago appoints next Dean of Pharmacy A leading researcher from Canada has been appointed as the... more

Network for Learning board reappointment

27 Apr 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Nikki KayeAssociate Minister of Education 27 April 2016 Media Statement Network for Learning board... 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