News

P- Report shows more people getting treatment

17 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government P- Report shows more people getting treatment Prime Minister John Key says the latest Indicators and Progress Report for the Government’s Methamphetamine Action Plan shows more prisoners... more

Alcohol forum report released

17 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister of JusticeHon Peter DunneAssociate Minister of Health 17 December 2014 Alcohol forum report releasedThe report of the Ministerial Forum on Alcohol Advertising... more

Seeds of Truth: Vandana Shiva and the New Yorker

16 Dec 2014 News
Article - Independent Science News Seeds of Truth: Vandana Shiva and the New Yorkerby Dr Vandana ShivaDecember 15, 2014www.independentsciencenews... more

New Health Minister visits all 20 DHBs

16 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of Health16 December 2014 Media Statement New Health Minister visits all 20 DHBsHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman says today’s visit to South... more

Minister receives Whitehead report

16 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Murray McCullyMinister of Foreign Affairs 16 December 2014 Media Statement Minister receives Whitehead reportForeign Minister Murray McCully has now received the report on... more

Minister praises Police for drugs operations

16 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Michael WoodhouseMinister of Police 16 December 2014 Media Statement Minister praises Police for drugs operationsPolice Minister Michael Woodhouse today congratulated... more

Minister welcomes predator control venture

16 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Maggie BarryMinister of Conservation16 December 2014 Media Statement Minister welcomes predator control ventureConservation Minister Maggie Barry has welcomed an innovative... more

Funding finalised for school payroll company

16 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Funding finalised for school payroll companyMinister Responsible for Novopay, Steven Joyce, has announced that Cabinet has finalised funding arrangements for Education Payroll Limited for... more

$500k ‘financial literacy’ recipients announced

16 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nikki KayeMinister for Youth 16 December 2014 $500k ‘financial literacy’ recipients announcedYouth Minister Nikki Kaye is pleased to announce that 12 successful applicants will... more

Government focused on surplus in 2014/15

16 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Bill EnglishMinister of Finance 16 December 2014 Media Statement Government focused on surplus in 2014/15 The Government believes an OBEGAL surplus is achievable this... more

Canterbury accommodation help extended

16 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Canterbury accommodation help extended Social Development Minister Anne Tolley announced today that the Temporary Accommodation Assistance (TAA) programme for Canterbury quake victims... more

Bright future for Vodafone Warriors star

16 Dec 2014 News
NZSE MEDIA RELEASE - FINALDecember, 2014Bright future for Vodafone Warriors starLocal student, Ben Henry, finds ease of study at NZSE Vodafone Warriors star Ben Henry may have accolades under his belt already,... more

NZSE celebrates a decade of transforming lives

16 Dec 2014 News
NZSE MEDIA RELEASE November 2014 NZSE celebrates a decade of transforming livesAuckland, New Zealand – Celebrating its 10 year anniversary this December, New Zealand School of Education (NZSE) has been... more

More Far North schools to roll out digital classrooms

16 Dec 2014 News
Rotary Club of Kerikeri NEWS RELEASE RO044 16 December 2014More Far North schools to roll out digital classroomsRevolutionary teaching system gains traction A $130,000 Rotary grant has enabled a Far North... more

AUT University congratulates Graduates

16 Dec 2014 News
AUT University AUT University congratulates GraduatesAUT University is proud to congratulate the 3830 students who will receive their qualifications at one of seven ceremonies over the next three days. At the... more

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News

A summer ‘gift’ for your boatie

19 Dec 2014 News
Helping your friends and family stay safe on the water this holiday season is the gift that lasts a lifetime, Associate Transport... more

Consultation starts on ACC rates for free doctors’ visits

19 Dec 2014 News
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and ACC Minister Nikki Kaye say consultation starts today on ACC support towards free kids’... more

Business

NZ business confidence eases in December, still buoyant

19 Dec 2014 Business News
By Paul McBeth Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand business confidence slipped in December, while staying largely upbeat, as... more

Xero's former chief revenue officer moves to Trade Me

19 Dec 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Stuart McLean moves to Trade Me as Xero ditches chief revenue role By Suze Metherell Dec. 19 ... more

Living

New access system for Te Urewera

19 Dec 2014 Lifestyle
‘Hunters from throughout NZ and especially the North Island, will welcome the start of the new access system for Te... more

Fanzones for Auckland’s non-stop summer

19 Dec 2014 Lifestyle
Auckland will turn on a range of free activities this non-stop summer, with the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines Festival and Fanzone,... more

Property

Affordable housing development agreement signed

18 Dec 2014 Property
The Government has signed a development agreement for the construction of 237 homes as part of its affordable housing project on an... more

NZ weekly rents rise 5.3% in November, upward trend slowing

15 Dec 2014 Property
By Paul McBeth Dec. 15 (BusinessDesk) - Median national housing rents rose at an annual pace of 5.3 percent in November, slowing... more

Migration

Immigration rises to a fresh annual record

19 Dec 2014 Migration
Immigration rises to a fresh record, fuelled by returning kiwis, Indian students By Suze Metherell Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New... more

UK pension service Britannia 'pauses' TV ads on FMA warning

19 Dec 2014 Migration
By Suze Metherell Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Britannia Financial Services, a UK pension transfer agency whose advertisements feature... more

Travel

Air New Zealand takes out win on World's Top Ten Airlines

18 Dec 2014 Travel & Tourism
AirlineRatings.com has announced along with its Airline Excellence Awards its Top Ten airlines for 2015. Heading the list is... more

Tourism Holdings lifts annual profit forecast to $17 million

18 Dec 2014 Travel & Tourism
By Suze Metherell Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Tourism Holdings, the biggest campervan rental company in Australia and New Zealand, has... more

Sport

Top local athletes to compete at Colgate Games in Wellington

19 Dec 2014 Sport
The Colgate Games, New Zealand’s biggest annual children’s track and field athletics event, will be held in... more

Badminton Names Bulk of Junior Team for Oceania Champs

19 Dec 2014 Sport
For a number of New Zealand’s brightest young Badminton prospects Christmas and the New Year holiday period just got a little... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Pakistan schoolchildren killings

18 Dec 2014 Column
by Gordon Campbell The slaughter of the children in Pakistan is incomprehensibly awful. On the side, it has thrown a spotlight onto... more

Gordon Campbell on income inequality, and Christmas songs

12 Dec 2014 Column
Article - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on income inequality, and yo ho ho Christmas songs by Gordon Campbell As 2014... more

Kiwi Success

DreamCatchers launched in UK

18 Dec 2014 People
In association with Kea, The New Zealand High Commission and The New Zealand Society, Dream Catchers was launched at New Zealand House... more

Inspiring Stories :Young Kiwis Making a Difference

8 Dec 2014 People
Wellington, December 8th – At only 15 years old, Auckland student Hunter Williams is the youngest winner of the Inspiring... more

Recruitment

Job ads trending down, says ANZ survey

19 Dec 2014 Recruitment
By Fiona Rotherham Total job advertising has taken an end-of-year dip, falling 0.1 per cent in November after seasonal adjustments,... more

Scheme to fill hard-to-staff health jobs working

18 Dec 2014 Recruitment
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a scheme to fill hard-to-staff health roles is making a real difference to the career choices... more