News

Bennett to honour New Zealand’s sacrifice in France

20 Apr 2015 News
State Services Minister Paula Bennett leaves today to represent the Government at World War One commemorations being held at sites significant to New Zealand on the Western Front in France. “Our two ... more

Minister calls for phase-out of fossil fuel subsidies

18 Apr 2015 News
New Zealand Government Climate Change Minister calls for phase-out of fossil fuel subsidiesClimate Change Issues Minister Tim Groser today led a coalition of governments calling for the phase-out of subsidies... more

UK petition to Debenhams urges: Drop D&G

18 Apr 2015 News
The Peter Tatchell Foundation UK petition to Debenhams urges: Drop D&G44,000 people want action over “synthetic” IVF children insultLondon, UK - 15 April 2015A 44,000-strong petition was delivered today to... more

Inaugural Graduation Ceremony Warmly Received

17 Apr 2015 News
PrintNZ Inaugural Graduation Ceremony Warmly ReceivedA positive audience of over 50 people embraced the presentation of 32 medals at PrintNZ’s debut Apprentice Training Graduation Ceremony in Christchurch’s... more

Promoting Peace And Opportunities for New Zealand in Ireland

17 Apr 2015 News
Continuing the peace and reconciliation process, opportunities in trade, agriculture, and climate change were all discussed this week when the parliamentary delegation led by the Speaker, Rt Hon David Carter,... more

Disability support services data released

17 Apr 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-IigaAssociate Minister of HealthHon Nicky WagnerMinister for Disability Issues 17 April 2015 Media StatementDisability support services data releasedData... more

Translations boost Enduring Power of Attorney campaign

17 Apr 2015 News
New Zealand Government Translations boost Enduring Power of Attorney campaignSenior Citizens Minister Maggie Barry has launched a new range of multilingual resources to help New Zealanders protect their future... more

LINZ encourages mapping innovation

17 Apr 2015 News
New Zealand Government LINZ encourages mapping innovationLand Information Minister Louise Upston says a new approach to mapping will encourage Kiwis to find innovative uses for information about our land.“Land... more

Project to future-proof our biosecurity system

17 Apr 2015 News
New Zealand Government Project to future-proof our biosecurity systemPrimary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has launched a new project which will further strengthen and future-proof New Zealand’s biosecurity... more

Melbourne job fair this weekend

17 Apr 2015 News
New Zealand Government Melbourne job fair this weekendThe final event in the current New Zealand job fair series in Australia will take place in Melbourne this weekend, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment... more

Ministers praise $120m methamphetamine busts

17 Apr 2015 Health
Police Minister Michael Woodhouse and Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today congratulated agencies for the latest successful drug-related operation targeting the production and supply of methamphetamine in... more

Minister launches Healthy Families East Cape

17 Apr 2015 News
New Zealand Government Minister launches Healthy Families East Cape Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today launched Healthy Families East Cape at Te Poho o Rawiri Marae in Gisborne. “Healthy Families NZ is... more

Quarterly benefit figures lowest since 2009

17 Apr 2015 News
New Zealand Government Quarterly benefit figures lowest since 2009Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says the latest benefit figures show a further year-on-year decline as the New Zealand economy improves... more

Pora lodges notification of a claim for compensation

17 Apr 2015 News
New Zealand Government 17 April 2015Pora lodges notification of a claim for compensationJustice Minister Amy Adams has received a letter from the lawyers for Teina Pora formally notifying her of a claim for... more

NZ welcomes UNSC resolution on Yemen

16 Apr 2015 News
New Zealand Government NZ welcomes UNSC resolution on YemenForeign Minister Murray McCully has welcomed the United Nations Security Council’s resolution on Yemen and called for the resumption of political... more

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News

ANZAC 2015 in pictures

25 Apr 2015 News
NZ News UK attended several ANZAC ceremonies in Auckland today. These photos were taken at the Northcote Community where the... more

ANZAC 2015: Anzac Messages, NZ Prime Minster and Governor-General

24 Apr 2015 News
Anzac Day 'We will remember them'   Anzac Day 2015 – Message from the Governor-General of New Zealand On 25 April every... more

Business

Mercer's CEO Shepherd, CFO Blathwayt quit the manufacturer

24 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Mercer's CEO Shepherd, CFO Blathwayt quit the manufacturer By Suze Metherell April 24 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Oracle-owned boatbuilder has had two government grants

23 Apr 2015 Business News By Fiona Rotherham
  Oracle-owned boatbuilder has had two government grants in three years April 23 (BusinessDesk) - Core Builders Composites,... more

Living

Britain remembers the ANZACs - 100 years on

25 Apr 2015 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
100 years after allied forces landed in Gallipoli, 25 April – ANZAC Day – has been commemorated in the UK officially for... more

A Kiwi's guide to ANZAC in Europe - our list of events across the UK, Ireland and beyond

24 Apr 2015 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
Tomorrow marks the 100th ANZAC Day, and if you are a Kiwi or Aussie far from home there are plenty of events on to enable you both to... more

Property

New process for red zone Crown offers

21 Apr 2015 Property
Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced a process to give everyone a say on the Crown offers to... more

NZ house prices rise 8% in March, led by 13% Auckland jump

14 Apr 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
April 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential property prices rose in March, led by Auckland where housing supply isn't meeting... more

Migration

NZ migration hits new annual record in March

23 Apr 2015 Migration By Tina Morrison
April 23 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand migration hit a new annual record in March, as more students arrived from India and China and... more

PM plays down claim war criminals are living in NZ

2 Mar 2015 Migration
Prime Minister John Key says he is not aware of any suspected war criminals from the former Yugoslavia in New Zealand. The claim that... more

Travel

Air NZ's Houston link paves way for United Airlines tie-up

17 Apr 2015 Travel & Tourism By Fiona Rotherham
  Air NZ's Houston service paves the way for partnership with United Airlines, analysts say April 17 (BusinessDesk) - Air New... more

Wellington Airport revised fees 'just within' OK range

17 Apr 2015 Travel & Tourism By Tina Morrison
  Wellington Airport's revised fees are 'just within' acceptable range of returns, regulator says April 17 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Sport

Price and Wesko Nail the Dressage at Kentucky

25 Apr 2015 Equestrian
Kiwi eventer Tim Price and Wesko have delivered their best-ever dressage score to sit at the front of the field this morning at the... more

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres

25 Apr 2015 Sailing
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres: Burling and Tuke still lead, one more day of fleet racing At the end of day three at ISAF Sailing ... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the hair-pulling finale and Gallipoli

24 Apr 2015 Column
  Gordon Campbell on the hair-pulling finale, and the real hero of Gallipoli Don’t know about you, but when hi-jinks and... more

Gordon Campbell on UE pass rates & university dropout rates

14 Apr 2015 Opinion
Houston, there is clearly a problem with (a) the plunge in pass rates for University Entrance qualifications, which has been ... more

Kiwi Success

Fonterra reshuffles management team

24 Apr 2015 Appointments By Fiona Rotherham
  Fonterra reshuffles management team to speed up value-add strategy April 24 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative Group, the... more

TVNZ and RNZ appointments announced

23 Apr 2015 Appointments
New Zealand Government TVNZ and RNZ appointments announced Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams today announced the appointment of Sussan... more

Recruitment

Apprenticeship scheme launched

18 Apr 2015 Recruitment
The He Toki ki te Mahi Apprenticeship Training Trust was launched by Prime Minister, the Rt Hon John Key at Rehua Marae in ... more

Chinese rail workers must be paid minimum wage

17 Apr 2015 Recruitment
KiwiRail must immediately stop further Chinese engineers from working here until they can guarantee they are being paid the New... more