News

Aoraki supports dairy industry across the supply chain

14 Jan 2015 News
Aoraki Polytechnic Aoraki supports dairy industry across the supply chain If you thought farming was only about cows in fields, take a look at how technology plays a major role. Primary Industries –... more

Illegal vessels fail to comply with attempts to board

14 Jan 2015 News
Foreign Minister Murray McCully says HMNZS WELLINGTON has so far hailed and attempted to board two of the illegal vessels in the Southern Ocean, and that Captains of both vessels refused to allow the New... more

NorthTec Is On Hand At NCEA Results Time

14 Jan 2015 News
NorthTec Media Release 14 January 2015NorthTec Is On Hand At NCEA Results TimeIt’s crunch time for Northland’s teenagers, with NCEA results being released today. Thousands of school students in the... more

New opinion – Information Regarding Treaty Negotiations

14 Jan 2015 News
Office of the Ombudsman New Ombudsman opinion – Information Regarding Treaty NegotiationsThe Chief Ombudsman has released her opinion on a complaint about the withholding of information relating to Whanganui... more

Further illegal fishing vessel discovered

13 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Murray McCullyMinister of Foreign Affairs 13 January 2015 Media Statement Further illegal fishing vessel discoveredForeign Minister Murray McCully says a third illegal... more

Software Development an Opportunity for Women

13 Jan 2015 News
Tarah Carpenter had her heart set on a career in art restoration, renovating Renaissance masterpieces like those she viewed when visiting the J Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. Deterred by the cost of pursuing... more

Scoop Coverage: The Charlie Hebdo Killings And Response

13 Jan 2015 News
Article - Scoop Full Coverage Gordon Campbell: On The Charlie Hebdo Killi... more

New partnership to support Queen Charlotte Track

13 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Maggie BarryMinister of Conservation 13 January 2015 Media Statement New partnership to support Queen Charlotte TrackConservation Minister Maggie Barry today announced... more

Report shows agritech exports worth $1.2b

13 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand’s agritechnology exports are worth approximately $1.2 billion annually, and there is a big opportunity to grow them further according to the latest research into the sector, Economic... more

GCSB Director to Step Down

13 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Christopher FinlaysonMinister Responsible for the GCSB 13 January 2015 Media Statement GCSB Director to Step DownGovernment Communications Security Bureau Director,... more

Mayor issues fundraising challenge

13 Jan 2015 News
Dunedin (Tuesday, 13 January 2015) – Mayor Dave Cull has accepted an invitation to lead an overnight ride of the Central Otago Rail Trail to raise funds for the Otago Community Hospice, and issued a ... more

Former Children’s Commissioner John Angus will be missed

13 Jan 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Anne TolleyMinister for Social Development 13 January 2015 Media Statement Former Children’s Commissioner John Angus will be sadly missed.Social Development Minister ... more

Degree aims to fill ‘big data’ skills shortage

13 Jan 2015 Education
Massey University is launching New Zealand’s first business-focused analytics degree next month to address the skills shortage in analysing ‘big data’. Marketing expert Professor Harald van... more

ONZM for University of Waikato Programme Director

13 Jan 2015 News
University of Waikato ONZM for University of Waikato Programme DirectorRobyn Baker has been made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit.Universit... more

Student investigating national happiness selected for forum

13 Jan 2015 News
University of Canterbury Canterbury student investigating national happiness selected for Dallas forumJanuary 13, 2015A University of Canterbury statistics student, Lisa Henley, has won selection to a... more

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News

Appointment of New Director of Rangi Ruru Boarding

25 Jan 2015 News
Treena Ruwhiu is already well known to many Rangi girls and families as she has been a senior and much respected member of the... more

Dramatic photos: Fox Glacier's retreat causes valley to rise by a metre

26 Jan 2015 Environment
A series of photographs taken over 10 years has revealed the dramatic changes to one of New Zealand's most famous glaciers. The Massey... more

Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 charts new record high, led by Spark

26 Jan 2015 Business News
By Paul McBeth Jan. 26 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose to a new record close as holidays in Auckland and Australia kept... more

NZ services sector activity ends 2014 on up note

26 Jan 2015 Business News
By Paul McBeth Jan. 26 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's services sector activity picked up in December, led by wholesale trade and... more

Living

Could That Wetland Photo Win You An Overseas Trip?

26 Jan 2015 Arts
Local entries into an international photo competition for young people to mark World Wetland Day are encouraged by Hawke’s Bay... more

Wellington SPCA Open Day

26 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Wellington SPCA will be holding its second annual Open Day on Waitangi Day, February 6th, at its Newtown Animal Care, Education and... more

Property

Housing warning: It's an Ireland repeat

23 Jan 2015 Property
NZ expert sees factors behind Irish house crash happening here. Precisely the same factors that plunged Ireland into its housing... more

A building block for your future

21 Jan 2015 Property
A rare big block of Bay of Plenty development land in Ohauti, about 10 minutes' drive south of the Tauranga CBD, is to be auctioned... more

Migration

Free new Kiwi workshops return for fresh season

23 Jan 2015 Migration
Newcomer settlement support agency Auckland Regional Migrant Services (ARMS) is kick-starting the New Year with the return of its ... more

Overstayer numbers at record low

22 Dec 2014 Migration
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes new figures showing New Zealand overstayer numbers are at the lowest since 2000. A... more

Travel

Fifteen New Zealand spots to visit in 2015

23 Jan 2015 NZ Tourism
Need some inspiration for the year ahead? Here are some brilliant things to do around the country. 1. Crankworx The world's... more

Holiday parks making most of sunshine

22 Jan 2015 NZ Tourism
Holiday parks are reaping the benefits of the great holiday weather, starting the new year with record-equalling confidence... more

Sport

Equine industry joins GIA biosecurity agreement

26 Jan 2015 Equestrian
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed a fourth primary industry to the GIA partnership today. The New Zealand Equine... more

Christy Prior Claims X Games Bronze Medal

26 Jan 2015 Sport
Aspen, USA, 25 January 2015 – Cardrona NZ snowboarder Christy Prior has this morning claimed New Zealand’s second medal... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Saudi Arabia and Islamic State

23 Jan 2015 Column
So the US has been holding talks in London this week with its 21 coalition allies, on how best to co-ordinate the military response... more

Gordon Campbell on the Greek election, and EU turmoil

22 Jan 2015 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the election in Greece, and EU turmoil The election in Greece on Sunday –... more

Kiwi Success

New Zealand scientist receives top award in China

16 Jan 2015 People
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed the news that Kiwi scientist Dr Phil Rolston has been awarded the Chinese ... more

Graham Shaw, Peter Huljich join Pushpay board

13 Jan 2015 Appointments
By Suze Metherell Jan. 13 (BusinessDesk) - Graham Shaw and Peter Huljich have joined Pushpay Holdings' board as part of the... more

Recruitment

Tainui's Mike Pohio resigns

23 Jan 2015 Recruitment
By Fiona Rotherham Jan. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Mike Pohio, chief executive of Tainui Group Holdings, has resigned after eight years at... more

Manufacturing activity rises to decade high in December

22 Jan 2015 Recruitment
By Suze Metherell Jan. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Activity in New Zealand's manufacturing sector rose last month to its highest level in a... more