News

Campaign to boost engineering study at polytechs

22 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment22 July 2014Campaign to boost engineering study at polytechsThe Government is sponsoring a big push for more... more

Boost for horticulture and viticulture industry

22 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government 22 July 2014 Boost for horticulture and viticulture industrySocial Development Minister Paula Bennett and Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse have announced plans for a new... more

Labour makes desperate sop to the regions

22 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Economic Development22 July 2014Labour makes desperate sop to the regionsThe Labour Party's regional announcement today is a desperate bid to distract people... more

Taskforce to tackle loopy rules and regulations

22 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Taskforce to tackle loopy rules and regulations Local Government Minister Paula Bennett today announced the establishment of a new Taskforce to rid New Zealand of loopy rules and... more

Local regulations go under microscope

22 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Local regulations go under microscopeThe Government says it is accepting nearly all of the recommendations the Productivity Commission has made on ways to improve local regulations.“The... more

NZ Election Reactor #1 Tests Reaction to Cunliffe’s Apology

21 Jul 2014 News
Article - NZ Election Reactor Reactor #1 ResultNZ Election Reactor #1 Tests Reaction to Cunliffe’s “Apology”..from The Scoop Reactor TeamREACTOR #2 NOW LIVE! - CLICK HERE TO PARTICIPATELabour Le... more

Te Reo lives at CPIT

21 Jul 2014 News
CPIT Te Reo lives at CPITTe Reo is alive and well at CPIT and to prove it, CPIT has a week of events and activities planned from 21 to 25 July designed to help everyone expand their knowledge of Maori... more

Dunedin interim court contractor confirmed

21 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Chester Borrows21 JULY, 2014Dunedin interim court contractor confirmedCourts Minister Chester Borrows has welcomed the announcement of a South Island building company as the main... more

Funding round opens for Settling In grants

21 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Judith CollinsMinister for Ethnic Affairs 21 July 2014 Media Statement Funding round opens for Settling In grantsLocal providers and community groups are now invited to... more

E whakanui ana Te Pati Maori i Te Wiki o Te Reo Maori

21 Jul 2014 News
The Maori Party 21 Hongongoi 2014E whakanui ana Te Pati Maori i Te Wiki o Te Reo Maori#tekupu #tumaorimaiThe Maori Party joins thousands of other Maori speakers around the country to celebrate Te Wiki o Te... more

Excellent progress on education results

21 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Tertiary Education, Skills and EmploymentHon Hekia ParataMinister of Education 21 July 2014 Media Statement Excellent prog... more

Social sector makes gains in BPS targets

21 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Tony RyallMinister of HealthHon Hekia ParataMinister of EducationHon Paula BennettMinister of Social Development 21 July 2014 Media Statement more

Continued collaboration delivers top results

21 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Judith CollinsMinister of Justice 21 July 2014 Media Statement Continued collaboration delivers top resultsJustice Minister Judith Collins today announced that, in a... more

Better Public Service target for welfare on track

21 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Paula BennettMinister for Social Development 21 July 2014 Media Statement Better Public Service target for welfare on trackSocial Development Minister Paula Bennett says... more

Online government services proving very popular

21 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Peter DunneMinister of Internal Affairs 21 July 2014 Media StatementOnline government services proving very popular with... more

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News

Puhoi - Warkworth "holiday highway" gets the big tick

25 Jul 2014 News By Suze Metherell
July 25 (BusinessDesk) - A board of inquiry has given the go-ahead on the $760 million Puhoi-to-Warkworth highway. Dubbed the... more

Applications for Waitangi Day Fund opened

25 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Applications for Waitangi Day Fund opened   Applications for the 2015 Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund are... more

Business

Auckland Airport cuts fine deal in US$250M bond issue

25 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Auckland Airport cuts fine deal in US$250M bond issue By Paul McBeth Jul. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland... more

NZ dollar slides to 6-week low on intervention talk

24 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ dollar slides to 6-week low as RBNZ's Wheeler invokes intervention criteria By Paul McBeth July 24 ... more

Living

NZ Film 'The Dead Lands' to Have Toronto World Premiere

23 Jul 2014 Entertainment
New Zealand Film Commission New Zealand Film 'The Dead Lands' to Have Toronto World Premiere Maori action epic The Dead Lands will... more

Anti-mining campaign doco debuts at NZ Film Festival

22 Jul 2014 Entertainment
Playing at this year’s New Zealand International Film Festival, Cap Bocage is a close-up exploration of the forces that came... more

Property

NZ house sales fall in June, led by cheaper properties

14 Jul 2014 Property By Suze Metherell
July 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand house sales fell in June from a year earlier, led by properties of $400,000 or less, indicating... more

Average Auckland house prices reach record level

10 Jul 2014 Property
The average asking price for a home in Auckland has reached the record level of 732 thousand, 240 dollars. The figure is provided by... more

Migration

UK Tier 1 visa extension deadline looming

11 Jul 2014 Migration
If you’re in the UK on a Tier 1 (General) visa, you’ll need to apply for an extension as soon as possible. The deadline... more

NZ more appealing to ex-pats - survey

10 Jul 2014 Migration
Auckland and Wellington have become more appealing to ex-pats in the past 12 months, a new survey has found. Both cities both dropped... more

Travel

Cycleways bring economic benefit to communities

24 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
An increasing number of cycleways are attracting tourists to regions and scenic parts of New Zealand and a special session at the... more

100% Middle-Earth campaign wins prestigious travel award

17 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
Associate Tourism Minister Todd McClay has congratulated Tourism New Zealand on winning the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s... more

Sport

2014 Commonwealth Games: Judo medal for Manuel

25 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
Darcina Manuel, formerly of Gisborne and now living in Perth, provided... more

NZ Bronze medal for team pursuiters

25 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
Bronze for team pursuiters Published Friday 25 July 2014

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Columns

Gordon Campbell on Gaza and burning the Israeli flag

24 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
One of the selling points in New Zealand’s campaign for a temporary seat on the Security Council is that we have a pluckily... more

7 highly effective habits to stay healthy at work

23 Jul 2014 Column By Tricia Alach
The holistic helper's guide to wellbeing and work: part eight Like all good reports, my Wellbeing and Work series comes with an... more

Kiwi Success

Hon.Judith Collins announces appointments to Public Trust Board

23 Jul 2014 Appointments
New Zealand Government Appointments to Public Trust Board   Justice Minister Judith Collins today announced the appointment of ... more

NZ Government Minister Foss announces commerce reappointments

23 Jul 2014 Appointments
Commerce Minister Craig Foss today announced four reappointments to various independent Crown entities and statutory... more

Recruitment

750 additional Trades Academy places for 2015

14 Jul 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand Government   Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Hon Hekia Parata Minister of... more

Take a dip into global talent pool

9 Jul 2014 Recruitment
International candidates can bring added value, says recruitment specialist New Zealand's thriving economy has created a "unique... more