News

$9.4m upgrade for Riverhead School, Auckland

26 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nikki KayeAssociate Minister of Education26 April 2016 $9.4m upgrade for Riverhead School, AucklandRiverhead School in North-West Auckland will benefit from a $9.4 million... more

Global edu-business giant damaging public education

26 Apr 2016 News
NZEI Global edu-business giant damaging public education with wrong business strategy26 April 2016NZEI Te Riu Roa has joined 100 other international organisations in opposing the business practice of the... more

Sign Language projects receive $1m

24 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Sign Language projects receive $1mDisability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner today congratulated 24 successful applicants who received just over $1 million worth of grants from the New... more

Successful trip to China concludes

23 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Successful trip to China concludes Primary Industries Nathan Guy has concluded a successful trip to China as part of a delegation led by Prime Minister John Key with Trade Minister Todd... more

New Zealand signs historic climate deal

23 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government New Zealand signs historic climate dealA historic global climate change agreement has been signed today on behalf of New Zealand by Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett.The Paris... more

Top coach hosts youngsters in Cambridge

22 Apr 2016 News
Ricki Herbert Football Academy Top coach hosts youngsters in CambridgeFormer All Whites and Wellington Phoenix coach Ricki Herbert has flown back to New Zealand to work with almost 40 talented youngsters at a... more

$520m funding injection for key Tauranga route

22 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Simon BridgesMinister of Transport 22 April 2016 Media Statement $520m funding injection for key Tauranga routeTransport Minister Simon Bridges today announced a $520... more

Successful end to the yachting season

22 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nicky WagnerMinister of Customs 22 April 2015 Successful end to the yachting seasonCustoms Minister Nicky Wagner says it’s been another successful yachting season with 653 yachts... more

Facility upgraded by offenders helps kakapo

22 Apr 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Judith CollinsMinister of CorrectionsHon Maggie BarryMinister of Conservation 22 April 2016 Facility upgraded by offenders helps kakapoA kakapo chick rearing facility in... more

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

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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