News

Minister of Defence Industry Awards announced

18 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Gerry BrownleeMinister of Defence 18 November 2016 Media Statement Minister of Defence Industry Awards announcedThe recipients of the annual Minister of Defence... more

Kids at centre of education funding proposals

18 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education 18 November 2016 Kids at centre of education funding proposalsEducation Minister Hekia Parata says proposed changes to the education... more

MBIE investigation into building performance

17 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for Building and Housing 17 November 2016 Media Statement MBIE investigation into building performanceA technical investigation into the performance of... more

Tax resident property data shows no increase

17 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Louise UpstonMinister for Land Information 17 November 2016 Latest overseas tax resident property data shows no increaseLatest figures released by Land Information New Zealand... more

Feedback sought on MSD/IRD info sharing

17 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Anne TolleyMinister for Social Development Hon Michael WoodhouseMinister of Revenue 17 November 2016 Media Statement Feedback sought on MSD/IRD info sharingEligibility... more

Fluoridation Bill introduced to Parliament

17 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of HealthHon Peter DunneAssociate Minister of Health17 November 2016 Media Statement Fluoridation Bill introduced to ParliamentLegislation has... more

New members for board considering repatriation

17 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Craig FossMinister of Veterans’ Affairs 17 November 2016 Media Statement New members for board considering repatriationVeterans’ Affairs Minister Craig Foss today... more

Veterans’ Health Advisory Panel appointments

17 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Craig FossMinister of Veterans’ Affairs 17 November 2016 Media Statement Veterans’ Health Advisory Panel appointmentsVeterans’ Affairs Minister Craig Foss today... more

Support package for quake-affected Kaikoura businesses

17 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Economic DevelopmentHon Anne TolleyMinister for Social Development 17 November 2016 Media Statement Support package for quake-affected Kaikoura... more

Government Helpline for post-earthquake support

17 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Gerry BrownleeActing Minister of Civil DefenceHon Anne TolleyMinister for Social Development17 November 2016 Media StatementGovernment Helpline for post-earthquake supportThe 0800... more

1 leader for Auckland’s DHBs to improve services

17 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of Health17 November 2016 Media Statement 1 leader for Auckland’s DHBs to improve servicesHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman has announced that... more

Growing entrepreneurs in New Zealand

17 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment17 November 2016 Media Statement Growing entrepreneurs in New ZealandTertiary Education, Skills and... more

Govt invests $21 million in Education Council

17 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education17 November 2016 Media Statement Govt invests $21 million in Education CouncilEducation Minister Hekia Parata today announced the... more

Paris Agreement will be extended to include Tokelau

17 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Paula BennettMinister for Climate Change Issues17 November 2016Paris Agreement will be extended to include TokelauClimate Change Minister Paula Bennett has announced New Zealand’s... more

Good news for wine and spirit industries

17 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Paul GoldsmithMinister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs 16 November 2016 Media Statement Good news for wine and spirit industriesCommerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul... more

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News

Historic move of New Zealand’s iconic documents

25 Apr 2017 News
24 AprilThree of New Zealand’s most precious constitutional documents were moved to a new location in a unique ceremonial... more

PM announces changes to ministerial portfolios

25 Apr 2017 Arts
24 April 2017Prime Minister Bill English today announced the appointment of Gerry Brownlee as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nathan Guy... more

Business

McCully to Viet Nam to further Vietnamese partnership

25 Apr 2017 Business News
23 April 2017 Foreign Minister Murray McCully will travel to Ha Noi today to meet Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign... more

Positive step forward for pay equity

1 Mar 2017 Business News
28 Feb 2017 State Services Minister Paula Bennett has welcomed an agreement with unions which will see the Government’s new pay... more

Living

Spirit of “Mateship” prominent at London ANZAC commemorations

25 Apr 2017 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
All photos copyright Peter Livingstone Photography. Lead image: HRH The Duke of York (far right), with the Hon Alexander Downer (far... more

3rd Position, Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series

21 Nov 2016 Lifestyle
Emirates Team New Zealand EMIRATES TEAM NEW ZEALAND CLOSES IN 3rd POSITION THE LOUIS VUITTON AMERICA’S CUP WORLD SERIES more

Property

NZ house prices gain 11% in October

14 Nov 2016 Property
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 14 November 2016 10:28 AM NZ house prices gain 11% in October, driven by sales of higher value homes By... more

RBNZ sees pressures building in Auckland construction sector

11 Nov 2016 Property By Paul McBeth
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 10 November 2016 04:04 PM RBNZ sees pressures building in Auckland construction sector By Paul ... more

Migration

Suspension of decision making authority

25 Apr 2017 Migration
24 April 2017Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse is taking steps to improve Immigration New Zealand’s decision making... more

Recognised Seasonal Employers employ more Kiwis

8 Feb 2017 Migration
7 Feb 2017 Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes a report showing the vast majority of employers who take on seasonal... more

Travel

eGate expansion project nears completion

25 Apr 2017 Travel & Tourism
21 April 2017Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today announced 15 new eGates are now fully operational at Auckland Airport arrivals,... more

New Zealand commits to Fiji border security

28 Mar 2017 Travel & Tourism
27 March 2017 Customs Minister Nicky Wagner is welcoming a commitment to help strengthen Fiji’s border security. New Zealand... more

Sport

World Masters Games 2017 commemorates Anzac Day

25 Apr 2017 Sport
25 April 2017An Anzac Day service at Queens Wharf and a star-studded New Zealand versus Australia exhibition basketball match will be... more

NZ Goverment welcomes World Masters Games

25 Apr 2017 Sport
21 April 2017Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman have today welcomed the... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Gareth Morgan crusade

11 Nov 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Gareth Morgan crusade First published on Werewolf more

Gordon Campbell on the US election outcome

10 Nov 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the US election outcome more

Kiwi Success

Spencer to be Acting Governor of Reserve Bank

8 Feb 2017 Appointments
7 Feb 2017 Finance Minister Steven Joyce will appoint current Deputy Reserve Bank Governor Grant Spencer as the Acting Governor of... more

Temporary Chairs appointed to Canterbury and South Canterbury DHB

1 Feb 2017 Appointments
30 January 2017 Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today appointed temporary Chairs to the boards of Canterbury and South... more

Recruitment

New employment resource for young people

1 Mar 2017 Recruitment
28 Feb 2017 Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith and Associate Education Minister Louise Upston have... more

Record number of people in employment

1 Feb 2017 Recruitment
1 Feb 2017 Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith has welcomed the record number of New Zealanders now in... more

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