News

Keep road safety in mind this Labour Weekend

23 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Simon BridgesMinister of Transport Keep road safety in mind this Labour WeekendTransport Minister Simon Bridges is encouraging road users to keep safe as they travel on the roads... more

IGIS Advisory Panel members appointed

23 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government IGIS Advisory Panel members appointed Prime Minister John Key today announced the appointments of Chris Hodson QC as the chair of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security’s... more

Queenstown Lakes Housing Accord signed

23 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Queenstown Lakes Housing Accord signedA Queenstown Lakes Housing Accord has been signed between Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith and Mayor Vanessa van Uden to provide an additional 1300... more

Queenstown Lakes Housing Accord signed

23 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr NickSmith Minister of Housing 23 October 2014 Media StatementQueenstown Lakes Housing Accord signedA Queenstown Lakes Housing Accord has been signed between Housing... more

Better emergency care at Wellington Hospital

23 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Better emergency care at Wellington HospitalHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman today visited Capital and Coast DHB which has made good progress on the government’s shorter stays in... more

Prime Minister extends condolences to Canada

23 Oct 2014 News
Prime Minister John Key has expressed his deepest sympathies to those affected by this morning’s events in Canada. “The reasons behind the fatal shooting in Ottawa this morning are not yet known,... more

Christchurch affordable housing partnership announced

23 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for Building and Housing 23 October 2014 Media StatementChristchurch affordable housing partnership announcedFletcher Residential has been chosen as the... more

New system will identify drink-drive offenders

23 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government New system will identify drink-drive offenders Police Minister Michael Woodhouse today officially launched the national roll-out of the Booze Bus Biometrics (BBB) system.The BBB system... more

Health sector passes annual check-up

23 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Health sector passes annual check-up Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the annual report on Implementing the New Zealand Health Strategy 2014 shows that public health and disability... more

1000th school connects to fast internet

23 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government 1000th school connects to fast internet The rollout of fast internet to schools continues to exceed expectations with the connection by Network for Learning (N4L) of the 1000th school to... more

TIN 100 grows to $7.6Bn

23 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government 23 October 2014 TIN 100 grows to $7.6BnScience and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has congratulated New Zealand’s TIN 100 companies on reaching $7.6 billion in annual turnover, a $1... more

Waikato entrepreneurs grateful for internship programme

22 Oct 2014 News
University of Waikato 21 October 2014Waikato entrepreneurs grateful for internship programmeOne brings the no nonsense approach, the other provides the voice of reason; together they balance each other out.... more

Scotland’s radical independence movement

22 Oct 2014 News
Article - Daphne Lawless Scotland’s radical independence movementby Daphne Lawless (Fightback, Auckland)October 22, 2014http:... more

Agencies well prepared in case of Ebola

22 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Agencies well prepared in case of EbolaHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman says government agencies remain prepared to deal with any potential Ebola cases in New Zealand.“While the risk to... more

Coleman recognises Sport Scholarships recipients

22 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Coleman recognises Prime Minister’s Sport Scholarships recipients Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman extends his congratulations to the athletes and sports officials who have... more

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News

First steps taken towards flag referendum

29 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister Hon Bill EnglishDeputy Prime Minister 29 October 2014 Cabinet has agreed on the... more

NZ to join global crackdown on tax evasion

29 Oct 2014 News
Revenue Minister Todd McClay today announced New Zealand’s timetable for participation in a global automatic exchange of... more

Business

NZ dollar holds gains as traders await central bank meetings

28 Oct 2014 Business News
By Paul McBeth Oct. 28 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar held gains in the local trading session as traders remain cautious... more

Orion Health seeks up to $150mln, eschews forecasts

28 Oct 2014 Business News
By Fiona Rotherham Oct. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Orion Health Group, which develops software systems for patient health management, wants... more

Living

Duo wins MKR NZ by just one point

29 Oct 2014 Food & Wine
Neena and Belinda have won the first season of My Kitchen Rules New Zealand. The "Modern Day Hippies" beat Aaron and Heather in... more

MKRNZ - The WeedEaters are cleaning up

28 Oct 2014 Food & Wine
Modern Day Hippies Neena and Belinda breezed through the semi finals last night on My Kitchen Rules New Zealand and no one could be... more

Property

Goodman Property sells three Christchurch sites for $18.9M

28 Oct 2014 Property
By Suze Metherell Oct. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Goodman Property Trust, the biggest listed property investor by market value, sold two... more

Double-digit rate increases loom

24 Oct 2014 Property
Aucklanders living in the ‘hottest suburbs’ could be the big losers, while businesses will come out winners Rate rises... more

Migration

New Zealand Named The Best Place For Raising Children

24 Oct 2014 Migration
New Zealand has been named the best place to raise a child in the Raising Children Abroad annual league table. According to the HSBC... more

Desperate employers keeping overstayers

24 Oct 2014 Migration
Desperate employers seeking to fill job shortages are keeping migrant workers who previously held a work visa in New Zealand... more

Travel

Air New Zealand's GENIUS Hobbit themed safety video

24 Oct 2014 Travel & Tourism
Giving flyers an Unexpected Journey! Elijah Wood and Sir Peter Jackson star in 'epic' Hobbit themed Air New Zealand safety video Air... more

Travel 'interns wanted' to tour 2000km of NZ

24 Oct 2014 Travel & Tourism
Forget a summer internship of fetching coffee and photocopying - a travel company is offering a $30,000, 10-day, 2000km tour of New... more

Sport

NZ Rugby League: Matagi to debut against Samoa

29 Oct 2014 Rugby League
Vodafone Warriors prop Suaia Matagi is poised to play his first test for the NZ Kiwis against his old team-mates, Toa Samoa, at... more

Cancer Society named official charity for Cricket World Cup

28 Oct 2014 Cricket
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Cancer Society named official charity in New Zealand for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 The Cancer Society has... more

Columns

The return of Occupy London: this time it’s truly political

28 Oct 2014 Opinion
Article - Adam Parsons The return of Occupy London: this time it’s truly political by Adam Parsons22 October 2014more

Gordon Campbell on the TPP finishing line, and Amazon’s woes

28 Oct 2014 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on the TPP finishing line, and Amazon’s woes by Gordon Campbell If the Trans Pa... more

Kiwi Success

New Ambassador to France appointed

28 Oct 2014 Appointments
Minister of Foreign Affairs Foreign Minister Murray McCully has appointed diplomat James Kember as New Zealand’s next... more

Jim Hickey hangs up his umbrella

24 Oct 2014 People
Veteran weathercaster Jim Hickey has announced his retirement today, saying is was a tough decision. "I feel like I'm subbing off at... more

Recruitment

More than 600 take up 3K to Christchurch jobs

28 Oct 2014 Recruitment
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says the Government’s 3K to Christchurch scheme is a winner with 633 unemployed people... more

UK ambulance service poaches Kiwi paramedics

24 Oct 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand paramedics are being poached by Britain's busiest ambulance service. Interviews were held in Auckland on Friday and... more