News

Trust awards $204,000 to 34 Waikato students

12 Dec 2014 News
Joint Press Release Trust awards $204,000 to 34 Waikato studentsScholarships worth $6000 each have been awarded to 34 Waikato secondary school students embarking on a science or teaching degree at the... more

Approach gives disabled people more choice

12 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nicky WagnerMinister for Disability Issues12 December 2014Approach gives disabled people more choiceMinister for Disability Issues Nicky Wagner says the Christchurch and Waikato... more

Ethnic youth shine in leadership programme

12 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-IigaMinister for Ethnic Communities12 December 2014Ethnic youth shine in leadership programmeEthnic Communities Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has congratulated a group... more

Sunflowers in Kindy - Winners Named

12 Dec 2014 News
Daltons MEDIA RELEASEFriday 12th December 2014WINNING KINDY’S NAMEDNext generation of little gardeners literally grow through the roof!Enthusiasm for gardening has literally grown through the roof over the... more

Minister welcomes cycle safety report

12 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Craig FossAssociate Minister of Transport 12 December 2014 Media Statement Minister welcomes cycle safety reportAssociate Transport Minister Craig Foss has welcomed the... more

Maori Academic Achievement To Be Celebrated In Otaki

12 Dec 2014 News
Te Wananga o Raukawa Media Release December 11, 2014 Available For Immediate Release Maori Academic Achievement To Be Celebrated In Otaki A bumper celebration of Maori academic success is promised for Otaki... more

Victoria University appoints new Dean of Law

12 Dec 2014 News
Victoria University of Wellington MEDIA RELEASE12 December 2014Victoria University appoints new Dean of LawVictoria University of Wellington has appointed a leading Wellington public and Maori law issues... more

Budgeting Services get $2 million boost

12 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Anne TolleyMinister for Social Development12 December 2014Media Statement Budgeting Services get $2 million boostSocial Development Minister Anne Tolley says new government... more

ITC Tutor Sio Alatini among top tourism scholars in NZ

12 Dec 2014 News
International Travel College ITC Tutor Sio Alatini among top tourism scholars in New ZealandThe International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC) is incredibly proud of one of its star tutors, Sio Alatini, who... more

Drone operators need to play by the rules

12 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Craig FossAssociate Minister of Transport 12 December 2014 Media Statement Drone operators need to play by the rulesThe Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is currently updating... more

Appointment of Judge of the High Court

12 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Christopher FinlaysonAttorney-General 12 December 2014 Media Statement Appointment of Judge of the High CourtAuckland Queen’s Counsel Anne Hinton has been appointed a... more

PM welcomes new Air NZ route to Sth America

12 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister and Minister of Tourism 12 December 2014 Media Statement PM welcomes new Air NZ route to Sth AmericaPrime Minister and Tourism Minister John... more

New provider for $5 million digital advisory service

11 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nikki KayeAssociate Minister of Education 11 December 2014 Media Statement New provider for $5 million digital advisory serviceAssociate Education Minister Nikki Kaye today... more

Students recognised for promoting primary sector careers

11 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nathan GuyMinister for Primary Industries11 December 2014 Media Statement Students recognised for promoting primary sector careers Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy... more

Minister welcomes statutory interventions report

11 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education11 December 2014Minister welcomes statutory interventions reportEducation Minister Hekia Parata has welcomed the recommendations of the Review of... more

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News

A summer ‘gift’ for your boatie

19 Dec 2014 News
Helping your friends and family stay safe on the water this holiday season is the gift that lasts a lifetime, Associate Transport... more

Consultation starts on ACC rates for free doctors’ visits

19 Dec 2014 News
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and ACC Minister Nikki Kaye say consultation starts today on ACC support towards free kids’... more

Business

NZ business confidence eases in December, still buoyant

19 Dec 2014 Business News
By Paul McBeth Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand business confidence slipped in December, while staying largely upbeat, as... more

Xero's former chief revenue officer moves to Trade Me

19 Dec 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Stuart McLean moves to Trade Me as Xero ditches chief revenue role By Suze Metherell Dec. 19 ... more

Living

New access system for Te Urewera

19 Dec 2014 Lifestyle
‘Hunters from throughout NZ and especially the North Island, will welcome the start of the new access system for Te... more

Fanzones for Auckland’s non-stop summer

19 Dec 2014 Lifestyle
Auckland will turn on a range of free activities this non-stop summer, with the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines Festival and Fanzone,... more

Property

Affordable housing development agreement signed

18 Dec 2014 Property
The Government has signed a development agreement for the construction of 237 homes as part of its affordable housing project on an... more

NZ weekly rents rise 5.3% in November, upward trend slowing

15 Dec 2014 Property
By Paul McBeth Dec. 15 (BusinessDesk) - Median national housing rents rose at an annual pace of 5.3 percent in November, slowing... more

Migration

Immigration rises to a fresh annual record

19 Dec 2014 Migration
Immigration rises to a fresh record, fuelled by returning kiwis, Indian students By Suze Metherell Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New... more

UK pension service Britannia 'pauses' TV ads on FMA warning

19 Dec 2014 Migration
By Suze Metherell Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Britannia Financial Services, a UK pension transfer agency whose advertisements feature... more

Travel

Air New Zealand takes out win on World's Top Ten Airlines

18 Dec 2014 Travel & Tourism
AirlineRatings.com has announced along with its Airline Excellence Awards its Top Ten airlines for 2015. Heading the list is... more

Tourism Holdings lifts annual profit forecast to $17 million

18 Dec 2014 Travel & Tourism
By Suze Metherell Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Tourism Holdings, the biggest campervan rental company in Australia and New Zealand, has... more

Sport

Top local athletes to compete at Colgate Games in Wellington

19 Dec 2014 Sport
The Colgate Games, New Zealand’s biggest annual children’s track and field athletics event, will be held in... more

Badminton Names Bulk of Junior Team for Oceania Champs

19 Dec 2014 Sport
For a number of New Zealand’s brightest young Badminton prospects Christmas and the New Year holiday period just got a little... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Pakistan schoolchildren killings

18 Dec 2014 Column
by Gordon Campbell The slaughter of the children in Pakistan is incomprehensibly awful. On the side, it has thrown a spotlight onto... more

Gordon Campbell on income inequality, and Christmas songs

12 Dec 2014 Column
Article - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on income inequality, and yo ho ho Christmas songs by Gordon Campbell As 2014... more

Kiwi Success

DreamCatchers launched in UK

18 Dec 2014 People
In association with Kea, The New Zealand High Commission and The New Zealand Society, Dream Catchers was launched at New Zealand House... more

Inspiring Stories :Young Kiwis Making a Difference

8 Dec 2014 People
Wellington, December 8th – At only 15 years old, Auckland student Hunter Williams is the youngest winner of the Inspiring... more

Recruitment

Job ads trending down, says ANZ survey

19 Dec 2014 Recruitment
By Fiona Rotherham Total job advertising has taken an end-of-year dip, falling 0.1 per cent in November after seasonal adjustments,... more

Scheme to fill hard-to-staff health jobs working

18 Dec 2014 Recruitment
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a scheme to fill hard-to-staff health roles is making a real difference to the career choices... more