News

Creation of Pitcairn Island Marine Reserve Applauded

19 Mar 2015 News
Pew Charitable Trusts Pew, National Geographic Applaud Creation of Pitcairn Islands Marine ReserveU.K. government establishes world’s largest fully protected marine reserve; sets new standard for... more

Wellington Trades Academy Manager Appointed

19 Mar 2015 News
Wellington Institute of Technology 19 MARCH 2015 Press Release: Wellington Trades Academy Manager AppointedDavid Hibberd is the new Secondary Tertiary Partnership Programme Manager of the Wellington Trades... more

HMNZS Canterbury to Vanuatu

19 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government HMNZS Canterbury to VanuatuForeign Minister Murray McCully and Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee have announced that the HMNZS Canterbury will be sent to Vanuatu to support the recovery... more

Vocational Pathways supports young people to qualifications

19 Mar 2015 News
Silvereye Communications MEDIA RELEASETHURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2015 Falling in love with school againVocational Pathways, supporting young people to get the qualifications they need.Ezra Taulamana is a girl with a... more

Better air services with Viet Nam to come

19 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Simon BridgesMinister of Transport 19 March 2015 Media Statement Better air services with Viet Nam to comeTransport Minister Simon Bridges has today signed a protocol... more

Food Safety Arrangement signed with Viet Nam

19 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Jo GoodhewMinister for Food Safety 19 March 2015 Media StatementFood Safety Arrangement signed with Viet NamFood Safety Minister Jo Goodhew has welcomed an arrangement between... more

NZ and Viet Nam agree ambitious trade target

19 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister 19 March 2015 Media Statement NZ and Viet Nam agree ambitious trade targetNew Zealand and Viet Nam have agreed an ambitious target of doubling... more

No business case for skinny models in advertising

19 Mar 2015 News
Massey University Thursday March 19, 2015No business case for skinny models in advertisingFrance – the home of couture – is on the verge of banning very thin models from runways and fashion spreads. Should the... more

Greater focus on upskilling boards of trustees

19 Mar 2015 News
NZSTA Greater focus on upskilling boards of trustees for better student outcomesOne of NZSTA’s key goals in 2015 is to provide all boards of trustees with the opportunity to build on their governance capacity ... more

NZ’s consistent economic growth continues

19 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government NZ’s consistent economic growth continuesNew Zealand’s economy continues to perform consistently well with another quarter of solid growth reported today, Finance Minister Bill English... more

Retail and accommodation boost economic growth

19 Mar 2015 News
Statistics New Zealand Retail and accommodation boost economic growth 19 March 2015New Zealand's economy grew 0.8 percent in the last three months of 2014, led by retail and accommodation, Statistics New... more

The Strange Case Against Abid Naseer

19 Mar 2015 News
Opinion - Binoy Kampmark The Strange Case Against Abid NaseerBy Binoy Kampmark There was nothing ordinary about the Abid Naseer trial, which was a proceeding that gave off different fumes and smells depending... more

Housing development on Riccarton Racecourse proposed

19 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government Enabling legislation for new housing development on Riccarton RacecourseSpecial legislation is being proposed to amend the Christchurch Racecourse Reserve Act 1878 to enable a new housing... more

Stan Walker Kiwi kids’ favourite local celebrity

18 Mar 2015 News
CensusAtSchool Stan Walker Kiwi kids’ favourite local celebrity: CensusAtSchoolSinger and The X-Factor New Zealand judge Stan Walker is Kiwi kids’ favourite local celebrity by far, according to the first... more

NZ aid flight to Tanna

18 Mar 2015 News
 Foreign Minister Murray McCully says a New Zealand C-130 Hercules aircraft has travelled to Tanna Island this afternoon with relief supplies and the Vanuatu Prime Minister on board. “Tanna Island is... more

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News

McCully visits Iraq ahead of NZ deployment

24 Mar 2015 News
  Foreign Minister Murray McCully travelled to Baghdad yesterday for talks with Iraq’s Prime Minister Mr Haider al-Abadi... more

Trade Minister welcomes signing of NZ-Korea FTA

23 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government Trade Minister welcomes signing of NZ-Korea FTA Trade Minister Tim Groser today signed the New Zealand Korea... more

Business

NZ-Korea FTA signed amid spying, lost sovereignty claims

23 Mar 2015 Business News By Pattick Smellie
  NZ-Korea FTA signed amid spying, lost sovereignty claims March 23 (BusinessDesk) - A long-awaited free trade agreement... more

2degrees acquires Snap ISP for complete business offering

23 Mar 2015 Business News By Pattick Smellie
2degrees acquires Snap ISP for complete business offering March 23 (BusinessDesk) - 2Degrees, New Zealand's third-largest mobile... more

Living

2degrees lights up Auckland Harbour Bridge in World First

13 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Fusing light, music, mobile and one of Auckland’s most recognisable landmarks together – 2degrees launched another Kiwi... more

Third Thursday Set to Groove

9 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
The sounds of legendary jazz musician Charles Mingus is set to raise the beat of Wellington’s waterfront on 19 March, when the... more

Property

NZ house prices rise 3.6% in February

12 Mar 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
  NZ house prices rise 3.6% in February, led by a 14% jump in Auckland prices March 12 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential... more

Revealed: Auckland's cheapest suburbs

9 Mar 2015 Property
Many home buyers face long commute to Auckland jobs as they move to Wellsford, Pokeno and Hamilton. Only six areas of Auckland still... more

Migration

PM plays down claim war criminals are living in NZ

2 Mar 2015 Migration
Prime Minister John Key says he is not aware of any suspected war criminals from the former Yugoslavia in New Zealand. The claim that... more

NZ migration rose to record in 2014

30 Jan 2015 Migration By Tina Morrison
  NZ migration surged to record in 2014, helped by robust economy Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand migration surged to a... more

Travel

Foss welcomes agreement for rental vehicle code

17 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss is welcoming a move by the rental vehicle industry to establish a Code of Best Practice to... more

Productive discussions on Queenstown’s tourism workforce

6 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Sustainable workforce solutions were at the centre of discussions between Government Ministers and tourism industry representatives... more

Sport

ICC World Cup 2015: Semi Final New Zealand beats South Africa by four wickets

24 Mar 2015 Cricket
New Zealand beats South Africa by four wickets. In... more

ICC Cricket World Cup Fever takes hold in New Zealand

24 Mar 2015 Cricket
Ahead of the first semi-final in the land of rugby, all talk is about cover drives and yorkers more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Pacific spying

24 Mar 2015 Column By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on Pacific spying, Obama as Spock and Kendrick Lamar So New Zealand has using the GCSB to spy on its friends ... more

STEPHEN FLEMING: SPIN AND THE FIFTH BOWLER JUST GIVE NEW ZEALAND THE EDGE

23 Mar 2015 Column
Both teams are playing with confidence and one look at the talent on show on either side means it has the potential to be a classic,... more

Kiwi Success

Tower names Seniors Money's Brett Wilson as CFO

18 Mar 2015 Appointments
  Tower names Seniors Money's Brett Wilson as CFO, replacing Boggs March 18 (BusinessDesk) - Tower, the listed general insurer,... more

Kiwi start-up Glassjar launches payments app in the US

6 Mar 2015 People
Glassjar, the kiwi software start-up whose app provides people an easy way of sharing bills, has launched in the United States. The... more

Recruitment

RESEND: 63% of Warehouse permanent staff now on career wage

20 Mar 2015 Recruitment By Fiona Rotherham
  RESEND: Warehouse says 63% of permanent staff now on 'career retailer wage' (Fixes fourth paragraph to show Warehouse is... more

Woodhouse welcomes skilled migrants

12 Mar 2015 Recruitment
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes new figures out today showing an increasing number of skilled migrants coming to ... more