News

Response to "Kill The PM" Song Coverage

26 Aug 2014 Politics
at-peace [@peace Facebook post] Now that I have your attention, may I remind you that 130,000 ELIGIBLE PEOPLE UNDER 25 HAVE NOT YET ENROLLED. The current PM does not care about these people. He does not care... more

Environmental science judged better than fair

26 Aug 2014 News
Enviroment Canterbury August 26, 2014MEDIA RELEASEEnvironmental science judged better than fairStudents participating in the 2014 Canterbury-Westland Schools Science and Technology Fair presented their... more

Environmental science judged better than fair

26 Aug 2014 News
Enviroment Canterbury August 26, 2014MEDIA RELEASEEnvironmental science judged better than fairStudents participating in the 2014 Canterbury-Westland Schools Science and Technology Fair presented their... more

Te Mana o Te Wai – the quality and vitality of water

26 Aug 2014 News
The Maori Party Media Statement26 August 2014Statement and attached environment policy embargoed until 6amTe Mana o Te Wai – the quality and vitality of waterThe Maori Party intends introducing legislation... more

$208,000 for conservation of wetlands

26 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government $208,000 for conservation of wetlands The Government is to provide a $208,000 Community Conservation Partnership Fund grant over three years to Project Tongariro to advance the... more

$11m in funding for sign language

26 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government $11m in funding for sign language The Government is investing $11 million over 4 years to help support deaf children, their families and their schools, says Education Minister Hekia... more

A Party Vote Unitedfuture is a Vote for the Outdoors

26 Aug 2014 News
United Future NZ Party A Party Vote Unitedfuture is a Vote for the OutdoorsUnitedFuture’s Outdoors Spokesperson Alan Simmons says New Zealanders’ birth right to fish and hunt will be safeguarded by... more

National and Labour to outline economic visions

26 Aug 2014 News
Victoria University of Wellington MEDIA ADVISORY26 August 2014National and Labour to outline economic visions at Victoria UniversityThe deputy leaders of National and Labour will outline their visions for the... more

Objectionable Hip-Hop Song Offensive to All NZ’ers

26 Aug 2014 News
Family First New Zealand MEDIA RELEASE26 August 2014Objectionable Hip-Hop Song Offensive to All NZ’ersFamily First is slamming Auckland hip-hop crew @peace for their new release containing lyrics that threaten... more

Further steps forward for $359m education initiative

26 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education 26 August 2014 Media Statement Further steps forward for $359m education initiativeEducation Minister Hekia Parata says good progress... more

Health services focused on prevention

26 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Tony RyallMinister of Health 26 August 2014 Media Statement Health services focused on preventionThe latest National Health Target results show more New Zealanders are... more

Maori party Candidates Announced

25 Aug 2014 News
The Maori Party Maori Party Candidates Announced The Maori Party has today announced its list of 24 candidates to contest the 2014 General Election."The list is headed by our co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell, and... more

NZ in spotlight during World Science Week

25 Aug 2014 News
The arrival of around 2000 top international scientists and researchers in Auckland later this month will make New Zealand the focus of the world science community, Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce... more

Maori Party says New Zealanders deserve better

25 Aug 2014 News
The Maori Party 25 AUGUST 2014MEDIA STATEMENTMaori Party says New Zealanders deserve betterThe Maori Party says New Zealanders deserve to hear more about policies, plans and philosophies than dirt, grime and... more

Commercial Industry Opposes Recreational Fishing Policy

25 Aug 2014 News
United Future NZ Party Commercial Fishing Industry Opposed to United Futures Recreational Fishing PolicyPress release from Alan Simmons.United Future Outdoors spokesperson and Candidate for Taupo.United Future... more

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News

NZ provides further aid to Iraq

28 Aug 2014 News
New Zealand Government NZ provides further aid to Iraq Foreign Minister Murray McCully today announced that New Zealand will provide ... more

Excellence and impact for top quality research

28 Aug 2014 News
University of Auckland Excellence and impact for top quality research *Interviews:This was a University of Auckland seminar, but the... more

Business

Christchurch property investor wins policy appeal in Supreme Court

27 Aug 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Christchurch property investor Ridgecrest wins IAG policy appeal in Supreme Court By Jonathan ... more

Time to rethink India's IT reputation, delegation says

26 Aug 2014 Business News By Pattrick Smellie
Article - BusinessDesk   Time to rethink India's IT reputation, says visiting delegation Aug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - India's... more

Living

Entries open The Hobbit Fan Fellowship Contest

26 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
Air New Zealand Air New Zealand invites Hobbit fans to enter The Hobbit Fan Fellowship Contest for a chance to win a ... more

MTV VMAs 2014: Lorde wins Best Rock Video over actual rock bands

25 Aug 2014 Environment
Singer Lorde shows off her Moonman trophy for Best Rock Video for ‘Royals.’ Lorde, have mercy. The New Zealand pop star... more

Property

House sales down as winter cools market - REINZ

14 Aug 2014 Property
New Zealand house sales fell in July as winter cooled the appetite of house hunters while a drop in properties selling for $400,000... more

NZ property values rise at slowest annual pace in 13 months

7 Aug 2014 Property By Paul McBeth
Aug. 7 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand property values rose at the slowest annual pace in 13 months in July as rising interest rates,... more

Migration

Who's living next door to you?

20 Aug 2014 Migration
Statistics NZ puts out detailed data on different ethnic groups, down to the 108 people from the Isle of Man. Did you know there are... more

NZ population growth speeds up

14 Aug 2014 Migration
New Zealand's climb to 4.5 million people has been faster in the past year than it has in any other year in the past decade,... more

Travel

Jetstar loses ground in NZ as Qantas plunges to A$2.84B loss

28 Aug 2014 Travel & Tourism By Paul McBeth
Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Jetstar, the discount unit of Australian airline Qantas Airways, lost ground in New Zealand, while claiming... more

Auckland 10th most liveable city - again

19 Aug 2014 Travel & Tourism
Auckland has again been ranked the tenth most liveable city in the world. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released its... more

Sport

NZ Triathlon: Three Kiwi Aquathlon Golds in Edmonton

28 Aug 2014 Multisport
New Zealand has their Edmonton World Championship campaign underway with the perfect three from three gold medals in the elite... more

Dion Snell takes top prize at Auckland Rugby League Awards

28 Aug 2014 Sport
Howick Hornets second-rower Dion Snell has capped off a breakthrough year by being named 2014 Appliance Shed Fox Memorial Lion Red... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Peters’ latest bout of immigrant bashing

28 Aug 2014 Column By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on Winston Peters’ latest bout of immigrant bashing, and Bob Dylan in the basement (again) So in the... more

NZ’s UN Security Council bid hangs by a nuclear thread

27 Aug 2014 Opinion By Bob Rigg
On 16 June the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna circulated a request backed by 18 members of the Arab League... more

Kiwi Success

The duo behind NZ's hottest new label

20 Aug 2014 People
We're expecting big things from Harman Grubisa, the new label from Auckland-based friends Madeleine Harman (right) and Jessica... more

Victoria announces new strategic appointments

11 Aug 2014 Appointments
Victoria University of Wellington has announced the appointment of New Zealand’s first Provost, Professor Neil... more

Recruitment

High dollar, hands-off Govt sends workers to dole queue

22 Aug 2014 Recruitment
The loss of up to 100 jobs at Croxley stationery in Auckland is devastating news for their families and the local Avondale... more

On track to surplus, more jobs, higher incomes

19 Aug 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand is on track to Budget surplus this year, backed by good growth, more jobs and higher incomes under the ... more