News

New Maori aquaculture agreements signed

23 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government New Maori aquaculture agreements signedNew regional agreements for Maori commercial aquaculture have been signed by Government Ministers today, including Primary Industries Minister... more

Minister demands assurances from Serco

23 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-IigaMinister of Corrections23 July 2015 Media StatementMinister demands assurances from Serco Corrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga today made it clear to Serco... more

Tool to help GPs diagnose & manage TIA/Strokes

23 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government 23 July 2015 Tool to help GPs diagnose & manage TIA/Strokes Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says an electronic decision support tool will help GPs improve the diagnosis and... more

Gordon Campbell on new bureaucratic tests for solo parents

23 Jul 2015 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on the new bureaucratic tests facing solo parentsOffhand, its hard to think of a more cynical example of political opportunism than the requirement that solo parents... more

Exciting progress in educational achievement

23 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education 23 July 2015Exciting progress in educational achievementEducation Minister Hekia Parata says a regional breakdown showing the proportion of... more

New world-class framework for UAVs

23 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Simon BridgesMinister of TransportHon Craig FossAssociate Minister of TransportNew world-class framework for UAVsNew rules on the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) will enable... more

New seafood and marine centre welcomed

23 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMember of Parliament for NelsonNew seafood and marine centre welcomedThe decision by Plant & Food Research to invest with Port Nelson in a new purpose-built research... more

Our Sovereignty is Not for Sale

23 Jul 2015 News
Te Ringahuia Hata Our Sovereignty is Not for Sale23 July 2015Six applications and nine interested parties are seeking an urgent hearing in the Waitangi Tribunal arguing that the TPPA would breach the Treaty of... more

Expansion by Stealth: UK strikes in Syria

22 Jul 2015 News
Article - Binoy Kampmark Expansion by Stealth: UK strikes in SyriaIt is worth noting that the UK Parliament was against it, namely, enlarging a campaign against the Islamic State that would also involve... more

Labour's Environment Bill a bad joke

22 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for the Environment 22 July 2015 Media Statement Labour's Environment Bill a bad jokeLabour is exposing itself to ridicule with its Environmental... more

Primary schools sought for health and wellness week study

22 Jul 2015 News
Massey University Wednesday, July 22, 2015Primary schools sought for health and wellness week studyMore children are sought for New Zealand’s first-ever comprehensive investigation measuring the connection... more

Minister announces appointments to boards

22 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Simon BridgesMinister of Transport22 July 2015Minister announces appointments to boardsTransport Minister Simon Bridges says he is pleased to announce appointments to two... more

KiwiSaver membership grows to over 2,530,000

22 Jul 2015 News
The number of KiwiSaver enrolments continues to rise in the over-18 year old target population, with an additional 11,656 members in the month of June, Finance Minister Bill English and Revenue Minister Todd... more

District Health Boards scoop IPANZ awards

22 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of Health 22 July 2015District Health Boards scoop IPANZ awardsHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman has congratulated the DHBs which have taken home half of... more

Community groups to gain skilled professionals

22 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Jo GoodhewMinister for the Community and Voluntary Sector22 July 2015Community groups to gain skilled professionalsApplications open today for community groups to gain a skilled... more

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News

Small businesses urged to value and protect IP

24 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Government   Hon Craig Foss Minister for Small Business 24 July 2015 Small businesses urged to value and protect... more

Labour will not support TPP if it undermines NZ sovereignty

23 Jul 2015 News
New Zealand Labour Party 23 July 2015MEDIA STATEMENT Labour will not support TPP if it undermines NZ sovereignty The Labour Party... more

Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares extend fall on OCR disappointment

24 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares extend fall on OCR disappointment; Meridian, Genesis drop By Suze ... more

New health and safety rules relaxed for small businesses

24 Jul 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   New health and safety rules relaxed for small businesses By Pattrick Smellie July 24 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Living

Film NZ scrapped after screen production grant review

23 Jul 2015 Entertainment
Article - BusinessDesk <3>Film NZ scrapped after review of govt's screen production grant By Suze Metherell July 23... more

Awards to recognise the stars of NZ recreation

21 Jul 2015 Lifestyle
Nominations are open for the annual New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) Awards, recognising innovative and inspiring... more

Property

'Whipsaw' risk for Auckland house prices as China slows

16 Jul 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   'Whipsaw' risk for Auckland house prices as Chinese economy slows By Pattrick Smellie July 16 ... more

Auckland house prices up a record 26% in June year: REINZ

13 Jul 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
Article - BusinessDesk Auckland house prices up 26% in June year, buyers looking further afield: REINZ By Tina Morrison July 13 ... more

Migration

NZ net migration reaches new annual record in June

21 Jul 2015 Migration By Paul McBeth
  NZ net migration reaches new annual record in June, swelled by Indian, Chinese students July 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

NZ migration rises to new annual record in May

22 Jun 2015 Migration By Suze Metherell
  NZ migration rises to new annual record in May, closing in on Treasury's upside scenario June 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

Travel

SmartGates to more than double

23 Jul 2015 Travel & Tourism
Over $6 million from the Future Investment Fund will go towards expanding and modernising SmartGate at our borders to help manage ... more

Minister welcomes Tourism Industry Association partnership

15 Jul 2015 NZ Tourism
Minister welcomes Tourism Industry Association partnership A new partnership between the Department of Conservation and New ... more

Sport

All Blacks team named for Test against South Africa

24 Jul 2015 Rugby
James Broadhurst and Lima Sopoaga to make Test debuts                  ... more

Impressive opening for new-look Silver Ferns

24 Jul 2015 Netball
The versatility of the Silver Ferns line-up shone through when they completed an impressive 91-31 win over the Fiji Pearls in the... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the dogged reluctance to condemn Serco

23 Jul 2015 Opinion
The refusal by Minister Sam Lotu-Liga to hold Serco accountable for the company’s failings in prison management is bad... more

Gordon Campbell on Key talking up our - and China's - economy

21 Jul 2015 Opinion
  Gordon Campbell on John Key trying to talk up our - and China’s – ailing economy It wasn’t exactly... more

Kiwi Success

Appointment of Queen’s Counsel

24 Jul 2015 Appointments
New Zealand Government   Hon Christopher Finlayson Attorney-General 24 July 2015 Appointment of Queen’s Counsel Three... more

Al Monro replaces Sir Peter Maire at Callaghan Innovation

22 Jul 2015 Appointments By Fiona Rotherham
  Al Monro replaces Sir Peter Maire on Callaghan Innovation board July 22 (BusinessDesk) - Al Monro has been appointed to the... more

Recruitment

Economic turmoil unlikely to see Greek workers fleeing to NZ

16 Jul 2015 Press Releases
Declan Clancy says economic turmoil unlikely to see Greek workers fleeing to NZ One World Resourcing’s Declan Clancy is not... more

2/3s of workers would quit for more flexible work: survey

10 Jul 2015 Recruitment By Fiona Rotherham
July 10 (BusinessDesk) - Around two-thirds of workers would consider leaving their current job if offered a comparable one with... more