News

Innovative eHealth idea wins $10,000

12 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Innovative eHealth idea wins $10,000 Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has congratulated the winner of a challenge to find innovative IT ideas to improve health services.“The Clinicians’... more

Better air connections with the Philippines

12 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Better air connections with the PhilippinesAir links between New Zealand and the Philippines are set to improve with the signing today of an air services arrangement, says Transport... more

Saving the Cloud Forest

11 Nov 2014 News
Article - Dr Kayt Davies Saving the Cloud Forestby Kayt DaviesNovember 10, 2014The cloud forest is in danger and logging companies are part of the problem but, in this case, the fight’s moved on. Now the... more

Prisioner Traynor’s passport recalled

11 Nov 2014 News
  New Zealand GovernmentInternal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne said today the Department of Internal Affairs has recalled the passport of prisoner Phillip John Smith, issued in the name of Phillip John... more

Tech incubator awards first repayable grant

11 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Tech incubator awards first repayable grantScience and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today announced the recipient of the first repayable grant through Callaghan Innovation’s expanded... more

Surveillance powers get abused - just look at the US and UK

11 Nov 2014 News
Article - Branko Marcetic Surveillance powers get abused - just look at the US and the UKby Branko MarceticNovember 10, 2014Whenever the government gets ready to pass new laws expanding the powers of our... more

Food Safety Arrangement signed with Indonesia

11 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Food Safety Arrangement signed with Indonesia Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew has today welcomed the signing of a Food Safety Arrangement between New Zealand and Indonesia.“Signing of the... more

Britain’s Ed “Zigzag” Miliband is losing his Jewish donors

11 Nov 2014 News
Article - Redress Information Britain’s Ed “Zigzag” Miliband is losing his Jewish donorsNovember 11, 2014www.redresso... more

Applications open for $10m fund for teachers’ ideas

11 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Hekia ParataMinister of Education 11 November 2014 Media Statement Applications open for $10m fund for teachers’ ideasEducation Minister Hekia Parata has announced that... more

Tasman growers facing major cleanup

11 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Tasman growers facing major cleanup Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has visited hail-affected orchards in the Tasman region and says growers are coping well despite the damage... more

Commemoration by the numbers

11 Nov 2014 News
Commemoration by the numbers Statistics Minister Craig Foss today commemorated Armistice Day with the launch of a WW100 infographic. “The First World War was a significant event in New Zealand’s... more

Young authors & readers to create soundtracks for e-books

11 Nov 2014 News
Joint Press Release 11 November 2014Young authors & readers to create soundtracks for e-books in the classroomThe New Zealand Book Council and Booktrack have teamed up with top Kiwi author Brian Falkner to... more

Strategic approach to health workforce planning

11 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Strategic approach to health workforce planningHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman says new Health Workforce New Zealand reports show New Zealand has a sound strategy in place on workforce... more

Winston Churchill Fellows Announced for 2015

11 Nov 2014 News
Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew today announced that 14 recipients have been awarded Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowships for 2015. “This year’s Fellows represent a diverse... more

Agencies to urgently review prisoner escape

10 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Agencies to urgently review prisoner escape Police Minister Michael Woodhouse and Corrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga say agencies are working together to urgently review how a... more

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News

Broadband uptake exceeds ten per cent

18 Nov 2014 News
Connections to broadband have accelerated by nearly forty per cent over the past quarter as more households, businesses and schools... more

NZ steps up support for fight against Ebola

17 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Health Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman and Foreign Minister Murray McCully have outlined further support from... more

Business

Extreme commute: From New Zealand to rural Iceland

18 Nov 2014 Business News
Every year, several dozen butchers make an epic commute - from provincial New Zealand to rural Iceland - for just two months' work.... more

A2 Milk to seek ASX listing, push into US market

18 Nov 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   A2 Milk to seek ASX listing, push into US market, renew sales into China By Fiona Rotherham Nov. 18 ... more

Living

Hawaiian Voyagers Return to Reaffirm their Link with Maori

17 Nov 2014 Lifestyle
WAITANGI, New Zealand – When intrepid Hokulea crewmembers first sailed to Aotearoa (New Zealand) 29 years ago using the ... more

Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship team in Round the Bridges

14 Nov 2014 Lifestyle
A University of Waikato Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship team is set to compete in this Sunday’s Round the Bridges. The team of... more

Property

More homes coming on board for Christchurch tenants

18 Nov 2014 Property
Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett is impressed with Housing New Zealand’s progress in building, redeveloping and repairing... more

New initiatives to improve tenancy services

17 Nov 2014 Property
Changes to the delivery of key tenancy services are set to streamline and speed up processes for landlords and tenants, Building and... more

Migration

Australians & New Zealanders should be free to live & work in UK

3 Nov 2014 Migration
Australians and New Zealanders should be granted special status to live and work in the United Kingdom without restriction, a new... more

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

Travel

NZ guest nights jump to a record in September on rise in international travelers

12 Nov 2014 Travel & Tourism By Tina Morrison
Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand guest nights rose 1.1 percent to a record for a September month, driven by a rebound in ... more

Travel to NZ made easier for Indian business visitors

7 Nov 2014 Travel & Tourism
Associate Tourism Minister Paula Bennett and Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse say Indian nationals travelling to New Zealand... more

Sport

NZ News UK pictorial: All Black's win over Scotland

18 Nov 2014 Rugby
NZ News UK's Tony Morrison was at Murrayfield Saturday 15 November with his camera.  Below are some of his photos of the action -... more

Less than two weeks left to register for TRYathlon

18 Nov 2014 Sport
Weetbix Tryathlon Less than two weeks left to register for the Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Valerie Adams and Anna Harrison ... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Australia scoring trade points with China

18 Nov 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  It hasn’t been a great year for Trade Minister Tim Groser. The Trans Pacific Partnership deal has been deadlocked all... more

Gordon Campbell on training efforts against fundamentalism

14 Nov 2014 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on our training efforts against fundamentalism by Gordon Campbell As New Zealand... more

Kiwi Success

New Ambassador to the Philippines announced

18 Nov 2014 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced diplomat David Strachan as New Zealand’s new Ambassador to the... more

New High Commissioner to Malaysia

18 Nov 2014 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has today named diplomat John Subritzky as New Zealand’s new High Commissioner to Malaysia, to... more

Recruitment

Smiths City starts CEO search after Hellings signals exit

12 Nov 2014 Recruitment
Article - BusinessDesk   Smiths City starts search for new CEO after Hellings signals exit By Paul McBeth Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk)... more

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