News

Ships heading south to aid earthquake response

16 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Gerry BrownleeMinister of Defence 15 November 2016 Ships heading south to aid earthquake responseDefence Minister Gerry Brownlee has welcomed the support... more

TPP Bill passes Third Reading

15 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Todd McClayMinister of Trade15 November 2016      Media StatementTPP Bill passes Third ReadingTrade Minister Todd McClay has welcomed the third reading of the Trans-Pacific... more

More than 100 people evacuated from Kaikoura

15 Nov 2016 Environment
New Zealand Government Hon Gerry BrownleeMinister of DefenceActing Minister of Civil Defence 15 November 2016   More than 100 people evacuated from Kaikoura New Zealand Defence Force helicopters have so... more

Green light for trans-Tasman patent regime

15 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Paul GoldsmithMinister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs15 November 2016    Media StatementGreen light for trans-Tasman patent regimeCommerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul... more

Public consultation on information sharing agreement

15 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Judith CollinsMinister of Police15 November 2016Public consultation on Gang Intelligence Centre information sharing agreementPolice Minister Judith Collins has announced the eight... more

Youth supported to attend technology summit

15 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Anne TolleyActing Minister for Youth 15 November 2016 Youth supported to attend technology summitAround 40 South Island young people and people working in the youth sector are being... more

International offers of help appreciated

15 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Gerry BrownleeMinister of DefenceActing Minister of Civil Defence 15 November 2016 International offers of help appreciatedThe New Zealand Defence Force has accepted offers of help... more

Cans for Good collection for The Salvation Army begins

15 Nov 2016 News
Cans for Good News AlertCans for Good collection for The Salvation Army begins at local schoolsPrimary school children from more than 180 schools around the country will be collecting cans for The Salvation... more

New Regional Research Institute announced

15 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister of Science and Innovation 15 November 2016 New Regional Research Institute announcedScience and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce... more

Agencies pull together for disaster response

15 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon GerryBrownlee Acting Minister of Civil Defence 14 November 2016 Agencies pull together for disaster response   HMNZS Canterbury will support the ongoing response in the Kaikoura... more

PM Key postpones trip to Argentina after NZ earthquake

14 Nov 2016 Financial
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 14 November 2016 11:29 AM PM Key postpones trip to Argentina after NZ earthquake; expects to attend APEC By Tina Morrison Nov. 14 (BusinessDesk) - Prime Minister John Key has... more

PM defers departure to APEC

14 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister14 November 2016 PM defers departure to APECPrime Minister John Key has today postponed his trip to Argentina, but intends to travel to Peru later this week... more

French Memorial for Pukeahu chosen

14 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government       Hon Maggie BarryMinister for Arts, Culture and HeritageHon Craig FossMinister of Veteran’s Affairs 11 November 2016 French Memorial for Pukeahu chosen Arts,... more

All Blacks' thoughts turn to home after 'quake

14 Nov 2016 Environment By Lynn McConnell
All Blacks' thoughts turn to home more

Cheviot earthquake: Tracing the source of the 7.5 magnitude quake

14 Nov 2016 Environment By Paul Gorman
The massive 7.5-magnitude earthquake which struck the South Island, triggering further quakes and tsunamis, may have been complex, and scientists are looking into whether it may have ruptured two fault planes. It... more

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News

Historic move of New Zealand’s iconic documents

25 Apr 2017 News
24 AprilThree of New Zealand’s most precious constitutional documents were moved to a new location in a unique ceremonial... more

PM announces changes to ministerial portfolios

25 Apr 2017 Arts
24 April 2017Prime Minister Bill English today announced the appointment of Gerry Brownlee as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nathan Guy... more

Business

McCully to Viet Nam to further Vietnamese partnership

25 Apr 2017 Business News
23 April 2017 Foreign Minister Murray McCully will travel to Ha Noi today to meet Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign... more

Positive step forward for pay equity

1 Mar 2017 Business News
28 Feb 2017 State Services Minister Paula Bennett has welcomed an agreement with unions which will see the Government’s new pay... more

Living

Spirit of “Mateship” prominent at London ANZAC commemorations

25 Apr 2017 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
All photos copyright Peter Livingstone Photography. Lead image: HRH The Duke of York (far right), with the Hon Alexander Downer (far... more

3rd Position, Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series

21 Nov 2016 Lifestyle
Emirates Team New Zealand EMIRATES TEAM NEW ZEALAND CLOSES IN 3rd POSITION THE LOUIS VUITTON AMERICA’S CUP WORLD SERIES more

Property

NZ house prices gain 11% in October

14 Nov 2016 Property
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 14 November 2016 10:28 AM NZ house prices gain 11% in October, driven by sales of higher value homes By... more

RBNZ sees pressures building in Auckland construction sector

11 Nov 2016 Property By Paul McBeth
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 10 November 2016 04:04 PM RBNZ sees pressures building in Auckland construction sector By Paul ... more

Migration

Suspension of decision making authority

25 Apr 2017 Migration
24 April 2017Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse is taking steps to improve Immigration New Zealand’s decision making... more

Recognised Seasonal Employers employ more Kiwis

8 Feb 2017 Migration
7 Feb 2017 Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes a report showing the vast majority of employers who take on seasonal... more

Travel

eGate expansion project nears completion

25 Apr 2017 Travel & Tourism
21 April 2017Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today announced 15 new eGates are now fully operational at Auckland Airport arrivals,... more

New Zealand commits to Fiji border security

28 Mar 2017 Travel & Tourism
27 March 2017 Customs Minister Nicky Wagner is welcoming a commitment to help strengthen Fiji’s border security. New Zealand... more

Sport

World Masters Games 2017 commemorates Anzac Day

25 Apr 2017 Sport
25 April 2017An Anzac Day service at Queens Wharf and a star-studded New Zealand versus Australia exhibition basketball match will be... more

NZ Goverment welcomes World Masters Games

25 Apr 2017 Sport
21 April 2017Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman have today welcomed the... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Gareth Morgan crusade

11 Nov 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Gareth Morgan crusade First published on Werewolf more

Gordon Campbell on the US election outcome

10 Nov 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the US election outcome more

Kiwi Success

Spencer to be Acting Governor of Reserve Bank

8 Feb 2017 Appointments
7 Feb 2017 Finance Minister Steven Joyce will appoint current Deputy Reserve Bank Governor Grant Spencer as the Acting Governor of... more

Temporary Chairs appointed to Canterbury and South Canterbury DHB

1 Feb 2017 Appointments
30 January 2017 Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today appointed temporary Chairs to the boards of Canterbury and South... more

Recruitment

New employment resource for young people

1 Mar 2017 Recruitment
28 Feb 2017 Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith and Associate Education Minister Louise Upston have... more

Record number of people in employment

1 Feb 2017 Recruitment
1 Feb 2017 Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith has welcomed the record number of New Zealanders now in... more

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