News

Should parties tell us who they’d work with before election?

16 Jul 2014 News
Opinion - Massey University Should parties tell us who they’d work with before the elections?by Grant DuncanJuly 16, 2014In New Zealand we watch elections as if they were horse races. Some of us even place... more

Hutt Valley Police seeking to locate Peter TAUEKI

16 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hutt Valley Police seeking to locate Peter TAUEKIPeter TauekiTAUEKI is a 46-year-old male who Police believe is actively avoiding auth... more

Counting the contribution of the not-for-profit sector

16 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government 16 July 2014 Media StatementCounting the contribution of the not-for-profit sector Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew and Statistics Minister Nicky Wagner are welcoming... more

Norman: A smarter greener economy through innovation

16 Jul 2014 Politics
Speech - Green Party 16 July 2014 Building a smarter greener economy through innovation Green Party Co-leader Dr Russel Norman Tena koutou, tena koutou, tena koutou katoa. Thank you very much Dr Dickinson, who... more

Greens announce $1 billion additional investment in R&D

16 Jul 2014 Politics
Green Party 16 July 2014 Greens announce $1 billion additional investment in R&D, including business tax breaks The Green Party has announced today that its economic priority for the election is building a... more

Rt Hon Winston Peters: Timaru Grey Power Speech

16 Jul 2014 Politics
Speech - New Zealand First Party Rt Hon Winston PetersNew Zealand First Leader 16 July 2014 Timaru Grey Power SpeechWednesday 16 July, 10.30amSouth Canterbury RSA, 21 Wai-iti Rd, Timaru “Twenty Nine Years... more

Fine dodgers paying up to avoid driving ban

16 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Fine dodgers paying up to avoid driving ban The Ministry of Justice has collected $4.6 million in just four months from people who risked being banned from driving under a tough new... more

Select Committee Reports Back on Education Amendment Bill

16 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Select Committee Reports Back on Education Amendment Bill (No 2)Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce and Education Minister Hekia Parata today welcomed the... more

Six kakapo chicks successfully fledged

15 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister of Conservation 15 July 2014 Media Statement Six kakapo chicks successfully fledged Kakapo have had their most successful breeding season in three... more

Statute revision bill certifier appointed

15 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Christopher FinlaysonAttorney-General 15 July 2014 Media Statement Statute revision bill certifier appointedFormer High Court Judge the Honourable John Priestley CNZM QC has... more

Taxpayers’ Union Wrong Again

15 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand First Party Rt Hon Winston PetersNew Zealand First Leader15 JULY 2014 Taxpayers’ Union Wrong AgainThe Taxpayers’ Union’s criticism of Tauranga City Councillor Clayton Mitchell standing as a New... more

NZ calls for Gaza ceasefire

15 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Murray McCullyMinister of Foreign Affairs 15 July 2014 Media Statement NZ calls for Gaza ceasefireForeign Affairs Minister Murray McCully has said New Zealand strongly... more

The Anti-Empire Report #130

15 Jul 2014 News
Column - William Blum The Anti-Empire Report #130by William BlumJuly 12th, 2014http://williamblum.org/aer/read/130What would a psychiatrist call this? Delusions of grandeur?US Secretary of State John Kerry, J... more

Police Minister honours Chinese disaster workers

15 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Anne Tolley Minister of Police 15 July 2014 Media StatementPolice Minister honours Chinese disaster workersPolice Minister Anne Tolley has presented special commemorative service... more

Time to deliver on aged care promises

15 Jul 2014 News
Service And Food Workers Union MEDIA RELEASE: SERVICE AND FOOD WORKERS UNION NGA RINGA TOTA15 July 2014Time to deliver on aged care promisesThe Service and Food Workers Union has called on Prime Minister John... more

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News

Support for kiwi, not moas, in Rimutaka

18 Jul 2014 News
The Government today announced a $70,000 Community Conservation Partnership Fund grant for the Rimutaka Forest Park Trust to ensure... more

Coleman to meet China’s top military officer

18 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Coleman to meet China’s top military officer Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman will hold talks on Monday... more

Business

Moa boosts first quarter sales, expects higher margins

22 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Moa boosts first quarter sales, expects higher margins to drive profits By Tina Morrison July 22 ... more

Hon. Steven Joyce: Better public services for businesses

21 Jul 2014 Business News
A single unique number for every business and a range of new services that reduce the need for businesses to provide the same ... more

Living

Anti-mining campaign doco debuts at NZ Film Festival

22 Jul 2014 Entertainment
Playing at this year’s New Zealand International Film Festival, Cap Bocage is a close-up exploration of the forces that came... more

Inbetweeners 2 Cast Heads Down under for NZ Premiere

22 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
The stars of this year’s most anticipated comedy, The Inbetweeners 2 will head to New Zealand next month as part of the... more

Property

NZ house sales fall in June, led by cheaper properties

14 Jul 2014 Property By Suze Metherell
July 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand house sales fell in June from a year earlier, led by properties of $400,000 or less, indicating... more

Average Auckland house prices reach record level

10 Jul 2014 Property
The average asking price for a home in Auckland has reached the record level of 732 thousand, 240 dollars. The figure is provided by... more

Migration

UK Tier 1 visa extension deadline looming

11 Jul 2014 Migration
If you’re in the UK on a Tier 1 (General) visa, you’ll need to apply for an extension as soon as possible. The deadline... more

NZ more appealing to ex-pats - survey

10 Jul 2014 Migration
Auckland and Wellington have become more appealing to ex-pats in the past 12 months, a new survey has found. Both cities both dropped... more

Travel

100% Middle-Earth campaign wins prestigious travel award

17 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
Associate Tourism Minister Todd McClay has congratulated Tourism New Zealand on winning the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s... more

NZ guest nights at three-year high

10 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism By Suze Metherell
July 10 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand guest nights climbed to a three-year high in May as short term stays climbed across all... more

Sport

Fellowes and Hazeldine Sign for EasiYo Tactix

22 Jul 2014 Netball
EasiYo Tactix are delighted to announce the signing of experienced defender Demelza Fellowes (formerly McCloud) and versatile... more

Heat’s on for open water masters swimmers

22 Jul 2014 Sport
With local temperatures dipping to winter lows, more than 80 Kiwi swimmers are taking off to Samoa this week, to take on warmer open... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the non-apology to Tania Billingsley, PM John Key

22 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  The refusal by Prime Minister John Key to issue a personal apology to Tania Billingsley has been accompanied by an array of... more

Gordon Campbell on the failure to prosecute the GCSB

18 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
So one hand of the state – the Independent Police Conduct Authority - has now washed the hands of its brother agencies, and... more

Kiwi Success

Minister announces ACC Board appointments

8 Jul 2014 Appointments
New Zealand Government Minister announces ACC Board appointments ACC Minister Judith Collins today announced the appointment of ... more

Air NZ boss Luxon to sit on Virgin board

4 Jul 2014 Appointments By Suze Metherell
July 4 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand boss Christopher Luxon has been appointed to Virgin Australia's board alongside its fellow... more

Recruitment

750 additional Trades Academy places for 2015

14 Jul 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand Government   Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Hon Hekia Parata Minister of... more

Take a dip into global talent pool

9 Jul 2014 Recruitment
International candidates can bring added value, says recruitment specialist New Zealand's thriving economy has created a "unique... more