News

New detector dogs ready for the frontline

13 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government New detector dog teams have completed their three-month training programme and begin working at the border from tomorrow, says Customs Minister Nicky Wagner.“The four Labrador’s, Casey,... more

It’s Fraud Awareness Week: don’t get scammed

13 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government As Fraud Awareness Week kicks off today, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith encourages all New Zealanders to remain vigilant with their personal information.“Each year,... more

Maniapoto mandate voting results confirmed

11 Nov 2016 News
Maniapoto Maori Trust Board Maniapoto mandate voting results confirmedMedia Statement 11 November 2016For immediate useThe Maniapoto Maori Trust Board (MMTB) is pleased to announce the result for the Maniapoto... more

$750,000 modern learning block for Tairua School

11 Nov 2016 News
Tairua School Tairua SchoolMEDIA RELEASE: 11th November 2016JUMPING FOR JOY: Tairua School students Zea Bonkovich, Aurelia Pallas, James Gibson, Mali Millen and Miller Iggulden celebra... more

Emergency housing build moves apace

11 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Paula Bennett Minister for Social Housing 11 November 2016 Emergency housing build moves apace Building is moving ahead rapidly at a site in Auckland where more than 40 families... more

Chief Victims Advisor marks first 12 months on the job

11 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy Adams Minister of Justice11 November 2016Chief Victims Advisor marks first 12 months on the jobJustice Minister Amy Adams has congratulated Dr Kim McGregor on her first year as... more

Rutherford Discovery Fellowships announced

11 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister of Science and Innovation 11 November 2016 Rutherford Discovery Fellowships announcedScience and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today announced the... more

Future of our Fisheries discussion document released

11 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nathan GuyMinister for Primary Industries 11 November 2016 Future of our Fisheries discussion document released Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy is encouraging... more

Alumni Champion from Otago wins National "Project U" Award

11 Nov 2016 News
Untouched World 2016 ALUMNI CHAMPION FROM OTAGO WINS NATIONAL “PROJECT U” AWARD“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela“I’ll admit that quoting a man as... more

Recovery legislation bill passes third reading

10 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Gerry BrownleeActing Minister of Civil Defence 10 November 2016 Media Statement Recovery legislation bill passes third readingActing Civil Defence Minister Gerry... more

Guest nights continue record rise

10 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Paula BennettAssociate Minister of Tourism 10 November 2016 Media StatementGuest nights continue record riseA rise in guest nights in September shows the Government’s focus... more

$125,000 for drought-hit North Canterbury

10 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nathan GuyMinister for Primary Industries10 November 2016 $125,000 for drought-hit North CanterburyA funding boost of $125,000 will help North Canterbury farmers deal with ongoing... more

McCully to Middle East

10 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Murray McCully Minister of Foreign Affairs 10 November 2016 McCully to Middle East Foreign Minister Murray McCully will travel to the Middle East next week to meet with leaders... more

Naval exercises in Hauraki Gulf and Bay of Plenty

10 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Gerry BrownleeMinister of Defence10 November 2016 Naval exercises in Hauraki Gulf and Bay of Plenty The New Zealand Defence Force will host two large multilateral naval exercises in... more

Fishing for solutions to plastic in our oceans

10 Nov 2016 News
Ara Institute Fishing for solutions to plastic in our oceans; all aboard the ORV Alguita The ORV Alguita research vessel has started her voyage around the Galapagos and Easter Islands and First Mate more

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News

Singapore-NZ Defence relationship celebrated

18 Jan 2017 News
16 JANUARY, 2017New Zealand and Singapore’s Defence Ministers Gerry Brownlee and Dr Ng Eng Hen today observed Exercise Thunder... more

Earthquake hit farmers to be offered movable homes

18 Jan 2017 News
18 JANUARY, 2017Twenty temporary housing units at the Rawhiti Domain used to support families through the Christchurch earthquakes are... more

Business

Korean FTA delivers new round of tariff cuts

18 Jan 2017 Business News
8 JANUARY, 2017More local businesses looking to expand into Korea will benefit from the latest round of tariff reductions under the... more

Solid growth for NZ despite fragile world economy

26 Dec 2016 Business News
The New Zealand economy continued to grow solidly in the September quarter, posting a higher than expected 1.1 per cent growth rate... more

Living

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

Arts Foundation Award recipients for 2016

14 Nov 2016 Lifestyle
The Arts Foundation Next generation of internationally acclaimed talent among the Arts Foundation Award recipients for 2016Under ... 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

Good progress on investment attraction strategy

8 Dec 2016 Migration
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed news that New Zealand is attracting a higher level of quality international... more

Changes to Financial Markets Conduct Act impact UK pension transfers

1 Nov 2016 Migration
New Zealand Government Hon Paul GoldsmithMinister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs 1 November 2016 Changes to Financial Markets... more

Travel

Tourism spending strong ahead of summer season

18 Jan 2017 Travel & Tourism
12 JANUARY, 2017Tourism spending continued to grow throughout most regions in the year to November 2016, providing a solid base ahead... more

Work on $700m Puhoi road underway

8 Dec 2016 Travel & Tourism
Hon. Simon Bridges 8 December, 2016 Prime Minister John Key and Transport Minister Simon Bridges have turned the sod on th... more

Sport

Counties Manukau claim double victories at 2017 Bayleys National Sevens

18 Jan 2017 Rugby
15 January 2017 Counties Manukau are national sevens rugby champions.  In a stunning double effort, Counties Manukau have been... more

WHITE FERNS in form as competitions heat up

18 Jan 2017 Cricket
Posted Tuesday, 17 January, 2017 in International NewsNew Zealand’s WHITE FERNS are already showing Australia how it’s... 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

High Commissioner to India announced

8 Dec 2016 Appointments
Hon. Murray McCully 7 December, 2016 High Commissioner to India announced Foreign Minister Murray McCully today... more

Acting District Court Judge appointed

11 Nov 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Christopher FinlaysonAttorney-General 11 November 2016 Acting District Court Judge appointed Wellington... more

Recruitment

NZ Government accepts recommendations on pay equity

8 Dec 2016 Recruitment
Hon. Paula Bennett,  Hon. Michael Woodhouse, Hon. Louise Upston 24 November, 2016 The Government will update the Equa... more

Fisher Funds hunts for new head to replace founder

2 Nov 2016 Recruitment
Article - BusinessDesk Tuesday 01 November 2016 04:42 PM Fisher Funds hunts for new head to replace founder Carmel Fisher By Paul ... more

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