News

Iona Holsted appointed as Secretary for Education

16 Nov 2016 News
State Services Commission SSC MEDIA STATEMENT16 November 2016Iona Holsted appointed as Secretary for EducationState Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced the appointment of Ms Iona Holsted as... more

McClay to Peru for APEC meeting

16 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Todd McClayMinister of Trade 16 November 2016 Media Statement McClay to Peru for APEC meetingTrade Minister Todd McClay travels to Peru today to attend the annual Asia-Pacific... more

$90k for youth in emergency services

16 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Anne TolleyActing Minister for Youth16 November 2016 $90k for youth in emergency servicesNine communities around New Zealand will receive funding of $10,000 each to deliver the... more

New Defence Capability Plan released

16 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Gerry BrownleeMinister of Defence 16 November 2016New Defence Capability Plan released Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has today launched the Defence Capability Plan 2016,... more

Gordon Campbell on Leonard Cohen

16 Nov 2016 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on Leonard CohenFirst published on WerewolfWhile New Zealand has been distracted by the earthquake, the outside world has gone about its business. Australia for ins... more

Maori Language Revitalisation Goes Mainstream

16 Nov 2016 News
KIWA Digital 15 November 2016MAORI LANGUAGE REVITALISATION GOES MAINSTREAM The revitalisation of te Reo Maori has reached an exciting new phase, with technology enabling scale and reach beyond what’s been... more

Li Ka Shing Foundation gifts NZ$5m to University of Auckland

16 Nov 2016 News
University of Auckland Li Ka Shing Foundation gifts NZ$5 million to University of Auckland to promote innovation and philanthropy(Hong Kong and Auckland, 15 November 2016) The Li Ka Shing Foundation tonight... more

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

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News

New Zealand Budget 2017

25 May 2017 Politics
25 May 2017 Speech:  Hon Steven Joyce - Minister of FinanceMr Speaker I move that the Appropriation (2017/18 Estimates) Bill be... more

Christchurch Cathedral Working Group report released

29 May 2017 Canterbury Earthquake
26 May 2017 Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner is today releasing the Cathedral Working Group... more

Business

Rocket launch a huge step for New Zealand’s space industry

25 May 2017 Business News
25 May 2017 Minister for Economic Development Simon Bridges has congratulated the team at Rocket Lab on the successful launch of... more

Increased investor confidence welcomed

29 May 2017 Business News
29 May 2017 Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Jacqui Dean today welcomed the Financial Markets Authority annual survey results... 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

New Zealand Housing Affordability Measure released

10 May 2017 Property
10 May 2017 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s (MBIE) new Housing Affordability Measure will allow the market... more

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

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

International visitors projected to spend $15 billion

12 May 2017 Travel & Tourism
12 May 2017 New Zealand’s tourism sector is forecast to grow significantly over the next seven years, with international... more

Tourism spending continues rise in 2017

10 May 2017 Travel & Tourism
27 April 2017 Tourism spending by both international and domestic visitors continues to grow strongly in 2017, Acting Tourism Minister... more

Sport

Canada win has Black Ferns Sevens on track

29 May 2017 Rugby
LYNN MCCONNELL     29 MAY 2017     WORLD RUGBY New Zealand's Black Ferns beat home team Canada... more

Pressure on Lions from the outset

29 May 2017 Rugby
29 MAY 2017 Former British & Irish Lions and Ireland lock Paul O'Connell believes the 2017 tour kicking off in Whangarei on... 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

Law Commissioner appointed

29 May 2017 Appointments
29 May 2017 Former Secretary for Justice Belinda Clark has been appointed as Law Commissioner, Justice Minister Amy Adams announced... more

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

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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