News

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
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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

Mine work deferred for week

13 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Work on decommissioning the Pike River Mine will be deferred this week in the run up to the sixth anniversary of the disaster, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith said today.“We recognise... more

Enterprising Rural Women celebrated at Annual Awards

13 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Enterprising Rural Women celebrated at Annual AwardsThe 2016 Enterprising Rural Women Awards have been announced overnight, with the winners displaying dynamic, resourceful and successful... more

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

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News

Customs makes record drug seizures

1 Mar 2017 News
28 Feb 2017 Customs Minister Nicky Wagner is today congratulating Customs on a record number of drug seizures in 2016. “Customs... more

Victoria Square restoration underway

1 Mar 2017 Canterbury Earthquake
28 February 2017 The restoration of earthquake-damaged Victoria Square is now underway, Associate Minister supporting Greater... more

Business

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

New Zealand companies impress at Dubai tradeshow

1 Mar 2017 Business News
1 March 2017 Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy has attended the world’s largest food tradeshow in Dubai today, as... 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

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

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

Travel

Weirdest things visitors Google before coming

6 Feb 2017 NZ Tourism
8 Feb 2017 Does New Zealand celebrate halloween?  Is Auckland a dangerous town- these are some of the subjects visitors Google... more

New campaign to get more Aussies to Northland

30 Jan 2017 Travel & Tourism
30 January 2017 A new marketing campaign starting this week to attract Australians to Northland is an excellent approach to... more

Sport

VALE: Tania Dalton 1971-2017

1 Mar 2017 Netball
VALE: Tania Dalton 1971-2017 March 1, 2017   The Netball community is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Silver Fern... more

Silver Ferns wrap up Quad Series with big win

6 Feb 2017 Netball
6 Feb 2017 The Silver Ferns finished runners-up in the Netball Quad Series after completing a well-crafted 70-39 win over the SPAR... 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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