News

Ten scholarships on offer worth $40,000 each

29 Jul 2014 Education
Students wanting to apply for a scholarship worth up to $40,000 at the University of Waikato have only a month left to do so. As part of this year’s 50th celebrations, the University of Waikato is offering... more

Nurses to play bigger role in bowel cancer care

29 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Tony RyallMinister of Health29 July 2014Nurses to play bigger role in bowel cancer careHealth Minister Tony Ryall has today announced specialist nurses will now be trained to perform... more

Stand-downs, suspensions & exclusions at 14-year low

29 Jul 2014 News
Student stand-downs, suspensions and exclusions have reached 14-year lows, says Education Minister Hekia Parata. Ms Parata says Ministry of Education figures from 2000-2013 show a peak in the mid-2000s, but... more

We are going to campaign harder

29 Jul 2014 News
ACT New Zealand David SeymourACT EpsomWe are going to campaign harder“It was great news to learn that John Key says I am his recommendation for Epsom. While the Prime Minister is an important person and he is... more

Ohariu deserves better than a rort

29 Jul 2014 News
Virginia Andersen Ohariu deserves better than a rortThe National Party's deal with Peter Dunne is a rort and shows the people of Ohariu are being taken for granted, Labour candidate Virginia Andersen... more

More New Zealanders using statistics

29 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government More New Zealanders using statistics Statistics Minister Nicky Wagner says the latest Use and Trust in Official Statistics Survey shows an increasing number of New Zealanders are taking... more

$15.6m redevelopment of Tarawera High School begins

29 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nikki KayeAssociate Minister of Education$15.6m redevelopment of Tarawera High School beginsToday is significant for the Kawerau community with a ceremony to mark the start of... more

Gordon Campbell on National’s electorate deals

29 Jul 2014 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Image by NeetfluxGordon... more

The Letter: Key Gives Nod for Seymour in Epsom

29 Jul 2014 News
ACT New Zealand The Letter: Key Gives Nod for Seymour in EpsomThis afternoon the PM acknowledged the importance of Epsom to National’s re-election prospects when said he wanted National’s supporters in Epsom... more

PM Presser, Audio/Video: Key Discusses Electorate Deals

28 Jul 2014 News
Article - The Scoop Team Monday 28th July Post Cabinet Press Conference with Prime Minister John Key   At todays Post-Cabinet press conference: Prime Minister John Key focused on... more

WW100 First World War Centenary Programme announced

28 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Christopher Finlayson 28 JULY, 2014 WW100 First World War Centenary Programme announced New Zealand’s programme for commemorations for the 2014-2019 centenary of the First World War,... more

Forest & Bird supports Fish and Game’s freshwater advocacy

28 Jul 2014 News
The independent conservation organisation Forest & Bird is concerned over allegations the Fish & Game Council has been threatened over its advocacy for freshwater quality. It is alleged the threat came... more

Time for Epsom to say “no deal”

28 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Labour Party 28 July 2014Epsom Labour Campaign Media ReleaseTime for Epsom to say “no deal”“Epsom voters will be disgusted by the deal announced today to try and once again gift their electorate to... more

Public deserves electoral integrity

28 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Labour Party David CUNLIFFELabour Leader 28 July 2014 MEDIA STATEMENTPublic deserves electoral integrityNational's deals with spent political forces ACT and United Future will be met with a... more

Public deserves electoral integrity

28 Jul 2014 Politics
New Zealand Labour Party Public deserves electoral integrity National's deals with spent political forces ACT and United Future will be met with a deepening sense of unease over the manipulation of MMP, Labour... more

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News

Better government digital services on way as plan approved

31 Jul 2014 News
All government agencies now have a shared plan to deliver more and better digital public services. Eight agencies have been working... more

Labour announces unemployment policy

30 Jul 2014 Politics
Labour’s intention to increase the minimum wage to two-thirds of the average wage would hurt business, cost jobs and reduce ... more

Business

NZ exporters should think premium in targeting China

31 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ exporters should market more premium products to boost China sales, Boyd says By Tina Morrison July ... more

PledgeMe, Snowball Effect gain equity crowd-funding licences

31 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   FMA approves equity crowdfunding licence to PledgeMe and Snowball Effect By Suze Metherell July 31 ... more

Living

INTERVIEW: NZ's Thomas Oliver and Louis Baker in the UK

1 Aug 2014 Entertainment By Charlotte Everett
Next week welcomes Thomas Oliver’s debut show in London, as well as the return of Louis Baker to UK shores. The... more

Kiwi Beer and Cider to Star at Edinburgh Festival

31 Jul 2014 Food & Wine
Iconic Kiwi beer and cider brands, Monteith’s and Old Mout, will take centre stage at the 2014 Edinburgh International... 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

NZ leaves lasting impression on English Premier League teams

29 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
27 Jul 2014 West Ham United may have endured a torrid time on the pitch during their time in New Zealand for the Football United... more

Cycleways bring economic benefit to communities

24 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
An increasing number of cycleways are attracting tourists to regions and scenic parts of New Zealand and a special session at the... more

Sport

ADAMS LEADS THE WAY

31 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
With four days of competition remaining, New Zealand has already equalled its medal haul from four years ago in Delhi, after another... more

2014 Commonwealth Games: ADAMS FIRST TO 600 - OF COURSE!

31 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
In the end it came down to a race between two of the more physically imposing members of the New Zealand team – shot putter... more

Columns

Work, wellbeing and dharma

31 Jul 2014 Column By Tricia Alach
The Holistic Helper's Guide to Wellbeing and Work: Part 9 Ironically enough, the idea for this article came just as I was putting the... more

Gordon Campbell on Gaza and burning the Israeli flag

24 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
One of the selling points in New Zealand’s campaign for a temporary seat on the Security Council is that we have a pluckily... more

Kiwi Success

Hon.Judith Collins announces appointments to Public Trust Board

23 Jul 2014 Appointments
New Zealand Government Appointments to Public Trust Board   Justice Minister Judith Collins today announced the appointment of ... more

NZ Government Minister Foss announces commerce reappointments

23 Jul 2014 Appointments
Commerce Minister Craig Foss today announced four reappointments to various independent Crown entities and statutory... more

Recruitment

3K to Christchurch working for Jobseekers

31 Jul 2014 Recruitment
Social Development Minister Paula Bennett says 157 people across the country have so far taken up the Government’s 3K to ... more

200 more training places for graduate nurses

30 Jul 2014 Recruitment
Health Minister Tony Ryall has announced the government will fund up to 200 additional training places for nurse graduates next... more