News

$112M Gateway to Christchurch underway

16 Apr 2015 News
New Zealand Government $112M Gateway to Christchurch underwayTransport Minister Simon Bridges joined the Prime Minister today in turning the first sod for Christchurch’s $112 million gateway roading project... more

Plan ahead to get the end-of-life care you want

16 Apr 2015 News
New Zealand Government Plan ahead to get the end-of-life care you want Today is Conversations that Count Day, and Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne is urging New Zealanders both young and old to talk about... more

More pregnant women receive support earlier

16 Apr 2015 News
New Zealand Government More pregnant women receive support earlierHealth Minister Jonathan Coleman says a new report shows more women are receiving maternity care from the early stages of their pregnancy.The... more

NZBN extends to all businesses

16 Apr 2015 News
New Zealand Government NZBN extends to all businesses Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith have welcomed the introduction of legislation that... more

Gordon Campbell on the Reserve Bank and Auckland Housing

16 Apr 2015 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on the Reserve Bank’s call to arms about the Auckland housing crisis The ‘crisis – what crisis ?’ response by the government to the Auckland housing price bubble is no... more

PM welcomes direct flights to Houston

16 Apr 2015 News
New Zealand Government 16 April 2015 PM welcomes direct flights to Houston Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism John Key has welcomed Air New Zealand’s announcement that it will begin operating direct... more

Minister hits road to promote HomeStart

16 Apr 2015 News
New Zealand Government 15 April 2015Minister hits road to promote HomeStart A roadshow begins in West Auckland tonight on the Government’s KiwiSaver HomeStart package to help young New Zealanders put together a... more

ANZ teams up with WelTec to encourage women into IT

15 Apr 2015 News
ANZ ANZ teams up with WelTec to encourage women into technology careers ANZ bank is partnering with Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) to encourage more women to consider technology careers in the face... more

Minister in Washington for Major Economies Climate meeting

15 Apr 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Tim GroserMinister for Climate Change Issues 15 April 2015 Media Statement Minister in Washington for Major Economies Climate Change meetingMinister Responsible for... more

Reduced car levy details now available online

15 Apr 2015 News
New Zealand Government Reduced car levy details now available onlineACC Minister Nikki Kaye has welcomed the publication of details about risk rating, which will see car owners pay much lower and fairer levies... more

$1.9m to grow Maori science & innovation

15 Apr 2015 News
New Zealand Government $1.9m to grow Maori science & innovationScience and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce and Maori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell today announced the third annual investment in... more

14 companies to grow R&D with Growth Grant

15 Apr 2015 News
New Zealand Government 14 companies to grow R&D with Growth Grants Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today announced the latest companies that meet eligibility criteria for research and... more

Employment, choice focus of disability meeting

15 Apr 2015 News
New Zealand Government Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner and Assistant Minister for Social Services, Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield, meeting at Commonwealth Parliamentary Offices, Melbourne.... more

North Shore mental health inpatient unit opens

15 Apr 2015 News
New Zealand Government North Shore mental health inpatient unit opens Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today officially opened the new $24.9 million mental health inpatient unit, He Puna Wâiora, in... more

Social housing demand information released

15 Apr 2015 News
New Zealand Government 15 April 2015 Social housing demand information released for the first time Information about what social housing is needed and where has today been made available to housing... more

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News

ANZAC 2015 in pictures

25 Apr 2015 News
NZ News UK attended several ANZAC ceremonies in Auckland today. These photos were taken at the Northcote Community where the... more

ANZAC 2015: Anzac Messages, NZ Prime Minster and Governor-General

24 Apr 2015 News
Anzac Day 'We will remember them'   Anzac Day 2015 – Message from the Governor-General of New Zealand On 25 April every... more

Business

Mercer's CEO Shepherd, CFO Blathwayt quit the manufacturer

24 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Mercer's CEO Shepherd, CFO Blathwayt quit the manufacturer By Suze Metherell April 24 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Oracle-owned boatbuilder has had two government grants

23 Apr 2015 Business News By Fiona Rotherham
  Oracle-owned boatbuilder has had two government grants in three years April 23 (BusinessDesk) - Core Builders Composites,... more

Living

Britain remembers the ANZACs - 100 years on

25 Apr 2015 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
100 years after allied forces landed in Gallipoli, 25 April – ANZAC Day – has been commemorated in the UK officially for... more

A Kiwi's guide to ANZAC in Europe - our list of events across the UK, Ireland and beyond

24 Apr 2015 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
Tomorrow marks the 100th ANZAC Day, and if you are a Kiwi or Aussie far from home there are plenty of events on to enable you both to... more

Property

New process for red zone Crown offers

21 Apr 2015 Property
Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced a process to give everyone a say on the Crown offers to... more

NZ house prices rise 8% in March, led by 13% Auckland jump

14 Apr 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
April 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential property prices rose in March, led by Auckland where housing supply isn't meeting... more

Migration

NZ migration hits new annual record in March

23 Apr 2015 Migration By Tina Morrison
April 23 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand migration hit a new annual record in March, as more students arrived from India and China and... more

PM plays down claim war criminals are living in NZ

2 Mar 2015 Migration
Prime Minister John Key says he is not aware of any suspected war criminals from the former Yugoslavia in New Zealand. The claim that... more

Travel

Air NZ's Houston link paves way for United Airlines tie-up

17 Apr 2015 Travel & Tourism By Fiona Rotherham
  Air NZ's Houston service paves the way for partnership with United Airlines, analysts say April 17 (BusinessDesk) - Air New... more

Wellington Airport revised fees 'just within' OK range

17 Apr 2015 Travel & Tourism By Tina Morrison
  Wellington Airport's revised fees are 'just within' acceptable range of returns, regulator says April 17 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Sport

Price and Wesko Nail the Dressage at Kentucky

25 Apr 2015 Equestrian
Kiwi eventer Tim Price and Wesko have delivered their best-ever dressage score to sit at the front of the field this morning at the... more

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres

25 Apr 2015 Sailing
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres: Burling and Tuke still lead, one more day of fleet racing At the end of day three at ISAF Sailing ... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the hair-pulling finale and Gallipoli

24 Apr 2015 Column
  Gordon Campbell on the hair-pulling finale, and the real hero of Gallipoli Don’t know about you, but when hi-jinks and... more

Gordon Campbell on UE pass rates & university dropout rates

14 Apr 2015 Opinion
Houston, there is clearly a problem with (a) the plunge in pass rates for University Entrance qualifications, which has been ... more

Kiwi Success

Fonterra reshuffles management team

24 Apr 2015 Appointments By Fiona Rotherham
  Fonterra reshuffles management team to speed up value-add strategy April 24 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative Group, the... more

TVNZ and RNZ appointments announced

23 Apr 2015 Appointments
New Zealand Government TVNZ and RNZ appointments announced Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams today announced the appointment of Sussan... more

Recruitment

Apprenticeship scheme launched

18 Apr 2015 Recruitment
The He Toki ki te Mahi Apprenticeship Training Trust was launched by Prime Minister, the Rt Hon John Key at Rehua Marae in ... more

Chinese rail workers must be paid minimum wage

17 Apr 2015 Recruitment
KiwiRail must immediately stop further Chinese engineers from working here until they can guarantee they are being paid the New... more