Sport

Familiar Faces in 2016 Kia Magic Squad

7 Jul 2015 Sport
Netball Waikato Familiar Faces in 2016 Kia Magic Squad In a huge coup for Waikato Bay of Plenty netball, effectively the entire 2015 New Zealand Conference winning Kia Magic squad will return for next year’s ANZ... more

Paddon and Kennard take fourth at WRC Poland

6 Jul 2015 Sport
Hyundai New Zealand MEDIA RELEASEMONDAY, JULY 6, 2015 Paddon and Kennard take fourth at WRC PolandHayden Paddon and John Kennard have secured fourth place in Rally Poland, the second consecutive top four... more

Honda Tarawera 100 cross-country marathon

5 Jul 2015 Sport
Bikesport NZ Honda Tarawera 100 cross-country marathonTownley Makes It Three From Three Words and photo by Andy McGechan Bay of Plenty's Ben Townley (Honda CRF450,... more

Dead End Derby Presents Ded Allstars vs Bay City Rollers

5 Jul 2015 Sport
Dead End Roller Derby Dead End Derby Presents Ded Allstars vs Bay City Rollers July 10th || 2015 Christchurch|| Dead End Derby RollergirlsFresh from their first international tournament in Australia in June,... more

Flag bearer named for NZ team at World University Games

3 Jul 2015 Sport
NZ Olympic Committee Flag bearer named for New Zealand team at World University Games2 July, 2015Hammer thrower Julia Ratcliffe has been named as flagbearer for the New Zealand Team competing at the World... more

Mangere College and Southern Cross Campus win first SAS CRL

2 Jul 2015 Sport
Auckland Rugby League Mangere College and Southern Cross Campus win first SAS CRL finals of 2015U/85kg Grand Final - Mangere College 32 Southern Cross Campus 22 Mangere College made it back-to-back SAS College... more

Clear Pathway Ahead for Aspiring Paralympians

2 Jul 2015 Sport
NZ Snow Sports Clear Pathway Ahead for Aspiring ParalympiansMt Hutt, New Zealand (2 July 2015) - New Zealand Winter Paralympians Adam Hall and Corey Peters offered a group of adaptive skiers and snowboarders... more

Silver Ferns Netball World Cup team named

2 Jul 2015 Netball
Netball New Zealand (NNZ) National Selectors have picked a 12-strong Silver Ferns team featuring a mix of youth and experience to contest the Netball World Cup SYDNEY 2015 (NWC2015) in August. Inspirational... more

Wimbledon 2015: NZ Tennis players progress

2 Jul 2015 Sport
Kiwi Artem Sitak braves soaring temperatures and a lengthy battle to make it into the second round of doubles at Wimbledon.Kiwi Davis Cup player Artem Sitak survived sizzling temperatures and a marathon match to... more

Heartbreak for Campbell at Gisborne

2 Jul 2015 Motor Sport
Tauranga’s Phil Campbell has come away from the fourth round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, Fuchs Rally Gisborne, gutted but looking at the positives after a problem half... more

NZ's toughest all-terrain obstacle course comes to Auckland

1 Jul 2015 Sport
Southern PR New Zealand’s toughest all-terrain obstacle course comes to AucklandThe challenge has been set, the gauntlet laid down.Forget all other events claiming to be the muddiest, the meanest or most... more

Subaru and RAL Team Up For A Safe, Fun Winter

30 Jun 2015 Sport
Pure Seo Subaru and RAL Team Up For A Safe, Fun WinterAll this cold weather is about to be worth it when Mt Ruapehu opens this Saturday, with great skiing and riding conditions across Turoa and Whakapapa ski... more

Pak Lok Angel Sprints to Stakes Success

29 Jun 2015 Sport
NZ Bloodstock Pak Lok Angel Sprints to Stakes SuccessKiwi galloper Pak Lok Angel (NZ) (Lucky Unicorn) showed an impressive turn of foot in a winning performance in the M$700,000 Listed Sand Specialist Stakes... more

Richie McCaw to Feature on Ticket Design for Rugby World Cup

29 Jun 2015 Sport
Senate SHJ Richie McCaw to Feature on Ticket Design for Rugby World Cup 2015With global excitement building ahead of Rugby World Cup 2015, Tournament Organisers, England Rugby 2015, today unveiled the official... more

Cycling legends coming to New Zealand for the first time

26 Jun 2015 Sport
Enthuse Cycling legends coming to New Zealand for the first time The RICOH Legends of Cycling dinner on January 28 in Auckland next year will be the highest profile gathering of world famous cycling identities... more

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News

Regeneration the focus of Christchurch governance

2 Jul 2015 Canterbury Earthquake
The regeneration of Christchurch will be the city’s focus for the next five years as local leadership progressively takes... more

Government Welcomes Successful WTO Trade Policy Review

2 Jul 2015 News
Government Welcomes Successful WTO Trade Policy Review Trade Minister Tim Groser today welcomed the conclusions of the 5th World... more

Business

TPP too big to fail, says visiting US trade deal specialist

2 Jul 2015 Business News By Fiona Rotherham
  TPP too big to fail, says visiting US trade deal specialist Petri July 2 (BusinessDesk) - Too much political capital has been... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain, led by A2 as bidders named

24 Jun 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain, led by A2 as potential bidder unmasked; dividends appeal By Jonathan ... more

Living

Remarkables ski area to kick off 2015 season this Saturday

24 Jun 2015 Lifestyle
The Remarkables June 24 2015 The Remarkables ski area to kick off 2015 season this Saturday The Remarkables ski area in Queenstown... more

SMCO-SOUNZ Composer Workshop selected works announced

23 Jun 2015 Lifestyle
SOUNZ For immediate release SMCO-SOUNZ Composer Workshop selected works announced SOUNZ and Auckland based St Matthews Chamber... more

Property

Extending Canterbury accommodation support

24 Jun 2015 Property
New Zealand Government Hon Anne Tolley Minister for Social Development 24 June 2015 Extending Canterbury accommodation... more

Arvida to buy three Auckland facilities for $62M

24 Jun 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   Arvida to buy three Auckland facilities for $62M, raising new capital By Paul McBeth June 24 ... more

Migration

NZ migration rises to new annual record in May

22 Jun 2015 Migration By Suze Metherell
  NZ migration rises to new annual record in May, closing in on Treasury's upside scenario June 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

More visas online through Immigration ONLINE

16 Jun 2015 Migration
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes the roll out of online Work and Visitor visas as fantastic news for Immigration New ... more

Travel

Air NZ sees annual earnings rising by as much as 60%

24 Jun 2015 Travel & Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk   Air NZ sees annual earnings rising by as much as 60% By Paul McBeth June 24 (BusinessDesk) - Air New... more

Analysts divided on Jetstar impact on Air NZ's earnings

19 Jun 2015 Travel & Tourism
  Analysts divided on impact on Air NZ's earnings of Jetstar's regional routes challenge June 19 (BusinessDesk) - Analysts are... more

Sport

Wimbledon 2015: NZ Tennis players progress

2 Jul 2015 Sport
Kiwi Artem Sitak braves soaring temperatures and a lengthy battle to make it into the second round of doubles at Wimbledon.Kiwi Davis... more

Silver Ferns Netball World Cup team named

2 Jul 2015 Netball
Netball New Zealand (NNZ) National Selectors have picked a 12-strong Silver Ferns team featuring a mix of youth and experience to... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Tiwai Point, and saying “No” in Greece

2 Jul 2015 Opinion
Its hard to see how Rio Tinto’s one month delay in announcing its intentions about the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter is a good... more

Gordon Campbell on telling the poor to ask for more

24 Jun 2015 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on telling the poor to ask for more The government’s more

Kiwi Success

New Environment Protection Authority (EPA) board appointments

2 Jul 2015 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick Smith Minister for the Environment New EPA board appointments Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith ... more

New Chair and Commissioners for Maori Language Commission

2 Jul 2015 Appointments
New Chair and Commissioners appointed to the Maori Language Commission The Maori Development Minister is pleased to announce that... more

Recruitment

Carpentry apprentices go head to head

23 Jun 2015 Recruitment
Apprentice of the Year Competition Carpentry apprentices go head to head in national competition Entries for the Registered Master ... more

NZ employees rate work-life balance as top priority

26 May 2015 Press Releases By Anna Lu
  NZ employees rate work-life balance as top priority, while job seekers eye cash, survey shows May 26 (BusinessDesk) - New... more