Sport

World Masters Games Targets 13,000 International Competitors

21 Apr 2015 Sport
Auckland 2017 World Masters Games World Masters Games 2017 Targets 13,000 International Competitors as It Celebrates Two Years to GoIt will be the largest athletics meet New Zealand has ever seen. Four times... more

NZ Sports to Benefit From World Masters Games Legacy

21 Apr 2015 Sport
Auckland 2017 World Masters Games NZ Sports to Benefit From World Masters Games LegacyWorld Masters Games 2017 Celebrates Two Years to GoIt will be the largest athletics meet New Zealand has ever seen. Four... more

Rally star to front of International Rally of Whangarei

20 Apr 2015 Sport
Rally Whangarei Challenge propels Swedish rally star to front of International Rally of WhangareiThe challenge of tackling New Zealand’s fast and flowing rural roads for the first time has seen 24-year-old... more

Para-Swimming stars heading to World Championships

18 Apr 2015 Swimming
Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) is thrilled to announce their team for the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow in July. This follows a stellar week of competition at the Swimming NZ Open ... more

Swimming Boss Delighted with Performances

18 Apr 2015 Sport
Swimming NZ Swimming Boss Delighted with PerformancesNew Zealand Open Swimming Championships – Day 4 WrapSwimming New Zealand will send a 10-strong team following an encouraging New Zealand Open Championships... more

Ross Wins NZV8 Touring Cars Final

16 Apr 2015 Motor Sport
The round win was testament to the amount of skill and hard work Ross and the Concept Motorsport team have put in over the season to make the Nissan competitive in it's inaugural campaign. Ross hit hard in the... more

Mojo Pulse Keen to Repay Coach in Milestone Match

16 Apr 2015 Netball
The Mojo Pulse players would like nothing better than to deliver coach Robyn Broughton a much-needed win against more

Southern Vendors Set for South Island Sale

15 Apr 2015 Sport
NZ Bloodstock Southern Vendors Set for South Island SaleWith New Zealand Bloodstock’s South Island Sale only two days away, vendors will be putting the final details into place before offering their drafts for... more

Blessing for The Blues’ base, exciting for Alexandra Park

14 Apr 2015 Sport
GBSA Blessing for The Blues’ new base, exciting for Alexandra ParkEarly tomorrow morning marks another milestone for Alexandra Park as Ngati Whatua Orakei Trust, Ngai Tai Ki Tamaki Tribal Trust, Ngati Tamaoho... more

Cox’s wait is finally over

13 Apr 2015 Motor Sport
The return of “Race to the Sky” was the only motivation Cox Motorsport needed to purchase Andrew Hawkeswood’s purpose built hillclimb race car. The team agreed that this car was the perfect... more

A Weekend of High Drama in Te Kuiti

13 Apr 2015 Motor Sport
At one stage it had looked as if the 2015 New Zealand Junior Motocross Championships might not have been able to go ahead after torrential rain drowned the track at Te Kuiti and forced organisers to abandon... more

Hewitt 4th on Gold Coast And Third in World Series Rankings

13 Apr 2015 Multisport
New Zealand triathlete Andrea Hewitt posted yet another top five performance on the World triathlon Series with a 4th place finish on the Gold Coast, a result that consolidates the Cantabrian in 3rd place on ... more

Official Result & Statistics ANZ Championships

13 Apr 2015 Netball
Official Result: Kia Magic (63) defeated Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel (57) Kia Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic showed they had learned an important lesson after delivering an all-important 63-57 away win against... more

Another win for Fagan in Te Kuiti

13 Apr 2015 Sport
Retiring 53-year-old shearing legend David Fagan burned-off allcomers in an amazing display of speed as he came within a few blows of winning the two major titles at his last New Zealand championships in... more

Christchurch Duathlon a Hit Amongst the Orana Park Wildlife

13 Apr 2015 Sport
Tri NZ Christchurch Duathlon a Hit Amongst the Orana Park WildlifeA unique event was enjoyed by all who took part in the final round of the Sovereign Tri Series at the Christchurch Duathlon at Orana Wildlife... more

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News

Extension of NZDF commitment in Afghanistan

20 Apr 2015 News
New Zealand Government Extension of NZDF commitment in Afghanistan   The New Zealand Defence Force’s commitment of mentors... more

Bennett to honour New Zealand’s sacrifice in France

20 Apr 2015 News
State Services Minister Paula Bennett leaves today to represent the Government at World War One commemorations being held at sites... more

Business

Petrol price falls main cause of second quarter of deflation

20 Apr 2015 Business News By Pattrick Smellie
April 20 (BusinessDesk) - Falling petrol and diesel prices were the major factor leading to a 0.3 percent fall in inflation during... more

NZ dollar gains after Chinese central bank adds stimulus

20 Apr 2015 Business News By Tina Morrison
April 20 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar gained after the Chinese central bank added more liquidity to Asia's largest... more

Living

ANZAC to be commemorated in UK - with massive waiata

13 Apr 2015 ANZAC
Thousands of Australians, New Zealanders and Britons will gather in London on 25 April 2015 to mark the Centenary of the ANZAC... more

Gordon Campbell on the demise of Campbell Live

10 Apr 2015 Entertainment
  The imminent axeing of Campbell Live has been the inevitable outcome of a mindset which considers only (a) declining ratings... more

Property

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

NZ property values rise at fastest pace in 9 months in March: QV

1 Apr 2015 Property By Suze Metherell
  NZ property values rise at fastest pace in 9 months in March: QV April 1 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential property... more

Migration

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

NZ migration rose to record in 2014

30 Jan 2015 Migration By Tina Morrison
  NZ migration surged to record in 2014, helped by robust economy Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand migration surged to a... 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

Para-Swimming stars heading to World Championships

18 Apr 2015 Swimming
Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) is thrilled to announce their team for the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow in July. ... more

Black Sticks win Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

13 Apr 2015 Sport
The Black Sticks Men have won the 2015 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in thrilling style with a 3-1 shoot-out victory over Australia. The... more

Columns

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

Gordon Campbell on a union victory in the fast food industry

9 Apr 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on a union victory in the fast food industry Good to have a reminder of why trade unions are still essential... more

Kiwi Success

Smiths City names 'turnaround specialist' Roy Campbell CEO

14 Apr 2015 Appointments
April 14 (BusinessDesk) - Smiths City Group, the Christchurch-based retail chain, named Roy Campbell as chief executive, replacing... more

Appointments to Lotteries Commission

8 Apr 2015 Appointments
  Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today announced the reappointment of Judy Kirk as the Presiding Member (Chair) of the... 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