Sport

Game bird hunters – ‘don’t forget ‘pegging day’

2 Apr 2015 Sport
Fish and Game New Zealand Game bird hunters – ‘don’t forget ‘pegging day’ to stake out your spotFish & Game is urging gamebird hunters to get out now and claim the maimai or duck shooting stand they used... more

NZ Kiwi Ferns regroup under new coach

1 Apr 2015 Rugby
  Incoming NZ Kiwi Ferns coach Alan Jackson will be missing several veteran performers, when he leads the national women’s side for the first time into the Anzac Test curtainraiser against Australia... more

Skycity NZ Badminton Open Attracts World Class Field

1 Apr 2015 Sport
With entries closing off late last week, organisers of the SKYCITY NZ Badminton Open are able to confirm a depth of talent never been seen before on New Zealand shores and expect the tournament to create a great... more

Four Canterbury athletes off to the Gallipoli Games

1 Apr 2015 Sport
University of Canterbury Four Canterbury athletes off to the Gallipoli GamesApril 1, 2015Four University of Canterbury athletes are off to the Gallipoli Games later this month to mark the 100th anniversary of... more

Marvellous Maadi for Rangi Ruru

31 Mar 2015 Sport
Ali Jones Public Relations Marvellous Maadi for Rangi Ruru Two gold medals are the icing on the cake for Rangi Ruru after this years Maadi Cup Rowing Regatta.37 girls took part in what was one of the most... more

Guptill-Bunce and Phillips join Mondiale Aces for last round

31 Mar 2015 Cricket
The Mondiale Auckland Aces have called in batsmen Michael Guptill-Bunce and Glenn Phillips for their crucial final round home match with the Otago Volts starting tomorrow. Colin Munro is the notable omission... more

Black Caps have done us proud

31 Mar 2015 Cricket
Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman says the Black Caps have done New Zealand proud in the ICC Cricket World Cup. Dr Coleman will be attending the public welcome home for the Black Caps this evening... more

Mojo Pulse (49) defeated Kia Magic (38)

31 Mar 2015 Sport
Netball New Zealand Media ReleaseMonday 30 March 2015 Official Result & Statistics Official Result: Mojo Pulse (49) defeated Kia Magic (38)After a slow start to the season, Mojo Pulse finally found a... more

Brownlee Finally Gets His Spanish Nemesis In Auckland

29 Mar 2015 Sport
Barfoot and Thompson ITU World Triathlon 29 March 2015Media Release from Barfoot & Thompson World Triathlon Auckland, for more visit www.triauckland.co.nzC... more

American One-Two Success For The Kiwis

29 Mar 2015 Sport
Barfoot and Thompson ITU World Triathlon 29 March 2015Media Release from Barfoot & Thompson World Triathlon Auckland, for more visit www.triauckland.co.nzc... more

SKYCITY Mystics (57) Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel (52)

29 Mar 2015 Sport
ANZ Championship Netball Media ReleaseSunday 29 March 2015 Official Result & StatisticsOfficial Result: SKYCITY Mystics (57) defeated Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel (52). SKYCITY Mystics produced a... more

West Coast Fever (55) defeated Adelaide Thunderbirds (50)

29 Mar 2015 Sport
ANZ Championship Netball Media ReleaseSunday 29 March 2015 Official Result & StatisticsOfficial Result: West Coast Fever (55) defeated Adelaide Thunderbirds (50). Proving themselves the real deal, West... more

Silver Ferns to Face Australia in October

29 Mar 2015 Sport
Netball New Zealand Silver Ferns to Face Australia in OctoberMedia Release29 March 2015Netball New Zealand (NNZ) is pleased to confirm the dates, venues and locations for the New World Netball Series for the... more

ICC World Cup 2015: Sunday doesn’t guarantee success but it gives the greatest chance, says McCullum

28 Mar 2015 Cricket
Q. Who won the real battle of big brother against little brother?BRENDON McCULLUM: I think he won, but I definitely had some mad successes as well, and that's what's more important, I think. It's good game. It was... more

ICC World Cup 2015 Match official appointments for final announced

28 Mar 2015 Cricket
The International Cricket Council today announced the match official appointments for the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, which will be played between co-hosts Australia and New Zealand at the Melbourne... more

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News

Crime falls for fifth year in a row

1 Apr 2015 News
Police Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes crime data released today showing recorded crime has dropped by more than 100,000... more

Tax collection on employee share schemes examined

1 Apr 2015 News
Revenue Minister Todd McClay has welcomed the release this week of an Inland Revenue officials’ issues paper that seeks... more

Business

PAYE for NZ firms proposed in biggest tax shake-up since '57

31 Mar 2015 Business News By Pattick Smellie
March 31 (BusinessDesk) - The government is floating the idea of businesses paying their tax on a pay-as-you-go (PAYE) basis, like... more

Mark Powell to depart Warehouse by Feb 2016 after 4 years

30 Mar 2015 Business News By Jonathan Underhill
March 30 (BusinessDesk) - Mark Powell will step down as chief executive of Warehouse Group by February 2016 after 14 years, the last... more

Living

2degrees lights up Auckland Harbour Bridge in World First

13 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Fusing light, music, mobile and one of Auckland’s most recognisable landmarks together – 2degrees launched another Kiwi... more

Third Thursday Set to Groove

9 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
The sounds of legendary jazz musician Charles Mingus is set to raise the beat of Wellington’s waterfront on 19 March, when the... more

Property

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

NZ house prices rise 3.6% in February

12 Mar 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
  NZ house prices rise 3.6% in February, led by a 14% jump in Auckland prices March 12 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential... 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

Foss welcomes agreement for rental vehicle code

17 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss is welcoming a move by the rental vehicle industry to establish a Code of Best Practice to... more

Productive discussions on Queenstown’s tourism workforce

6 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Sustainable workforce solutions were at the centre of discussions between Government Ministers and tourism industry representatives... more

Sport

NZ Kiwi Ferns regroup under new coach

1 Apr 2015 Rugby
  Incoming NZ Kiwi Ferns coach Alan Jackson will be missing several veteran performers, when he leads the national... more

ICC announces Team of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

31 Mar 2015 Cricket
The team was chosen by a select group of experts who were given the task of picking a balanced side on the basis of performances in... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell: The inadequate response to sexual violence

1 Apr 2015 Column By Gordon Campbell
On combatting sexual violence, the government has finally begun to undo some of the problems that were of its own making. Early in... more

Gordon Campbell on the Northland by-election

30 Mar 2015 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Northland by-election Supposedly, Winston Peters’ victory in Northland... more

Kiwi Success

Diligent names Brian Stafford as CEO, replacing Sodi

1 Apr 2015 Appointments By Tina Morrison
Diligent names Brian Stafford as new CEO; Sodi to focus on product design and development April 1 (BusinessDesk) - Diligent Board... more

Tower names Seniors Money's Brett Wilson as CFO

18 Mar 2015 Appointments
  Tower names Seniors Money's Brett Wilson as CFO, replacing Boggs March 18 (BusinessDesk) - Tower, the listed general insurer,... more

Recruitment

NZ Government moves to strengthen employment standards

26 Mar 2015 Recruitment
Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse today announced a package of measures to strengthen enforcement of minimum... more

RESEND: 63% of Warehouse permanent staff now on career wage

20 Mar 2015 Recruitment By Fiona Rotherham
  RESEND: Warehouse says 63% of permanent staff now on 'career retailer wage' (Fixes fourth paragraph to show Warehouse is... more