Sport

Hart is in the Right Place

22 Dec 2014 Motor Sport
DECEMBER 23, 2014: The motorcycle road-race season is coming together nicely for Bay of Plenty ace Duncan Hart. The 38-year-old workshop manager from Tauranga leads the super moto class after two of three... more

New Zealand Cricket bolsters website capability

22 Dec 2014 Cricket
BLACKCAPS website migrates to Microsoft Azure to manage high fan traffic AUCKLAND, 22 December 2014, New Zealand – Ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup in February 2015, New Zealand Cricket today announced... more

Wanted: Volunteers for Record Summer of High Profile New Zea

22 Dec 2014 Cricket
With one of the biggest summer line-ups of major events that New Zealand has ever seen, event organisers are facing a bigger need than ever before for volunteers. Over the first six months of 2015, the ICC... more

Ellerslie Christmas Carnival

21 Dec 2014 Equestrian
NZ Racing Desk Marsh planning concerted attack on Ellerslie Christmas Carnival   Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh is a happy man just days out from a large scale attack on the riches of... more

Fast Learner ready for an examination in top company

21 Dec 2014 Equestrian
NZ Racing Desk Fast Learner ready for an examination in top company.   A convincing last to first performance by promising galloper Fast Learner at Te Rapa on Saturday has... more

Tie Me Down back to winning form at Awapuni

21 Dec 2014 Equestrian
NZ Racing Desk Tie Me Down back to winning form at Awapuni   Imposing mare Tie Me Down showed a last start defeat at Trentham that ended the winning start to her racing ca... more

Cool Cameron gets Maygrove home with heady ride

21 Dec 2014 Equestrian
NZ Racing Desk Cool Cameron gets Maygrove home with heady ride   Last year’s champion jockey Matt Cameron showed all his class at Awapuni on Saturday to land enigmat... more

Freeskiers Janina Kuzma 2nd, Beau-James Wells 3rd at Rev Tou

19 Dec 2014 Sport
Snow Sports New Zealand Freeskiers Janina Kuzma 2nd, Beau-James Wells 3rd at Rev TourMedia ReleaseCopper Mountain, U.S.A (18 December 2014) – Cardrona NZ freeskiers Janina Kuzma and Beau-James Wells, both of... more

Bathurst 12 Hour 2015

19 Dec 2014 Motor Sport
Christchurch, New Zealand-based motorsport operation GT3 Endurance Ltd is pleased to announce their driver line-up for the 2015 Bathurst 12 hour. In the lead #66 2010 Porsche GT3 Cup are: Scott O’Donnell,... more

Badminton Names Bulk of Junior Team for Oceania Champs

19 Dec 2014 Sport
For a number of New Zealand’s brightest young Badminton prospects Christmas and the New Year holiday period just got a little easier on the nerves with news of their selection to the New Zealand Junior... more

Top local athletes to compete at Colgate Games in Wellington

19 Dec 2014 Sport
The Colgate Games, New Zealand’s biggest annual children’s track and field athletics event, will be held in Wellington’s Newtown Park next year, from 9-11 January. Nearly 1200 children aged... more

Calling Nelson cricket fans

19 Dec 2014 Cricket
One lucky Nelson cricket fan could win the chance to head out on to the pitch with the BLACKCAPS this time next month as the Kiwis take on Sri Lanka at the ANZ One Day International at Saxton Oval. New Zealand... more

Trotting club invites Katy Perry to watch her namesake

19 Dec 2014 Equestrian
Alexandra Park would roll out the red carpet for superstar singer Katy Perry if she wants to cheer on an equine version of herself at Auckland’s popular Night Trots this Friday, says Kimberley Algie, Sales... more

Double record bid for King Country shearer

18 Dec 2014 Sport
Te Kuiti shearer Stacey Te Huia has confirmed he will tackle two of the World’s toughest shearing records early in the New Year – four weeks apart and on both sides of the Tasman. Based for most of... more

‘Running of the Wools’ ahead of Rural Games

18 Dec 2014 Sport
A spectacle not seen in Queenstown for decades will be staged again next February as more than 300 merino sheep run through the town centre to herald the start of the inaugural Hilux New Zealand Rural Games over... more

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News

Huge experience on transition advisory board

22 Dec 2014 News
New Zealand Government Huge experience on transition advisory board   Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has... more

Top BBC executive publicly endorses key Zionist mantra

22 Dec 2014 News
Article - Redress Information Top BBC executive publicly endorses key Zionist mantra   A senior BBC executive has publicly come... more

Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise led by NZOG; Kathmandu slides

22 Dec 2014 Business News
By Suze Metherell Dec. 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose, led by New Zealand Oil and Gas after it bought a cornerstone... more

PGG Wrightson reaffirms 2015 earnings growth

22 Dec 2014 Business News
By Suze Metherell Dec. 22 (BusinessDesk) - PGG Wrightson, the rural services firm controlled by China's Agria Corp, has affirmed... more

Living

Hobbit defies box office predictions

22 Dec 2014 Entertainment
The Hobbit; The Battle of the Five Armies has topped US$355 million at the international box office after a week on release and a... more

Bringing Ciclovía back to the people of Wellington

20 Dec 2014 Lifestyle
"Let's do this every Sunday!" was the cry from the thousands of participants in this year's inaugural Ciclovía event on the... more

Property

Kiwi Property buys Apex Mega Centre for $64 mln

22 Dec 2014 Property
By Suze Metherell Dec. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Kiwi Property Group, formerly Kiwi Income Property Trust, has agreed to buy Apex Mega... more

Affordable housing development agreement signed

18 Dec 2014 Property
The Government has signed a development agreement for the construction of 237 homes as part of its affordable housing project on an... more

Migration

Overstayer numbers at record low

22 Dec 2014 Migration
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes new figures showing New Zealand overstayer numbers are at the lowest since 2000. A... more

Immigration rises to a fresh annual record

19 Dec 2014 Migration
Immigration rises to a fresh record, fuelled by returning kiwis, Indian students By Suze Metherell Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New... more

Travel

Air New Zealand takes out win on World's Top Ten Airlines

18 Dec 2014 Travel & Tourism
AirlineRatings.com has announced along with its Airline Excellence Awards its Top Ten airlines for 2015. Heading the list is... more

Tourism Holdings lifts annual profit forecast to $17 million

18 Dec 2014 Travel & Tourism
By Suze Metherell Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Tourism Holdings, the biggest campervan rental company in Australia and New Zealand, has... more

Sport

Hart is in the Right Place

22 Dec 2014 Motor Sport
DECEMBER 23, 2014: The motorcycle road-race season is coming together nicely for Bay of Plenty ace Duncan Hart. The 38-year-old ... more

New Zealand Cricket bolsters website capability

22 Dec 2014 Cricket
BLACKCAPS website migrates to Microsoft Azure to manage high fan traffic AUCKLAND, 22 December 2014, New Zealand – Ahead of... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the dumping of bad news at Christmas

22 Dec 2014 Opinion
By Gordon Campbell If the government really did have good tidings of great joy you can bet it wouldn’t be strewing them about... more

Gordon Campbell on the Pakistan schoolchildren killings

18 Dec 2014 Column
by Gordon Campbell The slaughter of the children in Pakistan is incomprehensibly awful. On the side, it has thrown a spotlight onto... more

Kiwi Success

DreamCatchers launched in UK

18 Dec 2014 People
In association with Kea, The New Zealand High Commission and The New Zealand Society, Dream Catchers was launched at New Zealand House... more

Inspiring Stories :Young Kiwis Making a Difference

8 Dec 2014 People
Wellington, December 8th – At only 15 years old, Auckland student Hunter Williams is the youngest winner of the Inspiring... more

Recruitment

Better work opportunities for disabled people

22 Dec 2014 Recruitment
Minister for Disability Issues Nicky Wagner welcomed the release of the ‘Disability and the labour market’ report from ... more

Job ads trending down, says ANZ survey

19 Dec 2014 Recruitment
By Fiona Rotherham Total job advertising has taken an end-of-year dip, falling 0.1 per cent in November after seasonal adjustments,... more