Sport

Four Nations set stage for NZ teams

20 Aug 2014 Rugby League
This year's Rugby League Four Nations will provide the catalyst for five New Zealand representative sides - not just the NZ Kiwis - to showcase their talents on the international stage. While the national men's... more

Isner confirmed, back to NZ to defend Heineken Open title

20 Aug 2014 Sport
The NZ Festival of Tennis is excited to announce that 2014 Heineken Open champion, John Isner (USA), will be heading back to NZ shores this summer, to defend his title. “The Heineken Open has been unreal ... more

Commonwealth Games Head of Sport joins World Masters Games

20 Aug 2014 Sport
  From Glasgow to Auckland is the well-travelled route taken by Australian Greg Warnecke, announced today as the General Manager, Sports and Venues for World Masters Games 2017. Warnecke will join World... more

Mike Pero Sponsors Barry Scheene Motorcycle Classic

19 Aug 2014 Motor Sport
Bikesport NZ Mike Pero Sponsors Barry Scheene Motorcycle Classic AUGUST 19, 2014: Mike Pero Real Estate have taken the naming rights sponsorship for the Barry Sheene Motorcycle Classic at Hampton Downs this... more

Nonu and Kaino 'highly unlikely' for All Blacks

19 Aug 2014 Rugby
All Blacks Ma'a Nonu and Jerome Kaino have been all but ruled out of Saturday's Bledisloe Cup test at Eden Park. Nonu (shoulder) and Kaino (elbow) had scans yesterday, and while the results were not available to... more

New fishing licences for ‘non-residents'

19 Aug 2014 Sport
Fish & Game New Zealand is launching new licences for overseas anglers who visit the country to fish for longer than a day or so. The non-resident season licence (NRL) will cost $160 – a third more... more

Awards to recognise contributions to New Zealand recreation

19 Aug 2014 Sport
Recreation enthusiasts have just one month left to nominate organisations and individuals that have made exceptional contributions to improving recreation and sport for New Zealanders. The New Zealand Recreation... more

Legend holds keys to league museum

19 Aug 2014 Rugby League
  Few can claim to have had as much of an impact on New Zealand rugby league as Don Hammond. These days, Hammond is best known as curator of the Rugby League Museum, housed on the ground floor of NZRL... more

Four Masters: Coster, Stratford, Henare, Thomson

19 Aug 2014 Sport
Shearing Sports New Zealand MEDIA RELEASEOn behalf of Shearing Sports New ZealandAugust 19, 2014Four Masters: Coster, Stratford, Henare, Thomson Two machine shearers, a woolhandler and a blades shearer have... more

Dunedin athlete claims regional title

18 Aug 2014 Sport
Boccia New Zealand Dunedin athlete claims regional title 13 athletes from across the South Island descended on Christchurch looking for crucial ranking points to help their chances ahead of the National... more

Christchurch athletes claim top spots

18 Aug 2014 Sport
Boccia New Zealand Christchurch athletes claim top spots 13 athletes from across the South Island descended on Christchurch looking for crucial ranking points to help their chances ahead of the National... more

University of Waikato crews confirmed for Great Race

18 Aug 2014 Sport
The Gallagher Great Race is now only a month away and New Zealand’s best young rowing talent is set to compete in the iconic Hamilton race. Coaches for Waikato University are confident they have the best... more

RWC 2015 ticket information confirmed ahead of general sale

18 Aug 2014 Rugby
• Rugby World Cup 2015 tickets on general sale September 12 – 29, 2014• Tickets for all 48 matches will go on sale via tickets.rugbyworldcup.com• Prices start at £15 for adults,... more

Haier Pulse Locks Down Leota for 2015

18 Aug 2014 Netball
Liana Leota will be returning to the Haier Pulse in 2015, after agreeing a new one-year contract to stay with the team she has been part of for two years. The midcourter made a successful return to the game... more

Women's Rugby World Cup 2014: Magali Harvey Named IRB Women's Player of the Year 2014

18 Aug 2014 Rugby
Canada wing Magali Harvey has been named the IRB Women’s Player of the Year 2014 following her side’s 21-9 defeat to England in the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 final at Stade Jean Bouin in Paris... more

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News

Maori King's son back before court

20 Aug 2014 News
The son of the Maori King will be back before the court next week. Last month, Korotangi Paki, 19, was let off charges of burglary,... more

Shark finning to be banned from 1 October

20 Aug 2014 News
A ban on the finning of all shark species within New Zealand waters will take effect from 1 October this year, Conservation ... more

Business

Airways sees 27% gain in 2015 profit, misses 2014 target

20 Aug 2014 Business News
By Tina Morrison Aug. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Airways Corp. of New Zealand expects to boost profit 27 percent this year, after missing... more

Landcorp cuts FY15 earnings guidance on lower dairy payout

20 Aug 2014 Business News
By Paul McBeth Aug. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Landcorp Farming, the state-owned commercial farmer, slashed guidance for 2015 earnings... more

Living

Adventurer wins prestigious University of Waikato award

20 Aug 2014 Entertainment
Adventurer, management consultant and motivational speaker Jamie Fitzgerald will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the... more

Weta Workshop & Roxy Cinema Exclusive WOAP Event

20 Aug 2014 Entertainment
CoCo at The Roxy unwraps the art of food in film Wellington’s iconic The Roxy Cinema is turning into a movie set next week as... more

Property

House sales down as winter cools market - REINZ

14 Aug 2014 Property
New Zealand house sales fell in July as winter cooled the appetite of house hunters while a drop in properties selling for $400,000... more

NZ property values rise at slowest annual pace in 13 months

7 Aug 2014 Property By Paul McBeth
Aug. 7 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand property values rose at the slowest annual pace in 13 months in July as rising interest rates,... more

Migration

Who's living next door to you?

20 Aug 2014 Migration
Statistics NZ puts out detailed data on different ethnic groups, down to the 108 people from the Isle of Man. Did you know there are... more

NZ population growth speeds up

14 Aug 2014 Migration
New Zealand's climb to 4.5 million people has been faster in the past year than it has in any other year in the past decade,... more

Travel

Auckland 10th most liveable city - again

19 Aug 2014 Travel & Tourism
Auckland has again been ranked the tenth most liveable city in the world. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released its... more

Air NZ Dreamliner to be put on show

15 Aug 2014 Travel & Tourism
An Air New Zealand Dreamliner is to be put on show at a famous air show next week. The Boeing 787-9 aircraft will be exhibited to... more

Sport

Four Nations set stage for NZ teams

20 Aug 2014 Rugby League
This year's Rugby League Four Nations will provide the catalyst for five New Zealand representative sides - not just the NZ Kiwis -... more

Commonwealth Games Head of Sport joins World Masters Games

20 Aug 2014 Sport
  From Glasgow to Auckland is the well-travelled route taken by Australian Greg Warnecke, announced today as the General... more

Columns

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Doing Justice to the Election

19 Aug 2014 Opinion
Opinion - Martin Doyle   Martin Doyle Cartoon: Doing Justice to the Election Given the dirty politics that have been exposed in... more

Gordon Campbell on no more Mr Nice Guy

19 Aug 2014 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on no more Mr Nice Guy by Gordon Campbell When future historians seek to identify... more

Kiwi Success

The duo behind NZ's hottest new label

20 Aug 2014 People
We're expecting big things from Harman Grubisa, the new label from Auckland-based friends Madeleine Harman (right) and Jessica... more

Victoria announces new strategic appointments

11 Aug 2014 Appointments
Victoria University of Wellington has announced the appointment of New Zealand’s first Provost, Professor Neil... more

Recruitment

On track to surplus, more jobs, higher incomes

19 Aug 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand is on track to Budget surplus this year, backed by good growth, more jobs and higher incomes under the ... more

The Right To Work: Young New Zealanders

18 Aug 2014 Recruitment
Getting young people into work is about preparing them for work and ensuring they have ongoing support: sustainable youth employment... more