Sport

Pyper looks like the bolter at the Golden Shears

6 Mar 2015 Sport
Southland shearer Troy Pyper’s surpassed even his own hopes by rapidly making it into the top of New Zealand shearers in a season he says was a trial just to see how he would go. Pyper, 30, who returned... more

Sitting it out – Kirkpatrick has itchy feet at Golden Shears

6 Mar 2015 Sport
Golden Shears Sitting it out – Kirkpatrick has itchy feet at Golden Shears   Four-times Golden Shears Open shearing champion John Kirkpatrick conceded today he’s getting itchy feet sitting out... more

New ambassador plays ball at the Golden Shears

6 Mar 2015 Sport
Golden Shears New ambassador plays ball at the Golden Shears   New US ambassador Mark Gilbert has backed-up his promise to become immersed in New Zealand culture by shearing a sheep at the Golden Shears in... more

Hewitt into the Unknown at Abu Dhabi Venue

6 Mar 2015 Sport
Triathlon New Zealand 6 March 2015 For immediate release from Triathlon New Zealand, for further information visitwww.triathlon.kiwi or www.triathlon.org HEWITT INTO THE UNKNOWN AT ABU DHABI VENUE FOR... more

Busy Herbert dominates Golden Shears heats

6 Mar 2015 Sport
Golden Shears Busy Herbert dominates Golden Shears heats The busy life of prolific woolhandling competitior, King Country farmer and mother Keryn Herbert may have just got a little bit busier after heading the... more

Tennis Tournament rallies Wellington’s junior talent

6 Mar 2015 Sport
New Zealand Post 06 March 2015 MEDIA ADVISORY Tennis Tournament rallies Wellington’s junior talent Tennis fans and their families are invited to join in the fun at... more

The Aussies have it – so say the punters

6 Mar 2015 Sport
Aussie punters – more to the point those who bet on Australia – have caught the TAB on the hop in the buildup to Saturdaynight’s transtasman shearing test in Masterton overwhelming backing the... more

Back to Back World Champs Wins for Corey Peters

6 Mar 2015 Sport
NZ Snow Sports Back to Back World Champs Wins for Corey Peters Panorama, Canada (5 March 2015) – Paralympic silver medallist Corey Peters (New Plymouth) is dominating the men’s sit-ski competition at... more

World Class 7-Day Mountain Bike Event Launched

6 Mar 2015 Sport
The Pioneer World Class 7-Day Mountain Bike Event Launched in New Zealand   The Pioneer has been officially launched in Christchurch, an audacious seven-day mountain bike stage race for elites and amateurs... more

Irene van Dyk Announced as Netball New Zealand Ambassador

6 Mar 2015 Netball
Legendary former Silver Fern Irene van Dyk has been unveiled today as Netball New Zealand’s (NNZ) official ambassador for the development of Netball from grassroots through to high performance. Van Dyk... more

First to win Shears titles in both shearing and wollhandling

6 Mar 2015 Sport
Golden Shears Uni graduate Higgins makes Golden Shears history A Lincoln University graduate who took up shearing to go and see the World created a piece of shearing sports history when she won the Novice... more

Forward Foundation empowers young women through sport

6 Mar 2015 Sport
Forward Foundation Forward Foundation empowers young women through sporting development Forward Foundation is set to empower young women and increase leadership and development opportunities through sport with... more

Vidaraid Finishes in Second Place at GODZone

5 Mar 2015 Sport
GODZone Adventure Media Release from 100% PURE Racing Thursday 5th May, 2015 For immediate release Vidaraid Finishes in Second Place at GodzoneSpanish and Brazilian team Vidaraid placed second in the GODZone ... more

ASB & New Zealand Rugby multi-year sponsorship deal

5 Mar 2015 Rugby
ASB Bank Media Release ASB & New Zealand Rugby enter major multi-year sponsorship deal ASB rebrands as ABs - for a day – to celebrate All Blacks signing ASB has today announced a multi-year ... more

McLean Wins North Island TQ Midget Champs

5 Mar 2015 Sport
Thomas McLean Racing Media release: Monday 2nd March 2015Thomas McLean RacingNorth Island Three Quarter Midget Championship 2014/15Western Springs Speedway - AucklandMcLean Wins North Island TQ Midget... more

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News

Agreement in principle signed with Ngati Tuwharetoa

6 Mar 2015 News
The Crown has signed an agreement in principle with Ngati Tuwharetoa towards settling their historical Treaty of Waitangi claims,... more

New immunisation videos for older children

6 Mar 2015 News
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomes new online resources on immunisation for older children. “These new immunisation... more

Business

Fliway offering IPO at $1.20 to $1.40 per share

6 Mar 2015 Business News
By Fiona Rotherham March 6 (BusinessDesk) - Fliway Group, the transport and logistics provider behind the first float on the NZX... more

Warehouse eyes costs, better products as it targets growth

6 Mar 2015 Business News
By Tina Morrison March 6 (BusinessDesk) - Warehouse Group is turning its focus to reducing costs and improving its products and... more

Living

Rush Hour dance fitness coming to Unitec

6 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
A new initiative by the Unitec Performing and Screen Arts (PASA) dance programme starts next Monday 9 March and runs until the end... more

Newly Digitised Films on the Big Screen

6 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
For the first time, newly digitised versions of New Zealand features,The Quiet Earth and The End of the Golden Weather, will be ... more

Property

Banks relieved as RBNZ drops '5-plus' test for home loans

6 Mar 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   Banks relieved as RBNZ drops '5-plus' test for home loans By Pattrick Smellie March 6 (BusinessDesk) - ... more

NZ dollar falls after RBNZ eyes property speculation

6 Mar 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ dollar falls after RBNZ looks for ways to curb residential property investment By Tina ... 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

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

Air New Zealand promises cheaper deals

2 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Air New Zealand is promising more discounted fares as it adds hundreds of thousands of extra seats to its network where travel agents... more

Sport

Pyper looks like the bolter at the Golden Shears

6 Mar 2015 Sport
Southland shearer Troy Pyper’s surpassed even his own hopes by rapidly making it into the top of New Zealand shearers in a... more

Irene van Dyk Announced as Netball New Zealand Ambassador

6 Mar 2015 Netball
Legendary former Silver Fern Irene van Dyk has been unveiled today as Netball New Zealand’s (NNZ) official ambassador for the... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on legal fudging on the GCSB, and Tikrit

6 Mar 2015 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the legal fudging of the GCSB revelations, Tikrit and Jake Xerxes Fussell As many... more

Gordon Campbell on the Privy Council’s Teina Pora decision

4 Mar 2015 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Privy Council’s Teina Pora decision and Iron & Wine The quashing of... more

Kiwi Success

Kiwi start-up Glassjar launches payments app in the US

6 Mar 2015 People
Glassjar, the kiwi software start-up whose app provides people an easy way of sharing bills, has launched in the United States. The... more

Bryan Williams receives Distinguished Alumni Award

6 Mar 2015 People
University of Auckland Rugby great Bryan Williams receives Distinguished Alumni Award Pacific leader, lawyer and former All Black... more

Recruitment

Luring talent to job expos a win-win

2 Mar 2015 Recruitment
Bringing employers face-to-face with future workforce creates positive labour market outcomes, writes Mark Gillard, director of the... more

Living wage estimate rises to $19.25/hour

2 Mar 2015 Recruitment
Campaigners for a "living wage" say it now costs $19.25 an hour for a mother, father and two children to "live with dignity" in New... more