Sport

Mixed Fortunes as NZ Badminton team start individual competition in Glasgow

30 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
The New Zealand badminton team commenced their individual competitions at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games last night NZT and continue with a busy involvement at the Emirates Arena tonight. Joe Wu was first up for... more

Leota shines in NZ Netballers big win over St Lucia

30 Jul 2014 Sport
Netball NZ Leota shines in NZ Netballers big win over St LuciaMedia Advisory29 July 2014Playing out of position, the shortest member of the New Zealand side Liana Leota was the star turn as the NZ Netball team... more

2014 GLASGOW: GOLD FOR BOYLE AND PASCOE

30 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
Auckland swimmer Lauren Boyle bounced back from last night’s disappointment to win the women’s 400m freestyle gold medal tonight.And, making the last evening of the swimming even more special,... more

2014 GLASGOW: GREAT DAY FOR MOUNTAIN BIKERS

30 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
Anton Cooper and Sam Gaze brought cheers from their New Zealand supporters when they won gold and silver in the men’s mountain bike cross-country race today.Cooper beat Gaze by three seconds in a great... more

Swimming boss unhappy despite Glasgow success

30 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games By Robert Lowe
Lauren Boyle may have claimed New Zealand's first Commonwealth gold by a woman in the pool for 24 years, but swim boss Luis Villanueva is not a happy man.The 16-strong team landed four medals at Glasgow - a gold... more

2014 Commonweath Games: Two gold medals highlight big day

29 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
TUESDAY 29 JULY 2014 New Zealand had another memorable day at the Commonwealth Games, with gold medals to weightlifter Richie Patterson and shooter Sally Johnston, silvers to swimmer Lauren Boyle, shot putter Tom... more

The Super 15 rugby final – more than just a game, sports exp

29 Jul 2014 Sport
University of Canterbury The Super 15 rugby final – more than just a game, sports expert saysJuly 29, 2014The outcome of this weekend’s Super 15 rugby final is pivotally important, a University of Canterbury... more

2014 Glasgow Day 4: A deluge of medals

28 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
New Zealand really got among the medals at the Commonwealth Games today, picking up three gold medals, two silvers and two bronzes. CYCLING It was Shane A... more

Hamilton’s Natzke on GP Podium at First Attempt

28 Jul 2014 Sport
Bikesport NZ Hamilton’s Natzke on GP Podium at First AttemptJULY 28, 2014: He’s 15, he’s fast and he’s a multi-time Kiwi champion ... now Waikato’s Josiah Natzke can write ‘Grand Prix podium’ on his list of... more

2014 Commonwealth Games: Medal-laden weekend but NZ pipped on population medal table

28 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
Statistics New Zealand New Zealand's athletes scooped 18 medals across the weekend competition in Glasgow, but one solitary silver from the Isle of Man means it's top of Statistics New Zealand’s... more

WRC Finland special event for Paddon and Kennard

28 Jul 2014 Sport
Hayden Paddon Rallysport Global Ltd Hayden Paddon RallySport Global LtdMedia statement28 July 2014WRC Finland special event for Paddon and KennardNew Zealand’s leading rally drivers Hayden Paddon and John... more

NZ Netballers secure decisive win over Games hosts

28 Jul 2014 Netball
Netball New Zealand 26 July 2014 The New Zealand Netball team made it two-from-two after sealing a dominant 71-14 win over Scotland at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Saturday. The defending champions... more

Football: Thanks for the win memories

27 Jul 2014 Football
But another EPL visit looks unlikely, writes Michael BurgessSam Allardyce is open to another trip Down Under but don't expect another EPL visit anytime soon. Photo / APThe Football United tour is over — and... more

2014 Commonwealth Games: Silver Ferns win, Aus sneak past England

27 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
New Zealand were about a minute away today from the prospect of facing fierce rivals Australia one game earlier than they're anticipating in the Commonwealth Games.And there was nothing the Silver Ferns could have... more

2014 Commonwealth Games: Day 3 CYCLISTS LEAD THE WAY AGAIN

27 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
SUNDAY 27 JULY 2014For the third consecutive day the cyclists stole centre stage and the judokas again got among the medals at the Commonwealth Games.The highlight of the day was the brilliant gold medal... more

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News

Labour announces unemployment policy

30 Jul 2014 Politics
Labour’s intention to increase the minimum wage to two-thirds of the average wage would hurt business, cost jobs and reduce ... more

MOU signed to improve agency cooperation

30 Jul 2014 News
Police Minister Anne Tolley and Commerce Minister Craig Foss today welcomed an updated memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the... more

Business

Border system reaches further milestone

28 Jul 2014 Business News
Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today welcomed the Joint Border Management System reaching another milestone. More than 50 per cent ... more

Auckland Airport cuts fine deal in US$250M bond issue

25 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Auckland Airport cuts fine deal in US$250M bond issue By Paul McBeth Jul. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland... more

Living

Cliff Curtis’ Startling Confession in Mana Magazine

28 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
The new-look Mana magazine includes a story on Hollywood star and Rotorua local, Cliff Curtis. The famously versatile actor talks... more

NZ Film 'The Dead Lands' to Have Toronto World Premiere

23 Jul 2014 Entertainment
New Zealand Film Commission New Zealand Film 'The Dead Lands' to Have Toronto World Premiere Maori action epic The Dead Lands will... more

Property

NZ house sales fall in June, led by cheaper properties

14 Jul 2014 Property By Suze Metherell
July 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand house sales fell in June from a year earlier, led by properties of $400,000 or less, indicating... more

Average Auckland house prices reach record level

10 Jul 2014 Property
The average asking price for a home in Auckland has reached the record level of 732 thousand, 240 dollars. The figure is provided by... more

Migration

UK Tier 1 visa extension deadline looming

11 Jul 2014 Migration
If you’re in the UK on a Tier 1 (General) visa, you’ll need to apply for an extension as soon as possible. The deadline... more

NZ more appealing to ex-pats - survey

10 Jul 2014 Migration
Auckland and Wellington have become more appealing to ex-pats in the past 12 months, a new survey has found. Both cities both dropped... more

Travel

NZ leaves lasting impression on English Premier League teams

29 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
27 Jul 2014 West Ham United may have endured a torrid time on the pitch during their time in New Zealand for the Football United... more

Cycleways bring economic benefit to communities

24 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
An increasing number of cycleways are attracting tourists to regions and scenic parts of New Zealand and a special session at the... more

Sport

2014 GLASGOW: GOLD FOR BOYLE AND PASCOE

30 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
Auckland swimmer Lauren Boyle bounced back from last night’s disappointment to win the women’s 400m freestyle gold medal... more

2014 GLASGOW: GREAT DAY FOR MOUNTAIN BIKERS

30 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
Anton Cooper and Sam Gaze brought cheers from their New Zealand supporters when they won gold and silver in the men’s mountain... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Gaza and burning the Israeli flag

24 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
One of the selling points in New Zealand’s campaign for a temporary seat on the Security Council is that we have a pluckily... more

7 highly effective habits to stay healthy at work

23 Jul 2014 Column By Tricia Alach
The holistic helper's guide to wellbeing and work: part eight Like all good reports, my Wellbeing and Work series comes with an... more

Kiwi Success

Hon.Judith Collins announces appointments to Public Trust Board

23 Jul 2014 Appointments
New Zealand Government Appointments to Public Trust Board   Justice Minister Judith Collins today announced the appointment of ... more

NZ Government Minister Foss announces commerce reappointments

23 Jul 2014 Appointments
Commerce Minister Craig Foss today announced four reappointments to various independent Crown entities and statutory... more

Recruitment

200 more training places for graduate nurses

30 Jul 2014 Recruitment
Health Minister Tony Ryall has announced the government will fund up to 200 additional training places for nurse graduates next... more

750 additional Trades Academy places for 2015

14 Jul 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand Government   Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Hon Hekia Parata Minister of... more