Sport

Lydia Ko gets record LPGA haul - and a US$1.5m payday!

24 Nov 2014 Golf
NAPLES, Fla. -- New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko was an instant millionaire even before she went into a three-way playoff Sunday in the CME Group Tour Championship. She finished off her rookie season in style. more

Seven young Southern players for international stage

24 Nov 2014 Sport
Southern Hockey Media release24 November, 2014Seven young Southern players to experience international stageHockey New Zealand has named seven young Southern Hockey players in a group of four teams to test... more

Kiwis Can Now Watch Every Live Game of French Top 14 Rugby

24 Nov 2014 Rugby
For those with family back in NZ, this might be of interest. For the First Time Ever Kiwis Can Now Watch Every Live Game of the Internationally Acclaimed French Top 14 RugbyToday (24/11/14) Coliseum Sports Media... more

All Blacks vs Wales: Hansen credits All Black desire

23 Nov 2014 Rugby
Steve Hansen highlighted New Zealand's desire to fight to the end after a stunning late show saw the world champions down Wales on Saturday. The All Blacks were 16-15 down with little over quarter of an hour to... more

World Cup Silver for Para-Snowboarder Carl Murphy

21 Nov 2014 Sport
Landgraaf, 21 November 2014 – A World Cup silver medal has signalled that para-snowboarder Carl Murphy (Wanaka) is on his way back to top competitive form. Murphy won his second podium spot overnight (NZ... more

Mondiale Auckland Aces will face the Wellington Firebirds

21 Nov 2014 Sport
Auckland Cricket The Mondiale Auckland Aces will face the Wellington Firebirds with a much changed side that includes the addition of overseas professional Luke Wright to their line-up.Englishman Wright, who... more

Upset wins in BMW race series

19 Nov 2014 Sport
Castrol BMW Race Driver Series Upset wins in BMW race seriesPress release: Castrol BMW Race Driver Series - round 3, 15-16 November.For immediate release: Tuesday 18 November 2014.Championship contention is... more

Less than two weeks left to register for TRYathlon

18 Nov 2014 Sport
Weetbix Tryathlon Less than two weeks left to register for the Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Valerie Adams and Anna Harrison attending the event   Auckland kids only have less than two weeks left to... more

What could the Black Caps batsmen gain from Game Sense?

18 Nov 2014 Cricket
Success in the 2015 World Cricket Cup will require far more than good technique for the Black Caps, University of Canterbury’s new head of sport and physical education Professor Richard Light says. To... more

NZ News UK pictorial: All Black's win over Scotland

18 Nov 2014 Rugby
NZ News UK's Tony Morrison was at Murrayfield Saturday 15 November with his camera.  Below are some of his photos of the action - both on and off the field. If you were there and have photos you want to share,... more

Buick And Thomson Added to NS Shearing And Woolhandling Team

15 Nov 2014 Sport
Shearing Sports New Zealand Buick And Thomson Added to NS Shearing And Woolhandling TeamWairarapa shearer David Buick and Christchurch blade shearer Brian Thomson have been added to the New Zealand shearing and... more

MS Bike the Bridge Honoured with Leading Award

15 Nov 2014 Sport
Multiple Sclerosis Society MS Bike the Bridge Honoured with Leading AwardWith just a day to go before thousands of cyclists take part in MS Bike the Bridge 2014, the event has picked up a prestigious award for... more

Great Scott! Irish star grabs Kiwi shears title.

15 Nov 2014 Sport
Shearing Sports New Zealand Great Scott! Irish star grabs Kiwi shears title.World record lambshearer Ivan Scott scored his biggest competition win outside the UK and home-country Ireland with a stunning upset... more

Elite Young Riders Prepare to Bike the Bridge

15 Nov 2014 Sport
Multiple Sclerosis Society Elite Young Riders Prepare to Bike the BridgeTwo of New Zealand’s leading young cyclists, Sam Lindsay and Logan Griffin, will be taking part in Auckland’s MS Bike the Bridge event on... more

Government, NZRL join forces for families

14 Nov 2014 Rugby League
Education minister Hekia Parata has announced a partnership with New Zealand Rugby League to improve the education, health and wellbeing of thousands of young people and families. Parata says "It's More Than... more

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News

Indigenous Experts arrive in Auckland

24 Nov 2014 News
Nga Pae o te Maramatanga (NPM), New Zealand's Maori Centre of Research Excellence, is this week (25th – 28th November) holding... more

New faces, wise heads in bold Labour line up

24 Nov 2014 Politics
New Zealand Labour PartyLabour Leader Andrew Little today announced a bold new caucus line up which brings forward new talent and... more

Business

Extreme commute: From New Zealand to rural Iceland

18 Nov 2014 Business News
Every year, several dozen butchers make an epic commute - from provincial New Zealand to rural Iceland - for just two months' work.... more

A2 Milk to seek ASX listing, push into US market

18 Nov 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   A2 Milk to seek ASX listing, push into US market, renew sales into China By Fiona Rotherham Nov. 18 ... more

Living

Hawaiian Voyagers Return to Reaffirm their Link with Maori

17 Nov 2014 Lifestyle
WAITANGI, New Zealand – When intrepid Hokulea crewmembers first sailed to Aotearoa (New Zealand) 29 years ago using the ... more

Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship team in Round the Bridges

14 Nov 2014 Lifestyle
A University of Waikato Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship team is set to compete in this Sunday’s Round the Bridges. The team of... more

Property

More homes coming on board for Christchurch tenants

18 Nov 2014 Property
Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett is impressed with Housing New Zealand’s progress in building, redeveloping and repairing... more

New initiatives to improve tenancy services

17 Nov 2014 Property
Changes to the delivery of key tenancy services are set to streamline and speed up processes for landlords and tenants, Building and... more

Migration

NZ net migration rises to record in Oct as more kiwis return

24 Nov 2014 Migration By Suze Metherell
  NZ net migration rises to fresh record in Oct as more kiwis return, Indian students arrive Nov. 24 (BusinessDesk) - New... more

Australians & New Zealanders should be free to live & work in UK

3 Nov 2014 Migration
Australians and New Zealanders should be granted special status to live and work in the United Kingdom without restriction, a new... more

Travel

NZ guest nights jump to a record in September on rise in international travelers

12 Nov 2014 Travel & Tourism By Tina Morrison
Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand guest nights rose 1.1 percent to a record for a September month, driven by a rebound in ... more

Travel to NZ made easier for Indian business visitors

7 Nov 2014 Travel & Tourism
Associate Tourism Minister Paula Bennett and Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse say Indian nationals travelling to New Zealand... more

Sport

Lydia Ko gets record LPGA haul - and a US$1.5m payday!

24 Nov 2014 Golf
NAPLES, Fla. -- New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko was an instant millionaire even before she went into a three-way playoff Sunday in the... more

Valerie Adams named World Athlete of the Year

23 Nov 2014 Sport
New Zealand shot put star Valerie Adams has been named the World Athlete of the Year in Monaco this morning. Adams is the first Kiwi... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Rick Ellis as Te Papa’s new CEO

24 Nov 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
The recent appointment of former TVNZ boss Rick Ellis to head Te Papa has copped a fair bit of criticism... more

Gordon Campbell on the SAS role against Islamic State, and Podemos

20 Nov 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Could this news report serve to explain – in a nutshell – why Prime Minister John Key has not ruled out the SAS... more

Kiwi Success

New Ambassador to the Philippines announced

18 Nov 2014 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced diplomat David Strachan as New Zealand’s new Ambassador to the... more

New High Commissioner to Malaysia

18 Nov 2014 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has today named diplomat John Subritzky as New Zealand’s new High Commissioner to Malaysia, to... more

Recruitment

Smiths City starts CEO search after Hellings signals exit

12 Nov 2014 Recruitment
Article - BusinessDesk   Smiths City starts search for new CEO after Hellings signals exit By Paul McBeth Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk)... more

More than 600 take up 3K to Christchurch jobs

28 Oct 2014 Recruitment
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says the Government’s 3K to Christchurch scheme is a winner with 633 unemployed people... more