Sport

Fellowes and Hazeldine Sign for EasiYo Tactix

22 Jul 2014 Netball
EasiYo Tactix are delighted to announce the signing of experienced defender Demelza Fellowes (formerly McCloud) and versatile shooter/mid-courter Gemma Hazeldine for the 2015 ANZ Championship season. Fellowes ... more

Heat’s on for open water masters swimmers

22 Jul 2014 Sport
With local temperatures dipping to winter lows, more than 80 Kiwi swimmers are taking off to Samoa this week, to take on warmer open water swimming challenges. The line-up includes State Ocean Swim Series age... more

Aim to make Auckland the world’s most active city

18 Jul 2014 Sport
Sport Auckland New regional strategy aims to make Auckland the world’s most active city By 2020 Auckland will be the world’s most active city, under a visionary strategic plan released by a new... more

Mondiale sign up with the Aces

18 Jul 2014 Sport
Auckland Cricket Mondiale have been announced as the naming rights sponsor of the Auckland Aces – making them the Mondiale Auckland Aces. Mondiale have been a valued sponsor of Auckland Cricket for the... more

Aachen to Provide Championships Atmosphere

17 Jul 2014 Equestrian
New Zealand eventers head to the Aachen World Equestrian Festival in Germany this week in their last big shake down before next month’s Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Andrew Nicholson and Nereo... more

Mystics sign England netball star Serena Guthrie

17 Jul 2014 Netball
Netball NZ England netball international Serena Guthrie is heading to Auckland to line up for the Northern Mystics in 2015. The athletic 24-year-old, who plays wing defence and centre, joins the midcourt pairing... more

Chooi named as new Auckland Hearts coach

17 Jul 2014 Sport
Auckland Cricket Media ReleaseThursday, 17 July 2014The Auckland Hearts will start a new season with a new coach in the form of Elfriede Chooi who has been appointed to take the reins for the 2014/15... more

Youngsters impress at youth trials

17 Jul 2014 Sport
New Zealand Rugby League MEDIA RELEASEJuly 17, 2014 Youngsters impress at youth trialsAuckland second rowers Dylan Clark and Mose Esera were named Most Valuable Players at the NZRL 16s & 18s national... more

Captain Katrina Returns to Haier Pulse for 2015

17 Jul 2014 Netball
Haier Pulse Captain Katrina Returns to Haier Pulse for 2015 July 17 2014 The Haier Pulse has secured the services of dynamic Silver Ferns defender Katrina Grant who has re-signed for the 2015 ANZ Championship ... more

NZU17: Semi-Final Spots Confirmed

16 Jul 2014 Sport
Netball NZ NZ Age Group Netball ChampionshipsNZU17: Semi-Final Spots Confirmed16 July Forty teams have been whittled down to just four to contest the New Zealand Age Group Netball Championships Under 17... more

NZU17: Day Two Update

15 Jul 2014 Sport
Netball NZ NZ Age Group Netball ChampionshipsNZU17: Day Two UpdateMedia Advisory15 JulyUnder sunny skies, day two of the NZ Age Group Netball Championships Under 17 event at Netball North Harbour got off to a... more

EasiYo Tactix Roster Shaping Up Nicely

15 Jul 2014 Sport
EasiYo Tactix EasiYo Tactix Roster Shaping Up NicelyMedia Release15 July 2014EasiYo Tactix are pulling together an impressive playing roster for the 2015 ANZ Championship season with four more athletes... more

NZU17: Day One Update

14 Jul 2014 Sport
Netball New Zealand NZ Age Group Netball ChampionshipsNZU17: Day One UpdateMedia Advisory14 JulyThe New Zealand Netball team made a surprise appearance at the New Zealand Age Group Championships Under 17... more

Ryan Ballinger: Road Runner

14 Jul 2014 Sport
Lopdell House Art Gallery Media Release July 13, 2014 In 1982 professional runner Paul Ballinger broke New Zealand’s marathon record, winning at Fukuoka, Japan in 2 hours, 10 minutes and 15 seconds. Now,... more

Epic across Pacific Ocean down to last six days

14 Jul 2014 Sport
University of Auckland Epic across Pacific Ocean down to last six days Tara Remington’s row across the Pacific Ocean is down to its last week. The University of Auckland academic is rowing across the... more

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News

Support for kiwi, not moas, in Rimutaka

18 Jul 2014 News
The Government today announced a $70,000 Community Conservation Partnership Fund grant for the Rimutaka Forest Park Trust to ensure... more

Coleman to meet China’s top military officer

18 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Coleman to meet China’s top military officer Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman will hold talks on Monday... more

Business

Moa boosts first quarter sales, expects higher margins

22 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Moa boosts first quarter sales, expects higher margins to drive profits By Tina Morrison July 22 ... more

Hon. Steven Joyce: Better public services for businesses

21 Jul 2014 Business News
A single unique number for every business and a range of new services that reduce the need for businesses to provide the same ... more

Living

Anti-mining campaign doco debuts at NZ Film Festival

22 Jul 2014 Entertainment
Playing at this year’s New Zealand International Film Festival, Cap Bocage is a close-up exploration of the forces that came... more

Inbetweeners 2 Cast Heads Down under for NZ Premiere

22 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
The stars of this year’s most anticipated comedy, The Inbetweeners 2 will head to New Zealand next month as part of the... 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

100% Middle-Earth campaign wins prestigious travel award

17 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
Associate Tourism Minister Todd McClay has congratulated Tourism New Zealand on winning the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s... more

NZ guest nights at three-year high

10 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism By Suze Metherell
July 10 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand guest nights climbed to a three-year high in May as short term stays climbed across all... more

Sport

Fellowes and Hazeldine Sign for EasiYo Tactix

22 Jul 2014 Netball
EasiYo Tactix are delighted to announce the signing of experienced defender Demelza Fellowes (formerly McCloud) and versatile... more

Heat’s on for open water masters swimmers

22 Jul 2014 Sport
With local temperatures dipping to winter lows, more than 80 Kiwi swimmers are taking off to Samoa this week, to take on warmer open... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the non-apology to Tania Billingsley, PM John Key

22 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  The refusal by Prime Minister John Key to issue a personal apology to Tania Billingsley has been accompanied by an array of... more

Gordon Campbell on the failure to prosecute the GCSB

18 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
So one hand of the state – the Independent Police Conduct Authority - has now washed the hands of its brother agencies, and... more

Kiwi Success

Minister announces ACC Board appointments

8 Jul 2014 Appointments
New Zealand Government Minister announces ACC Board appointments ACC Minister Judith Collins today announced the appointment of ... more

Air NZ boss Luxon to sit on Virgin board

4 Jul 2014 Appointments By Suze Metherell
July 4 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand boss Christopher Luxon has been appointed to Virgin Australia's board alongside its fellow... more

Recruitment

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

Take a dip into global talent pool

9 Jul 2014 Recruitment
International candidates can bring added value, says recruitment specialist New Zealand's thriving economy has created a "unique... more