Sport

Milestone looms for massive sporting tournament

31 Aug 2015 Sport
DSCRIBE Milestone looms for massive sporting tournamentSailing will make its debut at this year's NZCT AIMS Games in Tauranga. Credit: Jamie Troughton/Dscribe Media Services August 31 2015This year... more

Katayama upsets favourites in halfpipe finals

31 Aug 2015 Sport
Winter Games NZ First world cup win for Katayama upsets favourites in halfpipe finalsRiders in the FIS Snowboard World Cup Halfpipe had to fight fog and falls in today’s finals at Audi quattro Winter Games NZ... more

Silver for New Zealand in final cross-country skiing races

31 Aug 2015 Sport
Winter Games NZ Silver for New Zealand in final cross-country skiing races at Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015Tight racing, bluebird skies and a tough course brought cross-country skiing at Audi quattro... more

Emirates Team New Zealand Win ACWS Gothenburg

31 Aug 2015 Sport
Emirates Team New Zealand Emirates Team New Zealand Win ACWS GothenburgEmirates Team New Zealand was victorious in Gothenburg today at the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series.In conditions significantly... more

Slovakian Adam Zampa wins second alpine gold medal

31 Aug 2015 Sport
Winter Games NZ Slovakian Adam Zampa wins second alpine gold medal at Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015Adam Zampa of Slovakia pulled out all the stops to win gold at the Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015 FIS... more

Judge hails Audi quattro Winter Games NZ

31 Aug 2015 Sport
Winter Games NZ Judge hails Audi quattro Winter Games NZ Big Air comp as ‘higher level than X Games’Twin snowboard and freeski Big Air competitions provided huge thrills in the final event of Audi quattro... more

Gold medals for Austria and Slovakia after close slalom

30 Aug 2015 Sport
Winter Games NZ Gold medals for Austria and Slovakia after close fought slalom at Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015 A world class field with many athletes ranked in the top 100 provided spectacular skiing action... more

Olympic medallists secure top spots in snowboard halfpipe

28 Aug 2015 Sport
Winter Games NZ Olympic medallists secure top spots in snowboard halfpipe qualifiers at Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015There were no surprises when Olympic gold medallists Iouri Podladtchikov of Switzerland... more

Gold medals to Korea and Canada

28 Aug 2015 Sport
Winter Games NZ Gold medals to Korea and Canada as Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015 cross-country skiing gets underway at Snow Farm NZA quality international field featuring Olympians and national champions... more

James Woods from Sheffield steals the show

28 Aug 2015 Sport
Winter Games NZ James Woods from Sheffield steals the show with freeski slopestyle gold at Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015Team GB star James ‘Woodsy’ Woods from Sheffield held off stiff competition from many... more

Winner of the Rugby World Cup 2015 Mascots Competition

28 Aug 2015 Sport
Campbell and Co Land Rover Announces Winner of the Rugby World Cup 2015 Mascots Competition at Star Studded Sporting Event Thursday 27th August Last night Land Rover New Zealand announced Jake Thornton as the... more

Helping raise the profile of NZ’s gay and inclusive team

28 Aug 2015 Sport
NZ Falcons RFC Rugby Royalty helping raise the profile of NZ’s gay and inclusive teamNew Zealand’s only gay and inclusive men’s rugby team, the NZ Falcons RFC, are preparing for a sumptuous Gala Dinner being... more

Mojo Pulse Coach signs-up Taranaki youngster Kate Wells

27 Aug 2015 Sport
Mojo Pulse Mojo Pulse Coach signs-up Taranaki youngster Kate WellsMedia Release27 August 2015Head Coach Tanya Dearns has filled the first of her three Mojo Pulse development spots for 2016 by signing Taranaki... more

Corey Peters Victorious at NZ National Giant Slalom Champs

26 Aug 2015 Sport
NZ Snow Sports Corey Peters Victorious at IPC Snow Sports NZ National Giant Slalom ChampsQueenstown, New Zealand (26 August2015) – Day one of the IPC (International Paralympic Committee) Snow Sports NZ National... more

‘Defence Blacks’ New Name for NZDF Rugby Team

24 Aug 2015 Sport
New Zealand Defence Force Media Release24 August 2015‘Defence Blacks’ New Name for NZDF Rugby TeamThe Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant General (LTGEN) Tim Keating, and New Zealand Rugby announced today that... more

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News

10 year passports will be delivered early

24 Aug 2015 News
10 year passports will be delivered early Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today welcomed the Government Administration Select ... more

One month left for councils to get digital enablement plans sorted

19 Aug 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy AdamsMinister for Communications 19 August 2015 Local authorities have four more weeks to submit a... more

Business

NZ wool prices unchanged at auction amid Chinese uncertainty

28 Aug 2015 Business News By Tina Morrison
  NZ wool prices unchanged at auction amid Chinese uncertainty Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand wool prices held steady at... more

NZ dollar bounces from six-year low

25 Aug 2015 Business News By Paul McBeth
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ dollar bounces from six-year low after market volatility takes a breather By Paul McBeth Aug. 25 ... more

Living

It’s Snoopy’s Birthday!

10 Aug 2015 Entertainment
20th Century Fox is celebrating Snoopy’s birthday ahead of the release of the first animated Peanuts movie SNOOPY AND CHARLIE... more

NZ's Sola Rosa Sound System heads to London - interview with Andrew Spraggon

6 Aug 2015 Entertainment By Charlotte Everett
Sola Rosa Sound System comes to London on 20 August – NZNewsUK London Editor Charlotte Everett had a chat with frontman Andrew... more

Property

Auckland house price growth stalls in July: Barfoot

5 Aug 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
  Auckland house price growth stalls in July as properties 'fully priced', Barfoot says Aug. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland house... more

Site purchased for Pt Chevalier Kindergarten

31 Jul 2015 Property
New Zealand Government   Hon Nikki Kaye Associate Minister of Education   31 July 2015   Site purchased for Pt... more

Migration

NZ net migration reaches new annual record in June

21 Jul 2015 Migration By Paul McBeth
  NZ net migration reaches new annual record in June, swelled by Indian, Chinese students July 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

NZ migration rises to new annual record in May

22 Jun 2015 Migration By Suze Metherell
  NZ migration rises to new annual record in May, closing in on Treasury's upside scenario June 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

Travel

Air NZ to continue alliance with Cathay Pacific

25 Aug 2015 Travel & Tourism By Joshua Riddiford
Air NZ to continue alliance with Cathay Pacific, targets Asian tourists Aug. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand's has had its... more

Partnerships push New Zealand’s profile abroad

25 Aug 2015 NZ Tourism
25 August 2015 Campaigns promoting New Zealand as an outstanding visitor destination reached more than 1.2 billion people globally... more

Sport

All Blacks squad for Rugby World Cup 2015 announced

30 Aug 2015 Rugby
30 August 2015 The All Blacks squad for Rugby World Cup 2015 has been announced with the All Blacks selectors selecting a squad... more

Gold medals for Austria and Slovakia after close slalom

30 Aug 2015 Sport
Winter Games NZ Gold medals for Austria and Slovakia after close fought slalom at Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015 A world class... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the flag campaign

25 Aug 2015 Opinion
Gordon Campbell on the flag campaign So far, the public has treated the government’s flag campaign with something between... more

Gordon Campbell on Donald Trump, and Dr Dre

19 Aug 2015 Opinion
Gordon Campbell on Donald Trump, and Dr Dre   For the past few months, you, me, and Rupert Murdoch have been waiting for the... more

Kiwi Success

Former cricketer Simon Doull signs with NZME

19 Aug 2015 Appointments
Former cricketer and established broadcaster Simon Doull signs with NZME 19 August 2015 – New Zealand Media and Entertainment... more

New ECan commissioner appointed

6 Aug 2015 Appointments
Elizabeth Cunningham has been appointed as a commissioner at Environment Canterbury (ECan), Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith and... more

Recruitment

Eleven straight quarters of job growth

5 Aug 2015 Recruitment
The latest labour market data shows continued job growth, with 7,000 more people employed over the last quarter and 69,000 more New ... more

NZ unemployment rate rises to 5.9% on weaker jobs growth

5 Aug 2015 Recruitment By Paul McBeth
NZ unemployment rate rises to 5.9% as jobs growth lags behind growing population Aug. 5 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's jobless rate... more