Sport

TP McLean Sports Journalism Awards Finalists Announced

31 Oct 2014 Sport
New Zealand Sports Journalists Association 31 October 2014TP McLean Sports Journalism Awards Finalists AnnouncedThe New Zealand Sports Journalists Association Inc has announced the finalists for the 2014 Sir... more

Young Gun Chang Takes Biggest Prize at Offroad Racing Final

29 Oct 2014 Sport
Off Road Association of New Zealand Owen Chang at speed in Sunday’s 205 km endurance race and on his way to an historic championship title. The photograph is by Mark Baker/Veritas Communications. More imag... more

NZ Rugby League: Matagi to debut against Samoa

29 Oct 2014 Rugby League
Vodafone Warriors prop Suaia Matagi is poised to play his first test for the NZ Kiwis against his old team-mates, Toa Samoa, at Whangarei's Toll Stadium on Saturday. Showing utmost respect for the Samoans, who ... more

Cancer Society named official charity for Cricket World Cup

28 Oct 2014 Cricket
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Cancer Society named official charity in New Zealand for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 The Cancer Society has been appointed an official charity partner in New Zealand for the ICC Cricket... more

Van Gisbergen in Hot Form for Hampton Downs

28 Oct 2014 Motor Sport
Shane Van Gisbergen is in red-hot form as he heads to this weekend’s TR Group Waikato 400 at Hampton Downs, round two of the 2014-15 BNT NZ SuperTourers championship, Nov 1-2. Van Gisbergen teamed up with his... more

Whitaker’s Winning String Snapped

28 Oct 2014 Sport
Bikesport NZ The 2014 MTF Nelson New Zealand Moto Trials ChampionshipsWHITAKER’S WINNING STRING SNAPPEDOCTOBER 28, 2014: A gripping see-saw battle between two international superstars was the main talking... more

Mark Hunt secures UFC World Title fight in Mexico City

28 Oct 2014 Sport
Kiwi UFC Heavyweight Fighter Mark “Super Samoan” Hunt to fight for World Interim Title Auckland, October 27, 2014 - The New Zealand born UFC fighter Mark Hunt (10-8-1) has arrived safely in Mexico City,... more

Epay Silver Fern Rally Draws Near

27 Oct 2014 Motor Sport
NZ Silver Fern Rally Epay Silver Fern Rally Draws Near Scenery such as this is prevalent during the epay Silver Fern Rally. A full international entry will contest this year&... more

South Island Shearing

27 Oct 2014 Sport
Shearing Sports New Zealand South Island ShearingNewly-acclaimed Master Shearer Tony Coster won the Northern A and P Show Shears open final for a fourth year in a row at Rangiora on Saturday.Coster, who has won... more

Big Guns Take Red Ribbons at Hawke’s Bay Show

27 Oct 2014 Sport
Shearing Sports New Zealand Big Guns Take Red Ribbons at Hawke’s Bay ShowFormer World champions Cam Ferguson and Joel Henare have retained the Great Raihania Shears open shearin... more

Kiwis Back Kiwis for Kiwi

27 Oct 2014 Sport
NZRL Kiwis Back Kiwis for KiwiWith 27 kiwis dying every week, some of New Zealand’s rugby league stars are finding time in their busy Four Nations schedule to rally behind our national icon.The NZ Kiwis will be... more

Black Sticks Women in position to win the series

25 Oct 2014 Sport
The Black Sticks Women have won 1-0 against the USA, setting up a series decider in the final test tomorrow at the Trust House Wairarapa Hockey turf in Clareville. Today’s game was the first time an... more

Kiwi to play against All Blacks in November Test Series

24 Oct 2014 Rugby
Scotland coach Vern Cotter clears out old guard and makes Grant Gilchrist captain for November Test series No place for Barclay, Brown, Evans, Hamilton, Horne, Kellock and MacArthur in new-look squad to face... more

ActivePost junior cricketers have a go with BLACKCAPS heroes

24 Oct 2014 Cricket
  Hamilton’s youngest cricketers will take their talent to the pitch this long weekend for the ANZ One Day International (ODI) versus South Africa at Seddon Park on Monday. As a part of New Zealand... more

Sky TV signs conditional deal to renew rugby rights

24 Oct 2014 Rugby
By Tina Morrison Oct. 24 (BusinessDesk) - Sky Network Television, New Zealand's dominant pay-TV company, has signed a conditional contract to renew its five-year deal with the New Zealand Rugby Union and the... more

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News

First steps taken towards flag referendum

29 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister Hon Bill EnglishDeputy Prime Minister 29 October 2014 Cabinet has agreed on the... more

NZ to join global crackdown on tax evasion

29 Oct 2014 News
Revenue Minister Todd McClay today announced New Zealand’s timetable for participation in a global automatic exchange of... more

Business

NZ dollar holds gains as traders await central bank meetings

28 Oct 2014 Business News
By Paul McBeth Oct. 28 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar held gains in the local trading session as traders remain cautious... more

Orion Health seeks up to $150mln, eschews forecasts

28 Oct 2014 Business News
By Fiona Rotherham Oct. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Orion Health Group, which develops software systems for patient health management, wants... more

Living

Duo wins MKR NZ by just one point

29 Oct 2014 Food & Wine
Neena and Belinda have won the first season of My Kitchen Rules New Zealand. The "Modern Day Hippies" beat Aaron and Heather in... more

MKRNZ - The WeedEaters are cleaning up

28 Oct 2014 Food & Wine
Modern Day Hippies Neena and Belinda breezed through the semi finals last night on My Kitchen Rules New Zealand and no one could be... more

Property

Goodman Property sells three Christchurch sites for $18.9M

28 Oct 2014 Property
By Suze Metherell Oct. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Goodman Property Trust, the biggest listed property investor by market value, sold two... more

Double-digit rate increases loom

24 Oct 2014 Property
Aucklanders living in the ‘hottest suburbs’ could be the big losers, while businesses will come out winners Rate rises... more

Migration

New Zealand Named The Best Place For Raising Children

24 Oct 2014 Migration
New Zealand has been named the best place to raise a child in the Raising Children Abroad annual league table. According to the HSBC... more

Desperate employers keeping overstayers

24 Oct 2014 Migration
Desperate employers seeking to fill job shortages are keeping migrant workers who previously held a work visa in New Zealand... more

Travel

Air New Zealand's GENIUS Hobbit themed safety video

24 Oct 2014 Travel & Tourism
Giving flyers an Unexpected Journey! Elijah Wood and Sir Peter Jackson star in 'epic' Hobbit themed Air New Zealand safety video Air... more

Travel 'interns wanted' to tour 2000km of NZ

24 Oct 2014 Travel & Tourism
Forget a summer internship of fetching coffee and photocopying - a travel company is offering a $30,000, 10-day, 2000km tour of New... more

Sport

NZ Rugby League: Matagi to debut against Samoa

29 Oct 2014 Rugby League
Vodafone Warriors prop Suaia Matagi is poised to play his first test for the NZ Kiwis against his old team-mates, Toa Samoa, at... more

Cancer Society named official charity for Cricket World Cup

28 Oct 2014 Cricket
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Cancer Society named official charity in New Zealand for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 The Cancer Society has... more

Columns

The return of Occupy London: this time it’s truly political

28 Oct 2014 Opinion
Article - Adam Parsons The return of Occupy London: this time it’s truly political by Adam Parsons22 October 2014more

Gordon Campbell on the TPP finishing line, and Amazon’s woes

28 Oct 2014 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on the TPP finishing line, and Amazon’s woes by Gordon Campbell If the Trans Pa... more

Kiwi Success

New Ambassador to France appointed

28 Oct 2014 Appointments
Minister of Foreign Affairs Foreign Minister Murray McCully has appointed diplomat James Kember as New Zealand’s next... more

Jim Hickey hangs up his umbrella

24 Oct 2014 People
Veteran weathercaster Jim Hickey has announced his retirement today, saying is was a tough decision. "I feel like I'm subbing off at... more

Recruitment

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

UK ambulance service poaches Kiwi paramedics

24 Oct 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand paramedics are being poached by Britain's busiest ambulance service. Interviews were held in Auckland on Friday and... more