Sport

Swimming Boss Delighted with Performances

18 Apr 2015 Sport
Swimming NZ Swimming Boss Delighted with PerformancesNew Zealand Open Swimming Championships – Day 4 WrapSwimming New Zealand will send a 10-strong team following an encouraging New Zealand Open Championships... more

Southern Vendors Set for South Island Sale

15 Apr 2015 Sport
NZ Bloodstock Southern Vendors Set for South Island SaleWith New Zealand Bloodstock’s South Island Sale only two days away, vendors will be putting the final details into place before offering their drafts for... more

Blessing for The Blues’ base, exciting for Alexandra Park

14 Apr 2015 Sport
GBSA Blessing for The Blues’ new base, exciting for Alexandra ParkEarly tomorrow morning marks another milestone for Alexandra Park as Ngati Whatua Orakei Trust, Ngai Tai Ki Tamaki Tribal Trust, Ngati Tamaoho... more

Cox’s wait is finally over

13 Apr 2015 Motor Sport
The return of “Race to the Sky” was the only motivation Cox Motorsport needed to purchase Andrew Hawkeswood’s purpose built hillclimb race car. The team agreed that this car was the perfect... more

A Weekend of High Drama in Te Kuiti

13 Apr 2015 Motor Sport
At one stage it had looked as if the 2015 New Zealand Junior Motocross Championships might not have been able to go ahead after torrential rain drowned the track at Te Kuiti and forced organisers to abandon... more

Hewitt 4th on Gold Coast And Third in World Series Rankings

13 Apr 2015 Multisport
New Zealand triathlete Andrea Hewitt posted yet another top five performance on the World triathlon Series with a 4th place finish on the Gold Coast, a result that consolidates the Cantabrian in 3rd place on ... more

Official Result & Statistics ANZ Championships

13 Apr 2015 Netball
Official Result: Kia Magic (63) defeated Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel (57) Kia Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic showed they had learned an important lesson after delivering an all-important 63-57 away win against... more

Another win for Fagan in Te Kuiti

13 Apr 2015 Sport
Retiring 53-year-old shearing legend David Fagan burned-off allcomers in an amazing display of speed as he came within a few blows of winning the two major titles at his last New Zealand championships in... more

Christchurch Duathlon a Hit Amongst the Orana Park Wildlife

13 Apr 2015 Sport
Tri NZ Christchurch Duathlon a Hit Amongst the Orana Park WildlifeA unique event was enjoyed by all who took part in the final round of the Sovereign Tri Series at the Christchurch Duathlon at Orana Wildlife... more

Black Sticks win Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

13 Apr 2015 Sport
The Black Sticks Men have won the 2015 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in thrilling style with a 3-1 shoot-out victory over Australia. The final few minutes of the game were heart stopping with the Black Sticks taking a 2-1... more

Black Sticks through to Azlan Shah Cup final

13 Apr 2015 Sport
Black Sticks through to Azlan Shah Cup final The Black Sticks Men will meet Australia on 13th April in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup final after a thrilling 3-3 draw with Korea. Going into the match the Kiwis needed... more

Sporting legends inspire students

10 Apr 2015 Sport
More than 300 senior sports students heard inspirational messages from top athletes recently at Aspire conference. Organised by Ignite Sport Trust the one-day conference aimed to ‘shape sports leaders of... more

Kiwi brothers named in Oxford crew for Boat race 2015

10 Apr 2015 Sport
New Zealand brothers Sam and James O'Connor have been named into the Oxford eight to compete in the Cambridge Oxford Boat Race next month. They will try to help Oxford to a third straight win in the historic... more

Style Bender aims to set new record

9 Apr 2015 Sport
ETK Style Bender aims to set new recordJust two weeks after punching his way to an historic victory in the international Super 8 knock out tournament, combat sport phenom, Israe... more

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News

Budget to invest $244 million in schools

14 Apr 2015 Education
Education Minister Hekia Parata and Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye say next month’s Budget will provide $244 million... more

Prince Harry to visit centres across New Zealand

13 Apr 2015 News
Prime Minister Rt Hon John Key released today further details on Prince Harry’s visit to New Zealand in May. “Prince... more

Business

World Bank says sharp slowdown in China would hurt NZ, Australia

14 Apr 2015 Business News By Tina Morrison
April 14 (BusinessDesk) - A sharp slowdown in China would hurt commodity exporting countries like New Zealand and Australia and... more

Cubic Defence NZ targets corporate, military sales

13 Apr 2015 Business News By Fiona Rotherham
  Cubic Defence NZ targets corporate along with military and security customers April 10 (BusinessDesk) - High-tech exporter... more

Living

ANZAC to be commemorated in UK - with massive waiata

13 Apr 2015 ANZAC
Thousands of Australians, New Zealanders and Britons will gather in London on 25 April 2015 to mark the Centenary of the ANZAC... more

Gordon Campbell on the demise of Campbell Live

10 Apr 2015 Entertainment
  The imminent axeing of Campbell Live has been the inevitable outcome of a mindset which considers only (a) declining ratings... more

Property

NZ house prices rise 8% in March, led by 13% Auckland jump

14 Apr 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
April 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential property prices rose in March, led by Auckland where housing supply isn't meeting... more

NZ property values rise at fastest pace in 9 months in March: QV

1 Apr 2015 Property By Suze Metherell
  NZ property values rise at fastest pace in 9 months in March: QV April 1 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential property... more

Migration

PM plays down claim war criminals are living in NZ

2 Mar 2015 Migration
Prime Minister John Key says he is not aware of any suspected war criminals from the former Yugoslavia in New Zealand. The claim that... more

NZ migration rose to record in 2014

30 Jan 2015 Migration By Tina Morrison
  NZ migration surged to record in 2014, helped by robust economy Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand migration surged to a... more

Travel

Foss welcomes agreement for rental vehicle code

17 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss is welcoming a move by the rental vehicle industry to establish a Code of Best Practice to... more

Productive discussions on Queenstown’s tourism workforce

6 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Sustainable workforce solutions were at the centre of discussions between Government Ministers and tourism industry representatives... more

Sport

Black Sticks win Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

13 Apr 2015 Sport
The Black Sticks Men have won the 2015 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in thrilling style with a 3-1 shoot-out victory over Australia. The... more

Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race 2015: Kiwi bros part of Oxford victory

13 Apr 2015 Sport
Two New Zealand brothers helped the Oxford University rowers win over their Cambridge counterparts in the annual boat race on London's... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on UE pass rates & university dropout rates

14 Apr 2015 Opinion
Houston, there is clearly a problem with (a) the plunge in pass rates for University Entrance qualifications, which has been ... more

Gordon Campbell on a union victory in the fast food industry

9 Apr 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on a union victory in the fast food industry Good to have a reminder of why trade unions are still essential... more

Kiwi Success

Smiths City names 'turnaround specialist' Roy Campbell CEO

14 Apr 2015 Appointments
April 14 (BusinessDesk) - Smiths City Group, the Christchurch-based retail chain, named Roy Campbell as chief executive, replacing... more

Appointments to Lotteries Commission

8 Apr 2015 Appointments
  Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today announced the reappointment of Judy Kirk as the Presiding Member (Chair) of the... more

Recruitment

NZ Government moves to strengthen employment standards

26 Mar 2015 Recruitment
Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse today announced a package of measures to strengthen enforcement of minimum... more

RESEND: 63% of Warehouse permanent staff now on career wage

20 Mar 2015 Recruitment By Fiona Rotherham
  RESEND: Warehouse says 63% of permanent staff now on 'career retailer wage' (Fixes fourth paragraph to show Warehouse is... more