Sport

NZB’s National Weanling & Broodmare Sale

5 May 2015 Sport
NZ Bloodstock Vendors Put Their Best Foot Forward at NZB’s National Weanling & Broodmare SaleNew Zealand Bloodstock’s National Weanling, Bro... more

2015 SAS College Rugby League season launched

5 May 2015 Sport
Auckland Rugby League AUCKLAND RUGBY LEAGUE2015 SAS College Rugby League season launchedFor immediate releaseThe 2015 SAS College Rugby League season was launched last night at the home of the reigning... more

Team NZ chair Turner resigns as govt funding evaporates

4 May 2015 Sport
Article - BusinessDesk Team NZ chair Turner resigns as government funding evaporatesBy Paul McBethMay 4 (BusinessDesk) - Emirates Team New Zealand chairman Keith Turner has resigned from the board of the... more

Netball: Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel defeat Mojo Pulse

3 May 2015 Netball
ANZ Championship Netball Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel (50) defeated Mojo Pulse (49) A youthful Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel took a major step towards securing a spot in the play-offs with a thrilling 50-49... more

New game bird season delivers ‘mixed bag’ for hunters

3 May 2015 Sport
Fish and Game New Zealand New game bird season delivers ‘mixed bag’ for hunters Caption: A decoy at ‘spot x’ in Canterbury.There have been some very mixed fortunes fo... more

ANZ Championship: Official Result & Statistics

2 May 2015 Netball
Official Result: Mission Queensland Firebirds (56) defeated West Coast Fever (48) The Mission Queensland Firebirds have inflicted the first loss on the West Coast Fever this season with a 56-48 win in front of ... more

Quarter-Finals Serve up World Class Badminton

2 May 2015 Sport
Badminton NZ Quarter-Finals Serve up World Class BadmintonFormer world number one Lee Hyun Il in his quarter final win. Credit: Brainjam/SKYCITY NZ OpenQuarter-fi... more

"Got A Trade?" has Kiwi Ferns' backs

1 May 2015 Rugby League
New Zealand Rugby League and the NZ Kiwi Ferns are excited to welcome Got A Trade? Got It Made! as a sponsor of the women’s international programme. Their message of choosing wise career options will... more

Minister unveils FIFA U-20 volunteer uniforms

1 May 2015 Sport
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister for Sport and Recreation 1 May 2015 Media Statement Minister unveils FIFA U-20 volunteer uniformsSport and Recreation Minister Jonathan... more

Skycity New Zealand Open Day Two Review

1 May 2015 Sport
SKYCITY Badminton NZ Open Skycity New Zealand Open Day Two ReviewMen’s doublesAll eyes at the SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open were on Bodin Issara today as he returned from a near two year suspension for... more

Strong NZ sides for Anzac encounter

30 Apr 2015 Rugby League
Four players have forced their way back into NZ Kiwis contention for this week’s Anzac Test in Brisbane, after missing last year’s Four Nations triumph.Coach Stephen Kearney has named his 18 players... more

Emirates brings the Webb Ellis Cup to New Zealand

30 Apr 2015 Rugby
Emirates, a global connector of people and their passions, is bringing the official Rugby World Cup Trophy, the Webb Ellis Cup, back to New Zealand for one last visit before the defending champions attempt to... more

Pedersen back for full enduro season

29 Apr 2015 Motor Sport
Kiwi V8 racer Ant Pedersen will be back behind the wheel of the all-New Zealand Super Black Racing Ford for the 2015 V8 Supercar Endurance races, the team has announced. Pedersen, who is this season competing ... more

Fish & Game expects ‘great start’ to gamebird season

29 Apr 2015 Sport
Fish and Game New Zealand Fish & Game expects ‘great start’ to gamebird season Gamebird hunters across the South Island will have welcomed this week’s rain – the most significant rain event in some regions... more

Young Yamaha Racer Taking It to the Max

29 Apr 2015 Motor Sport
Motorcycle racers beware, Sanson's Max Hefferen is spreading his wings. Just as wine supposedly gets better with age, so too, apparently, does Manawatu teenager Max Hefferen. He started racing motorcycles when ... more

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News

New Zealand Prime Minister welcomes Royal baby

3 May 2015 News
Prime Minister John Key has congratulated Their Royal Highnesses, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, on the birth of their second... more

Waikato-Tainui Commemorates 20 Years of Raupatu Settlement

30 Apr 2015 News
  2015 marks the 20th anniversary of Waikato-Tainui settling its Treaty of Waitangi Raupatu claim and the iwi is encouraging... more

Business

Dotcom et al get three-month reprieve on extradition hearing

1 May 2015 Business News By Paul McBeth
May 1 (BusinessDesk) - Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and his fellow Megaupload co-accused have won a three-month reprieve on... more

Migration curbs, tweaked inflation target not warranted

1 May 2015 Business News By Pattrick Smellie
  Migration curbs, tweaked inflation target not warranted, says English May 1 (BusinessDesk) - The government is not... more

Living

Britain remembers the ANZACs - 100 years on

25 Apr 2015 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
100 years after allied forces landed in Gallipoli, 25 April – ANZAC Day – has been commemorated in the UK officially for... more

A Kiwi's guide to ANZAC in Europe - our list of events across the UK, Ireland and beyond

24 Apr 2015 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
Tomorrow marks the 100th ANZAC Day, and if you are a Kiwi or Aussie far from home there are plenty of events on to enable you both to... more

Property

NZ building consents rise in March, snapping declines

30 Apr 2015 Property By Paul McBeth
April 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand building consents rose in March, snapping three months of declines, with increased intentions... more

More foundation options for Canterbury homeowners

29 Apr 2015 Property
Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith has welcomed the update to the technical guidance,Repairing and rebuilding houses... more

Migration

Migrant exploitation Bill passed

30 Apr 2015 Migration
The Immigration Amendment Bill (No 2) which cracks down on employers who exploit migrant workers passed its final reading in... more

NZ migration hits new annual record in March

23 Apr 2015 Migration By Tina Morrison
April 23 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand migration hit a new annual record in March, as more students arrived from India and China and... more

Travel

Air NZ's Houston link paves way for United Airlines tie-up

17 Apr 2015 Travel & Tourism By Fiona Rotherham
  Air NZ's Houston service paves the way for partnership with United Airlines, analysts say April 17 (BusinessDesk) - Air New... more

Wellington Airport revised fees 'just within' OK range

17 Apr 2015 Travel & Tourism By Tina Morrison
  Wellington Airport's revised fees are 'just within' acceptable range of returns, regulator says April 17 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Sport

Netball: Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel defeat Mojo Pulse

3 May 2015 Netball
ANZ Championship Netball Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel (50) defeated Mojo Pulse (49) A youthful Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel... more

ANZ Championship: Official Result & Statistics

2 May 2015 Netball
Official Result: Mission Queensland Firebirds (56) defeated West Coast Fever (48) The Mission Queensland Firebirds have inflicted... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell Key’s abuse of secrecy over Iraq & The TPP

30 Apr 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  For the past week or so we’ve been hearing a lot about the child-like side of our Prime Minister. So I guess we... more

Gordon Campbell on Indonesia’s latest round of executions

29 Apr 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
To no-one’s real surprise, Indonesia has carried out its second wave of executions this year. Given the varied nationalities... more

Kiwi Success

Simon Allen appointed chair of New Zealand Refining

30 Apr 2015 Appointments By Paul McBeth
April 30 (BusinessDesk) - Simon Allen has been elected chairman of New Zealand Refining Co, which operates the Marsden Point... more

Former Transpower head Patrick Strange joins NZX board

30 Apr 2015 Appointments By Suze Metherell
April 30 (BusinessDesk) - Former Transpower chief executive Patrick Strange has joined the board of the stock market operator,... more

Recruitment

Apprenticeship scheme launched

18 Apr 2015 Recruitment
The He Toki ki te Mahi Apprenticeship Training Trust was launched by Prime Minister, the Rt Hon John Key at Rehua Marae in ... more

Chinese rail workers must be paid minimum wage

17 Apr 2015 Recruitment
KiwiRail must immediately stop further Chinese engineers from working here until they can guarantee they are being paid the New... more