Sport

Dream start for Summerfield

21 Apr 2015 Motor Sport
Rangiora’s Matt Summerfield has made a dream start to his campaign in the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, banking a solid third place finish in Rally Whangarei. The off-season... more

World Masters Games Targets 13,000 International Competitors

21 Apr 2015 Sport
World Masters Games 2017 Targets 13,000 International Competitors as It Celebrates Two Years to Go It will be the largest athletics meet New Zealand has ever seen. Four times the size of the 1990 Commonwealth... more

NZ Sports to Benefit From World Masters Games Legacy

21 Apr 2015 Sport
Auckland 2017 World Masters Games NZ Sports to Benefit From World Masters Games LegacyWorld Masters Games 2017 Celebrates Two Years to GoIt will be the largest athletics meet New Zealand has ever seen. Four... more

Rally star to front of International Rally of Whangarei

20 Apr 2015 Sport
Rally Whangarei Challenge propels Swedish rally star to front of International Rally of WhangareiThe challenge of tackling New Zealand’s fast and flowing rural roads for the first time has seen 24-year-old... more

Para-Swimming stars heading to World Championships

18 Apr 2015 Swimming
Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) is thrilled to announce their team for the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow in July. This follows a stellar week of competition at the Swimming NZ Open ... more

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

Ross Wins NZV8 Touring Cars Final

16 Apr 2015 Motor Sport
The round win was testament to the amount of skill and hard work Ross and the Concept Motorsport team have put in over the season to make the Nissan competitive in it's inaugural campaign. Ross hit hard in the... more

Mojo Pulse Keen to Repay Coach in Milestone Match

16 Apr 2015 Netball
The Mojo Pulse players would like nothing better than to deliver coach Robyn Broughton a much-needed win against 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

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News

Advancing New Zealand's bilateral and trade relationship with Poland

21 Apr 2015 News
A parliamentary delegation led by the Speaker, Rt Hon David Carter, has been advancing the bilateral and trade relationship with... more

Extension of NZDF commitment in Afghanistan

20 Apr 2015 News
New Zealand Government Extension of NZDF commitment in Afghanistan   The New Zealand Defence Force’s commitment of mentors... more

Business

Alex Swney pleads guilty to $2.5M fraud charge

21 Apr 2015 Business News
  Alex Swney pleads guilty to fraud charge over $2.5 mln of payments April 21 (BusinessDesk) - Alex Swney, former chief... more

Trends Publishing calls foul over Callaghan repayment demand

21 Apr 2015 Business News By Johnathan Underhill
  Callaghan seeks repayment of Trends Publishing grant; chairman calls move 'unjust' April 21 (BusinessDesk) - Callaghan... more

Living

“Beast of Burden” Given Green Light by China Film Animation

21 Apr 2015 Lifestyle
NZPA Animated Feature “Beast of Burden” Given Green Light by China Film Animation, Huhu Studios & Qi Tai Cultural... more

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

Property

New process for red zone Crown offers

21 Apr 2015 Property
Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced a process to give everyone a say on the Crown offers to... more

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

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

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

World Masters Games Targets 13,000 International Competitors

21 Apr 2015 Sport
World Masters Games 2017 Targets 13,000 International Competitors as It Celebrates Two Years to Go It will be the largest athletics... more

Para-Swimming stars heading to World Championships

18 Apr 2015 Swimming
Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) is thrilled to announce their team for the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow in July. ... 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

Hawke’s Bay-Trained Therapist Makes It Big in UK

21 Apr 2015 Flying Kiwi*
Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) body and beauty therapy graduate Kate Kerr now runs her own advanced skin therapy clinic in... more

Finzsoft appoints Silverlake's Kwong to its board

21 Apr 2015 Appointments By Tina Morrison
  Finzsoft appoints Silverlake's Kwong to its board, cementing tie up April 21 (BusinessDesk) - Finzsoft Solutions, the... 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