Sport

National Selectors name trialists for Silver Fern Trials

22 Aug 2014 Netball
Twenty six of the country’s elite Netballers have been invited to trial for places in the 2014/2015 Silver Ferns squad. The full list of trialists are: Jodi Brown, Leana de Bruin, Katarina Cooper, Kayla... more

Haier Pulse Secures Silver Fern Jodi Brown

22 Aug 2014 Netball
The Haier Pulse has added Silver Fern Jodi Brown to the roster for the 2015 ANZ Championship, following her return from an extended break after picking up a silver medal at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. The... more

Kiwi continues strong APRC charge at Malaysia

22 Aug 2014 Motor Sport
Kiwi rally driver, Michael Young, has taken out the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) Junior Cup title two rounds early in his Cusco Racing Proton Satria Neo in Malaysia over the weekend, along with... more

Emirates Team NZ: Practice day at Cardiff a taste of things to come

22 Aug 2014 Sailing
Emirates Team New Zealand update - Practice day at Cardiff a taste of things to comeToday’s pictures are here, the video here   August 21 2014 Practice day in... more

New Zealand names Motocross of Nations Squad

22 Aug 2014 Sport
The Motocross of Nations NEW ZEALAND NAMES MOTOCROSS OF NATIONS SQUADAUGUST 21, 2014New Zealand again finds itself stuck between a rock and a hard place on the international motocross front but is, as always,... more

Teahupo’o Turns it On for Tahiti Surf Pro

22 Aug 2014 Sport
MG Media Teahupo’o Turns it On for Tahiti Surf ProAugust 21, 2014Each year around August a very big wave literally swamps the tiny Tahitian town of Teahupo’o, more than quadrupling its population with the... more

Kiwi Triathletes Win Bronze at Youth Olympics

22 Aug 2014 Sport
TEAM BRONZE MAKES IT TWO TRIATHLON MEDALS AT YOUTH OLYMPICS New Zealand will return from the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games with two medals and just as importantly a wealth of experience under the belts of its two... more

New Zealand Rugby League: Odds stacked against Falcons

21 Aug 2014 Rugby League
Given the obstacles facing the Akarana Falcons each year, their record in the Pirtek National Premiership is nothing short of impressive. And in their quest to continue their string of titles since the revamped... more

Four Nations set stage for NZ teams

20 Aug 2014 Rugby League
This year's Rugby League Four Nations will provide the catalyst for five New Zealand representative sides - not just the NZ Kiwis - to showcase their talents on the international stage. While the national men's... more

Isner confirmed, back to NZ to defend Heineken Open title

20 Aug 2014 Sport
The NZ Festival of Tennis is excited to announce that 2014 Heineken Open champion, John Isner (USA), will be heading back to NZ shores this summer, to defend his title. “The Heineken Open has been unreal ... more

Commonwealth Games Head of Sport joins World Masters Games

20 Aug 2014 Sport
  From Glasgow to Auckland is the well-travelled route taken by Australian Greg Warnecke, announced today as the General Manager, Sports and Venues for World Masters Games 2017. Warnecke will join World... more

Mike Pero Sponsors Barry Scheene Motorcycle Classic

19 Aug 2014 Motor Sport
Bikesport NZ Mike Pero Sponsors Barry Scheene Motorcycle Classic AUGUST 19, 2014: Mike Pero Real Estate have taken the naming rights sponsorship for the Barry Sheene Motorcycle Classic at Hampton Downs this... more

Nonu and Kaino 'highly unlikely' for All Blacks

19 Aug 2014 Rugby
All Blacks Ma'a Nonu and Jerome Kaino have been all but ruled out of Saturday's Bledisloe Cup test at Eden Park. Nonu (shoulder) and Kaino (elbow) had scans yesterday, and while the results were not available to... more

New fishing licences for ‘non-residents'

19 Aug 2014 Sport
Fish & Game New Zealand is launching new licences for overseas anglers who visit the country to fish for longer than a day or so. The non-resident season licence (NRL) will cost $160 – a third more... more

Awards to recognise contributions to New Zealand recreation

19 Aug 2014 Sport
Recreation enthusiasts have just one month left to nominate organisations and individuals that have made exceptional contributions to improving recreation and sport for New Zealanders. The New Zealand Recreation... more

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News

Teachers support $359m initiative

22 Aug 2014 News
Education Minister Hekia Parata has today welcomed an agreement with the union representing around 18,000 secondary school teachers... more

New military pilot training aircraft arrive in NZ

22 Aug 2014 News
Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman says the arrival of the first two new Air Force T-6C pilot training aircraft is an important... more

Business

UPDATE: Tower's minimum solvency reduced as claims progress

22 Aug 2014 Business News By Suze Metherell
Tower's minimum solvency reduced as Canterbury claims progress Aug. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Tower's minimum solvency margin has been ... more

Airways sees 27% gain in 2015 profit, misses 2014 target

20 Aug 2014 Business News
By Tina Morrison Aug. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Airways Corp. of New Zealand expects to boost profit 27 percent this year, after missing... more

Living

INXS Kicks in the TV Ratings, Tops the NZ Album Charts

22 Aug 2014 Entertainment
Mediaworks MEDIA RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday 22 August, 2014 INXS Kicks in the TV Ratings, Tops the NZ Album ... more

The Rock’s Bryce Casey to Bowl 55-Hours Non-Stop

22 Aug 2014 Lifestyle
The Rock’s Bryce Casey to Bowl 55-Hours Non-Stop for Cure Kids Red Nose Day Appeal It’s been 10 years since The... more

Property

House sales down as winter cools market - REINZ

14 Aug 2014 Property
New Zealand house sales fell in July as winter cooled the appetite of house hunters while a drop in properties selling for $400,000... more

NZ property values rise at slowest annual pace in 13 months

7 Aug 2014 Property By Paul McBeth
Aug. 7 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand property values rose at the slowest annual pace in 13 months in July as rising interest rates,... more

Migration

Who's living next door to you?

20 Aug 2014 Migration
Statistics NZ puts out detailed data on different ethnic groups, down to the 108 people from the Isle of Man. Did you know there are... more

NZ population growth speeds up

14 Aug 2014 Migration
New Zealand's climb to 4.5 million people has been faster in the past year than it has in any other year in the past decade,... more

Travel

Auckland 10th most liveable city - again

19 Aug 2014 Travel & Tourism
Auckland has again been ranked the tenth most liveable city in the world. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released its... more

Air NZ Dreamliner to be put on show

15 Aug 2014 Travel & Tourism
An Air New Zealand Dreamliner is to be put on show at a famous air show next week. The Boeing 787-9 aircraft will be exhibited to... more

Sport

Draw has put All Blacks on edge - McCaw

22 Aug 2014 Rugby
Richie McCaw has compared the build-up to tomorrow's Bledisloe Cup test to the one which came following the All Blacks' thrashing at... more

Haier Pulse Secures Silver Fern Jodi Brown

22 Aug 2014 Netball
The Haier Pulse has added Silver Fern Jodi Brown to the roster for the 2015 ANZ Championship, following her return from an extended ... more

Columns

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Doing Justice to the Election

19 Aug 2014 Opinion
Opinion - Martin Doyle   Martin Doyle Cartoon: Doing Justice to the Election Given the dirty politics that have been exposed in... more

Gordon Campbell on no more Mr Nice Guy

19 Aug 2014 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on no more Mr Nice Guy by Gordon Campbell When future historians seek to identify... more

Kiwi Success

The duo behind NZ's hottest new label

20 Aug 2014 People
We're expecting big things from Harman Grubisa, the new label from Auckland-based friends Madeleine Harman (right) and Jessica... more

Victoria announces new strategic appointments

11 Aug 2014 Appointments
Victoria University of Wellington has announced the appointment of New Zealand’s first Provost, Professor Neil... more

Recruitment

High dollar, hands-off Govt sends workers to dole queue

22 Aug 2014 Recruitment
The loss of up to 100 jobs at Croxley stationery in Auckland is devastating news for their families and the local Avondale... more

On track to surplus, more jobs, higher incomes

19 Aug 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand is on track to Budget surplus this year, backed by good growth, more jobs and higher incomes under the ... more