Sport

Upset wins in BMW race series

19 Nov 2014 Sport
Castrol BMW Race Driver Series Upset wins in BMW race seriesPress release: Castrol BMW Race Driver Series - round 3, 15-16 November.For immediate release: Tuesday 18 November 2014.Championship contention is... more

Less than two weeks left to register for TRYathlon

18 Nov 2014 Sport
Weetbix Tryathlon Less than two weeks left to register for the Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Valerie Adams and Anna Harrison attending the event   Auckland kids only have less than two weeks left to... more

What could the Black Caps batsmen gain from Game Sense?

18 Nov 2014 Cricket
Success in the 2015 World Cricket Cup will require far more than good technique for the Black Caps, University of Canterbury’s new head of sport and physical education Professor Richard Light says. To... more

Buick And Thomson Added to NS Shearing And Woolhandling Team

15 Nov 2014 Sport
Shearing Sports New Zealand Buick And Thomson Added to NS Shearing And Woolhandling TeamWairarapa shearer David Buick and Christchurch blade shearer Brian Thomson have been added to the New Zealand shearing and... more

MS Bike the Bridge Honoured with Leading Award

15 Nov 2014 Sport
Multiple Sclerosis Society MS Bike the Bridge Honoured with Leading AwardWith just a day to go before thousands of cyclists take part in MS Bike the Bridge 2014, the event has picked up a prestigious award for... more

Great Scott! Irish star grabs Kiwi shears title.

15 Nov 2014 Sport
Shearing Sports New Zealand Great Scott! Irish star grabs Kiwi shears title.World record lambshearer Ivan Scott scored his biggest competition win outside the UK and home-country Ireland with a stunning upset... more

Elite Young Riders Prepare to Bike the Bridge

15 Nov 2014 Sport
Multiple Sclerosis Society Elite Young Riders Prepare to Bike the BridgeTwo of New Zealand’s leading young cyclists, Sam Lindsay and Logan Griffin, will be taking part in Auckland’s MS Bike the Bridge event on... more

Government, NZRL join forces for families

14 Nov 2014 Rugby League
Education minister Hekia Parata has announced a partnership with New Zealand Rugby League to improve the education, health and wellbeing of thousands of young people and families. Parata says "It's More Than... more

Scotland v New Zealand: Dan Carter returns at 10 for All Blacks

14 Nov 2014 Rugby
World record points scorer Dan Carter starts his first game in a year for New Zealand against Scotland on Saturday. He was a replacement against the United States two weeks ago but has not started since... more

Mondiale Aces retain 13 for date with Firebirds

14 Nov 2014 Cricket
The Mondiale Auckland Aces have named an unchanged squad of 13 for their Georgie Pie Super Smash clash with the Wellington Firebirds tonight. After two games across two weekends the Mondiale Aces step into an... more

Top Kiwi Karters Off to Las Vegas for US Supernats Meeting

14 Nov 2014 Sport
Four of the country's top karters fly out to the United States over the next 48 hours to prepare for the 18th annual SuperKarts USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals meeting in Las Vegas between Wednesday and Sunday... more

Coster cruises to another Canterbury Circuit win

14 Nov 2014 Sport
Rakaia shearer Tony Coster opened a big two days at the Canterbury Show by retaining the Canterbury Circuit title by a crushing margin of more than 14 points yesterday(November 13). Coster has been a regular... more

Asteron Life Announces Sponsorship of World Triathlete

13 Nov 2014 Sport
Asteron Life 12 November 2014Asteron Life Announces Sponsorship of World Triathlete Anneke JenkinsAsteron Life is delighted to announce its sponsorship of New Zealand world triathlete and 2016 Rio Olympic Games... more

Sara Errani joins superstar field at 2015 ASB Classic

12 Nov 2014 Sport
The NZ Festival of Tennis is thrilled to announce the addition of the number one ranked doubles player in the world – Sara Errani (14) to the 2015 ASB Classic. 2014 has seen another strong season for the ... more

Silver Ferns To Compete In Oceania Netball Tri Series

12 Nov 2014 Netball
Netball New Zealand (NNZ) is pleased to announce the Silver Ferns will travel to Fiji in January, 2015 to participate in an inaugural Oceania Netball Tri Series against Fiji and Samoa supported by SKY Sport, who... more

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News

Broadband uptake exceeds ten per cent

18 Nov 2014 News
Connections to broadband have accelerated by nearly forty per cent over the past quarter as more households, businesses and schools... more

NZ steps up support for fight against Ebola

17 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand Government Health Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman and Foreign Minister Murray McCully have outlined further support from... more

Business

Extreme commute: From New Zealand to rural Iceland

18 Nov 2014 Business News
Every year, several dozen butchers make an epic commute - from provincial New Zealand to rural Iceland - for just two months' work.... more

A2 Milk to seek ASX listing, push into US market

18 Nov 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   A2 Milk to seek ASX listing, push into US market, renew sales into China By Fiona Rotherham Nov. 18 ... more

Living

Hawaiian Voyagers Return to Reaffirm their Link with Maori

17 Nov 2014 Lifestyle
WAITANGI, New Zealand – When intrepid Hokulea crewmembers first sailed to Aotearoa (New Zealand) 29 years ago using the ... more

Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship team in Round the Bridges

14 Nov 2014 Lifestyle
A University of Waikato Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship team is set to compete in this Sunday’s Round the Bridges. The team of... more

Property

More homes coming on board for Christchurch tenants

18 Nov 2014 Property
Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett is impressed with Housing New Zealand’s progress in building, redeveloping and repairing... more

New initiatives to improve tenancy services

17 Nov 2014 Property
Changes to the delivery of key tenancy services are set to streamline and speed up processes for landlords and tenants, Building and... more

Migration

Australians & New Zealanders should be free to live & work in UK

3 Nov 2014 Migration
Australians and New Zealanders should be granted special status to live and work in the United Kingdom without restriction, a new... more

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

Travel

NZ guest nights jump to a record in September on rise in international travelers

12 Nov 2014 Travel & Tourism By Tina Morrison
Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand guest nights rose 1.1 percent to a record for a September month, driven by a rebound in ... more

Travel to NZ made easier for Indian business visitors

7 Nov 2014 Travel & Tourism
Associate Tourism Minister Paula Bennett and Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse say Indian nationals travelling to New Zealand... more

Sport

NZ News UK pictorial: All Black's win over Scotland

18 Nov 2014 Rugby
NZ News UK's Tony Morrison was at Murrayfield Saturday 15 November with his camera.  Below are some of his photos of the action -... more

Less than two weeks left to register for TRYathlon

18 Nov 2014 Sport
Weetbix Tryathlon Less than two weeks left to register for the Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Valerie Adams and Anna Harrison ... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Australia scoring trade points with China

18 Nov 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  It hasn’t been a great year for Trade Minister Tim Groser. The Trans Pacific Partnership deal has been deadlocked all... more

Gordon Campbell on training efforts against fundamentalism

14 Nov 2014 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on our training efforts against fundamentalism by Gordon Campbell As New Zealand... more

Kiwi Success

New Ambassador to the Philippines announced

18 Nov 2014 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced diplomat David Strachan as New Zealand’s new Ambassador to the... more

New High Commissioner to Malaysia

18 Nov 2014 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has today named diplomat John Subritzky as New Zealand’s new High Commissioner to Malaysia, to... more

Recruitment

Smiths City starts CEO search after Hellings signals exit

12 Nov 2014 Recruitment
Article - BusinessDesk   Smiths City starts search for new CEO after Hellings signals exit By Paul McBeth Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk)... more

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