Sport

Liam Macdonald Returns To New Zealand's Biggest Motor Race

21 Apr 2014 Sport
NZV8 Touring Cars MEDIA RELEASE21 APRIL 2014Liam Macdonald Returns To New Zealand's Biggest Motor Race EventYoung up and coming motor racing star, sixteen-year-old Liam MacDonald of Invercargill, will again... more

Prestigious Pukekohe 6 Hour trophy up for grabs

21 Apr 2014 Sport
Icon Sport Prestigious Pukekohe 6 Hour trophy up for grabs in Mahindra North Island Endurance SeriesThe seventeenth running of the Pukekohe 6 Hour is proving to be one of the major draw cards for the... more

Third Round Win For Whiter, Second Podium For SVG

21 Apr 2014 Sport
Fast Company CODY'S D1NZ NATIONAL DRIFTING CHAMPIONSHIP SERIESMedia informationFor immediate release * 2013/14 CODY'S D1NZ National Drifting Championship Series Rnd 5 Mike Pero Motorsport Park ... more

Kia Magic claim hard-fought win over Mystics

21 Apr 2014 Netball
Official Result: Kia Magic (56) defeated Northern Mystics (50) Kia Magic were forced to repel a spirited Northern Mystics challenge before posting a 56-50 win to retain second place on the points table, in... more

2014 ESNZ Eventing FEI South Island Three Day Event

21 Apr 2014 Sport
FEI Eventing World Cup 2014 ESNZ Eventing Canterbury FEI South Island Three Day EventNEC McLeans Island, ChristchurchApril 17 – April 20YOUNG GUNS STEAL LIMELIGHT AT SOUTH ISLAND 3DEEventing New Zealand’s... more

Marathon Entries On The Up

20 Apr 2014 Sport
Christchurch Airport Marathon Marathon Entries On The UpOrganisers of the Christchurch Airport Marathon say their event is poised to return to pre-earthquake participation levels.Scheduled for Sunday 1st June,... more

Dan Carter: All Blacks's goal is back-to-back World Cups

17 Apr 2014 Rugby By Oliver Brown
New Zealand No 10 is loving his sabbatical, including a trip to the Masters, however his only motive is to return fit and fresh for more years as a dominant force. A sabbatical would once have seemed an alien... more

Seeds March to Quarters at Skycity NZ Badminton Open

17 Apr 2014 Sport
TOP SEEDS CONTINUE MARCH TO QUARTER FINALS AT SKYCITY NZ BADMINTON OPEN Top seeds dominated in this morning’s 3rd round action at the SKYCITY NZ Badminton Open at the North Shore Events Centre in a rain... more

Top Seeds Progress, Kiwis In The Frame At Skycity Nz Badmint

17 Apr 2014 Sport
SKYCITY 16 April 2014Top Seeds Progress, Kiwis In The Frame At Skycity Nz Badminton Open The headline acts are having few issues at the SKYCITY NZ Badminton Open, with the top ranked players safely negotiating... more

Top Seeds Largely Untroubled At Skycity NZ Badminton Open

17 Apr 2014 Sport
SKYCITY 16 April 2014Top Seeds Largely Untroubled At Skycity NZ Badminton Open The Wednesday evening session at the SKYCITY NZ Badminton Open was highlighted again by the progress of the leading international... more

HBHS First XV to Japan for international rugby tournament

16 Apr 2014 Rugby
The 2014 Hamilton Boys High School (HBHS) First XV rugby team will this week come face to face with 16 of the world’s best secondary school rugby teams in Japan’s Sanix World Rugby Youth ... more

Fifa U-20 World Cup NZ 2015 Kick Off Times Announced

16 Apr 2014 Football
An array of kick-off times to suit football fans of all ages has been confirmed for the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015. With 52 matches spread across the nation, the public will be able to enjoy a... more

Test candidates catch Kearney's eye

16 Apr 2014 Rugby League
With only three weeks until the Anzac Test in Sydney, NZ Kiwis coach Stephen Kearney is encouraged by the performances of players in contention for team spots. "For me, there were a few that stood out," he... more

Netball New Zealand Announces new Board Chair

16 Apr 2014 Netball
Netball New Zealand (NNZ) Board member John Bongard has been appointed the new NNZ Board Chair effective immediately, with outgoing Board Chair Raewyn Lovett stepping down after contributing an outstanding nine... more

Waikato Siblings Show Desire to Top Badminton Rankings

16 Apr 2014 Sport
SKYCITY Badminton NZ Open 15 April 2014 From the SKYCITY Badminton NZ Open, for further information visit www.nzbadmintonopen.com Waikato Siblings Show Stomach for Heights And a Desire to Climb to the Top of... more

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News

ACT Speech: Three Strikes For Burglary, Three Years Jail

21 Apr 2014 Politics
DR JAMIE WHYTE, ACT LEADER Last year there were more than 52,000 reported burglaries. According to the Treasury, for every 10... more

Tariana Turia: Labour doesn’t deserve our vote

20 Apr 2014 Politics
Maori Party Co-leader Tariana Turia told TVNZ’s Q+A programme that Labour doesn’t deserve the Maori vote. ‘I... more

Business

Air NZ says claims withdrawn as other airlines settle in Oz

17 Apr 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Air New Zealand says claims withdrawn as other airlines settle over cargo cartel, seeks costs April 17 ... more

Genesis Energy soars on debut, other gen-taliers rise

17 Apr 2014 Business News By Suze Metherell
  Genesis Energy soars on debut, leading fellow energy companies higher April 17 (BusinessDesk) – Shares in the partially... more

Living

The Taite Music Prize: IMNZ announces this years winner

17 Apr 2014 Entertainment
The winner of the fourth annual Taite Music Prize 2013 is Lorde for her album ‘Pure Heroine’ released on Universal Music... more

3 Mile Limit Movie Continues to Win Awards in the U.S

15 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
New Zealand movie ‘3 Mile Limit’ has won Best Feature Film at both the North Hollywood and Charleston International Film... more

Property

NZ house values rise at slowest annual pace in 6 months in March, QV says

7 Apr 2014 Property
April 7 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand property values increased at the slowest annual pace in six months in March as lower... more

Auckland landlords lead in capital gains

28 Mar 2014 Property
Three-bedroom houses in Glen Innes giving an annual capital gain of 18.9%, followed by New Windsor. Auckland landlords are making... more

Migration

New working holiday agreement between New Zealand and Croatia launched

28 Mar 2014 Migration
Citizens of Croatia aged between 18 and 30 will soon be eligible to apply for a New Zealand Working Holiday Visa, giving them the... more

New Zealand immigration hits ten year high

28 Mar 2014 Migration
New statistics have shown net migration to New Zealand to be at a 10 year high, with China becoming the largest source of new... more

Travel

Chinese company to build $200M hotel on Auckland waterfront

16 Apr 2014 Travel & Tourism By Suze Metherell
  Company linked to one of China’s richest women to spend $200 mln on Auckland hotel April 16 (BusinessDesk) – Fu... more

SmartGate opens to arriving UK & US travellers

3 Apr 2014 Travel & Tourism
Customs Minister Maurice Williamson today announced SmartGate is now open to United Kingdom and American travellers on arrival. The... more

Sport

Kia Magic claim hard-fought win over Mystics

21 Apr 2014 Netball
Official Result: Kia Magic (56) defeated Northern Mystics (50) Kia Magic were forced to repel a spirited Northern Mystics challenge... more

Dan Carter: All Blacks's goal is back-to-back World Cups

17 Apr 2014 Rugby By Oliver Brown
New Zealand No 10 is loving his sabbatical, including a trip to the Masters, however his only motive is to return fit and fresh for... more

Columns

Mind-set, meaning and moderation in optimal health

20 Apr 2014 Column By Tricia Alach
The holistic helper's guide to Wellness: Part Two   To misquote Aristotle ‘We are what we repeatedly do, wellness then is... more

Prime Minister John Key Notes - Rebuild gaining momentum

20 Apr 2014 Column
  Every time I visit Canterbury I am struck by the changes I see and inspired by the resolve of the region's people. Today was... more

Kiwi Success

BNZ names Anthony Healy as new CEO, replacing Thorburn

17 Apr 2014 Appointments
April 17 (BusinessDesk) – Bank of New Zealand, the local unit of Australia’s third-biggest mortgage lender, named the... more

Kiwi alpinist is finalist for prestigious award

26 Mar 2014 People
NZ Alpine Club Kiwi alpinist is finalist for prestigious mountaineering award New Zealand Alpine Club President John Cocks has today... more

Recruitment

Growth seen further lifting average wage by $7,500

15 Apr 2014 Recruitment
  The average annual wage is expected to increase by $7,500 to around $62,200 a year by 2018 if New Zealand achieves its ... more

NZ employment confidence lifts in 1st-qtr

31 Mar 2014 Recruitment
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ employment confidence lifts in 1st-qtr, current job opportunities seen less negative March 31 ... more