Girls Rule in Grand Prix at Gisborne

25 Jan 2015 Sport
Equestrian Sports New Zealand Girls Rule in Grand Prix at GisborneKatie Laurie and Bridget Hansen turned the Country TV Horse Grand Prix class into a four horse race at the Larsen Sawmilling Gisborne... more

Online sales promotion kicks off

23 Jan 2015 Basketball
The Basketball Otago Development Trust has launched its key fundraising campaign, an online sales promotion ( with the winner securing a singlet signed by New Zealand NBA player... more

Carl Murphy Qualifies in 3rd Place at X Games

23 Jan 2015 Sport
Aspen, USA (22 January 2015) – Para-snowboarder Carl Murphy (Wanaka) was the third fastest qualifier in the men’s adaptive snowboard cross at X Games in the USA today. The N... more

Veteran Racer Kenny Smith Rolls Back Years, Odd On For Title

23 Jan 2015 Motor Sport
When it comes to fast single seater racing cars, you might think of Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel or Scott Dixon in the USA. You might even think of Kiwi young guns Mitch Evans, Richie Stanaway or Brendon... more

ARL secure new deal with Maori Television

23 Jan 2015 Rugby League
New Zealand’s premier club rugby league competition will once again be screened free to air in 2015, after Auckland Rugby League secured a new broadcast deal with Maori Television. For a sixth straight... more

Mondiale Aces bring in O’Donnell and Phillips for semi

23 Jan 2015 Cricket
The Mondiale Auckland Aces have brought in batsmen Robbie O’Donnell and Glenn Phillips for their preliminary semi-final clash with the Central Stags in New Plymouth tomorrow. Neither player has stepped... more

Silver Ferns Secure Clean-Sweep in Inaugural Oceania Series

23 Jan 2015 Netball
The Silver Ferns have made a clean-sweep on their first ever visit to Fiji but were made to wait for their latest victory after a national power outage threatened the final test of the Oceania Netball... more

A Week in the Life of Janina Kuzma

23 Jan 2015 Sport
Aspen, USA (21 January 2015) – NZ Freeskier Janina Kuzma today placed fifth in one of the most prestigious competitions on the action sports calendar but there’s barely time to stop for... more

Sean Maitland set to join London Irish

23 Jan 2015 Rugby
A COMBINATION of financial and positional considerations are understood to have been behind Sean Maitland’s decision to opt for pastures new and agree a deal to leave Glasgow Warriors and move to the English... more

White named in Ireland's Six Nations squad

23 Jan 2015 Rugby
New Zealand-born prop Nathan White has been called up by Ireland for the Six Nations. The 33-year-old former Chiefs player has been included in a provisional 46-strong squad for the tournament. The Connacht... more

Record boosts Black Caps to win

23 Jan 2015 Cricket
A 360 for five buffer, including a world record sixth-wicket partnership, gifted New Zealand the fifth one-day international against Sri Lanka by 108 runs, despite a spirited chase. The hosts have taken an... more

NZV8 Touring Cars Promise Excitement at Teretonga Park

22 Jan 2015 Motor Sport
If last year is anything to go by when the NZV8 Touring Cars hit Invercargill's Teretonga Park this weekend there will be plenty of rumble and tumble action for all to see. Now at the halfway point of their... more

Karekare beach race returns

22 Jan 2015 Sport
Karekare beach race   Horses will race again on Karekare’s famous black sand beach (photo: Ted Scott) Immediate release January 22, 2014   Karekare beach ra... more

Shearing World Record – LATEST

22 Jan 2015 Sport
The World sheep shearing record attempt by Te Kuiti shearer Stacey Te Huia has been abandoned with the target of 721 having slipped out of reach by lunchtime. But it’s far from the end of the road for the... more

Kia backs Phoenix with unique arena plan

22 Jan 2015 Sport
Kia Motors and its Wellington dealership, Brendan Foot Kia are helping to create a temporary arena for the Wellington Phoenix. The move will see a unique sports stadium created at the Hutt Recreational Ground in... more

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Dramatic photos: Fox Glacier's retreat causes valley to rise by a metre

23 Jan 2015 Environment
A series of photographs taken over 10 years has revealed the dramatic changes to one of New Zealand's most famous glaciers. The Massey... more

Airport Extension Threatens Wellington Waves

23 Jan 2015 Environment
This press release clarifies statements in our press release of January 8th regarding swell focusing The Wellington Boardriders ... more


MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 rises to a record; MRP, Meridian gain

23 Jan 2015 Business News
By Suze Metherell Jan. 23 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose in a global rally, paced by Genesis Energy, Meridian Energy and ... more

NZ govt operating deficit smaller than expected

23 Jan 2015 Business News
By Paul McBeth Jan. 23 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand's government's operating deficit was smaller than expected in the first five... more


Japanese film season opens with Bread of Happiness

23 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
As summer holidays give way to normal daily work and school routines, the monthly Japanese film screenings return to Massey... more

Registrations Open for Disability Surf Day at Sumner Beach

23 Jan 2015 Lifestyle
Registrations are now open for a surf day at Sumner Beach, Christchurch onSunday 22 February for physically disabled people hosted... more


Housing warning: It's an Ireland repeat

23 Jan 2015 Property
NZ expert sees factors behind Irish house crash happening here. Precisely the same factors that plunged Ireland into its housing... more

A building block for your future

21 Jan 2015 Property
A rare big block of Bay of Plenty development land in Ohauti, about 10 minutes' drive south of the Tauranga CBD, is to be auctioned... more


Free new Kiwi workshops return for fresh season

23 Jan 2015 Migration
Newcomer settlement support agency Auckland Regional Migrant Services (ARMS) is kick-starting the New Year with the return of its ... more

Overstayer numbers at record low

22 Dec 2014 Migration
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes new figures showing New Zealand overstayer numbers are at the lowest since 2000. A... more


Fifteen New Zealand spots to visit in 2015

23 Jan 2015 NZ Tourism
Need some inspiration for the year ahead? Here are some brilliant things to do around the country. 1. Crankworx The world's... more

Holiday parks making most of sunshine

22 Jan 2015 NZ Tourism
Holiday parks are reaping the benefits of the great holiday weather, starting the new year with record-equalling confidence... more


Sean Maitland set to join London Irish

23 Jan 2015 Rugby
A COMBINATION of financial and positional considerations are understood to have been behind Sean Maitland’s decision to opt for... more

Veteran Racer Kenny Smith Rolls Back Years, Odd On For Title

23 Jan 2015 Motor Sport
When it comes to fast single seater racing cars, you might think of Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel or Scott Dixon in the USA. You... more


Gordon Campbell on Saudi Arabia and Islamic State

23 Jan 2015 Column
So the US has been holding talks in London this week with its 21 coalition allies, on how best to co-ordinate the military response... more

Gordon Campbell on the Greek election, and EU turmoil

22 Jan 2015 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the election in Greece, and EU turmoil The election in Greece on Sunday –... more

Kiwi Success

New Zealand scientist receives top award in China

16 Jan 2015 People
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed the news that Kiwi scientist Dr Phil Rolston has been awarded the Chinese ... more

Graham Shaw, Peter Huljich join Pushpay board

13 Jan 2015 Appointments
By Suze Metherell Jan. 13 (BusinessDesk) - Graham Shaw and Peter Huljich have joined Pushpay Holdings' board as part of the... more


Tainui's Mike Pohio resigns

23 Jan 2015 Recruitment
By Fiona Rotherham Jan. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Mike Pohio, chief executive of Tainui Group Holdings, has resigned after eight years at... more

Manufacturing activity rises to decade high in December

22 Jan 2015 Recruitment
By Suze Metherell Jan. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Activity in New Zealand's manufacturing sector rose last month to its highest level in a... more