Sport

Opportunity Abounds for Southern Fillies

4 Mar 2015 Equestrian
NZ Bloodstock Opportunity Abounds for Southern Fillies New Zealand Bloodstock Southern Filly of the Year Series continues with the running of the Listed $50,000 New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance Stakes (1400m) at... more

World Champion Team Seagate Has Finish Line in Their Sights

4 Mar 2015 Sport
Godzone Adventure World Champion Team Seagate Has Finish Line in Their Sights   Three time defending champions and current AR World Champs team Seagate, look set to make a clean sweep of Chapter 4 of the... more

Partners Life DUAL attracts endurance athletes

4 Mar 2015 Sport
au bout de monde Partners Life DUAL attracts endurance athletes Auckland, New Zealand, Friday 27 February 2015 - This year’s Partners Life DUAL, taking place on Saturday 28 March on Rangitoto and Motutapu... more

Michael Young invited to compete in WRC with M-Sport

4 Mar 2015 Motor Sport
Mike Young Motorsport Michael Young invited to compete in WRC with M-Sport Last years Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) Production Cup winner and overall APRC drivers championship runner-up, 22 year old Mike... more

Start Lists - Stunning Quality for Auckland World Tri Series

4 Mar 2015 Multisport
Triathlon New Zealand 4 March 2015 For immediate release from Barfoot & Thompson World Triathlon Auckland, for more visit www.triauckland.co.nz   Start Lists Reveal Stunning Quality for Auckland World... more

NZ’s Original Mtn Bike Race Celebrates Three Decades!

4 Mar 2015 Sport
Karapoti Classic NZ’s Original Mtn Bike Race Celebrates Three Decades! Thirty years ago mountain biking was a new fringe sport. There were only a couple of bike brands available and any races had been... more

Golden Shears set to start in Masterton

4 Mar 2015 Sport
Shearing Sports New Zealand Golden Shears set to start in Masterton Hundreds of competitors are descending on Masterton for the 55th Golden Shears international shearing and woolhandling championships which... more

Cole Heads Back to the Trenches

4 Mar 2015 Sport
Bikesport NZ Cole Heads Back to the Trenches MARCH 4, 2015: He's been on compassionate leave, but now Waikato's Nick Cole is ready to collect his weapon, head back to the trenches and begin fighting again,... more

Johnston Associates South - Backing the Makos

4 Mar 2015 Rugby
Johnston Associates Johnston Associates South - Backing the Makos   Johnston Associates South Chartered Accountants have formed part of the line up backing the Tasman Makos for success in 2015. The Nelson... more

Injury And Intrigue on Godzone Adventure

3 Mar 2015 Sport
100 Percent Pure Racing Media Release from 100% PURE Racing Tuesday March 3rd, 2015 For immediate releaseInjury And Intrigue on Godzone Adventure as Seagate Hold Lead Position on Day FourTorrential rain... more

SKYCITY Mystics (59) defeated Mainland Tactix (53)

3 Mar 2015 Sport
Netball New Zealand Media ReleaseMonday 2 March 2015 Official Result & Statistics Official Result: SKYCITY Mystics (59) defeated Mainland Tactix (53) The Mystics have had to weather a southern storm... more

A walk down memory lane - Newmarket Park BBQ March 15th

2 Mar 2015 Sport
Friends of Football A walk down memory laneFootball fans who fondly remember when Newmarket Park was the sport’s Auckland headquarters are holding a reunion BBQ at the ground next Sunday (March 15).The ground,... more

Mongolian Khan Rules in Group 1 NZ Derby

2 Mar 2015 Equestrian
Strapping three-year-old colt Mongolian Khan (Holy Roman Emperor) was victorious for Mr Lang Lin's Inner Mongolia Rider Horse Group after a titanic battle in the Group 1 $750,000 TV3 NZ Derby (2400m) at ... more

All Eyes on Seagate as They Defend Lead Position

2 Mar 2015 Sport
GODZone Adventure Media Release from 100% PURE Racing Monday 2nd March, 2015 For immediate releaseAll Eyes on Seagate as They Defend Lead Position on Third Day at Godzone Three time defending champions Seagate,... more

McCarty Gets First Win, Tillotson Takes Two in the Bs

2 Mar 2015 Cycling
  Jason McCarty notched up his first win at the Burkes Cycles Speed League Summer Series Round 5, held at the Wellington Velodrome in Hataitai on Sunday March 1. Breaking away at the half distance mark in... more

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News

Crime falls for fifth year in a row

1 Apr 2015 News
Police Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes crime data released today showing recorded crime has dropped by more than 100,000... more

Tax collection on employee share schemes examined

1 Apr 2015 News
Revenue Minister Todd McClay has welcomed the release this week of an Inland Revenue officials’ issues paper that seeks... more

Business

PAYE for NZ firms proposed in biggest tax shake-up since '57

31 Mar 2015 Business News By Pattick Smellie
March 31 (BusinessDesk) - The government is floating the idea of businesses paying their tax on a pay-as-you-go (PAYE) basis, like... more

Mark Powell to depart Warehouse by Feb 2016 after 4 years

30 Mar 2015 Business News By Jonathan Underhill
March 30 (BusinessDesk) - Mark Powell will step down as chief executive of Warehouse Group by February 2016 after 14 years, the last... more

Living

2degrees lights up Auckland Harbour Bridge in World First

13 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Fusing light, music, mobile and one of Auckland’s most recognisable landmarks together – 2degrees launched another Kiwi... more

Third Thursday Set to Groove

9 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
The sounds of legendary jazz musician Charles Mingus is set to raise the beat of Wellington’s waterfront on 19 March, when the... more

Property

NZ property values rise at fastest pace in 9 months in March: QV

1 Apr 2015 Property By Suze Metherell
  NZ property values rise at fastest pace in 9 months in March: QV April 1 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential property... more

NZ house prices rise 3.6% in February

12 Mar 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
  NZ house prices rise 3.6% in February, led by a 14% jump in Auckland prices March 12 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential... 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

Foss welcomes agreement for rental vehicle code

17 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss is welcoming a move by the rental vehicle industry to establish a Code of Best Practice to... more

Productive discussions on Queenstown’s tourism workforce

6 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Sustainable workforce solutions were at the centre of discussions between Government Ministers and tourism industry representatives... more

Sport

NZ Kiwi Ferns regroup under new coach

1 Apr 2015 Rugby
  Incoming NZ Kiwi Ferns coach Alan Jackson will be missing several veteran performers, when he leads the national... more

ICC announces Team of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

31 Mar 2015 Cricket
The team was chosen by a select group of experts who were given the task of picking a balanced side on the basis of performances in... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell: The inadequate response to sexual violence

1 Apr 2015 Column By Gordon Campbell
On combatting sexual violence, the government has finally begun to undo some of the problems that were of its own making. Early in... more

Gordon Campbell on the Northland by-election

30 Mar 2015 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Northland by-election Supposedly, Winston Peters’ victory in Northland... more

Kiwi Success

Diligent names Brian Stafford as CEO, replacing Sodi

1 Apr 2015 Appointments By Tina Morrison
Diligent names Brian Stafford as new CEO; Sodi to focus on product design and development April 1 (BusinessDesk) - Diligent Board... more

Tower names Seniors Money's Brett Wilson as CFO

18 Mar 2015 Appointments
  Tower names Seniors Money's Brett Wilson as CFO, replacing Boggs March 18 (BusinessDesk) - Tower, the listed general insurer,... more

Recruitment

NZ Government moves to strengthen employment standards

26 Mar 2015 Recruitment
Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse today announced a package of measures to strengthen enforcement of minimum... more

RESEND: 63% of Warehouse permanent staff now on career wage

20 Mar 2015 Recruitment By Fiona Rotherham
  RESEND: Warehouse says 63% of permanent staff now on 'career retailer wage' (Fixes fourth paragraph to show Warehouse is... more