Sport

Leslie Brothers, McCarty Fight It Out for under 13 Honours

9 Mar 2015 Cycling
PNP - Port Nicholson Poneke Cycling Club Leslie Brothers, McCarty Fight It Out for under 13 Honours Ben Leslie scored a massive 23 Burkes Cycles Speed League points at round six of the weekly track racing Summer ... more

World Champs Silver Medal for Corey Peters in Giant Slalom

9 Mar 2015 Sport
Snow Sports New Zealand / Media Release World Champs Silver Medal for Corey Peters in Giant Slalom Panorama, Canada (8 March 2015) – Para-alpine skier Corey Peters (New Plymouth) has claimed his third... more

First Group 1 Winner for Freshman Sire Per Incanto

9 Mar 2015 Equestrian
First season sire Per Incanto was represented by his first Group 1 winner with two-year-old colt Dal Cielo (NZ) (Per Incanto) triumphant in the Group 1 $200,000 Haunui Farm Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Ellerslie on... more

Basketball: Record Breakers - Nail-biting finish

9 Mar 2015 Basketball
Title-winning buzzer beater gives NZ side their fourth championship title. Dean Vickerman said before the playoffs that he believed the Breakers were a team for big moments. Game tied, 1.2 seconds on the clock, the... more

Additional Role For Kia Magic Assistant Coach

9 Mar 2015 Netball
Netball Waikato Additional Role For Kia Magic Assistant Coach Netball Waikato Bay of Plenty has today announced that Kia Magic Assistant Coach, Margaret Forsyth has been appointed in an additional part-time role... more

Solid Results for Hall and Peters

9 Mar 2015 Sport
Snow Sports New Zealand / Media Release Solid Results for Hall and Peters in IPC World Champs Super Combined Panorama, Canada (7 March 2015) – Race action continued today at the IPC Alpine Skiing World... more

Robertson’s Trio in Golden Form

9 Mar 2015 Equestrian
Black Balloon Robertson’s Trio in Golden Form Olivia Robertson made her trip from the South Island well worth it, picking up wins and placings in several top classes at the Taranaki Equestrian Jumping... more

Mission Queensland Firebirds Triumph

9 Mar 2015 Netball
Netball NZ Mission Queensland Firebirds (52) def Mojo Pulse (46) Led by inspiring captain Laura Geitz, the Mission Queensland Firebirds came home strongly to defuse a spirited Mojo Pulse challenge 52-46 in... more

NZ’s Oldest Mountain Bike Race Reignites Debate

9 Mar 2015 Cycling
Karapoti Classic NZ’s Oldest Mountain Bike Race Reignites Sport’s Oldest Debate More than 800 riders from 10 countries took on the 30th anniversary the Karapoti Classic this weekend, with the winners... more

West Coast Fever defeat SKYCITY Mystics

9 Mar 2015 Netball
Netball NZ Official Result: West Coast Fever (67) defeated SKYCITY Mystics (51) West Coast Fever survived their first defence of the Challenge Trophy with a comprehensive 67-51 win over the SKYCITY Mystics in... more

Scotsman wins Golden Shears Open final

9 Mar 2015 Sport
A Thistle in their side – Scotsman wins Golden Shears Open final A Scotsman who settled in New Zealand to farm in Taranaki has become the first shearer from overseas to win the Golden Shears Open Shearing... more

Former Champ Beaten in Speight's Mountain Bike Race

8 Mar 2015 Sport
Motatapu OffRoad Sporting Event Relative unknown beats former national champ in 2015 Motatapu Speight’s Mountain Bike Race Former elite rider Mike Crawford has won the Motatapu Speight’s Mountain... more

Hewitt in Strong Season Opener in Abu Dhabi

8 Mar 2015 Sport
Triathlon New Zealand Hewitt in Strong Season Opener in Abu Dhabi Andrea Hewitt has started her World Triathlon Series campaign with a steady performance in Abu Dhabi, coming home in 5th place over the new... more

News From the Race Village

8 Mar 2015 Sport
Volvo Ocean Race News From the Race Village32 young New Zealand sailors are participating in the Volvo Ocean Race Academy being held this weekend in the Race Village. The Academy continues on Sunday 8 March... more

Shears legend David Fagan misses-out Golden Shears finals

8 Mar 2015 Sport
Golden Shears Shears legend David Fagan misses-out Golden Shears finals The Golden Shears career of shearing legend David Fagan appears to be over after his elimination today from the Golden Shears Open... more

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News

ANZAC 2015 in pictures

25 Apr 2015 News
NZ News UK attended several ANZAC ceremonies in Auckland today. These photos were taken at the Northcote Community where the... more

ANZAC 2015: Anzac Messages, NZ Prime Minster and Governor-General

24 Apr 2015 News
Anzac Day 'We will remember them'   Anzac Day 2015 – Message from the Governor-General of New Zealand On 25 April every... more

Business

Mercer's CEO Shepherd, CFO Blathwayt quit the manufacturer

24 Apr 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Mercer's CEO Shepherd, CFO Blathwayt quit the manufacturer By Suze Metherell April 24 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Oracle-owned boatbuilder has had two government grants

23 Apr 2015 Business News By Fiona Rotherham
  Oracle-owned boatbuilder has had two government grants in three years April 23 (BusinessDesk) - Core Builders Composites,... more

Living

Britain remembers the ANZACs - 100 years on

25 Apr 2015 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
100 years after allied forces landed in Gallipoli, 25 April – ANZAC Day – has been commemorated in the UK officially for... more

A Kiwi's guide to ANZAC in Europe - our list of events across the UK, Ireland and beyond

24 Apr 2015 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
Tomorrow marks the 100th ANZAC Day, and if you are a Kiwi or Aussie far from home there are plenty of events on to enable you both to... more

Property

New process for red zone Crown offers

21 Apr 2015 Property
Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced a process to give everyone a say on the Crown offers to... more

NZ house prices rise 8% in March, led by 13% Auckland jump

14 Apr 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
April 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential property prices rose in March, led by Auckland where housing supply isn't meeting... more

Migration

NZ migration hits new annual record in March

23 Apr 2015 Migration By Tina Morrison
April 23 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand migration hit a new annual record in March, as more students arrived from India and China and... more

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

Travel

Air NZ's Houston link paves way for United Airlines tie-up

17 Apr 2015 Travel & Tourism By Fiona Rotherham
  Air NZ's Houston service paves the way for partnership with United Airlines, analysts say April 17 (BusinessDesk) - Air New... more

Wellington Airport revised fees 'just within' OK range

17 Apr 2015 Travel & Tourism By Tina Morrison
  Wellington Airport's revised fees are 'just within' acceptable range of returns, regulator says April 17 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Sport

Price and Wesko Nail the Dressage at Kentucky

25 Apr 2015 Equestrian
Kiwi eventer Tim Price and Wesko have delivered their best-ever dressage score to sit at the front of the field this morning at the... more

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres

25 Apr 2015 Sailing
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres: Burling and Tuke still lead, one more day of fleet racing At the end of day three at ISAF Sailing ... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the hair-pulling finale and Gallipoli

24 Apr 2015 Column
  Gordon Campbell on the hair-pulling finale, and the real hero of Gallipoli Don’t know about you, but when hi-jinks and... more

Gordon Campbell on UE pass rates & university dropout rates

14 Apr 2015 Opinion
Houston, there is clearly a problem with (a) the plunge in pass rates for University Entrance qualifications, which has been ... more

Kiwi Success

Fonterra reshuffles management team

24 Apr 2015 Appointments By Fiona Rotherham
  Fonterra reshuffles management team to speed up value-add strategy April 24 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative Group, the... more

TVNZ and RNZ appointments announced

23 Apr 2015 Appointments
New Zealand Government TVNZ and RNZ appointments announced Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams today announced the appointment of Sussan... more

Recruitment

Apprenticeship scheme launched

18 Apr 2015 Recruitment
The He Toki ki te Mahi Apprenticeship Training Trust was launched by Prime Minister, the Rt Hon John Key at Rehua Marae in ... more

Chinese rail workers must be paid minimum wage

17 Apr 2015 Recruitment
KiwiRail must immediately stop further Chinese engineers from working here until they can guarantee they are being paid the New... more