Sport

Dimi Papadatos wins NZ Open

2 Mar 2014 Golf
 

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Henare homes in on World title bid

28 Feb 2014 Sport
Reigning World champion woolhandler Joel Henare has become a hot-favourite to defend his title in Ireland in May after qualifying for first place in a New Zealand team selection trial at the Golden Shears in... more

King pips Forde in Golden Shears Speedshear

28 Feb 2014 Sport
Shearing Sports New Zealand MEDIA RELEASEFrom Doug Laing, media officer, Shearing Sports New ZealandFebruary 27, 2014.King pips Forde in Golden Shears SpeedshearHastings shearer Dion King has drawn first-blood... more

Kiwi Drivers Prepare For World Rally Event

28 Feb 2014 Sport
PFSmith Rally Services Media release – immediateKiwi Drivers Prepare For World Rally Event.Hamilton Rally driver Gary Smith and his co-driver, and fellow Caltex Service Station dealer, Christchurch’s Grant Ford... more

New Zealand Open: Aussies light up Millbrook in round one

28 Feb 2014 Sport
New Zealand Open MEDIA RELEASEThursday February 27, 2014New Zealand Open: Aussies light up Millbrook in round one Four Australian professionals set the early pace today in the New Zealand Open Championship in... more

Manfeild awarded Grand Prix for three more years

28 Feb 2014 Sport
Motorsport New Zealand Media ReleaseThursday 27 February 2014Manfeild awarded Grand Prix for three more yearsManawatu’s Manfeild Park race circuit has been granted hosting rights for the New Zealand Grand Prix... more

Classic Hits Takes Control Of Centre Court

28 Feb 2014 Sport
The Radio Network CLASSIC HITS TAKES CONTROL OF CENTRE COURT28 February 2014The Radio Network’s Classic Hits can now claim the ‘official radio station’ status of all five New Zealand ANZ Championship netball... more

Hunt gets Global Rallycross opportunity

28 Feb 2014 Sport
Hunt Motorsport Hunt gets Global Rallycross opportunityA busy lead up to the New Zealand Rally Championship just got busier for Nelson Rally Driver Ben Hunt, with news he will fly to America next week to test... more

Seven's star Sarah's the Goss as Golden Shears hypes-up

28 Feb 2014 Sport
Shearing Sports New Zealand MEDIA RELEASEFrom Doug Laing, media officer, Shearing Sports New ZealandFebruary 28, 2014Seven's star Sarah's the Goss as Golden Shears hypes-up big second dayThe hopes of one of New... more

Teenager Shaylyn wins a Goldie as shears fest starts

28 Feb 2014 Sport
Shearing Sports New Zealand MEDIA RELEASE From Doug Laing, media officer, Shearing Sports New Zealand. February 27, 2014Caption:Teenager Shaylyn wins a Goldie as shears fest startsThe 15-year-old daughter of a... more

Golden Shears results

28 Feb 2014 Sport
Shearing Sports New Zealand MEDIA RELEASE - Golden Shears resultsRESULTS from the first day of the 54th Golden Shears international shearing and woolhandling championships in Masterton today (February... more

Shearing winners a woolhandling gun too

28 Feb 2014 Sport
Shearing Sports New Zealand MEDIA RELEASEFrom Doug Laing, media officer, Shearing Sports New ZealandFebruary 27, 2014Shearing winners a woolhandling gun tooEmerging young Kimbolton shearing sports star Connor... more

Cancer battling wool champ comes back for more

28 Feb 2014 Sport
Shearing Sports New Zealand MEDIA RELEASEFrom Doug Laing, media officer, Shearing Sports New ZealandFebruary 28, 2014Cancer battling wool champ comes back for moreMultiple World and Golden Shears woolhandling... more

Mt Smart To Host Cody's D1nz Drift Final

28 Feb 2014 Sport
Cody's D1NZ National Drifting Championship CODY'S D1NZ NATIONAL DRIFTING CHAMPIONSHIP SERIESMedia informationFor immediate release  * 2013/14 CODY'S D1NZ National Drifting Championship Series    Grand... more

Huge Coup for 2014 NRM HOY

27 Feb 2014 Sport
NRM Horse of the Year Show Huge Coup for 2014 NRM HOYOne of the superstars of the world of showjumping is heading to Hawke’s Bay for the 2014 NRM Horse of the Year Show.In one of the biggest coup of recent... more

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News

15,000 fewer people dependent on benefits

17 Apr 2014 News
New Zealand Government 15,000 fewer people dependent on benefits Social Development Minister Paula Bennett says the latest benefit ... more

Govt to establish Food Safety Science & Research Centre

16 Apr 2014 News
  Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce and Food Safety Minister Nikki Kaye today announced that expressions of interest... 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

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

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... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell: drone strikes & Judith Collins‘ last stand

17 Apr 2014 Opinion
Reportedly, US drone operators refer to their kills as "bug splat” - mainly because when the carnage is viewed on their... more

Gordon Campbell on the life & ACC work of Sir Owen Woodhouse

16 Apr 2014 Opinion
With the death of Sir Owen Woodhouse, the founding father of the Accident Compensation Scheme, New Zealand has lost one of the... 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