Sport

Sara Errani joins superstar field at 2015 ASB Classic

12 Nov 2014 Sport
The NZ Festival of Tennis is thrilled to announce the addition of the number one ranked doubles player in the world – Sara Errani (14) to the 2015 ASB Classic. 2014 has seen another strong season for the ... more

Silver Ferns To Compete In Oceania Netball Tri Series

12 Nov 2014 Netball
Netball New Zealand (NNZ) is pleased to announce the Silver Ferns will travel to Fiji in January, 2015 to participate in an inaugural Oceania Netball Tri Series against Fiji and Samoa supported by SKY Sport, who... more

Leuluai out of Four Nations climax

11 Nov 2014 Rugby League
New Zealand Rugby League   Hooker Thomas Leuluai has been ruled out of the NZ Kiwis line-up for Saturday’s Four Nations final at Wellington’s Westpac Stadium. The Vodaone Warriors utility has... more

Husky Going From Strength to Strength

11 Nov 2014 Sport
Bikesport NZ Husky Going From Strength to StrengthNOVEMBER 11, 2014: Husqvarna is going from strength to strength in this part of the world.In the past it may have been a bike brand that featured only rarely... more

Netball NZ announce new Head of High Performance

11 Nov 2014 Sport
Netball New Zealand 11 Nov 2014 Netball New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Lancaster to the role of Head of High Performance. Steve brings to the role over ten years’ experience... more

All Blacks snatch victory 24 to 21 in controversial match against England

9 Nov 2014 Rugby By Charlotte Everett
The All Blacks snatched victory from England to win 24 to 21 at Twickenham, in a game that was too close to call at times – some would say even by the referee. Playing the hosts on their home turf has never... more

Maori All Blacks deny exceptional Japanese

8 Nov 2014 Rugby By James Mortimer and JRFU.org
The Maori All Blacks needed a late try by Dan Pryor with barely three minutes left on the clock to secure a famous victory against ‘Japan XV’ with a 20-18 victory at a sold out Prince Chichibu Memorial... more

British Haka for Business by 30 Entrepreneurs at Piccadilly Circus kicks off

8 Nov 2014 Rugby
LONDON – The UK’s Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014 (www.gew.co) will kick off at 7:00am Monday November 17, 2014 with 30 entrepreneurs and businessmen performing a ‘British Haka for... more

Reply options to haka are many and varied

7 Nov 2014 Rugby
English rugby scribe Oliver Brown caused quite a stir yesterday when likening the All Blacks' haka to a circus act. He whinged about the fact that opposition teams weren't given "the right to reply". Brown failed... more

Silver Fern rally winner intent on repeat

7 Nov 2014 Sport
Jeff Judd     Media release: Friday 7 November 2014, on behalf of Jeff Judd. Winners of the 2010 Silver Fern Rally Historic Challenge, Christchurch pairing Jeff Judd and co-driver/car preparer Mark... more

China debut for Young amidst APRC title fight

6 Nov 2014 Sport
Mike Young Motorsport Mike Young MotorsportMedia Statement6 November 2014China debut for Young amidst APRC title fightKiwi rallying duo, Michael Young and Malcolm Read, are set to tackle the difficult Chinese... more

Ex Silver Fern Irene Van Dyk Ruled Out of FAST5

6 Nov 2014 Netball
The FAST5 Ferns have been dealt a blow on the eve of the FAST5 Netball World Series with star shooter Irene van Dyk ruled out of the tournament with a back injury. Van Dyk suffered the injury on Wednesday and... more

New All Blacks jersey gets team’s seal of approval

6 Nov 2014 Sport
Adidas New All Blacks jersey gets team’s seal of approval    “So much time has gone into working out the different things... more

Kiwi Ferns making most of opportunities

6 Nov 2014 Rugby League
  Dedication is a word often loosely used around sports teams, but when it comes to the Kiwi Ferns league team, there is no word truer. Experienced league coach and Kiwi Ferns boss Rusty Matua believes his... more

King in the Ring - 8 Men Enter, One Man Leaves Victorious

6 Nov 2014 Sport
King in the Ring King in the Ring - 8 Men Enter, One Man Leaves VictoriousMiddleweight 8 Man: Pace, Power PrecisionBacking up the enormous success of August’s Cruiserweight eight man elimination tournament,... more

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News

A summer ‘gift’ for your boatie

19 Dec 2014 News
Helping your friends and family stay safe on the water this holiday season is the gift that lasts a lifetime, Associate Transport... more

Consultation starts on ACC rates for free doctors’ visits

19 Dec 2014 News
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and ACC Minister Nikki Kaye say consultation starts today on ACC support towards free kids’... more

Business

NZ business confidence eases in December, still buoyant

19 Dec 2014 Business News
By Paul McBeth Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand business confidence slipped in December, while staying largely upbeat, as... more

Xero's former chief revenue officer moves to Trade Me

19 Dec 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Stuart McLean moves to Trade Me as Xero ditches chief revenue role By Suze Metherell Dec. 19 ... more

Living

New access system for Te Urewera

19 Dec 2014 Lifestyle
‘Hunters from throughout NZ and especially the North Island, will welcome the start of the new access system for Te... more

Fanzones for Auckland’s non-stop summer

19 Dec 2014 Lifestyle
Auckland will turn on a range of free activities this non-stop summer, with the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines Festival and Fanzone,... more

Property

Affordable housing development agreement signed

18 Dec 2014 Property
The Government has signed a development agreement for the construction of 237 homes as part of its affordable housing project on an... more

NZ weekly rents rise 5.3% in November, upward trend slowing

15 Dec 2014 Property
By Paul McBeth Dec. 15 (BusinessDesk) - Median national housing rents rose at an annual pace of 5.3 percent in November, slowing... more

Migration

Immigration rises to a fresh annual record

19 Dec 2014 Migration
Immigration rises to a fresh record, fuelled by returning kiwis, Indian students By Suze Metherell Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New... more

UK pension service Britannia 'pauses' TV ads on FMA warning

19 Dec 2014 Migration
By Suze Metherell Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Britannia Financial Services, a UK pension transfer agency whose advertisements feature... more

Travel

Air New Zealand takes out win on World's Top Ten Airlines

18 Dec 2014 Travel & Tourism
AirlineRatings.com has announced along with its Airline Excellence Awards its Top Ten airlines for 2015. Heading the list is... more

Tourism Holdings lifts annual profit forecast to $17 million

18 Dec 2014 Travel & Tourism
By Suze Metherell Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Tourism Holdings, the biggest campervan rental company in Australia and New Zealand, has... more

Sport

Top local athletes to compete at Colgate Games in Wellington

19 Dec 2014 Sport
The Colgate Games, New Zealand’s biggest annual children’s track and field athletics event, will be held in... more

Badminton Names Bulk of Junior Team for Oceania Champs

19 Dec 2014 Sport
For a number of New Zealand’s brightest young Badminton prospects Christmas and the New Year holiday period just got a little... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Pakistan schoolchildren killings

18 Dec 2014 Column
by Gordon Campbell The slaughter of the children in Pakistan is incomprehensibly awful. On the side, it has thrown a spotlight onto... more

Gordon Campbell on income inequality, and Christmas songs

12 Dec 2014 Column
Article - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on income inequality, and yo ho ho Christmas songs by Gordon Campbell As 2014... more

Kiwi Success

DreamCatchers launched in UK

18 Dec 2014 People
In association with Kea, The New Zealand High Commission and The New Zealand Society, Dream Catchers was launched at New Zealand House... more

Inspiring Stories :Young Kiwis Making a Difference

8 Dec 2014 People
Wellington, December 8th – At only 15 years old, Auckland student Hunter Williams is the youngest winner of the Inspiring... more

Recruitment

Job ads trending down, says ANZ survey

19 Dec 2014 Recruitment
By Fiona Rotherham Total job advertising has taken an end-of-year dip, falling 0.1 per cent in November after seasonal adjustments,... more

Scheme to fill hard-to-staff health jobs working

18 Dec 2014 Recruitment
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a scheme to fill hard-to-staff health roles is making a real difference to the career choices... more