Sport

Kiwis Racing in Chengdu World Cup This Saturday

7 May 2015 Multisport
A small group of New Zealand triathletes will race at the ITU Chengdu World Cup in China this week, the final chance to earn Olympic ranking points in this first cycle as nations look to book spots on the start... more

NZB’s National Weanling & Broodmare Sale

5 May 2015 Sport
NZ Bloodstock Vendors Put Their Best Foot Forward at NZB’s National Weanling & Broodmare SaleNew Zealand Bloodstock’s National Weanling, Bro... more

2015 SAS College Rugby League season launched

5 May 2015 Sport
Auckland Rugby League AUCKLAND RUGBY LEAGUE2015 SAS College Rugby League season launchedFor immediate releaseThe 2015 SAS College Rugby League season was launched last night at the home of the reigning... more

Team NZ chair Turner resigns as govt funding evaporates

4 May 2015 Sport
Article - BusinessDesk Team NZ chair Turner resigns as government funding evaporatesBy Paul McBethMay 4 (BusinessDesk) - Emirates Team New Zealand chairman Keith Turner has resigned from the board of the... more

Netball: Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel defeat Mojo Pulse

3 May 2015 Netball
ANZ Championship Netball Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel (50) defeated Mojo Pulse (49) A youthful Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel took a major step towards securing a spot in the play-offs with a thrilling 50-49... more

New game bird season delivers ‘mixed bag’ for hunters

3 May 2015 Sport
Fish and Game New Zealand New game bird season delivers ‘mixed bag’ for hunters Caption: A decoy at ‘spot x’ in Canterbury.There have been some very mixed fortunes fo... more

ANZ Championship: Official Result & Statistics

2 May 2015 Netball
Official Result: Mission Queensland Firebirds (56) defeated West Coast Fever (48) The Mission Queensland Firebirds have inflicted the first loss on the West Coast Fever this season with a 56-48 win in front of ... more

Quarter-Finals Serve up World Class Badminton

2 May 2015 Sport
Badminton NZ Quarter-Finals Serve up World Class BadmintonFormer world number one Lee Hyun Il in his quarter final win. Credit: Brainjam/SKYCITY NZ OpenQuarter-fi... more

"Got A Trade?" has Kiwi Ferns' backs

1 May 2015 Rugby League
New Zealand Rugby League and the NZ Kiwi Ferns are excited to welcome Got A Trade? Got It Made! as a sponsor of the women’s international programme. Their message of choosing wise career options will... more

Minister unveils FIFA U-20 volunteer uniforms

1 May 2015 Sport
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister for Sport and Recreation 1 May 2015 Media Statement Minister unveils FIFA U-20 volunteer uniformsSport and Recreation Minister Jonathan... more

Skycity New Zealand Open Day Two Review

1 May 2015 Sport
SKYCITY Badminton NZ Open Skycity New Zealand Open Day Two ReviewMen’s doublesAll eyes at the SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open were on Bodin Issara today as he returned from a near two year suspension for... more

Strong NZ sides for Anzac encounter

30 Apr 2015 Rugby League
Four players have forced their way back into NZ Kiwis contention for this week’s Anzac Test in Brisbane, after missing last year’s Four Nations triumph.Coach Stephen Kearney has named his 18 players... more

Emirates brings the Webb Ellis Cup to New Zealand

30 Apr 2015 Rugby
Emirates, a global connector of people and their passions, is bringing the official Rugby World Cup Trophy, the Webb Ellis Cup, back to New Zealand for one last visit before the defending champions attempt to... more

Pedersen back for full enduro season

29 Apr 2015 Motor Sport
Kiwi V8 racer Ant Pedersen will be back behind the wheel of the all-New Zealand Super Black Racing Ford for the 2015 V8 Supercar Endurance races, the team has announced. Pedersen, who is this season competing ... more

Fish & Game expects ‘great start’ to gamebird season

29 Apr 2015 Sport
Fish and Game New Zealand Fish & Game expects ‘great start’ to gamebird season Gamebird hunters across the South Island will have welcomed this week’s rain – the most significant rain event in some regions... more

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News

Regeneration the focus of Christchurch governance

2 Jul 2015 Canterbury Earthquake
The regeneration of Christchurch will be the city’s focus for the next five years as local leadership progressively takes... more

Government Welcomes Successful WTO Trade Policy Review

2 Jul 2015 News
Government Welcomes Successful WTO Trade Policy Review Trade Minister Tim Groser today welcomed the conclusions of the 5th World... more

Business

TPP too big to fail, says visiting US trade deal specialist

2 Jul 2015 Business News By Fiona Rotherham
  TPP too big to fail, says visiting US trade deal specialist Petri July 2 (BusinessDesk) - Too much political capital has been... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain, led by A2 as bidders named

24 Jun 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain, led by A2 as potential bidder unmasked; dividends appeal By Jonathan ... more

Living

Remarkables ski area to kick off 2015 season this Saturday

24 Jun 2015 Lifestyle
The Remarkables June 24 2015 The Remarkables ski area to kick off 2015 season this Saturday The Remarkables ski area in Queenstown... more

SMCO-SOUNZ Composer Workshop selected works announced

23 Jun 2015 Lifestyle
SOUNZ For immediate release SMCO-SOUNZ Composer Workshop selected works announced SOUNZ and Auckland based St Matthews Chamber... more

Property

Extending Canterbury accommodation support

24 Jun 2015 Property
New Zealand Government Hon Anne Tolley Minister for Social Development 24 June 2015 Extending Canterbury accommodation... more

Arvida to buy three Auckland facilities for $62M

24 Jun 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   Arvida to buy three Auckland facilities for $62M, raising new capital By Paul McBeth June 24 ... more

Migration

NZ migration rises to new annual record in May

22 Jun 2015 Migration By Suze Metherell
  NZ migration rises to new annual record in May, closing in on Treasury's upside scenario June 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

More visas online through Immigration ONLINE

16 Jun 2015 Migration
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes the roll out of online Work and Visitor visas as fantastic news for Immigration New ... more

Travel

Air NZ sees annual earnings rising by as much as 60%

24 Jun 2015 Travel & Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk   Air NZ sees annual earnings rising by as much as 60% By Paul McBeth June 24 (BusinessDesk) - Air New... more

Analysts divided on Jetstar impact on Air NZ's earnings

19 Jun 2015 Travel & Tourism
  Analysts divided on impact on Air NZ's earnings of Jetstar's regional routes challenge June 19 (BusinessDesk) - Analysts are... more

Sport

Wimbledon 2015: NZ Tennis players progress

2 Jul 2015 Sport
Kiwi Artem Sitak braves soaring temperatures and a lengthy battle to make it into the second round of doubles at Wimbledon.Kiwi Davis... more

Silver Ferns Netball World Cup team named

2 Jul 2015 Netball
Netball New Zealand (NNZ) National Selectors have picked a 12-strong Silver Ferns team featuring a mix of youth and experience to... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Tiwai Point, and saying “No” in Greece

2 Jul 2015 Opinion
Its hard to see how Rio Tinto’s one month delay in announcing its intentions about the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter is a good... more

Gordon Campbell on telling the poor to ask for more

24 Jun 2015 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on telling the poor to ask for more The government’s more

Kiwi Success

New Environment Protection Authority (EPA) board appointments

2 Jul 2015 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick Smith Minister for the Environment New EPA board appointments Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith ... more

New Chair and Commissioners for Maori Language Commission

2 Jul 2015 Appointments
New Chair and Commissioners appointed to the Maori Language Commission The Maori Development Minister is pleased to announce that... more

Recruitment

Carpentry apprentices go head to head

23 Jun 2015 Recruitment
Apprentice of the Year Competition Carpentry apprentices go head to head in national competition Entries for the Registered Master ... more

NZ employees rate work-life balance as top priority

26 May 2015 Press Releases By Anna Lu
  NZ employees rate work-life balance as top priority, while job seekers eye cash, survey shows May 26 (BusinessDesk) - New... more