Top Kiwi Eventers Germany Bound

11 Jun 2014 Sport
The Luhmühlen International Horse Trials this week are the last big hit out for top New Zealand eventers keen to impress selectors for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. And they’re not the... more

One New Cap in New Zealand Netball Team for Glasgow 2014

10 Jun 2014 Netball
The New Zealand Olympic Committee in conjunction with Netball New Zealand are pleased to announce the New Zealand Netball team to compete at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games. The team of 12 is:Casey Kopua... more

Two waka representatives to joihn Annual Canoe Journeys

9 Jun 2014 Sport
Monday 9 June 2014   Two waka representatives join the Northwest Coast Tribes of the USA and Canada to participate in the Annual Tribal Canoe Journeys (est1990) Ihaia Puketapu and Caleb Wharepapa have... more

Special Olympics New Zealand, Los Angeles 2015

9 Jun 2014 Sport
Max Brooking to lead Special Olympics New Zealand to LA2015 Special Olympics New Zealand has announced Max Brooking will lead its team to Los Angeles, USA next year at the Special Olympics World Summer ... more

Regional titles on offer

9 Jun 2014 Sport
Boccia New Zealand Media release9 June 2014Regional titles on offerTalented boccia players from all over the Upper North Island are currently honing their skills in preparation for the second major boccia... more

Rugby Player Ratings: All Blacks v England

8 Jun 2014 Rugby By Dave Agnew

International Rugby: New Zealand 20 England 15:

8 Jun 2014 Rugby
New Zealand 20 England 15 Match Report. England so close to sacking Kiwi stronghold. It depends how you look at it: England have either blown their best chance of beating the All Blacks on New Zealand soil, or they... more

Paddon learns and improves on Hyundai WRC debut

8 Jun 2014 Motor Sport
Having driven steadily and sensibly in the opening three Saturday stages at Rally Italia Sardegna, Hayden Paddon and John Kennard had to stop part-way through the final stage to avoid further damage to their... more

NZ snow season starts with opening of Coronet Peak

7 Jun 2014 Sport
Coronet Peak NZ snow season starts with opening of Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area Queenstown’s Coronet Peak opened today with a celebratory spray of Amisfield bubbles signaling the official start... more

NZRL coaches rise to next level

6 Jun 2014 Rugby League
Six rugby league coaches have been included in this year's 2014 Performance Coach Advance programme. About 100 coaches have been selected by Sport NZ across six regions in an effort to improve the level of ... more

World's biggest Football Fiesta is about to kick off!

6 Jun 2014 Football
Embassy of Brazil The world's biggest Football Fiesta is about to kick off, so come celebrate with us! For those readers with friends and family in New Zealand, the following may be of interest to them. The FIFA... more

Appliance Shed Fox Memorial Premiership

6 Jun 2014 Sport
Auckland Rugby League Appliance Shed Fox Memorial PremiershipThe game everyone involved in Auckland league has been waiting for is finally here.After clashing in a rain-soaked and brutal Appliance Shed Fox... more

NZL Laser sailors countdown to 2014 European Championships

5 Jun 2014 Sport
Yachting New Zealand Yachting New ZealandMEDIA RELEASE5 JUN 2014 NZL Laser sailors countdown to 2014 European Championships in CroatiaNext week New Zealand’s best Olympic single-handed sailors will line up... more

Van Dyk Announces Retirement from International Netball

5 Jun 2014 Netball
The world’s most celebrated Netballer, Silver Fern Irene van Dyk has today announced her retirement from international Netball, effective immediately. Van Dyk has made the agonising decision in... more

Rules released for 35th America's Cup

5 Jun 2014 Sailing
  Who's up for the challenge? Rules released for America's Cup “We’re going to have our work cut out for us, that’s for sure.” So says ORACLE TEAM USA skipper Jimmy Spithill as he... more

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Maori Language Bill Passes First Reading

24 Jul 2014 News
Maori Affairs Minister, Hon Dr Pita Sharples, says he is pleased that the Maori Language Bill passed its first reading this... more

Cricket World Cup lead shares wisdom on hosting major events

24 Jul 2014 News
Cricket World Cup lead shares wisdom on hosting major events in small town New Zealand Following the successful completion of the... more


NZ dollar slides to 6-week low on intervention talk

24 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ dollar slides to 6-week low as RBNZ's Wheeler invokes intervention criteria By Paul McBeth July 24 ... more

Moa boosts first quarter sales, expects higher margins

22 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Moa boosts first quarter sales, expects higher margins to drive profits By Tina Morrison July 22 ... more


NZ Film 'The Dead Lands' to Have Toronto World Premiere

23 Jul 2014 Entertainment
New Zealand Film Commission New Zealand Film 'The Dead Lands' to Have Toronto World Premiere Maori action epic The Dead Lands will... more

Anti-mining campaign doco debuts at NZ Film Festival

22 Jul 2014 Entertainment
Playing at this year’s New Zealand International Film Festival, Cap Bocage is a close-up exploration of the forces that came... more


NZ house sales fall in June, led by cheaper properties

14 Jul 2014 Property By Suze Metherell
July 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand house sales fell in June from a year earlier, led by properties of $400,000 or less, indicating... more

Average Auckland house prices reach record level

10 Jul 2014 Property
The average asking price for a home in Auckland has reached the record level of 732 thousand, 240 dollars. The figure is provided by... more


UK Tier 1 visa extension deadline looming

11 Jul 2014 Migration
If you’re in the UK on a Tier 1 (General) visa, you’ll need to apply for an extension as soon as possible. The deadline... more

NZ more appealing to ex-pats - survey

10 Jul 2014 Migration
Auckland and Wellington have become more appealing to ex-pats in the past 12 months, a new survey has found. Both cities both dropped... more


Cycleways bring economic benefit to communities

24 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
An increasing number of cycleways are attracting tourists to regions and scenic parts of New Zealand and a special session at the... more

100% Middle-Earth campaign wins prestigious travel award

17 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
Associate Tourism Minister Todd McClay has congratulated Tourism New Zealand on winning the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s... more


Kiwis in Glasgow 2014: Courtney MacDonald

24 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games


Commonwealth Games: Kiwis in action - Day 1

24 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
All you need to know about the New Zealand athletes in action and their results at the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Day 1 -... more


Gordon Campbell on Gaza and burning the Israeli flag

24 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
One of the selling points in New Zealand’s campaign for a temporary seat on the Security Council is that we have a pluckily... more

7 highly effective habits to stay healthy at work

23 Jul 2014 Column By Tricia Alach
The holistic helper's guide to wellbeing and work: part eight Like all good reports, my Wellbeing and Work series comes with an... more

Kiwi Success

Hon.Judith Collins announces appointments to Public Trust Board

23 Jul 2014 Appointments
New Zealand Government Appointments to Public Trust Board   Justice Minister Judith Collins today announced the appointment of ... more

NZ Government Minister Foss announces commerce reappointments

23 Jul 2014 Appointments
Commerce Minister Craig Foss today announced four reappointments to various independent Crown entities and statutory... more


750 additional Trades Academy places for 2015

14 Jul 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand Government   Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Hon Hekia Parata Minister of... more

Take a dip into global talent pool

9 Jul 2014 Recruitment
International candidates can bring added value, says recruitment specialist New Zealand's thriving economy has created a "unique... more