Sport

Emirates Team New Zealand Update

13 Sep 2014 Sailing
Emirates Team New Zealand crew started well on the second day of the Extreme Sailing Series’ sixth round at Istanbul. Then, as Dean Barker describes it, “we had a few ups and downs”, before... more

NZL Sailing Team at ISAF Worlds

13 Sep 2014 Sailing
Yachting New Nealand NZL Sailing Team at ISAF Worlds: Racing Kicks Off for Lasers And Radials   Racing started today in the single handed Laser and Radial classes a... more

Pirtek NZRL National Premiership - Penny drops for Stallions

13 Sep 2014 Rugby League
If Wai-Coa-Bay's dramatic come-from-way-behind Pirtek NZRL National Premiership win last week seemed like a misprint in the results column, you could probably be excused your cynicism. After two big losses to... more

National Coach Calls Time

12 Sep 2014 Multisport
Triathlon New Zealand 12 September 2014National Coach Calls TimeTriathlon New Zealand has accepted the resignation of National Coach Greg Fraine, ending a near six year partnership between Fraine and the... more

Top of the board after day 1 at Istanbul

12 Sep 2014 Sport
Emirates Team New Zealand Today’s pictures are here, the video here September 11 2014Consistency. That’s what Dean Barker wanted on the first day of racing of the Extreme Sailing Series’ I... more

New Scoring System Trialled at Auckland International

11 Sep 2014 Sport
Badminton Trials New Scoring System at Auckland International The eyes of the badminton world will be on Auckland next week for the hosting of the Fernbaby Auckland International, with the event one of the ... more

Top coach Taurua joins Fuller at the Northern Mystics

11 Sep 2014 Netball
The coach behind New Zealand’s sole trans-Tasman league netball premiership is heading to the Northern Mystics next year. Noeline Taurua, who led the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic to victory in the 2012 ANZ ... more

Nicol named as Mondiale Auckland Aces captain

11 Sep 2014 Cricket
Rob Nicol will assume the captaincy of the Mondiale Auckland Aces this season. Nicol who has returned to the province after a five year absence says he is keen to start training with the Aces and honoured to be... more

Trans-Tasman partnership in BNT NZ SuperTourers

10 Sep 2014 Motor Sport
Mitch Cunningham has joined the growing list of BNT NZ SuperTourers racers who have picked Australian V8 Supercar drivers to join them for the three endurance races. The Aucklander, a former Toyota Racing ... more

America's Cup: 'Stay positive' says Spithill to Barker in London

10 Sep 2014 Sailing
It is almost exactly a year ago that Oracle won the America's Cup, but time hasn't healed the rift between rivals Jimmy Spithill and Dean Barker. The two were seated next to each other at a press conference to... more

All Blacks and Manu Samoa to play historic Apia Test

9 Sep 2014 Rugby
The All Blacks will play Manu Samoa in Apia on Wednesday 8 July next year as part of both teams’ preparations for Rugby World Cup 2015. New Zealand Rugby and the Samoa Rugby Union today confirmed details... more

New Zealand Samoans gearing up for game

9 Sep 2014 Sport
New Zealand Government Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-IigaMinister of Pacific Island Affairs 9 September 2014 Media StatementNew Zealand Samoans gearing up for gamePacific Island Affairs Minister Peseta Sam... more

Kiwis get chance to be part of the team at U-20 World Cup

9 Sep 2014 Football
FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015 Kiwis get chance to be part of the New Zealand team at FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015 The FIFA U-20 World Cup, world football’s second largest tournament, is to be held in New Zealand... more

Past And Future Silver Ferns at AIMS Games

9 Sep 2014 Netball
With her tall figure giving her a clear view, former Silver Ferns shooter Irene van Dyk could see the future of her sport etched bright and bold. Like some sort of netballing Pied Piper, van Dyk was inundated... more

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News

Terror in Canada: There were gunmen on roof says Kiwi

24 Oct 2014 News
Ottawa resident says shock turning to anger and hard questions being asked about how gunman got so far. A New Zealander in Ottawa was... more

NZ Government Urged to Do More to Fight Ebola

24 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Save the Children Urges the NZ Government to Do More to Fight Ebola As Ebola continues to tear through West... more

Business

Sky TV to launch $20/month subscription ondemand service

24 Oct 2014 Business News
By Fiona Rotherham Oct. 24 (BusinessDesk) - Sky Network Television, the country's dominant pay-TV operator, will launch a new $20 a... more

Jade chases growth of 30-50% for Master Terminal

24 Oct 2014 Business News
By Paul McBeth Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Jade Software, which took its intelligence software developer Wynyard Group public last... more

Living

My Kitchen Rules contestants: Hear us raw

24 Oct 2014 Food & Wine
Fresh from two consecutive MKR People's Choice Challenge wins, Neena and Belinda favour wholesome and earthy flavours and aim to... more

Kiwi comics destroy world record for chart-topping podcast

24 Oct 2014 Lifestyle
  New Zealand comedians Guy Montgomery (Billy T winner, 7 Days) and Tim Batt (Radio Hauraki, 7 Days) have broken the world record... more

Property

Double-digit rate increases loom

24 Oct 2014 Property
Aucklanders living in the ‘hottest suburbs’ could be the big losers, while businesses will come out winners Rate rises... more

Reform of RMA critical to reforming housing affordability

15 Oct 2014 Property
The Resource Management Act needs to explicitly recognise the importance of New Zealanders’ access to more affordable housing... more

Migration

New Zealand Named The Best Place For Raising Children

24 Oct 2014 Migration
New Zealand has been named the best place to raise a child in the Raising Children Abroad annual league table. According to the HSBC... more

Desperate employers keeping overstayers

24 Oct 2014 Migration
Desperate employers seeking to fill job shortages are keeping migrant workers who previously held a work visa in New Zealand... more

Travel

Air New Zealand's GENIUS Hobbit themed safety video

24 Oct 2014 Travel & Tourism
Giving flyers an Unexpected Journey! Elijah Wood and Sir Peter Jackson star in 'epic' Hobbit themed Air New Zealand safety video Air... more

Travel 'interns wanted' to tour 2000km of NZ

24 Oct 2014 Travel & Tourism
Forget a summer internship of fetching coffee and photocopying - a travel company is offering a $30,000, 10-day, 2000km tour of New... more

Sport

Black Sticks Women in position to win the series

25 Oct 2014 Sport
The Black Sticks Women have won 1-0 against the USA, setting up a series decider in the final test tomorrow at the Trust House... more

Kiwi to play against All Blacks in November Test Series

24 Oct 2014 Rugby
Scotland coach Vern Cotter clears out old guard and makes Grant Gilchrist captain for November Test series No place for Barclay,... more

Columns

At last! Hope for St James Theatre

24 Oct 2014 Opinion By Brian Rudman
After all the delays and stonewalling, the St James finally looks to have a future, even if it’s not clear what it will be Let's... more

Gordon Campbell: tokenism of NZ‘s role against Islamic State

23 Oct 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Gordon Campbell on the tokenism of New Zealand‘s role against Islamic State Was John Key born lucky or what? Political... more

Kiwi Success

Jim Hickey hangs up his umbrella

24 Oct 2014 People
Veteran weathercaster Jim Hickey has announced his retirement today, saying is was a tough decision. "I feel like I'm subbing off at... more

Corban honoured by Institute of Directors

17 Oct 2014 Appointments
Institute Of Directors Local businessman Brian Corban was made a Distinguished Fellow of the Institute of Directors yesterday, in a... more

Recruitment

UK ambulance service poaches Kiwi paramedics

24 Oct 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand paramedics are being poached by Britain's busiest ambulance service. Interviews were held in Auckland on Friday and... more

NZ job market expected to strengthen - survey

24 Oct 2014 Recruitment
The job market is expected to strengthen and potential employees are increasingly looking at staying in New Zealand for work instead... more