Sport

Heavy Hitters Add Wow Factor: Final Day of Junior Nationals

3 Oct 2014 Sport
Snow Sports New Zealand   Carlos Garcia Knight - Image: Wanaka TV Media Release Heavy Hitters Add the Wow Factor on Final Day of Cardrona NZ Junior Nationals... more

The Lion Foundation Netball Champs - Day Four

3 Oct 2014 Netball
North Harbour and Christchurch will square off in the grand final of the Lion Foundation Netball Champs at The Trusts Arena in Henderson tomorrow. It will be the first time the two sides have met at this... more

Kiwi Motorsport Great Signed

2 Oct 2014 Sport
Team Kiwi Racing PRESS RELEASE1ST October 2014Team Kiwi Racing (TKR) Sign Kiwi Motorsport GreatTeam Kiwi Racing (TKR) Owner, David John, has today confirmed that Kiwi motorsport great, Craig Baird, will head... more

New opportunities for elite athletes

2 Oct 2014 Sport
With the Waikato region fast becoming a major centre for high performance sport, the University of Waikato has signed Memorandums of Understanding with BikeNZ and Triathlon NZ. The partnerships provide a... more

Emirates Team New Zealand Update - Practice Day at Nice

2 Oct 2014 Sailing
It’s back to work for Peter Burling and Blair Tuke. The holiday’s over. They took a week off after their win at the 49er world championships in Spain and now they’re at Nice, France, for... more

The Lion Foundation Netball Champs Day Three

2 Oct 2014 Netball
Lion Foundation Netball Champs The Lion Foundation Netball Champs - Day Three1 October 2014 The Lion Foundation Netball Champs, 2014 takes place from Monday 29th September to Friday 3rd October at The Trusts... more

Judd returns to chase epay Silver Fern Rally Title

1 Oct 2014 Sport
epay Silver Fern Rally Media ReleaseImmediate releaseJudd returns to chase epay Silver Fern Rally TitleCantabrian Jeff Judd has made a late decision to try and regain the Historic Challenge title of the epay... more

Historic 1972 BRM Formula One car to race in New Zealand

1 Oct 2014 Motor Sport
NZFMR Historic 1972 BRM Formula One car to race in New Zealand An historic Formula One racing car with a strong connection to a New Zealander is heading to New Zealand. Kiwi F1 driver of the 1970s, Howden Ganley... more

Rugby Star Dominic Bird steps up as new ambassador

1 Oct 2014 Rugby
INTERNATIONAL NZ RUGBY PLAYER DOMINIC BIRD ANNOUNCED AS FOUNDATION FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROJECT K AMBASSADOR The tallest New Zealand International rugby player on record, lock Dominic Bird, credits the... more

NZ’s Whibley Wraps up USA Title Early

30 Sep 2014 Motor Sport
Bikesport NZ SEPTEMBER 30, 2014: Pahiatua’s Paul Whibley is champion again in the United States. The 35-year-old former Manawatu forestry worker, affectionately dubbed “The Axeman” on the... more

Ferrer, Garros and Gulbis confirmed for Heineken Open

30 Sep 2014 Sport
NZ Festival of Tennis World number five, and four-time Heineken Open Champion, David Ferrer has today been confirmed for the 2015 Heineken Open, along with crowd-pleaser, Ernests Gulbis. Auckland has fought off... more

Two Out of Three for Reeves

30 Sep 2014 Motor Sport
Bikesport NZ SEPTEMBER 29, 2014: Two out of three isn’t bad ... that is certainly the view of Palmerston North’s Adam Reeves. With two wins from two starts, the talented Yamaha rider proved himself a... more

Melbourne Cup Tour Comes To Wanganui

30 Sep 2014 Racing/Bloodstock Industry
Melbourne Cup Today the community of Wanganui united to welcome the iconic 18-carat gold, $196,000 ($175,000 AUD) 2014 Emirates Melbourne Cup trophy to town. As part of the 2014 Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour, ... more

The Lion Foundation Netball Champs - Day One Results

30 Sep 2014 Netball
Netball NZ The Lion Foundation Netball Champs - Day One Results 29 September 2014 The Lion Foundation Netball Champs, 2014 takes place from Monday 29th September to Friday 3rd October at the Trusts Stadium in... more

Video: NZ Junior Freeski & Snowboard Nationals Day One

30 Sep 2014 Sport
Snow Sports New Zealand Cardrona NZ Freeski & Snowboard Junior Nationals 2014 Day One from more

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News

Patrick Gower interviews Laila Harre

22 Nov 2014 News
The Nation Patrick Gower interviews Laila Harre Headlines: Laila Harre to quit as Internet Party leader by Christmas when the party ... more

Establishment of NZ-China Strategic Partnership

21 Nov 2014 News By John Key
New Zealand Government 20 NOVEMBER, 2014 Joint Statement between New Zealand and the People’s Republic of China on the... more

Business

Extreme commute: From New Zealand to rural Iceland

18 Nov 2014 Business News
Every year, several dozen butchers make an epic commute - from provincial New Zealand to rural Iceland - for just two months' work.... more

A2 Milk to seek ASX listing, push into US market

18 Nov 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   A2 Milk to seek ASX listing, push into US market, renew sales into China By Fiona Rotherham Nov. 18 ... more

Living

Hawaiian Voyagers Return to Reaffirm their Link with Maori

17 Nov 2014 Lifestyle
WAITANGI, New Zealand – When intrepid Hokulea crewmembers first sailed to Aotearoa (New Zealand) 29 years ago using the ... more

Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship team in Round the Bridges

14 Nov 2014 Lifestyle
A University of Waikato Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship team is set to compete in this Sunday’s Round the Bridges. The team of... more

Property

More homes coming on board for Christchurch tenants

18 Nov 2014 Property
Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett is impressed with Housing New Zealand’s progress in building, redeveloping and repairing... more

New initiatives to improve tenancy services

17 Nov 2014 Property
Changes to the delivery of key tenancy services are set to streamline and speed up processes for landlords and tenants, Building and... more

Migration

Australians & New Zealanders should be free to live & work in UK

3 Nov 2014 Migration
Australians and New Zealanders should be granted special status to live and work in the United Kingdom without restriction, a new... more

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

Travel

NZ guest nights jump to a record in September on rise in international travelers

12 Nov 2014 Travel & Tourism By Tina Morrison
Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand guest nights rose 1.1 percent to a record for a September month, driven by a rebound in ... more

Travel to NZ made easier for Indian business visitors

7 Nov 2014 Travel & Tourism
Associate Tourism Minister Paula Bennett and Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse say Indian nationals travelling to New Zealand... more

Sport

World Cup Silver for Para-Snowboarder Carl Murphy

21 Nov 2014 Sport
Landgraaf, 21 November 2014 – A World Cup silver medal has signalled that para-snowboarder Carl Murphy (Wanaka) is on his way... more

NZ News UK pictorial: All Black's win over Scotland

18 Nov 2014 Rugby
NZ News UK's Tony Morrison was at Murrayfield Saturday 15 November with his camera.  Below are some of his photos of the action -... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the SAS role against Islamic State, and Podemos

20 Nov 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Could this news report serve to explain – in a nutshell – why Prime Minister John Key has not ruled out the SAS... more

Gordon Campbell on Australia scoring trade points with China

18 Nov 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  It hasn’t been a great year for Trade Minister Tim Groser. The Trans Pacific Partnership deal has been deadlocked all... more

Kiwi Success

New Ambassador to the Philippines announced

18 Nov 2014 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced diplomat David Strachan as New Zealand’s new Ambassador to the... more

New High Commissioner to Malaysia

18 Nov 2014 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has today named diplomat John Subritzky as New Zealand’s new High Commissioner to Malaysia, to... more

Recruitment

Smiths City starts CEO search after Hellings signals exit

12 Nov 2014 Recruitment
Article - BusinessDesk   Smiths City starts search for new CEO after Hellings signals exit By Paul McBeth Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk)... more

More than 600 take up 3K to Christchurch jobs

28 Oct 2014 Recruitment
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says the Government’s 3K to Christchurch scheme is a winner with 633 unemployed people... more