Sport

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

Young Claims Another APRC Title in Japan

30 Sep 2014 Motor Sport
Mike Young Motorsport Young Claims Another APRC Title in Japan   New Zealand rally driver, Michael Young, managed to wrap up the 2014 two-wheel-drive Asia Pacific Rally Ch... more

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News

First steps taken towards flag referendum

29 Oct 2014 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister Hon Bill EnglishDeputy Prime Minister 29 October 2014 Cabinet has agreed on the... more

NZ to join global crackdown on tax evasion

29 Oct 2014 News
Revenue Minister Todd McClay today announced New Zealand’s timetable for participation in a global automatic exchange of... more

Business

NZ dollar holds gains as traders await central bank meetings

28 Oct 2014 Business News
By Paul McBeth Oct. 28 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar held gains in the local trading session as traders remain cautious... more

Orion Health seeks up to $150mln, eschews forecasts

28 Oct 2014 Business News
By Fiona Rotherham Oct. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Orion Health Group, which develops software systems for patient health management, wants... more

Living

Duo wins MKR NZ by just one point

29 Oct 2014 Food & Wine
Neena and Belinda have won the first season of My Kitchen Rules New Zealand. The "Modern Day Hippies" beat Aaron and Heather in... more

MKRNZ - The WeedEaters are cleaning up

28 Oct 2014 Food & Wine
Modern Day Hippies Neena and Belinda breezed through the semi finals last night on My Kitchen Rules New Zealand and no one could be... more

Property

Goodman Property sells three Christchurch sites for $18.9M

28 Oct 2014 Property
By Suze Metherell Oct. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Goodman Property Trust, the biggest listed property investor by market value, sold two... more

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

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

NZ Rugby League: Matagi to debut against Samoa

29 Oct 2014 Rugby League
Vodafone Warriors prop Suaia Matagi is poised to play his first test for the NZ Kiwis against his old team-mates, Toa Samoa, at... more

Cancer Society named official charity for Cricket World Cup

28 Oct 2014 Cricket
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Cancer Society named official charity in New Zealand for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 The Cancer Society has... more

Columns

The return of Occupy London: this time it’s truly political

28 Oct 2014 Opinion
Article - Adam Parsons The return of Occupy London: this time it’s truly political by Adam Parsons22 October 2014more

Gordon Campbell on the TPP finishing line, and Amazon’s woes

28 Oct 2014 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on the TPP finishing line, and Amazon’s woes by Gordon Campbell If the Trans Pa... more

Kiwi Success

New Ambassador to France appointed

28 Oct 2014 Appointments
Minister of Foreign Affairs Foreign Minister Murray McCully has appointed diplomat James Kember as New Zealand’s next... more

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

Recruitment

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

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