Sport

Night Skiing kicks off under clear Queenstown skies

30 Jun 2014 Sport
Coronet Peak   A snowboarder enjoying the slopes at Coronet Peak at twilight. Photo credit NZSki.  ... more

Black carpet for international football sport stars

30 Jun 2014 Football
Star treatment is being prepared for 60 multi-million dollar players who will bring a taste of World Cup football action to New Zealand when they tour the country next month – accompanied by world-wide... more

Whangarei athlete claims regional title

30 Jun 2014 Sport
Boccia New Zealand Media release30 June 2014Whangarei athlete claims regional title20 athletes from across the North Island descended on Hamilton looking for crucial ranking points to help their chances ahead... more

The Surgeon takes gold, good signs ahead

30 Jun 2014 Sport
Twenty athletes from across the North Island descended on Hamilton looking for crucial ranking points to help their chances ahead of the National Championships later this year. Following a week-long training... more

Emirates Team NZ: Erratic breeze taunts crews at St Petersburg

28 Jun 2014 Sailing
Emirates Team New Zealand update - Erratic breeze taunts crews at St PetersburgDay 2 of racing in St Petersburg for the Extreme Sailing Series was about as tough as they come for any race committee or sailing ... more

West Indies v BLACKCAPS

28 Jun 2014 Cricket
  A strong West Indies first innings is put on hold as rain ruins most of day two. WEST INDIES more

Cricket: NZ Black Caps all out for 293 - Windes make life tough on day one

27 Jun 2014 Cricket
Day one: BLACKCAPS 293 (James Neesham 78, Mark Craig 46*, Ross Taylor 45, Kane Williamson 43) lead West Indies 32-0 by 261 at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados. Mid-innings wobbles again hit the BLACKCAPS as... more

ARL Premiership previews – June 28

27 Jun 2014 Sport
Auckland Rugby League 27/6/2014AUCKLAND RUGBY LEAGUEARL Premiership previews – June 28For Immediate ReleaseAppliance Shed Fox Memorial PremiershipThird meets fourth in the biggest Appliance Shed Fox Memorial... more

Roller Derby home season opens with a shakeup

27 Jun 2014 Sport
Richter City Roller Derby Roller Derby home season opens with a shakeupWellington’s Richter City Roller Derby league will host its home opener featuring all new team line-ups in a new venue on Saturday 12 July.... more

NZ's sporting culture to be showcased at World Masters Games 2017

27 Jun 2014 Sport
Athletes from around the world can now start planning their travel and training schedules for World Masters Games 2017. Today 28 sports and 45 disciplines have been confirmed into the sporting programme. Eight... more

Robyn Broughton to Return to Haier Pulse in 2015

26 Jun 2014 Sport
Haier Pulse Robyn Broughton will return for a fourth season at the helm of the Haier Pulse in 2015, having agreed terms for a contract renewal. She has coached the team to their best-ever results in the ANZ... more

Notting Hill Football BBQ

25 Jun 2014 Football
The Wellington Phoenix Football Club (which plays in the Australian A-League) is host for a series of matches against Newcastle United, West Ham United and Sydney FC late in July. The FA has sanctioned the matches... more

Walking Stars in Auckland CBD Night-Time Half Marathon

25 Jun 2014 Sport
Walking Stars Thousands Become Walking Stars in Auckland CBD Night-Time Half MarathonFundraising walk set to exceed targets and benefit cancer causesThe unique and dynamic cancer charities fundraiser Walking... more

Emirates Team New Zealand update

25 Jun 2014 Sailing
Emirates Team New Zealand chairman Dr Keith Turner says the team has now reached the point where it has the confidence to mount a challenge for the 35th America’s Cup. The team has secured sufficient... more

All Blacks: McCaw played with broken rib

24 Jun 2014 Rugby
All Blacks captain Richie McCaw played the recent third test against England in Hamilton with a broken rib, coach Steve Hansen has revealed. Speaking to Martin Devlin on Radio Sport this morning, Hansen said... more

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News

Support for kiwi, not moas, in Rimutaka

18 Jul 2014 News
The Government today announced a $70,000 Community Conservation Partnership Fund grant for the Rimutaka Forest Park Trust to ensure... more

Coleman to meet China’s top military officer

18 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Coleman to meet China’s top military officer Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman will hold talks on Monday... more

Business

ERoad to raise $49.5 million in pursuit of US growth

18 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   ERoad to raise $49.5 million in pursuit of US growth By Suze Metherell July 18 (BusinessDesk) - ERoad,... more

RBNZ caught in signalling dilemma as kiwi shines

18 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   RBNZ caught in signalling dilemma as kiwi shines in world hungry for positive carry By Jonathan ... more

Living

Dave Dobbyn Releases Tribute to Pike River 29

18 Jul 2014 Entertainment
  Dave Dobbyn Releases Tribute to Pike River 29 A live recording of ‘This Love’, Dave Dobbyn’s moving ... more

Journey across the Tasman was to be a world for asthma

11 Jul 2014 Lifestyle
Solo kayaker’s journey across the Tasman was to be a world first for asthma On the 19th of April, Scott Donaldson left Coffs... more

Property

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

Migration

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

Travel

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

NZ guest nights at three-year high

10 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism By Suze Metherell
July 10 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand guest nights climbed to a three-year high in May as short term stays climbed across all... more

Sport

Mondiale sign up with the Aces

18 Jul 2014 Sport
Auckland Cricket Mondiale have been announced as the naming rights sponsor of the Auckland Aces – making them the Mondiale ... more

Black Stick women claim Four Nations title

17 Jul 2014 Sport
New Zealand Black Sticks Women have won the Four Nations Tournament in Dublin this morning, beating Ireland 3-0 in the final to... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the failure to prosecute the GCSB

18 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
So one hand of the state – the Independent Police Conduct Authority - has now washed the hands of its brother agencies, and... more

Gordon Campbell on the Dotcom emails

16 Jul 2014 Column By Gordon Campbell
Back in 2010 at least, the email trail recently released to David Fisher of the NZ Herald shows that the Immigration Service had... more

Kiwi Success

Minister announces ACC Board appointments

8 Jul 2014 Appointments
New Zealand Government Minister announces ACC Board appointments ACC Minister Judith Collins today announced the appointment of ... more

Air NZ boss Luxon to sit on Virgin board

4 Jul 2014 Appointments By Suze Metherell
July 4 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand boss Christopher Luxon has been appointed to Virgin Australia's board alongside its fellow... more

Recruitment

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