Sport

Game bird hunters – ‘don’t forget ‘pegging day’

2 Apr 2015 Sport
Fish and Game New Zealand Game bird hunters – ‘don’t forget ‘pegging day’ to stake out your spotFish & Game is urging gamebird hunters to get out now and claim the maimai or duck shooting stand they used... more

NZ Kiwi Ferns regroup under new coach

1 Apr 2015 Rugby
  Incoming NZ Kiwi Ferns coach Alan Jackson will be missing several veteran performers, when he leads the national women’s side for the first time into the Anzac Test curtainraiser against Australia... more

Skycity NZ Badminton Open Attracts World Class Field

1 Apr 2015 Sport
With entries closing off late last week, organisers of the SKYCITY NZ Badminton Open are able to confirm a depth of talent never been seen before on New Zealand shores and expect the tournament to create a great... more

Four Canterbury athletes off to the Gallipoli Games

1 Apr 2015 Sport
University of Canterbury Four Canterbury athletes off to the Gallipoli GamesApril 1, 2015Four University of Canterbury athletes are off to the Gallipoli Games later this month to mark the 100th anniversary of... more

Marvellous Maadi for Rangi Ruru

31 Mar 2015 Sport
Ali Jones Public Relations Marvellous Maadi for Rangi Ruru Two gold medals are the icing on the cake for Rangi Ruru after this years Maadi Cup Rowing Regatta.37 girls took part in what was one of the most... more

Guptill-Bunce and Phillips join Mondiale Aces for last round

31 Mar 2015 Cricket
The Mondiale Auckland Aces have called in batsmen Michael Guptill-Bunce and Glenn Phillips for their crucial final round home match with the Otago Volts starting tomorrow. Colin Munro is the notable omission... more

Black Caps have done us proud

31 Mar 2015 Cricket
Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman says the Black Caps have done New Zealand proud in the ICC Cricket World Cup. Dr Coleman will be attending the public welcome home for the Black Caps this evening... more

Mojo Pulse (49) defeated Kia Magic (38)

31 Mar 2015 Sport
Netball New Zealand Media ReleaseMonday 30 March 2015 Official Result & Statistics Official Result: Mojo Pulse (49) defeated Kia Magic (38)After a slow start to the season, Mojo Pulse finally found a... more

ICC announces Team of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

31 Mar 2015 Cricket
The team was chosen by a select group of experts who were given the task of picking a balanced side on the basis of performances in the tournament more

Brownlee Finally Gets His Spanish Nemesis In Auckland

29 Mar 2015 Sport
Barfoot and Thompson ITU World Triathlon 29 March 2015Media Release from Barfoot & Thompson World Triathlon Auckland, for more visit www.triauckland.co.nzC... more

American One-Two Success For The Kiwis

29 Mar 2015 Sport
Barfoot and Thompson ITU World Triathlon 29 March 2015Media Release from Barfoot & Thompson World Triathlon Auckland, for more visit www.triauckland.co.nzc... more

SKYCITY Mystics (57) Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel (52)

29 Mar 2015 Sport
ANZ Championship Netball Media ReleaseSunday 29 March 2015 Official Result & StatisticsOfficial Result: SKYCITY Mystics (57) defeated Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel (52). SKYCITY Mystics produced a... more

West Coast Fever (55) defeated Adelaide Thunderbirds (50)

29 Mar 2015 Sport
ANZ Championship Netball Media ReleaseSunday 29 March 2015 Official Result & StatisticsOfficial Result: West Coast Fever (55) defeated Adelaide Thunderbirds (50). Proving themselves the real deal, West... more

Silver Ferns to Face Australia in October

29 Mar 2015 Sport
Netball New Zealand Silver Ferns to Face Australia in OctoberMedia Release29 March 2015Netball New Zealand (NNZ) is pleased to confirm the dates, venues and locations for the New World Netball Series for the... more

ICC World Cup 2015: Sunday doesn’t guarantee success but it gives the greatest chance, says McCullum

28 Mar 2015 Cricket
Q. Who won the real battle of big brother against little brother?BRENDON McCULLUM: I think he won, but I definitely had some mad successes as well, and that's what's more important, I think. It's good game. It was... more

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News

New Zealand Prime Minister welcomes Royal baby

3 May 2015 News
Prime Minister John Key has congratulated Their Royal Highnesses, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, on the birth of their second... more

Waikato-Tainui Commemorates 20 Years of Raupatu Settlement

30 Apr 2015 News
  2015 marks the 20th anniversary of Waikato-Tainui settling its Treaty of Waitangi Raupatu claim and the iwi is encouraging... more

Business

Dotcom et al get three-month reprieve on extradition hearing

1 May 2015 Business News By Paul McBeth
May 1 (BusinessDesk) - Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and his fellow Megaupload co-accused have won a three-month reprieve on... more

Migration curbs, tweaked inflation target not warranted

1 May 2015 Business News By Pattrick Smellie
  Migration curbs, tweaked inflation target not warranted, says English May 1 (BusinessDesk) - The government is not... more

Living

Britain remembers the ANZACs - 100 years on

25 Apr 2015 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
100 years after allied forces landed in Gallipoli, 25 April – ANZAC Day – has been commemorated in the UK officially for... more

A Kiwi's guide to ANZAC in Europe - our list of events across the UK, Ireland and beyond

24 Apr 2015 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
Tomorrow marks the 100th ANZAC Day, and if you are a Kiwi or Aussie far from home there are plenty of events on to enable you both to... more

Property

NZ building consents rise in March, snapping declines

30 Apr 2015 Property By Paul McBeth
April 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand building consents rose in March, snapping three months of declines, with increased intentions... more

More foundation options for Canterbury homeowners

29 Apr 2015 Property
Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith has welcomed the update to the technical guidance,Repairing and rebuilding houses... more

Migration

Migrant exploitation Bill passed

30 Apr 2015 Migration
The Immigration Amendment Bill (No 2) which cracks down on employers who exploit migrant workers passed its final reading in... more

NZ migration hits new annual record in March

23 Apr 2015 Migration By Tina Morrison
April 23 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand migration hit a new annual record in March, as more students arrived from India and China and... more

Travel

Air NZ's Houston link paves way for United Airlines tie-up

17 Apr 2015 Travel & Tourism By Fiona Rotherham
  Air NZ's Houston service paves the way for partnership with United Airlines, analysts say April 17 (BusinessDesk) - Air New... more

Wellington Airport revised fees 'just within' OK range

17 Apr 2015 Travel & Tourism By Tina Morrison
  Wellington Airport's revised fees are 'just within' acceptable range of returns, regulator says April 17 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Sport

Netball: Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel defeat Mojo Pulse

3 May 2015 Netball
ANZ Championship Netball Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel (50) defeated Mojo Pulse (49) A youthful Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel... more

ANZ Championship: Official Result & Statistics

2 May 2015 Netball
Official Result: Mission Queensland Firebirds (56) defeated West Coast Fever (48) The Mission Queensland Firebirds have inflicted... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell Key’s abuse of secrecy over Iraq & The TPP

30 Apr 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  For the past week or so we’ve been hearing a lot about the child-like side of our Prime Minister. So I guess we... more

Gordon Campbell on Indonesia’s latest round of executions

29 Apr 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
To no-one’s real surprise, Indonesia has carried out its second wave of executions this year. Given the varied nationalities... more

Kiwi Success

Simon Allen appointed chair of New Zealand Refining

30 Apr 2015 Appointments By Paul McBeth
April 30 (BusinessDesk) - Simon Allen has been elected chairman of New Zealand Refining Co, which operates the Marsden Point... more

Former Transpower head Patrick Strange joins NZX board

30 Apr 2015 Appointments By Suze Metherell
April 30 (BusinessDesk) - Former Transpower chief executive Patrick Strange has joined the board of the stock market operator,... more

Recruitment

Apprenticeship scheme launched

18 Apr 2015 Recruitment
The He Toki ki te Mahi Apprenticeship Training Trust was launched by Prime Minister, the Rt Hon John Key at Rehua Marae in ... more

Chinese rail workers must be paid minimum wage

17 Apr 2015 Recruitment
KiwiRail must immediately stop further Chinese engineers from working here until they can guarantee they are being paid the New... more