Sport

Additional Role For Kia Magic Assistant Coach

9 Mar 2015 Netball
Netball Waikato Additional Role For Kia Magic Assistant Coach Netball Waikato Bay of Plenty has today announced that Kia Magic Assistant Coach, Margaret Forsyth has been appointed in an additional part-time role... more

Solid Results for Hall and Peters

9 Mar 2015 Sport
Snow Sports New Zealand / Media Release Solid Results for Hall and Peters in IPC World Champs Super Combined Panorama, Canada (7 March 2015) – Race action continued today at the IPC Alpine Skiing World... more

Robertson’s Trio in Golden Form

9 Mar 2015 Equestrian
Black Balloon Robertson’s Trio in Golden Form Olivia Robertson made her trip from the South Island well worth it, picking up wins and placings in several top classes at the Taranaki Equestrian Jumping... more

Mission Queensland Firebirds Triumph

9 Mar 2015 Netball
Netball NZ Mission Queensland Firebirds (52) def Mojo Pulse (46) Led by inspiring captain Laura Geitz, the Mission Queensland Firebirds came home strongly to defuse a spirited Mojo Pulse challenge 52-46 in... more

NZ’s Oldest Mountain Bike Race Reignites Debate

9 Mar 2015 Cycling
Karapoti Classic NZ’s Oldest Mountain Bike Race Reignites Sport’s Oldest Debate More than 800 riders from 10 countries took on the 30th anniversary the Karapoti Classic this weekend, with the winners... more

West Coast Fever defeat SKYCITY Mystics

9 Mar 2015 Netball
Netball NZ Official Result: West Coast Fever (67) defeated SKYCITY Mystics (51) West Coast Fever survived their first defence of the Challenge Trophy with a comprehensive 67-51 win over the SKYCITY Mystics in... more

Scotsman wins Golden Shears Open final

9 Mar 2015 Sport
A Thistle in their side – Scotsman wins Golden Shears Open final A Scotsman who settled in New Zealand to farm in Taranaki has become the first shearer from overseas to win the Golden Shears Open Shearing... more

Former Champ Beaten in Speight's Mountain Bike Race

8 Mar 2015 Sport
Motatapu OffRoad Sporting Event Relative unknown beats former national champ in 2015 Motatapu Speight’s Mountain Bike Race Former elite rider Mike Crawford has won the Motatapu Speight’s Mountain... more

Hewitt in Strong Season Opener in Abu Dhabi

8 Mar 2015 Sport
Triathlon New Zealand Hewitt in Strong Season Opener in Abu Dhabi Andrea Hewitt has started her World Triathlon Series campaign with a steady performance in Abu Dhabi, coming home in 5th place over the new... more

News From the Race Village

8 Mar 2015 Sport
Volvo Ocean Race News From the Race Village32 young New Zealand sailors are participating in the Volvo Ocean Race Academy being held this weekend in the Race Village. The Academy continues on Sunday 8 March... more

Shears legend David Fagan misses-out Golden Shears finals

8 Mar 2015 Sport
Golden Shears Shears legend David Fagan misses-out Golden Shears finals The Golden Shears career of shearing legend David Fagan appears to be over after his elimination today from the Golden Shears Open... more

Two favourites dip-out in Intermediate semi-finals

8 Mar 2015 Sport
Golden Shears Two favourites dip-out in Intermediate semi-finals The top two Intermediate classd shearers in New Zealand this summer have both missed-out on qualifying for the final of their event at the Golden... more

Scotsman wins Golden Shears Open final

8 Mar 2015 Sport
Golden Shears A Thistle in their side Scotsman wins Golden Shears Open final A Scottish shearer who settled in New Zealand to farm in Taranaki has become the first shearer from overseas to win the Golden Shears ... more

Results from the 55th Golden Shears

8 Mar 2015 Sport
Golden Shears Results from the 55th Golden Shears International Shearing and Woolhandling Championships at the War Memorial Stadium in Masterton on Thursday-Saturday, March 5-7, ... more

Golden Shears winner: Happy to make the Top 30 next year

8 Mar 2015 Sport
Golden Shears Golden Shears winner: Happy to make the Top 30 next year Masterton shearer Ethan Pankhurst realised a dream when he won the Golden Shears Senior shearing final in Masterton on Saturday. But he... more

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News

Royal succession laws come into force

26 Mar 2015 News
Legislation modernising rules applying to Royal succession to the throne came into force today in New Zealand and in the 16 Realms... more

McCully visits Iraq ahead of NZ deployment

24 Mar 2015 News
  Foreign Minister Murray McCully travelled to Baghdad yesterday for talks with Iraq’s Prime Minister Mr Haider al-Abadi... more

Business

NZ milk powder futures drop as Fonterra lifts GDT volumes

27 Mar 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ milk powder futures drop as Fonterra lifts GDT volumes, signalling prices will fall By Tina ... more

NZ commercial property lending less risky now: RBNZ

26 Mar 2015 Business News By Fiona Rotherham
  NZ commercial property lending less risky now due to lower debt funding March 26 (BusinessDesk) - The Reserve Bank said New... more

Living

2degrees lights up Auckland Harbour Bridge in World First

13 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Fusing light, music, mobile and one of Auckland’s most recognisable landmarks together – 2degrees launched another Kiwi... more

Third Thursday Set to Groove

9 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
The sounds of legendary jazz musician Charles Mingus is set to raise the beat of Wellington’s waterfront on 19 March, when the... more

Property

NZ house prices rise 3.6% in February

12 Mar 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
  NZ house prices rise 3.6% in February, led by a 14% jump in Auckland prices March 12 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential... more

Revealed: Auckland's cheapest suburbs

9 Mar 2015 Property
Many home buyers face long commute to Auckland jobs as they move to Wellsford, Pokeno and Hamilton. Only six areas of Auckland still... more

Migration

PM plays down claim war criminals are living in NZ

2 Mar 2015 Migration
Prime Minister John Key says he is not aware of any suspected war criminals from the former Yugoslavia in New Zealand. The claim that... more

NZ migration rose to record in 2014

30 Jan 2015 Migration By Tina Morrison
  NZ migration surged to record in 2014, helped by robust economy Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand migration surged to a... more

Travel

Foss welcomes agreement for rental vehicle code

17 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss is welcoming a move by the rental vehicle industry to establish a Code of Best Practice to... more

Productive discussions on Queenstown’s tourism workforce

6 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Sustainable workforce solutions were at the centre of discussions between Government Ministers and tourism industry representatives... more

Sport

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... more

ICC World Cup 2015 Match official appointments for final announced

28 Mar 2015 Cricket
The International Cricket Council today announced the match official appointments for the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015,... more

Columns

ICC World Cup 2015: STEPHEN FLEMING: YES, NEW ZEALAND CAN!

28 Mar 2015 Opinion
Former New Zealand captain says the team will be focusing on enjoying themselves, knowing they are part of something that will be the... more

Gordon Campbell on a funeral in Asia and Northland

27 Mar 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on a funeral in Asia, the Northland by-election, and news priorities Supposedly, New Zealand’s destiny... more

Kiwi Success

Tower names Seniors Money's Brett Wilson as CFO

18 Mar 2015 Appointments
  Tower names Seniors Money's Brett Wilson as CFO, replacing Boggs March 18 (BusinessDesk) - Tower, the listed general insurer,... more

Kiwi start-up Glassjar launches payments app in the US

6 Mar 2015 People
Glassjar, the kiwi software start-up whose app provides people an easy way of sharing bills, has launched in the United States. The... more

Recruitment

NZ Government moves to strengthen employment standards

26 Mar 2015 Recruitment
Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse today announced a package of measures to strengthen enforcement of minimum... more

RESEND: 63% of Warehouse permanent staff now on career wage

20 Mar 2015 Recruitment By Fiona Rotherham
  RESEND: Warehouse says 63% of permanent staff now on 'career retailer wage' (Fixes fourth paragraph to show Warehouse is... more