Sport

2016 SBS Bank Tour of Southland Victory for Olympian Gate

6 Nov 2016 Sport
SBS Bank Tour of Southland 5/11/16 – Aucklander Aaron Gate has added the 2016 SBS Bank Tour of Southland to his impressive list of accomplishments.However, it was the disappointment of a fourth-placed finish at... more

Vink Claims Second Stage Win on Tour of Southland

6 Nov 2016 Sport
SBS Bank Tour of Southland 5/11/16 - Michael Vink has claimed his second stage win of the 2016 SBS Bank Tour of Southland with a win in the 13km individual time trial in Winton.The Mike Greer Homes rider, who... more

Equaling the playing field in rugby

4 Nov 2016 Sport
UN Women Press ReleaseUN Women Suva, Fiji Friday, 4 November Equaling the playing field in rugbyWhen the Fijiana 15s ruby team takes to the field this Saturday against Papua New Guinea they’ll be trying for... more

Mirko follows his football dream

3 Nov 2016 Sport
Ricki Herbert Football Academy Media Release – for immediate release2 November 2016Mirko follows his football dreamA 12-year-old Tauranga schoolboy has been given the opportunity to follow his football dream... more

Abraham beats the guns in Wairarapa woolhandling final

30 Oct 2016 Sport
Shearing Sports New Zealand A holiday in the islands seemed to be just the thing for Masterton woolhandler Cushla Abraham as she burst quickly back into action by beating a string of World champions to win the... more

Russell leaves it late to claim Hampton Downs 101

30 Oct 2016 Sport
Hampton Downs There was a thrilling finish to the first Hampton Downs 101 with Supercars driver David Russell snatching the win from South Auckland’s Graeme Smyth in the closing laps. Smyth looked set for the... more

Ireland and Wales qualify for Rugby League World Cup 2017

30 Oct 2016 Sport
Rugby League World Cup IRELAND AND WALES QUALIFY FOR RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP 2017Ireland and Wales will contest the Rugby League World Cup 2017 (RLWC2017) after both countries topped their respective Rugby... more

Olympian Has Yellow Jersey at Tour of Southland

30 Oct 2016 Sport
SBS Bank Tour of Southland   30-10-16 - Rio Olympian Regan Gough will wear the yellow jersey for the opening stage of the 2016 SBS Bank Tour of Southland. The 2015 world team pursuit champion and his Mike... more

Berridge wins grudge match

29 Oct 2016 Sport
NZPBA The biggest dream fight in the light heavyweight division in New Zealand has finally happened with Robert “The Butcher” Berridge defending his New Zealand (NZPBA Version) title against Adrian “The Terror”... more

Murphy heads the Kiwi charge at the Hampton Downs 101

29 Oct 2016 Sport
Hampton Downs Murphy heads the Kiwi charge at the Hampton Downs 101 Australian driver David Russell posted the quickest time of the day in this afternoon’s Top Ten Shootout to claim pole position for... more

Five females regroup for She Loves Golf 2016

28 Oct 2016 Sport
New Zealand Golf Lydia Ko may have been the youngest New Zealand sportswoman to ever win a medal at August’s Olympic Games - but young women are still thin on the ground in golf clubs around the country.She... more

The Land Rover NZ polo open to showcase world class event

27 Oct 2016 Sport
NZ Polo Open News Release New Zealand: 26th October 2016 The Land Rover NZ polo open set to showcase world class polo event It’s that time of year again for the Clevedon based Auckland Polo Club, the polo... more

Top Talent and Endless Action at Big Boys Toys This Weekend

27 Oct 2016 Sport
Big Boys Toys Top Talent and Endless Action at Big Boys Toys This WeekendBig Boys Toys 2016 is lining up to be a stellar weekend of high energy, death-defying, stunts and amazing autos, packed into three big... more

KTM's Birch No Stranger to Hard Enduro Events

25 Oct 2016 Sport
Bikesport NZ KTM's Birch No Stranger to Hard Enduro EventsAuckland's Chris Birch (KTM 300 EXC), in a spot of bother during Monday's final day of enduro action. Photo by Andy McGechan, Bikespo... more

Equestrian - Beatson Bags Quinella at Wairarapa

25 Oct 2016 Sport
NZ Equestrian Long time campaigner Maurice Beatson bagged a quinella today in the Country TV Premier League at the Dunstan Horsefeeds Wairarapa Showjumping and Show Hunter Championships in Masterton.He had... more

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News

Customs makes record drug seizures

1 Mar 2017 News
28 Feb 2017 Customs Minister Nicky Wagner is today congratulating Customs on a record number of drug seizures in 2016. “Customs... more

Victoria Square restoration underway

1 Mar 2017 Canterbury Earthquake
28 February 2017 The restoration of earthquake-damaged Victoria Square is now underway, Associate Minister supporting Greater... more

Business

Positive step forward for pay equity

1 Mar 2017 Business News
28 Feb 2017 State Services Minister Paula Bennett has welcomed an agreement with unions which will see the Government’s new pay... more

New Zealand companies impress at Dubai tradeshow

1 Mar 2017 Business News
1 March 2017 Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy has attended the world’s largest food tradeshow in Dubai today, as... more

Living

3rd Position, Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series

21 Nov 2016 Lifestyle
Emirates Team New Zealand EMIRATES TEAM NEW ZEALAND CLOSES IN 3rd POSITION THE LOUIS VUITTON AMERICA’S CUP WORLD SERIES more

Arts Foundation Award recipients for 2016

14 Nov 2016 Lifestyle
The Arts Foundation Next generation of internationally acclaimed talent among the Arts Foundation Award recipients for 2016Under ... more

Property

NZ house prices gain 11% in October

14 Nov 2016 Property
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 14 November 2016 10:28 AM NZ house prices gain 11% in October, driven by sales of higher value homes By... more

RBNZ sees pressures building in Auckland construction sector

11 Nov 2016 Property By Paul McBeth
Article - BusinessDesk Thursday 10 November 2016 04:04 PM RBNZ sees pressures building in Auckland construction sector By Paul ... more

Migration

Recognised Seasonal Employers employ more Kiwis

8 Feb 2017 Migration
7 Feb 2017 Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes a report showing the vast majority of employers who take on seasonal... more

Good progress on investment attraction strategy

8 Dec 2016 Migration
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed news that New Zealand is attracting a higher level of quality international... more

Travel

Weirdest things visitors Google before coming

6 Feb 2017 NZ Tourism
8 Feb 2017 Does New Zealand celebrate halloween?  Is Auckland a dangerous town- these are some of the subjects visitors Google... more

New campaign to get more Aussies to Northland

30 Jan 2017 Travel & Tourism
30 January 2017 A new marketing campaign starting this week to attract Australians to Northland is an excellent approach to... more

Sport

VALE: Tania Dalton 1971-2017

1 Mar 2017 Netball
VALE: Tania Dalton 1971-2017 March 1, 2017   The Netball community is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Silver Fern... more

Silver Ferns wrap up Quad Series with big win

6 Feb 2017 Netball
6 Feb 2017 The Silver Ferns finished runners-up in the Netball Quad Series after completing a well-crafted 70-39 win over the SPAR... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Gareth Morgan crusade

11 Nov 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Gareth Morgan crusade First published on Werewolf more

Gordon Campbell on the US election outcome

10 Nov 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the US election outcome more

Kiwi Success

Spencer to be Acting Governor of Reserve Bank

8 Feb 2017 Appointments
7 Feb 2017 Finance Minister Steven Joyce will appoint current Deputy Reserve Bank Governor Grant Spencer as the Acting Governor of... more

Temporary Chairs appointed to Canterbury and South Canterbury DHB

1 Feb 2017 Appointments
30 January 2017 Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today appointed temporary Chairs to the boards of Canterbury and South... more

Recruitment

New employment resource for young people

1 Mar 2017 Recruitment
28 Feb 2017 Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith and Associate Education Minister Louise Upston have... more

Record number of people in employment

1 Feb 2017 Recruitment
1 Feb 2017 Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith has welcomed the record number of New Zealanders now in... more

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