Sport

All Blacks' longest serving supporter back for more

25 Mar 2014 Rugby
Steinlager, the All Blacks longest serving sponsor, has renewed its partnership with the team through to 2019.The sponsorship agreement also secures naming rights to the three Test match Steinlager Series in 2014,... more

Exotic Lotus models make CRC Speedshow debut

25 Mar 2014 Motor Sport
CRC Speedshow CRC SpeedshowMedia release25 March 2014Exotic Lotus models make CRC Speedshow debutFresh from making its official debut in New Zealand with its first-ever dedicated dealership in Auckland,... more

First female to race in Global Rallycross Championship

25 Mar 2014 Motor Sport
Emma Gilmour to Join Rhys Millen Racing as the First Female Driver in the Global Rallycross Championship Series New Zealand’s Emma Gilmour will compete in a new, two-car team with world champion driver... more

Best Young Triathletes Descend On Gisborne This Week

25 Mar 2014 Multisport
Triathlon New Zealand Gisborne will this week play host to the 2014 National Schools Triathlon Championships, with over 800 entries lodged for the fast growing event that offers options for those just wishing to... more

Avantidrome opens in April with Royals in attendance

25 Mar 2014 Cycling
Brian Perry Charitable Trust The Home of Cycling Charitable Trust is thrilled to announce that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, as well as Olympians will be attending the official opening of the Avantidrome,... more

Equidays 2014 announces top international talent

25 Mar 2014 Equestrian
Equidays Organisers of Equidays are thrilled to announce the start of this year’s line up with two international clinicians; Bernie Traurig and Warwick Schiller. Equestrian Sports New Zealand (ESNZ) Chief ... more

Auckland Rugby League and Youthline aim to make a difference

25 Mar 2014 Rugby League
Auckland Rugby League Auckland Rugby League officially signed off on their new partnership with charity organisation Youthline at a ceremony in Ponsonby last week. The official Memorandum of Understanding was... more

Former All Black launches new social sports app

25 Mar 2014 Rugby
Fairfax Media Former All Black Kees Meeuws and business partner Christian Kasper today announced the launch of Waterboy, a social sports app which connects grassroots sports clubs, players and fans. The app is... more

All Blacks Coaching Secrets Revealed in 80s style Montage

25 Mar 2014 Rugby
Impact PR What does it take to be an All Black? It’s the question hundreds of Kiwi kids ponder as they watch their favourite team play, and with a little help from the Duracell Bunny, one lucky youngster... more

Rule tweaks set to enhance South Island Endurance Series

25 Mar 2014 Motor Sport
South Island Endurance Racing Drivers Club The South Island Endurance Racing Drivers Club (SIERDC) have announced a revised car eligibility criteria for this seasons South Island Endurance Series, that will see... more

Moore Says V8SuperTourer Race Start Rules Unworkable

24 Mar 2014 Sport
M3 Racing Media Release 24 March 2014Moore Says V8SuperTourer Race Start Rules UnworkableM3 team member Richard Moore says the current rules governing the start of a race are unworkable and need to be reviewed.... more

Team New Zealand update down to the wire for second overall

23 Mar 2014 Sailing
Emirates Team New Zealand has finished the Extreme Sailing Series Muscat regatta in second place overall. Two race wins and a third place in the double-points final race was enough for them to claim second,... more

Sports history to be made in Wellington tomorrow

21 Mar 2014 Sport
Special Olympics NZ Friday 21 March 2014 For immediate release Media release Sports history to be made in Wellington tomorrow Special Olympics New Zealand is holding the... more

Motorsport community mourns dedicated backer

18 Mar 2014 Sport
Motorsport New Zealand Media Release Tuesday 18 March 2014Motorsport community mourns dedicated backerIt is with regret that Motorsport New Zealand acknowledges the... more

Kiwi Riders Again at the Pointy End

17 Mar 2014 Sport
Bikesport NZ Kiwi Riders Again at the Pointy EndPahiatua’s Paul Whibley (Yamaha YZ450F), on the podium for a second consecutive time in the United States. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com... more

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News

15,000 fewer people dependent on benefits

17 Apr 2014 News
New Zealand Government 15,000 fewer people dependent on benefits Social Development Minister Paula Bennett says the latest benefit ... more

Govt to establish Food Safety Science & Research Centre

16 Apr 2014 News
  Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce and Food Safety Minister Nikki Kaye today announced that expressions of interest... more

Business

Air NZ says claims withdrawn as other airlines settle in Oz

17 Apr 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Air New Zealand says claims withdrawn as other airlines settle over cargo cartel, seeks costs April 17 ... more

Genesis Energy soars on debut, other gen-taliers rise

17 Apr 2014 Business News By Suze Metherell
  Genesis Energy soars on debut, leading fellow energy companies higher April 17 (BusinessDesk) – Shares in the partially... more

Living

The Taite Music Prize: IMNZ announces this years winner

17 Apr 2014 Entertainment
The winner of the fourth annual Taite Music Prize 2013 is Lorde for her album ‘Pure Heroine’ released on Universal Music... more

3 Mile Limit Movie Continues to Win Awards in the U.S

15 Apr 2014 Lifestyle
New Zealand movie ‘3 Mile Limit’ has won Best Feature Film at both the North Hollywood and Charleston International Film... more

Property

NZ house values rise at slowest annual pace in 6 months in March, QV says

7 Apr 2014 Property
April 7 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand property values increased at the slowest annual pace in six months in March as lower... more

Auckland landlords lead in capital gains

28 Mar 2014 Property
Three-bedroom houses in Glen Innes giving an annual capital gain of 18.9%, followed by New Windsor. Auckland landlords are making... more

Migration

New working holiday agreement between New Zealand and Croatia launched

28 Mar 2014 Migration
Citizens of Croatia aged between 18 and 30 will soon be eligible to apply for a New Zealand Working Holiday Visa, giving them the... more

New Zealand immigration hits ten year high

28 Mar 2014 Migration
New statistics have shown net migration to New Zealand to be at a 10 year high, with China becoming the largest source of new... more

Travel

Chinese company to build $200M hotel on Auckland waterfront

16 Apr 2014 Travel & Tourism By Suze Metherell
  Company linked to one of China’s richest women to spend $200 mln on Auckland hotel April 16 (BusinessDesk) – Fu... more

SmartGate opens to arriving UK & US travellers

3 Apr 2014 Travel & Tourism
Customs Minister Maurice Williamson today announced SmartGate is now open to United Kingdom and American travellers on arrival. The... more

Sport

Dan Carter: All Blacks's goal is back-to-back World Cups

17 Apr 2014 Rugby By Oliver Brown
New Zealand No 10 is loving his sabbatical, including a trip to the Masters, however his only motive is to return fit and fresh for... more

Seeds March to Quarters at Skycity NZ Badminton Open

17 Apr 2014 Sport
TOP SEEDS CONTINUE MARCH TO QUARTER FINALS AT SKYCITY NZ BADMINTON OPEN Top seeds dominated in this morning’s 3rd round... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell: drone strikes & Judith Collins‘ last stand

17 Apr 2014 Opinion
Reportedly, US drone operators refer to their kills as "bug splat” - mainly because when the carnage is viewed on their... more

Gordon Campbell on the life & ACC work of Sir Owen Woodhouse

16 Apr 2014 Opinion
With the death of Sir Owen Woodhouse, the founding father of the Accident Compensation Scheme, New Zealand has lost one of the... more

Kiwi Success

BNZ names Anthony Healy as new CEO, replacing Thorburn

17 Apr 2014 Appointments
April 17 (BusinessDesk) – Bank of New Zealand, the local unit of Australia’s third-biggest mortgage lender, named the... more

Kiwi alpinist is finalist for prestigious award

26 Mar 2014 People
NZ Alpine Club Kiwi alpinist is finalist for prestigious mountaineering award New Zealand Alpine Club President John Cocks has today... more

Recruitment

Growth seen further lifting average wage by $7,500

15 Apr 2014 Recruitment
  The average annual wage is expected to increase by $7,500 to around $62,200 a year by 2018 if New Zealand achieves its ... more

NZ employment confidence lifts in 1st-qtr

31 Mar 2014 Recruitment
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ employment confidence lifts in 1st-qtr, current job opportunities seen less negative March 31 ... more