Sport

Fish & Game expects ‘great start’ to gamebird season

29 Apr 2015 Sport
Fish and Game New Zealand Fish & Game expects ‘great start’ to gamebird season Gamebird hunters across the South Island will have welcomed this week’s rain – the most significant rain event in some regions... more

Young Yamaha Racer Taking It to the Max

29 Apr 2015 Motor Sport
Motorcycle racers beware, Sanson's Max Hefferen is spreading his wings. Just as wine supposedly gets better with age, so too, apparently, does Manawatu teenager Max Hefferen. He started racing motorcycles when ... more

Kiwi Pairs up with Olympic Medalist at Skycity NZ Open

28 Apr 2015 Sport
Oliver Leydon-Davis is no stranger to flying the flag for New Zealand badminton, he has been amongst the leading group of players for the past 4 or 5 years now, typically in partnership with his long time mate... more

FIFA U-20 the party never stops

28 Apr 2015 Football
Tantalising food from Myanmar, Uzbekistan, USA, Fiji and Ukraine will be on offer at the FIFA U-20 pre-match party in Cameron Street Mall on Saturday 30 May. At the same time as the FIFA U-20 World Cup kicks... more

Nightingale receives late Kiwis call-up

28 Apr 2015 Rugby League
  Teenage sensation Dallin Watene-Zelezniak will have to wait a little longer still for his NZ Kiwis test debut, after falling foul of the NRL judiciary in the build-up to Friday’s Anzac Test at... more

BDO Wellington to Auckland Cycle Challenge

25 Apr 2015 Sport
BDO Wellington to Auckland Cycle Challenge ASB And 2 Degrees Mobile Support Starship Foundation & Ronald Mcdonald House with Significant Cash And Gift DonationsIt was a great week for two deserving New... more

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres

25 Apr 2015 Sailing
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres: Burling and Tuke still lead, one more day of fleet racing At the end of day three at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres Regatta the NZL Sailing Team continues to lead the 49er class,... more

Price and Wesko Nail the Dressage at Kentucky

25 Apr 2015 Equestrian
Kiwi eventer Tim Price and Wesko have delivered their best-ever dressage score to sit at the front of the field this morning at the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event in the United States.The two are on début... more

Mixed And Doubles Fields Stacked with Medalists

24 Apr 2015 Sport
Mixed And Doubles Fields Stacked with Olympic, Commonwealth And World Championship Medalists As with the singles competitions, the quality on display in the doubles and mixed doubles will be world class at the ... more

Christchurch Confirmed for Big Davis Cup Tennis Clash

24 Apr 2015 Sport
Media Management Christchurch Confirmed for Big Davis Cup Tennis Clash Christchurch has been confirmed as the venue for the important New Zealand versus India Davis Cup tie in July. The Asia/Oceania Group One... more

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres: Burling and Tuke near perfect on day two

24 Apr 2015 Sailing
Racing continued for the NZL Sailing Team in France today at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres Regatta where our 2012 Olympic medallist crews hit their stride. On the skiff course Peter Burling and Blair Tuke were... more

NZ Rugby puts out feelers for Japanese corporate sponsor

23 Apr 2015 Rugby By Suze Metherell
  NZ Rugby puts out feelers for Japanese corporate sponsor ahead of 2019 Cup April 23 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand Rugby, the national sports administrator, is putting out feelers for a Japanese corporate... more

New Zealand Champions face off at Challenge Taiwan triathlon

23 Apr 2015 Sport
Challenge Family New Zealand Champions face off at Challenge Taiwan triathlonFormer world champion Terenzo Bozzone will be one of the biggest threat’s to de-throne fellow countryman Dylan McNeices’ unbeaten run... more

Dream start for Summerfield

21 Apr 2015 Motor Sport
Rangiora’s Matt Summerfield has made a dream start to his campaign in the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, banking a solid third place finish in Rally Whangarei. The off-season... more

World Masters Games Targets 13,000 International Competitors

21 Apr 2015 Sport
World Masters Games 2017 Targets 13,000 International Competitors as It Celebrates Two Years to Go It will be the largest athletics meet New Zealand has ever seen. Four times the size of the 1990 Commonwealth... more

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News

Minister to attend defence talks in Singapore

28 May 2015 News
Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee leaves today for Singapore to join his counterparts at the 14th annual Shangri-La... more

Waitangi signing commemorated 175 years on

26 May 2015 News
Horizons Regional Council Waitangi signing commemorated 175 years on A Rangitikei River stone monument commemorating a significant... more

Business

Reserve Bank unlikely to cut OCR next month: Westpac

28 May 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Reserve Bank unlikely to cut OCR next month, line-ball on cut this year, Westpac says By Anna Lu May 28... more

Fonterra cuts this season's milk price by 10c, forecasts $5.

28 May 2015 Business News By Fiona Rotherham
  Fonterra cuts this season's milk price by 10c, forecasts $5.25/kgMS for 2015 May 28 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative... more

Living

NZ Surfer Daniel Kereopa in New Documentary

23 May 2015 Lifestyle
The pride and glory of winning The Ultimate Waterman is relived for Kiwi Daniel Kereopa in a documentary that went live online this... more

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

Property

New guidance on home construction

22 May 2015 Property
Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith today released at the Certified Builders’ Association conference in Christchurch... more

Goodman Property lifts FY earnings 5.4% on revenue growth

20 May 2015 Property By Paul McBeth
  Goodman Property lifts FY earnings 5.4% on revenue growth, cost clamp down May 20 (BusinessDesk) - Goodman Property Trust,... 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

UPDATE: Bob Jones ejected from Air NZ flight

27 May 2015 Travel & Tourism By Pattrick Smellie
  UPDATE: Bob Jones ejected from Air NZ flight as passengers applaud (Corrects flight number to 421, adds passenger... more

Border clearance levy to be introduced

21 May 2015 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government Hon Nathan GuyMinister for Primary IndustriesHon Nicky WagnerMinister of Customs 21 May 2015 Border clearance... more

Sport

Grant Apologises for Unacceptable Behaviour

28 May 2015 Netball
Following a disciplinary hearing staged yesterday afternoon by the Trans Tasman Netball League (TTNL), operators of the ANZ... more

Kiwis Prepare to ‘Sprint’ Around Hyde Park

28 May 2015 Sport
London is the next stop on the ITU World Triathlon Series circuit and a host of New Zealanders will line up on the sprint course at... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the FIFA scandal , and similar dirty deal

28 May 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Face it, it has been a very, very bad week for anyone who thinks that a) FIFA is a damn fine organisation run by guys who... more

Gordon Campbell on Budget 2015

22 May 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
From the outset, the slogan for yesterday’s Budget - “The Plan Is Working” – begged to be mocked.... more

Kiwi Success

2015 Youth Awards winners announced

26 May 2015 People
Youth Minister Nikki Kaye today announced the recipients of the 2015 Youth Awards. Winners will be presented with awards at a... more

Top biology student off to Denmark Olympiad

21 May 2015 People
Sixteen-year-old Waikato Dio student Nikita Lyons is one of four students representing New Zealand at the International Biology... more

Recruitment

NZ employees rate work-life balance as top priority

26 May 2015 Press Releases By Anna Lu
  NZ employees rate work-life balance as top priority, while job seekers eye cash, survey shows May 26 (BusinessDesk) - New... more

NZ's growing ICT sector drives more diverse economy: Joyce

15 May 2015 State of the Market Report By Paul McBeth
  NZ's growing ICT sector drives rapid economic diversification, Joyce says May 15 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's information... more