Sport

Kevin Anderson tips Heineken Open line-up into best yet

9 Oct 2014 Sport
In a fortnight of exciting announcements, the NZ Festival of Tennis is thrilled to confirm that South African, Kevin Anderson, will return to the Heineken Open for 2015. Anderson is the fifth Top 16 player to... more

Red hot Monfils returns for Heineken Open

8 Oct 2014 Sport
NZ Festival of Tennis Red hot Monfils returns for Heineken OpenEmbargoed until Wednesday 8 October, 5pm The NZ Festival of Tennis is pleased to announce that the tour’s resident entertainer, Gaël ... more

NRL Auckland Nines tickets on sale tomorrow

8 Oct 2014 Sport
DICK SMITH NRL AUCKLAND NINESSAT 31 JAN & SUN 1 FEB 2015, EDEN PARK, AUCKLAND TICKETS ON SALE TOMORROW AT 9.00AM! Get your friends, family, work-mates, flatmates and neighbours together for ‘The... more

NZ Badminton Age Group Championships Review

8 Oct 2014 Sport
Badminton NZ 8 October 2014For immediate release from Badminton New Zealand, for further information visit www.badminton.org.nzBADMINTON AGE GROUP CHAMPIONSHIPS REVIEWNew Zealand’s next generation of badminton... more

Top Basketball Talent in Hoop Nation

8 Oct 2014 Basketball
Wanganui District Council PRESS RELEASE - 8 OCTOBER 2014 Top Basketball Talent in Hoop Nation Players and spectators will have a ball at the 4th annual HoopNation basketball tournament in Whanganui’s... more

King Going From Strength to Strength

8 Oct 2014 Sport
Bikesport NZ KING GOING FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTHOtorohanga’s Aaron King (Honda), who topped the podium in the 14-16 years’ 250cc class at the weekend. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.... more

Top-Flight New Job for McIntosh

8 Oct 2014 Equestrian
Equestrian Sports New Zealand Top-Flight New Job for McIntosh Top New Zealand showjumper Samantha McIntosh’s shot at making the Rio Olympics just took a big step forward with news she has been appointed... more

Okataina leads in the new trout season stakes

8 Oct 2014 Sport
Fish and Game New Zealand Opening day Rotorua lakes - Okataina leads in the new trout season stakes   Okataina ‘impressive lead’ leads in the new trout season stakes Lake Okataina has been rated... more

New Zealand Secondary Schools Netball - Day One Summary

7 Oct 2014 Netball
Arena Manawatu has come alive for the New Zealand Secondary Schools Netball Championships with the opening day delivering some tightly contested matches. All sixteen teams played two matches on day one with... more

Newbies chosen among Four Nations Kiwis

7 Oct 2014 Rugby League
Four rookies have been included in the NZ Kiwis squad to contest the Four Nations tournament over the next six weeks. Teenage Penrith wing Dallin Watene-Zelezniak, Cronulla utility Sosaia Feki, North Queensland... more

Kawasaki Rider Scott Proves He’s One Tough Cookie

6 Oct 2014 Sport
Bikesport NZ Kawasaki Rider Scott Proves He’s One Tough CookieOCTOBER 6, 2014: The phrase “when the going gets tough; the tough get going” could have been created especially with Oparau youngster James Scott... more

Christchurch are the 2014 Lion Foundation Netball Champs

4 Oct 2014 Sport
Lion Foundation Netball Champs Christchurch are the 2014 Lion Foundation Netball Champs3 October 2014A cohesive Christchurch side have held off a spirited challenge from North Harbour to claim the Lion... more

Falcons fly high at NZRL Youth Nationals

3 Oct 2014 Sport
New Zealand Rugby League MEDIA RELEASEOctober 3, 2014 NZRL Falcons fly high at NZRL Youth NationalsAkarana Falcons have swept both titles on offer in thrilling finishes at the "Got A Trade?" NZRL National... more

Coming to terms with the light and fluky breeze

3 Oct 2014 Sport
Emirates Team New Zealand October 2 2014It was very light and very tricky for the first day of the seventh round of Extreme Sailing Series at Nice.With Peter Burling back on the helm for the first time since... more

Aaron Cruden misconduct meeting

3 Oct 2014 Rugby
New Zealand Rugby has concluded a misconduct process with All Blacks first five-eighth Aaron Cruden after he failed to make the All Blacks’ assembly time, on Sunday 21 September.New Zealand Rugby General... more

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News

Patrick Gower interviews Laila Harre

22 Nov 2014 News
The Nation Patrick Gower interviews Laila Harre Headlines: Laila Harre to quit as Internet Party leader by Christmas when the party ... more

Establishment of NZ-China Strategic Partnership

21 Nov 2014 News By John Key
New Zealand Government 20 NOVEMBER, 2014 Joint Statement between New Zealand and the People’s Republic of China on the... more

Business

Extreme commute: From New Zealand to rural Iceland

18 Nov 2014 Business News
Every year, several dozen butchers make an epic commute - from provincial New Zealand to rural Iceland - for just two months' work.... more

A2 Milk to seek ASX listing, push into US market

18 Nov 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   A2 Milk to seek ASX listing, push into US market, renew sales into China By Fiona Rotherham Nov. 18 ... more

Living

Hawaiian Voyagers Return to Reaffirm their Link with Maori

17 Nov 2014 Lifestyle
WAITANGI, New Zealand – When intrepid Hokulea crewmembers first sailed to Aotearoa (New Zealand) 29 years ago using the ... more

Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship team in Round the Bridges

14 Nov 2014 Lifestyle
A University of Waikato Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship team is set to compete in this Sunday’s Round the Bridges. The team of... more

Property

More homes coming on board for Christchurch tenants

18 Nov 2014 Property
Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett is impressed with Housing New Zealand’s progress in building, redeveloping and repairing... more

New initiatives to improve tenancy services

17 Nov 2014 Property
Changes to the delivery of key tenancy services are set to streamline and speed up processes for landlords and tenants, Building and... more

Migration

Australians & New Zealanders should be free to live & work in UK

3 Nov 2014 Migration
Australians and New Zealanders should be granted special status to live and work in the United Kingdom without restriction, a new... more

New Zealand Named The Best Place For Raising Children

24 Oct 2014 Migration
New Zealand has been named the best place to raise a child in the Raising Children Abroad annual league table. According to the HSBC... more

Travel

NZ guest nights jump to a record in September on rise in international travelers

12 Nov 2014 Travel & Tourism By Tina Morrison
Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand guest nights rose 1.1 percent to a record for a September month, driven by a rebound in ... more

Travel to NZ made easier for Indian business visitors

7 Nov 2014 Travel & Tourism
Associate Tourism Minister Paula Bennett and Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse say Indian nationals travelling to New Zealand... more

Sport

Valerie Adams named World Athlete of the Year

23 Nov 2014 Sport
New Zealand shot put star Valerie Adams has been named the World Athlete of the Year in Monaco this morning. Adams is the first Kiwi... more

All Blacks vs Wales: Hansen credits All Black desire

23 Nov 2014 Rugby
Steve Hansen highlighted New Zealand's desire to fight to the end after a stunning late show saw the world champions down Wales on... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the SAS role against Islamic State, and Podemos

20 Nov 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Could this news report serve to explain – in a nutshell – why Prime Minister John Key has not ruled out the SAS... more

Gordon Campbell on Australia scoring trade points with China

18 Nov 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  It hasn’t been a great year for Trade Minister Tim Groser. The Trans Pacific Partnership deal has been deadlocked all... more

Kiwi Success

New Ambassador to the Philippines announced

18 Nov 2014 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced diplomat David Strachan as New Zealand’s new Ambassador to the... more

New High Commissioner to Malaysia

18 Nov 2014 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has today named diplomat John Subritzky as New Zealand’s new High Commissioner to Malaysia, to... more

Recruitment

Smiths City starts CEO search after Hellings signals exit

12 Nov 2014 Recruitment
Article - BusinessDesk   Smiths City starts search for new CEO after Hellings signals exit By Paul McBeth Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk)... more

More than 600 take up 3K to Christchurch jobs

28 Oct 2014 Recruitment
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says the Government’s 3K to Christchurch scheme is a winner with 633 unemployed people... more