Sport

NZ Athletes Victorious at Whistler Cup

8 Apr 2015 Sport
Whistler, Canada (6 April 2015) – The Mackenzie Investments Whistler Cup took place in Canada over the Easter weekend with 11 New Zealand alpine ski racers taking on 420 athletes from 26 countries and... more

Animal lovers challenged to jump to the rescue

7 Apr 2015 Sport
SPCA Thrill-seeking animal lovers challenged to jump to the rescue SPCA Auckland is calling for brave animal lovers to raise money, as well as their adrenalin levels by throwing themselves out of a plane f... more

Ascot Park Southern Steel (84) defeated Mainland Tactix (58)

7 Apr 2015 Sport
ANZ Championship Netball Media ReleaseMonday 6 April 2015 Official Result & StatisticsOfficial Result: Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel (84) defeated Mainland Tactix (58)In fast and furious record-breaking... more

West Coast Fever (53) def Melbourne Vixens (47)

7 Apr 2015 Sport
ANZ Championship Netball Media ReleaseMonday 6 April 2015 Official Result & StatisticsOfficial Result: West Coast Fever (53) def Melbourne Vixens (47)The West Coast Fever juggernaut has kept on rolling,... more

Mission Queensland Firebirds (48) Adelaide Thunderbirds (46)

5 Apr 2015 Sport
ANZ Championship Netball Media ReleaseSunday 5 April 2015 Official Result & StatisticsOfficial Result: Mission Queensland Firebirds (48) defeated Adelaide Thunderbirds (46)Mission Queensland Firebirds... more

World Masters Games 2017 supports UN sports initiative

2 Apr 2015 Sport
World Masters Games MEDIA RELEASEThursday 2 April, 2015World Masters Games 2017 supports UN sports initiativeWorld Masters Games 2017 is joining organisations around the world to support the second annual... more

Game bird hunters – ‘don’t forget ‘pegging day’

2 Apr 2015 Sport
Fish and Game New Zealand Game bird hunters – ‘don’t forget ‘pegging day’ to stake out your spotFish & Game is urging gamebird hunters to get out now and claim the maimai or duck shooting stand they used... more

NZ Kiwi Ferns regroup under new coach

1 Apr 2015 Rugby
  Incoming NZ Kiwi Ferns coach Alan Jackson will be missing several veteran performers, when he leads the national women’s side for the first time into the Anzac Test curtainraiser against Australia... more

Skycity NZ Badminton Open Attracts World Class Field

1 Apr 2015 Sport
With entries closing off late last week, organisers of the SKYCITY NZ Badminton Open are able to confirm a depth of talent never been seen before on New Zealand shores and expect the tournament to create a great... more

Four Canterbury athletes off to the Gallipoli Games

1 Apr 2015 Sport
University of Canterbury Four Canterbury athletes off to the Gallipoli GamesApril 1, 2015Four University of Canterbury athletes are off to the Gallipoli Games later this month to mark the 100th anniversary of... more

Marvellous Maadi for Rangi Ruru

31 Mar 2015 Sport
Ali Jones Public Relations Marvellous Maadi for Rangi Ruru Two gold medals are the icing on the cake for Rangi Ruru after this years Maadi Cup Rowing Regatta.37 girls took part in what was one of the most... more

Guptill-Bunce and Phillips join Mondiale Aces for last round

31 Mar 2015 Cricket
The Mondiale Auckland Aces have called in batsmen Michael Guptill-Bunce and Glenn Phillips for their crucial final round home match with the Otago Volts starting tomorrow. Colin Munro is the notable omission... more

Black Caps have done us proud

31 Mar 2015 Cricket
Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman says the Black Caps have done New Zealand proud in the ICC Cricket World Cup. Dr Coleman will be attending the public welcome home for the Black Caps this evening... more

Mojo Pulse (49) defeated Kia Magic (38)

31 Mar 2015 Sport
Netball New Zealand Media ReleaseMonday 30 March 2015 Official Result & Statistics Official Result: Mojo Pulse (49) defeated Kia Magic (38)After a slow start to the season, Mojo Pulse finally found a... more

ICC announces Team of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

31 Mar 2015 Cricket
The team was chosen by a select group of experts who were given the task of picking a balanced side on the basis of performances in the tournament more

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News

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

NZ welcomes interception of IUU fishing vessels

23 May 2015 News
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has welcomed the news that two well-known illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing vessels,... more

Business

NZ trade surplus narrows in April as dairy exports fall

26 May 2015 Business News By Tina Morrison
  NZ trade surplus narrows as expected in April as whole milk powder exports decline May 26 (BusinessDesk) - New... more

NZ consumer confidence slips in May

22 May 2015 Business News By Tina Morrison
May 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand consumer confidence slipped in May as sentiment about current and future conditions eased. The... 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

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

Two new tourism projects to receive funding

20 May 2015 NZ Tourism
  Prime Minister and Tourism Minister John Key has today announced the Government is investing in two new tourism projects in... more

Sport

England wins by 124 runs at Lord's

26 May 2015 Cricket
DAY FIVE: First Innings: England 389 (Root 98, Stokes 92; Henry 4-93, Boult 4-79) v BLACKCAPS 523 (Williamson 132, Guptill 70) in the... more

Sir Owen Glenn creates Warriors trust

26 May 2015 Rugby League
  Sir Owen Glenn is to transfer his 50% stake in the NZ Warriors rugby league franchise to a trust named the "Sir Owen Glenn... more

Columns

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

Gordon Campbell Key’s abuse of secrecy over Iraq & The TPP

30 Apr 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  For the past week or so we’ve been hearing a lot about the child-like side of our Prime Minister. So I guess we... 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