Football: Kiwi referee gets support after controversial offside goal ruling

23 Jun 2014 Football
New Zealand officials did a good job controlling their first football World Cup match, says a friend of the referee - and a controversial call only reflects the human element of sport.Peter O'Leary made his debut... more

Rowing: Golden day for NZ crews at World Cup in France

23 Jun 2014 World Rowing Championships By David Leggat
The New Zealand lightweight four crew of James Hunter, Peter Taylor, James Lassche and Curtis Rapley turned in an impressive display, winning in 5:53.810. Photo / Getty ImagesNew Zealand's elite rowers had a... more

Gilmour's GRC learning curve continues in Washington

23 Jun 2014 Motor Sport
  After another whirlwind trip to the United States, Emma Gilmour is feeling increasingly comfortable in her Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship (GRC) car. Driving a Hyundai Veloster Turbo for Rhys... more

Kiwis kick off 4pm 1 November

23 Jun 2014 Rugby League
Kick-off for this year's Four Nations international rugby league game between the NZ Kiwis and Toa Samoa at Toll Stadium will be at 4pm on November 1, and tickets are now on sale. The game at Toll Stadium will... more

Calling all cycling enthusiasts – Auckland to get cranking

23 Jun 2014 Sport
CanTeen Calling all cycling enthusiasts – Auckland to get crankingWHAT: The Crank – mass indoor Les Mills RPM® cycling event and fundraiser for youth cancer charity, CanTeen<... more

New Zealand win against Ireland in #JWC2014

21 Jun 2014 Rugby
New Zealand win against Ireland in #JWC2014 England 21-20 win Final against South Africa          New Zealand Under 20 claimed third place in the IRB Junior World Championship after... more

International Rugby: Can England stop Julian Savea?

21 Jun 2014 Rugby By Emma Stoney
All Blacks strike weapon Julian Savea will be hoping his try-scoring run against England continues on Saturday as his team go in search of a series whitewash.The 23-year-old has scored five tries in three games... more

Appliance Shed Fox Memorial Premiership - Previews 21/6

20 Jun 2014 Sport
Auckland Rugby League 20/6/2014AUCKLAND RUGBY LEAGUEARL Premiership previews – June 21For Immediate ReleaseAppliance Shed Fox Memorial PremiershipThe Otahuhu Leopards host the two Appliance Shed Fox Memorial... more

Flying Kiwi Gilmour jets to Washington

19 Jun 2014 Motor Sport
It would be fair to say Kiwi rally driver Emma Gilmour is clocking up some serious air points this year as she jets away again this week to the United States to race. The Dunedin-based Suzuki dealership owner... more

Mazda gets behind the Madness

18 Jun 2014 Sport
Mazda NZ MEDIA RELEASE 18 June 2014Mazda gets behind the MadnessMazda New Zealand will be getting a healthy dose of madness over the coming year as they hitch a ride with... more

New Zealand beaten in thrilling #JWC014 semifinal against South Africa

15 Jun 2014 Rugby
New Zealand beaten in thrilling #JWC014 semifinal against South AfricaSouth Africa 32 – New Zealand 25          A heartbroken New Zealand Under 20 side is ruing the near chances... more

South Africa and England to Contest #JWC2014 Final at Eden Park on June 20

15 Jun 2014 Rugby
South Africa and England have sealed their spots at Friday's IRB Junior World Championship 2014 final in Eden Park.A late try saw the Junior Boks defeat New Zealand in a classic at QBE North Harbour Stadium in... more

New Zealand beat England 28-27 in second Test to seal series win

14 Jun 2014 Rugby By Ben Dirs
NEW ZEALAND 28 (6)Tries: B Smith, Savea, Nonu Cons: Cruden, Barrett Pens: Cruden 2, BarrettENGLAND 27 (10)Tries: Yarde, Brown, Ashton Cons: Farrell 3 Pens: Farrell 2New Zealand put in a fine second-half performance... more

Patience pays off for Ben Smith

14 Jun 2014 Rugby By Emma Storey
He's had to wait until his 28th Test but Ben Smith will finally get to run out in his preferred position of fullback when the All Blacks take on England in the second Test in Dunedin.Of his previous 27 games in the... more

Black Ferns claim clean sweep of International Women's Rugby Series

14 Jun 2014 Sport
The Black Ferns have won their second Test match against Canada 33 - 21 in Whakatane today, securing their fourth victory in the 2014 International Women's Rugby Series.The Black Ferns put in a solid first half on... more

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Puhoi - Warkworth "holiday highway" gets the big tick

25 Jul 2014 News By Suze Metherell
July 25 (BusinessDesk) - A board of inquiry has given the go-ahead on the $760 million Puhoi-to-Warkworth highway. Dubbed the... more

Applications for Waitangi Day Fund opened

25 Jul 2014 News
New Zealand Government Applications for Waitangi Day Fund opened   Applications for the 2015 Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund are... more


Auckland Airport cuts fine deal in US$250M bond issue

25 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Auckland Airport cuts fine deal in US$250M bond issue By Paul McBeth Jul. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland... more

NZ dollar slides to 6-week low on intervention talk

24 Jul 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ dollar slides to 6-week low as RBNZ's Wheeler invokes intervention criteria By Paul McBeth July 24 ... more


NZ Film 'The Dead Lands' to Have Toronto World Premiere

23 Jul 2014 Entertainment
New Zealand Film Commission New Zealand Film 'The Dead Lands' to Have Toronto World Premiere Maori action epic The Dead Lands will... more

Anti-mining campaign doco debuts at NZ Film Festival

22 Jul 2014 Entertainment
Playing at this year’s New Zealand International Film Festival, Cap Bocage is a close-up exploration of the forces that came... more


NZ house sales fall in June, led by cheaper properties

14 Jul 2014 Property By Suze Metherell
July 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand house sales fell in June from a year earlier, led by properties of $400,000 or less, indicating... more

Average Auckland house prices reach record level

10 Jul 2014 Property
The average asking price for a home in Auckland has reached the record level of 732 thousand, 240 dollars. The figure is provided by... more


UK Tier 1 visa extension deadline looming

11 Jul 2014 Migration
If you’re in the UK on a Tier 1 (General) visa, you’ll need to apply for an extension as soon as possible. The deadline... more

NZ more appealing to ex-pats - survey

10 Jul 2014 Migration
Auckland and Wellington have become more appealing to ex-pats in the past 12 months, a new survey has found. Both cities both dropped... more


Cycleways bring economic benefit to communities

24 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
An increasing number of cycleways are attracting tourists to regions and scenic parts of New Zealand and a special session at the... more

100% Middle-Earth campaign wins prestigious travel award

17 Jul 2014 Travel & Tourism
Associate Tourism Minister Todd McClay has congratulated Tourism New Zealand on winning the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s... more


2014 Commonwealth Games: Judo medal for Manuel

25 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
Darcina Manuel, formerly of Gisborne and now living in Perth, provided... more

NZ Bronze medal for team pursuiters

25 Jul 2014 Commonwealth Games
Bronze for team pursuiters Published Friday 25 July 2014



Gordon Campbell on Gaza and burning the Israeli flag

24 Jul 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
One of the selling points in New Zealand’s campaign for a temporary seat on the Security Council is that we have a pluckily... more

7 highly effective habits to stay healthy at work

23 Jul 2014 Column By Tricia Alach
The holistic helper's guide to wellbeing and work: part eight Like all good reports, my Wellbeing and Work series comes with an... more

Kiwi Success

Hon.Judith Collins announces appointments to Public Trust Board

23 Jul 2014 Appointments
New Zealand Government Appointments to Public Trust Board   Justice Minister Judith Collins today announced the appointment of ... more

NZ Government Minister Foss announces commerce reappointments

23 Jul 2014 Appointments
Commerce Minister Craig Foss today announced four reappointments to various independent Crown entities and statutory... more


750 additional Trades Academy places for 2015

14 Jul 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand Government   Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Hon Hekia Parata Minister of... more

Take a dip into global talent pool

9 Jul 2014 Recruitment
International candidates can bring added value, says recruitment specialist New Zealand's thriving economy has created a "unique... more