Sport

International Netball: Silver Ferns to Face Fiji and South Africa in July

15 May 2015 Netball
The Silver Ferns will finalise their preparations for Netball World Cup 2015 (NWC2015) on home soil when they face Fiji and South Africa in the New World Netball Series in July. Playing for the Taini Jamison... more

NZ Rugby League: We're on top of the world!

15 May 2015 Rugby League
New Zealand will travel to England for their three-test series in November as, officially, the best team in rugby league. In an historic move, the Kiwis have wrested top spot away from Australia for the first... more

SAS College Rugby League wrap - May 13 round

14 May 2015 Sport
Auckland Rugby League 14/5/2015AUCKLAND RUGBY LEAGUESAS College Rugby League wrap - May 13 roundFor immediate releaseGame of the RoundAfter an opening round loss to Southe... more

NZ’s Fittest 40 year old to compete on world stage

12 May 2015 Sport
Crossfit New Zealand NZ’s Fittest 40 year old to compete on world stage Darren Ellis recently qualified to attend the Reebok CrossFit Games in Los Angeles, July 21­23. Ellis... more

Auckland Cup Moves to Weekend Arc

12 May 2015 Sport
Ellerslie Hearts Racing Auckland Cup Moves to Weekend Arc Creates Raceday “for All Aucklanders”Auckland Racing Club is moving Auckland Cup Day to run on a Saturday in a move it says will create a "raceday for... more

Upper Clutha Sports Academy Supporting Talented Athletes

11 May 2015 Sport
WordProof New Upper Clutha Junior Sports Academy Supporting Talented Young AthletesLake Wanaka, New Zealand (10 May 2015)- Keeping talented and committed young sports people involved in sport and allowing them... more

Ward and Corbidge go top twenty in Chengdu

10 May 2015 Multisport
Sam Ward posted a promising 13th place finish in his first race of the season at the ITU World Cup in Chengdu, China today, overcoming oppressive heat in the process as the young Aucklander mixed it at the front... more

Impressive win: round three of Calder Stewart Cycling series

10 May 2015 Sport
John McKenzie Horgan solos to impressive win in round three of Calder Stewart Cycling series. Sam Horgan soloed to an impressive elite win today in round three of the Calder Stewart Cycling Series, the CYB... more

International Cricket: Wheeler and Santner fire for NZXI

10 May 2015 Cricket
Sunday, 10 May, 2015  First Innings: New Zealand XI 237 all out (Watling 65, Rutherford 37, Taylor 32; T Groenewald 4-71) led Somerset 204 all out (Trego 40, Wheeler 5-18) by 33 runs at the Somerset Co... more

Nicholson Still Leads Charge at Badminton

9 May 2015 Equestrian
Andrew Nicholson and Nereo have held on to their overnight lead by the slimmest of margins as the dressage phase comes to an end at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials in the United Kingdom. Nicholson ... more

NZ One and Two After First Day of Dressage at Badminton

8 May 2015 Equestrian
It’s been a dream start for the Kiwis at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials in the United Kingdom overnight, with Andrew Nicholson and Jock Paget taking the top two spots at the end of day one of... more

Mojo Pulse Retain Positive Outlook

8 May 2015 Netball
Taking it one game at a time means just that for a frustrated Mojo Pulse who remain intent on redeeming their ANZ Championship netball season, starting with theMainland Tactix in Porirua o... more

New Zealand takes up a seat on World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)

8 May 2015 Sport
  Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman will travel to Montreal next week to represent New Zealand and Oceania at the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) Executive Committee. “New Zealand... more

Kiwis Racing in Chengdu World Cup This Saturday

7 May 2015 Multisport
A small group of New Zealand triathletes will race at the ITU Chengdu World Cup in China this week, the final chance to earn Olympic ranking points in this first cycle as nations look to book spots on the start... more

NZB’s National Weanling & Broodmare Sale

5 May 2015 Sport
NZ Bloodstock Vendors Put Their Best Foot Forward at NZB’s National Weanling & Broodmare SaleNew Zealand Bloodstock’s National Weanling, Bro... more

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News

Regeneration the focus of Christchurch governance

2 Jul 2015 Canterbury Earthquake
The regeneration of Christchurch will be the city’s focus for the next five years as local leadership progressively takes... more

Government Welcomes Successful WTO Trade Policy Review

2 Jul 2015 News
Government Welcomes Successful WTO Trade Policy Review Trade Minister Tim Groser today welcomed the conclusions of the 5th World... more

Business

TPP too big to fail, says visiting US trade deal specialist

2 Jul 2015 Business News By Fiona Rotherham
  TPP too big to fail, says visiting US trade deal specialist Petri July 2 (BusinessDesk) - Too much political capital has been... more

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain, led by A2 as bidders named

24 Jun 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain, led by A2 as potential bidder unmasked; dividends appeal By Jonathan ... more

Living

Remarkables ski area to kick off 2015 season this Saturday

24 Jun 2015 Lifestyle
The Remarkables June 24 2015 The Remarkables ski area to kick off 2015 season this Saturday The Remarkables ski area in Queenstown... more

SMCO-SOUNZ Composer Workshop selected works announced

23 Jun 2015 Lifestyle
SOUNZ For immediate release SMCO-SOUNZ Composer Workshop selected works announced SOUNZ and Auckland based St Matthews Chamber... more

Property

Extending Canterbury accommodation support

24 Jun 2015 Property
New Zealand Government Hon Anne Tolley Minister for Social Development 24 June 2015 Extending Canterbury accommodation... more

Arvida to buy three Auckland facilities for $62M

24 Jun 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk   Arvida to buy three Auckland facilities for $62M, raising new capital By Paul McBeth June 24 ... more

Migration

NZ migration rises to new annual record in May

22 Jun 2015 Migration By Suze Metherell
  NZ migration rises to new annual record in May, closing in on Treasury's upside scenario June 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand... more

More visas online through Immigration ONLINE

16 Jun 2015 Migration
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes the roll out of online Work and Visitor visas as fantastic news for Immigration New ... more

Travel

Air NZ sees annual earnings rising by as much as 60%

24 Jun 2015 Travel & Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk   Air NZ sees annual earnings rising by as much as 60% By Paul McBeth June 24 (BusinessDesk) - Air New... more

Analysts divided on Jetstar impact on Air NZ's earnings

19 Jun 2015 Travel & Tourism
  Analysts divided on impact on Air NZ's earnings of Jetstar's regional routes challenge June 19 (BusinessDesk) - Analysts are... more

Sport

Wimbledon 2015: NZ Tennis players progress

2 Jul 2015 Sport
Kiwi Artem Sitak braves soaring temperatures and a lengthy battle to make it into the second round of doubles at Wimbledon.Kiwi Davis... more

Silver Ferns Netball World Cup team named

2 Jul 2015 Netball
Netball New Zealand (NNZ) National Selectors have picked a 12-strong Silver Ferns team featuring a mix of youth and experience to... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Tiwai Point, and saying “No” in Greece

2 Jul 2015 Opinion
Its hard to see how Rio Tinto’s one month delay in announcing its intentions about the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter is a good... more

Gordon Campbell on telling the poor to ask for more

24 Jun 2015 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on telling the poor to ask for more The government’s more

Kiwi Success

New Environment Protection Authority (EPA) board appointments

2 Jul 2015 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick Smith Minister for the Environment New EPA board appointments Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith ... more

New Chair and Commissioners for Maori Language Commission

2 Jul 2015 Appointments
New Chair and Commissioners appointed to the Maori Language Commission The Maori Development Minister is pleased to announce that... more

Recruitment

Carpentry apprentices go head to head

23 Jun 2015 Recruitment
Apprentice of the Year Competition Carpentry apprentices go head to head in national competition Entries for the Registered Master ... more

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