Travel

More than 100,000 SmartGate users in one week

22 Jan 2016 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government Hon Nicky WagnerMinister of Customs 22 January 2016 More than 100,000 SmartGate users in one week Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says SmartGate reached a new record during its busiest... more

China cements top position as NZ export destination in November

23 Dec 2015 Travel & Tourism
Article - Businesswire   China cements top position as NZ export destination in November By Tina Morrison Dec. 23 (BusinessDesk) - China cemented its position as New Zealand's top export destination in... more

Funding gears up for the New Zealand Cycle Trail

11 Dec 2015 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime MinisterMinister of Tourism 11 December 2015 Funding gears up for the New Zealand Cycle TrailPrime Minister and Minister of Tourism John Key has... more

More SmartGates installed at Auckland Airport

3 Dec 2015 Travel & Tourism
3 December 2015 Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today officially opened the first nine brand new SmartGates – or eGates – installed at Auckland International Airport for departing passengers in time... more

Former All Black captain Richie McCaw teams up with Augusting Pichot to host Air NZ rugby event

3 Dec 2015 Travel & Tourism
Air New Zealand 3 December 2015 McCaw teams up with Pichot to host Air New Zealand rugby event     Richie McCaw hosting a rugby event for Argentinian school children in Bu... more

Australia's cloud passports only "conceptual" for now: DIA

29 Oct 2015 Travel & Tourism By Fiona Rotherham
Internal Affairs says Australia's cloud passports only "conceptual" for now   Oct. 29 (BusinessDesk) - The Department of Internal Affairs says it has discussed the idea of a passport-free travel system at... more

Auckland Airport a 'conductor' for New Zealand tourism: CEO

22 Oct 2015 Travel & Tourism By Fiona Rotherham
  Auckland Airport a 'conductor' for New Zealand tourism, CEO Littlewood says Oct. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland International Airport chief executive Adrian Littlewood said the big change in the company... more

Winter holiday makers drive visitor growth

28 Sep 2015 Travel & Tourism
An increase in overseas visitors seeking a winter break resulted in an additional 10,000 holiday arrivals to New Zealand in August, as growth in the tourism industry marches steadily on. Figures released today by... more

Smartpay forecasts second year of earnings decline

8 Sep 2015 Travel & Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk   Smartpay forecasts second year of earnings decline By Tina Morrison Sept. 8 (BusinessDesk) - Smartpay Holdings, the listed payment terminal supplier, expects earnings to decline for... more

Air NZ to continue alliance with Cathay Pacific

25 Aug 2015 Travel & Tourism By Joshua Riddiford
Air NZ to continue alliance with Cathay Pacific, targets Asian tourists Aug. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand's has had its alliance with Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific on the Auckland-Hong route has been... more

Partnerships push New Zealand’s profile abroad

25 Aug 2015 NZ Tourism
25 August 2015 Campaigns promoting New Zealand as an outstanding visitor destination reached more than 1.2 billion people globally last year, Associate Minister of Tourism Paula Bennett says. Tourism New ... more

Air New Zealand’s Men in Black safety video sets new record

14 Aug 2015 Travel & Tourism
Air New Zealand’s Men in Black safety video sets new record Air New Zealand’s newest safety video Men in Black Safety Defenders has been viewed online almost four million times around the world in... more

Stellar year for NZ hotels

6 Aug 2015 Travel & Tourism
TIANZ 2014 was a stellar year for New Zealand’s hotels which collectively recorded the highest annual occupancy rate in five years, according to new Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA)... more

SmartGates to more than double

23 Jul 2015 Travel & Tourism
Over $6 million from the Future Investment Fund will go towards expanding and modernising SmartGate at our borders to help manage increasing numbers of travellers, says Customs Minister Nicky Wagner. An... more

Minister welcomes Tourism Industry Association partnership

15 Jul 2015 NZ Tourism
Minister welcomes Tourism Industry Association partnership A new partnership between the Department of Conservation and New Zealand’s largest tourism industry organisation will benefit both our natural... more

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News

Museum of Waitangi set to become a national and visitor Icon

5 Feb 2016 News
05 February 2016 Museum of Waitangi set to become a national and visitor Icon The new Museum of Waitangi, opened today by the... more

ETS Review modelling documents released

5 Feb 2016 Environment
5 February 2016 ETS Review modelling documents released Three technical documents are being released to help New Zealanders engage... more

Business

NZ wool prices slip on higher kiwi, reduced China demand

5 Feb 2016 Business News By Tina Morrison
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ wool prices slip on higher kiwi dollar, reduced demand from China By Tina Morrison Feb. 5 ... more

NZ directors more aware of risk, focus on cyber security

5 Feb 2016 Business News By Sophie Boot
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ directors more aware of risk, focus on cyber security   Feb. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Directors of... more

Living

Does what it means to be a Kiwi depend on where you live?

5 Feb 2016 Lifestyle
  4 February 2016What it is to be a Kiwi may depend of where you live – Auckland or elsewhere in New Zealand – with... more

2015: The Year of the Blockbuster

21 Jan 2016 Entertainment
Motion Pictures Distributors' Association   January 21, 2016 2015: The Year of the Blockbuster For the second year in a row the ... more

Property

Auckland house sales volumes jump to 8-year high in January

4 Feb 2016 Property By Tina Morrison
  Auckland's house sales volumes jump to 8-year high in January, Barfoot says Feb. 4 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland residential... more

Auckland house prices little changed in December

6 Jan 2016 Property By Sophie Boot
Article - BusinessDesk   Auckland house prices little changed in December as sales volumes, listings drop Jan. 6 (BusinessDesk)... more

Migration

More than 27,000 new Kiwis in 2015

5 Feb 2016 Migration
  This Waitangi Day, New Zealand will roll out the welcome mat to 24 new citizens at Government House, and acknowledge over... more

NZ net migrants reach all-time high 63,700 in boom November

21 Dec 2015 Migration
Article - Businesswire   NZ net migrants reach all-time high 63,700 in boom November year for travel By Jonathan Underhill Dec. ... more

Travel

More than 100,000 SmartGate users in one week

22 Jan 2016 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government Hon Nicky WagnerMinister of Customs 22 January 2016 More than 100,000 SmartGate users in one week Customs ... more

Wellington ratepayers to pay $8mln for Canberra flights

21 Jan 2016 Travel & Tourism By Pattrick Smellie
Wellington ratepayers to pay $8mln over 10 years for Canberra flights Jan. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Wellington City Council is... more

Sport

Global Racing Teams Attracted to Godzone’s Fifth Chapter

5 Feb 2016 Multisport
70 teams from 11 nations will come together in Kaiteriteri, Tasman this April for the fifth chapter of New Zealand’s premier ... more

Rob Nicol joins Mondiale Aces squad

22 Jan 2016 Cricket
Auckland Cricket Friday, 22 January 2016 Rob Nicol joins Mondiale Aces squad for Ford Trophy Qualifying Final The Mondiale Auckland... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Paula Bennett’s fantasy politics and Iran's election

22 Jan 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
We seem to be living in an era of virtual government, where governments promote only an illusion of policy kapow! rather than the... more

Gordon Campbell on the Dotcom extradition decision

24 Dec 2015 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Dotcom extradition decision Inevitably – and with justification –... more

Kiwi Success

Appointment of GCSB Acting Director

5 Feb 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Christopher Finlayson5 February 2016 GCSB Chief Legal Advisor Lisa Fong will become the Acting Director... more

Heading to Europe And the Olympics of Architecture

22 Jan 2016 Flying Kiwi*
Warren and Mahoney Heading to Europe And the Olympics of Architecture Architectural graduate Antonia Lapwood has been awarded the... more

Recruitment

Addressing skills shortages in dairy farming

11 Dec 2015 Recruitment
    11 December 2015 Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Steven Joyce and Minister for Social... more

Alignment of NZ and Australian qualifications frameworks

4 Dec 2015 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment 4 December 2015 Tertiary Education,... more