Travel

Jucy plans to expand pod-style hotel chain to Australia

16 May 2016 NZ Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 16 May 2016 12:20 PM Jucy plans to expand pod-style hotel chain to Australia in 2017 By Fiona Rotherham May 16 (BusinessDesk) - Tourism business Jucy is considering opening its new... more

Budget 2016: Cycle trail funding boosts regions

16 May 2016 NZ Tourism
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John Key Prime MinisterMinister of Tourism 15 May 2016 Media Statement Budget 2016: Cycle trail funding boosts regions Budget 2016 will provide $25 million in additional funding... more

Govt welcomes Hong Kong Airlines’ announcement

16 May 2016 NZ Tourism
New Zealand Government   Hon Simon BridgesMinister of Transport 14 May 2016 Media Statement Govt welcomes Hong Kong Airlines’ announcement Transport Minister Simon Bridges has welcomed Hong Kong... more

$16 billion tourism expenditure forecast by 2022

12 May 2016 NZ Tourism
New Zealand Government Hon Paula BennettAssociate Minister of Tourism 12 May 2016 $16 billion tourism expenditure forecast by 2022 Associate Tourism Minister Paula Bennett has welcomed new forecasts showing... more

Air New Zealand to revenue share with United in NZ-US routes

11 Mar 2016 Travel & Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk   Air New Zealand to revenue share with United in NZ-US routes By Paul McBeth March 11 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand will deepen its tie-up with United Airlines with a... more

First Dubai - Auckland flights take off

2 Mar 2016 NZ Tourism
New Zealand Government   Hon Simon Bridges Minister of Transport 2 March 2016 First Dubai - Auckland flights take off The start of Emirates Airline’s new Dubai / Auckland service increases New... more

Air NZ brings international expert to warn on Wellington runway

29 Feb 2016 Travel & Tourism By Pattrick Smellie
Article - BusinessDesk   Air NZ brings international expert to warn on Wellington runway extension Feb. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Promoters of the Wellington airport runway extension are mistaken to expect that... more

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

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News

Shanghai trip to inspire New Zealand teachers

16 May 2016 News
Asia New Zealand Foundation Shanghai trip to inspire New Zealand teachers A group of teachers hailing from Invercargill to Whangarei... more

Highest ever percentage of women on state sector boards

16 May 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Louise Upston Minister for Women 15 May 2016 Highest ever percentage of women on state sector boards New... more

Business

NZ dollar tumbles vs Aussie after RBA minutes

17 May 2016 Business News By Johnathan Underhill
Tuesday 17 May 2016 05:10 PM NZ dollar tumbles vs Aussie after RBA minutes, extends slide on inflation outlook May 17 ... more

Emirates Team New Zealand partners with HP NZ

17 May 2016 Business News
HP New Zealand Media Alert Emirates Team New Zealand partners with HP NZ to drive performance in 35th America’s Cup Auckland, ... more

Living

Exhibition to Showcase Ashburton’s Migrant Community

16 May 2016 Lifestyle
Crossing The Bridge Exhibition to Showcase Ashburton’s Migrant Community 16 May 2016 A photography and film exhibition... more

Hunt for the Wilderpeople Takes Top Spot at the Box Office

16 May 2016 Entertainment
Taika Waititi’s Hunt for the Wilderpeople has cemented its place in the record books overtaking the 2010 Kiwi classic BOY... more

Property

Record annual profit for Kiwi Property

16 May 2016 Property
By Jonathan Underhill May 16 (BusinessDesk) - Kiwi Property Group, the country's biggest listed property investor by market value,... more

Record annual profit for Kiwi Property

16 May 2016 Property
Portfolio gain, rental income growth delivers record annual profit for Kiwi Property By Jonathan Underhill May 16 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Migration

Kiwis could be affected by tighter UK rules

30 Mar 2016 Migration By Audrey Young
British High Commissioner Jonathan Sinclair is defending changes to skilled migrant rules for Britain but suggests they won't affect... more

Immigrants' attitudes to corruption worries SFO

17 Feb 2016 Migration By Sophie Boot
Feb. 17 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's record inbound migration has undermined the country's squeaky-clean reputation because of an... more

Travel

Jucy plans to expand pod-style hotel chain to Australia

16 May 2016 NZ Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 16 May 2016 12:20 PM Jucy plans to expand pod-style hotel chain to Australia in 2017 By Fiona... more

Budget 2016: Cycle trail funding boosts regions

16 May 2016 NZ Tourism
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John Key Prime MinisterMinister of Tourism 15 May 2016 Media Statement Budget 2016: Cycle trail... more

Sport

New Zealand’s ‘other’ national sport has its time to shine

16 May 2016 Sport
Kids' Lit Quiz New Zealand’s ‘other’ national sport has its time to shine Monday, May 16 2016: There’s no... more

Panthers match huge success for Christchurch

16 May 2016 Rugby League
Chambers PR Penrith Panthers v NZ Warriors May 15, 2016 Panthers match huge success for Christchurch The sold-out Penrith Panthers... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on NZ’s support for the Kazakh dictatorship

16 May 2016 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on New Zealand’s support for the Kazakh dictatorship Thanks to Sacha Baron... more

Gordon Campbell on the future of conservatism

12 May 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
    For years, observers have noted the contrast between Prime Minister John Key’s ordinary Kiwi bloke persona, and... more

Kiwi Success

New appointments to Vulnerable Children’s Board

12 May 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Anne Tolley Minister for Social Development 12 May 2016 New appointments to Vulnerable Children’s... more

University of Otago appoints next Dean of Pharmacy

28 Apr 2016 Appointments
University of Otago University of Otago appoints next Dean of Pharmacy A leading researcher from Canada has been appointed as the... more

Recruitment

Zero-hour contracts gone, PPL extended

10 Mar 2016 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Hon Michael Woodhouse Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety 10 March 2016 Zero-hour contracts gone, PPL... more

Scheme helping to staff hard to fill positions

28 Feb 2016 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Scheme helping to staff hard to fill positions Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says an incentive scheme... more