Living

New Zealand signs up to international CleanSeas campaign

13 Mar 2018 Environment By Hon Eugenie Sage
12 MARCH 2018 New Zealand has joined the United Nations-led CleanSeas campaign to rid our oceans of plastic, Associate Environment Minister Eugenie Sage announced today. Ms Sage s... more

London Cafes to Soothe Kiwi Homesickness

24 Nov 2017 London By Emma Creese
Exploring the world is a big draw for Kiwis to take an OE, but everyone moves their lives 18,000km from home not even thinking about the dishes that they'll miss from home. Luckily over the last few years in... more

New London venue and new look for New Zealand Annual Tasting

24 Nov 2017 Food & Wine
New Zealand Winegrowers will hold their Annual Trade Tasting in January at a new venue, and with it a new look and features for visitors.    The tasting, themed Flavours of New Zealand, will be held on... more

Kiwi West End star releases new solo album

1 Nov 2017 Entertainment
Stage Door Records are pleased to announce the release of West End performer Meredith Braun’s new solo album ‘When Love Is Gone’ on November 10th, 2017 (available on CD / Download /... more

Taika Waititi's "BOY" released in UK cinemas

31 Oct 2017 Entertainment
For the first time in the UK, Boy, Taika Waititi’s (Hunt for the Wilderpeople, Thor: Ragnarok) first feature film is now showing in UK cinemas and is also available for digital download. Inspired by the... more

Emily Corcoran, the Renaissance Film Woman: an antidote to movie misogyny

30 Oct 2017 Opinion By Cork Films
In the misogynistic wake of the Harvey Weinstein accusations, has the antidote to redirect the movie industry's treatment of women come in the form of a writing, producing, acting, pregnant woman?  With a... more

NZ film "The Stolen" - in UK cinemas this week

30 Oct 2017 Entertainment
Ascendant Releasing presents Niall Johnson’s thrilling Western adventure THE STOLEN – a heart-wrenching story set in New Zealand following a woman on a life-defining journey to rescue her kidnapped... more

Kiwi poet Ben Fagan launches debut book in London - From Hawkes Bay to Hackney, performance poetry gives travel advice

26 Oct 2017 Arts
  New Zealand performance poet Ben Fagan is launching his first collection of poems titled 'Some Traveller' at the historic Genesis Cinema in East London. Published by performance poetry press Bx3, an imprint... more

5 Kiwi Entrepreneurs Living Their Dream In London

10 Oct 2017 London By Emma Creese
With a number 8 wire mentality embedded in the New Zealand psyche, it shouldn't be a surprise that there are a number of Kiwi entrepreneurs making a success of their dreams by turning them into businesses in the UK... more

Austen vs Ashton - NZ's Penny Ashton is back with "Promise and Promiscuity"

17 Sep 2017 Arts By Penny Ashton
In 2016 all my Jane Austen dreams came true when I married my own personal Mr Darcy. I say that not because he had a universally acknowledged good fortune, but because I thought he was stuck up when we met. He... more

Straight out of Edinburgh - NZ's Modern Maori Quartet heading back to London - interview

28 Aug 2017 Entertainment By Charlotte Everett
Fresh from their critically acclaimed debut season at the Edinburgh Festival, Auckland’s Modern Maori Quartet are heading back to London for one night only. NZNewsUK’s London Editor Charlotte Everett... more

NZ's Sola Rosa heading "Back to You" in London - interview with Andrew Spraggon

6 Jul 2017 Entertainment By Charlotte Everett
Sola Rosa Soundsystem heads back to London with a show on 27 July – NZNewsUK London Editor Charlotte Everett caught up with Andrew Spraggon.  We're also giving away free tickets - visit our Competitions... more

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News

Biosecurity New Zealand launched

30 Apr 2018 Environment By Hon Damien O'Connor
  30 April 2018 Minister for Biosecurity Damien O’Connor launched Biosecurity New Zealand at the Zealandia... more

Opinion: Auckland Regional fuel tax vote a victory for progress

30 Apr 2018 News By Hon Phil Tywford
30 April 2018 Auckland Council is to be congratulated for this afternoon voting 15-2 in favour of the regional fuel tax, Transport... more

Business

Minister hails new Secure Exports Scheme partner

30 Apr 2018 Business News By Hon Meka Whaitiri
30 April 2018 Customs Minister Meka Whaitiri today welcomed the signing of a partnership between New Zealand Customs and dairy... more

RBNZ Governor supports macro-prudential policy

16 Mar 2018 Business News
Macro-prudential policy has been particularly useful in the current environment of globally low interest rates, where monetary policy... more

Living

Thousands turn out to ANZAC services in London

27 Apr 2018 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
Image by Peter Livingstone; article by Charlotte Everett   “I’m of the generation who grew up with elders from the... more

New Zealand signs up to international CleanSeas campaign

13 Mar 2018 Environment By Hon Eugenie Sage
12 MARCH 2018 New Zealand has joined the United Nations-led CleanSeas campaign to rid our oceans of plastic, Associate Environment... more

Property

No new solutions in housing report

12 Feb 2018 Property By Michael Woodhouse
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2018   The Government's housing stocktake report released today adds no new knowledge or... more

Stocktake finds housing crisis deeper, more entrenched

12 Feb 2018 Property
12 FEBRUARY 2018 An independent stocktake of New Zealand’s housing sector has found the housing crisis the country faces is deeper... more

Migration

Community organisations chosen to sponsor refugees in New ZealandI

26 Jan 2018 Migration By Hon Iain Lees-Galloway
26 JANUARY 2018 Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway has today announced the four community-based organisations who will be the... more

Building occupations added to skill shortage list

14 Dec 2017 Migration By Iain Lees-Galloway
15 DECEMBER 2017 It will be easier for the building industry to find the workers it needs to help address New Zealand’s housing... more

Travel

International visitors spend $10.6bn in year to December

22 Feb 2018 Travel & Tourism
International visitor spending reached a record high of $10.6 billion in the year to December 2017, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis... more

NZ Election 2017: Tourism fund for infrastructure and conservation

28 Aug 2017 Travel & Tourism
Tourism fund for infrastructure and conservation Posted by Kris Faafoi on August 28, 2017 Labour will estaba Tourism and... more

Sport

French win over England timely for All Blacks

13 Mar 2018 Rugby By Lynn McConnell
  12 March 2018 France's upset victory over England in the Six Nations at the weekend was the perfect result for the All... more

Winter Olympics: NZ Triples Medal Count in Single Day

22 Feb 2018 Sport
New Zealand has tripled its Olympic Winter Games medal count in a single stunning afternoon at PyeongChang 2018. Zoi... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Gareth Morgan crusade

11 Nov 2016 Opinion
Gordon Campbell on the Gareth Morgan crusade First published on Werewolf The ghastly likes of Marine Le Pen in France and Geert ... more

Gordon Campbell on the US election outcome

10 Nov 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the US election outcome Well um.. on the bright side, there (probably)... more

Kiwi Success

New Auckland DHB chairs announced

30 Apr 2018 Appointments
30 April 2018 Health Minister Dr David Clark has announced new chairs to lead Auckland’s three District Health Boards. The... more

Law Commissioner appointed

29 May 2017 Appointments
29 May 2017 Former Secretary for Justice Belinda Clark has been appointed as Law Commissioner, Justice Minister Amy Adams announced... more

Recruitment

Auckland employment hubs benefit over 500 young job seekers

8 Mar 2018 Recruitment By Hon Willie Jackson
8 MARCH 2018 Minister of Employment Willie Jackson today visited the Auckland CBD Jobs and Skills Hub and the Southern Initiative in... more

Fastest growing jobs - NZ recruitment

21 Dec 2017 Recruitment
New Zealand’s increasing need for social services has seen jobs in the Community Services & Development industry among the... more