News

Government announces review of organisational culture and processes at the Human Rights Commission

22 Feb 2018 News By Hon Andrew Little
21 FEBRUARY 2018 Justice Minister Andrew Little today announced that he has ordered a review of the procedures and organisational culture at the New Zealand Human Rights Commission, follo... more

NZ increases humanitarian funding for Syrian war victims

22 Feb 2018 News
NZ increases humanitarian funding for Syrian war victims

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National seeks inquiry into oceans plastic problem

19 Feb 2018 Environment By Scott Simpson
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2018  National MP Scott Simpson has written to Parliament’s Environment Select Committee requesting it conduct an inquiry into the extent of plastic pollution in New... more

Minister attends security meetings in Europe

16 Feb 2018 News By Hon Ron Mark
16 FEBRUARY 2018 New Zealand’s contribution to global security efforts, particularly defeating ISIS in Iraq and the security of Afghanistan, was the focus of Defence Minister Ron Ma... more

Unity of effort a key to lifting Maori economic performance

16 Feb 2018 News By Hon Nanaia Mahuta
16 FEBRUARY 2018 A strong partnership between central Government, Maori business and whanau, and their partners in the wider community, is essential to further boosting Maori economic per... more

Salvation Army confirms social improvements under National

14 Feb 2018 Politics By Louise Upston
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2018   ... more

National Party thanks Bill English for his contribution

13 Feb 2018 Politics By Peter Goodfellow
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2018

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Australian Foreign Minister to visit New Zealand

5 Feb 2018 News
Foreign Affairs Minister, Rt Hon Winston Peters, has announced the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon Julie Bishop, is visiting New Zealand this week.  The two Foreign Ministers will meet... more

Drought support widened to new areas

5 Feb 2018 Environment
Access to Rural Assistance Payments (RAPs) for drought stricken farmers is being extended to the Southland Region (districts of Southland, Invercargill City and Gore) and parts of Otago (districts of Clutha,... more

A stronger voice for teachers one step closer

5 Feb 2018 Education
The new Government’s Bill to raise the status of the teaching profession and restore teachers’ trust and confidence in it, passed its first reading in Parliament last night, Education Minister Chris... more

Rt Hon Bill English – State of the Nation 2018

2 Feb 2018 Politics By Bill English
Rt Hon Bill English – State of the Nation 2018 FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 02, 2018   ... more

We did this! 100 Day Plan complete

1 Feb 2018 Politics
The completion of the Government’s 100 Day Plan today demonstrates its commitment to setting the direction for a stronger and fairer future for New Zealand, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern... more

Speech: Peters - 2017 Post-Election Conference

6 Dec 2017 News
Speech - New Zealand First Party Winston Peters Speech to the 2017 Post-Election ConferenceLCC, Parliament Building Change versus Modified Status Quo Thank you Professor Levine. The triennial post-election... more

Binoy Kampmark: Zimbabwe, Colonialism and Violence

22 Nov 2017 News
Opinion - Binoy Kampmark Crocodiles and Freedom Fighters: Zimbabwe, Colonialism and ViolenceBy Binoy KampmarkThe strongman lost some muscle this week. Robert Mugabe, a leader of the liberation movement that... more

Shaw: Climate change, the future of work, and pay equity

26 Oct 2017 News
Speech - Green Party Climate change, the future of work, and pay equity - James ShawJames Shaw MP on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 15:32James Shaw's speech to the Council of Trade Unions' conference, 25 October... more

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News

Government announces review of organisational culture and processes at the Human Rights Commission

22 Feb 2018 News By Hon Andrew Little
21 FEBRUARY 2018 Justice Minister Andrew Little today announced that he has ordered a review of the procedures and organisational... more

NZ increases humanitarian funding for Syrian war victims

22 Feb 2018 News
NZ increases humanitarian funding for Syrian war victims Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has announced that New Zealand... more

Business

CPTPP text and National Interest Analysis released for public scrutiny

22 Feb 2018 Business News By Hon David Parker
21 FEBRUARY 2018 Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker has today welcomed the release of the text of the Comprehensive... more

Leading digital nations put digital rights at the heart of their agenda

22 Feb 2018 Business News By Hon Clare Curran
World digital government leaders meeting in Wellington for the Digital Ministerial Summit have set up a digital rights working group,... more

Living

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... 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... 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

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

Day 9 at the Games: Men's Giant Slalom and Team Pursuit Update

17 Feb 2018 Sport
17 Feb 2018 Adam Barwood finished 34th and Willis Feasey 36th in the men’s Giant Slalom in PyeongChang... 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

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

Spencer to be Acting Governor of Reserve Bank

8 Feb 2017 Appointments
7 Feb 2017 Finance Minister Steven Joyce will appoint current Deputy Reserve Bank Governor Grant Spencer as the Acting Governor of... more

Recruitment

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

Online job ads continue growing strongly

26 Jun 2017 Recruitment
23 June 2017 Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith says the latest Jobs Online report shows strong growth... more