News

Paris Agreement will be extended to include Tokelau

17 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Paula BennettMinister for Climate Change Issues17 November 2016Paris Agreement will be extended to include TokelauClimate Change Minister Paula Bennett has announced New Zealand’s... more

Good news for wine and spirit industries

17 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Paul GoldsmithMinister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs 16 November 2016 Media Statement Good news for wine and spirit industriesCommerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul... more

Minister meets Pike families

17 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for the Environment16 November 2016Minister meets Pike familiesThe families of the Pike River victims and Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith met in Greymouth... more

November 14 earthquake upgraded to M7.8

16 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Gerry BrownleeActing Minister of Civil Defence  16 November 2016                          Media Statement  November 14 earthquake upgraded to M7.8GNS Science has revised the... more

Minister to visit Antarctic heritage sites

16 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Maggie BarryMinister for Arts, Culture and HeritageMinister of Conservation 16 November 2016 Minister to visit Antarctic heritage sitesArts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie... more

Survey shows businesses spending less time on tax

16 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Michael WoodhouseMinister of RevenueHon Craig FossMinister for Small Business 16 November 2016 Survey shows businesses spending less time on taxRevenue Minister Michael... more

Minister thanks retiring EECA chief executive

16 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Simon BridgesMinister of Energy and Resources 16 November 2016 Media Statement Minister thanks retiring EECA chief executiveMinister of Energy and Resources Simon Bridges has... more

Minister Flavell visits First Nations people

16 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Te Ururoa FlavellMinister for Maori DevelopmentMinister for Whanau Ora16 November 2016Minister Flavell visits First Nations peopleMaori Development and Whanau Ora Minister, Hon Te... more

NZEI congratulates new Education Secretary

16 Nov 2016 News
NZEI Te Riu Roa NZEI congratulates new Education Secretary116 November 2016NZEI Te Riu Roa congratulates Iona Holstead on her appointment as Education Secretary, and looks forward to working with her in the... more

King Abdullah to visit New Zealand

16 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John KeyPrime Minister16 November 2016 King Abdullah to visit New ZealandHis Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan will make an official visit to New Zealand from November 28-30,... more

Iona Holsted appointed as Secretary for Education

16 Nov 2016 News
State Services Commission SSC MEDIA STATEMENT16 November 2016Iona Holsted appointed as Secretary for EducationState Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced the appointment of Ms Iona Holsted as... more

McClay to Peru for APEC meeting

16 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Todd McClayMinister of Trade 16 November 2016 Media Statement McClay to Peru for APEC meetingTrade Minister Todd McClay travels to Peru today to attend the annual Asia-Pacific... more

$90k for youth in emergency services

16 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Anne TolleyActing Minister for Youth16 November 2016 $90k for youth in emergency servicesNine communities around New Zealand will receive funding of $10,000 each to deliver the... more

New Defence Capability Plan released

16 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Gerry BrownleeMinister of Defence 16 November 2016New Defence Capability Plan released Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has today launched the Defence Capability Plan 2016,... more

Gordon Campbell on Leonard Cohen

16 Nov 2016 News
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on Leonard CohenFirst published on WerewolfWhile New Zealand has been distracted by the earthquake, the outside world has gone about its business. Australia for ins... more

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News

NZ Election 2017: Labour’s plan to unlock Canterbury’s potential

28 Aug 2017 News
Jacinda Ardern on August 28, 2017 Christchurch’s rebuild will be fast-... more

Updated plan to address Auckland’s growth

11 Aug 2017 News
11 August 2017 Transport Minister Simon Bridges has released a joint report by the Government and Auckland Council, which updates work... more

Business

Rocket launch a huge step for New Zealand’s space industry

25 May 2017 Business News
25 May 2017 Minister for Economic Development Simon Bridges has congratulated the team at Rocket Lab on the successful launch of... more

Increased investor confidence welcomed

29 May 2017 Business News
29 May 2017 Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Jacqui Dean today welcomed the Financial Markets Authority annual survey results... more

Living

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... 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... more

Property

New Zealand Housing Affordability Measure released

10 May 2017 Property
10 May 2017 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s (MBIE) new Housing Affordability Measure will allow the market... more

NZ house prices gain 11% in October

14 Nov 2016 Property
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 14 November 2016 10:28 AM NZ house prices gain 11% in October, driven by sales of higher value homes By... more

Migration

Suspension of decision making authority

25 Apr 2017 Migration
24 April 2017Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse is taking steps to improve Immigration New Zealand’s decision making... more

Recognised Seasonal Employers employ more Kiwis

8 Feb 2017 Migration
7 Feb 2017 Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes a report showing the vast majority of employers who take on seasonal... more

Travel

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 more

International visitors projected to spend $15 billion

12 May 2017 Travel & Tourism
12 May 2017 New Zealand’s tourism sector is forecast to grow significantly over the next seven years, with international... more

Sport

OPINION | Wallabies came out firing and didn’t wilt

27 Aug 2017 Opinion By Jim Kayes
27 August 2017 @JIMKAYES   Jim Kayes has been covering rugby since the late 1990... more

Praise flows for world champion Black Ferns

26 Aug 2017 Rugby
New Zealand's winning of the Women's Rugby World Cup has been hailed as one of the great women's games as the Black Ferns' powerful... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the Gareth Morgan crusade

11 Nov 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Gareth Morgan crusade First published on Werewolf more

Gordon Campbell on the US election outcome

10 Nov 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the US election outcome 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

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

New employment resource for young people

1 Mar 2017 Recruitment
28 Feb 2017 Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith and Associate Education Minister Louise Upston have... more

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