News

All Blacks' thoughts turn to home after 'quake

14 Nov 2016 Environment By Lynn McConnell
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Cheviot earthquake: Tracing the source of the 7.5 magnitude quake

14 Nov 2016 Environment By Paul Gorman
The massive 7.5-magnitude earthquake which struck the South Island, triggering further quakes and tsunamis, may have been complex, and scientists are looking into whether it may have ruptured two fault planes. It... more

Mine work deferred for week

13 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Work on decommissioning the Pike River Mine will be deferred this week in the run up to the sixth anniversary of the disaster, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith said today.“We recognise... more

Enterprising Rural Women celebrated at Annual Awards

13 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Enterprising Rural Women celebrated at Annual AwardsThe 2016 Enterprising Rural Women Awards have been announced overnight, with the winners displaying dynamic, resourceful and successful... more

New detector dogs ready for the frontline

13 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government New detector dog teams have completed their three-month training programme and begin working at the border from tomorrow, says Customs Minister Nicky Wagner.“The four Labrador’s, Casey,... more

It’s Fraud Awareness Week: don’t get scammed

13 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government As Fraud Awareness Week kicks off today, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith encourages all New Zealanders to remain vigilant with their personal information.“Each year,... more

Maniapoto mandate voting results confirmed

11 Nov 2016 News
Maniapoto Maori Trust Board Maniapoto mandate voting results confirmedMedia Statement 11 November 2016For immediate useThe Maniapoto Maori Trust Board (MMTB) is pleased to announce the result for the Maniapoto... more

$750,000 modern learning block for Tairua School

11 Nov 2016 News
Tairua School Tairua SchoolMEDIA RELEASE: 11th November 2016JUMPING FOR JOY: Tairua School students Zea Bonkovich, Aurelia Pallas, James Gibson, Mali Millen and Miller Iggulden celebra... more

Emergency housing build moves apace

11 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Paula Bennett Minister for Social Housing 11 November 2016 Emergency housing build moves apace Building is moving ahead rapidly at a site in Auckland where more than 40 families... more

Chief Victims Advisor marks first 12 months on the job

11 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Amy Adams Minister of Justice11 November 2016Chief Victims Advisor marks first 12 months on the jobJustice Minister Amy Adams has congratulated Dr Kim McGregor on her first year as... more

Rutherford Discovery Fellowships announced

11 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister of Science and Innovation 11 November 2016 Rutherford Discovery Fellowships announcedScience and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today announced the... more

Future of our Fisheries discussion document released

11 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Nathan GuyMinister for Primary Industries 11 November 2016 Future of our Fisheries discussion document released Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy is encouraging... more

Alumni Champion from Otago wins National "Project U" Award

11 Nov 2016 News
Untouched World 2016 ALUMNI CHAMPION FROM OTAGO WINS NATIONAL “PROJECT U” AWARD“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela“I’ll admit that quoting a man as... more

Recovery legislation bill passes third reading

10 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Gerry BrownleeActing Minister of Civil Defence 10 November 2016 Media Statement Recovery legislation bill passes third readingActing Civil Defence Minister Gerry... more

Guest nights continue record rise

10 Nov 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Paula BennettAssociate Minister of Tourism 10 November 2016 Media StatementGuest nights continue record riseA rise in guest nights in September shows the Government’s focus... 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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