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1. New TPPA Investment Leak Confirms NZ Surrender to US

26 March 2015 12:24pm | Professor Jane Kelsey

The controversial investment chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) has just been posted by Wikileaks , along with an analysis by Washington-based Public Citizen. Dated 20 January 2015, at the start of the negotiating round in New York, ..... More >>

2. Puhoi - Warkworth PPP - welcome news for Northland economy

27 May 2015 4:42pm | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Progressing the construction of the new SH1 Puhoi-Warkworth corridor as a private-public partnership (PPP) is a welcome step forward, said Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce head, Michael Barnett... More >>

3. Labour calls for inquiry into Rural Broadband Initiative

28 May 2015 9:27am | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour is calling for an immediate inquiry into the flailing $300 million rural broadband initiative, before companies and consumers are forced to pick up the tab for the new $150 million broadband tax, says Labour's ICT spokesperson Clare Curran... More >>

4. Gordon Campbell on the FIFA scandal , and similar dirty deal

28 May 2015 10:10am | Gordon Campbell

Face it, it has been a very, very bad week for anyone who thinks that a) FIFA is a damn fine organisation run by guys who think football is the greatest game, and that they'd just like to do what they can to selflessly advance the sport they ..... More >>

5. Werewolf Edition #55 : The Folly Of Convention Centres

28 May 2015 12:56pm | Werewolf

Hi and welcome to the 55th issue of Werewolf. In our cover story this month, we examine how and why almost every major New Zealand city and tourist destination has been plunking dollops of public money on the table - or in Auckland, major gambling ..... More >>

6. NZ dollar rises with Fonterra 2016 forecast due tomorrow

27 May 2015 5:32pm | BusinessDesk

May 27 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar bounced from a two-month low in local trading as investors await the outcome of today's Fonterra Cooperative Group's board meeting, which is expected to have settled the first forecast payout for next season, ..... More >>

7. Closure of Relationships Aotearoa

28 May 2015 10:27am | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) Chief Executive Lucy Sandford-Reed is concerned about the closure of a national service which provides a wide range of services to rural and urban communities throughout New Zealand. .. More >>

8. Elephant Hill scoops major international wine award

27 May 2015 5:06pm | Elephant Hill Winery

Corks are popping as Elephant Hill celebrates its 2013 Merlot Malbec winning one of the highest accolades in international wine competitions - the Trophy for Best New Zealand Red Wine at the 2015 International Wine Challenge in London. .. More >>

9. Receivers and managers appointed to Arena Capital

28 May 2015 4:13pm | Financial Markets Authority

The High Court in Christchurch has granted the Financial Markets Authority's (FMA) application for Grant Graham and Neale Jackson of KordaMentha to be appointed as receivers and managers of Arena Capital Limited, trading as Blackfort FX (Arena/Blackfort). ..... More >>

10. Gordon Campbell on Budget 2015

22 May 2015 9:50am | Gordon Campbell

From the outset, the slogan for yesterday's Budget - "The Plan Is Working" - begged to be mocked. There's actually a plan for the national economy? Who knew? And its been working for whom, exactly? Not for families in poverty, clearly. ..... More >>

11. Wellington unway extension opponents a noisy minority

27 May 2015 6:00pm | BusinessDesk

May 26 (BusinessDesk) - Opponents to the Wellington International Airport's mooted $350 million runway extension are just a "small minority," says chief executive Steve Sanderson. .. More >>

12. McCully doesn't deny bribe in Saudi sheep scandal

27 May 2015 4:08pm | New Zealand Labour Party

"In Parliament today I asked Murray McCully directly: Why is he the first Minister in history to back a multi-million dollar facilitation arrangement which in other jurisdictions is called a bribe? says Labour's Export Growth and Trade spokesperson ..... More >>

13. Bold New Drama 'Filthy Rich' Funded for Tv2

06 October 2014 12:37pm | TVNZ

A big, bold, brand new multi-night drama series, Filthy Rich , has been funded by NZ On Air for TV2. .. More >>

14. Fairfax Media NZ announces senior editorial team

19 May 2015 10:38am | Fairfax

Fairfax Media New Zealand has today confirmed its new editorial leadership team, as part of a transformation of its newsrooms aimed at enhancing local and national journalism across digital and print... More >>

15. Judith Collins puts workers' lives at risk

28 May 2015 10:49am | Green Party

28 May 2015 Judith Collins puts workers' lives at risk Judith Collins' backbench machinations in "her" caucus are putting workers' lives at risk, the Green Party said. "National's backdown on health and safety legislation shows that ..... More >>

16. Whittaker's reveals new Artisan Collection

18 May 2015 10:32am | SweeneyVesty

Whittaker's new Artisan Collection is a range of six 100g blocks for chocolate lovers seeking that little bit of luxury, featuring delicious local ingredients sourced from equally passionate artisan producers around New Zealand and the Pacific... More >>

17. FMA probes Arena Capital, operating as BlackfortFX

21 May 2015 5:43pm | BusinessDesk

May 21 (BusinessDesk) - The Financial Markets Authority is investigating a Christchurch company called Arena Capital, trading as foreign exchange services provider BlackfortFX, saying it is concerned investor funds may be at risk... More >>

18. ANZ Championship Disciplinary Hearing - Katrina Grant

28 May 2015 1:01pm | ANZ Championship Netball

Trans Tasman Netball League (TTNL), operators of the ANZ Championship, wishes to advise that Mojo Pulse defender Katrina Grant has been warned about her future conduct, and issued with a 2 match ban which is suspended and only brought to account if she ..... More >>

19. Fonterra payout $13b black hole over 2 years

28 May 2015 9:39am | New Zealand Labour Party

Fonterra's dramatic cut to its forecast farmgate payout over this season and next will lead to a $13 billion black hole over two years, and shows the need for a plan to diversify the economy, says Labour's Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson. "The ..... More >>

20. Auditor General must investigate Saudi sheep pay-off

28 May 2015 2:35pm | Green Party

The Green Party has asked the Office of the Auditor General to investigate the pay-offs given to a disgruntled Saudi businessman by the Government. A Cabinet paper released earlier in the week shows that the Government spent nearly $11 million dollars to ..... More >>

21. Restaurant owners given home detention

28 May 2015 2:25pm | Inland Revenue Department

A husband and wife have been sentenced to eight months' home detention for not declaring more than $1 million in cash sales at their Auckland restaurant. Taruun and Shetall Khurana, who ran the Indian Kitchen restaurant in Howick, were sentenced ..... More >>

22. Fonterra Farmgate Milk Price Announcement - NZD higher

28 May 2015 9:17am | HiFX

Fonterra has just announced its Farmgate Milk Price for 2014/15 & forecast for 2015/16 season. The key points are: .. More >>

23. Pacific Edge full-year loss widens on costs of US push

28 May 2015 10:31am | BusinessDesk

Pacific Edge full-year loss widens on costs of US push, to raise $35.3M .. More >>

24. Chevron to exit NZ Refining, shares halted for bookbuild

28 May 2015 9:38am | BusinessDesk

May 28 (BusinessDesk) - Chevron New Zealand, which operates the Caltex service station chain, will exit its holding in New Zealand Refining, selling its 11 percent stake via a bookbuild... More >>

25. MYOB to buy NZ's Ace Payroll for $14 mln

28 May 2015 12:50pm | BusinessDesk

May 28 (BusinessDesk) - MYOB Group, the Australian payment solutions software developer that floated on the ASX this month, has agreed to buy Lower Hutt-based Ace Payroll Plus for $14 million, its third New Zealand acquisition in as many years... More >>

26. Tidal surges will close SH1 Kaikoura Coast later tonight

27 May 2015 11:12pm | NZTA

Tidal surges will close SH1 Kaikoura Coast later tonight Tidal surges that closed State highway 1 (SH1) on the Kaikoura Coast this afternoon, has prompted the Transport Agency to close the road at 11pm tonight from Kererengu North of Kaikoura and Oaro ..... More >>

27. The hunt is on for New Zealand's new "Toy Tester Superstars"

11 May 2015 11:02am | The Warehouse

The Warehouse's nationwide search for two new Toy Testers kicks off this month, with two lucky kids set to land one of the country's most desirable jobs; keeping Kiwi kids up to date with the newest and coolest toys before they hit the shelves.. More >>

28. Filthy Rich Cast Announced

28 May 2015 9:30am | TVNZ

Miriama Smith will lead an incredible cast in TV2's fierce new multi-night drama, Filthy Rich, which began filming this week. .. More >>

29. McCully excuses unravel in Saudi sheep scandal

28 May 2015 3:32pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Murray McCully has misled New Zealanders, Parliament and his Cabinet colleagues on the real reasons for paying millions of dollars in the Saudi sheep scandal - it's time for him to clean, says Labour's Export Growth and Trade spokesperson David ..... More >>

30. Singapore ministerial shows NZ likely to pay price for TPPA

21 May 2014 10:11am | Professor Jane Kelsey

'At the end of a two-day ministerial meeting on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) in Singapore it seems clearer than ever that New Zealand stands to get almost nothing if they do reach a deal, and we will pay a very high price in return', ..... More >>

31. Questions For Oral Answer May 28

28 May 2015 11:37am | Office of the Clerk

1. Hon ANNETTE KING to the Minister for Social Development: Does she stand by her statement that "this Government is working with a number of service providers to make sure that those clients of Relationships Aotearoa are well looked after"?.. More >>

32. Xero Unleashed. Wow!

27 May 2015 11:06am | Formitize

Xero Unleashed. Wow! This world first is really going to change things. GLOBAL RELEASE, Australia June 2015 -- Xero users and advisors around the world will be delighted by the announcement that Xero now has a full two-way integration with Formitize, ..... More >>

33. Fonterra Forecast for 2015/16 Season

28 May 2015 9:08am | Fonterra

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited has today reduced its forecast Farmgate Milk Price for the 2014/15 season to $4.40 per kgMS. Along with its previously announced forecast dividend range of 20-30 cents per share, the change amounts to a forecast ..... More >>

34. Relationships Aotearoa meets with transition providers

28 May 2015 3:38pm | Relationships Aotearoa

Relationships Aotearoa met this morning (Thursday, 28 May) with representatives of four of the five providers appointed by the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) to transition RA clients... More >>

35. New Zealand innovators to venture into Southeast Asia

19 May 2015 2:22pm | Asia New Zealand Foundation

New Zealand innovators to venture into Southeast Asia Five of New Zealand's top tech entrepreneurs will gain an introduction to a market of more than 620 million people on a forum run by the Asia New Zealand Foundation. The Foundation will take ..... More >>

36. UPDATE: Bob Jones ejected from Air NZ flight

27 May 2015 1:55pm | BusinessDesk

May 27 (BusinessDesk) - Property magnate Bob Jones was ejected from an Air New Zealand flight after refusing to take instructions from cabin crew. .. More >>

37. Farmers confronting second season of low dairy payouts

28 May 2015 11:57am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers says the latest Fonterra $5.25 payout prediction for farmers for next season is a signal that the low payment this year is not a one off. .. More >>

38. Fonterra rejects criticism of milk price guidance

28 May 2015 12:53pm | BusinessDesk

Fonterra rejects criticism of milk price guidance, while forecasting cautious $5.25/kgMS for new season .. More >>

39. ERoad posts annual loss as sales miss prospectus forecast

28 May 2015 11:53am | BusinessDesk

May 28 (BusinessDesk) - ERoad, the electronic road user charges and transport services company, posted a full-year loss in its maiden annual report as a public company, while sales missed its prospectus forecast. The shares fell... More >>

40. Louise Nicholas police recruit wing graduates

27 May 2015 8:33pm | New Zealand Police

Thirty six new constables will graduate from The Royal New Zealand Police College (RNZPC) in Wing 290 tomorrow,Thursday 28 May, and their wing patron is 2007 New Zealander of the Year, Louise Nicholas. .. More >>

41. NZ Top 40 Celebrates the Big 40

28 May 2015 10:44am | Pead PR

Not only is the month of May NZ Music Month, this year it also marks the ruby anniversary of The Official NZ Top 40 Music Charts. .. More >>

42. Investigation: Inside The Waiouru RF Cadet School

03 October 2004 11:42pm | Ian Fraser

Lauded as the prime source of the New Zealand Army's future Senior NCOs and Officers, for 50 years the Regular Force Cadet School has kept secret a far more sinister aspect to its existence... More >>

43. Why Can No Longer Be Free | Chrysalis Update #5

29 April 2015 12:05pm | Scoop Operation Chrysalis

As of today is no longer free to use. It remains free for the general public to use, but businesses and organisations (public and private) who routinely access Scoop and act on the information they find there are now expected to contribute ..... More >>

44. Mccully Must Disclose Legal Advice

28 May 2015 2:41pm | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

The Taxpayers' Union is calling on Foreign Affairs Minister, Murray McCully, to publicly release the legal advice relating to the Saudi sheep deal. .. More >>

45. Refining relationship expected to continue

28 May 2015 12:33pm | Refining NZ

Refining NZ says that the processing of crude oil for Chevron New Zealand (Chevron) is at the heart of a long-standing customer relationship that the Company expects to continue... More >>

46. Rotorua Airport appoints new CEO

28 May 2015 1:09pm | Rotorua Airport

Rotorua Airport has appointed a new Chief Executive, Nicole Brewer, who will take up the role on July 1. Ms Brewer comes to the Airport with extensive aviation, business and planning experience, including eight years at Air New Zealand and three years ..... More >>

47. Questions and Answers - May 27

27 May 2015 5:22pm | Office of the Clerk

1. DARROCH BALL (NZ First) to the Minister for Social Development : Does she agree with the Minister of Finance when he said of the delivery of social services, "There is no evidence at all that contracting out, as the member calls it, will reduce service ..... More >>

48. Gordon Campbell on the Cullen Review of our security services

26 May 2015 9:51am | Gordon Campbell

Whatever the conflicts and point scoring between them on other issues, National and Labour have always spoken virtually as one on free trade and the role of the security services. Therefore, the recent appointment of former Labour Finance Minister Sir ..... More >>

49. Questions and Answers - May 28

28 May 2015 5:13pm | Office of the Clerk

1. Hon ANNETTE KING (Deputy Leader-Labour) to the Minister for Social Development : Does she stand by her statement that "this Government is working with a number of service providers to make sure that those clients of Relationships Aotearoa are ..... More >>

50. Wellbeing programme wins top health and safety awa

28 May 2015 9:43am | Thomson Reuters

Education provider Te Wānanga o Aotearoa has taken overall honours at this year's New Zealand Workplace Health and Safety Awards. .. More >>

51. Dairy price drop means Landcorp must stop dairy conversions

28 May 2015 9:05am | Green Party

Today's cut to Fonterra's forecast farmgate milk price means that government-owned Landcorp must stop converting forests to dairy farms or risk doing serious damage to the rural economy, the Green Party said... More >>

52. Wilkinson appointment wrong in principle

27 May 2015 5:08pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The appointment of former Conservation Minister Hon Kate Wilkinson as an Environment Commissioner is wrong in principle, says Labour's Shadow Attorney-General David Parker... More >>

53. Relationships Aotearoa closed down for speaking up?

27 May 2015 2:23pm | PSA

Kerry Davies, PSA assistant national secretary, said "There are a lot of questions about how things ended up at this stage with Relationships Aotearoa now being closed." .. More >>

54. MYOB acquires NZ-based Ace Payroll for $14M

28 May 2015 12:11pm | MYOB

MYOB has further strengthened its position in the New Zealand payroll and accounting solutions market by signing an agreement to acquire Wellington-based Ace Payroll Plus Limited for a purchase price of NZ$14 million, the company announced today... More >>

55. Desexy Revolution hits the magic 100

28 May 2015 10:00am | Verve Training

Desexy Revolution celebrates its 1st birthday on June 4th. The initiative, which is part of the Humane Rescue, Rehabilitation & Rehoming Trust (HURRAH), has funded more than 100 spay and neuter surgeries for dogs in its first year... More >>

56. Questions Still to Be Answered Around Saudi Farm Blackmail

28 May 2015 1:21pm | New Zealand First Party

The Saudi Arabia sheep farm deal is a new low in New Zealand diplomacy, says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters. .. More >>

57. Farmers wanted to help NIWA

27 May 2015 4:39pm | NIWA

NIWA is looking for farmers to help fine tune its latest development. The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research has developed new tools that can help farmers decide when to irrigate or fertilise. But it needs farmers to test out the ..... More >>

58. MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, led by Spark

28 May 2015 5:42pm | BusinessDesk

May 28 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand shares rose as Spark New Zealand rebounded from a year-low. Ryman Healthcare extended its post-earnings advance. .. More >>

59. Samoan Language Week vital to preserve culture

24 May 2015 12:00pm | New Zealand Government

Samoan Language Week vital to preserve culture New Zealanders will celebrate the Samoan language this week with cultural performances, speeches and debates all over the country. Samoan Language Week begins today. It is the first of seven Pacific ..... More >>

60. Juniors to enjoy Super Session with Highlanders

25 May 2015 12:58pm | Southern PR

Simultaneous super sessions with the Highlanders for rugby union juniors will get underway on June 5 around three regions; Central Otago, South Otago and Southland. Initiated by Stirling Sports, U13s have been invited to coaching sessions run by ..... More >>

61. Deception, Division and Denial - The Ugly Truth

28 May 2015 3:00pm | New Zealand First Party

Why won't National relate GDP to population growth? We've learned over the years never to take anything at face value in politics. If you've watched proceedings over the past few days you will have noticed the Government ramming through Budget ..... More >>

62. Flag Referendum Gets Hit Hard in New Poll

20 May 2015 9:07am | New Zealand First Party

The latest Campbell Live text poll confirms it is time for the Prime Minister to listen to the public and shelve his flag referendum, says the New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters... More >>

63. Collaborative whānau approach to help women

27 May 2015 5:17pm | New Zealand Government

Consultation on a report highlighting the importance of whānau and the community in preventing violence has been completed with positive results. .. More >>

64. Public broadcasting takes big hit under National Government

28 May 2015 8:53am | New Zealand Labour Party

Public broadcasting funding has been cut by 25 per cent in real terms since the National Government took office in 2009, leading to the erosion of our once world-class news and current affairs culture, says Labour Broadcasting Spokesperson Clare Curran... More >>

65. NZ dollar little changed vs. greenback on Fonterra forecast

28 May 2015 5:12pm | BusinessDesk

May 28 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar was little changed against the greenback after Fonterra Cooperative Group's forecast 2016 payout largely met expectations, and gained against the Australian dollar after Australian capital expenditure disappointed ..... More >>

66. Organised Crime Bill passes second reading

27 May 2015 8:42pm | New Zealand Government

A Bill that cracks down on organised crime and corruption has passed its second reading in Parliament today. .. More >>

67. Malaysia Airlines Bounces Back in New Zealand

27 May 2015 4:18pm | Malaysia Airlines

Malaysia Airlines is back on a strong growth path in New Zealand with sales in the first quarter of this year up 31 per cent compared to the same period in 2014. .. More >>

68. Salaries for Members of Parliament

28 May 2015 1:18pm | The Remuneration Authority

The Remuneration Authority has issued its determination on the salaries for Members of Parliament following amendments to the provisions in the Remuneration Authority Act 1977 earlier this year... More >>

69. Stan Walker - live in concert and free!

28 May 2015 9:15am | iHeartRadio NZ

iHeartRadio New Zealand presents Stan Walker - live in concert and free! The hottest ticket in town thanks to 2degrees .. More >>

70. Govt leaves Maori and domestic violence victims stranded

27 May 2015 12:27pm | Green Party

The Government's closure of Relationships Aotearoa creates a worrying gap in the provision of specialist counselling services to Maori and domestic violence victims and perpetrators, the Green Party said today. "By shutting down Relationships Aotearoa, ..... More >>

71. New Zealand to open Embassy in Iraq

28 May 2015 11:19am | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced New Zealand will be opening an Embassy in Baghdad, which will be headed by career diplomat James Munro. "As signalled when the decision to deploy to Iraq was announced, the Government has now finalised ..... More >>

72. Health Promotion Agency - Katherine Rich

14 May 2015 2:21pm | Controller and Auditor-General

We are writing to you about a matter that has been raised with us by members of the public... More >>

73. Comedian Russell Brand Announces New Zealand Show

25 May 2015 10:12am | Blackout Music Management

Returning to New Zealand in October 2015, with his brand new show Trew World Order , superstar comedian Russell Brand has been hailed as ' the most exciting comedian of his generation' by Time Out Magazine ... More >>

74. University of Auckland Warns of Negative TPP Impact

20 May 2015 11:44am | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland May 20, 2015 University of Auckland Warns of Negative TPP Impact With the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiation drawing to a close, the University of Auckland has expressed serious concerns about its potential implications. ..... More >>

75. Listed craft brewer Moa trims losses while ramping up sales

28 May 2015 9:14am | BusinessDesk

May 28 (BusinessDesk) - Moa Group, the listed boutique beer maker, has cut its annual loss by 5 percent and boosted sales by nearly a third in its latest financial results. .. More >>

76. Massive changes proposed at Fairfax

28 May 2015 4:49pm | EPMU

Massive changes proposed at Fairfax Reporters and editorial staff at Fairfax Media have been informed today of a massive suite of changes to the media company, including the disestablishment of some roles. "The changes proposed by Fairfax represent ..... More >>

77. Updated sexuality education guide for schools released

28 May 2015 12:28pm | Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education has released an updated guide for schools on teaching sexuality education. .. More >>

78. Review: "Salute" by Royal New Zealand Ballet in Wellington

25 May 2015 12:12am | Megan Gattey

The Royal New Zealand Ballet performed "Salute" for a final time in Wellington on Sunday night, and it was nothing short of spectacular... More >>

79. Rotorua District Council leads on Māori representation

26 May 2015 1:54pm | The Maori Party

Rotorua District Council leads the way on Māori representation "Racism has been defeated by fairness, justice and reason today," said Māori Party co-leader and Waiariki MP Te Ururoa Flavell in response to Te Arawa winning their battle for better ..... More >>

80. NZ dollar touches new 2-month low ahead of Fonterra forecast

28 May 2015 8:21am | BusinessDesk

May 28 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar touched a fresh two-month low ahead of an expected announcement from Fonterra Cooperative Group today on a forecast payout to farmers for the upcoming season... More >>

81. FMA gets leave to appoint receivers to FX trader

28 May 2015 4:57pm | BusinessDesk

May 28 (BusinessDesk) - The High Court in Christchurch has granted an application from the Financial Markets Authority to appoint receivers to Christchurch company Arena Capital, trading as foreign exchange services provider BlackfortFX... More >>

82. Post-cabinet presser: 10-year passport reinstated

25 May 2015 5:34pm | Jeremy Wilkinson and Megan Gattey

In a press conference today in Wellington, Prime Minister John Key announced that 10-year passports for adults would be reinstated and defended the government's decision not to allocate more funding to the superannuation fund... More >>

83. Government must not abandon health and safety reform

28 May 2015 12:46pm | First Union

While resistance in the National Party caucus delays the passage of the Health and Safety Reform Bill, FIRST Union General Secretary Robert Reid says there should be no health and safety law exceptions for small businesses and farmers... More >>

84. Bay making the most of the strong NZ dollar

28 May 2015 11:08am | Flight Centre

o NZ dollar has gone from strength to strength and people in the Bay are making the most of competitive exchange rates .. More >>

85. Fairfax moves to create Modern Newsroom

28 May 2015 3:23pm | Fairfax Media

Fairfax Media New Zealand continues its newsroom transformation this week, with a proposal to further organise its editorial operations into focused, local teams and specialist national topic areas... More >>

86. Help sought by agencies now asked to help

27 May 2015 11:55am | New Zealand Labour Party

The organisation Social Development Minister Anne Tolley has tasked with setting up an emergency hotline for stranded Relationships Aotearoa clients has just lost a bid for a government contract to launch a new national helpline, Labour's Acting ..... More >>

87. BurgerFuel incentivised by council cash injection

26 May 2015 4:34pm | Upper Hutt City Council

BurgerFuel opened in Upper Hutt last week, with the help of an incentive from Council's Economic Development Stimulus Package. .. More >>

88. Is Nick Smith making it up as he goes along?

28 May 2015 12:30pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Housing Minister Nick Smith must release the list of Crown land parcels which formed the basis of the Government's Budget announcement, Labour's Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. "If the public is to have any faith the Government is not just making ..... More >>

89. $1 million to connect Kiwis with science

28 May 2015 12:34pm | New Zealand Government

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today announced the successful applicants for the $1 million Unlocking Curious Minds Contestable fund. .. More >>

90. Vulnerable people will be most affected by closure

27 May 2015 3:42pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is concerned that vulnerable clients are being left in the lurch in the wake of the abrupt closure of Relationships Aotearoa. .. More >>

91. Saudi 'Compensation' Not in Full And Final Settlement

27 May 2015 4:26pm | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

The Taxpayers' Union is has uncovered that despite building a $7.5 million 'Agri-hub' and paying $4 million to the Al Khalaf Group, no settlement agreement or liability waiver was secured in relation to the apparent claim the Government is using to justify ..... More >>

92. Environment Court Commissioners appointed

27 May 2015 12:18pm | New Zealand Government

Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson today announced the appointment of Hon Kate Wilkinson of Christchurch and the reappointment of Ms Kathryn Edmonds of Wellington as Commissioners of the Environment Court, both for a five year term. Hon Kate Wilkinson ..... More >>

93. National must back our future doctors

27 May 2015 4:22pm | New Zealand Labour Party

National must support our future doctors and agree to the calls from the Medical Students' Association and the Young Nats to lift the arbitrary 7 year cap on student loans for medical and dental students, Labour's Tertiary Education Spokesperson ..... More >>

94. Government forces closure of Relationships Aotearoa

26 May 2015 9:12am | Relationships Aotearoa

Negotiations between Relationships Aotearoa (RA) and government agencies failed late yesterday afternoon (25 May 2015) when the negotiation's lead agency, the Ministry of Social Development (MSD), broke good faith provisions... More >>

95. NZMA supports students' call on loans

27 May 2015 12:00pm | NZMA

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) supports the call by the New Zealand Medical Students' Association (NZMSA) for the Government to urgently address the impact of time restrictions on the student loans of many medical students currently ..... More >>

96. Man arrested after incident in Camrose Place, Glenfield

27 May 2015 12:57pm | New Zealand Police

Police have taken a 53 year-old man has been taken into custody following this morning's incident in Camrose Place, Glenfield. .. More >>

97. Fonterra cuts this season's milk price by 10c, forecasts $5.

28 May 2015 9:02am | BusinessDesk

Fonterra cuts this season's milk price by 10c, forecasts $5.25/kgMS for 2015 .. More >>

98. Wellington Region Celebrates Matariki

12 May 2015 10:20am | Sally Woodfield

Eight Wellington museums and galleries have joined forces to present a major programme of exhibitions and events to celebrate Matariki 2015, the Māori New Year. The Wellington Matariki Festival will host more than 60 free events and activities between Saturday ..... More >>

99. New Zealand Whisky to Commemorate Air Force Helicopter Fleet

27 May 2015 12:37pm | Alice Hansen

Oamaru, New Zealand - May 27, 2015 - For just over 49 years, the UH-1H Iroquois helicopter fleet has served the RNZAF, NZDF and New Zealand. On May 2015, a formal function will mark the retirement of the Iroquois (Huey) and bottles from the New ..... More >>

100. Government Stripping Regions of Social Services

27 May 2015 3:12pm | New Zealand First Party

27 MAY 2015 Government Stripping Regions of Social Services Social services are disappearing in the regions under National, says New Zealand First. "Under National there has been a flow of regional closures, including services to veterans and youth provided ..... More >>


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