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1. Secrecy of TPPA documents heads to court

31 July 2015 3:53pm | Professor Jane Kelsey

Secrecy of TPPA documents heads to court A legal challenge to the secrecy of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) negotiations will be launched in the High Court next week. An urgent application for judicial review will challenge Trade Minister ..... More >>

2. Windows 10 now available in New Zealand as a free upgrade

29 July 2015 5:04pm | Microsoft New Zealand

The "best and most secure Windows ever" set to empower Kiwis to do and achieve more .. More >>

3. TPPA leak reveals sweeping restrictions agreed on SOEs

30 July 2015 11:54am | Professor Jane Kelsey

Wikileaks has just posted a 'guidance' document for TPPA ministers on SOE-related issues ( ). Although dated December 2013, Professor Jane Kelsey, a law professor from the University of Auckland who has monitored ..... More >>

4. Hone Harawira's Open Letter to Barack Obama

31 July 2015 9:19am | Hone Harawira

Heard you were able to get back to your dad's turangawaewae last week. Mean ... hope you had a good catch up with the whanau. I also hear you're getting ready to endorse the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), and I'm asking that ..... More >>

5. Gordon Campbell on Tim Groser missing in action on the TPP

31 July 2015 11:16am | Gordon Campbell

While rapid change is always possibl e in trade talks as they approach the deadline, lets assume that the offers on the table for dairy at the TPP talks in Maui won't improve much beyond the "appallingly bad" level currently being lamented by New ..... More >>

6. TPP Leak: SOE Issues for Ministerial Guidance

30 July 2015 10:26am | Wikileaks

Today, 29 July 2015, WikiLeaks releases a secret letter from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP or TPPA) Ministerial Meeting in December 2013, along with a comprehensive expert analysis of the document... More >>

7. God Defend the National Anthem

31 July 2015 4:21pm | Lyndon Hood

Earlier in the week Labour leader Andrew Little said - deliberately, I think - that he didn't like New Zealand's national anthem and many New Zealanders preferred to sing along to the Australian one... More >>

8. Scoop Coverage: TPP Maui Negotiations and Revelations

31 July 2015 11:45am | Scoop Full Coverage

Scoop coverage of Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations in Maui, leaked documents and NZ admissions on medicine costs and dairy... More >>

9. Police attending serious motor vehicle crash in Queenstown

31 July 2015 5:05pm | New Zealand Police

Queenstown Police are in attendance at a serious motor vehicle crash on SH6, the Frankton-Ladies Mile Highway. .. More >>

10. Secrecy of TPPA documents heads to court

31 July 2015 5:16pm | Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

A legal challenge to the secrecy of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) negotiations will be launched in the High Court next week. .. More >>

11. Waste Not Want Not

24 July 2015 11:03am | The PR Shop

New Zealand's Largest CID Resource Recovery Facility Opens New Plant in Onehunga New Zealand's largest construction, industrial and demolition (CID) resource recovery facility today officially opened its new sort line, wood chipping and plasterboard ..... More >>

12. Gareth Morgan Announces Winner of $20k Flag Competition

28 July 2015 1:23pm | The Morgan Foundation

The winner of the Morgan Foundation's $20,000 flag competition is "Wā kāinga / Home", designed by Auckland based Studio Alexander. .. More >>

13. Fatal Crash - Castle Cliff beach - Wanganui

31 July 2015 7:38am | New Zealand Police

MEDIA RELEASE - Central District Fatal accident, Castle Cliff beach - Wanganui 30 July, 2015 At about 5pm today, a 29 year old Wanganui man was involved in a motorcycle accident on Castle Cliff beach... More >>

14. TPPA leak: more worries for Labour

30 July 2015 9:30am | Jane Kelsey

'The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) has given up another secret - unprecedented new restrictions on state-owned enterprises (SOEs)', says University of Auckland law professor Jane Kelsey who has monitored the SOE negotiations intensively. ..... More >>

15. Yelawolf Announces Headline Auckland Show

31 July 2015 9:37am | Great Things

In celebration of his third studio album, Love Story , prodigious American rapper YELAWOLF brings his explosive headline show to Auckland's Studio on Friday, December 4... More >>

16. Time for the Government to Wake Up Over Rail

31 July 2015 1:13pm | New Zealand First Party

The government needs to recognise the importance of our state-owned rail and give KiwiRail the support it deserves, says New Zealand First. .. More >>

17. Scientists imagine marine future for New Zealand

31 July 2015 8:47am | NIWA

By 2050 New Zealand will have a fleet of ocean gliders undertaking scientific measurements, an aquaculture industry powered by marine energy operating far offshore and weather forecasts available 18 months in advance. .. More >>

18. NZ dollar falls on Wheeler's argument for weaker currency

30 July 2015 5:10pm | BusinessDesk

July 30 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell as a combination of Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler's message that the currency needs to depreciate and a more optimistic US labour market view from the US Federal Reserve weighed on the ..... More >>

19. Fake Immigration New Zealand Website Scam

30 July 2015 3:53pm | NZ Immigration Service

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has been made aware of a new scam website and is urging customers to take special care that they are using the correct site. .. More >>

20. Tauranga Eastern Link officially complete

30 July 2015 1:38pm | NZ Transport Agency

Tauranga Eastern Link officially complete New Zealand's newest stretch of state highway - the Tauranga Eastern Link (TEL) - will open to traffic on Monday August 3. The $455 million NZ Transport Agency project delivers 21 kilometres of four-lane, ..... More >>

21. Celebrating Wynyard Quarter's 4th birthday

29 July 2015 12:28pm | Waterfront Auckland

Bubble blowing, chalk stencilling, street food, karaoke and a very special day time screening of The Lego Movie will mark the fourth birthday of the revitalised Wynyard Quarter this Saturday... More >>

22. TPPA implications for PHARMAC raise serious concerns

30 July 2015 9:43am | Multiple Sclerosis Society

The Multiple Sclerosis Society of New Zealand (MSNZ) is extremely concerned by the potential implications of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement for people with multiple sclerosis... More >>

23. OceanaGold buys Canada's Romarco, gaining access to US mine

31 July 2015 9:46am | BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) - OceanaGold Corp, the Australian gold miner, has acquired Canada's Romarco Minerals for a 73 percent premium, in a bid to become the world's cheapest gold miner. .. More >>

24. iHeartRadio New Zealand presents Adam Lambert

13 July 2015 10:14am | Niki Schuck

iHeartRadio New Zealand presents Adam Lambert, supported by Sweet Mix Kids - live in concert and free! - The hottest ticket in town thanks to 2degrees .. More >>

25. Rocket Lab and NASA sign Commercial Space Launch Agreement

31 July 2015 9:56am | Rocket Lab

AUCKLAND, New Zealand. - July 31, 2015 - Rocket Lab has signed a Commercial Space Launch Act Agreement with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The agreement enables Rocket Lab to use NASA resources - including personnel, facilities ..... More >>

26. Paging network to be shut down in New Zealand

31 July 2015 2:00pm | Spark

Paging network to be shut down in New Zealand The days of getting 'beeped' are coming to an end. After several years of review Spark New Zealand has announced its decision to decommission the legacy paging network on 31 March 2017. Nowadays, paging ..... More >>

27. Government's Discriminatory Red Zone

31 July 2015 9:54am | Quake Outcasts

After 3 years of legal battle the government has now agreed to make full offers to commercial and vacant land owners whose properties were illegally red-zoned. However it decided to single out self-insured homeowners and offers nothing for their homes... More >>

28. AA celebrates Tauranga Eastern Link highway opening

30 July 2015 2:01pm | AA Insurance

AA celebrates Tauranga Eastern Link highway opening The opening of the Tauranga Eastern Link is a huge milestone to celebrate for the Bay of Plenty region, says the Automobile Association. The previous stretch of State Highway 2 from Mount Maunganui ..... More >>

29. Upper North Island Topshop Winners Announced

31 July 2015 8:03am | Retail NZ

The best shops from across Auckland and the Upper North Island have been named at the Retail NZ Top Shop Awards ceremony in Auckland tonight, with Warehouse Stationery Royal Oak being named the Overall Regional Top Shop... More >>

30. Pukeko Pictures Announces Appointment of Clive Spink as CEO

30 July 2015 10:59am | Pukeko Pictures

Pukeko Pictures Announces Appointment of Clive Spink as Chief Executive Officer Thursday July 30 2015 ...Wellington, New Zealand... .. More >>

31. Community Post applications open

29 July 2015 3:12pm | New Zealand Post

New Zealand Post is looking forward to once again donating over a million postage-included envelopes to community groups through Community Post. .. More >>

32. Great weather for power savings

31 July 2015 11:53am | Boyd PR

With New Zealand in the middle of an El Nino event, hydro lakes are headed for optimum levels meaning it's a good time to lock in lower power prices, says electricity expert and executive director of Utilise, Simon Young. According to NIWA's latest ..... More >>

33. Centenary commemoration honours Niue's 150 soldiers

30 July 2015 10:51am | Wright Communications

One hundred years ago this October, fires were lit along Niue's coast to farewell 150 brave Niuean men who were sailing away in support of New Zealand to fight in World War I. Following a church service, they left on the troopship Te Anau with ..... More >>

34. Commissioner announces routine arming withTasers

31 July 2015 10:54am | New Zealand Police

Police Commissioner Mike Bush today announced that frontline Police response staff will move to routine carriage of Tasers. .. More >>

35. Taxpayers condemned to a life sentence with Serco

31 July 2015 3:39pm | Public Service Association

Public Service Association/Te Pukenga Here Tikanga Mahi (PSA) national secretary Erin Polaczuk and organisers Willie Cochrane & Nerinda Cropp will attend the privatisation protest outside Mt Eden Prison this Saturday, 1 August at 11am... More >>

36. Anchor Milk Reignites 1935 All Blacks Partnership

31 July 2015 10:32am | Anchor Milk

Today Anchor milk announced that it will be partnering with the All Blacks, refreshing its original 1935 Anchor-All Blacks partnership. .. More >>

37. FMA files against Milford's Warminger on market manipulation

31 July 2015 1:18pm | BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) - The Financial Markets Authority has filed civil proceedings against Milford Asset Management portfolio manager Mark Warminger alleging he manipulated stock prices in breach of the Securities Markets Act... More >>

38. NZ at Risk of Losing 30 Per Cent of Meat Sector Ownership

30 July 2015 11:19am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand at Risk of Losing 30 Per Cent of Red Meat Sector to Foreign Ownership .. More >>

39. Update Karangahake Gorge fatal closes SH2

30 July 2015 3:14pm | New Zealand Police

Waikato Police investigating this morning's fatal collision that closed a vital link between their District and the Port of Tauranga say initial indications suggest a tragic quirk of nature may have contributed to the crash... More >>

40. Sir John Todd passes away

30 July 2015 3:49pm | Todd Corporation

The former Chairman of the Todd Corporation and one of New Zealand's most distinguished business leaders of the post-war years, Sir John Todd, has died. .. More >>

41. Meridian, MightyRiverPower shares gain before Tiwai decision

31 July 2015 5:24pm | BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) - A decision to keep the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter open appears increasingly likely, with shares of Meridian Energy and MightyRiverPower gaining ahead of Monday's scheduled announcement on the future of the Bluff industrial ..... More >>

42. Fonterra fined for Edgecumbe overflows

31 July 2015 3:02pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Fonterra Limited has been fined a total of $174,150 in Tauranga District Court for six separate offences under the Resource Management Act. Fonterra pled guilty to all six charges and was sentenced by Judge Smith at a hearing on 27 July... More >>

43. NZ deeply concerned at Israeli settlements announcement

31 July 2015 1:11pm | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Murray McCully says New Zealand is deeply concerned at the announcement by Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of the immediate construction of 300 housing units in the settlement of Beit El and the additional approval of around ..... More >>

44. Harmoney founder and CEO Neil Roberts leaves board

30 July 2015 3:36pm | BusinessDesk

July 30 (BusinessDesk) - Neil Roberts, founder and majority owner of Harmoney Corp, has stepped down from the peer-to-peer lender's board but will remain as chief executive. .. More >>

45. MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise; Meridian, MRP up on Tiwai

31 July 2015 5:38pm | BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose. Meridian Energy and MightyRiverPower gained ahead of a decision on the future of the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter and as investors sought companies with relatively strong dividend yields... More >>

46. The Lawson quins tell their incredible story

24 July 2015 11:25am | Paul Little Books

On their 50th birthday, the Lawson quins tell their incredible story in a full-length biography... More >>

47. No Excuses, Bring Unsigned TPPA Home for Scrutiny

30 July 2015 2:07pm | New Zealand First Party

No Excuses, Bring Unsigned TPPA Home for Scrutiny as Malaysia Will Malaysia will not finalise and sign the TPPA without thorough scrutiny by its Parliament - but the National Government is denying New Zealanders this opportunity, says New Zealand ..... More >>

48. Furnware ASB Exporter of the Year

31 July 2015 9:35am | Export New Zealand

Furnware takes out ExportNZ Hawke's Bay 2015 ASB Exporter of the Year Hastings school furniture design company Furnware has won ExportNZ's ASB Exporter of the Year Award. The award was presented by Mike Atkins, Head of Trade Finance at ASB ..... More >>

49. $846,000 for more nurse practitioner trainee

30 July 2015 3:17pm | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the Government is committing $846,000 to support an additional 20 nurse practitioner trainees in 2016. .. More >>

50. NZ dollar extends slide as easing RBNZ contrasts with more u

31 July 2015 9:00am | BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar extended its decline, falling below 66 US cents as the prospect of more easing by the Reserve Bank dented the appeal of the kiwi in an enviroment where the US Federal Reserve prepares to hike interest ..... More >>

51. Act Party 'Leader' Caught Out Playing Hooky

31 July 2015 7:28am | New Zealand First Party

The Act Party "Leader" David Seymour went AWOL from Parliament last night but allowed his vote to be counted, says New Zealand First Deputy Leader Ron Mark. .. More >>

52. Westland Milk cuts payout further as dairy prices fall

29 July 2015 12:46pm | BusinessDesk

July 29 (BusinessDesk) - Westland Milk Products, New Zealand's second-largest dairy cooperative, cut its forecast milk payout to farmers by 10 cents for the current season and for next season's by $1, in the face of sustained weakness in global dairy ..... More >>

53. NZ billionaires generally increased their wealth

30 July 2015 3:08pm | BusinessDesk

NZ billionaires generally increased their wealth, as record 15 new entrants added to NBR Rich List .. More >>

54. Ongoing cost reason Mayor won't reject pay increase

31 July 2015 8:26am | Cameron Brewer

The main reason Auckland Mayor Len Brown won't reject his latest pay rise is because he remains angry his fortnightly pay continues to get docked thanks to his past indiscretions, says Auckland Councillor for Orakei, Cameron Brewer... More >>

55. Will poor TPP dairy outcome stop National selling our homes?

31 July 2015 2:03pm | New Zealand Labour Party

After failing to protect the right to stop foreign speculators buying our houses it's clear the Government is not going to get wins on dairy in their TPP negotiations either, Labour's Trade and Export spokesperson David Parker says. "Labour has ..... More >>

56. New Metroport Christchurch brings healthy competition

31 July 2015 2:09pm | New Zealand Government

The opening of the new Metroport Christchurch will drive competition and innovation between ports in Canterbury, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. .. More >>

57. Sky Celebrates 25 Years

24 July 2015 2:31pm | Lassoo

Thousands of Kiwis Keen to Snap up Ultimate Fan Experiences as Sky Celebrates 25 Years .. More >>

58. Mitre 10 inducts outstanding contributors into Hall of Fame

28 July 2015 4:03pm | Mitre 10

Mitre 10 inducts outstanding contributors into Hall of Fame One past CEO and two veteran Mitre 10 owners have been inducted into a newly established Mitre 10 Hall of Fame at the retailer's annual awards dinner, held on 23 July at the Langham ..... More >>

59. MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise; Heartland, Kathmandu climb

30 July 2015 5:41pm | BusinessDesk

July 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose. Heartland New Zealand advanced after the bank affirmed its profit guidance. Kathmandu Holdings gained on the back of a positive earnings forecast by its would-be acquirer, Briscoe Group. .. More >>

60. Gordon Campbell on D-Day for dairy at the TPP

30 July 2015 9:57am | Gordon Campbell

While New Zealand may feel flattered at being called "the Saudi Arabia of milk" it would be more accurate to regard us as the suicide bombers of free trade. Ever since the Uruguay Round kicked off in the 1980s New Zealand has set a socially self ..... More >>

61. NZ firm one of 2015 Thought Leadership Award Finalists

30 July 2015 5:16pm | InfoTrack

Digitally Transforming Legal Service Delivery: 2015 ALPMA/InfoTrack Thought Leadership Award finalists lead the way 30 July, 2015: Four law firms who are digitally transforming legal service delivery have been selected as finalists in the 2015 ALPMA/InfoTrack ..... More >>

62. Disney on Ice Presents Dare to Dream

17 March 2015 9:58am | Noise PR

The magical show that is Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream opens in New Zealand in July 2015 and will take audiences on a spectacular journey featuring all your favourite Disney characters. Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream will travel to ..... More >>

63. Fix the Health and Safety law - Pike Families

31 July 2015 7:42am | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The Government has today betrayed its promise to the families of workers killed at Pike, and in hundreds of other workplaces, by pushing weakened health and safety law through its second reading... More >>

64. Todd family patriarch Sir John Todd dies

30 July 2015 1:39pm | BusinessDesk

July 30 (BusinessDesk) - Sir John Todd, the patriarch of New Zealand's wealthy Todd family, has died aged 88 after a period of illness. .. More >>

65. Comedy Legend Kevin Smith Brings His One Man Show to NZ

28 July 2015 12:37pm | 818 Entertainment

Writer, comedian, podcaster and film director Kevin Smith brings 'An Evening with Kevin Smith' to Auckland's SKY CITY Theatre Thursday 17th September. .. More >>

66. Students issue warning over polytech mergers

30 July 2015 2:18pm | NZUSA

The national student union has issued a warning over mergers being pursued by four regional polytechnics. .. More >>

67. Post-Cab Presser: Foreign buyers register, TPP and Serco

27 July 2015 5:50pm | Jeremy Wilkinson and Megan Gattey

At a press conference today in Wellington, John Key discussed the foreign buyers register as well as the TPP and Serco... More >>

68. Front line police to carry Tasers on their person

31 July 2015 12:22pm | Jeremy Wilkinson

Lef to right: Police Association President Greg O'Connor and Police Commissioner Mike Bush. Photo: Jeremy Wilkinson .. More >>

69. Questions and Answers - July 30

30 July 2015 7:59pm | Office of the Clerk

1. Hon ANNETTE KING (Deputy Leader-Labour) to the Minister of Health: In light of his admission yesterday that health funding has not kept up with all inflationary pressures under this Government, how will the health budget absorb the increased ..... More >>

70. New Zealand's "Most Liked" Lawyers

31 July 2015 1:05pm | LawFuel - NZ's Leading Law News Site - As the popularity of Facebook has soared, New Zealand law news and law jobs site LawFuel the law news site has ranked the top 50 "Most Liked" law firms in New Zealand... More >>

71. Venice Premieres for Two New Zealand Films

30 July 2015 5:28pm | New Zealand Film Commission

For the first time in twenty years, two New Zealand films are included in the programme for the Venice Film Festival announced today. Jake Mahaffy's Free In Deed will screen in the Orizzonti Section of the festival and Pietra Brettkelly's A Flickering ..... More >>

72. Poroporoaki for Anzac Pikia

29 July 2015 9:53am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is deeply saddened at the loss of Anzac Pikia, a beautiful young man who strengthened the voice of Māori broadcasting through two decades as a reporter, producer, journalist and presenter on Te Karere and Te Kāea. "The Anzac legacy ..... More >>

73. A Free Trade Deal must include Free Trade

31 July 2015 2:38pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers says the Government must hold firm on a deal for agriculture at the Trans Pacific Partnership talks in Hawaii. .. More >>

74. Blis Technologies forecasts 75% gain in annual sales

31 July 2015 10:15am | BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) - Blis Technologies, the NZX-listed biotech company, said sales will rise as much as 75 percent, helped by demand in Europe, North America and in New Zealand... More >>

75. Unitec Hub redesigned for future

31 July 2015 11:18am | UNITEC

The first major step in Unitec's 10-year, $200m campus redevelopment is set to begin. .. More >>

76. The Māori Party stands firmly opposed to the TPPA

30 July 2015 11:08am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party stands firmly opposed to the TPPA Mounting concerns about the impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement on tangata whenua are shared by the Māori Party Co-leaders Marama Fox and Te Ururoa Flavell, as final negotiations continue ..... More >>

77. Bennett's legacy a test for Tolley

31 July 2015 11:13am | New Zealand Labour Party

Former Social Development Minister Paula Bennett has been thrown under the bus by her successor after its been suggested that Ms Bennet gave the green light to an 'unethical' observational study of high-risk children, Labour Children's spokesperson ..... More >>

78. More food activist research from Auckland University

30 July 2015 1:28pm | Food and Grocery Council

The latest research from Auckland University on packaged foods in New Zealand supermarkets is another disappointing example of food politicking dressed up as academic research, says NZ Food & Grocery Council Chief Executive Katherine Rich... More >>

79. 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 >>

80. Ngai Tahu Property Chief Executive Signals Departure

31 July 2015 9:40am | Cherryred Consulting

Ngai Tahu Property Chief Executive Signals Departure Ngāi Tahu Property Chief Executive, Tony Sewell, has announced that he will be leaving Ngāi Tahu Property to explore new business opportunities. "After 21 years working for Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu ..... More >>

81. FMG granted naming rights for Waikato Stadium

31 July 2015 9:34am | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton Mayor Julie Hardaker has welcomed a new naming rights sponsorship agreement for Waikato Stadium. .. More >>

82. Halberg Sport for Life Dinner raises $113,000

31 July 2015 9:44am | Harcourts

A massive $113,000 was last night raised by guests at the second annual Sport for Life charity dinner, hosted by the Harcourts Foundations to benefit the Halberg Disability Sport Foundation... More >>

83. FMA files civil proceedings against portfolio manager

31 July 2015 12:53pm | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has issued civil proceedings in the High Court seeking pecuniary penalties against Mr Mark Warminger for trading carried out while employed by Milford Asset Management Limited (Milford). The trading occurred between ..... More >>

84. CloudM welcomes Apple Watch going on sale in New Zealand

31 July 2015 9:38am | CloudM

New Zealand's leading health and safety app Blerter is now available on Apple's revolutionary wearable the Apple Watch, officially on sale in New Zealand for the first time... More >>

85. Winston Churchill Fellows honoured

31 July 2015 2:34pm | New Zealand Government

Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew is congratulating the fifteen New Zealanders who were honoured today at an awards ceremony for Fellows of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust... More >>

86. NZIFF Add Further Screenings for Sell-Out Sessions

31 July 2015 9:45am | NZIFF

NZIFF Add Further Screenings for Sell-Out Sessions Over 100,000 people will have attended the 2015 New Zealand International Festival as the Auckland leg of the festival closes next Wednesday August 4. 2015 has seen high attendance across the board this ..... More >>

87. FMA proceedings against Mark Warminger

31 July 2015 1:21pm | Marc Corlett

I can confirm that the FMA has seen fit to bring a civil case against Mr Warminger alleging breaches of the Securities Markets Act 1988. In short, the FMA is seeking a civil remedy for what it asserts is market manipulation in a small number of trades... More >>

88. Veuve Clicquot paints Queenstown 'Clicquot Yellow'

31 July 2015 11:21am | Veuve Clicquot

The highly anticipated Clicquot in the Snow program returned to Australasia's biggest winter playground on July 30. The four day celebration of champagne style après ski was officially launched on Thursday July 30 which saw a select group of VIP guests ..... More >>

89. It's time for action on Hepatitis C in New Zealand

30 July 2015 5:01pm | Joint Media Statement

"It's time for action on Hepatitis C in New Zealand"- Hepatitis C can be eliminated. .. More >>

90. Residential Property - We need to talk about Auckland

31 July 2015 12:00pm | Bradley Nuttall

In the first of a series of updates about residential property in Auckland and New Zealand we discuss the recent announcement by Prime Minister John Key on changes to the way gains on residential property are taxed... More >>

91. World Cup audiences shouldn't be stuck at home

31 July 2015 11:16am | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour intends to introduce a Bill to let people watch the 2015 Rugby World Cup in bars and function rooms. .. More >>

92. Niwa: Regional predictions for the next three month

31 July 2015 3:04pm | NIWA

El Niño conditions continued to strengthen during July 2015. Sea surface temperature anomalies in the eastern and central Equatorial Pacific have been exceeding +1oC for the past two months. The Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) was strongly negative ..... More >>

93. Business "appalled" with government's treatment of KiwiRail

30 July 2015 10:20am | First Union

The rail workers' union is backing calls from Mainfreight chairman Bruce Plested for "more positive support for long-term rail infrastructure", says Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) General Secretary Wayne Butson... More >>

94. NZ businesses become most pessimistic in 6 years

31 July 2015 1:48pm | BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand business confidence fell for a second month, to the most pessimistic in six years, led by the agricultural sector and construction companies... More >>

95. Troubled school wanted $25,000 dollars to fence farm

30 July 2015 3:06pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The troubled Whangaruru charter school asked Hekia Parata for $25,000 to fence the school farm at the expense of spending on teaching, Labour's Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says. "This unbelievable revelation comes hard on the heels of Hekia ..... More >>

96. Guy: Horticulture New Zealand Conference Award Dinner

30 July 2015 5:10pm | New Zealand Government

Good evening. Thank you Julian Raine, Horticulture New Zealand President, for that introduction. It is a pleasure to join you this evening in recognising excellence and future leaders of the horticulture industry... More >>

97. Appointments to the New Zealand Film Commission

31 July 2015 3:20pm | New Zealand Government

Dame Patsy Reddy has been reappointed as Chair of the New Zealand Film Commission, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry announced today. Charles Finny has also been reappointed as a member of the Commission. Both of Wellington, Dame Patsy ..... More >>

98. PERRIAM on national stage at New Zealand Fashion Week 2015

30 July 2015 1:34pm | Scope Media

PERRIAM on national stage at New Zealand Fashion Week 2015 Luxury merino fashion brand PERRIAM has been selected for a special showcase on wool in fashion at the prestigious New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW) in August. PERRIAM is among some of the ..... More >>

99. Netflix, Quickflix, Lightbox, Neon: An interim market

09 April 2015 9:24am | Digitl

After years of waiting New Zealanders are now spoilt for choice with streaming TV. Netflix, Quickflix, Lightbox and Neon each offer a decent local catalogues at reasonable prices... More >>

100. The FIRE Economy: New Zealand's Reckoning - By Jane Kelsey

17 July 2015 4:30pm | Professor Jane Kelsey

The global economy imploded in 2008 and confirmed a stark reality. Entire nations and billions of people are captives of an unstable and amoral economic system powered by finance , insurance and real estate - FIRE. [1] New Zealand included... More >>


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