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1. Royal tour 2014: Wellington Civic Square walk

11 April 2014 4:17pm | Wellington City Council

The Wellington City Council today advises on its preparations for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's public walk in Wellington's Civic Square. .. More >>

2. Internet Party And MP Agree to End Talks

15 April 2014 2:14pm | Internet Party

As previously advised, the Internet Party has been involved in discussions with a current Member of Parliament to join the Internet Party to contest the 2014 General Election. Following the recent decision of delegates at the MANA AGM to continue ..... More >>

3. Draft Report and Decision: Ruataniwha Consents Granted

15 April 2014 1:25pm | Environmental Protection Authority

o Allowed the Plan Change request with amendments (as detailed in Part 2 of Volume 1 of the Draft Report and Decision). The provisions of the plan change request can be found in Volume 3 of the Draft Report and Decision. o Granted the 17 resource ..... More >>

4. iPredict 2014 Election Update #14: Labour Makes Gains

14 April 2014 4:22pm | iPredict

Labour makes gains over last week · National's probability of forming next government down to 70%, compared with 87% five months before 2011 election · Likelihood NZ First would back Labour-led government passes 50% for first time · Act's chances ..... More >>

5. Making the holidays easier for Kiwi drivers

15 April 2014 10:02am | New Zealand Labour Party

The next Labour Government will make the holidays easier and journeys quicker for Kiwi families driving on the roads, says Labour Leader David Cunliffe. .. More >>

6. Kaikohe woman who starved dog to death sentenced

15 April 2014 2:11pm | SPCA

A Kaikohe woman who chained up a dog and starved it to death was sentenced today in the Kaikohe District Court. .. More >>

7. Carter Observatory Looks to the Sky for Total Lunar Eclipse

05 April 2014 1:52pm | Carter Observatory

Wellington's Carter Observatory will be giving visitors the chance to experience one of the sky's most stunning displays next Tuesday evening (April 15) when the first of two total lunar eclipses this year will be visible from earth. .. More >>

8. Judith Collins has to fess up on ACC blunder

14 April 2014 10:22pm | New Zealand Labour Party

ACC Minster Judith Collins must front up and tell New Zealand how many people who refused to hand over their private details to ACC have been denied cover, says Labour's ACC Spokesperson Iain Lees-Galloway "The legality of ACC's privacy waver, ACC ..... More >>

9. NZ sawmillers to endure more pain as exporter margins shrink

10 April 2014 3:18pm | BusinessDesk

April 10 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand timber companies, who have closed more than 40 sawmills in the past decade, are likely to face more pain as plants tied to the export trade face lower-cost Chinese mills, rising competition and a high kiwi dollar ..... More >>

10. New Zealand's worst customer service industries revealed

14 April 2014 3:55pm | Kiwihost

New Zealand's worst customer service industries revealed Industries that rate the worst for customer service in New Zealand are Government agencies and local councils, and telecommunications, utilities and insurance companies. Customer service satisfaction ..... More >>

11. Wintec Secures Major Contract in Saudi Arabia

14 April 2014 3:22pm | Wintec

The Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) has won a contract to jointly operate a cluster of three new vocational training colleges in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, starting later this year. It is the first New Zealand educational organisation to ..... More >>

12. $2.1 million boost for Māori in the Primary Industries

14 April 2014 5:05pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Five projects worth over 2.1 million will add further value to increasing the productivity of Māori primary sector assets. .. More >>

13. Mark Bunting Joins the Breeze

14 April 2014 3:26pm | The Breeze

Mark Bunting Joins the Breeze Waikato broadcaster Mark Bunting will be moving from The Radio Network to The Breeze after signing with MediaWorks Radio, owners of The Edge, The Rock, More FM, RadioLIVE, The Sound, The Breeze, George FM and Mai FM. ..... More >>

14. World' best prizefighters signed to compete in Super 8

03 March 2014 3:34pm | Sky Arena

European specialists join the world's biggest heavyweight boxing tournament - the last-man-standing SUPER 8 - in Auckland .. More >>

15. Questions For Oral Answer April 15

15 April 2014 11:34am | Office of the Clerk

1. DAVID BENNETT to the Minister of Finance: How will the Budget next month help to lock in the benefits of sustainable economic growth to support more jobs and higher incomes for New Zealanders? .. More >>

16. NZ Samsung Galaxy S5 plans compared

14 April 2014 8:52pm | Digitl

Want to get your hands on a Samsung Galaxy S5  without paying the full $1050 asking price upfront? New Zealand's mobile phone carriers have a range of plans that could get the Android smartphone into your paws if you commit to a monthly plan... More >>

17. Dunne on Ruataniwha Decision

15 April 2014 3:45pm | United Future NZ Party

UnitedFuture Leader Peter Dunne says today's draft decision on the Ruataniwha Dam is a partial win for all New Zealanders and the environment we hold so dear. The draft decision released today approves the dam, but with rigorous parameters; ..... More >>

18. More Oravida endorsements from John Key

15 April 2014 12:46pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The use of a picture of John Key in an advertisement for Oravida's scampi products in a Chinese airline magazine is further evidence of an unhealthily cosy relationship between the National Party and this company, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says... More >>

19. EDS has big win on Tukituki Case

15 April 2014 3:17pm | Environmental Defence Society

The Board of Inquiry released its Draft Report and Decision on the Tukituki Catchment Proposal this afternoon. .. More >>

20. Masterchef NZ 2014 Top 15 Duos Revealed

03 February 2014 1:17pm | TV One

A rural GP, a tae kwon do champion, an air traffic controller and a former Miss New Zealand were amongst the 15 duos awarded a coveted MasterChef apron in tonight's episode of MasterChef New Zealand on TV ONE... More >>

21. Kiwi Self Storage Fire: Summary and Update

14 April 2014 3:19pm | Peter Fowler

The Police are treating the fire are arson and have released CCTV footage of the alleged offender. No arrests have yet been made. Kiwi Self Storage operated the facility with no sprinklers, no automatic isolating fire doors and no externally monitored ..... More >>

22. ASB PayTag brings contactless payments to your mobile phone

14 April 2014 4:45pm | ASB Bank

ASB is taking another a giant leap towards pervasive mobile banking with the launch of ASB PayTag, a new technology allowing convenient and secure credit and debit card payments with a simple tap of your mobile phone... More >>

23. Westpac Launches Westpac World MasterCard

08 April 2014 3:03pm | Mastercard

Exclusive partnership with MasterCard® to offer unrivalled travel and lifestyle customer benefits to high net-worth individuals .. More >>

24. Children's Book Award Finalists - Books for Prince George

08 April 2014 1:35pm | NZ Post Book Awards

What special Kiwi gift can you give a small prince who is not even a year old? Specially inscribed Picture Books from the cream of New Zealand children's authors - that's what. .. More >>

25. Maori Party to Challenge for Te Tai Tokerau Seat

14 April 2014 10:24pm | The Maori Party

The Maori Party is gearing up to win Te Tai Tokerau Maori electoral seat currently held by the Mana Party's Hone Harawira, according to Rangimarie Naida Glavish, president of the Maori Party. "Maori voters in the north are becoming increasingly ..... More >>

26. Ruataniwha decision puts water demands before nature

15 April 2014 5:20pm | Forest and Bird

Independent conservation organisation Forest & Bird says the Board of Inquiry that today granted consent for the Ruataniwha irrigation dam has failed to account for the overall environmental damage the project would cause, if it is built. .. More >>

27. Board of Inquiry conditions will save rivers in New Zealand

15 April 2014 2:16pm | New Zealand Labour Party

The Ruataniwha dam decision released today has protected the Tukituki River and dashed the Government's hope of the "one nutrient model" (TRIM) being adopted nationwide, says Labour's Conservation spokesperson Ruth Dyson... More >>

28. Prime Minister saddened by death of Owen Woodhouse

15 April 2014 6:33pm | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister, John Key today expressed his condolences to the family of Sir Owen Woodhouse, ONZ KBE DSC. Sir Owen passed away aged 97. "Sir Owen Woodhouse was a man whose life exemplified public service and duty to his country," Mr Key said. ..... More >>

29. The mauri of the Tukituki has been acknowledged

15 April 2014 4:57pm | Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Inc

Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated is pleased that the mauri of the Tukituki and Papatuanuku has been acknowledged by the Board of Inquiry on the Tukituki Catchment Proposal (Ruataniwha Dam) through their direction to apply greater protection measures to ..... More >>

30. ACC inflicts 'double jeopardy', says claimant

15 April 2014 9:45am | Peter de Waal

A disabled man in Auckland has twice had his weekly compensation stopped by ACC for amending the corporation's standard privacy release form despite a District Court ruling in the claimant's favour... More >>

31. Labour's latest dead end street

15 April 2014 12:41pm | New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee says today's Labour policy announcements of cutting revenue currently being invested in safer, more productive transport infrastructure should worry the public on a number of levels... More >>

32. Westpac NZ claims world first finger scan banking

14 April 2014 9:50pm | Digitl

Westpac New Zealand says it hopes it's customers will soon be able to use fingerprint scanning as a quick way to get secure access to mobile banking, At the moment it is at the 'proof of concept' stage. When it arrives, it says the technology will ..... More >>

33. Hekia Parata kept exam book errors from schools

15 April 2014 2:50pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Schools will be appalled to learn Education Minister Hekia Parata knew since January that hundreds of exam booklets had been returned to the wrong students but said nothing about it, Labour's Education Spokesperson Chris Hipkins says... More >>

34. Speech: Winston Peters "MMP - The Inside Story"

29 January 2010 12:06pm | New Zealand First Party

Thank you for the invitation to talk to you about politics. It brings back memories of a few years ago, when a country boy started studying POLITICS 101. It is a great pleasure to speak to you about some aspects of the journey started then. Despite ..... More >>

35. Greens dam Tukituki decision

15 April 2014 3:43pm | Green Party

With the Hawke's Bay Regional Council actively promoting the Ruataniwha dam scheme and the Government suppressing important information on its potential impacts, it is not surprising that the Ministerially appointed panel has agreed to it the scheme, ..... More >>

36. Vindication for Public: Guardian, Washington Post's Pulitzer

15 April 2014 10:45am | Edward Snowden

I am grateful to the committee for their recognition of the efforts of those involved in the last year's reporting, and join others around the world in congratulating Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras, Barton Gellman, Ewen MacAskill, and all of the others ..... More >>

37. More trouble with Labour's transport policy

15 April 2014 4:43pm | New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee says Ministry of Transport analysis of Labour's new policy for taxing motorhomes shows many motorhome owners would actually be charged higher Road User Charges under a Labour government than they are presently, not lower, ..... More >>

38. Local body tax idea 'a bit rich', says Key

15 April 2014 8:55am | BusinessDesk

April 15 (BusinessDesk) - Prime Minister John Key made it clear he is no fan of a push by the local government lobby to be allowed to raise local taxes other than through property rates, saying the proposal is "a bit rich"... More >>

39. Whangarei: New Zealand's first fibre city

14 April 2014 8:42pm | Digitl

In the next few weeks NorthPower will finish building Whangarei's fibre network. It will be the first city in New Zealand to have a full, ultrafast broadband network. .. More >>

40. New entrant to New Zealand crowdfunding a 'game changer'

15 April 2014 11:38am | Armillary

Partnership with global operator offers a compelling opportunity for New Zealand business to raise capital through equity crowdfunding. Investment Bank and Asset Manager, Armillary Private Capital, has today announced that it will introduce an ..... More >>

41. New Appointment - Heritage Auckland General Manager

15 April 2014 11:14am | Heritage Hotels

Heritage Hotel Management is delighted to announce the appointment of Marcus Keenan as the new general manager of Heritage Auckland. Marcus has been the acting resident manager at the recently reopened Heritage Christchurch this year... More >>

42. Manpower Australia Heads to NZ For National Tour

16 December 2013 11:46am | Manpower

For the rst time in more than ve years, the rumble of thunder will be heard Down Under when the Manpower Australia storm heads our way next April. Direct from Vegas and a sellout tour in Australia, the No. 1 Male Revue Show in the World will ..... More >>

43. Dilmah launches tea capsules

15 April 2014 1:16pm | Dilmah

Loyal tea drinkers will be able to entertain their tea-loving friends at the push of button with the New Zealand launch of Dilmah tea capsules. .. More >>

44. World Skinny Dip Record at Rhythm & Vines (CONTAINS NUDITY)

02 January 2014 4:42pm | The Scoop Team

On the last day of 2013 a world record has been reached in Gisborne, New Zealand for the biggest amount of people in the in the water at one time with no clothes on. The music video was performed by local musician F n' C... More >>

45. Evidence Destroys Milkmaid's Credibility

15 April 2014 6:40pm | New Zealand First Party

Evidence Destroys Milkmaid's Credibility New evidence released by New Zealand First today reveals Justice Minister Judith Collins used her position to manipulate the Government to help her husband's company, Oravida, after the Fonterra botulism ..... More >>

46. TRN Reinvigorates the New Zealand Radio Market

15 April 2014 1:56pm | The Radio Network

The Radio Network (TRN) has today announced significant changes to its Classic Hits and ZM music stations. TRN CEO Jane Hastings announced that from April 28 one of New Zealand's most loved and listened to breakfast show couples Polly and Grant, ..... More >>

47. Big cracks appear in Ruataniwha dam project

28 March 2014 10:50am | Green Party

Big cracks appear in Ruataniwha dam project The Ruataniwha dam is looking increasingly risky following Trustpower pulling its share of a proposed $106 million investment and with only 40 per cent of potential water users expressing interest the Green ..... More >>

48. ACC Privacy ruling welcomed for Sensitive Claimants

15 April 2014 11:50am | NZ Psychotherapists Association

Yesterday's District Court ruling, that the standard ACC release of information form the "ACC 167" is illegal, has been welcomed by psychotherapists and clinicians working with sexual abuse survivors... More >>

49. People with disabilities most adversely affected in crises

14 April 2014 9:42am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury expert says people with disabilities are among the most adversely affected during conflict situations or when natural disasters strike. .. More >>

50. Green Party selects NGO leader as Mt Roskill candidate

14 April 2014 11:25am | Green Party

The Green Party has selected former Oxfam New Zealand Executive Director Barry Coates as its candidate for the Mt. Roskill electorate. Barry recently stepped down from Oxfam after ten years. He brings an enormous range of skills and experiences to his ..... More >>

51. Steve Tew wins prestigious C.K. Doig Leadership Award

15 April 2014 1:17pm | Sport New Zealand

Outstanding achievement across the sport and recreation sector has been recognised at the annual New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards, held in Christchurch tonight. .. More >>

52. Scoop Images: Polly, Grant & Kids - Who Won?

12 March 2001 8:34am | Alastair Thompson

ZMFM Morning Crew team Grant and Polly with kids at Friday's WestpacTrust Stadium clash between Wellington's Hurricanes and the Western Stormers. Who won? Read the faces... More >>

53. BIG Rides are BACK for the Coca-Cola Easter Show 2014

25 March 2014 5:04pm | The Coca-Cola Easter Show

The Big Rides are BACK for Coca-Cola Easter Show 2014 with all Auckland's favourite thrills and spills making their comeback for the biggest show in years. .. More >>

54. McClay opens Business to Government Workshop

15 April 2014 10:10am | New Zealand Government

Revenue Minister Todd McClay has opened the Business to Government Collaboration Workshop in Wellington today, citing it as a great opportunity for Government and private enterprise to find new ways to improve and simplify digital services. The ..... More >>

55. Women Distressed by Pregnancy Termination Protestors

14 April 2014 10:08am | Waikato District Health Board

Informed Women Distressed by Pregnancy Termination Protestors Waikato District Health Board social worker Jo Oliver-Clarke says women going into Thames Hospital before and after undergoing termination of pregnancy procedures are distressed by a group ..... More >>

56. Father jailed for possessing child sex abuse images

14 April 2014 11:22am | Department Of Internal Affairs

A father who admitted possessing hundreds of objectionable videos and images of children stored on his computer was sentenced to 12 months in jail in the Palmerston North District Court on Friday 11 April... More >>

57. Big Step for Auckland's City Rail Link

15 April 2014 10:52am | Auckland Transport

The City Rail Link (CRL) has reached a major milestone with Auckland Transport accepting a recommendation by planning commissioners to confirm the land requirements for the CRL. Auckland Transport's chief executive David Warburton says the commissioners ..... More >>

58. Zombie Outbreak Forecast in Christchurch

12 March 2014 1:13pm | Elephant Publicity

Christchurch, be prepared for an undead invasion as the immersive theatrical experience Zombie: Red Zone, storms into the city from April 24th to May 17th - with the "expansion pack" Zombie: Red Zone Gaming taking place from April 17th to May 1st... More >>

59. 3 Mile Limit Movie Continues to Win Awards in the U.S

15 April 2014 1:05pm | Samantha Smith

New Zealand movie '3 Mile Limit' has won Best Feature Film at both the North Hollywood and Charleston International Film Festivals. .. More >>

60. Genesis shares priced at $1.55

28 March 2014 6:36pm | New Zealand Government

New Zealanders have the opportunity to buy the majority of available Genesis Energy shares when the offer opens to retail investors tomorrow morning, after the successful completion of the bookbuild. The Genesis shares have been priced at $1.55 each, meaning ..... More >>

61. Guilty verdict in SFO fraud case

14 April 2014 4:43pm | Serious Fraud Office

Michelle Roberta Innes (59) has been found guilty today in the Auckland District Court to Crimes Act charges laid by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). .. More >>

62. PM Press Conference - Royal Visit, Economy, Housing Prices

14 April 2014 5:56pm | Jamie Neikrie

This week at his weekly press conference in Wellington, Prime Minister John Key discussed the visit of the British Royal family, the state of the economy, and how to deal with rising housing prices... More >>

63. Ruataniwha decision bold and encouraging

15 April 2014 5:19pm | Irrigation NZ

IrrigationNZ says today's decision by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to approve the $275million Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme is bold and encouraging. .. More >>

64. What has ACC Minister been doing?

15 April 2014 4:00pm | Green Party

The ACC Minister needs to front up and explain what, if any, changes she has made to the broken culture of ACC rather than denying that she has any part to play in the dysfunction of her Ministry, the Green Party said today... More >>

65. District Energy System for Christchurch

14 April 2014 10:16am | Christchurch City Holdings Limited

Christchurch City Council (CCC), the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA), Christchurch City Holdings Ltd (CCHL) and Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) have formally signed an alliance with international partner Cofely-GDF SUEZ/Cowley ..... More >>

66. Japan's ICR in Defiance of World Court Ruling

14 April 2014 2:49pm | Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

The ICR Today Filed Court Briefs Stating They Intend to Return to Antarctica to Hunt Whales in 2015-2016; Will Seek to Enjoin Other Sea Shepherd Entities from Obstructing Their Operations.. More >>

67. Ruataniwha consents approved in draft decision

15 April 2014 2:53pm | BusinessDesk

April 15 (BusinessDesk) - The Tukituki Catchment Proposal Board of Inquiry has granted 17 resource consents relating to the $265 million Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme in a draft decision that would open more of the Hawke's Bay to irrigation... More >>

68. MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise on tech relief-rally led by PEB

15 April 2014 6:03pm | BusinessDesk

April 15 (BusinessDesk) - NZ Stocks rose led by Pacific Edge as investors re-evaluate prices of tech stocks after the recent a sell-off in the sector worldwide. Xero extended its decline. .. More >>

69. Govt to increase minimum wage

24 February 2014 4:05pm | New Zealand Government

Labour Minister Simon Bridges today announced the adult minimum wage is to rise to $14.25 an hour. .. More >>

70. Adequate resourcing needed for victims' advocate

14 April 2014 9:25am | New Zealand Labour Party

The establishment of a victims' commissioner role will only be meaningful if it is properly resourced to do the job of advocating for victims' interests, Labour Justice spokesperson Andrew Little says... More >>

71. Chief Coroner releases NZ annual suicide figures 2013

27 August 2013 1:24pm | Chief Coroner

Chief Coroner Judge Neil MacLean today released the provisional annual suicide figures for the year ending 30 June 2013. .. More >>

72. Governor-General to visit National War Memorial Park

15 April 2014 11:39am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

The Governor-General, Lieutenant General The Right Honourable Sir Jerry Mateparae, is to visit the National War Memorial Park (Pukeahu) on Tuesday 15 April. The Park is currently under construction on Buckle Street in Wellington, and will be completed ..... More >>

73. 1080 poison: science and facts

24 May 2011 4:25pm | Happypet NZ

Any true scientist would be intensely annoyed to see wishful thinking and casual observations (rather than properly replicated experiments with appropriate controls) masquerading as science, especially when lots of people actually believed in it. ..... More >>

74. First comprehensive self-assessment tool for business owners

09 April 2014 12:26pm | The Icehouse

The Icehouse this week has launched a tool for businesses to quickly discover their biggest opportunities for growth. The Business of International Quality (BIQ[TM]) Barometer is an online tool which gauges the performance of New Zealand businesses... More >>

75. Bathurst Resources needs extra day for capital raising

15 April 2014 9:54am | BusinessDesk

April 14 (BusinessDesk) - Bathurst Resources says it needs an extra day to complete a discounted share placement raising funds to develop its controversial Escarpment open-cut coal mine on the Denniston Plateau near Westport... More >>

76. The Rolling Stones: New Auckland Date, Hunters & Collectors

15 April 2014 4:38pm | Frontier Touring Company

It's the news New Zealand has been waiting for. The Rolling Stones today confirmed the rescheduled dates and venues for both the Australian and New Zealand legs of their highly anticipated '14 On Fire' tour. Now, Frontier Touring is also delighted ..... More >>

77. Kronic, K2, Kryptonite Banned

27 September 2013 3:27pm | New Zealand Government

Associate Health Minister Todd McClay has welcomed the removal from shelves of Kronic, K2 and Kryptonite and has asked the Ministry of Health to send all psychoactive substances which have received interim approvals to Environmental Science and Research (ESR) ..... More >>

78. The Springbok Tour Of 1981 - 25 Years On

19 July 2006 9:36am | South African Consulate

When Sports Minister Trevor Mallard welcomes the 2006 Springboks at a parliamentary function this evening, it will be 25 years to the day since the divisive tour of 1981 began - an event that set mate against mate and divided a nation... More >>

79. Reports show need for improved water service delivery

14 April 2014 3:08pm | NZCID

"The recent release of the Ministry of Health's Annual Report on Drinking Water Quality and a stormwater report commissioned by the Auckland Council provide two further reminders of the need for better scrutiny and accountability in meeting drinking ..... More >>

80. Missing 11 year-old found safe and well

15 April 2014 10:16am | New Zealand Police

Police can confirm that the 11 year-old girl who left her Massey home early yesterday evening and did not return has since been located. .. More >>

81. Finalists Announced in New Zealand's Best Workplaces of 2013

01 October 2013 1:19pm | Kenexa Best Workplaces Survey

- Kenexa, an IBM Company (NYSE: IBM) and global provider of business solutions for human resources, today announced the finalists in its Best Workplaces Survey in New Zealand... More >>

82. Gordon Campbell on royalty and its tourism spin-offs

15 April 2014 11:26am | Gordon Campbell

Ultimately the Queen's longevity has been one of her most significant accomplishments. A transition to Prince Charles while the monarchy was in the pits of public esteem in the mid to late 1990s would have been disastrous for the Royal Firm... More >>

83. Multi-sector NZ risk assessment would allow "Wise Response"

09 April 2014 12:13pm | 350 Aotearoa

100 notable New Zealanders are backing a call to government for a quantitative risk assessment of how and exactly where New Zealand is exposed to key global issues across economic security, energy and climate security, environmental security, business ..... More >>

84. Canterbury research aims to develop safer steel structures

15 April 2014 1:15pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury postgraduate civil and natural resources engineering researchers are developing new methods to improve the performance of steel structures in earthquakes. .. More >>

85. Arrest made in Kiwi Self Storage fire investigation

15 April 2014 10:21am | New Zealand Police

Wellington Police continue to investigate the fire that damaged the Kiwi Self Storage facility on Rongotai Road in Kilbirnie in the early hours of Friday 4 April 2014. .. More >>

86. MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks fall with global tech rout

14 April 2014 5:44pm | BusinessDesk

April 14 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares followed Wall Street lower as investors question whether tech and high-growth companies can deliver the earnings growth implied by their valuations. Pacific Edge led the NZX 50 Index lower, while Xero and Diligent ..... More >>

87. While you were sleeping: US consumers, Citigroup

15 April 2014 7:09am | BusinessDesk

April 15 (BusinessDesk) - Wall Street rose as solid US retail sales data and better-than-expected results from Citigroup calmed frayed nerves and reassured some investors about the outlook for the world's largest economy and corporate profits. .. More >>

88. Katy Perry Will Include NZ in her Prismatic World Tour 2014

27 February 2014 2:13pm | Blackout Music Management

International superstar and the hottest property in pop right now Katy Perry announced her Australian dates yesterday for The Prismatic World Tour in November 2014. Dainty Group are thrilled to confirm that New Zealand date(s) will be included and an Auckland ..... More >>

89. Disney on Ice Presents Treasure Trove

31 March 2014 10:59am | Noise PR

This magical Disney On Ice show that kiwi families have come to know and love is back to our shores this year and is better than ever! .. More >>

90. More Kiwi Kids to Benefit From Technology Savvy Teachers

11 April 2014 11:39am | UNITEC

Kiwi kids are set to benefit from a drastically different classroom experience thanks to a new joint venture between The Mind Lab and Unitec Institute of Technology. .. More >>

91. New Zealand First's Vision for New Zealand

14 April 2014 1:02pm | New Zealand First Party

Ladies and Gentlemen, Rotary members and guests, thank you for inviting me here today. When the dust settles on election night 2014, New Zealand First will be in strong position which makes the policies we stand for extremely relevant... More >>

92. $9.9m in funding for new sustainable farming projects

14 April 2014 4:56pm | New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed the latest round of projects receiving funding from the Sustainable Farming Fund (SFF), covering a range of issues from water quality to climate change... More >>

93. Growth seen further lifting average wage by $7,500

15 April 2014 12:05pm | New Zealand Government

The average annual wage is expected to increase by $7,500 to around $62,200 a year by 2018 if New Zealand achieves its economic growth forecasts over the next four years, Finance Minister Bill English says... More >>

94. Promise of jam tomorrow takes the cake

15 April 2014 2:51pm | New Zealand Labour Party

A claim by Minister of Finance Bill English that average wages will climb by $7,500 over the next four years is a cynical promise of jam tomorrow by a government whose record on wage growth is atrocious, Labour spokesperson on labour issues Andrew Little ..... More >>

95. NZ Ranked World's Most Socially Advanced Country

03 April 2014 2:41pm | The Social Progress Imperative

New Zealand is the most socially advanced nation in the world according to a major new global index published today by US-based nonprofit, the Social Progress Imperative, and released at the 2014 Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship. New Zealand ..... More >>

96. Capital Gains Tax not a solution

14 April 2014 9:57am | NZ Property Investors Federation

Capital Gains Tax not a solution The association representing Kiwi landlords is disappointed the Labour Party is misleading the public about their proposed capital gains tax, which they plan to apply to all asset classes except the family home. Mr Cunliffe ..... More >>

97. Science Tutoring Service now on offer

14 April 2014 3:11pm | House of Science

April 2014: A new science tutoring service commences in May as the Tauranga community embraces the new Science centre. .. More >>

98. Royal Opening of Christchurch Botanic GardensCentre

14 April 2014 11:44am | Christchurch City Council

Royals to open the new Christchurch Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will today formally open the new Christchurch Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre by cutting a floral rope. Designed along the lines of a giant glasshouse, ..... More >>

99. Mighty fine things to do over Easter Weekend

14 April 2014 3:19pm | Mango Communications

Easter weekend is the perfect time to hit the road and explore New Zealand and what better way to do it than taking your accommodation with you. At Mighty Campers we love to make sure you get the most out of your holiday but don't spend all of your ..... More >>


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