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1. Five schools get special recruitment allowance

01 March 2015 10:35am | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata says schools in Northland, Waikato, Hawkes Bay and Canterbury are the first to gain approval to use a new allowance to recruit principals who can help them tackle significant challenges... More >>

2. The TPPA's Dirty Little Secret: How US could write NZ's Laws

13 August 2014 9:47am | Professor Jane Kelsey

A new website launched today ( ) has exposed what University of Auckland law professor Jane Kelsey calls 'the dirty little secret of the TPPA'... More >>

3. OYSTERS AHEAD: Bluff season begins

27 February 2015 3:34pm | NIWA

Each March, oyster lovers descend on the catch of Bluff's best bivalves - a seasonal delicacy from one of the last remaining wild oyster fisheries on the planet. .. More >>

4. National selects Mark Osborne as Northland candidate

28 February 2015 1:39pm | New Zealand National Party

National selects Mark Osborne as Northland candidate The National Party has announced Mark Osborne as its candidate for the Northland by-election. Mr Osborne was selected at a large meeting of party members in Kerikeri today, pledging to work to maintain ..... More >>

5. Friday, busy night for Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter

01 March 2015 11:11am | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a farm south of Morrinsville at approximately 8pm on Friday evening. A 14 year old local boy had come off his motorbike in a hilly farm paddock. He was treated for neck and back injuries at the ..... More >>

6. All Kiwis Can Now Watch Lydia Ko for Free

18 February 2015 2:52pm | Lightbox

Lightbox Sport is proud to announce that it will give ALL Kiwis FREE access to watch NZ's own - Lydia Ko - live or on-demand at the LPGA - ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open 2015. .. More >>

7. Jessie J - Live in Concert

27 February 2015 11:21am | iHeartRadio NZ

iHeartRadio NZ is thrilled to announce Grammy award-nominated, pop and R&B superstar Jessie J live in NZ for the first time ever! .. More >>

8. SIX60 Announce Sophomore Album Released February 2015

19 December 2014 11:49am | The Maple

We are excited to announce the return of SIX60, with the release of their sophomore album set for February 27th via Massive Entertainment/Universal Music NZ. .. More >>

9. World's Southernmost Wendy's to Open in Dunedin

30 July 2014 3:59pm | Switch PR

Building consent issued for Dunedin's first Wendy's, company looks to fill 56 jobs The world's southernmost Wendy's is to open in Dunedin, with ground works now underway at the South Dunedin site. The region's first Wendy's outlet at ..... More >>

10. Team Seagate Charging through Godzone Course on Day Two

01 March 2015 12:04pm | 100 Percent Pure Racing

Reigning GODZone and World Adventure Racing Champions Team Seagate are leaving nothing to chance as they race into day two of the weeklong GODZone adventure race firmly in the lead position. Over night the front running teams have ascended 2400m, passing ..... More >>

11. TSB Bank writes off $53.9 mln Solid Energy debt

27 February 2015 5:58pm | BusinessDesk

Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - TSB Bank, the Taranaki community-owned bank, has written off the remaining $53.9 million debt exposure it had to stricken state-owned coal miner Solid Energy as the prospects of getting repaid deteriorate... More >>

12. Rider flown to hospital in a critical condition

01 March 2015 10:27am | New Zealand Police

At about 3.30pm today Police attended a single vehicle crash involving a motorcycle with a single rider on the Kopu Hikuai Road. A male rider has been flown to hospital in a critical condition... More >>

13. Rally against TPPA in Hastings

28 February 2015 10:35am | Grey Power New Zealand

With the final negotiations of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) expected to be taking place in March, and with widespread community concern about threats this secret deal poses to New Zealand's sovereignty, a rally is being held onSaturday, ..... More >>

14. Rotorua Rescue Helicopter 2 callout Saturday afternoon

01 March 2015 11:13am | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Rotorua based BayTrust Rescue helicopter was dispatched to Okere (North of Rotorua) on Saturday afternoon to assist ambulance crews with a man suffering from a medical event... More >>

15. Action On And Off The Water At GODzone Adventure - Day 2

01 March 2015 7:24pm | GODZone Adventure

It's been an exciting day of river and coasteering action for the lead teams in the 2015 GODZone in Lake Wanaka. .. More >>

16. Sky Tower lighting tops off Chinese New Year celebrations

17 February 2015 2:45pm | SKYCITY

Sky Tower lighting tops off 16 days of Chinese New Year celebrations at SKYCITY The Sky Tower will don the traditional colours of red and gold to celebrate Chinese New Year, from 18 February to 5 March* Chinese New Year will see 16 days of celebration ..... More >>

17. Manurewa to host Guinness World Record Ice-Cream event

27 February 2015 9:42am | Auckland Council

Manurewa will be hosting a Guinness World Record attempt at this Saturday's Manurewa community day, where an attempt will be made to create the world's longest ice-cream sundae... More >>

18. Epic Adventure Gets Underway In Wanaka For 2015 GODZone

01 March 2015 5:29pm | GODZone Adventure

Click for big version GODZOne teams leaving the startline at Fantail Falls in the Makarora Valley near Haast Pass. Credit Mead Norton .. More >>

19. Overwhelming Response to the Bachelor NZ Casting Call

12 November 2014 5:37pm | Mediaworks

MediaWorks has been overwhelmed by Kiwi women applying to be part of the first series of The Bachelor New Zealand , which will screen on TV3 in 2015. .. More >>

20. Joseph Parker's next fight - Auckland, March 5

16 January 2015 10:17am | Duco Events

Joseph Parker is set to light up Auckland's Vodafone Events Centre this March 5th, 2015when he takes on Jason 'The Technician' Pettaway ! .. More >>

21. Former Hostage Harmeet Sooden Returns To Iraq - Q&A

28 February 2015 4:18pm | Harmeet Sooden

Harmeet Sooden at a press conference following his release in June 2003 - Image Yasmine Ryan - .. More >>

22. Local government debate is far from over

28 February 2015 10:31am | NZ Chambers of Commerce

Regional business surveys shows local government debate is far from over Regional business surveys conducted in advance of submissions closing on the Local Government Commission's draft proposal show that the debate on the right model for Wellington ..... More >>

23. KYCITY Auckland celebrates the Chinese New Year

04 February 2015 12:09pm | SKYCITY

SKYCITY Auckland is marking the Lunar New Year with 16 days of celebrations including a stunning fireworks display coinciding with the closing of Auckland Lantern Festival. .. More >>

24. Warning signs up at Takapuna beach over water quality issue

27 February 2015 1:04pm | Auckland Council

Warning signs up at Takapuna beach over water quality issue Auckland Council has placed warning signs at Takapuna beach week advising swimmers and other beach users of poor water quality. Indicators of poor water quality were found by the council's ..... More >>

25. Future Sound System: Avicii Live in New Zealand 2015

01 December 2014 10:22am | Frontier Touring Company

Introducing the hottest ticket of the summer - FUTURE SOUND SYSTEM! Future Music Group and Frontier Touring are proud to present a massive outdoor summer dance party to send the summer off in style!.. More >>

26. Countdown's latest collectibles hit stores with a roar

30 January 2015 3:23pm | Countdown Supermarket

30 January 2015: Countdown has teamed up with the SPCA to launch the next collectible craze, a limited edition range of Super Animals sound cards. In a first for any Countdown collectibles campaign, the Super Animals cards come to life when swiped through a ..... More >>

27. Auckland Lantern Festival lights up the city

10 February 2014 11:31am | ATEED

Starting with a lantern-only night this Thursday 13 February and closing with a spectacular fireworks finale from the Sky Tower on Sunday 16 February, the Auckland Lantern Festival is set to light up Auckland this weekend. The festival - now in ..... More >>

28. Queen Elizabeth visits Auckland en route to Gallipoli

19 February 2015 4:57pm | Cunard Line

Moving Tribute to Mark the Centenary of Gallipoli Campaign as Queen Elizabeth visits Auckland en route to Gallipoli .. More >>

29. Guy Ryan Wins Young New Zealander of the Year Award

26 February 2015 2:17pm | Inspiring Stories Trust

Inspiring Stories Trust is delighted to announce that CEO, Guy Ryan, won the 2015 Young New Zealander of the Year Award last night. .. More >>

30. On The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Winston Peters

28 February 2015 1:06pm | The Nation

Patrick Gower: Well, believe it or not, Winston is in. On Friday, the New Zealand First leader announced he is standing in the Northland by-election. I spoke to him just before we came on air and yet again tried to figure out what exactly he is up ..... More >>

31. New Research Links Water Fluoridation to ADHD

28 February 2015 12:54pm | Fluoride Information Network For Dentists

Strong research published in the British Medical Journal this week shows a significant relationship between fluoridated water and ADHD , with each 1% increase in artificial fluoridation prevalence in 1992 being associated with approximately 67,000 to 131,000 ..... More >>

32. Stark contrast between benefit increase & MPs' pay rise

27 February 2015 9:27am | Auckland Action Against Poverty

Stark contrast between benefit increase & MPs' pay rise Media release Friday 27 February 2015 Earlier this week Social Development Minister Anne Tolley announced that benefits will increase by 0.51% on 1 April. Yesterday MPs were granted a 5.5% ..... More >>

33. Q + A: Winston Peters Interviewed by Corin Dann

01 March 2015 12:22pm | TVNZ

CORIN John Key, on this programme a short time ago, said you haven't got a show - you can't win this. .. More >>

34. Tally Ho! Dunedin Sound Songs & Singers

22 January 2015 12:13pm | Southern Sinfonia

International soprano Anna Leese will sing with Southern Sinfonia in the Dunedin Town Hall on 28 February 2015, 7.30pm. But this time, the repertoire will be quite different... More >>

35. Volvo Race Fleet In Town - News From The Race Villag

01 March 2015 6:11pm | Volvo Ocean Race

With the fleet of six Volvo Ocean 65 safely in port, the shore teams are now hard at work and the crowds are enjoying the spectacular sight of the boats being hauled out by crane today and tomorrow for repair and maintenance by The Boatyard team. ..... More >>

36. George Bush I Cabinet Member Endorses Scoop's Crowd Funding

28 February 2015 9:01am | Scoop Operation Chrysalis

This edition of our update focuses on an endorsement we received this week from a very special US based long time Scoop supporter and contributor Catherine Fitts. .. More >>

37. Cockles and Pipis, alive, alive-oh

04 January 2011 11:09am | NIWA

Over the long hot summer many kiwis will be digging deep in the sand for pipi. These yummy shellfish live buried in the sand and are free at the beach! .. More >>

38. Which are the Best Schools in Auckland?

29 July 2006 5:15pm | Metromedia

Auckland Grammar failed the cut, but Mt Roskill Grammar outshone wealthier rivals in Metro magazine's investigation to find the top 25 high schools in Auckland... More >>

39. Ireland shows the way with plain packaging tobacco law

28 February 2015 2:54pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party congratulates the Irish Government for passing plain packaging tobacco legislation this week. .. More >>

40. Helicopter attends to multiple motorcycle accidents

01 March 2015 10:52am | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter transported two boys with suspected leg fractures from an isolated west coast beach south of Port Waikato this evening. The boys were both riding motorbikes on the beach when they collided with each other. They were ..... More >>

41. Fonterra's Glencoal says Waikato mine delayed, not on hold

27 February 2015 4:58pm | BusinessDesk

Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative Group subsidiary Glencoal has denied suggestions it has put its plans for an open cast mine in the Waikato on hold indefinitely following public opposition... More >>

42. Hubbard wins Calder Stewart Cycling series opener

01 March 2015 7:29pm | Calder Stewart Cycling Series

Tom Hubbard backed up a sixth place finish in a strong field in the UCI 1.2 REV Classic race yesterday in Cambridge to win the opening round of the elite race of the Calder Stewart Cycling Series in Oxford near Christchurch today. .. More >>

43. Hat-trick for Alternative Cricket Commentary Collective

13 February 2015 5:02pm | iHeartRadio NZ

The caravan-loving cricket tragics that comprise the Alternative Commentary Collective are back in bad suits for their third series of international cricket, and will be on the boundary ropes for the Black Caps' home games at the 2015 edition of Cricket ..... More >>

44. Home For Life review called for

28 February 2015 10:27am | New Zealand Labour Party

As Foster care awareness week kicks off, Labour is calling for a review of Home for Life - National's policy for the permanent care of foster children .. More >>

45. Viva Prix de Fashion winner in a class of their own

01 March 2015 12:17pm | Ellerslie Hearts Racing

New Zealand's biggest and most glamorous week of thoroughbred racing got off to a fashionable start today at TV3 Derby Day, with the hotly anticipated Viva Prix de Fashion competition at Ellerslie showcasing a pedigree of a different kind... More >>

46. Experts find IES evidence doesn't stack up

01 March 2015 11:28am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

An academic review of the evidence used to support the government's controversial Investing in Educational Success policy has highlighted areas of concern in the IES model, says NZEI... More >>

47. Scoop Coverage: Announcement Of NZ Iraq Deployment

26 February 2015 9:49am | Scoop Full Coverage

Coverage and reaction to the announcement of NZ's deployment of army trainers to help support the Iraqi army against ISIL, and the leadup... More >>

48. Op-Ed : NZ vs ISIS - "To be or not to be"

01 March 2015 7:33pm | Gurbrinder Aulakh

The decision to deploy troops in the fight against Isis reminds of these opening phrases of Shakespeare's Hamlet. No politician, at least in New Zealand, would have liked to be in the shoes of Prime Minister John Key, where he had to make such ..... More >>

49. Q+A: PM John Key - "NZ more at risk from doing nothing"

01 March 2015 5:42pm | TVNZ

Prime Minister John Key told TV One's Q+A programme New Zealand is more at risk from doing nothing than in sending troops to Iraq. .. More >>

50. The Mountain must come to Auckland

27 February 2015 1:15pm | Protect Karangahake Group

With the impending mining of Mt Karangahake on their doorstep, Coromandel Peninsula locals are bringing the issue to your doorstep, asking Aucklanders to lend a hand to help protect a beloved holiday-destination... More >>

51. Synlait Farms rebrands as Purata

26 February 2015 11:11am | Purata

With Latin and Maori origins meaning 'clear, bright - like a beautiful morning," Purata's name reflects the company's new vision post ownership change, says Purata CEO Juliet Maclean... More >>

52. 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 >>

53. Super League Darts Set to Rock The Trusts Arena

25 August 2014 12:06pm | Super League Darts

To accommodate demand, Super League Darts has had to change venues for the Auckland leg of the series with the tournament moving from the Genesis Lounge to the main arena. The tournament will now have capacity for up to 2,500 punters... More >>

54. University of Canterbury students launch Two Weeks Without

27 February 2015 10:51am | University of Canterbury

Two University of Canterbury students have created an amazing scheme - Two Weeks Without - to support charities. .. More >>

55. ANZ Netball Championship - Fever (57) defeated Firebirds (50

01 March 2015 6:13pm | ANZ Championship Netball

Media Release Sunday 1 March 2015 Official Result & Statistics Official Result: West Coast Fever (57) defeated Mission Queensland Firebirds (50) .. More >>

56. Australian NRL teams head to Napier's McLean Park

26 February 2015 12:58pm | Napier City Council

Thursday 26 February, 2015 Napier's McLean Park is expecting a big crowd after confirmation the Melbourne Storm will host a 'home' game against St George Illawarra at the iconic ground. Melbourne Storm has today announced that it will play the NRL ..... More >>

57. Road Diversions - Great North Road, New Lynn

01 March 2015 10:47am | New Zealand Police

A serious vehicle crash occurred on Great North Road, Grey Lynn at about 3.36am today. .. More >>

58. Extensive Collection of NZ Cemetery Records Now Online

02 February 2015 11:22am |

A database of 1.6 million cemetery records which has taken more than 2,000 volunteers over four decades to produce is now available online on Ancestry, the world's largest online family history resource... More >>

59. Jim Beam Homegrown Sells Out

28 February 2015 10:29am | Jim Beam Homegrown

With an exclusively local line-up Jim Beam Homegrown provides a snapshot of the state of Kiwi music and with 7 stages and 57 acts, one could assume the industry is in good shape. An even better indication is that all of the 17,000 tickets have been ..... More >>

60. Bald-Faced Lies About Black Box Voting Machines

10 July 2003 9:56am | Bev Harris

Diebold voting machines are used in 37 states. The entire state of Ohio is considering dumping its old system to buy Diebold. Georgia already did. The Diebold files, supposedly secret voting machine files left on an unprotected web site for nearly six years ..... More >>

61. Reinventing News As A Public Right - A Public Conversation

16 January 2015 12:02pm | The State of NZ News Media

Oh how the mighty have fallen. Once journalism was possibly a noble profession, though that is certainly now, to quote our Prime Minister, a "contestable" notion. It certainly seemed at least a little noble when I joined the ranks of reporters in 1989 . But ..... More >>

62. Labour lodges bill to scrap zero-hour contracts

12 February 2015 1:30pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour is taking action against one of the most insidious attacks on vulnerable workers by today lodging a Member's Bill against zero-hour contracts. .. More >>

63. Comment from Carmel Sepuloni

26 February 2015 10:54am | New Zealand Labour Party

The first I knew of my mother's charges was when I was called by a reporter yesterday. I spoke to Andrew and we agreed there is a conflict of interest at the present time which means I will temporarily stand aside from the Social Development portfolio. ..... More >>

64. Swimming Holes a Plenty in Rotorua

08 January 2015 3:45pm | Destination Rotorua Marketing

We're a nation of water lovers and swimming is a pastime which virtually every New Zealander can claim as a birth right. And nothing compares to the freedom of taking a refreshing plunge in the untamed waters of one of nature's beautiful swimming ..... More >>

65. Independent company to survey Aucklanders on transport

27 February 2015 3:32pm | Auckland Council

A quantitative survey, asking 4,200 Aucklanders for their views on fixing and funding transport, has started as part of Auckland Council's 10-year budget consultation. .. More >>

66. Vodafone makes NZ's first successful Voice over 4G tests

25 February 2015 9:45am | Vodafone

Just two years after Vodafone announced the launch of New Zealand's first 4G service, the company has made another New Zealand first - successfully trialling what will become the next evolution in mobile calling... More >>

67. WESTFEST 2015 2nd line-up announcement

05 December 2014 11:12am | WestFest

ODR Productions, The Rock & Coup De Main proudly present 'The Monster Energy Westfest '15, an annual music festival that every rock, metal & punk fan will be sure not to miss!.. More >>

68. Fagan dominates last shearing test

01 March 2015 10:32am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand shearing legend David Fagan bowed out of international test match shearing by starring in a comfortable win over Wales today in the tiny Manawatu outpost of Apiti... More >>

69. Who is the Waitemata Trust?

12 September 2006 11:52am | New Zealand Labour Party

The National Party has admitted that its use of secret trusts violates the intent of electoral law and must now reveal the big money backers behind the Waitemata Trust, Labour Strategist Pete Hodgson said today... More >>

70. PMs Key and Abbott meet in Auckland

28 February 2015 11:49am | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister John Key met with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott in Auckland today for their annual Leaders' Talks. .. More >>

71. Australia and NZ sign MoU for criminal history checks

28 February 2015 2:57pm | New Zealand Government

Communities on both sides of the Tasman will benefit following the expansion of a criminal history checking service to vet individuals for employment, training and registration purposes... More >>

72. MP's pay rise ten times that of minimum wage worker

26 February 2015 10:40am | Unite Union

The pay rise approved for MP's is ten times that of a full-time minimum wage worker. .. More >>

73. Joint Statement by Prime Ministers Tony Abbott and John Key

28 February 2015 11:53am | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister the Hon Tony Abbott MP and Prime Minister the Rt Hon John Key met in Auckland on 28 February 2015 for the annual Australia-New Zealand Leaders' Meeting. .. More >>

74. Sensing Murder Strikes Out Again

25 June 2012 1:03pm | Skeptics

The discovery of the body of missing prostitute Jayne Furlong on the beach at Port Waikato directly contradicts the claims by the Sensing Murder exploitainment show that self-proclaimed psychics Deb Webber and Kelvin Cruickhank were able to "tune ..... More >>

75. Keith Spry pool re-opens its doors

24 February 2015 9:56am | Wellington City Council

After ten months of major renovations, Keith Spry will re-open its doors to the public on Saturday 28 February. Mayor Celia Wade-Brown will officially open the facility at 11.30am, after which invited guests will be able to go for a swim to test out ..... More >>

76. The Warehouse launches exclusive range of affordable TVs

26 September 2011 2:00pm | The Warehouse

Amid widespread debate about the variance in the price of branded products in New Zealand compared to overseas, The Warehouse is bringing added competition to the electronics market by launching an exclusive range of televisions and other electronics ..... More >>

77. How to form a company in NZ yourself for only $163.55

23 July 2012 10:36am | NZ Accounting

Starting out in business? Rather than spend money with your lawyer or accountant on forming a company, do it yourself online for only $163.55. .. More >>

78. Top twenty New Zealand Surnames

14 August 2014 2:53pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The latest year's crop of Kiwi babies have more names of non-European origin than ever before. Internal Affairs records show that while Smith, Wilson and Williams are the most popular family names, Singh and Wang at seventh and eighth have overtaken ..... More >>

79. Reports show benefits of America's Cup to NZ

27 March 2014 2:39pm | New Zealand Government

The 34th America's Cup Regatta in San Francisco delivered a range of direct and indirect benefits for the New Zealand economy, according to two evaluation reports released today... More >>

80. The tragic side of homelessness

06 August 2013 11:46am | Lifewise

The death of Edwin Linder highlights the real tragedy of homelessness. That is the loss of potential and of hope for the future. .. More >>

81. The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews John Key

28 February 2015 12:51pm | The Nation

Headlines Prime Minister is categorical that New Zealand will stay in Iraq two years and no more: "I think this is about making a contribution and leaving... We could be in the Middle East forever if we don't take that approach." Key at odds with ..... More >>

82. Historic WW1 Kiwi Military Records Now Available Online

20 April 2011 5:24pm | releases over 40 million historic military collections, free to search for a limited time this ANZAC Day Weekend .. More >>

83. Alcohol licensing hours to change

26 November 2013 2:00pm | Auckland Council

A new campaign was launched today by Auckland Council to advise residents of a change to alcohol licensing hours next month under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act. .. More >>

84. Man charged with cultivating cannabis in Canterbury

28 February 2015 10:19am | New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police based in Ashburton executed a search warrant at a property in Hinds, Mid Canterbury, today (27 February 2015) as part of an ongoing prevention operation, Operation Jasmine, to disrupt the cultivation and supply of cannabis in Canterbury... More >>

85. TOMS Launch in New Zealand

02 May 2013 1:53pm | TOMS

TOMS has been gaining momentum across the globe, and it's now launching in New Zealand. The premise behind TOMS is that for every pair of TOMS Shoes you buy, TOMS will provide a pair of new shoes to a child in need - 'One for One', every ..... More >>

86. Blue Warehou - Quite Simply, a Fantastic All-Round Fish

18 September 2013 3:35pm | Fish of the Month

The humble blue warehou does not attract the rockstar status attributed to some seafood. It has a medium texture, its flavour is neither mild nor rich, it is moderately priced and available all year-round. .. More >>

87. Teams Upbeat about GODZone Adventure Ahead

10 March 2014 10:35am | Godzone Adventure

The seaside township of Kaikoura has turned on a blue sky day for the official registration of teams at the 2014 GODZone adventure race. There was a buoyant atmosphere at the Kaikoura Memorial Hall this morning as the forty-one national and international teams ..... More >>

88. ASX-listed Scentre to sell remaining 100%-owned NZ malls

24 February 2015 2:05pm | BusinessDesk

Feb. 24 (BusinessDesk) - Scentre Group, the Australasian shopping centre owner, is selling its four remaining 100 percent-owned shopping centres in New Zealand. The move follows its $2.1 billion deal, announced in November, to sell 49 per cent sale ..... More >>

89. ZM's Jay and Flynny Go Their Separate Ways

05 December 2014 9:48am | Schuck PR

One of New Zealand's longest lasting celebrity couples has announced their split today. After six years on air together, Jay Reeve and Paul Flynn aka The ZM Drive Show, are consciously uncoupling... More >>

90. Children's Day at MOTAT 2015

10 February 2015 2:09pm | MOTAT

MOTAT is celebrating Children's Day on Sunday 1 March with free entry for all children under 17. There will be an exciting array of activities for the whole family to enjoy including a petting zoo, horse and carriage rides, old-fashioned lolly-making demonstrations ..... More >>

91. Duke Kahanamoku - 100 years of Surfing in New Zealand

25 February 2015 11:03am | Surfbreak Protection Society

Celebrations are to be held in New Brighton Christchurch, St Clair Beach Dunedin, Lyall Bay Wellington, and Fitzroy Beach New Plymouth to commemorate 100 years since Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku first demonstrated his swimming and surfing prowess at public ..... More >>

92. Press Release from the Voluntary Euthanasia Society of NZ

01 March 2015 10:45am | Voluntary Euthanasia Society

The Voluntary Euthanasia Society of New Zealand has launched a petition urging Parliament to debate a law change that would allow doctors to help terminally ill patients end their suffering... More >>

93. Accolades for Film About Man Who Falls In Love With A Stick

01 March 2015 6:06pm | The Scoop Team

A short animated film written and directed by New Zealand born Matthew Darragh has been selected for the Courts des îles, International Festival of Short Fiction Films... More >>

94. Sex Offender Register will help in McIntosh Case

03 June 2003 11:42am | ACT New Zealand

ACT New Zealand MP Deborah Coddington today urged the politicians who express concern at the release of convicted paedophile Lloyd Alexander McIntosh to get behind her legislation to create a register of sex offenders... More >>

95. Australian Prime Minister to thank New Zealand fire crews

27 February 2015 4:30pm | The Fire Service

The contribution of more than 400 New Zealand firefighters in helping battle bushfires across the Tasman over the past 14 years will be acknowledged tomorrow during a visit by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott to an Auckland fire station. .. More >>

96. Invade Mexico for Guacamole Reserves Instead

27 February 2015 5:01pm | WagePeaceNZ

#WagePeaceNZ, founded yesterday, along with all 7 of its Twitter followers, demands that New Zealand invade Mexico for its Guacamole reserves in lieu of sending 143 troops to Iraq. .. More >>

97. Ex-Hostage Returning to Iraq amid Current Crisis

28 February 2015 11:23am | Christian Peacemaker Team

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - Harmeet Singh Sooden is travelling to Iraq in the coming weeks to work with Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) on a short-term assignment. He will join a CPT project that is supporting local bodies managing the humanitarian ..... More >>

98. Phil Goff Interview On TV One's Q+A : "It doesn't take guts"

01 March 2015 5:39pm | TVNZ

Labour's Defence spokesperson Phil Goff told TV One's Q+A programme that going to Iraq is a high-risk venture that is probably the least effective thing that we could do to stop ISIS. .. More >>

99. Auckland to open ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Fanzone

11 February 2015 4:17pm | ATEED

Auckland's non-stop summer is set to continue at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Fanzone in the Britomart Precinct, where almost every tournament match will be screened live and free to the public... More >>

100. Whangarei homicide investigation continues

26 February 2015 9:44am | New Zealand Police

Police are continuing their inquiries following the discovery of the bodies of a man and woman at a Riverside house in Whangarei early this morning. .. More >>


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