New Zealand News

New Zealand man accused of attempted murder in Bali after scooter accident

A New Zealand tourist holidaying on the Indonesian island of Bali has reportedly been arrested for attempted murder after what he claims was an accidental incident with a scooter driver.<p>Matty Isiah, a security guard who lives in western Australia, was leaving a night club in the resort town of Kuta …

New Zealand

$5.50 lettuces if fertile Pukekohe land turned into houses

A lettuce could cost $5.54 if Auckland's urban sprawl continues to cut into the prime fruit and vegetable growing area of nearby Pukekohe, a report …

Business (New Zealand)

Mission accomplished: Why solidarity boats to Gaza succeed despite failing to break the siege

When Mike Treen, the national director of the Unite Union in New Zealand, arrived at the airport in the capital, Auckland, on 1 August, a group of …


Win big at G Adventures new Agent Guide launch

The celebrate the launch of G Adventures new first-of-its-kind agent ‘bible’, the adventure travel legends are hosting a series of launch events …

Travel (Australia)

Auckland drops out of Top 10 Liveable Cities

A top international list of the most liveable cities, has dropped Auckland out of its top 10.<p>Auckland was previously ranked eighth in <i>The Economist</i>'s …

New Zealand

Mitch Harris: 'Matthew Hooten completely spazzed out today'

Night Talk - Mitch Harris opening comments, Tuesday 14th August 2018.<p>Tonight: Why are so many people trying to defend the spending of Simon …

Jacinda Ardern

Christchurch insurance premium hike of 440 per cent to $12,800 baffles homeowner

An insurance company may be attempting to freeze high-risk properties out of the market by increasing their premiums, an earthquake claims advocate …

New Zealand

Don Brash rates John Key's Government 0/10

Former National Party leader Dr Don Brash has given the previous National Government led by John Key a shocking 0/10 rating.<p>Dr Brash is one of the …

New Zealand Politics

Killing of tourist in central Auckland: Breakthrough in 20-year cold case

Police have a new suspect in a 20-year-old cold case in which a Japanese tourist's decomposing body was found in the service closet of a central …

New Zealand

Crusaders 'poach' next No. 10 rugby star out of Aussie school

Fair dinkum,? The next great Crusaders first five-eighth may have been unearthed in a posh Australian school<p>New Zealand-born Campbell Parata will …

New Zealand

Quinovic apologises over social media campaign

Property management company Quinovic has apologised for a social media campaign which sent tenants into a rage yesterday.<p>The now deleted …

Social Media

Spark expands its role in sports media market

Spark New Zealand announced today that it has secured the exclusive New Zealand rights to more quality sports events - signalling a bigger play into …

Business (New Zealand)

Woman fired after speaking out about rough sleeper assault at work

STACY SQUIRES/STUFF<p>Nikki Denley was assaulted by a rough sleeper at her place of work, then she lost her job for talking to the media about it.<p>First …

Business (New Zealand)

Challenge to businesses to employ more refugees – Multicultural New Zealand

A visiting British economist has laid down a wero for New Zealand employers to overcome their psychological hurdles and employ more refugees.<p>Philippe …


Smith regains No.1 Test batsman ranking despite Test cricket ban

Steve Smith is back.<p>OK, so the former Australian Test captain is still serving a 12-month suspension owing to his involvement in the ball-tampering …

Sport (Australia)

Sold out Infrastructure NZ Symposium kicks off Thursday

The country’s largest infrastructure conference, the annual Infrastructure New Zealand Building Nations Symposium, gets underway Thursday 16 August …

Business (New Zealand)

Seeking Signs of Life on Mars: A Strategy for Selecting and Analyzing Returned Samples from Hydrothermal Deposits

Seeking Signs of Life on Mars: A Strategy for Selecting and Analyzing Returned Samples from Hydrothermal Deposits<p>NTRS Full-Text:<p>Click to View [PDF …

Johnson Space Center

Kevin Proctor desperate for redemption as he targets Kiwis return

Dumped New Zealand back-rower Kevin Proctor is in talks with new test coach Michael Maguire as he dreams of an international return.

New Zealand

One family's desperate search for a home in Whanganui: 'It was unfit for a dog for $320 a week'

The tough rental market in Whanganui has brought one family to its knees in their search for a place to call home.<p>According to Government statistics, …


Liz Patu named Wallaroos captain

TWENTY-Test veteran Liz Patu has been handed the Wallaroos captaincy ahead of their ground-breaking double header with the Bledisloe Cup on …

Women's Rugby | Rabada, Ngidi move up in latest ODI rankings

Proteas fast bowler Kagiso Rabada has moved up one spot in the ICC ODI bowler rankings after his side won the one-day series against Sri Lanka.

Sport (South Africa)

Thunderstorms forecast to rumble across Tauranga - The Bay's News First

Bay of Plenty<p>Our client specialises in building maintenance of commercial, industrial and purpose-built buildings. They are a well-established...<p>Bay …

Mount Maunganui

Woman in court over robberies targeting elderly

A Whangarei woman is facing charges for aggravated robberies in both the North and South Islands which targeted elderly victims.<p>Maera Todd, 39, has …


Pay equity deal will see women in education support roles receive 30 per cent pay rise

The day before primary teachers and principals are set to strike the Government has announced a 30 per cent pay rise for women working in education.

New Zealand Politics

EPA calls for neonicotinoid information

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is calling for information about three specific neonicotinoids - pesticides which can impact bees and …


This new compilation collects oddball music from Australia and New Zealand in the 70’s and 80’s

Left Ear Records have announced a new compilation album showcasing little-known Australian and New Zealand music from 1970’s and 80’s.<p>Titled …

New Zealand

TWITTER WATCH: Hooton hears a what? And who is really launching an attack on Simon Bridges

Last night the architect of the Death Star and moral Shepard of the Right, Matthew Hooton, dropped a big claim on twitter…<p>… this claim immediately …

Simon Bridges

Factbox: Rugby - Argentina

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Factbox on Argentina ahead of this year’s Rugby Championship.<p>ARGENTINA<p>World ranking: 10<p>Titles (including Tri-Nations): 0<p>Last year: 4th<p>Coach: Mario Ledesma<p>Captain: Agustin Creevy<p>Squad:<p>Forwards: Matias Alemanno, Rodrigo Bruni, Marco Ciccioli, Agustin Creevy, Lucas Favre, …

Buenos Aires

Watch: Jacinda Ardern says Simon Bridges is being 'alarmist and dramatic' over union reps entering workplaces

Jacinda Ardern says Simon Bridges is being "alarmist and dramatic" over law changes that may allow union representatives to enter workplaces without …

Jacinda Ardern

Another hefty fine for dairy pollution

An Ōtorohanga farmer has been convicted and fined a total of $57,000 for discharging dairy effluent into the environment. This hefty fine comes …

Business (New Zealand)