New Zealand

latest news headlines

Australia and New Zealand's Asian Games hopes dashed as event is 'already at capacity'.

AUSTRALIA and New Zealand's hopes of competing at future Asian Games have been dashed by the head of the Olympic Council of Asia. The post Australia and New Zealand's Asian Games hopes dashed as event is 'already at capacity' appeared first on Asian Correspondent.

- Asian Correspondent - HK

Some Auckland petrol stations run out of fuel after burst pipe.

Flights have also been cancelled after a damaged pipeline disrupted supplies to the city.

- BBC - UK

RANZCP calls for focus on mental health in NZ election.

The next government of New Zealand will need to focus on adequate resourcing and funding of mental health to achieve real change and address one of the leading causes of health-related disability in New Zealand, The Royal Australian and New Zealand ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Experts gathered in Tauranga for psychiatry conference.

Stress and the brain, living to 100 and the mental health of transgender people are just some of the topics to be discussed at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists New Zealand Conference.

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Winston Aldworth: Digging a hole.

Days before we go to the polls, there can be few better metaphors for the way New Zealand's old economy is holding back our new one. A digger in Northland whacked into the pipeline that supplies the aviation fuel which brings tourists...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Fuel crisis: What are travellers' rights?.

Travellers and airlines from around the world are being thrown into turmoil as the jet fuel crisis continues to cripple Auckland Airport.As of today, a further 28 flights - six of which are international - have been affected after...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Four of the best-known wine regions.

Already drunk your way around New Zealand's best-known wine regions? Jane Jurgens recommends some lesser-visited spots. 1 Been to: Waiheke Try: MatakanaFor Aucklanders, there's nothing better than hopping on a ferry across...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Flying from Doha to Rome Fiumuncino with Qatar Airways.

Stephanie Holmes flies aboard Qatar's QR921 from Doha to Rome Fiumuncino Plane: Qatar Airways 787 Dreamliner. Class: Economy. Price: Auckland to Rome return fares are from $1445. Luggage: 30kg of checked baggage/7kg...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Jet Fuel Shortage Disrupts Travel To-From New Zealand's Main Airport.

As many as three dozen domestic and international flights at New Zealand's Auckland Airport have been canceled Tuesday as it struggles to deal with a weeklong fuel shortage. New Zealand's main airport has lost 70 percent of its jet fuel supplies since a digger ruptured the main pipeline that carries fuel to the facility, ...

- Voice of America - US

Synlait success has stock at record high.

New Zealand shares inched up, with Synlait Milk touching records, A2 Milk gaining after Synlait's positive earnings and New Zealand Refining recovering.The S&P/NZX 50 Index rose 5.82 points, or 0.08 per cent, to 7,764.53. Within...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Air NZ restricts ticket sales as Auck fuel shortage bite.

Sept. 19 - Air New Zealand is restricting ticket sales and will cancel some international flights as it deals with the shortage of jet fuel at Auckland International Airport.

- Scoop NZ - NZ

When they were young - first TVNZ appearances for NZ politicians

They are all familiar faces now, but even New Zealand's political party leaders were once raw television performers.

- Stuff - NZ

Lena Dunham shows some love for The Real Housewives of Auckland

The Real Housewives of Auckland has aired in the real house of Girls creator Lena Dunham, and she thinks its hilarious.

- Stuff - NZ

New Zealand man dies in Croatia

A New Zealand man has died in Croatia after falling from a bicycle and suffering traumatic brain injuries.

- Stuff - NZ

Ruby the Courier Dog Wins Nz Top Office Dog Trophy

Ruby the courier dog has delivered as the winner of New Zealand’s Top Office Dog competition.

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Council Confirms Support for Annual Auckland Arts Festival

Today, the Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance Committee voted unanimously for the Auckland Arts Festival to remain an annual event.

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Penguins predict election outcome

It’s set to be a close race between the National Party and the Labour Party when Prime Minister Bill English and Jacinda Ardern go head-to-head in New Zealand’s general election on Saturday 23 September.

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Andy And Nate Win the Block NZ 2017 And $131,000

Andy and Nate are the winners of The Block NZ 2017 , taking home a total of $131,000 after the highly anticipated auction held in central Auckland tonight, and televised LIVE on Three and ThreeNow.

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Royal New Zealand Ballet’s 2018 line-up revealed

Royal New Zealand Ballet’s 2018 line-up revealed: Elegance, grace and strength Choreographic mastery, cinematic vision and New Zealand’s pioneering spirit define the national ballet company’s 65th anniversary year announced today. 2018 promises ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Reminder: Daylight Saving Starts this Election Weekend

New Zealand daylight saving begins this Sunday, 24 September 2017, when clocks go forward an hour at 2.00 am to become 3.00 am. The extra hour of daylight in the evenings will run till Sunday 1 April 2018, when clocks go back an hour at 3.00 am to 2.00 ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ

National committed to growth for New Zealanders

New Zealanders have a clear choice this election between two very different economic directions for New Zealand – National’s plan to grow jobs and incomes and ensure families continue to get ahead, and Labour’s agenda that would take us backwards, ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Jacinda’s Loss

New Zealand First extends our sympathy to Labour Leader Jacinda Adern on the death of her grandmother.

- Scoop NZ - NZ

China’s Growing Control in NZ Must Be Investigated

Rt Hon Winston Peters New Zealand First Leader Member of Parliament for Northland 19 SEPTEMBER 2017

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Auckland siblings launch DIY website Lease My Stuff

Lease My Stuff CEO Nicholas Mitchell hopes his DIY website will be the next big thing.

- Stuff - NZ

List of flights cancelled due to Auckland Airport jet fuel supply shortage

Travellers in and out of Auckland Airport are continuing to feel the effects of a fuel pipe line shut-down from a refinery in Northland.

- Stuff - NZ

Hawaiian Airlines saying 'aloha' to more NZ flights

Hawaiian Airlines is expanding its New Zealand service with up to five nonstop flights weekly between Auckland and Honolulu starting in March.

- Stuff - NZ

Rebuilt crashed Model T set to resume world tour in NZ

A 102-year-old car's world tour is set to resume in New Zealand two years after a massive crash basically destroyed it in Europe.

- Stuff - NZ

Air travellers urged to sit tight and be patient to help save fuel

Air travellers can expect to spend more time sitting on the tarmac as air traffic controllers roll out new measures to help counter the Auckland International Airport fuel crisis. 

- Stuff - NZ

District Commander Receives International Excellence Award

Auckland City District Commander Superintendent Karyn Malthus was last night awarded the Most Outstanding Female Investigator award by the Australasian Council of Women and Policing .

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Housing slowdown, election weigh on retirement stocks

Sept. 18 - New Zealand's listed retirement village operators face heightened pressure as cooling house prices and fears a more activist government may win this week's election threaten to end the companies' riding on the coat-tails ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Biosecurity partnership continues to grow

Summerfruit NZ and the Meat Industry Association of New Zealand have this week signed the Government Industry Agreement for Biosecurity Readiness and Response Deed, joining the fight against pests and diseases that could significantly impact ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Pacific coffee and chocolate on show in Auckland this week

Coffee and chocolate products from five Pacific Island countries will be showcased at the fourth Chocolate & Coffee Show on Auckland’s waterfront this weekend. The show features all things related to chocolate and coffee.

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Update 6: Auckland fuel supply issue

Air New Zealand is continuing to experience disruption to its services following the temporary shut-down of Refining New Zealand’s pipeline to Auckland.

- Scoop NZ - NZ

DCANZ DairyNZ and MPI endorse Dairy Declaration of Rotterdam

DairyNZ, the Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand and the Ministry for Primary Industries have today endorsed the Dairy Declaration of Rotterdam, marking New Zealand’s commitment towards global sustainable dairy development.

- Scoop NZ - NZ

All hands to the pump at Air New Zealand

It’s all hands to the pump at Air New Zealand as staff step up to the challenges presented by fuel rationing at Auckland Airport.

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Refinery to Auckland pipeline outage update – Tuesday

Refinery to Auckland pipeline outage update – Tuesday 19 September The fuel customers of Refining New Zealand said ground fuel supply into Auckland continued to be healthy and there was no shortage of petrol or diesel in and around Auckland. Refining New ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Dave Henderson loses appeal against conditions

Sept. 19 - The Court of Appeal has dismissed Christchurch property developer David Henderson's appeal against conditions imposed when he was discharged from bankruptcy including a permanent ban on giving personal guarantees for debts ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Alliance buys Singapore marketer Goldkiwi to improve reach

Sept. 19 - Alliance Group, New Zealand's second-largest meat cooperative, has bought Singapore-based marketing and sales company Goldkiwi Asia for an undisclosed amount.

- Scoop NZ - NZ

NZ dollar rises but seen as range-bound ahead of election

Sept. 19 - The New Zealand dollar gained although it remains in a tight range as investors await the Federal Reserve meeting for clues on US monetary policy as well as the final opinion polls ahead of Saturday's election.

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Year-long flying fox saga divides Christchurch community

Warring neighbourhood groups, tens of thousands of ratepayer dollars and several acoustic engineering reports have failed to reach a compromise over a noisy flying fox that was in use for less than two months.

- Stuff - NZ

Gerry Brownlee's very low-key plan for re-election

Gerry Brownlee is banking on a grassroots campaign strategy to maintain his hold on Christchurch's Ilam electorate. MICHAEL WRIGHT finds out why he prefers street corners to debate platforms.

- Stuff - NZ

Burglary rings 'ripped off 200 homes' in Christchurch

A group of burglars booked a motel room under a false name and used it as a base to raid dozens of homes, police allege.

- Stuff - NZ

Child sex abuse, overweight children drag down New Zealand's health ranking

New Zealand's child sex abuse rates are among the world's worst, according to a United Nations  report.

- Stuff - NZ

Councillors raised state of emergency idea during Port Hills fires well before call made

Two Christchurch City councillors raised the idea of calling a state of emergency during February's Port Hills fires more than 24 hours before the declaration was eventually made.

- Stuff - NZ

Person trapped in car submerged for more than an hour near Auckland's Harbour Bridge

A person has been trapped in a submerged car for over an hour beneath Auckland's Harbour Bridge, sparking a rescue operation.

- Stuff - NZ

Public servants asked not to fly ahead of decision on tighter rationing at Auckland airport

Government employees are being asked not to take non-essential air travel as the Auckland fuel crisis threatens to deepen. The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet issued the request, which spokeswoman Catherine Delore said was designed to reduce pressure on the airline industry. The appeal came as fuel ...

- Stuff - NZ

VTNZ investigated after employee tips off Head Hunters hit squad

The Privacy Commissioner is investigating after a Vehicle Testing New Zealand employee gave personal details about a motorist to the Head Hunters. 

- Stuff - NZ

Live: Election - On the final stretch

Leaders and candidates go toe-to-toe in the World Wildlife Fund-New Zealand Climate Debate in Auckland with four days until the election.

- Stuff - NZ

Auckland Journal: In New Zealand, a Translated ‘Moana’ Bolsters an Indigenous Language

Screenings of Disney’s 'Moana' in te reo Māori, the language of the indigenous Maori, sold out quickly, bolstering efforts to keep the tongue relevant.

- International NY Times - US | Louw confirms he's on standby for Bok duty

Francois Louw could be called into the Springbok squad ahead of their two home Rugby Championship Tests against Australia and New Zealand.

- - ZA