Kiwilink for 26 May 2014

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NZ author triumphs with debut novel, "The Silent Village"23 May 2014 Arts By Charlotte Everett
New Zealand-born author Merryn Corcoran has proved that neither middle age nor dyslexia are barriers to reinvention with her triumph of a novel, The Silent Village.
Merryn has always fancied herself as a great storyteller, but was forced to leave school at 16 due to how challenging it was... more
Features
 
 
Our Kiwi is NO Aussie
New Zealand artist selected for elite exhibition
The backlash against busy: the holistic helper's guide to why less can be better than more
23 May 2014 Column
It was one of the greatest wrongs ever inflicted upon New Zealanders, and one to rival the theft of Phar Lap or Trevor Chappell's... more
23 May 2014 Arts
A New Zealand artist has had her work accepted to probably one of the top open exhibitions in the world.
Tanya Lock who now lives in... more
21 May 2014 Column
Recently I’ve become even more aware of the damaging effects of what the author Brigid Schulte calls ‘the overwhelm’... more
Competitions
WIN: author signed copy of "Silent Village"

We have a copy of Merryn Corcoran's "The Silent Village" - signed by the author herself - to give away.
It's a passionate and at times tragic tale... more


News
Greenpeace protest at Champions League final26 May 2014 News
Lisbon, May 24th 2014 -- A team of ten Greenpeace campaigners have been apprehended at the Champions League final before they were ... more
Budget 2014: $40m for anti-obesity initiative24 May 2014 News
Encouraging families to live healthy, active lives is part of the Government’s approach to reducing obesity in New... more
Business
Moa signs long-term brewing deal with McCashin's26 May 2014 Business News By Paul McBeth
 
Moa signs long-term brewing deal with McCashin's as expansion talks continue
May. 26 (BusinessDesk) - Moa Group, the boutique... more
NZ dollar heads for 0.7% weekly fall23 May 2014 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk
 
NZ dollar heads for 0.7% weekly fall on prospect of slower rate hikes
By Paul McBeth
May. 23 ... more
Living
Bob Dylan annouces return tour to Australia & New Zealand25 May 2014 Entertainment
If you are planning a trip back down under in the next couple of months, check this out.
"A stunning return to form." The... more
Homelanz Festival takes a holiday23 May 2014 Entertainment
After three successful years, Homelanz Festival is a taking a break – and we’re sorry to say there’s won’t be... more
Property
Property Report - Summary of the market – April 201421 May 2014 Property
After seeing record high asking price reported last month, the national average asking price eased in April to $477,460 – down... more
RBNZ low-equity lending limits stifle more sales than expected14 May 2014 Property By Paul McBeth
May 14 (BusinessDesk) - The Reserve Bank’s restrictions on the level of mortgage lending with low deposits took more ... more
Migration
Too little, too late for many Christchurch migrants21 May 2014 Migration
Plans by the Government to spend around $1.5 million a year for the next four years to employ more labour inspectors and immigration... more
Kiwis moving to Australia at record low in April21 May 2014 Migration By Suze Metherell
 
Kiwis moving to Australia at record low, pushing NZ’s net migration near to all-time high
May 21 (BusinessDesk) –... more
Travel
$20 million extension to Air New Zealand and Tourism New Zealand partnership21 May 2014 Travel & Tourism
Air New Zealand and Tourism New Zealand have today announced a $20 million extension to their marketing partnership.
The airline... more
International visitor expenditure up nine per cent in March 2014 year20 May 2014 Travel & Tourism
Total visitor spend in New Zealand was up by nine per cent in the year ended March 2014 compared to the March 2013 year, according... more
Sport
Experienced sevens squad to prepare for Commonwealth Games26 May 2014 Rugby
Coach Gordon Tietjens has named an experienced squad to prepare for the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in July. The squad... more
NZ Secondary Schools Team Win International Challenge - beating Australia24 May 2014 Netball
The New Zealand Secondary Schools Netball team has won the final of the International Schoolgirls Netball Challenge beating School... more
Columns
Our Kiwi is NO Aussie23 May 2014 Column By Jamie Morton
It was one of the greatest wrongs ever inflicted upon New Zealanders, and one to rival the theft of Phar Lap or Trevor Chappell's... more
The backlash against busy: the holistic helper's guide to why less can be better than more21 May 2014 Column By Tricia Alach
Recently I’ve become even more aware of the damaging effects of what the author Brigid Schulte calls ‘the overwhelm’... more
Kiwi Success
Air NZ appoints VIP lifestyle expert to board23 May 2014 Appointments By Paul McBeth
May. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand, the national carrier, has appointed an international corporate travel services expert,... more
Writers Festival: Festival full of praise for women writers21 May 2014 People
Standing ovations for authors including Keri Hulme and tears for the uplifting Alice Walker.
Three important writers, all women over... more
Recruitment
Demand for skilled workers in Auckland reaches three-year high23 May 2014 Recruitment
Competition for top talent has been reinvigorated in Auckland, following a staggering 72 per cent quarter-on-quarter increase in the... more
Awards for equal pay companies21 May 2014 Recruitment
YWCA initiative rewards trail-blazers in addressing issue.
Two years after running the Demand Equal Pay campaign to raise awareness... more
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