Paula Bennett’s admission that the Government’s state housing sell off is an asset sale shows John Key’s promise that there would be no more asset sales wasn’t worth the paper it was written on, Labour’s Acting Deputy Leader Annette King says.
Customs officers at the border will be enforcing new duty free limits for tobacco products from today.
National needs to come clean about the motivations behind selling state houses after Paula Bennett’s asset sale admission, said the Green Party today.
New Zealand film THE DEAD LANDS has opened to number one place at the New Zealand box office, ahead of block-buster Brad Pitt film Fury, placing this film in the record books as the first Te Reo MÄori feature film to reach number one at the NZ Box Office on opening day.
Minister for Women Louise Upston hid behind her recent appointment, claiming she was too green in the job to know any details when questioned in Parliament today, says New Zealand First.
Preparations for the 2015 Junior World Championships have begun with the selection of 51 players to attend the New Zealand Under 20s camp.
The camp, from 27 November to 3 December will be held at the Sport and Rugby Institute in Palmerston North.
The Mondiale Auckland Aces will have their four Blackcaps players to call on when they commence their Georgie Pie Super Smash campaign tomorrow night in Hamilton.
It’s been a winning start to the season for SMEG Racing V8 SuperTourer stars Simon Evans and Shane van Gisbergen, dominating the first round of the BNT NZ SuperTourers Championship at Taupo.
Waitakere Police have concerns for the health and welfare of Adam Tan.
The 22 year-old has not been seen since early Monday morning, when he ran away from friends on Lincoln Road, in Henderson.
Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s recreational water quality monitoring programme kicks off on Monday 3 November.
This programme monitors popular bathing sites at the region’s beaches, rivers and estuaries for indicators of harmful pathogens associated with human health issues.
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Registrations are open for the Inaugural Kaharoa School Trolley Derby, to be held in Rotorua on Sunday 11 August. The trolley derby is being held to raise funds for Kaharoa School and in remembrance of a much-loved father from the community, Mike Donnelly.
Te Ohaakii a Hine National Network Ending Sexual Violence Together (TOAHNNEST) Tauiwi Caucus is pleased that New Zealand has joined a United Nations initiative pledge to take action to end violence against women and girls.
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced diplomat Gabrielle Rush as New Zealand’s new Consul-General in Hong Kong.
"Hong Kong is a dynamic city and is an important commercial and investment market for New Zealand companies," Mr McCully says.
After an intense competition, FedEx and the Young Enterprise Trust are pleased to announce the final team of very impressive young people from New Zealand who will be competing against the eight other Asia Pacific countries and their 48 representatives in Hong Kong in August.
A scene examination carried out yesterday has lead Police to believe that the small fire located in a storage area, at the Avondale Islamic Centre did not start accidentally and that it is now being treated as suspicious.