Deputy Prime Minister Bill English told TV1’s Q+A programme that the allegations against Judith Collins are serious and that’s why an inquiry is needed.
He said investors should have confidence in the Serious Fraud Office and Financial Markets Authority:
Federated Farmers and TUANZ believe it is essential the next Government delivers better connectivity to rural New Zealand, and is keen to work with them to make that happen.
An American company has kicked a Kiwi business off its land after successfully convincing the Overseas Investment Office to buy 100 per cent of a farm lease, without informing the office of the Kiwi firm’s access rights, Labour MP Clayton Cosgrove says.
Labour recognises the concern of MÄori about child poverty and the rising costs of living, and in Government will make a real difference to the wellbeing of whÄnau and iwi, Labour’s MÄori Affairs spokesperson Nanaia Mahuta says.
A re-elected National Government will reduce the number of people on welfare by 25 per cent, with a series of new initiatives to support beneficiaries into work.
New Zealand First leader, Winston Peters has seen his personal popularity reach a three-year high in the final 3News/Reid Research poll ahead of Election Day.
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Costa Rica and Latin American Sea Turtles (LAST) Association have launched Operation Pacuare, an anti-poaching campaign to protect sea turtles on Pacuare Beach in Costa Rica’s Limón province.
Reports in today’s Dominion Post that the Conservative Party is polling at 6% in Nationals internal polling are not surprising says the Conservative Napier candidate Garth McVicar.
The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER), the country’s leading independent economic consultancy, has appointed Laurence Kubiak, the former BT Global Services’ Head of Economic Analysis and Director of Global Competition and Regulation, as its new Chief Executive.
Child Poverty Action Group sought a declaration from the Court of Appeal that the In Work Tax Credit, worth at least $60 a week for low income families, unjustifiably discriminates by leaving out families on benefits.
Taylors Wines is celebrating after collecting 15 medals including seven Gold Medals at the New Zealand International Wine Show.
Waikato people are being encouraged to jump on a bus, enjoy a cycle or walk to work, or car pool as a way to celebrate World Car Free Day next week.
Early bird nominations for the Property Brokers Grassroots Sports Awards 2011 are closing soon and a trip for two to the NZ Winter Games is up for grabs.
The University of Auckland has received 14 grants totalling more than $48 million of new funding in the latest funding round announced by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment.
The Foundation for Youth Development (FYD) is thrilled to announce their new partnership with SAP, a global leader in enterprise software, who have chosen to support FYD’s Career Navigator Programme.
In proceedings filed today in the Wellington Registry of the High Court of New Zealand, Eight Mile Style, LLC and Martin Affiliated, LLC, the Detroit-based publishers of Eminem’s copyrights, are seeking damages for copyright infringement against the New Zealand National Party.
By Massey University Associate Professor Grant Duncan
DIGITAL NATIONZ (DNZ) delivers big news today as 20 Oculus Rift SDK2 headsets are confirmed to feature at this year’s show, thanks to Media Design School and Bigpipe Broadband who partnered up to make this the largest virtual reality exhibit in New Zealand.
Tomorrow night’s TVNZ debate must be extended to a full hour so New Zealanders can see a debate on the important issues raised about spying in this country, says Labour Leader David Cunliffe.