Labour Leader Andrew Little's idea for a law change to give Solid Energy a legal exemption to any liabilities that might arise out of a re-entry to the mine is hypocritical and unsafe, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith said today.
The next crop of potential America’s Cup sailors has been identified with the naming of the NZL Sailing Team for this year’s Red Bull Youth America’s Cup.
New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland, the Rt Hon Winston Peters, has welcomed the change of heart shown by Labour Leader Andrew Little over re-entry into Pike River.
Ford Trophy round two is underway around the country.
Central Stags v Wellington Firebirds at McLean Park, Napier
Police can advise that a 33 year-old man has been arrested and charged this evening with the hit and run that killed 16 year-old Jacob Pakura.
The West Auckland man will appear in the Waitakere District Court tomorrow morning, after 10am.
He is charged with the following;
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Police remain at the scene of a serious crash in Otaki which occurred at approximately 9:45am this morning, Friday 17 January 2017.
Three people are injured, including one who was flown via helicopter to Wellington Hospital and another who was flown to Palmerston North hospital.
Ravensdown has announced George Williams (NgÄti Porou) will take over the role of Regional Manager Eastern North Island.
The full extent of the damage caused by the fire near Whitianga is being assessed as well as the needs of Comers Road and Wilderland Community residents.
Auckland City FC are off to Hong Kong to compete in the Nike Lunar New Year Cup in Hong Kong.
Misprint Co. is stationery business helping New Zealanders become more sustainable one sheet of paper at a time.
NZEI Te Riu Roa’s new President, Lynda Stuart, today (18 January) begins her two-year term leading New Zealand’s largest education union.
Bill English could use the opportunity of trade negotiations with the European Union (EU) to push for a new type of trade agreement that promotes sustainable economic development and helps create an economy that works for all New Zealanders, the Green Party said today.
While many people have had a rest from the stresses of work over the Christmas and New Year break, the reality can be different for farmers.
Three shearers gathered from around New Zealand have smashed a World record by 264 sheep despite the heat, the pumiced sheep of inland Hawke’s Bay and a year’s wool weighing an average of over 3.5kg a sheep.
The woman who was found unresponsive in a swimming pool at a North Shore property last week has passed away.
Jingru Su, aged 23 years old, died in hospital yesterday afternoon.
Jingru was a Chinese national, studying in New Zealand on a student visa.
Three shearers are hoping to become the third crew to set a World shearing record in the central North Island within eight days.
January 26, 1974 was a special day for swimming and a magnificent one for our entire nation. The 10th British Commonwealth Games was staged in Christchurch - and on that remarkable day New Zealand achieved three medals in one finals session at the QEII Pool.
New Zealand and Singapore’s Defence Ministers Gerry Brownlee and Dr Ng Eng Hen today observed Exercise Thunder Warrior, an artillery live-firing exercise at the Waiouru Training Area.
Under-resourcing from the National-led Government is seriously undermining the Police’s ability to combat organised crime, says Labour’s Police spokesperson Stuart Nash.