Sofie Heaphy of Buller High School has been named as the 2014 Trustpower Buller Youth Community Spirit Award winner for her service to school and community. This award is jointly run by Trustpower and the Buller District Council in conjunction with the Trustpower Buller Community Awards.
Mortgage Express adviser, Kelly Tian, joins the team at Mortgage Express.
Originally from China, Kelly believes in putting her clients’ needs first, and is passionate about helping them achieve their home ownership dreams.
Ireland and Scotland have touched down in Australia for a five-week tour that will see them gain vital match experience across Australia and New Zealand as they count down to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, which will be played between 14 February and 29 March.
The NZ Breast Cancer Foundation today launched Screen70+, an interactive online decision aid to help women over 70 - and their GPS - decide if they should continue with screening mammograms.
Sea Shepherd’s Cove Guardian team on the ground in Taiji, Japan will be live streaming from the shores of the killing Cove in Taiji today, as they bear witness to the fate of a pod of 20 - 25 pilot whales captured yesterday and netted off in the Cove.
Former All Black Kees Meeuws and business partner Christian Kasper today announced the launch of Waterboy, a social sports app which connects grassroots sports clubs, players and fans.
By Hannah Mills
Over a hundred Youth MPs have been told by United Future Leader Peter Dunne to "take control" of a mock bill and question whether its ideas will actually work.
Commonwealth Games time trial champion Linda Villumsen produced a gutsy and powerful display to finish eighth in the sprint finish to decide the women’s road race at the UCI World Championships in Spain today.
While most New Zealanders will be losing an hour this weekend, a Lotto player from Hokitika is gaining $2 million into their bank account after winning Lotto First Division tonight.
The winning Lotto ticket was sold at Fitzherbert Street Four Square in Hokitika.
Two West Australians have made first claims to being the top finewool shearers in Australasia by beating two of New Zealand’s best in a transtasman match at the Royal Perth Show.
Little government attention has been given to smoking by Pacific peoples in New Zealand, and there is no specific government plan to deal with this smoking.
A frontal band is expected to linger over central New Zealand overnight Saturday and Sunday morning, bringing rain snow and gales to some places, before moving north in the afternoon and evening.
Vodafone Junior Warriors coach Stacey Jones has been forced to make four line-up changes for tonight’s NYC preliminary final against Parramatta at ANZ Stadium (5.15pm kick-off local time, 7.15pm NZT).
"It sounds like the Children’s Commissioner, John Angus is trying to frighten parents, says Fiona Hughes, General Manager Development & Quality of Kidicorp, NZ’s largest private childcare provider, after reading his statements about 8000 children being in daycare.
The majority of Aucklanders say better public transport, less traffic congestion, and more affordable and quality housing are the top priorities for the region.
Christchurch Police are seeking information on the whereabouts of 36 year old Dion Ribarev who was last seen at 9pm on Friday 26 September in the Hillmorton area of Christchurch. He is described as European about 169cm tall and slim build with a shaved head.
Simon Evans scored his breakthrough victory in the BNT NZ SuperTourers at Taupo today, and he did it in commanding style.
Taranaki rider Matt Cameron blitzed the field while Sarah Walker was injured in a crash on the opening day of the final UCI BMX Supercross World Cup in California.
A search in the Grey River this afternoon for a man swept away earlier in the day has failed to find any trace of the missing man.
Search teams are now coming out of the area and the situation will be reassessed in the morning.
Visitors and the public are invited tomorrow (Saturday 27 September) to walk through the newly constructed Arras Tunnel at the site of Pukeahu National War Memorial Park at Buckle Street in Wellington, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Christopher Finlayson said today.