Big Southland sprinter Eddie Dawkins showed his undoubted speed and courage to highlight the final day of the UCI track cycling World Cup in Manchester today.
In a late blast and flurry Big Day Out is excited to announce three new artists to the 2014 lineup.
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The 40th Pacific Islands Forum held in Cairns, Australia , 4- 7 August has reaffirmed the need for more attention to be directed to the people with disabilities in the region and have expressed strong support for the holding of a Ministerial meeting to consider a Regional Disability Strategy.
Christchurch International Airport Ltd (CIAL) has ended its financial year with passenger numbers slightly higher than the previous year, despite a global downturn affecting tourism.
CIAL chief executive Jim Boult was jubilant about the result.
Within Aotearoa New Zealand an alarming 270,000 children live below the poverty line, many more children live just above it.
Many whanau across the Waikato live in cold, poorly ventilated homes and this combined with poverty has a huge impact on the health of many families.
It is the third and final round of the popular Dirt Guide Cross-Country series on Saturday and, as expected, the hunt for the title will go down to the wire with at least three riders all vying for the main prize ?
The Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union will be represented today at a memorial service in Blackball marking three years since the Pike River mine disaster claimed the lives of 29 men.
The Maritime Union says it will raise the situation of the Oyang 75 fishery prosecutions when it appears before a hearing tomorrow (Monday 17 October) for the Government Inquiry into Foreign Charter Vessels in the New Zealand fishing industry.
'Up and Running' the second video from Salmonella Dub's latest studio album 'Freak Controller' is all about doing things the Aotearoa way. The video was shot during the weekend of the 'Home Grown' festival in Wellington.
The Young All Whites squad have arrived in UAE to begin preparations for their opening game of the FIFA U-17 World Cup against Uruguay on 17 October (local time).
The Electoral Commission has released the preliminary results for the 30 November Parliamentary by-election in the electorate of Christchurch East.
Christchurch East By-Election Preliminary Results, 30 November 2013
BAKER, Leighton - Conservative Party - 487
The high Kiwi dollar and the draw of other countries competitive incentive regimes have combined to produce a perfect storm that looks set to bring the curtain down on Auckland’s screen industry, Labour’s Arts, Culture and Heritage spokesperson Jacinda Ardern says.
More than 100 academics, IT professionals, privacy experts and others with an interest in cyber security attended the launch of two new cyber security initiatives at the University of Waikato on Tuesday.
In the last of Council’s ‘Getting On To It’ talks for 2013, Fiona McKeague will be talking about community-owned renewable energy generation next Tuesday 10 December at Paraparaumu Library Meeting Room, 7.30-9.30pm (koha entry).
Smoking while pregnant causes severe DNA damage to cells in the placenta and significantly impairs its function, new University of Otago research suggests.
ASB has been named the 2013 New Zealand Bank of the Year by leading London-based magazine The Banker. The win was announced at the International Bank of the Year awards held in London over the weekend.
The government knew back in 2009 what it would take to keep New Zealand on an educational footing with the rest of the world, but chose to ignore international advice.
The global decline of New Zealand’s education system has turned into a free-fall under National, Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says.
The Court of Appeal judgement that the Government’s 50 per cent offer to bare land owners and uninsured property owners in Christchurch’s red zone was illegal, vindicates the Quake Outcast’s position and their refusal to accept the offer says New Zealand First Spokesperson for earthquake is
Infants are at increased risk of falling prey to the national whooping cough (pertussis) epidemic as families gather to celebrate Christmas.