With spring delivering below average rainfall on Hawke's Bay’s Ruataniwha and Heretaunga plains, New Zealand First is gobsmacked at the roadblocks being erected before the Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme.
New Zealand First will resist any attempt to nationalise the Auckland Energy Consumer Trust (AECT), the majority owner of Vector, unless it has the full backing of households, flats and businesses in Auckland, Manukau and northern parts of Papakura.
Two Kiwi beer barons head to the US this week to increase New Zealand beer brand Moa's leadership in the American super-premium specialty beer category.
Giving three free GP visits to SuperGold cardholders makes economic sense -- the freebie to see the doctor will save health dollars, says New Zealand First.
Blackcaps pace bowler Kyle Mills will return home from the tour of the United Arab Emirates, after suffering a right groin strain at training on Thursday.
The 34-year old suffered the injury while bowling in the nets ahead of the second One Day International v Pakistan at Sharjah.
The Government is pushing the Maui’s Dolphin to the brink of extinction with its announcement today giving the green light to oil drilling in their Marine Mammal Sanctuary, the Green Party said today.
An independent chairperson is to head the Hearings Panel which will eventually make decisions on matters raised in submissions to the Proposed District Plan (PDP) for the Kāpiti District, accompanied by another independent commissioner.
The Government has today released a new carrier licence condition declaration for owners of superfast fixed line broadband networks targeting residential customers.
Passengers on Jetstar’s new trans-Tasman service between the Gold Coast and Queenstown were treated to a traditional aircraft water arch welcome and Maori powhiri on the tarmac when they arrived in the Southern Lakes capital this afternoon.
With just 12 days to go until Christmas, Lotto players in Auckland, Wellington and Ashburton will each have $200,000 to give to their ‘true loves’ this year thanks to Lotto First Division.
Sunday's forecast doesn't look as rough as we thought in our update this morning - with both wind and rain data suggesting, as we said publicly yesterday, much of the rain may fall out at sea.
Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash on State Highway one at Dome Valley, between Warkworth and Wellsford. Three cars have been involved in a head crash and one is on fire. All occupants are out of the cars. One person is injured and is reported to be status 2 (serious).
Adam Milne of New Zealand and Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq have been found guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct in unrelated incidents during the second One-Day International in Sharjah on Friday.
WaiBOP United scored a morale-boosting ASB Premiership victory over the Wellington Phoenix on Saturday, an enterprising first half laying the platform for a 2-0 win at Eden Park.
Canterbury United grabbed their second victory of the ASB Premiership season on Saturday with a 2-0 away win over Waitakere United at Fred Taylor Park.
The judges of the nation’s pre-eminent sports awards have a big challenge ahead as the outstanding success of New Zealand athletes on the world stage in 2014 has resulted in 80 official nominations for the Halberg Awards - a jump from 58 in 2013.
Aotearoa Fisheries Limited, one of New Zealand’s largest fishing companies, has reported a consolidated profit of $21.9 million for the year ended 30 September 2014.
The International Handball Federation (IHF) Challenge Trophy kicked off on 8 December at the ASB Sports Centre Wellington, and the finals are being held tomorrow.
A low is expected to approach the Far North today (Saturday), then move slowly across Northland during Sunday. A frontal system associated with the low should bring a period of heavy rain as it crosses northern New Zealand.