NZEI says the Government is playing pre-Budget politics with its announcement today that it is building new schools and classrooms to cope with population growth.
A season of celebration comes into sharp focus for the NRL’s two 20th anniversary clubs when the Vodafone Warriors face North Queensland in their seventh-round game at 1300SMILES Stadium on Saturday (5.30pm kick-off local time).
Lodge Real Estate’s managing director, Jeremy O’Rourke, said today the drop in Hamilton’s median sales price for the third month in a row reflects strong activity at the lower end of the property market.
Sixteen-year-old Spencer Bourne will represent the Bourne family at this weekend’s Repco Race to the Sky, stepping onto the podium to present the fastest New Zealand competitor with the Possum Bourne Memorial Trophy.
The small Wairarapa town of Featherston is connecting to its history with WW1 and railways to become New Zealand’s member of the International Organisation of Booktowns (IOB).
The founding group is Creative Featherston Inc.
The people of Niue are about to get a four-fold increase in internet bandwidth, plus extra capacity from a back-up satellite to protect the island's internet connections if services from the existing satellite fail or are disrupted.
This year marks 50 years of Willis New Zealand advising clients here and in the Pacific.
Keen archer and volunteer extraordinaire Dennis Mroczkowski was named the Lotto New Zealand Sport Maker of the Year at the New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards last night.
Auckland Council’s CCO Governance and Monitoring Committee today discussed a report on the Ports of Auckland Limited’s governance framework.
New Zealand Governor-General, Lt Gen, The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, visited CTC Aviation’s airline pilot training centre in Hamilton yesterday.
The Governor-General toured the flight training organisation’s state-of-the-art facility situated at Hamilton Airport.
World-renowned cyclist, former teammate of Lance Armstrong, and self-confessed doper, Tyler Hamilton, will share his captivating story at the Sport NZ conference today.
Canterbury Police are keen to hear from anyone who may have been in the Basingstoke Street / Wimborne Crescent area of Christchurch at around 3am this morning (14 April 2015).
The Government is misusing Christchurch’s emergency legislation to push through port expansion plans with potentially significant effects on Lyttelton Harbour, the Green Party said today.
Former Hamilton city councillor and Labour MP for Hamilton West, Dorothy Jelicich, has died, aged 87.
Christchurch City Councillors are gearing up and getting ready for the festival of football that is the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 by taking on a selection of Christchurch sports stars yesterday in five-a-side football match at the official FIFA futsal pitch at Burnside High School.
Health, social services and education provider The Fono has launched the first Northland Pacific Whanau Ora Service at the Kaikohe Memorial Hall on Friday.
The revelation that oil company Anadarko dropped a massive platform into the ocean while in New Zealand drilling for deep sea oil last year is further proof that deep sea oil drilling just isn’t worth the risk, the Green Party said today.
By Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com
Winning motocross titles is becoming something of a tradition for the Chase family from Taupo.
Kiwi retirees are opting out of high priced coastal properties and turning to luxury RVs as a holiday option, according to a new local motorhome company.
Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says the relationship between NZ Customs and the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service will be further strengthened by the exchange of officers based in New Zealand and Australia’s targeting centres.