The services sector remained at consistent and healthy levels of expansion during October, according to the BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Services Index (PSI).
A strategy to avoid a looming public health financing crisis is among recommendations from the health insurance industry contained in a briefing paper for Government ministers released today.
New Zealand’s leading business solutions provider, MYOB has today announced the release of MYOB OnTheGo, a free app for MYOB AccountRight and Essentials subscribers. MYOB OnTheGo allows users to manage their accounts and cash flow straight from their smartphone.
An SPCA Chief Inspector will begin a three-day hunger strike tomorrow (Monday 17 November) to highlight a spate of dog starvings in Whangarei.
Confirmation this morning by John Key that his Government plans to do nothing to turn around NZ's rapidly rising greenhouse emissions means that New Zealand joins Australia as one of the problem children at the G20 meeting in Brisbane, the Green Party said.
By Doug Laing, media officer, Shearing Sports New Zealand
Vince Bristow/Dean Mitchell of the United Kingdom have won the Historic Trophy in the 2014 epay Silver Fern Rally which ended in Queenstown this afternoon.
Kiwi rally stars Hayden Paddon and John Kennard displayed their trademark determination during the second day of Wales Rally GB, setting some front-running times and improving their overall position to 11th.
"This is the best sunscreen for golfers, and I'm not kidding." That's from David Owen and the sunscreen is from New Zealand which has to be the best place on the populated parts of the planet to test such a product.
Sunburnt kids and silly ideas
A late surging Qantas Wallabies have been defeated by France 29-26 in Paris on Sunday morning.
The loss means that Australia has been unable to keep their unbeaten run against France in 2014 after the 3-0 successful series in June of this year.
When University of Canterbury physics student Hadleigh Frost heads to Oxford University next year, he will be the fifth Canterbury student in five years to earn a Rhodes doctoral studies scholarship.
Ning, the network of social networks that boasted 20 million visitors a month, has announced massive staff cutbacks and a complete end to free services for its users. So the bell tolls once again for the end of free Web 2.0 services.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) and the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA) have launched a project with the aim of reducing the volume of disclosure requirements in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
The Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ) has welcomed the successful conclusion of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations between New Zealand and Korea.
NgÄpuhi negotiations entity TÅ«horonuku Independent Mandated Authority (TÅ«horonuku IMA) welcomes the findings of the Waitangi Tribunal report that found "Treaty signatories did not cede sovereignty to the British Crown".
Christians from around the world have gathered in Brisbane, Australia, this week to shine a light on corruption through various awareness raising events around the G20 summit.
Fluoridation causes more premature births, one of the top causes of infant death in the USA. It poses the greatest risk to poor non-white mothers and babies. This is the finding State University of New York researchers from data spanning 1993 to 2002.
The daring escape of convicted killer, fraudster and paedophile Phillip John Smith last week brought glaring discrepancies in our justice, corrections and border control systems to light. And one of these aspects could have been fixed by National years ago.
The inter-island ferry, the MV Princess Ashika, sank in Tongan waters in the early hours of 6 August 2009. This tragic accident has touched us all and we are deeply saddened to hear that some 93 victims remain unaccounted for. May I express my deepest sympathy to the bereaved families.
There was an emotional reunion on the streets of Lyttelton yesterday as an Australian policeman came across a friend affected by the earthquake he hadn't seen for 17 years.