New Zealand Airports Association (NZ Airports) has welcomed Air New Zealand’s commercial success, but says regions are right to question whether provincial routes are generating excessive profits.
Bizarre claims by Judith Collins this morning that she had been cleared of inappropriate behaviour by the Privacy Commissioner demonstrates she is too compromised to remain Justice Minister, Labour MP Grant Robertson says.
The Green Party has announced today that its key housing policy for the election is to deliver healthy houses for our poorest children by improving the quality of rental accommodation and rights of tenants.
The final New Zealanders bowed out of the BWF World Badminton Championships in Denmark today but did so putting up an incredible fight, with Oliver Leydon-Davis and Kevin Dennerly-Minturn losing their opening round men’s doubles match in three close games.
A developing sub-tropical low north west of the country is today pushing in against a large high over the rest of New Zealand, lifting the winds and pushing in more cloud and showers - however, it's still mostly dry.
An impressive mix of personal and professional skills, cultural backgrounds and ages marks the release of Internet MANA’s combined party list.
The Tourism Portfolio will remain with the Prime Minister if National is re-elected.
The Green Party will be making sure their point of view is heard during the National vs Labour TVNZ debate by running an online accompaniment to it, called The Green Room, where the Green Party Co-leaders Metiria Turei and Russel Norman will respond to the issues raised in the debate.
Food prices fell 0.7 percent in the month of July 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. This fall follows a 1.4 percent rise in June and a 0.6 percent rise in May.
Amy Adams must guarantee that the new fund announced today will be truly contestable and not just a slush fund for large telcos or a continuation of the existing failed Rural Broadband Initiative, says Labour’s ICT spokesperson Clare Curran.
A new report by Transparency International has called for "serious and urgent action" to protect government integrity and highlights the dirty politics played by National, Labour’s State Services spokesperson Maryan Street says.
Bill English was right the first time when he stifled John Key’s dangle of vague tax cut promises, Labour’s Finance spokesperson David Parker says.
"Bill English said before the PREFU that tax cuts weren’t affordable and John Key seemed to accept that, albeit reluctantly.
Rt Hon Winston Peters
New Zealand First Leader
27 August 2014
Katikati Public Meeting
Wednesday 27 August, 1pm
Katikati War Memorial Hall, Main Rd, Katikati
Stopping the Sale of New Zealand
A couple earning around $75,000 a year would be $200 a week better off buying a two bedroom terraced Labour KiwiBuild home instead of an equivalent new build under National’s housing policy, says Labour Leader David Cunliffe.
Top New Zealand rally driver Marcus van Klink is the latest gravel specialist to sign up to contest this year's 20th annual Targa tarmac event in the South Island. And this time, he says, he hopes he will get to the finish line.
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The National-led Government is increasing the rest home bed subsidy by $10 million a year - a 5 per cent increase - as part of the government's ongoing plan to meet the changing needs of our population.
SmartGate, the automated passenger clearance system at Auckland and Wellington International Airports, will process its 250,000th passenger today.
Alexandra Police have arrested a 45 year old man after a chainsaw which had been started and had the chain running, was presented during an altercation at a Service Station in Alexandra this afternoon.