Auckland mayoral candidate John Palino today promised to restore local government in Auckland by restoring rating powers to local authorities.
New Zealand Olympic Committee Chef de Mission Rob Waddell has confirmed the New Zealand team are moving into the Rio 2016 Olympic Athletes Village from today.
How New Zealand faces up to dramatic changes over the next 30 years is the focus of a major programme of work launched by Local Government New Zealand at its 2016 Conference today.
The New Zealand Olympic Committee has confirmed its support for the IOC's decision not accept the entry of any Russian athlete to the Rio Olympic Games, unless they can prove without doubt to be clean.
In Coke Australia's latest marketing ploy they have decided to personalise their product by putting names on the labels. Not just the Coke name, no, but YOUR name. Whatever your name is, I'm pretty darn sure it's on a Coke bottle. You lucky son of a gun, you!
Palmerston North City Council’s call for a ‘cash for drinking containers’ recycling scheme has received the backing of other New Zealand local authorities.
SparkTank chief executive Rachel Kelly and Augen Software group director Mitchell Pham are among four new board members who have been voted on to the board at NZTech.
It's still a bit windy for some areas today but compared to the weekend Monday is a much calmer day across the country as gales finally blow out to our east for the most part, and showers ease.
Warwick Lampp has presided over 11 council elections nationally and five in Rotorua and is adamant this year's local elections are more challenging because of social media.
The search for missing Upper Hutt woman Mary Berrington is continuing this morning.
Search and rescue teams will be undertaking an intensive search of properties and out buildings in the immediate vicinity of Mary’s home in Upper Hutt.
New Zealand shearers John Kirkpatrick and Rowland Smith have had a dramatic and triumphant end to their CP Wool UK tour by winning the final test against Wales and finishing first and second in a hectic-paced Corwen Shears Open final.
Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) is not holding back in its criticism of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) decision not to ban Russia from the Rio Olympics despite overwhelming evidence of state-sponsored doping.
New Zealand First says the Board of Silver Fern Farms is telling industrial sized porkies designed to scare its shareholders into again backing a Chinese takeover of their co-op.
Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson told TV One’s Q+A programme that the Reserve Bank’s mandate is broken.
Last year nearly 45,000 Kiwis were sent back to their GPs without getting to see specialists they were referred to, says Labour’s Health spokesperson Annette King.
"This is a shocking figure and underlines how far the cut of $1.7 billion dollars has hurt health.
Westerly quarter winds are howling across parts of the country with gales spreading as far north as Auckland City and hurricane force winds slamming parts of the lower North Island.
Disgust that two Victoria University professors, James Renwick and Tim Naish are using the names of their university and the Royal Society of New Zealand to propagate biased and unjustified claims about climate change, has been expressed by the New Zealand Climate Science Coalition.
The finals of Basketball New Zealand Under 15 and Under 19 National Championships were played today, with Wellington, Harbour and Auckland Counties Manukau adding championships to their trophy cabinets.
Community projects undertaken by a multi-national task group led by the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) are expected to reduce the vulnerability of remote communities to the impact of drought, Tongan officlals say.