The NZ Transport Agency reminds drivers of significant closures on Auckland’s Northwestern motorway (State Highway 16) citybound this weekend, 27 to 29 September.
NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes the Maori Party’s policy to increase free hours for early childhood education from 20 to 30 hours a week, but warns that quality must not be sacrificed for quantity.
At approximately 12.30pm today Waikato Police Search and Rescue teams located the body of a man where the Puriri Stream meets the Waihou River.
The man is yet to be formally identified.
There is no further information available at this time.
The Public Service Association (PSA) is celebrating Social Workers Day today, and congratulates the Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) on 50 years of being the voice of the profession.
Distance is being eliminated with a demonstration of the world’s longest distance 100Gbps research network connection, showcasing New Zealand’s future capacity on the Southern Cross cable, at the REANNZ-hosted GLIF 2014 conference in Queenstown.
The establishment of a Maori Ward has been approved by New Plymouth District Council tonight (Tuesday).
Mayor Andrew Judd says the Maori Ward will enable a greater partnership between Maori and the Council at the highest level of governance in New Plymouth District.
Just four days after the General Election the true state of the dairy industry is revealed - returns for milk that the New Zealand economy is reliant on have slumped.
Don’t miss out on this round of Horizons Regional Council’s community grants programme and get your application in by 5pm Friday 3 October.
Statement from the University of Canterbury
The University of Canterbury strongly disapproves of the actions of a number of individuals involved in the recent ENSOC Roundie 500 event.
Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand have confirmed 6 January 2015 as the launch date for their alliance, with codeshare flights going on sale on both airlines’ services between Singapore and New Zealand on 25 September.
If you wear your glasses with style, pride and confidence you could find yourself rubbing shoulders with New Zealand's fashion elite and living the high life!
A new concept in family entertainment launches in Hamilton today showcasing revolutionary technology not seen anywhere else in the mini golf space within Australasia.
Falls in the home could be reduced by a quarter according to the results of a new study just published online in top international medical journal The Lancet.
Consumers need to be aware that they could be missing out on life saving technology if they opt for the cheapest, brand-new vehicles in some classes.
I'm back again blogging after what has been a long election campaign. I chose to stop blogging as I had campaign related duties to fulfil for the Green Party. I can say, having been a list candidate for the party in last weekend's poll, there is much to digest.
The iconic 100 kilometre Christchurch to Akaroa Coffee Culture Le Race will provide another boost to Christchurch’s rebuild in the central city, when it will start again in Cathedral Square on 21 March next year for the first time since the regions devastating earthquakes.
Top schoolboy rugby talent will be on display at Porirua Park next week for a clash between school teams representing New Zealand, Australian and Fiji. Porirua City Council is partnering with College Sport Wellington to bring the action to Porirua Park.
US-based professional James Oram has claimed a top-10 finish in the under-23 men’s time trial at the UCI Road Cycling World Championships in Spain today.
September is Bee Aware Month and the National Beekeepers Association is reminding all travellers that it is illegal to bring honey or honey and bee-related products into New Zealand.