Earlier this month key scientists, policy makers and conservation managers from around the world met in Monaco to discuss an Antarctica Strategic Plan for Biodiversity.
Local supermarket giant Foodstuffs is proposing the closure of 5 of its 12 Gilmours and Toops food trade stores in the North Island, but FIRST Union General Secretary Robert Reid is questioning the business case to support the closures.
Autonomous vehicle technology is another step closer to production at Ford, moving from a research effort to an advanced engineering program, the company announced today.
By Will Leys (Sales Trader, CMC Markets)
It’s been a case of ‘steady as she goes’ for the Australian stock market, with the local index trading within a tight range before ending the day marginally higher.
Auckland Airport has announced the winners of its 2015 Airline of the Year Award and 2015 Aeronautical Service Provider Award.
Judy Nicholl, General Manager Aeronautical Operations, says the annual awards recognise excellence by the service providers and airlines at Auckland Airport.
As rent increases slow in much of the country, Auckland is forging its own path with the median weekly rent reaching yet another high, up to $490 per week for May. Rents in Auckland have increased by 6.5 per cent in the year to May 2015, ahead of the national increase of 6.3 per cent.
A new survey by consumer research company Canstar Blue has uncovered some dust bunnies in the closets of Kiwi households, showing that vacuuming is still very much women’s work.
New Zealand and Australia are guilty of not listening to their immigrant populations say business leaders at the launch of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand’s (CA ANZ) latest future[inc] paper ‘Fast Forward - Leading in a Brave New World of Diversity’.
The New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC) project today reached a significant milestone, with SKYCITY and the Crown agreeing on the Preliminary Design of the new building.
Commonwealth Games medallists Anton Cooper and Sam Gaze will head a 30-strong New Zealand team to the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships.
The championships for both cross-country and downhill will be staged at Vallnord in Andorra from 1 to 6 September.
Gull is celebrating a milestone with the opening of its 70th site, after the pumps were turned on at Gull Waiuku in Auckland last week.
Statement by Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler:
The Reserve Bank today reduced the Official Cash Rate (OCR) by 25 basis points to 3.25 percent.
The Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ) is firm in its view that a good deal on dairy in TPP is necessary for any deal to stack up for New Zealand.
The Green Party supports moves by some within National to institute a corporate manslaughter charge in the Health and Safety Reform Bill.
Self-management techniques need to be more widely acknowledged by mental health professionals as an option to help people who felt suicidal and better support provided to help them develop their own self-management strategies, according to new University of Otago research.
Today in Parliament Murray McCully said the reason Michelle Boag was involved in 2011 in the Saudi farm scandal was in her capacity as a member of the New Zealand Middle East Business Council.
As Connect Smart week kicks off today, Kiwis are reminded to take simple steps to keep themselves secure online.
New Zealand not-for-profit trust, Christian Broadcasting Association (CBA), has won two gold awards at the New York Festivals World’s Best Radio Programs awards in Manhattan, New York.
The Minister for Maori Development, Te Ururoa Flavell, has been caught making false statements in Parliament, and now changing the official Hansard record, says New Zealand First.
Jacob Lillyman and Bodene Thompson will deliver a double milestone moment when the Vodafone Warriors host Canberra in Saturday’s 16th-round NRL encounter at Mount Smart Stadium (5.00pm kick-off; match day sponsor: flava).