Today the Conservative Party publically launched a campaign mimicking the Greens call to fund Russell Norman’s defamation defence.
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed the creation of a new position for an Agricultural Counsellor to be based in Dubai.
The announcement has been made as part of the Minister’s current visit to Saudi Arabia, Oman and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
State Services Commissioner Iain Rennie has today expressed concern about any prospect of a register of political affiliations for State servants.
New vehicle sales for the country’s most popular premium automotive brand continue at record pace, with registrations for February up 17% compared with the same month last year, translating to a year over year increase of 14%.
Mayor Len Brown and Auckland Regional Amenities Funding Board Co-Chairs, Lester McGrath and David Houldsworth, have welcomed the reappointment of the following board members:
- Vern Walsh - Auckland Council appointee
- Grant Lilly - Auckland Council appointee
The high standard of patient safety already in place within New Zealand’s private hospitals will receive a further boost with the Memorandum of Understanding signed today between the Medical Council and the New Zealand Private Surgical Hospitals Association.
Women’s Affairs Minister Jo Goodhew will travel to New York tomorrow for the 58th United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).
"CSW is the principal global policy making body dedicated exclusively to gender equality and the advancement of women," says Mrs Goodhew.
The conviction and sentencing of a garage-based chicken processing operation reinforces the food safety risks around the illegal slaughter and sale of animals, says the Ministry for Primary Industries.
The sun is shining, children are looking forward to the end of school and Christmas Carols ring out in the stores, all the signs that the Summer Holidays are coming! But as great as that all sounds, most parents still have to work.
The glass ceiling that women must push through to gain board or senior management roles in New Zealand businesses appears to be getting thicker and more difficult to penetrate, according to the latest research from Grant Thornton.
When Chiefs doctor Kevin Bell heard how a 23-year-old suffered recently when she caught measles at a hip-hop festival in Australia it made him wonder how well protected his Chiefs rugby players were.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) is inviting alcohol companies to submit proposals to become the Official Spirits Partner of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 in Australia and New Zealand.
Wellington Police are interviewing two males and one female who were found in the property of a suspected clan lab at a Chews Lane apartment this morning.
Health Minister Tony Ryall today joined hundreds in Tauranga to celebrate Tauranga Hospital's centenary.
"Tauranga Hospital has a proud history of providing excellent healthcare to generations of Bay of Plenty families," says Mr Ryall.
Feeling tired is something many New Zealanders are familiar with - 55% of Kiwi’s say they never wake up refreshed. Studies have shown that every five hours you spend awake is roughly equivalent to one standard alcoholic beverage in terms of how your brain will perform.
The Student Loan Scheme Amendment Bill (No. 3), introduced in August 2013, passed its final stages in Parliament today.
The Blues have received a timely boost of front row firepower ahead of their match against the burly Bulls on Sunday morning, with veterans Keven Mealamu and Tony Woodcock set to make their first starts for the team this season.
Greater Wellington Regional Council is seeking your views about project and funding decisions outlined in its Draft Annual Plan 2014/15.
A group of leading Australian commercial architects is visiting New Zealand this month to come up to speed with developments in the use of engineered wood in commercial buildings.
FIFA’s new U-20 World Cup Trophy will travel through Auckland in May
Some of the most senior officials from football’s world governing body, FIFA, have given Auckland a huge thumbs up as it prepares to host FIFA’s second largest global tournament - the U-20 World Cup in 2015.