The concept of training medical students from rural backgrounds in rural communities to work in those communities, as proposed by The University of Waikato, is a huge shot in the arm for the sector, says the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network.
The average asking price for a New Zealand property rose again in September, up a modest 0.6 per cent on a month ago to $600,850, according to the latest Trade Me Property Price Index.
Exciting back, David Havili, will add some of his trademark flair to the BNZ Crusaders backline again next season,having re-signed through to 2019.
Coastguard Volunteers have been recognised at the Coastguard New Zealand Awards of Excellence for outstanding contributions to their communities. The annual awards honour the brave individuals and their units who provide a crucial life-saving service to Kiwis on the water.
The EMA is puzzled and deeply concerned as to why the Electricity Authority has pushed its transmission pricing proposal into another round of consultation.
"We welcome the Electricity Authority’s decision to further consult on proposed changes to the way New Zealanders pay for their power, but the fine print suggests this may be just a token gesture to quieten down growing opposition," Kim Campbell, spokesperson for a group of organisations that i
By Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ
He’s the ultimate "rock star" of motorcycling, but record eight-time national champion Jake Whitaker won't be able to extend his run to nine titles until next year at the earliest.
Two new custom-built deep-water fishing vessels leave Opua this month for delivery to owners in Melbourne and Costa Rica. The NorthCape 34 and NorthCape 40 boats were built by Bluefix Boatworks and mark a significant up-tick in business for the Northland boatyard.
Indian performers entertaining New Zealand crowds at Diwali festivals will also take to the road and visit schools in Rotorua, Paraparaumu, Levin and Wellington.
Twelve people and organisations from across the country’s public and private sector have today been named as finalists in the second annual iSANZ Awards.
More than 2000 electric vehicles are now registered in New Zealand, surpassing the Government’s aim to double the fleet this year.
In May, the Government set a target to double EV registrations each year to reach 64,000 by 2021.
A scholarship funded by businessman Sir Douglas Myers for a future New Zealand leader to study at Cambridge University has been awarded to exceptional 18 year-old Ethan Sorrell from Waterview, Auckland.
Horowhenua Kapiti midfielder Perry Hayman has been suspended for one week, following two yellow cards in his team’s Mitre 10 Heartland Championship match against Wairarapa Bush last Saturday.
Affordable Auckland’s Stephen Berry has today hit out at Auckland Transport for the One Team party held for employees and their guests at The Cloud on Saturday.
A study has reportedly found that religion is set for extinction in nine countries.
More than 450 litres of diesel has been safely removed from the stricken pilothouse cutter which grounded on Motuhoura (Whale Island) near WhakatÄne yesterday.
Researchers at the University of Otago, Wellington, have released the findings of a major five-year study of New Zealand’s maternity outcomes.
An active front should move slowly onto southern South Island areas from Sunday afternoon, to lie across northern Fiordland and Otago at midnight on Sunday and then cross the rest of the South Island on Monday.
The Kiwi co-author of a leading book on Growth Hacking is hacking his own way on the international conference circuit as a key note speaker at high profile conferences in Singapore and Dubai.