Gaining a seat on the United Nation’s Security Council shows the sort of standing that New Zealand has in the world and the quality of the long campaign that we ran over nearly a decade, says Foreign Affairs spokesperson David Shearer.
Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges says an agreement signed between the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) and one of New Zealand’s largest trucking companies is a significant milestone for the Heavy Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Programme.
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley welcomes the latest release of benefit figures showing the number of people on welfare for the September quarter is the lowest since 2008, with sole parents leading the impressive results.
"Protecting Auckland’s cultural heritage is a key part of Auckland Council’s job but so is making sure consent applicants don’t find themselves tied up in unnecessary red tape,"says Roger Blakeley, Auckland Council’s Chief Planning Officer.
Can the Golden Homes Black Sox softball team beat Australia and Samoa and qualify for next world champs and defend their title?
Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story is today announced to tour New Zealand in March and April 2015, taking in 21 venues around the country.
On the eve of the latest (non)round of negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) yet another version of the intellectual property has found its way to Wikileaks.
‘Several issues stand out for New Zealand’, said University of Auckland law professor Jane Kelsey.
The Ministry of Primary Industries’ release of Environmental Science and Research’s initial reports regarding the sources of a nasty stomach bug will be little comfort to the 127 people affected by it, Labour’s Food Safety spokesperson Damien O’Connor says.
Foreign Minister Murray McCully and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs should be complimented for New Zealand’s successful campaign in securing a temporary seat on the United Nations Security Council, says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters.
Transport Minister Simon Bridges wants boat users to make safety the top priority, as New Zealand’s first Safer Boating Week begins today.
International aid agency Oxfam New Zealand welcomes New Zealand’s election to the United Nations Security Council, saying it gives an extraordinary opportunity to make a lasting contribution to international peace and security and improve the lives of millions.
Fifteen Enhanced Taskforce Green (ETFG) members hired to help clean up storm-affected Northland farms, horticultural operations and orchards officially ended their three month stint today.
The first ever Safer Boating Week (17-24 October) puts the spotlight firmly on ensuring boaties walk the safety talk when they’re out on the water this summer, Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) says.
New Zealand Home Loans saved its clients nearly $24 million in the last year, compared with how they would have fared getting their mortgages directly from a bank.
Kiwi families will be better off now that Chorus’ standover tactics on copper broadband have failed, so long as retailers pass on the drop in wholesale prices, Labour’s ICT spokesperson Clare Curran said today.
Here’s a chance to help make a difference to the future of water quality standards across the catchment of Porirua Harbour, but be quick; applications close this month.
The principal of May Road School in Auckland, Lynda Stuart, has challenged Treasury officials to go without breakfast for one month in order to share the experience of thousands of New Zealand children.
A University of Otago researcher is part of an international team that has discovered that horizontal gene transfer (HGT) played a surprisingly large role in the evolution of primitive microbes known as archaea.
A two hour workshop is being held in Rotorua on Friday 24 October at 8.30am to help business owners and managers create workplaces with engaged employees.
Rotorua X Charitable Trust is hosting Dale Carnegie Training to run the two hour session on improving employee engagement.
New Zealand’s family businesses must innovate, attract the right skills and differentiate themselves if they are to remain successful, according to the findings from the latest PwC Family Business Survey, one of the most comprehensive of its kind relating to families and their businesses.