This Children’s Day (Sunday March 2) NZEI Te Riu Roa is calling on all political parties to ensure children get the maximum benefit from early education by committing to all teachers in ECE services being qualified and registered by 2020.
ACT’s proposal to expand the ‘three strikes’ concept to send burglars to prison for three years without parole on their third offence, is a prime example of lazy thinking, says Kim Workman, spokesperson for Rethinking Crime and Punishment.
"KIDshine: the Violence Has to Stop", Shine’s new video produced by Tuatara Pictures, reminds viewers that there is help and hope out there for these vulnerable children. The four-minute video is to be officially launched on Shine’s Facebook page on Children’s Day, Sunday March 2nd.
Labour is taking its Best Start package to the people, with a series of community meetings planned around the country.
People are being asked what they do on the Hauraki Gulf in a survey to go live from Monday 3rd March.
Ning, the network of social networks that boasted 20 million visitors a month, has announced massive staff cutbacks and a complete end to free services for its users. So the bell tolls once again for the end of free Web 2.0 services.
Anyone who has picked up a set of financial statements will know how complex they are, and this is not helped by the sheer volume of disclosures they contain. Some of the mandatory disclosures in financial statements cloud the really useful information.
Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith today formally established three new marine reserves covering 435,000 hectares of ocean surrounding the Antipodes, Bounty and Campbell Islands from Perseverance Harbour, Campbell Island.
Richie McCaw has been honoured at the 51st Westpac Halberg Awards with the All Blacks captain receiving the Sport New Zealand Leadership Award.
White Ferns 120-7 (Sophie Devine 40, Suzie Bates 32, Tremayne Smart 3-17) beat the West Indies Women 88 all out after 18.1 overs (Natasha McLean 22, Hayley Jensen 2-11, Sophie Devine 2-19) by 32 runs
The Police are currently in attendance at a serious vehicle collision on State Highway 1, Dome Valley, just north of Kaipara Flats Road.
Property Council is extremely concerned about the Auckland Unitary Plan’s likely failure to meet density targets for the city as stated in the Auckland Plan.
Hawke’s Bay shearer Rowland Smith is setting his sights on becoming a World champion after successfully defending the Golden Shears Open shearing title in Masterton tonight.
Police can now name the man who died in a two-vehicle crash yesterday (28 February, 2014) afternoon on State Highway 1, near Sanson.
He was Kenneth William Piddington, aged 80, of Wellington.
Today the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved an additional US$30 million for the Productive Partnerships in Agriculture Project (PPAP), Papua New Guinea’s single largest agriculture initiative, which will benefit up to 60,000 coffee and cocoa farmers and their families.
"His Seve-like shots certainly got under Day’s skin."
Hauraki Mayor John Tregidga has hit out at Progressive Enterprises, accusing the supermarket giant of trying to push his community into extending alcohol trading hours.
TV3 has appointed senior journalist Lisa Owen as host of the network’s influential political programme The Nation. Lisa leaves TVNZ to take up her new role, and will also file stories for 3 News.
Shaun Hendy to visit Hamilton to tell Kiwis how to 'get off the grass' and kickstart our economy
A major exhibition of one of New Zealand’s foremost ceramic artists will open at MTG Hawke’s Bay next month.