Ultrafast Fibre announced today it will be the major supporter of the Hamilton Education Open Network (HEDON) to enable and support schools to use ultra-fast fibre broadband to its maximum benefit for classroom learning.
When you think of the top of the NZ iTunes charts you think of Macklemore, PSY and whatever other artist that is so hot right now. That was until Fletch and Vaughan on The Edge, launched a campaign that saw iconic song ‘Africa’ by Toto reach Number One on the iTunes Charts yesterday.
The National Government had the numbers to pass MMP changes with Green Party support but chose not to out of self-interest, the Green Party said today.
The Government should put its SkyCity convention centre deal on hold till it has factored in the costs of social harm caused by law changes in the deal, the Green Party said today.
Clearances of Crown-owned residential red zone properties have picked up the pace with 2074 now completed and the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority on target to complete 3000 demolitions by the end of September, Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says.
The Selwyn-Waihora Zone Committee will meet for the second time this month on 21 May to continue its work to develop water and quantity limits for the zone.
Horizons Regional Council is encouraging residents to get out and explore the world around them as it releases its State of Environment report this Saturday 18 May.
As part of a nationwide TV TakeBack initiative, Gisborne residents can take their old television to local appliance stores for recycling. Smiths City and Noel Leeming are accepting old televisions for a small fee ($5 each), and Harvey Norman are accepting a limited number for free.
Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) is thrilled to announce their team for the UK World Cup to be held in Great Britain from 1 - 4 July 2013. The event will take place at Stoke Mandeville - the birthplace of the Paralympic Movement .
Kiwibank has switched its headline home loan special rate from one year to two years. The new two -year rate of 4.99% p.a. matches the lowest two-year rate last offered by Kiwibank in October 2012. The new rate is a reduction of 0.26%.
Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says the Residential Advisory Service available from tomorrow to all property owners having difficulty with insurance and other repair or rebuilding challenges will play an important role in recovery.
The New Zealand Association of Counsellors is urging Kiwis to don their pink shirt this Friday (May 17) in a show of solidarity against all forms of bullying.
NZAC president, Jonathan Loan, says bullying is not just a schoolyard issue dealt with by school guidance counsellors.
After holding its entry fees at the same rate for the past three years, the Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT) has announced that it will be restructuring its general admission fees and giving Super Gold Card holders free entry from 1 July 2013.
Qantas and Emirates have welcomed the New Zealand Minister for Transport’s decision to approve their partnership for five years.
The claim by John Key and Judith Collins that they tried to reach consensus with political parties on changes to MMP is completely untrue, says Labour Leader David Shearer.
What do World War I nurses, indigenous people and biographical fiction have in common?
They are the topics three graduating Victoria University students have focused on for the past three years as part of their PhD research at the International Institute of Modern Letters.
Just what is "unsettled" weather? Many people assume it means stormy or wet - but unsettled often just means "changeable".
Two-time Olympian Hayley Palmer will lead a team of eight New Zealand swimmers to the World University Games to be held in Kazan, Russia from 6-17 July.
"The Maori Party is backing the introduction of well-funded charter schools even though they represent a direct attack on kura kaupapa Maori, and on public education generally," said Hone Harawira, Leader of MANA and MP for Te Tai Tokerau.