Canterbury Police are investigating a serious assault reported to have occurred at Christchurch Men’s Prison at approximately 9.30am this morning (25 March 2015).
The male victim, an inmate at the Prison, has been taken to Christchurch Hospital with serious injuries.
In 1990, New Zealand primary school children were biking an average of 28 minutes per week. Today, it is less than 5 minutes per week - with many children not getting to ride a bike at all.
Two new economic reports confirm positive progress for Rotorua’s economy in the immediate and longer term.
People who travel on State Highway 3 (SH3) between the Awakino Gorge and Mt Messenger are being asked to share their thoughts on the route, as the NZ Transport Agency explores ways to boost safety and efficiency in the area.
The 2015 Aon Maadi Cup (New Zealand Secondary School Rowing Championships) regatta continued today at Lake Karapiro, Cambridge with the heats and repechages.
The Government has lodged an application before the High Court to seek a judicial review of the decision by the Institute of Professional Engineers of New Zealand (IPENZ) to drop its investigation into Dr Alan Reay’s role in the design of the CTV building, with the documents served to Dr Reay t
By Betty Lam (Sales Trader, CMC Markets)
The Australian bourse oscillated in mild gains ahead of HSBC Flash Manufacturing PMI numbers and trading volumes remained subdued as traders reserved their bets until after the fact.
BLACKCAPS skipper Brendon McCullum has lost the toss and the BLACKCAPS will field first in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Semi Final v South Africa at Auckland's Eden Park.
There is one change in the playing XI, with Matt Henry replacing Adam Milne.
Research lead by a team from the University of Canterbury has found that commonly used herbicides can cause bacteria to become resistant to antibiotics.
Riedel Crystal, the 300-year-old global leader in varietal-specific glassware, added New Zealand to its list of global subsidiaries in January this year, trading out of Auckland under RSN New Zealand.
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.
The Canterbury Rugby Union is paying tribute to the service of stalwart Nasi Manu, who has announced he will head to Edinburgh at the end of this Super Rugby season.
Christchurch City Council is ploughing ahead with replacing its earthquake-damaged and red-zoned social housing, with three new developments under way in as many weeks.
MTV New Zealand today announced that Jessie J will bring her signature style and unmatchable sense of cool to burn up the red carpet of the 2015 MTV Movie Awards as she hosts the spectacular Pre-Show airing LIVE on Monday, 13th April at 11:30am NZST.
New Zealand Football confirmed on Tuesday the live television broadcast of three upcoming internationals involving the All Whites and the Football Ferns.
MediaWorks today unveiled a new nationwide radio brand Magic, which will launch on April 20.
The 2015 Aon Maadi Cup (New Zealand Secondary School Rowing Championships) regatta commenced at Lake Karapiro, Cambridge today (Monday 23 March) with a full race schedule of 136 heats in 31 event classes.
Waikato Police searching for an offender on the run from the Coromandel warn he is dangerous and should not be approached and highlight that anyone aiding him to avoid capture is likely to face charges as well.
The first phase of the Government’s Investing in Educational Success scheme is failing to target the children and schools the government itself says are most in need of support, a new analysis shows.
New Zealand First Leader and candidate for Northland by-election Rt Hon Winston Peters is pleased the Auckland council have come to its senses over the expansion of the city’s port expansion.