Summer in Selwyn events continue during February and March, with 28 great activities coming up for Selwyn families.
New Zealand rowers took another step towards Olympic selection over the weekend with the majority of the squad racing at the Cambridge Town Cup at Lake Karapiro and a small contingent racing at the South Island Rowing Championships at Lake Ruataniwha.
New Zealand Ocean Swim Series participants Liam Albery and Emma Robinson have been crowned as the male and female winners at today’s 3.3km Capital Classic swim in Wellington, where 1,250 registered participants also took the plunge across multiple swim distances.
Since Labour introduced interest free student loans, New Zealand’s Universities have tumbled down the world rankings, and ACT Leader David Seymour says that the two are connected.
"Labour’s approach to education is funding for votes, and quality be damned," says Mr Seymour.
Making Sense of Fluoride believes Whakatane is the latest local community to pay a high price for the government’s continued lack of action on its own child health report into fluoridation.
Auckland University Students’ Association (AUSA) has welcomed Andrew Little’s announcement on free post-school education.
The new policy, revealed by Little at his yearly state of the nation address, would see a Labour Government pay for up to three years of higher education.
The BayTrust Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to an area of the Waikato River Saturday afternoon at 6pm near Whakamaru (51 km SW of Rotorua) to attend a woman that had received injuries from a fall.
Summer just became even hotter for two Lotto players in Auckland who each won $500,000 with Lotto First Division in tonight’s live Lotto draw.
The winning tickets were sold at Pak N Save Sylvia Park and Southmall Lotto Kiosk in Auckland.
New Zealand First is calling for the Auditor General and the Ombudsman to immediately begin investigations into the Ministry of Education’s mismanagement of the appointment of Rangiora High School's Commissioner.
Some of the brightest stars in the MÄori musical firmament will round off the TÄmaki Herenga Waka Festival performance programme as part of the festival finale on Monday, 1 February.
The main benefactor of the Environmental Risk Management Authority's (ERMA) decision to allow the application by Crown Research Institute AgResearch a carte blanche application to genetically engineer (GE) cattle, sheep and goats using a huge range of E.coli bacteria, human, mouse, sheep, goats,
The first ultra fast broadband-enabling fibre has been deployed in Tauranga today, marking the start of a rollout which will transform the local economy, says Steven Joyce, the Minister for Communications and Information Technology.
The Labour Party’s ‘three years free’ policy gives people from all walks of life opportunity to learn, says TEU president Sandra Grey.
Grey says the policy is exciting.
The NZL Sailing Team has claimed two medals at 2016 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, which wrapped up today in Florida.
Police investigating a shooting which left three people in hospital in Mangere overnight want to speak to anyone who was at the Yates Road gathering.
Police were initially called to the scene at around 4.30am to reports of people fighting and that a person had been shot.
Springbok Women’s Sevens coach Renfred Dazel believes his team has a solid foundation to build from this season following their training matches against the Brazil national team in Stellenbosch this week.
Four Asian sides - India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka -advanced to the Super League quarter-finals of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup in Bangladesh with their second successive wins on Saturday.
Marlborough Police are investigating a fire at a house on State Highway 1 at Waipapa Bay yesterday evening.
The fire was reported about 8.30pm and was fully involved when emergency services arrived.
One occupant from the house is unaccounted for.
Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer says its over-the-top Auckland Council is telling ratepayer-funded staff to stay away and ‘flexi-work’ on Thursday 4 February due to imminent protests around SkyCity next door to Auckland Council’s HQ in Federal and Albert streets.
The highlight of the Sovereign Tri Series in Wellington was without doubt the National Junior Championships, as the best U19 athletes gathered to chase medals and further points for their regions in race three of the Tri NZ National Junior Series.