Two University of Canterbury biological scientists are part of a massive international effort that sequenced the genomes of 45 bird species helping unearth the best revolutionary framework map for birds to date.
Canterbury Police arrested and charged a 26 year old man when they stopped a vehicle believed to have been carrying drugs on SH1 Main North Road in Woodend at approximately 3.15pm today.
More than 200,000 passengers have used Emirates’ free onboard Wi-Fi since October this year, taking advantage of the airline’s service to connect with family, friends or colleagues when they fly.
Ben Sigmund will make his 150th appearance for the Wellington Phoenix against Central Coast Mariners at Eden Park on Saturday - an incredible achievement for a guy who turned his back on football and took up rugby 10 years ago.
NMZE. Radio has just learnt that ZM’s Fletch, Vaughan and Megan is officially the most downloaded podcast in New Zealand in 2014 in addition to being selected for Best New Podcast in the ‘iTunes Best of 2014 Awards’.
A new Child Poverty Action Group report released today highlights another example of how our outmoded social welfare system is harming kids, says Labour’s Social Development Spokesperson Carmel Sepuloni.
Cyclists will soon have a new track to ride in Selwyn as construction has started on a new Springston to Lincoln Cycleway.
A great programme of family events is coming to Selwyn this summer.
The programme starts with two Christmas themed events in Darfield - the Darfield Country Christmas in the Park and a community Carol service and barbeque picnic.
LIC is merging its farm automation and milking sensor businesses to deliver more integrated technology and meet demand from farmers.
The co-op’s Protrack business will transfer into subsidiary Dairy Automation Limited (DAL) in 2015.
Christchurch City Council has left the door open to an alternative approach to flood mitigation as a result of feedback received during the intensive consultation program.
Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s science team returned the distinctive red and yellow ‘HAWQi’ coastal water quality monitoring buoy to its location offshore off Tangoio this morning.
Contestants in the Nosh pavlova competition this Friday will have to whip up a well-dressed dessert to impress self-confessed foodie Mayor Hardaker.
Pacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has welcomed the announcement of successful applicants to deliver Pacific programmes for TVNZ.
After almost a year of consulting on three possible sites for a bus waiting lounge on Riccarton Road, the Council today decided to locate it on the corner of Division Street and Riccarton Road.
Police today acknowledged the bravery of the 10 victims who gave evidence against a 66 year old Blenheim man who sexually offended against them.
A diet high in fibre helps reduce harmful inflammation in the lungs of smokers, according to researchers from the University of Auckland.
An agreement has been signed today by the head of Immigration New Zealand (INZ) and his Fijian counterpart setting out the arrangements for Fiji’s inclusion in New Zealand’s successful seasonal worker scheme.
10,000 tickets have been snapped up for the Phoenix’s Round 10 Hyundai A-League match against Central Coast at Eden Park this Saturday.
December 11th, 2014 Sadly, at about 1pm this afternoon the 7 month old Hamilton child with unexplained injuries passed away at the Waikato Hospital. On behalf of NZ Police, investigators involved in the case would like to offer sincere condolences to the family and friends of the child.