A Labour Bill, which has child poverty at the centre of government decision making, is in line with the main recommendation of a new report on improving our children’s health, Labour's spokesperson for Children Jacinda Ardern says.
Construction works are underway for the next section of the walkway and cycle trail connecting Invercargill and Bluff.
Setting a new standard in compact video recording, Canon today revealed three new video cameras at CES in Las Vegas, set to launch in New Zealand from April, 2012.
"Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey’s announcement that the Pension Age will rise to 70 shows how isolated New Zealand’s position is becoming," says ACT Leader Jamie Whyte.
Due to the popularity of Upper Hutt City Library’s ukulele groups, the Library has launched a musical collection of 20 colourful new ukuleles.
Property Council welcomes the High Court ruling regarding heritage-listed Harcourts Building on Wellington’s Lambton Quay.
As reported, Wellington investor Mark Dunajtschik has won an appeal against the Environment Court blocking his plans to demolish the structure.
Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel has welcomed the support of other agencies including the Government, EQC and insurers as it tackles the flooding issues facing the city.
Evidence has emerged that clearly contradicts Minister for Justice Judith Collins’ repeated assertion that the dinner she attended in China was purely a private affair, says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters.
Having worked in a few book stores over the years meant I was pretty familiar with the books ‘Freakonomics’ and ‘Superfreakonomics’. That doesn’t mean I read them of course, I just knew ‘of’ them.
Emirates Team New Zealand announced today that it would not be competing in the next Volvo Ocean Race.
In recent weeks, the team had explored a joint challenge with Spanish interests. The Volvo Ocean race starts at Alicante, Spain, on October 4 this year.
The New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal has suspended Robert Barry Whale from practice as a barrister and solicitor for a period of twelve months commencing from 20 March 2014.
Voting statistics on the 2013 local authority elections are being released as open data for the first time by the Department of Internal Affairs.
The first step in re-establishing the Fukuoka Friendship Garden has been taken with the appointment of councillor Cathy Casey as the chair of the Fukuoka Friendship Garden Steering Group.
Nelson Marlborough District Health Board (NMDHB) has increased compliance with the World Health Organisation’s ‘5 Moments of Hand Hygiene’ to reach 70.1%.
As of 5pm, on May 2, 2014, free culture activist Daniel Strypey Bruce will cease transmission over all internet-based communications channels for a year.
People still have a week to give feedback on the Regional Council’s ambitious plan to significantly improve public transport in the Wellington region.
The 36-year-old passenger who died in a fatal road crash on Reid Road, Taneatua on Wednesday, 9. April has been identified as Te Maari Tamakaimoana Hohua of Flaxmere, Hastings.
Both alcohol and speed are likely factors contributing to the cause of this crash.
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Foundation Vodafone Warrior Duane Mann and vastly-experienced coach Rohan Smith are both linking up with the club again.
Two year old Otto Richardson has multiple severe allergies and is dependent on adrenaline auto-injectors to stay safe in a dangerous world. In New Zealand, it is estimated 20,000 are living with severe allergic disease and also at risk, like Otto Richardson, of anaphylaxis.