The National Government are pushing a Cyprus-style solution to bank failure in New Zealand which will see small depositors lose some of their savings to fund big bank bailouts, the Green Party said today.
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has named Peter Marshall as New Zealand’s new High Commissioner to the Cook Islands.
"New Zealand and the Cook Islands have a special relationship, based on historical ties and shared citizenship," Mr McCully says.
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A University of Auckland Audiology Masters student has been recognised for new research into secondary school teachers’ sensitivity to noise.
The New Zealand Paralympic Team hit its overall Rio 2016 Paralympic Games target of 18 medals today, with two days of competition still to come.
Tens of thousands of voting packs for this year’s Northland local body elections will begin turning up in mailboxes around the region from today. (subs: from Friday 16 Sept.)
Offshore investors are aggressively exploiting tax breaks to pay no tax on their rental properties according to IRD data released by Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford.
Wasps, live eels and capsicums are just some of the perishable export products driving New Zealand’s rapid growth in the US market.
There has at last been some justice for the long suffering Mangawhai ratepayers in Northland, says New Zealand First Leader and MP for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters.
Small and medium sized businesses worldwide are embracing the flexibility and freedom of mobile to change how they do business.
Police have concerns for the safety of 84-year-old Whanganui man Norman Jones, who has been reported missing.
He was last seen around 6pm this evening on Liverpool Street.
Mr Jones is described as caucasian and approximately 5’4".
Police are looking to locate 26-year-old Antoinette Ashworth from Palmerston North.
Ms Ashworth has not been seen since approximately 4pm on the 16th of September 2016 and Police and family have concerns for her wellbeing.
New Zeland's electric car charging station network could be used to supply urban and rural New Zealand with renewable power sources says Pacific Wind generation program manager Reza Sehdehi.
Cadmium-free potatoes, with the help of the research team at the University of Canterbury (UC), may one day help to allay another possible food safety scare.
Invercargill, Nov 9 NZPA - Five Mongrel Mob members involved in an arson attack on a rival gang's headquarters were sentenced to jail when they appeared in Invercargill District Court today.
Auckland, June 17 NZPA - Four Nathans Finance directors facing criminal charges will be tried by a judge alone in March next year.
The eight-week trial of Kenneth Moses, John Hotchin, Donald Young and Mervyn Doolan in the High Court at Auckland will begin on March 14.
8 May 2009 - Career diplomat Heather Riddell will be New Zealand's next Ambassador to Viet Nam, Foreign Minister Murray McCully announced today.
"Viet Nam is an important regional partner for New Zealand, and it assumes the role of Chair of ASEAN next year," Mr McCully said.
Police can confirm that there was a fleeing driver incident this morning which started in North Canterbury and ended in an inner city Christchurch suburb near Woolston.
Police are currently speaking to the driver of the vehicle who is assisting Police with inquiries.
New Zealanders have joined people queuing all round the world to get their hands on the latest smartphone which goes on sale in seven days on September 16 - but they are the first in the world to use robots to queue for them.