Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says suitably qualified and approved registered nurses will be able to prescribe from a list of commonly used medicines from next month.
ACT Leader David Seymour welcomes moves toward legalising nicotine e-cigarettes, but says the government must pledge not to put excise taxes on the products.
The MetService issued a Severe Weather Warning at 9am this morning (Wednesday 3 August) for parts of the South Island including Clutha.
Internationalisation of tertiary education between New Zealand and China took another step forward with the official signing of an agreement with between the Universal College of Learning (UCOL) and the School of Electronics and Technology of Dongguan (SETD).
NZ's largest litter clean up is set to take place from September 12-18th.
Registrations are now open for Keep New Zealand Beautiful's annual clean up week. Taking place in September each year this is the biggest national clean up initiative to take place on the calendar in New Zealand.
Expansion plans along Rimu Road announced by Coastlands yesterday support the Council’s vision of creating a vibrant, diverse and thriving town centre.
The Auckland Hearts have a new Head Coach at the helm for the upcoming 2016/17 season with Dean Flyger recently announced in the role.
“So when all hell started breaking loose on the back nine Sunday, Jutanugarn kept smiling,” writes Randall Mell.
A different kind of trigger
Trade Minister Todd McClay is travelling to Laos today to participate in a series of Ministerial meetings in the capital city of Vientiane, including the fourth Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) FTA Ministerial Meeting.
Industry body DairyNZ says the increased dividend and the maintained $4.25 per kg MS Fonterra Farmgate Milk Price is some good news for farmers with shares.
By Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com
Te Awamutu's Daniel White got the stern word from his father at the weekend and it seemed to do the trick.
InternetNZ has launched Easy Transparency, a set of reporting tools that will make it easier for New Zealand organisations to complete transparency reports.
A new data exploration service can quickly reveal if a company has had its data stolen and it is especially useful for revealing intellectual property (IP) theft.
Buyers Laboratory (BLI), the world’s leading independent evaluator of document imaging hardware and software, has awarded its 2016 BLI Winter Pick for innovative ink products catering to both small office and home office (SoHo) to the Epson EcoTank ET-4550 printer.
Education Minister Hekia Parata has today released figures that show student stand-downs, suspensions and exclusions are at their lowest levels since records began 16 years ago. At the same time the number of students skipping school is also going down.
Five of New Zealand’s top young baseball prospects head to college in the United States this month to begin their pursuit of a baseball dream that could very well turn to reality.
A physicist whose revolutionary scientific discoveries helped shape the modern world, from colour photography to the mobile phone, will be the subject of a public lecture at the University of Auckland.
August is here and the weather pattern is changing - to colder weather.
Lisa McNab, President of the MANA Movement said she had recently talked with the Maori Party's new President Tukuroirangi Morgan, to follow up on discussions held last week with MANA Leader Hone Harawira about possible working arrangements between both organizations.
A new report into New Zealand’s tourism sector says travellers are looking to regional New Zealand for a more ‘authentic’ Kiwi experience.