Waitemata Police can now release the name of the man who died last night in Silverdale. He was 39 year old Dya Lee Wilson of Hibiscus Coast.
Legal authorities must respect the right of journalist Nicky Hager to protect the source of his material for his Dirty Politics book under Section 68 of the Evidence Act, Acting Labour Leader David Parker says.
With more data being generated and collected than ever before, the University of Auckland’s first official Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) will teach students how to find the stories told by statistical data.
Feilding’s bus service is up for review and Horizons Regional Council wants to hear from all current, potential and non bus users.
A butterfly sculpture designed by a talented TaupÅ-nui-a-Tia College student will be brought to life on Tongariro Domain.
Institutional investor Rangatira Limited (Rangatira) today announced that it has increased its stake in Magritek, world leading provider of benchtop NMR and MRI instruments.
Finance Minister Bill English leaves tomorrow for the United States, where he will attend the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank governors in Washington DC.
‘The three core Justice Sector Ministers have the potential to take the Justice Sector into a whole new era of change, "says Kim Workman, spokesperson for Rethinking Crime and Punishment. It’s the sort of front row that Graeme Henry dreams about."
The Public Service Association says that the Productivity Commission’s inquiry on more effective social services is a chance to genuinely evaluate what currently works and what doesn’t.
Hawke’s Bay liquor premises have been given a sharp reminder about their responsibilities around the provision of food, following recent visits by Hawke’s Bay District Health Board public health staff.
At approximately 9:30pm last night Waitemata Police located a vehicle that had crashed after it was observed by members of the public travelling at speed and on the wrong side of the road.
How are you feeling? is a query normally reserved for the client in a therapy session. But Massey University psychology researchers are asking therapists that question to find out how socially and emotionally astute they are.
The NZD has recovered lost ground in line with the other majors against the USD, with profit-taking the likely culprit (see Majors). NZD/USD climbed 0.8% to 0.7830.
New Zealand’s cruise ship season continues to extend, with Radiance of the Seas arrival in Wellington today (7 October 2014) marking the start of the 2014-15 cruise season.
Kiwi celebrities throughout New Zealand have added their voice to an international bid to raise awareness for eye health.
World Sight Day (WSD) is an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment.
DairyNZ chairman John Luxton says it’s the first time DairyNZ has held an AGM in South Canterbury. "Our board usually moves around the country to visit different farming areas and alternates between the North and South Islands.
Statistics just released by business growth centre, The Icehouse, show growth rates for established businesses who have invested in Icehouse business growth programmes are over two times higher than the average for NZ businesses.
Vector wishes to advise that all but 324 customers have been restored overnight. Crews worked in very challenging weather conditions with hail, rain and wind hampering their efforts.
New Zealanders have never been healthier in terms of heart disease with death rates plummeting since the 1960s, according to cardiac epidemiologist, Professor Rod Jackson.