Plunket, New Zealand’s largest provider of services to support the well being of children under five, is proud to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week (Friday 1 August-7 August) in communities across the country, and on social media.
The Maintain and Sustain Runway presented at New Zealand Eco Fashion Exposed was a more relaxed casual affair with the results of the #kilasthriftshopchallenge presented by Nora Swann and the #ecovintagechallenge presented by Denise Anglesey Director of Exposed and Designer of Denise H.
A public meeting run by the West Coast District Health Board at the NBS Theatre in Westport today kicked off a conversation with the Buller community about older persons' health services.
Emirates and Sport Lisboa e Benfica (Benfica), Portugal’s most successful football club, have signed a three-year agreement. Emirates is now the Official Airline Partner of the club until 2016.
The dominance of the property listing website market achieved by Realestate.co.nz is not expected to be affected by any desperate fee cutting by its nearest competitor.
As a nation dependent on primary industry, with more than half of our land used for farming, having the right means to navigate varying terrain can be a challenging task.
The Electoral Commission is making it easier for disabled New Zealanders to enrol and vote, with the confirmation that telephone dictation voting will be in place for the 2014 general election.
While a downwards revision in Fonterra’s benchmark forecast for 2014/15 was widely expected, it has fallen lower than expected to be $6 per kilogram of Milk Solids (kg/MS). A dividend of 20-25 cents per share helps to soften things for a fully shared up farmer.
By Michael McCarthy (Chief Market Strategist, CMC Markets)
New Zealand First has been proved right yet again - there’s no stopping the foreign buy-up of our land, says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters.
Auckland Transport’s acknowledgment that Auckland does not need a new train station at Newton or additional electric trains significantly weakens Mayor Len Brown’s case for beginning construction of the City Rail Link in 2016, according to Auckland councillor Dick Quax.
The Waitakere Ranges Protection Society has welcomed Auckland Council’s addition of 78 hectares of stunning bush-clad land to the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park in its purchase of the "Byers block" between Piha and KareKare.
In an historic week for New Zealand politics, departing MÄori Party founding leaders give their unreserved support to the new generation of MÄori Party candidates.
InternetNZ is pleased to welcome Jamie Baddeley as its new President. The Internet authority recently held a by-election to replace outgoing President Frank March who is standing down after five years in the role.
Wairarapa Police are investigating a crash where a motorcyclist was seriously injured and are trying to identify the driver of a vehicle who drove by the motorcyclist seconds before the crash occurred.
Entries for the 2015 Ballance Farm Environment Awards opened on August 1, 2014.
A major event on the farming calendar, the annual contest promotes sustainable land management and is facilitated by the New Zealand Farm Environment (NZFE) Trust.
Commerce Minister Craig Foss today welcomed New Zealand’s first equity crowd-funding and peer-to-peer lending licences.
Christchurch City Council should not be forced into selling its strategic assets, the Green Party said today.
Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says the Government is encouraged by the approach being taken by Christchurch City Council in addressing financial pressures delivered by its required response to the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.
Auckland Mayor Len Brown has announced a significant reduction in the cost of the City Rail Link (CRL) from $2.86 billion to less than $2.4 billion lowering the price of Auckland's number one transport infrastructure priority by about 20 per cent.