By Ric Spooner, Chief Market Analyst, CMC Markets
Investors appear content to stay in stocks as they wait on the February reporting season. A solid lead from US markets has delivered a firm start to trading on the Australian exchange.
Want to be part of TÄmaki Makaurau’s celebrations of the MÄori New Year?
Auckland Council is calling for groups wishing to host an event during this year’s Matariki Festival 2017.
Waitemata Police are praising the efforts of members of the public who fought to free a man and pull him from a burning car yesterday morning in Orewa.
At around 9.30am, a 28 year-old man was driving north on the Hibiscus Coast Highway.
The once a year opportunity to celebrate and recognise local volunteers has arrived in the Ashburton district.
BACS Good Business Eggs are beginning their quest to find the fifth annual winners for 2017. And over the summer period the long process of checking and verifying what business has invested in the community over the past year is being completed for the 5th annual awards in April.
Canterbury Police can now name the man found deceased after a crash off Arundel Rakaia Gorge Road yesterday morning.
The body of 42-year-old Shane William Forsyth, of Westport, was found inside a brown van submerged in water in an irrigation race around 8am.
By Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com
The racing could not be much closer than was witnessed at the weekend's opening round of four in this season's New Zealand Superbike Championships.
Lily Tootill spent the last day of her teenage years beating some of the biggest guns in New Zealand showjumping, with a stunning victory in the penultimate round of the Country TV World Cup (NZ series) in Dannevirke this afternoon.
Formal charges have been laid against the 39-year-old man arrested early today following an incident in Okato, New Plymouth, overnight.
He will be appearing in the New Plymouth District Court tomorrow facing charges of assault with a weapon, and threatening to kill.
The decision to "switch sides" from sailor to officer is paying off for Midshipman (MID) Erica Williams, of Papakura, who scooped two top awards at her recent graduation.
Statement from Detective Senior Sergeant Dene Begbie:
A 42-year-old man is fighting for his life in Auckland Hospital following a serious assault at an address in William Jones Drive, Otangarei yesterday afternoon.
Police can now name the motorcyclist who died following a crash on Cardrona Valley Road on 6 January.
He was Manfred Brand, 47, a Swiss national.
Mr Brand was working in New Zealand at the time of his death.
Auckland City FC coach Ramon Tribulietx has praised the character of his side after they went down to 10 men and still came home from Wellington with all three points and retained the NZF Charity Cup.
From Doug Laing, media officer, Shearing Sports New Zealand
The death of Sir Bruce Slane means the legal profession has lost a great communicator and campaigner for individual rights, New Zealand Law Society President Kathryn Beck says.
Police can now name the man who died after a car struck his bike yesterday in Taupo.
He was 67-year-old Nick Calavrias from Wellington.
Police's Serious Crash Unit is investigating the circumstance surrounding the crash.
The matter will be referred to the Coroner.
From without a point in their first four games, to 2017 McDonald’s Super Smash Champions.
The Wellington Firebirds completed a remarkable season turnaround at Pukekura Park on Saturday, triumphing over the top-seeded Central Stags by 14 runs to claim the trophy.
Police are attending a fatal crash on the Taupo Expressway.
One person has died after a car crashed with a cyclist.
Medical attention was provided however the cyclist died at the scene.
Police’s serious crash unit is investigating the crash.
Fluoridation causes more premature births, one of the top causes of infant death in the USA. It poses the greatest risk to poor non-white mothers and babies. This is the finding State University of New York researchers from data spanning 1993 to 2002.
Four Australian swimmers, led by multi Olympic and World Champion Emily Seebohm, will compete in the New Zealand Zonal Championships in Auckland next month.