Changes to the structure of New Zealand's electricity sector and intensifying competition are likely to drive mixed credit trends for the country's integrated generators-retailers (gentailers) in the next 12-to-24 months, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said in a report published today.
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced diplomat Guergana Guermanoff as New Zealand’s new Consul-General to Shanghai.
Two Amberley flatmates are today celebrating after claiming their $1 million Lotto prize from the weekend.
The flatmates take turns buying their weekly Lotto ticket, however, last week one of them forgot their turn and did not make the purchase.
Mobile health services are not the hoped for silver bullet to improved disease prevention and control in the Pacific, according to researcher, Elaine Umali.
The next Labour-led Government will create a 21st century transport system for New Zealand that promotes the most efficient and sustainable combination of transport options, says Labour’s Transport spokesperson Phil Twyford.
New Zealand has become just the fifth country in the world whose chartered accountants are recognised as on a par with their influential US counterparts.
One of the country’s iconic retailers is undertaking one of the biggest changes in its 41-year history.
Youth climate change group Generation Zero says the Green Party’s Wellington transport plan announced today is a smart blueprint for a prosperous low carbon city, and shows that there is now cross-party support for a light rail solution for Wellington.
His soulful voice has captured the hearts of audiences all over the world. Now Sam Smith is set to bring his highly anticipated In The Lonely Hour tour to New Zealand in April 2015!
The Government’s announcement of funding for Science Challenge 11 is welcome recognition that New Zealand is now predominantly an urban country, says the New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities.
In the eyes of many golfers Bubba Watson wouldn’t be considered a “feel” player. Not someone you’d attribute great sensitivity to the nuances of the swing and golf clubs.
The Green Party will invest half a billion dollars over five years upgrading Wellington’s public transport and walking and cycling infrastructure.
Bay of Plenty dairy farmer Trevor Hamilton entered the Ballance Farm Environment Awards because he had a point to prove.
Two hundred minutes of New Zealand’s landscapes, people and activities is likely to reach millions of Chinese viewers after the country played host to China’s most popular reality TV show.
Whangarei Police are investigating a burglary involving the theft of a rare Nissan Skyline racing car, valued at approximately $60,000.
The burglary occurred at a rural address, west of Whangarei sometime between 1 September and 7 September 2014.
Cashmere Technical became the first club to win back-to-back ASB Chatham Cup titles since 1998 when the defending champions claimed a 2-1 victory in the 2014 national knockout competition final on Sunday at QBE Stadium.
Having worked with DairyNZ to analyse the $100m freshwater fund policy, recently announced by the National Party, Federated Farmers believes it could vastly improve water quality outcomes.
All Whites coach Anthony Hudson announced on Sunday that Winston Reid will captain New Zealand beginning with the first game under the new coach against Uzbekistan in Tashkent on Tuesday.
Police investigating Monday’s shooting in Ashburton have undertaken an extensive search of an area stretching from the scene of the incident to the farm near the location where a man was apprehended. This included searching approximately 13 kilometres of riverbank along the Ashburton River.