The main impact of the Government’s agreement with Auckland Council today will be simply to delay still further decisions needed to relieve the city’s traffic congestion, says Labour’s Auckland Issues Spokesperson, Phil Goff.
The Capital has made great progress with strong financial results reported in the Wellington City Council 2014 -15 Annual Report approved by the full council today.
National is choosing to ignore more than the canary in the mine with New Zealand’s merchandise exports in the year to July 2015, being down $2.1 billion on the corresponding point in 2014.
Extending paid parental leave will give more children a better start in life particularly in light of a recent report which found that nearly half of early childhood centres did not provide quality learning for under-twos.
The Public Service Association (PSA) says cuts to MidCentral DHB funding for home management may result in less work and loss of jobs for workers who support some of Manawatu’s most vulnerable residents.
North Shore swimmer Wilrich Coetzee showed his strength with back-to-back races as he qualified for his second semifinal on day two of the FINA World Junior Championships in Singapore.
Student Flights NZ is buzzing after Student Flights Dunedin took out top honours at the esteemed Retail NZ Top Shop (Lower South Island) Awards.
Superbike racer Sloan Frost will pilot his Suzuki GSXR1000 superbike around the Highlands GT circuit as part of a big weekend of motorsport during November’s Highlands 101 endurance event.
The University of Canterbury’s six-monthly result to the end of June shows sound financial performance as it continues to deliver research excellence and high-quality education to students, while managing many diverse issues arising from remediation, recovery and rebuild projects.
By Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com
It could be one of those landmark moments in Kiwi sporting history this weekend when Waikato motocross ace Josiah Natzke fires his last shot in his bid to win the European 125cc Motocross Championships.
New Zealand Red Cross has moved 95 per cent of its IT infrastructure to the cloud to improve its resilience from natural disasters.
McDonalds IT is working with Red Cross to reduce the organisation’s risk of having its IT systems crippled during a natural disaster.
The Green Party is calling on the Government to let the computer game development industry access incentives already available to the screen production industry, following new information from the New Zealand Game Developers Association that suggests growth in the gaming industry is constrained b
It’s been tough to get the shortlist down to six for the inaugural Rotary Club of Wellington Social Enterprise Kick-start, run in conjunction with the Äkina Foundation.
It is a phenomenal achievement: Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has proved its enduring commitment to helping small business customers by being named Bank of the Year - Small Business by CANSTAR for the fifth successive year.
The Canterbury Health system continues improving against National Health Targets and is exceeding them in areas such as emergency department wait times, elective surgery and hospital smoking cessation.
The first application of toxic 1080 bait in the Hunua Ranges area is complete and the parklands are expected to reopen later this week.
Statement from HRV:
The unfortunate situation of state house tenant Te Ao Marama Wensor and her seven year old son highlights - yet again - the sub-standard condition of much of Housing New Zealand’s properties.
Transgender and queer activists are planning a hunger strike, demanding the transfer of an incarcerated trans woman to a women’s facility.
The Government must urgently reassess the way it sets NCEA targets after a new report found they are forcing schools to "credit farm" and are undermining the qualification, Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says.
Mating more dairy cows to beef sires and rearing more dairy-beef calves are attractive options for some dairy farmers as they look for ways to supplement their income. With this in mind a farm consultant is urging dairy farmers to focus on value, not cost, when it comes to choosing beef bulls.