New Zealand First has revealed that milk company Oravida posted an important Chinese import clearance document on the internet just days before giving a large donation to the National Party.
Children's representation will be beefed up and couples in marital disputes will have the right of access to legal advice for the full duration of their case under a Labour government, Labour’s Justice spokesperson Andrew Little says.
There is a need for on-going youth mental health monitoring and interventions, given a small decline in aspects of self-reported mental health among New Zealand secondary school students.
A University of Canterbury student who graduated last month has designed a new web app which will enable people with ongoing health difficulties to explore their identity and learn that they are not defined by their illness.
Sport and Recreation Minister Murray McCully today announced two important steps to prevent match-fixing and protect the reputation of New Zealand sport.
Recent devastating events in New Zealand and overseas have put a spotlight on our ability to plan for and manage the Wellington region’s natural hazards, and ultimately, to protect property and lives.
Casual dining, healthy eating and shared plates are the top three dining trends highlighted by the Restaurant Association as an entrée to the upcoming publication of its fourth annual Hospitality Report, the definitive guide to the performance of New Zealand’s hospitality industry.
Domestic abuse charity Shine says the murder of Wellington woman Sarwan Lata demonstrates how protection orders alone cannot keep victims safe. There must also be concerted and coordinated efforts of local police and other community organisations.
One individual athlete and a relay team have been named by the New Zealand Olympic Committee in the second athletics announcement for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, in addition to the eleven athletes named previously.
Police have confirmed that a four-year old boy has died in Starship Hospital in Auckland following a quad-bike crash on a Tai Tapu farm late last month.
Today’s announcement of additional funding for budgeting services will mean New Zealand families have better access to budgeting advice, says the New Zealand Federation of Family Budgeting Services.
Christchurch Police have arrested a man in connection with an alleged assault on a sex worker in the central city early on Friday morning.
Fuel prices rose during April, but the AA says retailers should be cutting prices.
The implementation of the transport chapter of the Christchurch Central Recovery Plan takes a significant step forward today, as the company appointed to design and oversee construction of the three major projects within phase one begins its work.
New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters is calling on the National Party to come clean about secret deals being done with the ACT Party in Auckland electorate seats.
"The deal has been done to stitch up Epsom, but what else is being done behind closed doors?
Treasury projections that show under the current Government’s policies, unemployment will never return to pre-Key levels are a scandal, says Labour Leader David Cunliffe.
"Mr Key is failing on jobs. His policies are not creating jobs for New Zealanders.
A petition aimed at stopping the testing of legal highs on animals has nearly reached 40,000 signatures, says Labour’s Animal Welfare spokesperson Trevor Mallard.
"Concerns about the one-size-fits-all approach being taken to national procurement for public hospitals should be a wake-up call for the Government," said Mr Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, today.
Wellington racer Jamie McNee has won the 2013-2014 Toyota Finance 86 Championship with a gritty drive at the final round, held over two days at Hampton Downs in the north Waikato.