Pacific Economic Ambassador His Excellency Shane Jones, NZ Super Fund CEO Adrian Orr and award-winning chef and author Robert Oliver are confirmed to speak at the one-day Pacific Wave Export conference later this month.
Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee agrees immigrants will be needed to rebuild Christchurch.
Police can confirm that they have located Anja Schulze safe and well in the Central Otago and have passed this information on to German authorities.
Police have arrested a third person in relation to the alleged robbery of an Ashburton man who was subsequently found deceased.
Micheal Kane McRae, 33, is actively avoiding Police and two warrants to arrest have been issued for wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.
Police are also seeking to locate an associate of McRae, April Lorna Marie Jackson.
Waikato Police and emergency services are at the scene of a fatal vehicle crash on Parawai Road, Thames that occurred at 4.30am this morning.
A single motor vehicle travelling north along Parawai Road has left the road and overturned. A passenger from the vehicle has since died.
The New Zealand College of Midwives has successfully called for urgent climate action, with a ground-breaking position statement on climate change accepted today by the International Confederation of Midwives meeting in Prague.
The Government’s announcement that it will invest in an ICT graduate school in Wellington is excellent news and a much-needed initiative, says regional economic development agency Grow Wellington.
KÄpiti Coast District Council has voted to continuing adding fluoride to the water supplies of Waikanae, Paraparaumu and Raumati.
The Eco Design Service at Palmerston North City Council has been recognised with the Carter Holt Harvey ‘Innovator of the Year’ Award from the Building Officials Institute of New Zealand.
The All Blacks team to play England in the opening Test of the Steinlager Series at Eden Park on Saturday 7 June has been named, with the All Blacks selectors naming a hugely experienced matchday 23 for the Hillary Shield clash.
The Internet Party has launched a collaborative platform to give its members a direct role in leading policy discussions.
The MÄori Party welcomes the final report today on the controversial oil and gas extraction method fracking by Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Dr Jan Wright - Drilling for Oil and Gas in New Zealand: Environmental Oversight and Regulation.
Part-time work seekers are warned about employment scams doing the rounds. Scammers advertise jobs where legitimate employers do, such as online and in newspapers.
Farmers Mill is the first independent grower-owned and operated flour producer in the country to receive funding from the Agricultural and Marketing Research and Development Trust (AGMARDT), for the specific development of nutrition focussed flour and baking products.
Kapiti Coast Mayor Ross Church urges local people to go online and give their feedback on air services offered from the Kapiti Coast Airport.
A survey developed by the Kapiti Company and Kapiti Coast Airport will be live for the next two weeks at www.kapiticoastairport.co.nz.
Missing Person West Auckland Police are searching for a missing disabled woman. Jemima is 29 yerars old. She was last seen at the intersection of Swan Hill Road and West Coast Road Glen Eden around 3.30pm today. She is a tall and slim caucasian with short blonde.
Waikato Regional Council Chief executive Vaughan Payne today announced the new Executive Leadership Team (ELT) responsible for achieving the regional council’s strategic direction and ensuring it more effectively and efficiently meets future challenges.
A front is forecast to move onto Westland during Thursday and become slow moving there through Friday before heading north on Saturday.
"PEPANZ welcomes the report released by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment on the environmental impacts arising from the growth of the oil and gas industry in New Zealand," PEPANZ spokesperson Janet Carson said today.