A new community is being built in Bromley thanks to Habitat for Humanity and corporate partner, Infor. Crusaders players and staff have joined with Infor employees in rolling up their sleeves over the past month and helping to build 11 new homes for Habitat Hand-up Christchurch.
Health authorities have approved the use of cannabis derived medication Elixinol - on a one-off basis - to treat a coma patient encountering ongoing seizures. But does it work?
Xero today announced that it has surpassed a significant milestone of half a million subscribers worldwide to its global cloud accounting software platform.Xero is helping small business owners and entrepreneurs in more than 180 countries all over the globe from Anguilla and Zimbabwe, to Auckland
The eight finalists for Rural Bachelor of the Year have made a stop on their road trip in Te Kuiti, to take part in a challenge that may be the toughest they’ll experience as part of this competition.
The Reserve Bank’s cut to the official cash rate is an admission it has been wrong all along, says New Zealand First.
"Today’s action is way too little, way too late," says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland, Rt Hon Winston Peters.
Rather than fiddling with the country’s one serious savings scheme, or pissing off overseas travellers with a nonsense exit and entry levy, the government should have made major cuts to a special class of welfare payments, according to Democrats for Social Credit Deputy Leader and Finance Spoke
Kiwi retirees face the need to be extra cautious throughout their retirement - even if they manage to be debt-free by the time they turn 65. That's the grim reality faced by New Zealanders in the years ahead according to a new survey commissioned by leading 50+ community website, GrownUps.
The new consumer laws will not stop outrageous interest rates being charged by debt trucks that cruise low income suburbs, says Labour’s Consumer Affairs Spokesperson David Shearer.
The Taupo based Greenlea Rescue helicopter was dispatched to the 42nd Traverse in the Tongariro Forest at midday, after a call was received of a person who had fallen from their mountain bike sustaining serious injuries.
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According to The Coffee Club New Zealand, "brinner," which international food experts have claimed is one of the hottest food trends for 2015, has finally touched down in New Zealand.
The Annex on Transparency for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), published by Wikileaks yesterday, reveals changes that could make PHARMAC "largely unworkable" and lead to "less affordable medicines" according to oncologist, health economist and PHARMAC advisor Dr George Laking.
Revelations that 50,000 live sheep are being shipped to Mexico highlights massive inconsistencies in the Government’s live animal export policy says the Green Party.
Today’s release at NZ National Field Days by TUANZ member, KPMG, of the Agribusiness Agenda 2015 highlights the importance of improving access in the rural sector to high speed broadband.
The New Zealand Men’s U-20 side look to take a further step into the unknown in Hamilton on Thursday as they clash with Portugal in the knockout stage of the FIFA U-20 World Cup.
Clinical psychologist and PhD researcher Sarah Malthus works with people who have serious complications of diabetes, such as amputations, kidney failure, and blindness.
The Public Service Association (PSA) says workers at the three Northland councils under threat from amalgamation are pleased that the Local Government Commission will not be going ahead with their proposal.
Discovery of an educational text co-authored by a New Zealander and made available for download on Kim Dotcom’s file-sharing site Mega is just the ‘tip of the iceberg’ according to Publishers Association of New Zealand president Sam Elworthy.
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See some of NZ's best native musicians play this summer in one of Hamilton's most stunning natural locations.
Mayor Annette Main today said she feels very disappointed for Wanganui and let down by a process in which our community's bid for the New Zealand Cycling Centre of Excellence (NZCCOE) has been excluded from SPARC's shortlist of tenders.