After all the Christmas and New Year treats, it’s fair to say most people will be looking for a healthier approach.
The recent spate of deaths of black men and boys at the hands of white American police officers reminds me of one thing: that racism and American law enforcement often go together.
"Anyone who reads between the lines of politician gobbledygook should be very worried by comments made by Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse over rental tenancy tenure," says Affordable Auckland Leader Stephen Berry.
Less than a year after opening its new Christchurch office, Babbage has expanded its operation further with the appointment of senior mechanical engineer Alan Cooke to the office.
Auckland Councillors Denise Krum, Cameron Brewer and Linda Cooper say they’re disappointed a more prudent City Rail Link amendment put by Ms Krum and seconded by Mr Brewer was resoundingly lost today by 17 votes to three.
Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today congratulated the Customs Service for their role in the interception of a shipment of liquid methamphetamine.
Auckland Airport has today welcomed the first flight of China Eastern Airlines’ new seasonal Shanghai to Auckland service.
The Wellington Phoenix has pre-sold 5,000 tickets to its A-League matches in the Hutt in February and March.
KiwiRail was quick to dismiss New Zealand First’s statement that the ferry Arahura would be replaced with the rust bucket Stena Alegra. But today that’s just what KiwiRail announced.
The National Government is suffocating Auckland’s transport development by holding back its funding for the vital City Rail Link, said the Green Party today.
In the past 24 hours reports of six people suffering from toxic shellfish poisoning have been received by the Medical Officer of Health. Each person affected had eaten shellfish collected from the coastline which has a current health warning.
Auckland Council’s Governing Body today agreed to push out the timing for the start of the City Rail Link (CRL) in its 10-year budget to 2018/19.
New Zealand has led the way with tobacco control measures, starting ten years ago with the Smokefree Environments Act 2003 - in its time a world leading piece of legislation.
The new integrated patient safety software system DATIX went live across Northland DHB this morning.
A clinical risk management improvement, DATIX supports the management of adverse events (incidents), complaints, the patient experience and safety alerts.
A campaign launched by Farmers supporting hospices throughout New Zealand has already raised more than $200,000 since it launched on 24 November.
Most people in advanced age don’t drink alcohol or only drink alcohol moderately, according to recent research from the University of Auckland.
The Broadcasting Standards Authority has declined to uphold a complaint from Taranaki Regional Council that a Morning Report item about the disposal of fracking waste in Taranaki was misleading, unfair and unbalanced.
The Government has agreed to continue work to enable a small number of local authorities to trial online voting, Associate Minister of Local Government Louise Upston said today.
Air New Zealand has today announced plans to take delivery of two additional Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft.
The airline already has three of these revolutionary new aircraft in its fleet with a further seven on firm order.
Canterbury Police can confirm that Lineside Road and Fernside Road have reopened following a serious crash at approximately 1.22pm today.
Three vehicles are reported to have collided on Lineside Road, a truck and 4x4 vehicle travelling east-bound and a car travelling west-bound.