World Breastfeeding Week, 1 - 7 August 2016
Theme: Breastfeeding, a Key to Sustainable Development
Overnight, the Rena's list has improved - moving from 11 degrees, to a more upright position of 3-6 degrees, and its orientation or heading on the reef has changed by about 4 degrees.
Fresh oil has been seen this morning leaking from the ship, heading in a south-westerly direction.
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has launched the Biosecurity 2025 discussion document today, seeking public feedback on a long term direction for the biosecurity system.
Air New Zealand is celebrating its new non-stop Auckland to Houston service going on sale today with a limited time introductory fare to Texas and beyond from just $699 one-way.
Wellington, Nov 7 NZPA - Schedule for the 2010-11 Plunket Shield domestic cricket championship:
Round one, Nov 9-12:
Canterbury v Auckland at Christchurch, Central Districts v Wellington at Napier, Otago v Northern Districts at Queenstown
Round two, Nov 16-19:
The star-studded, charity cricket match planned to raise money for earthquake victims will be broadcast live from Wellington this Sunday across the CTV channel in Christchurch with a little help from Kordia and its long-time customer the New Zealand Racing Board (NZRB).
The NZ Transport Agency's Kamo Bypass Stage 2 on State Highway 1 in Whangarei was officially opened today (Sunday, 4 September) three months ahead of scheduled, boosting transport links in Whangarei and the wider Northland region on the eve of the Rugby World Cup.
The Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of Wellington GP Dr Lynn McBain to its National Executive.
"We are fortunate to have secured Dr McBain as a co-opted member of the Society’s National Executive", says President Graeme Smith.
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today welcomed Auckland Council’s commitment to the local Healthy Families NZ initiative by removing sugar sweetened beverages from vending machines at their leisure sites.
The InnoV8 building has become the first in Christchurch’s growing Innovation Precinct to achieve a Green Star rating - meaning Vodafone will benefit from its sustainable, energy-efficient design.
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley and MÄori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell today announced Project 1000; a scheme to provide 1000 new jobs for currently unemployed Hawke’s Bay workers over the next three years.
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce today announced Government support for a proposal to expand the National Aquarium of New Zealand in Napier to include marine research and create high-skilled, science-based employment.
For the fourth consecutive year Harcourts has been voted New Zealand’s Most Trusted real estate brand.
Some excellent detective work by Hawkes Bay police staff has netted those responsible for a spate of vandalism attacks that caused thousands of dollars’ worth of damage and left their victims shaken.
Tuimoala Lolohea returns to the starting line-up at fullback with David Fusitu’a moving to the centres for the Vodafone Warriors’ Harvey Norman Women in League encounter with the Penrith Panthers at Mount Smart Stadium on Saturday (5.00pm kick-off; match day sponsor: Harvey Norman).
LIC bulls have again taken the top spots in the all-industry list for top bulls across New Zealand, which is based on a system developed by independent industry experts.
LIC has the following positions in the latest Ranking of Active Sires (RAS) List:
Last year the New Zealand Nurses Organisation’s Mental Health Nurses Section raised the concern that social impact bonds were a "solution looking for a problem".
Comedy duo Jono and Ben have been officially announced as the MCs for the 2016 Spark Stella Awards in Great Lake Taupo.
Southern District Police are warning drivers in the Central Otago Lakes area, especially around Queenstown, to take care as icy roads cause chaos this morning.
There have been hard frosts throughout the district this morning and road users need to drive to the conditions.
Heart Kids, the only charity supporting children suffering from congenital heart defects, is teaming up with dairy company Yashili to help the lives of many of the 12 babies born each week with a heart condition.