Australia is in breach of its obligations under CER and John Key needs to drop his normal soft, deferential approach to Australia and assert the rights of Kiwi exporters in his talks with Tony Abbott this week, says Labour’s Trade spokesperson, Phil Goff.
"As the weeks go by, the entirely justified furore surrounding Len Brown’s mayoralty continues," says Affordable Auckland’s Stephen Berry.
The Government’s plan for development in Northland is exploitative, Labour’s Associate Spokesperson on Regional Development Meka Whaitiri says.
A petition launched yesterday by Dunedin North MP David Clark was signed by more than 100 people in its first hour.
The MP says the petition gives everyday people a chance to support Invermay. He has appealed to Steven Joyce to listen to Otago and Southland.
It’s time John Key stopped posturing over the plight of New Zealanders living in Australia and did something concrete about it, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says.
"Everyone knows Kiwis living, working, and paying taxes in Australia get a raw deal.
The pre-Ice Age marine mammal community of the North Pacific formed a strangely eclectic scene, research by a Geology PhD student at New Zealand’s University of Otago reveals.
The New Zealand owned winery has purchased a 41 hectare property on the Gimblett Gravels in Hawkes Bay.
The property which contains vineyard and a portion of bare land helps to secure Villa Maria’s grape supply in this finite and sought after sub-region.
Cycling investment has long term health benefits for Auckland, according to a recent study.
The research is a world first in systematically exploring the future effects of realistic policy options to increase cycling.
Feel like splashing out and spoiling your loved one, friend or special someone this Valentines Day? Some of Parnell’s finest shops and restaurants are embracing this annual celebration and invite shoppers to indulge in the occasion.
Tourism Holdings Limited (thl), Australasia’s largest campervan rental company, which operates the maui, KEA, Britz, United and Mighty brands, has launched a world leading mobile Wi-Fi system across its campervan fleet in New Zealand and Australia, with commitments to launch in USA before the e
Softball in New Zealand will be receiving a huge boost in March this year with confirmation of a three-test series between the world champion New Zealand Black Sox and the Australian Steelers will be shown live on Sky Sport in New Zealand.
By Ric Spooner (Chief Market Analyst, CMC Markets)
The Australian stock market looks set for a steady day as world markets last night took a breather from the previous day’s heavy selling.
Five drivers head for Palmerston North this week with a shot at the 2014 Toyota Racing Series title and for the first time in the ten year history of the series it could fall to an international driver.
The Visa Wellington On a Plate (VWOAP) 2014 Supplier Showcase, held in Wellington on Monday is being praised by industry and participants as a huge success.
By Mary Byrne, Fluoride Action Network
World fluoridation expert, professor Paul Connett, founder of Fluoride Action Network, is touring New Zealand to present the case to end water fluoridation.
"We can expect an end to fluoridation in New Zealand within two years"
Responding to today’s publicity that the investigation and report by EY into Len Brown’s misconduct has cost Auckland ratepayers more than $250,000, Jordan Williams, Executive Director of the Taxpayers’ Union says:
New data released today shows that salaries and wages are not keeping up with the rising cost of living, the Green Party said today.
Today’s unemployment figures can’t hide the growing gap between the haves and the have-nots under National, says Labour Employment spokesperson Grant Robertson.
‘The fig leaf of over $5 billion in gains to the New Zealand economy from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement has been stripped away’, said Auckland University law professor Jane Kelsey, a long-term critic of the proposed TPPA.
New Zealand Red Cross recovery advisor Elizabeth McNaughton has travelled to the Philippines to help with the recovery from Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated parts of the country in November.