Emergency services were alerted to a serious crash between a car and a motorcycle near Marble Point on SH7, Mouse Point Road, just before 11am this morning (28 December 2014).
Fluoridation causes more premature births, one of the top causes of infant death in the USA. It poses the greatest risk to poor non-white mothers and babies. This is the finding State University of New York researchers from data spanning 1993 to 2002.
Ballance Agri-Nutrients Chairman David Peacocke has announced that Larry Bilodeau will be retiring as Chief Executive of the co-operative at the end of September. His retirement will end 17 years with the co-operative, 14 of them as Chief Executive.
Fonterra Co-operative Group advises that China’s Ministry of Commerce has now granted anti-trust and strategic foreign investment approval for the proposed partnership with leading Chinese infant food manufacturer Beingmate.
New Zealand and Sri Lanka will be aiming to progress up the Reliance ICC ODI Team Rankings, when they go head to head in a seven-match ODI series, which starts in Christchurch on Sunday.
The country’s economic hub is proving to be a popular destination for an increasing number of cruise companies with seven maiden callers since 2013.
Commonwealth Games medallist Jaime Nielsen gave her upcoming track hopes a boost when she defended her time trial title at the Calder Stewart elite national road championships in Christchurch today.
The BLACKCAPS will be looking to fill a vacancy in their coaching staff at the conclusion of the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.
BLACKCAPS bowling coach Shane Bond has indicated he will not seek to renew his existing contract, which runs until the end of the tournament.
Bay of Plenty Regional Council recommends the public avoid swimming or drinking water from Lake Tarawera after residents from Te Rata Bay/Hot Water Beach reported discolouring of the water to staff earlier today.
The New Zealand employment market closed a strong year with double-digit growth in the last quarter of 2014, according to an analysis of over 56,000 roles listed on Trade Me Jobs.
Officers have now completed a scene examination at the Woodville property where Pahiatua man James Poto Whatuira was found dead on Sunday.
The New Zealand hotel sector is celebrating a record year marked by high occupancy rates and improved returns.
ANZ Bank New Zealand is sponsoring the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, it was revealed today by 12-year-old "reporter" Cullen O’Connor at the New Zealand final squad announcement in Christchurch.
Investment in new equipment is helping Giesen Wines to replenish the soil in its vineyards, allowing for healthier vines, high quality fruit and ultimately excellent wine.
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
Police are continuing to search for the missing Far North diver this morning.
About 3pm yesterday police received a report that a 25-year-old man had not returned from snorkelling off rocks on the eastern end of Cable Bay.
His catch bag had washed ashore.
Motorists are being advised of long delays on State Highway 1 near Whangarei this afternoon after a passing lane closure at Mata for maintenance work resulted in a 5km queue of southbound traffic.
The Taupo Based Greenlea Rescue helicopter was dispatched to Mihi Bridge SH5 north of Taupo last evening to a crash involving a Motorcycle rider and a car.
The motorcycle rider was side swiped by the car resulting in a serious injury to the mans lower leg.
A woman from Warkworth is looking forward to hitting the car yards after winning $1 million with Strike Four last Saturday.