Accident compensation for loss of potential earnings will rise under a Labour Government, while people not earning at the time of their accident will also be eligible for compensation, Labour’s ACC spokesperson Iain Lees-Galloway says.
"I am appalled by the decision to grant a discharge without conviction for the individuals who through the result of their violent actions led to the death of Stephen Dudley" says UnitedFuture candidate for Kelston, Jason Woolston.
Workers in New Zealand are today the first to participate in an international day of action being undertaken by unions across the globe calling for the United Nations to do more to deliver peace between Israel and Palestine.
A brief wintry snap from the Southern Ocean will put the early spring on hold for a day or two as snow falls to low levels in the south and hail showers spread across the nation.
New Zealand’s only full service geothermal and groundwater laboratory, unique in the Southern Hemisphere, opened for business this week after a $4 million upgrade.
Manukau’s next generation of scientists are displaying the results of some innovative research projects at the NIWA Manukau Region Science and Technology Fair from this weekend.
Associate Minister of Health Tariana Turia has welcomed the Health Select Committee report for the Smokefree Environments (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Amendment Bill saying it is another significant step towards a Smokefree Aotearoa 2025.
Off the back of a sold out reunion tour with Jurassic 5 this year, Rhythm Group Entertainment are excited to be bringing back founding member CHALI 2NA and his all star band the HOUSE OF VIBE ALL STARS for four shows nationwide.
Associate Minister of Health Tariana Turia says that research reports recently released show that MÄori continue to face a number of barriers preventing them from accessing palliative health.
Levin Police Constable Fiona Barker has become only the second New Zealander in seven years to win the Neighbourhood Watch Australasia Police Commissioner's Award.
Auckland has been named the friendliest city in the world by one of the most renowned international luxury travel magazines, Conde Nast Traveller.
The annual readership survey named Auckland as the only New Zealand city to feature in the top ten list.
Environment Minister Amy Adams says Labour’s water tax is a pointed attack on rural New Zealand and small businesses that operate there.
Reports of the number of flu cases on the West Coast rising have prompted local health professionals to urge everyone, particularly pregnant women, older people and those with other health conditions, to get immunised.
The Green Party will invest over $10 billion in new public transport projects and rail over the next decade, transforming how New Zealanders get around our largest cities.
New marine protected areas to conserve Kaikoura’s whales, dolphins, seals, albatrosses, rock lobster, shellfish and finfish were formally opened today by Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith.
A cold front embedded in a disturbed cyclonic flow affecting the country is expected to move north over the South Island overnight Thursday and early Friday morning, and over the North Island during Friday.
BusinessNZ has released its manifesto for the 2014 election.
Business Manifesto 2014 makes recommendations to all political parties on policies needed for growing enterprise.
Minister of Internal Affairs Peter Dunne is reminding all people intending to stand as candidates in this year’s General Election that they must be New Zealand citizens.
A Porsche Cayman sporting the familiar and iconic Martini Racing livery will take centre stage in CRC Speedshow’s live action arena this weekend.