The innovative changes to KiwiSaver suggested by the Financial Services Council today will be seriously considered by Labour as part of plans to make KiwiSaver universal, Labour’s Finance spokesperson David Parker says.
Hamilton’s Clarence St Theatre was packed-out last night as hundreds of locals flooded in to see the opening night of world premiere New Zealand rock opera musical ‘State Highway 48’.
SBS Bank is delighted to announce its sponsorship of the Winter Games volunteers who will give their support to around 1000 of the world's elite athletes and ensure that events run smoothly at the 2011 Winter Games NZ next month.
Defending champions Waitakere United will face Team Wellington the ASB Premiership Grand Final after both caused upsets in their semi-final second leg showdowns today.
Vodafone New Zealand today announced it will offer dedicated data plans for iPad with Wi-Fi + 3G in New Zealand beginning July 23, 2010. The data plans for iPad will be available on a month by month basis, providing users with the freedom to activate or cancel a plan at any time.
The sudden death of respected diplomat Tia Barrett has saddened politicians across Parliament and he will be sorely missed, says Labour's Maori Affairs spokesperson Parekura Horomia.
Emirates Team New Zealand skipper and America's Cup legend Dean Barker has spoken exclusively with John Campbell about the 2017 challenge and where the $5 million it received in Government funding last October has been spent.
Two University of Canterbury economics experts believe the loss of Queen Elizabeth II Stadium because of the earthquakes has affected the performance of Canterbury athletes.
The New Zealand triathlon team has been named for the Mixed Team Relay at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, with the race due to go at 11.30pm on Saturday NZT.
On The Nation this weekend…. With the Maori seats primed to play a pivotal role this election, Torben Akel reports from the key battlegrounds and meets the top contenders.
Single Kiwis were given the chance to find love using only a person’s natural scent, thanks to a ‘Pheromone Party’ held in Auckland last night by Trade Me’s dating website FindSomeone (findsomeone.co.nz).
Judge Peter Spiller has been appointed the new Chairperson of the Immigration and Protection Tribunal, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson announced today.
He replaces Judge Carolyn Wainwright, who recently resigned her appointment for personal reasons.
This year's CRC Speedshow is heating up with the addition of the 2012 street rod of the year, a stunning 1936 Ford coupe owned by Howard and Carol Bond of Howick, which takes a prime display position at the massive annual auto and motorsport show.
New data shows that more than 160 people who have taken part in the Waitemata bowel screening programme have been found to have cancer.
The Board of Inquiry decision on the Puhoi-Warkworth motorway gives the green light to a project that doesn’t stack up, says Labour’s Transport spokesperson Phil Twyford.
Animal advocates and members of the public all over New Zealand will unite for a ‘National Day of Action Against Factory Farming’ Saturday, tomorrow 26 July in response to two recent exposés that showed horrific conditions on pig factory farms.
Gold Coast utility back Dominique Peyroux has today become the fourth new player signed by the Vodafone Warriors for the 2013 NRL season.
Taupō local Anandi Greene has recently opened a Yoga Studio - The Yoga Tree - a light and dynamic exercise space in central Taupō that caters for a range of Yoga options.
A mammoth task, to become the first South African team to win a Vodacom Super Rugby playoff in New Zealand, awaits the Cell C Sharks in Christchurch on Saturday.