Political analyst Colin James has tipped environment minister Amy Adams as a potential ‘dark horse’ successor to John Key, in a speech to the New Zealand Contractors’ Federation’s annual conference.
With 200 days to go until Women's Rugby World Cup 2010 kicks off in England, confidence is high that the showpiece tournament will be a success, creating a lasting legacy for the continued development of the Women's Game.
Saturday night’s 16-26 loss to Canberra has ended the Vodafone Junior Warriors’ hopes of a top four finish for the NYC finals.
The United Nations has confirmed that over 1 million people have now fled Syria as refugees since the civil war began 2 years ago.
The Vodafone Warriors’ hopes of making the 2013 NRL finals series are going down to the wire in the final round of the regular season.
Labour is requesting the Human Rights Commission investigate concerns that workers with disabilities are being restructured out of their jobs at KFC.
Moves to get the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) to the point of sign-off by the end of the year went into overdrive at the round just ended in Brunei, according to Professor Jane Kelsey who was present as a ‘stakeholder’ for the final few days.
The 2013 World Rowing Championships being held at Tangeum International Rowing Regatta venue, Chungju, Korea wrapped up today after eight days of top quality racing. The New Zealand rowing crews bagged a total of five medals - one gold, three silver and one bronze.
Christchurch Police have released the names of two people killed in separate motor vehicle crashes on State Highway 73 yesterday [Saturday 31 August].
A weak front is expected to move north over the South Island on Tuesday, followed by a more active cold front which is expected to spread north over the country from midnight Tuesday through to early Thursday.
Feedback received during the informal engagement phase for Auckland’s draft Unitary Plan is now online.
An overview outlining the key issues and topics that were the focus of public feedback is also up on Auckland Council’s website.
MÄori are now well placed to draw on a proud history of innovation to grow collective assets, MÄori Affairs Minister Hon. Dr Pita Sharples said today.
Dad could be in for a treat this weekend as six Lotto players in up and down New Zealand have each won a $166,667 share of Lotto First Division.
The Court of Appeal ruling released yesterday that the discrimination inherent in the In-Work Tax Credit is justified, ignores the evidence that poverty is damaging children and government policy is a central cause, says Every Child Counts.
CCHR is concerned that electric shock treatment has more than doubled in the last year according to the latest statistics from the Director of Mental Health. Women receive more electroshock than men, including a fivefold increase in women aged 40-44 last year.
Police attended the scene of a car crash on SH73, Mt White at about 5.58am today.
Six new inductees are being honoured in front of 500 guests tonight for their contribution to the road transport industry in New Zealand at the NZ Road Transport Hall of Fame Awards at the Bill Richardson Truck Museum in Invercargill.
Emirates Team New Zealand’s AC72 was back on San Francisco Bay today after four days in the shed for modifications.
I often get invites to see the latest kid films that come out, and often they are the only ones I always think twice about before accepting.
Multi-award-winning Tekapo Springs has cemented its position as one of the South Island’s top tourism operators taking out the title of best business in the tourism industry category at the 2013 South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce Awards in Timaru last night (August 30 2013).