36,000 people came to Captain Cook wharf on the first two days of Ports of Auckland's open weekend. This is more than double the numbers of last year's event, with one more day to do.
Many South Auckland residents have expressed concern regarding the long-term health implications of living close to New Zealand’s busiest motorway, University of Canterbury researchers have found.
The NZD dropped along with its G10 peers against the USD on Friday, closing 0.7% lower at 0.7450. In particular, NZD fell in sympathy with a much sharper drop in the AUD.
- Reverberations following the announcement of the ECB's quantitative easing programme continued, with sovereign bond yields falling sharply and EUR/USD plunging to new lows on Friday.
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has condemned the killing of up to 30 civilians in Eastern Ukraine over the weekend.
WeatherWatch.co.nz has added yet more centres to its forecast page - with plans this year to expand even further.
From Doug Laing, media officer, Shearing Sports New Zealand
A few days in hospital before Christmas and a few lingering questions about the health proved no bar to Taranaki farmer and 2012 World champion Gavin Mutch when he won a top-class Open final at the Taihape A and P Show today.
New Zealand’s only airworthy Catalina Flying Boat is set to make a triumphant return from major refurbishment work at next year’s Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow.
Christchurch City Council today released the Draft Ferry Road Master Plan (Phase One) for public comment. The Council-led Plan has been prepared to support commercial centres along Ferry Road in response to the damage caused by the earthquakes.
Pushpay Holdings Limited (Pushpay), an emerging player in mobile payment services, has confirmed it is seeking a compliance listing on the NZX Alternative Market (NZAX) in July.
Former Highlander and All Black player Josh Kronfield and dance partner Rachel Burstein do a demonstration dance prior to the Highlanders v Cheetahs Super 14 rugby match, to raise funds for Koru Care Otago, Carisbrook, Dunedin. Pic: NZPA
New Zealand First has congratulated Emeritus Professor Albert Wendt who will tomorrow receive the highest honour for service to New Zealand, the Order of New Zealand, in Auckland.
Shaun Johnson’s burgeoning status in rugby league has stepped up to another level with confirmation today that he will join Greg Inglis to officially launch the 2015 NRL season in Auckland on Thursday night.
This long weekend Auckland will celebrate the region's 175th birthday and there are lots of free events on at the waterfront to mark the occasion.
This afternoon at 1600hrs the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT Rescue helicopter was dispatched to Omanawa Falls south of Tauranga where a 37 year old Tauranga man and his 12 year old son had fallen 100 metres off a walking track to the Omanawa falls.
The Camp Gallipoli Foundation is delighted to have formed a partnership with the Returned and Services' Association (RSA) as part of the Anzac Day centenary commemorations.
Sweeping claims by an SPCA spokesman stereotyping entire races as irresponsible people who don’t care about their pets are "unhelpful, wrong and incredibly offensive to a lot of people" says Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy.
Shearing legend David Fagan marked possibly his last competition visit to the Geyserland Shears at the Rotorua A and P Show today with fastest time and a 12th victory in its 20-sheep Open final.
The New Zealand Men’s U-17 side moved into the final of the Oceania Football U-17 Championship on Sunday with a 5-1 win over Vanuatu at the Pago Park Soccer Stadium in American Samoa.