Spark is inviting Dunedin locals to gear up for the launch of Gigatown by offering its fastest Ultra Fibre plans at a discounted price, ahead of launching its official Gigatown plans later this year.
In a beauteous world of swaying flowers and flitting butterflies are the hilarious adventures of two voluptuous caterpillars and their clumsy lycra-clad puppeteers.
Former Canterbury Rugby, Crusaders and NZ Rugby Chairman, Mike Eagle, has been made a Life Member of the Canterbury Rugby Union at this week’s Annual General Meeting.
Education Minister Hekia Parata has issued the Trust running Te Pumanawa o te Wairua School with a performance notice requiring it to take immediate action to address areas of serious concern at the school.
Prime Minister John Key today formally opened Kiwibank’s new regional office in Hastings. The office has been set up to ensure there is business continuity in the event of a disaster or emergency in the bank’s main offices in Wellington and Auckland.
Total estimated visitor spend in New Zealand continues to grow and reached $7.4 billion for the year ending December 2014, up 13 per cent on the previous year, according to the latest quarterly International Visitor Survey released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBI
An Auckland mother charged with fraudulently claiming Carer Support for her three children has been sentenced to 5 months community detention and to repay $6000 of the money taken, in the Manukau District Court last night.
The SKYCITY Breakers contemplate their final regular season game of the 2014/15 Australian National Basketball League this Sunday, against their closest rivals all season in the Cairns Taipans.
Higher than expected tax revenue and lower than expected operating expenses contributed to an operating balance before gains and losses (OBEGAL) deficit of $990 million for the six months to December, Finance Minister Bill English says.
If you’re passionate about environmentalism or marine life then the New Zealand Association for Environmental Education’s (NZAEE) Seaweek may be for you.
Greyhound Racing New Zealand will forbid any Australian greyhound owner, trainer or breeder implicated in live-baiting from racing their dogs in New Zealand.
Nominations open today in the by-election for position of Palmerston North City Councillor.
The extraordinary vacancy has arisen due to the successful election of Grant Smith to Mayor.
Mayor Len Brown has welcomed the Ports of Auckland half-year results, including the news of an interim dividend of $25.5m to be paid to its holding company, Auckland Council Investments Limited, for the benefit of ratepayers.
New Zealand wireless power industry leader PowerbyProxi today announced the release of its backward compatible evaluation kit for charging of consumer electronic devices.
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has named diplomat Bruce Shepherd as New Zealand’s new Ambassador to Ethiopia and the African Union.
"Our relationship with Ethiopia is developing quickly with potential for closer trade and economic ties," Mr McCully says.
Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says a crackdown on an international drug ring is a great example of how overseas agencies working together can protect each other’s borders.
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has named diplomat Billie Moore as New Zealand’s new Consul-General in Sydney.
When National fundamentally altered the Education Act to provide for a new, non-accountable, category of schools, the justification was that these schools needed to be freed from the shackles of government regulation in order to provide excellent education to high risk students.
University of Auckland researchers were crucial in the development of a potential tuberculosis drug that is the first to advance to Phase one clinical trial in six years.