Wellington, Feb 9 NZPA - The IRD will today appeal a High Court decision in favour of two Christchurch surgeons it had accused of underpaying themselves in order to save on tax.
A damning report confirms Green Party fears that National’s motorway obsession will increase congestion in Wellington and waste billions of dollars of public money, Green Party transport spokesperson Julie Anne Genter said today.
The Chief Executive and Board of Chorus must be held accountable for striking a deal that uses taxpayer money intended to build a new fibre network to instead plug the company’s revenue gaps, says Labour’s ICT spokesperson Clare Curran.
GPJA was delighted at the huge Queen Street march today - a conservative estimate of 5,000 to 6,000 taking part - in support of Palestinians under the latest Israeli brutality.
"Most importantly though it was the biggest march ever in New Zealand in support of the Palestinian struggle.
The NZ Art Show has selected 10 outstanding artworks as finalists for the Show’s principal award, the $5,000 Signature Piece Art Award. The Signature Piece Art Award is a ‘People’s Choice’ award with the winner being decided by a public vote over the three day Show.
On the 3rd of August , police were alerted to two overdue trampers who were on a tramping trip in the Toaroha Valley behind Kokatahi, east of Hokitika.
Due to severe weather and heavy rain forecast to hit Northland tonight Police are urging people to avoid unnecessary travel.
If they have to be out during the night they should to take extra care on the road and to take precautions to ensure the safety of themselves and their property.
Dear Santa... a selection of Kiwi kids' letters to Santa (2011)
Please note all spelling and punctuation in letters is verbatim, but names have been changed to protect privacy
With one round robin game remaining the Temperzone Junior Black Sox softball team are guaranteed a medal at the Junior (U19) Men's World Championships in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada.
A low and associated fronts over Northland should move away to the east early Sunday morning with the rain in the region gradually easing.
Today at 12:00 pm, the Taupo's Greenlea rescue helicopter was dispatched to the tiny settlement of Mapiu where a vehicle slid on ice on SH4 and rolled.
Disrupting the political status quo and mobilising young voters is the answer to changing government, says Internet MANA youth ambassador Bill Urale.
Prominent New Zealand businessmen and philanthropists, Dr Gareth Morgan and Sir Stephen Tindall, have teamed up with international supermodel and Patron to Born Free Foundation Rachel Hunter, and the Executive Director of SPCA Auckland, Bob Kerridge, to formally urge the New Zealand Government to
The Temperzone Junior Black Sox softball team have finished round robin play at the Junior (U19) Men's World Championships in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada with a 7-0 victory over Mexico.
A low pressure system is moving down over Northland today, preceded by strong to gale easterlies and rain. A heavy rain warning is in place for Northland.
EEO Commissioner Dr Jackie Blue hopes Kiwis will ensure an international rental van company keeps its offensive messages off New Zealand roads.
Wicked Campers Australia was recently forced to remove misogynist, offensive slogans off its vehicles after thousands of complaints.
State Highway 47 between Turangi and Tongariro will be closed by Police Road conditions are are particularly bad with large stretches of the highway affected by ice.
New Zealand First will live up to the expectations of former Labour Minister Dover Samuels, who has pledged his support for the party.
The Badwater 135 Ultramarathon is dubbed the world's toughest footrace for good reason: it's 217km of endurance running in temperatures expected to be in the early 40C range.
In light of the recent tragedy of MH17 on 17 Jul 2014, Malaysia Airlines will adapt the below policy effective immediately until Thursday, 24 Jul 2014.
1. Passengers who wish to postpone or cancel their travel plans can obtain a refund, including for non refundable tickets.