The motto for the Olympic Games is faster, higher, stronger. To really measure abilities of athletes, we should include a new term: better breather.
Eavesdrop on the conversations of endurance athletes and the discussion will be all about VO2 max.
What is VO2 max?
80 of the 100 new employees at Fonterra’s Waitoa UHT site have started work. The remaining 20 are expected to begin work between now and August, when all five of the site’s new milk processing lines will be operational.
By Niall King (Sales Trader, CMC Markets)
UNICEF NZ is concerned for the 26,000 children estimated to have been affected by the extreme flooding in the Solomon Islands over the past few days, with many living in rural areas which have not been reached yet due to damaged infrastructure.
Foreign Minister Murray McCully travels to Papua New Guinea today for a visit focused on fostering business links and support for renewable energy projects.
This week's royal visit involving Will, Kate and George (or to you and me the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge) gives me and others of a republican bent an opportunity to discuss the monarchy's relevance to New Zealand in the 21st Century.
Prime Minister John Key needs to explain just why he has appointed Peter Dunne as Minister of Internal Affairs given his links to the pokie industry, Green Party gambling spokesperson Denise Roche said today.
On the eve of the royal tour, Sir Don McKinnon, former deputy Prime Minister and Commonwealth Secretary General, told TVNZ’s Q+A programme that it’s inevitable that New Zealand will become a republic.
A Takaka couple have learnt never to doubt a woman’s intuition after winning over $7 million with Big Wednesday this week.
After finishing the weekly grocery shop, one of the winners had a sudden gut feeling that she should pick up a Big Wednesday ticket.
Couture collections, Royal New Zealand Ballet dancers, and the latest high-end fashion from New Zealand’s best-loved designers dazzled crowds at this year’s 15th anniversary iD Dunedin Fashion Shows.
Online marketplace Trade Me has launched its new fashion website (trademe.co.nz/fashion), featuring a visual approach to browsing and new features like personalisation and advanced searching.
Police are on the way to a six car crash on the Northern Motorway Northbound between Constellation Drive and Greville Road. One lane is blocked and traffic congestion is building up rapidly. Drivers contemplating travelling North are advised to take an alternative route.
After four years of providing direction and leadership to the Board of Enterprise Great Lake Taupo, local accountant and entrepreneur Sue de Bievre has stepped down as Chair.
The Vodafone Warriors couldn’t build on the momentum of two successive wins as they slumped to a devastating 6-37 loss to the previously winless Cronulla at Remondis Stadium on Saturday.
The first clearance of Zone A traps was completed yesterday evening and no fruit fly were detected. Traps in Zone A are cleared daily and traps in Zone B are cleared and examined every three days.
The latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change should provide pause for thought on future decision making, University of Canterbury geography postgraduate Dr Simon Allen says.
Scientists estimate the current ancestor for all coronaviruses dates back to 8000BC but analysis of bat guano found on NZ’s Whenua hou (Codfish Island) shows that despite millions of years of isolation the viruses present in NZ short-tailed bats look similar to coronaviruses found in other coun
By Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com
The win string has been snapped.
It’s one of the most anticipated Test series in recent years and fans can book their place to see the All Blacks take on England in the three Test 2014 Steinlager Series when tickets go on public sale tomorrow, Monday 7 April.
Lisa Owen: Dan congratulations, you have won Show Business Reporter of the Year award, it is interesting this talking to you and rather than a royal correspondent. Because isn’t it the case that Will and Kate have crossed over haven’t they?