About 90 children aged under five end up in hospital each year after swallowing or being exposed to chemicals at home," says Environmental Protection Authority’s (EPA) Hazardous Substances Compliance Manager, Ray McMillan.
Schools have resorted to begging for donations on a charity website in a last ditch attempt to keep school pools open, Labour’s Children’s spokesperson Jacinda Ardern says.
Aucklanders’ positive view of the region’s economic outlook remains undented, according to the December Westpac McDermott Miller Regional Economic Confidence survey.
Social and serious golfers are being invited to "take part in the action" for this year’s 2016 BMW ISPS Handa New Zealand Open in Queenstown from March 10 to 13.
A new book by a British crime expert says New Zealanders have been kept in the dark about the true nature of our crime problem, because politicians and academics have caused most of the soaring crime rate and would prefer the public didn't find out.
The number of new dwellings consented reached a 10-year high in November 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today.
Director, chairwoman, deputy, former city councillor, co-founder and innovator, president, board member, patron, wife, mother - Victoria Carter’s reach into society is all-pervasive.
New Zealanders should sin less against their skin this summer if they want to look good and live longer says one of the country’s leading sensitive skincare experts.
Sileni Estates has launched nationwide distribution of its wines into China via a new relationship with China Resource Vanguard Co. Ltd (CRC).
Wellington Zoo is delighted to welcome Sundar, a one-year-old male Red Panda, who has travelled to the capital from Auckland Zoo to join the international conservation breeding programme for the endangered species.
Hawke’s Bay United and Team Wellington returned to action for 2016 with Sunday’s 2-2 ASB Premiership draw at Bluewater Stadium in Napier.
Federated Farmers has welcomed a shift in thinking by the Australian Green Party and encourages their New Zealand counterparts to be equally open minded about the benefits of genetic modification.
A lacklustre first half contrasted with an entertaining second period at Newtown Park on Saturday as WaiBOP United scored a stoppage time winner for a dramatic 4-3 revival victory over the Wellington Phoenix.
Leading a major shift in customer vehicle trends, the New Ford Ranger has knocked off the Corolla to become the overall number one new vehicle in New Zealand.
Christchurch is set for a big summer, with major events, art exhibitions and new hospitality spots enticing both travellers and residents to experience the central city.
At 8.20am this morning a male wearing a balaclava and a tartan bandanna has forcibly entered the rear of the Sideline Bar in Stanmore Road Christchurch and stolen an undisclosed amount of money. A staff member was present at the time but left the bar and was uninjured.