Small talk and humour in the workplace serve to build rapport and define hierarchy, Victoria University of Wellington researchers have found.
Transgender students experience compromised mental health and personal safety, and have difficulty accessing health care, according to a world first study from the University of Auckland.
New Zealand and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) today signed a partnership agreement that will see the two governments cooperate on renewable energy projects, primarily in the Pacific, Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully says.
UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne is welcoming his new role as Minister of Internal Affairs, and his return as Associate Minister of Health and Conservation.
New Zealand First says the next General Election should be decided by voters and not by a series of backroom deals between political parties.
Bill English is attending the World Economic Forum this week but will have nothing to contribute to the biggest issue on the agenda - the ever-widening gap between rich and poor, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson David Parker.
On Monday afternoon at 15:52, an earthquake with a magnitude M6.2 struck at a depth of about 33km approximately 15 km east of Eketahuna in the Wairarapa.
The Frontier Touring Company are thrilled to announce that due to popular demand two of the world’s most influential bands of the last decade, Nine Inch Nails and Queens Of The Stone Age, will join forces for a massive double headline tour this March that now includes a Wellington concert on Th
Yesterday’s 6.3 Wellington Anniversary Day Earthquake was a strong reminder for Palmerston North residents and businesses to be more prepared.
Canterbury paceman Hamish Bennett will replace the injured Adam Milne in the BLACKCAPS squad for the remainder of the ANZ One Day International Series.
Milne, who had to leave the field during Sunday’s victory in Napier, had an MRI in Hamilton yesterday.
We shouldn’t have to put up signs saying our rivers are unsafe for swimming, the Green Party said today.
Otago Regional Council (ORC) water quality sampling has found high levels of E. coli (an indicator of faecal contamination) at more than five times safe level for human health.
By Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ
Rotorua’s Michael Phillips would like nothing better than to satisfy his sponsors, thrill his many fans and realise a life-long dream and he can do all three things next weekend if he wins the Honda New Zealand Motocross Grand Prix at Woodville.
By Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ
Local dairy farmer Jason Dickey put on a stunning display of dirt bike riding when he won the popular big annual Raglan Rocx cross-country endurance race near Raglan on Saturday.
A deep low, formerly Cyclone June, is expected to move eastwards across the upper North Island this morning and afternoon.
The Netballer widely regarded as the best in the world, Laura Langman, will play her 100th consecutive test match on Tuesday morning, following the Silver Ferns win over Jamaica in London on Saturday.
2014 will start with a much simpler vocational training system that is easy to navigate for employers, trainees and educators, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce says.
Payments NZ Limited announced today the appointment of Steve Wiggins as its new Chief Executive Officer effective January 23, 2014. Steve has over 25 years of leadership experience in a range of sectors including financial, energy and consulting services.
CURRENCY: ANZ expects NZ Q4 CPI to show a headline decline (-0.1%), but an increasing trend in annual core inflation, signalling OCR increases. German ZEW confidence, UK CBI trends round out an otherwise quiet session.
Many children with autistic disorders fail to develop sufficient speech to enable them to communicate their needs, a University of Canterbury (UC) PhD student says.
School stationery, uniforms, basic essential clothing and school trips/camp are out of reach for around 265,000 Kiwi kids, according to the Child Poverty Monitor Technical Report 2013.