Christchurch City Council today launches a five-week campaign to get public feedback on its plans for the next decade.
Transport Minister Simon Bridges is accusing private bus companies of ripping off the government for SuperGold Card seats, says New Zealand First.
The New Zealand - United States Council strongly supports the ratification of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) at the select committee examination of the Agreement.
A Lotto player from Palmerston North will be laughing all the way to the bank after winning $200,000 with Strike Four in tonight’s live Lotto draw.
The winning ticket was sold at Pioneer New World in Palmerston North.
Greater Wellington Regional Council today voted to appoint Daran Ponter as a councillor to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Fran Wilde in March 2016.
ACT Leader David Seymour today congratulated Paul Foster-Bell on the passage of his Private Member’s bill, with regret that it was necessary.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing air cargo volumes (measured in freight tonne kilometers or FTKs) suffered a 5.6% fall in February compared to February 2015.
The Green Party is calling on the Government to end the use of cruel colony cages for chickens, following revelations on TV3’s Story tonight that shows hens in horrific conditions in such cages, including a dead hen trapped under a perch and hens in a distressed state.
Five-year-old Christchurch resident Amber Proudfoot is gearing up for an active summer on wheels thanks to an AllSports Activity Fund grant from the Halberg Disability Sport Foundation.
The Overseas Investment Office has approved the application of First State Funds to purchase Vector Gas Limited which owns and operates Vector’s gas transmission and non-Auckland gas distribution businesses.
A new law enabling a more flexible and modern governance of the property owned by the 44 Christian Churches of New Zealand was passed this evening with unanimous support from Parliament.
The Civil Aviation Authority has withdrawn health and safety charges it laid against the trustees of the Takiri Trust. The trust owned the farm on which Peter Robb died in a helicopter accident after hitting an overhead electric fence feeder wire on 28 October 2014.
Having caught a few episodes of this show years ago, made me instantly want to check the whole series out when it came up on my review list.
Choice Hotels Asia-Pac, one of the largest hotel franchisors in the Asia-Pacific region, has announced the addition of the Comfort Inn Riccarton as it expands its South Island footprint.
Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) is to host a delegation of Pacific island fisheries ministers and agency representatives next week (April 14).
Ministers from at least a dozen nations will spend the day in Nelson.
The SKYCITY Breakers have just started their off-season with the best possible news, with naming rights partner SKYCITY agreeing to an extension to their partnership with the club, a partnership that already extends back six years.
Selwyn’s economy continued to perform strongly in 2015, according to the latest report by economic analysts Infometrics.
The report to the end of 2015 shows the district’s GDP grew by 4.4% in 2015, well ahead of national GDP growth of 2.4% and regional Canterbury growth of 1.9%.
The nights may be drawing in, but Nelson locals and visitors can look forward to an explosion of light to brighten up the darkest time of the year - ‘Light Nelson’, the city’s winter light festival, will be back from July 8 to 12.
The latest monthly QV House Price Index shows that nationwide residential property values for March have increased 11.4% over the past year. Values rose slightly by 0.2% over the past three months and are now 35% above the previous market peak of late 2007.
Genesis Energy has announced its new nationwide LPG Value Plans. This is a new type of LPG plan in the market where, unlike all other competitor offerings, New Zealanders using 45kg bottles of LPG will be billed the same amount each month - even in winter when consumption generally increases.