New Zealand’s waterways will be cleaned up and much higher standards set on water quality in a 10-year plan to be introduced by the Internet Party by 2016.
A new online tool to help educators lift the literacy and numeracy skills of young New Zealanders was launched in Wellington today at the National Symposium for Literacy and Numeracy for Adults by Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, and Employment Steven Joyce.
With yet another investor pulling out of the Ruataniwha Dam project, it’s time for the Regional Council to pull the plug on the polluting project, the Green Party said today.
Greenpeace is naming a new boat after one of New Zealand’s best known children’s authors, Margaret Mahy, at a ceremony today on the 29th anniversary of the Rainbow Warrior bombing in Auckland harbour.
Communities will get the chance to have their say about two significant transport projects in their area - the East West Connections and the replacement of the of the old Mangere bridge.
Today Acronis, the global leader in new generation data protection, announced it has sponsored new research from IDC that identifies complexity and data growth as key data protection challenges for small-and medium-sized businesses.
Support for a Kiwi Head of State is still high after April's royal tour.
A March 2014 poll of 1038 eligible voters showed support for a Kiwi head of state at 44%. Support for the next British Monarch was at 46%. 10% were undecided.
Waikato Hospital has 215 incredible and selfless volunteers - but just one, who with her family cat provides pet therapy to Waikato Hospital’s Older Persons and Rehabilitation patients.
The NZ Film and Video Technicians’ Guild applauds Government for following the lead of other countries with strong screen industries and forming a Screen Advisory Board.
Today on World Population Day, the New Zealand Parliamentarians Group on Population and Development (NZPPD) calls on governments in the Pacific to urgently invest in sexual and reproductive health, particularly family planning, to improve the choices and opportunities of people in the Pacific and
The Netball Central U23 team rounded off a successful week at the NZAGC tournament in Dunedin with a 75-55 victory over Northern in the third and fourth place play-off.
Former Vodafone Warriors and Kiwi internationals Duane Mann and Jerry Seuseu plus a number of the young contracted players will be involved in next week’s New Zealand Rugby League national performance camp in Rotorua.
Dunedin based biotechnology company, BLIS Technologies Ltd (NZX: BLT) recently advised its shareholders that it had obtained GRAS status for its oral probiotic called BLIS K12.
Christchurch City Council is urging Diamond Harbour residents to conserve water tonight and possibly through tomorrow morning. A significant fault within the network has interrupted the normal supply and one of the key reservoirs is now at a very low level.
At noon tomorrow in the Kaiti Mall in Gisborne, Te Hamua Nikora, MANA candidate for Ikaroa Rawhiti, is taking on the ice challenge to raise awareness of the importance of getting regular health checks for testicular cancer and raise funds for the Cancer Society.
A Labour Government will help gifted children reach their full potential by properly funding dedicated and effective programmes outside their regular classes, Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says.
Christchurch entrepreneur, Wil McLellan has been recognised as one of the world’s top leaders for his work restoring Christchurch’s business mojo and connecting global innovators.
Eco Alkalines are the world’s first certified carbon neutral batteries with every purchase contributing to offset projects. After launching in New Zealand earlier this year, the environmentally conscientious company is announcing a new relationship with charity, Kiwis for kiwi.
Crews gave managed to get a further 313 customers restored in the past hour. This leaves 383 customers without power currently down from 16,900 at the height of the storm.
Police are on scene at a single vehicle fatal crash just south of East West access road on Western Lake Road, South Wairarapa, where a car has crashed in to a tree.
The crash occured at about 2.10 p.m.
The two occupants in the vehicle have both died.