National’s Communications and Information Technology spokeswoman, Amy Adams, today announced a re-elected National-led Government will establish a new $150 million fund to extend the Rural Broadband Initiative (RBI).
Community Fruit Harvesting, the charity that picks fruit to provide for those in need, is holding a "Big Squeeze" at the East Coast Bay Leisure Centre on the 4th of September.
The Todd Foundation’s investment in the children and young people of Christchurch has been welcomed by the Human Rights Commission.
Assurances given by the Prime Minister and the GCSB that spy agencies do not conduct mass surveillance on New Zealanders look set to be tested on Monday, says Internet Party leader Laila Harre.
A front over Bay of Plenty, preceded by moist northerlies and heavy rain, is forecast to move eastwards today and should clear the North Island this evening. A Heavy Rain Warning remains in force for Bay of Plenty.
Nelson’s first Obstacle Racing Club, "Wairua Mud Rookies", have returned triumphant from Brisbane, following their encounter with the "Spartan Beast".
Live Nation is proud to present Canadian pop-rock quartet Marianas Trench, returning to Australia - as well as visiting New Zealand for the first time - for a set of headline shows off the back of their new single ‘Pop 101’ this October - November.
"The so-called ‘Taxpayers Union’ clearly thought the Internet MANA’s announcement today seeking to abolish student debt was tl:dr (‘too long didn’t read’)", said NZUSA President Daniel Haines.
The All Blacks team to play South Africa in the highly-anticipated Investec Rugby Championship match in Wellington this weekend has been named.
The partnership between New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing (NZTR) and Equestrian Sports New Zealand (ESNZ) to recognise Thoroughbreds in Equestrian Sport (TiES) is being expanded this coming season across the disciplines of Eventing, Jumping, Show Hunter, Dressage, and a Para-Equestrian partnership.
The Police team investigating last week’s shooting in Ashburton have completed an intensive underwater and riverbank search of the Ashburton River area and located a number of items of interest to the investigation.
"The Democrats for Social Credit Party (DSC) wholeheartedly endorses the Stop Smart Meters campaign for a moratorium on installations of smart meters until the technology is proven not be a risk to health, and until home owners are given a choice about whether or not they are willing to admit the
Wairarapa dairy farmer Jason Christensen is a passionate advocate for sustainable farming.
Bunnings Warehouse Dunedin was officially opened today by sporting icon David Latta.
The Bunnings team were joined by the former Otago captain earlier today to celebrate the launch of the Dunedin site.
Rural Women New Zealand welcomes news that a proposed settlement has been agreed that will lead to home support workers being paid mileage and wages for the time they spend travelling between clients.
Mt Ruapehu is ready for the 2013 season with both Whakapapa and Turoa Ski Areas on track to open this Saturday (29 June).
Mineral exploration received a boost this week with the government investing $4 million in a four-year research project to improve the knowledge and understanding of New Zealand’s gold deposits.
"The Green Party will build three times the length of safe, separated cycleways than National over the next three years," said Green Party Co-leader Dr Russel Norman today.
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has welcomed the safe release of 45 United Nations peacekeepers from Fiji who had been detained in Syria.
"The safe release of the peacekeepers is an excellent outcome for the soldiers and their friends and family in Fiji," Mr McCully says.