The first auction hammer has fallen on Our First Home with the Gourley family banking a profit of $143,500.
Originally from Tauranga, the Gourleys have spent the past 10 weeks turning the tired and mouldy three bedroom house they purchased in Avondale, Auckland into a stunning home.
"Kiwis who care about closing the inequality gap need to support businesses who are making an effort," says Peter Malcolm, spokesperson for Closing the Gap.
At approximately 3:30pm this this afternoon the Life Flight Trust was responded to the Wairarapa to carry out a beacon search.
Life Flight responded in the Westpac Rescue Helicopter with a Wellington Free Ambulance Paramedic on board.
Affordable Auckland Mayoral candidate Stephen Berry says Penny Hulse’s call for a cross party housing accord should be ignored. "This call is simple grandstanding from another politician thinking about their own Mayoral candidacy.
A 29-year-old father of four was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at the Kaitaia Hospital at about 10.30 pm on Saturday night.
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The Adelaide Thunderbirds belied their lowly position in the Australian conference with a morale-boosting 56-49 win over the NSW Swifts in Adelaide on Sunday.
A potent Mission Queensland Firebirds took full advantage of a depleted Melbourne Vixens to post an untroubled 55-48 win after leading from start to finish in Melbourne on Sunday.
Closing provincial prisons is counterproductive to rehabilitating prisoners and integrating them back into the community said the Green Party today.
Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has announced the Government will contribute towards a joint bid to buy Glenfern Sanctuary on Great Barrier Island for the nation.
It's probably for the best that most New Zealanders seem to be on board with Daylight Saving as a concept and a part of kiwi life, as it has been for more than 40 years now.
Workers in New Zealand’s movie making industry are earning poverty wages. Three-quarters of the 12,600 jobs earned less than $13,200 in 2013 according to new statistics released by Statistics New Zealand today.
The National Government looks set to miss the first United Nations (UN) deadline to submit its emissions reduction target for 2030, the Green Party said today.