An Auckland Council internal report obtained by the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union raises questions about the potential for job losses and casts the $3.75m price-tag for the policy into doubt says Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director Jordan Williams.
Recently I got a letter from New Zealand Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson which was in reply to my letter of 1 December 2008.
One of New Zealand’s most successful home-grown IT companies, The Simpl Group, has announced a new brand, Simplhealth, to focus entirely on developing healthcare information technology solutions.
A significant 64% of New Zealanders using an internet enabled mobile device for banking think it has created better awareness of their financial situation, over half feel more in control of their finances, and nearly one in four say they are overdrawn less.
Alana Harper became the fourth contestant from the Top 16 to leave MasterChef New Zealand on Tuesday 27th March (7.30 pm - 8.30 pm) on TV ONE.
And in a shock move, Andy Curran announced he was withdrawing from the competition.
School students may be the next group of readers to benefit from the latest innovation in reading - soundtracks incorporated into e-books.
If you're tired of being told that good online TV is not available in our region, then you'll want to check out TVGorge and its growing collection of current TV shows.
Slow moving thunderstorms have developed this afternoon about the ranges of Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, eastern Bay of Plenty, in Taupo and Taihape.
Professional services firm Deloitte announced today that it will merge with Curtis McLean, a leading provider of Private accounting services to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the Wellington region.
International mediator and author Professor Ken Cloke will share his insights into the causes of global conflict at a roundtable discussion at Massey University this week.
The woman who led the development of Auckland’s controversial unitary plan is one of four planners honoured in the New Zealand Planning Institute’s (NZPI) Distinguished Service Awards for 2013.
The Environmental Defence Society’s appeal relating to King Salmon Ltd’s proposal to establish a marine farm in Port Gore starts in the Supreme Court tomorrow (Tuesday) and is scheduled to run for up to three days. Save Our Sounds (SOS) is also appealing the approval of four sites.
New Zealand is on track for the lowest road toll since 1950, as the worldwide day of remembrance took place yesterday for road traffic victims.
As at today, there have been 219 people killed on New Zealand roads this year. That is 38 less deaths than at the same date in 2012.
Benjamin Abraham, Hamish Tomlinson and Alice Wang and have been selected as Rhodes Scholars Elect for 2014, following a selection meeting chaired by the Governor-General at Government House in Wellington on 7 November.
A couple of weak weather systems at opposite ends of the country, along with a passing anticyclone, mean it'll be a mixed bag of weather for New Zealand this week.
The Oil Free Seas Flotilla have successfully defended the sea above the site where oil giant Anadarko intends to start drilling.
At least 200,000 people affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippine city of Tacloban and six surrounding districts are now receiving clean water for cooking and drinking, as the first water treatment plant came back to full operating capacity last night.
Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew today announced the start of a new funding round for the Community Development Scheme.
"The fund enables groups to employ a community development project worker to help them identify and respond to local issues," says Mrs Goodhew.
Venue... check; catering... check; theme... check; invitations... check - everything sorted for the Christmas party then. Or is it? There’s a key aspect of the party season missing in this host’s responsibility - making sure people can get to and from the ‘do’ safely.