Staff at the National Poisons Centre based at the University of Otago are delighted to learn that the Ministry of Health has chosen Homecare Medical as the preferred provider for the National Telehealth Service.
Nick Smith must explain why he scuttled a new recycling scheme to stop old tyres leaching chemicals into New Zealand’s waterways, Labour’s Environment spokesperson Megan Woods says.
National has made New Zealand’s live export ban meaningless by skirting it, which is why the laws need to be made watertight, said the Green Party today.
The New Zealand Chinese Association has launched a history of the organisation at a celebratory event at the National Library of New Zealand/Te Puna MaÌtauranga O Aotearoa in Wellington today.
Aucklanders and visitors to the city can watch the FIFA U-20 World Cup final between Brazil and Serbia live on the big screen at Queens Wharf this Saturday.
With submissions on the 2015 Defence White Paper due to close on Monday 22 June, New Zealand First is hoping that submitters will push for a much larger Navy.
Ahead of his 100th Super Rugby match on Saturday night, Chiefs hooker Hika Elliot has re-signed with the Chiefs for another two years.
Chiefs coach Dave Rennie is delighted that another key player has re-committed to the Chiefs Rugby Club.
The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has ordered three Hawke’s Bay horticulture contractor businesses to pay a total of $22,500 in penalties for failure to provide employment records to the Labour Inspector.
There will be 60 fewer car trips made this year and much less paper flying around the city, as one of Auckland’s leading residential home builders has just lodged Auckland Council’s very first online consent application, heralding in a new era for building consent.
Following requests from hapÅ«, the nomination period for the new round of elections for TÅ«horonuku Independent Mandated Authority (TÅ«horonuku IMA) HapÅ« KaikÅrero has been extended to 10 July 2015.
The 41st American Express Queenstown Winter Festival will kick off tomorrow (Friday, June 19th) with Prime Minister John Key officially opening the event at 7.00 pm.
Eighteen Fijian MPs have shown their commitment to peace by agreeing to urge their government to ratify the Arms Trade Treaty, says Su’a William Sio, Labour’s Pacific Island Affairs spokesperson and Chair of Parliamentarians for Global Action NZ Group.
Former Australian Diamonds coach Norma Plummer will lead the South Africa National Netball team - the SPAR Proteas - into Netball World Cup SYDNEY 2015 (NWC2015).
To help celebrate National Volunteer week, Environment Minister and Member of Parliament for Nelson, Hon Dr Nick Smith will be lending a hand weeding and planting at the Brook Waimarama Sanctuary.
Holden New Zealand is pleased to announce the signing of the police contract that will see New Zealand Police driving Holden vehicles for many more years to come.
Lyttelton Port Company Limited (LPC) today pleaded guilty in the Christchurch District Court to a charge under the Health and Safety in Employment Act to failing to take all practicable steps to ensure the safety of its employee, Brad Fletcher, who was killed in an accident at Lyttelton Port in A
New Zealand First has called for legislation to be passed quickly to extend passports from five years to 10 years.
"It could take months for Parliament to pass legislation to put 10-year passports into law," says Spokesperson on Internal Affairs Clayton Mitchell.