Figures released today by Statistics New Zealand show New Zealand’s unemployment rate is now 5.1 per cent.
Port Otago’s new $6 million tug, the Arihi, is scheduled to arrive in Port Chalmers on Thursday 25 August following a two month, 16,000 kilometre voyage from Tuzla in Turkey as deck cargo on the specialised cargo ship the MV Deltagracht.
Personal trainer: $80
Boot Camp run through the park: $250
Clippy water bottle hip attachment: $20
Maintaining a cool, calm and collected façade whilst sweating like a pig? Priceless.
New Zealand Football is pleased to announce the draw for the 2016 National Women’s League, the main pathway for finding the next Football Ferns.
Reclaiming our children’s birth right
Taking a few seconds to buckle up or put away mobile phone distractions appears to be a life-saving message still being missed by many during a recent national road safety operation.
Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, and Serko Ltd. (SKO.NZ), a leader in online travel booking and expense management, today announced an agreement to develop the next generation of Sabre Online.
Solomone Kata and Tuimoala Lolohea both return for the Vodafone Warriors’ 25th-round NRL contest against Wests Tigers at Mount Smart Stadium on Sunday (4.00pm kick-off).
Government plans to open up the Correspondence School Te Kura to corporate entities or charter schools could have terrible consequences for the quality of education that children receive, the Green Party said today.
A 30-strong Canterbury Under 19 squad has been named to contest the South Island Tournament and qualify for the Jock Hobbs Memorial National Under 19 tournament in September.
Is the Government on a collision course over its proposed funding changes?
Children are at the heart of the Government’s proposed educational funding review says Education Minister Hekia Parata.
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest health targets results show the gains made in the previous quarter have again been largely maintained in Southern DHB.
A predator-free New Zealand by 2050 is likely to cost trillions, not millions as the government claims, says New Zealand First.
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce leaves for Japan and Korea today for a four-day trip to advance New Zealand’s business, innovation and education interests and promote New Zealand as an investment destination.
Commercial property company JLL welcomes Mickey Haines to its Auckland industrial team. Haines joins JLL with 15 years’ experience in industrial property. He was a Director in the industrial agency team at dohertybaines in London, where he worked for nine years.
The Heart Foundation has today announced $1.5 million in new funding for life-saving research into heart disease, New Zealand’s leading cause of death.
Bad acronym, worse idea: online publicly funded private schools a disaster in the making
The Governor of the Reserve Bank, Graeme Wheeler has waved the white flag over interest rates, housing and the high Kiwi dollar, says New Zealand First.
"There is a form of elder abuse no-one in Parliament wants to acknowledge," claims Democrats for Social Credit Party (DSC) Advocate for Seniors, Heather Marion Smith.
The Government’s pledge to invest more special needs/learning support funding in the early years is well overdue and welcomed by Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand (ECNZ), however the Association is concerned about older children, young adults and families missing out.