The Taupo Based Greenlea Rescue helicopter was dispatched to a rural area near Otorohanga yesterday to a woman who had injured herself riding a motorcycle. The woman in her thirties was taken to Waikato Hospital.
The Board of Directors of AIA Group Limited (stock code: 1299) is pleased to announce that AIA has achieved another excellent set of results for the year ended 30 November 2014.
The highlights of AIA’s performance in 2014 include:
Record value of new business (VONB)
Three young whio (blue duck) have been successfully rehomed in Mt Aspiring National Park thanks to the efforts of the Department of Conservation, Real Journeys, Genesis Energy and Air New Zealand.
Rotary New Zealand is appealing for funds to support our Neighbours in Vanuatu following the devastation from Cyclone Pam.
600 Rotary Emergency Response Kits are on stand by for immediate dispatch to affected areas.
New Zealand First Leader and Northland by-election candidate Rt Hon Winston Peters is challenging Prime Minister John Key to a debate in Northland.
Rural medical practitioners, farming families and rural communities will be disappointed by the Health Minister’s speech to the NZ Rural Health Conference, says New Zealand First.
A University of Canterbury student flying fox engineering design project involving a 400 metre high-wire ride dropping 150 vertical metres down the face of Coronet Peak has been national recognised.
The NSW Swifts return home to Sydney Olympic Park for the first time in the 2015 ANZ Championship to take on last year’s Runners-Up, the Queensland Firebirds, on Sunday 15 March; first whistle at 12:18pm AEDST.
Following a meteorological and operational review today, NASA has made an early call that it will not launch its super pressure balloon this Sunday, 15 March, but will instead target Monday 16 March.
Wairarapa secondary school students now have extra opportunities to make a head start on training for a well-paid job in trades.
On The Nation:
Green Party co-leader candidates Kevin Hague, Gareth Hughes, James Shaw and Vernon Tava debate, hosted by Lisa Owen.
England has followed Ireland and Australia in passing legislation to reduce the appeal of cigarettes by introducing standardised packaging.
Simpson Grierson has acted as New Zealand legal counsel to Silicon Valley based venture capital firm Accel Partners on its NZ$132.9 million (USD100 million) strategic investment in Xero Limited, an NZX and ASX listed software company that develops cloud-based accounting software.
International cricket legend Brian Lara made an Arrowtown schoolboy’s day - with a lunchtime visit to his school today.
Digitally-remote communities in the Auckland region will have the Auckland Council supporting their case for access to faster broadband and better connectivity.
The tight race for the ASB Premiership playoffs will finally reach its end this weekend as three teams chase two available places in the last four in the final round of the regular season.
The Human Rights Commission is encouraging New Zealanders to share their culture and food to celebrate race relations day this year.
A Ferguson tractor, used by Sir Edmund Hillary’s party at the newly-constructed Scott Base during the British Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955 - 58, has been secured for public ownership through a public private partnership between Canterbury Museum, the Antarctic Heritage Trust and