Eleven poems written by New Zealand secondary school students have been shortlisted as finalists in this year's New Zealand Post National Schools Poetry Awards. The winners will be announced on 28 August 2009 at a ceremony in Wellington.
Police and the NZ Transport Agency are asking drivers to take a more active role in checking the safety of their vehicles, with Police roadside compliance checks rolling out this month to support a public education campaign which kicked off in December.
WICKED, the international Broadway musical blockbuster, returns to the Australasian region later this year as part of its 10th Anniversary Year, playing Auckland for the first time at The Civic Theatre from September 2013, and returning to its original Australian home at the Regent Theatre, Melbo
Extensive cracking was found in the base of the main pool at Milton’s swimming pool complex during the off season.
Clutha District Council engaged engineers to investigate the cracking in August once the cracking was discovered, while the pool was in its usual seasonal shut-down.
United Airlines today announced that it will introduce nonstop flights between Auckland and its San Francisco International Airport hub, effective July 3, 2016 (eastbound), subject to government approval.
Unisys (NYSE:UIS) Corporation today announced it has been awarded a contract to manage and maintain the New Zealand Fire Service (NZFS)’s national automatic fire alarm messaging system, delivering this critical service to the country’s citizens under a new as-a-service model.
The Auckland Heritage Festival has something for everyone - including people who have the odd piece of old furniture lying around that might need a bit of resurrecting.
Nationwide youth organisation Generation Zero is calling on the Government to show it takes climate change seriously and stop subsidising fossil fuels, following the release of a report from WWF-New Zealand revealing oil and gas subsidies to the tune of $46 million per year.
InternetNZ is pleased with today’s announcement by Chorus of consultation on new fibre broadband offerings for wholesalers, saying it shows the company is at last responding in innovative ways to customer and industry demands.
It's been a mammoth year for the Topp Twins. Their film, The Topp Twins, Untouchable Girls has grossed $1.9 million at the Box Office, making it the Number One documentary to ever be released in New Zealand and among the Top 10 New Zealand movie releases of all time.
Northland legend and former Northern Knight Joseph Yovich showed he still has what it takes when he delivered a Twenty20 batting master class against the Cook Islands’ national team in the Cook Islands’ version of the IPL.
At the end of this month, Wellington will be abuzz with excitement as the iconic Basin Reserve gears up for what will be a Halloween to remember.
The Secretary General of INTERPOL, Ronald K. Noble, visited Europol today to discuss the enhanced cooperation between the two organisations.
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley has today officially launched the Tairawhiti Children’s team in Gisborne, which will provide support for an estimated 430 at-risk children and their families over the next two years.
Air New Zealand welcomes today’s announcement by United Airlines that it will enter the New Zealand market, launching a San Francisco - Auckland service from July next year.
A genuinely independent, expert evaluation of the Government’s charter schools programme is needed in light of revelations that Education Minister Hekia Parata interfered to prevent evaluators comparing the performance of charter school students with students at normal state schools.
The Commerce Commission has decided not to progress fast tracking potential changes concerning the cost of capital for customised price-quality paths (CPPs) as part of the input methodologies (IMs) review.
Newly-appointed rural hospital medicine specialists were welcomed to Dargaville Hospital last week; with video conferencing technology fundraised by the Kaipara community linking up their welcome.
Ahead of this weekend's public meeting to oppose the demolition of Liston Village, the fiscal costs of the plan are being questioned.