It was two in a row for teenage Kiwi swimmer Bradlee Ashby at the Junior Pan Pacific Championships in Hawaii today.
The 18 year old from Hamilton win the bronze medal in the 100m butterfly on the third night of finals, following his bronze medal yesterday in the 400m individual medley.
The NZ Para-Cycling team won a silver medal today at the 2014 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships in Greenville, USA. The tandem pairing of Emma Foy and Laura Fairweather (sighted pilot) took to the road in tough conditions and were pleased with their gutsy performance.
After almost two years without success, Central Vipers have broken their losing run in the Pirtek NZRL National Premiership, with a 32-22 road win over Wellington Orcas at Porirua Park.
Between a broad area of low pressure to the north of New Zealand and a ridge of high pressure over the South Island strong to gale easterlies are affecting the upper North Island.
Australian online book retailer Bookworld has gone ‘live’ on a new hybris ecommerce platform implemented by digital solutions specialist, White Labelled, a UXC company.
"Brandel and everyone else on the planet seems to forget that Tiger was under hypnosis during his dominant era. It's well documented that Earl [Tiger's father] and Dr. Jay Brunza used mind control on Tiger as a Jr golfer."
Sometime in the last few weeks it seems like YouTube turned into www.SusanBoyle.com. But if you can spare a moment from your 15th viewing of the "Susan Boyle Britain's Got Talent Video" there is much more that you can do with YouTube. Create files, create ringtones and add your own captions and words - a ton of ways to make YouTube even more fun that it already is.
LIC is taking steps to grow its diagnostics service to farmers, in response to increasing demand for tests to confirm ancestry and identify diseases in their herd.
The discovery of asbestos in a building used in a New Zealand Fire Service training exercise over the weekend has resulted in the area being cordoned off to ensure the safe removal of the substance.
The Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand's (IPONZ) confirmation in a recent decision on the registrability of certain trade marks that the UMF brand rating system is a reliable measure of manuka honey's special qualities, and that terms such as "active" and "total activity" may be inherent
Auckland’s three-yearly general property revaluation is well underway, with indicative data showing significant value movements across the region.
A report is going to Thursday’s Finance and Performance Committee:
The leader of the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party Julian Crawford is calling on all other political parties to state their position on using cannabis oil to treat pediatric epilepsy.
Labour recognises that we cannot have a healthy economy without a healthy environment, says Environment spokesperson Moana Mackey announcing Labour’s environment policy.
Canterbury’s grain growers, responsible for nearly two thirds of New Zealand’s total annual grain harvest, are looking to make up lost ground this spring after poor weather stymied autumn seeding for many.
Scales Corporation (NZX:SCL) today reported its half year result. Net profit after tax was $20.6 million for the six months ended 30 June 2014. The company affirms its full year 2014 prospectus forecasts.
New Zealand Football announced on Friday All Whites striker Marco Rojas has been ruled out of next week’s trip to Doha and Uzbekistan with Wellington Phoenix defender Thomas Doyle called into the squad.
The Halberg Disability Sport Foundation is pleased to announce a partnership with the Flight Centre Foundation for a series of five surfing events being held this summer around the country for physically disabled young people.
The Commerce Commission has released its final decision on the allowances for operating and base capital expenditure, quality standards, and reporting requirements that will be used to set Transpower’s price-quality path for the next five year regulatory period which begins in April 2015.
A landmark publication about New Zealand’s iconic reptile, the tuatara, has been released by Canterbury University Press (CUP).