Showing consistency in award domination with Syrah, Vidal Estate has achieved international acclaim for the Vidal Reserve Series Syrah 2010.
The wine has been awarded a gold medal at the International Wine Challenge in London and also picked up gold at the Sommelier Wine Awards 2013.
A joint operation between several agencies and iwi targeted the dozens of goldfish lurking in Whakatane’s Sullivan Lake last week.
The number of Kiwis who own a smartphone has doubled in the past year, a TNS study has revealed. Twelve months ago 33% of New Zealanders owned a smartphone, but a year later, the figure has risen to 60%.
Custodians at Queenstown’s premier ski area are the trail blazers of a waste management initiative that has seen a significant increase in recycling at the mountain.
The readiness of Otago councils to respond to a major earthquake will be tested during a South Island wide exercise later this month.
The exercise, named Te Ripahapa (loosely translated as Alpine Fault earthquake) will run from 9am to 9pm on Wednesday May 29.
The Minister of Labour's comments about directors' responsibility for health and safety suggest the government is adopting the sort of hands-off approach criticised by the Pike River Royal Commission and the recent independent task force report on the issue, says Labour.
New Zealand's Courtney Duncan took the opening round of the Women's Motocross Triple Crown by storm in the United States at the weekend.
The Government is pushing more and more health costs on to patients with little or no regard for the impact on vulnerable Kiwis, says Annette King, Labour’s Health spokesperson.
NZEI Te Riu Roa has welcomed recommendations that the Teachers Council be beefed up to become an independent organisation that can better provide leadership for the profession and support for high quality teaching.
The Public Service Association says petrol tax increases will unfairly add to the cost burden faced by low paid home support workers who often travel long distances to care for the elderly and disabled.
The Palmerston North City Council, as part of the Geospatial Information Consortium (GISCO), have used a flex-based mapping platform to configure and deploy Geo-Guide - an online solution for residents to easily find rating valuations, property information, Council services, planning zones and mo
Cawthron Institute has boosted its science and aquaculture capability with the appointment of senior scientist Dr Jacquie Reed as its new head of aquaculture.
The South Eastern Sydney Medicare Local (SESML) is working with integrated care experts HSAGlobal, who will support it in delivering better coordinated care across primary, secondary and community healthcare providers for the local population of 450,000.
This November, Auckland will become a mecca for emerging and established fashion designers from around the country as Cult Couture returns for its 12th year.
Northland Police have released the name of the woman who died following a firearms incident near Kaitaia yesterday.
The name is of the woman is Carmen Fay Maheno, aged 38 years, of Kaitaia.
Awa City Computer Clubhouse this week celebrates three years of providing a safe space for young people in the Wanganui community to "connect, explore and create".
Rose Matafeo and Jarred Christmas have capped off an incredible 2013 NZ International Comedy Festival by picking up the country’s most prestigious comedy awards; the Billy T Award and The FRED Award at last night’s Last Laughs hosted by the bro-mantic duo of Ben Hurley and Steve Wrigley.
Emirates Vice President of Australasia Barry Brown jetted in to Queenstown last week for his first taste of the resort’s world-renowned scenery and experiences.
Five Canon products were selected for this year’s "Best Photo and Imaging Product" awards by the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA), representing 28 photography and imaging magazines from 15 countries across 5 continents.
Friday saw the release of Thirty Seconds To Mars’ new album LOVE LUST FAITH + DREAMS, and to celebrate the band have announced a unique promo specifically for NZ fans that utilises Snapchat - the smartphone app that is taking the world by storm.