On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Andrew Little
A powerful and inspiring new theatre production by the freshest voice in New Zealand poetry will have its world premiere season at Mangere Arts Centre - Ngā Tohu o Uenuku from 16 October.
By Ric Spooner (Chief Market Analyst, CMC Markets)
The Commerce Commission’s decision to allow Z Energy to buy Caltex can only undermine the competition in the fuel industry that is needed to ensure New Zealanders pay the lowest price for petrol, Labour’s Consumer Affairs spokesperson David Shearer says.
National Urban Maori Authority boss Lance Norman puts the cost of failing a struggling child at $145,000 per year.
He says an upfront investment of $28,000 a year in the right programmes can stop children going off the rails.
Wellington, June 12 NZPA - A Blenheim man was today cleared of having sex with his adult daughter.
The man was today found not guilty in Blenheim District Court of five charges of sexually assaulting his daughter, the Marlborough Express reported.
Today 28 athletes were named as part of a squad of junior New Zealand rowers to take part in the 2016 World Rowing Junior Championships being held in Rotterdam, Netherlands from 21 - 28 August.
The search for Mother and daughter Carolyn and Rachel Lloyd, who are believed to be in Tararua Forest Park, has resumed this morning.
Australia and New Zealand’s leading accounting software solutions provider MYOB continues to invest in the local market, opening its second Christchurch office this week.
Police are investigating two suspicious fires in Monmouth Street, Feilding from overnight.
Shortly before 12:00pm today, Southern Police were alerted to reports of a helicopter crash in the Lindis Pass area after an emergency beacon was activated.
YikeBike mini-farthing will give people freedom in congested cities A radical Kiwi electric bicycle is set to change the lives of commuters worldwide. The YikeBike mini-farthing is the smallest and lightest electric folding bicycle available in the world.
Public consultation on the Draft Annual Plan 2016/17 opens tomorrow (Wednesday).
Mayor Andrew Judd says the Council would particularly like to hear residents’ feedback on three proposals:
It is with immense sadness that the Labour Party marks the passing of former Council of Trade Unions secretary Peter Conway, says Labour Leader Andrew Little.
Three finalists for the prestigious Dairy Woman of the Year have been announced by the Dairy Women’s Network.
They are Westport based Landcorp business manager Rebecca Keoghan, Central West Coast dairy farmer Renee Rooney and Waihi based LIC farm solution manager Michelle Wilson.
Husqvarna NZ is looking for people to test-drive Husqvarna Automowers and, in exchange for feedback, test pilots will actually be allowed to keep them, free of charge.
The 2016 Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) is officially underway at the first round held at the International Rally of Whanagrei in New Zealand, with Fabian Kreim taking the lead after two short super special stages in the city centre.
The guy, I’m assuming he’s a guy, at ingolfwetrust.com suggests, “Golf Betting: Back The Brits!”
A prompt response from the Auckland Police Maritime Unit and the Westpac Rescue Helicopter has ensured a man having a medical emergency on board a yacht in the Waitemata Harbour is now in Auckland Hospital receiving the medical attention he requires.