Angela Francis, chief executive of the Asthma Foundation, shared her inspiring leadership journey with students at St Catherine's College, Wellington on Wednesday, 23 July as one of the nominated leaders of the 2014 Sir Peter Blake Trust Dream Team.
The contestants of Miss Universe New Zealand are determined to show they have both beauty and brains. Just don't mention feminism. LAURA MCQUILLAN of NZPA reports.
Animal advocacy group SAFE say they’re delighted at today's announcement from the Labour party that they have committed to a ban on cosmetics testing on animals, plus the sale and import of animal tested products.
TOWER Investments has announced the creation of a new role of National Manager Corporate Communications and the appointment of Michael Coote to the position.
A team of University of Canterbury (UC) disaster experts say this week is critical for businesses in Wellington and Marlborough.
The Pike River Receivers confirm that a number of charges have been laid against the company by the Department of Labour. These were served yesterday.
MÄori Affairs Minister, Hon Dr Pita Sharples, says he is pleased that the MÄori Language Bill passed its first reading this afternoon with the support of the majority of the House.
Burning the Israeli flag in Auckland in protest over the murder of innocent civilians in Gaza is nothing to be ashamed of" said MANA Leader and Tai Tokerau MP, Hone Harawira. "Calling for both sides to stand down when one side is annihilating the other though, IS something to be ashamed of."
Maori Party President, Rangimarie Naida Glavish, has today acknowledged the enormous contribution founding Maori Party co-leaders, Tariana Turia and Pita Sharples have made towards building a greater nation.
EEO Commissioner Dr Jackie Blue has congratulated the winners of the inaugural YWCA Equal Pay Awards.
In response to Mr Flavell’s tirade this afternoon Conservative Party Leader Colin Craig advises "Mr Flavell is simply mistaken in his comments."
Hamilton City Council will launch a tactile map of the central city at a special event on Monday (30 June).
It is the first city council in New Zealand to ask the Blind Foundation to produce a tactile map, which will be used by people who are blind or have low vision.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has released a beta version of Privacy Badger, a browser extension for Firefox and Chrome that detects and blocks online advertising and other embedded content that tracks you without your permission.
Today is World Sjogren’s Day, and Arthritis New Zealand Chief Executive Sandra Kirby reminds New Zealanders that Sjogrens is one of the more that 140 different forms of arthritis.
A real-time mobile loyalty solution designed for SME retailers and hospitality venues is set to change the in-store and online retail experience, as we know it.
Collect, which is being officially launched today, uses the power of the cloud, mobile, social and big data.
The Asthma Foundation is committed to improving respiratory health for Maori. One way to achieve this is through updating the now out-of-date Guidelines for Asthma (last updated in 2002).
Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says the introduction of a new state of the art drug analyser will free up hundreds of hours a year for more enforcement work at the border.
The Department of Internal Affairs has released the top 20 MÄori baby names for 2013 in association with MÄori Language Week 2014, Te Wiki o te Reo MÄori.
Manny Muscat today became the second Wellington Phoenix player to be selected in the Foxtel All Stars team to play Juventus next month.
Midfielder Albert Riera was in one of the earlier groups to be announced and today Muscat was in the final group chosen.