An active front is forecast to bring heavy rain to western areas of the South Island on Tuesday, and severe northwest gales to eastern parts. Warnings and watches are place in for for many areas.
PHARMAC will change the way it makes funding decisions from late next year.
Its nine Decision Criteria will be replaced by 15 Factors for Consideration.
Auckland Airport is expanding its international duty free shopping experience with the addition of a range of covetable local and international brands.
The newly opened fashion and beauty stores in the airport’s international departure area are:
New Zealand’s supercross elite will again converge in the deep south of the country for the annual supercross championships this Thursday evening.
A by-election will be held to elect a new Lyttelton-Mt Hebert Community Board member after the resignation of Jane Broughton on Tuesday 4 November.
SH1 Main South Road is currently closed between Dawsons Road and Weedons Ross Road following a fatal crash between a car and a truck at approximately 12.30pm today (24 November 2014).
Festive celebrations will set Kawerau a light next month with Kawerau Christmas in the Park on Saturday 13 December at Prideaux Park.
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New Zealand has an average of 401 influenza-associated deaths each year according to estimates published for the first time. This is an average annual mortality rate of 10.6 per 100,000 population.
The number of skilled job vacancies advertised online remained steady in October across most industry groups and occupations, according to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s latest Jobs Online report.
New Zealand Rugby has paid tribute to the All Blacks after they again dominated the annual World Rugby Awards announced following the last match of the MyRepublic Northern Tour against Wales.
Prime Minister John Key today released the final draft of legislation which addresses the rising threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters.
The Music and Audio Institute of New Zealand (MAINZ) congratulates former students who enjoyed a big night at the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards this week.
SKYCITY’s Sky Tower in Auckland will be lit up in white on Monday evening Nov 25th at 10pm, on the eve of White Ribbon Day.
Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer and national captain Jean de Villiers both lauded the performance by South Africa in their 22-6 (8-6 at half-time) victory over Italy in Padova on Saturday afternoon.
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says there has been a high level of interest from New Zealand health professionals wanting to join international efforts to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
In a move that will see Prime Range Meats firmly hooked into its own secure supply chain into China, Lianhua Trading Group is increasing its shareholding from 24.9% to 75%.
Amnesty International will be making a donation of over $500 to Aviva (formerly known as Women’s Refuge Christchurch) at the conclusion of Tuesday’s inner city march against domestic violence.
Football Ferns coach Tony Readings wants his team to have more belief in themselves after going down 2-1 to world number four France in Laval on Sunday.
The Qantas Wallabies have been defeated by Ireland 26-23 at Aviva Stadium in Dublin continuing the Six Nations Champions’ unbeaten run at home in 2014.
The Wallabies came back from an early 17-0 Irish lead to be locked at 20-20 at half time as Ireland started the match brilliantly.