MTG Hawke’s Bay’s new regional history exhibition Dr Felkin and the Forerunners: visions of utopia, 1900-1930 opens on Saturday 17 May. This exhibition tells the fascinating story of the Havelock North Forerunners and their enigmatic leader, Dr Robert Felkin.
Education Minister Hekia Parata told TV One’s Q+A programme that the decile system is "very blunt."
"Every time it’s re-calibrated after a census, about a third of the schools go up, a third go down and a third stay the same," she said
The government needs to urgently prepare for the impact of rising sea levels, both in New Zealand and in Pacific Island nations, says Catholic social justice agency Caritas.
The National Business Review has been running a poll on its website which asked visitors "Which centre-right candidate would you support for Auckland Mayor?" Affordable Auckland Mayoral candidate Stephen Berry came second out of the three candidates polled.
Rotorua District Council’s free ‘Neighbours in our Community’ series is recommencing on Friday (30 May) at 12.10pm at the Arts Village. The series is part of the council’s Settlement Support programme for migrants living in Rotorua.
Police believe the passengers in today’s helicopter crash on Fox Glacier were six foreign tourists.
It is believed two were Australians and four were from the United Kingdom.
Formal identification of those people will take some time
A Lotto player from Auckland will be popping open the champagne after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division tonight.
The winning ticket was sold at Tom’s Lucky Lotto Shop in Takapuna, Auckland.
At about 2pm on Saturday 21 November Police attended an incident in Rototuna, Hamilton.
As a result of the incident a male and female victim were admitted to Waikato Hospital with serious injuries after being stabbed.
The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter crew responded to a 20 year old male with serious lower leg injuries at a forestry block north of Gisborne. The man had been felling a pine tree and it had rolled over his leg. He was airlifted to Gisborne Hospital for further treatment.
We’ve made it through winter, and while the spring weather hasn’t been playing nice, all the time we can be safe in the knowledge that summer is just around the corner. What better way to celebrate the sunshine, the warmth and the longer days than by getting outdoors.
…But you can’t take Auckland out of The Jaffa.
So I seem to be gaining a reputation as the Auckland Blogger from Hell.
Case in point, very narcissistically I asked a friend lately if she read my blogs.
Two lucky Lotto players will be celebrating a midweek windfall after winning $500,000 each with Lotto First Division tonight.
The winning tickets were sold at PK’s Dairy in Christchurch and MyLotto to player from Otago.
Supermarket shelves are full of shampoos for dyed hair, claiming they help fight colour fade, but a Consumer NZ test has found you’d be better off using just water to retain your colour.
Serko Ltd (SKO.NZ) has integrated with Air New Zealand Taxis (taxi.co.nz) and Australian company, GPU Chauffeurs, to give business travellers the ability book their airport transfers at the same time as booking flights and accommodation in Serko Online.
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy may have harmed New Zealand’s standing as a United Nations Security Council member with a reckless attack on Russia.
Auckland Airport welcomes the announcement that Air New Zealand will start a three flights per week direct service from Auckland to Ho Chi Minh City between July and October 2016, using a Boeing 767 aircraft.
The Department of Corrections kicked off the development of a new Community Corrections site in Hamilton this week. The London Street premises will replace six existing Hamilton sites when it is completed late next year.
A consortium of contractors and designers has been awarded a contract to build the biggest roading project to be undertaken in the Waikato, the NZ Transport Agency says.
Housing New Zealand is celebrating the completion of 16 newly built homes for Hamilton by inviting the local community to an Open Home tour on Wednesday 4 November from 4-6pm.
Chartered accountants working in public practice and corporates are generally happy with the service provided by Inland Revenue (IR).