Rural Women New Zealand welcomes news that a proposed settlement has been agreed that will lead to home support workers being paid mileage and wages for the time they spend travelling between clients.
Mt Ruapehu is ready for the 2013 season with both Whakapapa and Turoa Ski Areas on track to open this Saturday (29 June).
Mineral exploration received a boost this week with the government investing $4 million in a four-year research project to improve the knowledge and understanding of New Zealand’s gold deposits.
"The Green Party will build three times the length of safe, separated cycleways than National over the next three years," said Green Party Co-leader Dr Russel Norman today.
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has welcomed the safe release of 45 United Nations peacekeepers from Fiji who had been detained in Syria.
"The safe release of the peacekeepers is an excellent outcome for the soldiers and their friends and family in Fiji," Mr McCully says.
Today, a new revealing Voter’s Guide for Thriving Seas and Dolphins shows how prepared New Zealand political parties are to save Hector's and near extinct MÄui dolphins.
Well you’ve gotta laugh. Suffering from an overdose of reading about Tiger’s return I was relieved to see that one reporter has managed to keep his sanity and sense of humour.
Wellington Rugby has today announced the stepping down of Marty Donoghue as general manager of Sevens Wellington.
Chief Executive James Te Puni said Wellington Rugby wished Mr Donoghue all the best for the future.
The University of Canterbury will build the world’s first human colour x-ray scanner, with the help of a six-year $12 million Government funding announcement made today.
Hutt City residents can be some of the first to have access to Elton John concert tickets, thanks to a deal with promoters. After nine years, Elton John and his band will return to Westpac Stadium, Wellington for one spectacular concert on Saturday 21 November 2015.
Two New York City firefighters joined forces with their New Zealand counterparts today to commemorate 9/11 in a memorial stair climb in Auckland.
New Zealand First leader Rt Hon Winston Peters says Steven Joyce is spinning faster than the blackjack wheels at Sky City with respect to his recent European junket.
If his objective was to leave his audience feeling a little unsettled or with a sense of foreboding then Lincoln University Professor of Agricultural Systems, Tony Bywater, probably succeeded.
University of Auckland engineering research has been awarded almost $20 million in new funding from the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) for a range of advanced technology projects and robotics.
Veritas Investments Limited ("Veritas") has completed a deal to purchase the Nosh Food Market business and assets ("Nosh") from Nosh Management Limited.
The NZD slipped along with most of the majors against the USD on Friday, dipping 0.3% to 0.8360. That puts NZD/USD smack in the middle of the 0.8300-0.8420 range it largely kept through late August.
Everyone remembers the TUX jingle so well "Tux keeps them full of life fit as a fiddle, sharp as a knife"
Six volunteer firefighters who have each given many years of service to their communities and the public have been presented with Queens Service Medals in Wellington today.
The Royal Honours were presented by the Governor-General the Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae at Government House.
The Election Manifesto released today by Federated Farmers contains an "extremely disappointing and self-serving policy wish-list," says EDS.
"Before John Key talks about the piddling tax cuts he plans for low and middle income families today he needs to explain why he only pays 2.8% of his income on tax while a minimum wage worker pays 28% tax," says Mana Movement leader Hone Harawira.