Ministers Bill English and Paula Bennett are pleased to announce the Government is now taking Expressions of Interest from Community Housing Providers (CHPs) to transfer social housing in Invercargill and Tauranga.
The government plans to ride roughshod over opposition to the flag referendum process, the Finance Minister Bill English confirmed in Parliament today.
Prime Minister John Key is cold hearted in refusing to repatriate "the Malaysian 36" - Kiwi war dead lying in graves dotted around Malaysia, says New Zealand First.
Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson QC has acknowledged the contribution to the coronial system and Wellington legal community of Coroner Garry Evans, whose final hearing is being held today.
InterContinental Wellington is adding to its high performance team this week in the shape of a luxurious 2015 Bentley Flying Spur car, to be used for guest transfers and touring.
It’s official - the citizens of our biggest city consume less coffee, and fewer lattes, on average than Cantabrians or Wellingtonians.
Multi world Sidecar champion Tim Reeves will be racing in the three round Suzuki Series which kicks off at Hampton Downs on December 6 and finishes at Wanganui's Cemetery Circuit on Boxing Day.
Connectivity is growing rapidly in the regions with more New Zealanders than ever before now able to access faster rural broadband, Communications Minister Amy Adams says.
One of Stanford University’s most acclaimed teachers and the 2015 Reserve Bank Professorial Fellow in Monetary and Financial Economics-Professor Stephen Haber-will deliver a free public lecture at Victoria University of Wellington next week.
Massey University flag historian Malcolm Mulholland says some of the older generation of New Zealanders might remember marching and saluting the flag at school, but may not be aware of the history behind the ceremony.
The newly announced CPIT-Aoraki polytechnic has been put on notice. Students and staff held a rally today at Aoraki’s Timaru campus to launch a community campaign around the merger taking place between the two institutions.
In a nod to the health and vitality of New Zealand’s information security (InfoSec) industry, a stellar line up of finalists have today been announced for the 2015 iSANZ Awards.
"The EY and Cameron Partners’ reports into Auckland Council assets which go before the Finance Committee today underscore the improving asset management practices of the Auckland Council and send a message to all public agencies that good capital management is not just an Auckland but a nationa
The National Government and Minister for the Environment Dr Nick Smith have been missing in action in failing to provide local authorities with clear national direction on how to plan for sea-level rise, the Green Party said today.
The Green Party is challenging Trade Minister Tim Groser to explain to the public whether he supported cutting climate change out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA).
The National Government’s unwillingness to work cross-party to address climate change is putting businesses and the economy at greater risk, the Green Party said today.
Cut-price contractor Visionstream is trying to bring in offshore workers for the UFB fibre roll-out while at the same time workers doing the same job are being cut at Downer, says Labour’s ICT spokesperson Clare Curran.
YESSHOP television shopping channel has signed a deal with Foxtel to launch a new TV shopping channel in Australia early next year. YESSHOP is celebrating two years of operation, and is the most watched shopping network in New Zealand, according to Nielsen figures in August 2015.
Prime Minister John Key and the Leaders of the other 11 Pacific-Rim nations today marked the conclusion of negotiations of the historic Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is set to become the third leading cause of death worldwide in the next 15 years, and New Zealand currently has the second highest hospitalisation rate for the disease in the OECD.