The National Executive of the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union unanimously endorsed Andrew Little for the role of Labour leader, at a meeting held yesterday.
Global Peace and Justice Auckland is calling on the government to provide humanitarian funding for non-aligned NGOs (non-governmental organisations) in the Middle East rather than give any support whatever for the US-led military campaign in the area.
Local Government Minister Paula Bennett has today launched the Rules Reduction initiative, opening the way for people to submit examples of property regulations and local rules that don’t make sense.
Bay of Plenty Regional Council has adopted the Maori title Toi Moana as its official name to co-exist with its English language name.
New Zealand is a world leader in geothermal energy technology which has significant potential for the country’s energy supply, says Professor Rosalind Archer who will lead tonight’s third lecture in the University of Auckland’s Vice-Chancellor’s Lecture Series for 2014.
Research undertaken on behalf of WooHoo NZ Tax Refunds supports the global trend of more people working multiple jobs and adjusting to this ‘insecurity.’
"We’ve been watching this trend with interest and wanted to know more," says Cilla Hegarty, CEO WooHoo NZ Tax Refunds.
Gore Police are looking for a local elderly couple who have failed to return from a Sunday drive.
Inclusion in the North Canterbury Development Circuit helped boost entries in the lower grades at the Ellesmere A and P Show Shears at Leeston on Saturday.
Users of the Mauao area advised that the track around the base of the Mount has been closed temporarily today (Monday 20 October) as part of ongoing efforts by Police to locate two people recently missing in the area, including local boy Jack Dixon.
Kiwi consumers are becoming skilled at avoiding advertising in new forms of media and are utilising technology to assist them according to a recent survey.
George Sabonadiere, a Year Nine student from Dunedin, became the country’s tenth New Zealand Spelling Bee Champion today when he won the national battle of the words by correctly spelling the word ‘eugenics’.
A front over northern New Zealand is expected to move slowly eastwards across the North Island overnight Saturday and during Sunday morning and become slow moving over East Cape Sunday afternoon.
At a press conference held today in Marina del Rey, Calif., Sea Shepherd Conservation Society USA and long-time celebrity supporter Martin Sheen unveiled the newest vessel in Sea Shepherd’s fleet, the R/V Martin Sheen, named for the Golden Globe, Emmy and Screen Actors’ Guild awardee, and ann
Counties/Manukau Police have located and are speaking with the driver of a vehicle believed to have been involved in the fatal altercation in Gooch Place, Sommerville, at about 2.15 this morning.
A fast moving front is forecast to cross the lower South Island Monday morning, bringing a brief burst of heavy rain to Fiordland.
On Monday, a cold front is expected to sweep north over the South Island to reach the lower North Island later in the day. This front is expected to bring a period of rain to most of the South Island and lower North Island on Monday, and some snow to the hills and ranges of the South Island.
Christchurch Police can confirm there is one fatality resulting from a serious crash that occurred on Memorial Ave at approximately 10.20pm last night (17 October 2014).
New Zealand's United Nations Ambassador Jim McLay told Q+A he rejects claims New Zealand’s place on the Security Council will impact on the independence of our foreign policy.
"As we know people’s rates won’t go up to the same extent.