Excavation work underway to allow for the reinterment of koiwi tangata/human remains at the Wairau Bar site in Marlborough underlines the need for wider public knowledge about how to deal with discovering ancestral bones, says the New Zealand Historic Places Trust (NZHPT).
The Government must keep scandal plagued outsourcing company Serco away from our state housing after their disastrous record running Mt Eden prison, Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford says.
New Zealand’s leading mountain bikers will tackle the stern test at Val di Sole in Italy for the final round for both downhill and crosscountry in the UCI World Cup this weekend.
The first men’s snowboard final of Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015 today saw dramatic changes of fortune in a very tight contest that wasn’t decided until the very last trick.
One year out from the Olympic Games, Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have won the Gold medal at 2015 Rio Test Event easily securing victory with a 4th in today’s 49er medal race.
National’s indulgence for Maori separatism is leading to ever more ludicrous claims, this time Tainui for Auckland, which was announced before the Prime Minister himself, says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters.
Police in Counties Manukau detained three teens and arrested an armed 20 year-old man who was wanted on warrants for failing to appear in Court in May on a range of charges, including assaulting Police.
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On a day when Mason Lino is welcomed as the club’s newest NRL player, 10-season veteran Sam Rapira and a number of his team-mates will be in focus when they’re farewelled after the Vodafone Warriors’ last home game of the season at Mount Smart Stadium today.
New Zealand Davis Cup player Mike Venus and Indian partner Yuki Bhambri have won through to the semifinals of the US$100,000 Vancouver Challenger after beating second seeded Americans Austin Krajicek and Nicholas Monroe 6-3 6-2 in under an hour.
Land and consented building plans for the development of seven mid-rise retail, commercial and apartment blocks in urban Auckland have been placed on the market for sale.
Canterbury will play its first home game of the 2015 ITM Cup this Sunday, against Counties Manukau. Head Coach Scott Robertson has made three changes to the starting fifteen that beat Otago in round one.
New Zealand referee Glen Jackson is set to make the history books this weekend, becoming the first New Zealander to both play and referee 100 first-class games of rugby.
Cooks Beach is the venue for the first ever Transfield Triathlon which is open to adults and children aged 8 and older, taking place at 10am on Sunday 1 February 2015.
Wellington's SocialeMedia, a division of E-Ideas Ltd lead by youth advocate Eva-Maria have released a special report on their Facebook Page that shows how Social Media is taking the world by storm, and how its reach won't stop growing in 2012.
The hot cross bun you ate last Easter may just be helping to make a difference for sick children in Planet Sunshine. Five cents from every pack of buns sold, plus hours of fundraising efforts from Countdown staff contributed to the National Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal.
Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown has responded to the High Court decision to decline the NZTA Board of Inquiry appeal, saying, "I’m glad the ugly flyover won’t happen but clearly some improvements are needed.
The High Court decision rejecting the New Zealand Transport Agency’s attempts to build the Basin Reserve flyover must now mean that NZTA finally works with the community on other options for transport solutions in Wellington, Grant Robertson and Annette King Labour’s Wellington MPs say.
The Green Party is delighted the Basin Reserve flyover will not be going ahead after a ruling by the High Court today.
Palmerston North Presbyterian minister, the Very Rev Pamela Tankersley, has been elected as the head of Singapore-based Council for World Mission (CWM).