It costs Hospice New Zealand about $75 million a year to deliver its services to 34 hospices and $30 million of that comes from the community.
The Broadcasting Standards Authority has upheld a complaint against a Newstalk ZB host who it says abused his position by allegedly threatening bar staff with bad publicity and then broadcasting his grievances.
Christchurch-based construction company Corbel Construction has appointed Kristina Wischnowsky to a newly created position in the company of Business Excellence Manager reporting to the Managing Director.
BusinessNZ has welcomed today’s agreement for a new international convention facility in Auckland.
John Key has today signed the Mother of All Deals with SkyCity allowing it to make millions off the backs of problem gamblers for 35 years and prevent any future government from putting a stop to it, says Labour Leader David Shearer.
A crew from one of the most influential entertainment media channels in Brazil arrives tomorrow for a two-week tour of New Zealand, during which they will blog about their experiences of New Zealand’s culture and attractions, and promote New Zealand as an English language destination to their l
New Zealand needs to do more to harness the creative, economic potential offered by successful Kiwis returning home after long periods overseas, says a Massey sociologist.
Wainuiomata were the star turn of the ASB Chatham Cup first round fixtures, bundling out three time winners Western Suburbs with a hard fought 1-0 win just outside the capital on Saturday.
By Ken Orr, Spokesperson, Right to Life
It is disappointing that Young Labour, the youth wing of the Labour Party has declared at its 2013 annual conference that they would make it a priority to decriminalise the killing of unborn children.
New Zealand is about to enter talks with a number of Central and South American countries to forge a new trade agreement.
And Trade Minister Tim Groser says it could be the start of something quite exciting.
The Government needs to protect the outstanding landscape and biodiversity values of the Mackenzie Basin by prioritising a new conservation or national park and promoting sustainable management on pastoral leases, the Green Party said today.
On International Nurses Day we should all say thanks to nurses for the great job they do at supporting our health system, Labour’s Health spokesperson Annette King says.
This one’s for homesick ex-pat Scots, golfers who want to recall their trip to Bonnie Scotland and for those who’ve got golfing in Scotland on their bucket list.
The next phase of the award winning ‘Ease up on the drink’ campaign is being launched today by the Health Promotion Agency (HPA). The HPA has taken over the functions of the former Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) which developed the last Ease up campaign.
Jade Parris claimed all five goals in a stunning second half comeback from Metro in the ASB Women’s Knockout Cup second qualification round on Sunday as her side turned around a two goal deficit against Bay Olympic to claim a 5-2 upset.
New Zealand’s kayaking sensation Lisa Carrington last night (NZ time) stamped her mark on her favoured event the K1 200m at the first of the ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup Events being held in Szeged, Hungary.
A Government plan to transfer Housing New Zealand properties to the community sector must be not be seen as a chance to abdicate responsibility for vulnerable state tenants or to benefit the Government's developer mates, the Green Party said today.
The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) presented today its confidential preliminary comments to the Government of New Zealand, in conclusion of its first visit to the country, which took place from 29 April to 8 May 2013.
New Zealand First says the Government’s proposal for house buyers to pay bigger deposits targets people not responsible for the over-heated housing market - first home buyers.
National’s decision to transfer 12,000 state houses to community groups will do nothing to alleviate the housing shortage and lacks the funding to ensure these homes are properly maintained, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford.