The Blues have received a timely boost of front row firepower ahead of their match against the burly Bulls on Sunday morning, with veterans Keven Mealamu and Tony Woodcock set to make their first starts for the team this season.
Greater Wellington Regional Council is seeking your views about project and funding decisions outlined in its Draft Annual Plan 2014/15.
A group of leading Australian commercial architects is visiting New Zealand this month to come up to speed with developments in the use of engineered wood in commercial buildings.
FIFA’s new U-20 World Cup Trophy will travel through Auckland in May
Some of the most senior officials from football’s world governing body, FIFA, have given Auckland a huge thumbs up as it prepares to host FIFA’s second largest global tournament - the U-20 World Cup in 2015.
Air New Zealand is boosting capacity on its Japan services by 30 percent from November.
General Manager Japan Scott Carr says an overwhelming response to the airline’s recent campaign with Tourism New Zealand has further strengthened confidence in the Japan market.
The Government is completely out of touch with the suffering of Christchurch residents and the ongoing effect of the earthquakes, says New Zealand First.
A new Hamilton City Libraries initiative aims to challenge cultural stereotypes and help people breakdown racial and gender barriers.
Federated Farmers is increasingly anxious over soil moisture deficits in Waikato, south Auckland and the West Coast of Northland. In some areas, the effects are worse than last year’s record-breaking drought.
Christchurch City Council engineers will fast-track work on flood mitigation plans for the Flockton Street area with the aim of presenting options to the Council for a decision by the end of the month.
The latest monthly property value index shows that nationwide residential values for February have increased 9.3% over the past year, and 1.8% over the past three months. This means they are now 13.1% above the previous market peak of late 2007.
WWF welcomes government moves to develop a Threat Management Plan for Sea Lions but is calling for urgent interim measures to protect these critically endangered animals while the plan is developed.
A healthy four goal cushion won't lull Auckland City into complacency as the Navy Blues seek to progress to the ASB Premiership Grand Final this Sunday.
Photo simulations of ÅpÅtiki’s Harbour Redevelopment Project have sparked the imagination of the local community and reignited discussion of the benefits that the redevelopment would bring to the town.
The vigorous low pressure system which brought gales to the east of the New Zealand, as well as heavy rain and floods to Banks Peninsula and parts of Christchurch City continues to pull away to the east of the country.
Solid Energy has admitted that if it had a debt level appropriate for a major mining company when coal prices fell in 2012 it is ‘most unlikely’ the SOE would be in the perilous state it is now, says Labour’s SOEs spokesperson Clayton Cosgrove.
The Green Party is calling on the Government to investigate the option of offering to purchase the houses of Christchurch residents affected by persistent flooding, and is saying it would require planning for climate change to be included in the rebuild.
Company profits are increasing much faster than the wage rates of working Kiwis, showing the gap between the haves and have-nots is increasing, said Labour’s Finance spokesperson David Parker.
New Zealand-born Samoan photographer Greg Semu will spend a year in Berlin as this year’s recipient of the Creative New Zealand Visual Arts Residency.
Completing a gruelling six-hour dirt bike race is one thing, but to do it all alone is quite another.
But that’s what Taumarunui farmer Kevin Taylor did at Matata, in the Bay of Plenty, at the weekend.