The New Zealand Initiative’s report on a sugar tax is deeply flawed, and the fact that the junk-food lobby are members and funders of this so-called independent "think tank" highlights a credibility gap, the Green Party said.
Hayden Paddon and co-driver John Kennard head to the Portuguese round of the FIA World Rally Championship with a business-as-usual attitude.
Sensible Sentencing Trust’s Scott Guthrie, has intensified his calls to abolish gangs after Fridays gang related shooting has left one man fighting for his life.
Entries are now open for the 2016 New World Wine Awards, a wine show that provides winemakers with the opportunity to enjoy direct, tangible commercial benefits from their award-winning wines.
This September the entire construction industry will come together for the first time to discuss the major industry issues at an inaugural forum, Constructive, led by the Registered Master Builders Association (RMBA).
When 26 riders decided to get together and ride around Lake Taupo back in 1977, no one knew that it was the beginnings of what is now New Zealand’s largest cycling occasion.
Over $9.3m of Auckland ratepayers’ cash has been spent on pollsters, and at least 44 external consultancies and providers have been engaged, and that’s just the start of it," says Auckland Councillor for Orakei, Cameron Brewer.
New proposals from the Electricity Authority could force some households to pay hundreds of dollars a year more for power to subsidise big business users, making it even harder for families to warm their homes in the winter, the Green Party said today.
With the countdown now on to local body elections, and the mayoralty of New Zealand’s largest city being hotly contested, three leading business associations want to put the tough questions to Auckland mayoral contenders around how they will deliver more prosperity to the city.
Vitamins are an essential part of a healthy, balanced diet, but in an age of processed foods and busy lifestyles, not everyone gets all of the nutrients they need, all of the time.
The Electricity Authority today released a consultation paper that proposes to remove special pricing arrangements for distributed generators. Distributed generators are generators connected to a local electricity distribution network rather than to Transpower’s national grid.
The Government must address the inequality laptops and tablets in classrooms are causing after a Queenstown school was forced to use a donation from an overseas investor to get their students digital devices, Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins.
Katie Robinson from Pink Noise asks Marie Ockleford (AKA. Muz Flamingo), about incorporating street inspired elements to create her fresh take on nature and our Avian friends . . . whilst still finding time to surf and win a few art competitions along the way.
The New Zealand Law Foundation Ethel Benjamin scholarship for outstanding women lawyers has this year been awarded to Holly Hedley and Bree Huntley.
New Zealand is among 15 countries where Emirates Airline is now offering Visa Checkout, the online checkout service by Visa (NYSE: V), a global payments technology company, allowing shoppers to pay with their cards online and on any device, with just a few clicks.
Auckland mayoral candidate John Palino today confirmed that he will not sell any council park land for housing and called on other mayoral candidates to make the same commitment.
A study by researchers at the University of Otago, Wellington shows that smokers who used a nicotine inhaler were twice as likely to quit smoking as smokers using a placebo inhaler.
There has been a staggering 4,000 child sex abuse convictions in New Zealand over the last decade with no signs of it slowing down, says New Zealand First.
Congratulations to the four successful Maori men and women who won prizes in Auckland last week at the Aotearoa New Zealand Maori Business Leaders Awards, have been extended by the president of the Maori Party, Rangimarie Naida Glavish.
The four winners were:
Cancer diagnostics company, Pacific Edge Limited (NZX:PEB), announced today the presentation of positive results from a prospective multicenter, blinded study of Cxbladder Monitor, the Company’s new urine-based gene expression test for the investigation of urothelial carcinoma (UC) in patients