If John Key is holding his Ministers to any standards at all, he must make Judith Collins answer questions about the senior Chinese official she met during her taxpayer-funded visit to China last October, Labour MP Grant Robertson says.
Green Party MP Denise Roche today wrote to the Parliamentary Registrar of Pecuniary Interests requesting an inquiry into whether Peter Dunne should have included his involvement as chair of the Northern Wellington Festival Trust on the Register of Pecuniary Interests earlier than 2013.
Wellington City Council’s Community, Sport and Recreation Committee has today endorsed Te Mahana - a strategy to end homelessness in Wellington.
The Environmental Defence Society has released its submission on the proposed Environmental Reporting Bill. The purpose of the Bill is to require regular reports on the State of New Zealand’s environment and to ensure that the reports are independent, fair and accurate.
Scores of Westpac customers across New Zealand will be closing their accounts in the next few days, in response to the bank’s continued financing of Bathurst Resources, enabling their planned new coal mine on the Denniston Plateau.
Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has reviewed its Disaster Damage Risk Management Policy.
Cut your losses, buy a new ferry and sack Gerry, New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters advised the Government today.
"At the same time turf out the KiwiRail board and management," says Mr Peters.
Leaving in the dark, early hours of this morning, a bus-load of kaumÄtua and whÄnau travelled from Hawke’s Bay to Parliament, their sights set on witnessing the third reading of the Maungaharuru-TangitÅ« HapÅ« Claims Settlement Bill.
The bad news continues for young Kiwis as the latest Core Logic report shows the proportion of first home buyers has declined since LVR lending restrictions came into force, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford.
Horowhenua District Council is to draft a policy to help minimise the impacts and any harm caused by 'legal highs'.
The Local Approved Products Policy for Psychoactive Substances will enable control over the location from which such products may be sold.
Greater Wellington Regional Council has confirmed the appointment of two iwi Maori appointments to the Strategy and Policy Committee.
The recommendations were made to Council by a panel of tangata whenua members representing Ara Tahi, GWRC’s inter-iwi representative group.
Commerce Minister Craig Foss today announced the appointment of Sarah-Jane Weir to the Copyright Tribunal for a term of three years.
Red Bull endurance athlete and two-time Coast to Coast champion Braden Currie, is ready to lead the pack for the first ever Wings for Life World Run, starting at Hampton Downs Raceways from 10pm, on Sunday, May 4.
I’m a fan of the ‘Men In Black’ films, but I would never say I love them. They’re good fun, and what I would say the perfect example of popcorn adventure.
A plea has been launched for support for top sibling surfers - in their bid to keep going on the world contest circuit.
Whangarei, Dunedin and Wellington have early opportunities to show they’re ready for 2017 Rugby League World Cup fixtures, when they host games in this year’s Four Nations tournament.
Wellington-based social innovators Loomio have raised over US$74,000 through crowdfunding to develop their new collaborative decision-making app, being used around the world.
Rural Women NZ urges bus companies to follow the lead of Ritchies Transport, which installed extra mirrors on its buses following the 2012 death of a five year old West Coast boy after he was dropped off a school bus operated by the company.
Palmerston North City Council has given final approval for the installation of a range of new outdoor equipment at the Lido Aquatic Centre.
Minister for Education Hekia Parata has yet again displayed the Government’s high-handed arrogance in ignoring the wishes of parents and staff of Phillipstown School in Christchurch, says New Zealand First.