Seven years under a National government has done nothing to improve the appalling outcomes for New Zealand children in state care, says New Zealand First.
Landcorp’s decision to review its conversion of forestry land to dairy farms in the upper Waikato is a cause for celebration, the Green Party said today.
Head Coach Tanya Dearns has filled the first of her three Mojo Pulse development spots for 2016 by signing Taranaki youngster Kate Wells.
The world’s top slopestyle skiers treated Cardrona Alpine Resort to a masterclass today as they battled to qualify for the FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup at Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015 with Kiwi ace Jossi Wells among the top qualifiers.
Wellington has been awarded some of the biggest games of the summer of cricket, following the announcement of the international schedule by NZC today.
The journey has begun! The first right-hand drive Ford Mustangs destined for New Zealand have begun production on the line at Flatrock Assembly Plant in Michigan, North America. Meanwhile the number of pre-sold New Mustangs in New Zealand has climbed to 425.
The USA will play Canada 1 for the gold medal in the final of the Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015 Mixed Doubles Curling Tournament in Naseby, New Zealand later today while Japan and Finland will contest the bronze medal.
Team Vodafone Warriors will be out in force around Wellington and the surrounding region from tomorrow morning ahead of the club’s 22nd-round NRL clash against St George Illawarra at Westpac Stadium on Saturday.
Bodene Thompson returns from injury and Sione Lousi has been recalled for the Vodafone Warriors’ final home match of the season against the North Queensland Cowboys at Mount Smart Stadium on Saturday (7.30pm kick-off; match day theme: Members’ Appreciation Day; game day sponsor: Woodstock).
Mayor Len Brown has hailed the launch of the Auckland Transport Alignment Project as an historic milestone in the relationship between Auckland and the government.
The main impact of the Government’s agreement with Auckland Council today will be simply to delay still further decisions needed to relieve the city’s traffic congestion, says Labour’s Auckland Issues Spokesperson, Phil Goff.
The Capital has made great progress with strong financial results reported in the Wellington City Council 2014 -15 Annual Report approved by the full council today.
National is choosing to ignore more than the canary in the mine with New Zealand’s merchandise exports in the year to July 2015, being down $2.1 billion on the corresponding point in 2014.
Extending paid parental leave will give more children a better start in life particularly in light of a recent report which found that nearly half of early childhood centres did not provide quality learning for under-twos.
The Public Service Association (PSA) says cuts to MidCentral DHB funding for home management may result in less work and loss of jobs for workers who support some of Manawatu’s most vulnerable residents.
North Shore swimmer Wilrich Coetzee showed his strength with back-to-back races as he qualified for his second semifinal on day two of the FINA World Junior Championships in Singapore.
Student Flights NZ is buzzing after Student Flights Dunedin took out top honours at the esteemed Retail NZ Top Shop (Lower South Island) Awards.
Superbike racer Sloan Frost will pilot his Suzuki GSXR1000 superbike around the Highlands GT circuit as part of a big weekend of motorsport during November’s Highlands 101 endurance event.
The University of Canterbury’s six-monthly result to the end of June shows sound financial performance as it continues to deliver research excellence and high-quality education to students, while managing many diverse issues arising from remediation, recovery and rebuild projects.
By Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com
It could be one of those landmark moments in Kiwi sporting history this weekend when Waikato motocross ace Josiah Natzke fires his last shot in his bid to win the European 125cc Motocross Championships.