Under current law Gisborne District Council cannot ban the sale of legal highs (psychoactive substances) in our district. Council can restrict where these substances are sold.
The release of technical guidance for multi-unit dwellings means people living in flats or units can have confidence that the rebuild and repair solutions are technically sound and meet New Zealand Building Code requirements.
An array of kick-off times to suit football fans of all ages has been confirmed for the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015.
With 52 matches spread across the nation, the public will be able to enjoy a collection of day and night games, on both week days and weekends.
Colin de Grandhomme was rewarded for an outstanding year in all competitions for the Auckland Aces when he was named Auckland Cricketer of the Year last night at the Auckland Cricket Awards Dinner.
With only three weeks until the Anzac Test in Sydney, NZ Kiwis coach Stephen Kearney is encouraged by the performances of players in contention for team spots.
"For me, there were a few that stood out," he reflects on Round Six of the NRL.
An intense low of tropical origin is expected to lie slow-moving over the Tasman Sea until Friday, then move southeast across the southern parts of the South Island late on Saturday.
A new Colmar Brunton survey shows how Kiwis respond to good and bad customer experiences and reveals why delivering great customer experiences is the key to business growth.
New Zealand has lost one of its finest jurists and most outstanding citizens with the death of Sir Owen Woodhouse ONZ KBE DSC, Labour Leader David Cunliffe said today.
"We pass on our condolences to the family of this great New Zealander.
Farmers purchasing animal nutrients from SealesWinslow will have better access to feed at times of peak demand, with a $10 million upgrade underway to increase production at its manufacturing facilities.
Te Mana o Ngāti Rangitihi (Te Mana) is encouraging all iwi descendants to make their voice heard and ensure they vote in the iwi mandating process, which has been extended another month. The voting period will now close on 30 May 2014.
UnitedFuture Leader Peter Dunne says today’s draft decision on the Ruataniwha Dam is a partial win for all New Zealanders and the environment we hold so dear.
A hearing into Waikato District Council’s annual Speed Limit Bylaw review has been adjourned until further notice.
At this month’s Policy and Regulatory committee meeting, Councillors had 23 submissions to consider relating to 16 proposed speed limit amendments across the district.
Autumn in Wellington means it’s time to bust out your big coat, wind a scarf around your neck, hop on a trolley bus, and head to The Food Show Wellington at the Westpac Stadium from 9 to 11 May 2014.
The ACC Minister needs to front up and explain what, if any, changes she has made to the broken culture of ACC rather than denying that she has any part to play in the dysfunction of her Ministry, the Green Party said today.
Schools will be appalled to learn Education Minister Hekia Parata knew since January that hundreds of exam booklets had been returned to the wrong students but said nothing about it, Labour’s Education Spokesperson Chris Hipkins says.
The Waikato Mayoral Forum says it has established a very robust process for making efficiency improvements in the way councils operate and for gathering information to help inform discussions on local government in the region.
Wanted - your feedback on a new Waikato District Council Water Supply Bylaw which will combine the former Franklin County and existing Waikato district water supply bylaws.
Aucklanders looking for quality, good value food and coffee now have more options than ever before. On Thursday 17 April, The Coffee Club New Zealand will open the doors to The Coffee Club Mission Bay.
Out of the classroom and onto the stage - it’s the big motivational promise that Smokefreerockquest has been offering to young Kiwi musos for the last 26 years, matched for the last decade by its ‘sister’ event Smokefree Pacifica Beats.