How low will they grow: Four burly men on Hastings City Assist team are growing their beards for seven months - then shave them off as part of the Child Cancer Foundation’s annual fundrazor, in support of the Child Cancer Foundation which helps children with cancer and their families.
BNZ is poised to offer its customers the choice to use Touch ID - the fingerprint scanning technology built into Apple’s newest devices-- to log in to its personal mobile banking app.
Netball New Zealand is excited to announce the launch of silverferns.co.nz - the new online home of the Silver Ferns.
Youth organisation, Generation Zero, is supportive of the 10 year Budget that Auckland Council passed today, specifically welcoming the funding for new cycling, walking and public transport projects.
The National Government are pushing a Cyprus-style solution to bank failure in New Zealand which will see small depositors lose some of their savings to fund big bank bailouts, the Green Party said today.
Community and environmental organisations from across the country were honoured for their outstanding contribution to New Zealand at an event at Government House in Auckland this evening.
InternetNZ is deeply disappointed at announcements today that the Global Mode service is being withdrawn from New Zealand.
Earlier this month key scientists, policy makers and conservation managers from around the world met in Monaco to discuss an Antarctica Strategic Plan for Biodiversity.
Local supermarket giant Foodstuffs is proposing the closure of 5 of its 12 Gilmours and Toops food trade stores in the North Island, but FIRST Union General Secretary Robert Reid is questioning the business case to support the closures.
Autonomous vehicle technology is another step closer to production at Ford, moving from a research effort to an advanced engineering program, the company announced today.
By Will Leys (Sales Trader, CMC Markets)
It’s been a case of ‘steady as she goes’ for the Australian stock market, with the local index trading within a tight range before ending the day marginally higher.
Auckland Airport has announced the winners of its 2015 Airline of the Year Award and 2015 Aeronautical Service Provider Award.
Judy Nicholl, General Manager Aeronautical Operations, says the annual awards recognise excellence by the service providers and airlines at Auckland Airport.
As rent increases slow in much of the country, Auckland is forging its own path with the median weekly rent reaching yet another high, up to $490 per week for May. Rents in Auckland have increased by 6.5 per cent in the year to May 2015, ahead of the national increase of 6.3 per cent.
A new survey by consumer research company Canstar Blue has uncovered some dust bunnies in the closets of Kiwi households, showing that vacuuming is still very much women’s work.
New Zealand and Australia are guilty of not listening to their immigrant populations say business leaders at the launch of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand’s (CA ANZ) latest future[inc] paper ‘Fast Forward - Leading in a Brave New World of Diversity’.
The New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC) project today reached a significant milestone, with SKYCITY and the Crown agreeing on the Preliminary Design of the new building.
Commonwealth Games medallists Anton Cooper and Sam Gaze will head a 30-strong New Zealand team to the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships.
The championships for both cross-country and downhill will be staged at Vallnord in Andorra from 1 to 6 September.
Gull is celebrating a milestone with the opening of its 70th site, after the pumps were turned on at Gull Waiuku in Auckland last week.
Statement by Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler:
The Reserve Bank today reduced the Official Cash Rate (OCR) by 25 basis points to 3.25 percent.
The Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ) is firm in its view that a good deal on dairy in TPP is necessary for any deal to stack up for New Zealand.