Mayor Len Brown has welcomed a recommendation by planning commissioners that land required for the City Rail Link (CRL) route be set aside.
The high ideals of the Tertiary Education Strategy released today mean nothing alongside a government determined to see tertiary education as a cost to cut rather than an investment in our future, Labour’s Tertiary Education spokesperson Grant Robertson says.
Christchurch Airport is open and flights are arriving and departing.
There may be some delays for some travellers, because of weather issues right across the networks but Christchurch Airport is open and operating.
New Zealand needs to follow Australia’s lead and ban the importation of asbestos containing products, the rail union said today.
KiwiRail has pulled its forty DL locomotives from the network after asbestos was detected in the soundproofing of the drivers compartment.
Murphy, a below the knee amputee, who has a ranking of joint No.1 in the world at the end of the 2012-13 season, suffered the trauma of his father, Peter, suffering a major stroke in October.
Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee needs to tell KiwiRail workers and the public when he became aware degraded asbestos on some Chinese-purchased DL locomotives had become dangerous, says Labour’s Transport spokesperson Darien Fenton.
Fears the National Government is planning to use the Christchurch Earthquake to privatise public education have been realised today with the announcement of the partial privatisation of four new schools, the Green Party said today.
The new North Island Endurance Series has today confirmed global automotive manufacturer Mahindra as the title sponsor for the inaugural three round series which takes place this year.
Home and building owners now have a new tool at their disposal to help make their environment as comfortable and sustainable as possible, thanks to the launch of Solar Gard’s new Ecolux 70 Low-E window film.
Education Minister Hekia Parata and Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye today announced that building and maintaining four new schools around New Zealand could be delivered using a public private partnership (PPP).
New Zealand must stop importing goods that contain dangerous substances such as asbestos, Green Party health spokesperson Kevin Hague said today.
An investigation is underway into an incident where a 49 year old man received a gunshot wound to the thigh in the early hours of this morning.
Ballance Agri-Nutrients Chairman David Peacocke has announced that Larry Bilodeau will be retiring as Chief Executive of the co-operative at the end of September. His retirement will end 17 years with the co-operative, 14 of them as Chief Executive.
Services to business, science and the Latin American communities are recognised by Lincoln University with its top achievement awards announced today.
Education Minister Hekia Parata today announced the launch of a Ministry of Education project to encourage more families to ‘be involved, get enrolled’ in quality early childhood education (ECE).
Debitsuccess, Australasia’s leading payment solution company, has appointed Mr Brian Garrity to the role of Head of Group Compliance.
The Government should ensure that energy is supplied at a fair and reasonable price for consumers says New Zealand First.
February 2014 was characterised by anomalously high pressure to the south of New Zealand and anomalously lower pressures to the northeast of the country. This set up resulted in a predominantly southeast wind flow over the country for the month.
New Zealand First is alarmed overseas companies are circling to snap up taxpayers’ dollars for a slice of the charter school pie.
According to reports, foreign businesses are showing interest in establishing charter schools, the latest inquiry being from the United States.