The Asthma Foundation is committed to improving respiratory health for Maori. One way to achieve this is through updating the now out-of-date Guidelines for Asthma (last updated in 2002).
Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says the introduction of a new state of the art drug analyser will free up hundreds of hours a year for more enforcement work at the border.
The Department of Internal Affairs has released the top 20 MÄori baby names for 2013 in association with MÄori Language Week 2014, Te Wiki o te Reo MÄori.
Manny Muscat today became the second Wellington Phoenix player to be selected in the Foxtel All Stars team to play Juventus next month.
Midfielder Albert Riera was in one of the earlier groups to be announced and today Muscat was in the final group chosen.
A strong blend of youth and experience makes up the first contracted list of ten White Ferns players for the season between 1 August 2014 and 31 July 2015.
Six years after its launch at the peak of the market for new challenger businesses in the online tax refund services sector, MyTax.co.nz has seen off most of the competition.
Wellingtonians are once again able to drop off glass bottles and jars �for recycling as the Council trials bottle bank bins in Karori, Kelburn and the CBD.
New Zealand farmers would be paid to pollute if they participated in the country’s emissions trading scheme under current policy settings, University of Canterbury forestry expert Professor Euan Mason says.
Solity Software Limited (Solity), the Wellington-based software company specialising in crisis preparedness and incident management, today announced two senior appointments. David Humm has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and Dan Hamid as Chief Sales Officer.
The Greens Party yesterday announced as a key part of its election platform that it would be supporting families by seeking to extend the 20 hours’ free early childhood education (ECE) subsidy to 2-year-old children.
Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says the notion of a donut effect in the Christchurch CBD - with new developments on the fringes but few buildings in the centre - is being rapidly dispelled.
Christchurch City Council has begun demolition of the Aranui Wainoni Family Centre in Hampshire Street, making way for a new youth and community facility to be built on the site.
Teacher-training institutions can now access a digital resource that enables schools to share learning resources and best practices, Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye says.
A University of Canterbury postgraduate is heading to Baltimore in the United States to research making cities sustainable.
New Zealand’s largest permanently-based cruise ship opens for business in Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour today.
The Reserve Bank is committed to delivering a world-class regulatory framework that is lean, easy to use and as cost-effective as possible, while still supporting the soundness and efficiency of the financial system.
In yet another first for New Zealand’s favourite garden centres, Palmers stores have become BioGro-certified retailers of organic products.
Operating in the highly competitive FMCG space, toilet tissue and paper towel manufacturer Cottonsoft is in celebration mode after receiving an award from Environmental Choice New Zealand (ECNZ).
The Viaduct Harbour will host new innovation this September, as local companies show the best international products to New Zealand’s boating public.
Children, rather than combatants, are bearing the brunt of the ongoing conflict. One in five people being killed are children, and the number of children dying in this operation has risen by more than 40 per cent since the ground operation into Gaza began on 17 July.