The last remains of a once thriving flax industry in the Manawatu and Horowhenua areas have been registered as a Category 1 historic place by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust (NZHPT).
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) has released the details on restrictions to high loan to value ratio mortgages, which will come into effect on the 1st of October.
On the back of the key signing of Ben Smith, the Highlanders have today announced that former All Black legend Brad Thorn, ‘Kurow Kid’ Hayden Parker and Otago loose forward TJ Ioane have re-signed with the southern franchise for the 2014 Investec Super Rugby season, along with the signing of
One of the most original and distinctive stars on television, radio and the stage in the UK, Jimmy Carr is set to tour New Zealand for the first time with his hit solo show, Gagging Order.
BLACKCAPS batsman Kane Williamson will return to New Zealand today after a small fracture in his left thumb ruled him out of the remainder of the tour of Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
Hypothyroidism (under active thyroid) is one of the most common causes of weight gain and depression in New Zealand. Prescriptions for thyroid medication have sky-rocketed over the past 40 years, with thyroxine now being the 19th most commonly prescribed medication.
National’s tax cuts for the top 10% of income earners are costing more than the revenue generated by National’s asset sales, Green Party Co-leader Dr Russel Norman said today.
A new cycleway that will improve safety for school children, as well as recreational and commuting cyclists, is proposed for Mount Roskill.
‘Last month any deal on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement seemed near impossible’, according to Auckland University law professor Jane Kelsey.
The latest research out of Sweden on the use of cellphones has found that people who use a wireless phone for more than a year are 70 per cent more likely to get brain cancer than those who used the devices for less than a year.
Taranaki’s Mikayla Rowe reaped the reward for her tenacity and determination and for her bike’s reliability when she won her first national motocross title at the weekend.
The National Government’s announcement that it plans to sign a contract with a consortium funded by the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi will see Kiwi taxpayers paying the bank profits for quarter of a century, Green Party transport spokesperson Julie Anne Genter said today.
A new book by a British crime expert says New Zealanders have been kept in the dark about the true nature of our crime problem, because politicians and academics have caused most of the soaring crime rate and would prefer the public didn't find out.
Regions are stepping up to protect our ‘100% Pure’ branding in the absence of a clear direction from central government over issues like genetic engineering (GE), the Green Party said today.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council has appointed four people to serve on the new District Licensing Committee.
Air New Zealand today revealed Peter Jackson’s theatrical interpretation of the mythical Dragon Smaug exclusively to the world, ten days ahead of the release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures.
A large-scale, local government information technology success story involving the Taranaki Regional Council has won a second top award.
Wellington investment company Rangatira today announced its interim result for the six months to 30 September 2013.
As New Zealand’s premier contemporary music festival, Big Day Out has always championed great artists from the musical and visual world. For 2014 we are embracing the art of creating great festival food as part of the expanding BDO experience.