The action was intense as three different riders each celebrated a hat-trick of wins at the second and final round of the 2013 national supercross championships at Winton on Thursday evening.
The Maori Party will oppose any legislation to reduce or delay the cuts to internet prices ordered by the Commerce Commission to come into force on 1 December 2014.
Conservatives Leader Colin Craig’s concern that Kiwis are being poisoned by chemical trails from airplanes shows he is the Chicken Little of New Zealand politics, Labour’s Science and Climate Change spokesperson Moana Mackey says.
Auckland needs to take a good hard look at public-private partnership models for funding infrastructure says Mayor Len Brown, to relieve the financial burden on ratepayers and taxpayers.
The Sensible Sentencing Trust has today welcomed news of the ACT party’s consideration of a ‘three strikes’ policy for burglaries, as noted by their Christchurch East by-election candidate Gareth Veale.
Emeritus Professor Sir Harold Marshall from the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland has been awarded the Pickering Medal by the Royal Society of New Zealand, in recognition of his innovative acoustic design.
A retired New Zealand Police officer says cannabis should be legalised, because keeping it illegal is doing more harm than good.
Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) is starting up its New Zealand chapter and encouraging police to speak out against Drug Prohibition.
The Kelly Global Workforce Index (KGWI), an international survey of more than 120,000 employees in 31 countries, including over 3,500 New Zealanders, examined the impact of social networks on job selection, career choice and recruitment in general.
Labour leader David Cunliffe today called for Kiwis living in Australia to be given equal treatment and the same respect Australians living in New Zealand receive.
The New Zealand Junior Fed Cup tennis team have beaten New Zealand’s previous best placing at the Junior Fed Cup World Finals competition with a final eight finish.
A team of Special Olympics New Zealand athletes takes off to Australia today (Thursday 28 November) to represent New Zealand for the first time at the Special Olympics 2013 Asia Pacific Games.
Having full audit reports will provide people with detailed information to help assess care provided in rest homes, said Ann Martin, CEO of Age Concern New Zealand. She was commenting on the recent introduction of full audit reports on the Ministry of Health's website.
Humid easterlies cover the central and northern North Island today. Afternoon sea breezes are likely to converge with these easterlies to produce showers.
A small high-end winery in North Canterbury is set to become the first wine business in the southern hemisphere to accept bitcoin payment to make transactions easier for its strong domestic and international customer base.
Unitec’s decision to make 50 design and visual arts department staff redundant raises serious concerns about the future quality of the highly regarded programme, Labour’s Tertiary Education spokesperson Grant Robertson says.
National must take heed of the Master Builders’ Federation’s warning that LVRs will jeopardise the construction of 5,000 new homes, say Labour’s Finance spokesperson David Parker and Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford.
The Taxpayers’ Union appears to have hit a raw nerve in Auckland Mayor Len Brown’s office.
Well-known realtor Ray White and Rotary Club Queenstown have joined forces launching a Christmas gift drive to enable struggling locals to enjoy a better festive season this year.
A poll showing 84 per cent of respondents have concerns about the quality of rest home care shows New Zealanders don’t want more reports; they want action, Labour’s Health spokesperson Annette King says.
Devonport-Takapuna Local Board is giving locals more opportunities to bring forward queries, issues and concerns.
Twice a month the local board will host community forums for residents to address members without the time constraints of a usual business meeting.