Inclusiveness in Southland’s communities has been given a boost, with Inclusive Communities Liaison Janet Thomas receiving a $7000 grant from the Ministry of Social Development.
Yesterday the Speaker of the House advised that he had accepted my request to transfer my Feed the Kids (Education (Breakfast and Lunch Programmes in Schools) Amendment) Bill to Metiria Turei of the Green Party.
Central District Police are reminding motorists and passengers to always wear seatbelts and drive to the conditions as people make travel plans for Labour weekend.
"Seatbelts are not accessories; they save lives.
The High Court yesterday released a judgment that further clarifies the rules that lenders must comply with when charging credit fees to borrowers.
An exciting new study on nutrition labelling is underway at the National Institute for Health Innovation at the University of Auckland, and volunteers are needed to take part.
Residents who are on the Arthur's Pass Water Supply are advised to begin boiling water.
A Precautionary Boil Water notice has been issued by the Council after test results were received showing that E. coli levels were above recommended levels.
Safe to say it's been one hell of a year for Bastille.
Dunedin residents overwhelmingly consider their city to be a great place to live, according to the latest Quality of Life Survey.
Daytime cloud buildups are expected to produce scattered heavy showers and thunderstorms about western and southern Auckland (south and west of the CBD), Waikato, Waitomo and Taumarunui this afternoon and early evening.
Tightening conditions on global commodity markets have not come out of the blue for New Zealand’s SME agribusiness sector, as the majority believe growth has peaked, according to a survey of business owners and managers throughout the country.
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says government agencies remain prepared to deal with any potential Ebola cases in New Zealand.
"While the risk to New Zealand remains low, we are taking every precaution to deal with the threat of Ebola," says Dr Coleman.
Prime Minister John Key is now denying he admitted to playing politics and delaying the release of official information.
West Papua Action Auckland, the EPMU Print and Media Council and the NZ Media Freedom Network call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs to speak out in support of the two French TV journalists whose trial has just begun in Jayapura West Papua.
Gearing up for the 11 December release of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), four of New Zealand’s most passionate and dedicated Hobbit fans are about to set off on an adventure, for a real life Middle-earth experie
Imagine a world where the elderly order restaurant quality food off a computer tablet. They dine when they feel like eating, enjoy beautifully plated food served on quality crockery and white linen, and there is not a single whiff of boiled cabbage.
The first-ever study of New Zealanders’ bird-feeding habits has found more than 5 million loaves of bread per year are fed to birds with an estimated $12.3 million spent annually on bird food, according to researchers at the University of Auckland.
Cigna and Samsung, have joined forces to deliver the next generation of smart health coaching services. Coach by Cigna is a new addition to Samsung’s S Health-platform, and is available on every new Samsung Note 4.
A University of Canterbury student-developed company is helping the construction industry better work through health and safety incidents on the spot.
Jobs growth in New Zealand’s construction industry is gathering pace as several large infrastructure developments have commenced or are about to get underway, says recruiting experts Hays Construction.
Aucklanders are using the trains in record numbers - making 12 million passenger trips in the past year.
This milestone comes halfway through the roll-out of Auckland’s new electric trains.