The so-called free trade deal with Korea excludes frozen squid, which will continue to suffer a 22 percent tariff.
The FTA announced by Prime Minister John Key at the weekend is overall disappointing for seafood, according to Seafood New Zealand chief executive Tim Pankhurst.
The Government should immediately release the text of the free-trade agreement (FTA) signed with South Korea, said the Green Party.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) has responded to Ruapehu’s concerns over proposed changes to roadwork subsidies and the potential impact that could have on the government’s Business Growth Agenda.
Athletics stalwart Jo Murray has been awarded the 2014 Trish McKelvey Leadership Award for outstanding leadership in the sport sector at Sport Wellington’s annual Stakeholder Function and AGM.
Jesse Ryder has withdrawn from the New Zealand A squad to tour the United Arab Emirates, citing personal reasons.
New Zealand Cricket’s GM National Selection Bruce Edgar says Ryder made the decision after meeting with SBS Bank Otago Volts officials in Dunedin this morning.
This year’s prestigious Clinton Bedogni Prize for Open Systems was awarded to Dr Koray Atalag from the School of Population Health at the University of Auckland.
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Who I Want To Win – ‘Kung Fu Panda 2’. The words Kung Fu and Panda say it all!
The G20 decision to include climate change in its communiqué despite Australia’s attempt to ignore it, increases pressure on New Zealand to come up with a credible plan to cut emissions, the Green Party said today.
Asthma NZ is warning Kiwis of the growing burden of COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), one it says few New Zealanders are aware of despite it being the fourth leading cause of death in this country behind heart disease, cancer and stroke.
A young violist who is the second ever New Zealander to attend the prestigious Glenn Gould School in Toronto has earned the recognition of The Dame Malvina Major Foundation in its latest round of Arts Excellence Awards for the Wellington region.
A severe weather watch remains in place for Auckland today. Northwest gales may become severe in exposed places from this afternoon until midnight tonight. Heavy rain is also expected in the region.
Home chefs can now get their hands on the secret ingredient of top New Zealand eateries like The Grove, Masu and Libertine with the official launch of The Secret Garden’s retail range.
Changes to the delivery of key tenancy services are set to streamline and speed up processes for landlords and tenants, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today.
The services sector remained at consistent and healthy levels of expansion during October, according to the BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Services Index (PSI).
A strategy to avoid a looming public health financing crisis is among recommendations from the health insurance industry contained in a briefing paper for Government ministers released today.
New Zealand’s leading business solutions provider, MYOB has today announced the release of MYOB OnTheGo, a free app for MYOB AccountRight and Essentials subscribers. MYOB OnTheGo allows users to manage their accounts and cash flow straight from their smartphone.
An SPCA Chief Inspector will begin a three-day hunger strike tomorrow (Monday 17 November) to highlight a spate of dog starvings in Whangarei.
Confirmation this morning by John Key that his Government plans to do nothing to turn around NZ's rapidly rising greenhouse emissions means that New Zealand joins Australia as one of the problem children at the G20 meeting in Brisbane, the Green Party said.
By Doug Laing, media officer, Shearing Sports New Zealand
Vince Bristow/Dean Mitchell of the United Kingdom have won the Historic Trophy in the 2014 epay Silver Fern Rally which ended in Queenstown this afternoon.