The New push for fluoride in water by the District Health Board (Wairarapa Times-Age 6 November) is as predictable as it is absurd, says Mary Byrne, National Co-ordinator of the health activist group Fluoride Action Network, and newly resident in South Wairarapa.
New research released last week by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is predicting that advanced robotics will boost productivity by up to 30% in many industries by 2025. Robotics will also lower total labour costs by 18% or more in countries like USA, Japan, China, South Korea and Germany.
Prime Minister John Key welcomes this week’s first official visit to New Zealand by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott.
Can you eat a better diet to avoid complications in pregnancy? There is increasing evidence that the diet of pregnant women is associated with the health of both mother and baby, and some pregnancy complications.
A visiting expert on the effects of stimulant drugs will be the key speaker at a symposium on e-cigarettes next month.
Founders of smartphone taxi app Zoomy have enjoyed significant growth with their New Zealand-owned business since it launched just 16 months ago. Now they’re seeking capital from new investors to ensure Zoomy can respond to growing demand here and abroad.
Manuka Health, one of New Zealand’s most successful and fastest growing honey brands, is preparing to unveil MGO Manuka Honey with CycloPower, an advanced natural bioactive supplement, at Expo West in California, the world’s largest tradeshow for the natural, organic and health products indus
A book celebrating 100 years of the iconic Canterbury Workers’ Educational Association (CWEA) has been released by Canterbury University Press.
Workplace Relations Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse must take urgent action to ensure inflatable amusement rides don’t become death traps for children, Labour’s spokesperson on Labour Relations Iain Lees-Galloway says.
LeaderBrand, one of New Zealand’s largest and most innovative producers of fresh fruit and vegetables, is making meal preparation easier for at home chefs with their new range of ready-to-serve pouch produce.
CANSTAR releases its 2015 Term Deposit Award report today, researching and rating nine banks to determine which offer outstanding value for consumers through their suite of term deposits.
Two Police stations in Auckland City District and three ANZ ATM machines were damaged overnight by members of a protest group who claim they threw pink paint at the building entrances and the bank machines.
The seaside community of Orewa, 30 minutes north of Auckland’s CBD, has welcomed the opening of The Coffee Club Orewa, the 54th The Coffee Club in New Zealand
There is strong opposition to the Local Government Commission’s proposed ‘two-tier’ amalgamated local authority across the Wellington region, a survey commissioned by Wellington City Council has found.
Young change-makers take to the sea on plastic bottle kayaks in a bid to educate kiwi kids about sustainability.
TomTom (TOM2) has announced a multi-year agreement with Volkswagen Group, one of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers and the largest car maker in Europe, to bring its traffic service to Volkswagen Group cars across Europe, beginning with Audi and Volkswagen.
The Kaikoura Zone Committee will meet for its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, 25 February to discuss local water management issues.
A major marine oil spill exercise will be carried out on and beside the Waikato River at Tuakau on Wednesday 5 March by Waikato Regional Council’s marine oil spill response team.
Exercise "Sandpit" will model the sinking of a barge carrying oil to an industrial site at Mercer.
February is National Bike Wise Month. While many children are learning to be safe, and signal on the roads, the Wellington Off-Road Riding Department (WORD) is heading for the hills for something more challenging.
Brancott Estate celebrates Rugby World Cup 2011 and the new vintage with Limited Edition bottle
Brancott Estate?, creators of the original Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, has released a limited edition pack in New Zealand to celebrate being an Official Sponsor of Rugby World Cup 2011.