A University of Canterbury (UC) health sciences researcher is studying how play therapy helps the child make sense of a major crisis or event.
Advances in animal health and nutrition mean that dogs are living longer. It’s a great achievement for the modern day pet. However, as in humans, a longer life and better veterinary diagnostics mean health conditions such as congestive heart disease are being seen more often.
By Tod Palenski, Awapuni Nurseries
I’m going to be completely honest, there are some vegetables that I often wonder if it’s worth the effort to grow them. Peas are one of these. For less than $3 you can buy a kg of frozen peas from the supermarket.
The Vodafone Warriors hit the Capital for the first time in more than nine years - and the first time ever as the home team - when they land at Wellington Airport at 10.00am today (Friday) on Air New Zealand flight NZ423.
New Zealand Cricket has introduced video highlights of the men’s domestic competitions to www.blackcaps.co.nz.
Some students learn sign language but with many deaf New Zealanders and children with hearing difficulties, more children should learn the language, UC researcher Dr Dean Sutherland says.
3D printing technology is the next industrial revolution - and it’s a technology wave that New Zealand needs to be riding, says Professor of Mechatronics Olaf Diegel.
Top building supplies company Fletcher’s could be in the gun as the Government announces an inquiry into the cost of building materials.
Police and other emergency services are on the scene of a fatal crash on Massey Rd, Mangere that happened just after midnight.
The car that crashed was involved in a pursuit in Manukau a short time prior to the crash. That pursuit was abandoned on SH20.
Struggling Kiwi families are being pushed into the arms of predatory pay day lenders and other high interest credit providers as they take on more debt to cover their rising household bills, says Labour’s Consumer Rights and Standards Spokesperson Carol Beaumont.
Auckland, New Zealand, May 11, 2013 - Prop Suaia Matagi is never likely to forget ‘The Capital Clash’ after being handed his NRL debut for the Vodafone Warriors’ historic ninth-round encounter with the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs at Wellington’s Westpac Stadium tonight (7.35 kick-off; m
The weather gods have been smiling on Queenstown’s Coronet Peak as a second snowfall within a week puts the mountain on track for its early June scheduled opening.
Vodafone Warriors centre Dominique Peyroux makes his return from a broken jaw today when he lines up for the Auckland Vulcans in their New South Wales Cup encounter with the Wyong Roos at Westpac Stadium in Wellington today (3.10pm kick-off).
New Zealand’s top photojournalists were recognised in red carpet style at the Canon Media Awards held in Auckland this evening.
New Zealand tennis No1 Marina Erakovic has teamed up with former world top ranked player Cara Black from Zimbabwe to reach the doubles final at the Madrid Masters. They defeated the Spanish pair of Silvia Soler-Espinosa and Carla Suarez Navarro 6-1 6-3 in the semifinals.
By John Minto, Mayoral candidate
"If most New Zealanders have a love affair with home ownership then National MPs have a positive lust for property" says MANA candidate for the Auckland Mayoralty John Minto.
Actions are taking place across five countries today to oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement.
A third young man has died after the car he was in crashed in Massey Road Manukau, shortly after midnight.
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