New Zealand’s mental health system could be on the verge of collapse, the Public Service Association says - and yet the government’s new health strategy all but ignores it.
Wellington, Aug 30 NZPA - The Government is looking at changing the rules around social assistance so people who don't need help don't get it, Revenue Minister Peter Dunne says.
He has issued a tax policy issues paper and wants feedback on suggested changes.
Cooperative Business New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of Craig Presland as its new Chief Executive Officer.
The Smokefree Coalition applauds the Wellington City Council’s Smokefree Action Plan, which was amended yesterday to work more closely with the sector and with Palmerston North City Council in their advocacy to Central Government.
Compulsory addiction treatment for cannabis users is just as authoritarian and unjustified as the failed War on Drugs.
There is no scientific basis for the government's decision to force up to 26,000 cannabis users into addiction treatment.
Our First Home’s Roughan family will pocket a profit of $22,432 after their home was sold at tonight’s live auction for $800,000.
The anniversary of the first show to ever grace the Hawke’s Bay Opera House 100 years ago - Chinese musical comedy San Toy - is on Sunday, and Hastings is celebrating.
Alibaba Group, the world’s largest online and mobile marketplace, and New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE), the New Zealand Government’s international business development agency, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today to formalize discussions for strengthening trade between Chin
The recently concluded ICC World Twenty20 set records galore across broadcast and digital platforms, it was confirmed today.
Prime Minister John Key today met with China Premier Li Keqiang at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing for wide-ranging talks, which included the upgrade of the NZ-China Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
On the back of a report released this morning that shows the NZ Government has allowed businesses to buy fraudulent carbon credits from Russia and Ukraine, Greenpeace New Zealand has called for the linchpin of New Zealand’s climate policy to be thrown out.
A plucky fightback by the Central Pulse has denied the SKYCITY Mystics their first win of the 2016 ANZ Championship, with their see-saw battle finally ending in 52-all draw in Wellington tonight.
Vodafone Warriors fullback Roger Tuivasa-Sheck faces more than six months on the sideline after scans today confirmed he had ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in Saturday night’s seventh-round NRL clash against the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs at Westpac Stadium in Welli
Auckland man Shamsher Ali, of Shams Construction Works Limited, has been fined $9,000 and ordered to pay $15,000 in reparation for carrying out sanitary plumbing at a home in Mt Roskill when not registered or licensed.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and New Zealand Prime Minister Rt Hon John Key today witnessed the signing of an agreement to strengthen the New Zealand Centre at Peking University (PKU).
By Dr Prudence Stone, Executive Director, The Smokefree Coalition
Responding to a recent spate of dog attacks, Massey University professor Kevin Stafford, a vet and owner of three dogs, says the owners of dangerous dogs should be the subject of much more attention from authorities if they insist on keeping their animals.
By Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com
There is still one round remaining in this season's New Zealand Cross-country Championships but, as far as Bay of Plenty's Brad Groombridge is now concerned, that really doesn't matter.
Dr Lance O’Sullivan says New Zealand’s current drug laws, which criminalise the possession of small amounts of cannabis, lead to poor outcomes for young Maori men in particular.
The Board of the Pacific Business Trust is deeply saddened by the passing of its Chief Executive Rob Neru on Friday.