Foreign Minister Murray McCully and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs should be complimented for New Zealand’s successful campaign in securing a temporary seat on the United Nations Security Council, says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters.
Transport Minister Simon Bridges wants boat users to make safety the top priority, as New Zealand’s first Safer Boating Week begins today.
International aid agency Oxfam New Zealand welcomes New Zealand’s election to the United Nations Security Council, saying it gives an extraordinary opportunity to make a lasting contribution to international peace and security and improve the lives of millions.
Fifteen Enhanced Taskforce Green (ETFG) members hired to help clean up storm-affected Northland farms, horticultural operations and orchards officially ended their three month stint today.
The first ever Safer Boating Week (17-24 October) puts the spotlight firmly on ensuring boaties walk the safety talk when they’re out on the water this summer, Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) says.
New Zealand Home Loans saved its clients nearly $24 million in the last year, compared with how they would have fared getting their mortgages directly from a bank.
Kiwi families will be better off now that Chorus’ standover tactics on copper broadband have failed, so long as retailers pass on the drop in wholesale prices, Labour’s ICT spokesperson Clare Curran said today.
Here’s a chance to help make a difference to the future of water quality standards across the catchment of Porirua Harbour, but be quick; applications close this month.
The principal of May Road School in Auckland, Lynda Stuart, has challenged Treasury officials to go without breakfast for one month in order to share the experience of thousands of New Zealand children.
A University of Otago researcher is part of an international team that has discovered that horizontal gene transfer (HGT) played a surprisingly large role in the evolution of primitive microbes known as archaea.
A two hour workshop is being held in Rotorua on Friday 24 October at 8.30am to help business owners and managers create workplaces with engaged employees.
Rotorua X Charitable Trust is hosting Dale Carnegie Training to run the two hour session on improving employee engagement.
New Zealand’s family businesses must innovate, attract the right skills and differentiate themselves if they are to remain successful, according to the findings from the latest PwC Family Business Survey, one of the most comprehensive of its kind relating to families and their businesses.
The Commerce Commission’s investigation into Chorus’ proposed changes to the regulated unbundled bitstream access (UBA) service have been put on hold. This decision follows an announcement from Chorus that it has put its proposals to constrain the service on hold.
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy needs to explain what is going on with our export of sheep casings to China, Labour’s Primary Industries spokesperson Damien O’Connor says.
New statistics from Spark New Zealand show mobile data use soared during the Bledisloe Cup match on Saturday night. An increase in mobile data usage of 110-percent was seen in comparison with an All Blacks versus South Africa test match that took place at Eden Park in September last year.
After a formal identification overnight Waitemata Police are now in a position to confirm the body located in the water yesterday is that of one of the missing fishermen.
The search for the missing fisherman will continue today.
There’s a bit of a myth that drowning is a "gentle" way to die.
Four members of Nelson’s first Obstacle Racing Club, "Wairua Mud Rookies", have once again returned triumphant from Australia, following the successful completion of not one, but two "Spartan" obstacle races in Sydney on Saturday 11th October.
Keeping disabled adults safe is the focus of a meeting being held in Auckland this week.
The Chiefs have added two more to their squad with the signing of Tasman winger Bryce Heem and Auckland loose forward Sean Polwart.
All Blacks seven’s player Bryce Heem will join several of his Tasman team mates at the Chiefs for the 2015 season.