SKY Television announced today it is donating $1 million through the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust to support sport and recreation projects, particularly for school-aged children.
"It’s a weird day in a democracy when a report into Operation Eight identifies police actions that were ‘contrary to law, unjustified and unreasonable’ and the grand remedy is to amend the police manual," says Te Ururoa Flavell, MP for Waiariki.
Maori Party candidate for Ikaroa Rawhiti, Na Raihania, is delighted that Tairawhiti DHB has signed up to the new national patient safety campaign, 'Open for Better Care'.
"Maori currently constitute 65% of admissions to Gisborne Hospital.
The countdown to the Rialto Channel 48Hours Filmmaking Contest is on, and AUT University is excited the Auckland leg of the national competition will now call the AUT Sir Paul Reeves Building home.
The recommendations made by the Independent Police Conduct Authority after its investigation into Operation Eight must be fully implemented and reported back to the Government and Tuhoe people, says Labour’s Police spokesperson Kris Faafoi.
With ambitious sopranos, gossipy mezzos, uneasy baritones and those infamously charming tenors, a full range of talent will be let out of the box in two short works presented by the Opera Factory in the inaugural season of the Opera Box.
The Ashburton Zone Committee will meet for its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday 28 May to discuss local water management issues.
Len Brown today hailed progress on two new housing projects that exemplify the approach needed to meet Auckland’s housing challenges.
The projects are a new mixed use development in Manukau and a new community housing development in Henderson.
Teams in the inaugural College Rugby League competition will be guests at the Vodafone Warriors’ next three home games.
Commerce Minister Craig Foss has welcomed the Commerce Select Committee report on a bill to cut the financial reporting burden for smaller companies.
Within a jet’s roar of Wellington Airport, in the Capital’s eastern suburbs, the Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre has a wide range of services and facilities for all ages.
Do you love chocolate? Then you’re sure to love Butlers Chocolate Cafe, as hands down they do the best hot chocolate in town and the drinks even come with a free handmade chocolate.
Whenever I holiday I love to start out with a massage to get me relaxed and out of work mode.
Just walking in I could immediately tell Ima Spa fit the bill perfectly, with the delicious lemongrass aromatherapy and calming environment.
There are so many kayaking options you will be spoilt for choice (or if you’re anything like me, completely unable to pick) - from hourly hire off the beach, half day, full day or overnight with guided and freedom options.
So many wineries, so little time.
I had initially thought a bicycle tour would be a fun way to get around the wineries. But in the end, I’m very pleased sanity prevailed we opted for an air conditioned van tour.
Having visited Hahei for many years, I thought I’d seen it all... But for something different the Hahei Explorer gave me a wonderful new perspective of the 12km of beautiful volcanic rock formations along Coromandel Peninsula coastline.
Hot Water Beach is on the east coast of the Coromandel Peninsula approximately 12 minutes (8.6km) drive from Hahei. And its name is no exaggeration!
When setting up life insurance, you can choose any lump sum you would like.
However as your situation changes over time you might find that you need a greater amount of life insurance (for example if you have had children or taken out a mortgage your need for cover will probably increase).
I’ve always loved making my own bags, and I’m one of those women who think one can’t have too many bags.
It’s one of these books I have an inane aversion to opening.
Even looking at mere pictures of creepy crawlies is not my thing. But as it is so often, I’m at the same time grossed out and fascinated by the leggy creatures that inhabit our environment, no matter how we feel about them.
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