The Vodafone Warriors launch a series of community and promotional appearances in Hamilton tonight ahead of the club’s NRL trial against Penrith at Waikato Stadium on Saturday, February 16 (4.00pm kick-off).
Regional economic development and tourism body Northland Inc is on the move.
Stephen Joyce’s assertion that foreign investment in the oil and gas and mining industry will produce large numbers of jobs for unemployed New Zealanders doesn’t stand up to scrutiny says the Green Party.
Local and regional authorities have been waking up to the fact that their coastlines are truly exposed but they really don't know how bad things might be if a tsunami hits New Zealand’s shores, says an Australian expert who will take up an Erskine Fellowship at the University of Canterbury in A
Steven Joyce says more foreign direct investment will cure unemployment but foreign companies such as the Summit owners and Norse Skog are pulling out because they can't make a buck, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson David Parker.
Council’s six monthly financial results for July-December 2012 and its progress against 86 performance measures in the 10-Year Plan will be reported to the city’s Mayor and Councillors at next week’s Finance and Monitoring Committee meeting (13 February).
Chef-turned-businessman Sean Armstrong’s successful business Loaf is expanding internationally in a multi-million dollar deal.
With renewed vigour recorded in the Northland property market at the close of 2012, and a widely-tipped ‘flight to the north’ likely as buyers are priced out of the heated Auckland market, development opportunities are once again coming under the spotlight in the Northland area.
Delays can be expected this morning on SH3 North of Urenui in Taranaki where a Truck and Trailer containing empty LPG cylinders has overturned just after 7am this morning. Both lanes are blocked although it is likely that diversions will be in place for light vehicles shortly.
Telecom’s new international data roaming pricing is resonating strongly with Kiwi travellers with a significant spike in overall roaming and data usage following the company’s introduction of new pricing late last year.
"The Fire Service Review Panel’s report fails to ensure a fair, sustainable, stable and simple way of funding New Zealand’s Fire Service," Insurance Council of New Zealand Chief Executive Tim Grafton said today.
A formal identification process has commenced following the discovery of a body in ocean off the Coromandel coast overnight.
Mako Networks has today announced a new partnership with IP Solutions International to bring enhanced payment card security services to the Australian market.
"…the plan to recruit 1,800 volunteers to work at Gleneagles has been branded ‘unacceptable’ by the Scottish TUC [Trades Union Congress}, whose representative Stephen Boyd says he’s sceptical about government claims for £100m economic benefits."
Team Wellington were desperately unlucky to lose out 3-2 to Auckland City on Waitangi Day and Sunday’s clash with the navy blues looms as another must win game for Matt CALCOTT’s men. They trail Canterbury United by six points with just three rounds left in the regular season.
National Standards have already started to negatively impact on children’s learning, a report today shows.
‘The government needs to come clean on whether it plans to cave in to US demands on medicines in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), due to reconvene in Singapore in early March’, says Professor Jane Kelsey who monitors the negotiations.
Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce says that while the unemployment rate fell from 7.3 to 6.9 per cent in the December quarter HLFS, the labour market remains challenging.
Today’s findings that the Government must release information it has unjustly withheld shows it should not be making it any easier to withhold information, the Green Party said today.
Internal Affairs Minister Chris Tremain announced today that Wellington company, SilverStripe, has secured the contract for a single web platform for government agencies.
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