Poor Debrahlee Lorenzana, a victim of her looks fired by management at Citigroup Inc, because male colleagues and supervisors were to busy drooling over her to concentrate on their work.
England has won the toss and elected to bowl in the third ANZ Test against the BLACKCAPS at Auckland’s Eden Park starting today.
The BLACKCAPS field an unchanged XI from the side that battled to draws in both Dunedin and Wellington. Ian Butler is the BLACKCAPS 12th man.
An active front is expected to lie slow-moving across Fiordland on Sunday, then move slowly onto southern Westland during Monday.
Ireland is on the brink of securing a spot in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 after winning its fifth round 50-over matches in the Pepsi ICC World Cricket League (WCL) Championship against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
New Zealand First says Prime Minister John Key is taking so many holidays that his own office staff either can’t keep track, or have been asked not to.
Semi-Permanent, the international festival for creatives, returns to Auckland on 31 May for its annual two-day exploration into the minds of our world’s most cutting edge creative artists and design thinkers.
With an increasing number of cruise ships calling to ports throughout New Zealand, we are beginning to see a number of on board changes in both design and offerings that are being tailored specifically to suit the Kiwi market.
The NZ Transport Agency says a section of State Highway 16 near Helensville has been closed by a fatal crash.
The crash involves two vehicles and occurred near the intersection of SH16 and James Mackie Road south of Helensville.
The Government is shutting down parliamentary scrutiny on the extraordinary financial mismanagement at Solid Energy because National Party Ministers are implicated in the company’s failure. says the Green Party.
Government pays further $31 million for Christchurch City earthquake response costs
A payment of nearly $31 million for civil defence emergency response costs related to the Canterbury earthquakes has been paid to the Christchurch City Council, Civil Defence Minister Nikki Kaye says.
The Minister of Māori Affairs has welcomed the first reading of the Māori Television Service Amendment Bill, which will give effect to a number of proposals to ensure that the Māori Television Service remains up to date, and positioned for the digital switchover.
Rod Stewart has completed his first album of new material in almost 20 years. The landmark new album, entitled Time marks Stewart’s long-awaited return to his songwriting roots and features 12 tracks, 11 of which he wrote and produced.
Hon Dr Pita Sharples</a>
Minister of Maori Affairs
9.45am 21 March 2013
Mr Speaker, I move that the Māori Television Service Amendment Bill be now read a first time. I nominate the Māori Affairs Committee to consider the bill.
Papers obtained from the Court of Appeal reveal that John Key’s chief spy was present at a debrief on the operation to arrest Kim Dotcom, a meeting where issues around his residency was discussed, Grant Robertson Labour Deputy Leader says.
The economy recorded a lift in growth in the December quarter, consistent with a broad improvement in activity and confidence, Finance Minister Bill English says.
Prime Minister John Key has today officially opened Nova Energy’s new $100 million McKee Power Plant in north Taranaki.
"This new 100MW plant is capable of providing energy to around 100,000 homes and will be a valuable asset to New Zealand’s electricity system."
An enduring love for the land combined with a belief in ethical farming and a passion for winemaking has drawn two of New Zealand’s most successful wine entrepreneurs back to the industry.
The legal advice that was relied on to justify the unlawful spying on Kim Dotcom was changed five times in a week, says Grant Robertson, Labour’s Deputy Leader.
Ethnic Affairs Minister Judith Collins says this year’s Race Relations Day gives all New Zealanders opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate our nation’s ethnic diversity.
"The theme for Race Relations Day 2013 is ‘My Dream for Aotearoa’," Ms Collins says.
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