New Zealand researchers are adding their expertise in housing and health to a newly launched global consortium of science and health organisations known as the Urban Health and Wellbeing Programme.
New Zealand First is not prepared to support any change to Parliament’s prayer and has written to the Speaker to inform him of this.
Canterbury Police believe they have identified the French tourist who was unaccounted for in Arthurs Pass as Celine Vitrioul.
Police Minister Michael Woodhouse today congratulated Police for the latest successful drug-related operation targeting gang members in the Upper North Island.
The Napier Work and Income office was closed this morning after a threat was made over the phone to shoot staff.
Kapiti Coast District Mayor Ross Church has confirmed that the dog at the centre of a two-year Court battle after being seized by the Council is to be euthanased today.
Southern Cross Cables will now provide service on its fully diverse and protected undersea cable network until at least November 2025, Ross Pfeffer, Director Sales and Marketing announced today.
PAK’nSAVE has taken out the title of New Zealand’s cheapest supermarket in Consumer’s annual survey of supermarket prices. PAK’nSAVE’s prices were up to 13 percent lower than that of the next cheapest supermarket in the seven centres surveyed nationwide.
Vero Insurance today announced the historic $550 million settlement of the University of Canterbury’s earthquake claims. Five New Zealand based co-insurers join Vero in making the largest private insurer-lead settlement in NZ.
In a threatening letter to Maori leaders, Minister for Climate Change Tim Groser says he will be requiring future international delegations to toe the party line, Labour’s Climate Change spokesperson Megan Woods says.
New Zealand’s largest used imported car dealership has announced it’s joining a consortium to set up a regional airline to service routes to be discarded by Air New Zealand.
Robots may soon see the world differently thanks to work being done at Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Engineering and Computer Science.
By Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com
The Toby Summers show continued at Manfeild at the weekend.
Prime Minister John Key says the New Zealand Government is currently monitoring the situation in Sydney as events continue to unfold.
"Our hearts go out to those involved and our thoughts are very much with them and their families," says Mr Key.
Napier Port has today reported another record annual result with Net Profit after Tax up 13.5% to $13.433 million for the 30 September 2014 year. Revenue increased 8% to $67.016 million ($62.097 million).
A 660 kg, one-metre high geode containing amethyst crystals and sourced from solidified volcanic ash in Minas Gerais state of Brazil, was today officially welcomed to Canterbury Museum.
The All Blacks Sevens will face England, Canada and Papua New Guinea in their pool games at the 2015 Sevens Wellington tournament.
Wellington city hoteliers say an exciting programme of events is going to make Wellington a vibrant place to be this summer - and visitors need to book early to avoid missing out.
The Hamilton Christmas Parade may have been cancelled on Sunday (14 December), but the Trust behind the event is urging the city not to lose its festive cheer.
Living Cell Technologies Limited today announced that the final patient has been successfully implanted in its Phase I/IIa clinical trial of regenerative cell therapy NTCELL for Parkinson’s disease. The operation took place at Auckland City Hospital last week.
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