The latest Household Incomes Report paints a bleak picture for Kiwi children. While the report shows a small drop in the number of children living in poverty, the number remains astoundingly high, with 60% of children in poverty living in chronic poverty.
Land Information Minister Maurice Williamson today made two new appointments, and five re-appointments, to the New Zealand Geographic Board NgÄ Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa.
Smelling cannabis will no longer be an excuse for police to conduct warrant-less searches according to Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party policy
However, the police and Defence Force will have more funding for core services due to a redistribution of their budgets.
English and community languages teachers attending the 14th National CLESOL Conference in Wellington this weekend will call on the government to develop a New Zealand languages policy "as a matter of urgency".
Vodafone is encouraging Kiwis to gather their unwanted phones and bring them to a Vodafone store for recycling- now the Government has given a green tick to the industry’s mobile recycling scheme.
UnitedFuture Leader Hon Peter Dunne supports calls by the New Zealand Union of Students' Associations to lift the cap on student accommodation benefit.
The accommodation benefit is an element of the student allowance and has been capped at a maximum of $40 per week since 2001.
Central Districts are poised to welcome one of their own into office with the appointment of Neil Hood as chief executive, effective next Monday.
With the cyber security market expected to grow to US$94 billion by 2017, the University of Waikato will take a look at the future of online security.
The 92nd ‘International Day of Co-operatives’ was celebrated around the world on Saturday 5th July, with this year’s theme "Co-operative enterprises achieve sustainable development for all".
The Maori All Backs will play two matches in Japan, and in an historic match, will play in Singapore for the first time, New Zealand Rugby confirmed today.
Wellington’s leaders are getting behind a bid for fast, affordable internet in Porirua that will offer benefits for the whole region.
Organisations or businesses that use clear, effective communications will be vying for the top honour in this year’s WriteMark Plain English Awards.
The Awards are now open - giving both public and private sector an opportunity to focus on their important messages.
You can still give feedback on the proposed guidelines for remembrance activities on Taupō District Council land, but time is running out.
A low to the northwest of the North Island is forecast to approach northern New Zealand tonight and during Tuesday, bringing heavy rain and strong easterly winds to the far north.
Horizons Regional Council welcomes the National Water Standards which have been established by Central Government and made available to the public last week.
Well into the fourth year of the Syrian crisis, its impact on children is becoming ever more devastating, newly-released United Nations data shows.
Jimmy Saville and Rolf Harris have become synonymous with sexual abuse of woman and children, but is New Zealand also guilty of harbouring and protecting child abusers?
The two-track housing market that has developed under National is underlined in QV’s latest report, Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford says.
The New Zealand employment market is fizzing again with the number of vacancies advertised in the quarter to June up 11 per cent on a year ago, according to an analysis of almost 50,000 roles listed on Trade Me Jobs.
Peter Dunne needs to explain why millions of dollars of taxpayers’ money is being used to prop up outdated and unsupported computer systems across the public service - exposing some key Ministries to increased security risks, Labour’s ICT spokesperson Clare Curran says.
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