New Zealand’s elderly are suffering because of the government’s open door immigration policy, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament, Rt Hon Winston Peters.
National has broken a promise to subsidise the rent of 3000 low-income New Zealanders to make up for its state house sell-off, Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford says.
The government cannot claim to have a comprehensive housing plan if it does not include massively curbing immigration demand for housing in Auckland, and elsewhere, says New Zealand First.
MÄori Party Co-leaders Marama Fox and Te Ururoa Flavell say they appreciate the New Zealand Herald’s apology for declining to publish a memorial notice in te reo.
Milk New Zealand today announced that Andy Macleod, CEO of the Pengxin New Zealand Farm Group, has resigned with effect from 8 July 2016.
Milk New Zealand oversees the management of 16 farms located in the Central North Island and 13 in the Canterbury region.
In an effort to encourage reading among our youngest readers, Tauranga City Libraries will no longer charge overdue fines on children’s and teens’ books.
Three new meerkats are making themselves at home in Brooklands Zoo.
The three females come from Wellington Zoo and have been held in quarantine for a month before moving into their public enclosure today (Friday).
Wellington Police are cracking down on red light runners and focusing on driver behaviour at intersections, as part of a focused prevention road safety operation throughout July.
Xero (@Xero) today announced the highly anticipated release of the Xero content pack integration with Microsoft Power BI.
Hawke’s Bay is on track to ramp up its international student enrolments, as increasing numbers of international education agents arrive personally checking out the region.
Block-a-holics rejoice. The chance to visit The Block NZ finished houses for 2016 is near.
With the largest ever prize in New Zealand history up for grabs on Saturday, Kiwis around the country are keen to get their hand on a ticket for this weekend’s $40 million Must Be Won Powerball draw.
NZME Ellerslie’s exemplary print quality has again been recognised on the global stage, with the firm being bestowed repeat entry to the exclusive WAN-IFRA International Newspaper Color Quality Club.
Green MPs and members of the public will be protesting outside the Indonesian Embassy today following the death of teenager Owen Pekei last week, who was displaying the West Papuan independence flag when he was killed.
Low-cost pay TV service IGLOO is closing on 31 March 2017. From this date, IGLOO Channel Packs, Front Row events and IGLOO on demand will no longer be available.
The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) recently tasked a Royal New Zealand Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft on a scheduled flight to the Pacific to deliver over a tonne of flour to Niue in response to a flour shortage in the South Pacific island nation.
ANZ job ads data continues to point to robust demand for labour in the New Zealand economy.
Jobs ads lifted 0.2% in May (seasonally adjusted), and are on an upward trend, running 7.2% higher than a year ago (3-month average).
The Reserve Bank has stopped asking and is now pleading with the Government to take urgent action on the housing crisis, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson.
Whanganui Police are looking for two men on a variety of charges.
The first is 36-year-old Blaze Kereopa who is wanted for arrest on driving charges.
Mr Kereopa is described as Maori, 181cm tall of medium to large build with tattoos on his arms hands and neck.
Property Institute of New Zealand Chief Executive, Ashley Church, has questioned the wisdom of the timing of this evenings Reserve Bank statement to the Wellington Branch of the Institute of Valuers - warning that it will almost certainly lead to another 'frantic burst' of Investor buying which w