Foreign Minister Murray McCully says a third illegal fishing vessel has been discovered operating in the Southern Ocean during a patrol by the HMNZS Wellington.
A front over the Tasman Sea, preceded by a strong north to northwest flow, is expected to bring a period of heavy rain to parts of the West Coast during Friday, with northwest winds rising to gale about inland parts of the South Island for a time.
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Zomato, the restaurant search app, announced today that it has acquired Urbanspoon for an undisclosed amount in an all-cash deal. The acquisition marks Zomato's entry into the United States.
A large high lies over central and northern New Zealand during Friday and Saturday, while a front is expected to move east onto the lower South Island on Friday then weaken. There is low confidence of rainfall accumulations reaching warning amounts in Fiordland on Friday.
Antarctica New Zealand and Certified Builders Association of New Zealand, in conjunction with ITAB and BCITO, are excited to confirm two very talented Apprent-ICE placements to support New Zealand's southern-most construction project at Scott Base, Antarctica.
Auckland City endured an unhappy return to the ASB Premiership on Sunday, stunned 3-1 at Kiwitea Street by the Wellington Phoenix.
A front should be approaching the South Island on Sunday evening.
Ahead of this front gale northwest winds are expected to be experienced over the south of the South Island. This watch is for:
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley welcomes today’s release of benefit figures which show year-on-year benefit numbers continue to track downwards.
There were 309,145 people on benefit at the end of the December 2014 quarter.
After a sustained period of settled weather for much of the country, an intensifying low and an accompanying front over the Tasman Sea are set to usher in more changeable weather in the coming days.
New Zealand’s air traffic services provider Airways will join other aviation experts from around the country tomorrow at an event to collaborate on challenges and opportunities facing the unmanned aircraft industry.
After sightings of water discolouration last Friday, samples were taken from the middle of Lake Tarawera and at Te Rata Bay near Hot Water Beach, and test results have identified blue green algae in Lake Tarawera.
A group of Asian specialists involved in disaster management will be based at the University of Canterbury (UC) for more than a week to gain lessons from Christchurch’s earthquake experiences.
Sophisticated investors are backing Kiwi med-tech company Matakina Technology as it launches a major growth phase of its world-leading Volpara Solutions breast imaging software after completing an oversubscribed investment round.
The New Zealand Men’s U-17 side recorded their second win of the Oceania Football Championships on Thursday with a 9-1 win over Samoa in Apia.
"All the landlords we represent will totally agree with the need to keep children injury-free" said Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF), "but we question the fact that only one group of accommodation providers has been singled out for specific comment
Prime Minister John Key will travel to the United Kingdom, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Switzerland next week, attending meetings of the World Economic Forum and International Democrat Union.
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully will attend the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) in London this week before travelling to Europe and South East Asia.
Mr McCully was appointed Deputy Chair of CMAG at last year’s meeting of Commonwealth leaders.
Even though Australia will legalise medical marijuana in 2015, New Zealand patients are still risking arrest to access the same medical treatment.
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said it was time to drag marijuana laws "into the 21st century".
Prime Minister John Key must stand Judith Collins down while he gets to the bottom of her secret meetings with Chinese border officials, her policy advisor and the Chinese managing director of her husband’s company Oravida, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says.
Detectives from the Organised and Financial Crime Agency New Zealand (OFCANZ) are appealing to the public for assistance to locate a fifth Brazilian man in connection with the seizure of 2.5kilograms of cocaine on Friday.
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