The Commerce Commission has cleared Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (Thermo Fisher) to acquire Life Technologies Corporation (Life Technologies). The clearance is conditional on Thermo Fisher selling its foetal bovine serum (FBS) business to a third party.
The Wellington Firebirds team to play the Central Stags at Wellington’s Basin Reserve on Wednesday 1st of February has been named.
Police are seeking the public’s help to locate the driver of a vehicle involved in a crash on State Highway Two, Upper Hutt on Sunday 29th January 2017.
The coming together of two innovative, high performing New Zealand brands marks the beginning of an exciting partnership, with Harcourts signing on as a Major Sponsor of the Gallagher Chiefs.
On the eve of the Heart Foundation’s February Annual Appeal, the charity’s Medical Director Gerry Devlin has sounded a grim warning that heart disease could be on the rise.
A harbourfront drystock grazing farm, which has been owned by the same family for more than 125 years, has been placed on the market for sale.
The 227 hectare property, in three titles, is located on Summer Road, Matakohe and shares a 2.03 kilometre coastline with the Kaipara Harbour.
As the beginning of the school year approaches, the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) is warning parents and schools to ensure that children’s eyes are properly protected.
New Zealand must draw a line in the sand and New Zealand First would block the sale of ANZ-owned UDC to China’s HNA Group.
"We have outsourced our financial sovereignty at great harm to the economy," says Mr Peters.
The health warning which has been in place at Lake Waihola where levels of cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) have been cause for concern has now been lifted, and the lake is now safe for public use.
Elegance plus humour will soon be on show in Parnell to welcome in the Year of the Rooster, as a flock of preened and ready to party roosters fly into Auckland’s largest ‘coop’ for its Chinese New Year festivities.
One of the world’s leading literary critics and poets Harvard Professor Stephen Burt, who has a particular interest in New Zealand poet James K Baxter, will discuss New Zealand poetry in an event hosted by the University of Canterbury’s English department, next week.
Public servants are doing a great job in applying the Official Information Act - but more change is needed to ensure a fully open and transparent public service, the PSA says.
The Health system needs a dose of New Year cheer in the form of funding from the government, says New Zealand First.
The shonky nature of foreign corporate welfarism has been laid bare evidenced by new trade figures, which reveal our country’s trade imbalance with the world.
Auckland City coach Ramon Tribulietx will balance competitive and development considerations as they attempt to win the Nike Lunar New Year Cup on Tuesday night against a Kitchee SC invitational side in Hong Kong.
Gavin Rutherford, Kiwirail’s Head of Customer Engagement and Scenic Journeys has been appointed a Trustee on the Destination Marlborough Board. Gavin has been participating in Destination Marlborough Inc. Trust meetings since February 2016 when he was co-opted to join the Board.
An Auckland man has died after getting into difficulty in the water off Ruakaka Beach in Northland.
Police responded to reports of three people being swept out to sea shortly before 6pm on Monday 30 January, 2017. It is believed they were going out to check a crab pot.
Carolyn Neville is Business Hawke’s Bay’s new marketing and operations manager.
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and ACC Minister Nikki Kaye have confirmed ACC’s commitment to free under 13s doctor visits.
"Free doctors’ visits and prescriptions for children aged under six will be extended to children aged under 13 from 1 July 2015," says Dr Coleman.