Rt. Hon Winston Peters
New Zealand First Leader
05 JULY 2014
Saturday, 5 July
E.F.K.S Church Hall, 9 Vili Place, Woolston, Christchurch
‘Recognising Our Neighbourhood’
Thank you for the opportunity to be with you here today
A banned aquatic weed that forms dense mats that can double in size in days and pose a drowning risk has been discovered in two home garden ponds in Northland, prompting a warning from biosecurity experts.
New Zealand’s currency will take another significant evolutionary step next year when modernised banknotes with more advanced security features are introduced, Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand said in a speech today.
New Zealand’s food and hospitality industry is alive and thriving, according to results in from last week’s Fine Food NZ (FFNZ) food retail, foodservice and hospitality international trade exhibition.
Be moved by the power and beauty of My Country: Contemporary Art from Black Australia opening tomorrow at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o TÄmaki.
The National Government has flip-flopped on its promise to spend money from asset sales on new schools, hospitals and broadband, instead sinking it into repairing Parliament's leaky roof, helping the United States to collect tax revenue from Kiwi residents and funding regional road projects that
The Innovation Partnership has welcomed the Telecom Foundation’s announcement that it is doubling its ongoing support for the Manaiakalani Education Trust, with another $1.2 million to support digital learning programmes in several new schools.
Registered nurses who live and work in remote areas will now have the same access to receiving nationally recognised wound care training, thanks in part to Waikato DHB nurse practitioner Julie Betts.
Federated Farmers is delighted Government has seen the logic of exempting farm structures from the Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Bill as a first step to ensuring the viability of rural towns is not compromised.
The 46th ANZ Young Farmer Contest Grand Final officially began today at Lincoln University.
Contest Chairman Kyle Goodwin opened the proceedings remarking that that the strength of New Zealand agriculture is inextricably linked to the success of the ANZ Young Farmer Contest.
New Zealand must make protecting whales a priority during next week’s visit by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Green Party oceans spokesperson Gareth Hughes said today.
"The rushed introduction of the Maori language Bill is further evidence that the MÄori Party is trying to score quick political points before the election,’’ said Maori Affairs Spokesperson Nanaia Mahuta.
A passion for singing has landed a University of Auckland student a coveted internship with New Zealand Opera.
Tim Alpe, JUCY’s Chief JUCYFIER (aka CEO), has been named amongst an elite list of six Sir Peter Blake Leadership Award recipients.
Kawarau River Station, one of the Wakatipu Basin’s most significant freehold land blocks sold today (July 4 2014) for $8,050,000 at a high profile auction at Ray White Queenstown’s Church Street offices.
As co-chair of the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict held in the UK earlier this month actor, director and humanitarian activist Angelina Jolie has put the issue of women’s suffering in war at the frontline.
Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith today released post-earthquake technical engineering guidance on the seismic design of residential retaining walls in Christchurch’s Port Hills.
With the moustache phenomenon that is Movember set to return to New Zealand for 2010, men across the country are preparing their upper lips for a month of moustache growth.
The famed Motunui Panels - five late 18th century carved pataka panels which comprise a masterpiece of Maori art - have returned to New Zealand after more than 40 years, Treaty for Waitangi Negotiations Minister Christopher Finlayson announced today.
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