The government has indicated it plans to deploy the NZ military against a peaceful flotilla opposing the entry of warships into Auckland Harbour in November.
Australia’s leading caravan and recreation vehicle magazine and website, Caravan World, has named the RAM 2500 as its 2016 Tow Car of the Year, putting the newly launched in New Zealand American Ute ahead of all the traditional tow cars as the best choice to tow a caravan.
Community housing groups have welcomed a government initiative to provide more emergency housing in Auckland, but say more permanent affordable homes are also needed to provide places for people to move to.
Prime Minister John Key today released further details of the visit to New Zealand on 7-9 November by Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands.
New Zealand First believes postal voting should be dropped and the country should return to polling booths for local body elections.
What’s living in our soil? Biology pupils look for answers.
The Metagenomics Day, which is in its sixth year, gives local biology pupils the opportunity to learn some of the latest DNA sequencing techniques.
New Zealand has been ranked 13th in the Global Competitiveness Index 2016/17 - up three places since 2015/16 and up ten places since 2012/13.
Vacant Crown land in Auckland will be turned into a 51-home development to provide transitional housing for families before they move into permanent accommodation, Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett has announced.
Schools are facing a chronic shortage of middle leaders with over 40 percent of teachers reporting not wanting to take up the roles due to high workload and inadequate compensation.
The Tauranga City Council has this afternoon formally adopted audited amendments to the Long Term Plan 2015-2025 in its next step to creating Tauranga’s civic heart.
It’s been a good week so far for New Zealand tennis players around the world with significant victories in a wide variety of tournaments.
University of Canterbury (UC) researcher Dr Blake Bennett’s original doctoral study investigated both New Zealand and Japanese secondary-school rugby environments to examine the influences and intentions of their coaching.
The flight attendants’ union, E tÅ« has condemned a series of laser strikes targeting flights near Auckland and Wellington airports as irresponsible and potentially lethal.
The newly established Central Economic Development Agency (CEDA) is undertaking a foundation research project to inform strategy and ensure future activities are targeted.
Official crime statistics for August 2016 released by Statistics New Zealand today, show that Police recorded 12,529 more victimisations in the twelve months ending August 2016 than in the same period last year, which equates to a 4.8 per cent increase.