Over 95 percent of teenagers use social networking sites and some overseas reports show that over half of adolescents and teens have been bullied online.
As predicted, the pressure of budget cuts the National Government has put on our Police is starting to bite, Labour’s Law and Order spokesman Kris Faafoi said today.
New Zealand First says predictions by analysts that the Kiwi dollar will peak at around US87 cents is a forecast for severe pain for farming communities and exporters.
Giving freebies to frequent gamblers is smart business but poor ethics, says Waiariki MP Te Ururoa Flavell.
The Maori Party says that the Psychoactive Substances Bill which will restrict access to ‘legal high’ drugs and only allow the sale of substances that are proven to be safe is the first step in reducing harm caused by party pills.
Commerce Minister Craig Foss has released a discussion document seeking feedback on proposals to improve New Zealand’s standards system.
The BLACKCAPS have won the toss and elected to bowl in the second ANZ Test against England at the Hawkins Basin Reserve in Wellington starting today.
A recent survey in the USA highlighted the fact that most organisations understand the value a customer experience strategy can add to a business. However, only 13 percent knew how to develop such a strategy.
Southland District ratepayers and residents can take some comfort in the position of Southland District Council on financial and policy analyst Larry Mitchell’s local government table, Council chief executive David Adamson said.
A visiting University of Oxford lecturer is researching medical imaging at University of Canterbury (UC) to help in the treatment of cancer and other diseases.
Local legends Tiki Taane and Jayson Norris have teamed up for a nationwide acoustic tour.
John Key must explain why his Government pressured Solid Energy to increase debt when just a few weeks ago he claimed that was the very reason the company is now in dire financial trouble, says Labour Leader David Shearer.
The Reserve Bank today left the Official Cash Rate (OCR) unchanged at 2.5 percent.
Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler said: "The downside risks around global growth have receded in recent months, and financial market sentiment has improved.
Imagine being stuck in a box for 21 days with nothing but a camera and a computer to keep you company.
Would you do it for your share of $40,000?? These guys would?
Introducing the six LOST IN A BOX finalists
New Zealand is hosting a significant event on the culinary calendar - the International Culinary Cooking Competition - in Wellington next week. Participation in the cooking competition is by invitation only.
The competing institutions are:
The Unique Manuka Factor Honey Association (UMFHA) is teaming up with Analytica Laboratories of Hamilton to definitively identify primarily Manuka and also other New Zealand monofloral honeys.
It is essential that more land is made available for housing to improve supply and affordability in Auckland, Minister of Housing Dr Nick Smith said today in releasing the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment report ‘Residential Land Available in Auckland’.
A series of Good Enterprise workshops for budding social entrepreneurs is beginning with a launch party this Thursday evening (14 March) in Wellington.
Minister Nick Smith needs to stop threatening Aucklanders with another National power grab and drop his fixation on increasing urban sprawl, in light of a official report that his approach won’t solve Auckland’s housing woes, Green Party housing spokesperson Holly Walker said today.
Internal Affairs Minister Chris Tremain has announced that the Department of Internal Affairs is seeking proposals for an all-of-Government Desktop as a Service (DaaS) contract.
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