Police can confirm that emergency services are on their way to Port Levy, Christchurch where there are reports of a car which is partially submerged in the water.
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.
Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) has enhanced the level of service it delivers to its communities with two significant senior appointments.
Are you a Floor-drobe Offender?
Auckland, 30 September 2016. Are you the proud owner of a ‘floor-drobe’, that ever-growing mountain of clothes left on the bedroom floor? If your answer is yes, chances are you’re Gen Y (or the parent of one!)
A large Blackwood tree overhanging the Fairfield Bridge roundabout will be removed next week by Hamilton City Council’s City Parks arborist crew.
Class placings are going down to the wire in this year's Mainland Series with final double-header points up for grabs at the KartSport Canterbury club's annual two-day Garden City Championships meeting at Christchurch's Carrs Road Raceway over the weekend.
Further consultation between Horowhenua District Council, iwi and other stakeholders including the RSA, businesses and community members will be held over the next few weeks before a decision is made about the relocation of the Foxton Cenotaph and final design of the area.
Wellington Chamber of Commerce is urging businesses to make sure they vote in the local government election and that they encourage their employees to do the same.
Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee today announced Cabinet’s decision to extend New Zealand’s contribution to the United Nations Truce Supervision Organisation through to September 2018.
The Environmental Defence Society has released its submission on the Productivity Commission’s draft Report Better Urban Planning today. The submission acknowledges the valuable contribution of the Commission’s work, but urges against knee-jerk changes to the legislation in response.
One of the biggest seasons in New Zealand shearing sports has begun with the national Merino Championships in the Central Otago town of Alexandra today and tomorrow.
Is it time for employers to consider saying bye-bye to the annual one-way performance appraisal?
The Hon Tariana Turia
Maori Party Co-Leader
Kua hikohiko te uira i te rangi
Kua hu te maunga i te puku o te Ika
He tohu era ki te rangatira o Ngati Whakatere, o Ngati Takihiku kua mate
E te rangatira e moe i te aiotanga nui.
New Zealand is set to redefine best practice in the global real estate industry as Ray White Remuera is formally recognised both in New Zealand and internationally as the market leader.
Today Environment Canterbury adopted its 2015/16 annual report, showing good progress against the key targets agreed with the community through the Long-Term Plan.
"Further improving the Government's housing reform programme requires clarity of vision, specificity on outcomes sought, a clear development pipeline, reduced bid costs and long-term certainty of revenue streams," says Stephen Selwood, CEO of the New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development
The Steel Fabricator Certification (SFC) qualification will soon be mandatory for all Steel Construction New Zealand (SCNZ) fabricator members.
Trade Minister Todd McClay and his Saudi Arabian counterpart, the Minister of Commerce and Investment, have agreed to work towards early completion of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) - New Zealand free trade agreement (FTA).
New research from Victoria University of Wellington suggests some sea sponge species are likely to go the distance in the face of global climate change.
Christchurch is to host the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) International Biology Symposium in 2021.