Justice Minister Amy Adams will today travel to Melbourne to attend the Law, Crime and Community Safety Council (LCCSC).
Education Minister Hekia Parata has welcomed the passing of a bill which will provide increased flexibility for parents, students, school boards and early childhood education providers.
The Education Legislation Bill passed its Third and final reading in Parliament today.
Clare Davies, Managing Director of Capstone Hotels and Resorts, has been appointed National President of Hospitality New Zealand, replacing Adam Cunningham who has stepped down after six years in the role.
A man has appeared in the Christchurch District Court today on charges filed by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) in relation to an alleged foreign exchange (Forex) trading scheme purportedly operated by Arena Capital Limited trading as BlackfortFX.
The Ministry of Health is hosting the international SNOMED CT Expo and Conference on 27-28 October at Te Papa museum, with the theme ‘Trusted, actionable health information’.
There’s no massive surprises in the Auckland Aces twelve announced today for their opening round Plunket Shield match against the Wellington Firebirds at Bay Oval starting Saturday.
Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) and KiwiRail are taking the opportunity of a three-day Labour weekend to carry out scheduled essential maintenance work to replace overhead poles at Wellington Junction which affects the Johnsonville, Kapiti, Hutt, and Wairarapa rail lines.
Shelter expert Habitat for Humanity is today assessing damage to homes and farms in the Northern Philippines after the category four typhoon Haima brought intense winds and rain.
A volunteer effort in the Makarora Valley adjacent to the Haast Pass Highway near Wanaka to help control predators which threaten native birds has received a $23,395 boost from the Otago Regional Council’s Environmental Enhancement Fund.
The recent 48-hour strike by resident doctors saw NZRDA members take the opportunity to participate in a number of positive activities across the country.
Three highly experienced and talented Police Officers will soon take command of some of New Zealand’s most diverse districts.
The National government is bending to the will of China in its refusal to discuss democracy in Hong Kong with advocates.
Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Saturday 15 October in Palmerston North.
Just before 1.30pm a male entered the Langley Avenue Mini Mart.
He took cash and tobacco before leaving the premises and fleeing on foot down Catlins Crescent.
Antahi Innovations has taken out the Hamilton City Council’s Science Innovator/Entrepreneur Award at the 2016 Kudos Awards.
The award, presented by Hamilton Mayor-Elect Andrew King, recognises a significant breakthrough with the potential to add value to New Zealand.
With hundreds of thousands of whales and dolphins dying every year after being accidentally entangled in fishing gear, the world must take concrete steps during the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting starting today in Slovenia to lessen the serious threat posed by bycatch.
Post-mortem examination results have shown that a nine year old alligator who passed away at the National Aquarium of New Zealand was suffering from pnuemonia.
Parliament has today passed improved laws to better protect children from drowning in swimming pools while also making the requirements more practical and enforceable, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith says.
Education Minister Hekia Parata needs to come clean with Kiwi parents about exactly how many state schools are using seclusion rooms, if any, and how long she’s known about them, the Green Party said today
Drawn the short straw on preparing the Christmas dinner?
Well, there’s good news for all nominated cooks with My Food Bag bringing back its popular and easy-to-prepare festive feast for 2016.
Hamilton City Council’s Inaugural Council will be on 9 November 2016.
In an extremely close Mayoral race, Mayor-Elect Andrew King achieved nine votes more than Paula Southgate. Miss Southgate has sought a recount, which is a judicial process overseen by a judge.