A recent Treasury report showed the 90-day Trial Period has failed to create more jobs. Instead, it has caused more problems for small business people, say Max Whitehead, CEO of the Small Business Voice.
Transport industry legend James (Jim) Barker - founder of the Jim Barker Group of Companies that includes Otorohanga Transport, Freightlines and ferry service, Strait Shipping - died yesterday morning peacefully at his home in Mount Maunganui.
"The New Zealand road transport industry has lost a true icon with the passing of Jim Barker over the weekend," says Road Transport Forum Chief Executive Ken Shirley.
New Zealand’s biggest and most exciting spring festival, NZ Cup and Show Week, is joining forces with MÄia Health Foundation in 2016.
The New Zealand public will be shocked to learn police have not been required, officially, to attend burglaries, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters.
CANSTAR Bank of the Year - Small Business is awarded to the institution that provides the strongest combination of business loans, deposit and credit card products as well as excelling in a range of institutional factors.
Construction work will begin next month on the $5.54 million redevelopment of Kaiapoi North School, following a sod turning event at the site on Friday, Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says.
German conservation foundation, NABU International is launching an international consumer campaign to persuade McDonald’s and fish consumers worldwide to source their fish from countries other than New Zealand.
Disability advocates say the sector is in crisis and broken, Labour’s Health spokesperson Annette King says.
"A roundtable at Parliament organised by the Labour Party, heard today how National has left disability services chronically underfunded.
A low southeast of central New Zealand is bringing strong westerly winds over much of the North Island. A Warning is in force for severe westerly gales in exposed places of Hawkes Bay south of Hastings and the Tararua District.
An improved warning system has been installed on Auckland’s Southern Motorway to reduce the number of high vehicles crashing into Penrose Bridge.
There are less than two months to go until the most influential road transport event of the year, the Road Transport Forum’s Annual Conference.
In an upcoming sold-out UC Connect public lecture, Singularity University's New Zealand Ambassador will give a startling look at the dramatic implications of exponential technologies, and some insight into how we might prepare for this dynamically changing world.
The Government should declare a state of emergency to deal immediately with the housing crisis, according to Labour’s housing spokesperson Phil Twyford.
The All Blacks’ victory in Wellington on Saturday night capped a spectacular season of top-level rugby entertainment in the capital, and a winning winter for Wellington’s economy.
Auckland star Gabrielle Fa’amausili had to wait until the last session to secure the first medal for New Zealand at the Junior Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Hawaii.
Birkenhead United made history today at Shepherd’s Park in Auckland when they defeated Miramar Rangers 3-1 to make the final of the Chatham Cup for the first time.
Ten New Zealand athletes have been named in the initial selection for the Athletics team for the Rio Olympic Games, announced today at the AUT Millennium track by the New Zealand Olympic Committee.
Christchurch mayoral candidate John Minto is calling for an independent investigation into last week’s revelations that the National government paid out four of National MP Gerry Brownlee’s wealthy constituents $595,000 each when they were entitled to just $20,000 each from EQC.