On Monday 15 September the Taranaki Regional Council Executive committee approved the proposal for the second stage of the upgrade of Waitara’s flood defences and work is expected to begin in October.
Napier Conservative Party Candidate Garth McVicar says the recent decision by the Advertising Standards Authority in reply to a complaint laid by Stuart Nash’s campaign manager confirms that Nash voted against the wishes of the Napier electorate.
Around 500 Bay of Plenty residents a year will now be able to have their cancer treatment closer to home rather than making a 3 hour round trip to the cancer centre in Hamilton.
Health Minister Tony Ryall opened the $35 million Kathleen Kilgour Cancer Centre at Tauranga Hospital today.
Freeman Media is pleased to announce the appointment of Kate Gudsell to the position of senior business journalist, working on mining and quarrying website Inside Resources.
"AK has the reclusiveness and mystery of Howard Hughes, the party sensibilities of Charlie Sheen and the game and style of Rickie Fowler."
Foreign Minister Murray McCully today congratulated the people of Fiji following their first democratic elections since 2006.
"Fiji’s election is a significant event, both for Fiji and for the wider Pacific region," Mr McCully says.
If you’re not enrolled now, you need to hurry or you won’t be able to vote in this Saturday’s general election.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is calling for the legalisation of medical cannabis.
Mr Abbott's comments came on the same day as New South Wales and Victoria states announced they would be doing clinical trials of cannabis.
The Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs Chief Executive, Pauline Winter, and The Commissioner of Police, Mike Bush, are this afternoon signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry and the New Zealand Police.
Hot off the heels of a spectacular summer of sold-out concerts and rocking the opening of the Commonwealth Games before a worldwide audience of more than 1.5 billion viewers, Rod Stewart today confirmed that he’s bringing "The Hits," to Australia and New Zealand in 2015.
MÄori Television’s KOWHIRI 2014 - ELECTION SPECIAL kicks off at 7.00pm this Saturday with a five-hour broadcast focusing on the MÄori electorates.
A recent grant is helping South Canterbury farmer Alan Cone fast-track restoring a wetland where endangered long-tailed native bats have been found.
Tens of thousands of workers from all around New Zealand have embraced the Get Out and Vote campaign and have created their own personalised voting plan, the CTU said today.
New Zealand continues to enjoy one of the fastest-growing economies in the developed world, confirming that the Government’s sensible economic programme is taking New Zealand in the right direction, Finance Minister Bill English says.
In recent days there has been much speculation about my campaign in Te Tai Tokerau. Some commentators have suggested that I should step down or endorse the Labour candidate in an attempt to stop the Internet Party riding on the back of the Mana candidate.
Waikato has not had a confirmed measles case since 12 August prompting Waikato District Health Board’s medical officer of health Dr Anita Bell to declare the outbreak over.
By Dr Jamie Whyte, ACT Party Leader
In three days’ time I will be elected along with a number of ACT MPs. I think the media will be surprised and ask how it happened?
Let me tell you.
Seven-time GRAMMY winning trio Lady Antebellum have announced that their fifth studio album 747 will land in stores and online on October 3rd. The album’s sultry lead single ‘Bartender’ has already soared up the U.S country music charts reaching the #1 Country airplay spot last week.
Following media reports of High Country Explorer Tours being affected by the sale of Flock Hill Station, Federated Farmers High Country is offering to speak with the operator.
John Key needs to explain why Australia’s Liberal Party is interfering in New Zealand domestic politics and is encouraging Kiwi voters across the ditch to vote for National just days out from the election, Labour’s campaign spokesperson Annette King says.
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