‘The latest revelations about the GCSB pose a stark question: is the GCSB’s "trade team" spying on governments with whom New Zealand is negotiating international deals, especially the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA)?’, asked University of Auckland law professor Jane Kelsey.
Greater use of exposure drafts of new laws, stronger expectations and reviews of crown regulators, and more transparent cost recovery practices, are among changes announced to improve New Zealand’s regulatory system by Regulatory Reform Minister Steven Joyce.
Christchurch’s luxury boutique hotel, The George is adding two high-end properties under its growing Brook Serene Hotel Management portfolio.
Child Poverty Action Group says the Minister of Social Development Minister should give a full explanation of why benefit levels were not raised immediately following the 2015 Budget.
A broad range of the Kiwis who support patients with hepatitis C are gathering for a Summit in Wellington - they’ll be the first in the world to acknowledge World Hepatitis Day 2015.
A proposal being considered by the Government would see some people having to pay more for health care and district health boards forced to fight amongst themselves to fund regional health services, Labour’s Health spokesperson Annette King says
"Minister Groser has once again avoided the real issue of the health costs of the TransPacific Partnership (TPPA) investment deal" says Dr Erik Monasterio, a specialist in psychiatry, speaking on behalf of Doctors for the Protection of Health in Trade Agreements.
JLL has been officially recognised in four separate categories at the 2015 REINZ Awards for Excellence ceremony held on Thursday evening 23rd July, at Auckland’s Grand Rendezvous Hotel.
Hopes of Kiwi music industry success are closer for 30 Smokefreerockquest entrants who have made it through to the top 30 acts for 2015.
The Tall Ferns were unable to generate a win on the opening night of the 2015 William Jones Cup in Taiwan on Monday night going down 77-66 against Chinese Taipei B.
A major issue has been ignored in a government report issued today showing that schools have become significantly more inclusive towards children with special educational needs.
CPIT has given away $30,000 in funding to deserving community projects, including an initiative to reduce the dumping of unwanted dogs.
The International Cricket Council has congratulated Scotland and the Netherlands for winning the ICC World Twenty20 2015 Qualifier after the final was rained off on Sunday. Under the regulations of the tournament, in the event of a no-result in the final, the title is shared.
All-rounder Jimmy Neesham has featured in a winning start to the BLACKCAPS tour of Africa with a convincing victory against the North West Cricket Club today at Potchefstroom in South Africa.
The New Zealand shearing team has had to settle for a drawn series with Wales in the final farewell to black-singlet icon David Fagan.
Police can confirm that a major Police operation targeting the criminal activities of the Head Hunters gang is currently underway across greater Auckland, and in parts of the Bay of Plenty, Waikato and Northland.
The Canterbury squad to contest the 2015 ITM Cup has been named and includes seven uncapped players. Canterbury Head Coach Scott Robertson said the exciting new talent would compliment the existing experience in the squad.
The first phase of the Government’s Investing in Educational Success scheme is failing to target the children and schools the government itself says are most in need of support, a new analysis shows.
Former Highlander and All Black player Josh Kronfield and dance partner Rachel Burstein do a demonstration dance prior to the Highlanders v Cheetahs Super 14 rugby match, to raise funds for Koru Care Otago, Carisbrook, Dunedin. Pic: NZPA
NZ Opera General Director Stuart Maunder’s new production of Tosca brings home New Zealand’s most celebrated living tenor for his first major opera role here in over a decade.
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