Dunedin residents overwhelmingly consider their city to be a great place to live, according to the latest Quality of Life Survey.
West Papua Action Auckland, the EPMU Print and Media Council and the NZ Media Freedom Network call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs to speak out in support of the two French TV journalists whose trial has just begun in Jayapura West Papua.
Cigna and Samsung, have joined forces to deliver the next generation of smart health coaching services. Coach by Cigna is a new addition to Samsung’s S Health-platform, and is available on every new Samsung Note 4.
Gearing up for the 11 December release of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), four of New Zealand’s most passionate and dedicated Hobbit fans are about to set off on an adventure, for a real life Middle-earth experie
A University of Canterbury student-developed company is helping the construction industry better work through health and safety incidents on the spot.
The first-ever study of New Zealanders’ bird-feeding habits has found more than 5 million loaves of bread per year are fed to birds with an estimated $12.3 million spent annually on bird food, according to researchers at the University of Auckland.
Imagine a world where the elderly order restaurant quality food off a computer tablet. They dine when they feel like eating, enjoy beautifully plated food served on quality crockery and white linen, and there is not a single whiff of boiled cabbage.
Jobs growth in New Zealand’s construction industry is gathering pace as several large infrastructure developments have commenced or are about to get underway, says recruiting experts Hays Construction.
Daytime cloud buildups are expected to produce scattered heavy showers and thunderstorms about western and southern Auckland (south and west of the CBD), Waikato, Waitomo and Taumarunui this afternoon and early evening.
Aucklanders are using the trains in record numbers - making 12 million passenger trips in the past year.
This milestone comes halfway through the roll-out of Auckland’s new electric trains.
A young South Auckland family are looking forward to moving into the house of their dreams after becoming instant millionaires with Lotto First Division on Saturday.
Kiwi architect Rebecca Cox is giving up her day job to trek the full length of New Zealand via the Te Araroa Trail, aiming to raise $60,000 to build a school in rural Vanuatu as part of Oxfam New Zealand’s Rural Training Centre Project.
It's been almost half a year since our last public holiday and many New Zealanders are now asking WeatherWatch.co.nz how the long weekend is panning out weatherwise.
Police are continuing to search for missing Warkworth resident Nick Stubbs who failed to return from a fishing trip on the 15th October 2014.
Mr Stubbs was last seen leaving the Martins Bay Boat Ramp at about 6:30pm in the company of his friend Stewart Atutahi.
Mining phosphate on the Chatham Rise, off the east coast of New Zealand’s south island, could potentially have many impacts on marine mammals like whales and dolphins, the Environmental Protection Agency was told today.
John Key was misleading New Zealanders prior to the election when he ruled out New Zealand special forces being deployed to Iraq, says Labour Defence Spokesperson Phil Goff.
A strategy that will guide the future protection and enhancement of the Waikanae River has been signed by KÄpiti Coast District Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council.
Hawke’s Bay growers and farmers need to commit to the Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme soon because the opportunity for reliable water won’t arise again and the project’s backers need assurances of uptake before Christmas, says IrrigationNZ.
Developing a world class bio-energy industry would have big benefits for New Zealand and drive a "virtuous circle" of innovation and growth in line with our environmentally progressive image, says Dr Stephen Poletti, economics lecturer at the University of Auckland Business School.
With skiers making the most of late snow on the mountains combining with holiday home owners making the most of warmer weather, Waikato Police are warning the region's roads will be a lot busier this Labour Weekend.
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