Social Development Minister Anne Tolley has today officially launched the Tairawhiti Children’s team in Gisborne, which will provide support for an estimated 430 at-risk children and their families over the next two years.
A genuinely independent, expert evaluation of the Government’s charter schools programme is needed in light of revelations that Education Minister Hekia Parata interfered to prevent evaluators comparing the performance of charter school students with students at normal state schools.
Newly-appointed rural hospital medicine specialists were welcomed to Dargaville Hospital last week; with video conferencing technology fundraised by the Kaipara community linking up their welcome.
Air New Zealand welcomes today’s announcement by United Airlines that it will enter the New Zealand market, launching a San Francisco - Auckland service from July next year.
The Commerce Commission has decided not to progress fast tracking potential changes concerning the cost of capital for customised price-quality paths (CPPs) as part of the input methodologies (IMs) review.
Ahead of this weekend's public meeting to oppose the demolition of Liston Village, the fiscal costs of the plan are being questioned.
Sydney, Sept 2 NZPA - An improved showing from New Zealand wasn't enough to prevent another heavy defeat, 57-97 to Australia's Opals in the second Oceania's women's basketball test in Canberra tonight.
The Auckland Heritage Festival has something for everyone - including people who have the odd piece of old furniture lying around that might need a bit of resurrecting.
Rethinking Crime and Punishment has defended the use of pre-charge warnings, challenging the Police Association to base criticism on evidence rather than gut reaction.
World-leading technical sports apparel brand 2XU (Two Times You) has joined the New Zealand Rugby League family as "official compression supplier" to the NZ Kiwis and Junior Kiwis.
Parents are being forced to shell out more and more for their kids’ education as government underfunding really starts to bite, Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says.
The New Zealand men’s sprint team stamped their authority on the opening night of the Oceania track cycling championships at Invercargill’s SIT Zero Fees Velodrome.
This morning at approximately 2.40am the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to the scene of a truck crash on the Whangamoa Saddle, north of Nelson.
Acclaimed international soprano Dame Kiri Te Kanawa will be performing a special recital celebrating the elegance of the Classical and Romantic eras, to be held at the Invercargill Civic Theatre on March 10, 2016.
Outstanding performances over the past 12 months by Auckland swimmer Lauren Boyle has been reflected at the State Insurance Swimming New Zealand Awards tonight.
New Zealand organisations have far less confidence in their own information security activities (as well as their suppliers) than they did last year, according to PwC’s New Zealand insights of the annual Global State of Information Security Survey released today.
"Spending $25,000 on an artificial beach pales in comparison to what it costs to run a Council committee meeting. At $20,000 an hour ratepayers expect to get value for money," says Affordable Auckland Albany candidate Stephen Berry.
Veterans Adam Blair and Issac Luke will be entrusted with co-captaincy of the NZ Kiwis, when they tour England over October/November.
The government’s promised "Gold Standard TPPA" and no sign up unless "absolutely in the best interests of New Zealand" has not come through.
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