Associate Minister of Tourism Todd McClay today announced the opening of an $8 million, four year funding round to enhance and maintain the Great Rides of Nga Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail.
The National Party has been caught playing underhanded politics in Tauranga, says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters.
New Zealand First congratulates the membership of the New Zealand Educational Institute for their courage in standing up against the Government’s "winners and losers" education changes.
Government funding of $8 million to maintain and enhance the Great Rides of New Zealand will help ensure the trails are delivering the best possible visitor experience, says Evan Freshwater, Manager Nga Haerenga The New Zealand Cycle Trail Inc. (NZCT).
Mike Smith, Chair of the Sustainable Energy Association of Australia (SEA) Board of Directors, today announced the appointment of Dermot Costello as SEA’s new Chief Executive Officer.
A Te Kuiti man caught with pictures of children being sexually abused has been sentenced to ten months imprisonment.
Counties Manukau Police are at the scene of a serious crash on Roscommon Road where a motorcyclist has received serious injuries.
NgÄtiwai elder Paratene Te Manu (Sonny) Wellington says he is delighted and honoured to be one of five recipients of the Whangarei District Council’s 2014 Civic Honours this week.
Waitakere CIB is investigating the circumstances in which a 43 year old male has died after a serious assault in the West Auckland suburb of Ranui.
By Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com
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The Remuneration Authority today released its determination covering Members of Parliament New Zealand accommodation, travel services for family members, and travel services for former Prime Ministers and their spouses.
Vodafone customers who are fans of Kiwi singing sensation Lorde can get exclusive pre-sale tickets to her New Zealand tour - 48 hours before anyone else.
New Zealand’s international education industry has seen its strongest January to April enrolment period on record with an 8 per cent increase, or an additional 5,100 international student enrolments on the same period last year.
The loss of up to 100 jobs at Croxley stationery in Auckland is devastating news for their families and the local Avondale community, Labour’s Employment, Skills and Training spokesperson Grant Robertson says.
The New Zealand Rowing Team has arrived in Amsterdam for the 2014 World Rowing Championships and are eager to get racing underway. The squad are feeling ready, together and upbeat about their chances just days away from competition.
Labour leader David Cunliffe’s announcement in Dunedin today that a government led by his party would re-open Hillside Railway workshops was welcomed by the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU).
Comedy for Cure Kids is back and this year the 7 Days Red Nose Day Special is a comedian scrum of epic proportions pitting New Zealand vs.
V8 SuperTourer star Simon Evans is used to having some serious professional competition on the track, but from this weekend he will be accepting challenges from all comers as he pits his considerable racing skills against anyone who dares with the upcoming SMEG Racing ‘RACE ME’ Competition.
Police are attending a crash on State Highway One near Puhipuhi Road, north of Whangarei.
The crash involving three cars occurred about 3.45pm.
One person is believed to have died in the crash and two others are seriously injured.
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