New research from the University of Otago, published recently in the prestigious BMJ-owned journal Tobacco Control, suggests tobacco plain packaging would be enhanced by clearer and more visually striking Quitline information.
The search for a lost tramper in the Mt Aspiring National Park was called off this afternoon after a second day’s searching found no trace of the missing man.
Canterbury Police say the four teenage occupants of the car involved in a single vehicle crash on SH1 near Kaiapoi, just before 11pm on Friday 2 January 2015, were very lucky to escape serious injury.
Hindu have cautiously welcomed new directive of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) that "Those whose names are submitted for proxy temple ordinances should be related to the submitter".
KiwiRail staff have completed inspections on the lines closed following the earthquakes near Arthur’s Pass and Methven earlier this morning.
The man found dead at the Woodville residential property on Sunday 4 January, 2015 has now been formally identified as 49-year-old James Whatuira of Pahiatua.
A post mortem conducted today has revealed Mr Whatuira sustained a single fatal gunshot wound.
Waikato Police say two recent arrests in relation to a stolen trailer give a good insight into just how far your stolen goods can travel and just how important it is to record the details of your valuables.
Auckland Museum has announced the formation of a Youth Advisory Group (YAG) which will see a select group of Auckland’s youth acting as a source of knowledge in assisting the Museum to create stronger links into Auckland’s youth networks and communities.
Taranaki Police supported by the Serious Crash Unit, are continuing to investigate a two-vehicle crash that occurred on State Highway 3 just north of Awakino yesterday (5 January, 2014) evening.
The Mondiale Auckland Aces and SBS Bank Otago Volts are the only unbeaten teams after the second round of the national Ford Trophy one-day competition was completed across the country today.
Star Kiwi cyclist Greg Henderson warmed up for this month’s Tour Down Under with an impressive win in the final stage of the Mitchelton Bay Cycling Classic near Melbourne today.
Social Development Minister Paula Bennett has told TV ONE’s Q+A programme that she supports the introduction of Warrant of Fitness on private rentals requiring them to be warm, dry and safe in an effort to reduce the effects of child poverty.
Here's my review of the year just done and dusted, 2014. Many commentators and journos have already assessed it as being a pretty dark year overall.
Emergency services were kept busy this afternoon with reports of a light plane crash near Ruakaka Beach and then two children being caught in a rip at the Waipu River mouth.
People considering a job change in the new year need to be realistic about how long the process might take.
Traditionally the holiday season is a time when many people take stock of their careers and consider whether it is time to look for something new.
BNZ is delighted to announce that the Christchurch retail precinct development formerly known as Cashel Square, fronting Hereford and Cashel Streets, will now be named BNZ Centre.
About 30 vehicles either in the New Zealand market, or about to be, have been awarded Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) safety ratings last year, with all but two receiving the highest rank possible including a record-breaking score.
The cordon established following a large fire near Pines Beach today (5 January 2015) was reduced at 6pm to encompass the plantation and surrounding bush area with all remaining residents returning to their homes.
The power bills just got a wee bit easier for the marae of NgÄti Porou thanks to ‘Nati Power’, a joint initiative between Te Runanganui o NgÄti Porou and Contact Energy, which raised over $11,500 to go towards powering up the marae of NgÄti Porou.
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