Auckland Deaf Society has joined #GivingTuesday New Zealand, a campaign to create a national day of giving at the start of the annual holiday season.
The government needs to start talking about solutions to child poverty and acting on them, says New Zealand First.
"We need a proactive attack on child poverty and less of the Government’s reactive stance," says Spokesperson on Social Policy Darroch Ball.
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today announced the winners of New Zealand’s most prestigious annual science awards.
The 2014 Prime Minister’s Science Prizes, which provide a total of $1 million across five categories, have been presented in Wellington today.
Hamilton’s Claudelands claimed two major awards at the Entertainment Venues Association of New Zealand (EVANZ) Awards in Dunedin last night.
Claudelands won the Supreme Venue of the Year Award, and Large Venue of the Year category, celebrating venues of 5000 seats or larger.
Christchurch City Council has applied for resource consents for an upgrade to Akaroa’s wastewater system.
ITM Cup Unions have today chosen their opposition for compulsory crossover match-ups between Premiership and Championship teams.
Consumers will bear the brunt of today’s Commerce Commission decision which looks set to hike up the monthly cost of broadband over the copper network, Labour’s ICT spokesperson Clare Curran said today.
Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges has congratulated the Gas Industry Company (GIC) on ten years of successful operation as a regulator in the downstream gas sector in New Zealand.
The Green Party will be holding to its principles and defending New Zealanders’ human rights by opposing the Government’s proposals to extend spy surveillance and cancel passports.
Prime Minister John Key today welcomed the report back of the Countering Terrorist Fighters Legislation Bill, which has been strengthened by the select committee process.
UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne says that while the revised Countering Foreign Terrorists Bill is an improvement on the Bill originally introduced to Parliament, it is still just a temporary measure which will need to be replaced.
A man in his fifties has been airlifted this afternoon around 1.00pm by the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter, after he was struck by a stingray.
A total of 539 entries have been received in the 2015 New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards, including the New Zealand Sharemilker/Equity Farmer of the Year, New Zealand Farm Manager of the Year and New Zealand Dairy Trainee of the Year competitions.
Deloitte has announced the appointment of Auckland-based Adam Follington as a partner in the firm’s actuarial team, effective from 1 December.
The opportunity for young Mâori to develop leadership skills and personal and cultural growth on the Aoraki Bound programme has received a boost thanks to a renewed partnership between Te Rûnanga o Ngâi Tahu, the Bank of New Zealand and Genesis Energy.
"It is good news that Inland Revenue’s strategy to track down property speculators who avoid tax is showing big dividends." says NZ Property Investors’ Federation Executive Officer, Andrew King.
After more than a week of searching for Hamilton’s big Powerball winner, a local couple have claimed the $16.2 million Powerball prize.
Otago University student Bridget Gould is the recipient of the inaugural Emerson’s Brewery JP Dufour Scholarship.
Kerikeri people are able to enjoy their favourite riverside café experience again this summer.
The Honey House Café - located immediately behind Kemp House in the Kerikeri Basin - is now up and running, and serving up the best of Kiwiana cuisine for locals and visitors alike.
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