As the government Select Committee draws up its report on the Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Bill, time is running short for New Zealanders to let MPs know about their concerns with the Bill.
An open day to celebrate the completion of New Lynn’s new Merchant Quarter precinct is being held on Saturday (March 9) by Auckland Council and Auckland Transport.
New Zealanders are being given an incentive to pre-register their interest in the Mighty River Power share offering, Finance Minister Bill English and State Owned Enterprises Minister Tony Ryall say.
USA Today has named Taupo McDonalds the coolest in the world.
Clutha District Council is extremely concerned that proposed changes to rules governing earthquake-prone buildings are completely disproportionate to the level of risk involved, and questions whether the economic and community costs of the proposals are the best use of the community’s resources
Scott Pickering, currently a regional Chief Executive Officer for one of the world's largest insurance brokers, has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer for the Accident Compensation Corporation.
By Gareth Morgan
My cat campaign may have got some people’s backs up, but it is attracting a growing level of support. Meanwhile the beleaguered SPCA, in the gun for its policy of supporting stray cats that wander and slaughter, is facing a revolution from within its own ranks.
The Royal Society of New Zealand has released a paper on Languages in Aotearoa New Zealand, and key stakeholder COMET Auckland is taking the opportunity to support the paper’s call for a national languages policy.
Property investors are pouncing on a prime new central Manukau building refurbishment, with 70 of its freehold strata apartments and retail spaces sold since going on the market in February.
A parade of horses will bring the excitement of the Horse of the Year show to Hastings CBD and honour the fantastic performances of New Zealand double Olympic champion Sir Mark Todd.
National's preoccupation with holding even more talkfests will do nothing to solve the alarming problem of increasing Asian unemployment in New Zealand, says Labour Associate Ethnic Affairs spokesperson Raymond Huo.
Survey shows 83% report talent shortages yet few have special programmes in place to promote attraction, retention or engagement of employees
M?ori nurses keen to provide health services over the telephone to people living in isolated rural areas can now get some help with the costs of ongoing training and support.
From 1 January 2012, MediaWorks Radio will begin broadcasting a new nationwide radio station - The Sound. Offering a contemporary celebration of timeless rock, The Sound will play music from The Beatles to The Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mac to Queen, Eagles to David Bowie and U2.
Hamilton Police say the early morning arrest of a man driving a stolen car speaks volumes for the effectiveness of a crime reporting initiative introduced to the Waikato last week.
Earthquake-related research by the University of Canterbury (UC) psychology team may have significant implications for assessments of work readiness.
Members of the local community, including schools, businesses and local residents, gathered together to clean up Auckland’s Okahu Bay yesterday morning.
Youth climate change organisation Generation Zero says that the Environmental Protection Authority’s draft decision on the MacKays to Peka Peka Expressway does not change the fact that it’s an irresponsible use of valuable transport dollars and a poor investment in the country’s future.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s rubber-stamp for the Kapiti Expressway is no surprise and does not alter the fact that building it would be an enormous waste of taxpayers’ money, Green Party transport spokesperson Julie Anne Genter said today.
The Government must include video content and broadcasting in its review of the telecommunications industry following News Limited’s decision to sell its stake in Sky Television, Labour’s communications and IT spokesperson Clare Curran said.
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