The spotlight will be on Hamilton Zoo's Sumatran tiger siblings during the facility's Family Fun Day this Sunday, 11 March.
Fast Pace Solutions Ltd is the first private Cardiac Diagnostic service of its kind in Taranaki that has been set up by Taranaki Base Hospital's local qualified Cardiac Physiologist, Michael Maxim.
Christchurch ratepayers can get discounted tickets to see some of the best women golfers in the world at the ISPS Handa NZ Women’s Open next month.
The University of Canterbury Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research will be officially opened at Christchurch’s St George’s Hospital on Friday.
Prime Minister and Tourism Minister John Key has welcomed the Otago Central Rail Trail's inclusion into Nga Haerenga, The New Zealand Cycle Trail.
The Returned and Services' Association (RSA) is delighted, but not surprised, at the outcome of the second flag referendum, announced tonight.
Over 2,119,953 people voted, with 1,200,003 (56.6%) people voting to retain the current New Zealand flag.
Horowhenua’s economy is set to transform from stagnation to significant growth.
Over the past 10 years 80% of territorial local economies (TLAs) grew faster than Horowhenua; with the District also ranked 62 out of 66 TLAs for slowest growth in employment.
The flag referendum result is a major failure for the Prime Minister who politicised the process and cost New Zealand an opportunity to change the current flag, the Green Party says.
Deputy Prime Minister Bill English says a robust democratic process has allowed New Zealanders to choose their flag.
New Zealanders have said no to John Key’s flag project which divided the country and became a personal crusade, Opposition Leader Andrew Little says.
While the majority of New Zealanders have decided they don’t want to change to the Kyle Lockwood flag, there’s still a significant proportion who support an alternative, says Change the NZ Flag Chairman Lewis Holden.
The results are in on the flag referendum, and the Conservative Party is pleased to see that so many people have participated, and that Government has, in this case, accepted that the will of the people is binding. We have no reason to fear binding referenda. It is democracy in practice.
Time was when the Newcastle Knights were close to the toughest - if not the toughest - opponents for the Vodafone Warriors in the NRL.
In the first 10 encounters between the two sides, the Vodafone Warriors won only once, famously so as they blitzed the Knights 42-0 in 1999.
The National Urban MÄori Authority (NUMA) is conducting an online poll to gauge if MÄori living in cities consider themselves urban, Iwi or both.
New Zealand’s youngest residents have voted in favour of changing our country’s flag in a new referendum run by the national early childhood education organisation ChildForum. (www.childforum.com)
Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges says Kiwis can think smarter about their electricity consumption with seven out of 10 households now having a smart meter installed.
A foreign air passenger who deliberately smuggled six lemons in her trousers had her trip stopped at Auckland Airport.
Border officials refused entry to the woman after intercepting the lemons on Monday.
Fonterra’s profit announcement will be small consolation for dairy farmers facing an extended period of low milk returns, says Labour’s Primary Industry spokesperson Damien O’Connor.
Samsung Electronics Australia has today announced the creation of brainBAND, an innovative piece of wearable technology designed to facilitate research into concussion in sports. brainBAND is the work of Dr. Alan Pearce and Braden Wilson.
States - including the USA and the UK - must halt all transfers of arms for use in the Yemen conflict in order to stop the fuelling of serious violations that have had devastating consequences for civilians, said Amnesty International today, almost a year since the conflict began.