Prime Minister John Key will lead a delegation to Samoa, Tonga and Niue on Sunday for the 2014 Pacific Mission.
Mr Key will meet with Pacific leaders and visit New Zealand Aid Programme projects during the five day visit.
The Kaikoura Zone Committee will meet on Wednesday, 28 May, for its monthly water management public meeting.
The meeting will begin with contributions from members of the public before it receives updates from the committee’s working groups.
Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce today announced that he will host the Innovations in Tertiary Education Delivery Summit 2014 (ITES2014) in Auckland on 5 and 6 June.
There will be helmets and bicycles galore when three Dunedin schools launch their joint Road Safety Action Plan tomorrow.
Tahuna Normal Intermediate, Tainui and Musselburgh Schools have worked together with the community to develop the Plan.
The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union has appointed former New Zealand First staffer Ben Craven to be the Union’s Campaigns Coordinator.
Craven was a parliamentary researcher reporting to Winston Peters for two years and has also worked in the public sector as an advisor.
The Melbourne Vixens remain atop of the ANZ Championship ladder after a comprehensive 64-43 goal win over reigning premiers the Adelaide Thunderbirds at Netball SA Stadium today.
The National Party has confirmed Mayor Jono Naylor as its candidate for Palmerston North for the 2014 General Election.
Mr Naylor was selected by a meeting of local party members today.
Auckland residents will be gathering for a candlelight vigil outside John Key’s Parnell house today.
A regional survey of the spending habits of affluent New Zealand households has revealed Kiwis with higher incomes are among the largest spenders in Asia Pacific.
The Rotorua Baytrust Rescue Helicopter was dispatched late this morning to Waioeka Forest park near Opotiki where a hunter had fallen and broken his ankle.
A ridge of high pressure is forecast to spread over New Zealand late Monday, bringing clearing skies.
Police have serious concerns about a missing Birkdale woman who never arrived home after leaving her job in the city at about 7pm last evening.
High winds have brought trees down across overhead lines, cutting power on parts of Powerco’s electricity network since Friday evening.
Field crews have been busy working to repair the damage as quickly and safety as possible.
For the first time in New Zealand an initiative will be launched to develop awareness of Chinese language and culture. The New Zealand Chinese Language Week will be a bipartisan event that creates awareness of Chinese language and etiquette used in business and in social contexts.
While conditions in many central and southern parts of the country eased overnight last night, severe weather returns to many places today as another front sweeps over southern and central New Zealand.
At 3am on Sunday morning Police were advised two males entered a house in Cortina Place Pakuranga armed with weapons believed to be a knife.
A female occupant was assaulted before the offenders left.
The Green Party has released a strong party list for the 2014 election that balances proven leadership and experience with fresh new faces.
Te Awamutu mountain biker Sam Gaze has made it through to the quarterfinal stage of the cross country eliminator at the latest round of the UCI World Cup in the Czech Republic.
Gaze, 19, won the last round at Cairns three weeks ago.
The rain has eased over the west of the South Island and is forecast to ease over the Tararua Range tonight.
adidas has released its official advert for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, starring some of the world's best football players including Leo Messi, Dani Alves, Luis Suárez, Robin van Persie, Bastian Schweinsteiger, and Xavi.
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