The Government is proposing changes to 32 Building Code compliance documents to ensure standards keep pace with industry developments, best practice and new research, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith says.
This Thursday, July 21 marks 101 days to the first Hampton Downs 101 at Hampton Downs International Motorsport Park.
If whale-watching in a Pacific paradise is on your bucket list, book your ticket to Niue now.
Note to John Key - if you want Colin Craig to stop pronouncing about the falsity of mass promiscuity amongst New Zealand women, then don't introduce free targeted contraception for Domestic Purposes Benefit recipients.
Some of New Zealand's most influential leaders, thinkers and creative talent will be honoured with a Distinguished Alumni Award from Victoria University of Wellington.
Prime Minister John Key says the United States has accepted an invitation to send a ship to attend the Royal New Zealand Navy’s 75th anniversary later this year.
Findings of a new study released by the University of Auckland this week show that almost one in five secondary school students and nearly half of all Pacific school students in New Zealand are living in poverty.
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of New Zealand condemns in the strongest possible terms Thursday’s terror act in Nice, in which 84 innocent lives were lost with many more critically injured.
Lincoln University has finally made the right move in revealing the amount it paid a consultant to look at "new revenue streams", says New Zealand First Education Spokesperson Tracey Martin.
The US Government’s decision to send a warship to New Zealand is a huge victory for people power, Greenpeace said today.
ContainerCo (NZL) Limited (ContainerCo), the container depot operator, today announced that it will develop a major new container services facility in Hawke’s Bay.
In the past year Auckland’s trains have travelled the equivalent of five trips to the moon and back.
The roll-out of electric trains on the Auckland rail network from Papakura to Swanson was completed on 20 July 2015.
Police are asking motorists to take care on the morning commute due to surface flooding in Porirua.
Roads in Porirua, Paremata and Mana requre extra caution due to surface flooding.
From early July 2016 a brand new tanker vessel, M.T Matuku, will commence shipping petroleum products from the Marsden Point Refinery to ports around the New Zealand coast.
As on so many prior occasions the Prime Minister and Ministers are the last to know what is going on down at the farm, orchard or factory, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.
Reports of MÄui dolphins inshore with surfers at Piha this week have coincided with local resident concerns about purse seine fishing close to shore.
An investigation by German conservation group NABU International revealed that New Zealand officials and fishermen have concealed the death of an extremely rare Maui’s dolphin in a commercial fishing net.
Secretary to the Treasury, Gabriel Makhlouf today announced the appointment of Struan Little as Deputy Secretary, Budget and Public Services.
"I'm delighted to welcome Struan back to the Treasury and to this important role," Mr Makhlouf said.
A new playground, improving river access and an avenue of Cherry trees are among the projects outlined in the draft Hamilton East Neighbourhood Plan.
The draft plan for Hamilton’s oldest suburb will be open for public to have their say from Friday 22 July to Thursday 11 August.
In a follow up to the dive that gripped the nation in 2014, at 7.40am Thursday, 21 July 2016, William Trubridge will re-attempt to freedive completely unassisted to 102 meters in a single breath, into the deepest blue hole on earth.