BusinessNZ has welcomed today’s agreement for a new international convention facility in Auckland.
World Vision and Cookie Time Limited (CTL) today announced signing a deal for CTL’s One Square Meal to become the 40 Hour Famine’s (7-9 June) official food partner.
Auckland Mayor Len Brown’s support of the proposed $402m New Zealand International Convention Centre announced by the Government and SkyCity this morning will rile a lot of his own supporters.
A 42 year old Christchurch woman was flown to Nelson Hospital during the night of 12 May 2013 by the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter. She had been covering the Heaphy Track on a mountain bike and had lost her balance negotiating terrain, which resulted in a deep laceration to her leg.
Police are seeking sightings of a 72-year old man who is missing from the Rannerdale Veterans home in Hansons Lane, Christchurch.
Andrew MUCHMORE has been missing from Rannerdale since around 6.45pm last night (Sunday 12 May).
Jade Parris claimed all five goals in a stunning second half comeback from Metro in the ASB Women’s Knockout Cup second qualification round on Sunday as her side turned around a two goal deficit against Bay Olympic to claim a 5-2 upset.
New Zealand needs to do more to harness the creative, economic potential offered by successful Kiwis returning home after long periods overseas, says a Massey sociologist.
Wainuiomata were the star turn of the ASB Chatham Cup first round fixtures, bundling out three time winners Western Suburbs with a hard fought 1-0 win just outside the capital on Saturday.
By Ken Orr, Spokesperson, Right to Life
It is disappointing that Young Labour, the youth wing of the Labour Party has declared at its 2013 annual conference that they would make it a priority to decriminalise the killing of unborn children.
New Zealand is about to enter talks with a number of Central and South American countries to forge a new trade agreement.
And Trade Minister Tim Groser says it could be the start of something quite exciting.
The Government needs to protect the outstanding landscape and biodiversity values of the Mackenzie Basin by prioritising a new conservation or national park and promoting sustainable management on pastoral leases, the Green Party said today.
On International Nurses Day we should all say thanks to nurses for the great job they do at supporting our health system, Labour’s Health spokesperson Annette King says.
This one’s for homesick ex-pat Scots, golfers who want to recall their trip to Bonnie Scotland and for those who’ve got golfing in Scotland on their bucket list.
The next phase of the award winning ‘Ease up on the drink’ campaign is being launched today by the Health Promotion Agency (HPA). The HPA has taken over the functions of the former Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) which developed the last Ease up campaign.
New Zealand’s kayaking sensation Lisa Carrington last night (NZ time) stamped her mark on her favoured event the K1 200m at the first of the ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup Events being held in Szeged, Hungary.
A Government plan to transfer Housing New Zealand properties to the community sector must be not be seen as a chance to abdicate responsibility for vulnerable state tenants or to benefit the Government's developer mates, the Green Party said today.
The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) presented today its confidential preliminary comments to the Government of New Zealand, in conclusion of its first visit to the country, which took place from 29 April to 8 May 2013.
New Zealand First says the Government’s proposal for house buyers to pay bigger deposits targets people not responsible for the over-heated housing market - first home buyers.
National’s decision to transfer 12,000 state houses to community groups will do nothing to alleviate the housing shortage and lacks the funding to ensure these homes are properly maintained, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford.
Unprecedented demand for free legal services is seeing the Christchurch Community Law Centre and the School of Law at the University of Canterbury (UC) inundated with inquires.
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