Hauraki Mayor John Tregidga has hit out at Progressive Enterprises, accusing the supermarket giant of trying to push his community into extending alcohol trading hours.
The Government must immediately release all correspondence between Crown lawyers, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment staff, and Peter Whittal's counsel after one of Mr Whittal's lawyers revealed discussions over Pike River charges were started by the Government, Labour's Justice spok
David Cunliffe latest attempt to rewrite history on oil and gas exploration highlights an on-going, casual relationship with the truth, Environment Minister Amy Adams says.
With public submissions closing on the draft Unitary Plan, Auckland Mayor Len Brown has been rolled by a majority of councillors over his insistence that key Council-Controlled Organisations Auckland Transport and Watercare not be allowed to independently submit on the draft Unitary Plan, particu
Waikato people need the ability to drive funding for activities and events in their communities whatever the shape of the region’s councils in the future.
Business New Zealand has finally admitted that the Green Party’s plan for cheaper power for families and businesses will be good for the economy, but they need to stop downplaying NZ Power’s benefits, Green Party energy spokesperson Gareth Hughes said today.
A new generation of young people in this country are getting the wrong message about synthetic drug taking, says New Zealand First.
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy leaves tomorrow on a visit to Saudi Arabia, Oman and the United Arab Emirates.
"This visit is an opportunity to build on New Zealand’s already well-established relationship with key agricultural and food export markets," says Mr Guy.
Solid Energy’s $40 million hit the half year shows the desperate position the state asset is in and the need for far better ministerial oversight, says Labour’s SOEs spokesperson Clayton Cosgrove.
The Environmental Defence Society has today released its final submissions on the proposed Auckland Unitary Plan.
Independent MP Brendan Horan is calling for urgent action to improve cycle safety on New Zealand roads.
Tomorrow, 1 March, is Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Day - the 60th anniversary of the largest nuclear weapon detonation, the 'Bravo' nuclear bomb test conducted by the United States close to the surface of Bikini Atoll, in the Marshall Islands - a particularly poignant reminder of the cruc
Child Poverty Action Group says new figures from Statistics New Zealand and Treasury show the impact of the global financial crisis has been much more severe for poor children than previously believed.
The Government has today revealed its true contempt for democratic rights by ploughing on with plans to override Parliamentary majority and gag local communities, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says.
Property Council is extremely concerned about the Auckland Unitary Plan’s likely failure to meet density targets for the city as stated in the Auckland Plan.
Highly experienced resource management expert Bill Wasley has been appointed interim chair of the Collaborative Stakeholder Group (CSG) established to address water quality issues in the Waikato and Waipa rivers.
Young people from all around Hastings District have shown strong interest in becoming part of the Local Government decision making process.
The Government’s housing policy is riddled with holes with new housing consents plummeting, down by a seasonally adjusted eight per cent, says Labour's Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford.
Racing Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed Ministers from Australian states to the 2014 Australasian Racing Ministers conference in Wellington today.
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