Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee says increases in vehicle travel and vehicle registrations reflect New Zealand’s economic recovery and growing population.
It will be cold comfort to teachers and school staff still struggling with Novopay that the National Government has finally stepped in to rescue the failed payroll system two years after it was introduced, Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says.
National’s housing policy is in disarray with building consents in Auckland falling two months in a row, says Labour’s housing spokesperson Phil Twyford.
New Zealand's school payroll service will come under Government management in October of this year.
The Green Party today launched its plan to protect the world’s smallest and most endangered dolphin, the Maui’s dolphin.
The plan is the third component of the Party’s environmental priority this election: clean rivers and beaches.
Monetary reformers from across New Zealand will celebrate the Democrats for Social Credit Party’s (DSC) 60th anniversary at its annual conference at Quality Hotel Elms in Christchurch this weekend.
The Internet Party is challenging other political parties not to turn back the clock to the old election campaigns where Kiwis are played off against other Kiwis.
Canterbury Head Coach Scott Roberston has named a squad of twenty nine to play Tasman in a warm-up match tomorrow (Wednesday 30 July).
The players come from rugby clubs around the province and have been involved in the wider training group that makes up the Cantabrians.
A Wall Street Journal article exposing the Government’s attempts to lure deep sea oil drillers to New Zealand shows National will stop at nothing to open up our coastlines to deep sea oil, the Green Party said today.
New global research from Unisys finds alarming gaps in the security of critical infrastructure organisations.
By Jamie Whyte, ACT Party Leader
David Cunliffe recently apologised to a Women’s Refuge symposium:
"I don't often say it - I'm sorry for being a man … because family and sexual violence is overwhelmingly perpetrated by men."
This week marks the start of Skylight’s inaugural Loss and Grief Awareness Week. It is being held from today Monday 28 July and continues until Sunday 3 August.
InternetNZ has today released to the public a paper setting out seven important issues facing the Internet, to help public discussion of Internet issues as the 2014 General Election approaches.
She can speak seven languages, has published two books, her autobiography is part of a high school curriculum and she is the youngest column writer in New Zealand.
Loch Lomond Golf Club is truly blessed with beautiful views of yon bonnie banks and yon bonnie braes mentioned in the traditional Scottish song. It’s a sad song about a lad and a lassie who’ll never meet again on the shores of the world famous loch.
Research at Victoria University of Wellington could lead to a new generation of antibiotics, helping tackle the global issue of ‘superbugs’ that are resistant to modern medicine.
Retired Pateronga farmer Berkeley Clark, 83, is living proof training for saving lives is just as important as actually saving them.
He was visiting his now late mother-in-law Lois Hart at Rhoda Read Continuing Care in Morrinsville on 21 June when he collapsed and fell at the doorway.
MÄori Party Co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell says the Act leader’s speech on race-based favouritism is divisive and designed to whip up anti-MÄori sentiment.
The MÄori Party says that Winston Peters comments about ‘race-based’ parties is laughable considering Winston Peters’ own courtship of the MÄori vote, and history in the MÄori seats.
A front over the Tasman Sea is expected to cross the South Island overnight Monday to Tuesday. A moist northerly flow precedes this front, with a period of heavy rain expected about and west of the Southern Alps from Monday evening through to Tuesday morning.
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