This Sunday could be the last Easter Sunday holiday for many New Zealanders, if the National Government goes ahead with its plan to allow local councils to let shops open on Easter Sunday.
Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee says Cabinet has received and accepted the review of the first nine months of the joint New Zealand-Australia mission to train Iraqi Defence Force personnel at Taji, in Iraq.
"So far this has been a successful mission," Mr Brownlee says.
Fashion fit for royalty, bicycles, bachelors, Air New Zealand flight crew, demi-couture collections, and the latest high-end fashion from New Zealand’s best-loved designers impressed audiences at iD Dunedin Fashion Week’s stand out shows held at the Railway Station on Friday and Saturday nigh
Some of New Zealand’s most technologically innovative students will pitch their inventions to a judging panel that includes the US Ambassador to New Zealand, at the 2016 Microsoft Student Accelerator showcase event to be held in Auckland tonight.
The Electoral Commission has released the preliminary result for the second referendum on the New Zealand Flag. The referendum asked the question:
"What is your choice for the New Zealand flag?"
Labour’s Future of Work Commission consultation has been developed into Ten Big Ideas that will help shape Labour’s policy development, says Labour’s Future of Work Commission Chair Grant Robertson.
Students from the University of Auckland, as a part of the National Student Day of Action on the 15th August, are protesting against the corporatisation of the University.
At around 8.40pm a vehicle has fallen from a multi storey car park in York Street, Newmarket.
The fallen vehicle has landed on another vehicle.
There were two occupants in the fallen vehicle and it is believed no occupants in the parked vehicle.
Air New Zealand has played a significant part in the Department of Conservation’s largest-ever translocation effort, flying 30 little spotted kiwi to new homes throughout the North Island.
A front sitting over the southwest of the South Island has been bringing heavy rain to Fiordland and parts of Westland over the past few days, with over 450 mm of rainfall recorded at Milford Sound since midnight Friday.
All of Tauranga City Council’s public libraries will be closed on the statutory public holidays over Easter: Good Friday and Easter Monday.
The Tauranga City Council agreed yesterday to recommend to the Minister of Housing that two Special Housing Areas (SHAs) be established adjacent to previously approved SHAs in the Wairakei urban growth area, at Golden Sands and Palm Springs.
Sticky TV fans will get a chance to meet their favorite presenters at this year’s free Eye on Nature ‘Water for Life’ Family Day.
Tsunami warning sirens on Christchurch's coastline will be tested at 11am on Sunday 3 April, 2016.
The sirens, located from Brooklands to Taylor’s Mistake, will sound for up to three minutes.
Jetstar flights from Auckland to Rarotonga begin this evening and tourism officials are predicting the new services could boost tourism earnings in the Pacific paradise by over $20 million a year.
City Councillor and Nelson businessman Pete Rainey today announced that he will contest the Nelson mayoralty at this year’s local body elections in October.
Keep Our Assets Canterbury (KOA) congratulates the Christchurch City Council for starting to come to its senses and "scale back" its proposed asset sales from $750 million to $600m.
New Zealand scientists are calling for volunteers either living with, or having recovered from anorexia nervosa, to enrol in the world’s largest and most rigorous genetic investigation into the illness.
The Government has committed $5.6 million over two years from Vote Social Development to the Growing Up in New Zealand longitudinal study, led by the University of Auckland.
Aspects of a Cabinet paper released today raised concerns with Wellington City Council about the possible removal of a public poll on amalgamation proposals.