Labour Leader David Shearer today congratulated MP Raymond Huo on his appointment as Honorary Professor at one of the top law schools in China.
The inadequacies of the current internal complaints processes in prisons needs to be addressed, said the Green Party today.
All New Zealanders are proud of the work our frontline police officers are doing to prevent and crack down on crime, but Police Minister Anne Tolley should bow out of the spotlight, Labour’s Police spokesperson Kris Faafoi said today.
Former Diocesan School student and 2012 Dux, Kerry Mackereth, has been awarded a coveted scholarship worth around $180,000 to attend Cambridge University in England where she will major in Political Science.
The winter closure of KiwiRail's Coastal Pacific passenger service between Picton and Christchurch is just the sort of loss of services New Zealand tourism doesn't need, Labour says.
National needs to stop their asset sales plans to strengthen the Government’s hands in negotiations with Rio Tinto, Green Party Co-leader Dr Russel Norman said today.
"Caribbean countries face great challenges as they seek to access international markets for their export industries. The WTO must do more to assist them to access the benefits of the multilateral trading system," Mr Groser says.
The AC Baths’ Swim Academy has won the Quality Swim School of the Year at the State Insurance Swimming New Zealand Awards. The awards were held on Saturday 23 March in Auckland. The academy beat out finalists WaiSwim Rangiora and Easyswim Wellington to take the top award.
Official crime statistics released today show crime in the Bay of Plenty District is continuing to fall.
Bay of Plenty Police District Commander Superintendent Glenn Dunbier says recorded crime for the 2012 calendar year is down by 7.1 percent.
While happy with a significant turnaround in reported crime, the Waikato's Police commander said there was still room for improvement to ensure officers are in the right place at the right time to prevent crime- and the public has a part to play.
Police are attributing an 8.7 per cent drop in Hawke's Bay crime to a stronger focus on preventing crime before it happens.
More than 150 Southland and Otago primary schools will this morning receive an invitation to be among the first schools in the country to receive free milk for their students under the nationwide Fonterra Milk for Schools programme.
The Government is completely mismanaging the Tiwai Point negotiations and putting the jobs of 3000 people at risk, said Labour Leader David Shearer and SOEs spokesperson Clayton Cosgrove.
The Government’s slack attitude to privacy continues to be an embarrassment with new revelations that Immigration NZ has no understanding of even the basics of email privacy protection, Labour’s Immigration spokesperson Darien Fenton says.
For the first time New Zealand will host the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) World Council meeting and World Congress .
Huawei CEO Arthur Zhang pays tribute to 2degrees' Eric Hertz
Arthur Zhang, Chief Executive of Huawei New Zealand, is deeply saddened by the loss of Eric Hertz and his wife Kathy.
New Zealand’s largest agricultural retailers are helping make farms and orchards safer for workers.
A one-stop solution for all agri-business product safety information, including advice on the correct safety equipment to wear and what to do in an emergency, goes live this week.
Despite countless warnings and breaches exposing the Government’s shoddy information security, National’s Minister in charge of Information, Communications and Technology is missing in action, says Labour MP Clare Curran.
A rule change will make the school bus run easier for some parents with children from the same family no longer being separated, Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye said today.
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