Teacher-training institutions can now access a digital resource that enables schools to share learning resources and best practices, Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye says.
The decision to reject the proposed flyover at the Basin Reserve must be taken as an opportunity to properly fund Wellington’s transport future and must not be used as an excuse to take resources away from the capital, Wellington Labour MPs Grant Robertson and Annette King say.
Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says the introduction of a new state of the art drug analyser will free up hundreds of hours a year for more enforcement work at the border.
Queenstown Lakes District Council has released two independent engineering reports into the seismic capacity of the Wanaka Community Pool building.
Family First NZ says Labour leader David Cunliffe should not be apologising for putting his family first and having some holiday time with them.
New Zealand farmers would be paid to pollute if they participated in the country’s emissions trading scheme under current policy settings, University of Canterbury forestry expert Professor Euan Mason says.
InternetNZ has today released its submission to the Commerce Commission on the Commission's UBA Variants consultation paper, along with a legal opinion that offers some sharp perspectives on Chorus's proposals.
By Jamie Whyte, ACT New Zealand
BusinessNZ Chief Executive Phil O’Reilly says the regions hold great economic potential which could be unlocked with the right policies.
With a record number of wines entered in the New World Wine Awards this year, the independent panel of 13 wine experts will spend three days in early August, compared to two in previous years, judging every wine using the same internationally recognised system as other leading wine competitions.<
The 2014 Spiegelau International Wine Competition, held last week in Marlborough, has awarded 85 gold medals, 199 silver and 536 bronze medals resulting in over 60% of all wines judged receiving an accolade.
Popular actor, radio announcer and fitness advocate, Pua Magasiva, was today announced as an Ambassador for the Move60 programme.
Work towards the National War Memorial Park is progressing well and is on target for the opening to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings on 25 April 2015, Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Christopher Finlayson said today.
Wellington, June 17 NZPA - Teams for the inaugural Women's Basketball Championship starting tomorrow:-
North Harbour: Chelsea Terei, Pip Charlesworth, Charmian Purcell, Joyce Ramos, Justine Reed, Chanel Pompallier, Karlene Kingi, Te Rina Noon, Mieke Elkington. Coach: Brett Goebel.
A 38 year-old Singaporean man has appeared in the Manukau District Court today, charged with importing methamphetamine with an estimated street value of up to $50,000.
Counties Manukau Detectives have arrested a 25 year old male in relation to the double Homicide at the Takanini Ezy Cash Store yesterday afternoon.
He was taken into custody without incident outside the Huntly Police Station around midnight.
SKYCITY Breakers Head Coach Dean Vickerman has returned from a two-club cross-code visit in Australia, one in which he was just as much in demand for information as he was looking to learn himself from the Sydney Rabbitohs (NRL) and the Sydney Swans (AFL).
Shock horror is it possible Tiger is suffering from the perennial problem experienced by the average golfer?
Wellington, Oct 20 NZPA - An exercise to test New Zealand's ability to respond to a massive tsunami has been a success, says the head of Civil Defence.
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