Waitangi Day commemorates an important day in New Zealand's history.
February 6th celebrates the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840 between Maori and Europeans.
As with many Waitangi Day celebrations, this year has brought controversies - with an entry fee for Pakeha media standing at $1,000 and raising questions of racism.With the public holiday falling on a Sunday, this year's Waitangi Day has created a political issue of whether to 'Mondayise' public holidays or not.
Hawaiian Airlines will touch down in Auckland for the first time this evening, becoming the only US carrier to fly in to New Zealand.March 14, 2013, 12:42 pm
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Top-rating radio and television broadcaster Sir Paul Holmes has died.February 1, 2013, 9:28 am
Fat Freddy's Drop are set to headline the 2013 Classic Hits Winery Tour, alongside Anika Moa, Boh Runga, Hollie Smith and The Adults.October 25, 2012, 6:39 am
Wellington is set to lose its cool to Hobbit mania next month.October 19, 2012, 2:47 pm
Hydo-electricity generators will likely pass on any charges for water in higher power bills, says Infratil.October 11, 2012, 6:13 am
Wellington's mayor Celia Wade-Brown says Wellington will call itself 'The Middle of Middle-earth' in the lead up to 'The Hobbit' world premiere.October 8, 2012, 10:22 am
The dates and venues for the 2013 Winery Tour series have been announced - and they include what will be the 100th show on the iconic annual tour.August 30, 2012, 2:22 pm
The release of Mighty River Power's annual results, showing flat earnings, removes a regulatory hurdle before a prospectus can be issued for a share float.August 28, 2012, 8:21 am
The Waitangi Tribunal says the Crown should not sell stakes in state-owned energy companies while it is considering Maori claims to water.July 30, 2012, 1:56 pm
South Waikato iwi Raukawa's commercial arm says it has learnt from other iwi to ensure its treaty settlement funds are used for future generations.June 28, 2012, 8:13 am
Tainui's $11 million dividend is symbolic for lifting returns above the designated level of $10m, settled on as part of its turnaround strategy.June 28, 2012, 6:56 am
The Crown has disputed an East Cape iwi's reasoning on why it didn't engage with officials before oil exploration licences were granted for offshore areas.June 6, 2012, 11:33 am
Greenpeace and an iwi are seeking a judicial review of Petrobras being granted an oil exploration licence for the Raukumara Basin.June 5, 2012, 12:40 pm
Sale of shares in state-owned MightyRiverPower is likely to attract more buyers than available stock when it's floated, says Bill English.April 10, 2012, 1:12 pm
New Zealand is still a New World. You can be there in six hours, but be on a different planet a short drive from the airport.April 6, 2012, 3:44 pm
Luxury golf tours aboard a fully equipped ship with helicopter transport included.August 19, 2011, 2:01 pm
Luxury golf tours aboard a fully equipped ship with helicopter transport included.August 11, 2011, 12:31 pm
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