New Zealanders think their country should also adopt the controversial Australian policy of deporting criminals.November 29, 2015, 11:37 am
Climate change must be met by an urgent global response, Commonwealth leaders meeting in Malta have said ahead of a key UN summit in Paris.November 29, 2015, 6:53 am
Sepp Blatter has been accused outright at the Commonwealth leaders' meeting in Malta of presiding over corruption at FIFA for many years.November 29, 2015, 6:31 am
Acting Foreign Minister Todd McClay today expressed New Zealand’s deep disappointment at the Japanese Government’s decision that it will return to the Southern Ocean to undertake whaling this season.November 28, 2015, 5:35 pm
United Future leader Peter Dunne says the Party should be recognised for its boldness, not derided as bland.November 28, 2015, 5:13 pm
The Minister for Police must make sure everything possible is done to ensure the end of racial bias in our police force, following an admission by the commissioner that Police have been biased against Maori, says Labour’s Police Spokesperson Kelvin Davis.November 28, 2015, 1:53 pm
Around 500 Forest & Bird supporters marched from Albert Park to Myers Park to demand a target of 40 per cent emissions reduction from 1990 levels within the next 15 years, and carbon neutrality by 2040.November 28, 2015, 1:39 pm
Ahead of the UN Climate Summit in Paris more than 15,000 New Zealanders have taken part in the Peoples Climate march in Auckland this morning, kicking off what will be the largest climate mobilisation the world has ever seen. Early reports from Wellington and Christchurch indicate at least another 8,000 people have taken to the streets in the first of these nationwide events.November 28, 2015, 1:38 pm
The tens of thousands of Kiwis who marched in solidarity around the country today sent a loud and clear message to the Government that they want a climate change plan New Zealand can be proud of, the Green Party said today.November 28, 2015, 1:27 pm
New Zealand police are trained and ready for any terrorist attack, Commissioner Mike Bush says.November 28, 2015, 12:04 pm
The US ambassador to New Zealand is optimistic Congress will pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal.November 28, 2015, 11:18 am
Relations between NZ and the US are the best they have ever been but the US is still thinking about whether to send a navy ship.November 28, 2015, 10:51 am
Hamiltonians are getting the chance to see how a major transformation of Ferrybank might look as part of plans to turn it into the city's premier waterfront destination.November 28, 2015, 10:00 am
The Queen has officially opened the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Malta in front of 53 representatives from across the world grouping.November 28, 2015, 7:09 am
Commonwealth leaders meeting in Malta have selected the grouping's first female secretary-general after divisions emerged over the three candidates.November 28, 2015, 5:08 am
A ticket to ride the buses at the weekends is cheaper in Wellington care of a trial for the festive season.November 28, 2015, 4:01 am
Prime Minister John Key has welcomed an announcement by the Queen of a new initiative to protect rainforest and native forest throughout the Commonwealth.November 27, 2015, 11:51 pm
The Green Party congratulates Kirk Hope on his appointment as Chief Executive of BusinessNZ.November 27, 2015, 4:45 pm
Waikanae’s Ngarara Stream has taken out the Supreme Award at the 2015 Morgan Foundation Most Improved River Awards following a significant reduction in its water-based nitrogen and a dramatic improvement in its water quality.November 27, 2015, 3:23 pm
An information day is being held for people to find out more about a multi-agency project to mitigate flooding at Kirikiri near Thames.November 27, 2015, 3:08 pm
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