The decision by the New Zealand Transport Agency not to appeal the Basin Flyover High Court decision has been welcomed by Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown as an opportunity to explore better transport options at the Basin.6 minutes ago
A week after New Zealand First revealed Chinese moves on New Zealand’s largest beef exporter, Silver Fern Farms, the Party expects confirmation on Monday that it will involve up to half ownership.18 minutes ago
New Zealand Red Cross is offering concerned Kiwis some practical ideas for how they can help make a difference in the refugee crisis.24 minutes ago
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today opened the new premises for Framework Trust in Otahuhu, Auckland.29 minutes ago
An analysis of research and monitoring results from the first four years of Whanau Ora (2010-2014) indicates positive gains for whānau when their needs are placed at the centre of service delivery.30 minutes ago
"Psychologists cannot remain silent on the refugee crisis.33 minutes ago
The Green Party will be seeking leave of Parliament, on Tuesday, to immediately introduce Denise Roche’s Member’s Bill which would permanently increase New Zealand’s refugee quota.43 minutes ago
Labour will on Tuesday introduce an Emergency Humanitarian Response Bill to Parliament to bring an additional 750 refugees into New Zealand this year, Andrew Little says.45 minutes ago
Napier City Council staff have rallied behind Steptember, the worldwide campaign to fundraise for cerebral palsy.50 minutes ago
Trade Minister Tim Groser departs Saturday 5 September for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar, with meetings planned to strengthen the wider trade and economic relationship in both countries and to promote the finalisation of a free trade agreement with the Gulf states.1 hour, 3 minutes ago
Promoting New Zealand and opening the door for New Zealand and Wellington-based businesses will be on the agenda for Mayor Celia Wade-Brown when she attends the inaugural New Zealand-China Mayoral Forum in the Capital sister city of Xiamen next week.1 hour, 22 minutes ago
The pending decision on the future of waste disposal for Napier and Hastings has received a welcome boost with the announcement this week that $250,000 from the Government’s Waste Minimisation Fund is being invested in the Waste Futures project.1 hour, 32 minutes ago
While there are huge benefits to New Zealand and Kiwis from having a distinctive flag of our own, some are questioning what the three designers of the alternative flags stand to gain.1 hour, 33 minutes ago
The government has announced research funding totalling nearly $100 million for 48 science projects.1 hour, 39 minutes ago
Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett is right behind New Zealand’s other Mayors in calling on Prime Minister John Key to double the quota for refugees.September 4, 2015, 1:45 pm
Another milestone in the Christchurch rebuild was reached today when the Mayor of Christchurch Lianne Dalziel, Councillors Yani Johanson and Paul Lonsdale and members of the Christchurch Coastal Pathway Group opened stage two of the Coastal Pathway.September 4, 2015, 1:22 pm
Papua New Guinea is keen to take on a strong leadership role as it gears up to host Pacific leaders in Port Moresby.September 4, 2015, 1:12 pm
Justice Minister Amy Adams is urging people to have their say on new ways to combat family violence.September 4, 2015, 1:07 pm
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith will travel to the Philippines tomorrow to represent the New Zealand Government at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministers Meeting on structural reform.September 4, 2015, 1:06 pm
Around 100 people have gathered at parliament to send a message to the government to accept more refugees.September 4, 2015, 12:57 pm
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