Prime Minister John Key says there's a narrow window of opportunity for the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal, but he believes it will happen.August 3, 2015, 8:26 am
Political reaction to the decision to keep the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter open.43 minutes ago
The Green Party is challenging the Government to back a Te Reo Māori language month.45 minutes ago
Nominations are open for the Council's Civic Awards, which recognise the invaluable work of dedicated members of the Hamilton community.50 minutes ago
The current state of the environment can be seen at a glance with the release of the Greater Wellington Regional Council’s latest Environmental Science Annual Summary Report today.59 minutes ago
Victoria Street’s transformation has delivered another section of Wellington’s planned $90 million cycle network.1 hour, 12 minutes ago
Communications Minister Amy Adams has acknowledged six New Zealand companies which have been selected as finalists in this year’s World Summit Awards for creativity and innovation in ICT.1 hour, 14 minutes ago
Associate Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Nicky Wagner has welcomed the overwhelmingly positive response to the draft restoration plan for Victoria Square.August 3, 2015, 12:25 pm
Prof. Jean-Pascal van Ypersele, Vice Chair and Candidate Chair of the IPCC, will visit Wellington next Monday.August 3, 2015, 11:49 am
Planning to create a new rural fire brigade is underway and the Selwyn District Council is looking for volunteers to be part of a new Darfield Rural Fire Force.August 3, 2015, 11:23 am
The news that Tiwai Point Aluminium smelter will remain open is good news for the 800 workers at the plant and the people of Southland, but points to a need for a comprehensive regional development strategy, Opposition leader Andrew Little says.August 3, 2015, 10:50 am
Tim Groser should not let his personal stake in the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) negotiations supersede the best interests of the New Zealand public, said the Green Party today.August 3, 2015, 10:47 am
The Green Party is calling on the Government to show leadership and work with the Southland community to develop an economic plan for a post-Tiwai Point aluminium smelter world.August 3, 2015, 10:30 am
Innovative use of biotechnology in the Palmerston North City Council’s wastewater system has been recognised with a silver award.August 3, 2015, 9:32 am
Pacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has welcomed Cook Islands Language Week.August 3, 2015, 9:04 am
The new Ngāpuhi settlement leadership formally met with the Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, Hon Christopher Finlayson, in Auckland on Friday.August 3, 2015, 8:01 am
The Selwyn-Waihora Zone Committee will meet at 1pm on Tuesday, 4 August, at the Selwyn District Council offices.August 3, 2015, 7:51 am
There are mixed responses from local law experts following the Government's announcement that it plans to create a new criminal offence for family violence.August 3, 2015, 7:27 am
NZ First is basing its policies on what Winston Peters calls the "New Kiwi Deal" - he likens it to measures used to recover from the Great Depression.August 2, 2015, 5:45 pm
NZ First leader Winston Peters has told his party's annual conference the government is sabotaging rural New Zealand.August 2, 2015, 4:54 pm
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