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44 min ago | Stuff.co.nz
LOVE NEW ZEALAND: The Green Party will juxtapose this image of the Rena oil spill clean with the slogan "Love New Zealand" in its election campaign.
1 hr ago | Scoop
Summer, 1975. Rotorua, New Zealand ... Jimi Hendrix, motorbikes, ika mata and dawn raids... it's the scene of Tawata Productions' new play Sunset Road .
6 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
The super-stylish Citroen was decades ahead of its time, with front-wheel-drive, a welded monocoque body, hydraulic brakes and independently sprung suspension .
10 hrs ago | Scoop
Like it or not, thermally and chemically modified wood along with wood plastic composites are now a commercial reality.
14 hrs ago | Scoop
The New Zealand Venture Investment Fund's Seed Fund is now investing $5 million a year into start-ups alongside angel investors, and recently invested into its one hundredth company.
Terry Hooper is thanking the quick-thinking motorist who waved down traffic after a sudden slip took away a large chunk of the road on SH1 at the Brynderwyn Hills.
The number of primary and intermediate school children achieving or bettering the national standard in reading has fallen or flat-lined in half of the country's sixteen regions.
Internationally acclaimed Israeli concert pianist, Rami Bar-Niv, is to perform in concert at Rotorua's Civic Theatre on 19 August.
A container ship which lost power while navigating Otago Harbour was pulled into deeper water by a tug - having had a near miss with the shipping channel's sandbank.
So much so that there is half-an-hour of compliments, handshakes and photo opportunities before the question can be asked: "What's a Rotorua boy doing in Takapuna?" His dad Laurie, elder brother of late entertainer Sir Howard Morrison, was playing for his Rotorua rugby club when he hosted a team from Takapuna.
Volume:700;Page:5. Text is subject to correction.] 4. Hon DAVID PARKER to the Minister of Finance : Does he agree that there are growing gaps among the regions of New Zealand, making the economy and society increasingly unbalanced; if not, why not? Hon BILL ENGLISH : No, I do not agree with that.
The survey of 1000 business owners and operators found 57% of operaters in the Bay reporting growth in the year to February 2014 and 59% expecting growth in the 12 months to February 2015.
Danielle Grey and her daughter 11-week-old CharlieMarie will take part in the Big Latch On in Wairarapa.
The north can expect spells of sunshine today, with single-digit temperatures making way for mid-teens this afternoon in Russell, Auckland, the Waikato, Rotorua and New Plymouth.
Your smartphone can now tell you. Bay of Plenty Regional Council and GNS Science have collaborated to develop an interactive portal which provides instant access to information on Bay of Plenty groundwater systems and geology.
Jess Fraser, 20, and brother Seth, 13, of Akatarawa, play in the snow on the Rimutaka Hill Road which was closed until early afternoon yesterday.
Since the dawn of professionalism, rugby players have become globetrotting guns for hire, upping sticks to take up contracts in far-flung places.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 06:37 pm
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