Monday Apr 21
Home loan affordability worsens by most in 12 years
Home loan affordability worsened across most of New Zealand in March at the fastest rate since January 2002 as median house prices rose and interest rates started rising, the Roost Home Loan Affordability reports show.
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Sun Apr 20, 2014
Missing Person Located - Gisborne - Eastern
The news that a New Zealand citizen was killed last November in a US drone attack in Yemen brings the drones controversy closer to home.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Three die in horror start to Easter
UPDATE Saturday 8.10am: Three young men died on WA country roads in just nine hours as WA recorded one of its most horrific starts to Easter.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Minister Reverses His Position Over Gisborne Rail Link
Answers given in Parliament today suggest Minister for Transport Gerry Brownlee has reversed his decision on the mothballed Gisborne-Napier railway, says New Zealand First.
The New Zealand Herald
Actor defends horse carriages
Auckland's Tamaki Drive has been closed due to flooding and thousands are without power as gales and torrential rain batter the upper North Island.
Seddon - once a bustling rural village with a resident GP, Policeman and several rural supply stores.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
FOMA welcomes 'A great fillip for Maori agri-business'
The Federation of Maori Authorities is welcoming the announcement that agri-business projects it put forward on behalf of its membership and Maori farmers have been awarded grants from the Sustainable Farming Fund this year.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Rollout of faster broadband to remote East Cape schools
All twelve rural schools in remote locations around Gisborne and Wairoa now have faster broadband, as a result of the Government's broadband initiatives, Communications and Information Technology Minister Amy Adams announced today.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
$2.1 million boost for MA ori in the Primary Industries
Five projects worth over 2.1 million will add further value to increasing the productivity of MA ori primary sector assets.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Do It Yourself, Minister Tells Hawkea s Bay
Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee told Parliament today that if Hawke's Bay ratepayers are so sure the Gisborne to Napier rail link is so good they should restore it themselves.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
International Business Times
Severe Weather Warnings Dampen Royal Tour in New Zealand, Heavy Rains May Cause Surface Floods
Members of the Royal New Zealand Airforce and the royal household carry luggage from the royal plane after arriving in Wellington April 7, 2014.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
[Weekender] Korean firms expand investment in overseas forest development
A growing number of Korean companies are beginning to invest in tree-planting projects overseas as prices for wood in the global market have continued to rise.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Coastal expert to give lecture at University of Canterbury
An international expert on coastal flooding will give a public lecture at the University of Canterbury next week about the impact of sea level rise in cities and urban areas such as Christchurch.
Sea Disturbed on New Zealand Coast
As expected, the tsunami generated by yesterday's magnitude 8.2 earthquake centred off the coast of Tarapaca, Chile resulted in minor disturbance of the sea in some New Zealand coastal areas.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
NZ houses on China's top-10 list
Search statistics show Chinese are keen to buy Kiwi homes ... and they don't have to be in the big cities.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
2014 Gisborne Vintage Report
Last year was "the vintage of a lifetime" for Gisborne wines. This vintage is shaping up to be equally exceptional.
Blades veteran Dobbs hones in on new World Champs bid
May has all-but been confirmed after the top two blades shearing hopes finished first and second at the Oxford A and P Show in North Canterbury on Saturday.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
The Otago Daily Times
Otago economy still making gains
Otago's contribution to New Zealand's gross domestic product has declined, overshadowed by heat in the economies of Auckland and Canterbury, but it still made gains where eight other areas did not.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Regions hollowed out under National
The latest regional GDP data from Statistics New Zealand shows the regions are being hollowed out under National, Labour Leader and Regional Development spokesperson David Cunliffe says.
Auckland and Canterbury lead regional GDP increase
In the year ended March 2013, Auckland and Canterbury had the largest increases in gross domestic product by region, Statistics New Zealand said today.