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Successful Australian competitions website, www.Competitions.com.au , has launched a New Zealand platform, www.Competitions.co.nz .
Should sexual orientation be a protected class (like race and gender) to prevent discrimination?
Should the minimum wage be raised to $9 per hour?
7 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
The Auckland War Memorial Museum lit in the colours of the South African flag as a tribute to Nelson Mandela.
The latest independent monitoring report , plus $2m of Government funding to help improve New Zealand's maritime response capability, coming two years after the wreck of MV Rena , is welcome news.
New Zealand's artist for the 2013 Venice Biennale, Bill Culbert, in the doorway of the New Zealand pavilion in Venice.
How the Trans Pacific Partnership will treat access to affordable medicines is the most controversial issue confronting trade ministers from the 12 countries when they meet in Singapore tomorrow.
If you live in the southern hemisphere, the southern sky constellation of Centaurus may look a little different to you tonight, as a bright nova has been identified in the region early this week.
By NICK PERRY Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand - A plan by the New Zealand government to upgrade the country's notoriously slow Internet service has hit a snag after accountants confirmed the main contractor is facing financial problems.
A members bill put forward by Labour's Phil Goff which would tighten up rules for foreigners buying rural land will be debated in Parliament after it was drawn from the ballot today.
A group of former New Zealand cricketers are being investigated for match-fixing although none have yet been charged, the International Cricket Council said Thursday.
Government efforts to entice major global oil and gas producers to New Zealand has borne fruit, with Norway's state-owned Statoil and Australian heavyweight Woodside Petroleum winning exploration licences in the latest permit awards, announced at Parliament.
Ambulance staff notified police of a 17-year-old who was found dead in a Te Aroha St house at Claudelands shortly after 4am on October 23. The scene was cordoned off and a scene examination conducted, and police were treating the girl's death as suspicious.
Campaigners convinced New Zealand's set-net fishing restrictions are a death sentence for the Maui's dolphin have laid cardboard coffins and fishing nets full of plastic junk outside Parliament.
Tauranga Year 11 pupil Celine Cromb, 16, believes a good teacher can be the difference between pass and fail for some students.
An Allen & Heath GLD-80 digital mixer was recently employed at the National Jazz Festival held in Tauranga, New Zealand.
New Zealand has once again been named the least corrupt nation in 2013, tied with Denmark for the top spot.
On Sunday night I was lucky enough to see Iris DeMent and Greg Brown perform in Wellington at the lovely venue, Old St Paul's .