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New Brighton was hit hard by the Christchurch earthquakes, with roads that still have not been fixed and high rates of poverty. One local trying to turn things ...
Sterling is currently trading at NZ$1.740 against the New Zealand dollar, down 0.39 per cent from its starting levels and down by around a cent from the high of NZ$1.753 struck yesterday.
Helmsman Peter Burling hoists the America's Cup trophy after Team New Zealand capped off a 7-1 series victory against Oracle in Bermuda on Tuesday ...
Christchurch's south frame laneways will become an 'inner city oasis' - Wagner ... Land Information New Zealand is still negotiating with landowners to acquire a small amount of land needed to complete it. In October last year, the Crown had 4000 ...
MELBOURNE is one of the fastest growing cities in Australia, with inner-city suburbs Brunswick and Richmond booming.
A memorandum of understanding has been signed in Apia between the Samoan government and villages involved in New Zealand's Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme. The CEO of the Ministry of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Shem Agafili said ...
Taking a moment's break from celebrating New Zealand's triumph in the America's Cup on Monday, the New Zealand Herald went to town on the British and Irish Lions head coach, Warren Gatland for his remarks concerning the All Blacks' 'targeting' of ...
New Zealand stands to enjoy big economic gains if it hosted the next America's Cup, an Auckland city boss said this morning, predicting it could be in the billion-dollar territory.
A Waikato med school will be a catalyst to reviving the fortunes of heartland New Zealand, says an Australian pioneer of medical training.
A New Zealand law student is taking the government to court in hopes of forcing it to set more ambitious climate change targets.
A couple and their two-month-old baby were found alive in the hours after the massive landslide crashed down on the village of Xinmo, in the southwest province of Sichuan as dawn broke on Saturday. But there was no news of any other survivors being ...
Muslims in Auckland donated festive food and icecream to feed the homeless at the Auckland City Mission ahead of Eid ul Fitr.
The front page of the Thursday edition of Mountain Scene named Queenstown's convicted drunken drivers. The newspaper in a New Zealand resort town is ...
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland has aimed a swipe at New Zealand's style of play following the tourists' defeat to the All Blacks in the opening Test in Auckland on Saturday.
New Zealand's largest city has a diverse population of 1.5 million. Regularly rated as one of the world's most liveable cities, Auckland has a laid-back vibe, straddling two kinds of coastline: white-sand beaches on the Pacific Ocean and black-sand ...
Porirua City Council manager of environmental standards Jim Sutton said fees in their city went towards services such as owner education, dog control and rehoming unwanted dogs.
More than 50 British prison officers have moved to New Zealand as part of an overseas Corrections recruitment campaign, bringing their experience to prisons around the country.
A newspaper in a busy New Zealand resort town has decided to take a stand against drunken driving by filling its front page with the names, ages and alcohol readings for about 100 people convicted of the offence this year.
New Zealand is still topping the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business Index, a ranking of how easy it is to do business in 190 economies and cities. But even though New Zealand is ranked first in half of the criteria, the index also shows the country ...
Hooker Jamie George is convinced that the British and Irish Lions can translate an ironclad belief that they can overpower New Zealand into reality when the two sides meet in Auckland on Saturday. The first Test of the three-match series represents a ...
Christchurch and Auckland are still the most expensive cities to build in. An average three-bedroom house in either city costs more than $270,000 for materials and labour. However, costs have risen the most in Wellington, where house values have surged ...
Of New Zealand's three biggest cities, only Auckland has investigated to see if buildings there use similar cladding.
Auckland - A swarming red army of up to 30 000 British and Irish Lions fans are ready to party in New Zealand as the Test series against the world champion All Blacks looms.
New Zealand is still topping the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business Index, a ranking of how easy it is to do business in 190 economies and cities. But even though New Zealand ... These indicators are then used to rank each country and city. This ...
She was commenting on the times and the great consumer drift towards recreational shopping and the identity branding of mass-produced consumables.
The capital of Angola, Luanda, was ranked as this year's most expensive city to live, driven by the cost of goods and security, followed by Hong Kong, Tokyo, Zurich and Singapore.
Queenstown paper puts names of 100 people on front page amid concern the town, which attracts 2 million tourists a year, is bucking drink-drive trend.
"Maybe in the past they have managed to talk to people at the city council or at Housing New Zealand, but there clearly has been a breakdown in communication if that's happened, because our formal records only tell us that we were called after some ...
Last Friday (June 21), the New Zealand city of Dunedin was shut down and evacuated after a local noise-rock band's cassette was mistaken for a bomb.
A New Zealand lawmaker accused of making secret recordings of a staff member and then lying about what he did says he will quit when his term expires in September.
Professor Shane Cronin of Auckland University told Nine to Noon there was about a 2.5 percent chance of an eruption in New Zealand's largest city in any given 100-year period. The cost would go beyond the physical damage, he said - it would also depend ...
Just days after defending the quality of tap water in the Northern Marianas, the local utility, the Commonwealth Utilities corporation, now says residents in seven ...
New Zealand's Southern Alps are known for their chilly climate and cyclonic winds, but I still didn't expect my downhill adventure along the Alps to Ocean cycleway to commence in a car.
Christchurch rebuild minister Nicky Wagner and mayor Lianne Dalziel spoke to about 300 business and community leaders about progress in the city at the event last night. They were joined on stage by Christchurch airport chief executive Malcolm Johns, ...
TE KUITI, New Zealand -- The signs started popping up about three kilometres outside Te Kuiti. 'Sir Colin Meads is in town...now! Take a break', read the first. Then came the more succinct 'Welcome to Meadsville'. Rora Street, which runs through the ...
Trade shows are ubiquitous around the world. They are common in New Zealand as well. One at the Vodafone Centre in Manukau over the weekend featured the Chinese city of Weifang promoting its export wares to a New Zealand audience. But Chinese ...
Queenstown becomes New Zealand's first town with 4.5G - enabling fastest mobile speeds in the country.
Three months out from an election, New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English is facing awkward questions about how he handled a lawmaker who is accused of making secret recordings.
The city fringe is at a record low of prime office vacancy at 2.6 per cent. Research manager Leo Lee said a shortage of "prime office space" closer to the city centre was driving businesses to seek affordable offices more towards the outskirts of the ...
WELLINGTON, June 18 (Xinhua) -- The education data released on Sunday highlighted the changing landscape of New Zealand's greater Christchurch ...
"The rental stream will more than cover the operating costs of the Town Hall building," the documents said. As part of the proposal, councillors would be asked to delegate authority to the council's chief executive and mayor to finalise and execute the ...
Auckland City libraries are currently axing 194 jobs in a city-wide restructure affecting all its 55 libraries. Last year 74 staff accepted voluntary redundancy, and the remaining 120 positions will be cut through attrition.
Stoke City legend Alan Hudson could never have imagined he would get so excited about a game between Russia and New Zealand in St Petersburg. But today's clash at the Krestovsky Stadium, which opens the 2017 Confederations Cup, just happens to ...
While Auckland may be known for its chaotic traffic and expensive homes, it's also the third "most sexual" city for women, according to an international survey.
The Napier City Vision: Small City Big Ideas project has been named a finalist in this year's Local government New Zealand EXCELLENCE Awards. Now in their fourth year, the awards recognise and celebrate the key leadership role that local government ...
I'm a sports and sports business journalist with City A.M. Follow me for coverag [..] Show more. Follow Joe. Sonny Bill Williams New Zealand All Blacks. Sonny Bill Williams congratulates ... A tour to New Zealand always provides a stern examination for ...
Minister for arts, culture and Heritage Maggie Barry told a jubilant crowd at the city's Town Basin this morning that she had approved the grant to make the project happen.
Wellington City Council spokesman Richard MacLean said he did not believe the same material was used on any of the capital's high-rise social accommodation.
As a Kiwi gal touching down in London - a city of 8.7 million people (almost double the population of New Zealand squeezed into one city) - you quickly realise you're not in Kansas anymore, Toto. Some of the buildings here are older than New Zealand.
A New Zealand gang leader who has built a fearsome reputation for booting ice dealers out of town has landed himself on the wrong side of the law.


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