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"We are excited to announce Asta's expansion into the New Zealand market through the opening of our new Auckland based office," Asta managing director and CEO Bill Angelidis said.
The government has begun paying for its share of Auckland's City Rail Link, committing $436m towards the project in today's Budget.
There are fresh fog warnings for parts of New Zealand tonight, after air travel was severely affected when fog blanketed our biggest city this morning. Air New Zealand put out a media statement late this afternoon warning forecast weather conditions ...
Finally, we'd been able to synchronise our time off and were keen to not just get out of town, but the country. Research began with Google copping a caning but pretty quickly we'd concluded the place for our escape plan had to be New Zealand. And ...
California-based company Rocket Lab says it has successfully launched a test rocket into space from its New Zealand launch pad.
A woman who lived in New Zealand and who now lives in Manchester has described the moment an explosion went off near her home.
He became the "go-to guy" for national and local media wanting a colourful take on everything from the proposed extension of the city's wharves to re-paving downtown footpaths. Swney was an easily-recognised figure around town, commuting on a Vespa ...
"We do have a lot more accommodation but also tourism in New Zealand is a much, much bigger industry than it was in 2005 and also they're coming during the ski season," Snowden says.
It's estimated Rocket Lab will directly contribute up to $80 million a year to the New Zealand economy. JC electronics owner Jason Clough ... Like many small towns around the country, mayor Little says "the town was dying". "One per cent of our ...
Presbyterian Support (Enliven) has been named New Zealands Most Trusted Aged Care and Retirement Villages Brand. The accolade comes from the independent, commissioned 2017 Readers Digest Most Trusted Brand Survey.
Reshmi Penezhuthu Varghese, from India, Jaibun Nisha Mohammed, from Fiji, Mubashirah Nazia, from Fiji, and Anne Kaimuri Stephen Kiragu, from Kenya, with Invercargill Mayor Tim Shadbolt at the New Zealand citizenship ceremony at Invercargill City ...
High density housing - it's the government's answer to unaffordable housing and urban sprawl in New Zealand's cities. The words might bring to mind cramped sections with high fences or big apartment buildings. But imagine if high density didn't have to ...
Nathan Gann, pastor at the rapidly-growing Rhythm Church in Mason City, is leaving with his family in July to join the leadership team at a church in New Zealand. ... The town they are moving to, Matamata, has around 8,000 people but only five churches.
A substantial 5.5ha freehold development land package in Waiuku town centre is being offered for sale 'as is' only a short walk to the Waiuku golf course and squash club.
"Our target is to open five villages in Melbourne by 2020 ... in the medium-term our goal is to be opening four new villages a year - two in New Zealand and two in Melbourne," he said. Ryman's care centre occupancy rate ended the year at 97 percent ...
The head of the Canterbury Crusaders is calling for a stadium to be built in the middle of Christchurch as a matter of urgency, but an economics lecturer says the ...
Major New Zealand cities are striving to be cycle-friendly aiming to encourage cycling as an everyday travel choice, Transport Minister Simon Bridges said on Thursday.
Old-school spoiling is the order of the day here, which means plenty of personal service, not to mention the best afternoon tea in town. culture vultures will love the location, conveniently positioned for both the arts Centre and the National Gallery ...
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - When researchers in New Zealand drilled deep into an earthquake fault, they stumbled upon a discovery they say could provide a significant new energy source for the South Pacific nation.
While countries like the UK, the USA and Australia are looking to restrict the import of foreign workers, a New Zealand city is flying 97 people from 28 countries to interview them for technology jobs. The LookSee Wellington promotion offered ...
A Papua New Guinea political party is promising to turn squatter settlements into urban villages. Papua New Guinea opposition leader Don Polye.
Not playing the New Zealand national anthem Anzac Day commemoration is disrespectful to New Zealand soldiers, says a New Zealand expatriate living in Denmark, Western Australia. Bronwyn Wallace said she was distressed not to hear her country's ...
Kaiapoi Domain has been handed back to Waimakariri District Council, officially ending its time as a base for people whose homes suffered earthquake ...
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - When researchers in New Zealand drilled deep into an earthquake fault, they stumbled upon a discovery they say could provide a significant new energy source for the South Pacific nation.
And while diversions such as the above may seem trite for a city building itself in the wake of disaster, the Christchurch tech sector has the numbers to back up its claims as New Zealand's most exciting innovation hotspot. The tech sector currently ...
... become New Zealand's "top town" for cycling. Voting for the New Zealand Transport Agency's annual Favourite Places to Ride competition began in April and is proving popular.
WELLINGTON, May 16 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand on Tuesday announced a land and building program that will see tens of thousands of new houses built in its largest city Auckland in the next decade. Social Housing Minister Amy Adams said the Crown ...
It outlines the potential to brand Karamea as "Moa Town" and use a giant moa installation to attract visitors and make the Oparara Basin a site for selfies and Instagrammers.
Australia and New Zealand have been largely unaffected by the global cyber attack that hit hundreds of thousands of computer systems on Friday.
It outlines the potential to brand Karamea as "Moa Town" and use a giant moa installation to attract visitors and make the Oparara Basin a site for selfies and Instagrammers.
WELLINGTON, May 13 (Xinhua) -- Metro schools will be considered as another option to meet future education needs in high-growth urban centers such as Auckland, said New Zealand Education Minister Nikki Kaye on Saturday. "A metro school is an ...
Tauranga City United will hope having one of New Zealand's most iconic sporting trophies pitchside on Sunday will inspire them to end a horror run of league defeats.
Dunedin has among the best event facilities in New Zealand, but it is vital that visitors have somewhere to stay in our city. The hotel is all about promoting a Dunedin that is "open for development, tourism and business" and that innovation and ...
Just months after the election of former Labour Party leader Phil Goff as mayor, Auckland city is slashing library staff numbers.
Rapid checks missed serious hidden damage in 11 buildings, according to a new report.
In the second match of the Triangular series, hosts Ireland face New Zealand at The Village in Dublin. Ahead of ICC Champions Trophy 2017, New Zealand and Bangladesh get an opportunity to set things in order. Both the teams will be travelling to ...
With the British and Irish Lions Tour of New Zealand kicking off in June, the island nation is firmly on sports fans' radar.
At Matakauri Lodge, you are just seven minutes away from all the action of Queenstown, yet cocooned in the comfort of one of New Zealand's most luxurious lodges. After an action-packed day, you can retreat to this quiet haven. The stylish interiors ...
New Zealand on Thursday became the second nation after Japan to ratify a Pacific trade deal that will need changes to proceed after the United States pulled out.
Gurpreet Kaur, a 26-year-old woman belonging to Balachaur town of SBS Nagar (Nawanshahr) district, was found dead in mysterious circumstances in Auckland, New Zealand, on Wednesday, it is learnt. She had gone to New Zealand two years ago on a ...
Immigration New Zealand announced last week that Invercargill would be the seventh resettlement location and Ms Price said she was confident the southern city would prove welcoming, despite comments from mayor Tim Shadbolt that he had not been ...
Ed Sheeran is headed down under for a handful of new tour dates next year! The "Castle on the Hill" singer, through Frontier Touring, just announced the official dates, and the company also put out a "note" for any fans who may be late to any kind of ...
Mountains, fjords and lakes. Whichever pristine vista you're eyeing, budget airline Jetstar is now taking you there for less, with flights across the ditch to major New Zealand cities as low as $198 return. The cities on sale are Wellington, Auckland ...
An alliance of Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters has announced it has taken a strategically important town from so-called Islamic State (IS).
She says when she first enquired about it, Housing New Zealand "didn't even know the house was theirs" and she had to approach the Central Otago District Council to confirm Housing New Zealand was actually the ratepayer. After acknowledging it was in ...
Spokesperson Meg Davidson said it was "shameful" that developers were giving international visitors a view of the city, "when they're depriving residents who look at it every day and bought their properties with the view in mind". The hotel would be a ...
Captain James Cook famously mistook banks Peninsula for an island rather than part of the Mainland, when he sailed by on his voyage of discovery in 1770, charting his now-famous map of New Zealand and naming the hulking volcanic mass for his on-board ...
Edgecumbe's primary school says its roll may drop as flood-affected families are forced out of town. Edgecumbe ... Two families had abandoned the town and moved to Australia, he said, and he was still trying to track down one child who had not shown up ...


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