Politics

Breast cancer screening: what about the blokes?

The Prostate Cancer Foundation is congratulating the coalition Government on delivering its promised extension of free breast screening, the most common cancer... Read More

Will welfare crackdown impact vulnerable youth?

The government's crackdown on welfare recipients will directly affect young people experiencing homelessness, a youth development advocate says. The Ministry... Read More

School building project paused due to budget cuts

Pāpāmoa College is in dire need of expansion due to the increasing roll growth, but the Ministry of Education has paused a $60 million building project for... Read More

Pseudoephedrine expected back in pharmacies 2025

Medicines containing pseudoephedrine are expected to be available over the counter again next year, ACT leader David Seymour says. David, appointed Associate... Read More

Grant Robertson to retire from Parliament

Labour List MP and former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Grant Robertson will retire from Parliament next month, and later in the year take up... Read More

Vaccinators feel under threat after data leak

Vaccinators whose names were published on a US website after a Te Whatu Ora data leak are feeling nervous and under threat, says a nurses' union. Te Whatu... Read More

Many NZ nurses register to work in Australia

More than 9000 New Zealand nurses have registered to work in Australia in the past 10 month - about 12 per cent of the active workforce. The rate of nurses... Read More

NZ universities facing a 'liquidity crisis'

Some New Zealand universities are at risk of running out of money to pay their bills this year, according to a warning in a Tertiary Education Commission briefing. The... Read More

Staffer accused of indecent behaviour

An Oranga Tamariki staffer accused of indecent behaviour towards youths in their care is still employed by the agency. Two staff members were stood down in... Read More

Holding the property management sector to account

As the discussion around residential property management regulation intensifies, today the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand stepped forward to provide crucial... Read More

State of the nation is fragile says Luxon

Christopher Luxon has delivered his first State of the Nation speech as Prime Minister on Sunday morning, saying while "the state of the nation is fragile",... Read More

Macindoe provisional winner of by-election

The preliminary result for the Hamilton East Ward by-election shows Tim Macindoe is leading after voting closed at midday on Saturday February 17. After Saturday's... Read More