Politics

17-hour days with no pay, treated like slaves

A group of 19 Indian migrant workers claim they are being made to work in what they describe as slave-like conditions up to 17 hours per day with no pay at Auckland... Read More

Tauranga mayoral race: Aurel Braguta

In July, Tauranga will choose who will be running their city for the first time in five years. A mayor and nine councillors will replace the four-person... Read More

New marine research hub for Marine Park site

A state-of-the-art marine research and education facility will be established at Sulphur Point in Tauranga after years of controversy surrounding the future... Read More

Tauranga mayoral race: Tim Maltby

In July, Tauranga will choose who will be running their city for the first time in five years. A mayor and nine councillors will replace the four-person... Read More

School attendance increases

School attendance data released today shows an increase in the number of students regularly attending school to 61.7 per cent in term one. This compares to 59.5... Read More

Tauranga mayoral race: Tina Salisbury

In July, Tauranga will choose who will be running their city for the first time in five years. A mayor and nine councillors will replace the four-person commission... Read More

Shift in gun owners’ trust in firearms regulator

Just 18 months after launching as a dedicated firearms regulator for New Zealand, Te Tari Pūreke - Firearms Safety Authority records a big shift in trust and... Read More

NZTA issues SH2 vandalism warning

NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi is issuing a warning to those vandalising SH2 in protest the installation of median barriers. Upset with NZTA's decision to... Read More

District had zero economic growth in 12 months

The Thames-Coromandel district has seen no economic growth in the past 12 months, a recent Infometrics report reveals. The report, Infometrics' Quarterly... Read More

Infrastructure Pipeline worth over $120 billion

The National Infrastructure Pipeline, which provides a national view of current or planned infrastructure projects, from roads, to water infrastructure, to schools,... Read More

Improvements to stop Digital Child Exploitation

The Department of Internal Affairs is making a significant upgrade to their Digital Child Exploitation Filtering System, which blocks access to websites known... Read More

Zespri launches global healthy eating campaign

Zespri is launching a global campaign focused on encouraging people to eat better to help tackle health challenges and improve lives around the world. The... Read More