LIVE: Ardern on GDP

The economy has shrunk by a record amount and fell into its first recession in a decade as it was battered by the government's moves to eliminate... Read More

Kiwi conservation receives cash injection

Kiwi conservationists all over Aotearoa are celebrating after the Minister of Conservation announced a multi-million-dollar cash injection into kiwi... Read More

BOP to get $3.4m for Jobs for Nature programme

The Provincial Growth Fund will provide $11.88 million to fund fencing and waterway projects nationwide. Regional Economic Development Minister Shane... Read More

BOP election candidates to discuss social issues

Bay of Plenty election candidates will discuss their views on social issues at a forum on October 1. Candidates from the main parties will answer four... Read More

Travellers in isolation able to vote via phone

Up to 5000 people in managed isolation or quarantine will be able to vote by telephone in the general election and referendums after an amendment to... Read More

Labour pledges to focus on apprenticeships

Labour has announced it won't be extending the fees-free tertiary programme past the first year of study, instead prioritising free apprenticeships... Read More

$19m for Kaimai-Mamaku restoration project

An ambitious restoration project is being planned for the Kaimai-Mamaku Forest. The Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage has announced a $19 million... Read More

Climate risk reporting first in NZ

New Zealand will be the first country in the world to require the financial sector to report on climate risks, Minister for Climate Change James Shaw... Read More

Māori Party reveals plans to change NZ’s name

The Māori Party has announced a raft of plans to help te reo Māori become further recognised as the indigenous language of Aotearoa. To kick-start... Read More

National promises $1.9 billion education invesment

A National Government is promising to prioritise lifting achievement for all New Zealand children, no matter their background or ability, says National... Read More

LIVE: Plans to move NZ to Alert Level 1 on Monday

UPDATE: New Zealand will move to Alert Level 1 on Monday, September 21. This is contingent on the cases tracking as they are now, says Prime Minister... Read More

Join the one in a million reo Māori moment

New Zealanders across the country are set to mark history as part of the Māori Language Week commemorations led by Te Taura Whiri i te reo Māori this... Read More

Financial support for timber industry

Four Bay of Plenty timber businesses will receive investments totalling nearly $22 million through the Provincial Growth Fund. Regional Economic Development... Read More

Writ day election milestone

Today is writ day, a milestone on the election calendar when the formal writ is issued for the 2020 General Election to be held.   The Governor-General,... Read More

Two health workers hit by Covid

Two staff at Waitematā District Health Board have tested positive for Covid-19. Both were thought to be linked to the Mt Roskill sub-cluster and they... Read More