Recommended NZ | Guide to Money | Gimme: Competitions - Giveaways

National

Police acknowledge sentencing of Shaun Keenan

Please attribute to Detective Inspector Brent Matuku, Central District Police:

Police acknowledge the sentencing today of Shaun Keenan in New Plymouth District Court.

Council hears views on gambling policy

Proposed changes to the way Hamilton manages pokie machines in pubs and clubs in the city attracted speakers representing around 30 organisations today.

Lawyers support amendments to ELOC Bill

Lawyers for Vulnerable New Zealanders (LVNZ) has lent its support to the amendments proposed by MP Chris Penk to better protect vulnerable people from being coerced to end their lives under the End of Life Choice Bill, currently being debated in Parliament.

$150,000 raised for Rotorua Community Hospice

What do you get when you take 20 local personalities that have virtually no dance experience, put them through a rigorous 15-week training programme and put them in front of full house of over 2,000 people?

Police urgently seeking to speak with Ri Nikora, of Flaxmere

Police urgently needs to speak with 42-year-old Ri Nikora, of Flaxmere.

Mr Nikora has not been in contact with family in several weeks.

However the investigation team looking into the death of Kathleen Kawana believes he may be able to provide information that may help.

Improvements to intersection of Kiddle, Arrowsmith and Napier to begin

The intersection of Kiddle Drive, Arrowsmith Avenue and Napier Road is about to be changed to make it safer for school children, cyclists, pedestrians and cars.

More Kiwi students take leap to NASA

A second cohort of high-performing New Zealand tertiary students and recent graduates are set to wing their way to California to participate in the NASA International Internship Programme.

Column: Nutrient efficiency is important

By Bala Tikkisetty

Winter and early spring are times when nutrients are most at risk of getting lost from farms due to high rainfall, reduced pasture growth, the huge amount of urine deposition, soil compaction and pugging.

New software school in Whangarei due for October opening

Whangarei’s new software school to help solve tech-sector skills shortage with region’s first diploma in web design and development

"Job placement for our graduates is a key focus" say co-founders Ruth Green-Cole and George Norris.

Northland Corrections not achieving full potential, says Chief Ombudsman

The Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier says the Northland Regional Corrections Facility is persisting with policies that are preventing it from achieving its full potential.