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Olympic Games - Record-Breaking TV Coverage In The Pacific

Olympic Games - Record-Breaking TV Coverage In The Pacific

27 AUGUST 2008 - TVNZ's coverage of the Olympic Games on its Pacific Service has broken all records for continuous satellite transmissions from New Zealand to Island broadcasters.

Latest Figures On Emissions From Energy And Industrial Processes Released

27 August 2008 - The Ministry of Economic Development today released the 2008 edition of the Energy Greenhouse Gas Emissions report which contains information on emissions from energy and industrial processes to the end of 2007.

Aotea Square Upgrade Not Family Friendly

27 August 2008 - At the Arts, Culture and Recreation Committee today, City Vision-Labour Councillors failed in their attempt to make the Aotea Square upgrade more family and children friendly when Citizens and Ratepayers (C&R) Councillors block voted against including a shade structure and wa

TVNZ 6 And DoC Join Forces With Zoos

TVNZ 6 And DoC Join Forces With Zoos

26 AUGUST 2008 - Kiwi children will be able to learn more about their local wildlife and wild places during Meet the Locals Conservation Week celebrations at Auckland Zoo on September 7 and Wellington Zoo on September 14.

Construction On St Patrick's Square Paves Way For New Era

An official site blessing and sod turning ceremony today marks the start of work to turn St Patrick's Square into an attractive modern city space.

Frontline Police Betrayed By Government

Frontline Police Betrayed By Government

The decision by the Government to backtrack on assurances that they would support the status quo, which allows police officers to serve their communities as local councillors, has left police officers angry and confused, Police Association President Greg O'Connor said today.

New Onewa Road Bridge And Final Section Of Busway To Open

The NZ Transport Agency's new southbound on-ramp bridge at Onewa Road and the final 890 metre section of the Northern Busway will open on Monday 15 September. The new bridge will take motorists from Onewa Road south onto the motorway towards Auckland City.

Can We Solve The Brain-drain By Importing Students?

"There are a lot of smart, young people out there, who are very keen to end up living and working in New Zealand", says Stuart Boag, Communications Manager for Education New Zealand.

Top Recruit Heads To Gore

Top Recruit Heads To Gore

26 August 2008 - The top graduate from the latest batch of Royal New Zealand Police College recruits is being stationed in Gore and starts there next week.

Banking Specialist Forecasts More Supervision For Lenders

26 August 2008 - Action Needed While Sector is Performing Well