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New Zealand has a new insect and it’s named after a hobbit

New Zealand has a new insect, and just like the hobbit it’s named after, it’s smaller than its closely related species, and has great views of the Southern Alps.

But unlike the hobbit, it may be living on your kōwhai tree.

Detour ahead on SH1 at Tamahere from 1 October

The NZ Transport Agency is advising a short detour will be in place for southbound road users on State Highway 1 at Tamahere for up to six weeks from 1 October.

Mastercard unveils live ‘Player of the Match’ trophy for Rugby World Cup

As Kiwis prepare for the first streamed Rugby World Cup, a global Mastercard study of sports fans reveals that we are feeling positive about the role technology is playing in how we experience sport, both at the stadium and at home.

Major IPCC report: ‘The climate crisis is an oceans crisis’

A landmark UN report on the state of the world’s oceans will highlight the urgent need for a Global Ocean Treaty to create large scale marine protection across the planet.

Pasifika Kupe scholar’s passion for cultural diversity

Salome Fa’aso’o was one of two University of Canterbury (UC) Bachelor of Teaching and Learning (Primary) students to receive Kupe Māori and Pacific High Achievers scholarships from the Honourable Kelvin Davis, Associate Minister of Education (Māori Education), at an award celebration at

Kupe scholar’s principal goal a step closer

Stacey Davis was one of two University of Canterbury (UC) Bachelor of Teaching and Learning (Primary) students to receive Kupe Māori and Pacific High Achievers scholarships from the Honourable Kelvin Davis, Associate Minister of Education (Māori Education), at an award celebration at Parlia

KiwiBuild concept a success as buyers swamp Northcote project

KiwiBuild’s critics must start to look at the benefits for desperate first home buyers as the scheme is far from the colossal failure its political opponents have portrayed it to be, says a property expert.

Kupe Scholarships recognise accomplished Maori and Pacific student teachers

29 Māori and Pacific student teachers have been awarded prestigious Kupe Scholarships in recognition of their high academic achievement and leadership potential, at a ceremony hosted by Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis in Parliament today.

Dear dairy farmers - we love you

As Mental Health Week gets underway (September 23-29), DairyNZ would like to share a heart-felt letter received recently.

We also want to acknowledge that while dairy farming can be a challenging and ever-changing job, it’s hugely rewarding too.

University of Waikato Tauranga CBD Campus’ triple win at property awards

The University of Waikato’s Tauranga CBD campus was celebrated at the 2019 Bay of Plenty Property People Awards last night, winning the Best Team and Urban Design categories as well as taking out the overall Supreme Excellence Award.