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WelTec responds to need by offering evening classes for business students

WelTec School of Business has responded to student needs for flexible study by offering evening classes in Central Wellington for the New Zealand Diploma of Business (Level 5).

Sport NZ and Variety launch $2.15m fund for families in financial hardship

Sport NZ has launched a two-year partnership with Variety - the Children’s Charity - aimed at enabling tamariki and rangatahi (young people 4 to 18 years) living in financial hardship to access play, active recreation, and sport opportunities that would otherwise be out of reach.

Commercial construction slows, residential holds up - Stats NZ

The volume of work on non-residential buildings fell a seasonally adjusted 4.9 percent in the December 2020 quarter, compared with the September 2020 quarter, Stats NZ said today.

Natural spaces vital to wellbeing - Dr Catherine Knight

Environmental historian, policy consultant and writer Dr Catherine Knight highlighted the importance of access to nature for human wellbeing to an audience of 80 people in Nelson on Thursday night (March 4).

Cost of living, housing among major concerns for Kiwis - Sustainable Business Council

New research reveals New Zealanders are anxious about the cost of living and housing availability in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

nland SH79 between Geraldine and Fairlie being rebuilt at Kakahu from Monday - NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is starting four weeks of work this Monday 8 March rebuilding a one kilometre section of highway and doing drainage work through the Kakahu area of South Canterbury, SH79.

More than half of all current gang members have committed serious offences - SST

The PR machine of the gangs might like to pretend they hand out sandwiches to the homeless, but the reality is half of all current gang members are recorded by Police as having committed a serious violent offence, says Darroch Ball co-leader of Sensible Sentencing Trust.

Fatal crash on State Highway 4, Ongarue

Police can confirm one person has died following a crash on State Highway 4, Ongaure last night.

Emergency services were alerted to a truck that rolled at around 11:20pm on SH4 between Te Kuiti and Taumarunui.

Early morning shake-up for Tairawhiti - council

Mayor Rehette Stoltz is heartened to see so many people in the Tairāwhiti and East Coast region knew just what to do when the 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit this morning.

Arrests in relation to the death of Jamaine Wharton

On Saturday 27 February Jamaine Wharton attended a 21st birthday party at the Waiohau Rugby Clubrooms where he was assaulted and later stabbed.

The 31-year-old was taken to the Whakatane Hospital in the early hours of Sunday morning where he tragically died.