Waikato Expressway speed limit to change

A 110km/hr speed limit is now set for the State Highway 1/Waikato Expressway, between Hampton Downs and Tamahere. "The Waikato Expressway is a... Read More

New rules for designated building products

The Government is introducing new regulations for building products. The aim of the regulations is to ensure a minimum level of information is provided... Read More

Electoral changes aim to bring transparency

Changes to electoral law aim to support participation in parliamentary elections, and improve public trust and confidence in New Zealand’s electoral... Read More

Children to get free flu vaccines

Children aged 3-12 years and people with serious mental health or addictions needs will now be eligible for free flu vaccinations. From Friday, July... Read More

Three waters roadshow stopping in Tauranga

  New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union will be in Tauranga tonight as part of its ‘Stop the Three Waters’ roadshow.   The Union’s... Read More

Deputy PM says bigotry must not be tolerated

Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson has spoken out about hate and bigotry online, revealing he has faced homophobic abuse at public meetings recently. In... Read More

Oranga Tamariki: We have let down the communities

Poor financial management of sexual violence services has forced Oranga Tamariki - OT -  to take the "additional measure" of reviewing... Read More

Sam ready to work for Tauranga

Tauranga’s new MP Sam Uffindell has had a cracking start to his new role, arriving in Wellington on Monday, fresh from his win in the city’s... Read More

Tourism fund: Matariki projects in latest round

Two local projects, one in Waihi and the other in Rotorua, are part of the latest Tourism Infrastructure Fund. Minister of Tourism Stuart Nash and Associate... Read More

Schooling up on WBOP Council elections

Prospective candidates are offered the most possible information ahead of Western Bay of Plenty District Council elections. The council says it’s... Read More

Goodfellow to retire as National Party President

Peter Goodfellow today announced he will not seek re-election as President of the National Party at its Annual Conference. He will remain as a director... Read More

Three waters: If not four entities, then what?

With opponents of the government's three waters reforms saying they're dangerous, wasteful and unpopular, what's their alternative? Nearly... Read More

Targeted second Covid-19 booster step closer

A law change passed this week aims to streamline the process for allowing Covid-19 boosters to be given without requiring a prescription. Health Minister... Read More

On air show for first Matariki public holiday

The inaugural Matariki public holiday will be marked by a pre-dawn hautapu ceremony at Te Papa Tongarewa. Minister for Māori Development Willie Jackson... Read More

Govt considers widening access to free flu shots

The government is considering widening free access to the flu vaccine as the health system struggles with winter illnesses including staff shortages. Health... Read More