Labour pledges to focus on apprenticeships

Labour has announced it won't be extending the fees-free tertiary programme past the first year of study, instead prioritising free apprenticeships... Read More

$19m for Kaimai-Mamaku restoration project

An ambitious restoration project is being planned for the Kaimai-Mamaku Forest. The Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage has announced a $19 million... Read More

Climate risk reporting first in NZ

New Zealand will be the first country in the world to require the financial sector to report on climate risks, Minister for Climate Change James Shaw... Read More

Māori Party reveals plans to change NZ’s name

The Māori Party has announced a raft of plans to help te reo Māori become further recognised as the indigenous language of Aotearoa. To kick-start... Read More

National promises $1.9 billion education invesment

A National Government is promising to prioritise lifting achievement for all New Zealand children, no matter their background or ability, says National... Read More

LIVE: Plans to move NZ to Alert Level 1 on Monday

UPDATE: New Zealand will move to Alert Level 1 on Monday, September 21. This is contingent on the cases tracking as they are now, says Prime Minister... Read More

Join the one in a million reo Māori moment

New Zealanders across the country are set to mark history as part of the Māori Language Week commemorations led by Te Taura Whiri i te reo Māori this... Read More

Financial support for timber industry

Four Bay of Plenty timber businesses will receive investments totalling nearly $22 million through the Provincial Growth Fund. Regional Economic Development... Read More

Writ day election milestone

Today is writ day, a milestone on the election calendar when the formal writ is issued for the 2020 General Election to be held.   The Governor-General,... Read More

Two health workers hit by Covid

Two staff at Waitematā District Health Board have tested positive for Covid-19. Both were thought to be linked to the Mt Roskill sub-cluster and they... Read More

More NZDF to support Rotorua isolation facilities

  Fifty members of the New Zealand Defence Force have been welcomed to Rotorua as they take up positions in the city's three managed isolation... Read More

New East Coast marine facility

      Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones has today announced the Government is supporting the creation of new marine infrastructure... Read More

Todd Muller laser-focused

  Todd Muller is ‘laser-focused’ on delivering results for his community, not only around health and for local businesses and schools,... Read More

LIVE: BOP candidates to debate hot topics

Local candidates standing in this year’s general election will be in the hot seat tonight at the Forsyth Barr Tauranga and Tauranga Chamber of... Read More

Extra funding to further protect maritime borders

Customs will receive a funding boost to employ more staff to expand border surveillance, further strengthening the government’s defence against... Read More