Vintages on show at the New World Wine Awards

Wine drinkers have lots to look forward to as wine show season gets underway and wines from some of New Zealand’s latest and greatest vintages... Read More

Mixed bag of weather for the weekend

This weekend should remain mainly settled for much of New Zealand, while a front brings rain to the lower South Island and low pressure to the north... Read More

Commissioner slams homelessness criticism

The Ministry of Social Development’s Bay of Plenty regional commissioner has hit back at criticism about housing and homelessness in Rotorua. Ministry... Read More

Largest NZ flood flow on record

Flood flows on the Buller River this month were the largest of any river in New Zealand in almost 100 years, NIWA measurements show. NIWA hydrodynamics... Read More

Bowel screening programme crucial, says Minister

Health Minister Andrew Little says the Government’s National Bowel Screening Programme is saving lives. More than 1000 New Zealanders have had... Read More

Nurses reject government‘s latest pay offer

Nurses have rejected the latest offer with the DHBs, with strikes planned for August and September now back on the table. Earlier this month, the Nurses... Read More

The shared responsibility of breastfeeding

    Breastfeeding will be celebrated in New Zealand and around the world next week during World Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August). The event... Read More

Day one of national booking system goes to plan

The first day of the Covid-19 vaccination national booking system being live to the public was a resounding success, Director-General of Health Dr Ashley... Read More

Scott-Young: rugby player & aspiring biotechnician

Angus Scott-Young proves that professional rugby and a university education can go hand in hand. Standing 6ft3 and weighing 113kg, you'd be hard-pressed... Read More

AstraZeneca jab approved in New Zealand

Medsafe has granted provisional approval of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine for people aged 18 and older. Cabinet is yet to consider whether to use... Read More

Chance of rain for some this weekend

More wet weather is coming into the NZ area - but it's not as extreme nor is it heavy falling in unusual places, says “Fiordland... Read More

Commission releases supermarket prices findings

UPDATE 9.41AM: The Commerce Commission's draft report into competition in the retail grocery sector has found that it is not working well for consumers. Its... Read More

A life changing moment on the slopes of Norway

Luke Henley is sitting in snow at the top of Mount Ernslaw in Queenstown, and he feels like crying. It’s an emotional moment. After breaking his... Read More

Olympics recap: A silver day for New Zealand

New Zealand has seen silver on Wednesday in Tokyo, with a medal in the women's double sculls rowing and the All Black Sevens losing to Fiji. A dominant... Read More

Seafood industry waste may help protect NZ rivers

  Waste mussel shells could become a low-tech, natural tool to filter pollutants from New Zealand waterways if field testing by University of Canterbury... Read More