New Zealand has accused Japan of treating the whaling
convention as "an industry cartel" during an international
court battle against whaling.
Labour leader David Shearer will have to respond today to his
party's proposal for a quota of female MPs and female-only
electorate selections after spending the weekend avoiding
questions on the issue.
New Zealand schools have less of a mix of rich and poor
students than in the past, a new report shows.
Highlanders first-five Colin Slade is set to make a dramatic
return to the Crusaders next season as a replacement for Dan
Steady progress has been made in cutting crime rates and
welfare numbers while boosting the number of children getting
immunised and gaining Level 2 education, Government ministers
Student superhero Flatman, a cocker spaniel called Prince and
disgraced former MP Aaron Gilmore are being talked about as
potential mayoral candidates in post-quake Christchurch.
Legislation for SkyCity to build a controversial $402 million
international convention centre in Auckland has been
introduced to Parliament.
An assistant football referee has laid a complaint to police
that an off-duty police officer assaulted him during a
premier league match in Christchurch last weekend.
The Post Primary Teachers Association have released research
it believes shows it is inaccurate and simplistic to say one
in five New Zealand students is failing in education.
Two KiwiSaver providers are merging to become one of New
Zealand's largest locally owned operations in the retirement
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