It was only about 15 years ago or so that Aucklanders who migrated to Queenstown would praise the ease of living and the easy commutes. The road from Frankton to the CBD had just been...
United States President Donald Trump has implemented sweeping immigration enforcement directives which will allow far more deportations than those in place when Barack Obama was president.
Prime Minister Bill English has made his intentions clear about pay rises for public servants, suggesting the board of the New Zealand Superannuation Fund may not get reappointed after gifting...
Electorate deals have already become something of a sore point early in an election year but after 21 years of MMP, they should come as no surprise to voters.
The devastating Port Hills fires in Christchurch are a stark reminder of how little control we have over Mother Nature.
The stance taken by Dunedin North Intermediate principal Heidi Hayward in sharing her concerns about some of her pupils has much to commend it.
Soon, the streets of Dunedin will come alive as thousands of students arrive in the city to start their academic year.
The final part of Dunedin’s large-scale manufacturing is being ripped from the city following an announcement yesterday the Cadbury factory will close sometime next year.
It is with relief Dunedin residents have learnt that at least a significant part of the former Carisbrook site is being redeveloped. Owner Milton-based Calder Stewart has filed a resource consent...
Some realism needs to be injected into claims by Dunedin South MP Clare Curran and Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull regarding any housing crisis in the city.
Puns aside, last week's World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships in Invercargill were sheer brilliance.
Gay men who have been haunted for more than 30 years by convictions for homosexuality are now able to have their records wiped clean from official documents.
Medicinal marijuana is an issue which causes much debate about whether its properties provide pain relief to sufferers. The images of the late union leader Helen Kelly being forced to buy cannabis...
The appointment of the next Reserve Bank governor has been sensibly delayed until after the September 23 election when it is likely new thinking on monetary policy will be canvassed.
Ratepayer funds should not be granted to support school teaching material, no matter how needy the school or how worthy the cause.
There is discussion among journalists and in the media, particularly in the United States, about how to report and comment on President Donald Trump.
The Government's $503million crime-fighting package is welcome news for the public but also relief for those fronting the increasingly stretched thin blue line.
Dunedin's built heritage is central and essential to the city.
Even before New Zealand’s national day — Waitangi Day — arrived it was again embroiled in controversy with various pressure groups laying down separate rules.
The move by the Chief Ombudsman and the State Services Commission this week to join forces to release statistics on how the public sector responds to official information requests is welcomed.