Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull does not mince his words when it comes to the standards he expects city landlords to adhere to when they are renting to locals.
The nationwide 48-hour junior doctors' strike appeared to take place with no ''hitches''. In other words, there were no major incidents in which patient care was compromised.
The news about neurosurgery in the South is disappointing and disheartening. A service which started with such high hopes is not what it should be. The combined South Island service appears...
A new report from the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Jan Wright, is calling for New Zealanders to work together to tackle agriculture greenhouse gas emissions.
New Zealand’s population is expected to reach five million by 2020 and could reach the milestone sooner.
At first glance, the likelihood of another medical school being set up in New Zealand seems remote.
The extent of one of the changes planned for children in state care is a welcome surprise.
Cheeky, feisty, talented All Black Aaron Smith must be wishing the clock could be wound back. The toilet disgrace has disrupted his sparkling career and will forever hang over him.
So-called ``king-hit'' punches are back in the headlines after New Zealand First leader Winston Peters announced last week his party would make such an assault a specific criminal offence,...
So-called ``king-hit'' punches are back in the headlines after New Zealand First leader Winston Peters announced last week his party would make such an assault a specific criminal offence, with a...
The sight of police on our streets provides comfort to most people.
If it was a school report, it would probably read along the lines of: "Could try harder."
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse says changes will be made to the number of migrants who can get residency in New Zealand.
What is to be made of the low turnout in the local body elections? National preliminary voting tallies had the turnout at under 40% (39.5%), and by yesterday morning this had risen to 41.8%.
New Zealand is in something of an economic bubble, having one of the highest gross domestic product (GDP) growth rates in the developed world.
Local democracy is a strange beast. Voting turnout is reasonable in smaller districts and falls away in cities.
The issue of outrageous corporate salaries becomes worse and worse.
Former prime minister Helen Clark has lost her bid to become the next United Nations secretary-general after what proved to be a vain campaign to have the first woman elected to the position.
The public reaction to the new proposal for a five-star hotel in Dunedin seems to be largely positive, but will the project face the same uphill battle of its predecessor?