Wanaka has long been caught in the farce which is Easter trading.
Education Minister Hekia Parata continues to stamp her authority on the education of New Zealand children, and not all people are happy.
The saga of the Southland District Council and the cost of the Around the Mountains Cycle Trail has lessons for councillors and council staff everywhere.
''Water, water, every where, nor any drop to drink.''
Despite the money spent, rampant nationalism, corruption, drugs, Zika and the indulgence that is the Olympics, they remain a special attraction and a remarkable event. The games in Rio de Janiero,...
Ethical and socially responsible investing may date back to 1758 when the Quaker Philadelphia yearly meeting prohibited members from participating in the slave trade — buying or selling humans.
What's in a name?
There is no doubt the humanities are under siege at universities around the world.
The New Zealand Intelligence and Security Bill 2016 is expected to have its first reading in Parliament today and New Zealanders will start to better understand the implications of the legislation.
It seems something of an irony that in the same week the Queenstown Lakes District Council turned down two Special Housing Area proposals, the region's median house price gain topped the country.
Silver Fern Farms has only one hurdle to clear before its joint venture with Chinese company Shanghai Maling can proceed after overwhelming support has come again from shareholders for the proposal.
A national survey that has found 15% of high school pupils have had some sort of unwanted sexual contact is concerning, yet sadly not surprising.
Student loans have been a issue vexing politicians since the loans were introduced by National in 1992.
If ever there was a time for New Zealand to exert what pressure it can on its friendship and ties with Australia, it is now.
It is a sad indictment on society that far fewer people than are required are standing for public office.
If the Reserve Bank is totally committed to pushing consumer price index inflation higher towards its 2% target mid-point, it has no option but to reduce its official cash rate to at least 2%...
What a shambles. The supposedly august and sweeping Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse in England and Wales appears increasingly tenuous after the departure of its third chairwoman in two...
Taking out an insurance policy probably doesn’t feature high up on many people’s lists of fun things to do.
Claims Dunedin City Council company Delta is out of control will come as no surprise to some watchers of council company activities.
The brains, passion and pragmatism behind Dunedin’s vaunted heritage revival, Dunedin City Council urban design team leader Dr Glen Hazelton, is leaving his role and the city in October.