The subject of tipping has again raised its head but the question many are asking is does New Zealand really need to adopt another American tradition?
Aurora Energy is going to spend more on a massive upgrade of its ageing infrastructure, a move which will bring both good opportunities for the Dunedin City Council and extra costs for ratepayers.
Finance Minister Steven Joyce was adamant his first Budget would not be a "lolly scramble".
It is tough being marginalised. It is tough being overlooked, underpaid and unappreciated. It is tough having to work twice as hard just to be recognised, then twice as hard again to make one's...
Britain is no stranger to acts of terrorism but the latest apparent suicide bomber attack in Manchester takes terrorist activity to a new and frightening level.
Seven years have done little to diminish the defiance (arrogance?) of Australian Julian Assange.
The recent release of the Sustainable Dairying: Water Accord project provided some welcome news for New Zealanders concerned about the quality of the country's waterways.
Sorry you went partially blind.
Boosting frontline St John services in the South is welcome news. However, statements extra funding will be allocated to fund rural ambulance services need to be closely examined.
Mental health is finally being recognised as a legitimate topic of conversation in New Zealand, and not before time.
One of the gratifying features of our great little city is the wealth of diverse events and activities on offer to residents and visitors alike throughout the year; from fashion to wildlife, sport...
A bridge too far. That was clearly the National-led Government's reaction to Green Party MP Jan Logie's private member's Bill aimed at providing greater transparency and fighting gender-based pay...
The sacking of the director of the FBI by United States President Donald Trump caught the US, and the world, by surprise.
The importance of safe water supplies to communities has been clearly outlined by the panel investigating the Havelock North water contamination.
Is it too much trouble, in pursuit of truth, to see the Christian enterprise in all its diversity, and see it whole, asks Ian Harris.
There is no doubt starting school is significant in the lives of children. It is a transition which must go well.
The rising level of tobacco robberies seems to have by-passed by the powers-that-be. Or, perhaps, they are ignoring the damage being wrought across New Zealand by the rising cost of the product...
Keea, keeea. The familiar call across the valleys and ridges of the South Island mountains becomes fainter.
Newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron has a hard task, and limited time, ahead of him if he plans to pull the country out of its economic malaise.
The desperation and frustration are becoming increasingly evident in Central Otago and the Queenstown Lakes district.