With the price of gold soaring to more than $US1000 ($NZ1268) an ounce, Heritage Gold said yesterday it was looking at further development of the Talisman gold mine near Waihi.
The Government is being urged to reconsider the timing of its emissions trading scheme as the world economy comes under increasing stress.
New Zealand's production of greenhouse gases from electricity generation dropped 10% in the December quarter compared to a year earlier.
The Government's accounts are in better shape than previously thought after tax officials admitted making a $600 million blunder.
The ‘‘stop smoking'' message to pregnant women needs to be pushed harder, according to a new survey.
The National Party says it will keep some form of government subsidy for people taking part in KiwiSaver if it wins the election, finance spokesman Bill English says.
Five sculptures, labelled by Wanganui Mayor Michael Laws as tacky and unloved, have been removed from their place at the entrance to the city.
A new research project undertaken by the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation has identified key areas of improvement for emerging New Zealand singers.
A 14-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of Scottish backpacker Karen Aim in Taupo.
The Government yesterday raised the level of its concern about events in Tibet when Prime Minister Helen Clark introduced a motion in Parliament calling on Chinese authorities to react ‘‘carefully and proportionately'' to protests.
The kung fu heroes who captured a New Zealand martial arts master wanted for murder say they will give most of the $US10,000 New Zealand police reward to the tiny girl known as ‘‘Pumpkin''.
Most bread is set to become iodine fortified during the next 18 months in a bid to combat New Zealanders' growing problem of iodine deficiency.
The price of milk is too high in New Zealand compared with other Western countries, according to an independent politician.
The national netball championships will be played under a new format this year, and include an extended five-week round-robin competition from September 6.
A trans-tasman stoush is brewing over Olympic kayaking spots as fuming Australian officials plan to appeal the decision to re-run the Oceania selection races.
He dropped New Zealand's key batsman and muffed a stumping but maiden centenarian was still the toast of his team-mates after England completed a 126-run triumph in the second test at the Basin Reserve yesterday.
A gamble to dispense with 460 wickets worth of pace bowling experience paid off for England in the second cricket test at the Basin Reserve yesterday.
Struggling opening batsman Matthew Bell had double cause for celebration despite England winning the second cricket test by 126 runs at the Basin Reserve yesterday.
Air New Zealand was paying the going rate for Chinese crew working the route to Shanghai in the same way it would pay a different rate for British flight crew based in London, Prime Minister Helen Clark says.
Telecom says it will not be drawn into a wage dispute involving one of its maintenance contractors and the contractor's staff.