Warnings to Chinese tourists spark questions
The Chinese consulate in NZ has issued notices to Chinese tourists, outlining the risks they may face in NZ.
Agriculture no block to NZ-EU trade deal
Agriculture has often been a sticking point for EU trade talks - but EU agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan says there is goodwill on both sides.
Mike’s turn to be king
Former comedian and now mental health advocate Mike King has been named Kiwibank 2019 New Zealander of the year.
Bipartisanship valuable for education plans
Bold education reforms are in train, but without National’s support the issue may remain a political football.
Tenure review to be scrapped
It’s the year of delivery, Jacinda Ardern says. And Eugenie Sage is set to be one of the first ministers out of the blocks.
A cemetery out of room and low on options
NZ’s biggest cemetery has just four years of burial plot sales left before it is full, and rules put in place during the Auckland Council’s Unitary Plan process restrict its expansion options.
Auckland considers $220m tax dodge
Auckland Council is considering changing ownership of big chunks of land on the Auckland downtown waterfront to avoid a possible $220 million tax bill under new government legislation.
Fiji govt to prosecute Chinese developer
Fiji’s government will prosecute resort developer for environmental damage on the island of Malolo which was revealed publicly yesterday by Newsroom.