The Government's ``Jobs for New Zealanders First'' scheme has resulted in a reduction of overseas labour being brought into the Bay of Plenty for the kiwifruit harvest.
This year's drought may cost Northland dairy farmers about $500 million, says the Northland Rural Support Trust.
For a good proportion of sheep and beef farmers, the light at the end of the tunnel has, for some time, been the headlight of a train heading towards them.
A $1.7 million Government grant will provide more affordable housing for some of Tauranga's most vulnerable people.Join the conversation
Kidicorp has agreed to buy a chain of four Auckland pre-schools, further cementing it's place as the largest provider of early childhood education in New Zealand.
Todd Forsyth must have shares in a fuel company to run this much-modified 1974 MGBGT, spotted racing at Pukekohe one recent rainy Saturday.Join the conversation
A 43-year-old man who gave a 12-year-old girl synthetic cannabis and put his hand up her skirt when she passed out avoided being sent to jail today. The judge hit out against legal highs during sentencing, they were filling up her courtroom and causing widespread social problems. Long-time cannabis and synthetic user Kirk Daniel Rutledge, 42, had smoked the then-legal Tai High before going to Woodham Park in Dallington, Christchurch, last year. The young girl, truant from school, approached him and asked him for a cigarette. After sharing a cigarette, Rutledge then offered her one of his synthetic…
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