English blames Auckland City Council for the housing crisis

English blames Auckland City Council for the housing crisis

Finance Minister of New Zealand, Bill English has said that the Auckland City Council is to be blamed for the housing crisis.The minister said that it is the council's responsibility to ensure infrastructure funding is available and not the central government of the country.

Missing 10 year old autistic Waikanaeboy found safe and well

Missing 10 year old autistic Waikanaeboy found safe and well

A missing ten year old boy with autism was found safe and well in Waikanae after he went missing amid concerns over his wellbeing.

Bill English indicates tax cut is possible for middle income earners

Bill English indicates tax cut is possible for middle income earners

Finance Minister Bill English has indicated that he might consider cutting taxes for middle income earners during the year 2017.

Russell John Tully sent to prison for 27 years

Russell John Tully sent to prison for 27 years

Russell John Tully, the Ashburton Work and Income shooter has been sent to prison for 27 years, which is one of the longest sentences imposed in New Zealand.

Virgin Atlantic’s 747-400 series Jumbo Jet Lady Penelope Up for Sale

Virgin Atlantic’s 747-400 series Jumbo Jet Lady Penelope Up for Sale

Lady Penelope which has served Virgin Atlantic's fleet for twenty five years is up for sale on eBay. The 747-400 series jumbo jet which joined the airline in 1994 could be bought for about $US299, 000, at least that is the one bid which the aircraft has.

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers have a Bumper Season

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers have a Bumper Season

The kiwi fruit growers in New Zealand experienced a bumper crop year.

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Trucker driver on trial for accident that killed cyclist, had blind spots

A truck driver, who is on trial for an accident that killed Taiwanese cycle tourist Ming-Chih Hsieh in Hornby on 29 September, 2014, had significant blind spots as he truned his vehicle on an inter

Three Yacht crew members saved 500km off New Zealand

A container ship sailing around 500km north of New Zealand were able to save two men and a womanfrom the battered yacht Platino.

BBB Releases Tips for Donors to Make Sure Donations are Used Appropriately

When tragedies like Orlando shooting incident happens, the world rushes to render support to the victims and their families.

Baidu Trims Sales Outlook for the Second Quarter, Shares Slip

Shares of Baidu dropped five percent during the after-hours trading to $154.99 following the cuts in the company's second-quarter revenue estimates.

Crude Oil Futures Drop with Growing Concerns Regarding Global Growth and Brexit

On Tuesday, Crude oil futures dropped during early Asian trading hours with investor ignoring signs of tension in the market focusing more on concerns and sudden declines in stocks on worries of ap

Firefighters dose fire in TeAtatu South suburb of Auckland

The fire service in Auckland said that firemen dosed a fire on McLeod Road in the suburb of TeAtatu South in Auckland.

Experts call for review of manslaughter law in New Zealand

Legal experts in New Zealand have urged the authorities to review the country's manslaughter law after widespread outrage over recent cases involving killers pleading guilty to

Twitter Invests in Global Online Audio Distribution Platform SoundCloud

Reportedly Twitter has invested in Germany based SoundCloud, which is a global online audio distribution platform and allows the users to record, share, upload, and promote orig

Vantage Airport Group Ltd could Attract more Deals for Overhauling U.S Airports

Vancouver based, Canadian developer, Vantage Airport Group Ltd., which has given a makeover to airports starting from Chile to New Zealand is also working towards overhauling th

In the highly competitive markets and changing preferences of customers, once highflying companies often find it difficult to hold on to their high valuations.  One Kings Lane Inc. is a good example of such a case. The on online furnishing retailer which was once valued almost $1 billion a couple of years back was bought by Bed Bath & Beyond Inc for a small part of that price.  On Tuesday, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. said it acquired the website without disclosing the amount and the terms of the transaction. The

In the highly competitive markets and changing preferences of customers, once highflying companies often find it difficult to hold on to their high valuations.

The Meal Kit Craze is on; Martha & Marley Spoon Joins the Crowd to make Cooking Less Painful

Life is becoming busier than ever and the food companies are making food preparation easier by the day.

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Electric Vehicles could lead to massive job losses: UAW

The Union of Auto Workers (UAW) has warned that the increasing adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in the US could have a devastating effect on the jobs in the country.

Tesla Received over 7,000 orders last week: Elon Musk

According to a recent disclosure by Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, the automaker received new orders for more than 7,000 electric vehicles last week.

Products with Artificial Fragrances should be Avoided: Study

Many personal care products available in the market these days include artificial fragrances and a new research has claimed that overexposure to such products is leading to sickness.

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Poultry Industry Considers Adopting Ways to Avoid Culling Male Chicks

Male chicks are no good for the layer hen indus

Thousands gather for the opening day of Coronet Peak

Around 2500 people from several places gathered