Savings of $500k a year are predicted under plans to revamp council-controlled organisations.
9:46am If you want to take temporary Cook Strait ferry the Stena Alegra as a foot passenger, you'd be best to take a dog, bicycle or canoe with you.
9:11am To this day I choke up privately whenever Nelson Mandela comes up in conversation as I'm reminded of my time with him.
9:40am Almost $2m of Lord of the Rings props went under the hammer for the collector's sick father.
It's got the beer, and it's a whole lot more fun than watching sport in your living room, Westpac Stadium reckons.
ComCom warns it could take "some years" to work out what Chorus can charge for its copper phone lines.
Colin Craig is attracting attention for his doubts about the Moon landing, but the PM believes it's a clever strategy.
New Zealanders should not be holding their breaths for a genuinely single economic market with Australia.
Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa is a truly funny film.
There are the usual ways to raise money for a good cause – sausage sizzles, guess the number of jelly beans in the jar, quizzes – and then there's the 24-hour diving challenge.
Masterton tennis professional Marcus Daniell has found solace in music and a tennis life-line in the sleepy English town of Bath.
Is John Banks' upcoming trial the end for the ACT party?Related story: Banks takes only viable option
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