NZ cannot hide from the tyranny of distance

New Zealand cannot hide from the tyranny of distance anymore as it faces a multitude of threats similar to any other developed nation, an international risk management expert and University of Auckland senior lecturer Dr Bridgette Sullivan-Taylor says. Read more...

Saving for your Children’s Education

It is natural for parents to want to give their children a good start in life, and often parents will have a financial goal of saving for their children’s education. Read more...

Zero Waste and Coastal Walkway Winners in NPDC Proposed Focus Area Community Survey

Thousands of people have taken part in conversations on the proposed Focus Areas for New Plymouth District Council (NPDC) with Zero Waste and extending the Coastal Walkway from Bell Block to Waitara coming out tops. Read more...

UC & IBM in brainy neuroscience study

The University of Canterbury (UC) and IBM Research are bringing together their collaborative brain power to develop better computer modelling for the human brain in a new joint study agreement.  Read more...

Using social media to help save women’s lives

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a new website and social media campaign will help encourage women to have regular cervical smear tests and mammograms. Read more...