Thursday Mar 13
Labour's 'economic upgrade'
DAVID CUNLIFFE: "The problem is, while this is the best country in the world to live in, it's not the best place to make a living."
The New Zealand Herald
Mayors' secret meeting exposed
The mayors are gathering tomorrow for drinks and dinner the evening before a day-long discussion about amalgamation.
The Free Dictionary
The Volkner Incident
The Vlkner Incident describes the murder of the missionary Carl Sylvius Vlkner in New Zealand in 1865 and the consequent reaction of the Government of New Zealand in the midst of the New Zealand wars.
Taranaki Daily News
Teens turn off driving
Growing numbers of of teens are refusing to get behind the wheel, because they think cars cost too much, they're worried they might drive into someone, or they just can't be bothered sitting their licence.
Health Minister's imminent departure leaves hard-to-fill gap
Today's announcement that Health Minister Tony Ryall is to retire from politics at this year's general election sees the departure of a politician who has taken a keen interest in issues relating to rural health.
Room for more at 'Living with risk' sessions
Bay of Plenty Regional Council staff are pleased with interest so far in the 'Living with risk' community sessions scheduled for the week of 10 March, but say there's still plenty of room for more people to attend.
Living with risk
Bay of Plenty Regional Council is calling for residents to have their say about how councils should manage the potential impacts of natural hazards in the region.