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4 hrs ago | The Age
Wellington: New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has categorically denied claims he was involved in a plot to bring convicted fraudster and internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom into New Zealand at the behest of Hollywood studio executives. Kim Dotcom was planning on Monday night to release a "bombshell" revelation at an election campaign event for his Internet Party.
8 hrs ago | Scoop
The regional economic development agency's General Manager for Business Attraction, Melissa Davies, says there are more than 500 current ICT vacancies in Wellington. "We know there's a shortage of technology talent in the region so we are working with businesses and central government agencies to find innovative ways of attracting people to live and work here," Ms Davies says.
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The pounamu and gold commemorative key, presented by jeweller Frank Grady to mark the opening of Wellington Town Hall on December 14, 1904, was stolen from the Museum of Wellington City & Sea some time last week. Staff doing a daily security sweep last Thursday noticed that the 113.8-millimetre key, valued at $8500, was missing, museum head of content and deputy director Paul Thompson said.
Here is My Summer 2014/15 Forecast for Australia and it will be a Real Hot Summer in Australia and it will be Very Hot and Humid in Sydney Australia, Melbourne Australia and Canberra Australia and this Real Hot and Humid will also Hit Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington New Zealand and the Summer starts on December 21, 2014 and it will be Real Hot and the Tropical Cyclones will Hit Northeastern and Northern Australia this Summer and it will bring a lot of Rain and some Very Strong Winds and Perth Australia and the Temperatures will go Up to 40 Degrees Celsius and it will be Very Hot as well and People in Australia Be Prepared for People living in Northeastern and Northern Australia you have to Watch out for Tropical Cyclones and it will be bad and High and Humidity will also Hit Sydney Australia This Summer and Drink Lots of Water and have your Fans and Air Conditioners Ready and if ... (more)
WELLINGTON, New Zealand-The Reserve Bank of New Zealand kept interest rates on hold Thursday and softened its stance on future increases against a backdrop of tumbling export prices, moderate inflation and a stubbornly high New Zealand dollar.
A staff member sorting through preserved horse parts at the National Museum of Australia has found parts believed to have been cut from Phar Lap's heart and aorta after his death in 1932. The champion racehorse, whose preserved heart is on display at the museum in Canberra, was a Depression-era hero in Australia, with a phenonmenal series of wins.
Extending Wellington Airport's runway by 300 metres would open up the possibility of direct flights to Los Angeles and Dubai, as well as Asia. The airport will today release a detailed report by consultants EY on the economic impact of adding to the southern end of the runway.
Tucked away in Thorndon is a wondrous place - full of history and creativity. Randell Cottage is one of Wellington's oldest restored cottages and on Sunday 28 September it will open its doors to visitors.
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has ordered the preventive suspension of Sacred Heart International Services, Inc. and its foreign principal and direct employer in New Zealand. Administrator Hans Leo J. Cacdac said that based on a letter endorsed by the Philippine Embassy in Wellington, New Zealand, the POEA has motu propio initiated complaint for recruitment violation against Sacred Heart International, and disciplinary action cases against Business Immigration and Valiant Homes Limited, the counterpart placement agency and employer in New Zealand respectively.
'CLIMATE REFUGEE' FIGHTING TO STAY IN NEW ZEALAND WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- A man from one of the lowest-lying nations on Earth is trying to convince New Zealand judges that he's a refugee - suffering not from persecution, but from climate change. The 37-year-old and his wife left his remote atoll in the Pacific nation of Kiribati six years ago for higher ground and better prospects in New Zealand, where their three children were born.
Today's announcement of regular Jetstar flights between Wellington and Australia's Gold Coast has been welcomed with great enthusiasm by Wellington City Council. Wellington's Deputy Mayor, Justin Lester, says not only will the flights to and from Coolangatta provide a direct link for Wellingtonians to one of their favourite holiday destinations, it'll also make it easier for our Australian cousins to visit central New Zealand.
Jetstar has launched its first international service from Wellington, announcing today it will fly between Wellington and the Gold Coast three times a week. The service would open up travel opportunities for thousands of people on both sides of the Tasman, Jetstar head of New Zealand Grant Kerr said at today's launch at Wellington Airport.
It comes a year and two months after she gave birth to Prince George at St Mary's Hospital in London. A statement from the palace said: "Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting their second child.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 10:47 pm
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