Electric George: Save money, save the planet

Electric George: Save money, save the planet

You might notice something different about the Minister of Culture George Maggie these days – but you won’t hear it.

Tempting fate on our storm-prone coastlines

Howard Henry says we are building a rod for our own backs with intensive development causing coastal erosion – making us ever more vulnerable to storms.

Teachers strike is a ‘last resort’

Secondary teachers are threatening industrial action after negotiations for pay parity with foreign teachers hit a brick wall. 

Maori-speaking Pa Enua skippers can get certified

Airport Authority fire officer Christiano George is thrilled the boat masters certificate course is now conducted by a tutor fluent in Maori and English.

Short family builds tall cross on Mapere Hill

A new white cross can be seen from Matavera and Ngatangiia, piquing public interest.

Politics

Sneak peek at big new Chamber

Weather

All eyes on high tide as Cyclone Tino passes

Health

Food workers must provide faeces sample

Outer Islands

Govt sails to the rescue

Education

Sacrifices to study at home

Technology

From blue to red: what does Vodafone rebrand mean?

Environment

Cook Islanders shed tears with bushfire victims

Culture

Family gather for investiture at palace in Puaikura