This essay is by tireless Christchurch based housing and urban advocate Brendon Harre showing that electric battery trams/trains have a surprisingly long history in New Zealand and could be successfully again.
Christchurch Airport has today announced the launch of a South Island Travel Store on Fliggy, a leading Chinese travel service platform and part of the Alibaba digital ecosystem, in a move designed to promote regional tourism and economic development.
Napier’s National Aquarium’s ambitious plans to become a must do tourist attraction have been given a boost with support from the Provincial Growth Fund, Regional Economic Development Under Secretary Fletcher Tabuteau announced today.
A Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) grant will allow Greymouth Port to undertake dredging work to ensure fishing boats can use the lagoon during low tide, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones has announced.
The latest reports of council assessments through the local government excellence programme CouncilMARK™ have released today for Environment Canterbury and Upper Hutt City Council. All reports and more information on CouncilMARK™ can be found here.
Too late for many New Zealand trees - A Hawke's Bay fruit grower says he has suffered financially and emotionally after he was made to burn thousands of fruit trees while waiting for a High Court judgement.
Innovative, tall timber framing has risen on the University of Canterbury’s Ilam campus, as a new building, honouring alumna ‘Queen of the Cosmos’ Beatrice Tinsley, advances multi-storey timber-framed construction in New Zealand.
Kaikōura District Council and the North Canterbury Transport Infrastructure Recovery (NCTIR) alliance have jointly won an Emergency Media and Public Affairs (EMPA) communications award for their roles supporting the ongoing recovery of the district following the November 2016 earthquake.