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Politics

Same announcement but 'no delivery' - Matt Doocey

Today’s Mana Ake expansion announcement is nothing but a re-hash of the same press release from over a year ago, National’s Mental Health spokesperson Matt Doocey says.

New law helps secure New Zealand’s maritime domain - Nanaia Mahuta (17 May 2022)
Government welcomes historic pay-equity deal - Andrew Little (17 May 2022)
Emissions Reduction Plan must go further - Caritas (17 May 2022)

Business

New tech driving efficiencies for Australia's DAWE - TechnologyOne

The Australian Department of Agriculture and Water and Environment (DAWE) is using new digital infrastructure to drive massive efficiencies across the import and export of primary industries in Australia, following a seamless transition to Australian-founded and owned TechnologyOne’s Software a

Major award for Hello Cup (17 May 2022)
Maersk to open integrated cold chain facility in New Zealand (17 May 2022)
Accelerate Asia-Pacific aviation recovery - IATA (17 May 2022)

National

Buller keeps momentum up in difficult times

Buller District’s strong economic performance continuous with a double-digit GDP growth for the year ending March 2022 according to a report released this week.

Buses, bikes and better transport in our future - Hamilton City Council (17 May 2022)
Doppelmayr NZ on Mount Messenger Bypass development (17 May 2022)
Endangered birds set course for new home - Department of Conservation (17 May 2022)

Sport

Project Speed: ‘Horonuku’ christened and ready to fly - Emirates Team NZ

Emirates Team New Zealand and Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei today christened the land yacht to be used in their Wind Powered Land Speed World Record attempt as ‘Horonuku’ in front of team members and land speed suppliers and supporters at their base in Auckland.

Bunnings Super Rugby U20 tournament for Taupo (16 May 2022)
Two from two in NZRC for Paddon and Kennard (15 May 2022)
Voss and Cree claim Hawke’s Bay marathon honours as thousands enjoy the region’s highlights (14 May 2022)

Entertainment

Connor Mac and Band

Connor Mac is an emerging artist from New Zealand with a uniquely soulful and organic sound.

He grew up in a musical family in the countryside outside of Palmerston North, and has roots in music production and live performance.

'Scratched: Aotearoa's Lost Sporting Legends' Season 3 trailer released (16 May 2022)
Ben Bayly steps out of the kitchen on another TV quest (16 May 2022)
2022 Baysting prize for children's champion goes to: Luke Nola (12 May 2022)

Lifestyle

Faraday transports us back in time

A new mural gracing the exterior of the Faraday Museum of Technology transports the viewer into Napier’s past, as well as providing visual clues to what lies inside.

Daughter saves 5.3 million dollar New Plymouth win for Mother's Day surprise (10 May 2022)
Gone to the dogs - Napier City Council (10 May 2022)
ILT Kidzone tickets on sale today - Great South (6 May 2022)

Technology

Techweek22 starts today with over 400 events

New Zealand’s annual festival of technology and innovation, Techweek22, starts today with more than 400 live, virtual, hybrid and Techweek TV events.

Further recognition tech skills critical for New Zealand - NZTech (11 May 2022)
New Zealanders' attitudes toward privacy shifting but key concerns remain - report (9 May 2022)
Samsung calls for next round of Kiwi kids to 'innovate for a better tomorrow' (9 May 2022)