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Politics

Prime Minister enters self-isolation after being deemed a close contact

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has been deemed a close contact of a positive COVID-19 case, and has entered self-isolation in line with Ministry of Health advice.

Papakāinga development makes housing aspirations a reality for Māori (29 January 2022)
More time needed for consultation on He Waka Eke Noa - ACT (29 January 2022)
Confusion remains around bright-line changes - Andrew Bayly (28 January 2022)

Business

Quarterly Activities Report and 4C - Botanix Pharmaceuticals

I’m pleased to announce that Botanix (ASX:BOT) has today published its Quarterly Activities Report and 4C Quarterly Cash Flow Report, for the period ended 31 December 2021.

Farmers - have a say at emissions pricing roadshow (28 January 2022)
Every worker is critical - Michael Barnett (28 January 2022)
Air New Zealand offers 'credit flexibility' for domestic customers (28 January 2022)

National

Auckland Powerball player takes home $21 million

A lucky Powerball player from Auckland will be celebrating after winning $21 million with Powerball First Division tonight.

Waikato farmers urged to check and extinguish old fires (29 January 2022)
Hawke's Bay fire season change (29 January 2022)
Nelson-Tasman launches Welcoming Communities programme (28 January 2022)

Sport

New Zealand Rugby mourns the passing of former President David Rhodes

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) is today remembering David Rhodes, former NZR President and well-loved member of the rugby whanau, following his passing in Christchurch overnight, aged 71.

Corey Peters claims third place at Super-G World Cup (29 January 2022)
Poly sponsors Red Bull Racing to fuel winning communication and collaboration worldwide (28 January 2022)
Blaze eye perfect Super Smash campaign - Cricket Wellington (28 January 2022)

Entertainment

Selective use of evidence risks fuelling Covid misinformation, BSA warns

The Broadcasting Standards Authority has warned of the dangers of fuelling COVID-19 misinformation by selectively quoting reports or data out of context.

NZSO cancels February tour (25 January 2022)
Art Deco Festival Napier 2022 Update (24 January 2022)
Kiwi rock musician does not go gentle into Billboard charts - Maia (21 January 2022)

Lifestyle

New all-glass squash court at Devoy Squash and Fitness Centre

Squash players across the region now have access to play on a court generally reserved for professional players, thanks to the recent completion of building extensions at the Devoy Squash and Fitness Centre.

Put forward a local hero - Porirua City Council (26 January 2022)
Outdoor access needs women - New Zealand Walking Access Commission (25 January 2022)
NZ exercise facilities 'fully prepared' for red setting (23 January 2022)

Health

Expert healthcare panel discusses closing the gap in health equity

Universal healthcare is built on the principle that every Australian should have equal access to quality healthcare based on medical need, not the size of their wallets, their postcode or their ethnicity.

Hawke's Bay DHB has two new COVID-19 cases to report today (28 January 2022)
Healthcare workers 'welcome sweeping change' in landmark health system reforms (28 January 2022)
NZ's medicinal cannabis summit goes virtual (28 January 2022)

Technology

Delayed 2021 iSANZ Awards shifts to 23 February virtual ceremony

The best in New Zealand cybersecurity will now be celebrated virtually at the 2021 iSANZ Awards Ceremony on the evening of Wednesday 23 February 2022.

Driverless, low emissions tractor in development - MPI (27 January 2022)
Kordia renews its satellite agreement with Optus for 10 years (25 January 2022)
DCI purchases site for 'Auckland's largest data centre' (24 January 2022)