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Politics

Game Animal Council 'working to improve new rules for firearms users'

The Game Animal Council (GAC) is applying its expertise in the use of firearms for hunting to work alongside Police, other agencies and stakeholder groups to improve the compliance provisions for hunters and other firearms users.

National concerned by Police backdown on cannabis - Simeon Brown (20 January 2021)
Jobs for Nature funding will create training and employment opportunities (19 January 2021)
Govt negligence sees border workers waiting for vaccine - Chris Bishop (19 January 2021)

Business

Electricity Authority invites market makers to provide services to electricity market

The New Zealand Electricity Authority has a services contract opportunity for providers of market making services to support the New Zealand wholesale electricity futures market.

WelTec graduate gets 'dream engineering job straight out of course' (20 January 2021)
Property prices in every region hit new high for the very first time - Trade Me (20 January 2021)
PopUp Business School Aotearoa to pop-up in Waikato district (20 January 2021)

National

Get a taste of study and life at UCOL - Taster Workshops next week

If you’re interested in studying in 2021 and wondering what studying at a vocational education provider is like, join us for an afternoon of emersion in one of our Taster Workshops.

Is the Current Market Sustainable? - REINZ (20 January 2021)
SPCA puts the call out for collectors for Annual Street Appeal (20 January 2021)
Volcanic missiles help Auckland prepare for threats from below - EQC (20 January 2021)

Sport

Stars come out for 60th annual Woodville Motocross

It will be superstars galore at this year's 60th anniversary New Zealand Motocross Grand Prix at Woodville, including now a two-time and current world No.1.

Clark completes GP and TRS line up (19 January 2021)
Australian campaign for Brando - NZ Racing Desk (19 January 2021)
Busuttin eyeing lucrative autumn with Kiwi trio - NZ Racing Desk (19 January 2021)

Entertainment

Black List and New Zealand Film Commission announce partnership

The Black List and the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) are excited to announce the joint creation of a new fund and script development workshop, the Black List New Zealand Project (BLNZP).

Celebrating local stories: Upper Hutt Libraries to host author Angela Robertson (19 January 2021)
Create the vibe: New public space in time for Thames Buskers Festival - TCDC (18 January 2021)
Get your groove on in Porirua this long weekend - Porirua City Council (18 January 2021)

Lifestyle

Schools and parents urged to register for food safety training - FSIC

As Australia gets ready for the school year, the Food Safety Information Council is calling on the school community to learn more about food safety.

Schools and parents urged to register for food safety training (plus Summer lunch box food safety tips)

Mindful Creativity comes to Kapiti (19 January 2021)
Maunga visitors enjoying summer Sky Waka sightseeing combined with local tastes (18 January 2021)
New podcast addressing what it means to be a modern man (18 January 2021)

Health

Nurse's care of elderly resident in a high dependency unit - Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding a registered nurse in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failures in the care provided to a man in a high dependency unit (HDU).

Hospital care of man with pneumonia - Health and Disability Commissioner (18 January 2021)
Guidance on management of type 2 diabetes - NZSSD (18 January 2021)
Thames Hospital GP clinic extended after summer success (18 January 2021)

Technology

LeadsRx product 'enables transparency'

LeadsRx, a marketing analytics company, announced the availability of LeadsRx Ecosystem Attribution™ - the first comprehensive platform that maps the customer journey and performs attribution analysis across the websites of network owners and their trusted partners promoting and selling product

2021 'going to be a launchpad for change in NZ - find out what's coming' (12 January 2021)
Invercargill City Council staff sport latest in body camera technology (22 December 2020)
Kiwi tech firms helping prevent global covid infections (22 December 2020)