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Politics

Delivering for Maori and the whenua - Mahuta

The Government has today announced a strategic investment into the development of whenua, Māori freehold landowners and their whānau.

Otago cycle trail funding boost great news for otago - Patterson (24 May 2019)
Delivering for Maori and the whenua - Little and Mahuta (24 May 2019)
Otago region gets PGF boost - Jones (24 May 2019)

Business

Wellington man fined for obstructing WorkSafe investigation

WorkSafe says failure to comply with its investigation processes will not be tolerated and there will be serious consequences for anyone who refuses to cooperate.

Otago PGF allocations highlight need to understand labour demand (24 May 2019)
Shares slump as oil tanks - CMC Markets (24 May 2019)
Automatic tax system off to a smooth start - IRD (24 May 2019)

National

Temporary road closure of River Rd at Flagstaff

A section of River Rd near the Flagstaff shops will be closed on Saturday 25 May and Monday 27 May to allow work to make it safer for people on foot to cross the road.

Man in custody following Ashburton incidents overnight (24 May 2019)
Stronger leadership to advance Hastings, Damon Harvey running for Mayor (24 May 2019)
Eliza McCartney steps up for the environment (24 May 2019)

Sport

Sharrock quartet primed for Trentham

New Plymouth trainer Allan Sharrock could be in for a big day at Trentham on Saturday.

The Taranaki horseman will take four horses south to the Wellington track and he believes his quartet of runners are all winning chances.

Pike duo flying ahead of Kingsford-Smith (24 May 2019)
NZF: U-20s hoping lightning strikes twice (24 May 2019)
Porirua welcomes visitors for the ANZ Premiership final (24 May 2019)

Entertainment

Queenstown’s light festival LUMA funds emerging artists with Gnome Project

An award-winning light festival in Queenstown which attracts tens of thousands of visitors each year, has gone gnome-mad.

Queenstown’s LUMA Southern Light Project, from May 31 to June 3, will be ‘gnome sweet gnome’ to around 30 of the legendary little garden creatures.

TVNZ and NZ On Air celebrate HEIHEI turning one (24 May 2019)
ASB Sports Centre to celebrate milestone (23 May 2019)
Virtuoso violinist joins NZSO for must-see winter concert tour (23 May 2019)

Lifestyle

Youth Ambassadors help feed Raetihi

Waimarino-Waiouru Youth Ambassadors from Ruapehu’s award winning Youth Council have held a working bee at the Raetihi Community Gardens as part of the NZ Youth Week.

Time to renew your dog’s registration - Hamilton City Council (24 May 2019)
Celebrate Samoa Language Week in Porirua (24 May 2019)
Two-thirds of New Zealanders prefer cashiers over self-service checkouts (24 May 2019)

Health

Syphilis cases continue to increase - MidCentral DHB

As syphilis cases rise nationwide, MidCentral DHB’s Public Health Team is emphasising the need for people in the community to get tested.

Regional Public Health contact tracing underway after 4th Wellington measles case (24 May 2019)
Kiwis to 'Beanie Up' this June to support stroke survivors (24 May 2019)
Heart Foundation welcomes rheumatic fever funding announcement (23 May 2019)

Technology

Westpac NZ works with Aider to better serve SMEs

Bringing human-centric AI and digital assistance to the SME banking experience.

Auckland-based artificial intelligence software company, Aider, is working with Westpac NZ to provide conversational digital assistance to small and medium-sized enterprises.

Measuring our digital nation's growth (23 May 2019)
Remote Irish island invites New Zealanders to connect (21 May 2019)
NZ can learn from the Baltimore cyberattack - FintechNZ (21 May 2019)