"Auckland Council needs to bin plans for a Rainbow Advisory Board when they are presented to them this Thursday, "says Affordable Auckland Mayoral candidate Stephen Berry.
|$190m Maori Board wishlist opposed - Berry (28 April 2015)|
|'Govt way too slow' to get USAR deployed (28 April 2015)|
|More hype and half-truths from Coleman - Annette King (28 April 2015)|
NZIER’s Monetary Policy Shadow Board says the Reserve Bank should leave the Official Cash Rate at 3.50 percent on Thursday. But the Board’s sentiment is shifting - rate rises are off the table for now and there is a growing sense that the Reserve Bank’s next move should be down.
|'A win-win' for NZ employers and Filipino workers (28 April 2015)|
|Say no to McDonalds on May 1 - union (28 April 2015)|
|McD's walks out of zero hour contracts bargaining - union (28 April 2015)|
A University of Canterbury student who has just graduated with a commerce degree completed much of his thesis in Afghanistan, avoiding suicide bombings and kidnappings.
|Car hits road works truck on Southern Motorway (29 April 2015)|
|Tourists have property stolen (28 April 2015)|
|Red Cross aid workers headed to Nepal (28 April 2015)|
Two recent winners of the ASB Chatham Cup will clash in the first round of the 2015 edition of New Zealand Football’s national knockout cup competition.
|Rugby: New Zealand Under 20 squad named (28 April 2015)|
|Golf: Turnberry - Time For A Change (28 April 2015)|
|Jason Nightingale receives late Kiwis call-up (28 April 2015)|
Independent record label Symphonic Architect will be releasing "I Will be There", a brand new single and part of their album Inconnu, which will be launched later in the year to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the First World War.
|Broods urge young kiwi musos to enter Smokefreerockquest (28 April 2015)|
|South Pacific the musical to tour NZ (28 April 2015)|
|Comedy reigns supreme at Queenstown Winter Festival (28 April 2015)|
|One step closer to finding NZ's top steak (28 April 2015)|
|Delays to Interislander sailings (27 April 2015)|
|Unique new wine finished in aged whisky barrels (24 April 2015)|
While New Zealand is doing very well in terms of increasing vaccination rates "as a nation we often fail victims of vaccine-injury." That’s the conclusion of Katherine Smith, spokeswoman for No Forced Vaccines, a group that opposed forced or coerced vaccination.
|Rheumatic fever awareness campaign launched (28 April 2015)|
|The Vice Guide to Mental Health launched (28 April 2015)|
|'Science, not bureaucracy', should be at the heart of vaccination policy (27 April 2015)|
Predicting our online future is a perilous business but it is clear that touch, gesture and away-from-the-screen technologies are either already here or on their way, says Professor Mark Apperley from the University of Waikato’s Department of Computer Science.
|Serko Mobile now available on Apple Watch (24 April 2015)|
|Lecture series: Human-computer interaction (22 April 2015)|
|NetHui 2015 website launches (20 April 2015)|
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