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Politics

DSC challenges CEO to defend claim

The latest Canterbury/West Coast DHB responses to OIA requests by the Democrats for Social Credit Party (DSC) have descended from evasive and time-wasting to complete farce, according to DSC Leader Stephnie de Ruyter and Health Spokesman David Tranter.

NZ forest industry heading for a crash - NZ First (26 July 2016)
An aggressive Unitary Plan won't be enough - Thomas (26 July 2016)
Dedicated careers advice for students welcome - PPTA (26 July 2016)

Business

UN Environment lead lauds solar-powered circumnavigation of globe

UN Environment chief Erik Solheim released the following statement congratulating the the Solar Impulse team, who today completed the first circumnavigation of the globe in a solar-powered airplane:

The Miracle Tiger now available via Sky Vision (26 July 2016)
ITF welcomes Labour careers and apprenticeships plan (26 July 2016)
Countdown to Spring is on with new Queenstown campaign (26 July 2016)

National

Invercargill Police investigate small fires

Invercargill Police are investigating three small fires that have been lit in the Queens Park surroundings.

At around 2.55am on Friday 22nd July, a small fire was lit near a fence close to the playground area.

Arrest made in relation to aggravated robberies (26 July 2016)
How you can help make Canterbury's roads safer for everyone (26 July 2016)
Hamilton project scoops national Excellence award (26 July 2016)

Sport

NZF: Volunteers recognised for selfless efforts

Over 70 people who give up their time all over the country to volunteer for the good of the game have had their efforts recognised by New Zealand Football and its federations.

NZF referees ready for Rio Olympics (26 July 2016)
Warriors: Tuimoala Lolohea returns to starting line-up (26 July 2016)
Trans-Tasman female officials exchange programme launched (26 July 2016)

Entertainment

History, a capella chorus, and new talk show for Anika Moa

There’s more diversity than you can shake a stick at, in the latest television funding decisions from NZ On Air.

Exhibition has wider angle on influential photographer's work (25 July 2016)
Anti-bullying magician to visit Ashburton schools this week (25 July 2016)
Big boost for TV drama production (25 July 2016)

Lifestyle

Record breaking start to Winter 2016 at Cardrona

The start of the 2016 winter has been a record-breaker for Cardrona Alpine Resort, with a 20% growth on previous winters. The growth has largely come from an influx of first time skiers and snowboarders, with the resort gearing up for a further increase in visitors over the next few years.

Travelling toddler tantrums: How Kiwi parents keep calm and carry on (26 July 2016)
Powder hounds happy and more to come for Coronet Peak and The Remarkables (25 July 2016)
Kiwis take flight to Brazil and 2016 Rio Olympic Games (25 July 2016)

Health

Free pulse checks for a healthy heart

A sustained flutter in the chest could be more serious than you think.

Atrial Fibrillation (AF) affects 1-2% of New Zealanders making it the most common heart rhythm disorder in the country.

Skills training to keep mothers and babies safe (26 July 2016)
Minister can take big step to save babies' lives - Green Party (26 July 2016)
Kiwi cooperative launches into battle against dementia (25 July 2016)

Technology

TomTom City extends to 50 cities - including Wellington

TomTom (TOM2) today announced that TomTom City - a traffic portal that provides live traffic and travel information - has now extended to 50 cities.

ARANZ Geo releases My Leapfrog web portal (19 July 2016)
Gaming workshops lead to 'aha' moments and engage kids (15 July 2016)
100% growth highlights NZers' appetite for internet data (13 July 2016)
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