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Politics

Jacqui Dean urges councils to prepare for extreme weather events

Extreme weather events across Otago and South Canterbury in 2017 have prompted Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean to urge local councils to make sure they have their emergency plans in order.

Heritage buildings receive helping hand (16 January 2018)
MP Jacqui Dean supports Waitaki Valley wine-makers (16 January 2018)
Government to divert road taxes to rail? (16 January 2018)

Business

NZDIA entrants prepare for judging

While many people have had a rest from the stresses of work over the Christmas and New Year break, the reality can be different for farmers.

Improved communication sees fewer complaints for Contact Energy (16 January 2018)
New Zealand Organisations deploying IoT doubles (16 January 2018)
Partnership 'helping ease skills shortage' (16 January 2018)

National

Woman missing in Eastbourne

Police are looking for a woman missing in the Eastbourne and Days Bay area of Lower Hutt.

55-year-old Kerry Scott went for a walk from her home on Muritai Road in Eastbourne at around 9pm last night.

Making the 'Jewel of the City' shine (17 January 2018)
Diversions in Mt Roskill Auckland will disrupt traffic (17 January 2018)
LED lights rolled out in Whangarei (17 January 2018)

Sport

Football Ferns to play Scotland in March

The Football Ferns are confirmed to play Scotland in two international friendlies in March.

The World No 19 will take on the Scottish women on Saturday 3 March and Tuesday 6 March at the Pinatar Football Arena in San Pedro del Pinatar in Spain.

The digital lives of Muslim sportswomen (16 January 2018)
NZ U19 excited for Kenya challenge (16 January 2018)
All female drivers to wear Teal Pants (16 January 2018)

Entertainment

Casting open for Project Runway New Zealand

Project Runway New Zealand is here, and TVNZ 2 is on the hunt for aspiring Kiwi fashion designers to take part!

Popular Waitangi Day celebration returns to Hayman Park (16 January 2018)
Muscle machines for Manfeild show (16 January 2018)
Blackcaps to play starring role in Wellington Cup Barrier Draw (16 January 2018)

Lifestyle

Lawns - site of backyard environmental salvation?

Humanity’s often abusive relationship towards nature has culminated in concerns we have wrecked our Earth beyond repair, with climate change, ecological degradation and mass extinctions threatening the survival of life on the planet.

Lexus debuts new luxury crossover (16 January 2018)
Alfa Romeo Giulia opens 2018 with more awards (15 January 2018)
Sex in the workplace statistics for New Zealand (15 January 2018)

Health

Nationwide bowel screening roll-out extended

The timetable for the roll-out of the National Bowel Screening Programme (NBSP) has been revised to enable more time to develop the National Screening Solution (NSS) technology required to run it.

'Govt needs to support communities to ditch the fizz' (16 January 2018)
New RANZCR President charts a course in AI and advocacy (15 January 2018)
'Mental health a serious public health issue in New Zealand' (15 January 2018)

Technology

NZ tech stars lead world first blockchain launch

New Zealand tech stars are leading a global team in launching the world’s first ever blockchain platform for the multi-billion-dollar global online ratings and review industry.

Ride-share fleets to map cities through Mobileye 8 Connect (11 January 2018)
Intel advances quantum and neuromorphic computing research (10 January 2018)
'New smart and connected home devices start with Intel inside' (10 January 2018)
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