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Politics

Auditor-General to investigate KiwiBuild - Collins

The Auditor-General’s office has confirmed it will investigate concerns raised by National about taxpayer cash being used to underwrite KiwiBuild houses, National’s Housing spokesperson Judith Collins says.

Q+A: Climate Change Minister defends progress on climate change plan (15 July 2019)
Q+A: Infrastructure Minister admits NZ's infrastructure planning is 'dismal' (15 July 2019)
Prime Minister to visit Australia (15 July 2019)

Business

NZ's international tech reputation growing - NZTech

A constant stream of international business delegations are arriving in New Zealand to learn more about our innovation ecosystem and to look for the next big thing in tech.

Competition in real estate auction rooms in Hamilton heats up (15 July 2019)
Tax Practitioners Board investigating 350 tax practitioners (15 July 2019)
Tourism funding will prove significant boost for Northland (15 July 2019)

National

Signs of a new way of working, as public donations remain static - CID

New Zealand’s ‘mission-driven’ charities working in international aid are showing early signs of changing the way they work, in particular prioritising building the capacity and resilience of local communities to do their own development. 

SH 5 closed to high-sided vehicles (16 July 2019)
Wintec academic staff 'want a fair return on their hard work' (15 July 2019)
Police investigate Nelson infant's injuries (15 July 2019)

Sport

Silver Ferns defeat Zimbabwe 79-36

In their most challenging outing to date, the Silver Ferns comfortably dismantled Zimbabwe 79-36 at the Vitality Netball World Cup in Liverpool on Monday to keep their unbeaten record intact.

Jan Shearer appointed Snow Sports NZ CEO (15 July 2019)
Kiwis impress at NBA Academy games (15 July 2019)
Te Akau stars trial to script (15 July 2019)

Entertainment

Hour of comedy addressing gender constructs comes to Q Theatre

Real life husband and wife duo Jo Randerson and Thomas LaHood present a non-stop hour of comic theatre, delving deeply into the difficulties of gender constructs, in Soft N Hard coming to Loft at Q Theatre for five nights Tuesday 20 - Saturday 24 August.

Unique evening of games and music to celebrate Puanga (13 July 2019)
Smirnoff pure helps Kiwis discover unique sounds of their local area (12 July 2019)
'Guardianship at the heart of new exhibition' (11 July 2019)

Lifestyle

Marilyn Waring speaks at Hastings Library 29 July

Author and former politician Marilyn Waring will be talking at the Hastings Library on Monday, July 29 at 7pm.

Domino’s new technology boosts pizza quality (15 July 2019)
Magic or science? Pukeiti offers both (15 July 2019)
Free event aims to bring back more native birds to Auckland gardens (15 July 2019)

Health

AU researchers help identify first genes linked to anorexia

QIMR Berghofer researchers have played a vital role in helping identify the first eight genes associated with the eating disorder anorexia nervosa.

NZers involved in global study showing genetic predisposition for anorexia (16 July 2019)
Suicide prevention - time for a radical re-think? (15 July 2019)
Significant achievement with Cxbladder included in latest bladder cancer guidelines in USA (15 July 2019)

Technology

Massey students win spot at global competition in New York

A Massey University engineering team has been chosen to compete in New York City later this year after impressing judges with their air-quality monitoring network.

Sony boosts full-frame lens line-up with 35mm F1.8 lightweight prime (15 July 2019)
Most NZ companies do not record being hacked - FintechNZ (12 July 2019)
Leyou Technologies and Amazon Game Studios to co-develop game based on Lord of the Rings World (11 July 2019)