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Politics

Housing Foundation endorses KiwiBuy campaign

Statement from Dominic Foote, GM Operations, Housing Foundation

The Housing Foundation endorses the KiwiBuy campaign led by the Salvation Army and supported by Habitat for Humanity.

'National bill will deliver fairness in tax system' (23 April 2019)
Information gathering standards update - State Services Commission (23 April 2019)
Rental property child hospitalisation claim contradicted - Tenancies War (23 April 2019)

Business

Anders Skoe appointed Trade Me CEO

Anders Skoe has been appointed as the new CEO of Trade Me Group Limited. He is currently the CEO of Finn.no and executive vice-president of Nordic Marketplaces at Schibsted in Norway.

Rogue security operator convicted and fined for unlicensed security work (23 April 2019)
Horticulture NZ welcomes call for protection of versatile land (23 April 2019)
Tech driving Gen Y spending habits (23 April 2019)

National

Man arrested following Tauranga homicide

Please attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Lindsay Pilbrow

Police have arrested a 39-year-old man following the death of 17-month old Sadie-Leigh Gardner.

Anzac Day services to be livestreamed (23 April 2019)
Feedback sought on beauty industry health issues in Wellington (23 April 2019)
Update on the Clover Park shooting (23 April 2019)

Sport

The Good Oil Tactix defeat the Northern Stars 49-46 in Christchurch

Leading by great example, The Good Oil Tactix captain Jane Watson took her team to their third victory of the season upsetting the Northern Stars, 49-46, in front of an appreciative home crowd in Christchurch.

Beale named to replace Fusitu’a (23 April 2019)
Manfeild cycling challenge pulls hundreds (23 April 2019)
Kiwi jumper the King of Oakbank (23 April 2019)

Entertainment

Unseen works from 'NZ's Jackson Pollock' to show in Napier gallery

A rare opportunity to see - and purchase - works by the late Allen Maddox has art lovers from across the country booking flights in to Napier.

Drag show plays homage to the Wizard of Oz (22 April 2019)
Curator of 150th anniversary exhibition values Frances Hodgkins as a role model (18 April 2019)
Dunedin School of Art graduate celebrates exhibition at Pah Homestead (18 April 2019)

Health

'PHARMAC rejects own experts' view on breast cancer drug'

PHARMAC has refused funding for Kadcyla, an important drug that has recently had a high media and public profile.

Take charge of your health now or face long delays - HBDHB (23 April 2019)
Waikato invention could prevent skin injury in premature babies (23 April 2019)
Resident Medical Officers to strike for five days - MidCentral DHB (23 April 2019)

Technology

'Accelerating the uptake of tech in the NZ economy is crucial'

The Productivity Commission’s new inquiry into the impact of tech on the future of work in New Zealand is a valuable first step for government to be better informed about the effect of tech developments when making policy, the national artificial intelligence organisation, the AI Forum NZ, says

Radical new approaches may be required - NZTech (18 April 2019)
Breakthrough research to revolutionise internet communication (18 April 2019)
Cyber security forensic checks come to the fore in mergers and acquisitions processes (17 April 2019)