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Politics

Government has the power to stop giant oil ship - Greenpeace

Greenpeace are criticising a reported statement by the new Minister of Energy, Megan Woods, that the decision about whether to issue a permit for oil exploration is merely an "operational matter".

Outcome of Hamilton City Council's Complaints Committee meeting (24 November 2017)
NZ prepared to put Manus refugees before politics - CTU (24 November 2017)
UK Trade Secretary Liam Fox to visit NZ from tomorrow (24 November 2017)

Business

Tilt Renewables announces resignation of Robert Farron

In accordance with NZX Listing Rule 10.6.1, Tilt Renewables Limited wishes to advise that Robert Farron has resigned and will step down from his role as Chief Executive effective 31 December 2017.

Warehouse retail site offers buyers chance to add value (24 November 2017)
Healthy return from land and buildings housing medical hub (24 November 2017)
North End Motel land and buildings placed on the market for sale (24 November 2017)

National

Masters of Natural Sciences student wins emerging talent award

Masters of Natural Sciences student Courtney Davies was recently awarded the North Harbour Club AIMES Emerging Talent Award - the latest honour for the 21-year-old.

UCOL strengthens Guiyang Sister City relationship (24 November 2017)
New Lotto NZ Chief Executive announced (24 November 2017)
Civic Square artwork kicks off Wellington's Art on Walls (24 November 2017)

Sport

Blaze start quest for titles

The Wellington Blaze begin their season against the Central Hinds in Levin today. Starting with a T20 this afternoon, the teams will then be part of the historic reintroduction of the Hallyburton Johnstone Shield with two One-Day matches over the weekend.

CCA statement on Ken McClure incident (24 November 2017)
Athlete and scientist working to maximise performance (24 November 2017)
Van Beek replaces Kuggeleijn in New Zealand team (24 November 2017)

Entertainment

TSB Festival of Lights brings in tourists, boosts economy

A survey on the New Plymouth District Council-run TSB Festival of Lights has highlighted the significant contribution the summer spectacular is making to the region’s economy.

Exhibition focuses on links between Ngati Kahungunu and Samoa (24 November 2017)
Even more events this summer in Selwyn (23 November 2017)
Christmas in the Park just days away (23 November 2017)

Lifestyle

Orana welcomes orang-utans from Auckland Zoo

Orana Wildlife Park is home to New Zealand’s only gorillas … and now the country’s only orang-utans too!

'Mummy and Me' bomber jackets launched for Xmas (23 November 2017)
App solves the daily 'what’s for dinner' conundrum (20 November 2017)
New Zealand Post celebrates Royal Platinum Wedding Anniversary (20 November 2017)

Health

NZNO welcomes the HQSC adverse events report

NZNO welcomes the adverse events report and thanks the Health Quality and Safety Commission (HQSC) for their work to produce it with very recent and relevant data. The changes to the national adverse events reporting policy which, came into effect in July this year, are also progressing well.

Improving communication access the focus at Southern DHB next week (24 November 2017)
The collegial mood suffers in cash starved system (24 November 2017)
Health insurance pays out a record $321 million in September quarter (24 November 2017)

Technology

MobileTECH 2018: Agritech programme focusing on digital technologies

Artificial intelligence, machine learning and smart data are major themes at next year’s MobileTECH 2018.

New Zealand industries trial advanced GPS technologies (22 November 2017)
NZ to be at the forefront of AI (22 November 2017)
D-Link NZ launches new Modern Router (21 November 2017)
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