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Politics

Living in NZ 'even now more expensive - especially if you are poor'

The release of the September Consumer Price Index (CPI) by Statistics New Zealand shows that incomes are not keeping up with the cost of living.

Dunedin ratepayers 'deserve explanation of $980,000 pay-out' (17 October 2017)
Auckland Ratpayers' Alliance reflects on Phil Goff's mayorship (16 October 2017)
Govt underfunding putting cost pressure on students - AUSA (16 October 2017)

Business

CricHQ in receivership

Wellington-based data technology company, CricHQ Ltd, has today been placed into receivership. CricHQ’s app is a global digital platform offering cricket fans live game viewing, data management, content generation and more recently, cricket administration and competition management for clubs.

Hi-Tech Summit improves tech connection with China (17 October 2017)
Crowe Horwath urges farmers to review family trusts (17 October 2017)
Rabobank and UN Environment kick-start $1 billion program (17 October 2017)

National

Selwyn Foundation asked to consider their ethical approach

The Living Wage Movement Aotearoa New Zealand says that the Selwyn Foundations AGM at Holy Trinity Cathedral on Wednesday the 18th of October is the perfect opportunity for them to think about their commitment to an ethical and values based approach.

Man dies after fall from cliff in Mairangi Bay (17 October 2017)
Waihi man missing (17 October 2017)
Greyhounds as Pets announces 2000th adoption (17 October 2017)

Sport

Multisport Challenge to mark NZ wars commemoration in Northland

October 28 this year will mark the first-ever national day to commemorate the New Zealand wars.

Manfeild miniature motorcycle racing event broadcast (17 October 2017)
All Whites - 20,000 tickets go in first hour (17 October 2017)
Aussie invasion for Queenstown Marathon (17 October 2017)

Entertainment

Brodie Kane latest addition to The Hits family

The Hits announced today that Brodie Kane will join Dave Fitzgerald as the other half of the local Christchurch morning show on The Hits. She fills a position left by Ali Pugh, who is finishing with the station later this month.

Aotea Lagoon miniature train back on track this Labour weekend (17 October 2017)
Celebrate Conservation Week at Wellington Zoo (16 October 2017)
Vodafone launches Vodafone TV (16 October 2017)

Lifestyle

oob organic launch Organic Diced Mango

No mess, no fuss and no waste as oob organic launches frozen mango oob organic has the answer to providing year round delicious, organic and fuss-free mango with their latest freezer addition - frozen Organic Diced Mango.

Coromandel free fishing and boating calendar out now (17 October 2017)
Lawson and Lovell win HIA Greensmart Sustainable Home Award (16 October 2017)
Six reasons why you need to eat Australian superfoods (16 October 2017)

Health

Strict Infection control measures in place at HB Hospital

Strict infection control measures are in place in some wards of Hawke’s Bay Hospital to prevent the spread of Norovirus, a highly contagious vomiting and diarrhoea bug.

Mental health nursing is specialist work - Brookes (17 October 2017)
Clinical leaders welcome appointment of interim chief executive (17 October 2017)
Optometrist launches innovative eye service to transform patient care (17 October 2017)

Technology

More Kiwis buying into artificial intelligence - AIFNZ

New Zealanders are buying into the benefits of artificial intelligence (AI) as it is creeps into many walks of everyday life, an AI specialist says.

INX Software launches INX version 5.4 (13 October 2017)
Xero launches machine learning automation for small businesses (11 October 2017)
New info display technology trialled at Hamilton bus stops (9 October 2017)
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