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Politics

Parliament dismisses doctors, hospices after farcical debate - Euthanasia-Free NZ

Euthanasia-Free NZ is appalled that Parliament spent so little time debating Part 2 of the End of Life Choice Bill and voted to leave it full of holes.

Councillors asked to receive amendments to SOI (21 August 2019)
National calls for inquiry into prison letters - Mitchell (21 August 2019)
Foster children’s chance to save for their future - National (21 August 2019)

Business

Stephen Selwood recognised for contribution to the infrastructure sector

Last night Stephen Selwood, founding CEO of Infrastructure New Zealand, was recognised for his outstanding service to the infrastructure sector at the 14th annual Building Nations Symposium in Rotorua.

Gull shakes up stagnant market with petrol price drop (22 August 2019)
Population growth, consumer spending drive regions - for now - Infometrics (22 August 2019)
Air NZ Chief Executive Officer transition update (21 August 2019)

National

New reports reveal new climate change flood risk - NIWA

Two reports released today by NIWA and the Deep South National Science Challenge reveal new information about how many New Zealanders, how many buildings and how much infrastructure could be affected by extreme river and coastal flooding from storms and sea-level rise.

Missing Manurewa teen found (22 August 2019)
The secret sex lives of stick insects (22 August 2019)
Opinion: Housing affordability - we all want to solve it (22 August 2019)

Sport

Tall Blacks show courage in overtime defeat against Canada

The MBO Tall Blacks final 12 for the FIBA World Cup has been named following tonight’s preparation game against Canada in Sydney, with the team set to fly out to China for a final week of preparation tomorrow (Thursday).

Burling and Tuke win gold at Olympic test event (21 August 2019)
Hale to lead Warriors in NRLW (21 August 2019)
Baker-Forsman arsenal building ahead of Australian raid (21 August 2019)

Entertainment

Top 5 finalists announced for 2019 APRA Silver Scroll Awards

Five remarkable songs have made the shortlist for the 2019 APRA Silver Scroll Award, recognising excellence in songwriting.

- Happy Unhappy, written by Elizabeth Stokes and performed by The Beths, published by Gaga Music on behalf of Carpark Publishing Tracks

Auckland honours Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (21 August 2019)
Dancers express more than words in 'Body Language' (20 August 2019)
A 1950's Japanese masterpiece (20 August 2019)

Lifestyle

SAFE celebrates World Plant Milk Day 2019

Today is ‘World Plant Milk Day’ meaning animal protection organisations from across the globe will be celebrating the rising popularity of dairy-free products.

Whanganui's Gonville Library prepares to celebrate tenth birthday (21 August 2019)
Just Imagine: Time to change your mind on things - literally (21 August 2019)
There's a roadie for every season in South Australia (21 August 2019)

Health

Catching the fraudsters in medical research

The prestigious UK journal, Anaesthesia is uncovering scientific fraud that is triggering international investigations at the rate of one every two weeks according to its editor-in-chief, Dr Andrew Klein.

Babies missing out on heart screening - research (22 August 2019)
Researchers make potential breakthrough in cancer drug development (21 August 2019)
Mental health in retirement: what you can do to stay healthy and happy (21 August 2019)

Technology

Announcing New Zealand's first Kubernetes Certified Service Provider

Locally owned and operated Catalyst Cloud has become the first and only Kubernetes Certified Service Provider (KCSP) in New Zealand, with certification from the prestigious Cloud Native Computing Foundation.

China’s surveillance app - ShareAmerica (19 August 2019)
Otago Polytechnic Engineering students to help Vanuatu community (19 August 2019)
Interactive media a game changer for digital economy (19 August 2019)