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Politics

Consultation period on trades training reforms disrespectful - Reti

Consultation on trades training reforms shows a lack of respect to our communities, National’s Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Spokesperson Shane Reti says.

Time for new thinking in local government funding - TIA (18 February 2019)
New scheme targets greenhouse gases - EPA (18 February 2019)
DHB deficits balloon as Clark fails to act - Woodhouse (18 February 2019)

Business

Essilor appoints new National Sales and Marketing Manager

Essilor, the world’s largest supplier of prescription lenses has appointed a local national sales and marketing manager as the company continues to support the growth of its customers in New Zealand.

Tax: Making sure multi-nationals pay their fair share (18 February 2019)
Liberty International Tourism Group hits the Pacific (18 February 2019)
simPRO timesheet app manages business costs 'more accurately than ever' (18 February 2019)

National

New Predator Free funds for regions and new technologies

Predator Free 2050 Limited has initiated a second funding round to support predator eradication in regional New Zealand and fast track the production of improved predator control tools and technologies.

Nelson fires: Police appeal for man to come forward (18 February 2019)
Police seeking information on Opotiki robbery (18 February 2019)
Police make enquires about allegation of missing items from the Pike River Mine (18 February 2019)

Sport

Clean sweep for Pride in SuperLeague

The Canterbury United Pride have pulled off a clean sweep at the inaugural Women’s Futsal SuperLeague, picking up both the title and all three individual honours on offer.

Cricket: Bangladesh beckons for young NZ (18 February 2019)
World's best IRB racers showed their stuff at the IRB Championships (18 February 2019)
More black-type assaults by Marsh (18 February 2019)

Entertainment

Last call for public art designs to commemorate 'Coromandel 200'

If you are an artist looking for a new opportunity, the Coromandel 200 community group is still looking to commission a commemorative piece of public art to mark the arrival of HMSS Coromandel to our waters, 200 years ago.

LPL partner with Uber Eats NZ for special Night Squad promotion (18 February 2019)
Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival offers colour, energy and performance (18 February 2019)
Rural Fest Wainuiomata 'back for the third year' (18 February 2019)

Lifestyle

Pasifika Treasures: A celebration of Craft and Art of the Pacific

With Oamaru fast becoming the most Polynesian town in New Zealand, with an estimated one in four residents hailing from those happy isles - Polynesian food and dancing a big part of the new vibrancy enjoyed by North Otago’s largest town - it seems only right that Culture Waitaki is coming toget

Hot air balloon festival drops in on Thames (15 February 2019)
Napier Art Deco Festival 2019 attracts international attention (15 February 2019)
Mary and John - the most popular names of all time (15 February 2019)

Health

HDC report released for care of pregnant woman with high risk factors

Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding a midwife and a District Health Board in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights for the care provided to a pregnant woman with high risk factors.

HDC report released for the treatment of boy with skin lesion (18 February 2019)
Are your water tank levels getting low? - Northland DHB (18 February 2019)
Social media can improve lives post-disaster - new research (18 February 2019)