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Costs estimated for Council-led rubbish and recycling service

Council officials have been investigating estimated costs and potential rates impacts if a decision was made to introduce either a Council-contracted wheelie bin rubbish and recycling service or a service that involved Council purchasing trucks, bins and employing staff.

On Newshub Nation this weekend (23 March 2018)
Middlemore a prime example of public sector incompetence - ACT (23 March 2018)
NZ firm wins London Transport contract (23 March 2018)


Air New Zealand gearing up for Ed Sheeran

Air New Zealand is preparing for a busy weekend on its network, with thousands of Ed Sheeran fans heading to Auckland to see the Grammy Award winning British pop star perform.

Lyttelton Port Company directors call for privacy of home addresses (23 March 2018)
Ponzi scheme operator receives jail term (23 March 2018)
Qunatec awarded at Natural Health Products NZ annual awards (23 March 2018)


Serious crash in Matakana

Emergency services attended a serious crash on Matakana Valley Rd, Matakana just before midnight.

Police responded to a report of a single vehicle crash at 11.47pm, between Torea Rd and Long Meadow Rd.

Both occupants of the vehicle were taken to Auckland Hospital.

Hundreds educated on child restraint safety in Dunedin (23 March 2018)
Burgers and bikes a lucrative mix (23 March 2018)
Council to develop new draft Dog Policy and Dog Control Bylaw (23 March 2018)


Silver Ferns set up rematch with Jamaica after big win over Fiji Pearls

The Silver Ferns will meet the Jamaica Sunshine Girls in tomorrow’s Taini Jamison Trophy final after posting a decisive 88-27 win over the Fiji Pearls at the North Shore Events Centre on Friday.

Suburbs underdogs against City juggernaut in ISPS semi-final (23 March 2018)
Good news for filly's connections (23 March 2018)
Massey students and alumni flying the flag for NZ (23 March 2018)


Last chance to visit Yayoi Kusama's The obliteration room

This Easter weekend offers the last chance to visit Yayoi Kusama’s exceptionally popular participatory installation, The obliteration room, at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki.

Internationally Acclaimed Dancers on Dancing with the Stars (23 March 2018)
'Jack Reacher and thinking inside the box' (22 March 2018)
Escape the Fate Announce Australian and New Zealand Tour (22 March 2018)


NZ part of global exercise explosion - Exercise NZ

New Zealand is about to see an explosion in the number of people taking up yoga, 24/7 gyms, boutique studios, boot camps and mobile trainers, a leading exercise expert says.

Uber releases annual Uber Lost and Found Index (22 March 2018)
Annah Stretton campaigns to publish RAW book (21 March 2018)
Millennials say upskilling = more money; Baby Boomers less optimistic (21 March 2018)


FAST stroke campaign makes a difference

The number of people who could correctly identify two key signs of a stroke increased following a Ministry of Health funded public awareness campaign.

Stern warning to DHBs about spending - ASMS (23 March 2018)
Workplace Health and Safety Show 2018 free education program (23 March 2018)
Improving cardiovascular health a foot at a time (23 March 2018)


InternetNZ calls for conversation amidst concerns about big data

Spurred by recent stories about Cambridge Analytica and big data, many New Zealanders are questioning whether they can see and control how their data is used online.

Symantec: Cryptojacking the newest online threat to Kiwis (22 March 2018)
Skykiwi's app unites Chinese communities across NZ (22 March 2018)
Techweek'18 Waikato to showcase the growth of tech in the region (21 March 2018)
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