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Politics

New law passed to reduce gun harm - Chris Hipkins

The Government’s commitment to combatting firearms violence has reached another significant milestone today with the passage of the Firearms Prohibition Order Legislation Bill, Police Minister Chris Hipkins says.

Labour is coming after your car and street - Simeon Brown (9 August 2022)
More ram raids than businesses accessing fund - Chris Baillie (9 August 2022)
Labour turns its back on victims of serious crime - Nicole McKee (9 August 2022)

Sport

Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat and FIFA 'put climate partnership into action'

The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) and FIFA have jointly launched a 12-month plan to implement the climate change partnership they signed in April and turn commitment into concrete climate action.

Robb and Parry seal final places in TAB NZ Darts Masters (9 August 2022)
Alinghi Red Bull Racing: christened and ready to fly (9 August 2022)
Third in Finland for Paddon and Kennard - Paddon (8 August 2022)

Entertainment

Dame Malvina Major Foundation Awards for Waikato singer and Auckland pianist

Mezzo soprano Katie Trigg and pianist Leon Chen are the latest recipients of Dame Malvina Major Foundation Arts Excellence Awards for the Auckland/Waikato region. Each has been awarded $5,000 towards further artistic training overseas.

Calling all arty folk - Marlborough District Council (3 August 2022)
Simon Bridges' Generally Famous podcast launches today (3 August 2022)
Major new awards program for short films announced (2 August 2022)

Lifestyle

Messy Play - Playcentre Aotearoa

Playcentre Messy Play Week is a free event for families with babies and pre-school age children being held from Monday 22 August to Friday 26 August at Playcentres across Aotearoa.

Designer garden extravaganza back after a three-year Covid hiatus (2 August 2022)
DIY haircut drawing wins 2022 Parkin Drawing Prize (1 August 2022)
Popularity for suitcases soar this winter - PriceSpy (29 July 2022)

Health

New vaping series exposes Aussie propaganda - CAPHRA

"Thankfully, the inconvenient truth about vaping has now landed on the laptops of Australians smashing all the alarmist anti-vaping propaganda health agencies and officials are peddling," says Nancy Loucas, Executive Co-ordinator of CAPHRA (Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocat

New Zealand to stay at Orange as winter continues - Verrall (9 August 2022)
HB school nurse gains Nursing Council’s nod to prescribe certain medications (9 August 2022)
Reporting your RAT result essential to getting the support you need (9 August 2022)

Technology

The Mars Curiosity Rover turns 10 and 'finally gets the celebration it deserves'

For the love of engineering, Husqvarna, the market leader in robotic lawn mowers, has decided to give the Mars Curiosity Rover the birthday celebration it deserves.

‘Your personal details got hacked’ letters commonplace (29 July 2022)
Help@hand expands support for family violence in NZ (27 July 2022)
NZTech 'growing as fast as the tech sector' (27 July 2022)