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Entertainment

Further nominations sought for Arts Pasifika Awards

Creative New Zealand is seeking further nominations in two categories for its 2014 Arts Pasifika Awards, which celebrate excellence and innovation in Pacific arts in New Zealand.

Celebrations at Pompallier Mission (28 July 2014)
Annual OUSA Art Week kicks off in Dunedin (28 July 2014)
'A Vinyl Affair' on in Wellington in August (28 July 2014)

National

Burst of heavy rain for the west coast of the South Island

A front over the Tasman Sea is expected to cross the South Island overnight Monday to Tuesday. A moist northerly flow precedes this front, with a period of heavy rain expected about and west of the Southern Alps from Monday evening through to Tuesday morning.

Heavy rain for Westland ranges overnight (28 July 2014)
Winner of youth spirit award announced (28 July 2014)
Border system reaches further milestone (28 July 2014)

Politics

Annette Sykes to launch campaign for Waiariki

At midday tomorrow, Annette Sykes will officially launch her campaign to win the Waiariki electorate seat for MANA in the upcoming general election.

Internet issues paper released for election (28 July 2014)
Time for Epsom to say 'no deal' - Labour candidate (28 July 2014)
Public deserves electoral integrity - Cunliffe (28 July 2014)

Business

Nominations opening for new DairyNZ director

Nominations opening for new DairyNZ director

Nominations will open next month for a new farmer-elected director for DairyNZ’s board following the resignation of current board member Barbara Kuriger.

New model predicts pasture response to nitrogen (28 July 2014)
Shortlist announced for major schools building project (28 July 2014)
Two models of bathroom heater prohibited (28 July 2014)

Sport

Craig Joubert to referee Super Rugby Final

Craig Joubert of South Africa has been appointed to referee the Vodacom Super Rugby Final between the Waratahs and the Crusaders in Sydney on Saturday, SANZAR has announced.

Motorsport: May shows value of international campaign (28 July 2014)
Football: Bonevacia 'looking for adventure ' (28 July 2014)
Young kiwi on the podium in Olympic distance debut (28 July 2014)

Lifestyle

The Food Show 'on-trend - and on its way'

The Food Show Auckland - Thursday 31 July to Sunday 3 August 2014 at ASB Showgrounds

New Ford Territory in NZ in early 2015 (28 July 2014)
Silverbeet - the perfect filler (28 July 2014)
Are you ready to take a fitness and lifestyle challenge? (28 July 2014)

Health

New treatment option for hepatitis C

Two new pill-only antiviral drug regimens could provide shorter, more effective treatment options with fewer side effects for the majority of patients infected with hepatitis C, even those most difficult to treat, according to the results of two studies published in The Lancet.

Health expert to talk about alcohol harm in Rotorua (28 July 2014)
Scene set for Friday's Big Latch On in Northland (28 July 2014)
Long-term look at East Coast health services (28 July 2014)

Technology

Getting privacy right in our data future - Privacy Commissioner

Privacy Commissioner John Edwards welcomes the release of the New Zealand Data Futures Forum’s report.

App designed for socialising to compete on global stage (26 July 2014)
AVG announces AVG Cleaner for Android (25 July 2014)
Monster launches new Diamondz headphones (24 July 2014)
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