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Kapa Haka delegation to feature at Olympic awards

Te Matatini Kapa Haka, Aotearoa, New Zealand will represent New Zealand at the inaugural Association of National Olympic Committees Gala awards to be held November 7.

Devilskin announce Surrender Summer Tour (23 October 2014)
Red Bull Sound Select in AKL and Palmerston North (23 October 2014)
Student Maori art fuses past and present (23 October 2014)

National

Communities turn out to support clean water

NZ Landcare Trust's Communities for Clean Water weekend-of-action proved to be a big hit around the country with hundreds of volunteers turning out to get involved in regional events.

3000 smartphones donated in the fight against Ebola (23 October 2014)
SkyCity contributes $50,000 to save Santa (23 October 2014)
Pet proof your garden (23 October 2014)

Politics

General Revaluation report received by Auckland councillors

The Finance and Performance committee this morning received the 2014 General Revaluation report, which shows average residential capital value increases of 34.8 per cent since 2011.

Power price rises more than double the inflation rate - Greens (23 October 2014)
Prime Minister extends condolences to Canada (23 October 2014)
Christchurch affordable housing partnership announced (23 October 2014)

Business

NZ launches new business events advocates programme

Over the past year New Zealand has played host to everyone from geophysists to private detectives, doctors to journalists, thanks to the support of Tourism New Zealand’s (TNZ) business events programme.

TVNZ announce changes to Maori programme production (23 October 2014)
CPI rises 0.3 percent in September quarter (23 October 2014)
Famous NZers join Bright Sparks 2014 (23 October 2014)

Sport

Auckland in the running for walking and cycling gold

Gold medal Olympian cyclist Sarah Ulmer and Mayor of Wellington Celia Wade Brown will be recognising New Zealand’s champions for walking and cycling next week, when the winners of the national walking and cycling awards are announced on 29 October at the 2WALKandCYCLE 2014 Conference in Nelson.

Targa 'King' faces tough fight to regain crown (23 October 2014)
Red Bull Defiance on this Friday and Saturday (23 October 2014)
Track action guaranteed from UDC V8 Ute stars (23 October 2014)

Lifestyle

Naked Bus unveils new Sleeper route

Travellers can snuggle down in new 'lie-flat' sleeper buses this summer as, in a first for New Zealand, Naked Bus gets ready to transform overnight bus journeys.

Get your workplace moving for Workplace Challenge (23 October 2014)
Hyundai Genesis lifts the active safety bar - AA (23 October 2014)
Natural meds - Enzymedica (22 October 2014)

Health

Students over-estimate fertility - study

University students in New Zealand significantly over-estimate both age-related fertility and the efficacy of fertility treatments such as in vitro fertilisation (IVF), according to a recent study.

Ladies, your mo-ment awaits (22 October 2014)
Health hub site for Blenheim a step closer (22 October 2014)
No gathering of shellfish from Port Underwood (22 October 2014)

Technology

1000 schools now using N4L - 40% of all NZ schools

Today N4L (Network for Learning) connected the 1000th school to its Managed Network, which means more than 40% of New Zealand schools are now using N4L’s services, providing them equitable access to world-class internet connectivity for teaching and learning.

Technology and robotics still transforming medicine (20 October 2014)
Snap announces national 200Mbps UFB plans (20 October 2014)
Media Design School hosting Global Game Jam (17 October 2014)
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