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Politics

Strategy to lift deceased organ donation rates

Minister of Health Jonathan Coleman has launched a national strategy which aims to lift the rate of deceased organ donations and therefore increase the number of people who can receive a transplant.

Labour's backdown on 90-day trials 'vindicates' ACT policy (29 June 2017)
Bus drivers welcome Labour's FPA policy (29 June 2017)
Single phone number launched to access support services (29 June 2017)

Business

South Korea joins DHL's Asia-Europe network

DHL Global Forwarding, the leading international provider of air, sea and road freight services, has connected South Korea to its comprehensive Asia-Europe multimodal network, giving Korean businesses more flexible and efficient access to the country's third-largest export market.[1]

FMA annual review of NZX published (29 June 2017)
Ports of Auckland not directly affected by global cyber-attack (29 June 2017)
Marlborough Mayor welcomes destination marketing report (29 June 2017)

National

Second man charged with murder of Palmiro Macdonald

Central District Police have today made a second arrest in relation to the murder of Palmiro MacDonald.

A 28-year-old man has been charged with murder and will be appearing in the Palmerston North District Court.

Energy End Use Database updated (29 June 2017)
Police make arrest in relation to three Dunedin robberies (29 June 2017)
Wakatipu bus network subsidies confirmed (29 June 2017)

Sport

Pulse re-group for Super Club showpiece

There’s been little time for reflection for Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse who face a quick turnaround before heading off to the end of season Super Club netball tournament in Nelson.

Marina Erakovic wins delayed match at Wimbledon Qualifying (29 June 2017)
All Blacks team named for second NZ Lions Series Test (29 June 2017)
Kiwis Abroad: Brockie leads way with cup win (28 June 2017)

Entertainment

Web series celebrates Ngai Tahu artists

Following on from the success of its award-winning Mahinga Kai web series, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu has launched Ngā Ringa Toi o Tahu, an eight-episode online video series exploring the practice and success of a number of talented Ngāi Tahu artists.

Libraries, Museum celebrate Matariki at the Meteor (29 June 2017)
Fearless and Inventive, debut album Poetic Mind by Ferlein (29 June 2017)
New look Queenstown Winter Festival 'delivers on expectations' (29 June 2017)

Lifestyle

Outstanding Food Awards Dinner at La Pancetta in Greytown

Wairarapa award-winning charcuterie specialist and butcher Rachel Priestley is hosting the first Outstanding Food Awards Dinner at her Greytown restaurant, La Pancetta.

Purina 'Pets at Work Day' on Friday 7 July (28 June 2017)
Five places to experience slices of the real Big Apple (28 June 2017)
Mind-body and yoga for your wellness and activity (27 June 2017)

Health

Two guest lecturers speaking in Whangarei next Wednesday

Professor Ian Anderson is a Public Health Medicine Specialist and one of the first Aboriginal doctors.

Whangarei will have two guest lectures next week thanks to the University of Auckland in Whangarei’s International Lecture Series.

Patients urged to dispose of unwanted medicines safely (29 June 2017)
Major summit and leadership programme driven by Northland group (29 June 2017)
Stay well this winter (29 June 2017)

Technology

A.I. starts to deliver in the enterprise, at last

Computers soon could deliver smarter healthcare to patients at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH).

Petya cyber security attack: What you need to know (28 June 2017)
Wheelchair revolution with Ezy-wheels (28 June 2017)
Petya ransomware impacting large organisations in multiple countries (28 June 2017)
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