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Politics

Wellington leads call on need for national approach to waste

Councils around the country are overwhelmingly backing Wellington’s call for a game-changer in the way the country deals with rubbish going to landfill.

Service sector shows worrying signs for economy - Adams (16 July 2018)
Councillor honoured for contribution to local government (16 July 2018)
Central and local government walking same path on climate strategy (16 July 2018)

Business

AIM's early adopters experience simpler provisional tax

More than 1,100 customers have opted for more certainty around their provisional tax obligations by signing up for the new Accounting Income Method (AIM).

"AIM is a cash-flow game changer," says Inland Revenue Customer Segment Leader Richard Owen.

NZ's first industrial credit union moves to Oracle Flexcube (17 July 2018)
Winter chill impacts real estate sales volumes - REINZ (17 July 2018)
Housecleaning and baking 'two of the jobs Kiwis most want to offload' (17 July 2018)

National

$11,000 grant to help build Pauanui-Tairua Trail

The Hikuai District Trust has won an $11,000 grant to help complete stage two of the 25-kilometre Pauanui-Tairua Cycle and Walkway.

Innovative projects recognised in LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards (17 July 2018)
Opinion: Why should universities care about free speech? (17 July 2018)
'Time running out to have say on representation review' (17 July 2018)

Sport

Payne shows pace in 'Big Time' debut

Kiwi kart international Daniel Bray enjoyed another strong weekend at the second (and final) round of this year’s CIK-FIA European KZ2 Championship meeting in Italy over the weekend, finishing 12th in the Final at the South Garda Karting circuit and 10th equal in the overall 2018 championship p

ANZ Premiership Round 11 Report: Steel v Tactix (16 July 2018)
Charity Day and 'Be the Band' in focus (16 July 2018)
Kiwi sailors target top finish at youth worlds (16 July 2018)

Entertainment

Doctor Who is returning to TVNZ after a 22 year absence

The iconic BBC programme, which last appeared on TVNZ channels in 1996, is returning in time for the Thirteenth Doctor’s appearance.

Spade Aid speed planting day in QEP coming up (16 July 2018)
The final man bun joins the Jury (15 July 2018)
Matariki Sky Show to dazzle Wellington tonight (14 July 2018)

Lifestyle

Te Akau Racing ready for new season challenge

The powerful Te Akau racing team is gearing up for the challenges of the 2018-19 racing season, a season that will see young tyro Jamie Richards take over as head trainer at the Matamata based operation.

New app launches to take on RSVP and Tinder (16 July 2018)
Lower Hutt Events Centre opening hailed a success (16 July 2018)
Texas Chicken launches NZ's 'spiciest ever' fried chicken (16 July 2018)

Health

1,000 Kiwis have Jumpstarted their health

Jumpstart, the national diabetes health and lifestyle programme created by the YMCA Auckland and healthcare company Pharmaco (NZ) Ltd, has reached a milestone this week with it’s 1000th participant signing up.

ACC medical advisors on strike today (17 July 2018)
Net zero emission targets should be legislated now - NZCPHM (16 July 2018)
Syphilis deaths 'highlight need for health sector resourcing' (16 July 2018)

Technology

Little Yellow Bird raises $1 million for a 'world-first' tech platform

Little Yellow Bird founder raises $1.2 million for a ‘world-first’ tech platform using NEM to trace garments from origin to sale

Subsidised broadband Spark Jump bridges Digital Divide (13 July 2018)
Flexibility and ease of use 'key to health software success' (13 July 2018)
Flexibility and ease of use key to health software success (12 July 2018)