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Politics

Relief for temporary migrants, employers and New Zealanders who need work - Lees-Galloway

The Government is making immediate short-term changes to visa settings to support temporary migrants already onshore in New Zealand and their employers, while also ensuring New Zealanders needing work are prioritised, Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway says.

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Freshwater commissioners and fast-track consenting convenor appointed - Parker (7 July 2020)
Statement on Hamish Walker - Muller (7 July 2020)
New Zealand First calls for tahr cull halt - Mark Patterson (7 July 2020)

Business

Shelby NZ F-150 Trucks

SHELBY NEW ZEALAND EXPANDS OPERATIONS TO INCLUDE THE SHELBY F-150 RANGE

Lexus premieres the new LS globally (7 July 2020)
Is your tax or BAS agent the real deal? (7 July 2020)
Market-leading label-maker’s headquarters for sale - Bayleys (7 July 2020)

National

Appointment of Judge of the High Court - Parker

Auckland Queen’s Counsel Neil Campbell has been appointed a Judge of the High Court, Attorney-General David Parker announced today.

Gisborne District Council initiates repair work at Awatere River (7 July 2020)
Far North Council seeks input on voting options (7 July 2020)
Sapere report adds to NRC finding that Northport is not a long term option (7 July 2020)

Sport

Auckland Huskies defeat Otago Nuggets

The Auckland Huskies recorded their second win of the Sal’s NBL Showdown in the early game on Tuesday defeating the Fluid Recruitment Otago Nuggets 81-69.

Tevaga named for clash against Titans - Vodafone Warriors (7 July 2020)
Polly Grey pleases with black-type placing - NZ Racing Desk (7 July 2020)
Te Akau spring plans fluid as Shark recuperates - NZ Racing Desk (7 July 2020)

Entertainment

Wellington event ticket sales soar for June

Tickets sales for Wellington events soar with Kiwi superstar Benee’s three headline shows leading sales.

'Otaki Yard on board with Light the Night event' (6 July 2020)
The Arts Foundation Te Tumu Toi 'welcome three exceptional creatives' (4 July 2020)
Hospital Sports new album 'On We and You' (3 July 2020)

Lifestyle

Ironclad Pan Company triples production to keep up with demand

The Ironclad Pan Company, an innovative new cookware brand producing the only New Zealand made 100% cast iron skillet, has seen a surge in demand in recent weeks.

Snow blankets Mt Ruapehu in time for school holidays (6 July 2020)
BBQ beet banger crowned New Zealand Vegan Sausage Winner - Vegan Society (6 July 2020)
'Two Kiwi icons come together for the ultimate flavour journey' (6 July 2020)

Health

2 new cases of Covid-19 - Ministry of Health

Today there are two new cases of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation in New Zealand. There continue to be no cases of COVID-19 in the community. It has been 67 days since the last case of COVID-19 that was acquired locally from an unknown source.

Record number of Māori doctors in Waitematā DHB Specialist Mental Health and Addictions Services (6 July 2020)
University researchers create innovative MRI technology - Victoria University (6 July 2020)
Management of a prisoner's medication - Health and Disability Commissioner (6 July 2020)

Technology

'University researchers accurately pinpoint malicious drone operators'

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have determined how to pinpoint the location of a drone operator who may be operating maliciously or harmfully near airports or protected airspace by analyzing the flight path of the drone.

Lancom Technology launches new CSP portal (25 June 2020)
Be part of the world's first treatment app for gambling in NZ (24 June 2020)
Seequent launches contaminated site solution to aid environmental sustainability (23 June 2020)