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Politics

Closing the Gap says we need tax increases for the wealthy

New OECD data shows cutting taxes would be a big mistake for New Zealand, which instead needs to take in more tax from the wealthy to fund much-needed social programmes, Peter Malcolm, spokesman for the income equality project Closing the Gap, said today.

World Expo participation fine - $53m cost questioned (25 April 2017)
ANZAC Day a day for tolerance and understanding - Dunne (25 April 2017)
New Zealand supports Viet Nam dam safety (24 April 2017)

Business

Door-to-door farm visits welcomed as floodwaters recede

Teams from the local Rural Support Trust and Red Cross have been documenting destroyed pastures, damaged homes and inundated orchards, as they carry out assessment visits to flood-affected farms and orchards in the Bay of Plenty.

Seven Sharp 'herb thief' item unfair and broadcaster should have apologised (24 April 2017)
IDEA support staff to strike this Thursday (24 April 2017)
Three companies approved for linewide CRL systems tender (24 April 2017)

National

SH 36 road closure - update

State Highway 36 (Tauranga Direct Road) remains closed today following a fatal crash between Pyes Pa Road and Te Matai Road yesterday afternoon.

Fatal crash in Ohau (25 April 2017)
NASA moving forward with balloon launch attempt (25 April 2017)
Manawatu Gorge closed due to slip (24 April 2017)

Sport

Meech returns to racing after long layoff

It was while out sailing with his parents that Sam Meech decided he wanted to put another Olympic campaign together.

Pulse defeat Mystics (24 April 2017)
Silvermoon Tactix head coach announces resignation (24 April 2017)
Veitch the NZ champion for third year in a row (24 April 2017)

Entertainment

Hip Hop International NZ gears up for world qualifiers

Hip Hop International Zealand this week will host yet again the hip hop national finals at Vodafone Events Centre in Auckland from 27th - 29th April 2017.

Virtual reality digital experience at Magnify Expo (24 April 2017)
Massey's movie man launches NZ classic film series (24 April 2017)
Massey's movie man launches NZ classic film series (24 April 2017)

Lifestyle

Cheapflights launches 'EscEscape'

Global flight search and travel deals website, Cheapflights, has given ‘Esc’ keyboard keys everywhere a new lease of life with the launch of its innovative ‘EscEscape’ (pronounced ‘Escape Escape’) browser extension tool, putting a range of short getaway options just two-taps away from

Mt Ruapehu's all-weather snowmaking system arrives (24 April 2017)
NZ light years ahead of UK and US exercise facilities (23 April 2017)
The easiest carpet to clean ever! (21 April 2017)

Health

NZ vets taking on one of biggest health issues facing planet

New Zealand is joining the world in taking on one of the biggest issues facing our planet - and vets here have a special role

World Veterinary Day (WVD) will take place globally on 29 April 2017. The theme this year is Antimicrobial Resistance: From awareness to action.

South Auckland students explore health career options (24 April 2017)
South Auckland students explore Health career options (24 April 2017)
Spotlight on inadequate diets of pregnant NZ women (24 April 2017)

Technology

Teaching technology is Marcel’s cup of tea

Meet Marcel van de Steeg. Writing software applications is all in a day’s work for this clever software developer.

Sony releases new a9 camera (20 April 2017)
SmartStart: award-winning services for new parents (19 April 2017)
Good Friday the busiest day ever on Chorus network (19 April 2017)
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