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Politics

Ruapehu returns Mayor Cameron with strong mandate

Ruapehu returns Mayor Cameron with strong mandate- - These results are based on the declared progress results.

Ruapehu has voted to return Mayor Don Cameron to office with a strong mandate for his third three year term.

New trapping guide for community and expert trappers alike (14 October 2019)
Better protections for students in halls of residence - Hipkins (14 October 2019)
Record number of new mayors and young members revealed (14 October 2019)

Business

Union movement launches framework for good Fair Pay Agreement law

The Council of Trade Unions has today released its report - Fair Pay Agreements: A Framework for Fairness. The report details the six key principles needed for Fair Pay Agreements to deliver real change for working people, and democratic agreements that the union movement can support.

Fair Pay Agreements 'will improve the lives of working New Zealanders' (15 October 2019)
Eye-opening medical centre for sale (14 October 2019)
Lord of the Rings TV show sets the stage for precious tourism opportunity (14 October 2019)

National

$500k sports facilities funding allocated to Mangawhai

Budding Olympian skateboarders are among the newest beneficiaries as the latest $500,000 installment in a series of regional sporting initiative grants is made.

Proposal to allow KiwiSaver withdrawals for investment property (15 October 2019)
Freedom campers moved to avoid rising floodwaters in Thames (15 October 2019)
KiwiSaver withdrawals for investment properties 'would water-down scheme' (15 October 2019)

Sport

Baseball: Two more Kiwis confirmed for Tuatara

The Auckland Tuatara will bring back two key Kiwi players for their upcoming Australian Baseball League season.

NSW Swifts finalise 2020 roster with Silver Fern Cullen (14 October 2019)
NZF: Perfect start for youth trio (14 October 2019)
Shark caught in selection headache for Moonee Valley (14 October 2019)

Entertainment

MXMS release powerful autobiographical video for 'What's My Name'

"This song is a snapshot into the racing mind in harrowing and traumatizing moments. Words pierce. Feelings get hurt. And we are left desperate for solutions. There is a solution; and that is love."

- MXMS

Penguin of the Year finalists revealed (11 October 2019)
Sena Kana breaks record as 1st female Japanese artist to rack up 75mil streams (11 October 2019)
Six60 to play NPDC's iconic TSB Bowl of Brooklands (11 October 2019)

Lifestyle

Warbirds Over Wanaka announces Community Trust Flying Scholarships

The future of Warbirds flying in New Zealand is looking rosy if the high quality of applications for the latest Warbirds Over Wanaka Flying Scholarships is anything to go by.

Food Innovation Hub moves a step closer for Hawke's Bay (11 October 2019)
Edible petals pack a punch (10 October 2019)
Big Boys Toys' celebrates its 21st birthday (10 October 2019)

Health

‘Fingers crossed’ for Christchurch Youth Hub resource consent

The dream to build New Zealand’s first, purpose-built ‘one-stop-shop’ for Youth Health and well-being moves a step closer to reality, with finalised plans soon heading to the Christchurch City Council for resource consent.

Dog safety classes for HB DHB staff (14 October 2019)
DHB found in breach of health code for poor post-operative care of 65 year-old (14 October 2019)
Natural health GP breached health code by reducing insulin levels to diabetic (14 October 2019)

Technology

Four simple steps to improve cyber security and save millions

Thousands of cyber security incidents and millions of dollars lost could be prevented with four simple steps

Humanoid robots take spotlight in Christchurch (14 October 2019)
Security tips from Uber this Cyber Smart Week (14 October 2019)
Major Japanese retailer partners with smart NZ technology (14 October 2019)