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Politics

Rob Hosking remembered

With sadness, the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union responds to the death of Rob Hosking.

Govt sets NZ up for epic year of strikes - Scott Simpson (23 January 2019)
Minister of Defence departs for Middle East and South Sudan (23 January 2019)
United Nations address an insult to New Zealand - Mitchell (23 January 2019)

Business

New Chair for Rangitāne Tū Mai Rā Trust

Rangitāne Tū Mai Rā Trust has selected Jason Kerehi as their new Chair. 

Mr Kerehi, who was a negotiator for the Rangitāne Treaty Settlement, has been a trustee for three years.

New Zealand Registered Architects Board appointments announced (23 January 2019)
Paymark sale completes (23 January 2019)
Claims workers can make up to $400 a day in silviculture 'utterly false' (23 January 2019)

National

$1 million win for lucky Tauranga Lotto player

A lucky Lotto player from Tauranga will be able to extend their summer holiday after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division in tonight’s live Lotto draw.

The winning ticket was sold at AJ’s Lotto in Tauranga.

Trees down in the Queenstown and Central Otago areas (23 January 2019)
New Cafe completes Outpatients facilities (23 January 2019)
Police name Tokomaru Bay crash victim (23 January 2019)

Sport

Double century stuns at Under-17 Nationals

A spell-binding six-wicket bag for 16-year-old Auckland leg-spinner Adithya Ashok was the talk of the last day of round-robin matches at NZC's Under-17 national championships, today.

Paul Coll beaten in NY quarters, Joelle King only non Egyptian in semis (23 January 2019)
Futsal Ferns lift trophy in Australia (23 January 2019)
Blackie buzzed up for big night (23 January 2019)

Entertainment

NZSO plays jazz and classical on Wellington's waterfront

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra returns to Wellington waterfront venue Shed 6 on 8 February to perform works by a diverse range of composers, including jazz legend Duke Ellington.

Rebirth is the first of the Orchestra’s innovative Shed Series concerts at Shed 6 in 2019.

Waikato Museum first New Zealand venue for Scarface Claw exhibition (23 January 2019)
Intrepid Travel releases top 10 cycling adventures for 2019 (23 January 2019)
Disney's Frozen - The Broadway Musical to premiere in Sydney (22 January 2019)

Lifestyle

Auckland Bike Challenge partners with Variety to get more children on bikes

The Auckland Bike Challenge is back for 2019 and partnering for the first time with Variety - the Children’s Charity, which gifts bikes and helmets to children in need.

Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom hosts live ta moko demonstration (23 January 2019)
Texas BBQ Foods is 'turning up the heat' (23 January 2019)
Webjet holiday hacks: How to secure 45 days holiday with 18 days leave (23 January 2019)

Health

Planned strike to affect surgery and outpatient clinics

Members of the New Zealand Resident Doctors’ Association [RDA] are planning a second strike for 48 hours from 8am on Tuesday 29th January until 8am on Thursday 31st January 2019.

Medical students excited about their year In Northland - DHB (23 January 2019)
NZ's first silent march for hearing loss awareness month (23 January 2019)
Shift work associated with reduced fetal growth and longer pregnancies (23 January 2019)

Technology

Multi-axis spin coating creates new manufacturing opportunities

New research aims to bring multi-axis coating technology to round objects, which could disrupt a range of industries and create multi-million-dollar opportunities.

Hailo expands Series A round to $21M, launches program for select customers (23 January 2019)
Ring announces Stick Up Cam to New Zealand (23 January 2019)
Vector explore benefits of vehicle-to-home tech in Piha community (22 January 2019)