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Spending soars in Taupo District over Christmas/New Year period

A large number of summer visitors to the Taupo District has been a welcome economic boost, says Mayor David Trewavas.

"It’s been great to be able to welcome visitors over the holiday period and really see our district humming again," Mr Trewavas said.

Venture Taranaki distributes over $1 million to Curious Minds Taranaki projects

Venture Taranaki, the regional development agency, is celebrating for two reasons: Curious Minds Taranaki has secured further funding and has a new funding cycle open for 2022; secondly, over 1 million dollars of project funding has now been distributed to Taranaki projects.

AI 'proves equal to specialists in diagnosing prostate cancer biopsies'

Artificial intelligence (AI) systems are able to diagnose prostate cancer biopsies with the same level of accuracy as specialist uropathologists, and better than many general pathologists, international research has found.

Kiwis urged to 'urgently update beach safety knowledge'

In what’s shaping up to be one of the worst years yet for beach tragedies; alarmingly 19 people have drowned at beaches around the country this season

Creative Communities Scheme Hamilton now open!

Calling all creatives in Kirikiriroa - Creative Communities Scheme funding is now open!

Hamilton’s Creative Communities Scheme supports community arts initiatives that help grow and promote creativity in Kirikiriroa.

Three Lotto players win $333,3333

Three lucky Lotto players around the country will be celebrating a midweek windfall after each winning $333,333 with Lotto First Division in tonight’s live Lotto draw.

Council decides not to proceed with potential land acquisition

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) held an Emergency Council Meeting today to consider the acquisition of a parcel of land at Wānaka Airport.

After due consideration Councillors voted not to proceed with the acquisition.

Not so water wise: North Hamilton using more than its fair share

Rototuna and surrounding areas are using much more water than other areas in the city per capita, the latest data shows.

MidCentral addressing inequity through Maori Scholarship Programme - MidCentral DHB

To increase Māori representation among its workforce MidCentral District Health Board has released its inaugural Māori Scholarship programme to current students and kaimahi working or seeking to work in health across the MidCentral region.

Salvation Army appeals for donations to support Tonga

The Salvation Army is asking for donations to support its humanitarian and recovery efforts in Tonga following the severe volcanic eruption and tsunami on 15 January.